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07 / 23
Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

The Outdoor Farmers Market will run every Sunday through October 29th 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Logan Boulevard from Milwaukee Avenue to Whipple Street.

Food! Music! Entertainment! Socializing! Fun!

logansquarefarmersmarket.org

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Sunday, July 23rd 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Empirical Brewery
1801 W. Foster Av.
hhforcats.org/midsummer-meowy-hour

Raise a pint at Empirical Brewery and help the cats of Harmony House! Give a $15.00 donation at the door (cash or credit), and you’ll get $2 off pints of Production beers. Enjoy pizza (while it lasts), watch sports, and play board games & darts. All donation proceeds benefit Harmony House. You must be 21 years or older to attend. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome. Sorry, your feline friends can’t attend.
hhforcats.org

07 / 24
Start: 3:30 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Monday, July 24th 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Julia de Burgos Park
1805 N. Albany
For more information click here

Every Monday and Wednesday.

Kidsmobile brings free and fun-filled creative arts and play activities to children and families at playlots throughout the summer.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Monday, July 24th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm:
Athletic Field Park
3546 W. Addison
RSVP to Monica Trevino, monica@aldermancarlosrosa.org

Our 2018 cycle of Participatory Budgeting is off to a great start, and you're invited to join us at our next Leadership Committee meeting. Help us lead the effort that will allocate $1 million in ward infrastructure improvements by attending this meeting and getting involved.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Monday, July 24th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
City Lit Books
2523 N. Kedzie
773-235-2523
citylitbooks.com

Tell Me How It Ends is a reading group for nonfiction titles focusing on current events and social justice, hosted by our bookseller Jordan.

This month's selection is 'Evicted" by Matthew Desmond

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:15 pm

Monday, July 24th 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Churchill Field (606 Access Point)
1825 N. Damen Av.
For more information click here

Join CorePower Yoga Bucktown on Mondays for an evening of complimentary yoga in Churchill Park! Bring your own mat and let’s enjoy the summer sun together.

07 / 25
Start: 8:30 am
End: 10:00 am

Tuesday, July 25th 8:30 am - 10:00 am
McCormick YMCA
1834 N. Lawndale Av.
Free event
RSVP here
Complimentary parking and refreshments available.

We are proud to break ground on the long-anticipated McCormick YMCA expansion and are excited to share the Y's vision for the space. This state-of-the-art facility will strive to better meet the needs of our growing community and will include the addition of an indoor swimming pool, family friendly locker rooms and public restrooms for users of the 606 Bloomingdale Trail.

We hope you can join us to celebrate this monumental addition to the community.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Tuesday, July 25th 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Churchill Field Playlot Park
1825 N. Damen Av.
For more information click here

The Culture Coach Traveling Stage is a mobile pop-up venue that brings music, drumming and other arts activities to various neighborhoods throughout Chicago.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Tuesday, July 25th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
City Lit Books
2523 N. Kedzie
773-235-2523
citylitbooks.com

Every month, City Lit Book's In Brief Book Club will explore a work of collected short stories or personal essays from writers both new and established.

This month's selection "A Manual for Cleaning Women" by Lucia Berlin.

07 / 26
Start: 8:45 am
End: 12:00 pm

Wednesday, July 26th 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Score/SBA Office
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
312-353-4540

The concepts and application of basic accounting principles as utilized to measure the success of any business. This workshop will discuss the fundamentals of Financial and Managerial Accounting.

Financial topics covered will include: Types of accounting method, Chart of Accounts, Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Statement, Entries to the financial statements. Managerial topics covered will include: Product/Job Costing, Cash Flow Projections, Net Present Value, Making decisions based on limited resources, Pricing decisions, Breakeven analysis, Business ratios, Other relevant topics.

Presenter: Arnie Goldberg

Click here to pre-register Cost: $50.00 - Online Registration

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Wednesday, July 26th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
St. Joseph
4021 W. Belmont

For more information call 312-746-5090

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Wednesday, July 26th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
City Lit Books
2523 N. Kedzie
773-235-2523
citylitbooks.com

Every month, City Lit Book's Weird & Wonderful Book Club will celebrate the Weird be it science fiction, speculative fiction, fantasy, meta-fiction, magical realism, and genres otherwise strange.

This month's selection "China Mountain Zhang" by Maureen F. McHugh.

07 / 27
Start: 8:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Thursday, July 27th 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Chicago Cultural Center
5th Floor Garland Conference
78 Washington St.
Free event
For more information and to register click here

Successfully navigate the federal contracting industry and win Federal contracts by knowing the rules and understanding the strategies.
ChallengeHER works specifically with the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) federal contracting program as a tool to help to assist women business owners leverage federal awards, learn the federal procurement process, and to connect them with the right people. With this knowledge, you are much better positioned to grow your business and increase your revenue. Information is power!

Start: 8:45 am
End: 12:00 pm

Thursday, July 27th 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Score/SBA Office
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
312-353-4540

Marketing is an exciting and important business function that is critical to managing profitable customer relationships in today's dynamic and connected business environment. It is the process by which individuals and organizations obtain what they need or want by creating and exchanging goods, services or anything of value with others. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the marketing environment and the 4Ps of marketing – product, price, promotion, and place, as well as the importance of market research, strategic sales, and marketing your business online as part of developing a competitive advantage.

Presenter: Rhonda Henderson

Click here to pre-register Cost: $50.00 - Online Registration

Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Thursday, July 27th, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bethel New Life
1140 N. Lamon

Learn how to use Social Media.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Thursday, July 27th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
City Lit Books
2523 N. Kedzie
773-235-2523
citylitbooks.com

Book Launch: Margarita Saona, author of 'Corazon de Hojalata (Tin Heart)"

07 / 28
Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Friday, July 28th 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Score/SBA Office
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
312-353-4540

Many small businesses and organizations find themselves seeking the right strategies, tools and tactics to make their marketing efforts as effective as possible. But between Facebook and Twitter,email and mobile, deals, and whatever new social network is rolling out that month—there’s a lot to keep up with and there are only so many hours in each day. The number of possibilities can feel overwhelming. This session will help make sense of the noise. Today we’re going to show you how to make the most of the combination of email and social media for your business. When the session is done you’ll have a greater understanding of marketing basics like goals and objectives. You’ll learn what a “campaign” is and what to write about and offer in that campaign. You’ll be given some simple but powerful tips for how to get your messages opened and read, shared and socially visible. You’ll see that there are some great tools you can use to help engage with your existing customers and supporters as well as expand your reach to new prospects. Throughout the session you’ll be given opportunities to capture your own ideas and build out the framework of your own“ next great campaign.”

Presenter: Kathy Hays

Click here to pre-register Cost: $30.00 - Online Registration

Start: 11:00 pm
Start: 07/28/2017 - 11:00pm
End: 07/29/2017 - 11:00am

Friday, July 28th 11:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Logan Theatre
2624 N. Milwaukee Av.
Admission $10.00

Classic Silent Film "Modern Times" (1936) Directed by Charlie Chaplin Starring Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard

Special theatre organ score performed by photoplay artist Jay Warren

07 / 29
End: 11:00 am
Start: 07/28/2017 - 11:00pm
End: 07/29/2017 - 11:00am

Friday, July 28th 11:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Logan Theatre
2624 N. Milwaukee Av.
Admission $10.00

Classic Silent Film "Modern Times" (1936) Directed by Charlie Chaplin Starring Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard

Special theatre organ score performed by photoplay artist Jay Warren

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Saturday, July 29th 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
All Star Press
2775 N. Milwaukee Av.
773-253-5384
For more information click here

All Star Press kicks off July with two major collaborations with Chicago based artists. All Star Press’ First Solo Exhibition “SUBCEPTION” by Lefty Out There
July 29-August 12. All Star Press Print Release with Adam Shortlidge & Kate Lewis July-November.

Start: 11:00 pm
Start: 07/29/2017 - 11:00pm
End: 07/30/2017 - 12:45am

Saturday, July 29th 11:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Logan Theatre
2624 N. Milwaukee Av.
Admission $10.00

Classic Silent Film "Modern Times" (1936) Directed by Charlie Chaplin Starring Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard

Special theatre organ score performed by photoplay artist Jay Warren

07 / 30
End: 12:45 am
Start: 07/29/2017 - 11:00pm
End: 07/30/2017 - 12:45am

Saturday, July 29th 11:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Logan Theatre
2624 N. Milwaukee Av.
Admission $10.00

Classic Silent Film "Modern Times" (1936) Directed by Charlie Chaplin Starring Charlie Chaplin and Paulette Goddard

Special theatre organ score performed by photoplay artist Jay Warren

Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

The Outdoor Farmers Market will run every Sunday through October 29th 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Logan Boulevard from Milwaukee Avenue to Whipple Street.

Food! Music! Entertainment! Socializing! Fun!

logansquarefarmersmarket.org

07 / 31
Start: 8:45 am
End: 12:00 pm

Monday, July 31st 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
Score/SBA Office
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
312-353-4540

Being an entrepreneur often means you like to march to the beat of your own drum… you’re independent and used to doing it all on your own. So how do you transition into the role of a leader when you have a team working with you?

This seminar explores the leadership and management challenges associated with starting and running a business. Leadership styles, successful characteristics and common pitfalls are covered, in addition to self-management topics such as time management and work-life balance- all from the perspective of an entrepreneur.

Presenter: Jodi Wellman

Click here to pre-register Cost: $50.00 - Online Registration

Start: 3:30 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Monday, July 31st 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Julia de Burgos Park
1805 N. Albany
For more information click here

Every Monday and Wednesday.

Kidsmobile brings free and fun-filled creative arts and play activities to children and families at playlots throughout the summer.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:15 pm

Monday, July 31st 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Churchill Field (606 Access Point)
1825 N. Damen Av.
For more information click here

Join CorePower Yoga Bucktown on Mondays for an evening of complimentary yoga in Churchill Park! Bring your own mat and let’s enjoy the summer sun together.

08 / 1
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Tuesday, August 1st 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
14th Police District Parking Lot
2150 N. California
For more information, please call 312-744-1261 or email caps.014district@chicagopolice.org

Join us for America's National Night Out against crime & enjoy a free, fun and entertaining evening.

D.J., Face Painting, Jump House, Amphibian Show, U.S. Army Inflatable, Military Display Show, Senior Bingo. Free Hot Dogs. Hamburgers, Chips, Soda and Water. Free Raffles and Prizes ( Winners must be present). Children must be accompanied by an adult

The 2800 Block of W. Shaespeare will be closed on this day

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Tuesday, August 1st 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Walsh Playground Park
1722 N. Ashland Av.
For more information click here

Free Street Theater presents: “Los Milagros/The Miracles,” a joyful and often funny modern-day pageant wagon play that celebrates stories of resilience and everyday miracles.

08 / 2
Start: 3:30 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Wednesday, August 2nd 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Julia de Burgos Park
1805 N. Albany
For more information click here

Every Monday and Wednesday.

Kidsmobile brings free and fun-filled creative arts and play activities to children and families at playlots throughout the summer.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 2nd 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
14th District Community Policing Office
2150 N. California Av.
312-744-1261
caps014district@chicago.org

The 14th District Court Advocacy Subcommittee consists of district residents, community groups, members of the business community and Chicago Police Officers. Through the court advocacy program we re able to identify court cases that negatively affect the community. We attend court as a team to let crime victims know that the are not alone.

Together, Let's Take a Stand Against Crime!

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Wednesday, August 2nd 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unity Park
2636 N. Kimball
info@unityparkchicago.org

08 / 3
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 9:30 pm

Thursday, August 3rd 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rooftop at 2740 W. North Av.
$25.00
To buy tickets click here

Join Alderman Proco Joe Moreno for the First Ward's annual rooftop party and community fundraiser! We'll have plenty of local food and beer available, and all proceeds will go toward back packs for local students to go back to school and turkeys for Thanksgiving for 1st Ward seniors.

08 / 4
08 / 5
Start: 7:30 pm
End: 10:30 pm

Saturday, August 5th 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Holstein Park
2200 N. Oakley Av.
Free event

Bring your family, bring a blanket, set up a picnic and check out the stars at Holstein Park! On this family-friendly night, the skies will open up for viewing thanks to help from the Chicago Astronomer and crew with a night spent looking at stars, planets, the moon, star clusters, nebulae, and more! In the event of rain, the event will be postponed until September 9th, 2017. The Chicago Astronomer provides a large-format refractor telescope for viewing and ready instruction for amateur astronomers. extra telescopes and sun scopes are always welcome at events.

08 / 6
Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

The Outdoor Farmers Market will run every Sunday through October 29th 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Logan Boulevard from Milwaukee Avenue to Whipple Street.

Food! Music! Entertainment! Socializing! Fun!

logansquarefarmersmarket.org

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Sunday, August 6th, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harmony House for Cats
2914 N Elston Av.
Free Admission
For more information visit hhforcats.org

Pet Psychic readings are $20.00 for each 15 minute reading. Ask questions about your pets, personal life, work, romance, loved ones who have passed etc. Please bring a photo of your pet for your reading if you wish, but it is not required. Come early to purchase your readings since the reading times always sell out! Sample homemade appetizers and desserts, plus visit with all the cats and kittens. Shop for gifts, pet collectibles, catnip toys and more! Winning tickets for the Bag Raffle and Whisker Kisses Raffle will be drawn at 4:00 pm

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Sunday, August 6th 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Julia de Burgos Park
1805 N. Albany

Green City Market Big Table Dinners feature an incredible meal prepared using local, sustainably grown ingredients. Dinner will be complemented with lively discussion on food access and urban agriculture in Chicago lead by community partners.

Space is limited, please visit here to register.

08 / 7
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 7:15 pm

Monday, August 7th 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Churchill Field (606 Access Point)
1825 N. Damen Av.
For more information click here

Join CorePower Yoga Bucktown on Mondays for an evening of complimentary yoga in Churchill Park! Bring your own mat and let’s enjoy the summer sun together.

08 / 8
08 / 9
Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 9th 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Coalition Impact
405 W Superior St.
A free event for women, by women.
For more information and to register click here

Myra is proud to announce our speakers for Our Kids: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Students of Illinois, part of Myra's Community Talks series.
Join us on and hear from: Dr. Joyce Kenner, Emily Lonigro Boylan

08 / 10
Start: 10:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Thursday, August 10th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Avondale-Logandale School
3212 W. George

Alderman Rosa will be hosting a Back to School fair with State Senator Iris Martinez.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm

Thursday, August 10th 12:00 am - 1:30 pm
Daley Center
50 W. Washington St.
Courtroom 2005 20th Floor
To register contact The Circuit Court of Cook County Elder Justice Center 312-603-9233

Topics to include: Choosing the ceremony that meets your wishes, dealing with emotional, legal, and financial issues in advance, deciding what is best for you, your family, and loved ones.

Seminar Speakers: Mary Carey, Executive Director, Illinois Funeral Directors Association (IFDA), Jay M. Markwell, President, Illinois Funeral Directors Association (IFDA)

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Thursday, August 10th 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Near Humboldt Park Boathouse
1301 N. Sacramento Av.
Free admission
For more information call 312-595-5600
chicagoshakes.com/parks

William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and a picnic.

08 / 11
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Friday, August 11th 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Near Humboldt Park Boathouse
1301 N. Sacramento Av.
Free admission
For more information call 312-595-5600
chicagoshakes.com/parks

William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and a picnic.

08 / 12
Start: 9:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Saturday, August 12th 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Concordia Place
3300 N. Whipple
Free admission

Concordia Lutheran Church on Whipple invites families to Coffee & Open Play. The multi-purpose room will be open for kids to play, and adults can drink coffee and meet other parents in Avondale.

The space will be open from 9:30 am - 11:30 am, and families are welcome to stop by at any time during that time. There is no cost for this event; however, a parent or adult guardian must be present with children.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Saturday, August 12th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Moos Elementary School
1711 N. California Av.
Free event
For more information, please call Ald. Moreno's office 773-278-0101

We will be giving away backpacks and supplies. Children must be present, one backpack per student, while supplies last!

There will also be immunizations (please bring immunization records),vision screenings, dental information, health resources, social services, fun activities, after school programming, haircuts & giveaways.

08 / 13
Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

The Outdoor Farmers Market will run every Sunday through October 29th 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Logan Boulevard from Milwaukee Avenue to Whipple Street.

Food! Music! Entertainment! Socializing! Fun!

logansquarefarmersmarket.org

08 / 14
Start: 11:30 am
End: 1:00 pm

Monday, August 14th 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Venture Hub
4616 W. Fullerton.
Free event, you may bring your own lunch

We have an awesome structured networking forum!
Business building skills & progressing networking are presented.
Leads, Referrals & Power Partners
This allows everyone a chance for great connections.
Excellent transportation & free off street parking.

Our sponsors: Logan Square Chamber of Commerce, Logan Square Library & Networking With Bernie

Register HERE

08 / 15
08 / 16
Start: 9:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Wednesday, August 16th 9:30 am – 11:30 am
US Small Business Administration
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
For more information click here

The 8(a) Business Development Program is a business assistance program for small disadvantaged businesses. The 8(a) Program offers a broad scope of assistance to firms that are owned and controlled at least 51% by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
This session will cover the tenets of the 8(a) program, steps to apply, and SAM registration.

08 / 17
08 / 18
08 / 19
Start: 7:46 pm
End: 9:46 pm

Saturday, August 19th 7:46 pm – 9:46 pm
Unity Park
2636 N Kimball Av.
Free Event

The movie this year is "Sing"! Enjoy movie night in the park with free popcorn!

08 / 20
Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

The Outdoor Farmers Market will run every Sunday through October 29th 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Logan Boulevard from Milwaukee Avenue to Whipple Street.

Food! Music! Entertainment! Socializing! Fun!

logansquarefarmersmarket.org

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Sunday, August 20th, 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Humboldt Park
3015-3021 W Division St
21 years or older
For more information and to buy tickets click here

08 / 21
08 / 22
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