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«September 26, 2017 - October 26, 2017»
09 / 26
Start: 8:45 am
End: 12:00 pm

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

This workshop provides basic training in the use of QuickBooks Online accounting software. Through a demonstration and hands-on format, you’ll get an overview of how to effectively use QuickBooks from the perspective of a small business owner. We will cover the following subjects as they apply to your company. This is an interactive session, and participants are encouraged to bring a fully-charged laptop and download QuickBooks Online Essentials version via a free 30-day trial from https://.search2.quickbooksonline.com to get hands-on experience during class. To download QuickBooks Online go to the above website and click on the Essentials “Free 30-Day Trial”. On the next screen enter your email address and a password that you create. No credit card is required for the Free 30-Day Trial. Participants are also encouraged to bring their company’s Income Statement and Balance Sheet, if available, to help customize their Chart of Accounts.

Presenter: Tim Hunter

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

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

Tuesday, September 26th 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bernhard Moos Elementary School
1711 N. California Av.
For more information click here

Please join us for the Friends of the Bloomingdale Trail PAC meeting. Come learn how to get involved and be a voice for your community.

Refreshments and light snacks will be provided.

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

Tuesday, September 26th 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 "If on a Winter's Night a Traveler" by Italo Calvino.

09 / 27
Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:30 am

Wednesday, September 27th 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Score/SBA Office
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
312-353-4540

The largest and most aggressive debt collector which oversees business and personal back taxes is the IRS. And running a close second is the State of Illinois. Both the the IRS and State of Illinois have access to personal and business financial information for the purpose of imposing bank levies, wage garnishments and involuntary property sales to satisfy uncollected tax debt. So what rights do business owners have when faced with any amount of tax debt?

Presenter: Pete Lewis

Click here to pre-register Cost: $35.00 - Online Registration

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

Wednesday, September 27th 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Shops at North Bridge - Microsoft Store
520 N. Michigan Av.
Free event
For more information and to register click here

Attend this free event with representatives from The Private Bank to learn how to access capital for your small business. We'll address what is required to apply for a small business loan with a lending institution, what to submit with your application, and what your cover letter should say. Bring your questions!

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

Wednesday, September 27th 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 " Cold Hand in Mine" by Robert Aickman.

09 / 28
Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Thursday, September 28th 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Score/SBA Office
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
312-353-4540

Business Ownership Exploration provides information about going into business for yourself through franchising and why it is an affordable way to open your own business. We discuss the large impact small businesses have on our economy, the options for opening a small business, and how going into business through a franchise is the less risky option. There are many franchise options to choose from and we review the facts about franchising from the myths.

Presenter: Scott Majeski

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

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

Thursday, September 28th 1:00 pm - 4:00 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: Bruce Montgomery

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

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

Thursday, September 28th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Logan Square Library
3030 W. Fullerton

Please join the Friends of the Logan Square Library for the next planning meeting. We meet at in the children's section. We have an event coming up in November that we need to plan for. Plus we will likely brainstorm about possible future events.

Please join us.

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

Thursday, September 28th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
City Lit Books
2523 N. Kedzie
773-235-2523
citylitbooks.com

Author Event: "Elegies for Uncanny Girls" by Jennifer Colville.

09 / 29
Start: 10:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Friday, September 29th 10:00 am – 12:00 am
US Small Business Administration
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
For more information click here

Whether you're a start-up or a growing small business, this class can help you become a better manager. We'll cover the basics of human resources, as well as best practices and guiding principles to help your small business succeed. Bring your questions!

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Friday, September 29th 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Milwaukee Ave., between California & Fullerton
For more information click here

We're moving our 6th annual Oktoberfest celebration to the street this year!

We'll be partnering with local businesses including Chicago Distilling Company, Dönerman, and The Radler. A suggested $5 donation at the entrance will benefit the neighborhood school programs of Friends of Goethe School.
DJ sets and after-parties are in the works at other neighborhood bars along the Milwaukee Ave. corridor.

09 / 30
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Saturday, September 30th 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Milwaukee Ave., between California & Fullerton
For more information click here

We're moving our 6th annual Oktoberfest celebration to the street this year!

We'll be partnering with local businesses including Chicago Distilling Company, Dönerman, and The Radler. A suggested $5 donation at the entrance will benefit the neighborhood school programs of Friends of Goethe School.

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

Saturday, September 30th 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Logan Square Monument
Logan & Milwaukee
Free concert
$20.00 donation for access to beer garden & complimentary Goose Island Beers.
For more information and to purchase tickets click here

Enjoy free live music in the heart of Logan Square and support Comfort Station!

Comfort Station returns to the Logan Square Monument for their summer fundraiser, with free live music all day, beer provided by Goose Island and more. Building off of their 2016 fundraiser with Tall Pat Records, the 2017 fundraiser aims to make this an annual event with a casual, open atmosphere (not a street festival!) and amazing music all in support of Comfort Station's programming (which is always free).

Start: 2:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Saturday, September 30th 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kosciuszko Park
2732 N. Avers Av.
For more information and to purchase tickets click here

The Kosciuszko Park Advisory Council is teaming up with our friends at Unity Park Advisory Council to host the Midnight Circus! Four performances will grace Kosciuszko Park on September 30 and October 1 (2 & 5 PM both days) as part of the Chicago Park District 2017 Circus in the Parks. Both Unity Park and Kosciuszko Advisory Councils will receive proceeds from ticket sales, concession and ad sales for the program.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 30th 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kosciuszko Park
2732 N. Avers Av.
For more information and to purchase tickets click here

The Kosciuszko Park Advisory Council is teaming up with our friends at Unity Park Advisory Council to host the Midnight Circus! Four performances will grace Kosciuszko Park on September 30 and October 1 (2 & 5 PM both days) as part of the Chicago Park District 2017 Circus in the Parks. Both Unity Park and Kosciuszko Advisory Councils will receive proceeds from ticket sales, concession and ad sales for the program.

10 / 1
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: 2:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

Sunday, October 1st 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kosciuszko Park
2732 N. Avers Av.
For more information and to purchase tickets click here

The Kosciuszko Park Advisory Council is teaming up with our friends at Unity Park Advisory Council to host the Midnight Circus! Four performances will grace Kosciuszko Park on September 30 and October 1 (2 & 5 PM both days) as part of the Chicago Park District 2017 Circus in the Parks. Both Unity Park and Kosciuszko Advisory Councils will receive proceeds from ticket sales, concession and ad sales for the program.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Sunday, October 1st 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kosciuszko Park
2732 N. Avers Av.
For more information and to purchase tickets click here

The Kosciuszko Park Advisory Council is teaming up with our friends at Unity Park Advisory Council to host the Midnight Circus! Four performances will grace Kosciuszko Park on September 30 and October 1 (2 & 5 PM both days) as part of the Chicago Park District 2017 Circus in the Parks. Both Unity Park and Kosciuszko Advisory Councils will receive proceeds from ticket sales, concession and ad sales for the program.

10 / 2
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Monday, October 2nd 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Illinois SBDC at UIC
815 W Van Buren St, Suite 400
Contact Steve Bob 312-996-4057
To RSVP click here

The Illinois SBDC at UIC invites you to Venture Finance, an in depth look at some of the many ways to find funding for your business and how to access them. Almost all funding options start with a well-developed plan of the amount of capital needed and we will provide insight into this process. Learn from our experienced experts how to prepare.

This will be parts 3 of a series of 4 workshops. Parts 1 and 2 will be presented on Aug 15 and we request you also register for that using the link: go.uic.edu/ILSBDCUIC-0816

If you are thinking about opening a new business or want to get a start on a business plan, come learn from our experts.

There is no cost to register for the Venture series.

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10 / 7
Start: 9:30 am
End: 12:00 pm

Saturday, October 7th 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Liberty Bank for Savings
2392 N. Milwaukee Av.
Free event

Logan Square Preservation President and local history buff Andrew Schneider will lead a bicycle tour along the neighborhood’s boulevards. We will make stops at several interesting locations from local history. Our tour begins in the Liberty Bank parking lot on Milwaukee Avenue. Join us for this free, fun and informative event and enter to win great ‘bike’ gifts.

For more information call 773-489-4458

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Saturday, October 7th
Logan Square Auditorium
2539 N. Kedzie Bl.
Must be 21+ to attend this event.
For more information and to purchase tickets click here

A craft beer fest with about 20 breweries and over 50 local beers, including many rare beers.

Session One (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)
Session Two (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm)

10 / 8
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

10 / 9
Start: 11:30 pm

Monday, October 9th 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Logan Square Library
3030 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

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10 / 13
Start: 6:30 pm
End: 9:30 pm

Friday, October 13th 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Julia de Burgos Park
1805 N. Albany Av.
For more information click here

Join us and the Chicago Astronomer for stargazing. Telescope viewing is free and open to everyone. Weather permitting.

Event starts at sunset.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Friday, October 13th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Additional Days Below
St. Viator
3644 N. Kedvale Av., 2nd Floor
$10.00 Entrance Fee

Join us for some frightful fun on the 2nd floor.

Warning: This haunted house is SCARY & intended for mature audience!

Friday, October 13th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, October 14th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday, October 20th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, October 21st 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
Friday, October 27th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday, October 28th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

10 / 14
10 / 15
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

Saturday, October 15th, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Senior Citizens Memorial Park
2228 N. Oakley Av.

We’ll have Apple Pie Raffles, Apple Pie Eating Contests, Apple Activities for Kids, Live Music, Dancing …. and lots of Apple Pie!

If you are interested in donating pie or volunteering please contact us at friendsofholsteinpark@gmail.com.

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Start: 9:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Wednesday, October 18th 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.

10 / 19
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10 / 22
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

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