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Thursday, July 12, 2018
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm

Thursday, July 12th 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

How to screen for, respond to, and report abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. Mandatory reporting procedures. Role of adult protective services agencies. Identifying common frauds and scams that involve telemarketing, home repair, debt settlement, mortgage rescue, social security benefits, and more

Seminar Speaker(s):
Louis Hill, M.A., Program Supervisor, Metropolitan Family Services
Amy Gjesdahl, Esq., Dutton Casey & Mesoloras P.C.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Thursday, July 12th 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
UIC Forum
725 W. Roosevelt Rd.
Free event
For more information and to register click here

The 2018 Vendor Fair is a collaborative effort by the members of the Government Procurement Compliance (GPC) Forum to give our regional businesses as many resources and networking opportunities as possible.

This event will provide businesses the opportunity to learn about contracting opportunities with the City of Chicago, its Sister Agencies, Cook County Agencies, and State and Federal agencies. You will have the opportunity to attend several business workshops, learn how to join the construction trade unions, find financial, insurance, and legal assistance. Come out and network with other business owners.

Start: 5:45 pm
End: 6:45 pm

Thursday, July 12th 5:45 pm - 6:45 pm
Logan Square Library
3030 W. Fullerton Av.
312-744-5295

We meet the second Thursday of each month to discuss books of mystery & suspense.

Join us as we read and discuss Kristina Ohlsson's "Unwanted", introducing Swedish forensic scientist Fredrika Bergman.

Books are available at the Logan Square Branch.

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

Thursday, July 12th 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kozciuszko Park Fieldhouse
2732 N. Avers Av.

Join us to plan Koz Park Advisory Council events this Summer. All are welcome!

Friday, July 13, 2018
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Friday, July 13th 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Galerie F
2415 N. Milwaukee Av.
For more information click here

Galerie F is proud to present "Power Couples" opening reception. Exhibition Duration July 13th - August 5th.

There is strength in numbers, therefore power in couples. For this group show Galerie F explores how artist couples affect and enhance each other's practice - how they collaborate and how their individual work is impacted by their partner.

Saturday, July 14, 2018
Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday, July 14th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Unity Park
2636 N. Kimball Av.
For more information click here

Unity Park becomes an open air arts studio as local artists of all ages and skill levels come together to create art at this annual making event. We supply the materials, you create the art!

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

Saturday, July 14th 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Churchill Park
1825 N. Damen Av.
For more information click here

The 2018 Bucktown Garden Walk & Block Party features 95 gardens, trolley rides and curated self guided tours for the garden walkers, a children’s fest for all ages, live entertainment all day and a petting zoo at Lottie’s; an expanded block party with a beer garden, rose garden, food trucks and music – this is a can’t miss weekend in Bucktown and we are excited to celebrate with you!

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

Saturday, July 14th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Crawfords
3938 W. School St.
30th Ward Office Number 773-794-3095

Alderman Reboyras has a special announcement to make and would like you to be there! Join the 30th Ward for food and drinks sponsored by some of our local community businesses!

Sunday, July 15, 2018
Start: 10:00 am
End: 6:00 pm

Sunday, July 15th 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Churchill Park
1825 N. Damen Av.
For more information click here

The 2018 Bucktown Garden Walk & Block Party features 95 gardens, trolley rides and curated self guided tours for the garden walkers, a children’s fest for all ages, live entertainment all day and a petting zoo at Lottie’s; an expanded block party with a beer garden, rose garden, food trucks and music – this is a can’t miss weekend in Bucktown and we are excited to celebrate with you!

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

Sunday, July 15th 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Lagunitas TapRoom
2607 W. 17th St.
$40.00
Must be 21+ to attend
Sorry, no pets can attend.
For more information and to order tickets click here

Come and paint your pet! Well, not actually PAINT ON your pet!

Have a sketch made of your pet and then paint your pet. Cute, huh?! Oh, and drink some Lagunitas beers and have some yummy munchies.

$40 per ticket gets you A pre-sketched drawing of your pet on the canvas ($10 per extra pet pre-sketched on your canvas) all art materials provided (paint, paint brushes, easel, etc.) and 3 hours of painting and instruction.

A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to Harmony House for Cats

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

Sunday, July 15th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Your Happy Place Liquors
2501A N. Milwaukee Av.
For more information click here

Come buy art and booze and play with puppies and save some awesome Chicago dogs from One Tail At A Time. Proceeds will benefit One Tail At A Time.

Puppies will be available for adoption.

Monday, July 16, 2018
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Monday, July 15th 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
St. Hyacinth's Resurrection Hall
3636 W. Wolfram
For more information, call 773-800-1262

Please come and share your interest in local activities with other community members.

This month, we will have a representative from the Linne Culinary Council speaking about the Linne School Culinary Arts Program. This program offers elementary students a unique experience in the full kitchen at the school, learn more at the meeting.

We will also have CTA community liaison, Maria-Teresa Roman, to talk about the upcoming Blue Line project and answer questions. Work is starting this summer and we hope to have answers to when and how at this meeting.

This is also our last meeting before signatures are due August 5th for the petition to bring a free Mental Health Center to the neighborhoods of Avondale, Logan Square, and Hermosa. Please come and sign the petition - or you can stop by Reed's Local or Brew Brew Coffee & Tea to sign there before August 1st. If you are able to help get signatures, please reach out to us or Michael at msnedeker@sveourmentalhealth.org.

Please come with any topics you would like to discuss! We will have time to discuss your community issues, feel free to email us ahead of time with your topics. And as always, you can register to become a member of ANA at our meetings; $5 membership, $20 for membership plus yard sign- contact us at avondale.unite@gmail.com for more information.

Parking can be accessed from George St. one-half block west of Central Park Av., and two blocks north of Diversey Av. All Welcome!

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Tuesday, July 17th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Union League Club
65 W. Jackson Bl.
$35.00
For more information and to register click here

The event will kick off with a free Resource Fair featuring information from small business support services including SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, and lenders in the morning. Please join SBA and its partners in celebrating Illinois’ 2018 small business award winners and our small business champions (fee required for luncheon).

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

Tuesday, July 17th 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Second Shift
3432 W. Diversey, Floor 2
For more information click here

Please join the Second Shift co-working community for a free and public workshop for emerging entrepreneurs! Guests are welcome to bring lunch for this brown bag event.

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

Tuesday, July 17th 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holstein Park Fieldhouse
2200 N. Oakley Av.
To sign up for our email list send a request to frienhdsofholsteinpark@gmail.com
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Join in and help us realize our mission to improve, preserve and protect the functionality, safety and atmosphere of Holstein Park and Senior Citizen Park, making it a wonderful environment to play and learn. Holstein Park is the heart of our urban community. It is the place where we gather to play, picnic and swim. It is the place where we attend events that help sustain our wonderfully diverse community. It is our backyard; we are committed to making it the best it can be.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Start: 11:45 am
End: 12:45 pm

Wednesday, July 18th 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Smart Love Preschool
2222 N. Kedzie Bl
Free Event.
For more information click here

Join us every month at our free story and play time in our toddler classroom! This play date is geared for children between the ages of 12 and 36 months where we will enjoy reading a story and offer a coordinating activity. Throughout the time you and your child are welcome to explore our classroom, enjoy the story or activity, or all of the above! This is free from structure and designed to be a casual place to enjoy time with your child and others.

This month's story is The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Space is limited – please RSVP to amber.guenther@smartlovefamily.org

Ample street parking and limited parking in lot behind school, enter via alley off of Belden or Sawyer.

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

Wednesday, July 18th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Pink Squirrel
2414 North Milwaukee Av.
Free Event
Must be 21+ to participate and IDs will be checked at the door
Registration is required
For more information and to register click here

One of Logan Square's newest additions to the Milwaukee Avenue bar scene, The Pink Squirrel is the location of our July Neighbor Meetup! The bar brings you back to the 1960's with their classic cocktails & boozy milkshakes, and they complete the look with vintage decor like custom lampshades and retro cat wallpaper. Meetup guests will get to try a special $8 drink menu.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Wednesday, July 18th 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Dill Pickle Food Co-op
2746 N. Milwaukee Av.
Tickets are free for Dill Pickle owners and $5 for the general public.

Dig into composting and learn how it contributes to life beneath your feet with Nance Klehm, the permaculturist and ecological systems designer behind Chicago's composting ordinance. You'll gain insight into the foundation of our food system and leave with concrete steps to reduce your waste and grow healthy soil through home composting!

This workshop is the first in our new Sustainability Series, offering likeminded neighbors space to connect through highly interactive sessions that deliver practical ways for each of us to reduce our environmental impact. Join us in the co-op cafe!

Thursday, July 19, 2018
Start: 9:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Thursday, July 19th 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Navy Pier Hall B
600 E. Grand Av.
For more information click here

Test products, learn about new and existing services and connect with community organizations to learn about available disability-related social services. Participate in new activities; such as cooking demos and interactive therapeutic art sessions. Take part in various adaptive sports and recreational demonstrations. Receive free health screenings in our health pavilion. Discount parking will be provided.

Great family event! Fun activities for children!

Start: 1:30 pm
End: 2:30 pm

Thursday, July 19th 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
25th Police District Station
5555 W. Grand Av., Community Room
For more information 312-746-5090

All business owners or their representatives are encouraged to attend meetings to learn about new and ongoing efforts to eliminate crime in your area. These meetings will also provide the opportunity to share your community concerns with 25th district officers.

Refreshments will be served.

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

Thursday, July 19th 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Logan square Liberary
3030 W. Fullerton Av.

We know you love Logan Square as much as we do, that's why we're looking for folks to join us in planning community events at the library throughout the year! Through programs, fun events and commitment, our Friends group enhances the community’s quality of life and learning through the neighborhood library.

We're looking for volunteers to make a commitment to the well-being of their community. Convinced yet? Join us we'll be in the Children's Section.

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

Thursday, July 19th 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Minnekirken Church
2614 N. Kedzie Bl.

Click here for new member signup

Logan Square Preservation is a non-profit 501(c)3 community organization dedicated to educating citizens about architecture, history and beautification.

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Start: 8:30 am
End: 12:00 pm

Saturday, July 21st 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Meet at Kilbourn Park
3501 N. Kilbourn
Free
For more information 773-794-3095

Participants will meet at Kilbourn Park at 8:30 am and depart at 9:00 am sharp.

Free T-shirts, bicycle safety checks, music, raffles, presentations, refreshments and more!

Don't forget your helmet!

Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Saturday, July 21st 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Harmony House For Cats
2914 N. Elston Av. (enter the courtyard on George St)
hhforcats.org

Rain or shine! 100% of the proceeds benefit the kitties!

Lots of treasures to find! GREAT PRICES, EVERYTHING MUST GO! Electronics, artwork, tools, books, music, movies, sporting goods, furniture, toys, appliances, housewares, collectibles, jewelry, home decor, linens, pet care, lawn and garden, children’s toys, holiday items. You name it, we have it!

Hope to see you there!

Start: 10:30 am
End: 3:00 pm

Saturday, July 21st 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Logan Square
Must be 21+ to participate and IDs will be checked at the door.
Tickets $10.00
For more information and to register click here

It’s time to put on your smartypants and your thinking cap — the LoganSquarist Amazing Race is coming back this July! Solve clues all around Logan Square with your friends as you compete against others to cross the finish line first. The first team to solve all of the clues receives the title of LoganSquarist Amazing Race Winner!

With 12 teams of 2 to 4 people, competition will be fierce! Get ready to be tested, both physically and mentally, in order to walk away with medals and the Amazing Grand Prize! We encourage you to use bikes to compete!

See you at the finish line for the Celebration After Party where you will meet and mingle with fellow racers, and those who made the race happen.

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Start: 9:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Sunday, July 22nd 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Harmony House For Cats
2914 N. Elston Av. (enter the courtyard on George St)
hhforcats.org

Rain or shine! 100% of the proceeds benefit the kitties!

Lots of treasures to find! GREAT PRICES, EVERYTHING MUST GO! Electronics, artwork, tools, books, music, movies, sporting goods, furniture, toys, appliances, housewares, collectibles, jewelry, home decor, linens, pet care, lawn and garden, children’s toys, holiday items. You name it, we have it!

Hope to see you there!

Start: 4:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Sunday, July 22nd 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Logan Square Auditorium
2539 N. Kedzie Bl.
Tickets $45.00
For more information and to purchase tickets click here

Come see Logan Square's best and brightest bartenders throw down in a friendly neighborhood competition.

Witness the talents and taste the libations of Logan Square's finest bartenders. Enjoy welcome cocktails by Lost Lake, taste a cocktail from every participant, bites, and music.

Monday, July 23, 2018
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Monday July 23rd 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Hyacinth Basilica Church
Resurrection Hall 2nd Floor
3659 W. Wolfram

This will be done in conjunction with the Cook County Assessors Office and the Cook County Treasurers office and is FREE. Jefferson Township will be open for appeal. Just bring a copy of your tax bill or assessment notice or something with your P.I.N. number. All residents of Chicago may file an appeal of their taxes also. Polish and Spanish translators will be available.

Thursday, July 26, 2018
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm

Thursday, July 26th 12:00 pm - 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: Guardians' duties and responsibilities, guardianship process and procedures, guardianship vs. Power of Attorney.

Seminar Speakers:
Daniel Belko, Deputy Public Guardian, Office of the Cook County Public Guardian
Catherine Evans, Assistant Director, Guardianship Assistance Desk for Minors

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Start: 10:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Saturday, July 28th 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Smart Love Preschool
2222 N. Kedzie Bl.

Join the fun as Smart Love hosts an outdoor summer extravaganza! Bring the whole family and invite your friends and neighbors as we officially introduce ourselves to Logan Square and the wider community. We will have Miko’s Italian Ice®, arts & crafts, a gardening activity, bubbles and balloon animals, games and a special performance by Miss Jamie from the Farm performing at 11:00 am! Mark your calendars!

Special thanks to our Sponsor Wintrust Logan Square!

Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday, July 28th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Unity Park
2636 N. Kimball Av.
For more information click here

Unity Park becomes an open air arts studio as local artists of all ages and skill levels come together to create art at this annual making event. We supply the materials, you create the art!

Start: 11:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Saturday, July 28th 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Avondale-Logandale Elementary School
3212 W. George St.

Join your neighbors and Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa as we release our Three Year Progress report and discuss infrastructure in the 35th Ward!

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Wednesday, August 1st 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
14th District
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 are 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.

All members must undergo a name check and background clearance.

Together, Let's Take a Stand Against Crime!

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

Wednesday, August 1st 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unity Park
2636 N. Kimball
info@unityparkchicago.org

Saturday, August 4, 2018
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Saturday, August 4th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
DePaul College Prep
3633 N. California Av.
For more information click here

Bring any residential paper documents that contain personal or private information. Examples include: bank statements & invoices; outdated medical records; pay stubs & receipts; Credit card offers; tax returns older than seven years.

Sunday, August 5, 2018
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Sunday, August 5th 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harmony House for Cats
2914 N. Elston Av.
Free admission
hhforcats.org

Pet Psychic readings are $20 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 pm.

Sorry, but your pet cannot attend this event.

Harmony House is a 501(c)3 organization.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Tuesday, August 7th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Holstein Park
2200 N. Oakley
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.

Pie the Police for charity, face painting, obstacle Course, U.S. Army obstacke course, CPD Horses and dogs Senior Bingo. free food. free raffles and prizes (winners must be present). Children must be accompanied by an adult

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

Tuesday, August 7th 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Holstein Park
2200 N. Oakley Av.

Wonder Wagon, a mobile performance platform made from a converted trailer, brings puppets to Chicago Parks, connecting communities through collective imagination and wonder.

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

Tuesday, August 7th 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Holstein Park
2200 N. Oakley Av.

School of Rock is a performance-based music school in Lakeview for kids aged 8-18. Our Show Team, representing our most talented students, plays throughout the city at numerous rock clubs, festivals, charity events, block parties, and parks.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Start: 9:30 am
End: 11:30 am

Wednesday, August 8th 9:30 am – 11:30 am
US Small Business Administration
500 W. Madison St., Suite 1150
For more information click here

The Historically Underutilized Business Zone Program (HUBZone) stimulates economic development and creates jobs in urban and rural communities by providing Federal contracting assistance to small businesses.
The SBA Illinois District Office will conduct a presentation covering registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) and the HUBZone Program

Saturday, August 11, 2018
Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Saturday, August 11th 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Liberty Bank For Savings
2392 N. Milwaukee Av.

Protect your identity and safely dispose of confidential records.

For many years, Liberty Bank has been proud to offer FREE document shredding and electronic recycling days each year. Our shred/recycling events allow individuals to securely dispose of paper documents, cancelled checks, files and other papers that are no longer required for personal records. Computer equipment, cell phones MP3 players, stereo equipment, DVD players and digital cameras can be safely recycled.

Individuals may bring up to 25 lbs. of paper documents. Materials should be placed in paper bags or containers that can be returned to the owner as plastic bags cannot be put in the shredding trucks.

Proper destruction of confidential information is an important step in preventing identity theft, the fastest growing crime today.

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