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01 Jun 2017

The temperatures are heating up, and so is the entertainment, with the return of the Summer Concert Series at Roosevelt Collection Shops. Beginning on Thursday, June 1st, and continuing through August 31st, a variety of solo artists, duets, and bands will be performing every Thursday evening from 6:30 to 8 pm on the Plaza. The concerts are free and family friendly. There will also be an Arts & Crafts tent with several projects for kids, and a chance to win…

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29 Jun 2017

An urban oasis for one-of-a-kind entertainment, eclectic dining and luxury shopping, NEWCITY, 1457 N. Halsted, announced today it will host free, weekly outdoor concerts throughout the summer. Taking place within the beautifully landscaped plaza of Chicago’s newest lifestyle destination, NEWCITY’s summer concerts will be free to guests every Thursday evening 7 – 9 p.m. from June 29 – August 31. NEWCITY’s Summer Concert Series lineup includes: June 29: The Empty Pockets and Rock and Roll July 6: Krave Live Entertainment, R&B…

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06 Jul 2017

Bring a picnic or purchase some street food while taking in the music at this free concert series. This summer’s line-up features great variety with country, rock, Caribbean and jazz music, as well as special art demos taking place each week. Concerts take place every Thursday, 6 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. throughout July and August at Flat Iron Park, a lakeside location in downtown Lake Geneva.

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13 Jul 2017

Metropolis presents the Tony winning play Peter and the Starcatcher July 13 – August 20, 2017. This wondrous tale is the grownup’s prequel to Peter Pan, based on the best-selling novel. Discover the origin story of the boy who never grew up in this five-time Tony winner. Cleverly and theatrically told, follow the journey of an orphan longing to find a home and family of his own. Imprisoned on a ship bound for Rundoon he is befriended by a young…

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16 Aug 2017

Highlights of this five-day festival include a carnival, water ski show, live music, craft fair, lighted boat parade and the areas largest fireworks display over Geneva Lake. Enjoy local faire at the brat stand and beer tent.

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17 Aug 2017

This five-day regatta will attract nearly 875 sailors and 250 boats from 30 U.S. ILYA member yacht clubs, some of which are top national and international champion sailors, all competing for some of the most prestigious trophies. Spectators will see some of the fastest mono-hull sailboats in the world.

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18 Aug 2017

With a new date in August, Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival introduces a weekend-long celebration of local art and flavorful fare. Kicking off 4PM Friday with live music and tasty fare, the Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival will feature local fare, beer, and wine. Live music will fill the streets of Evanston for more fun! The festival will feature original high-end work from 130 artists will be available for purchase, perfect for gifts or a signature addition to a personal…

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18 Aug 2017
Tacos y Tamales Festival
18 August 2017 5:00 am (save to cal)

Green Curtain Events is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Tacos y Tamales Festival – a street affair based off a traditional Mexican market known as the Tianguis. A Tianguis is an open air market or bazaar that is traditionally held on certain market days in a town or city neighborhood in Mexico and Central America. This bazaar tradition has its roots embedded well into the pre-Hispanic period of Latin American and continues, in many cases, essentially unchanged into the…

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18 Aug 2017

HIGHLAND PARK, IL (AUGUST 18-27, 2017) – Looking for a new career helping people become pain free and mobile? SPYRL™, Chicago’s newest GYROTONIC® studio, is offering a special Pre-Training course for anyone interested in becoming a certified Gyrotonic trainer. The six-day Pre-Training course, taught by certified Gyrotonic instructor, Amy Pena, will take place from August 18-20 and August 25-27 at the Downtown Highland Park studio, 1781 Green Bay Road, Highland Park. Pre-Training is the first step in becoming a certified…

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19 Aug 2017

Restoration Work Day 9 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 19 at The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Ave. Help collect seeds and remove non-native, invasive plants to make way for wildflowers, grasses and trees. Bring work gloves if you have them. Work parties may be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. For more information, call 847-724-5670.

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19 Aug 2017

Glow-In-The-Dark Golf 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19 at Glenview Prairie Club, 2800 W. Lake Ave. Grab your clubs and a flashlight for the most fun you can legally have on a golf course after dark! Shotgun start begins at sundown. Includes all the “neon” you’ll need to navigate 9 holes. The fee is $25. Advance registration required. For more information, visit golfglenview.com or call 847-657-1637.

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19 Aug 2017
Jumpstart Your Business
19 August 2017 9:00 am (save to cal)
YWCA

An instructional course for new and future entrepreneurs. Jumpstart Your Business offers practical information on starting and growing a business, including the nuts and bolts of developing a business idea, guidance for creating a business plan, group interaction and networking.

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19 Aug 2017

HIGHLAND PARK, IL (AUGUST 2017) – ORT America Metropolitan Chicago Region is delighted to announce they will be moving their Downtown Highland Park Resale Shop to a new larger, more convenient location at 1710 First Street. In preparation for the move, they are inviting the public to shop their $1 sale on Saturday August 19th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the shop’s current location, 800 Central Street. “The more stock that is sold, the less that has to be moved,” says Roberto…

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19 Aug 2017

FOX LAKE, IL (August 19-20, 2017) – The Village of Fox Lake invites outdoor enthusiasts to celebrate all things land and (Fox) lake at the 2nd annual Fox Lake Land & Lake Days at Lakefront Park on Saturday, August 19th (10 am- 10 pm) and Sunday, August 20th (8 am-3 pm). The family friendly festival will include live entertainment from Ken Schultz “The Flying Fool”, Tropixplosion and 28 Days. Additionally, there will be a fabulous selection of food and drinks…

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19 Aug 2017

Free and open to the public, the Fine Art Festival will showcase the work of about 70 juried artists from across the country in a variety of mediums, highlighting jewelry, fashion, glass and functional art, as well as painting and photography. Along with the incredible artwork available for purchase, attendees will be able to interact with artists through demonstrations and booth chats. We are so pleased to announce that Autism Speaks is the charity chosen for the Green Ribbon Project…

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19 Aug 2017

Enjoy a glass of wine or bottle of beer while listening to free live on Saturdays from 5pm – 9pm. July 1st – August 26th at 821 Chestnut Court. Music Sponsor: Hoffman Realty Music Provider: North Shore Music Institute You can find the current schedule here … http://www.northshoremusicinstitute.com/ns-music-live/4587038614

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20 Aug 2017

East Wing Concert Band Series 2 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 20 at The East Wing, 2400 Chestnut Ave., Lakeview Room Join us for an afternoon filled with music by the Reunion Jazz Orchestra. Doors open at 1 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $3 and are available at the door. Sponsored by Jolly Angels. For more information, call 847-724-4793.

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20 Aug 2017

Community members are encouraged to attend a fundraiser to support Friends For Health (FFH) by dining at Chipotle Mexican Grill (1849 Green Bay Road Suite 159) in Renaissance Place on Sunday, Aug. 20 between noon and 8:00 p.m. Chipotle will donate 50 percent of proceeds to FFH from any customer who brings in a copy of the flyer or mentions wanting to support FFH to the cashier.

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22 Aug 2017

CELEBRATE THE 2017 CHICAGO MEN’S FASHION AWARDS WITH THE COSTUME COUNCIL OF THE CHICAGO HISTORY MUSEUM Celebrity Guest Judge George Kotsiopoulous and Honorary Guest Helmut Jahn to be in attendance   CHICAGO  (August 03, 2017)  Celebrate Chicago’s best-dressed men at the second annual Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards, presented by The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum.   Join co-chairs Quenten Schumacher, Peggy Martay, David Mordini and Karen Zupko on Tuesday, August 22at The Gentleman’s Cooperative, one of the city’s most…

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23 Aug 2017

Golfer Appreciation Day Aug. 23 at Glenview Park Golf Club, 800 Shermer Rd. Join us for our lowest golf prices of the season featuring special events all day just for golfers. For more information, visit golfglenview.com or call 847-724-0250.

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23 Aug 2017

Beginning this August, nationally-renowned career coach Megan Walls, of Northbrook, will be presenting FREE teleseminars on two different topics. The second teleseminar is geared toward those seeking a job transition or career change, and is called “3 Key Steps for a Successful Career Change.” In the second teleseminar, “3 Steps for a Successful Career Change,” Walls draws upon her own “victim to victory” career change story to help others learn from her experience and personal journey. This teleseminar will be…

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24 Aug 2017

HIGHLAND PARK, IL (AUGUST 24, 2017) – Freedom Home Care, one of Chicagoland’s leading and most respected home care agencies, is hosting a special presentation for seniors on how to reduce, delay, possibly prevent dementia by eating a proper diet beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 24,at The Sheridan at Green Oaks, 29330 N Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, IL. Emmaline Rasmussen, Nutrition Specialist & Clinical Research Dietitian from the Center for Brain Health at NorthShore University HealthSystem will present healthy eating tips…

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24 Aug 2017

Arlington Heights, Ill., July 13, 2017 – The Second City returns to Metropolis Performing Arts Centre with their sketch comedy revue Girls Night Out August 24 – September 2, 2017. Call your friends! It’s time for a night out with the legendary Second City – the place that brought you funny ladies like Tina Fey, Aidy Bryant, Cecily Strong, Amy Poehler and Amy Sedaris! Treat yourselves to a hilarious evening of female-driven sketch comedy and improvisation that is absurd, honest,…

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25 Aug 2017

Hit the streets of downtown Lake Geneva for the largest sidewalk sale of the year. Shoppers won’t want to miss the bargains and specials offered by the area’s stores during Maxwell Street Days. When it’s time for a shopping break, the downtown area has plenty of coffee spots, pubs, grills, and ice cream must stops.

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25 Aug 2017

Birdies & Beers Friday Special After 4 p.m., August 25 at Glenview Prairie Club, 2800 W. Lake Ave Get a group of friends together for a 21 and older night of fun. Enjoy a round of golf, riding cart and a round of beers. $25 per person. For more information or to book a tee time, visit golfglenview.com or call 847-657-1637.

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25 Aug 2017

HIGHWOOD, IL (AUGUST 25-27, 2017) – The buzz is ablaze as Celebrate Highwood transforms its downtown into Nashwood and pays homage to Nashville’s Honkey Tonk Row the weekend of August 25-27. Attendees are encouraged to don their cowboy boots and hats as live country music, bluegrass and Southern rock sounds radiate from numerous bars and restaurant venues beginning Friday happy hour, running all day and into the late-night hours. Sunday features a number of jazz, gospel and blues brunch options. A…

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25 Aug 2017

Kicking off the festival weekend is the 11th Annual Taste of Highland Park, opening Friday evening, August 25 at 5 p.m., which will run in conjunction with the art festival all weekend long. The Taste features food and libations from many of Highland Park’s most notable restaurants including Backyard Grill, Beelow’s, Casa de Isaac, Green Panda, Judy’s Pizza, Michael’s, Onion Garden, Phoenicia, Real Urban BBQ, Ruby of Siam, and Tamales. Highland Pop and Sunset Foods will also be part of the…

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25 Aug 2017

Please join Skokie’s Temple Beth Israel members and friends with a special worship experience when TBI presents its popular Shabbat at the Park, Friday, August 25, 2017, 6:30 pm, Lovelace Park, 2740 Gross Point Rd., Evanston. This outdoor experience will be held under the shelter even if the sun doesn’t shine. Attendees should bring their own dinners and a dessert to share. Games and Activities for kids of all ages. For information call 847-675-0951 or visit www.tbiskokie.org .

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25 Aug 2017
Lights for Love
25 August 2017 7:00 pm (save to cal)

At 7PM on 8/25/17, Chicagoland kids of all ages will walk through their neighborhoods, lights in hand, showing their communities how amazing they are, how much power they have, and how bright our future can be. TO PARTICIPATE IN YOUR OWN NEIGHBORHOOD: *Be your block’s point person. *Plaster this flyer everywhere. *Designate a meeting point for 7PM on 8/25/17 #LIGHTSFORLOVE

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26 Aug 2017
Free Trail Walk
26 August 2017 12:00 am (save to cal)
The Grove

Free Trail Walk 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26 at The Grove, 1421 Milwaukee Ave. Guided trail walks are ideal for families and individuals and those who are interested in nature. For more information, call 847-724-5670.

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