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August 20, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join Alderman Mell and your neighbors for first annual 33rd Ward Community Bike Ride on Sunday, August 20th at 10 am. It will start and end at Horner Park with a brief stop for Italian ice at Miko’s Italian Ice … Continue reading

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August 20, 2017 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join the Jacobin Chicago reading group for a discussion from Jacobin’s recent book, “ABCs of Socialism.” Below are the suggested readings for the event: “Aren’t Socialism and Feminism Sometimes in Conflict” by Nicole Aschoff ABCs of Socialism, pg 82 (https://s3.jacobinmag.com/issues/jacobin-abcs.pdf) … Continue reading

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August 20, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

Please Join Meredith’s Giveback Foundation for our 1st annual Back to School Event. We will be giving away school supplies for grades K-12th. (While Supplies Last). FOOD, FUN and DRINKS provided. Earily arrival strongly suggested. For donations email us at … Continue reading

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August 20, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

Come lend a hand as Chicago Wolverines help Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore Chicago bundle donations at the ACE Hardware Fall Market at McCormick Place, where vendors and booth operators will be donating merchandise to Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers are needed … Continue reading

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August 20, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Chicago Activists

on public sidewalk in front of Petland… along Rollins. Park in Jewel/Hobby lobby lot…

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Chicago, IL
August 20, 2017 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

CHICAGO’S SANGRIA FESTIVAL IS BACK! SAVE! BUY NOW! SAVE! BUY NOW! EARLY PURCHASE TICKET DEALS SAVE THE DATE! Sunday August 20th 12pm-10pm Get Your Tickets TODAY! before they’re all gone! BRING YOUR //Chair & Blanket// Sit on the sprawling lawn … Continue reading

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August 20, 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists
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Garden Of The Gods Rec Area
August 21, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Chicago Activists

https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/@4239254 The “totality” – the is to say the point when the eclipse gets super eclipse-y, will be at 1:23 PM CST and last a little more than 2 minutes. The partial eclipse however begins around 12 and passes by … Continue reading

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August 21, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

Eclipse season ends with a bang with another New Moon in Leo! Heart centeredness is a huge theme taking place at this time, and this New Moon Solar Eclipse is a powerful opportunity to step fully into your authentic self. … Continue reading

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August 21 - 25, 2017 Chicago Activists

Kingian Nonviolence Workshops: Chicago * Presented by the Addie Wyatt Center for Nonviolence Training August 21-22, Monday-Tuesday: Introductory Two-Day Core (Certificate of Completion awarded, CPDUs available for teachers) August 23-25, Wednesday-Friday: Advanced Train-the-Trainer Completion of the Two-Day Core is required … Continue reading

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August 22, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Chicago Activists

Please join United Neighbors of the 35th Ward and The People’s Lobby for a town hall meeting with Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. We will be discussing bail reform and other reforms to the justice system.

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August 23, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

CHAMPIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE’S FIRST EVENT! “The greatest health crisis today is not cancer, not heart disease, obesity, or diabetes. It’s something much more common and far less often mentioned: poverty. Without question, the poor die sooner. Blacks die sooner. … Continue reading

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August 24, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us for a free screening of four short films by women of color writers and a Q & A panel with the writers moderated by Open TV’s Aymar Jean Christian. The films are: Rashida KhanBey’s Let Go & Let … Continue reading

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August 26 - 27, 2017 Chicago Activists

Look for the logo and try These Wingz? Sure are… Good Wingz! Buffalo and Bar-B-Que Vegan Wingz @Taste of Vegan

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August 26, 2017 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

MISSHA BOYCOTT: MARCH/RALLY AGAINST VIOLENCE IN OUR COMMUNITIES. We will host a Rally at MISSHA Beauty Supply then we will March through the neigborhood that are experiencing a lack of funding and equal opportunity.

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August 26, 2017 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Chicago Activists

Get involved. Get organized. Find a group & get to work. The goal of the Fair is to connect as many people as possible with local advocacy organizations for either volunteer opportunities or employment. We want to make it easy … Continue reading

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August 26, 2017 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Chicago Activists

We have been working with Bronzeville community members to develop restorative justice practices and negotiate peace and healing with rival street tribes that are in to it with each other. To help stop the violence and bring the much needed … Continue reading

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August 26, 2017 10:00 am - 12:30 pm Chicago Activists

Join Veterans for American Ideals members and refugee advocates in this special screening of the incredible documentary “Salam Neighbor”. We will have a Q&A Session (following the film) featuring local members of Veterans for American Ideals and other agencies, who … Continue reading

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Chicago State University
August 26, 2017 9:00 am - 9:00 am Chicago Activists

Local vegan tastes- with tastes from the Caribbean, Israel, deserts as well as speakers, music, and great vibe!

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August 26, 2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Chicago Activists

This is an action where we will collaborate with PETA who will provide materials including a human meat tray demo! Time and place is TBD.

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August 27, 2017 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm Chicago Activists

🌹This year I will be celebrating the life of my Prince Makhari Caleel James. It has been nearly two years since his passing and though time goes on I want to keep his memory alive and show him how much … Continue reading

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August 29, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

This is an LGBT 101 training designed to empower participants with tools to engage in introductory conversations about gender and sexuality that support their ability to be critical, conscious, and culturally aware professionals within diverse working environments. Participants will use … Continue reading

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August 30, 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Chicago Activists

Reclaim Chicago is building a progressive grassroots organization on the North Side and beyond. We’re organizing neighbor to neighbor to reclaim our city from machine politicians and their wealthy backers. We believe a more equal and democratic world is possible … Continue reading

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Millennium Park
August 31 - September 03, 2017 Chicago Activists

Known for its artistic creativity, the Chicago Jazz Festival is a favorite Labor Day Weekend tradition. It promotes awareness and appreciation for all forms of jazz through free, quality live musical performances at Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center. … Continue reading

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September 1, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Chicago Activists

This sept 1st in Taiji Japan the horrendous months of the annual dolphin hunting season will begin. JDD is an international day of action all around the globe to help spread awareness on the connection between the slaughter and the … Continue reading

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September 01 - 03, 2017 Chicago Activists

2nd Annual Harvard Balloon Fest will host over 20 hot air balloons over Labor Day Weekend. Proceeds from Harvard Balloon Fest benefit 25 Different Harvard area Not-for-Profit Organizations who provide the hundreds of volunteers required to put on the festival. … Continue reading

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September 1, 2017 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Chicago Activists

This will be a friendly protest to raise awareness of the horrific dolphin hunts that occur in Taiji Japan, which begin on September 1 and end on March 1, every year. We will meet on the sidewalk, in front of … Continue reading

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Spirit Of Music Garden, Grant Park
September 8, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Chicago Activists

Underground System (Afrobeat) with Kimosha P. Murphy (Dances from the African Diaspora). Part of World Music Festival Chicago The 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance #ChicagoSummerDance Fridays–Sundays, June 23–September 14, 2017 Swing, waltz, cha-cha…or simply enjoy the music at the largest annual … Continue reading

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September 09 - 10, 2017 Chicago Activists

There is no better food companion to bourbon than barbecue – and this festival does not disappoint. At least eight top barbecue chefs, of all types, offer up their signature dishes which can be consumed in comfort in the huge … Continue reading

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Lincoln Park Zoo
September 9, 2017 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join thousands of 20 & 30 somethings for “A Night At The Zoo!” This adults only event will give guests the opportunity to enjoy beer & wine while taking in views of the zoo’s amazing animals & gardens. There will … Continue reading

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September 9, 2017 9:30 am - 11:00 am Chicago Activists

The first portion of the meeting will consist of updates from each Chicago 350 committee, the second portion will be to work on our fossil fuel divestment campaign. All welcome!!

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September 9, 2017 9:00 am - 9:30 am Chicago Activists

This meeting is a great way to learn more about Chicago 350 and how to get involved! Perfect if you’re a new member and you’ve never been to a meeting before or if you’ve only been ot a few. After … Continue reading

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September 9, 2017 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Chicago Activists

This event is for people who want to get active but don’t know how can check out the many grassroots groups to find which one is the right fit for them. This is open to any group from anywhere. They … Continue reading

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Spirit Of Music Garden, Grant Park
September 10, 2017 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Chicago Activists

Feufollet (Cajun) Louie Stallone + Monica Vachlon (Cajun Two-Step + Waltz). Part of World Music Festival Chicago The 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance #ChicagoSummerDance Fridays–Sundays, June 23–September 14, 2017 Swing, waltz, cha-cha…or simply enjoy the music at the largest annual outdoor … Continue reading

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September 10, 2017 11:00 am - 11:00 am Chicago Activists

#StandingforKaepernickChicago WHAT? We will be staging protests at the first game played at every NFL stadium this season. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – WHY? … Continue reading

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September 11, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks in conversation with Judge Ann Claire Williams of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear Justice Ginsburg, who has served on the nation’s … Continue reading

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September 13 - 14, 2017 Chicago Activists

This will be a peaceful protest against the abuse and cruelty that Kelly Miller Circus has inflicted on it’s animals for years.

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Willye B. White Park, 1610 Howard St.
September 14, 2017 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

Kalapriya closes out #ChicagoSummerDance with Bhangra Blowout with DJ and Live Dhol! Part of World Music Festival Chicago and Chicago SummerDance in the Parks

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September 15 - 18, 2017 Chicago Activists

Join the Chicago caravan to the Sept 16-17 People’s Congress of Resistance in DC! People will be descending on Washington from every corner of this country to build a powerful, broad and independent resistance of the grassroots to the Trump … Continue reading

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September 16, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

Nobuo Uematsu in attendance! Arnie Roth, Conductor Distant Worlds Philharmonic Orchestra & Chorus Tickets on sale February 14th at 10 AM CST! This September, Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY presents a new series of orchestral concerts: FINAL FANTASY 30th … Continue reading

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Country Thunder - Twin Lakes
September 16, 2017 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Chicago Activists

The Lights Fest is an experience where thousands of friends and families gather to listen to live music, fill up on food trucks and light up life by sharing personal wishes, dreams and goals. At the perfect moment everyone ignites … Continue reading

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American Indian Center - Chicago
September 16, 2017 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Chicago Activists

Admission: $10 – Adults $5 – Elders and Kids (6-12) Free – Kids 6 and under Dancer/Drum Registration – 10 am to 11 am Grand Entry 11 am Dinner/Show 5 pm Grand Entry 6 pm Powwow MC – Ronnie Preston … Continue reading

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September 16, 2017 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Chicago Activists

My new activism presentation draws on some ideas introduced in my recent book, Farm to Fable: The Fictions of Our Animal-Consuming Culture, to provide grassroots activists with a set of insights that I hope will help them navigate and better … Continue reading

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September 17, 2017 8:30 am - 1:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us as hundreds of motorcycles take to the street to enhance lives today and accelerate a spectrum of solutions for tomorrow for people living with autism. Start: Fox River Harley Davidson St. Charles IL End: Skooters Roadhouse Shorewood, IL … Continue reading

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September 17, 2017 8:00 am - 11:00 am Chicago Activists

Team Palestine for PCRF is proud to present the 6th Annual Run/Walk/Dash for Peace on Sunday September 17, 2017 at 8:30am. Registered participants will have the option to run a 5k, walk a mile, and the youngsters between ages of … Continue reading

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September 21, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

Come have an intellectual discussion about environmental issues, politics, and philosophies. This will be our second discussion. The last one was a lot of fun. Hope to see you there! The readings for the discussion will be announced in the … Continue reading

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September 22 - 25, 2017 Chicago Activists

Animal rights activists from across the midwest will converge September 22 – 25th to take action for nonhuman animals! Invite your friends! Some housing at activist houses will be available, we will start a housing thread below and will assign … Continue reading

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Broadway Armory Park
September 23, 2017 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Chicago Activists

Join us for a celebration of vegan culture including speakers, cooking demos, vegan food, panels, live music, a kids area, and a space full of cruelty-free vendors. Everyone from curious omnivores to longtime vegans are welcome. Information about protecting animals, … Continue reading

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September 23, 2017 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Chicago Activists

Help raise awareness about mental health and suicide prevention. The Chicagoland Walk is a community for those struggling with mental health conditions, individuals with lived experience and survivors of suicide. It is a day to share stories and bring hope … Continue reading

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September 26, 2017 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Chicago Activists

****PLEASE NOTE: Tickets will be REQUIRED for entry.**** The event will also be LIVE-STREAMED via Haymarket Books Facebook page. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Rockefeller Memorial Chapel 5850 S Woodlawn Ave ——– Haymarket Books, … Continue reading