Weekly Update from Your Alderman – September 7, 2018

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September 7, 2018

Dear Neighbor,
I want to thank all of our schools for getting off to a great start this week. This summer Senn High School went through a three million dollar capital project, which included renovation to the interior of the school and renovation to the front entrance making it ADA accessible. Next summer CPS plans on an additional 10 million dollar renovation for Senn High School for interior work and classroom renovations. This coming week if weather permits Peirce Elementary School will begin a one-month capital project to replace the astroturf playing field. Also, Goudy Elementary School starts the year as an ISP school, which recognizes Principal Pamela Brandt leadership by giving her more autonomy in budgeting, curriculum, and planning for future growth at Goudy.

Chicago Park District is offering youth programming for teens at Senn Park, located inside Senn High School. Look below in our youth update for a full list of those programs.

This week City of Chicago attorney’s and Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office agreed to include a provision in the pending consent decree involving the Chicago Police Department, that will require Chicago police officers to document when they point their firearm at someone while on duty. The consent decree is expected to be finalized in the next two to three months. I will continue to update you on this matter. Please click on this link to read the draft of the consent decree.

With school back in session, the start of fall begins and with this a slew of events. Next week Andersonville Arts Week kicks off. Please come out and enjoy the 16th Annual Andersonville Arts Week from September 12th to the 16th where over 50 local businesses and 100 artists showcase their work. The festival starts off with an expansive Andersonville Farmers Market that will include live performances. Please join me next week in celebrating the rich arts culture we have in our community at the Andersonville Arts Week. Click here for more information on the event.

This weekend there are two important events that help support many in our community, the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Hunger Walk and Ride for AIDS Chicago. This weekend hundreds of dedicated cyclists will participate in the Ride for AIDS Chicago, a 2-day, 200-mile ride benefiting Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN) and their many programs. This critical event brings together those living with HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ advocates, cyclists, endurance athletes, and everyday folks to raise important funds to support TPAN’s efforts. To learn how you can donate to support this event or be part of the post-ride celebration, click here. Many neighbors in our community will be walking in the Greater Food Depository’s 33rd Hunger Walk on Saturday to promote their initiative to fight hunger in Chicago. Care for Real, our local food pantry fighting hunger provides vital support to so many in our community and sees around 75 new clients each month. Although the registration for the event is closed, you can still support their initiative by donating to Care for Real at https://careforreal.org/donate-2/.

Tomorrow is also the Lakewood Balmoral Annual Front Yard Sale. Join me in finding great deals in the 5200-5500 blocks of Magnolia, Lakewood, and Wayne tomorrow between 9 am and 4 pm. This is a wonderful event with great bargains, food, refreshments and a lot of fun.

ComEd scheduled to start a construction on Hollywood and Sheridan on Tuesday, September 11th. Please expect major traffic delays during peak hours and due to this more traffic time. I have included the ComEd handout with a map on traffic changes near Hollywood and Sheridan.

Our neighborhood lost a great leader for our community and for the Asian-American communities across the city with the loss of Chinese Mutual Aid Association founder, Duc Huang. My deepest condolences go out to his family and friends affected by this tragedy.

Have a great weekend.

Harry Osterman
Alderman, 48th Ward

How to Appeal your Property Tax Assessment
Wednesday, September 12
St. Gertrude’s Social Hall, 1401 West Granville Ave
6 pm
Click here for more informationAttendees will learn about the property tax system and the appeals process. Staff will be on hand to answer any questions. Please bring a copy of your 2nd installment property tax bill.

48th Ward Free Flu Shot Clinic
Chicago Department of Public Health will provide free flu shots at the 48th Ward office, 5533 N. Broadway, on Wednesday, September 26, from 9 am to 2 pm. We hope to see you there!

Edgewater Glen Fall Plant Swap
Saturday, September 8th
10 am – 12 pm
1420 W. Glenlake backyardFall is a good time to thin iris’ and transplant other excess plants. Other gardening stuff like containers, books, etc. can also be shared. Even if you don’t have anything to share, we usually have extras that need a home. All gardeners welcome. More info at www.edgeglen.com

Youth Update

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Saturday, September 8th
8 pm
Senn Park, 5887 N Ridge
Click here for more information

Teen Club
September 14th to December 7th
7:30 – 9 pm
Senn Park, 5887 N Ridge
Free, Ages 13 – 17
Click here for more information

September 15th to December 8th
Senn Park, 5887 N Ridge
Click here for more information

New Youth Classes Begin Week of September 10

Gus Giordano Dance School (5230 N Clark Street, Clark & Foster) has been teaching the highest quality dance instruction for 65 years! New classes for boys and girls age 2 to teen begin the week of September 10. Styles include Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Tap, Musical Theater, Lyrical and more! Classes run from September to May and all dancers perform at beautiful North Shore Center For The Performing Arts in May. Classes, costume, stage and rehearsal fees all included in the cost. Click here to watch a short video and visit gusgiordanodanceschool.com to enroll today!

Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center Teen Scholarship Program 

At CIADC, we believe that getting youth to work with their hands in an industrial arts & design shop environment offers creative, vocational, and important transferable skill-sets that can be applied to many career paths. Our application-based classes are the compliment to STEM classroom learning. With creative object making, Teens are empowered! Our school-year Teen classes are available to ages 12-17, offered as after-school -or- weekend options. More on our Fall Teen classes can be found at https://www.ciadc.org/teen-industrial-arts-design-classes/

Unity ArtWorks Free Children’s Paint Workshop
Saturday, September 15
12:00pm – 3:pm
1212 W. Balmoral

Please join us at Unity Lutheran Church for a fun and memorable time painting with watercolors, crayons, color pencils, and markers. No experience necessary.  All materials and refreshments are provided FREE for children from 4 to 14 years old. Please, text/email Ms. Freda Terry for additional info 773-552-9117 or fredaterry710@gmail.com.

Uptown United

Up and Under Fest 
Saturday, September 15
2:00pm – 6:00pm
The Wilson Underline, 4620 N. Broadway
Click here for more information 

Join Chicago Market and Uptown United for the first-ever community event at The Wilson Underline! Chicago Market will be bringing back their Pop-Up Markets with some of the region’s finest growers and producers — PLUS, live bands, kids activities, Uptown and local businesses, wellness activities, tours of the future Chicago Market Co-op location and MORE! Grocery vendors align with Chicago Market’s Purchasing Values.

Uptown Instagreeter Free Walking Tours 
Saturday, September 15
2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Meet at Provisions Uptown, 4812 N. Broadway
Click here for more information

Tours meet at Provisions Uptown and leave at 2 pm, 3 pm, and 4 pm. Tours will take place rain or shine. There is no limit on the number of spots for each tour and there is no need to register. Just show up and enjoy!

3rd Annual Taste of Uptown
Benefiting Inspiration Cafe
Thursday, September 20
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Check-in location:  Gerber Building (4620 N. Broadway)
Click here for more information

The 3rd Annual Taste of Uptown is an event that celebrates Uptown’s amazing cultural and culinary diversity. This restaurant crawl will feature small bites and samplings from Uptown eateries. Participants will receive a passport at check-in at the historic and recently renovated Gerber Building, (4620 N. Broadway) and stroll from restaurant to restaurant, along the Broadway Wilson, and Lawrence corridors, enjoying samples at various locations.

End of the Year Argyle Surveys
Community Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6ZNQWTR
Night Market Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TRBXQGY
CLOSING SALE: Tracy Poyser PhotoART “Cool Spectrum – Contrast & Harmony”

Our 48th Ward Art Wall featured Edgewater photo artist, Tracy Poyser, will be leaving us Monday, 9/17/18 and is taking 10% off already affordable pricing. Stop in at 5533 N Broadway and check it out this great collection of (almost) monochromatic images with focus on all that’s cool. She’s also donating 10% of all sales to CARE FOR REAL. Call 773-929-4889 or 773-878-1003 or email tpoyserphoto@yahoo.com, and Tracy will meet you at the 48th Ward Office. Tracy lives in the 6000 block of Sheridan Road.

ComEd Project Update
Sheridan Road Lane Closure from Hollywood to ArdmoreRepairs of ComEd Equipment and Vaulted Sidewalk Require Closure of One Lane of Traffic on N. Lake Shore Dr. at Sheridan Rd. CDOT today announced that beginning Tuesday, September 18, repair work on electrical equipment housed under a vaulted sidewalk will require the closure of the northern curb and a traffic lane on N. Lake Shore Dr. at Sheridan Rd. to ensure the safety of their workers. As a result, the temporary traffic configuration will not be implemented in the morning. Commuters should expect delays in entering Lake Shore Dr. from the Hollywood/Sheridan intersection, or consider traveling southbound on Sheridan Rd. and entering Lake Shore Dr. at Foster Ave. While this project and the resurfacing project on N. Lake Shore Dr. is ongoing between North Ave. and Monroe St., commuters should strongly consider using public transportation and avoiding Lake Shore Dr. until the construction is complete in early October.
Rain Update

Our community has experienced record-breaking rains within the last month. Because of the heavy rain, many of our neighbors have experienced flooding in their basements. Below is a link from the Department of Water Management that includes useful information on what causes basement flooding, what the City is responsible for, and how we, as neighbors, can work together to help alleviate basement flooding.


CTA RPM Update

We are beginning utility relocation work as we move closer to making future ‘L’ improvements under the Red and Purple Modernization Project. Work will be performed that may affect your community and create occasional inconveniences. We will do our best to minimize the impact of our work and will continue to keep you updated.

Dates: Tuesday, September 4 to Friday, September 28, 2018
Location: The alley west of 5700 to 5814 N. Winthrop Avenue

Work Hours: 8am to 4pm, daily
Work Activity: ComEd Overhead and Underground Utility Work
Local Impact:

  • The alleys may be closed intermittently during stated work hours.
  • Vehicle access to enter/exit garages and parking spaces via the alley may be restricted during stated work hours.

Dates: Monday, August 27 to Friday, September 14
Location: 1108 W. Foster Avenue, 5206 to 5248 N. Winthrop Avenue, 1115 W. Berwyn Avenue

Work Hours: 8 am to 4 pm, daily
Work Activity: ComEd Overhead and Underground Utility Work
Local Impact:

  • The alleys may be closed intermittently during stated work hours.
  • Vehicle access to enter/exit garages and parking spaces via the alley may be restricted during stated work hours.

Alleys east of and adjacent to the CTA Red/Purple Line between Foster and Berwyn
The 48-Hour Construction Activity Notices will be distributed on 8/24/18.
Pole setting did not begin on Monday, 8/27/18, as scheduled.  Updates from ComEd are forthcoming.

Alleys east of and adjacent to the CTA Red/Purple Line between north of Hollywood and north of Ardmore and all cross streets from Hollywood to north Ardmore

  • Hollywood:  Underground work on Hollywood and in the west alley of Hollywood is complete with the exception of the manhole.  Trenching and conduit setting in the east alley south of Hollywood will resume next week.  ComEd pole setting in the west alley will resume next week.
  • Ardmore:  Excavation on Ardmore Avenue continues and is approximately 50% complete.  Underground work north of Ardmore in the east alley continues and is approximately 75% complete.  ComEd set 1 pole in the east alley, north of Ardmore.

Dates: Monday, September 10 to Friday, September 28, 2018
Location: The alley west of 1106 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue and the alley west of 5600 to 5650 N. Winthrop Avenue

Work Hours: 8am to 4pm, daily
Work Activity: ComEd Overhead and Underground Utility Work
Local Impact:

  • The alleys may be closed intermittently during stated work hours.
  • Vehicle access to enter/exit garages and parking spaces via the alley may be restricted during stated work hours.

If you encounter any unanticipated problems during the work activity, please call:
Keith Powley
Construction Manager, Resident Engineer

If you have questions or concerns about the RPM Project, please call:
LaTrice Phillips-Thompson
RPM Government and Community Relations Officers

Andersonville Arts Week 
September 12-16
Click here for more information This event, hosted by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce, showcases and celebrates Andersonville’s strong connection to art of all forms within our thriving business district. Now a month earlier, the event is in its 16th year and features 5 days of festivities, with over 50 local businesses and over 100 artists participating across nine genres of ART: visual, theatre, dance, music, culinary, handmade, kids/family, literary, and public art, with a range of festivities and activities to represent each. A full list of participating Arts Week locations, artists, and schedule events can be found at andersonville.org/aaw.Please check out these Andersonville Job Listings
Here is the link to our Job Listing Page: http://business.andersonville.org/jobs/

Woodruff Arcade (6351-67 N. Broadway) Development

  • Pouring cement continues
  • All deliveries will be done through the staging area on Broadway
  • Framing and rebar installation
  • The Broadway sidewalk will be closed and a jersey barricade will be installed in the parking lane on Broadway to assist with pedestrian traffic.
  • Flaggers will be at the intersection of Broadway and Sheridan to assist with any traffic needs that may come up in the future.

Project continues to move forward, if you have any questions please contact our office at 773-784-5277

Winthrop Watermain Update

The main test should be complete today and we will be scheduling Chlorination immediately after. NPL is running main in Winthrop and the crews are about 300 foot south of Argyle heading south and should be at Ainslie by the end of this week. Next week Monday or Tuesday crews will start heading down Ainslie while another portion of the crew gets across the intersection.

Any questions please email harry@48thward.org or call our office at 773 784 5277.

2018 Sewer Lining Program

This past week and in the following weeks, the Department of Water Management is working on a sewer lining project. This project will rehabilitate the sewer in your area without the conventional digging method. The sequence of work is the drainage structures on the curbside will be cleaned and the pipes that are connected to the main sewer will be lined. The main sewer will be cleaned, televised, and lined. After the main sewer is lined, the reinstatement of the house drain services will proceed. No parking signs will be posted in the immediate area, a day before any scheduled work. It will be necessary to close lanes of these streets to ensure safety during work hours. During the main sewer lining work to prevent any odors in your home, the Water Department encourages homeowners to pour two to three cups of water into every floor drain.

A city engineer will be on site during the work to answer any questions from the residents. This project is expected to be completed in late November/early December.

The following streets are scheduled for the sewer lining program:
Thorndale, Greenview to Glenwood
Thome, Greenview to Glenwood
Magnolia, Rosemont to Devon,
Lakewood, Rosemont to Devon
Wayne, Granville to Devon

Please email any questions to harry@48thward.org or call us at (773) 784-5277.

Public Safety Update

Cooling Centers
Click here for more information
Click here to view a map of Chicago cooling centers

  • Residents can use various cooling centers throughout the City including 10 S. Kedzie and CPD locations (24 hours), CPL (79 libraries) and DFSS (6 human service and 21 senior centers) facilities will serve as a cooling center during normal business hours
  • CPD, CFD, and DFSS will conduct well-being checks
  • Parks will have all beaches and outdoor pools open
*2018 CAPS Beat Meetings Schedule

Click here to view the schedule for 20th District CAPS Beat meetings.
Click here to view the schedule for 24th District CAPS Beat meetings.
Not sure which beat you live in? Click here to find out. We will share 24th District meetings when available in an upcoming newsletter.

Volunteers needed for Edgewater Art Festival
September 29 11:00 am – September 30 7:00 pm
On Granville Street, between Broadway & Sheridan
Click here to sign upEdgewater Artists in Motion (EAIM) is looking for volunteers for September 29th and 30th, 11am to 7pm, full or part days. There are so many ways to help! See below for more details. Volunteers are needed!   How about you? Participate to make this eclectic event soar. Volunteer! (see attached.)

6th Annual Edgewater Arts Festival
September 29-30
11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
1030-1140 W. Granville Ave between Broadway St. and Sheridan Rd. (just off the “L” Red Line Granville Stop

The festival is a family-oriented event that is a feast for the senses, full of sights, sounds, smells and flavors that showcase the incredible cultural diversity and artistic talent that make up this rich and unique northside neighborhood. Hosted by Edgewater Artists in Motion, Admission cost is a suggested donation of $5. The event includes art, live music, craft beers, and food from Granville Avenue restaurants.

Edgewater Historical Society: 2018 Annual Fall Home Tour
Sunday, September 16
12 – 4 p.m.
Click here for more informationOn Sunday, September 16, 2018 (rain or shine), we will be featuring the West Andersonville neighborhood and, for $25 per person, you will receive a guided tour through several of its historic homes. You will also receive a souvenir Tour Booklet containing a map of the neighborhood and descriptions of each home on the Tour. Register at Edgewater Historical Society Museum (star on the West Andersonville map below) between Noon and 4:00 p.m. and receive your Tour Booklet and map. The address of the museum is 5358 North Ashland Ave. The homes are on Paulina, Rascher and Ashland, and will be open from Noon until 5:00 p.m.
Vintage Garage Chicago
September 16 and October 21
Read the official announcement on the 2019 season HEREIt’s important now, more than ever, that everyone comes out and supports because– VINTAGE MATTERS. If you sell great vintage, join us for these last 2 shows, check it out here- www.VintageGarageChicago.com/sellvintage/.
Senior Update

The Voluntary Emergency Assistance Registry for People with Disabilities or Special Needs

The City of Chicago’s Voluntary Emergency Assistance Registry was created to provide police, fire and other emergency personnel with important information about the type of assistance people with disabilities and seniors would need in an emergency. Click here for more information.

September is around the corner along with Edgewater Village’s programs

September is filled with a dozen opportunities to socialize, hear interesting presentations and talk about issues that are important to you. On Sept. 5, the Men’s Breakfast Club makes its debut (the first Wednesday of each month), and on Sept. 7, hear about Louisa May Alcott, author of Little Women and other novels. Details about these programs and other September activities are on the attached schedule. Click here

Senior Fest 2018
Thursday, September 13
9 am – 2 pm
Millenium Park, Michigan Ave at Washington St
Click here for more information 

Senior Home Repair program (SARFS)
Northside Community Resources Senior Home Repair program (SARFS) is almost closed for this year if you know a senior who lives on the North Side of the City of Chicago, who needs help with repairs in their home (rental or own) this program can help. Applications need to be in by 10/15/2018, see the attached flyer. Click here for more information

Schools and Parents Update

Peirce Day at Potbelly
Click here for more information
Dine at Potbelly Andersonville on September 27th from 5-9 pm and Friends of Peirce will receive 25% of the proceeds! You must show this image or mention Friends of Peirce for your purchase to count. For more information about future Peirce Day partnerships, check out Friends of Peirce’s new website!

Youth Theater Programs at Berger Park
Click here for more information

Sacred Heart Announces Preschool Location
Sacred Heart Schools is pleased to announce that our new preschool, scheduled to open fall 2019, will be at Saint Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, 5649 N. Sheridan Rd., at the corner of Hollywood and Sheridan. Sacred Heart has enjoyed a warm relationship with Saint Andrew for many years as Edgewater neighbors, and our 7th-grade students visit the church annually as part of their World Religions studies.

Holly DePalma, who has taught Senior Kindergarten at Sacred Heart for 17 years, has accepted the role of Preschool Director. Mrs. DePalma brings a wonderful combination of knowledge, expertise, and spirit to this new position, and she is already at work helping to design the program.

For more information on Sacred Heart Preschool, please contact us at preschool@shschicago.org.

Bridge International School Early Learning Programs
6-week to 5-year olds, DCFS licensed. MA/BA level teaching staff.
Nice classrooms full of required educational toys. Monday to Friday, 7 AM to 6 PM. Nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks. Multicultural environment. Free full-day parking space for parents who go to work. Childcare fee assistance. Convenient locations and CTA accessible.

School Age Program (year round): 5 to 12 year olds after school when CPS is open from 3 PM to 6 PM and full day when CPS is off, 8 AM to 6 PM. Cross-cultural learning, homework help, nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks.

Please contact South-East Asia Center, 1134 W. Ainslie Street at 773-989-7433 or seacchildcare@se-asiacenter.net.

Parks & Museums Update

Theater Classes for Adults at Berger Park
Click here for more information

Shedd Aquarium – Free September and new evening programming
Join Shedd Aquarium throughout the month of September for Illinois Resident Free Days from September 4th through September 30th! Illinois residents will have access to all exhibits in the Aquarium including Shedd’s new exhibit Underwater Beauty and a multi-species aquatic presentation. Due to the popularity of the Illinois Resident Free Days, you can reserve your tickets online in advance ($3 transaction fee). Illinois Resident Free Days are made possible by the Ford Motor Company Fund.
Shedd is thrilled to present additional free programming during select evenings in September featuring exciting musicians and DJs!

  • Mondays (Sept. 10, 17, 24) – Shedd After Hours: Caribbean Flavors and Flair
    • Featuring a special menu of Caribbean-inspired cuisine for guests as they explore the aquarium, including habitats like the iconicCaribbean Reef exhibit in Shedd’s main galleries.
  • Wednesdays (Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26 and Oct. 3, 10) – Jazzin’ at the Shedd: Live Latin Rhythms
    • The traditional Wednesday night Jazzin’s, which feature lively music and tasty treats both inside the aquarium and along the lakeside terrace, will take a new, Latin spin with live Latin jazz performers and equally inspired food and cocktails. A list of performers can be found here.
  • Thursdays (Sept. 6, 20, 27) – Shedd After Hours: House Party
    • Inspired by a style of music created right here in Chicago, Thursday nights at Shedd in September will feature house music DJs and tasty bites and beverages to buy as guests take in the Chicago skyline. Local DJs include DJ Jesse Saunders, DJ Terry Hunter and Farley Jackmaster Funk.
    • Please note: Thursday, Sept. 13, Shedd WILL NOT be open late, due to a private event. The aquarium will make up this date by staying open late with special programming on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
What’s Happening at the Libraries

The Edgewater Public Library, 6000 N. Broadway St., and the Bezazian Public Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St., offer a wide variety of programs and events each month.Click here for a listing of Edgewater Library events
Click here for a listing of Bezazian Library events

Friends of the Edgewater Library

Monday, September 17, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.:  Monday Matinee – Little Women
Join us for a viewing of the feature film Little Women. Story about the March family of four daughters and a strong mother who, because her husband is away serving in the Army during the Civil War, must raise her “little women” on her own. 1994, 118 minutes, rated PG
Saturday, September 22, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.:  Meet Louisa May Alcott!
Historian and performer Leslie Goddard portrays the beloved icon using Alcott’s own diaries, books and letters to bring the passionate, humorous and progressive author to life.

Friends of Bezazian is accepting donations of used books, CDs, and DVDs for their fall book sale. Donations can be dropped off at Bezazian Branch library, 1226 W. Ainslie, during business hours, through September 7. Give your old books new life and support your library at the same time!
In the month of September, Edgewater branch has three special events related to Louisa May Alcott to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Little Women.

The Friends of Bezazian Library is hosting a book sale on Saturday, September 8, from 10:00 – 3:00, at the branch at 1226 W. Ainslie. We want to specially invite the owners of the many Little Free Libraries in the ward to attend. Hardcovers are just $1, paperbacks are 50 cents, and after 2:00 we offer special $1-a-bag pricing. If anyone with a Little Free Library volunteers to help clean up from 3:00-5:00, they can take as many unsold books as they like. Please email me directly at friendsofbezazian@gmail.com to volunteer for this. Thanks.

Fall Kick-Off Celebration

NewStory Church is hosting a neighborhood fall kick-off celebration this Sunday at the Swift playlot from 12:00-3:00.  There will be food, music, games for kids of all ages (and even a bounce house!–look out!).

Edgewater’s Farmers Market
Saturdays, through October 13
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Broadway Armory Parking Lot, 5917 N. Broadway St.
Click here for more information
Edgewater 5K 
Sunday, October 14
8 am
Click here for more informationJoin your community for the Edgewater 5k Run or 1-mile walk. The Edgewater 5K is open to everyone from casual runners and walkers to experienced runners. Anyone can sponsor a student from one of the participating schools to run the 5k race. This is a great way to support children in our community! The 3-5 year old race will happen after the 5k on the plaza. Kids will run approximately 50 meters and get a t-shirt and ribbon for participating. Volunteer sign up for Edgewater’s 5k has opened up. Click here to sign up.
Chicago Filmmakers
Fall Programming
Click here for more informationCreative Cypher Showcase II:Other People’s Children +  Geeta’s Guide to Moving On
Saturday, September 8
7:30 pm
Click here for more information

Wednesdays, August 29 to October 3
6:30 pm

Wednesdays, September 5 to October 24
6:30 pm

Sundays, September 9 to October 14
2 pm

Mondays, September 10 to October 8
6:30 pm

Thursdays, September 20 to December 6
6:30 pm

Job Posting
Gas Meter Retrofit Technician
Full-Time position
Click here for more informationHospitality Hires Chicago
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Tuesday, September 11th: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Friday, September 17th: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Volunteers needed for Lincoln Park Docent Program
Deadline to register is Friday, September 28
Click here for more information

5th Annual Charity Shred Event
Brought to you by A.C.T Group, LTD. all donations go to Care for Real
Saturday, September 22
9 am – 12 pm
6228 N Broadway
Click here for more information

Photos by NoHumansAround x Mike Rivera
Opening reception: Friday. Sept. 7, 6 – 8 pm
Sept 7 – Oct 15
Everybody’s Coffee, 935 W. Wilson
Click here for more information

Summer on the Plaza
Mondays, 3- 8 p.m. Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays, 5-7 p.m.
Plaza outside of the Loyola L stop
Click here for more information

Lakewood Balmoral Annual Front Yard Sale
Saturday, September 8
9 am – 4 pm
This event with over 40 years of tradition is always a great day in Edgewater. With over 12 blocks of bargains, 5200-5500 blocks of Magnolia, Lakewood and Wayne, this is a sale for all to enjoy with residents selling great items in front yards or on porches.

North Shore Baptist Church Crafts & Vendor Fair
Saturday, September 8
9 am – 2:30 pm
North Shore Baptist Church, 5244 N. Lakewood Ave
Click here for more information

City of Chicago’s Small Business Center On the Road EXPO
Saturday, September 8
10 am – 2 pm
Truman College, 1145 W Wilson
Click here for more information

Saturday, September 22
6 pm – 9 pm
St. Augustine College’s Charlie Chaplin Hall, 1345 W. Argyle
Click here for more information

Saturday, September 22
11 am – 7:30 pm
Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St.
Click here for more information

2nd Annual Organizer Fair
Saturday, September 22
2 pm – 5pm
Willye White Park, 1610 W. Howard St
Click here for more information

Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice Action
Saturday, September 8
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Chicago kickoff rally, bus or train to/from Elwood) / 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. (Elwood march and rally)
Locations: Federal Plaza, 219 S. Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60603 / O’Connor Park, Deer Run, Elwood, IL 60421
Click here for more informationUptown Jew – Chabad of Uptown presents: Shofar + Tashlich at the Lake
Monday, September 10
5:30 PM
4500 N. Lake Shore Dr.
Click here for more information

Swedish Covenant Hospital
Click here for all events

See the full calendar of arts events by clicking here.HAMMERED!~ A Celebration of Wine and Mosaic Fundraiser 
September 14
6-10 pm
1127 West Granville Avenue
Click here for more information

Tangles & Plaques
Thursday, September 13
The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N Ashland
Click here for more information

Three Cat Productions presents: Cabaret on the Lake
Every second Friday of the month
7:30 p.m.
Berger Park Mansion, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd.
Click here for more information

July 12 – September 15
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 8 pm and Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.
Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn Ave.
Click here for more information

Redtwist Theatre Early Bird Tix on Sale
$99 / 5 tickets for 2018-2018 Season
Flex Tix can be used for any show, on any night, during the season. You can see each show in the season, or use them all at one time.
Click here for more information

El Grande Coca-Cola
August 23 – September 29
Berger Park Cultural Center’s Coach House Theater, 6215 N. Sheridan Rd.
Click here for more information

The Goat Or Who Is Slyvia?
September 7 – October 6
Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N Ridge Ave
Click here for more information 

Six Degrees of Seperation
September 8- October 7
Redtwist Theatre,  1044 W Bryn Mawr
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Arms and the Man
September 7 – October 21
City Lit Theater Company, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
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September 24 – October 3
7:30 pm
The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway
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September 26, 2018 – October 27, 2018
7:30 pm
Otherworld Theatre, 3914 N Clark
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