Chicago: See This Week’s Upcoming Events In The Area

Chicago: See This Week’s Upcoming Events In The Area

CHICAGO, IL — Looking for things to do in the Chicago area? As more local businesses and venues reopen and it becomes safer to gather in small groups, don’t miss what’s new on your Chicago Patch community calendar. Here are some events taking place in town this week.

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Movie Musical Monday with six-time Emmy Winner Bruce Vilanch

  • When: Monday, June 7th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Porchlight Music Theatre
  • What: Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce that the next Movie Musical Monday discussion about the movie “Funny Girl” will be hosted by Porchlight Music Theatre Board Member and retired Chicago Public Library Foundation CEO Rhona Frazin with special guest multiple Emmy Awar… Learn More

The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America

  • When: Monday, June 7th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: FREE Webinar Hosted by Family Action Network (FAN) www.familyactionnetwork.net
  • What: — The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America — A FAN Webinar with Carol Anderson, Ph.D. and Heather Cox Richardson, Ph.D. Monday, June 7, and 2021         5PM (PT) / 7PM (CT) / 8PM (ET) This event is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Family Action Network (FAN) www.famil… Learn More

Featured Event: FREE WEBINAR | Italy’s Great Monuments: Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

  • When: Tuesday, June 8th at 11:00 a.m.
  • What: FREE WEBINAR | “Italy’s Great Monuments: Palazzo Vecchio in Florence” Presented by Dr. Rocky Ruggiero Join Dr. Rocky for this free webinar where he will explore the art, architecture, and history of one of the world’s most famous buildings! From the Guelphs, and to the “Bonfires o… Learn More
Featured Event: FREE WEBINAR | Italy’s Great Monuments: Palazzo Vecchio, Florence (Emilie)

Featured Event: Music with the Rabbi

Featured Event: Music with the Rabbi (Congregation Kol Emeth)

Featured Event: Celebrate Best Friends Day By Sending Your Bestie Flowers

  • When: Tuesday, June 8th at 9:00 p.m.
  • What: Best friends have been by your side through it all — the good times, the bad times and everything in between. And in honor of National Best Friends Day, which takes place on June 8, they deserve to know just how important they are to you. That’s why you should treat them to a … Learn More
Featured Event: Celebrate Best Friends Day By Sending Your Bestie Flowers (FTD Flowers)

How Kellogg is Elevating Shopper Marketing across the Globe

  • When: Tuesday, June 8th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Zoom
  • What: American Marketing Association Chicago hosts “How Kellogg is Elevating Shopper Marketing across the Globe” Signature Speaker Series (with Brittney Williams, Global Director, Shopper Marketing at Kellogg Company)See how Kellogg leveraged change management to reposition its shop… Learn More

Virtual Lecture—Mr. Gadget

  • When: Tuesday, June 8th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Brookfield Zoo
  • What: Virtual Lecture—Mr. Gadget: An Overview of Brookfield Zoo’s Environmental Quality Program Learn about Brookfield Zoo’s comprehensive environmental monitoring program from “The Gadget Guy” himself, John Kanzia, environmental quality manager for the Chicago Zoological Society. … Learn More

Tribeca at Home – Virtual Film Festival

  • When: Wednesday, June 9th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual
  • What: For the first time ever, the Tribeca Festival announced the launch of its virtual hub, Tribeca At Home, an online platform to offer audiences, unable to attend the live, in-person events across New York City this year, a flexible option to join from home. The new Tribeca Onlin… Learn More

Birds of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie webinars: Part 2

  • When: Wednesday, June 9th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
  • What: Learn all about the birds that call Midewin NTP home. What makes Midewin NTP a special place for grassland birds? Will County Audubon Society Vice President and Midewin NTP volunteer Greg Dubois will present. Part 2 of 2. Register: [email protected] or 815 423-6370Ph… Learn More

RPG Expert James D’Amato: How to Level Up Your Game Master Skills

  • When: Wednesday, June 9th at 7:00 p.m.
  • What: REGISTER FREE THE ULTIMATE RPG GAME MASTER’S WORLDBUILDING GUIDE | James D’Amato | BUY BOOKAll registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees. Level up your Game Master skills with these fun, interacti… Learn More

Jet’s Pizza Chicagoland Offering Free Pizza Slices on June 10th

  • When: Thursday, June 10th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Jet’s Pizza
  • What: The State of Illinois is reopening just in time for summer and to celebrate, select Jet’s Pizza locations throughout Chicagoland will be offering free Detroit-style slices of their iconic pizza. In anticipation of Governor Pritzker’s reopening of the state and lifting certain … Learn More

Celebrate Highwood’s Kick-Off to Summer Carnival June 10th-13th

  • When: Thursday, June 10th at 5:00 p.m.
  • What: After a challenging year, Celebrate Highwood is thrilled to announce it will be hosting a Kick-Off to Summer ‘Grads and Grease’ Carnival Thursday June 10th through Sunday June 13th in the Highwood Metra Station parking lot. Taking all COVID precautions, the community is invite… Learn More

The Chicago Lighthouse’s Seeing What’s Possible Virtual Gala 2021

  • When: Thursday, June 10th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Millennium Park
  • What: Broadcast live from Millennium Park’s Rooftop Terrace, this virtual event will bring The Chicago Lighthouse community together to shine a light on the ways they help create a more inclusive world for all. Gather your friends to enjoy inspirational stories, a live performance o… Learn More

Featured Event: Get Your Illinois Medical Cannabis Card From Home (6 days a week)

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: TeleMedicine Physician Certification Visit
  • What: Appointments Available 6 Days a Week Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm Saturdays 10am-2pm Click Here to Book Now! We’re proud to be nominated by our patients and subscribers to The Chicago Reader for the second year in a row as “The Best Clinic in Chicago to Get A Medical Cannabis Card!… Learn More
Featured Event: Get Your Illinois Medical Cannabis Card From Home (6 days a week) (Educated Alternative)

Featured Event: School of Rock Oak Park East Side Music and Arts Festival

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: One Lake Brewing
  • What: Mark your calendars and save the date for our first annual East Side Music and Arts Festival. The event will take place Saturday, June 12th from 3-8pm at One Lake Brewery. There will be rockin’ music, delectable eats, local makers booths featuring talented local Chicagoland ar… Learn More
Featured Event: School of Rock Oak Park East Side Music and Arts Festival (School of Rock Oak Park)

Birds of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie East side hiking tour

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Midewin Tallgrass Prairie
  • What: You might see blue grosbeaks, loggerhead shrikes, bobolinks, grasshopper sparrows, black-billed cuckoos, mockingbirds, & brown thrashers. Bring your binoculars! This 2-hour east side walking tour will begin at the Welcome Center. Participants will follow tour guides to the… Learn More

Unity Toastmasters virtual public speaking event

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: The Edge Theater
  • What: Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Headquartered in Englewood, Colo., the organization’s membership exceeds 364,000 in more than 16,200 clubs in 145 countri… Learn More

6th Annual Urban Art Scavenger Hunt: Hunt for Good

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: 3130 N Rockwell St. Chicago, IL 60618
  • What: The Simple Good (TSG) is thrilled to host our 6th Annual Hunt For Good Urban Art Hunt on June 12th to fundraise for our Social Emotional Learning Art Residency programs to support the mental health of Chicago youth! Join the race to find ‘the simple good’ in your city, your ne… Learn More

Letting Go of the Past

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: https://www.meditateinchicago.org/event-details/letting-go-of-the-past-1
  • What: In this insightful and inspiring morning workshop, Gen Gomlam will give practical instruction and guide meditations to help us let go of the painful events of our past that affect how we live our life now. Feel a tremendous joy and sense of relief, and move forward with great… Learn More

Chop & Shop Summer Grilling

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: 3795 Orchard Road
  • What: Get ready for summer grilling with us! Join us for Chop & Shop for grilling tips and tricks from Weber Grill Expert Jason Pruitt, meal solutions and more! This event includes: • Product showcases from more than 25 brands • Raffles and giveaways • Live entertainment fro… Learn More

Movies in the Park: Free Solo

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Forge: Lemont Quarries
  • What: The Forge: Lemont Quarries is excited to present Free Solo as part of the 2021 Movies In The Park Series! Professional rock climber Alex Honnold attempts to conquer the first free solo climb of famed El Capitan’s 900-metre vertical rock face at Yosemite National Park. Please … Learn More

New Faces Sing Broadway 1979

  • When: Saturday, June 12th at 8:00 p.m.
  • Where: North Shore Center For The Performing Arts.
  • What: Porchlight Music Theatre announces its first live, in-person production of 2021, “New Faces Sing Broadway 1979,” with host multi-award winner Alexis J Roston*, directed by Brianna Borger* and music directed by Linda Madonia*. This concert is part of the Out Back Summer Session… Learn More

Featured Event: Lincoln Park Summer Sundaes – Clark Street

  • When: Sunday, June 13th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: 2471 N Clark St
  • What: Save the Date: Kick off summer at Lincoln Park Summer Sundaes on Clark Street on Sunday, June 13 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Celebrate with free ice cream, entertainment, games and photo opportunities as well as retail promotions, summer brunch and cocktail specials along the … Learn More
Lincoln Park Summer Sundaes – Clark Street (Robin Hammond)

Chop & Shop Summer Grilling

  • When: Sunday, June 13th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: 423 East Dundee Road
  • What: Get ready for summer grilling with us! Join us for Chop & Shop for grilling tips and tricks from Weber Grill Expert Jason Pruitt, meal solutions and more!   This event includes: • Product showcases from more than 25 brands • Raffles and giveaways • Live entertainment f… Learn More

See all the local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the Chicago Patch community calendar.

Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.


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