This Weekend’s Events In Chicago Area

This Weekend’s Events In Chicago Area

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CHICAGO, IL — Happy weekend, Chicago! Your Chicago Patch community calendar is a great way to keep tabs on what’s happening near you and discover local events that fit your interests. Here’s a roundup of local events coming up in the area this weekend.

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Featured Event: Young People’s Race, Power, and Technology 2021 Film Festival

  • When: Thursday, June 24th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University
  • What: Block Cinema and TREE Lab present the second iteration of the Young People’s Race Power and Technology Project (YPRPT) film festival of 2021FREE AND OPEN TO ALL, ONLINE About this event In partnership with the TREE Lab in Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy, … Learn More
Featured Event: Young People’s Race, Power, and Technology 2021 Film Festival (Lindsay Bosch)

Featured Event: “Sounds of Summer” Kicks Off with Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press

  • When: Thursday, June 24th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: NEWCITY
  • What: NEWCITY kicks off the “Sounds of Summer” outdoor concert series with Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press, a cover band whose been entertaining crowds at clubs, and festivals weddings and events across the Midwest since 2008. Their unique song repertoire combined with excellent mu… Learn More
Featured Event: “Sounds of Summer” Kicks Off with Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press (D. Ortiz)

Virtual FAB Women Event with Jewel Osco!

  • When: Thursday, June 24th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual
  • What: Join Jewel Osco VIRTUALLY for a Celebration of Women-Owned and Women-Led Businesses! Join us for our third annual Food and Beverage (FAB) Women event! We’ll have a virtual panel with female entrepreneurs and business owners from brands like CharBoys, Caulipower, and Barefoot and… Learn More

Ready…or Not So Much: Introverts Return to the Office

  • When: Thursday, June 24th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: 9501 S King Dr
  • What: In light of all the changes surrounding COVID-19 and recognizing that many of us are returning to the office full or part-time in the coming weeks, this panel of unique individuals will have a discussion about how those with a preference for introversion prepare, manage, set e… Learn More

June 24 Curator Conversations @ 21c Museum Hotel

  • When: Thursday, June 24th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: 21c Museum Hotel Chicago
  • What: June’s Curator Conversations at 21c Chicago will feature Vincent Uribe and Hope Wang! Curator Conversations is a monthly series that asks a local art curator to chat with an artist of their choice with ties to the Chicago arts community. Each month we’ll switch up those pairi… Learn More

Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars

  • When: Thursday, June 24th at 6:05 p.m.
  • Where: 9850 Balmoral Ave
  • What: Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Kane County Cougars at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this “Thirsty Thursday” home game, fans can enjoy $2 domestic drafts along with a post-game fireworks display. Learn More

Featured Event: Free Estate Planning & Living Trust Workshop Live Q&A Friday 5PM

  • When: Friday, June 25th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Free Estate Planning & Living Trust Workshop (Live Q&A) 5PM CDT
  • What: Click Here to Register Friday 5PM CDT FREE Estate Planning & Living Trust Workshop+Live Q & A Discover how to best protect your family and assets. Learn how to avoid probate court. In a simple format. Easy to Understand ==> Click Here to Register Learn More
Featured Event: Free Estate Planning & Living Trust Workshop Live Q&A Friday 5PM (Bill Wilson)

Free HIV Testing

  • When: Friday, June 25th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: 1000 Madison St
  • What: In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, The Loretto Hospital, is offering free HIV testing and STI (sexually transmitted infection) screenings to uninsured or underinsured residents of Chicago’s Austin neighborhood and surrounding West side communities. On Frid… Learn More

Build Your Caregiving Toolkit: LUNGevity’s COPE Summit

  • When: Friday, June 25th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Virtual – https://lungevity.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=971
  • What: While it is irrefutably difficult to be diagnosed with and treated for lung cancer, the family members and friends who care for lung cancer patients also face their own set of obstacles. Studies show caregivers are assuming medical and nursing responsiblities for particularly … Learn More

The Warehouse Sale Pop-Up Shoe Store Grand Opening! Kildeer, IL

  • When: Friday, June 25th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: 20771 N Rand Rd
  • What: Hey Kildeer! The Warehouse Sale is a pop-up shoe store only in town from June 25th until July 4th. We carry over 20,000 pairs of men’s & women’s brand name shoes! ALL shoes will have 40-80% discount for this event. Join us for our largest selection EVER! Anyone on the VIP … Learn More

Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars

  • When: Friday, June 25th at 7:05 p.m.
  • Where: 9850 Balmoral Ave
  • What: Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Kane County Cougars at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this Friday home game, the first 1,500 fans in attendance will receive a free giveaway upon entering the ballpark. Fans can enjoy pre-game happy hour drink specials and live music… Learn More

Featured Event: Lincoln Park Health & Wellness Weekend

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Lincoln Common
  • What: Join us for free workout classes on the plaza at Lincoln Common on Saturday, June 26 and then Lakeshore Sport and Fitness on Sunday, June 27. Explore new workouts, treatments and personal care from Lincoln Park’s innovative health and wellness community to keep you fit and hea… Learn More
Featured Event: Lincoln Park Health & Wellness Weekend (Robin Hammond)

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

  • When: Saturday, June 26th 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: Pop-up store for bra-free clothing brand Brayonara

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Oakbrook Center
  • What: Have you ever wished you didn’t have to wear a bra? Is your bra the first thing you take off when you get home? If so, great news! Brayonara is a Wheaton-based clothing company that designs clothes that can be worn comfortably bra-free. We’re holding a pop-up shop at Oak Brook… Learn More
Featured Event: Pop-up store for bra-free clothing brand Brayonara (Nneka A)

Featured Event: Evanston Chamber Music Society Summer Festival

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Charles Gates Dawes House
  • What: We are back with our summer concert series! Evanston Chamber Music Society Summer Festival premieres on June 26 with members of the best orchestra in the world, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra playing two piano quintets including Schubert’s famous Trout. The other two dates are… Learn More
Featured Event: Evanston Chamber Music Society Summer Festival (Victor Asuncion)

Nettlehorst French Market

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: The Nettelhorst School
  • What:  Join us on Saturday mornings for a French styled open air market featuring fresh produce, baked goods, local retail businesses and community groups! Learn More

Birds of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie East side hiking tour

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Midewin National 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 26th 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

Beholding Buddha’s Beautiful Face

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Kadampa Meditation Center Chicago in Oak Park
  • What: Not only is Buddha’s serene, beautful face extremely pleasing to behold, if we meditate on Buddha’s image, we will develop many special benefits, even if our concentration is not clear: our mind will become peaceful, pure and inspiredwe accumulate abundant spiritual good fortu… Learn More

Solar Social

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: North Side of Chicago – Register for full address
  • What: Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Solar Ambassador Mark Weitekamper at his home on June 26th to hear his solar story! Mark has solar PV on his home, as well as an electric vehicle and other energy efficient modifications. He and his family decided to go solar because they wa… Learn More

Chicago Markets for Makers

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Artifact Events
  • What: Markets for Makers is BACK to Chicago June 26+27 from 11am-5pm! Tickets starting at $8Located in the historic and spacious Artifact Events, come discover 70+ makers, take photos at our photo walls, check out our DIY stations and fill your free tote with goods from small busine… Learn More

Pride North Chicago

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: 6962 N Glenwood Ave
  • What: Chicago’s largest northside neighborhood Pride Party. Featuring DJs and Live entertainment, great sponsorship, and fun to be had by all. Pride North Chicago features 16 DJs and Live entertainment across two stages and three dance floors. This year’s DJs are Brady Prince, Byrn… Learn More

FAB Women Event with Jewel Osco!

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: 153 Schiller St
  • What: Join Jewel Osco for a Celebration of Women-Owned and Women-Led Businesses! Join us in-store for our third annual Food and Beverage (FAB) Women event! There’ll be amazing activities including product showcases from more than 25 Women-Owned Businesses, entertainment and givea… Learn More

That’s Weird, Millennials!

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 7:00 p.m.
  • What: PlayMakers Laboratory is pleased to present That’s Weird, Millennials! Real Stories with a Je Ne Sais Quoi, a whimsical evening of cross-generational stories written by adults and adapted and performed by the PML performance ensemble. The company fundraiser on Saturday, June 2… Learn More

Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars

  • When: Saturday, June 26th at 7:05 p.m.
  • Where: 9850 Balmoral Ave
  • What: Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Kane County Cougars at Impact Field in Rosemont. Chicago Dogs games welcome fans of all ages for a one-of-a-kind experience where every day is fan appreciation day. Learn More

Featured Event: Sports Cards and More Show – June 27, 2021 in Orland Park

  • When: Sunday, June 27th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Orland Park Civic Center
  • What: Sports Cards and More Show Orland Park Civic Center – 14750 South Ravinia, Orland Park, IL  Sunday, June 27, 2021 Customer Doors Open: 9 a.m. (No Early Birds Please)   Admission: $1 Adults, Kids 12 and Under: FREE Every customer is automatically entered in the door prize drawi… Learn More
Featured Event: Sports Cards and More Show – June 27, 2021 in Orland Park (Sports Cards and More Show LLC )

Featured Event: Festival of Fine Arts – 2021

  • When: Sunday, June 27th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Art Center Highland Park
  • What: This coming June 26th and 27th, 10 am to 5 pm both days, The Art Center Highland Park will host their 22nd Annual Festival of Fine Arts. “I think the community is ready to restart doing what they loved before the pandemic hit. Last week we had the first in-person art show open… Learn More
Featured Event: Festival of Fine Arts – 2021 (James Lynch)

Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce

  • When: Sunday, June 27th at 8:30 a.m.
  • Where: Lakeshore Sport & Fitness
  • What: Join us for free workout classes on the plaza at Lincoln Common on Saturday, June 26 and then Lakeshore Sport and Fitness on Sunday, June 27. Explore new workouts, treatments and personal care from Lincoln Park’s innovative health and wellness community to keep you fit and hea… Learn More

Andersonville Vintage Market

  • When: Sunday, June 27th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: North Clark Street & West Catalpa Avenue
  • What: The Andersonville Chamber of Commerce celebrates summer with its first-ever outdoor Andersonville Vintage Market featuring antiques, home décor, jewelry, accessories, clothing, music and other bric a brac from local retailers, along with several food vendors. Come treasure hun… Learn More

Vino Vinyasa at Easy Does It

  • When: Sunday, June 27th at 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Easy Does It
  • What: Join us on the patio at Easy Does It Chicago for yoga and wine outside! Vino Vinyasa classes bring together vinyasa-based yoga and fun wine facts through creative yoga poses. The educational yoga class will end with a comparative wine tasting of two wines. Attendees will get 5… Learn More

FAB Women Event with Jewel Osco!

  • When: Sunday, June 27th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: 234 E Veterans Pkwy
  • What: Join Jewel Osco for a Celebration of Women-Owned and Women-Led Businesses! Join us in-store for our third annual Food and Beverage (FAB) Women event! There’ll be amazing activities including product showcases from more than 25 Women-Owned Businesses, entertainment and giveaw… Learn More

Higher Love – Pride Tea Dance

  • When: Sunday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Eden Chicago
  • What: Higher Love – Pride Tea Dance has elevated the traditional gay soiree to a whole new level. High-minded Events in partnership with The Paramount Group and Illinois Women in Cannabis are weaving together traditions of the LGBTQ and cannabis communities to properly celebrate a c… Learn More

Chicago Dogs vs. Kane County Cougars

  • When: Sunday, June 27th at 3:05 p.m.
  • Where: 9850 Balmoral Ave
  • What: Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Kane County Cougars at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this “Family Sunday” home game, fans can enjoy $3 bottomless popcorn and $3 bottomless fountain drinks. Pre-game catch on the field and team autographs will also be available for … Learn More

Lane Tech Boys Basketball Camp

  • When: Monday, June 28th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Lane Tech College Prep High School
  • What: Lane Tech will be hosting our annual youth summer basketball camp led by head coach Nick LoGalbo and staff at Lane Tech. Our camp is specifically designed for skill development regardless of skill set prior to attending our camp. The camp is designed using the Youth Developmen… Learn More

#MauldinandMe Selfie Contest & Giveaway

  • When: Monday, June 28th at 8:00 a.m.
  • Where: Virtual
  • What: As part of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library’s current exhibit, Drawn to Combat: Bill Mauldin & The Art of War, five downtown Chicago bus shelters now feature Bill Mauldin’s famous cartoons. The public is invited to hunt for these images and participate in the Mus… Learn More

CEL Virtual Chefs’ Night 2021

  • When: Monday, June 28th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: https://www.centerforenrichedliving.org/chefsnight-tickets/
  • What: The Center for Enriched Living (CEL), which provides life-changing opportunities for Chicago-area residents who have intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is once again transforming its popular Chefs’ Night fundraiser into an exciting virtual gathering that will b… Learn More

Chicago Dogs vs. Milwaukee Milkmen

  • When: Tuesday, June 29th at 7:05 a.m.
  • Where: 9850 Balmoral Ave
  • What: Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Milwaukee Milkmen at Impact Field in Rosemont. Chicago Dogs games welcome fans of all ages for a one-of-a-kind experience where every day is fan appreciation day. During Tuesday games, fans can take advantage of a special “Friends &amp… Learn More

Midewin NTP for Kids: Crayfish Corner – Virtual


Mystery Writers Erica Ruth Neubauer and Clara McKenna

  • When: Tuesday, June 29th at 7:00 p.m.
  • What: MURDER AT WEDGEFIELD MANOR | Erica Ruth Neubauer | BUY BOOKAll registrants receive 10% off book purchase with code ‘EVENT’ Unfamiliar with using Crowdcast? Click GUIDE for new attendees. MURDER AT WEDGEFIELD MANOR In the wake of World War I, Jane Wunderly—a thoroughly modern… Learn More

The Rose Hotel Offers “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” Package

  • When: Wednesday, June 30th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
  • What: The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare, a Tapestry Collection by Hilton,the closest off-airport hotel to O’Hare International Airportlocated at 5200 Pearl St. in Rosemont, is welcoming the upcoming summertime season with open arms by offering an exclusive Take Me Out To The Ballgame Pa… Learn More

Chicago Dogs vs. Milwaukee Milkmen

  • When: Wednesday, June 30th at 11:35 a.m.
  • Where: 9850 Balmoral Ave
  • What: Join the Chicago Dogs as they take on the Milwaukee Milkmen at Impact Field in Rosemont. During this “Wiener Wednesday” home game, the Chicago Dogs will play as the “Chicago Wieners” in specially-branded uniforms. Fans can enjoy $1 hot dogs during the game. Learn More

Check out 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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