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C2E2 2017

April 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr.
Chicago, IL United States

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – also known as C2E2 – is a comic book and pop culture convention spanning the latest and greatest from the world of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games in downtown Chicago.

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Open Engagement 2017

April 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 11:00 pm
Gallery 400, 400 S Peoria St
Chicago, IL 60607 United States

The largest artist-led conference on socially-engaged art returns for its 9th year! OE 2017 will highlight the resilient city of Chicago, and center on the theme of JUSTICE. Guided by the curatorial vision of Romi Crawford and Lisa Yun Lee, Open Engagement 2017 will feature presenters including Theaster Gates, Maria Gaspar, Maria Varela, Ai-jen Poo, […]

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Maker Faire Chicago 2017

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
McCormick Place Convention Center, 2301 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60616 United States

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people of all ages and backgrounds gather together to show what they are making, and share what they are learning. Maker Faire Chicago April 22 - 23, […]

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Día del Niño Health Walk and Family Festival

April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th St.
Chicago , IL United States

Start your morning with a 2-mile health walk on April 22nd at 10AM beginning at the Museum (1852 W. 19th Street, Chicago, IL 60608) and ending at the UIC Pavilion (525 s. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL 60607). Walkers should arrive for registration at the Museum from 8-9AM. Then guests will enjoy a day filled with […]

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Wild Edible Plant Walk

April 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am - April 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Irene C Hernandez Family Picnic Area Chicago, IL 60630 United States

Come learn about the wild edible foods growing all around you and how to identify, forage, and eat wild plants in a responsible way. Class with begin at the Irene C. Hernandez Family Picnic area of LaBagh Woods. Students can try some premade wild food and tea while learning how to identify wild foods an […]

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9:00 am

5k Hope Scholarship Race/Walk

April 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
J. Sterling Morton High School West, 2400 Home Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402 United States

The annual Morton College HOPE Scholarship 5-kilometer race/walk will take place on Sunday, April 23 at Morton West High School, 2400 Home Ave., Berwyn, Il. The event is a fund-raiser for the Morton College student-supported HOPE Scholarship, which provides scholarships for undocumented students attending Morton College. The price for the race is $25 without a […]

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12:00 pm

Movimiento Mujer Arte-sana Market

April 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Ollin Papalotl, 3859 w 47th st Chicago
Chicago, IL 60632 United States

Este sera nuestro primer evento (mercadito-taller, market-workshop) De mujeres artesanas trabajando juntas Para lograr un movimiento. Tendremos 2 talleres ,musica y riffas! Mas detalles por venir. Tendremos cafe de olla gratis Para todos! Women in art! Join us for our first event of the year. We will have 2 workshops, vendors, food and music. There […]

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1:00 pm

One Block At a Time: Urban Gardening with Farm Works

April 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
400 N Albany Ave, Chicago, IL 60612-1710, United States

Join My Block, My Hood, My City for our One Block at a Time Initiative in celebration of Earth Day! We will be partnering with Chicago FarmWorks to prepare for Spring planting. Chicago FarmWorks is a 2.6 acre urban farm located in Chicago's East Garfield Park that donates over 10,000 pounds of produce to Chicago […]

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3:00 pm

Build the Movement, Not a Wall!

April 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Latino Union of Chicago, 4811 N Central Park
Chicago, IL 60625 United States

For over 15 years Latino Union has created power with low-wage immigrant and US-born workers and now we have a new home! On Sunday April 23, you're invited to join Latino Union for "Build the Movement, Not a Wall," our spring open house. But we know it's not all happy housewarmings in this political moment. […]

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