March for Science – Chicago

April 22, 2017 at The Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago.


Moms Demand Action will join the March for Science Chicago to promote the use of evidence and research in support of effective gun violence prevention!

Meetup location announced!
We will meet next to The Art Institute of Chicago (the South Garden) at the corner of S. Michigan Ave and E. Jackson Dr. (see star on map)

9:30AM Meet up with Moms Demand Action to take group pictures. Then we will walk south on Michigan Ave to the rally entrance at E. Congress Pkwy.
10:00AM – 11:00AM Rally with speakers.
11:00AM – 12:00PM March from Rally point south on Columbus Dr to Museum Campus.

There will be a science expo at the Field Museum from 12-3pm if you want to stick around for this activity! More details to be posted on

Make sure to let the organizers of the main march know if you are coming on their Facebook page –

And also please RSVP here if you want to join the Moms Demand Action group at the march so we can count our group!

Address: 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
March for Science - Chicago

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Make It Take It- Reclaimed Wood Wall Art

May 09, 2017 at ReBuilding Exchange in Chicago.


Get Creative! In this class, students will make a unique piece of wall art using reclaimed wood. This class offers the opportunity for a lot of creativity- you will be taught how to use the chop saw and other shop equipment to cut various pieces of scrap wood that you will use to create an original piece of art work for your space. In addition to reclaimed wood from Chicago area buildings– you will also have access to some funky trim, flooring, and antique hinges to give your art some unique features.

NOTE: If you would like to purchase a singles ticket and they are sold out but there are still couples tickets, or if you would like to purchase a couples ticket and they are sold out but there are still singles tickets, we may be able to accommodate you. Just call or email to inquire.


Address: 1740 West Webster Avenue, Chicago
Make It Take It- Reclaimed Wood Wall Art

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Kismet screening

March 18, 2017 at Vagabond School of the Arts in Chicago.


Join us for the screening of the short film Kismet. Presented by Arnetta Randall

Heartbroken Jessica meets the charismatic Jada one fateful day. Reluctant to give anyone new chance, even Jessica had to admit that there was something by how they kept meeting. An unpleasant surprise puts the flame out of their romance, but will they find themselves back together.

Kismet is a romantic comedy that asks the question: does fate bring us together.

Movie starts at 6:30 PM with Q&A immediately following with cast and crew
Second screening starts at 8:30 PM with Q&A immediately following with cast and crew

Tickets Include:

Movie Showing

Address: 4001 North Ravenswood Avenue Studio 1, Chicago
Kismet screening

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Who Is My Neighbor? March #DinnerShare

March 19, 2017 at 1700 E 56th St in Chicago.


Need a word of encouragement? A time of refreshment? Connect in this weekend at The Gathering Chicago at the “Who Is My Neighbor?” #DinnerShare.

Join us this Sunday at 5pm for our monthly #DinnerShare Gathering. Spread the word! Bring your friends, family neighbors or just your beautiful self. Be sure to RSVP.

Bring your favorite dish, appetizer or dessert to share.

Rev. LaDonna Sanders Nkosi will share a very special message with Prayer for the City and the Nation/s.*

The evening will conclude with poetry and a dinner share. Bring a a favorite poem or song to share if you like.

Take some time to breathe and be. We look forward to seeing you there.

Blessings and peace!

The Gathering Chicago

#InspirationfortheDays #ForSuchATimeAsThis

*A freewill offering will be received for our upcoming South Africa Mission. You may also donate online here. Partner with us for the journey. Thanks!

Address: 1700 East 56th Street Top floor of the building, Chicago
Who Is My Neighbor? March #DinnerShare

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Gothic Victorian Tea Party

May 21, 2017 at Chicago, IL in Chicago.


Join WIcked VIsion Photography for this exclusive photoshoot opportunity!! Become a gothic Victorian and enjoy an afternoon tea party in a Victorianesque setting. Your photoshoot includes Wardrobe, Hair styling or wig, professional makeup, jewels and accessories, one on one model coaching, and 8 of your best hi resolution edited images!! Plus you’ll enjoy the afternoon tea and treats with fellow models following your shoot!! Only 6 models are being accepted for this opportunity. Open to both professional and non professional models. 100$ nonrefundable deposit holds your appointment. $200 balance due before your shoot. Gift Certificates available.
Message for more details or to book your appointment.

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Paint For A Cause

April 23, 2017 at Trinity Pub in Chicago.


Trinity Pub is hosting a Fundraiser / Painting Party to Benefit Howard Brown Health Center. $40 will provide you with all the painting supplies you might need. Yummy finger food will be served. You will be able to replicate, or you might want to challenge yourself and try painting our male model.
Please reserve your spot. This one is going to fill up quickly.
We invite you all to join us. If you can not participate, we would kindly ask you to consider donating to the cause.
With any questions, please contact Trinity Pub at 773-763-0095,
or PM Inna McLoughlin on Facebook.

Address: 5943 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago
Paint For A Cause

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Painting Party 3/20/17

March 20, 2017 at Lawlor’s Archer in Chicago.


Registration March 1st 10am $25.00.
Come to Lawlors for drinks and a paint night at 7pm.
Please come on time.
Only $25 dollars for all your painting supplies, aprons and instruction. 20% of sales will go to

You must Pre-Register for this event only 25 spots available. **If your group is large please register all together.**
Must be 21.
**Refunds or rain checks are available
Up to 24 hours prior to the event.
No same day cancellation will receive refunds or rain checks.**

Address: 6854 W Archer Ave, Chicago
Painting Party 3/20/17

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Board Games Meetup

March 26, 2017 at G-Mart Comics in Chicago.


G-Mart’s open gaming is moving to Sundays!

We host a board game day in our store in order to share the fun of games. The event is perfect for gamers of any level as we will have more experienced gamers to help any newer players that attend.

We have a large board game library for you to choose from, or you can bring your own games from home.

G-Mart Chicago is easy to find. We are located on Kedzie St. just north of Milwaukee Ave. in the Logan Square neighborhood, directly across the street from the Logan Square Blue Line station.

There is metered parking in front of the shop on Kedzie as well as a paid parking lot just slightly north of the shop.

Address: 2641 N Kedzie Ave, Chicago
Board Games Meetup

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Russie: Gourmets, Exiles, and Philosophers

March 14, 2017 at Alliance Française de Chicago in Chicago.


Part of our Festival de la Francophonie 2017

Russia’s affinity for all things French dates back to the 18th century.

Peter the Great employed French architects, engineers and artists to build St. Petersburg, while Catherine the Great entered into correspondence with the greatest French thinkers of her day, including Voltaire and Diderot.

Russian aristocracy turned to France as the center of high culture and progress; travel to France became a form of cultural and intellectual apprenticeship for Russian nobility.

French became the lingua franca of the Russian court and nobility under Catherine the Great, preferred to Russian in everyday use.

Despite the upheavals of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, France remained a major cultural point of reference for Russia throughout the 19th century – the main source of fashion, cuisine, and culture enjoyed by St. Petersburg high society.

It was therefore no surprise that Paris proved the most popular destination for aristocratic émigrés and intellectuals after the Bolsheviks came to power, becoming home to such famous Russian exiles as V. Nabokov.

Join us for a talk with Irina Ruvinsky, a Professor of Philosophy and Literature at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Talk followed by aspic sampling and vodka cocktail.

Irina received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Chicago and she studied French Literature at Sorbonne IV and at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. She teaches French and Russian literature as well German philosophy at several other institutions, including the UIC and the Graham School at the University of Chicago.

Address: 810 N Dearborn St, Chicago
Russie: Gourmets, Exiles, and Philosophers

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