Bureau: Chicago

AeroStar, Olive-Harvey Partnership Expands Aviation Training for CPS Juniors

Beginning September 13, high school juniors who want to build on the STEM and aviation knowledge they’ve received at AeroStar can now take a college-level Aviation Maintenance Tech course at Olive-Harvey College (free of charge for CPS students)! Thanks to a partnership between AeroStar and Olive-Harvey, high school juniors will be trained and certified for …

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Chicago Ballet Arts Open House

Prospective, new and returning families are invited to attend Chicago Ballet Arts’ Open House on August 21 from 9:30 am – 2 pm. Meet our team, participate in free sample dance classes from our faculty and theater classes from our neighbors, Piven Theatre Workshop, tour our professionally equipped facility and enjoy light refreshments. This is a wonderful opportunity …

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Misfits Market Summer Tour

Who doesn’t love celebrating the summer season with a good time, tasty snacks, all while fighting hunger? Misfits Market – the nation’s fastest-growing online D2C grocer – is bringing increased access to fresh, affordable food for all by kicking off a multi-city pop-up mobile tour and stopping by Chicago! On September 4th, Misfits Market will …

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Firefest One Lawndale

Formerly known as Hip Hop Revival, this year’s FireFest Hip Hop Block Party in Lawndale has a new theme. “We are not all violent like you see on TV,” says Phil Jackson of Firehouse Community Arts Center and coordinator of this 800 person event on Saturday, August 14 at 2111 S. Hamlin, Lawndale. “The only …

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‘What You Do Matters’ Midwest Virtual Event

At this year’s Midwest Virtual Event, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s flagship virtual event on Thursday, Sept. 23, thousands of supporters across the Midwest Region—Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; Boulder, Colo.; Chicago; Cleveland; Kansas City, Mo.; Milwaukee; St. Louis; Tulsa, Okla., among others—will unite virtually to support the vital mission of the Museum. They will learn …

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8th Annual Race Against Gun Violence

The Race Against Gun Violence (RAGV) celebrates the life-changing work of community organizations and provides a dynamic platform for people who care about ending gun violence to connect and get involved. Race