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Dating for Nerds round the world party

Dating for Nerds. Explore global affairs of the heart at a round-the-world themed singles party. Meet other ambassadors of love over board games and multi-culti inspired activities.

Master international relations in a Wings of Desire icebreaker where attendees stamp each other’s passports with geeky dream destinations.

Brian Wilson talks new biopic Love and Mercy tonight at CIMMfest
The 7th Chicago International Movies & Music Festival (CIMMfest), announces that the great and reclusive Brian Wilson will call in to John Anderson’s free “Cutting Room Floor” presentation, 7-9pm tonight at Logan Theatre.  Wilson will talk about his new biopic Love and Mercy, starring John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti and Paul Dano, which will be released nationwide on June 5.  Wilson will call into the CIMMcon presentation at 8pm.
 
 
 
THE BOOK OF MORMON Chicago Scavenger Hunt - Saturday, April 18, 2015 10 AM

THE BOOK OF MORMON An opportunity for the Chicago community to engage with THE BOOK OF MORMON on social media and in person.  Winners will receive a pair of tickets to the show. 

 

WHERE:          THE BOOK OF MORMON will be sharing clues on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts teasing the locations of hidden doorbells around Chicago.

Joan Jett Locally Born Artist Honored by Homegrown Film Festival

The Long Beach International Film Festival (LBIFF), produced by the Long Beach Film Institute, 501(c)3, has been supported, since its inception four years ago, by Long Beach resident Joan Jett.

GALA 2015 at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Chicago Shakespeare Theater's GALA 2015 Monday, June 8, 2015 Cocktail Reception at 5:30 p.m. Seated Dinner at 6:30 p.m.
GALA 2015 Celebratory Performance at 8:00 p.m.
 
FOREST PRESERVES PRESIDENT TONI PRECKWINKLE EARTH DAY AT KICKAPOO WOODS

Forest Preserves of Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle; Forest Preserve District of Cook County General Superintendent Arnold Randall; and Cook County Commissioner Deborah Sims along with enthusiastic volunteers

WHAT:            26th Annual Earth Day Parks & Preserves Clean-Up at Kickapoo Woods

Help clean up and restore Kickapoo Woods and nearby preserves. Work followed by nature hikes, poetry readings speakers and information tables.

Celebrities Join To Support Safe Kids Day
Safe Kids Worldwide announced today that annual Safe Kids Day events will be held around the country throughout April. These events, supported by presenting sponsor Nationwide, will bring together families, celebrities and donors to raise awareness and funds to prevent childhood injuries, the number one cause of death for children in the United States.
 
 
 
Numerous celebrities and athletes are joining the effort as Safe Kids Day Celebrity Heroes:
 
 
 
2015 The Magic and The Wonder tickets on sale
The best magic show in Louisville returns for it’s eighth year! Four amazing acts will take the stage at the Kentucky Center to entertain with intriguing illusions, show-stopping sleight of hand, deception and sidesplitting hilarity at “The Magic & The Wonder”, the 2015 fundraiser to benefit Kosair Charities® and Kids Center for Pediatric Therapies.
 
National Veterans Art Museum New Exhibition Honoring Memorial Day 2015
On Monday, May 25, 2015, the National Veterans Art Museum (NVAM) will honor Memorial Day with the opening reception of The Joe Bonham Project. The Joe Bonham Project aims to keep the dedication, sacrifices and indomitable spirit of our wounded warriors present and accounted for with more than a hundred drawings and illustrations created during the time spent patients at VA Hospitals throughout the United States. Admission to the NVAM will be free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with light refreshments offered from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Keynote speakers will commence at 2 p.m. and include Michael D.
NFLPA Chicago Chapter Supports 2015 NFL Draft Week Events, By RPFPC
As Chicago prepares to welcome the 2015 NFL Draft, the Retired Professional Football Players of Chicago (RPFPC), with support from the NFL Players Association - Chicago Chapter, will host two exciting back-to-back events to help kick off the week's festivities. The organization will host an NFL Players Symposium on Saturday, April 25 at the Chicago State University library auditorium from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT, followed by an NFL Draft Party on Sunday, April 26 at Municipal Bar & Dining from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. CT.
 
 
 

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