Events

WIF Chicago Honors Four Women at Museum of Broadcast Communications

WIF Chicago is proud to recognize the achievements of its colleagues in the creative arts during its renowned Focus Awards gala which will take place at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 5, at the Museum of Broadcast Communications, 360 N. State Street in Chicago.

“MUSIC IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD” St. John Cantius Church November 2, 2014

The Apollo Chorus will begin its 2014-2015 year with its 16th Annual free “Music in the Neighborhood” concert on Sunday, November 2 at 3:30 p.m. at St. John Cantius Church, 825 N. Carpenter St. The concert will be an electrifying preview of the upcoming season, showcasing beautiful works by composers including Handel, Schubert and Lauridsen.

GOOD GAMING™ ANNOUNCES $10,000 HEARTHSTONE: ™ HEROES OF WARCRAFT ™

GOOD GAMING Inc., a subsidiary of CMG Holdings Inc. (CMGO), today announced the launch of its first online tournament – the GOOD GAMING, $10,000 Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Open Invitational.  With $10,000 in Guaranteed Cash Prizes up for grabs, the GOOD GAMING Open Invitational Tournament is an amazing opportunity for Hearthstone gamers of all levels to test their skills for a chance to win big. With 300 of the Top Tournament Finalists eligible to receive a cash payout, the cards are stacked in your favor to win a share of the prize pool.

Breast Cancer Awareness Night on October 24, 2014

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) have teamed up for the third consecutive year to host Breast Cancer Awareness Night on Friday, October 24 at Toyota Park. Ahead of the 7 p.m. CT kickoff against the Houston Dynamo, the Club will distribute UI Health-sponsored pink foam fingers to the first 5,000 fans at the gates. Other match elements will include pink patches on player jerseys, pink corner flags, goal nets and balls for in-game use, and pink merchandise for sale in the Fan Shop.

Old Town Hosts Annual Tree Lighting & Charity Drive

 It’s the most wonderful time of the year! On Tuesday, December 6th from 4 – 8 p.m., visit Historic Old Town for a tree lighting ceremony, photos with Santa and more! The 4th Annual Old Town Holiday Charity Drive also kicks off to support local charities Deborah’s Place, Chicago House and Mercy Home, giving locals the opportunity to drop off a variety of items throughout the season.

MARVEL, GEORGE & BRAD TAKEI, ZEV YAROSLAVSKY HONORED AT VANGUARD AWARDS

Longtime LGBT activists George & Brad Takei, Marvel, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky will be honored at the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s 45th Anniversary Gala Vanguard Awards, presented by Wells Fargo, on November 8th at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, CA.

Guests of the high-profile event will include a silent auction during the cocktail reception, followed by a show and dinner, all while mingling with L.A.’s movers and shakers who support the LGBT community.

HighSight’s EVE of the EVE Celebrates its 21st Anniversary
Say goodbye to 2014 in style and embrace the New Year at HighSight’s EVE of the EVE fundraiser.
 
Tuesday, December 30th is a landmark celebration for a truly worthwhile cause as EVE of the EVE marks its 21st anniversary as Chicagoland’s hippest extravaganza and the premiere holiday choice for partygoers year after year.
 
THE FASHION CIRCUS Empowering Youth One Runway at a Time
Lake Shore Hogs Stuffed Animal Drive & Ride for Kids in DCFS Care

The Lake Shore Hogs chapter will hold its annual stuffed animal ride bringing Christmas gifts to children in care of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services on Sunday, November 2, 2014.

“This ride is the highlight of our year,” says Joey Smith of the Lake Shore Hogs. “I enjoy riding my Harley with a teddy bear. Anything the chapter can do to brighten a child’s day, we will do it.”

KIDS COMPOSE THEIR OWN MUSIC DECEMBER 6, 2014

The Music Institute of Chicago welcomes families for “Compose Yourself!”, a morning of music for families, Saturday, December 6 at 10 a.m., preceded by an open house at 9 a.m., at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston.
 
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