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10th Annual Chicago Cubs Race To Wrigley 2015

The Chicago Cubs host the 10th Annual Race to Wrigley Charity Run.

Wish Ball 2015

Join celebrity guest host Jay Leno in making wishes come true for many deserving kids.

Lollapalooza 2015 – Lollapalooza Lineup is Out

Lollapalooza 2015 hits Grant Park July 31-August 2 for everyone's favorite 3-day music festival.
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Philanthropy Events

Chef Neighbor Friend: A Benefit for the Cantu Children’s Trust

Bread & Wine hosts a benefit & silent auction for the Cantu Children's Trust*

Lincoln Park Zoo-ologie 2015 – SOLD OUT

Help Lincoln Park Zoo feed the animals, maintain exhibits and much more!

Clark After Dark 2015

Show your patriotism after the fourth at Clark After Dark 2015.

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Free Events

Dreaming by Design Preview Party

Ten of Chicago’s top Designers create remarkable bedroom vignettes for display.

Nadeau Chicago Design Drinks Decor

Chicago’s finest designers to share on the spot styling tips & recommendations.

Lottie’s 81st Anniversary Party

Get 81 cent beers, $8.10 homemade pizzas, great drinks specials, and more!

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Food and Alcohol Events

The June 1 Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano & Joe Mantegna

Have a great time with Elysabeth Alfano & Joe Mantegna at City Winery.

#Foodiechats 4 Year Celebration

Eat, tweet, instagram and meet with Chicago foodies to celebrate 4 years of #Foodiechats.

Lou Malnati’s Opens 41st Location in Lincoln Square

Lou Malnati's opens their 41st location in Chicago’s iconic Lincoln Square/North Center.

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Fashion and Beauty Events

Neiman Marcus and Anya Hindmarch Pop Up Shop

Create your own one-of-a-kind piece with Anya Hindmarch leather stickers!

Anastasia Chatzka SS15 Fashion Show

Anastasia’s S/S 15 Collection - fun & elegant mix of ready-to-wear, cocktail dresses, & workwear.

Shoes of Prey Shoe School at Nordstrom of Oakbrook Center

Design your own shoes at the Shoes of Prey Shoe School at Nordstrom Oakbrook.

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Miscellaneous

2015 NFL Draft Chicago: Draft Town Presented by Oikos Triple Zero

Draft Town - live music, food, free player autographs, interactive games, photo opps, etc.

Cinco de Mayo Chicago Cinco Division

Cinco Division, will take place at six of Chicago’s favorite fiesta locales.

Mahoneys Rockin’ de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo fun w/ live music, live broadcast, tap takeover, tequila tastings, $1 tacos, etc.

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