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Lollapalooza 2015 – Lollapalooza Lineup is Out

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

10th Annual Chicago Cubs Race To Wrigley 2015

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

Wonka Ball 2015

Party for a cause at Wonka Ball 2015 benefitting About Face Theatre.
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Philanthropy Events

19th Annual MDA Chicago District Firefighter Chili Cook-Off

Join the Chicago Fire Department & MDA to enjoy delicious chili for a great.

26th Annual Catholic Charities Art of Caring

All proceeds from Art of Caring benefit Catholic Charities' Lake County services.

Walk to End Lupus Now

Discover your power at the Walk to End Lupus Now™ event in Chicago.

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Free Events

New Chicago West Marine Store Grand Opening

The world's largest boating equipment & waterlife outfitter opens store in Chicago.

Modani Furniture Wine Dine & Design Chicago Style

Grab your friends for a night of shopping, refreshments, giveaways, & more.

Juicy Drop and Dylan’s Candy Bar Day of Sweet Fun

Be the first to try Bazooka Candy Brand's Juicy Drop Gummies at Day of Sweet Fun!

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Food and Alcohol Events

Cubs Opening Day Party Smoke the Goat 2015

Sheffield's is smoking a goat on Cubs Opening Day and ending that Cubbie's curse!

Fountainhead Singles Night: A Celebration of Single Cask/Barrel Whisk(e)y

Fountainhead rolls out the barrels to offer amazing single cask & single barrel whiskeys

Surge Water Wednesday Happy Hour

Surge for water brings life-sustaining water to those most in need.

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Fashion and Beauty Events

The Frock Shop Spring in the City

Fashion show featuring dresses you can rent for upcoming social events in Chicago.


Autohaus on Edens showroom will be transformed into a dynamic catwalk.

Blondes vs. Brunettes

Big City Blonde & Gold Plaited present Blondes vs. Brunettes, trivia challenge & hairstyling showdown.

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Engaging Your Facebook Audience

Engage Your Facebook Audience through organic reach and paid ads.

Social Media for Nonprofits

Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of your web presence.

Fear Experiment Chicago

Push through mental boundaries & find out what you are really capable of.

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