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International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

Want to help bring peace throughout the world? Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots will host its second annual International Day of Peace celebration this weekend in Chicago. WHO: Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots, the Jane Goodall Institute’s global environmental and humanitarian youth program (www.rootsandshoots.org), in collaboration with Chicago Public School students, families, community members and […]

Art on Track

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Art on Track

Want to see some cool moving art? The 4th annual Art on Track will be held on Saturday, September 17th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Adams/Wabash CTA entrance. The CTA Orange Line train will be transformed into mobile art galleries and performance art venues, built out exclusively by Chicago contemporary artists. The […]

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Mayor and Police Supe To Announce Community Safety Measures

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Mayor and Police Supe To Announce Community Safety Measures

Want to hear hear about additional safety measures being planned for Chicago communities? Mayor Emanuel will be joined by Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy to announce additional steps the Administration is taking to ensure the safety and security of all communities across Chicago. WHEN: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM WHERE: Broadway Armory, […]

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Breakfast With Your Legislators

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Breakfast With Your Legislators

Saint Xavier University will host the Sixth Annual “Breakfast With Your Legislators” event where SXU students, faculty and the surrounding community can meet Chicagoland elected officials.  Where: The Butler Reception Room, located in the Warde Academic Center at Saint Xavier University’s Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St.  When: This networking event will take place on […]

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Festival de la Villita

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Festival de la Villita

Want to eat some good traditional Mexican food and experience some South-of-the-Border culture? Chicago’s Hispanic community will be celebrating Mexico’s independence from Spain at the 22nd annual Festival de La Vilita, Little Village Festival. Attracting thousands–and wildly popular with families and children–the three-day event is the Midwest’s premier outdoor gala of Mexican culture. Admission is […]

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Honest Meal Project at Green City Market

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Honest Meal Project at Green City Market

Looking to lose weight the healthy way? Kendall College chef-instructor Dana Cox will tell you how she lost 50 pounds by consuming only foods grown on family farms—no processed foods. Cox will host the “Honest Meal Project” at the Green City Market’s Locavore Picnic Supper at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum on Wednesday, September 21st […]

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Battle Over Peotone Airport Still Going

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Battle Over Peotone Airport Still Going

As Gov. Pat Quinn announced his plan to start construction on Chicago’s third airport in Will County “as fast as humanly possible,” one local farmer in Peotone,  where the airport is slated to be built 45 miles south of Chicago, is preparing for the worst case scenario—losing his family farm. Lee Deutsche, whose farm has […]

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