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17th engagement Oct (16 marriages), 4 jobs & many friends met thru
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Free PC/web help Save ~$120+, I can help remotely from my & your home. Free virus & spyware protection. Kevin Fitz <k_fitzpat @ yahoo. com> if you can't contact me online cell (text preferred) 630-930-2558

 

 

Join us; (for more see 'Upcoming Events') (my cell 630-930-2558, text msg preferred, leading ?=unsure, confirm shortly before, P=plan ahead. Details further below, please search before asking. If possible RSVP incase plans change, usually no obligation)

 

 

 

Th's Jul 17+ Real Estate Investing Presentation. 7p, 6:30p socialize, learn of others success, how to make $ in your spare time getting others to join &/or investing in properties w/ no $, bad credit so no need to work. Free, No pressure, no asking to join. Online webinar videos. Finley & Butterfield/Rt 56, Downers Grove. Address given w/ RSVP via Kevin/YEH), After ~9 pm nearby Brickhouse ($2.50 beer :)

 

Fr Jul 18 Welcome Stacie's Visit! Pot Luck Bonfire BBQ House Party (~20 people) 6pm-12m Guests are welcome. Provided; some beer, , wine, snacks, plates, utensils, condiments etc. If possible RSVP online, text before leaving incase I need anything last minute, bring beer, wine, main or side dish, meat to grill, burnables, try to avoid (often to many) desert, chips, dip. (319 55th St, Downers Grove. House #'s hard to see, South side of street, 6 houses East of Fairview, driveway East of Fire Hydrant. To avoid being blocked in driveway, park on Florence 1/2 blk East. 10 min walk S of Metra Fairview Downers Grove Station. cell/text preferred 630-930-2558)

 

Sa Jul 19 Free Tour Jackson Park (Devil in the White City) 11 am friendsofthewhitecity.org/events/tours

 

?Sa Jul 19 Rummage Sale. 8am-3pm CASH, Registered Parishioner via checks & Credit cards. St Nicholas Catholic Church (806 Ridge Avenue, Evanston) meetup.com/Kids-Parents-Playgroup-Lincolnwood-and-Surrounding/events/182153402

Su Jul 20 Rock 'n' Roll 5k & Stacie's Running 1/2 Marathon 6:30am Grant Park (Chicago)

 

Su Jul 20 Brunch Join Stacie & I; Sun’s 10 am-3 pm $20 buffet with the usual, carving station, unlimited Mimosa’s & Crab legs :) Duffy's (422 W Diversey Pkwy) bar1events.com/duffys/brunch.php

 

?Su's (most) Jul 20+ (Jun-Oct) Gold Pyramid House Tour. Start 2-3 pm (arrive early!) Visit King Tuts tomb, tour pyramid, discover exciting artifacts in gift shop. $15, $10 age <18, ?Armed Forces in uniform $10? groups 15+ (call). GoldPyramid.com (37921 Dilleys Rd, Wadsworth. 847-247-7777)

 

?Su Jul 20 Taste of River North. Food, vendors, art, family fun, bands; Fr 6p Weezer tribute, 7p Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute, 8p No Doubt tribute, 9p Sublime tribute, Sa 2p 97 Nine, 4p Hot Sauce Committee, 6p Stache, 8p Sixteen Candles, Su 4:30p Main Squeeze, 6:30p Led Zeppelin 2. Free, $5 suggested donation. A. Montgomery Ward Park (630 N Kingsbury St, River N Chgo) 312-742-7895 metromix.com

 

?Su Jul 20 SheffieldGardenWalk.com, Music Fest, Join Others (46th) 12n-10pm >80 residential BEAUTIFUL! gardens open, guided architectural tours, kids activities, live music (2 stages) Sa 12:15p Hello Weekend, 2:15p Personnel, 6p Workout Music, 6:10p Afro Zep, 7:20p Meiko, 8p Trippin Billies, 8:45p ZZ Ward, Su 12:15p Crush on Radio, 2:15p Your Villain, My Hero, 6:10p Catfight, 6:30p Samples, 8p Wedding Banned, 8:30p Freddy Jones Band. Free, $7-$10 suggested donation (2200 N Sheffield Ave & Webster Ave, Lincoln Park Chgo. 773-868-3010) metromix.com, ChicagoEvents.com. Join both meet near 'garden center' in front of St Vincent Church. Sat 4:30 pm Meetup.com/Ravenswood-Lincoln-Square-Neighborhood, Su 1:30 pm (11am Brunch see & if possible RSVP meetup.com/40s-Weekend-Fun-Chicago-North-and-N-Nw-Burbs)

 

??Su Jul 20 CelebrateClarkStreet.com (9th) Food, arts, crafts market, kids activities, bands (2 stages, none I recognize :(. Free, $5 donation, $10 family (1700 Morse Ave & Clark St, Rogers Park Chicago) 773-508-5885 metromix.com

 

??Su Jul 20 Chinatown Summer Fair (36th >40k ppl) 10a-8p lion dance, cultural food, art, music (Wentworth Ave & Cermak Rd, Chicago) ChicagoEvents.com, metromix.com, EnjoyIllinois.com 773-584-6684

 

Su's Jul 20+ Old St Pat's Theology On Tap Speaker Social 6-7:45 pm (Masses 5 & 8 pm) 7/20 Dr Terry Nelson-Johnson "Going Overboard, for God's Sake". Appetizers and drinks will be served. Old St Pat's FXW Cafeteria (120 S DesPlaines, Chicago. Just N of church)

Mo Jul 21 goldstar.com/events/chicago-il/the-Chicago-Theatre-Marquee-Tour 2 pm $7

Mo Jul 21 DuSable Harbor 6p afterworkCruises.com/events/chicago-monday-night-sunset-cocktail-cruise.php

 

?Mo Jul 21 Meeting & Tour 7 pm+ If possible, RSVP meetup.com/NERP-Not-Exclusively-Raspberry-Pi. Pumping Station: One (3519 N Elston Ave, Chgo)

 

?Mo Jul 21 50 cent Bowling, shoes, wings, Free Popcorn & Join Meetup. 6:45 pm meet at bar. Bowling per hr & on the hr. If possible RSVP/details meetup.com/Ravenswood-Lincoln-Square-Neighborhood. LincolnSquareLanes.net (4874 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago)

 

?Mo Jul 21,23 (~Mo,We's) Night Run & Drinks (~15 people) 6:30 pm Seek people in running clothes inside the doors or outside on sidewalk :) Mystic Celt (3443 N Southport Ave, Chicago. Southport brown line stop). meetup.com/willrun4beer

 

 

We-Su's ClarkeHouseMuseum.org Tour. Chicago's oldest home. 12n, 2pm, 3 pm 1836 Greek Revival-style house reveal what life was like for a middle class family in Chicago, when the city was in its formative years before the Civil War (1 hr). Clarke House Museum (12n, 2 pm. 1827 S Indiana, Chicago). Glessner Coach House Tour (3 pm. 18th St, just E of Indiana). $10, $9 seniors/students, $5 kids 5–12 years old; Wed's free. ExploreChicago.org (pic)

 

?We Jul 23 (~Mo,We's) Night Run & Drinks (~15 people) 6:30 pm Seek people in running clothes inside the doors or outside on sidewalk :) Mystic Celt (3443 N Southport Ave, Chicago. Southport brown line stop). meetup.com/willrun4beer

We Jul 23 Lunch Dell Rhae's ChickenBasket.com (since 1946 on Rt 66. $2 PBR, $3 Miller,64,Bud. Mo 3pm+ fried chicken, fries, claw, biscuit $7.95, Tu Fried Chicken Dinner Buy 1 Get 2nd 1/2 off. Lunch Buffet Mo-Fr 11:30a-2:30p all you can eat soup/salad bar, fried chicken, pizza, 3 other entrees, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, desert $11. blocks NE of I-55 & Kingery/Rt 83.

 

We's Jul 23+ Theology-On-Tap Speaker Series. Chgo/other areas. 7-9p Another Round Bar/Grill (5141 Main St, Downers Grove). facebook.com/groups/52619249868 yamchicago. org, dioceseofjoliet. org

 

 

YEH website YourEventHotline. com or prior kfitz.webhop. net (use in future, I can point it to a different site if problems/changes)

 

YEH Quick Guide; skim thru top 'Join us' for the best events & if time Upcoming Events, then when time skim the rest & note Reg Event interests

 

URL's changed below. Periods have been changed to a period then space to avoid emails being blocked by ISP's (since they are not helping)

 

YEH is now on Facebook :) also Now Larger font, adjust with browser via View, Text Size incase you have it larger (or smaller :)

 

Chgo Reader article on the YEH & me. chicagoreader. com/chicago/social-networking-10/Content?oid=1573478, backup copy @ YourEventHotline.com/ChgoReader.htm

 

16 Free B'day Movie Tix at Hollywood Theatre by subscribing at atriptothemovies. com (Woodridge & Naperville)

 

Save-A-Pet-il. org is struggling to keep from closing please donate!

 

Viruses/Spyware Help; Many friends PC's are getting wipped out/un-usable, Please use free.AVG. com & be sure it's updating. Need help with that or virus cleanup?

 

See my youtube posts (funny) youtube. com/uTubeRt66 (subscribe there to be notified of future posts)

 

Free Phone Calls. Drop home line, Free. net calls - icall. com free. net phone calls (in&out bound), you don't get your own number (person has to call a local # & enter your ID). You can have DSL now without having a residential phone line (Dry Loop), save ~$20/mo. MagicJack. com free calls! $20, $20/year.

 

Click daily to donate at no cost to you & help animals, hunger, Kids Health, Literacy, Rainforest all thru TheHungerSite. com (see top tabs)

 

Free Email Services to give a safe email address for questionable services & to avoid spam; mailnull. com, mail-filter. com

 

Free Wood available for fire pits or chip for mulch. Must be picked up. Northwest Fence (15537 Weber Rd, Lockport). Molly <amalia.sloan @ coldwellbanker. com> 630-341-6127 or John 630-341-6107

 

Discount Gift Cards (mulit-visits); Republic of China Rest/Bar (Ontario St, Chgo) $200 for $150, Cold Stone Ice Cream $100 for $75/offers. Ellen Sube <esube @ juno. com> 708-579-0266

 

Crain's Small Business Advice Audio Clips (I have the past 112+, let me know if interested) wbbm780. com/pages/6563.php?

 

Check email for details; if needed IM me (daytime best) AIM kfitzpat66, YM k_fitzpat, MSN k_fitzpat @ hotmail. com, GoogleTalk kfitzp, (all thru meebo. com, no install), hm 630-810-0967. If urgent/timely cell (text preferred) 630-930-2558

 

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Spread the word, email friends; 'Your Event Hotline' (YEH); 2,000+ mbrs. Free weekly email of Chgo area events for meeting people or just getting out. Events open to all ! It's not just for singles, thru social gatherings at least 15 marriages, 1 soon, 3 jobs ('career search help') YourEventHotline. com , to subscribe email <yeh-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com>

 

Career Search help see archives for career search sites,. networking groups & subscribe groups.yahoo. com/group/ChgoCareers. CtcChicago.org not-for-profit organization which provides professional, emotional, and spiritual support to those seeking a job. Intro session reservation required on-line, then call CTC 312-906-9908 to complete some questions & attend before speaker sessions. (703 W Monroe St, Chicago. 312-906-9908). <info@ctcchicago.org>

 

Stock Market; Interested in learning or making more w/ your work 401k. Let me/Kevin know & learn w/ us safely or trade virtually (no $)

 

Chgo Event Emails (to much to include); see also Chicago-Scene. com, GreatDoings, URChicago, ChicagoFunNews. com, Bar1events. com

 

 

Classified Ads craigslist. org, ChicagoHomestaySearch. com, ChicagoReader. com, ChicagoTribune. com, suntimes. com, FlatmateMeetup. com, Sublet. com, PadMapper.com, RentChicagoApartments. com 773.975-1309,  roomsters. com, Roommates. com, Groups.yahoo. com/group/Chicago_Roommate_Connection, RoommateLocator. Com

  

Aparment For Rent; Downers Grove Garden basement, Lots of light, 1 BR 9x13' new carpet ,1BA newly remodeled. Large living space w/ storage. Close to Metra, Yorktown, Oak Brook, & other merchants. Quite neighborhood. Garage. Washer/dryer. jannners007 @ yahoo. com 630 673 5351 (411)

  

Complementary Life Coaching various times weekly 605-477-3000 Pin 510724# lifecoachitsara.wordpress. com/events mylifecompass. com/sarawaggle facebook. com/sarawaggle

 

TheDrinkDeck. com $10 off food & drinks at Chicago area bars & restaurants (1110)

  

Personal Grocery Shopper: Treat yourself or your loved one and let us do the grocery shopping for you. It's All in the Bag  <sgoduco66 @ sbcglobal. net> 847-650-9862 (1010)

  

Apt For Rent; 3 BR, 2 BA, LIKE NEW Tri Taylor Apt's by UIC. 1400 sq ft, kitchen w/ dinnette, oversized cabinets, fridge, stove, dishwasher, free washer/dryer, Individully controlled A/C & heat. Carpet, ceiling fans, vertical blinds, each room phone/cable. Rooftop Sundeck. Close public transit. Parkling; No meters, No Zones. $1100/mo. Richard <richerich4u2 @ msn. com> 630-854-0884 (89)

 

Singer for hire: Church Weddings, Funerals, Opera, Concerts, Fundraisers, Parties. Lessons: Learn to sing at any age/level the fun way! Basic piano or learn to read music. classicalsinger. net/CelesteMartino 708-466-7087 <csopranocm @ hotmail. com>

 

Our Own; Izabela Adamus Physical Therapist specializing in John Barnes Myofascial Release, WholisticTherapeutics. com, 708-525-4640 (29)

 

Senior Mary Kay Beauty Consultant, Brand new line of high quality skin care products as well as limited edition, discontinued & hard to find items for men & women. Please contact me for specific items desired. Great gifts for the upcoming holidays as well as for Birthdays, Anniversaries, weddings, showers & Bridal Party gifts. Free gift with $40 or more purchase. <calberotanza @ marykay. com>. Also see marykay. com/calberotanza

 

Wanted used PC's & Parts. contact me/Kevin Fitz <k_fitzpat @ yahoo. com>

 

Volunteers Needed at CatNapFromTheHeart. org (1101 Beach Ave, La Grange Park. 708-352-3914). Benefits homeless cats, birds & small mammals

 

Singer for hire: Church Weddings, Funerals, Opera, Concerts, Fundraisers, Parties. Lessons: Learn to sing at any age/level the fun way! Basic piano or learn to read music. classicalsinger. net/CelesteMartino 708-466-7087 <csopranocm @ hotmail. com> (39)

 

Senior Mary Kay Beauty Consultant, Brand new line of high quality skin care products as well as limited edition, discontinued & hard to find items for men & women. Please contact me for specific items desired. Great gifts for the upcoming holidays as well as for Birthdays, Anniversaries, weddings, showers & Bridal Party gifts. Free gift with $40 or more purchase. <calberotanza @ marykay. com>. Also see marykay. com/calberotanza (128)

 

STAGE RIGHT "There's no second chace for a first impression!" JoAnn Clark Interior Redesigner 708 422-3921

 

Career & small business. networking resource; Tatyana Sorokina's "The Legal Alien’s Guide" free in her frequent "A to Z of Successful. networking" Seminars. Learn how & where to. network to minimize your efforts & achieve your goals as a job seeker or entrepreneur. Bring business cards. Subscribe to hear of events legalaliensguide. com/Seminars.html

 

No Cost re/financing (wbbm radio) Lenox Financial Mortgage LnxLoans. com 64 Perimeter Center East, 15th Floor Atlanta, GA 30346 312-277-5000 fx 650-475-3921

 

Apt for Rent. old town Wells penthouse, 2 BR+office, 1 BA, near North Ave Beach, public transportation. Hardwood floors, fireplace, deck, washer/dryer, dishwasher, lots of sunlight. $2000/mo incl's heat & water. Jason 312-735-3210 (117)

 

 

Roommate Wanted female seeks N/S female. Large, modern 2BR 1BA Lincoln Pk (Diversey & Racine), free parking/no permit. $590/mo.cell 312-513-2253 (107)

 

Avon Independant Consultant; our own Gloria Delia licensed for manicures, pedicures, facials, makeovers, Avon Parites, orders. Need a catalog? 312-813-1472 (107)

 

Free Resume Analysis by the author of six books incl. Top Secret Resumes & Cover Letters, Steven Provenzano, CPRW/CEIP (Tribune, WGN, ABC/NBC Chicago, CNBC, CNN/fn, WSJ). Email resume to <Careers @ Execareers. com> Call 630-289-6222; check Execareers. com (88)

 

Free Wood available for fire pits or chip for mulch. Must be able to pickup from Weber Rd, Lockport. Molly <amalia.sloan @ coldwellbanker. com> 630-341-6127

 

Our own Mike Sandrolini's 'All the Good in Sports' Book. 25 inspirational athlete & coach stories, kind of like "Chicken Soup for the Soul" type book. Avail. Walden book store, Amazon. com, BarnesAndNoble. com, Walmart. com, Target. com & more. "Mike Sandrolini" <mikesandro @ msn. com>

 

Freelance Writer/Editor for hire. Newsletter/journalism background, extensive interview experience, short/long-term projects. Request samples. clarecurley @ sbcglobal. net (87)

 

Spa Specials Gift Certificate Package specials; mention "Your Event Hotline (YEH) for additional $15 off. Taste of Amber Spa; Mini facial, 30 min swedish massage, wax: lip & eyebrow $100 ($35 savings); Amber Spa Elite; European Facial, 1 hr swedish massage, salt glow body wrap $180 ($45 savings). Amber Spa (skin, nail, body care, Microdermabrasion. 2040 W Webster, Chgo. 5 blks S of Fullerton, 1 blk W of Damen. amberspa2040. com 773-252-5549) (kp)

 

Photographer & Event Planner for hire; portraits, pet photos, special events, weddings. flexible &. competitive pricing. alfordenterprises. net <bonniejean @ alfordenterprises. net> 630-752-9434 (kp)

 

Tax & Accounting services for individuals & businesses. Avoid late fees & extensions. Quickbooks certified. Business planning assistance available. Reasonable rates. Excellent customer service. CPA. "Dawn" <dawn @ milaniltd. com> 773.297.9779 (kp)

 

 

Services for Meeting People Dial a mate 800-960-Mate, ChristianCafe. com, CatholicCupid. com, Udate. com

 

 

8at8. com Dinner Club. Singles cocktail parties, brunches, wine tastings & other great ways to socialize, meet Mr or Ms Right, or just make friends.

 

Business Network Chgo (BNC, mostly age ~21-45). networking social group for job-seekers, entrepreneurs/working professionals seeking rewarding relationships meeting in a fun, friendly, relaxed atmosphere to exchange ideas, share contacts, invest in each other's success usually no cover, no RSVP needed, cash bar, events open to all. Event emails <BNC_Chicago-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com>, Mktg Dir <Amy.Zagroba @ apexperformancesystems. com> cell 773-433-0849. BnChicago. org prev BreakfastNetworkClub. org

 

Connections (Daily Herald)+ 847-357-8586 - Dateline+ 800-466-6830 x75 or 800-536-2698 - one-and-only. com - CatholicSingles. com - FindRomance. com - OkCupid. com (free)

 

DateAndDash. com Single Mingle (mostly age 21-39) often free drinks, no cover. Social, not speed dating (often half price discounts thru GoldStar. com emails). If possible, RSVP online to insure admission (+$5 via 800-957-DASH, 773-495-0088)

 

DateMyFriend. net Mixer/Happy Hours. 6-10p. Singles mix & mingle w/ Prof's mostly age ~21-39. Not online or speed-dating, no nametags <dmf @ datemyfriend. net>

 

Drip. com (singles age 18+). A shot of caffeine for your social life. Mingle in a relaxed, fun & casual setting. Free appetizers, cash bar. Various locations. $20, $10. Event emails Joy Ross <joy @ drip. com>

 

GourmetConnections. com & ChicagoSinglesDining. com (age ~35-60) Dinner & dance parties. Dinners ~$35-45 incl's tax & tip, drinks extra.Non-mbrs $2 extra. Mbrshp $47-59/yr. Dressy casual attire. Menu & details online. Events emails <jims @ GourmetConnections. com> 773-929-6534

 

Intro2Singles. com Festive, energy-filled environments w/ food, drinks, music & adventurous activities to encourages introductions, promote. communication, laughter & participation to start new friendships. Free mbrship, events ~$10-35. Exec Dir Christa Thomas <christa @ intro2singles. com>

 

PerfectMateOnline. com - SelectiveSearch-Inc. com - SinglesUpdate. com - suntimes. com (people2people. com) - BigChurch. com (FriendFinderInc. com)

 

ExpressDater. com Various dates/locations. mostly age 21+. ~30 dates (email addr provided if a mutual interest) YEH adv discount 'How'd you find out?' enter 'YEH-$10 off', else $35/adv, often $25, $50/door if avail. Signup online for events, emails, discounts, pay at door. 773-477-8520. Paula Eisen <paula @ expressdater. com>

 

For Singles Only 800-457-3214 - Meeting Place 800-487-7428 - BabyBoomersMeet. com (born '45-'64) - StRaphael. net (Catholic Dating Svc)-MatchLive. com

 

Healthy Dining Club for Singles. (mostly age 30-59) Various (vegy-friendly) Chgo Restaurants $5-10+meals. <HealthyDining @ aol. com> Htln 773.250.3311

 

AmericanSingles. com/Cupid. network as. org - HurryDate. com 20% off URChicago. com disc code ur5637 - asoulmate. com - eMode. com - edate. com

 

ChicagoSingles (Free trail) - MeetChicago. com - ChicagoMatches. com - eHarmony. com - lavalife. com - MySpace. com - Friendster. com (free) - aol. com

 

MatchMaker. com (free trial) - mm. org - Match. com (free trial) - SocialNet. com - Talkcity. com - Delightful Dining 630-268-8007 - CatholicSingles. com

 

NewSingleFriends. com (age approx. 35-60) Cocktail parties and dances at various locations, especially in NW suburbs. Most parties are $5 - $15. Dressy casual attire. Schedule online. Events emails <Senny @ NewSingleFriends. com> 773-929-6534

 

NiteLife. org Entertaiment Magazine; Singles Mingle. (monthly) 'No pressure' mixer. network w/ singles, things to do, prizes, games? free tix? dancing?

 

ChicagoHash. com (Dante's a mbr) Drinking club with a running problem. 312-409-BEER (2337) . CuteAndSingleCom (free) - TrueBeginnings. com

 

FabDate. com - webpersonals. com - Kiss. com - lovecity. com - datematch. com - match-link. com - Chicago-Soulmates. com

 

SingleGourmetChicago. com (mostly age ~45-55) Meet, mingle, dine. <info @ singlegourmetchicago. com> 773-772-3535 Date. com (user Free, password Trial)

 

SingleCatholics. com - LockAndKeyParties. com - Pre-Dating. com - WebDate. com - PerfectMatch. com - eConfidant. com dating advice - SinglesOnTheGo. com

 

Single Servings Dining Group Prof. singles (30-49) 773-880-1709 ChicagoReader. com - SomeoneLikesYouCom - CupidJunction. com* - ItalMatch. com

 

It's just lunch (dating for business professionals) Chgo 312-644-9999,Oakbrk 630-684-2325,Schmbrg 847-330-6308 - GreatGirlfriends. com - personals.yahoo. com

 

ConnectWorkChicago. com Networking Social events for the for the job challenged :) or those seeking to improve employment. prev OutOfWorkChicago. com Amy Zagroba <amy @ outofworkchicago. com>

 

TheSocialNetwork. com -a unique, fun social club for Chicago's most attractive, eligible, career-minded people (mostly age 25-57). 312-201-9510, 630-510-0202

 

WindyCitySocial. com - Social event planner for successful men & woman in their 30's and 40's to connect on a social, intellectual and professional level. Wine tastings, dinners, hikes, bike rides,. informational workshops to enhance your career, your life & more <hope @ windycitysocial. com>

 

 

Deals; spoofee.com/birthday-freebies-list, Groupon. com, YouSwoop. com, BuyWithMe. com, LivingSocial. com, DealRadar. com, hotels discounts TravelCoupons.com, HotelCoupons.com (prev RoomSaver.com), TheOig.com, Hotel.com, HomeRun.com, Google.com/Flights. Cheap Chgo Hotels/Hostels; $28/night (free wifi. 24 E Congress Pkwy 312-360-0300) gogobot.com, $33/n Lincoln Hotels (1816 North Clark St) priceline.com, $50 RedRoof.com Inn (162 E Ontario St 312-787-3580)

 

 

AnnualCreditReport. com Free credit report for all three bureau's. one per year. check for errors or identity theft. Other sites will charge you or have a catch

 

Airline specials; Hipmonk.com, SmarterTravel. com, BookingBuddy. com (Orbitz. com, both short notice?), abcnews. com, Cheaper Travel tips, AirfareNow. com, CheapTickets. com, LastMinute. com (travelocity. com), priceline. com, (not on other sites=>) southwest.com, delta.com?. TravelGuard insurance ~$125 cancel anytime & if travel Co goes bankrupt. 2 people Free Airfare, Hotel or $50 Red Lobster/ OliveGarden. com Gift Certificates & $10 gas; for seeing Trend West Travel 1 hr promotion Tu-Th 4, 6, 8 pm, Fri 12, 2, 4p, Sat 10a, 12, 2p, 4p Finley & Butterfield, DG (old. comp usA) ask for Kay 888-639-2971

 

BankRate. com compare MANY bank rates (HeartlandMortgage. com by my house good!)

 

Bank checks; (2 boxes/400) artisticchecks. com $9, imagechecks. com $8, checkgallery. com $8, S&H $1.50

 

Barter Services; TimeBanks.org (~140 Chgo Mbrs) $15-25/yr. Earn 1 time dollar for attending or posting. BarterQuest.com, Itex.com, ArtOfBarter.com

Brunch; Sun’s 10 am-3 pm $20 buffet with the usual, carving station, unlimited Mimosa’s & Crab legs :) Duffy's (422 W Diversey Pkwy) bar1events.com/duffys/brunch.php

 

CansBar. com $1 beer & Specials. 4pm+ (earlier?) $1 Miller Lite & Hi-Life cans (M 35c wings, Tu 2-for-1 appetizers, W $1 sliders, $4 big cans ~24 oz, Th $1 ML& HL cans. Casual dress. 1640 N Damen Ave, Bucktown Chgo. 1 blk N of Milwaukee & North Ave. 773.227.2277)

 

CapitalOne. com Freq Flier Miles any airline, no black out dates! No annual fee, no fee if over limit (w/ Visa Signature Card).

 

Cell Phone; FreeCycle.org likely Free cells (many only work for one service). SafeLink.com Free phone & mins for those in need 800-SAFELINK, FreedomPop.com monthly Free cell & net service. VirginMobileUsa.com (Sprint) $6/mo incl's 25 mins/mo talk (rolls over). When activating phone, please use referral 630-810-0967. ConsumerCellular.com (AT&T) $10/mo+25c/min, $15/mo 200 mins. RepublicWireless.com (Sprint) $19/mo unlimited data, talk, text, no contract, StraightTalk.com $30/mo 1,000 talk mins, $45 unlimitted (Walmart), BoostMobile.com $30/mo unlimited talk, text, email & data (<2.5 G/mo), Pay As You Go $0/mo+ 20c/min ($30=150 mins/mo), 20c/text, Web 50c/day etc. AioWireless.com (AT&T) $35 & up unlimitted talk, text & data, MyCricket.com $35/mo unlimited talk, text, $45/mo also w/ unlimited web data. TracFone.com $7/mo & up, uSell.com buys cell phones, even broke. Cell chargers $5 Five n Below & Maxwell Street Flea Market

 

Comedy. Wed's 9 pm, door open 8 pm. $5. ComediansYouShouldKnow. com TimothyOTooles. com  (1st Th's) 9p-12m free (622 N Fairbanks Ct & Ontario, Chgo. 2 blks E of Michigan Ave, 5 blks N of Chgo River. 312-642-0700). ComedyComedyLive. Fri, Sat 8:30 pm Subscribe for Email discounts ($0-7), reg $15 see Regular Events; America's Historic Roundhouse (prev WPaytonsRoundhouse. 205 N Broadway, Downtown Aurora. Rt 25 btwn Rt 56/Butterfield & New York. free parking lots. If full, park SE of Hotel by street & RR tracks. 630-264-BREW/2739, groups BERT 630-906-2277, ?630-892-0034? RH34. com)

 

Computers; I'm familiar with this non-profit; FreeGeekChicago.org refurbished computers w/ Linux (can install Windows); desk top $45+, laptop $75+ or volunteer & get one free (30 day guarantee)

 

Dinning Gift Certificates; ~1/2 price (I've used all, they're safe) often via Opera-Chicago. com, Restaurant. com, deals.wnua. com, We 9a deals.realoldies1690. com, Th 8a deals.kisschicago. com, deals.wdfn. com, q101. com/half_price, deals.wlit. com, wls.chicago-deals. com, wls2.chicago-deals. com, We 3p deals.v103. com, wtmx. com/diningguide.php

 

e-Books Free; amazon.com, itunes, bpl.org, obooko.com, gutenberg.org, OpenLibrary.org, books.google.com, kobobooks.com, it-ebooks.info, ebookdirectory.com, freebyte.com/free_ebooks, most libraries, drmfree.calibre-ebook.com/by/genre, barnesandnoble.com/u/Free-eBooks/379001668, lifehacker.com/5930800/grab-over-80-free-ebooks-from-microsoft, makeuseof.com/tag/easy-listening-pleasures-10-websites-free-audio-book-downloads, justenglish.me/2012/09/01/free-books-100-legal-sites-to-download-literature, efytimes.com/e1/fullnews.asp?edid=128619

 

EntertainmentBooks. com 1/2 off just about everything.Get Oct-Nov 1 (1 yr+).$25 via Seaspar/Rec Cntr(4500 Belmont, Downrs Grv.justSof Ogden M-F 8:30-4:30 960-7600/1),$25 at some Wal-marts,Barnes & Noble's, EB Deerfield office (Lake-CookRd ,online or 800-678-1849 {NW, W, SW, NW Indiana, Chgo in all. 847-945-9119/0300}

 

Fax Free fax.com, myfax.com (less than paid efax), j2.com ~3/mo free, Trustfax.com, eFax.com (free, % off / free trial coupons smartcoupons. org/efax-coupons.html), makeuseof.com/tag/send-email-fax-machine

 

Free Entree, up to $10 off Wed-Sun coupon online Salvatores-Chicago. com (Italian, 525 W Arlington Pl, Lincoln Park Chgo. 1 blk N of Fullerton, just W of Clark. 773-528-1200)

 

Gas Save 10-25c/gal Speedway. com w/ Prepay card & Rewards Program. Get points for Gas & purchases, redeem for purchases or gas discount

 

Glasses/Contacts; free eye exams, 2 pair designer glasses $70, contacts $12.50/box Americas Best TwoPair. com 800-TWO-PAIR, see also EyeBuyDirect.com 

$2 Hamburger Tue's. ~1/3 lb, extras cost extra :) various locations; BarLouieAmerica. com (22 E Chgo/Maple Ave, downtown Naperville. SE corner w/ Washington)

 

Haircuts $5; Betty's & Nick's (~20 station shop. M-F?, Sat 9a-8p 6617 Cermak, Berwyn. Metra stop E 1/2 blk-Oak Park Ave, L/N 9 blks-22nd St R/E 2 blks. 708-749-3505, other locations), Merna Salon (3436 W Irving Pk, Chgo. 4 blks W of Kedzie 773.588.0864), Kimbal & Montrose

 

+Harner's Pig Roast (1st Fri's) They roast outside, regular sit down dinner inside. ~$10. 10 W State, Aurora. Rt 56/Butterfield, btwn Rts 25 & 31. 630-892-4400

 

eHealthInsurance. com quotes online (no calls back) $48/mo & up, Dental & Rx $10/mo, see also AmeriPlanUsa. com. kofc.org/youngadultins (18-29)

 

HotTix. org - 1/2 price tix day of show (Fri for wkend) 78 W Randolph & other locations. email notify list online

 

IDOT Traffic Times/Speed gcmtravel. com - Kings Carwash 6255 S Cass. Westmont free B-day carwash.

 

Long Distance 2.89c/min; At&t calling card, no surcharge (unless payphone), rechargeable. SamsClub. com 90 day free trail mbrshp. No $5/mo LD fee w/Att

 

Music free .jamendo.com legal music downloads

Parking; SpotHero.com (ex $24 for days in Chinatown or $5 in Chgo Loop area), AON Center $6/day weekends, Mon-Fri $6-13 flat rate 3pm-8am, $17 M-F in by 9:30am, out by 7pm (200 E lower Randolph St, Chgo. Michigan-Randolph E lower level-Columbus L/N-next L. 877-909-6199), Chgo $6 >5p M-F 205 N lower Michigan, enter Randolph 1/2 blk E, Free >6pm; Lake, Dearborn & other N/S streets nearby

 

Printer Ink ~$7 vs ~$30 in store, free shipping, ~1yr $ back, subscribe for discounts; * 123inkjets.com, 4inkjets.com, LdProducts.com, swiftink.com, print1way.com, DoubleInks.com, SimplyInk.com (earn mypoints.com)

 

Training Online Free; (kids Starfall.com), web design training w3schools.com, tizag.com, schools.com, udacity.com, w3.org, PickaTutorial.com, LearnWebDesignOnline.com, FreeWebMasterHelp.com, OnlineVideoLecture.com, AcademicEarth.org MIT+, Coursera.org MANY ~20 categories+30 Univ's, MicroSoft.com, edx.org, pyroelectro.com, open.umich.edu/education, bbc.co.uk/webwise, IllinoisWorknet.com MS Office+, IdealProgrammer.com Video Tutorials, PC; EverymanIT.com, tutorialspoint.com, udemy.com, ectstudy.com (electronics, mcu's), itunes.stanford.edu, youtube.com/sathishmanohar, GcfLearnFree.org Computers, Reading, Math, Careers+, KhanAcademy.org Math, physics, finance+, FreeByte.com Electronics, IT, web.mit.edu, apple.com/education/itunes-u, MS VM+ MicrosoftVirtualAcademy.com, efytimes.com/e1/fullnews.asp?edid=118356, 118833, 116802, 121277, CambridgeGcseComputing.org, OpenVideoTutorial.com, wintellectnow.com Rest not-free; LearnItAnytime.com MS office, web design training online+ often online ~$38/yr, TotalTraining.com MS training often online ~$20/yr, TrainSignal.com, VideoProfessor.com PC training via interactive video CD's. Free 10 Day trial, then ~$13 each with Free Virus Scan. 599CD.com computer training video CD's for PC, beginner to advanced. Computer Basics, Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Web Design, Access, FrontPage, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, VB, ASP & more. $5.99 ea, no obligation

 

Rx GoodRx.com, UniversalDrugstore.com best local deals, PpaRx. org 888-4PPA-NOW (477-2669, Montel Williams), IsaveRx. com Illinois gov/health (both IL state sponsored 866-266-9955)

 

SpeedNetworking. com video intro, photo gallery

 

Subscribe for Free B'day Meals (good for ~2 weeks:) TgiFridays.com, RubyTuesday.com, GoMongo.com (BdBbq), Starbucks.com, ihop.com, FuddRuckers.com, Royal Buffet (verify 1st, 1400 W 75th St, Darien. NW corner w/ Lemont Rd. 630-322-8883), Hollywood Theatres 16 free movie passes, other big chains, ?Funk bar 1-2 hours open bar, no cover for you & friends?

 

Sushi; Tsuki (Th's 5-6:30 pm Half-Price Maki Rolls, $5 select Martinis. 1441 W. Fullerton Ave, Chgo. 2 blks E of Ashland 773-883-8722)

 

Web/PC: ISP's ATT.com DSL $15/mo, Comcast. com $30/mo, NetZero.net $0-20/mo Wireless, no contract, Dial Up Free ISP/Net access! 10 hrs/mo. netzero.net/start/landing.do?page=www/free/index, Frys. com (store I shop at by me) $6/mo, (see freedomlist.com & check bbb. org) 550access. com $5.50/mo (<= I'm not familiar with this. company, let me know if you try). Free anti-virus & anti-spyware software; microsoft. com/security_essentials AVG (mentioned in Tribune, I & friends use) free.avg. com likely better & CPU intense :( microsoft. com/security_essentials. Free Defender Spyware Protection microsoft. com/windows/products/winfamily/defender . free check/remove us.mcafee. com/virusInfo/default.asp?id=vrt . net Answering Machine; Takes Msg, lets you listen & take call while online. free 30 day trial, $4/mo & up after; Callwave. com, AolCallAlert. com . SpeedTest.net (be sure no other web activity) reviews.cnet. com/internet-speed-test. Find your local calling area (charged per call, not per minute ie for ISP's) localcalling.sbc. com/LCA/lca_input.jsp . free web sites 150m. com 100 M free web space, 20m/day (10M space); 4shared. com (1G space, 50M/file, , else unlimitted, ftp), tripodcom (20 M, 1G/day, ftp), Spree. com 15 M, webspawner. com (15k/page, else unlimitted, support @ webspawner. com), Fortunecity. com-(100 M w/ftp). spamcop. net - reduce spam free by just fowarding emails to their automated system (let me know if you need help). Free Email Forwarding to avoid spam; mailinator. com, SpamGourmet. com. Yahoo. com free email 100 M storage. Encyclopedia (free online) britannica. com, Wikipedia. org

 

Free $25 Gift Certificate w/ email list signup Marche-Chicago. com, Opera, Red Light, Gioco. Freq specials $50 free w/ $100 GC, (2 $50's easier to use, any location)

 

Free Chiropractic & Physical Therapy type visit 630-522-0761 Adv Physicians (63rd & Rt 83, Willowbrook?)

 

Social Groups (mostly young single ~25-40, though all welcome, see more at Regular Events) - SingleChristiansUnited. com

 

 

 

Aurora Singles Club (mostly age 21-35) groups.yahoo. com/group/aurorasingles2 <aurorasingles2-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com> aurorasingles2.tripodcom.

 

Chgo Hiking & Dining Group-downtown after work dinners, outdoor & other events <Rickey.Malkowski @ ssa gov>. info & photo's at angelfire. com/trek/rickhike

 

ChicagoAfterHours. com Events emails signup at ChicagoAfterHours. com <info @ chicagoafterhours. com>

 

NetworkAfterWork. com Social (~400 professionals) 6-9 pm free cocktails & light appetizers. $10 adv, $15 RSVP pay there, else $20. Business casual attire. facebook.com/groups/82137673100

 

Chicago Fun News – Chicago City events & email. bedno. com <Andrew @ Bedno. com>

 

Chicagoland Irish Pub Music Multi Meetup Group Socials. (~120 people mostly ages ~35-45) celticmusic.meetup. com/113 Kathleen <koconnor911 @ sbcglobal. net> cell 630.254.8572

 

Chicago-Scene. com Email & online database of Chicago area bar parties. Newsletter @ Chicago-Scene. com

 

ChicagoShakers. com Social/adventure club for enthusiastic people to have fun & meet for friendships, relationships, or just a group to share. common interests. 7-10 events/mo. If possible, RSVP, often no obligation <Carm.Antonieta @ ChicagoShakers. com> 773-769-6253 facebook. com/profile.php?id=1343905795

 

Chicago Sports & SocialMonster. com Chicago Sport & Social Events & emails. PlayfulMonster. com

 

CommunityChristian. org Church Singles. (all welcome, mostly age 30-45) Various events & locations. Based out of CCC (North Campus 1635 Emerson Ln, Naperville. Yellow Box Bldg. Rt 59-Ogden/Rt 34 E 3 blks-Rickert S/R 1 blk-Emerson R). Event emails signup singles.meetup. com/1262 prev (note used) groups.yahoo. com/group/CCCSinglesEventsGroup

 

CatholicSocialCircle. com (prev CircleOf. net) Mostly Catholic/Christian's age ~25-49 sharing. common interests, fun events and/or Catholic beliefs. Adv RSVP & purchase required, free mbrship email <jo @ catholicsocialcircle. com>

 

DelightfulDining. com Dinners. 6:30p reception; 7:30p dinner. Business/casual dress. ~$49 (dinner & often open bar). RSVP 630.983.3000 or 630.690.2100?

 

EuroCircle. net (~120+ young adults) 8 marriages thru gatherings! If possible, Subscribe & RSVP online. European Social Club events, though all are welcome. EuroCircle. com

 

French-Amer Chamber of Commerce/Multi-Cultural Young Professionals Networking & Social Events. (~200 ppl mostly age 21-39) Event emails Martha <mquinlan @ facc-chicago. com> 312-578-0444. facc-chicago. com

 

GildasClubChicago. org Social Benefits. (200+ people mostly age ~21-39) Various Dates & locations. A free cancer support. community

 

GirlsOnTheRun.org for all Northwest/Western Suburban women for a break from the normal routine for social events like wine tasting, sightseeing, bowling, concerts, dinners, board game nights, etc. facebook.com/pages/Girls-on-the-Run-Chicagoland-area/200708946657850

 

Laura's West 'burb Social Group. (events ~20 age mostly 40-45, Good active fun crowd!) Event emails, contact Kevin <k_fitzpat @ yahoo. com> to be added

 

+Lincoln Park Young Professionals (LPYP). (mostly age 21-42) Social &. networking Events. lp-yp. com <lpyp1@hotmail.com> 312-642-5097 facebook. com/group.php?gid=38786013763

 

LincolnParkWineClub. com <contact @ LincolnParkWineClub. com> 773-687-0784

 

Naperville Bicycle Club (nbc)-see members.aol. com/clubnbc/ $16/yr to join see topica. com/lists/nbc/ or email nbc-subscribe @ topica. com

 

NW Suburban Young Adult Ministry (mostly age ~20-39) HolyFamilyParish. org & others in NW burb Catholic Church events though non-Catholics welcome. facebook.com/groups/120309035198. YamNW. Org. Jeff Martin <jeff @ yamnw. org> cell 847-772-4186, Paul Jarzembowski <pjarzembowski @ dioceseofjoliet. org> 847.989.2848

 

+Meetin. org, Meetup. com If possible online (RSVP, see details, who's going, pics of host/es, cell #?). Chgo & other area Socials

 

Michigan State Univ Alumni of Chgo. All are welcome, often with Univ of Michigan Wolverine's. ChicagoSpartans. com <msuinfo @ chicagospartans. com> msuspartans. com/sports/m-footbl/sched/msu-m-footbl-sched.html

 

MyPeopleConnection. com Chgo social events & emails (& other major cities), Free mbrship. If possible online (RSVP ASAP, details & pics of host, cell #?)

 

NW Univ Sheil Catholic Center Graduate & Young Adults. NW Univ Sheil Catholic Center (2110 Sheridan Rd, Evanston). sites.google.com/site/sheilgya <c-grinslade@northwestern.edu, Sheil.gya@gmail.com>

 

Our Lady of the Wayside Parish College Social. Various socail events, contact Jim Papandrea <HolyFamilyAdultFaith @ RememberRome. com>. Based out of Our Lady of the Wayside Parish (Arlington Hts Rd, just N of Euclid Rd, ~4 miles N of I-90, Arlington Hts)

 

PPC Chgo Social Events. See groups.yahoo. com/group/fridgedoor_chicago ChicagoFourth. com Jeff Fuji <party_central @ sbcglobal. net> c312-925-6386

 

PlentyOfFish. com (all 21+ welcome, mostly ~45-55) forums.plentyoffish. com/partythread39.aspx

 

Polish. org's; Amer Congress of IL (pacil. org) representing >1 mill IL Polish Amer's. See 'Polish' below, swschicago. org, PolishAmericanBusiness. com, polish.meetup. com

 

SasChicago. org. (singles 20-39) Social & Chgo. community Service. org. social events &. community service like wine tasting, dinning, whirly ball, happy hours, theatre, sports outings, tutoring & volunteer. Previously SACCSchicago. org

 

SinglesUpdate. com - Interactive mail list & Web site for to share upcoming events & gatherings in the Chicago area. <subscribe @ SinglesUpdate. com>

 

Single's Professional Society. (W burb singles all welcome, mostly ~45+) West burb Social events spssingles. com 24 hr Htln 630-837-7881, membership @ spssingles. com 312-431-5078

 

Single in the Suburbs. Event emails Pamela Beckman <Singleintheburbs @ aol. com> 630-415-2343

 

Southport Young Professionals (open to all, mostly age 21-39) Mix, mingle &. network. Event emails <spyp @ att. net>

 

StClementChurch. org Young Adults (mostly age 20-39) see Reg. Events; Young Adult Mass. Event emails,<tracy @ stclementchurch. org>. Happy Hour (4th Wed's, mostly age 20-39) 6-8 pm watch game, socialize. various locations; 11/28 $2.50 seasonal pints. Lincoln Station (billiards. 2432 N Lincoln Ave, Chgo. 1/2 blk NW of Fullerton & Halsted. 773-472-8100). Lizzy Hunt <lizzy_h6400 @ yahoo. com>. 2nd Act Adult Ministry; (mostly age 35+) people. committed to programs and events that focus on spirituality, social activities, adult education &. community outreach. Email list of events. stclementchurch. org/second_act.html, Judy Gross <judy @ stclementchurch. org> 773-281-0371 x42. SC (642 W Deming Pl, Lincoln Pk Chgo. Halsted-Fullerton E 2 blks-Orchard L/N 2 blks. 773-281-0371)

 

St William Young Adults. Event emails Dan Krupa <DJKrupa @ aol. com>

 

Swedish Heritage Social Club & related sites; Svithiod. org, ChicagoSwedes. org, SwedishAmericanMuseum. org (same as samac. org)

 

TechCocktail. com Social. ~600 young adult professionals. networking, socializing, tech. company demo's. $10 cover, cash bar. If possible, RSVP online. If full, you can get in if you show up on the early side. JohnBarleycorn. com (upstairs. 3524 N Clark St, Wrigleyville Chgo. 1 blk S of Addison)

 

TOP-FUN Chgo event emails. <Top-Fun-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com> archives at groups.yahoo. com/group/Top-Fun Dante Bacani <Top-Fun-owner @ yahoogroups. com>

 

URChicago. com Email of Chicago bar parties signup at URChicago. com <urvip @ interaccess. com>

 

Voyage Young Adult Ministry. College age activities. Based out of Naperville St Peter & Paul Church (36 N Ellsworth, blks NE of downtown Nprvl). dontstopbelieving. org

 

WindyCityWineClub. com FREE Membership, signup online. <contact @ windycitywineclub. com> 773 687-0784

 

Young Chicago Lakefront. Social event emails <YoungChicago @ aol. com>

 

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN). info, social & service event email signup at ynpnchicago. org

 

Young Professional YoPro. com; helping people. network, create new friends, opening new doors, find jobs & more.

 

YourEventHotline. com (YEH)-Free wkly Chgo area events email for meeting people or just getting out <yeh-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com> then read confirmation email & click to confirm & daily skim your bulk/spam folder since this & wanted emails may go there

 

 

Fast Dating Services SpeedNetworking. com Cupid. com

 

 

Mix2MatchInc. com (frequent) Various dates & locations. age 21+. 15-30 dates (email addr provided if a mutual interest). ~$30. 877-MIX-2006

 

3MinuteDating. com (frequent) Various dates & locations. age 21+. 15+ dates (email addr provided if a mutual interest). ~$25-50, adv 35% off w/ discount code "YEH35". Pre-registration required at 3MinuteDating. com . Frequent event emails & discounts <Warwick @ 3MinuteDating. com> 847 919 9444

 

8minuteDating. com Various ages & locations (email addr provided if a mutual interest). ~$29 adv, ~$34 door.

 

dateNminutes. com Party. network/Mingle with dozens of Chicago’s eligible bachelors & bachelorettes while nibbling. compliment appetizers & sipping delicious discounted cocktails. Bring business cards! ~$20 at door, ~$15 w/ RSVP toll free 866-453-DATE.

 

ExpressDater. com ~30 3 min dates (email addr provided if a mutual interest). All 6:25-9:30p. Signup online for event emails & discounts. Prices for these events only. YEH adv discount 'How'd you find out?' enter 'YEH-$10 off', else $35/adv, often $25, $50/door if avail (rare). 773-477-8520 "Paula Eisen" <paula @ expressdater. com>

 

Fastdater. com ~40-3 min dates (email addr provided if a mutual interest), all 7:30-9 pm. $40. Signup online, email Name & mention ~"Kevin Fitzpatrick/ Your Event Hotline (YEH) $5 off" to <info @ fastdater. com> 708-453-2049 wait list if sold out?

 

HurryDate. com 25-3 min dates (email addr provided if a mutual interest), drink specials, Dressy/Casual. Various Chgo Bars. See online. ~$35. Drink specials. URChicago. com 15-20% off code ur5637 or ur5748

 

LockAndKeyParties. com 6:30-9p. (mostly age 25-45) Relaxed, happy hour vibe encouraging mingling & socializing while you find the matching lock or key & if you wish, get another. No time limits or seating assignments. Meet whom YOU choose. Appetizers, drink special, prizes ie. Crunch fitness mbrshp & free Pre-Dating. com speed dating. $17 adv online w/ pay, discount code 'FITZ', $23 adv online w/o pay, $27 door if avail. <chicago @ lockandkeyparties. com>, Christan @ LockAndKeyParties. com 773-793-3909

 

 

Regular Events (event indicator at begining; * = Join us (if possible, verify), + = Key/recommended event, P=Plan Ahead . Always a fair chance of getting in late.)

 

 

+2030club. org Happy Hours. (~mnthly, mostly age 21-45) usually (7-10p no cover, drink specials), various locations. Benefits children in need, social event emails <2030club @ 2030club. org> htln 312-409-3454

 

+630singles. org 1st Fri (Great, fun active crowd! all welcome, mostly age 45+). 8:30p-1a. ArrowheadGolfClub. org Clubhouse (26W151 Butterfield Rd, Wheaton. 1 mile W of Naperville Rd. 630-653-5800, 5802). ?630singles. org/630_FF.jpg? Event emails <singles630-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com> 630 hotline (24 hrs/day) 630-585-4127 groups.yahoo. com/group/singles630

 

Adler Planetarium 'Far Out Fridays' Benefit. (1st Fri's) 4:30-10 pm. Family-oriented for all ages, hands-on, interactive activities, fun w/ star-gazing, telescopes, Sky-Theater shows, astronomers discussions. Doane Observatory Mars viewing at times. $20; mbrs $5, child<4-17/senior 65+ $17, Student/Teacher $10. Family of 4 $60. AdlerPlanetarium. org & Astronomy Museum (1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chgo. 1 blk S of Roosevelt. 312-922-7827)

 

+America's Historic Roundhouse Bands 9:30p-1a, $3-7 cover >8p. Oldest existing limestone railroad roundhouse in nation, historic landmark built in 1856 for building & repairing train cars. Due to the auto, rail service declined, it closed in 1974, lay dormant & deteriorated till Payton bought & restored it in 1995. prev WP's Rndhse. 205 N Broadway, Downtown Aurora. Rt 25 btwn Rt 56/Butterfield & New York. free parking lot. If full, park SE of Hotel by street & RR tracks. 630-264-BREW/2739, groups BERT 630-906-2277, ?630-892-0034? RH34. com)

 

AmongFriends. net Social Benefit Parties (mnthly W,Th ~15-20th, ~70 ppl mostly age 45+) 6-8 pm free appetizers, drink specials. ~$1-2 cover. Various Schaumburg area locations; 6/16 TheLuckyMonk. com (prev Brass. 105 Hollywood Blvd, South Barrington. W side of Barrington Rd by Central Rd near AMC Theatres. 847-898-0500). Event emails <terri @ martinjaysales. com>

 

Archie's Daily Specials $2 Hamms, $3 wells. 11a-2a (billiards. 2600 W Iowa Ave, Ukrainian Vlg Chgo. 2 blks N of Chgo Ave, 3 blks W of Western) MyOpenBar. com

 

+Art Institute After Work Office Party. (~500 sngls 30-45) 5:30-8:30p. (Qtrly, 3rd Th's) Band, food, cash bar, dancing, gallery walks, tours. $10 (prev $15, mbrs & their guests $10 join & 1 free). 111 S. Michigan Ave at Adams, Chgo. Free trolley rides from garages. 312-575-8000 (prev 312-443-3600?) artic. edu/aic/programs/afterdetails.html.

 

Auctions; Chicago Police (~2nd Sat's ~ea 2 months) 8:30 am viewing, 10 am auction, mostly bikes. Westside Technical Institute (2800 S Western Ave, Chicago). dates at aceauctioneers. com. <info @ aceauctioneers. com>

 

Bar1events. com; Frequent specials; McGee's (950 W Webster), Wrightwood Tap (1059 W Wrightwood), Redmond's (3358 N Sheffield), Maeve (1325 W Wrightwood Ave), Duffy's (422 W Diversey Pkwy), Durkin's (810 W Diversey). Lincoln Park area Multi-bar events/party emails <bar1events @ aol. com> 773-868-8073

 

Barnaby's Beer (tasting, 3rd Wed's) School. 8-10pm. Host Barnaby Strave of Three Floyd's Beer. 10 6-ounce samples,. info, food (extra). $20. Anything goes Dress code. TheGlobePub. com (1934 Irving Park Rd, Chicago. . 1/2 blk E of Damen & Lincoln 773-871-3757)

 

+BarRevu. com Social Party. (~2nd Th's, ~50 people, all age 21+ welcome, mostly ~35-45) ~7:30-11p+ Cash bar, drink specials, various locations; Event emails signup & Pic's online (BarRevu yahoo group not used) <Mc2712 @ aol. com, john @ barrevu. com, bartender @ barrevu. com> 312.409.0698

 

BBWsROCK (plus size. community & friends). BBWsRock @ webtv. net (John Michael Chopin) Hotline 847.381.1111, 630-947-7575 BBWSweetDreams @ aol. com bbwsweetsensations. com groups.yahoo. com/group/bbwsrock_newsletter groups.yahoo. com/group/bbwsrock BBWsRock FREE Social Mixer (1st Sat's) 8p-1a. often at HubCaps Bar, 4663 N. Ruby (25th St ~6 blks N of Irving/Rt 19), Schiller Park. No cover, Free darts & Jukebox. SuperDances! (3rd Sat's, plus size. community & friends, >200 people) Dance 8p-1a. often Pool Party midnight-3am. Changing rooms, extra towels & sauna available! Often at DoubleTree Club Hotel 920 E. NW Highway. Palatine. (Corner Rt 14 & Hwy 53). $7 both. Newbies Free. Rooms $69 any Fri-Sun (indoor pool) 847.359.6900

 

+Bear to Bull Investment Club. (1st Th's) 7 pm. Learn about stocks and investing. Naperville. RSVP for location 630-212-4663

 

'Before Cana' Singles Marriage Prep Dinner Discussion. (~3rd Fri) Mass 7:30p, 8p Pizza, drinks, 8:15p Speaker; Fr Anthony Jelinek. Singles spiritual to prepare for married life & guidance in dating. Private appointments avail. ~$5 donation appreciated. Marytown. com (~Shrine. 1600 W Park Ave/Rt 176, Libertyville. 3 mi's W of I-294. 847-367-7800). If possible RSVP Mark Kochis 847-398-1729

 

Black Rock Specials; Su $3 Bloody Marys, $1.50 Point cans, other days? BlackRockBar. com (3614 N Damen Ave, Chgo. 2 blks N of Addison. 773-348-4044). MyOpenBar. com

 

Bloody Mary, All-u-can-drink. TheRailBar. com Sun's Bar $7.75. 10:30am-3pm brunch (optional?) $20? 4709 N Damen Ave, Ravenswood Chgo. 773-878-9400

 

Bolingbrook Job Leads Club. (Wed's) 7:30-8:30 am. IHOP (194 S Bolingbrook Dr, Bolingbrook. midwestleads. net 630-942-9496

 

Bon V Fr's Open Bar 9-10:30 pm DJs, no cover till 11pm say "Vibe is Right" at door. BonVchicago. com (1100 W Randolph St, West Loop Chgo. 312-829-4805). MyOpenBar. com

 

+BrewView. com Theatre. ($5 recent movies, free reality TV, other top shows. 20' TV screen, concert sound, 3 bars, table seating, drink specials. Casual dress. Vic Theatre. 3145 N Sheffield, Chgo. 2 blk W of Clark, 1/2 blk S of Belmont. limited street parking, pay lot across street. Red Line-Belmont stop, W 1 blk, then L. 773-929-6713).

 

BurwoodTap. com Su-Th $7 dom pitchers, Mo-Th 8-10 pm free buffet items like; wings, mostaccolli w/ sausage, mac & cheese (724 W Wrightwood, Chicago. 1 blk E of Halsted, just N of Fullerton. 11pm-2am 773-525-2593)

 

Business. network International. (Th's?) 7-8:30 am. Exchange referrals & business ideas. IHOP (Butterfield & Naperville Rds, Wheaton. bnichicagoland. com <evadahm @ coachcatalyst. com> 630-369-9824

 

Catholic Alumni Club (CAC). (all singles welcome, mostly Catholic age ~40+) Dinner & Movie Night 7p (~last Sat's) various La Grange dinner locations; then nearby La Grange Theater. Marlene 708-450-8280. Mass & Brunch/Dinner (& movie? ~3rd Sun's) various Chgo area Catholic Churches. Meet in front of church/vestibule ~15 mins before Mass then brunch nearby. If possible, RSVP Marlene 708 788 3352. Social Dinner & Movie. (mnthly, eating optional) various locations. If possible, RSVP Marlene 708 788 3352. Catholic Singles Club though all singles 21-45 welcome at events. home.catholicweb. com/ChicagoCAC caci. org/cac <ChicagoCac @ gmail. com> 24 hr hotline (only feature events of month, can leave msg, checked) 708-450-8280

 

Celebrity (Fr's?) 9-10 pm free well drinks. Celebrity (trendy Bucktown lounge. 1856 W North Ave, Chgo. ~6 blks W of I-90 & Ashland, 8 blks E of Western. celebchicago. com 773-365-0091). Chi.MyOpenBar. com

 

Central DuPage Spirit & Truth Young Adult Group (Fr's) 7-9 pm Speaker & Prayer. St Joan of Arc Parish (820 Division St, Lisle). Ben Petty <benjpetty @ gmail. com>, Paul Jarzembowski <pjarzembowski @ dioceseofjoliet. org>. Ongoing, no end date in sight

 

+Cernan Earth & Space Center. Space, Sky & Incredible Music Lazer Show's F, S&S $7/$3.50 (child,senior & student). Triton College 2000 N 5th Ave River Grv. ~1/4 mi N of North Ave (W side). 2-for-1 coupon's often at www/triton.cc.il. us/cernan/cernan_home.html 708-456-0300, htln 708-583-3100

 

Charis Young Adult Speaker Series & Social (2 groups. 3rd Th, mostly age ~20-39) 7:15pm speaker, social/drinks after. various locations? St Teresa of Avila (1037 W Armitage, Chgo. 4 blks N of North Ave, 5 blks W of Halsted. St-Teresa. net StTeresaParish. org 773-528-6650). Volunteers needed. Event emails <StTeresaParish @ yahoo. com>. charisministries. org 773-508-3237

ChicagoCatholic. com Chicago Catholic event emails ChicagoCatholic. com <chicago_catholic @ yahoo. com>

 

Chicagoland Chamber of. commerce; Business After Business. (~3rd Th) 5-7p. Exclusive. networking event opportunity to exchange ideas, business cards & sales leads. Sponsor a table & display your products & services $150 (optional). Various locations (see online) $25 CCC mbrs, $40 non-mbrs ($5 off at signmeuponline. com/partners/ChicagoLandChamber, free if you buy membership there. If possible, RSVP Scott Issen or Kristen Nolan <knolan @ chicagolandchamber. org> 312-494-6709 chicagolandchamber. org/sub/event_calendar.asp

 

Chicago Historical Museum & 93 FM Wxrt. com. comEd Powers Play Chgo. (2nd Th, ?Jun-Sep?) 5:30-9pm Mingle, cocktails (1 free), gallery exhibits. Casual dress (jeans ok). DJ, bands. $20 door, $15 adv (thru 12n that day). ChicagoHistory. org Museum (1601 N Clark St, Chgo. N of North Ave. 312.642.4600)

 

Chicago Polish Happy Hour (PHH). (~last Fri's except Dec '09 is 12/18) ~8:30-11p.1st one tell hostess location. various Chgo locations voted on; Fr 10/28 Moretti's (1799 S Busse Rd. Mount Prospect 847-593-2200). groups.yahoo. com/group/PolishHappyHourChicago swschicago. org polishhappyhour. com

 

ChicagoSinglesMixers. com/Friends of Friends Martini After-work Party. (mnthly, mostly age ~45-60) ~6-10:30pm+ Wine & martini specials, appetizers, music. $4-6. Casual dress. Various Schaumburg area locations; No RSVP needed. Event emails Senny <senny @ FOFSingles. com> 773-929-6534

 

+ChicagoSportAndSocialClub. com (CSSC,Yng Adults ~21-39) (Often Bar Parties Fri's) No cover, food & drink specials. Various locations; Sports leagues, parties & more. Event email signup online. <info or Chicago @ SportandSocialclubs. com> 312-335-9596

 

Chief O’Neill’s Inaugural Wine Dinner. (1st Wed's) 6:30 pm Reception (smoked salmon, Sauvignon Blanc), 7 pm dinner (Portobello Mushroom, cornish hen, wild rice, vegetables, trifle). 40 person limit. 5 wines, wine expert (Q&A), 5 course dinner (details online). $50/person. ChiefONeillsPub. com & Restaurant (exquisite, elegant upstairs. 3471 N Elston, Chgo. 2 blocks SE of Kedzie & Addison. RSVP 773-Ire-land)

 

Chinatown; Dim Sum daily, all day ~$6/person; Bakeries; huge pastries ~60¢, shops. Museum ($5 donation. 238 W 23rd St  Chicago. Fr 9:30am-1:30pm, Sa, Su 10a-5p ccamuseum.org 312-949-1000)

 

Chris Bohlin's Thursday Night Bar Group. (Th's) 9p. Various Lincoln Park Bars. Chris Bohlin <cjbohlin @ hotmail. com> wkly. info thru GreatDoings

 

Christina's Place Bar We's & Su's 11am-4am $2 PBR bottles, $2 Guinness, $3 well drinks, Free Pool (3759 N Kedzie, Avondale Chgo myspace. com/christinasplacebar 773-463-1768). Chi.Myopenbar. com

 

Cleos Sa 8 pm free buffet, $3 Sapporo beer. CleosChicago. com (1935 W Chgo Ave, Ukrainian Vlg Chgo. 1 blk E of Damen. 312-243-5600). MyOpenBar. com

 

TheClubParadis. com W-F's Complimentary Happy Hour Buffet & Wed's Karaoke 5-7 pm. drink specials (prev Living Room Bar. $10 cover after 9pm. 801 E Butterfield Rd, Lombard. 630-368-0004)

 

Comedy Over Coffee (1st Sat's) 7 pm. Female performers, free coffee, special deals on new & used books. $10 suggested donation. Kate the Great's Book Emporium (5550 N. Broadway, Edgewater Chgo. 773-561-1932)

 

Comedy, Open Mic Stand-up; Mon's 7:30p Sign-ups, 8:30p start. All ages. Best open-mic. comedy around. $3 draft, wells, $1 mini burgers,. come for veteran. comedians! Stay for trainwreck amateurs? MixBarChicago. com (2843 N Halsted St, Chgo. 1 blk N of Diversey. Pay parking lot 773-528-7569). Tue's& 1st Mon's 10:30p-1:30a. Free. Casual dress. Thyme Cafe (1540 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. 1/2 blk SE of North Ave & Damen. 773-227-1400). Wed's 8:30 pm. Coors Light bottles $2.50, $4 mention saw it on Yelp. com, else $7. FizzChicago. com Bar/Grill (upstairs. 3220 N Lincoln Ave, Chgo. 1/2 blk NW of Belmont & Ashland. 773-348-6000, -6088)

 

Computer Show/Sale (usually 1st Sun’s) 9:30a-3p Great Deals! Up to 80% off. ~$4. DuPage Co. Fairgrnds (2015 W Manchester,Wheaton. Rt 38/Roosevelt, btwn 53 & 59. follow signs) dugapecountyfair. org <dupagefair @ ameritech. net>. computerCentralShows. com 630-668-6636

 

Crossroads-Center. org (~monthly) Career Seminars. ~$35-$65. Based out of Old St Pat's. <crcinfo @ crossroads-center. org> 312.831.9350, 312.798.2346

 

+Danada Horse Drawn Wagon Rides. (Sun's) Enjoy 30 min ride through fields & woodlands of Danada Forest Preserve. 12n-3p. Danada Equestrian Center (3S501 Naperville Rd, S of Butterfield, N of Warrenville Rd, Wheaton. $5. 630-668-6012)

 

Dance lessons; Cadillac Ranch (Tue ladies night/line dance lessons 7:30-9p. $5. 1175 W Lake St/Rt 20, Bartlett. W of 59. aceplaces. com/ranch 630-830-7200). Wed's 6:30-7:30p Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Regaeton, free. 5-7p free buffet, $3 millers, $4 Apple martinis. $5 cover >6 pm, free w/ RSVP <eeguestlist @ yahoo. com>. BuzzTheClub. com (308 W Erie & Franklin, Chgo. 1 blk E of Orleans. 312-475-9800). Th's HotHouse. net 9 pm ChicagoSamba. com Band; 7-piece band w/ Midwest's most authentic Brazilian dance music. (31 E Balbo, Chgo. 1/2 blk E of State, 2 blks S of Congress. $10 cover ?after certain time?, food & drinks extra. Th dance lessons 312-362-9707). See also MayIHaveThisDance. com, Many More at BallroomChicago. com (ballroom.uchicago. edu), WillowbrookBallroom. com Dance Lessons; Ballroom Su 2-5:30p $12, Country M/Tu 7:30-9:30p $6, Salsa W 7:30-9p $8, Swing Su 6:30-7:30p $8 (no jeans or T-shoes, cash bar, non-dancers welcome. 8900 S Archer/ Rt 171, Willow Springs. SW of LaGrange Rd. 708-839-1000). Pasha Sat Free Salsa Lessons 10-11p $10 w/ RSVP stereoinc. net/RSVP/que_rico.html (642 N Clark, Chgo) americantangoinstitute. com chicagosalsacongress. com chitownswing. com genesisdance. com xdance. com chicagorebels. net swingncountry. org motowndance. com

 

EmeraldLoop. com (Su menu or $10 breakfast buffet 9 am-1 pm. Football specials; $2.75 pints, $1.50 mini-burger or chilli. 216 N Wabash Ave, Chgo. 312-263-0200)

 

FaithAndWhiskey. com Country Night Sundays. all day $7 48oz Old Style pitchers (=$1.75/12oz), $3 PBR 16oz tallboy cans, $4 Southern Comfort, live country music, beer pong (5:30-8p). FaithAndWhiskey. com (1365 W Fullerton Ave, Lincoln Park Chicago. 773-248-9119). Chi.MyOpenBar. com

 

Fastdater. com ~40-3 min dates (email addr provided if a mutual interest) often at JoesBar. com (940 W Weed. Chgo. 2 blks SW of North Ave & Halsted. 312-337-3486) $40. Signup online, email name, mention ~"Kevin Fitzpatrick/Your Event Hotline (YEH) $5 off" to <info @ fastdater. com> 708-453-2049 wait list if sold out?

 

Fieri. org/Chicago (Ital/Amer's ~21-39) Meeting & Social (~1st Wed's) 7-9pm. Various locations; Event emails via <ChicagoPres @ fieri. org, pia41269 @ yahoo. com>

 

Financial Principle Basics; WFG Open House; Tue's 7pm, Sat's 11am, Th's 7 pm (1.5hrs). How to get your money to work for you, instead of working for your money!!. network w/ our principals & associates. Business attire. WorldFinancialGroup. com (Tu&Sat's 600 Enterprise Dr #218, Oak Brook). If possible, RSVP to Jeannie White <JWhite173QT @ wfgmail. com> or <thewholeyou @ thewholeyou. net> 847.312.7044. E-seminars & more at wfg-online. com

 

Full Shilling Specials. We's 25-cent jumbo wings, $2.50 dom beer, $2 well cocktails, $3 Roaring Lion Energy cocktails (all night). Full Shilling Public House (3724 N Clark St, Wrigleyville Chgo. by Addison. 773-248-3330)

 

StEdmund. org/young_adults.htm (~3rd Sun's, various locations. SEYA. 188 S Oak Park Ave, Oak Park. 2 blks S of Lake St. E of Harlem. 708-848-4417) saintedmundyoungadults.blogspot. com subscribe via <stedmundsyoungadultgroup-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com>

 

+StJosaphat. com FUNN Committee (all welcome, mostly age 40+); NW Multi-Parish Happy Hour (Fri ~mnthly) ~6-9p. Schaumburg area. Naperville Multi-Parish Young Adult Happy Hour. (1st Fri's, ~20 ppl, mostly age ~21-39) usually 6-9p. Various bars. Kris Dulski <kdulski @ Calamos. com> 630.527.9608. Nprvl, Aurora, Lisle area Catholic churches event emails. Chgo Multi-Parish Happy Hour (2nd Fri’s, none Dec.~150 ppl mostly age ~21-45) 6-9p usually free food, drink specials, various Lincoln Park bars. Mass & Brunch. (2nd Sun's) 10a mass SJ (2311 N Southport & Belden, Chgo. 773.327.8955), 11am Summer hospitality in the garden (~30 mins) then brunch/social various locations. Restaurant Review/City Dining about the World Explore the world through food. 7pm drinks, 7:30pm dinner. Small bills cash only please, various place. Event emails & If possible RSVP 2 days in adv <funncommittee @ yahoo. com>. FUNN (Fellowship Under New Name) htln 773-327-8955 x305. Multi-Parish events; St Clement's,St Michael,Holy Name,St Josaphat,Mt Carmel,St James,St Edna,St Emily,Our Lady of Wayside

 

St Ray's Church Young Adults Social Group (age 20-39, single or married) Cathedral of St Raymond's (604 N Raynor Ave, Joliet. 815-722-7465. StRaymond. net). facebook. com/home.php?sk=group_332360593932 <st.rays.cross @ gmail. com>

 

+Ginger Creek. comm. Church; Singles Fri Night Live (1st Fr, ~&WillowCreek) 7 pm. Sun Service (Christian) 9am, 11am. Contemporary Christian rock music, dramas, casual atmosphere. GingerCreek. org (2850 Ginger Wood Pkwy, Aurora. ~Butterfield Rd/Rt56, E of Farnsworth/Kirk). 1st Sunday Singles. 7p-? Pool, cosmic bowling, darts, indoor volleyball, drink discount. North Beach, Downers Grove. Lou Costible 630-858-5999 x149. Sports event. info Phil Watson 630-406-7800

 

Good Time Charley Singles Dance. (Sun's, mostly mostly age ~45-60) 7 pm. 100's expected. $6 includes buffet, DJ. Free Dance Lessons 6:30-7:30p. Millennium Restaurant (8025 S Cass, S of Plainfield & 75th, Darien). gtcsingles. com

 

Goose Island Brewery; Free New Beer Tasting (Tue's) 6 pm. Tour & Tasting (Sun's) 3, 4:30pm. Tix $5 incl's Goose Island pint glass, 5 samplings. If possible, RSVP. GooseIsland. com (1800 N Clybourn Ave & Sheffield, Chgo. blks N of North Ave. Limitted parking/lot. <MotherGoose @ gooseisland. com> 312-915-0071)

 

GreatDoings. com/subscribe Chgo's most. informed guide to charity, culture & cocktails. Gala, wine tasting events & more; good social resource for 30+ crowd

 

 

H3events. com Fri's 6:30-10 pm $10 buffet & beer or $15 to add mixed drinks & wine. Bar party event emails Lisa Hogan <h3events @ hotmail. com> 773-968-3205

 

+HolyFamilyParish. org; Volleyball Social (Wed's, age 18-39) 7-9p. come to play or just be social. Lockers & showers avail. Free. HF Gym. Sports &/or Social Nights (~ea other Th) 7-9pm. Softball Outdoors (weather permitting) else Games Night Indoors. HF Gym Pathways Speaker Night. (monthly, all singles welcome, mostly age ~45+) 7-9pm. Coffee, soda & refreshments. Cathi 847-854-0623. Prayer Group. 7-9p. (last Tue's) (age 18-39) 847-359-0042 x125. Pathways Bible Study. (2nd & 4th Sun's) 10:30a-12n. Explore the Old Testament w/ facilitator Kevin Mondlach (847-826-9609). See also Knights of Columbus Breakfast Cafe to join others (last Sun's, 11am Mass) 8:30a-1p. All welcome. At HF church. All you can eat scrambled eggs, waffles, pancakes, french toast sticks, ham carving station, sausage, bacon, corn beef hash, hash browns, fresh fruit, donut holes, juices, flavored coffee, hot cider, cream puffs, biscuits, gravy. Adults ~$8, seniors ~$5, kids ~$3, <5 yrs free, family (2 adults, 3+ kids) $20. RSVP avail. for 8+ (optional) 847-520-9002 or 847-459-6220. Join (mostly age 40+, thou all are welcome) & Breakfast 12n jkjarczyk @ aol. com). See also, 'Young Adult Masses & Socials'. HF (2515 Palatine Rd, Inverness. btwn Roselle & Barrington Rds. Volunteers needed. 847-359-0042 x125. groups.yahoo. com/group/HF-YAM). SMART Group (Singles Meeting And Rejoicing Together, age 40+ though all welcome) Sharon Perry <srperry@ameritech.net>

 

+HolyNameCathedral. org Church Mass 11a & Meal 12n (2nd Sun's). Meet 15 mins before mass & after at courtyard Statue of Mary. Various contacts; general Lisa 312-342-9110. Coffee in the Courtyard (Su's or 2nd Su's?) after morning Masses. Volunteers needed. Mom's Group socializing, outings. Julie Sherman <chicago_city7 @ hotmail. com>. HNC (735 N State & Chgo Ave, Chgo. Event emails <youngadults @ holynamecathedral. org> 312-787-8040). facebook. com/group.php?gid=30430259332

 

Horseshoe (Tu's?) 25 cent Beers. 9p-2a $0.25 Bud/Light drafts, live band. Horseshoe (4115 N Lincoln Ave, North Center Chgo. 773-549-9292). MyOpenBar. com

 

iCompass. org (prev Charis2, montlhy, mostly age 35+) Various speakers/locations. $10 suggested donation? Catholic adult faith formation of spiritual growth w/ scripture study, retreats, talks, service events, movie nights, socials & more. Fr Michael Sparough. charisministries. org 773-508-3237

 

+Jazzin' at the Shedd. (Smr Th's mid Jun thru Aug) 5-10p. Live jazz, cocktails, child activities. $10, senior/child 3-11 $8 (yngr free?), mbrs free, Oceanarium & Wild Reef +$6 (closes 8pm). SheddAquarium. org (1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chgo. 312-986-2288)

 

JDfun. com; Parties, Ethnic Dining (~$13-$50), Movie Club, Cycling, Skiing, Volleyball, Golf, Couples Dining, Happy hours. Various Chicagoland locations; Free membership, ~500 members. Post your non-profit events! meetup.com/chicagoland-fun-group Jonathan Durston <jdurston @ yahoo. com> c708-224-5590

 

Joliet & Will County Spirit & Truth Young Adult Group (Th's) 7-9 pm St Jude Parish (2212 McDonough St, Joliet). Tim Cyborski <techbths @ yahoo. com>, Paul Jarzembowski <pjarzembowski @ dioceseofjoliet. org>

 

Karaoke & Open bar (good. combo :) Wed's 8:30p meet, 9-10pm open bar (draft beer, house wine, wells), then beer $3, wells $4, specialties $5. No cover. SpotChicago. com (upstairs. 4437 N Broadway, Sheridan, Montrose, Chgo. <TheSpot @ WhereToBeChicago. com> 773-728-8933). Yelp. com MyOpenBar. com

 

+KaneCountyFleaMarket. com (1st Sun & preceeding Sat, ea. mo yr round), indoors & outdoors, dress appropriately. $5 Sat 1-5, Sun 7-4 at KaneCountyFair. com Grounds (525 S Randall Rd, S of Rt 64/North Ave, N of Rt38/Roosevelt/Lincoln Hwy, St Charles. 630-584-6926). 630-377-2252

 

Kelly’s Pub (Tu's $1.50 Bud/Lights, $1 burgers w/ fries. 949 W Webster, Chgo 2 blks S of Fullerton Line stop, just E of Sheffield. 773-281-0656)

 

Kitschn. com Cocktail Lounge. (menu most ~$8, daily $2 PBR, M-Fr free chips & salsa, Fr 4:30-6:30p Free Happy Hour Buffet. 600 W Chicago Ave, Chgo. Lots of free meters >6p, $3 validation valet parking. 312-644-1500, ?no specials? at Roscoe & Damen)

+Kline Creek Farm (various events, yr Rnd) Authentic 1890's living-history farm, volunteers needed. 1N600 County Farm Rd, Winfield. DuPageForest. com 630-933-7681

 

KuisineKonnections. com Socials & Dinner ~$35 & other events. Casual Attire. Event emails <email @ kuisinekonnections. com> 708-802-1000 x2

 

LakeShore Ski & Social Club. (3rd Wed's Jun-Aug, else also 1st Wed's, all welcome, mostly age ~40-55) 7-9 pm. ChiefONeillsPub. com & Restaurant (back room, sign on doors. 3471 N Elston, Chgo. 2 blocks SE of Kedzie & Addison. RSVP 773-Ire-land) lssc. org. info @ lssc. org, membership @ lssc. org 773-473-5263

 

LePassage Fr's? Stimulus Friday's 10-11p private cocktail reception. RSVP (required) <lpinfo @ lepassage. com>. LePassage tv (937 N Rush/1 E Oak, Chgo. 5 blks N of Chgo Ave, 2 blks W of Michigan Ave. 312-255-1221, 312-255-0022). Chi.MyOpenBar. com

 

+LincolnParkSkiClub. org (LPSC, all age 21+ welcome, mostly ~30-45); Meeting/Social (Oct-May 1st & 3rd Tue's) ?Food & drink specials? Ski & Social Club; non-skiers, non-mbrs welcome. Goose Island (1800 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago). Bar on the Month Happy Hour. (~Th/Fr's Jun-Sept) 7:30-9:30p various Chgo area bars. meetup.com/Lincoln-Park-Ski-Club <social @ lincolnparkskiclub. org>

 

Living Hope Church Young Adult Singles; (non-denominational, christian, singles age 30+). Coffee, Dinner & Band (3rd Fri's) Meet 7pm at Starbucks (100 S NW Hwy, Park Ridge. 1 blk S of Touhy, ~15 blks W of Harlem. 847-692-0435), then nearby Dinner (& maybe band) nearby. If possible, RSVP Rich 847-534-9597 1-2 days adv. Service 5p, Bible Study & Prayer 7p. (2nd & 4th Sat's). LHC (777 Meacham Rd, Elk Grove Vlg. I-290-I-90 W-Meacham N~4 blks. LHConline. org 847-985-6446). Social event emails <BoundlessHope777 @ aol. com>

 

Long Room Tu's $1 PBR Cans, $2 Jim Beam shots. 5 pm (1612 W Irving Park, North Center Chgo. E of Damen. 773-665-4500)

 

Match. com Silent Dating. (Thur's, age 25-45) 6-8 pm. Ok, you can still flirt (Silently? ha ha). Interested in someone? Jot down a note, first name & # from name tag & turn in at check in table, then pickup your messages. Dress to impress! Minx (night club/European café. 111 W Hubbard, River North Chgo. 312-828-9000). Register online Mbrs $5, non-mbrs & door $20. 50% off with free 7-day trial. chicago.matchlive. com/subscribe/join.asp

 

+Maxwell Street Flea Market. New Location! Su's, year round. 7-3 pm. New & used bargains, food & entertainment. Cell chargers $5,aslo at Five n Below. DesPlaines (Roosevelt-Harrison), Chgo. (Prev Canal St & Roosevelt, Chgo). 312-744-9088

 

+McFaddensChicago. com Saloon & Restaraunt (Su's $13 Miller Lt bckts, $3 wells & Jager Bomb, 1/2 price appetizers, Mo $2 Bud lite draft, $3 import draft, $3 Stoli drinks, 5p+ $1 burgers, Tu $2 Coronas, $4 Margaritas, $1 tacos, We $1 PBR/Miller High Life cans, $2 well drinks, $3 shots, 25c wings, Th $3 Blue Moon draft, $3 Coors light bottles, $5 Martini's, 1/2 price wraps, Th, Fr 6-8p $10 dom drafts, ?buffet? RSVP required? 1206 N State Pkwy, Chgo. Just N of & Division. <kristi @ mcfaddenschicago. com> 312-475-9450)

 

Meetup.com/MingleAround Free New Member Mixer (~100 ppl, last We's) eve. No plan or agenda, just come anytime & mingle. If possible, RSVP online

 

Midwest Adventurer Travelers Society Dinner Social (~3rd Th's) 7p drinks, 7:30p dinner till ~9 pm various locations. information/RSVP travel.meetup. com/515/calendar/5180028. Meeting/Social (2nd Tue's) 6:30pm Social (dinner optional), 7:15pm Announcements, 7:30 pm Presentation, 8-10:30 pm Social. Giordano’s (back room. 815 W Van Buren & Halsted, Chgo. S end of Greek Town, 1 blk N of I-290/Congress. 312-421-1221). Email subscribe online MidWestATS. org

 

MixBar Special. Tu $10 incl's bottled beer, well drinks, buffet. 7-10pm or 10p-1a. MixBarChicago. com (prev Crush. 2843 N Halsted St, Chgo. 1 blk N of Diversey. Pay parking lot 773-528-7569). MyOpenBar. com

 

+Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) First Fri & often Join Meetin. org (1st Fri's, ~500 mstly sngls ~30-45) 6-10p. Art, free appetizers, cash bar, band, exhibits;. biz/casual dress. $14 door, mbrs $7, $10 adv online by 3pm or 312-397-4010. After Hrs Party various locations. Free Tue's on the Terrace. Outdoor dining overlooking Lake w/ jazz, picnic on sculpture garden lawn, farmer's market out front (till 6 pm), view exhibits, jazz 5:30pm+. Indoors if rain. McaChicago. org (Tu Free. 220 E Chgo Ave, Chgo. 1 blk E of Michigan. 312-280-2660). often Join Meetin. org (check online) If possible online (RSVP ASAP, details & pics of host, cell #?). Free Social Group

 

+NavyPier. com; Bands (nghtly?), Fireworks (~Mem-LaborDay) W's 9:30p, Sat's 10:15p (discount parking coupon online? 600 E Grand & the Lake, Chgo. Free loop area trolley. 312-595-Pier/7437)

 

 

 

Network @ N9NE (1st Wed's). 5-7 pm Wine, featured cocktails & hors d'oeuvres while mingling with fellow business professionals!. information table provided for. companies to distribute their print materials & limited tables for. companies to showcase their business. RSVP # of guests to <tricia @ 9groupchicago. com> 312-575-9900. N9ne. com Steakhouse & Ghostbar (440 W Randolph, Chgo)

 

Networking Social We's 5:30-7:30 pm Learn of Social Media tools, including Twitter, Facebook, Foursqaure and Google Buzz! $20 door only, members free (ask there). The Superior House (46 E Superior St, Chicago. 312.307.4443). GoGreenManagement. com Steve Green <sgreen @ gogreenmanagement com>

 

NewHorizons2. com Meeting, Social & Dance Lessons. (1st & 3rd Tu's, all welcome, mostly age 45-55) 6 pm meeting & speaker; bring dish to share, board games, drinks. 7:30p lessons in nearby building, open dance 8:30-10:30p. $6, mbrs $4. Now at First Church of Lombard (220 S Main St, Lombard. I-355-Rt 38/Roosevelt Rd East past Finley Rd to Lombard Main St, White Castle/Jewel L/N 1-1/2 mi by Dairy Queen). Bike & Dine (~Th's) 6:15 pm meet Wheaton Metra Parking lot (SW corner of Liberty & Carleton. I-88-Winfield R/N Rt 38 R/E-CarletonL/N ~2 blk-end). 3 directions/distances then dinner nearby. If possible, RSVP Christine Tani 630-240-4032, Linda Huguet 630-978-9794, Karen Grabski 630-393-3226. DuPage based support & social group, though all welcome. Email signup online

 

?Nick's Fishmarket after-work party. Tu-Sa. Piano player &. compl. appetzrs (weekday cocktail hrs). 2 S Dearborn (1 First National Plaza) Chgo Loop.

 

+ OldStPats. org Events; (Great Events & crowds. see also Reg events; Young Adult Mass). See also Young Adult Mass & Socials. facebook. com/group.php?gid=25928571472 . 1st Fri Club of Chgo. (Oct-May, ~200 people) 12n-1:15p. Inter-generational lunch & speaker connecting work, faith, current issues. $30 (dressy). Union League Club (65 W Jackson Blvd, Chgo). RSVP by 12n Thur. 312-466-9610. Request young adults table (age 20-39) 312-466-9473, 312-280-2624, 773-774-5250. <FFCC @ firstfridayclubchicago. org> ulcc. org oldstpats. org FirstFridayClubChicago. org Fr Cusick & Kate DeVries Young Adult Ministry Talk. (2nd Wed's) 9-10a Radio 820 AM or download from yamchicago. org. Greater Chicago Food Depository Volunteering. (2nd Sat & Th's 9a-12n) Help sort & package food for the needy. Mary Beth 630-655-9447, Suzanne Osetek <skosetek  @ . comcast. net>. Connections (3rd Sun's, ~50 people, all welcome, mostly age 40-50) 5p mass, 6p Social. $5 donation. OSP's (church hall. 700 W Adams & DesPlaines, Chgo). facebook.com/pages/Old-St-Pats-Connections/331466589380, oldstpats. org/life-cycle/connections . Volunteers needed; <OSPconnections-owner @ yahoogroups. com>. Encore Life cycle group to serve spiritual & social needs (mostly age 50+) & to help the. community. yamchicago. org <yam @ yamchicago. org> 312-648-1021

 

OldTown Pub. Tu's Free. comedy 8:30p & Karaoke 11p & often Join NewInTown.Meetup. com. Ask bartender for Mgr Christian. 1/2 off burgers, $3 Miller lite, $7 some Martinis. OldTown Pub (1339 N Wells, OldTown Chgo. 2 blks S of North Ave. 312-266-6789). newintown.meetup. com/581

 

Our Lady of Mt Carmel Mass 5:30p & Dinner Social 6:30p. (2nd Sa's, ~20 peoplemostly age ~45+) Meet in Lobby before & after Mass, dinner at Various area locations; If possible, RSVP Margaret Pinas 630-852-3303. Our Lady of Mount Carmel (8404 Cass Ave, Darien. I-55-Cass Ave N-first stop light L/W, L, R)

 

PiccadillySkiClub. com (PSC) Meeting/Social. (~1st & 3rd Th's Aug-Apr, 1st Th's May-Jul, all age 21+ welcome, mostly ~40+) 7p, private Rm, 1/2 off beer pitchers. Ski trips & social events. Non-skiers & Non-members welcome. EmmettsAleHouse.com (5200 Main St, downtown Downers Grove. Free parking in the rear, street & parking garage). Freq Happy Hrs ~6pm. <comeskiwithus@piccadillyskiclub. com>

 

Pontiac Cafe. Su's Bar Honky Tonk Bingo, Minlge & Drink & maybe Join Meetin. org 7:30 pm no cover, bingo, drink specials, band. If possible online (RSVP, see details, who's going, pics of host, cell #?). Pontiac Cafe/Bar (1531 N Damen, Chgo. 1 blk S of North Ave 773-252-7767). Meetin. org Free Social Group

 

PlanB Bar Special. Th's? All night, $1 Bud lights, $2 well drinks & house shots, $3 bombs & house vodka, $2 Coney Island hot dogs, DJ, no cover. PlanB-chicago. com Club (1635 N Milwaukee Ave, Wicker Park Chgo. 773-252-2680). MyOpenBar. com

 

+'Play the Field' After Work Party. (~4rd Th's) 6-11 pm. Age 21+. Bands, Outside weather permitting. Mix culture w/ cocktails, Exhibits. Some of the nation’s top live bands. Cash bar. $15 adv URchicago. com incl's 1 drink, $20 door. fieldmuseum. org or 866-FIELD-03 (groups 10+ $10 ea). 312-665-7600

 

Ravenswood Catholic Young Adults (Multi Parish). (age 21-39); St Ben's Meeting (~4th Sun's, none May'08, 6:30 mass) 7:30 pm various locations. Bowling (Mon's Nov thru Feb) 7:30 pm. $4/game, $3 shoes, beers ~$3. Lincoln Square Lanes (4874 N Lincoln Ave & Western, Chgo. 1 blk N of Lawrence, by McDonald's, above Ace Hardware, can park in Ace lot. 773-561-5191). Emily Bernard <emargaretbernard @ yahoo. com> 773.620.8751 <4:30pm. Queen of Angels Meeting/Social (1st Wed) 7:30p. Parish Center (Confr Rm 1, Flr 2. 4412 N Western Ave & Montrose, Chgo). St Benedict, St Matthias, Queen of Angels, Transfiguration & Our Lady of Lourdes Parishes (all Irving & Western Chgo area). Event emails Kevin Oatess <kevinoatess @ hotmail. com>. StBenedict. org

 

Ravinia (Jun-Sept) If sold out easy to get ~10-20 tickets from main gate from scaplers/people by main entrance (let me know & I'll get, if going). Main parking lot ($20 pop/jazz, $10 classical concerts, Free for Martin Theatre, Kraft Kids Concerts, dance). Don't take Lake/Cook Rd! (many have arrived hours late due to traffic) take I-294 N-Willow/Palantine E/R- Pfingsten N/L-Dundee E/R-Hohlfelder (light) L & park free before end/Westley Rd, ~20 min walk N on Green Bay (fromA-B though Cherokee RR underpass shorter) goo.gl/maps/FKEzl (avoid ~2 hr wait for bus after) if you want bus, goto end/Westley Rd R-Green Bay N/L (often backed up really bad!)-Lake/Cook R-Sheridan L-end/downtown train station (shuttle from there) R,L,R-park School back lot. Begining of season, avoid ticket line, save w/ Ravinia dollars at gate <~7/9 (25 for $20, for parking & admission). Carpool? confirm. Bring food, cooler, drinks (alcohol ok), tarp (if rain?), no grills, bug spray never needed (just walk to/from). Ravinia. org (200 Ravinia Park Rd, Highland Park. 312-RAV-INIA)

 

Relax Lounge Specials; Su $2.50 Bloody Marys, $1 PBR, all day & night, other days? Relax Lounge (1450 W Chicago Ave, Chgo. 1 blk E of Ashland. 312-666-6006). MyOpenBar. com

 

RiverNorthAssociation. com Business Social (~3rd Wed). various locations, price (often free); If possible, RSVP & event emails <fannie @ rivernorthassociation. com>

 

Riverwalk Singles Dinner & Mixer. 6 pm. Monthly. River Place Apartment Clubhouse 509 Aurora Ave., Naperville. 630-415-2016

SasChicago. org Open Volleyball. (Wed's, singles 20-39) 7:30-9:30p Gill Park (indoor, all levels) by Sheridan Red line. $3. Social & Chgo. community Svc. org. social events &. community svc like wine tasting, dinning, whirly ball, happy hours, theatre, sports outings, tutoring & volunteer. Prev SACCSchicago. org

 

SaintHubert. org New Beginnings; Mtg, Spkr, Social. (Mo's except holidays, all welcome, mostly age ~45+ divorced, widowed, seperated) 7 pm. $3 donation, 1st time free. St Matthews Church Hughes Center (1001 E Schaumburg Rd, Schaumburg. Just E of Meacham & I-290. 847-891-1220). 24 hr hotline 847-622-4342. Event emails <NBSinglesHE-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com>, <NBSinglesHE-owner @ yahoogroups. com>

 

+Sanctuary Ski & Social Club Meeting/Party. (all non-skiers/non-mbrs age 21+ welcome, mostly 35-50) 8p. 1st & 3rd Wed's. Event emails signup online SkiSanctuary. org <SkiSanctuary @ hotmail. com>

 

Sheffield's. comedy Showcase (2nd, 3rd, 4th, last Wed's). 8 pm. $5. SheffieldsChicago. com Bar (backroom? daily $2 cans, $2.50 pints, $9 ptchrs W $3.50 pints. 3258 N Sheffield, Chgo. 1/2 blk N of Belmont, 4 blks S of Addison, 3 blks W of Halsted.1 blk S of brown/red-line Belmont stop. 773-281-4989). Metromix. com

 

+SkandoChicago. com CANCELLED TILL FURTHER NOTICE (2nd & 4th Wed's, age 20-49) 7-11 pm. food & drink specials. CansBar. com & Canteen (Casual dress. 1640 N Damen Ave, Chgo. 1 blk N of Milwaukee & North Ave. 773.227.2277). Free. Scandinavian Social Club. All welcome. Event email signup online

 

?Skyline Social Happy Hour. (Thur's) 5 pm. Free drinks & Hors d'oeurves. Skyline Century of Progress (182 W Lake St & Wells, downtown Chgo. SkylineCenturyofProgress. com 312.541.9230) lp-yp. com/img/skyline/skyline_flyer.jpg

 

Society of Young Polish Professionals (SYPP, ~2nd Th's). Meeting, Social &. networking opportunities to young professionals of Polish heritage or interested in the Polish Culture. Promote Polish-American viewpoints in Chgo's social, cultural and political. communities. Various locations; syppchicago. org/ <syppchicago @ syppchicago. org> prev yahoogroup was removed.

 

Spy Bar Open Bar (Th-Sat's) 10-11pm open bar. SpyBarChicago. com (646 N Franklin St & Ontario, Chgo. 312-587-8779). chi.myopenbar. com

 

St Charles Singles Dances. (age ~45+) 2nd & 4th Mon's 7 pm. St Charles Place (Rt 64 ~6 blks W of Kirk). Dress code; business casual/dressy.

 

St Matthew's Church Young Adult Game Night. (~1st Sun's, age ~18-40) 6-10pm. Bring games, drinks & snacks to share. Pizza will be ordered (optional, extra). If possible, bring a non perishable food item for St Vincent DePaul food pantry. St Matthew's (1555 Glen Ellyn Rd, Glendale Hts. 630-469-6300) <abbaministry @ aol. com> cell 630-408-1573

 

St Thomas the Apostle/Jobs Ministry Meeting. (most Fri's unless Thur PM meeting night before, check online) email listserve (have to attend meeting before you can signup). St Thomas the Apostle Church (1500 Brookdale Rd, Naperville. stapostle. org 630-355-8980). WorkMinistry. com/fbogroups/il/stthomas Deacon Jim Breen <jimb4853 @ yahoo. com>

 

StimulusSocialClub. com Network Social Benefit Party (1st We's) details vary; ~6-9 pm complimentary appetizers & first drink. $10 donation at door (cash only). If possible, RSVP <rsvp @ stimulussocialclub. com>. facebook. com/profile.php?id=1488226035

 

South Loop Singles Happy Hour. 6-8p. (ea other Mon, singles age 30-49) $5 cover, free appetizers, drink specials; If possible, RSVP "Irene Espinosa" <southloopfun @ yahoo. com>. Butcher's Dog (649 S Clark, Chgo. 1.5 blks S of Congress/I-290. 312-922-6922)

 

Suburban Catholic Singles Planning Meeting (1st Mo's, Catholic Singles age ~35-55, though all welcome) 7 pm StLouiseDeMarillac. com School (Trinity Room. enter parking lot from Raymond Ave, use evening activities entrance. 125 Harrison, LaGrange Park 708-352-2202). facebook. com/groups/363111330428873 <SinglesAdmin @ gmail. com>

 

ThunderbirdSingles. com Dance. (~600 people,age~45+) 7p.Live band, DJ.buffet? LamirageChicago. com (3223 Algonquin Rd, Rolling Meadows. 3 blks E of Rt 53. just N of I-90. 847.222.1222) <singlesnet @ comcast. net>, <Thndrbrd10 @ aol. com>,24 hr htln 847-604-3446,vc 847-604-1199

 

Th Night Club (TNC, ea other Th) 9 pm Various locations. started by Howard Fishman 10/25/86 at Local Option (1102 W Webster Lincoln Pk, Chgo) see GreatDoings. com or chicagofourth. com/FridgeDoor/Fridgedoor.htm <hfishman @ ix. netcom. com>

 

+Tivoli, Historic Downers Grove Theatre, Join YEH? for Movie then Ballydoyle Irish bar nearby. (~Th's, ~10 people) 7pm. $3. Popcorn/soda ~$3 ea,free refills. If possible, RSVP. Meet at concessions till actual movie start (seek napkin hanging from hand), text my cell 630-930-2558 or join ~2/3s way down center isle #3 (watch for me on popcorn refills :) Historic DG Tivoli (One of 1st 'talkies' 1928, gold leaf paint ceiling. One of few remaining full screen theatres. 5021 Highland Ave, downtown 1 blk E of DG Main, just N of RR trks, S of Ogden/Rt 34, N of 55th St. freq email discounts & freebies classiccinemas. com 630-968-0219, vc-1600?). Join ~9p BallyDoylePub.com & Restaurant (if band, $5 cover after 7 pm? Irish. 5157 Main St, Downers Grove. 630-969-0600)

 

Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding. Theatrical performance satires an Italian-Amer. Wedding & reception w/ audience input, drinks, dinner & dancing. Pipers Alley (230 W North Ave, Chgo). W-Th 7:30p; Fri 8p; Sat 5, 9p; Sun 5p; $49-$65. (I didn't like, so use=>) 2-for-1 W,Th or Sun? at tonyntina. com 312-664-8844 or thru  GoldStar. com emails

 

+Two Way Street Coffee House. Fri's 8:45p, open 7:30p. usually Folk Music. $3 donation. 1047 Curtiss St, downtown Downers Grove. S of Library. 630-969-9720 TwoWayStreet. org Broadcast on DG Cable Ch 6 Mon 7:30 pm.

 

Uncle Fatty's; Wed's 7 pm $2 dom beers, $2 wells, $5 O-bombs, $6 fish bowls. $5 cover, live band karaoke 8-10 pm. $5 cover. Sa's 12n-2pm $10 All-You-Can-Eat Pizza & Drinks, bags, flip cup, beer pong. UncleFatty. com Rum Resort (2833 N Sheffield Ave, Chgo. 773-477-3661). Chi.MyOpenBar. com

 

Uptown Poetry Slam (Su's). Seats fill by 7pm open mike poetry, 8p featured act, 9p SLAM. competition. $6 cover. Green Mill Lounge (Al Capone prohibition era speakeasy. 4802 N Broadway St & Lawrence Ave, Chgo. 6 blks E of Ashland, 5 blks W of LSD, N of Irving & Montrose. Free parking. 773-878-5552)

 

+Volleyball: All Open Gym (age 20's-30's). Riverwoods School. Wed's 7-9:30p. $3. Naper Blvd (E. side) S. of 83rd. Naperville. Sun's 1-3 pm. $2. Rt 59-Deihl E-Raymond S/R corner of Redfield. {Naperville Pk Dist.} Eola. community Center. Mon & Thur's 6:30-9:30 p.m. NW corner of Eola & Ogden/Rt 34. $2-4. Our Lady of Mt Carmel. Tues's OLMC Gym 690 W Belmont, East of Clark. Chgo. mt-carmel. org Laura 773-665-7529. St Joan of Arc. Thur's (summer). 7-9p. 820 Division St, Lisle (center bldg, straight back). Holy Name Cathedral Church Mon's ~6-9 pm. Parish center gym. All levels. In summer Oak St Beach, Chgo else HNC (735 N State & Chgo Ave, Chgo. Event emails <youngadults @ holynamecathedral. org> 312-787-8040). Shelly <scumming @ medicine.bsd.uchicago. edu> 312-913-9771. St Edna Catholic Church. (Wed's-11/17) 6:30-9pm. Beg & Intemediate. League? At St Edna Catholic Church (2525 N Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights. 847-398-3362) <yamnw_volleyball @ yahoo. com>

 

+Wallyball (Open Gym) at Schaumburg Tennis+. Fri's 6-9p. 3 courts, food & spirits. Ask for wallyball. $4 residents, $5 non. Incl's locker, shower. 1416 N Payne Rd (W of Ikea) 847-884-0678.

 

West Suburban. networking Group. (Th's?) 7:30-8:30 am. Increase business referrals & presentations by members. Ron Vivoli 630-514-9655

 

WestTownChamber. org of. commerce (WTCC). networking Event. (3rd Th) 6-8p. Free drink, munchies & mingling. Various locations. Th Oct 19 Chicago Avenue Salon (1941 W Chicago Ave, Chgo), usually mbrs free, else $5 donation. If possible, RSVP (not needed) "Kara Salgado" <info @ westtownchamber. org>, <westtowncommerce @ ameritech. net> 312-850-9390

 

+WillowCreek. org community Church. Services; (Christian, non-denomination) Gether with groups for activities, events, socials, service & after. See details online. (67 E Algonquin Rd, S. Barrington. Barrington Rd N of I-90. <info @ willowcreek. org> 847-765-0100)

GreenRoomTheater. com (at or near? JudsonCollege. edu 1151 N State St/Rt 31, Elgin. 847-628-2500)

 

Windy City Young Professionals Speaker & Social. (~2nd Tu or Thu) 5:30-7:30p maybe at Mid-America Club (200 E Randolph Dr, 80th fl, Chgo. WCYP mbrs $10, non-mbrs $20. Mbrship $25, $30 w/ this event admission. If possible, RSVP <info @ wcyp. org> w/ name(s) & email addresses. wcyp. org

 

Wine Tasting; Armanettis. com Wine Shoppe Sat's 2-5p free. (3530 N Lincoln, Chgo. 1 blk S of Addison. 773-529-0288). Randolph Wine Cellars Tasting Rm/Restaurant 3rd Tues 6-8 pm $30 incl's appetizers. Sat's Free Wine Tasting 2-6 pm (1415 W Randolph & Ogden, Chgo. 3 blks W of Ashland. Free parking lot. tlcwine. com 312-942-1313/1212 M-Sa 4p-2a). Lush Wine & Spirits Sun's 2-5pm free (1306 S Halsted St, Chgo. 312-738-1900). JustGrapes. net Sat free 2-4pm First Wed 5:30-7:30 pm. $20, $15 Savvy Sipper mbrs (join online free). ?cheese, crackers, fruit?. 560 W Washington Blvd, Chgo. 1.5 blks W of Canal. 312-627-9463) WineStyles. net Th's 6-8 pm Free (various events. 1433 W Belmont Ave, Lakeview Chgo. 773-549-2227). MyOpenBar. com

 

Whiskey Road (daily?) $2 & cheap mystery beers, free Guitar Hero, free juke box. Whiskey Road (1935 N Damen Ave, Bucktown Chgo. 773-252-8531). MyOpenBar. com

 

Women of the World Brunch (last Su's, WOW). Women only event. multi-cultural social. networking group. Seeks to promote internationalism & friendship through socials,. info exchange to support the advancement & empowerment of members. Various events, men welcome at most (states 'coed'). Email <wowchicagoland-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com>

 

Women's Center Junior Board Mass/Meeting. (1st Fri's) 6 pm. Want to get more involved in pro-life movement? After dinner & monthly meeting at Gale Street Inn, Jefferson Park. St. Jude Chapel, The Women's Center (5116 N Cicero, Chicago. I-90-Lawrence Ave E 1/2 mile-Cicero AveN 3 blks. womens-center. org Dan Proft <dproft @ runbox. com> 312-648-1099.

 

Wyland (John) Whales Wall. Huge 8 story wall mural. East Side of 505 N. Michigan, Chicago.

 

+YACHT Clubs-Dinner & Speaker. (Young Adult Catholics Hanging Together, age ~20-39, all Sept~Jun) all $5 unless mentioned, food & drinks extra (dinners ~$15, optional). YC-SE DuPage (1st Mo) 6:30-9 pm. $20 includes buffet. If possible, RSVP Denise Rose <ladycabdriver23 @ yahoo. com>. PapaPasseros. com Restaurant (Italian, private room. Mon $5 pitchers. 6326 S Cass Ave, Westmont. S of 63rd St. 630-963-7660). YC-SW/I&M Canal (2nd Tue ~30 ppl) 7-9:30p. (?2 for 1 special?). Fox's Pub (9655 W 143rd St., Orland Park). Sponsor St Alphonsus Parish, Lemont 630-257-2414 <speeddial7 @ yahoo. com>. YC-ChgoN (3rd Tu's Oct-May. ~40 ppl) 6-9:30pm. FizzChicago. com Bar/Grill (3220 N Lincoln Ave, Chgo. 1/2 blk NW of Belmont & Ashland. 773-348-6000, -6088) <yachtclubchicago @ yahoo. com> 312-466-9473. YC-NW 'burb (3rd Th, Sept-Jun, ~50 ppl) 6:30-9:30pm. If possible, RSVP Jeff Martin <jeff @ yamnw. org>. Champps' Americana Rest & Bar (955 E Golf Rd, Schaumburg. ~1/2 mi W of Woodfield Mall/Rt 53. 847-240-1333). YC-West/FORYA (1st Tue's Oct-May, ~35 ppl) 7-9:30 pm. Molly Malone’s Irish Pub (7652 W Madison, Forest Park. I-290-Harlem, N 2 lights-Madison, L/W 1 mi, L side. 2 blks W of DesPlaines. 708-366-8073). Multi-Parish-Forest park, Oak park, River forest Young Adults (FORYA). Events emails Anne <acstefans @ cs. com> 708-771-0821, Peter Sullivan <peter-sullivan @ excite. com> 708-439-7212. YC-Orland Park (combined with I&M above). <yam @ yamchicago. org> 312-466-9473.

 

+Young Adult Mass (YAM) & Socials: (see below, YAM w/ social after, Catholic though all welcome. age ~20-39). CANCELLED IN FUTURE :( => Old St. Pats 1st Sun's. Join us! Mass 11:15a, Social 12:15-1:30p (~250 ppl, free bagels, juice, coffee). "1st Timers Table" to welcome newcomers. 700 W Adams & Des Plaines. Chgo Mag 'one of the top 10 places in Chgo to meet people' (yamchicago. org <yam @ yamchicago. org>) ~1:30-2:30 pm join us (~35 ppl) for brunch or just be social nearby, then maybe see Chgo. HolyNameCathedral. org Sun's 5:15pm Mass (735 N State & Chgo Ave, Chgo. Event emails <youngadults @ holynamecathedral. org> 312-787-8040), then meet at the courtyard Statue of Mary for dinner/drinks nearby, often Devon Seafood Grill (1 blk NE on Chgo Ave). Westchester Divine Providence Parish (1st Sun's age 18-40) 5 pm. WDPP (2555 Mayfair Ave, Westchester. LaGrange-22nd St W 8 blks W-Mayfair S/L 6 blks) dprov. org Event emails <divprovpa @ dprov. org> 708.562.3364 x13. Old St Pat's Next Step 'After 5' (2nd Sun's, ~100 ppl all ages, mostly young adults ~20-39) 5p Mass, 6p light hors d'oeuvres, beer, wine, soda, mingling. OldStPats. org (Church Hall. 700 W Adams & DesPlaines, Chgo). Volunteers needed <ElizabethM @ oldstpats. org> 312-831-9361 or -9374. StClementChurch. org Wine & Cheese Celebration (2nd Sun's) Mass 7p, Social 8p in chapel/basement). SCC (642 W Deming Pl, Lincoln Pk Chgo. Halsted-Fullerton E 2 blks-Orchard L/N 2 blks. 773-281-0371). Event emails subscribe <requests @ lists.stclementchurch. org> body 'subscribe yac'. Volunteers needed Katie Lawrence <kathlaw13 @ yahoo. com>. St Edna's (2nd Sun, none Dec) 5:30p mass, 6:30p Social/fellowship. StEdna. org Parish (2525 N Arlington Hts Rd, Arlington Hts. 1/2 mi N of Palatine Rd. 847-398-3362) <faros @ onebox. com> vm 866.667.0760. St Mary of the Angels (2nd Fri's) 7p Mass, 7:30p Food, 8p Speaker, 9p Social, ~10:30p maybe nearby bar like Leopard Lounge (1645 Cortland St, Chgo. 1/2 blk W of I-90/94, 1 blk S of Armitage, 1 blk W of Ashland. 773-862-7877). SMA (1850 N Hermitage Ave, Chgo. Ashland-North Ave, W 3 blks, R/N 1.5 blks. StMaryOfTheAngels. net StMarysYoungAdults. org sma-church.org 773-278-2644). Mary Queen of Peace (2nd Sun, age 20-39) 2p Mass, 3p. St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Mary Queen of Peace fellowship group. 297 E Jefferson Ave, Hampshire. 847-683-2391 or Joe Hahn -2036. OurLadyOfPompeii. org. (2nd Sun's). Mass 11a, Social 12p coffee, soda, pastries. (1224 W Lexington. Chgo. I-290-Racine S 4 blks or I-90-Roosevelt W-Racine N then W 1 blk, by Polk. Street parking 2 blks S, UIC lot C, National Republic Bank/Racine & Harrison, UIC Lot 1B). <ECesario66 @ aol. com> 312-421-3757. StJosaphat. com (2nd Sun's) 10 am mass SJ (2311 N Southport & Belden, Chgo. 773.327.8955), 11am brunch/social various locations; FUNN (Fellowship Under New Name). Event emails <funncommittee @ yahoo. com> FUNN htln 773-327-8955 x305. StTeresaParish. org/ CharisMinistries. org (2nd Th) 7:30pm Mass. 8:30p Social. Drinks, snacks provided, donations appreciated (drop at parish center before Mass). St-Teresa. net (Fr Michael Sparough. 1037 W Armitage Ave, Chgo. 4 blks N of North Ave, 5 blks W of Halsted. 773-528-6650). Volunteers needed. Event emails <StTeresaParish @ yahoo. com>. St Vincent de Paul Young Adults; Meeting/Social (~2nd Wed) 7:30 pm. St Vincent de Paul Parish Center. Pizza (optional, bring a few $). Mass 5p & Happy Hour 6p. (~2nd Sun, age ~21-39) KincadesBar. com (3 levels,38 TVs.950 W Armitage, Sheffield & Webster, Chgo. N of North Ave, btwn Clybourn & Clark. 773-348-0010). Events emails <StVincentYAG-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com> groups.yahoo. com/group/StVincentYAG <StVincentYAG-owner @ yahoogroups. com> Margie <StVdep_YAG @ yahoo. com> 773-968-7881. StVDep. org (1010 W Webster & Sheffield, Chgo. 2 blks S of Fullerton). St Benedict/Ravenswood Catholic Multi Parish (Now Back! ~2nd Sun) Mass 6:30p, Pizza Social 7:30p. Pizza, soda, water, beer, wine. donations ($5 & if possible, canned food donation). StBenedict. org Church (2215 W Irving Park Rd, Chgo. btwn Lincoln & Western, blks W of Irving Pk brown line stop. 773-588-6484). Volunteers needed Jessica <jessicaalew @ gmail. com> 201-602-3670. StBen's, St Matthias, Queen of Angels, Transfiguration & Our Lady of Lourdes 2609 W Carmen Ave, Chgo. StMatthiasTransfiguration. com . Event emails Kevin Oatess <kevinoatess @ hotmail. com>. Mass 8p & Social 9p (2nd Sun's) St Peter & Paul Church (36 N Ellsworth, blks NE of downtown Nprvl). Bryan Johnson 630-258-7136. Nprvl, Aurora, Lisle area Catholic church event emails. StClementChurch. org Young Adult Mass 7pm & Discussion Series 8-9 pm (3rd Sun's, all age ~18-30 welcome) Beer & pretzels provided. SCC (642 W Deming Pl, Lincoln Pk Chgo. Halsted-Fullerton E 2 blks-Orchard L/N 2 blks. 773-281-0371). Peter Rossmann <prossmann @ hotmail. com>. Event emails <tracy @ stclementchurch. org>. HolyFamilyParish. org Mass 11a & Free Brunch Social 12:30p (3rd Sun's, Smr 1st & 3rd Sun's). Join R side of Church facing alter, front pews near band/choir. HF (2515 Palatine Rd, Inverness. btwn Roselle & Barrington Rds. Volunteers needed. 847-359-0042 x125 groups.yahoo. com/group/HF-YAM). ?Immaculate Conception? (IC) Church / NE DuPage Young Adult Ministry (NEDYAM). 4th Sun's. YAM Mass 5:15p, social 6:15p, speaker 7p or dinner nearby. 134 Arthur St, Elmhurst (W side of York Rd, btwn Rt 64 & St Charles Rd, just S of downtown). 630-530-8515, 3482. (planning meeting 2nd Mon's 7:30 pm IC Rectory) icelmhurst. org/yam. "Kristin Kramer" <kkramer @ icelmhurst. org> 630-530-3482. Our Lady of Mt Carmel (OLMC). (~4th Sun's) Meet shortly before 9:45a (sometimes 4:30p) Mass on steps, social or brunch nearby after. OLMC (718 W Belmont Ave, Chgo. ~1 blk E of Clark & Halsted). Mike <MXD53 @ hotmail. com> 773-929-8976. Event emails "Melodi" <songgirl_018 @ yahoo. com> 773-404-8149. St Emily's Church (6pm 4th Sun's. 1400 E Central Rd, Mt Prospect. Just E of Rand, W of Wolf. 847-824-5049). Holy Name Cathedral. (weekly, see Reg. Events; HNC). StAlphonsusChgo. org (4th Sun) 5 pm Mass, 6 pm meet in vestabule for social nearby w/ free food. SAC (founded 1882 by German immigrants. 1429 W Wellington, Southport & Lincoln Ave. Chgo. S of Belmont. 773-525-0709). Event emails <stalphonsusyam @ yahoo. com>, Fr James Hurlbert <JHurlbert @ aol. com>. St Mike's CANCELLED (last Sun's, except Dec) 7 pm Mass, 8:15 pm social in rectory or nearby. St-Mikes. org (1633 N Cleveland, Chgo. Old Town, 1 blk N of North Ave, 6 blks E of Halsted. Free parking lot. 312-642-2498). Event emails groups.yahoo. com/group/StMikesSocialClub <StMikesSocialClub-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com>. <stmikessocialclub @ yahoo. com, stmikesyoungadults @ gmail. com> 630-327-1747. (Social Club Mailbox 312 642 2498). St James. Last Sun's. 7p, Social 8p. w/ St Edna's, Our Lady of the Wayside. Arlington Hts Rd, just N of Euclid Rd (~3-5 miles N of I-90). Arlington Hts

 

+YoungIrish. com Fellowship Club (YIFC) Happy Hour (all welcome, mostly age 21-35) usually 6-9p, free, various locations/specials. Young Irish Social Event facebook.com/YoungIrishFC <info @ youngirish. com, youngirishfellowship @ gmail. com> Htln 312.902.1943

 

+Young Prof's of Chgo (YPC); Speakeasy Series. (last Th's, age ~21-39) 5:30-7:30p. network/social. No cover, food & drink specials (optional & extra). Various locations; If possible, RSVP online. network, mingle, help. community, learn from industry leaders. Event email signup at ypchicago.org <social @ ypchicago. org>

 

Young Professionals Group (YPG) of BetweenFriendsChicago. org Monthly Meeting/Social (2nd Wed's) 6:30pm all welcome, eating optional. If possible, RSVP <ypgbetweenfriends @ hotmail. com>. various locations?; 8/11th 6:30 pm Cosi (2200 N Clark & Webster, Chicago). Aiding those of domestic violence

 

Naperville Millennium Carillon Concert & Summer Picnic. Tue's 7:30p (~mid Jun thru Aug) Auto Westminster Chimes daily on the hour 9a-9p, 2-3 songs daily 11a,4p,7p, Sat & Sun 11a,4,7 pm. Millennium Carillon-72 stationary bells, 158 feet tall, forth largest in the world. Rotary (Sledding) Hill. Bring picnic 'stuff'. Free. Riverwalk (by Aurora Ave & Eagle St) visitnaperville. com hotline 630- 428-4239 voice 630-527-2188

 

 

Upcoming Events (in order by date/time, there's a method to this madness!) ** See Regular/Ongoing Events above **

 

 

OpenRunToo Much Light Makes Baby Go Blind & Join Meetin. org Often. 30 plays in 60 mins, since 1988. Cash only $9 plus the roll of a die ($10-$15), 1st Sun's roll of die ($1-6). NeoFuturists. org (150 seats. 5153 N Ashland & Foster, Chgo. 773-275-5255). doors open 30 mins prior; Fr 11:30pm, Sat 11:30pm, Sunday 7 pm, not last 2 wkends Dec)

We,Fr,Sa's thru Oct 3? Free Chicago Cultural Center Tour (20 people max, free art gallery across St N?) 1:15-2 pm meet Randolph St lobby. ChicagoCulturalCenter.org (historic 1897 Chgo Public Library, world's largest Tiffany stained-glass dome, mosaics. Visitor/Tourism Info Center 77 E Randolph St, Chgo. 312-744-6630)

 

Fr-Su's ChicagoGreeter.com Free Tours. Short notice 10a-3p on half hour (Millennium Park tours daily 11:30a,1p) from Randolph St lobby ChicagoCulturalCenter.org (77 E Randolph St, Chgo. 312-744-6630) or Register 10 business days in advance for a FREE 2-4 hour guided customized visit of Chgo

 

We-Su's ClarkeHouseMuseum.org Tour. Chicago's oldest home. 12n, 2pm, 3 pm 1836 Greek Revival-style house reveal what life was like for a middle class family in Chicago, when the city was in its formative years before the Civil War (1 hr). Clarke House Museum (12n, 2 pm. 1827 S Indiana, Chicago). Glessner Coach House Tour (3 pm. 18th St, just E of Indiana). $10, $9 seniors/students, $5 kids 5–12 years old; Wed's free. ExploreChicago.org (pic)

 

thru Jan 1, 2020 Facing Freedom: American History Gallery. Based on the central idea that the history of the United States has been shaped by conflicts over what it means to be free, this new exhibition uses images, artifacts, and interactivity to explore familiar and not-so-familiar stories from the nation’s past. ChicagoHistory. org Museum (1601 N Clark St, Chgo. N of North Ave. 312.642.4600)

thru Summer Free Concert. ~eve. Food & alcohol allowed. MillenniumPark.org (201 E Randolph St & Michigan Ave, Chgo)

 

thru Sep 13 Chgo Movies in the Parks (14th annual, dusk, weather permitting) >250 outdoor screenings of current & classic movies. Bring picnic, blanket, chairs, friends, family. Daily listings & weather-related cancellations 312-742-1134. chicagoparkdistrict.com/events/movies

 

thru Sep 13 Tempel Lipizzan Performance. Sa, Su, We's. Witness artistry & history come to life! TempelFarms.com (1700 Wadsworth Rd., Old Mill Creek Wadsworth. 847-623-7272) EnjoyIllinois.com

 

thru Oct (daily), -Nov 16 (wkends) Lambs Farm. Enjoy the Farmyard; Miss Wiggles 450 lb pig, new miniature animals, petting zoo, old-fashion carousel, train, mini golf. $8, kids 2-12 $12. LambsFarm.org (14245 W Rockland Rd, Libertyville. 847-362-4636) enjoyillinois.com

 

Jul 8-Aug 5 Theology on Tap Dinner & Speaker Social. Various Chgo area & other locations. yamchicago.org/events-main.shtml

 

DAILY+ See Meetup.com (to much to included)

 

We Jul 16-20 Kane County Fair. family fun, carnival, entertainment, thrill events, farm animals, kids events, food, fun+. KaneCountyFair.com (Rt 38 to 64, Randall Rd St Charles. 630-584-6926) EnjoyIllinois.com

 

Th+ See Meetup.com (to much to included)

 

Th's Jul 17-Aug 28 WTMX Party in the Park. 4, 5:30 pm performances; 7/17 Frontrunners. Food & drinks avail for purchase. Millennium Park Grill Chicago. chicagoevents.com

  

Th Jul 17  Taste of Yorktown. 4:30-7:30p food, drinks, shopping, music, prizes+ $10 adult; $5 kids. Shops on Butterfield (Butterfield Rd & Highland Ave, Lombard) 630-629-7330 DiscoverDupage.com

  

Th's Jul 17-Aug 28 Oak Park Thur Night Out. Optional dine-around booklet (kiosk Lake & Marion $12) & enjoy dining al fresco, free outdoor entertainment, live music under the stars! DowntownOakPark.net (1010 Lake Street Oak Park, IL 60301 View Map Get Directions Phone Number 708-383-4145

 

Th's Jul 17-Aug 28 Westmont Cruisin' Nights, Open Market Street Fair. 5-9 pm farmers, food (Cass Ave, S of Ogden, N of 55th St, downtown Westmont) westmontevents.com <wsec@westmontevents.com> 630-829-9378. DiscoverDuPage.com

 

Th's Jul 17-Aug 7 Concerts in the Park. 6 pm Free. Countryside Park (630 61st St, La Grange) festing.com

 

Th's Jul 17-Aug 28 Rock N Wheels. 6-9pm (1 Friendship Plaza, Addison. E of Village hall) festing.com

 

Th Jul 17 TreeHouseAnimals.org/MeowLuau (No Kill Cat Shelter). 6-8 pm $20 donation includes drinks (beer, wine, & 3 well drink tickets), delicious veggie and vegan friendly food, raffle. Donations appreciated if you can't make it. Trader Todd's (3216 N Sheffield, Chicago) facebook.com/events/1450781981826645

 

Th's Jul 17-Aug 14 Carol Stream Summer Concert Series. 6:30-9 pm except Fr Jul 4 6:30-10 pm & Fireworks. FREE. Jul 4th remote parking & shuttle service from Glenbard North HS (990 Kuhn Rd) & signed locations along the Lies Rd. Industrial corridor. Ferraro Town Center (SW of Lies Rd & Gary Ave, Carol Stream. parking at Town Center & Fountain View Recreation Center) festing.com

 

Th's Jul 17 MillenniumPark.org Free Concerts. 6:30 pm food & alcohol allowed. (201 E Randolph St & Michigan Ave, Chicago) cityofchicago.org

 

Th Jul 17 (3rd Th's) St Clements Young/St Al's Adult Happy Hour. 6:30-9 pm various locations nearby; often @ Witts (S on Lincoln) or Wills Northwoods Inn (3030 N Racine Ave, Chicago). facebook. com/group.php?gid=9148796772. <rich.pasquesi@gmail.com>

 

Th Jul 17 (3rd Th's) Young Adult WestmontJaycees. org Meetup. com Meeting & Social. 6:30 pm all welcome. New Location? Nonnie's Restaurant (1565 75th St, Woodridge). prev Suburbanite Bowl (meeting room, west side. 201 W Ogden Ave, Westmont). volunteerism.meetup. com/169, meetup.com/Woodridge-Jaycees. <ChrissVitak @ comcast. net>

 

Th's Jul 17-Aug 14 Bolingbrook Live Concert Series. 7-9 pm Bring chairs, blanket. ThePromenadeBolingbrook.com (631 E Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook. 630-296-8340), EnjoyIllinois.com

 

Th's Jul 17-Aug 14 St Charles Concerts in the Park. 7 pm Free. Lincoln Park Gazebo (Main St, blks W of Rt 31 downtown St Charles) festing.com

 

Th's Jul 17+ Real Estate Investing Presentation. 7p, 6:30p socialize, learn of others success, how to make $ in your spare time getting others to join &/or investing in properties w/ no $, bad credit so no need to work. Free, No pressure, no asking to join. Online webinar videos. Finley & Butterfield/Rt 56, Downers Grove. Address given w/ RSVP via Kevin/YEH), After ~9 pm nearby Brickhouse ($2.50 beer :)

 

Th Jul 17-20 Germanfest (47th) 5:30-11 pm Western suburb's longest running outdoor fest. Bands; 7th Heaven, 16 Candles, and Infinity plus plenty of outdoor seating. Free. SacredHeartLombard.org Parish (328 W Maple St, Lombard. 630-495-0843)

 

Th Jul 17-20 Summerfest. beer garden, kids midway, bands; Fr 5p Far Sighted, 8pm Infinity, Sa (1-5p carnival $25) 8 pm Hairbangers Ball, Su 12n (12-4p carnival $25) all days $40, midway $50, 2:30p Redmonds. Free. St. Louise de Marillac (30th St & Harrison Ave, LaGrange Park) Th,Fr 5-10p, Sa 1-11p, Su 12n-6p. slmparish.org/summerfest, Festing.com 708-352-7388

 

Fr Jul 18+ Daily, See Meetup.com (to much to included it all)

 

Fr Jul 18, 8/12,27 Blackberry Farm Free Days Blackberry Farm & Join Meetup living history museum, w/ train, hay rides, pedal tractors, paddle boats, carousel, ponies. 100 S Barnes Rd, Aurora. foxvalleyparkdistrict. org/facilities/blackberry-farm 630-892-1550). Join Meetup/The-wolrd-is-our-classroom

 

Fr Jul 18 Meetup Howl at the Moon Dueling Piano FREE Happy Hour (~40 ppl) 5-7 pm free buffet, no cover <7 pm ($10 after & no drink deals), 1st 2 drinks $1 ea (5-8p, well, wine, 7oz pony beers, DeKuyper cordials), $3.50 drinks until 9pm. First one's there grab tables, seek meetup signs. At door, mention host 'Aime Lynn'. HowlAtTheMoon.com (6 pm dueling piano's. 26 W Hubbard & Dearborn, Chgo. 312-863-7427. $5 validated parking 1 blk away; State & Kinzie garage 5p-3a. RiverNorthSelfPark.com 312.670.9780). If possible, RSVP meetup.com/Oak-Brook-Adventures-for-Twenty-Somethings, meetup.com/20-and-30-somethings-chicago, meetup.com/West-Suburban-20-s-and-30-s-Fun-Group

 

Fr Jul 18 Welcome Stacie's Visit! Pot Luck Bonfire BBQ House Party (~20 people) 6pm-12m Guests are welcome. Provided; some beer, , wine, snacks, plates, utensils, condiments etc. If possible RSVP online, text before leaving incase I need anything last minute, bring beer, wine, main or side dish, meat to grill, burnables, try to avoid (often to many) desert, chips, dip. (319 55th St, Downers Grove. House #'s hard to see, South side of street, 6 houses East of Fairview, driveway East of Fire Hydrant. To avoid being blocked in driveway, park on Florence 1/2 blk East. 10 min walk S of Metra Fairview Downers Grove Station. cell/text preferred 630-930-2558)

 

Fr Jul 18-Aug 15 (1st & 3rd Fr's, not 7/4) Concerts in the Park 6-8 pm picnic, bring chairs, blankets. Free, Free parking Emerson St Garage. Village Green/Village Hall (50 S Emerson St, Mt Propsect) festing.com

Fr's Jul 18-Aug 29 Roselle Cruise Night. 6-9 pm (Roselle 107 E Main St, Downtown Roselle) festing.com

 

Fr's Jul 18-25 Music Under the Stars. 7-9p Free. Riverfront Park (131 E Hydraulic St, Yorkville) or nearby Town Square (Rt 47 & Main St) <tevans@yorkville.il.us> 630.553.4357 festing.com

 

Fr's Jul 18+ $15 Buffet, Drafts, Wells. usually 7-10 pm or 9-11pm (only 9-11pm if 3:05pm Cubs home game) or no cover cash bar, ~9 pm DJ, dancing. Rockwood Place (3466 N Clark St, Wrigleyville Chicago). H3events. com Bar party event emails Lisa Hogan facebook.com/hogan.nu <h3events @ hotmail. com> 773-968-3205

 

Fr's Jul 18+ Beer,Well Drinks & Buffet. 7-11p $20. Redmond's Ale House (3358 N Sheffield, Chgo). Bar1events.com

 

Fr's Jul 18-Aug 29 Concerts on the Green. 7:30-9p 6/20 Brit Beat (~Beatles), weather permitting, free, bring blanket, chairs. Burr Ridge Vlg Cntr (701 Village Center Dr, www.BurrRidgeEvents. com/ConcertsSchedule.html 630-654-8181)

 

Fr's Jul 18, Aug 1 Oak Lawn Free Movie Nights (dusk) Bring picnic, drinks, chairs, blankets. 6/6 Wreck It Ralph. Village Green (E of Municipal Center, N of Library; 9446 S Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn) oaklawn-il.gov/home/showdocument?id=2970

 

Fr Jul 18-20 Taste of River North. Food, vendors, art, family fun, bands; Fr 6p Weezer tribute, 7p Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute, 8p No Doubt tribute, 9p Sublime tribute, Sa 2p 97 Nine, 4p Hot Sauce Committee, 6p Stache, 8p Sixteen Candles, Su 4:30p Main Squeeze, 6:30p Led Zeppelin 2. Free, $5 suggested donation. A. Montgomery Ward Park (630 N Kingsbury St, River N Chgo) 312-742-7895 metromix.com

 

Fr Jul 18 (rain date?) Jeff Fuji's Rooftop Movie Night. 7:30 pm Happy Hour, 8:30p Wayne's World, 10:30p. If possible, bring chairs, drinks, snack to share (popcorn provided) & RSVP facebook.com/events/806081446099044. (enter rear 933 W Wolfram St, Chgo)

 

Fr Jul 18-19 BBQ Block Party. Free. Community Center Park (10201 Bond St, Westchester) Festing.com

 

Fr Jul 18-20 PlainfieldFest.org & Sat Join Meetup.com/BlazingHearts. downtown Plainfield

 

Fr Jul 18-20 Festa Italiana. Henry W Maier Fest Park (75 acre lake front. 200 N Harbor Dr, downtown Milwaukee. org, WI. follow smiley :) signs from  I-94). 414-223-2808 VisitMilwaukee.org

 

Fr Jul 18-20 BenFest.com. ~5k people, family-friendly benefit St Benedict's parish, merchants, kids area offers games+, arts/crafts, train ridesbands, food beer. Free, $5 donation requested. St Benedict Parish (2215 W Irving Park Rd & Leavitt St, Chicago) Fr 4-10p, Sa 1-10p, Su 1-7p. Festing.com

 

Sa Jul 19+ Daily, See Meetup.com (to much to included it all)

 

Sa Jul 19 Rummage Sale. 8am-3pm CASH, Registered Parishioner via checks & Credit cards. St Nicholas Catholic Church (806 Ridge Avenue, Evanston) meetup.com/Kids-Parents-Playgroup-Lincolnwood-and-Surrounding/events/182153402

 

Sa Jul 19 St Mary of the Angels Young Adult Starved Rock Hike (~20 ppl) 8 am-5 pm carpool from St Mary of the Angels parking lot or meet 10:30 am Starved Rock visitor's center (2668 E 875th Rd, Oglesby). Bring hat, sunblock, bug spray, snacks/lunch, water, cash for 4 pm dinner/gas. RSVP/details facebook.com/events/1441271292824018 <SmaOutdoorAdventures@gmail.com>

 

Sa Jul 19 Meetup/630singles.org Brunch & French Market (Great, fun active crowd! all welcome, mostly age 45+) 10 am If possible, RSVP  by 12n Fr Jul 18 Meetup.com/630-Singles-Club. Egg Harbor Café (208 S Hale St, Wheaton) Kim M <Singles630mail@yahoo.com>

 

Sa Jul 19 Mustache Crawl & Join Meetup. 10 am-6 pm Thousands of fun loving people sporting mustaches (real or fakek, optional). River North, Chicago. $10 via meetup.com/Fun-Chicago-Single yelp.com/events/chicago-the-mustache-crawl-3

 

Sa Jul 19 PiccadillySkiClub. com (PSC) Bike Ride & BYOB Picnic (all age welcome, mostly ~40+) 10:30a–1:30p, leave 11 am. Deatils online. Naperville

 

Sa Jul 19 Weekend Sailing & BBQ. Sail 11am-1pm $36, then BBQ. Chicago Sailing Club (3500 N Recreation Dr, Chicago. off LSD) chicagosailing.com/about-us/map-directions details online meetup.com/Keel-Joys-Social-Sailing/events/194521382

 

Sa Jul 19 Small Business Saturday Pub Tour. 11 am Small Bar (Division Ave, Wicker Park Chgo), 11:45a Fatpour, 12:30p 50/Fifty, 1p InnJoy (lunch), 2p Division Ale House, 2:45p Boundary, 3:15p Anthem. $20 for wristband, drink specials, T-shirt, lunch buffet, Prizes, giveaways. https://secure.www.alumniconnections.com/olc/pub/OUL/event/showEventForm.jsp?form_id=176828 m.facebook.com/events/789629384405246 Ohio Univ Chicago AlumniConnections.com Alison Davis <alisonmdavis@yahoo.com>

 

Sa Jul 19 Blarney Gras/Boats & Ho's Party & Join Meetup. 2p CoverGurl (hi-powered party rock), 8p-1a Modern Day Romeos [party band with fun jams]. BlarneyIsland.com ($8 shuttle to island, free with PortOfBlarney.com entree ~$8 & cheaper drinks there. Greatest Boating Bar In The World! 27843 W Grass Lake Rd, Antioch. facebook.com/blarneyisland 847-395-4122). Join Meetup.com/MyMeetup 12n

 

Sa Jul 19 630singles. org Billiards (Great, fun active crowd! all welcome, mostly age 45+) 4-7p If possible, RSVP meetup.com/630-Singles-Club, Kim & Frank text 630-864-8565 <Singles630mail@yahoo.com>. Qbilliards.biz (17 pool tables, dartboards, bags, video games, tv’s/sports, food & drink specials; $2 Bud Lite pints, $6 unlimited pool play 4-7 pm. 2145 63rd St, Downers Grove)

 

Sa Jul 19 'Captain Phillips' Movie in the Park, Join Meetup.com/None-of-my-friends-live-in-Chicago. 6:30 pm Potluck. Montgomery Ward Park (630 N Kingsbury St, River N Chgo)

 

Sa Jul 19 Ravinia.org-Crosby, Stills & Nash. 7:30p, open 5p. Lawn tix avail if sold out at adv price from main gate scaplers (handful of tix they’ll never sell). See regular events; Ravinia for free parking info+

 

Sa Jul 19 (mnthly) Lombard Jaycees/Meetup Cascade Drive in. open 7 pm, 8:45p Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes PG-13, 11p TAMMY R. Food & drinks allowed or buy there. Any person that joins or recruits a new member will get popcorn bought by Prez Jax. $10/person cash only. Cascade Drive-In (1100 E North Ave, West Chicago) facebook.com/events/682704715156644

 

Sa Jul 19-20 Chicago Craft Beer Fest (by Sheffield Garden Walk) 12n-10 pm, Tasting 12n-4pm $40, $20 buddy pass (no drinking). Sheffield Ave (Webster-Fullerton), Chicago. eventbrite.com/e/chicago-craft-beer-festival-tickets-10767996367, ChicagoEvents.com

 

Sa Jul 19-20 SheffieldGardenWalk.com, Music Fest, Join Others (46th) 12n-10pm >80 residential BEAUTIFUL! gardens open, guided architectural tours, kids activities, live music (2 stages) Sa 12:15p Hello Weekend, 2:15p Personnel, 6p Workout Music, 6:10p Afro Zep, 7:20p Meiko, 8p Trippin Billies, 8:45p ZZ Ward, Su 12:15p Crush on Radio, 2:15p Your Villain, My Hero, 6:10p Catfight, 6:30p Samples, 8p Wedding Banned, 8:30p Freddy Jones Band. Free, $7-$10 suggested donation (2200 N Sheffield Ave & Webster Ave, Lincoln Park Chgo. 773-868-3010) metromix.com, ChicagoEvents.com. Join both meet near 'garden center' in front of St Vincent Church. Sat 4:30 pm Meetup.com/Ravenswood-Lincoln-Square-Neighborhood, Su 1:30 pm (11am Brunch see & if possible RSVP meetup.com/40s-Weekend-Fun-Chicago-North-and-N-Nw-Burbs)

 

Sa Jul 19-20 CelebrateClarkStreet.com (9th) Food, arts, crafts market, kids activities, bands (2 stages, none I recognize :(. Free, $5 donation, $10 family (1700 Morse Ave & Clark St, Rogers Park Chicago) 773-508-5885 metromix.com

 

Su Jul 20+ Daily, See Meetup.com (to much to included it all)

 

Su Jul 20 Rock 'n' Roll 5k & 1/2 Marathon 6:30am Grant Park (Chicago)

 

Su Jul 20+ (Su's, year round) Maxwell Street Flea Market. 7a-3p New/used bargains, food, entertainment. Cell chargers $5,also at Five n Below. DesPlaines (Roosevelt-Harrison), Chgo. 312-744-9088

 

Su's Jul 20+? All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast (7th annual) 8 am-1 pm All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes, Sausage, Starbucks Coffee, Orange Juice, muffins and more. $5, Kids under 3 Free. Antique Fire Truck Rides, games and Activities for kids. (321 South Buesching Rd, Lake Zurich) festing.com

 

Su Jul 20 (3rd Su Apr-Oct) VintageGarageChicago.com Sale. 9 am-5 pm furniture & decor. $3, free w/ vintage attire. (covered parking garage. 5051 N Broadway, S of Foster). facebook.com/purevintagechicago1

 

Su Jul 20 Chinatown Summer Fair (36th >40k ppl) 10a-8p lion dance, cultural food, art, music (Wentworth Ave & Cermak Rd, Chicago) ChicagoEvents.com, metromix.com, EnjoyIllinois.com 773-584-6684

 

Su's Jul 20+ (1st, 3rd Su's May-Nov) Free Pullman Factory Tour. 11:30am-12:30pm Pullman Urban Gardens. Pullman State Historic Site (610 E 111th St, Chicago), nearby free museum. facebook.com/profile.php?id=242659192512737. 5/4 Join meetup.com/Chicago-Photographic-Arts

 

Su's Jul 20+ Free DuSableMuseum.org of African-Amer History 12n-5p (740 E 56th Pl, Chgo. 773-947-0600)

 

Su Jul 20 Paddlewheel Riverboat then Dinner/Drink nearby. 2-3 pm, meet 1:30 pm at boat dock & buy tix. Adults $7.50, age <16 $6.50. Free parking. If possible, RSVP meetup.com/The-Woodridge-Lisle-DG-30-40-Something-Social-Group. Pottawatomie Park (8 North Ave, St Charles) StcRiverboats.com

 

Su's (most) Jul 20+ (Jun-Oct) Gold Pyramid House Tour. Start 2-3 pm (arrive early!) Visit King Tuts tomb, tour pyramid, discover exciting artifacts in gift shop. $15, $10 age <18, ?Armed Forces in uniform $10? groups 15+ (call). GoldPyramid.com (37921 Dilleys Rd, Wadsworth. 847-247-7777)

 

Su Jul 20 Mini Golf, Ice Cream, Pizza (~30 ppl) 5-7 pm meet inside gate near picnic tables. Cancelled by 4 pm if poor weather. Ball Fore ChicagoRidgeParks.com ($6/person, snack bar w/ ice cream, pizza extra. 6701 W 107th St, Worth). If possible, RSVP/details Shelly meetup.com/SWBurbsSOS, meetup.com/sw-suburbs-girls-night-out, or meetup.com/Near-West-Suburban-singles

 

Su's Jul 20+ HolyNameCathedral. org Theology on Tap (Catholic though all age ~20-39 welcome, ~60 ppl) 5:15p Mass, 6:15p ToT;  7/13 Anita Chlipala "Relationships". HNC (Free parking in church lot. 735 N State & Chgo Ave, Chgo. Free parking in lot). facebook. com/groups/265801770107093. Event emails <youngadults @ holynamecathedral. org> 312-787-8040)

 

Su's Jul 20+ Old St Pat's Theology On Tap Speaker Social 6-7:45 pm (Masses 5 & 8 pm) 7/20 Dr Terry Nelson-Johnson "Going Overboard, for God's Sake". Appetizers and drinks will be served. Old St Pat's FXW Cafeteria (120 S DesPlaines, Chicago. Just N of church)

 

Su Jul 20-Aug 3 Naperville Concerts in the Park (11th season) 7-8:30 pm bring lawn chairs, blankets. 7/20 Hillbilly Rockstarz (country). Old Saw Mill Park (432 Massachusetts Ave, Naperville). Free. downtown Naperville. napervilleparks.org/concertsinyourpark

 

Su's Jul 20+ Meetup.com Karaoke. 9 pm DJ, $3 dom, $3 wells, $5 martinis, $5 Jamesons. Free. French Quarter New Orleans Kitchen (Yorktown Mall. 44 Yorktown Center, Lombard. fqrestaurant.com 630-495-2700). meetup.com/nightlife-555

 

Mo's Jul 21-Aug 11 (except 7/28) MillenniumPark.org Downtown Sound Free Concerts. 6:30 pm 6/9 ? (food & alcohol allowed. 201 E Randolph St & Michigan Ave, Chicago) cityofchicago.org

 

Mo Jul 21,23 (~Mo,We's) Night Run & Drinks (~15 people) 6:30 pm Seek people in running clothes inside the doors or outside on sidewalk :) Mystic Celt (3443 N Southport Ave, Chicago. Southport brown line stop). meetup.com/willrun4beer

 

Mo Jul 21 50 cent Bowling, shoes, wings, Free Popcorn & Join Meetup. 6:45 pm meet at bar. Bowling per hr & on the hr. If possible RSVP/details meetup.com/Ravenswood-Lincoln-Square-Neighborhood. LincolnSquareLanes.net (4874 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago)

 

Mo Jul 21 Meeting & Tour 7 pm+ If possible, RSVP meetup.com/NERP-Not-Exclusively-Raspberry-Pi. Pumping Station: One (3519 N Elston Ave, Chgo)

 

Mo's Jul 21+ Football & Join ChicagoSportAndSocialClub.com 7:30pm $3 Coors Light, $6 Absolut, Malibu & Jameson cocktails. If possible, RSVP online. BlackFinn Ameripub (American cuisine. 65 W. Kinzie, River North Chicago)

 

Mo Jul 21 (1st & 3rd Mo's) Free Comedy. 8 pm Gingerman Tavern (3740 N Clark St, Chicago. N of Addison) facebook.com/events/1447211935516084

 

Tu Jul 22 Sanctuary Ski & Social Club IL Prairie Path Elgin Branch Bike Ride (all non-skiers/non-mbrs welcome, mostly 35-50) 9 am, leave 9:30 am. Details online. Geneva & Country Farm Rds, Winfield. Dave Meisner <dmeisner@ameritech.net> cell 630-888-4669

Tu's Jul 22+ Meetup.com Social. 4:45-7 pm ask Bartender Mike for Meetup group. If possible, RSVP online. Historic Berghoff.com Bar (17 W Adams, Chgo. W of State. 312-427-3170). meetup.com/Loop-happy-hour & often meetup.com/ChicagoLandNightlife/events/102356792

 

Tu's Jul 22-Aug 26 Downers Grove Summer Concert Series. 6:30p concessions, 6/17 New Invaders (60’s Rock). Free. Fishel Park (just W of Main St/Emmetts, downtown DG). dgparks.org/Recreation/concert-series.htm

 

Tu's Jul 22-Aug 26 Millennium Park Free Movies & Join Others. 6:30 pm 40 ft screen. 7/22 Field of Dreams. Jay Pritzker Pavilion/Great Lawn MillenniumPark.org (201 E Randolph St & Michigan Ave, Chgo) cityofchicago.org, choosechicago.com. Join Others see lssc.org, facebook. com/groups/265801770107093 & facebook.com/events/242073739320989

 

Tu's Jul 22+ Free Appetizer Buffet & Join Meetup (~10 ppl) 7 pm ask for Gregg/Meetup. Hot wings, cheesy broccoli, potato salad, potatoes, peppers, onions. $3 Miller bottles. BlueWaterLounge.com (9016 31st St, Brookfield. 708-485-9287). meetup.com/Near-West-Suburban-singles

 

Tu's Jul 22-29 Tunes on Tuesday (weather permitting) 7p new band/ restaurant weekly. Picnic or buy there, bring blankets, chairs. FREE. Harrer Park (6250 W Dempster, Morton Grove. North End of Park) festing.com

 

Tu's Jul 22-Aug 12 Summer Concert Series (weather permitting) 7 pm stadium seating, picnic or buy there, bring blankets, chairs. Free. Old Town Park (111 3rd St, Bloomingdale) festing.com

 

Tu's Jul 22+ St Clement Young Adult Volleyball. 7:15-9:30pm every skill level, no fees or teams needed, play any week you can. $2 benefits St Clement Romero Scholarship fund. St Clement School gym (2524 N Orchard St, Chicago). Brian <brianslosson@gmail.com>

 

Tu's Jul 22-Aug 19 Starlight Concert Series (weather permitting) ~7:30-9p free various Evanston parks. picnic or buy there, bring blankets, chairs. cityofevanston.org/festivals-concerts/starlight-concert-series

 

Tu’s Jul 22+ Meetup Trivia Night (~25 ppl) 8 pm trivia optional, ask for trivia section :) TheFoundryOnline. com (85 Executive Dr, Aurora). meetup.com/West-Suburban-20-s-and-30-s-Fun-Group

 

Tu's Jul 22+ Meetup Pub Trivia (~15 ppl) 8 pm, Trivia 8:30pm. If needed, ask for meetup group. BallyDoylePub.com & Restaurant (if band, $5 cover after 7 pm? Irish. 5157 Main St, Downers Grove. 630-969-0600). meetup.com/Suburban-Singles-Solution

 

We's Jul 23-Oct 29 Elmhurst Farmers Market. 7a-1p York Street & Vallette St, downtown Elmhurst. YorkAndVallette.com/yava/FarmersMarket.aspx 630-832-4550 DiscoverDuPage.com

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 27 River Rhythms. Pere Marquette Park VisitMilwaukee.org 414-276-6696

 

We Jul 23,30,Aug 6 Deerfield Eat to the Beat. 11a-1pm food avail or bring a picnic. 7/9 Super Stolie (kid’s show). Jewett Park Pavilion (880 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield) deerfieldparks.org/eat-to-the-beat

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 16 GrantParkMusicFestival.com & Join Meetup (80th) Rehearsals Tues-Fri afternoons. Millennium Park (Michigan Ave, Columbus Dr) cityofchicago.org 877-244-2246. Join Meetup We's (weather permitting) ~5-6 pm meet center lawn in back, seek tables, music 6:30. BYOB, wine, food to share. After then drinks nearby. meetup.com/Loop-happy-hour, 6:30p meetup.com/Windy-City-Wineaux

 

We's Jul 23-Sep 1 Jazzin' at the Shedd & often Join Meetup.com. 5-10p. Live jazz, cocktails, child activities. $12, senior/child 3-11 $8 (yngr free?), mbrs free, Oceanarium & Wild Reef +$6 (closes 8pm). SheddAquarium. org (1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chgo. 312-986-2288).

 

We Jul 16 Stella Artois Summer Music Series with Complimentary Stella Artois & Great Divide band. 5:30-7:30 pm. chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/Stella-Artois-Summer-Music-Series-2014

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 27 Legends Cruise Nights. 6-9 pm 418 Main St historic downtown lemont.il.us 630-257-5997). EnjoyIllinois.com

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 27 Elmhurst Block to Block Party. 6-9 pm 5 live music locations ElmhurstCityCentre.com (147 N York St, Elmhurst. 630-993-1600) DiscoverDuPage.com

 

We Jul 23 Meetup Happy Hour. 6 pm reserved area, complimentary appetizers, half off wine. If possible, RSVP meetup.com/Chicago-New-in-Town. BlackFinn Ameripub (65 W Kinzie St, Chicago)

 

We Jul 23 Dancin' in the Streets. 6:30 pm downtown Clarendon Hills. Festing.com

 

We Jul 23 (~Mo,We's) Night Run & Drinks (~15 people) 6:30 pm Seek people in running clothes inside the doors or outside on sidewalk :) Mystic Celt (3443 N Southport Ave, Chicago. Southport brown line stop). meetup.com/willrun4beer

 

We Jul 23-Aug 6 Theology on Tap Dinner, Speaker Social. 6:45 pm free dinner, beer, wine. 7/23 Jason Renken - "Who Are the Christians (and their churches) in Our Neighborhood?". St Alphonsus Church Basement (210 E Logan, Lemont). No need to RSVP facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10204032264991742&id=1377335580, facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10204070046976268&id=1377335580. 630-863-2252

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 6 River Rhapsody Concert Series. 7 pm Batavia River Walk (Other events within 5 miles of Batavia) Festing.com

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 20 (2nd, 4th We's) Music at the Gazebo (weather permitting) 7-8:30 pm picnic or buy there, bring blankets, chairs. Free. Usher Park or Depot Museum Park, Itasca. festing.com

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 20 Concert in the Park (weather permitting) 7-8:30 pm picnic or buy there, bring blankets, chairs. Free. Poor weather alternative plan 630-968-6400 x103. Free. Darien Community Park South Pavilion (NW corner Clarendon Hills & Plainfield Rds, Willowbrook). festing.com

 

We's Jul 23+ Theology-On-Tap Speaker Series. Chgo/other areas. 7-9p Another Round Bar/Grill (5141 Main St, Downers Grove). facebook.com/groups/52619249868 yamchicago. org, dioceseofjoliet. org

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 27 Music in the Park (weather permitting) 7:30 pm picnic or buy there, bring blankets, chairs. Free. Town Center (Green & Center Sts, Bensenville) festing.com

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 27 Summer Concert Series (weather permitting) 7:30-9p picnic or buy there, bring blankets, chairs. Free. Performing Arts Cntr (375 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook. by Vlg Hall/Town Center)

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 13 Music Under the Stars. 7:30-9 pm Memorial Pk (Woodlawn & LaGrange Rd, LaGrange Park) If rain, Park Jr High auditorium (333 N Park Rd, LaGrange Pk). Festing.com

 

We's Jul 23-Aug 1 Sounds of Summer Concert Series (weather permitting) 8-9:30p picnic/buy there, bring chairs or blankets. Free. Fred P Hall Amphitheater (262 E Palatine Rd, Palatine), Towne Sqr (150 W Palatine Rd) or Family Aquatic Center (340 E Palatine Rd) Weather Hotline: 847-705-5123, x431 festing.com

 

We's Jul 23+ Meetup Trivia Night. 8:30p-12m If possible, RSVP meetup.com/The-West-Suburban-Cheers-Club-a-30s-to-50s-social-club. MullensBarAndGrill.com (3080 Warrenville Rd, Lisle)

 

We's Jul 23+ Meetup.com Live Team Trivia. 9p DJ, $3 dom, $3 wells, $5 martinis, $5 Jamesons. Free. French Quarter New Orleans Kitchen (Yorktown Mall. 44 Yorktown Center, Lombard. fqrestaurant.com 630-495-2700). meetup.com/nightlife-555

 

We Jul 23-27 DuPageCountyFair.org (60th) 8a-11p Entertainment, clown, foods, vendors, crafters, carnival, livestock exhibits, Demolition Derbies+ DuPage County Fairgrounds (2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton) DiscoverDupage.com, EnjoyIllinois.com 630-668-6636

 

Th Jul 24-26 StartAbusinessWeekend.com Live & Virtual Expo. 10a-7p world's largest free, virtual business & networking event. >90 virtual booths, network, keynote speakers. Register for a chance to win a free Apple iPad. Free. Hyatt Regency Chicago (151 E Wacker Dr, Chicago. 312-565-1234) yelp.com

 

Th Jul 24 (2nd&4th Th's) Pathways to Employment 10-11:45a Career search aid, interview, resume+. $25 free gas card w/ 3 sessions, DL. Hopes Front Door (1047 Curtis St 6th fl, DG. <info@wimoh.org> 630-322-9803)

 

Fr Jul 25 (last Fri's) New Young Adult Group First Social. 7-9pm pizza, desserts, lawn games. Queen of the Rosary Catholic Church (rectory. 750 W Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove. qotr.org facebook.com/QRCatholicChurch 847-437-3349 Fr Mike Owen <frmike@qotr.org>)

 

Fr,Sa Jul 25,26-Aug 23 Naper Nights Concert (rain or shine unless lightening) 5-10 pm 12-acre grounds. Bring chair, blanket. no drinks/food allowed, buy there. 7/25 6:30p Think Floyd, 7/26 3p Dead Yet Alive, OMT (One More Time, Classic rock), 6p Ents (~Rush), 8p ARRivAl (~ARRA). Fr $10, ages 4-12 $5, <4 free, Sa $15/$10. (523 S Webster St, Naperville) napersettlement.com/index.aspx?nid=236

 

Fr Jul 25 (last Fri's) New Young Adult Group First Social. 7-9pm pizza, desserts, lawn games. Queen of the Rosary Catholic Church (rectory. 750 W Elk Grove Blvd, Elk Grove. qotr.org facebook.com/QRCatholicChurch 847-437-3349 Fr Mike Owen <frmike@qotr.org>)

 

Fr Jul 25-26,Aug 23 Naper Nights Concert (rain or shine unless lightening) 5-10 pm 12-acre grounds. Bring chair, blanket. no drinks/food allowed, buy there. 7/25 6:30p Think Floyd, 7/26 3p Dead Yet Alive, OMT (One More Time, Classic rock), 6p Ents (~Rush), 8p ARRivAl (~ARRA). Fr $10, ages 4-12 $5, <4 free, Sa $15/$10. (523 S Webster St, Naperville) napersettlement.com/index.aspx?nid=236

 

Sa-Su’s Jul 26-27 (~last wkends, indoor Oct-Mar) RandolphStreetMarket.com Antiques & Flea Markets. 10a-5p indoor & outdoor summer. 2 days; $8 adv, $10 door,kids age <13 free; students $3 w/ID incl's $5 off $25. Sat shop early 7:30am $20 adv,$25 door. Beaux Arts/Plumber's Hall (1350 W Randolph/1340 W Washington, Chgo. Free parking 312-951-9939)

 

Su Jul 27 (every 2 wks) Golf Course Social. 4-8 pm Bring a lawn chair, sweater, drinks, yard games. Provided water, paper plates, napkins, silverware, soft drinks, ice, bug sprays (lawn treated). RSVP/details meetup.com/FriendsFirstSocialGroups-Northwest-Burbs. Rob Roy Golf Course (enter through side gate. 505 Camp McDonald Rd, Prospect Heights)

 

?Su Jul 27(2nd&4th Su's!) St Al's Young Adult Mass 5p & Social 6p (Catholic though all welcome. age ~20-39) StAlphonsusChgo. org Church (founded 1882 by German immigrants. 1429 W Wellington, Southport & Lincoln Ave. Chgo. S of Belmont. 773-525-0709) then 6-8p social. Optional $15 appetizer & unlimited drinks (2 hrs) 404Wine Bar/Diag. Event emails <stalphonsusyam @ yahoo. com>, Tim <tstawicki@gmail.com>, Fr James Hurlbert <JHurlbert @ aol. com>

 

Su Jul 27 (last Su's?) St Mary of the Angels Speaker Social Young Adult Mass & Social. 6:50p Rosary (front pews), 7:15p Mass, then meet on church steps to goto 8:30p Social nearby. SMA (1850 N Hermitage Ave, Chgo. Free Parking lot. facebook. com/RestoreGodsHouse, facebook. com/StMaryoftheAngelsYoungAdults. StMarysYoungAdults. org sma-church.org 773-278-2644)

 

Su's Jul 27, 8/10 Oak Lawn Free Summer Concert. 7-9:30 pm Bring picnic, drinks, chairs, blankets. 6/29 ? Village Green (E of Municipal Center, N of Library; 9446 S Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn) oaklawn-il.gov/home/showdocument?id=2970

 

We Jul 30 See Meetup.com & last Wed for Weekly events

 

Fr Aug 1 (1st Fr's) Free MitchellMuseum.org of the American Indian. 10 am-5 pm exhibits, library, museum shop & more. (3001 Central St, Evanston. 847-475-1030). metromix.com

 

Fr Aug 1 (1st Fr's) Clubhouse Free Buffet & Join Meetup. 6 pm, 4-6 pm 1/2 off appetizers, 6-7 pm free buffet, 7-12m DJ. TheClubhouse.com (298 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook. NE corner of Rt 83 & 22nd St/Cermak Rd, S side of Oakbrook Mall 630-472-0600). Join 7 pm ~80 ppl Meetup.com/Suburban-Singles-Solution, meetup.com/The-West-Suburban-Cheers-Club-a-30s-to-50s-social-club, meetup.com/The-Oak-Brook-Happy-Hour-Group

 

Fr Aug 1 (1st Fr's) 630singles. org 1st Fri Dinner 7p & Social 8:30p-1a (Great, fun active crowd! all welcome, mostly age 45+) Often Dinner, RSVP by 12n Th Jane W <janer342002@yahoo.com> 847-370-5057. ArrowheadGolfClub. org Clubhouse (smoke-free. 26W151 Butterfield Rd, Wheaton. 1 mile W of Naperville Rd. 630-653-5800, 5802). ?630singles. org/630_FF.jpg? Event emails <singles630-subscribe @ yahoogroups. com> 630 hotline (24 hrs/day) 630-585-4127 groups.yahoo. com/group/singles630

 

Sa Aug 2+ (1st Sa's) Crapple. 9p-1a raffle for prizes, new or crap :) K's Dugout (1930 W Foster, Chgo)

 

Sa Aug 2-3 (1st Sun, Sat b4, yr rnd) KaneCountyFleaMarket. com. Indoors & outdoors, dress appropriately. $5 Sat 1-5, Sun 7-4 at KaneCountyFair. com Grounds (525 S Randall Rd, S of Rt 64/North Ave, N of Rt38/Roosevelt/Lincoln Hwy, St Charles. 630-584-6926). 630-377-2252

 

Su Aug 3 (1st Su's) StClementChurch. org Young Adult Companions Gathering & Mass (Catholic though all welcome. age ~20-39) 5:45 pm meet Starbucks (Clark & Deming). If possible, RSVP <clementcompanion@gmail.com> then head to 7 pm mass (642 W Deming Pl, Lincoln Pk Chgo. Halsted-Fullerton E 2 blks-Orchard L/N 2 blks. 773-281-0371)

 

Mo Aug 4 (1st Mo's) SuburbanCatholicSingles.blogspot. com Planning Meeting (age ~35+) 7 pm Catholic Singles Socials. PaneraBread. com (439 N La Grange Rd, La Grange Park. 708-482-8070). Based out of StLouiseDeMarillac. com School (Trinity Room. enter parking lot from Raymond Ave, use evening activities entrance. 125 Harrison, LaGrange Park 708-352-2202). facebook.com/groups/363111330428873 <SinglesAdmin @ gmail. com>

 

We Aug 6 (1st We's) StimulusSocialClub.com Networking Benefit (~200 ppl) 5:30-9pm $10 door incl's, appetizers (6-7p),1 drink. 8/6 ZellaChicago.com (1983 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago. 773-549-2910). facebook.com/StimulusSocialClub

 

We Aug 6 ! (1st,3rd We's) Sanctuary Ski & Social Club Meeting/Social (all age 21+ welcome, mostly 35-50) 8 pm all welcome. Non-skiers & Non-members welcome. new location Suparossa (6310 S Rt 53, Woodridge). Event emails signup online SkiSanctuary. org <SkiSanctuary @ hotmail. com>

 

We Aug 6 (1st We's) Meetup Happy Hour Dinner Social (~10 ppl) 6p, food specials-7p. Meetup signs on table. $1 meetup fee there. RSVP meetup.com/The-Woodridge-Lisle-DG-30-40-Something-Social-Group

 

We Aug 6 (1st&3rd We's) SkiiBex.com Ski Club Meeting. 7 pm social, 8 pm meeting. Gatsby’s Pub and Inn (427 E Rand Rd, Arlington Hts)

 

Th Aug 7! (~1st,3rd Th's Aug-Apr, 1st Th's May-Jul) PiccadillySkiClub. com (PSC) Meeting/Social. (all age 21+ welcome, mostly ~40+) 7:30p, private Rm, 1/2 off beer pitchers. Ski trips & social events. Non-skiers & Non-members welcome. EmmettsAleHouse.com (5200 Main St, downtown Downers Grove. Free parking in rear, street & parking garage). Freq Happy Hrs ~6pm. <comeskiwithus@piccadillyskiclub. com>

 

Fr Aug 8 (2nd Fr's) Volunteer; Catholic Charities Dinner & Join Holy Name Cathedral Young Adults (serve ~130 ppl) 4 pm If possible, RSVP facebook.com/events/254040511447364. Catholic Charities (721 N LaSalle, Chicago)

 

Fr Aug 8 (2nd Fr's) Pilsen Art Walk. 5:30-10 pm drinks before leaving. If possible, RSVP meetup.com/windycityexplorers, meetup.com/Loop-happy-hour. SkylarkChicago.com (cash only classic dive bar. 2149 S Halsted, Chicago), then BYOB @ Xavier Nuez.com studio (bring bottle of wine, or 6 pack to share). SperryArt.com, ChicagoArtsDistrict.org

  

Su Aug 10 (2nd Su's?) Young Adult Mass & Dinner. 5-9 pm St. Joseph Church (121 E Maple, Libertyville), then dinner there or nearby. If possible, RSVP facebook.com/events/699368090123540

 

Su Aug 10 (2nd Su's) Old St Pat's Next Step 'After 5' (~40 ppl all ages, mostly young adults ~20-39) 5p Mass, 6p social; 7/13 Theo-on-Tap see 7/13 6:15p else usually snacks or pizza, beer, wine, soda, mingling nearby or OldStPats. org (Church Hall. 700 W Adams & DesPlaines, Chgo). Volunteers needed <ElizabethM @ oldstpats. org> 312-831-9361,-9374

 

Su Aug 10 (2nd Su's) Faros Mass 5:30p & Dinner 6:45p. St Edna Catholic Church (2525 N Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights. 847-398-3362), then dinner at nearby Noodle company. David <faros @ onebox. com> 847-420-4978, 866.667.0760

 

Su Aug 10 (May-Oct) FullMoonJam.org & often Join Meetup (8 groups, ~200 ppl. weather permitting) 7:30-10 pm Fire dancers set to the percussive beats of local musicians, free, bring food, drinks, alcohol prohibitted (though ok concealed, many do). (1/4 mile S of Foster Ave Turf Fields, Chicago. E of LSD, maps.google.com/maps?q=41.974,-87.648). Some times @ Garfield Park Conservatory (300 N Central Park Ave, Chgo). facebook.com/groups/429009020197

 

Su Aug 10 (2nd Su's, none Dec) StClementChurch. org Young Adult Mass 7p, Wine & Cheese Celebration/Social 8p (in chapel/basement. Catholic though all welcome. age ~20-39). SCC (642 W Deming Pl, Lincoln Pk Chgo. Halsted-Fullerton E 2 blks-Orchard L/N 2 blks. 773-281-0371). volunteers needed Pat Emling <pemling@gmail.com>. facebook. com/group.php?gid=9148796772

 

Tu Aug 12 (2nd Tu's) CMSC General Meeting. 8-9 pm Sawa's Old Warsaw Restaurant (9200 W Cermak Rd, Broadview). skisanctuary.org/event-calendar

 

We Aug 13 (2nd We's) YACHT Club (Dinner, Speaker) 6 pm. St Jullian Eymard Parish (Shea Hall. 601 Biesterfield Rd, Elk Grove Village). Jeff Martin <jeffmartin16@yahoo.com> 847-772-4186, Paul Van Lysebettens <paul-debra1989@comcast.net> 847-985-8212

 

We Aug 13 (2nd We's) Meetup 'A Month of Storytelling' Potluck (~50 ppl) 7:30p food, 8p stories. $10, free w/ dish to share. Buy tickets in adv (likely to sell out). Stage 773 (alcohol for sale, NOT BYOB. 1225 W Belmont Ave, Chicago). StoryLuck.org, HeresTheStory.org, meetup.com/ChicagoMeetup, meetup.com/nightlife-657, creativesocialclub.com

 

We Aug 14 (~2nd Tu's) NetworkAfterWork. com Social (~400 professionals) 6-9 pm free cocktails & light appetizers. $10 adv, $15 RSVP pay there, else $20. Business casual attire. 7/16 Benchmark (1510 N Wells St, Chicago). facebook.com/groups/82137673100

 

Su Aug 17 Meetup Bowling (~25 ppl) 5-8p meet bowling counter. $7 for 3 games, shoes $2, free 2 socialize, free pizza, soda. RSVP/details facebook.com/events/517877325007940, meetup.com/SW-Suburbs-Bowling, meetup.com/SWBurbsSOS. Centennial Bowl (16050 Centennial Cir, Tinley Park 708-280-2388). Shelly Scinto cell (text preferred) 708-542-4625

  

Su Aug 17 (~3rd Su's) HolyNameCathedral. org Young Adult Mass & Socials (Catholic though all age ~20-39 welcome, ~60 ppl) 5:15p Mass HNC (735 N State & Chgo Ave, Chgo. Free parking in lot), ~6:15p meet courtyard/Statue of Mary for dinner/drinks nearby. facebook. com/groups/265801770107093. Event emails <youngadults @ holynamecathedral. org> 312-787-8040)

 

We Aug 20? (3rd We's) French-Amer Chamber of Commerce/Multi-Cultural Young Professionals Networking Social. (~200 ppl mostly age 21-39) 5:30-7:30 pm Members $10, Non-Members $20 includes food. 2/19 The Drake Hotel (Palm Court. 140 E Walton, Chicago). Event emails Martha <mquinlan @ facc-chicago. com> 312-578-0444. facc-chicago. com

 

Sa Aug 23 (~4th Sa's) St Raphael's Job Ministry Networking. 9a-12n. Career. networking. email listserve (after attending meeting). St Raphael's Church (Room 167. 1215 Modaff Rd, Nprvl. 2 blks N of 75th, ~3 blks W of Washington. 630-355-4545). David Otto <dotto45321 @ aol. com> c630-212-6635

 

Tu Sep 16 (~3rd Tue's Sep-Apr) LincolnParkSkiClub. org Happy Hour Social (LPSC, all age 21+ welcome, mostly ~30-45) 6-9 pm Ski & Social Club; non-skiers, non-mbrs welcome. Goose Island (1800 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago). meetup.com/Lincoln-Park-Ski-Club <social @ lincolnparkskiclub. org>

 

Fr Oct 10 (2nd Fr's Oct-May) St Mary of the Angels Speaker Social (~40 ppl) 5:30p mass, 6:30 pm Rosary, 7p food, drinks, 8p Speaker, 9p Mass, Provided; soft drinks, water. $10 donation or bring beer/wine, or dessert to share, 9p Social, ~10:30p maybe nearby bar. SMA Lower Level St Josemaría Chapel/Museum Room (1850 N Hermitage Ave, Chgo. Free Parking lot. facebook. com/RestoreGodsHouse, facebook. com/StMaryoftheAngelsYoungAdults. StMarysYoungAdults. org sma-church.org 773-278-2644)

  

 

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