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The Chicago Park District is the largest municipal park manager in the nation and owner of more than 8100 acres of green space. We invite you to take a look at the many events happening in your neighborhood Park! Details
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Upcoming things to do in Chicago!
February 28 - March 7, 2015
Various Venues in Chicago, IL
The Chicago Irish Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the works of Irish filmmakers to the Chicago film community. Since 1999 the festival has screened over 500 features, documentaries and short films by many of Ireland’s most talented and award-winning filmmakers. Details
March 8, 2015
Presidential Towers 555 W Madison St, Chicago, IL
Climb 1, 2, 3, or all 4 of the towers, as an individual or as part of a team. That's a total of 180 floors, 2,340 steps! The event also features Chicago's only stairclimb relay, where each team member tackles one of the four towers. Details
March 14 – 22, 2015
Chicago's Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL
The Chicago Flower & Garden Show has roots dating back as far as 1847 and is just not a "pretty face" we offer inspiration, education and motivation to help you become the envy of your neighborhood! Details
April 4, 2015
Grant Park 200 E. Balbo Dr. Chicago, IL
This festive race is sure to bring lots of excitement and entertainment with 80’s rock music being played at the start and finish line, amazing amenities, and an overall fun, spring-filled 5k! Details
April 18, 2015
The Old Town School of Folk Music 4544 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL
Celebrate the city’s diverse maritime community and heritage. Activities include seminars, demonstrations, exhibits, and workshops. Topics include underwater archeology, boating safety,Great Lakes history, marine art, maritime music, tall ships, lighthouses, privateers, and much more. Details
April 20 - 26, 2015
Various Chicago Venues
As the birthplace of improv, Chicago’s proud tradition as arguably the best city in the world for watching, performing and learning improv is celebrated each spring with the Chicago Improv Festival.
May 2, 2015
Gold Star Family Memorial Park 18th St and Waldron Dr., Chicago, IL
More than 550 Chicago police officers have made the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives in the line and performance of duty. This race benefits the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing assistance to the families of our fallen heroes, as well as providing assistance to catastrophically injured officers. Details
May 10, 2015
Butler Field, Chicago, IL
The event raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. Details
May 23, 2015
State St from Lake St to Van Buren St, Chicago, IL
The City of Chicago will give special recognition to our fallen heroes and their survivors at the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and Memorial Day Parade. Gold Star family members are identified by the Gold Star Lapel Pin and the Next of Kin Lapel Pin that are presented to families who have lost a loved one in the United States Armed Forces to combat operations or while on active duty. Details