Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT No Events

Date/Time Event Partner
09/20/19
11:30 am - 1:10 pm
Legalization of Marijuana in Illinois with State Senator Heather Steans
Union League Club, Chicago IL
CAPAG

Senator Steans will discuss cannabis legalization in Illinois and the revenues generated by new taxes, expunging past convictions for related crimes, and the effort to get minorities engaged in the business.


Read more about this event...
09/20/19
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dearborn Observatory Public Viewing
Dearborn Observatory, Evanston IL
Northwestern University

The Dearborn Observatory is open for public observing with the historic 18.5″ refracting telescope every Friday night!


Read more about this event...
09/23/19
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Living Room Conversation
Cantigny Park, Wheaton IL
LWV

The goal of these conversations is to bring local citizens together to discuss topics of mutual interest from multiple perspectives. The topic will be The America We Want to Be.


Read more about this event...
09/24/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Z Scott in conversation with Mayor Lori Lightfoot
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Debt. Pensions. Crime. Murder. Deficits. Mayor Lightfoot.


Read more about this event...
09/24/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"National Geographic Live" — Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon
Auditorium Theatre, Chicago IL
National Geographic

National Geographic explorers shed light on the myriad environmental threats that the National Park currently faces and share stories from their trek, accompanied by McBride’s stunning photos and videos that showcase the beauty of the landmark canyon.


Read more about this event...
09/26/19
9:00 am - 6:30 pm
ACG Chicago 10th Annual Food Industry Conference & Pitch Slam
W Chicago City Center, Chicago IL
ACG

This year’s conference will provide you with unparalleled opportunities to hear from key industry leaders and network with forward-thinking professionals who are driving growth within the food industry.


Read more about this event...
09/26/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Alderman Brian Hopkins, City of Chicago, 2nd Ward
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

2nd ward Alderman Brian Hopkins was first elected to Chicago’s City Council in May 2015 and was re-elected in February 2019 after running unopposed.

Prior to being elected into office, Hopkins worked in the Cook County Commissioners office, where he served as Chief of Staff to the Finance Committee Chairman John P. Daley, under the tenure of President Toni Preckwinkle.


Read more about this event...
09/26/19
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Meet the Conscious Consumer with Mintel and B Corp
Mintel, Chicago IL
Mintel

The evening will include introductions from Mintel and B Corp, followed by roundtable discussions on key topics, covering matters such as the rise of online shopping and zero waste, to eco diets and the new generation of consumers.


Read more about this event...
09/27/19
9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Doane at Dusk
Adler Planetarium, Chicago IL
Adler Planetarium

Home to the largest aperture telescope available to the public in the Chicagoland area, the Adler’s Doane Observatory provides visitors a unique opportunity to see a variety of celestial objects like the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn and more! At Doane at Dusk, our guests will enjoy nighttime telescope viewings and related discussions with Adler Astronomers after museum hours.


Read more about this event...
10/01/19
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
William Trimble: Admiral John S. McCain and the Triumph of Naval Air Power
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
PMML

Author William Trimble visits the Museum & Library to discuss the life and professional career of Adm. John S. McCain Sr.


Read more about this event...
1 2 3 4 5