Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
08/16/18
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FaithTech Networking
We Work, Chicago IL
FaithTech
Do you ever feel disconnected in your industry? Have you ever wished you could meet some other Christians working in Chicago? Join us for an informal evening of connecting with technologists, pastors, business leaders, non-profit volunteers and other like-minded people exploring the intersection of faith and technology in the city.
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Date/Time Event Partner
09/20/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Public Newsroom
Build Coffee, Chicago IL
City Bureau
Every Thursday night we turn our newsroom on Chicago's South Side into an open space where journalists and the public can gather to discuss local issues, share resources and knowledge and learn to report and investigate stories.
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09/21/18
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Crypto Happy Hour
Celtic Crown Public House, Chicago IL
Chicago Blockchain Project
Our once a month Friday Happy Hour is simply to hang out with other crypto hodlers! We provide free apps from 5 to 7pm. This is a casual event with no formal presentations. Just hang out, enjoy some food, and talk about Bitcoin with someone who wants to hear about it!
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09/21/18
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Supernovae, Neutron Stars, and the Origin of the Heavy Elements: Lecture by Dr. Todd Thompson
Fermilab, Batavia IL
Fermilab
Dr. Thompson will review our current understanding of the supernova mechanism and focus on the potential importance of rotation and magnetic fields in instigating explosion, in determining the nucleosynthetic yield of heavy elements, and in affecting the early spin evolution of highly magnetic neutron stars.
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09/21/18
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!
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09/24/18
8:30 am - 11:00 am
Quarterly Event – Chicago O’Hare (September 2018)
The Evangelical Covenant Church, Chicago IL
Barnabas Group
Many ministries need more business disciplines in their operations to move them towards growth and greater impact. You have those business disciplines. Your God-given expertise and experiences have prepared you to help our presenting ministries in significant ways. The mission of The Barnabas Group Chicago is to connect marketplace leaders to ministries needing particular business discipline support.
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09/24/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Main Event: Chicago's 2019 Mayoral Election
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Laura Washington, Greg Hinz, Maze Jackson break down the race to replace (or is it retain?) Rahm.
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09/24/18
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Financial Crisis of 2008: A View from the Inside
Wheaton College Meyer Science Center, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College
Steven C. Preston served as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from 2008-2009, after unanimous confirmation by the Senate. As the housing crisis ballooned, Preston expanded FHA capacity to meet mushrooming demand, broke ground on major public housing developments in New Orleans which had been stalled, expanded HUD’s ability to assist victims of natural disasters, and advanced sensible regulations requiring clearer disclosure of mortgage terms to borrowers.
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09/25/18
7:30 am - 10:30 am
Barnabas Group
Lyric Opera, Chicago IL
Barnabas Group
Many ministries need more business disciplines in their operations to move them towards growth and greater impact. You have those business disciplines. Your God-given expertise and experiences have prepared you to help our presenting ministries in significant ways. The mission of The Barnabas Group Chicago is to connect marketplace leaders to ministries needing particular business discipline support.
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09/25/18
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Liz Gorman,Executive Director Illinois Tollway
Maggiano's Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago
Gorman manages the agency’s daily operations, oversees its $1.45 billion budget and leads its nearly 1,500 employees in ensuring the Tollway’s 1.6 million daily drivers travel on a safe, efficient and customer-friendly highway system that incorporates innovative roadway designs and cutting-edge technology.
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09/25/18
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Head Banging: How Music and Concussions Impact Brain Health
South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago IL
C2ST
Discuss how to examine the promise of measuring soundprints in the brain to assess and manage sports-related concussions. Also discuss how music training is beneficial for the brain, strengthens our communication skills, and can inform health care, education, and social policy. Join us on September 25th to get swept away in this sensory learning experience.
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