Featured Events

FEATURED EVENT

Date/Time Event Partner
10/29/19
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The God Who Saved Me from the Nazis, a lecture by Walter Blass
Barrows Auditorum, Wheaton College, Wheaton IL
Wheaton College

We invite you to hear first-hand from holocaust survivor Walter Blass, participate in a Q&A session, and enjoy refreshments with us afterward.


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Date/Time Event Partner
11/15/19
11:30 am - 1:10 pm
2019 Political News Highlights
The Union League of Chicago, Chicago IL
CAPAG

Three of the top political reporters in Illinois will discuss the biggest stories in 2019. Some of those top stories will include, Alderman Burke’s indictment and JB Pritzker’s productive legislation session.


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11/18/19
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Brendan Kelly Acting Director Illinois State Police
Maggiano’s Banquets, Chicago IL
City Club of Chicago

Brendan Kelly was nominated by Governor JB Pritzker to serve as the Director of the Illinois State Police (ISP) this January. Prior to beginning his leadership of the ISP, Kelly served as the elected State’s Attorney of St. Clair County from 2010 to 2019 and previously as an Assistant State’s Attorney prosecuting everything from drug cases, to crimes against children, to the most heinous murder cases.


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11/18/19
5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Good Economics for Hard Times
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

IT economics professor Abhijit Banerjee joins the Council to argue that traditional western-centric thinking has failed to explain how it benefits the average worker and consumer in an ever more globalized world.


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11/19/19
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.


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11/20/19
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
David Stahel: Retreat from Moscow
Pritzker Military Library, Chicago IL
PMML

Author David Stahel visits the Museum & Library to discuss his book about the German Winter Campaign between 1941 and 1942.


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11/21/19
8:30 am - 10:00 am
Bootstrappers Breakfast Chicago
Merchandise Mart Food Court, Chicago IL
Bootstrappers Breakfast

Join other attendees who are in early stage technology startups, it will be a chance to compare notes on operational, development, and business issues with peers.


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11/21/19
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Corridor of Liberty or the Road to Ruin?
Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Chicago IL
Chicago Council

Join economist and political scientist James Robinson as he explains how liberty flourishes in some states but falls to totalitarianism in others.


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11/22/19
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An Evening with Charlie Kirk
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Schaumburg IL
WLS-AM 890

Join us for this special evening with a seated dinner, speaking engagement, audience Q&A and a chance to meet Charlie Kirk.


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11/22/19
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.


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11/26/19
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Chi Hack Night
Braintree, Chicago IL
Chi Hack Night

The Chi Hack Night is a free, weekly event in Chicago to build, share and learn about civic tech and tools to create, support, or serve public good.


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