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    Chicago’s Ultimate Calendar of Nonprofit Fundraisers

    Big Fish Ball, June 2019
    Photo credit: Ian Vecchiotti/Jordan Avery Photography

    79彩票注册网址Friends of the Chicago River. Big Fish Ball, June 2019

    After School Matters Musical Theater teens perform a medley from “Ragtime”
    After School Matters

    79彩票注册网址After School Matters Gala. After School Matters Musical Theater teens perform a medley from “Ragtime”

    Julia Nash Photography

    Auditorium Theatre. Auditorium Theatre Devil’s Ball, June 2019

    Association Forum

    79彩票注册网址Forum Forward, June 2019

    Big Brothers Big Sisters
    Big Brothers Big Sisters
    Spare A Night Out – May 2020
    Photo credit: Julia Nash
    The Black Ensemble Theater. BE GALA 2019…The Legacy Continues, October 18, 2019
    Photo courtesy of Blood Science Foundation
    Blood Science Foundation. The NextUp Awards, March 12, 2019 at the Art Institute of Chicago
    Boys & Girls Club of Lake County

    Annual Golf Outing, July 2019

    Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago
    Summer Ball
    Julie Kay Photography
    The Bridge Youth and Family Services. “Take Flight” Annual Gala, April 2019
    Photo credit: Glitterguts
    826CHI's Eat Your Words 2019 at the Chicago Cultural Center, Oct. 2019
    Photo credit: Terence Crayton
    BUILD, Inc. BUILD's 50th Anniversary Gala, May 3, 2019
    Katie Basil Photography for Cara
    Cara Chicago. 2019 Cara Gala presented by JPMorgan Chase & Co. and The Kadens Family Foundation , April 2019
    CARPLS Legal Aid

    CARPLS 79彩票注册网址en Gavel Celebration, May 2019

    AFP Chicago Chapter
    Honorees from the 43rd Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon in May 2019
    Photo credit: Joe Caballero
    The African American Arts Alliance of Chicago. 2018 Black Excellence Awards, October 26, 2019
    American Cancer Society, Inc.
    Chicago Select Golf Invitational, July 2019
    CASA Central

    CASA Central’s 65TH Anniversary Annual Awards Gala, 2019
    (L-R): Dr. Rosita Lopez, Purza Sule, Governor JB Pritzker, Marty Castro, Daniela O'leary-Gill and Joe Teller

    Photo credit: Elliot Mandel

    Cedille Chicago, NFP (aka Cedille Records). Soirée Cedille, September 2019

    Ashlyn Adele Photography

    Center for Enriched Living’s (CEL) Chefs’ Night that took place in May 2019

    Photo credit: Kyle Flubacker
    Chicago Children’s Choir. CCC member Jamion Cotton (10) performs a solo with CCC’s Austin Neighborhood Choir
    Todd Rosenberg Photography

    Chicago Dancers United.
    79彩票注册网址 Chicago Dance Crash performing Leap of Faith (2018)

    Leap of Faith speaks to our need to shake up our situation in life in order to gain a new perspective and ultimately achieve true freedom.

    Chicago Foundation for Women
    Chicago Foundation for Women 2019 Annual Luncheon, October 15th, 2019 at the Hilton Chicago
    The Chicago Lighthouse
    Raising the Stakes for Vision: Poker & Casino Night, February 2019
    Chicago Loop Alliance Foundation

    79彩票注册网址(L-R): Janette Outlaw, Al Fiesel, Jenny Han

    15th Annual Illumination Gala, September 2019

    The Chicago Network
    Women In The Forefront Luncheon, June 2019
    Chicago Parks Foundation
    Bank of America Chicago Marathon, October, 2019
    Team ChiParks
    Photo credit: Gordan Walek

    Chicago Youth Programs. Hope Gala, May 2019 at The Dalcy

    Justin Barbin Photography
    Chinese American Service League. CASL Preschool Dancers at the 2019 Spring Gala
    Photo credit: Revel Group
    Clean Energy Trust. Co_Invest Cleantech, May 2019
    Photo credit: Tricia Koning
    Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. Las Mujeres de Cristo Rey, February 28, 2019
    Photo credit: Chicago Corporate Photography & Video
    Digestive Health Foundation. Digestive Health Foundation Gala, June 2019
    Photo credit: Kasia Jarosz
    Driehaus Design Initiative. Driehaus Awards for Fashion Excellence, April 2019 Designs by Eric J. De La Garza
    Edward Foundation
    The 26th Annual Edward Foundation Golf Tournament, July 15, 2019

    The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art
    79彩票注册网址 Vernissage Opening Night Benefit Hosted by the MCA Chicago’s Women’s Board

    Lynn Renee Photography
    Friends of the Forest Preserves. 3rd Annual Beer in the Woods, September 28, 2019
    Gateway Foundation

    Illuminating Recovery Addiction Treatment Fundraiser, September 19, 2019

    Timothy Hiatt Photography
    Girls 4 Science. Women’s History Month Reception -– April 2019
    Anderson Photography

    Giordano Dance Chicago

    Pictured L-R: Jill Jaworski, GDC Company dancers Maeghan McHale and Katie Rafferty, and GDC Board Secretary and Gala Host Committee member Tara Cope

    Girls in the Game

    24th Anniversary Field of Dreams Gala, February 21, 2019

    79彩票注册网址Girls in the Game teen & staff speakers alongside 2019 Champions, Eddie Olczyk, Sister Jean, Sherida Morrison and Janaye Ingram

    Good Sports

    Chicago Gala, September 2019

    Greater Chatham Initiative

    Students from Simeon High School at Daley College Manufacturing Day 2019

    Greater Chicago Food Depository

    79彩票注册网址Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards, March 2020

    Photo credit: Nancy Daikumachi, Eugenia Nia Matzaris

    Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA)

    HACIA's 40th Anniversary Awards Banquet, February 18, 2019

    Photo credit: Eileen Molony
    Hephzibah Children's Association. Heart of 79彩票注册网址 Ball, March 2019
    Photo credit: Michael Hudson

    Holy Trinity High School. Guardians of Hope, March 2019

    Horizons for Youth

    On Cloud Nine, February 2019


    “A Full House for Youth” Poker & Casino Night, September 2019

    National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    79彩票注册网址Cohn Weil Memorial MS Outing, July 8, 2019

    Photo credit: Luís Filipe Catarino/CMLisboa

    The Nature Conservancy/Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

    Pritzker Forum on Global Cities – Nature for Urban Health, June 2019

    The Night Ministry
    The Night Ministry’s Lighting Up the Night Awards Dinner & Auction, June 2019
    Obama Foundation

    Pride Parade, June 30, 2019

    Obama Foundation Team with the Vixen at the parade

    Photo credit: Sparenga Photography

    79彩票注册网址PAWS Chicago. PAWS Chicago Beach Party. July 2019

    79彩票注册网址Matt Kopecki, Leah Holtzman & Moose

    Photo credit: Joe Zekas
    Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago. National Rebuilding Day, April 2019
    Salt and Light Coalition

    Experience the Light Gala August 2nd, 2019

    The Salvation Army
    Civic Luncheon, May 2019 Former First Lady Laura Bush delivering the keynote address at The Salvation Army Civic Luncheon.
    Anixter Center

    Jim and Monica Lee with Board of Directors Chair Mary McDonnell

    SCC/Special Olympics Chicago

    79彩票注册网址Chicago Polar Plunge, March 2019

    Spertus Institute

    Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership’s 2nd Annual Critical Conversations program on immigration. March 17, 2019

    Moderator Candy Crowley, New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, GOP strategist Ana Navarro, and CNN Senior Political Commentator Rick Santorum

    St. Coletta's of Illinois Foundation

    St. Coletta's of Illinois Foundation's 30th Annual Kennedy Golf Invitational. August 2019

    79彩票注册网址Mr. & Mrs. Mahalik, Winners of the 2019 Lexus Champions for Charity Pebb

    Kathleen Hinkel Photography


    79彩票注册网址The 2019 20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans Honorees with former Governor Pat Quinn, from LEFT: Amy Francetic, Lisa Dietlin, Jessica Droste-Yagan, Dan Klaff, Rendell Solomon, JD Miller, Constance Jones, Candace Henley, Tracy Baim, Governor Pat Quinn, Lisa Dozier, Michael Airhart, Tuan Huynh, Adam Alonso, Dr. Pat Angelo, Jim Kales, Jan Anne Dubin, Representative for Lori Lightfoot Lisa Schneider-Fabes and Heather Whinna.

    Photo credit: Glenn Kaupert
    United Way of Metro Chicago. IGNITE, February 2019
    Photo credit: Alayna Kudalis
    Urban Gateways. Art for All Gala, April 2019
    Photo credit: Jon Mathias

    79彩票注册网址Urban Initiatives. The Soccer Ball, January 2019

    Wayside Cross Ministries Urban Youth
    Urban Youth Ministry Annual Dinner, April 2019
    WBDC Conference
    WBDC Conference 2019
    WITS Chicago
    The WITS Blackboard Affair is the largest fundraising event for the organization. Annually, the gala hosts more than 600 attendees and investment from more than 50 prominent Chicago corporations, raising close to $650,000 in support of WITS.
    Women Employed
    The Working Lunch, May, 2019
    Photo credit: Kyle Flubacker
    Women's Board of Lincoln Park Zoo. Zoo Ball: A Feathered Affair, July 2019
    Photo credit: Raymond Jerome

    Paint the Town Red event, 2019

    (L–R) Bridget Monaghan, Tina Ward, Amy Clark, Vershawn Sanders-Ward and Jewel Younge

    Miss Motley Photography

    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana. Annual Gala / April 2019

    McGee, Mark & Sarah 2 - Naperville

    Salt and Light Coalition

    Experience the Light Gala August 2nd, 2019

    Photo credit: Michael Courier
    National Kidney Foundation of Illinois’ Middle Market Open Golf Tournament that took place in July 2019
    Photo credit: Kyle Flubacker
    Merit School of Music Play On Benefit Concert 2019, June
    Photo credit: We Deliver Productions

    79彩票注册网址Illinois Green Alliance. 15th Annual Boat Cruise & Networking Event, August 13, 2019

    Photo credit: Mariah D. Smith

    Illinois Holocaust Museum Humanitarian Awards Dinner, March 2019

    79彩票注册网址Museum CEO Susan Abrams (Highland Park); Holocaust Survivor and Museum President Fritzie Fritzshall (Buffalo Grove); Renee and Lester Crown (Wilmette)

    Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

    IHCC Signature Breakfast, August 2019

    Photo credit: Lynn Persin

    Imerman Angels. Imerman Angels Gala 2019,September 2019

    Jonny Imerman, John May (Imerman Angels co-founders)

    Arielle Gallione Photography

    Jewish Council for Youth Services (JCYS). JCYS Stars Cook for Kids, May 2019

    Photo credit: Dan Rest

    79彩票注册网址The Joffrey Ballet. UNgala, April 2019


    79彩票注册网址Keshet Annual Rainbow Banquet, March 2019

    Photo credit: Claire Barclay
    Ladder Up. Ladder Up Casino Night, May 2019
    Lakeview Pantry

    Fighting Hunger - Feeding Hope, October, 2019

    Photo courtesy of Laugh Your Face Off
    Laugh Your Face Off. April, 2019
    Lawrence Hall

    Lawrence Hall Backpack Drive, 2019

    Photo credit: Jean Lachat
    Les Turner ALS Foundation. ALS Walk for Life, September 2019
    Photo credit: Amy Lewis
    Leyden Family Service and the SHARE Program. Handing out Hope, October 4th, 2019
    Lurie Children's Hospital

    Aon Step Up for Kids presented by KPMG

    Lyric Opera of Chicago

    79彩票注册网址Opening Night of The Barber of Seville, September 28, 2019.

    Women's Board member and Co-Chair Elizabeth O'Connor Cole (Chicago) and friends. Jeff Ellis.

    Photo credit: Mary Melka and Bill Richert

    Make-A-Wish Illinois. Wish Ball at Navy Pier, Grand Ballroom, May 18, 2019

    Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

    79彩票注册网址18th Annual Leader Council Graduates' Luncheon, June 2019

    Morton Arboretum

    Gala for The Morton Arboretum, September 2019

    Music of the Baroque

    79彩票注册网址Music of the Baroque “A Musical Feast”

    Leland Hutchinson (retired partner at Winston & Strawn) with Haj Gueye of Maison de Haj


    1 Wednesday – New Year's Day

    11 Saturday
    NorthShore University HealthSystem, . Sons of the Silent Age will perform David Bowie hits, with proceeds providing integrative medicine services for NorthShore's Kellogg Cancer Center patients. 8 p.m., Metro Chicago.

    13 Monday
    , Interfaith Leadership in the Time of Tribalism. Eboo Patel, a key figure on religious diversity, will share ideas about how to build a country where all people thrive. 6 p.m., Spertus Institute, Chicago.

    14 Tuesday
    Cara Chicago, . An afternoon of lunch, wine tastings and discussions centered around Cara's mission and work to alleviate poverty. 11 a.m., City Winery, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. An insider's look at the Goodman's civic engagement, including programs for youth, schools and life-long learners that are offered year-round and free of charge. Noon, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

    15 Wednesday
    79彩票注册网址 , NAWBO Talks. Entrepreneur presentations to educate and inspire women business owners.

    18 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation Young Professional's Board, . Drinks, food, dancing and prizes with all funds raised benefiting kids battling pediatric cancer and their families. 8 p.m., Lyric Opera House, Chicago.

    20 Monday – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    21 Tuesday
    79彩票注册网址 Archdiocese of Chicago, . Proceeds benefit emergency tuition assistance and academic innovation. 8 a.m., Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

    22 Wednesday
    The Chicago Lighthouse, . High-energy show supporting veterans' programs of The Chicago Lighthouse and Illinois Joining Forces. 6 p.m., Andy's Jazz Club, Chicago.

    23 Thursday
    , Young Professional Committee Presents LOL. Featuring comedian Orny Adams, funds raised support the Museum's efforts to combat hatred, prejudice and indifference. 7 p.m., 1446 W. Kinzie St., Chicago.

    . Cocktails, dinner buffet, casino games, prizes and the chance to make a difference for kids in Chicago. Grand prize is a seat at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. 7 p.m., Gibsons Bar and Steak House, Chicago.

    24 Friday
    Urban Initiatives, . Cocktail-style party provides an opportunity to learn about Urban Initiatives' programming and meet members of its community. 7 p.m., Rockwell on the River, Chicago.

    26 Sunday
    Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, . Wine and craft beer tasting benefiting Catholic Charities' self-sufficiency programs. Union League Club, Chicago.

    . Medical experts answer questions on leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and myelodysplastic syndromes for patients, survivors, caregivers and family members. 1 p.m., Holiday Inn and Suites Chicago North Shore, Skokie.

    Lurie Children's Hospital, . An 80-floor climb to the top of one of Chicago's tallest buildings to raise funds for the hospital's patients and families. Aon Center, Chicago.

    30 Thursday
    79彩票注册网址. Networking over topic-centered discussions; the first of five throughout the year. Union League Club, Chicago.

    Leukemia Research Foundation, . Through Feb. 4, five days of skiing, dinners and more. Beaver Creek Ski Resort, Beaver Creek, Colo.

    31 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation, . Monopoly-themed evening played on customized boards raises funds for gastrointestinal cancer research and real estate education. 6 p.m., Revel Fulton Market, Chicago.

    Marillac St. Vincent Family Services, . Fundraiser to support programs to end the cycle of poverty. 6 p.m., Galleria Marchetti, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Provides tuition assistance to Mother McAuley students. 6 p.m., Beverly Country Club, Chicago.


    1 Saturday
    Envision Unlimited, . Celebrates and supports choice, independence and inclusion for people with disabilities. 7 p.m., Palmer House Hilton, Chicago

    79彩票注册网址Horizons for Youth, . Celebration of 20 years of making a difference in the lives of Chicago students. 7:30 p.m., Revel Fulton Market, Chicago.

    Little Company of Mary Hospital, . Proceeds will benefit the modernization of the hospital's emergency department. 6:30 p.m., Field Museum, Chicago.

    Marklund Top Hat Ball - . Benefits children and adults with profound developmental disabilities. 6:30 p.m., Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago.

    Pillars Community Health, . Learn more about Pillars Community Health's nonprofit health and social services, while enjoying an evening of live music, dancing, raffles and casino gaming. 6 p.m., Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace.

    6 Thursday
    Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago, . Local bands battle it out for fun and a good cause, with a crowd-selected winner.

    79彩票注册网址Wrightwood 659, . Through May 3, examines contemporary Chinese art through the lens of materiality, featuring some of the most influential Chinese contemporary artists today. 7 p.m., Wrightwood 659, Chicago.

    7 Friday
    Clearbrook, . Clearbrook's hospitality suite will be open all evening with a bar, appetizers, entertainment, photo booth and complimentary coat check.
    7 p.m., McCormick Place, Chicago.

    Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund, . An evening of food, cocktails, auctions and dancing to provide educational support and opportunities to Chicago students from under-resourced neighborhoods. 7 p.m., Sofitel Hotel, Chicago.

    8 Saturday
    American Lung Association, . A 31-floor climb to make a positive impact for lung health. 7 a.m., Oakbrook Terrace Tower, Oakbrook Terrace.

    79彩票注册网址Barrington Area Council on Aging, . Dance competition featuring Barrington community and business leaders performing with professional dance partners. 6 p.m., Stonegate Conference & Banquet Centre, Hoffman Estates.

    79彩票注册网址. An evening of music and glamour to support world-class music education for dedicated young musicians across the Chicago region. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    . Seated dinner with silent auction, live music and dancing to benefit the League and its community projects. 6 p.m., The Drake Hotel, Chicago.

    9 Sunday

    , A Night with Oscar. Academy Awards-viewing party celebrates the past year's film and actor achievements, with proceeds benefiting the Center's programs and services. 5 p.m., Park West, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Spin for Seniors. Raises money for 35-plus programs to help older adults in Chicago age positively in place. 1:30 p.m., Studio Three Lincoln Park, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. An exploration of Justice Ginsburg's life and her numerous, often-simultaneous roles as a student, wife, mother, lawyer, judge, women's rights pioneer, and pop-culture phenomenon. Illinois Holocaust Museum, Skokie.

    12 Wednesday – Lincoln's Birthday

    14 Friday – Valentine's Day

    79彩票注册网址The Cleve Carney Museum of Art, . Authentic Mexican cuisine by renowned chef Rick Bayless and an evening of entertainment in honor of the upcoming exhibition Frida Kahlo 2020. 6 p.m., Esplanade Lakes, Downers Grove.

    17 Monday – Presidents' Day

    20 Thursday
    . Cocktail reception supporting art, music, choir, affinity clubs, drama and counseling that take place outside the classroom for Cristo Rey students. 6 p.m., Ignite Glass Studios, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Members and stakeholders gather for a breakfast and presentation of the Foundation's accomplishments over the past year. 8 a.m., Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

    21 Friday
    American Heart Association Chicago, . Focuses on preventing heart disease and stroke by promoting healthy lifestyles, building awareness and raising critically needed funds to support research and education initiatives. 10 a.m., Marriott Marquis, Chicago.

    . Participants will plunge once an hour for 24 hours. Noon, 2311 Campus Drive, Evanston.

    United Way of Metro Chicago, . Hosted by Young Leaders United, a party for philanthropic young professionals with live music, dancing, silent auctions, hors d'oeuvres and signature cocktails. 8 a.m., The Dalcy, Chicago.

    22 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation, . Supports the organization's mission to eliminate pediatric cancer and provide hope and support to those affected. 6 p.m., The Geraghty, Chicago.

    Boys & Girls Club of Lake County, . Celebrating two decades of building great futures in Lake County. 6 p.m., Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest.

    79彩票注册网址Clearbrook, . Also includes food, raffles, silent auctions and live music. 6:30 p.m., Westin Chicago Northwest, Itasca.

    79彩票注册网址JDRF Illinois, . A day of inspirational and educational activities led by national and local experts to help patients and their loved ones better manage life with type 1 diabetes. 8 a.m., McCormick Place, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址Les Turner ALS Foundation, . Honors those who have helped raise funds for ALS research and clinical care, provide patient and family services, and increase awareness. 6:30 p.m., Raddison Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago.

    23 Sunday

    Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, . Students perform in concerts throughout the day. 1 p.m., Pick Staiger Concert Hall at Northwestern University, Evanston.

    79彩票注册网址Respiratory Health Association, . A 1,632-step climb up an iconic Chicago skyscraper to support a future free of lung disease, a world without asthma, lung cancer or COPD. 7 a.m., 875 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

    25 Tuesday
    79彩票注册网址 . Honoring 2020 grant recipients.

    Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, . High-profile speakers with differing views address critical issues of the day. 6:30 p.m., Spertus Institute, Chicago.

    27 Thursday
    Girls in the Game, . Honored speakers and girls tell their stories of strength and confidence. 6 p.m., InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile.

    79彩票注册网址The Chicago Lighthouse, . An evening of casino games and food; grand prize is a $10,000 seat at the World Series of Poker. 5:30 p.m., Gibsons Bar and Steak House, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址 . Evening of food, drinks, networking and collegiality recognizing CDEL's award recipients. 5:30 p.m., Baker McKenzie offices, Chicago.

    Union League Boys and Girls Clubs, . Finalists share their journeys. 5:30 p.m., Union League Club, Chicago.

    28 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 Fundraiser for the Theatre's Hearts to Art camp, a program for young people who have experienced the death of a parent. 7 p.m., 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

    Chicago Youth Centers, . James Bond-themed soiree to support CYC. 7 p.m., Wintrust Grand Banking Hall, Chicago.

    Cornerstone Services, Inc., . Bowlers of all ages and skill levels enjoy friendly games to help raise funds for people with disabilities in the Kankakee area. 5 p.m., Brookmont Bowling Center, Kankakee.

    79彩票注册网址Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford, . Includes ribbon cutting for Easterseals' new Building a Healthier Tomorrow Fitness, Wellness and Recreation Center. 5:30 p.m., 1939 W. 13th St., Chicago.

    Holy Trinity High School, . Raises scholarship funds for promising students across Chicagoland. 6 p.m., Aon Grand Ballroom – Navy Pier, Chicago.

    29 Saturday

    . 6 p.m., Ravenswood Event Center, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址Mount Carmel High School, . Benefits the Mount Carmel Educational Foundation, which funds the gap between the cost of tuition and the true cost of a Mount Carmel education. 6 p.m., Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.


    1 Sunday
    79彩票注册网址 Northern Illinois Food Bank, . Sponsored by NIFB's Executive Women's Council, an afternoon of teas, sparkling wine, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction. 1:30 p.m., Embassy Suites, Naperville.

    Special Children's Charities/Special Olympics Chicago, . The coolest event in the city, benefiting the 7,500 athletes of the Special Olympics Chicago program. 10 a.m., North Avenue Beach, Chicago.

    2 Monday – Casimir Pulaski Day

    . Through March, networking, education and the latest ideas in affordable housing. 2 p.m., Hyatt Regency Chicago.

    5 Thursday
    Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, . Annual competition honoring and celebrating some of Chicago's most inspiring teens. 5:30 p.m., Aon Grand Ballroom - Navy Pier, Chicago.

    Erie Neighborhood House, Future of Promise Dinner. , which provides education, critical services and advocacy to immigrants and low-income communities in Chicago.

    Landmarks Illinois, . Proceeds benefit the state's leading voice for historic preservation. 5:30 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址Positive Coaching Alliance, . Celebrates coaches, student athletes and community leaders who contribute to creating a positive, character-building youth sports culture.

    6 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 Brave Initiatives, . Girls take the stage to share stories of grit and perseverance, taking on some of the city's deepest challenges and innovating new tech solutions with code. 6 p.m., Uptake, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址Chicago Lights, . Also benefiting the Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being. 5:30 p.m., Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago.

    7 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 Adoption Center of Illinois, . Dinner, wine pull, silent and live auctions to provide post-adoption resources to parents, support groups to birth parents and search-and-reunion efforts. 6 p.m., Adler Planetarium, Chicago.

    The Associate Board of NorthShore University HealthSystem, . Benefits NorthShore Evanston Hospital's Henrietta Johnson Louis Infant Special Care Unit and Department of Pediatrics, and the Associate Board Emergency Family Fund. 8 p.m., School of the Art Institute of Chicago Ballroom.

    79彩票注册网址 . Black-tie fundraising event with cocktails, a sit-down dinner, live and silent auctions. 6 p.m., Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago.

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Illinois Chapter, . Honors the philanthropic leadership of area high school students, and funds the cure to blood cancers. 6 p.m., Galleria Marchetti, Chicago.

    8 Sunday
    . A 180-floor climb to make a positive impact for lung health. 7 a.m., Presidential Tower, Chicago.

    11 Wednesday
    Association Forum, . Current and future women leaders in the association and nonprofit communities engage in critical conversations about the unique issues faced by women in the industry. 9 a.m., W Chicago - City Center, Chicago.

    . Showcases driven, determined young people across Chicagoland who make a difference in their communities through fundraising, philanthropy, volunteerism and activism. 6 p.m., The Drake Hotel, Chicago.

    National Association of Women Business Owners Chicago, . Quarterly entrepreneur presentations to educate and inspire women business owners.

    12 Thursday
    79彩票注册网址 . A '90s lip sync battle, with proceeds going toward the DIFFA/Chicago Excellence in Care Awards. Knoll Fulton Market Showroom, Chicago.

    Lawrence Hall, . An opportunity to share Lawrence Hall's ongoing impact in healing children with trauma. 5:30 p.m., Troquet River North, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. A night of theater, drinks and appetizers to support Chicago's flagship not-for-profit theater and community organization. 5:30 p.m., Goodman Theatre, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Honors those committed to teaching the dangers of hatred and indifference, with guest speaker former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. 5 p.m., Hyatt Regency, Chicago.

    13 Friday
    PAWS Chicago, . Dog-friendly gala to raise money to save homeless pets. 7 p.m., Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago.

    14 Saturday
    Lyon Family Foundation, . Allows the organization to provide additional support to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. 6 p.m., Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.

    , March for Kids Post-Parade Party. A family-friendly celebration in the Loop to support a solution for kids in crisis.

    Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, . Benefits youth music education programs and youth scholarships. 6 p.m., Westin Chicago North Shore, Wheeling.

    15 Sunday
    . Celebration of Keshet's success and growth in providing programs and support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 5:30 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    16 Monday
    . Madison Dearborn Partners CEO John Canning to interview Chicago-based sports team owners Michael Reinsdorf, Rocky Wirtz and Tom Ricketts. 11:30 a.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    17 Tuesday – St. Patrick's Day

    19 Thursday
    79彩票注册网址 , Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards. Celebrates Chicago's top architects, brokers, developers, property managers, interior contractors and design professionals and supports the GCFD. 5:30 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    20 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 , Women's History Month Reception. Honors a woman leader in the science, technology, engineering and math fields (STEM). Merchandise Mart, Chicago.

    22 Sunday
    79彩票注册网址 , Hinsdale Auxiliary Tablescapes. Luncheon, boutique shopping, silent auction and raffle of member-designed tables – all to benefit The Angel Harvey Family Health Center. Noon, Westin Hotel Lombard.

    25 Wednesday
    79彩票注册网址 , Tribute to Achievement Dinner. Celebrates community and corporate leaders who champion Girl Scouts. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    26 Thursday
    , Sneak Peek. Showcasing new restaurants in Chicago's diverse Rogers Park neighborhood, and benefiting the nonprofit Rogers Park Business Alliance.

    27 Friday
    . Proceeds enable the ACLU to do the critical work of protecting civil liberties in Illinois. 11 a.m., Hilton Chicago.

    31 Tuesday
    79彩票注册网址 . Association management professionals discover how to use technology and data more efficiently to increase revenue, drive membership and adapt to today's changing business environment. 9 a.m., OLC Education & Conference Center, Rosemont.

    Annual Spring Social Fundraiser. Supports ACT's mission of improving quality of life for residents of Chicago's Austin neighborhood.

    79彩票注册网址Merit School of Music, . Jazz-infused concert benefiting equal access to music education. 10 a.m., City Winery, Chicago.


    1 Wednesday
    79彩票注册网址 United Way of Metro Chicago, . Annual food collection event and awards luncheon, addressing food insecurity and benefiting food pantries across Chicago's south and southwest suburban regions. 10 a.m., Tinley Park Convention Center.

    2 Thursday
    Leadership Greater Chicago, . Honors those who lead bold, transformative change for a better Chicago for all. 5:30 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    3 Friday
    Chicago Public Library Foundation, . Proceeds fund life-changing services for Chicagoans of all ages and in every neighborhood. 7 p.m., Winter Garden, Harold Washington Library Center, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Paint the Town Red. Free-spirited fundraiser following the spring concert of Chicago's premier Afro-contemporary dance company. 7 p.m., Harold Washington Cultural Center, Chicago.

    4 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 American Heart Association, . Black-tie gala for Chicago's business, medical and philanthropic communities, benefiting the American Heart Association. 6 p.m., Aon Grand Ballroom - Navy Pier, Chicago.

    . Men's college basketball national semifinals on four jumbo screens, food, beer tasting and raffles supporting the school's young women and men. 6 p.m., De La Salle Institute's Parmer Activity Center, Chicago.

    . Supports the hopes and dreams of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Little City. 6 p.m., The Drake Hotel, Chicago.

    5 Sunday – Palm Sunday

    8 Wednesday– Passover Begins at Sundown

    10 Friday – Good Friday

    12 Sunday – Easter Sunday

    16 Thursday
    . Supports Rush University Medical Center's education, research and community service programs. 11 a.m., Hilton Chicago.

    17 Friday
    . Supports Cara's mission to end poverty and homelessness. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    . Silent auction and gala raises money for the clinic, which provides health care to uninsured men and women in McHenry County. 6 p.m., Boulder Ridge Country Club, Lake in the Hills.

    Northwestern Settlement, . Featuring the magic of Justin Willman and benefiting the Family CARES Center, a free mental health clinic serving the neighbors of the Settlement. 6 p.m., Park West, Chicago.

    The Joffrey Ballet, . A performance at the Auditorium Theatre, followed by a party with experiential food stations, interactive entertainment, and dancing at The Old Post Office.

    79彩票注册网址Urban Gateways, . Celebrates and advocates for Urban Gateways programs and the power of the arts in the lives of young Chicagoans. 6 p.m., Venue West, Chicago.

    18 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 . The gala has raised more than $36 million since 2007 to save lives from all cancers. 5:30 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    . Proceeds help kids and their families overcome challenges and trauma to lead happier, more successful lives. 6 p.m., Sanfilippo Estate, Barrington Hills.

    . A night of cocktails and special performances supporting the choir's mission to inspire and change lives through music. Chop Chop, Chicago.

    Junior League of Chicago, . Food and beverage pairings from Chicago's top restaurants and bars, with proceeds benefiting the League and its community projects. 7 p.m., Union Station, Chicago.

    , House of Cards. Associate Board Casino Night, with cocktails, casino games and dancing. 7 p.m., Joe's on Weed, Chicago.

    , Foodie 5K - Wheaton. Run or walk the beautiful grounds of Cantigny Park, with a post-run festival with games and fun for the whole family. 9 a.m., Cantigny Park, Wheaton.

    VanderCook College of Music, . Featuring musical performances by the student musicians, benefiting the school's Great Teachers Scholarship Fund. 6 p.m., VanderCook College of Music, Chicago.

    19 Sunday
    79彩票注册网址 . Supports the next generation of beauty industry professionals with mentorship, inspiration and scholarships. 6 p.m., The Geraghty, Chicago.

    20 Monday
    79彩票注册网址 . Hosted by the Chicago Young Professionals Board, an annual dance party with raffles and auctions.

    . Celebrating one of the nation's largest and most respected community music schools, dedicated to transforming lives through music education. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    , Annual Ring Lardner Awards for Excellence in Sports Journalism. Honors the best sports journalists of today and the recent past as an exclusive fundraiser for the Union League Boys & Girls Clubs. 5:30 p.m., Union League Club, Chicago.

    21 Tuesday
    , OnWord. Fundraiser to support the Museum's educational and cultural programming. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    23 Thursday
    . Honors individuals and groups for acts of great bravery, dedication and service. 7:30 a.m., Hilton Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址Chicago Architecture Center, . Funds raised will support the CAC's free citywide festival, Open House Chicago, as well as its education programs. 5:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址Local Initiatives Support Corp., . Recognizes the essential role that both nonprofit and for-profit developers play in building communities in Chicago-area neighborhoods. 2 p.m., McCormick Place, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址National Alliance on Mental Illness, . NAMI Chicago's annual gala and awards dinner. The Geraghty, Chicago.

    . Socially minded individuals and wine lovers across Chicago show their commitment to improving the world around them. 6 p.m., The Dalcy, Chicago.

    . Showcasing WINGS history and growth with visuals, art and graduate speakers. 6:30 p.m., Barrington's White House, Barrington.

    24 Friday
    Clearbrook, . Black-tie gala with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner and a live auction. 6:30 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    . Hosted by Extollo Educational Foundation, community stakeholders come together to support the school's young women and men during their formative years. Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.

    . Cocktail party and runway show competition featuring Chicago's top emerging fashion design students, with collections scored by industry judges; proceeds benefit Chicago fashion programs.

    25 Saturday
    , Unbridled Art: A Kentucky Derby Party. Supports the creative practices and professional development of 60 artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 6 p.m., 1963 Johns Drive, Glenview.

    . Black-tie gala to raise funds for children struggling with illness and extreme poverty. 6:30 p.m., Union Station, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, 2020 Whirl. Hosted by the Women's Board and the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Zoological Society and Brookfield Zoo, supporting conservation, education and animal welfare programs. 6:30 p.m., Sheraton Grand, Chicago.

    , Night of Dreams Gala. Funds raised support programs and services for children, teens and adults with autism. 6:30 p.m., Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.

    Horizons for Youth, . Supports organizations that demonstrate substantial local impact in the areas of education and community service. 6 p.m., Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

    . Business, civic and philanthropic leaders support Ignite's life-changing work. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    . A night of fun and laughs in support of the JCYS Scholarship Fund. iO Theater, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Comedy fundraiser created and hosted by WGN-TV's Pat Tomasulo and his wife, Amy, to raise money for research that will cure trigeminal neuralgia. 6:30 p.m., Park West, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址New Moms, . Tour of 10 newly renovated kitchens selected by a committee of professional designers. 10 a.m., Oak Park and River Forest.

    , National Rebuilding Day. Volunteers repair the homes of homeowners in need. 7 a.m., Chicago and Cook County, Chicago.

    26 Sunday

    79彩票注册网址, Blossoms of Hope Brunch. Supporting the Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS) Program. Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace.

    , Out of This World Spring Orchestra Concerts. Performances of the music of Holst. 5:30 p.m., Bennett Gordon Hall at Ravinia, Highland Park.

    National MS Society, . One of 11 Walk MS events in Illinois; others May 3 and Sept. 13. 9:30 a.m., Soldier Field, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址The Nature Conservancy, . Recognizes donors, partners and friends who have supported Illinois' Our World campaign and celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

    , Children's Kids' Fashion Show. Children walk the runway for a good cause while enjoying a day of fun that includes crafts, games, hair, makeup, lunch and more. Contributions support patient programs at Comer. 1:30 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    30 Thursday
    , Lung Force Expo. Designed for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers to learn more about the latest trends, resources and research surrounding lung cancer, COPD, and other chronic lung diseases. 8 a.m., Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace.

    , Chicago Chefs Spring Into Action. Silent auction, paddle raise and drawing to help raise funds to support The Network's work. 6 p.m., Galleria Marchetti, Chicago.

    Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund, . Supports scholarships, programming and enrichment programs 11:45 a.m., University Club of Chicago, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Breaking Through. Leaders in business, education and philanthropy celebrate Genesys' class of 2020 interns as they approach the end of their internships and begin their post-secondary journeys.

    Greater Chatham Initiative, . Investors who own apartment buildings or rehab and sell homes to owner-occupants receive updates on the Greater Chatham real estate market.


    1 Friday
    Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago Chapter, . Honoring outstanding philanthropists and celebrating humanitarian spirit. 11 a.m., Hilton Chicago.

    Charles Tillman Cornerstone Foundation, . A night of iconic Chicago sporting themes and games, silent and live auctions along with commentary from Charles "Peanut" Tillman. 6 p.m., Hyatt Regency, Chicago.

    Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, . Supports the education programs of the Museum, Chicago's urban gateway to nature and science. 6 p.m., Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago.

    2 Saturday
    , Derby Day Party. Cocktails, dinner, dancing and auction items.

    79彩票注册网址, Kentucky Derby Party. Hosted by the Gateway Associates Board, all proceeds go toward funding cancer research.

    . Derby-themed food and beverages, games, a silent auction and raffle benefiting the League and its community projects. 2 p.m., Point & Feathers, Chicago.

    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, . The organization's premier fundraising event of the year with gourmet cuisine, signature cocktails, live entertainment and exclusive live and silent auctions. 6 p.m., The Geraghty, Chicago.

    . A live stream of the races on big screens, with Best Hat and Best Dressed competitions. 2 p.m., 1215 W. Fulton Market, Chicago.

    3 Sunday
    79彩票注册网址 . Family-friendly event supports programs to prepare and empower people to fully live life with cancer. 5:30 p.m., Wellness House, Hinsdale.

    4 Monday
    79彩票注册网址 Center for Enriched Living, . Signature tastings from more than 30 of Chicagoland's finest food and drink purveyors. 5:30 p.m., Lincolnshire Marriott, Lincolnshire.

    79彩票注册网址. Kick-off to Small Business Week with a post-luncheon dessert buffet, networking reception and awards ceremony.

    5 Tuesday
    . Raises money for music education. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    6 Wednesday
    79彩票注册网址 , Celebration 2020: Trailblazers, Women Who Change the World. Celebrates women, past and present, who have transformed our society. 6 p.m., Renee Crown Public Media Center, Chicago.

    7 Thursday
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    8 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 , Gala de Arte. Black-tie fundraiser supporting Mexican art and culture. 6 p.m., Sheraton Grand, Chicago.

    Rush University Medical Center, . Music, dancing, food, a silent auction, interaction with Rush leadership and a casino night. 6:30 p.m., The Geraghty, Chicago.

    9 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 Alliance Francaise de Chicago, . Raises funds for education, inner-city high school language, immersion programs and cultural offerings. 6 p.m., Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.

    Friends of the Chicago River, . Groups and individuals beautify the Chicago River, restore trails, plant native plants and more. 9 a.m., at more than 60 locations along the Chicago River, Chicago and suburbs.

    Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana, : Powered by Girl Scouts. Interactive eco expo empowering youth to learn sustainable habits and take the lead on the pressing environmental issues of today. 10 a.m., Aon Grand Ballroom - Navy Pier, Chicago.

    Ravinia Associates Board, . Supports Ravinia and its Reach Teach Play programs, which effect social change through music in under-resourced communities in Cook and Lake counties.
    6 p.m., Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago.

    Special Olympics Illinois, . Celebrates the mission of the Special Olympics movement in Chicago, with cocktails, dinner, live and silent auctions, and dancing. 6 p.m., Fairmont Millennium Park, Chicago.

    10 Sunday – Mother's Day

    79彩票注册网址Susan G. Komen Chicago, . Survivors, thrivers and supporters come together at the lakefront for the event, which enables Komen to meet critical needs in local communities and invest in breakthrough research. 7:30 a.m.., Montrose Harbor, Chicago.

    12 Tuesday
    79彩票注册网址 . Expresses and celebrates Chicago's vibrant cultures with diverse global culinary offerings, multicultural performances and an awards ceremony that honors Chicago's cultural leaders. 5:30 p.m., Chicago History Museum, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Showcase for sustainable tech startups and a national convening of stakeholders invested in our nation's energy transition and environmental future. 9 a.m., Revel Fulton Market, Chicago.

    Prevent Blindness, . All proceeds support Prevent Blindness and its sight-saving programs. Noon, 2901 W. Lake Ave., Glenview.

    79彩票注册网址 . Proceeds provide life-changing services to children and families in Chicago. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    13 Wednesday
    Chicago Children's Advocacy Center, . Fundraiser to help restore the lives of children and families who are victims of sexual abuse. 5:30 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    NorthShore University HealthSystem, . Luncheon and silent auction benefiting the Myra Rubenstein Weis 79彩票注册网址 Cancer Survivorship Program. 10:30 a.m., Highland Park Country Club, Highland Park.

    . Celebration of the organization's programs and services, and honoring recipients of its William Booth award. 11 a.m., Hilton Chicago.

    14 Thursday
    Northern Illinois Food Bank, . Entertainment, food tastings from local chefs and restaurants, and a silent auction to benefit hungry neighbors. 6 p.m., Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace.

    , Trailblazers 2020: Celebrating Our Champions. Fundraising event for 79彩票注册网址, Inc., which annually serves more than 500 people with developmental disabilities. 6 p.m., Rockwell on the River, Chicago.

    , Master's Touch Annual Dinner. Hear violinist/leadership trainer Roddy Chong and learn about Wayside's recovery program for men. 6:30 p.m., Gaslite Manor, Aurora. waysidecross.org.

    , The Working Lunch. Funds Women Employed's work to improve the economic status of women and remove barriers to economic equality. 11 a.m., Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

    15 Friday
    Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago, . The organization's largest fundraising event. Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    , Chicago Benefit Lunch. Empowering the next generation to stand up to bigotry and hate. Noon, Hilton Chicago.

    National Able Network, . Proceeds help Chicagoland veterans find civilian careers. 12:30 p.m., Venue West, Chicago.

    , Stronger Neighborhoods Annual Luncheon. Annual luncheon honoring leaders and changemakers who strengthen neighborhoods across the Chicago region. 11:30 a.m., Marriott Marquis, Chicago.

    16 Saturday
    . A stage and screen star performs a best-of-Broadway repertoire, with proceeds supporting Goodman's education and engagement programs. 6:30 p.m., Fairmont Millennium Park, Chicago.

    . The Choir's Ambassadors Board hosts a night of cocktails and special performances, supporting CCC's mission of inspiring and changing lives through music each year. Morgan's on Fulton, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Wish Ball. Celebrity entertainment, dinner, dancing and auction supporting wishes for Illinois children. 6 p.m., Aon Grand Ballroom - Navy Pier, Chicago.

    , Annual Have Mercy Spring Gala. Mercy Home's Junior Board hosts a night of dancing, silent auction and a raffle to support kids in crisis living at Mercy Home.

    79彩票注册网址, Annual Together in Teal Illinois Walk. Teams and individuals walk to help raise awareness of ovarian cancer and to raise funds to support survivors, caregivers and research.

    , Secret Garden Gala. Benefits Glenwood Sunday Market's food access program, which annually provides $20,000 in fresh food for people in need in Rogers Park.

    17 Sunday
    79彩票注册网址 Lurie Children's Hospital, . Free 5K walk and roll for patients, families and friends. Soldier Field, Chicago.

    , North Shore Jazz and Classical Music Festival. Free all-ages community event featuring MYAC's jazz, orchestra, chamber and choral music students, benefiting its programs and scholarships. Noon, MYAC Center, Highwood.

    , Annual New Look of Leadership Fashion Show and Brunch. Brunch and runway modeling featuring local leaders wearing fashions from Chicago's leading designers. 11:30 a.m., Loews Hotel, Chicago.

    20 Wednesday
    CARPLS (Coordinated Advice & Referral Program for Legal Services), . Fundraising gala for the organization, which helps low- and moderate-income residents find solutions to their everyday legal matters. 5:30 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Woman's Board Spring Luncheon. Showcasing the vital programs and services of Chicagoland early childhood centers. Skokie Country Club, Glencoe.

    . Admission includes food, beverages and a great view of the ballpark; proceeds support the young men and women of De La Salle Institute. Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago.

    Illinois Green Alliance, . Celebration of achievements in sustainability, including an award ceremony recognizing green building leadership in Illinois.

    79彩票注册网址, The Artist in All Empowerment Through Art. Silent auction featuring original works created by the talented Misericordia resident artists with the assistance of staff and volunteers. 6:30 p.m., Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. 20th anniversary gala features craft cocktails, haute cuisine, raffle prizes, a live appeal, entertainment and more. 6 p.m., Theater on the Lake, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Celebration of Changemakers. Honors leaders and visionaries across Chicago who work to improve the lives of children and families. 6 p.m., Ritz Carlton, Chicago.

    , State of the Wards. Public meeting focused on current projects and latest initiatives.

    21 Thursday
    . Supports schools in Chicago's disadvantaged neighborhoods. 6 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    Children's Home & Aid, . Community leaders, elected officials and corporate partners come together to support Children's Home & Aid. Noon, Hilton Chicago.

    JDRF Illinois, , developers and property managers take part in a series of sporting events to support Americans who are affected by type 1 diabetes. 1 p.m., Lakeshore Sport and Fitness - Illinois Center, Chicago.

    24 Sunday
    Envision Unlimited (Buddy) . Cyclists with and without disabilities enjoy a car-free bike ride to support Envision Unlimited. 8 a.m., Lake Shore Drive, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址People's Resource Center, . CARA-approved 5K honors veterans. 8 a.m., Ty Warner Park, Westmont.

    25 Monday – Memorial Day

    28 Thursday
    79彩票注册网址 . Networking and panel discussion.

    The Night Ministry, . An evening in support of the organization's mission to provide housing, health care and human connection to individuals experiencing homelessness. 5:30 p.m., Sheraton Grand, Chicago.

    29 Friday
    , For the Love of Music. Fundraiser to provide music to children as a vehicle for self-expression, self-growth and deeper human connections. 6 p.m., City Winery, Chicago.

    , A Musical Feast. Benefits concerts and an arts education program in Chicago high schools. Fairmont Millennium Park, Chicago.

    30 Saturday
    . One of 80 walks around the country. 9 a.m., Soldier Field, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Raises critical funds for digestive diseases and cancers at Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    . Proceeds fund research at the UChicago Medicine Digestive Diseases Center. 5:30 p.m., Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Spring Musical Celebration. Opening night of "42nd Street." 7:30 p.m., Lyric Opera House, Chicago.

    , Spare A Night Out. Bowling blowout with multiple sessions to choose from, all-you-can-eat food and a chance to meet other BBBS supporters.

    . Provides direct financial grants for adults with brain cancer living in Illinois, to relieve financial burdens on families.

    , Treatment Options for Blood Cancer Patients Conference. Free educational program for blood cancer patients and caregivers who want to learn more about treatment options.

    79彩票注册网址 Highlights the hospital's research, clinical care and the incredible stories that have resulted. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.?


    1 Monday
    Cleve Carney Museum of Art, . The life and works of artist Frida Kahlo with 26 original pieces. 1425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn.

    79彩票注册网址Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund, . Hosted at five courses, supporting DMSF's mission to provide educational support and opportunities to Chicago students from under-resourced neighborhoods. 10 a.m., Exmoor, Conway Farms, Knollwood, Shoreacres and Skokie Country Clubs.

    2 Tuesday
    Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, . Leading women in business and civic arenas celebrate the academic achievements of Mercy Home's children. 11 a.m., Hilton Chicago.

    4 Thursday
    . Supports individuals and families impacted by gender-based violence and the child welfare system. 6 p.m., Old Post Office, Chicago.

    . Five young people receive scholarships to further their education. 5:30 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    5 Friday
    Friends of the Forest Preserves, . Eighteen holes of golf with lunch, on-the-course drinks, open bar-reception and dinner with awards. 12:30 p.m., George W. Dunne National Golf Course, Oak Forest.

    6 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 . Cocktail hour, sit-down dinner and a special live performance of 20/20 Vision: A World Without AIDS. 6 p.m., Revel Fulton Market, Chicago. .

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, . Celebrates the achievements of the year's candidates and award winners, while raising funds for cure to cancer. 6 p.m., The Geraghty, Chicago.

    8 Monday
    79彩票注册网址 . The Midwest's largest charity golf outing, supporting services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Misericordia. 7 a.m., Olympia Fields and Flossmoor Country Clubs.

    9 Tuesday
    Friends of the Chicago River, . Fin-tastic evening that provides funds to improve and protect the Chicago River system. 5:30 p.m., Westin Chicago River North.

    10 Wednesday
    Chicago History Museum, . Honors the positive, enduring impact of some of Chicago's extraordinary leaders while supporting the Museum's programs and exhibitions. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    12 Friday
    , Fight For Air Ride. Through June 14, cyclists of all levels ride approximately 50 miles per day for up to three days, through rural northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. 7 a.m., McHenry County College, Crystal Lake.

    79彩票注册网址JDRF Illinois, . Appetizers, open bar, entertainment and more in support of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. 6 p.m., Old Crow Smokehouse, Chicago.

    13 Saturday
    . Company teams, individuals, families and friends of all ages and skill levels enjoy live entertainment, fun activities, and a walk or run 5K, skate 10K, or bike 15K to raise funds and help save lives from all cancers. 8 a.m., Maggie Daley Park, Chicago.

    Center on Halsted, . An opportunity to reflect on and celebrate past accomplishments while looking forward to the work ahead. Harris Theater, Chicago.

    15 Monday
    Girls in the Game, . Empowers 150 girls and teens to learn, grow and stay active at the organization's summer camp. 9 a.m., Cantigny Golf, Wheaton.

    . Raises awareness and funds for children and adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities. 10 a.m., Twin Orchard Country Club, Long Grove.

    17 Wednesday
    Association Forum, Annual education and networking conference for Chicagoland association management professionals. 8:30 a.m., VenueSIX10, Chicago.

    18 Thursday
    79彩票注册网址 . Inspirational night supporting Gilda's Club, where those impacted by cancer can go to gain social, emotional and informational support to supplement medical care. 6 p.m., Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址Leukemia Research Foundation, . Chip-timed run, walk and party in the park to raise funds to cure all blood cancers. 6:30 p.m., Arvey Field - Grant Park, Chicago.

    . Fundraiser for the Foundation, whose mission is to educate, connect and celebrate innovators across the Chicago region. 5:30 p.m., Revel Fulton Market, Chicago.

    19 Friday
    . A summer solstice cocktail party and fundraiser. 6:30 p.m., Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe.

    , Seeing What's Possible Annual Gala. Roaring Twenties-themed night of dinner, dancing and supporting programs for those who are blind, disabled, and veterans. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    20 Saturday
    . A night of devilishly good fun where proceeds support the restoration/preservation of the Auditorium Theatre. Auditorium Theatre, Chicago.

    Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, A day of tennis, card games and golf to benefit breast cancer research and programs. Exmoor Country Club, Highland Park.

    National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, . Three-mile walk to raise funds to support research, public education and patient services.

    79彩票注册网址Union League Boys and Girls Clubs, . Multi-course meal with paired wines. 5:30 p.m., Union League Club, Chicago.

    21 Sunday – Father's Day

    22 Monday
    79彩票注册网址 . Golf outing supports services that promote choice, independence and inclusion for people with disabilities in Illinois. 11 a.m., Olympia Fields Country Club.

    24 Wednesday
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    Designs 4 Dignity, . A summer kick off in partnership with the Homebuilders Association of Greater Chicago. 4:30 p.m., Merchandise Mart, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Annual Girls Education Conference: Power and Possibilities. Half-day summit on early learning innovation, expanding youth educational experiences, the importance of mentorship, and the economic impact of investing in girls' educations.

    26 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 , Scene Night for The Outsiders. A night of theater, including complimentary drinks and appetizers, with proceeds supporting Chicago's flagship not-for-profit theater and community organization. 5:30 p.m., Goodman Theatre, Chicago.

    , Rising to the Challenge Benefit. Celebration of the organization's 51 years as an award-winning outpatient mental health center for children and adults from throughout the Chicago area. 6 p.m., Evanston Golf Club, Skokie. .

    27 Saturday
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society, . Through June 28, routes vary from 25 to 150 miles; proceeds benefit people affected by MS. Kane County Fair Grounds, St. Charles.

    29 Monday
    79彩票注册网址 Archdiocese of Chicago, . Benefiting emergency tuition assistance within the Archdiocese of Chicago's Catholic schools, as well as academic innovation. 11:30 a.m., Chicago Highlands Golf Club, Westchester.

    30 Tuesday
    Imerman Angels, . Runners and walkers come together to raise funds for the one-on-one cancer support community. 8:30 a.m., Montrose Harbor, Chicago.

    . Honors the civic contributions of citizens and institutions while supporting the Federation's mission to maximize the quality and cost-effectiveness of government services.

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    4 Saturday – Independence Day

    9 Thursday
    Chicago Parks Foundation, . Connect with Chicago's corporate and philanthropic community, Chicago Park District leadership and passionate park supporters.
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    10 Friday
    . Black-tie event draws more than 800 business, civic and philanthropic-minded community leaders. 6:30 p.m., Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago.

    12 Sunday
    . A tribute to great women singers from Nina Simone to Beyonce; the only concert fundraiser supporting the nonprofit Festival and its Reach Teach Play education programs. 4:30 p.m., Ravinia Festival, Highland Park.

    13 Monday
    National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, . Chicago's dealmakers gather for a day of networking, championship-level golf and philanthropic support of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. 10 a.m., Shoreacres, Knollwood and Onwentsia Golf Clubs, Lake Forest and Lake Bluff.

    15 Wednesday
    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, . Eighteen holes of golf with lunch offerings, bottomless snacks and beverages, and contests for players of all levels. 8 a.m., Cog Hill Golf & Country Club, Lemont.

    16 Thursday
    PAWS Chicago, . Dog-friendly gala for guests and their beachwear-clad dogs. 6 p.m., Castaway's, Chicago.

    20 Monday
    79彩票注册网址 Boys & Girls Club of Lake County, . Raises critical funds for at-risk youth in Lake County.

    . Supports the charitable fundraising organization of Edward Hospital. Noon, Cog Hill Golf Club & Country Club, Lemont.

    24 Friday
    , Yacht Rock. Hosted by the LLS Illinois Associate Board, a party under the stars to support lifesaving blood cancer research and patient services. 7 a.m., Columbia Yacht Club, Chicago.

    25 Saturday
    Illinois Green Alliance, . Through July 26, featuring the latest sustainable home technologies and energy-efficient strategies. 10 a.m., homes throughout the Chicagoland area.

    27 Monday
    American Cancer Society, . A challenging day of golf with proceeds going to cancer research. 9 a.m., Medinah Country Club.

    , Back To School Supply Drive. Through August 14, donation drive to fill over 500 backpacks for foster children. 9 a.m., 4833 N. Francisco Ave., Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址 Summer Teen Cuisine Lunch Series. Chicago teens pair with the city's best chefs to raise revenue for life-changing after-school and summer program opportunities. 11 a.m., Gallery 37, Chicago.

    , Dining on the 5 Street Festival. Through September, outdoor patio dining until 8 p.m., Indiana to Langley Avenues, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Strike Out ALS 5K and 1 Mile Run, Walk and Roll. One-of-a-kind race where participants can run, walk or roll on the field's warning track. Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago.

    , Cohn Weil Memorial MS Outing. All-day event featuring a golf tournament, meals, cocktails, bridge, mahjong and canasta, live and silent auctions.


    1 Saturday
    , CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour. Ride through the rolling hills of Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin while raising money for a future free of lung disease. 9 a.m., Gurnee Mills Mall, Gurnee.

    6 Thursday
    Cornerstone Services, Inc., . Through Aug. 9, featuring some of the biggest Trop Rock artists in the country and benefiting people with disabilities at Cornerstone Services. 2 p.m., Chicago Marriott Schaumburg.

    , Ducky Derby. People of all ages watch ducks racing to the finish line. 10 a.m., 401 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

    7 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 Leukemia Research Foundation, . Established in memory of Joey Mix of Buffalo Grove, who succumbed to leukemia at age 3 in 1996. 7 a.m., Grand Geneva Resort & Spa, Lake Geneva, Wisc.

    10 Monday
    , Kennedy Golf Invitational. A day on the green to help raise money for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 11 a.m., Crystal Tree Golf and Country Club, Orland Park.

    11 Tuesday
    Illinois Green Alliance, . Attendees include leading designers, architects and builders working to promote sustainability. 5 p.m., Spirit Cruises at Navy Pier, Chicago.

    15 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 Chicago Dancers United, . Performance and gala benefiting The Dancers' Fund and AIDS Foundation of Chicago with performances by Chicago's premier dance professionals. 6 p.m., Auditorium Theatre and Hilton Chicago.

    , Student Recognition Ceremony. Celebrates students and their STEM achievements and featuring a female leader in STEM as keynote speaker. Malcolm X College, Chicago.

    , Illuminate Gala. Learn what it means to be enlightened by the light, and see the success of the organization's Thrivers. The Drake Hotel, Chicago.

    20 Thursday
    , Golf for the Bear. All proceeds benefit kids battling pediatric cancer and their families.

    . Chicago's top chefs offer tastings in support of Cara's mission to eradicate poverty.

    LEAP Innovations, . Innovators from across Chicagoland and beyond explore what it takes to make the learning of every child personal.

    , Hunger Scramble. A day on the green with on-course tastings and giveaways, a 19th-hole awards reception, silent auction and raffle prizes. 8:30 a.m., Cantigny Golf, Wheaton.

    79彩票注册网址, Clark After Dark. Block party celebrating America's military service members and their families. 4 p.m., 420 N. Clark St., Chicago.

    21 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Illinois Chapter, . Live and silent auctions, food stations, desserts and beverages to support a cure for blood cancers. 6 p.m., Columbia Yacht Club, Chicago.

    22 Saturday
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    79彩票注册网址 , Dance Divas. Three nights of music, dance and laughter featuring Chicago's premier professional male dancers impersonating the famous dancing women of stage, screen and pop music. Baton Show Lounge, Chicago.

    . Celebrates the culmination of the class of 2021's eight-week summer training and the official acceptances of their year-long internships with one of Genesys's corporate partners.


    7 Monday – Labor Day

    8 Tuesday
    The Salvation Army, . Proceeds benefit summer camps, after-school programs and music education for disadvantaged children and teens in Chicagoland, as well as a shelter for families in extreme crisis. 10 a.m., Glen Club, Glenview.

    10 Thursday
    , Women's Leadership Committee Soiree. Proceeds benefit the museum's student/educator programs and special exhibitions. 6 p.m., Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago.

    11 Friday
    , 100th Annual September Gala. An evening in support of the organization's early childhood centers and honoring outstanding community members.

    , Annual BBQ. Raises funds to support programs created by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. 6 p.m., CD & ME Special Events, Frankfort.

    12 Saturday
    . Celebration under the stars, hosted by the Adler Women's Board to raise funds for educational programming that inspires people to engage in STEM. 6:30 p.m., Adler Planetarium, Chicago.

    , Opening Night of the 2020|21 Season. A night of glamour and opera. 7 p.m., Lyric Opera House, Chicago.

    13 Sunday
    79彩票注册网址 , Soiree Cedille. Concert and dinner that benefits the nonprofit operating organization of the Grammy-winning record label dedicated to promoting Chicago's finest classical music performers and composers.

    , Celebrate CJE. An evening celebrating the programs provided by CJE SeniorLife to help senior adults age positively in place. 5 p.m., Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Food, entertainment and children's games to support programs for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 11 a.m., Misericordia Home, Chicago.

    14 Monday
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    16 Wednesday
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    79彩票注册网址Mercy Housing Lakefront, . Celebrates Mercy Housing's accomplishments serving people in need of affordable housing. 4:30 p.m., Fairmont Millennium Park, Chicago.

    17 Thursday
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    The 79彩票注册网址ie Initiative, . Industry professionals network while supporting women in Chicago's commercial real estate community. 5:30, Wintrust Grand Banking Hall, Chicago

    , Annual Raices Gala: A Celebration of Our Roots. Raises funds to help the museum continue as a cultural and economic anchor to Chicago's Humboldt Park community. 6 p.m., Galleria Marchetti, Chicago.

    18 Friday - Rosh Hashanah Begins at Sundown

    79彩票注册网址. Cocktail party on the late summer grounds of the CBG.

    , Annual Teal Lights Cruise. A narrated lake and river sunset cruise, featuring more than 20 lit properties, an open bar and light meal. 6 p.m., Wendella Boats, Chicago.

    20 Sunday
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    79彩票注册网址, Midway Fly Away 5K Run and Walk. Benefits the organization's 7,500 athletes. 9 a.m., Midway International Airport, Chicago.

    23 Wednesday
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    National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, c. Friendly competition, golfer giveaways, course contests and prizes. 11:30 a.m., Cantigny Golf, Wheaton.

    79彩票注册网址, Annual Golf Outing. Supports student scholarships to all four colleges at Rush University Medical Center. 11 a.m., Silver Lake Golf Club, Orland Park.

    24 Thursday
    , A Full House for Youth Poker and Casino Night. An evening of charitable casino games, including craps, blackjack, roulette, and a Texas Hold'Em Poker Tournament where the winner takes home a $10,000 seat at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. 5:30 p.m., Hugo's Frog Bar and Gibsons Steakhouse, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Honors the 20 Most Inspiring Chicagoans who are making Chicago a better place to live and work. 5:30 p.m., Galleria Marchetti, Chicago.

    25 Friday
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    79彩票注册网址 Chicago Loop Alliance Foundation, . Celebrates the Loop's rich cultural amenities and its continued transformation; proceeds support strategic initiatives and inclusive public programming that improve the vibrancy of downtown. 6:30 p.m., Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

    Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, . A 100-clay target course, plus side event games, raffles, a cookout lunch and silent auction packages specially selected for clays enthusiasts. 9 a.m., Northbrook Sports Club, Hainesville.

    26 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 , A Celebration of 35 Years Connecting Arts and Business. Proceeds support art makers in 77 communities throughout Chicagoland. 6:30 p.m., Epiphany Center for the Arts, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Beer tasting and nature-themed festival in the forest preserves, where attendees learn about nature while sipping beer for a great cause. 2 p.m., LaBagh Woods, Chicago.

    27 Sunday - Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

    , Team Teal Runs the Chicago Half Marathon. Runners who have a connection to ovarian cancer join Team Teal to participate in the Chicago Half Marathon. 7 a.m., Jackson Park, Chicago.

    . Celebrates the achievements of Chicago teens while raising revenue to provide life-changing after-school and summer program opportunities for nearly 20,000 deserving teens each year.

    , Summer in September. Hosted by the Associates Board, supports the outreach programs of Chicago Lights.

    , Cinespace's Got Talent. Cast and crew from favorite TV shows compete using their lesser-known talents in front of a live audience and celebrity judges; funds raised support youth from under-served communities in education and job-training in TV/film. 7 p.m., Cinespace Chicago Film Studios, Chicago.

    . Supports the organization's mission to provide academics, enrichment and college success for local youth. Raddison Blu Aqua, Chicago.

    . A round of golf to support pathways to success for underserved Chicago students. Medinah Country Club.

    79彩票注册网址. The one-on-one cancer support community celebrates the connections made in 2019 and honors those who have made it possible. 6 p.m., Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago.

    Les Turner ALS Foundation, . Chicagoland's largest gathering of the ALS community: a 2-mile stroll along the lakefront with entertainment and children's activities. Soldier Field, Chicago.

    . Civic and corporate leaders come together to support the MPC's efforts to create a better, bolder Chicago region for everyone.

    , Dinner of Champions. Pays tribute to the vast network of generous corporations, organizations and volunteer leaders who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people living with MS.

    , 2020 Signature Chicago Conference. Local and regional women business owners and corporate, government and community partners come together for a day of procurement, learning and networking opportunities. Chicago and suburbs.


    1 Thursday
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    2 Friday
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    NorthShore University HealthSystem, . Through Oct. 4, one of the top fine craft shows in the country, with proceeds benefiting NorthShore University HealthSystem maternal health initiative. 10 a.m., Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe.

    Rush University Medical Center, . Supports Rush programs, including The Woman's Board Transformation Fund for the Rush University Cancer Center. 6 p.m., Theater on the Lake, Chicago.

    3 Saturday
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    5 Monday
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    79彩票注册网址. Helps provide $30,000 in college and vocational scholarships to children of severely injured Marines and Navy corpsmen. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    9 Friday
    Lakeview Pantry, . Celebration of the organization's 50th anniversary in 2020, with an auction and a live sale of the Pantry's operating expenses.

    11 Sunday
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    79彩票注册网址, Lung Power Team at the Chicago Marathon. Runners run the Chicago Marathon or race of their choice for people living with asthma, COPD, lung cancer and other lung diseases.

    12 Monday – Columbus Day

    13 Tuesday
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    14 Wednesday
    79彩票注册网址 , Opening Night Celebration. A post-performance party celebrating the opening night of The Joffrey's 2020-2021 season. 9:45 p.m., Lyric Opera House, Chicago.

    15 Thursday
    79彩票注册网址 , Eat Your Words. Chicago's culinary and literary worlds come together to support young Chicago writers, with small plates from Chicago's finest restaurants, an Iron Chef-style battle, and student readings. 6 p.m., Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Commemorating three decades of aiding the success and growth of the Hispanic business community in Illinois. Hyatt Regency, Chicago.

    , Annual Fall Fete Gala. Raises funds to heal trauma in more than 1,000 children and families in Chicagoland communities. 6 p.m., Zhou B Art Center, Chicago.

    . Brings together Chicago's leading civic, business and community leaders. 5:30 p.m., The Geraghty, Chicago.

    16 Friday
    79彩票注册网址 . Fundraiser to support BET's mission to eradicate racism and its damaging effects on society through the utilization of theater arts.

    . Honors leaders of the Illinois legal community, with proceeds benefiting programs to provide financial assistance to lawyers and their families during times of crisis and to provide equal access to the justice system. Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    17 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 Arthritis Foundation, . Acknowledges leaders in the advancement of research and awareness for the management, prevention and cure of arthritis, the most common cause of disability in the United States. 5:30 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    Chicago Architecture Center, . Through Oct. 18, visitors can explore Chicago's most iconic and unique architectural treasures. Citywide, Chicago.

    Collaboraction Theatre Co., . Celebrates Collaboraction's mission to incite social change in Chicago through theatre and community engagement. 7 p.m., Venue West, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. Black-tie gala provides funds to advance the museum's scientific and educational mission. 6:30 p.m., Field Museum, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址Reclaim13, . Celebrates successes and provides funding to help children who have been sexually exploited or trafficked in the Chicagoland area. 6 p.m., Westin Hotel Lombard.

    , Light The Night Chicago. Fundraising walk that aims to bring light to the darkness of cancer through funding research.

    , Star-Spangled Salute Gala. Star-studded evening of entertainment and military pageantry, all in honor and support of the men, women and families of the U.S. Armed Forces. 6 p.m., 840 E. Grand Ave., Chicago.

    . Helps the organization continue to provide programs at no cost to prepare and empower people to fully live life with cancer and beyond. 6 p.m., The Geraghty, Chicago.

    18 Sunday
    , Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk. Raises money for uninsured residents of McHenry County so that they may receive breast cancer screenings, education and preventative services. 8:30 a.m., Woodstock North High School, Woodstock.

    University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's Hospital, . A day of family-friendly fun that supports groundbreaking pediatric research at Comer Children's Hospital. Includes a 5K run/walk, kids' mile and kids' dash. 9 a.m., University of Chicago Main Quad, Chicago.

    19 Monday
    79彩票注册网址 , Annual Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Tasting. Annual wine tasting through seven restaurants, celebrating the annual release of Beaujolais Nouveau and raising funds for Child Link. 5:30 p.m., downtown La Grange.

    20 Tuesday
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    79彩票注册网址, Ayudando a Nuestras Familias: "Helping Our Families" Cocktail Reception. Benefits Casa Catalina Basic Needs Center in the Back of the Yards community.

    . An evening celebrating 11 years of Girls 4 Science and fundraising for the organization; proceeds support free STEM-focused quarterly programs.

    , Annual Luncheon and Fundraiser. Luncheon and fundraiser honoring Chicago women who are accomplished in their fields. 11 a.m., Palmer House Hilton, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Manufacturing Day. Tour of Daley College and two Greater Chatham manufacturing firms for those interested in job opportunities in metal fabrication. Daley College, Chicago.

    , Fall Benefit Luncheon. A celebrity keynote speaker and designer handbag auction to support advancing treatments, education and early detection of breast cancer. 11 a.m., Hilton Chicago.

    , Corporate Cup. Teams representing local companies compete while raising life-changing funds to support Lurie Children's Hospital.

    National Kidney Foundation of Illinois, . Leaders in government, medicine and business raise funds for free screening programs and community health initiatives.

    , Season Opening Celebration. Post-performance celebration of the company's first season at the Lyric Opera House. 9:30 p.m., Lyric Opera House, Chicago.

    24 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 , Red Jacket Optional. Musical performance by the CCC, benefiting the 5,000 youths participating in its network of programs across the city. The Geraghty, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, The Big Gig. Silent and live auctions, dinner and dancing to support Edward Hospital programs and services that directly impact patients. 6 p.m., Westin Hotel Lombard.

    79彩票注册网址, Make a Difference Day. Volunteers make repairs to homes of homeowners in need. 7 a.m., Austin neighborhood, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址. A celebration of Komen's commitment to combating breast cancer through advocacy, policy, funding breast health services and global research and honor survivors, thrivers and inspirational Chicagoans who show leadership in the fight.

    26 Monday
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    31 Saturday - Halloween

    79彩票注册网址 , Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Entertainment, activities, community and a non-competitive walk. Soldier Field - Chicago and suburbs.

    . Supports the BGA's work for integrity, transparency and accountability in government while honoring leaders who share its commitment to achieve authentic and responsible reform.

    79彩票注册网址. Helps the Foundation fulfill its mission to fund the nation's most innovative neuroscience research. 6 p.m., Ritz-Carlton, Chicago.

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    79彩票注册网址. Proceeds allow the Festival to offer affordable artistic, cultural and educational programs to everyone in the Chicago area.

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    79彩票注册网址. Highlights gastrointestinal cancer survivors and their physicians who have benefitted from the Foundation's commitment to funding cancer research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center.

    , Beacon of Hope Luncheon. Features a guest speaker and awards.

    79彩票注册网址, Annual Reach for Excellence Awards Dinner. Helps place Chicago's at-risk youth on a path to success, with MEF's after-school programs strengthen low-income students in both academics and character. 5:30 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    . Supports programs and services that develop strong children, families and communities throughout Chicagoland. 6 p.m., Morgan Manufacturing, Chicago.


    7 Saturday
    , Thelma Uranga. An evening of live music, appetizers, beverages and a chance to win prizes, all in support of the Museum. 6 p.m., National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago.

    , Settlement House In The Wood Gala. Supports the year-round operations of House In The Wood camp, which offers children a chance to learn in a safe, educational setting away from the streets of Chicago. Theater on the Lake, Chicago.

    8 Sunday
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    11 Wednesday – Veterans Day

    12 Thursday
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    13 Friday
    , Women's Board Gala. Raises funds to serve women and their families who are victims of domestic violence. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Women's Board Heart of Mercy Ball. Black-tie night of live and silent auctions, paddle raise, cash raffle, dinner and drinks set to live music. 6 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

    PAWS Chicago, . Guests and their canine companions walk the red carpet for homeless pets. 6 p.m., The Drake Hotel, Chicago.

    . Recognizes individuals for outstanding achievements in architectural practice and academic study.

    15 Sunday
    79彩票注册网址 . Organized by the Chicago Auxiliary Board to raise support and awareness for Hephzibah. 7 p.m., The Lakewood, Chicago.

    16 Monday
    , Holiday Gift Drive. Through Dec. 4 at two locations, donation drive to fulfill over 500 wish lists for foster children for the holidays. 9 a.m., 1818 E. 71st St. and 4833 N. Francisco Ave., Chicago.

    17 Tuesday
    , Road Home Program Benefit. Supports veterans and their families with mental health services and other care. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.

    19 Thursday
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    79彩票注册网址. Focuses on multiracial leadership in corporate governance, executive-level management and business diversity. Hilton Chicago.

    79彩票注册网址, Annual Leader Luncheon: Progress, Power and Possibilities. Honors outstanding leaders who have contributed to the social and political strides of all women. Noon, Hyatt Regency, Chicago.

    20 Friday
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    Cara Chicago, . Breakfast reception and presentation honoring employed students and the corporate and community partners who have contributed to their success.

    79彩票注册网址, Annual Gala. 5 p.m., Union League Club, Chicago.

    25 Wednesday
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    26 Thursday - Thanksgiving

    79彩票注册网址 , Annual Membership Awards: Celebrating a Decade of Dedication. Recognizes groups and individuals for their outstanding commitment to Chicago's Austin neighborhood.

    , Big Bash. Young professionals, community leaders and corporate partners gather to raise money for BBBS programs.

    , Daniel H. Burnham Award Dinner. Salutes a community leader; proceeds help the Chamber promote its initiatives. 5:30 p.m., Hilton Chicago.

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    79彩票注册网址, Mpower the Night. Business and philanthropic leaders celebrate the culmination of the year's support for Metropolitan Family Services. 6 p.m., Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago.

    . Philanthropists, thought leaders and community trailblazers commemorate another year of progress in storytelling, community building and cultural exchange through MAL's programs.

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    , Annual Caritas Benefit. Benefits adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

    , Annual Chicago Dinner. Promotes and supports peace, culture, education and community development across the island of Ireland and Irish communities globally. 6 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.?


    2 Wednesday
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    10 Thursday – Hanukkah Begins at Sundown

    , Housewarming Party. Networking, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres to kick off the upcoming program year and efforts for new and current partners and volunteers interested in improving the homes and communities of residents in need. 6 p.m., IBEW 134, Chicago.

    11 Friday
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    12 Saturday
    79彩票注册网址 , Kwanzaa Holiday Windows and Puppet Show. Continuing through Jan. 1., puppet shows and 3D window displays with a Kwanzaa theme. 79th Street between Vernon and Evans Avenues, Chicago.

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    Lurie Children's Hospital, . Benefits the Stanley Manne Children's Research Institute at Lurie Children's Hospital. 10 a.m., Hilton Chicago.

    13 Sunday
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    15 Tuesday
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    20 Sunday
    The Salvation Army, . Raises money in support of the Bed and Bread Club, a giving program dedicated to helping our struggling neighbors get back on their feet.

    24 Thursday – Christmas Eve

    25 Friday – Christmas Day

    26 Saturday – Kwanzaa Begins

    30 Wednesday
    . Pre-NYE celebration with proceeds benefiting HighSight's scholarship program for low-income Chicago students.

    31 Thursday – New Year's Eve

    , Annual Community Summit. Presentation on Austin's Quality-of-Life Plan, a community-led strategic plan for a neighborhood renaissance.