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  • 014 International Home, Housewares Show
  • The 2014 International Home + Housewares Show will bring 60,000 people from over 100 countries to Chicago to check out the latest in housewares and home goods.
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  • Para-Triathletes at Chicago Triathlon
  • The Life Time TRI or Chicago Triathlon is one of the world's largest.
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  • Fighting Bullying
  • Back to school time means kids could be seeing a bully for the first time since the summer, or for the first time ever.
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  • The Duke Classic
  • The first "Duke Classic" Charity Golf Event takes place on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at The Old Oak Country Club in suburban Homer Glen.
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  • Hispanic Business Expo
  • The 10th annual "Make the Connection! Hispanic Business Expo" celebrates the growth and success of Hispanic businesses in the community.
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  • The 2009 Chicago Partnership Walk to be held on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at Montrose Harbor.
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  • The 8-time Tony Award winning Broadway musical, SPRING AWAKENING, will make its Chicago premiere at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph St.) for a limited engagement through August 16.
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  • The city of Chicago has 570 parks with beaches, walking trails, baseball fields, swimming pools and much more.
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  • Get fit this summer with free workouts at Chicago's Millennium Park from June 6 to September 19.
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  • Chicago's free Halloween celebration begins welcoming little ghouls and goblins to 'Franken Plaza' on Thursday.
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  • In a recent vote, award winning singer/songwriter, Liz Mandeville, tied for Best Blues Singer in Chicago, her home for over 20 years.
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  • The Gallery 37 Center for the Arts will hold an All World Kitchen class that will teach basic cooking techniques and specialized professional secrets. Instructors and guest chefs in a professional training kitchen will give hands-on training.
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  • Gospel Fest brings soul to Chicago's Millennium Park as the first musical celebration of the summer.
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  • Discover the unique histories, traditions and stories of these three neighborhoods: Humboldt Park, Wicker Park and Ukrainian Village. See the distinct homes, churches and parks in each. Gather in the heart of Wicker Park for self-exploration.
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  • The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 is among American history's most celebrated disasters. This tour travels the fire's route with historian Albert Walavich to uncover the myths and facts. It begins at the former site of Mrs. O'Leary's homestead, today's Chicago Fire Academy, and continues to the Historic Water Tower landmark, the only public building to survive the fire. It ends at the Chicago History Museum with a brief slide presentation and the museum's permanent Great Chicago Fire exhibit.
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  • The 24th Annual Gospel Music Festival welcomes Grammy, Stellar and Dove award winners The Clark Sisters, Lady Tramaine Hawkins, The Rance Allen Group, The Mighty Clouds of Joy and many more to Millennium Park May 30- June 1. The three day festival includes more than ninety performers on three stages; The Jay Pritzker Pavillion, the Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep Gospel Youth Tent on the North Promenade and the Walgreens Day Stage on the South Promenade.
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  • No cars allowed for this event! Cyclists have five hours of free reign at the Seventh Annual Bike the Drive on Lake Shore Drive. After the ride enjoy live music by American English at Butler Field in Grant Park.
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  • Chicago's annual Memorial Day parade will commence with the Wreath Laying ceremony at 11:00 a.m. at Daley Plaza follwed by the parade at 12:00 p.m.
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  • The Mayor's Office of Special Events presents Mayor Daley's Holiday Sports Festival.
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  • It could be the beginning of a new Chicago holiday tradition- Caroling at Cloud Gate.
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  • Santa Claus will visit Bolingbrook Golf Club on Sunday, December 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the fifth annual "Breakfast with Santa".
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  • Brookfield Zoo presents an exhibit that teaches kids and adults about nonpoint source pollution and some of the challenges facing the Great Lakes.
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