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Violence and Indigenous Communities

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Recognizing the reality of war and massacre, this scholarly symposium takes new approaches to examining violence in past and present-day Native communities by engaging the intersections of a broad array of themes, including: historical memory destruction of homelands and environments appropriation of arts and cultural heritage gendered assault...

Free

2 sessions

Friday May 12th, 9am

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Shakespeare Project of Chicago: Love's Labour's Lost

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

“From women’s eyes this doctrine I derive: They sparkle still the right Promethean fire; They are the books, the arts, the academes, That show, contain, and nourish all the world.” A staged reading by professional actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago. An informative talk begins fifteen minutes before the performance, which is followed...

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Saturday May 6th, 10am

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A Revolution in Color

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

 In this bold new history, Kamensky recovers an unknown American Revolution as seen through the eyes of Boston-born painter John Singleton Copley. Award-winning Harvard historian Jane Kamensky masterfully untangles the web of principles and interests that shaped the age of America’s revolution.  Copley’s prodigious talent earned him...

Free

Saturday Jun 3rd, 10am

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Member Tour: Plants & History

at Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance - East Garfield Park
300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60624

Go on a guided tour of our indoor greenhouses and learn about the history, architecture connections and plants that make Garfield Park Conservatory an historic gem on the West Side.

Free

Saturday May 20th, 10am

Indigeneity, Gender and Sexualities

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Indigeneity, Gender, and Sexualities: A Scholarly Symposium This program highlights indigenous concepts of identity and sexuality that surpass standard contemporary gender binaries. American Indian and other indigenous communities have historically celebrated multiple gender identifications, including two-spirit peoples, as well as the unique roles...

Free

Friday May 26th, 10am

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South Side Food Tour

at Chef Driven Food Tours - Streeterville
455 N Park Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60611

The South Side’s rich history includes barons of industry, Blues and Jazz immortals, the President, Mayors, Politicians, literary giants, and entrepreneurs, not to mention some of America’s best food. Today, revitalization and a long overdue renewed interest have energized these great neighborhoods. Get more - enjoy as much food and drink as...

Monday Apr 24th, 4pm

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Brewery Tour

at Argus Brewery - Pullman
11314 S Front Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60628

Our 90-minute tours are available on most Saturdays at 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM, and 3:30 PM. Learn about the history of the brewery and its famous neighborhood while enjoying samples of the latest Argus brews in your commemorative pint glass. Availability is limited, and tours fill up quickly. We do not accept walk-ins.  Please be sure to select the...

Saturday Apr 29th, 12:30pm

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Discover the Indiana Dunes

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Thanks to the works of glaciers, wind, and water beginning 15,000 years ago, the Indiana Dunes were formed. This National Lakeshore has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the National Park system, with a wide variety of flora and fauna. This class will provide an introduction of the natural and current history of the Dunes and will prepare you to...

Tuesday May 9th, 1pm

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Fencing

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park
1280 Old Skokie Rd, Illinois City, Illinois 60035

Fencing is an elegant, prestigious, and competitive sport. Using a foil, start with the engarde—ready stance—and use basic footwork, simple attacks, parries—defense—and simple tactics. Stretching and movement prepares you for fencing friendly bouts. Fencing is more than a sport in how it benefits you. It increases anaerobic fitness, builds...

$120

6 sessions

Wednesday Apr 26th, 11:15am

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Chicago’s “Greatest Hits” Culinary Adventure

at Chef Driven Food Tours - Streeterville
455 N Park Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60611

With nearly 7,000 restaurants in the city of Chicago it’s hard to say who is the best. We want you to choose, but where to start? Taste, value, hospitality, history and recognition are Chef Driven Food Tours main criterion. Join us on the “Chicago’s Greatest Hits Culinary Adventure.” This is a 3 hour driving tour which includes all food and...

Thursday Apr 27th, 10am

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The Chocolate Tour of Chicago

at Best Tours - Near North Side
400 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Come join your expert tour guide for a delightful stroll through some of the Chicago's most decadent dessert boutiques and chocolatiers along the Magnificent Mile on the Chocolate Tour of Chicago! The chocolate industry is a steadily growing, $50 billion-a-year worldwide business! Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and partially fermented...

Saturday Apr 29th, 12pm

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Bonsai Basics

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe
1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Category: Horticulture Learn the horticulture of bonsai and the art and philosophy behind it. Discover what bonsai is and the history, fundamental aesthetic elements, and basic styles of this art. Class will also touch on tools, wiring, soils, fertilizers, and year-round care. A walk to view part of the Garden‘s Bonsai Collection is included.

Sunday Jun 4th, 1pm

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Architectural Chicago Kayak Tour

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

See Chicago from a whole new perspective... by kayak! Enjoy this architecture and history tour. You start with an introduction to paddle strokes, group dynamics and river safety. Then, experience the city from water level in this guided tour on the river. Paddle through our great urban “canyon” between the skyscrapers. Learn the story of how the...

Friday Jun 9th, 3pm

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Secret Chicago Tavern Tour

at Chef Driven Food Tours - Streeterville
455 N Park Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Get "off the beaten flask" and into the real Chicago neighborhoods and belly up to the bar. The best way to see the real Chicago through the lens of native Chicago mixologists, chefs and booze connoisseurs. The perfect distillation of history, culture, identity, and booze. Enjoy the historic north side neighborhood of Lincoln Square where old world...

Thursday May 18th, 7pm

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Firearms & the Violent Transformation of Native America

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

The adoption of firearms by American Indians between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries marked a turning point in the history of North America’s indigenous peoples—a cultural earthquake so profound that its impact has yet to be adequately measured. Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America reframes our understanding...

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