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The Art Institute of Chicago: Badass Bitches Tour

at Museum Hack - The Loop
111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Remember when feminism happened, and Georgia O’Keeffe kicked butt, and now museums and the art world totally treat male and female artists with equal value? JK JK IT’S STILL SUPER BAD!  On this two-hour tour of the Art Institute of Chicago, we get three things done: We celebrate the awesome women who ARE represented We fill you in on some...

Saturday Aug 18th, 2:30pm

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Lincoln Park Bike Adventure (Adult)

at Bike and Roll Chicago - Streeterville
700 E Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Chicago is a great city for biking. The amazing lakefront and parks, the rich history, and spectacular architecture provides for a great experience. Add to that Bike and Roll’s friendly tour guides, and what you have is your best day in Chicago!  Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to departure time. Tour is about 2-3 hours. All tours return...

Friday Aug 17th, 10am

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Lincoln Park Bike Adventure (Child / Senior)

at Bike and Roll Chicago - Streeterville
700 E Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Chicago is a great city for biking. The amazing lakefront and parks, the rich history, and spectacular architecture provides for a great experience. Add to that Bike and Roll’s friendly tour guides, and what you have is your best day in Chicago!  Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to departure time.  All tours return to start location....

Friday Aug 17th, 10am

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Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping

at Northeastern Illinois University CAPE - North Park
5500 N St Louis Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping will focus on the principles of beekeeping. Those principles include the history of beekeeping, honeybee biology, plant and pollinator relationship, and essential equipment and requirements. The Introduction to Bees and Beekeepingvclass is for any individual interested in learning beekeeping. 

Bike and Brewery Tour

at Bike and Roll Chicago - The Loop
239 E. Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Discover Chicago’s brewery history and sample some of the ethnic foods that help to define Chicago as a foodie destination.  Ride along the lakefront bike path and see historic neighborhoods including the Prairie Mansion District, Chinatown and Pilsen while hearing about the history of the city and brewing in Chicago. Taste foods from popular...

Wednesday Aug 22nd, 11:30am

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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...

Friendly Neighborhoods Bike Tour (Adult)

at Bike and Roll Chicago - Streeterville
700 E Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Get out of the tourist district and get the insider's scoop on what Chicago is really about! Explore the quiet, tree-lined streets and local businesses of the luxurious Gold Coast, stately Old Town, and trendy Lincoln Park neighborhoods. Top sights include Lincoln Park, amazing architecture, the original Playboy Mansion, Oz Park, and historic Wrigley...

Friday Aug 17th, 1pm

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Friendly Neighborhoods Bike Tour (Child / Senior)

at Bike and Roll Chicago - Streeterville
700 E Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Get out of the tourist district and get the insider's scoop on what Chicago is really about! Explore the quiet, tree-lined streets and local businesses of the luxurious Gold Coast, stately Old Town, and trendy Lincoln Park neighborhoods. Top sights include Lincoln Park, amazing architecture, the original Playboy Mansion, Oz Park, and historic Wrigley...

Friday Aug 17th, 1pm

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Tree ID at Reed-Turner Woodland

at Chicago Botanic Garden

Learn how to identify our native deciduous trees while enjoying a beautiful fall hike through Reed-Turner Woodland. The diverse habitat of this Illinois State Nature Preserve contains an oak/hickory woodland, flood-plain forest, wooded ravine, and restored wetland. You will learn how to identify trees not only by their leaves, but also by...

Saturday Oct 13th, 1pm

Soil Basics, Intensive Session

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

Soil is an irreplaceable natural resource that affects plant selection and growth. Learn to maintain healthy soil; use compost, fertilizers, soilless and potting mixes, and other amendments. Discover how water cycles through a garden and affects soils and plants. Begin to appreciate the circle of life within our soils. Required text:  Secrets...

$337

3 sessions

Saturday Sep 8th, 9am

Reiki I, II & Masters Training

at Lisa Guyman - Lakeview
1819-21 W Belmont Ave Chicago, IL 60657, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Reiki is amazing and incredibly powerful. Experience how simple Reiki is to learn and practice and how wonderful it is in an informative, dynamic, hands-on Weekend Reiki Workshop taught by Lisa Guyman. You’ll learn so much and many of you will experience transformations in your life! Testimonials here. First Degree Reiki The Reiki I Class/First...

$675

3 sessions

Friday Dec 28th, 6pm

Reiki I & II

at Lisa Guyman - Lakeview
1819-21 W Belmont Ave Chicago, IL 60657, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Reiki is amazing and incredibly powerful. Experience how simple Reiki is to learn and practice and how wonderful it is in an informative, dynamic, hands-on Weekend Reiki Workshop taught by Lisa Guyman. You’ll learn so much and many of you will experience transformations in your life! Testimonials here. First Degree Reiki The Reiki I Class/First...

$475

2 sessions

Friday Dec 28th, 6pm

Reiki I, II, Masters & Teachers Workshop

at Lisa Guyman - Lakeview
1819-21 W Belmont Ave Chicago, IL 60657, Chicago, Illinois 60657

Reiki is amazing and incredibly powerful. Experience how simple Reiki is to learn and practice and how wonderful it is in an informative, dynamic, hands-on Weekend Reiki Workshop. Schedule: Reiki I & II: Fri. 6:00pm-10:00pm & Sat. 9:30am-7:00pm. Reiki Masters: Sunday 2:00pm-7:00pm. Reiki Teachers: Sunday 7:30pm-10:00pm. Plus a follow up...

$975

4 sessions

Friday Dec 28th, 6pm

Who We Are: Exploring Identity, Culture & History

at Taleblazers, Creative Writing for Kids - Oak Park
331B Harrison St, Chicago, Illinois 60304

This fun and interactive evening is designed for teenagers and will utilize activities, games, short readings, and media to explore who we are as  Fil/Fil-Am people. This is an opportunity for youth to build community, connect with their roots, and positively affirm their identities and culture. Dinner and dessert provided. All who are interested...

$30
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History of Photography

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

Explore the history of photography beginning in 1827 with the first photograph, through the age of Daguerreotype portraits, the photograph’s early development as an art form, the invention of Kodak’s Box Brownie and through to contemporary photography. Along the way we’ll discover some of the great photographers and examine how this relatively...

$119

3 sessions

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