When oh when will Spring get here, oh yeah in about a month! Even though the ground is covered in snow and we haven't seen temps above freezing in an eon - that's no reason to stay at home. Get out there and have some fun!
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20
There is a Winter Farmers Market in Rogers Park today from 9AM to 1PM at the United Church of Rogers Park - 1545 W Morse Ave. Head north and find some local produce, meats, cheese, honey, dried fruits and more. Get back to nature, meet a farmer!
It's the year of the Tiger. Head to the northside and jump off the Red Line at Argyle and catch the Lunar New Year Parade at 11:30AM. Floats, two lion dance teams, martial ars demonstrations and a marching band will have you cheering in the New Year. Don't miss the fireworks!
Chicago-based rap artist Kid Sister will be at Spin hosted by The Dinah and Fish Tank! Tix are $10 at the door, $5 cocktail specials and the Doll House Fridays Girls - Nicole and Ashley. The fun starts at 9, Kid Sister is scheduled for midnight. Giveaways at the door for the first 100.
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SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Head down to the UIC Pavilion and watch the ladies of the Windy City Rollers go round and round the track. Manic Attackers will take on Double Crossers and Helle's Belles will fend off The Fury. The gates open at 5, the first event starts at 6. Tix are $20-35 online.
Singer-songwriter, Patti Smith will be at Harold Washington Libruary - 400 S State Street, at 2PM to talk about and sign her new book, Just Kids, a memoir of her time in New York with Robert Mapplethorpe. No reservations, seating is limited, the venue opens at 1:30.
Join Chicago Curve: An Event for Women tonight at Calo's in Andersonville for a private party that includes Italian food, drinks and live music by Jesse Yoakum. Tix are $40 and reservations are suggested. Check the site for full details.
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