The weekend is just getting started. Make sure you check back every Thursday morning to get the full weekend line up!
SATURDAY, APRIL 17
You love your mother don't you? And I bet you love Mother Earth as well. Head to Loyola University today and take part in their North Lake Shore Community Earth Day events from 9AM-4:30PM. This years theme is: Recipe for a Healthy Planet with Workshops, panels, art projects, cooking demonstrations, environmental group tabling and films about food that will provide participants with the knowledge and techniques to create a healthier food system and greener living practices in their shared communities. Check the site for a full list of activities.
I hope you bought your tickets because David Sedaris will be at the Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt University this evening sharing. Sedaris' wry sense of humor and unique perspective on situations always has me laughing and scratching my head at the same time.
Get to know your neighborhood as Neighborhood Tours kicks off another exciting year of tours. Today you can take in one of the new tours added and get to know Jefferson Park, Portage Park & Six Corners or get a Taste of Neighborhoods and enjoy some delicious food as you learn about your city. More tours are scheduled all summer so check them out and put some on your calendar.
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SUNDAY, APRIL 18
Head downtown for the 2nd Annual Gay & Lesbian Wedding Expo at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza from 1-4PM. Are you planning on getting married this year? Then check out this amazing expo that brings together everyone from Wedding Coordinators to DJ's, to Floral Designers, to Travel professionals and more in one place so you can get the ball rolling on your special day. Check the site for full details.
The Metro Chicago PFLAG Groupwill hold their monthly meeting at the Center on Halsted today from 2-4:15PM. Guest Douglas Bruce will discuss the role of the Internet in the sexual identity development of adolescents. Check the site for full details.
Tired of the same old brunch? Head to The Spot in Uptown for Diva Brunch hosted by the fabulous Scooty & JoJo. You'll be entertained with music, comedy and who knows what else as you enjoy a delicious brunch with unlimited bellinis or mimosas during the show. Tix are $35, there are two seatings at 11AM and 1PM. Don't miss it!