October 21, 2021

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South Side Events Calendar: See What’s Happening This Week

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SOUTH SIDE, IL — Curious about what to do in the South Side area this week? Below, we’ve included some of this week’s top events from throughout South Side. Here are some events taking place in town this week.

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Here are a few events happening this week in and near South Side:


Digital Action Team Meeting – Sierra Club Illinois Chapter

  • When: Monday, August 16th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Sierra Club Illinois Chapter
  • What: Event listing from Sierra Club Illinois Chapter: Monday, August 16 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PMOur digital action team meets monthly to talk about actions that can be taken on behalf of the environment from home. Please join if you’re excited about grassroots actions that can help … Learn More

JUMPSTART! – Virtual Interviews: Strategies for Success

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 9:15 a.m.
  • Where: National Able Network
  • What: Event listing from National Able Network: Tuesday, August 17 from 9:15 AM to 10:45 AMThere has been an increase in the number of virtual interviews taking place, and so being prepared for this type of interview is a critical job search skill. Join us to discuss the different types… Learn More

A ROADMAP TO DEVELOPING SUCCESSFUL TEAMS AND PARTNERSHIPS Partnering With Purpose Series Session 3

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Women’s Business Development Center
  • What: Event listing from Women’s Business Development Center: Tuesday, August 17 from 10:00 AM to 11:45 AMPartnering With Purpose Series: The Partnering With Purpose Three-Part Series (6/15, and 7/20 & 8/17) will focus on partnering and teaming as an intentional business strategy. T… Learn More

Back to School Festival — Festival de regreso a clases (Events)

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Hedges
  • What: Event listing from Hedges: Tuesday, August 17 from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM Learn More

MS Word – YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
  • What: Event listing from YWCA Metropolitan Chicago: Tuesday, August 17 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Learn or review the basics of Microsoft Word, still the most used word processing program for business. Learn More

Expanding Minority Business Access (EMBA): Operations & Pricing

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Women’s Business Development Center
  • What: Event listing from Women’s Business Development Center: Tuesday, August 17 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PMExpanding Minority Business Access, EMBA, a WBDC/CMSDC Partnership invites you to attend a 4-Part series workshop to help prepare you for contracting and procurement opportunities… Learn More

Class of 2025 Orientation – Chicago Tech Hs

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Chicago Tech Hs
  • What: Event listing from Chicago Tech Hs: Tuesday, August 17 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Learn More

Cuentos at Jardin Monarca – Richard J. Daley Branch Library

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Richard J. Daley Branch Library
  • What: Event listing from Richard J. Daley Branch Library: Tuesday, August 17 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Enjoy stories and art activities every other Tuesday at Jardin Monarca. Disfrute de historias y actividades artísticas cada dos martes en el Jardín Monarca. How to Attend This eve… Learn More

Parenting Webinar: Introduction to Feeding and Solids Sponsored by SpoonfulONE

  • When: Tuesday, August 17th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: BabyBumpClub
  • What: Event listing from BabyBumpClub: Tuesday, August 17 at 7:30 PMDetails REGISTER HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j3Zyd4VBRa-LPiIRarfIWg Join BCB and Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP,… More https://www.facebook.com/events/189673736313591 Learn More

TW NST + Noble Classroom Training- No School for Students/Offices Open

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Noble – Uic Hs
  • What: Event listing from Noble – Uic Hs: Wednesday, August 18 through Friday, August 20 Learn More

School Clerks Start – Whittier

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 8:15 a.m.
  • Where: Whittier
  • What: Event listing from Whittier: Wednesday, August 18 from 8:15 AM to 3:15 PM Learn More

Understanding the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Pre-Award Process

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Women’s Business Development Center
  • What: Event listing from Women’s Business Development Center: Wednesday, August 18 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AMBe Prepared for Grant Opportunities! The Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) provides uniform guidance for all State of Illinois grant programs. All grant applican… Learn More

JUMPSTART! – Introduction to Networking

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 9:15 a.m.
  • Where: National Able Network
  • What: Event listing from National Able Network: Wednesday, August 18 from 9:15 AM to 10:45 AMWe use networking all the time – usually without even thinking about it! Networking is by far the best way to find available jobs. This workshops will teach you the best way to take advantag… Learn More

Simpson Academy Open House! – Simpson Hs

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Simpson Hs
  • What: Event listing from Simpson Hs: Wednesday, August 18 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Learn More

Get a Climate Bill Across the Finish Line! Rally at the State Fair

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Sierra Club Illinois Chapter
  • What: Event listing from Sierra Club Illinois Chapter: Wednesday, August 18 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOn Wednesday, August 18, State Democratic Legislators will converge in Springfield for Democrats’ Day at the Illinois State Fair. We’ll be there to tell them that it’s past time for ou… Learn More

Class of 2024 and 2023 Orientation – Chicago Tech Hs

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Chicago Tech Hs
  • What: Event listing from Chicago Tech Hs: Wednesday, August 18 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Learn More

LSC Meeting-Virtual – Ruiz

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Ruiz
  • What: Event listing from Ruiz: Wednesday, August 18 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Learn More

Conservation Meeting – Sierra Club Illinois Chapter

  • When: Wednesday, August 18th at 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Sierra Club Illinois Chapter
  • What: Event listing from Sierra Club Illinois Chapter: Wednesday, August 18 at 6:30 PMThe meeting is open to everyone. If you are interested in any local conservation issue please join us. Our current interests are in clean water, clean air, transforming the electric and transport… Learn More

JUMPSTART! – LinkedIn: Maximize Your Professional Potential

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: National Able Network
  • What: Event listing from National Able Network: Thursday, August 19 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PMDid you know that 95 percent of recruiters and hiring managers currently use LinkedIn to find candidates? This workshop will teach you all about LinkedIn, how to create a profile, and more. W… Learn More

Green New Deal Rally – Sierra Club Illinois Chapter

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: Sierra Club Illinois Chapter
  • What: Event listing from Sierra Club Illinois Chapter: Thursday, August 19 at 1:00 PMFor the first time in 10 years, we have the presidency, house, and senate. Midterms are coming up and it’s likely Biden’s infrastructure plan is the only thing he’ll accomplish during his tenure tha… Learn More

Expanding Minority Business Access (EMBA): Pitching Your Business

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Women’s Business Development Center
  • What: Event listing from Women’s Business Development Center: Thursday, August 19 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PMExpanding Minority Business Access, EMBA, a WBDC/CMSDC Partnership invites you to attend a 4-Part series workshop to help prepare you for contracting and procurement opportunitie… Learn More

LSC Regular Meeting – Hamline

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 3:15 p.m.
  • Where: Hamline
  • What: Event listing from Hamline: Thursday, August 19 from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PM Learn More

USO 2021 Clark After Dark – USO of Illinois

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: USO of Illinois
  • What: Event listing from USO of Illinois: Thursday, August 19 from 4:00 PM to 11:30 PMDetails Online ticket sales are now opened! USO Clark After Dark presented by Jewel-Osco is back! Come celebrate the 12th anniversary of this… More https://www.facebook.com/events/2270892929713874 Learn More

Virtual Lecture: Conservation of the Hartwell Memorial Window

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Art Institute of Chicago
  • What: Event listing from The Art Institute of Chicago: Thursday, August 19 from 5:00 PM to 5:45 PMDetails Free Registration required Join objects conservator Rachel Sabino as she illuminates the groundbreaking conservation and installation of… More https://www.facebook.com/events/2… Learn More

Class of 2022 Orientation – Chicago Tech Hs

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Chicago Tech Hs
  • What: Event listing from Chicago Tech Hs: Thursday, August 19 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Learn More

Summer Artabration – Rudy Lozano Branch Library

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Rudy Lozano Branch Library
  • What: Event listing from Rudy Lozano Branch Library: Thursday, August 19 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM Stop by the Lozano celebration table for an end of SLC Artabration! We’ll have sidewalk chalk art and art kits available. Bring your completed participation logs to collect prizes and be… Learn More

BOE Regular Meeting – Huntley Community School District 158

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Huntley Community School District 158
  • What: Event listing from Huntley Community School District 158: Thursday, August 19 at 6:00 PMThe Huntley Community School District 158 Board of Education convenes for its Regular monthly meeting. Typically, at Regular Meetings, the Board takes action on items that have previously b… Learn More

¿Cómo empezar un negocio en Illinois?

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 6:00 p.m.
  • Where: Women’s Business Development Center
  • What: Event listing from Women’s Business Development Center: Thursday, August 19 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM¿Quieres comenzar un negocio y no sabes cómo? En este taller aprenderemos los pasos básicos para iniciar un negocio en Illinois, revisaremos los diferentes tipos de entidades leg… Learn More

Featured Event: Environmental Town Hall with Rep. Moeller

  • When: Thursday, August 19th at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Sierra Club Illinois Chapter
  • What: Event listing from Sierra Club Illinois Chapter: Thursday, August 19 at 7:00 PMJoin the Sierra Club, the Illinois Environmental Council, the Conservation Foundation, and the Metropolitan Planning Council for a Town Hall with Representative Anna Moeller. Rep. Moeller, who repre… Learn More

Featured Event: “Sharing Some Happiness During Covid”

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: 4406 Willowbend Dr
  • What: The MARY EVE THORSON MUSEUM FOR TEACHERS has shared exhibits every weekend since JULY, and will continue to do so through SEPTEMBER only. ARE YOU A SELENA QUINTANILLA FAN? DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO LOVES HER? THEN COME ON OVER TO OUR GARAGE WHERE YOU CAN EXPERIENCE A SPECIAL VIE… Learn More
Featured Event: “Sharing Some Happiness During Covid” (Myra Kathryn Richardson)

Featured Event: Blackfoot Poetry from Einstein to Spacetime

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 7:30 p.m.
  • Where: Fermilab virtual event
  • What: A Fermilab sponsored virtual event given by Corey Gray on his journey connecting the Blackfoot language to gravitational wave astronomy. He will talk about what it’s been like working at a land-based gravitational wave detector since 1998 and share a “Top 3” list of his favor… Learn More
Featured Event: Blackfoot Poetry from Einstein to Spacetime (Tracy Marc)

Vaccine Van at Evergreen/ Vacunas en Evergreen

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Evergreen
  • What: Event listing from Evergreen: Friday, August 20 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Learn More

River Walk outing – photograph architecture


Back-To-School Giveaway PCC Stuff the Bus

  • When: Friday, August 20th at 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Pullman Community Center
  • What: Join us for games, fun, and and a backpack giveaway packed with supplies, learning materials, and much more.  Learn More

Bike MS: ROC the Great Lakes 2021 – National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 7:00 a.m.
  • Where: National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter
  • What: Event listing from National MS Society, Greater Illinois Chapter: Saturday, August 21 from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PMDetails A community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS one pedal stroke at a time. Feel the extraordinary support and… More https://www.facebo… Learn More

Ruiz Back to School Party! – Ruiz

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 10:00 a.m.
  • Where: Ruiz
  • What: Event listing from Ruiz: Saturday, August 21 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Learn More

Farmer’s Market with Plant Chicago – Richard J. Daley Branch Library

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Richard J. Daley Branch Library
  • What: Event listing from Richard J. Daley Branch Library: Saturday, August 21 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Stop by Plant Chicago’s Farmer’s Market at Davis Square Park to make some messy art with Chicago Public Library. We will have all natural art materials on hand to explore a new sus… Learn More

Covid Awareness and Preparedness – Simpson Hs

  • When: Saturday, August 21st at 12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Simpson Hs
  • What: Event listing from Simpson Hs: Saturday, August 21 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM Learn More

Mandela: Struggle for Freedom – The Decalogue Society of Lawyers


See all the local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the South Side Patch community calendar.

Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.