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Happy Black History Month! What are you doing to learn more about Black History? Every week, Chicago Southsider compiles a list of events to help you explore Black History and Black Excellence. Check out our latest newsletter to learn more about the evolution of Black History Month.
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Charlene from Chicago
National Black MBA Association Leaders Of Tomorrow Workshop - Time: 9:00AM - 11:00AM Location: Virtual; Please click here for the Zoom Meeting.
2022 Chicago Auto Show. Date & time: February 12 - 20 (10 AM - 10PM) & February 21 (10AM - 8PM), 2022; Location: McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago. Please click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) - Summer Fellowship. The NABJ-NBC News Summer Fellowship gives students real-world experience and exposure to one of the world's leading News Divisions, which includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. Please click here to apply and for more information. Application deadline is Friday February 18, 2022.
Wabash YMCA Historic Tour. Time: 10:30AM to 11:30AM. Location: Historic Former Wabash YMCA, 3763 South Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60653; Admission: Free. $20 suggested donation. Please click here for more information.
Jewel-Osco 23rd annual Black History Celebration - Activities include: Product Showcases from Local, Minority-Owned Brands; Raffles & Giveaways; In-store Savings; Entertainment and More! Time: 12 - 4PM: Location: 1655 E 95th Street, Chicago; Please click here for more information and to register.
Women in Black History: Girl Power Songs with Erica Bauer. Join us as Erica Bauer sings her amazing songs about black women in history. Your family will be able to sing along while learning about rich black history. Attendees will have a chance to win free giveaways too. Time: 12PM to 1:00PM CST. Location: Online. Please click here to join the event.
Sunday February 13, 2022
Chicago Chinatown Community Foundation - Lunar New Year Celebration. Time: 1:00PM to 3:00PM. Location: the parade will begin at the intersection of 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue and travel north on Wentworth towards the viewing stand at Cermak and Wentworth. Please click here for more information.
School Daze Alumni Super Bowl Soiree- Time: 4:00PM to 11:00PM CST. Location: 63 East Garfield Boulevard. Please click here for more information.
Free Dividend Investing Online Training: A Proven Strategy to Earn More Income from Your Investments Now and During Retirement. Learn how to earn money in the stock market even when stock prices are falling. Time: 6:00 pm CST. Virtual. Click here to register.
Monday, February 14, 2022
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Chicago Public Library - Funday Crafts. Join the Children's Department as we celebrate African American Heritage Month. Each week we will feature a different fun craft related to African American culture. Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM, Location: 9525 S. Halsted Street Chicago IL 60628; Please click here for more information.
Tuesday February 15, 2022
Chicago Public Library - Test Your Knowledge: African American History Edition. Grab your friends and come to test your knowledge against other teams! See if you can answer the most questions correctly.. Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM ,Location: online ; Please click here for more information
2022 Chicago Auto Show - February 15, 2022: Show organizers will honor first responders and military personnel by hosting a First Responders and Military Appreciation Day. On that day, all first responders and military may visit an identified location at the event to show their badge or military ID for free entry. Any guests that accompany first responders or military personnel will be treated to a discounted voucher of $10, valid that day only.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
South Suburban Housing Center Virtual Homebuyer Education Course - Session 1. Time: 5:30PM. Location: Online. Please click here for more information and to register.
Chicago Public Library - How Mental and Physical Health Affects Our Hair Growth with Crystal Ross.. Time: 6:00PM – 7:30PM ,Location: Online; Please click here for more information and to register.
The Chicago Association of Realtors (CAR) presents - 2022 YPN Kick Off Mixer. Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022; Time: 6:30PM to 9:00PM; Location: TAO Chicago | 632 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654. Admission: CAR Members - $49 | Non-Members - $70. Click here for more details and to register.
Thursday February 17, 2022
Chancellor's Speaker Series: Building Black Wealth featuring Mellody Hobson. Time: 6pm. Please click here to register.
The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy: Racism vs. Humanity: Can the Movement Transcend the Moment? Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm. CST, Location: Online; Please click here for more information and to register.
Friday, February 18, 2022
Black History Celebration: Arts & Crafts with Asha Ntim. Join us as Asha Ntim leads us through a fun art activity to celebrate black history. Attendees will make self portraits and learn how they can make history present day. Attendees will have a chance to win free giveaways too! Supplies needed: construction paper, scissors, glue, markers, aluminum foil, decorations (glitter, ribbon, scrap fabric, yarn, old earrings, etc.) Time: 6:00PM & 7:00PM . Location: Online. Please click here for more information.
Chicago Urban League Coffee With A Cop Time: Recruitment. Time: 9:00 AM TO 11:00AM. Location: 528 E. 43rd Street ; Admission: Free. Please click here to register.
Saturday February 19, 2022
South Suburban Housing Center Virtual Homebuyer Education Course - Session 2. Time: 9:00AM. Location: Online. Please click here for more information and to register.
State Representative Lakesia Collins Invites you to CELEBRATE CHANGEMAKERS Time: 6:30 PM TO 7:30PM. Location: VIRTUAL ; Admission: Free. Please click here for more information and to register.
MY BLOCK MY HOOD MY CITY'S HOODIE BALL. Date: February 26, 2022. Time: 6:00PM to 9:00PM. Location: BASSLINE CHICAGO | 2239 S MICHIGAN CHICAGO, IL 60616; Admission:US$50.00. Please click here for more information.
2022 D103 Toastmasters Annual Hybrid Conference - Powered by Momentum Fueled for Leadership. Keynote Speakers: Ed Tate and Craig Valentine. Stay Tuned for more information
Star Trek Mission Chicago. Date : April 8 - 10, 2022; Location: McCormick Place, 2301 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60616 - West Building. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
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