Miscelaneous around town....

6-12 to 6-16Celebrate on State Street FestivalState StreetChicago312-782-9160
6-14 to 7-24Puppetropolis: Chicago's International Puppet PageantChicago312-744-3315
6-16 to 6-17Custer's Last Stand Festival of the ArtsEvanston773-868-3010
6-16 to 6-17Lincoln Park West FestivalChicago773-868-3010
6-17Father's Day Open SkateOak Lawn Ice Arena1 pm - 2:30 pmOak Lawn708-857-2200
6-19 to 6-24Fiestas PatronalesHumboldt ParkChicago773-292-1414
6-21 to 9-21International Garden Festival 2001Chicago Botanical GardenChicago312-744-3315
6-22Jammin at the ZooLincoln Park ZooChicago312-742-2000
6-23Puerto Rican Day ParadeChicago773-292-1414
6-23 to 6-24Jefferson Park Community FestivalHiggins & MilwaukeeChicago773-868-3010
6-23 to 6-24Michigan Ave. Arts & Crafts ExperienceNear Cultural Center8 am - 6 pm Chicago312-751-2500
6-23Chicago Neighborhood Tours: Gay & Lesbian HistoryCultural CenterChicago312-742-1190
6-24Gay and Lesbian Pride ParadeBelmont & HalstedChicago773-472-6469
6-284th of July yacht cruise www.chicagofourth.com 6-29 to 7-821st Annual Taste of ChicagoGrant ParkChicago312-744-3315
6-30 to 7-1Chicago Country Music FestivalGrant ParkChicago312-744-3315
7-19th Annual Race to the TasteChicago312-744-3315
7-3City of Chicago FireworksLakefrontChicago312-744-3315
7-34th of July Parade95th & Pulaski6:30 PMEvergreen Park708-423-1118
7-34th of July FireworksDuffy ParkduskEvergreen Park708-423-1118
7-44th of July Celebration/FireworksMemorial Park9 am - 10 pmOak Lawn708-857-2200
7-44th of July ParadeOakton Street12:00 PMSkokie847-933-8257
7-44th of July FireworksNiles W. High SchoolduskSkokie847-933-8257
7-4Hamilton Lakes Music & FireworksHamilton Lakes ParkItasca773-868-3010
7-5, 7-12, 7-19, 7-26Jazzin at the SheddShedd Aquarium5 pm - 10 pmChicago312-939-2438
7-7Chicago Neighborhood Tours: The Great Chicago FireCultural CenterChicago312-742-1190
7-8Rock Around the BlockLincoln & AshlandChicago773-472-7171
7-14Chicago to Mackinac Island Boat RaceBelmont HarborChicago312-861-7777
7-14 to 7-15Beverly World Arts FestivalChicago773-445-3838
7-1522nd Annual Chinatown Summer FestivalWentworth & CermakChicago773-868-3010
7-16Chris Zorich 5K Run for Food, Hope, EducationDearborn & PolkChicago773-868-3010
7-21 to 7-22Sheffield Garden Walk and Festival12 pm to duskChicago773-929-9255
7-21 to 7-22Edgewater DaysGranville from Broadway to KenmoreChicago773-868-3010
7-21 to 7-22Evanston Ethnic Arts FestivalDawes Park12 pm - 7 pmEvanston847-448-8260
7-26 to 7-29Newberry Library Book FairTh & Fri 12pm - 8pm; Sat & Sun 10am - 6pmChicago312-943-9090
7-26 to 7-29Fiesta Del SolCermak from Morgan to ThroopChicago312-666-2663
7-27Jammin at the ZooLincoln Park ZooChicago312-742-2000
7-28Bughouse Square DebatesWashington Square Park1 pm - 5 pmChicago312-943-9090
7-28Venetian NightLakeshore Drive & Congress ParkwayChicago312-744-3315
7-28Chicago Neighborhood Tours: Threads of IrelandCultural CenterChicago312-742-1190
7-29An Arts AdventureSuperior & State9 am - 5 pmChicago312-751-2500
7-31Chicago Outdoor Film FestivalButler FieldChicago312-744-3315
8-1 to 8-4Donald O'ConnorDrury Lane Theatre708-422-0404
8-1 to 8-5Taste of Midway Festival55th & LaurelChicago773-767-8183
8-2, 8-9, 8-23, 8-30Concerts in the ParkFlat Iron ParkLake Geneva262-248-4416
8-2, 8-4, 8-5Puerto Rican FestivalChildren's MuseumChicago312-527-1000
8-2, 8-9, 8-16, 8-23, 8-30Jazzin at the SheddShedd Aquarium5 pm - 10 pmChicago312-939-2438
8-3 to 8-5South Shore Cultural Center JazzfestChicago312-747-2536
8-4 to 8-5Teddy Bear PicnicBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
8-4 to 8-5Northalsted DaysHalsted from Belmont to AddisonChicago773-868-3010
8-4 to 8-5Evanston Lakeshore Arts FestivalDawes Park11 am - 6 pmEvanston847-448-8260
8-5Music Under the StarsMorgan Park Academy5 pm - 7 pmChicago773-233-3100
8-7, 8-14, 8-21Chicago Outdoor Film FestivalButler FieldChicago312-744-3315
8-11Bud Billiken ParadeKing Drive from 39th to 55thChicago312-225-2400
8-11American Cancer Society's Volleyball TournamentMontrose HarborChicago312-372-0471
8-11 to 8-127th Annual Retro on RoscoeRoscoe on DamenChicago773-665-4682
8-12Step Out to Stop AbuseGrant ParkChicago773-868-3010
8-18Kaleidoscope: A Family DayArt Institute10:30 am - 3:30 pmChicago312-443-3600
8-17 to 8-19Midwest Buddhist Temple's Ginza FestivalChicago312-943-7801
8-17 to 8-18Oak Park Ave-Lake Arts & Crafts ShowScoville Park312-751-2500
8-18Chicago Neighborhood Tours: Ethnic CemeteryCultural CenterChicago312-742-1190
8-18 to 8-19Weedstreet SummerfestWeed Street
8-18 to 8-1943rd Annual Chicago Air & Water ShowNorth Avenue BeachChicago312-744-3315
8-24Jammin at the ZooLincoln Park ZooChicago312-742-2000
8-24 to 8-26Michigan Ave Arts and Crafts Experience II8 am - 8 pmChicago312-751-2500
8-25Family Fun FestivalPrairie Lakes Park10:30 am - 3 pmDes Plaines847-391-5700
8-25 to 8-26Viva! Chicago Latin Music FestivalGrant ParkChicago312-744-3315
8-26Mrs. T's Chicago TriathlonMonroe HarborChicago312-744-3315
8-30 to 9-223rd Annual Chicago Jazz FestivalGrant ParkChicago312-744-3315
9-1 to 9-2Taste of Polonia FestivalChicago773-777-8898
9-3Labor Day CelebrationWolfe Wildlife RefugeOak Lawn708-857-2200
9-8Guinness Oyster FestivalWells St. from North to SchillerChicago773-868-3010
9-8Chicago Neighborhood Tours: Threads of IrelandCultural CenterChicago312-742-1190
9-9Chicago Dog JogMontrose HarborChicago773-868-3010
9-9 to 9-12Around the Coyote Fall Arts FestivalNorth, Damen & MilwaukeeChicago773-342-6777
9-14 to 9-1616th Annual Scarecrow FestivalSt. Charles773-665-4682
9-1510th Arts & Crafts Adventure IIPark Ridge Public Library9 am - 5 pm312-751-2500
9-15 to 9-165th Annual Celtic FestivalGrant ParkChicago312-744-3315
9-15 to 9-16Taste of RomaniaAshland & BarryChicago773-929-8640
9-16Fiesta! Celebrate Mexican IndependenceLake Park1 pm - 6 pm847-391-5700
9-16Chicago River Flatwater Classic and Friendly FloatChicago312-939-0490
9-20 to 9-30World Music Festival: Chicago 2001Chicago312-744-3315
9-20 to 9-23The Mills BrothersDrury Lane Theatre708-422-0404
9-22 to 9-23Fiesta Para TodosBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
9-22 to 1-13Van Gogh & Gaugin: Studio of the SouthArt InstituteChicago312-443-3600
9-23AIDS Walk ChicagoMuseum CampusChicago773-868-3010
9-24Alzheimer's Memory WalkLower Randolph & the LakefrontChicago773-868-3010
9-26 to 9-30Debbie ReynoldsDrury Lane Theatre708-422-0404
9-28 to 9-30Black Expo ChicagoMcCormick PlaceChicago773-873-9440
9-28 to 10-31The Hauntings at Navy PierChicago312-595-7437
10-4 to 10-1837th Chicago International Film FestivalChicago312-425-9400
10-5 to 10-7Sculpture, Objects & Functional ArtNavy Pier Festival HallChicago312-595-7437
10-6Chicago Neighborhood Tours: The Great Chicago FireCultural CenterChicago312-742-1190
10-6 to 1-6Sigmund FreudThe Field MuseumChicago312-922-9410
10-6 to 10-710th Annual OktoberfestDowntown Lake GenevaLake Geneva262-485-4416
10-7Zoo Run RunBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
10-7Double Ten ParadeChinatownChicago312-225-6198
10-7American Cancer Society's Chicago Marathon Runner ProgramGrand ParkChicago312-372-0471
10-7Falling Leaf FestivalMorgan Park Academy Recreation Field12 pm - 7 pmChicago773-233-3100
10-8Columbus Day SpecialArt Institute12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Chicago312-443-3600
10-11 to 11-17Sor Juana FestivalMexican Fine Arts Center MuseumChicago312-738-1503
10-13Chicago Neighborhood Tours: Ethnic CemeteryCultural CenterChicago312-742-1190
10-17 to 10-20Stars of Lawrence WelkDrury Lane TheatreChicago708-422-0404
10-20Spookview Halloween HappeningOakview Center3 pm - 7 pmOak Lawn708-857-2200
10-25Pumpkin Carving & DecoratingOakview Center6:30 pm - 7:30 pmOak Lawn708-857-2200
10-26Local Artists ExhibitMexican Fine Arts Center MuseumChicago312-738-1503
10-26Halloween Boat FloatChicago312-939-0490
10-27Spooky ZooLincoln Park ZooChicago312-742-2000
10-27Trick or Treat on Madison StreetForest Park708-771-4777
10-27 - 10-28Boo! At the ZooBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
10-28Costume Skate & Pumpkin ContestOak Lawn Ice Arena1 pm - 2:30 pmOak Lawn708-857-2200
10-30NAACP Diversity Job FairNavy Pier Festival HallChicago312-595-7437
10-31All Hallow's Eve Ritual CelebrationLogan SquareChicago733-388-9031
11-1 to Jan. 02The Magic of IceDrury Lane Theatre708-422-0404
11-2 to 11-4Taurid Meteor Shower
11-9 to 11-1149th Annual Pow Wow American Indian CenterChicago773-275-5871
11-10 to 11-11Chicago Chevy Vette FestLakeside Center708-563-4300
11-11Veteran's Day ParadeKing Dr. from 43rd to 35thChicago312-442-7582
11-11Daley Plaza's Veteran's Day CeremonyChicago312-744-3315
11-14 to 12-7Holiday Gift ShowSFACHighland Park
11-15Thanksgiving Tales and TreatsOakview Center4 pm - 5:30 pm708-857-2200
11-15 to 11-18Oak Lawn Park District Presents: AnnieOakview Center708-857-2200
11-16 to 11-18Leonid Meteor Shower
11-1763rd Street Holiday Parade63rd from Tripp to Western1:30 PMChicago773-436-1000
11-17Festival of Lights: Michigan Ave. Tree LightingChicago312-744-3315
11-17 to 11-18Community Tree TrimBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
11-17 to 11-21Corporate Tree TrimBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
11-18Holiday LightingNavy PierChicago312-595-7437
11-18Thanksgiving Skate & Turkey ShootOak Lawn Ice Arena1 pm - 2:30 pmOak Lawn708-857-2200
11-22Marshall Field's Jingle Elf ParadeState StreetChicago312-782-9160
11-22 to 12-2Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts Winter Auction ExhibitChicago312-642-4400
11-23 to 1-6Zoo LightsLincoln Park ZooChicago312-742-2000
11-23 to 11-26Holiday Magic FestivalBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
11-23 to 11-25After Thanksgiving SpecialArt Institute10:30 am - 3:30 pmChicago312-442-3600
11-24 to 1-6Holiday Poinsettia ShowBird Haven GreenhouseJoliet
11-27Chicago Holiday Tree Lighting CeremonyDaley Center PlazaChicago312-744-3315
11-30 to 12-2Holiday Magic FestivalBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
12-1Children's Christmas ParadeDowntown Lake Geneva5:00 PMLake Geneva262-248-4416
12-1 to 12-2Julmarknad Christmas BazaarSwedish American Museum CenterChicago773-728-8111
12-1 to 12-31Closing Ceremony of the Oceanarium CelebrationShedd AquariumChicago312-939-2438
12-2Winter Holiday Open HouseOak Park ConservatoryOak Park708-366-2543
12-2Chicago Neighborhood Tours: HanukkahCultural CenterChicago312-742-1190
12-2Caroling to the AnimalsLincoln Park ZooChicago312-742-2000
12-3The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts Winter AuctionChicago312-642-4400
12-7Christmas WalkForest Park708-366-2543
12-7 to 12-9Holiday Magic FestivalBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
12-7 to 12-9Nutcracker Ballet on IceRobert Crown Community Center847-328-9401
12-8 to July 02All Aboard! for the 21st CenturyArt InstituteChicago312-443-3600
12-13Lucia CelebrationSwedish American Museum CenterChicago773-728-8111
12-14 to 12-16Holiday Magic FestivalBrookfield ZooBrookfield708-485-0263
12-15Breakfast with SantaOakview Center9 am - 10:30 am708-857-2200
12-15 to 121-16Kwanzaa CelebrationSouth Shore Cultural CenterChicago312-747-2536
12-15Winter Solstice FestivalNorth Park Village Nature CenterChicago312-744-5472
12-16Skate with SantaOak Lawn Ice Arena1 pm - 2:30 pmOak Lawn708-857-2200
12-18 to 12-29Kwanzaa ProgramBronzeville Children's Museum708-636-9504
12-20Holiday Skating ExhibitionOak Lawn Ice Arena7:00 PMOak Lawn708-857-2200
12-23Red & Green Open SkateOak Lawn Ice Arena1 pm - 2:30 pm Oak Lawn708-857-2200
12-27 to 12-30Holly DaysArt Institute12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Chicago312-442-3600
12-31New Year's at the PierNavy PierChicago312-595-7437