Drive Community Events


December 1, 2017 - December 2, 2017

Tutor Training for Aquinas Literacy Center

Where: Chicago, IL
Location: 1751 W. 35th Street

December 2, 2017 - December 9, 2017

WACO Hosts 25th Annual Christmas Shopping with Kids

The Woodfield Area Children’s Organization, WACO, will take about 600 impoverished preschoolers Christmas shopping for themselves and their families.  Volunteers are needed to assist the kids, who will arrive at Walmart stores in Elk Grove and Elgin with their shopping lists and $80.  Shopping dates are December 2nd and December 9th.   Donations are also needed.  For more info:   

Where: Elk Grove Village and Elgin
Location: Walmart stores

December 2, 2017

Santa Hustle 5K

If you love Santa and devouring cookies and candy, then you have to sign up for the Santa Hustle 5K and Kids Runs on December 2nd at Soldier Field.  And you can look like the big guy, too, because the Santa Hustle swag bag includes a Santa hat, beard, shirt and candy cane socks! Plus it’s for charity…proceeds benefit Team Determination and the American Cancer Society.  For more info: Santa Hustle 5k.

Where: Chicago, IL
Location: Soldier Field

December 6, 2017

City Heat of Chicago Annual Christmas Charity Fundraising Bash

Where: Chicago, IL
Location: Moretti's, 6727 N. Olmsted Ave.

December 9, 2017

A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter’s Holiday Cookie Walk

It’s the 10th Anniversary of this delicious fundraiser for A.D.O.P.T. Pet Shelter set for December 9th, 9a-3p, at the Shelter in Naperville.   Volunteers have done all the baking—cookies, bars, brownies and more— so you can make your own unique cookie assortment. There will be a cookie decorating station for the kids and pics with Santa.  And visitors can tour the Shelter too. All proceeds benefit the animals of A.D.O.P.T. 

Where: Naperville, IL
Location: 420 Industrial Drive

December 16, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Chicago Art Girls 6th Annual Holiday Pop Up Shop

More than 40 established local women artists will be exhibiting and selling their handmade work at the Chicago Art Girls’ 6th Annual Holiday Pop Up Shop on December 16 & 17 at Alexander Graham Bell Elementary School.  Free tote bags to the first 25 guests each day.  For more information, Chicago Art Girls. 

Where: Chicago, IL
Location: Bell Elementary, 3730 N. Oakley