January 19, 2018
FOP vs CFD Charity Hockey Game for the 100 Club
Watch Chicago’s finest face city firefighters in a charity hockey game to benefit the 100 Club, an organization that helps the families of fallen police officers and firefighters. The game is Friday, January 19th, at Morgan Park Sports Center. Tickets are $10, kids under age 10 are free and 100% of the proceeds will go to the 100 Club.
Location: 11505 S. Western, Chicago
January 24, 2018
Beyond the Diploma Job Training Program
It’s a new year and a new opportunity for young people in Chicago to get jobs and job training. “Beyond the Diploma” connects high school grads, up to age 24, with jobs, education, mentoring and a path to advance your career. The deadline to apply is January 24th. Details are at Beyond the Diploma.
January 27, 2018 - January 28, 2018
Husky Heroes at the Morton Arboretum
Mush! Watch as energetic Siberian huskies dash around the trees and an exciting outdoor course during Husky Heroes, January 27th & 28th, at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle. You can visit with the dogs, take some pictures, and enjoy the food trucks and guest restaurants too. For more information, go to Husky Heroes.
Location: Lisle, IL
January 28, 2018
Aon Step Up for Kids to benefit Lurie Children’s HospitalWhere: Aon Building
Location: 200 E. Randolph, Chicago
February 3, 2018
Little Company of Mary Hospital Crystal Heart Ball
Get your finest threads ready for the Crystal Heart Ball, the annual black-tie gala by the Little Company of Mary Hospital Foundation. It’s Saturday, February 3rd, at the Field Museum. Proceeds benefit the hospital’s interventional radiology services. For tickets and more info, go to Crystal Heart Ball.
Location: 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
February 3, 2018
Sacred Heart Council of Catholic Women Fried Catfish DinnerWhere: Sacred Heart Church Hall
Location: 377 S. Ottawa St., Joliet, IL
February 18, 2018
Skate with the Greats for Ronald McDonald House Charities
Hockey fans, here’s your chance to skate around the rink with Chicago Blackhawk alums and meet current Hawks player Patrick Sharp, while helping the families of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Skate with the Greats is Sunday, Feb. 18th, at Parkway Bank Park Ice Rink in Rosemont. For ticket info go to Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Location: 5501 Park Place, Rosemont, IL
March 4, 2018
Polar Plunge for Special Olympics
Registration is underway for one of the coolest fundraisers in the city: the 18th annual Chicago Polar Plunge. You, too, can brave the icy waters of Lake Michigan with thousands of others, to help Chicago athletes get to the Special Olympics. The big plunge takes place on Sunday, March 4th, at North Avenue Beach. All the details are at Chicago Polar Plunge.
Location: 1600 N. Lake Shore Drive