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City Lit Books Presents "Storytime With Miss Irica"
Saturday, December 20th 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Story Time with Miss Irica
Join us for the stories, dancing, and singing. Children of all ages will have fun!
City Lit Books Presents "Storytime With Illiya"
Saturday, December 27th 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Story Time with Illiya
Join us for the stories, dancing, and singing. Children of all ages will have fun!
Ham-Bingo Fundraiser for Harmony House For Cats at Hamburger Mar
Monday, December 29th, 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Join us to play Ham-Bingo at Hamburger Mary’s. This is not your Aunt Sally’s church basement bingo game, so leave the children at home, and have some naughty fun for a good cause. $15 donation for one set of bingo cards good for all ten games. Drinks and incredible food available for purchase. Get there early before the tables fill up. Sorry, your pet cannot attend this event.
City Lit Partners With "Wish Upon a Book"
Donate a book! We're thrilled about our local partnership with Wish Upon a Book, and helping them support literacy this holiday season. Grab any bookmark off the tree in the front of the store and donate a book to a second grader at Brentano Elementary School! You can also donate on our website, at citylitbooks.com/wishuponabook.
Wish Upon a Book promotes child and teen literacy, with a focus on low-income students, through a series of creative projects.
Celebrate The Holidays With Cafe Con Leche & D'Noche
Christmas Eve 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Drink and Dine Latin on New Year's Eve!
Call today to reserve your table 773-289-4274
Toy & Food Drive Hosted by 33rd Ward Deb Mell
HELPING HAND: Local Holiday Food / Toy Drives
Help your neighbors enjoy a happy and healthy holiday by contributing to local food and toy drives.
Contribute to our holiday toy drive by dropping off a new, unwrapped toy at our office. These toys will be distributed to families in need through Toys for Tots. Our office is located at 3649 N. Kedzie. We'll accept toys through 12/20.
33rd Ward Food Drive. You're welcome to drop off unopened canned or dry goods at our office to be distributed through the Greater Food Depository. No glass containers, please. Our office is located at 3649 N. Kedzie.
14th Police District Holiday Food Drive
From now through December 21st the 14th District will be conducting a "Holiday Food Drive" to benefit 14th District residents in need. Please bring any unopened, non-perishable food items to the 14th District Police Station, 2150 N. California at any time.
Let us give thanks for what we have by giving to those in need!
For more information 312-744-1261 email@example.com
Food Drive Sponsored by 32nd Ward Ald. Waguespack
The Greater Chicago Food Depository, Chicago's food bank, is a nonprofit food distribution and training center providing food for hungry people while striving to end hunger.
We are hosting our second food drive at the Ward office at 2657 N. Clybourn. Starting Monday, November 3rd, you can drop off any non-perishable unexpired food items such as boxed rice, pasta, cereal, canned beans, tuna, and peanut butter. Please consider contributing by donating non-perishable items and/or volunteering at the facility.
For more information 773-248 1330
35th Ward Ald. Colon Hosts Food Drop Off for Food Depository
November 1st - December 31st
You can help the Greater Chicago Food Depository "Fight Against Hunger" by donating one bag of food, one hour of your time or one dollar.
The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival
The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival (MAAF) is a 3-day Festival from Friday July 31st - Sunday August 2nd, showcasing original works of art, studio shows, music, sidewalk sales, crafts, games and activities for all ages. During this weekend, Logan Square's Milwaukee Avenue will be alive and bustling with:
and so much more!
The Milwaukee Avenue Arts Festival (MAAF) will be centered at the Logan Square Centennial monument located at Milwaukee Avenue, Kedzie Avenue and Logan Boulevard, but will also include multiple activities and exhibitions along Milwaukee Avenue from California Avenue (southeast) and to Diversey (northwest).
Stroll along the avenue or take the complimentary trolley connecting the multiple venues along Milwaukee. It will be a rare and exciting opportunity for people locally and from everywhere to socialize, celebrate and engage with art along our historic neighborhood streets.Vendors, street performers, music, film and art of various disciplines will be featured. Merchants and Restaurants will run specials.Chicago based artists will be showcased in converted spaces, establishments, and various designated areas.
MAAF is an effort led by Rey Colón, 35th Ward Alderman, Chicago, business leaders, respected artists, community leaders, cultural advocates, educators, art organizations and other community stake holders, insuring quality programing and exhibitions.
For more information check out www.milwaukeeavenueartsfestival.org
Small Business Center Website
Preview the Small Business Center website, a one-stop destination for small business owners and entrepreneurs, for information on licenses, permits, and additional resources available to small businesses in Chicago. Please send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Logan Square Aldermen
Monthly Business Education Workshops
In the opinion of the Logan Square Chamber this is the most effective investment in time any small business or entrepreneur can make.
The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops will vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts and partner business organizations. All workshops are free, and open to the public. Workshops are held at BACP's offices located at 121 N. LaSalle St., City Hall Room 805, Chicago, IL 60602. Facebook facebook.com/ChicagoBACP?fref=nf
BACP is also offering a program designed to give business owners the essential elements in starting and growing a business.
* Attend nine workshops at BACP and earn a Business Start-Up Certificate.
For more information or to register for a workshop call 312-744-5344. or download calendar:
Commercial Real Estate Locator
Commercial Real Estate available for lease or for sale in Logan Square.
Please try visiting the City of Chicago's new Site Selector online program:
Commercial property owners in Logan Square, please submit available spaces by e-mailing: email@example.com
"Save the Dates" for 2014 City Festivals/Events
Millennium Park's Ice Rink opens November 14th and will remain open through Saturday, March 7, 2015, weather permitting
The 101st annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting kicks off the season on November 25th in Daley Plaza!
The new Santa House on Daley Plaza opens for visits November 25th through December 24th
Caroling at Cloud Gate returns November 28th through December 19th at 6:00 pm in Millennium Park.
City Hall Holiday Concert Deck the halls! Get into the holiday spirit while listening to the classics sung by children's choirs from throughout the city at noon in the lobby of City Hall, December 8 - December 12.
Visit cityofchicago.org/dcasefor more information and more Holiday events in 2014! All dates are subject to change.
AT&T is Now Hiring Sales Consultants
JOB OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE CITY
Bilingual Employees Needed at O'Hare
The Census Bureau's Chicago Regional Office is currently seeking Field Representatives in Cook County to interview respondents.
The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago has job openings available. If you would like to see the job listings and want more information, please click here.
Scam and Fraud Alerts
BACP Campaigns to Help Consumers Understand Credit Reports and Avoid Becoming Victims of Fraud
As the holiday season approaches, more people will be using their credit cards. To help consumers stay safe, BACP has launched a campaign to ensure consumers know their rights when it comes to credit and avoid becoming victims of fraud. "The City of Chicago protects consumers from fraud by resolving complaints and taking action against fraudulent businesses," said Commissioner Maria Guerra Lapacek of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection. "We also take a proactive approach by promoting consumer awareness through educational campaigns to help people protect themselves."