Friday, November 13, 2009

ChiIL Out and Help Out---Event Round Up

As a parent, I'm more invested than ever, in making the world a better place for my children.  Here's a round up of local events, for the grown ups, that support Chicago groups who are making a difference.

Our Brrlin Wall! - A Showcase of Art by Homeless Youths

On Monday, November 16th, more than 25 homeless youths will offer a free-of-charge show- Our Brrlin Wall!- featuring their visual and performance art.

Monday, 11/16, 7-9 p.m.
656 W. Barry, 2nd Unitarian Church

 The director of the show wants to spread the word, so they have a good crowd for the scheduled appearance of Mayor Daley. 

All youth are active in the HELLO Youth Group, which is co-run by the Youth Futures legal aid clinic at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless and The Night Ministry.  The youth group meets every Tuesday evening at the Broadway Youth Center.

For more information, contact CCH youth attorney Beth Cunningham

If you have the time, come on out and support the plight of our homeless youth (and the drastic funding cuts that they have suffered!)

S.H.E. Productions Presents…
November 21, 2009
5:00pm - Midnight

“Stuffing, A Prelude to the Holidays”

A Fundraising Gala for Lincoln Park Community Center & Judith Garduno

An Evening of Theater, Art, Music, Dancing, Food, Drinks, Fundraising
Raffle, Silent Auction & Great Prizes!!!!!!


A Gallery of Art
Valerie Kahan, Jeremy Bonsol, Elie Hazlet, Christine Sanderson, Mark Sullivan, & Tara Luther

An Original Theatrical Performance "Stuffing"
Kira Silverstein, Jenny Weiner, Eli Mazursky, Drew Anderson & Michael Moran


Cecil Thomas “DJ C-Dub”
And More TBA…..

Elissa Narow “Sweet & Naro, Inc.”
Formally head pastry chef of Blackbird, Avec, Custom House, & Spring

Chimay & Hofbrau & Garnacha
Edgewater Lounge & Whole foods

And More TBA…..

Buy tickets online at
$25 after November 6th and $30 at the door!!!!!

S.H.E. Productions, Inc.
Survive, Heal & Empower

An Organization Connecting Art, Theater, Non-profit & Businesses

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, but for the women who live with this disease, creating awareness never ends.
Recovery on Water (ROW!), is a competitive skull-racing group for breast cancer survivors.  Survivors that participate in high-impact sports have a 50% less recurrence of breast cancer, and are much less likely to suffer through the long-term effects of radiation, chemo and other hard-core life-saving treatments.   They have a fundraiser coming up on December 5th, that is good for your body and soul.

"Pilates with a Purpose", a donation class benefiting ROW!

What: A donation beginners pilates class (you can donate $1 or $100 to attend--anything you can give is appreciated!)
When:Sunday, December 5, 11 am
Where: Soulistic Studio and Spa • 805 North Milwaukee Avenue • Suite 200 • Chicago, IL 60642

To RSVP a spot for the class, please call Soulistic at 312.226.SOUL(7685). Let me know if you can't read the attachment or if you have any questions.

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