Hey South Siders!  Here’s Your Weekly List Of Upcoming Events!

by Kurt Clements

Hey South Siders!  Here’s your weekly list of fun, upcoming events focused in the South Side, the Southwest Side, the Far Southwest Side, and the Far Southeast Side of Chicago. By the way, if you have any events you would like us to promote for you please email me at least 1 week in advance at [email protected]!

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Friday June 14th

Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees – Game Time is 7:10pm.  The Promotion is Rock N’ Roll Night & Post-Game Fireworks.

Ribfest Chicago – From Friday 5:00pm – Sunday 10:00pm.  Who do we love? Dad! What does Dad love? Ribs! Give Dad what he loves this Father’s Day weekend at the 21st annual Ribfest Chicago! That’s right – the city’s most highly anticipated summer festival is moving to June 14, 15 and 16 in 2019!

Sounds of the Summer with DJ Monty at Lindblom – From 6:00pm – 8:00pm.  Backspin Mobile presents Sound of Summer with DJ Monty.

Movies in the Parks at Shedd – Show Time is from 8:30pm – 10:21pm.  NIGHT SCHOOL PG-13 – A group of high school dropouts are forced to attend night school in hope that they’ll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

Movies in the Parks at Lindblom – Show Time is from 8:30pm – 10:40pm.  CREED II PG-13 – Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), heavyweight contender Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) faces off against Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago.

Friday Night Jazz At The Quarry – First set at 7:00pm.  FridayJazzattheQuarry – Doors @ 6pm; First set @ 7pm second set @ 8:30 pm;  Free in lot parking; Dinner and Drink options available, 2 drink minimum if not dining (ask our bartender about Friday Night drink specials)

Jazzin In Bronzeville – From 7:00pm – 11:00pm.

***TUPAC Paint and Sip – From 7:00pm – 10:00pm.  Tupac Amaru Shakur was born June 16, 1971. Celebrate the life, music, and legacy of Tupac with Pink Giraffe on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Tupac greatest hits, trivia and prizes, and remeber it’s BYOB, for optimal self expression!!! You will leave with a little piece of Tupac to embellish your surroundings, come sip and paint with us!!!

Saturday June 15th

Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees – Game Time is 6:10pm.  The Promotion is White Sox Hawaiian Shirt & Post-Game Fireworks.

Family Fishing at Northerly Island – From 8:00AM – 10:30AM.  Learn how to fish Chicago’s Lake Front Harbor at Northerly Island Park during Family Fishing!  Perfect for Families with children ages 8 years old and up, this 2.5 hour class includes in-class instruction and on-the-water fishing.  Professional Instruction is provided by Chicago’s Fish ‘N’ Kids Program Fishing Instructors.  Fishing instruction, equipment and bait are provided.  Fishing License is required for people ages 16 years of age and older.  Participants must be 8 years old and up to participate in Family Fishing at Northerly Island.

Happy Father’s Day Paint and Sip – From 12:00pm – 3:00pm.  Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift???  Join us for our 1st Annual Father’s Day Paint and Sip. Honor the special men in your life by paintihng them a pictue or bringing them to paint! There will be good music, food and reftrshments until exhausted. Yes, we are pulling out the grill! WE Salute all the fathers. Happy Father’s Day!!!!

So Fresh Saturdays at Moran – From 2:00pm – 6:00pm.  So Fresh Saturdays series supports youth & families whereby inter-generational audiences learn from each other. When art meets activism, this is a platform that serves as a positive median to bridge the gap. This is a community driven edutainment series that will showcase local artistic expressions that focus on youth, community issues, hip hop, civic engagement, and activism. The goal is to provide a safe space for residents in Englewood & to utilize art as a form to spark social responsibility and inter-generational dialogue.

Chicago Taco and Tequila Fest – From 11:00am – 9:00pm.  The festival will feature Chicago’s best tacos and curate a summer cocktail vibe in its can’t-beat location at the north end of scenic Lincoln Park.

A Flor de Piel’s Nature Songs at Archer – From 3:00pm – 4:00pm.  A Flor de Piel is a Chicago-based Latin Fusion band founded in 2007 by singer songwriter, author, entrepreneur, teacher and musician Marisol Ceron and Grammy® and Latin Grammy® nominee multi-instrumentalist Renato Ceron. This multi-generation group will have you singing along and dancing with plenty of audience-participation opportunities. This show is for all ages.

Building Community through Sound at Marquette – From 3:00pm – 5:00pm.  Drummer, bandleader and composer Tommy Carroll presents an evening of original jazz and soul music that will delight everyone from music enthusiasts seeking something new to groups of all ages looking for a fun night out. Tommy and his band will perform a danceable set of tunes and audience members will have the chance to join in. Bring your instruments for a jam at the end.

Urban Astronomy in the Parks at Harrison – From 7:30 – 9:30pm.  The Chicago Astronomer provides guided instruction and education for park visitors in all things astronomical and space. Using telescopes and other equipment, sky lovers experience and build a relationship with the wonder of the cosmos.

Movies in the Parks at DuSable Museum – Show Time is from 8:30pm – 10:27pm.  FREEDOM SONG – NR – Danny Glover stars in a civil-rights tale focusing on a teen who defies his father when he joins desegregation efforts.

Movies in the Parks at Tuley – Show Time is from 8:30pm – 10:21pm.  NIGHT SCHOOL – PG-13 – A group of high school dropouts are forced to attend night school in hope that they’ll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

Father’s Day Sunday June 16th

Chicago White Sox vs New York Yankees – Game Time is 1:10pm.  The Promotion is Father’s Day Golf Polo.

Real Men Cook 30th Annual Celebration – From 3:00pm – 6:00pm.  Come Celebrate 30 years of Fatherhood, Food and Family with us 6/16/19

Bbq and Henny Father’s Day Edition – From 2:00pm  – 6:00pm.  Father’s Day lunch and comedy show. Celebrating Fathers and Father figures and their roles in our everyday lives.

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Monday June 17th

Movies in the Parks at Grant – Show Time is from 8:30pm – 10:23pm.  CHICAGO – PG-13 – Two death-row murderesses develop a fierce rivalry while competing for publicity, celebrity, and a sleazy lawyer’s attention.

Monday Night Blues at The Quarry Supper Club – From 6:00pm – 10:00pm.  Featuring various R&B, Soul and Classical Blues artists.
Doors open @ 6 pm first set at 7 pm second set at 8:30 pm Dinner and Drinks optional $10 at the Door

Tuesday June 18th

Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox – Game Time is 7:05pm.

Wednesday June 19th

Chicago Cubs vs Chicago White Sox – Game Time is 7:05pm.

Africa in the Caribbean at O’Hallaren  – From 7:00pm – 8:00pm.  AfriCaribe will take you on a musical and dance journey to the Caribbean exploring the African Influences in that area. This presentation full of colors, sounds, movement and history is appropriate for all age groups. Audience will be ask to participate in a short movement workshop as part of the presentation.

Movies in the Parks at MSI – Show Time is from 8:30pm – 10:18pm.  BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II – PG – After visiting 2015, Marty McFly must repeat his visit to 1955 to prevent disastrous changes to 1985 ? without interfering with his first trip.

Thursday June 20th

Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets – Game Time is 7:05pm.  The Promotion is Javier Baez Sliding Coin Bank.

End of School Jam at West Pullman – From 4:00pm – 7:00pm.  Come out and join us for this FREE event with, games, music, and food.

The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at Hamilton – From 6:00pm – 7:00pm.  NOTE – PLEASE CHECK THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT WEBSITE FOR LOCATIONS, AS THERE ARE MANY.  Join hundreds of kids and families at 76 Chicago Park District swimming pools around Chicago and thousands around the globe for The World’s Largest Swim Lesson on June 20, 2019 at 6pm. We are looking to break the Guinness World Record to spread the word that Swimming Lessons do Save Lives. We broke the record last year. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to break the record again this year. This event is open to all ages and for all swim levels (Non Swimmers, Beginners and Swimmers) Children under 6 need to be accompanied by an adult in the water. Participants can register online through June 20th. Onsite registration will be available at 5pm, only if available spots remain. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the event to complete the necessary participant release waiver. The lesson will promptly begin at 6pm and will be 60 minutes in length.

GPMF Project Inclusion String Quartet at Harrison – From 7:00pm – 8:00pm.  The Grant Park Music Festival brings free string quartet and choral performances to cultural centers, parks, and community venues throughout Chicago. Join us in your neighborhood park for a free, family-friendly outdoor concert with a little something for everyone to enjoy – from classical to tango, jazz, and modern music!

85th Birthday Party at Maggie Daley – From 6:30pm – 8:00pm.  Come Celebrate with Us!  As part of the Chicago Park District’s 85th birthday celebration events, join us for an evening of amazing fun in the park!  The incredible youth of CircEsteem will amaze children and adults alike with a circus performance! After the show, kids get to jump in the ring and try out some of the circus tricks themselves. Don’t miss this great opportunity for circus fun for the whole family!  Additional party activities will range from party games to arts & crafts, and dancing to our D.J. spinning music, plus sampling treats from Cola-Cola, Hudsonville Ice Cream, and Vienna Beef. Yummy! [while supplies last]  Plan on staying for the Movie in the Park following the 85th birthday celebration. Featured Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet | Presented by T-Mobile  Need another reason to join all the fun? It’s FREE!  Thank you to our Official Sponsors.  Coca-Cola, Hudsonville Ice Cream, and Vienna Beef.

Movies in the Parks at Maggie Daley – Show Time from 8:30pm – 10:21pm.  RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET – PG – Six years after the events of “Wreck-It Ralph,” Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.

Movies in the Parks at McKiernan – Show Time from 8:30pm – 10:59pm.  AVENGERS:  INFINITY WAR – PG-13 – The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos (Josh Brolin) before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

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