BC-IL–Illinois Daybook, IL

Assignment Desks, Editors: The following events are for planning purposes. Listing does not indicate AP coverage. Scheduled events are subject to change. Contact numbers are not for publication.

Tuesday, Dec. 3

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Chicago Loop Alliance leadership forum, 8 a.m. Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. Contact: Elizabeth Neukirch, 312-932-9950 or Elizabeth@silvermangroupchicago.com.

CHICAGO — Northeastern Illinois transportation agencies host Transportation Symposium and Business Exchange, 10 a.m. Chicago Hilton and Towers, 720 S. Michigan Ave. Contact: Susan Massel, 312-913-3256 or masels@rtachicago.org.

CHICAGO — Cook County Bureau of Technology Chief Information Officer Lydia Murray speaks at the City Club of Chicago luncheon. 12 p.m., Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave.

CHICAGO — Access Living and People with Disability town hall meeting, 2 p.m. Access Living, 115 W. Chicago Ave., 4th floor. Contact: Gary Arnold, 312-640-2199, 773-425-2536 or garnold@accessliving.org.

CHICAGO — University of Illinois at Chicago panel “The Future of the RTA and Regional Transportation Planning,” 3 p.m. UIC Student Center East, Room 302, 750 Halsted St. Contact: Laurie Glenn, 773-704-7246 or lrglenn@thinkincstrategy.com.

CHICAGO — MALDEF holds Latino State of the State-Illinois roundtable, 4:45 p.m. Instituto Cervantes of Chicago, 31 W. Ohio St. Contact: Larry Gonzalez, 202-466-0879 or lgonzalez@rabengroup.com.

CHICAGO — Chicago Board of Election chairman and community groups meet with teachers to plan outreach program to register 17-year-olds to vote in the March primary, 4:45 p.m. Parthenon Restaurant, 314 S. Halsted St. Contact: James Allen, 312-269-7857.

CHICAGO — Executives Club of Chicago panel discussion on Internet, 5 p.m. 565 W. Adams St. Contact: Gina Chinino, 312-263-3500 x47 or gchinino@executivesclub.org.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

MAYWOOD — Chicago Bears player Fendi Onobun visits Lincoln Elementary School, 11:30 a.m. 811 N. Chicago. Contact: Angela Guyadeen, 312-476-6602 or angela.guyadeen@heart.org.

SPRINGFIELD — State Capitol rotunda ceremony for nativity scene, 12 p.m. Illinois State Capitol, 2nd Street and East Capitol Avenue. Contact: Tom Ciesielka, 312-422-1333 or tc@tcpr.net.

DEERFIELD — Chicago Bulls player Jimmy Butler plays basketball with children at scholarship presentation, 5:15 p.m. media availability; 5:30 p.m. scholarship presentations; 6 p.m. basketball clinic. Joy of the Game, 158 S. Waukegan Road. Contact: Grace Luoma, 585-506-7945 or gluoma@elevatecom.com.

INA — Illinois Department of Natural Resources public hearing on state’s new Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act, 6:30 p.m. Rend Lake College Theater, 468 N. Ken Gray Parkway. Contact: Chris McCloud, chris.mccloud@Illinois.gov.

Wednesday, Dec. 4

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Three Pearl Harbor survivors speak at Union League Club of Chicago, 12 p.m. 65 W. Jackson Blvd. Contact: Richard Barry, 312-607-5888 or rbarry@pcipr.com.

CHICAGO — Basketball star Isiah Thomas attends “Suited for Success” event, 5 p.m. The Rookery, 209 S. LaSalle St. Contact: Emma Christman, 202-879-5589 or echristman@deweysquare.com.

CHICAGO — Midwest Orthopaedics doctors and Rush University Medical Center distribute shoes and socks to homeless, 7 p.m. Franciscan House of Mary and Joseph, 2715 W. Harrison St. Contact: Ann Pitcher, 630-234-4150 or ann@pscommunicationsinc.com.

CHICAGO — Patrick T. McBriarty, author of “Chicago River Bridges,” shares stories about the history of Chicago’s bridges. 7 p.m. Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave. Contact: 312-744-7616.

Thursday, Dec. 5

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Northeastern University’s Andrew Sum releases report on Illinois dropouts, 8:30 a.m. Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd. Contact: 773-728-4030 x 0.

CHICAGO — University of Illinois-Chicago hosts UIC Urban Forum “Technology and the Resilience of Metropolitan Regions,” 8:45 a.m. UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road. Contact: Maureen Meehan 312-573-5465 or maureen_meehan@jtpr.com.

CHICAGO — News conference to announce ground breaking on restoration and preservation of Walt Disney’s birthplace home, 10:30 a.m. media check-in; 11 a.m. news conference. 2156 N. Tripp Ave. Contact: Morgan Harris, mharris@alliedim.com.

CHICAGO — National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare and Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans plan rally, 11:30 a.m. Dearborn Street and Jackson Boulevard. Contact: Jay Lewkowitz, 847-299-5588.

CHICAGO — Filmmaker Stephen Hatch and author Patrick T. McBriarty (“Chicago River Bridges”) answer questions following a screening of the new film “Chicago Drawbridges.” 6:30 p.m. West Town Branch, 1625 W. Chicago Ave. Contact: 312-743-0450.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

EFFINGHAM — Illinois Department of Natural Resources public hearing on state’s new Hydraulic Fracturing Regulatory Act, 6:30 p.m. Holiday Inn Effingham. Contact: Chris McCloud, chris.mccloud@Illinois.gov.

LAKE VILLA — Lake-McHenry Veterans and Family Services program and the Lake Villa District Library host “Managing the Memories of Combat,” 7 p.m. Lake Village District Library, 1001 E. Grand Ave. Contact: Leslie Piotrowski, 847-377-8055.

Friday, Dec. 6

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw arrives at Navy Pier filled with Christmas trees, 8:30 a.m. Navy Pier. Contact: Capt. Dave Truitt, 312-222-0500; Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf, 630-986-2157; Nick Shields, 312-595-5136.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

PEORIA — Bradley University Center for Collaborative Brain Research holds Resolving Post Traumatic Stress Disorder workshop, 9 a.m. Owens Professional Development Center, Westlake Hall. Contact: Kath Conver, 309-677-2242 or mkc@fsmail.bradley.edu.

Saturday, Dec. 7

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — “Modern Family” pop-up studio, 10 a.m. Water Tower Place, 2nd level, 835 N. Michigan Ave. Contact: Daniel Hernandez Lyon, 347-452-6891 or Daniel@cultureshopny.com.

CHICAGO — Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw filled with Christmas trees unloaded after ceremony, 10 a.m. Navy Pier. Contact: Capt. Dave Truitt, 312-222-0500; Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf, 630-986-2157; Nick Shields, 312-595-5136.

CHICAGO — The Chicago Park District presents the ninth annual Polar Adventure Days. 12-4 p.m. Northerly Island, 1521 S. Linn White Dr. Contact: Marta Juaniza, 312-742-4798.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

PEORIA — Bradley University Center for Collaborative Brain Research holds Resolving Post Traumatic Stress Disorder workshop, 9 a.m. Owens Professional Development Center, Westlake Hall. Contact: Kath Conver, 309-677-2242 or mkc@fsmail.bradley.edu.

OAK PARK — Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood symposium, 12 p.m. Oak Park Library, 834 Lake St. Contact: Jennifer Whiteside, 312-296-3666.

GLEN ELLYN — Independent Women’s Voice hosts “My Cancellation” town hall health care meeting, 12:30 p.m. College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd. Contact: Victoria Coley, 443-758-6077 or press@mycancellation.com.

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial hosts Christmas Remembrance, 1 p.m. Oak Ride Cemetery. Contact: Candy Knox, 217-782-2717.

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs holds Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony, 2 p.m. Disabled American Veterans’ Club, Hall Hagler Chapter No. 15, 25 Club Area, Lake Springfield. Contact: Ryan Yantis, 312-814-0778 or ryan.yantis@Illinois.gov.

Sunday, Dec. 8

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — “Let There Be Peace in the Hood: A Christmas Concert,” 3 p.m. Liberty Baptist Church, 4849 S. King Drive. Contact: The Rev. Damon Smith, 312-671-5599 or rev.d@thefirestarterpress.com.

Monday, Dec. 9

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Various groups host Chicago Artists Health Care Town Hall. 4 to 7 p.m. Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. Contact: Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, 312-744-3316.

The AP-Chicago

KSN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

blog comments powered by Disqus