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 Contact numbers are not for publication.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

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