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Start: 11:30 pm
End: 12:30 am

The Infinite Wrench Begins Its Nonstop Run In Chicago with the Newly Launched Show from The Neo-Futurists

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 1:59 pm

The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) and the Indiana State Library (ISL) announced today the invitation to Indiana high schools to participate in the 2018 Poetry Out Loud competition.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 10:59 am

View one of Indiana's greatest wildlife spectacles at Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area. Each fall, thousands of Sandhill Cranes visit the area's shallow marshes.

Start: 3:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

The Chicago Humanities Festival revealed its full line-up for the Fallfest/17: Belief. New additions to the line-up including Tony-award winning playwright Tony Kushner, Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi, Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, French philosopher and social critic Bernard-Henri Lévy, filmmaker Joe Swanberg, Obama Presidential Center architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, and Publican chef Paul Kahan.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 9:59 am

INDIANA QUICK QUIZ
1. At what university is there a statue of Larry Bird?
2. At which Indiana State Park will you find the Canyon Inn?
3. What fruit is called the "Indiana banana?"
Answers Below

Start: 11:00 am
End: 6:00 pm

Macerich's Fashion Outlets of Chicago, located at 5220 Fashion Outlets Way in Rosemont, will make the holiday season bright with the return of its innovative and experiential visit with Santa: “Santa HQ,” and the wildly popular 24-hour Black Friday shopping event, “Fashionably Late.”

Start: 9:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Chicago-based multimedia group Digital Tapestries will screen its most recent short film, “Footsteps,” and three other short films at the Gene Siskel Film Center on Saturday, November 11, at 11 am. The film and the screening provide an interactive experience that Digital Tapestries’ founder Hart Ginsburg calls “Street Psychotherapy.”

Start: 10:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Veterans Appreciation Parade
Saturday, November 11, 2017 Starting at 10 a.m.
The Parade will begin at Olcott Avenue and 173rd Street East to the Hessville Park Veterans' Memorial

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

One of the first holiday events to take part in Chicago this season, NEWCITY, 1457 N. Halsted, a lifestyle destination and urban oasis for one-of-a-kind entertainment, eclectic dining and luxury shopping, will host their second annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Saturday, November 11 from 6- 8p.m. To kick off the free event, Alderman Burnett will ceremoniously flip a giant light switch to turn on the 30 ft. tree and officially kick off winter wonderland at NEWCITY.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 10:30 pm

Supporters of The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (ACWIS) Midwest Region will convene in Chicago Saturday, November 11, 2017 for the organization’s annual gala at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park, 200 N. Columbus Dr. The festive evening raises funds for the esteemed Israeli science institute and celebrates its remarkable achievements. Tickets to the event are now on sale.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

SmoothChicago presents Jazz & R&B Pianist ALEX BUGNON on Saturday, November 11th at 7:00PM. Tickets start at $39 for this show.

Start: 9:30 pm

Jump start your holiday shopping with an enticing array of quality handcrafted merchandise at the
Hospice Artisans' Holiday Gift Boutique 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 11th at Cloister in the Woods at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1101 Park Drive, Munster.

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