Upon the arrival of cold weather, people tend to move indoors and limit their time spent in the elements. For those who live in places where there are restrictions placed on indoor entertaining and gatherings, it may be challenging to find ways to spend time safely together as temperatures drop.

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The Chicago Park District (CPD) is looking to partner with Chicago-based organizations and talented individual artists to be a part of the ninth edition of Night Out in the Parks cultural and arts programming event series to be held May 1 to Dec. 31, 2021.

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Special Olympics Chicago/Special Children’s Charities (SOC/SCC) will host a Virtual Evening Reception on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 6 to 7 p.m., honoring Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago White Sox Charities, David Doebler, General Manager of NBC5 Chicago/Telemundo, and Gage Park Coach Katie Hart.

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Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 7 President John Cantanzara will be the guest for the Hibernian Radio Hour, being recorded on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m., at Cork & Kerry Tavern, 10614 S. Western Ave. The weekly radio show is hosted by Irish-American personality Mike “Houli” Houl…

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The Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., recently announced that Matt McKinney has accepted the position of manager of the BAC School of Fine Arts.

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Although they have different backgrounds and unique styles, the nine artists featured in “Women’s Work” are united by one thing: clay.

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The Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., will offer in-person and online ballet classes beginning the week of Sept. 14.

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Everything has lined up perfectly for the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) to host its first garden walk.

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Chicago musician Nicholas Tremulis was planning to perform at a benefit concert this year in support of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) as a way to honor the memory of Elvira Castaneda, the mother of Chris Castaneda, a board member with the Beverly Area Arts Alliance.

Motel Breakfast will release a follow-up EP to its debut album beginning on Aug. 7. The local band will release one song on all major streaming platforms every two weeks until all six songs are released. According to band member Jimmy Drenovsky, after releasing its debut full-length recordin…

Quinn Tubbs, a fifth-grader at Sutherland Elementary School, is among the students from the 2020 Vanderpoel Art Association (VAA) art classes who are displaying their original works at the Beverly branch library, 1962 W. 95th St. The students took part in the basic drawing, cartooning and se…

The Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., weekly summer concert series, Music Mondays, will return July 6 to 27, from 7-9 p.m., in the center’s courtyard. Scheduled to perform are Holden & Company, July 6; Feel Good, July 13; The Holdouts, July 20; and Ginger Road, July 27.

The Shedd Aquarium, in accordance with citywide health and safety guidance, is ready to reopen its doors to the public following 16 weeks of closure due to COVID-19.

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Hibernian Media Chairman Mike Houlihan’s promotional tour of Chicago’s Irish pubs continues in saluting Irish first responders on his weekly show “The Hibernian Radio Hour.”

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Brookfield Zoo recently announced its phased reopening plan after being temporarily closed to guests since March 19 to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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As most community events are being cancelled, the Beverly Area Planning Association (BAPA) is bringing back a retooled, social distancing-friendly version of its popular History Mystery Bike Tour.

After a successful premiere in 2019, “Our Irish Pub” returns for Chapter Two and will feature international Irish fiddler Katie Grennan as host to showcase some of her favorite Irish pubs in Chicago.

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The Beverly Arts Center (BAC), 2407 W. 111th St., will host OUTspoken, the LGBTQIA storytelling collective, on Friday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m.

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The South Side Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade, set for Sunday, March 15, has been canceled amidst concerns about the coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. 

The Chicago Kids Company (CKC) will present “Goldilocks and the Three Bears,” a one-hour musical adaptation for children, at the Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St.

Caleb Hand stars as Quasimodo in the Oak Lawn Park District Community Theatre Production of “Hunchback of Notre Dame.” Performances will be held at the Oak View Center, 4625 W. 110th St., on Fridays and Saturdays, March 20, 21, 27 and 28, at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays, March 22 and 29, at 3 p.m.…

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