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Transition Rogers Park Transforming Community - Upcoming Events

Transition Rogers Park Transforming Community - Upcoming Events The mission of Transition Rogers Park is to confront climate change, peak oil and today’s economy by bringing together the head, heart and hands of our friends and neighbors in Rogers Park and, through a broad and inclusive, community building process, create local self-reliance in our food; energy; transportation; health care; commerce; education; communication; and the arts.
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Posted on January 29, 2011

The Recyclery Collective - 2011 Bike Repair Classes

The Recyclery Collective - 2011 Bike Repair Classes Learn bicycle maintenance at The Recyclery Collective, a nonprofit bicycle shop. Payment is sliding scale to make classes affordable to those with limited income. Register at the recyclery.org to save your spot.
Posted on December 15, 2010

Local Holiday Donation Opportunities

Local Holiday Donation Opportunities Each year State Senator Heather Steans shares a list of local non-profit organizations and their needs. While you are doing your holiday shopping or clearing out your closets, please remember these organizations. Basics like non-perishable food, gently used winter clothing, and toiletries are in high demand at many local organizations.
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Posted on December 15, 2010

Eclipse the Violence

Family Matters’ Young Men’s Programs BOND (Brothers of New Directions) and BOM (Brothers on the Move) Present A multi-media performance featuring drumming, original music, and a slide show expressing the young men’s insights into the impact of violence in their lives and the world. Artwork by the young of the BOND/BOM will be on display.
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Posted on December 14, 2010

“Local ideas for holiday gift giving from “North Howard Neighbors Association” blog”

In these times of economic 'down turn', those in need are many and growing. The following groups and organizations are local and well established regarding their work in our neighborhood. They have been serving the needs of our local community and it's residents for years and we encourage you to give them first priority in your donations this Holiday Season, whether you're donating the basics for subsistence or gifts for children. These groups and organizations are proven and have been in the forefront of serving the needs of our neighborhood residents for years. Click here to find out more...
Posted on December 13, 2010

Struggling to Hold Onto Your Home? The Mortgage Relief Project May Help

Struggling to Hold Onto Your Home? The Mortgage Relief Project May Help In an effort to help struggling families to keep their homes, Governor Pat Quinn's Mortgage Relief Project will hold a special outreach event. Date: Saturday, December 11, 2010 Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Truman College Cafeteria 1145 W. Wilson
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Posted on December 08, 2010

Annual Rogers Park Holiday Bazaar

Annual Rogers Park Holiday Bazaar The holiday bazaar features unique and handmade items from local artist. Art,Jewelry,books, dolls,baby blankets, pillows for your holiday decorating, textiles and many more unique gifts from around the world.
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Posted on December 08, 2010

Rogers Park Shoppers Offered Cash Back for Shopping Local This Holiday Season

Rogers Park Shoppers Offered Cash Back for Shopping Local This Holiday Season Rogers Park Business Alliance is offering shoppers cash back this holiday season when they patronize local businesses, with the hope of encouraging residents to stay in the neighborhood to do their holiday shopping. When customers collect $100 or more in receipts from three or more merchants participating in the promotion, they’ll receive $25 back and if they collect $150 or more in receipts from three or more participating businesses, they’ll receive $50 back. The promotion runs from now until December 31, 2010.
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Posted on November 23, 2010

Tenant/Landlord Workshop Series

Tenant/Landlord Workshop Series Presented by: Community Investment Corporation CIC Each participant will receive a Certificate of Completion upon completing all four sessions! Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m.
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Posted on November 18, 2010

Glenwood Sunday Winter Market Winter Market

Glenwood Sunday Winter Market Winter Market The weather outside isn't frightful (yet), but the new Glenwood Sunday Winter Market will be delightful! Glenwood Sunday Winter Market opened Sunday, November 14, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 6956-58 N. Glenwood, right next to The Glenwood Bar. Just in time to stock up for Thanksgiving!! Glenwood Sunday Winter Market is a foodie market specializing in locally grown (and organically grown when possible) produce and foods. The market will continue to accept Master Card and Visa and is extending their Market for All matching fund program for Link/SNAP guests. Follow the Glenwood Sunday Market on For more information visit http://www.glenwoodsundaymarket.com
Posted on November 11, 2010

MARKET DAZED Nov 7th

MARKET DAZED Nov 7th Last year this event marked the launch of the Glenwood Sunday Market's community outreach. This year we are celebrating a successful inaugural season, helping to fund a monthly winter market, and ensuring a great second season.
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Posted on November 02, 2010

Jarvis Square Halloween Party

Jarvis Square Halloween Party Rogers Park Parents present Halloween in Rogers Park Date: Sunday October 31, 2010 Time: 4 to 6 p.m. Location: Jarvis Square Events 4-4:30pm: A performance from the Lifeline Theatre cast of Click Clack Moo 4:30-5pm: A music show from Miss Aimee Leigh 5-6pm: Join the dance party with Northside Dance Plus continuous fun with: Face painting Cookie decorating Card tricks Family puppet making Fall clay sculpting featuring art therapist and educator Sharon Hyson. And a giant spider web maze! Rogers Park Business Alliance is acting as a fiscal agent of Rogers Park Parents. For more info Rogers Park Parents
Posted on October 22, 2010

LAST RPPG MEETING OF THE SEASON & HOUSE PLANT SALE TUES., OCT. 26 @ 7pm

LAST RPPG MEETING OF THE SEASON & HOUSE PLANT SALE  TUES., OCT. 26 @ 7pm Get a great deal on some house plants for $5 or less for Guzmanias (yellow, green, and purple), orchids, pothos, and we'll even toss in some free dried hydrangeas. We'll also hear about the 2010 Adopt the Public Way gardens and get ready to start the 2011 grants process. Finally, Rogers Park gardeners will share their gardening experiences from what went right to what didn't work quite so much, favorite plants, pesky critters, and more. Be sure to check in for the last meeting of the season and enjoy all things green and gardening before the snow flies. RPGG Meetings are free to members; $5 others. Membership is $10 per calendar year and entitles you to free admission to all RPGG programs and events for 2010. For more information on RPGG programs and events, visit us here.
Posted on October 22, 2010

Illumilight - Family Matters Fundraiser @ Rumba Oct 19th

Illumilight - Family Matters Fundraiser @ Rumba Oct 19th Dear Friend, You're cordially invited to our seventh annual fall fundraiser, ILLUMINIGHT. It's a festive evening of fun, friends, food, drinks, fantastic auction items, a 50/50 raffle, and SALSA dancing - if you'd like! We'll even have free dance lessons! Click here for more info...
Posted on October 07, 2010

SAVE THE DATE :Good News Partners Fundraiser with Rick Steves

SAVE THE DATE :Good News Partners Fundraiser with Rick Steves The Chaplain’s Office of Northwestern University and Good News Partners welcome travel guru Rick Steves to Evanston for a feature presentation of “Travel as a Spiritual Act”. On December 5th, 2010 please join Rick Steves--author of over 50 European travel guidebooks and host of the PBS-TV series Rick Steves' Europe as he shares his belief that thoughtful travel expands our world view and shapes how we address the challenges confronting our nation politically.
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Posted on October 04, 2010

Seminars for Condominium Owners and Associations

Seminars for Condominium Owners and Associations Are you unsure of the new FHA requirements for condominiums? Would you like to learn the ways you can avoid delinquencies and foreclosures? Have you expressed interest in learning the basic rights and responsibilities of condominium ownership?
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Posted on September 10, 2010

LAST CALL FOR DONATIONS!  for the   GARDEN OF TREASURES SALE & FUNDRAISER   Sunday, Sept. 26

LAST CALL FOR DONATIONS!   for the   GARDEN OF TREASURES SALE & FUNDRAISER   Sunday, Sept. 26 t's almost time for the Garden of Treasures Sale and Fundraiser, once again to be held at Jarvis Square the last Sunday in September. But for the sale to be a success we need your donations. Just think, your gently used garden and garden-themed items and dividings from your garden will be turned into cash that the RPGG will then provide to Adopt the Public Way grant recipients in 2011 to green Rogers Park. That's quite a recycling program!
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Posted on September 08, 2010

LEARN ABOUT INDOOR GARDENING ON TUESDAY, AUG. 31

LEARN ABOUT INDOOR GARDENING ON TUESDAY, AUG. 31 Rogers Park Garden Group invites you to : Exploding the Myths of Indoor Gardening David Wachholz, Plant Parenting Inc. Tuesday, August 31, 7 pm Plant forum begins at 6:30 pm RP Presbyterian Church, 2nd floor Greenview & Greenleaf
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Posted on August 30, 2010

Upcoming @ Mess Hall

This is the announcement list for Mess Hall, an experimental cultural center in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. Mess Hall hosts a printed matter archive, exhibitions, workshops, lectures, public projects, actions, events, meals, and more.
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Posted on August 27, 2010

Greenleaf Art Center - Fall Classes Begin Oct 18th

Greenleaf Art Center - Fall Classes Begin Oct 18th Greenleaf Art Center is located in Rogers Park one block west of Clark on Greenleaf Avenue. It is conveniently near the Rogers Park Metra train stop, and is easily accesible via the #22 Clark Street bus. Plus, the Art Center has plenty of free parking. Greenleaf Art Center provides studio and exhibition space for over forty area artists and is home to five business enterprises. Since its inception in 1990 by Kathie and Denis Paluch, it has grown to become a vibrant part of the Rogers Park arts community. The center hosts a variety of exhibitions, open studio events, art salons and creative workshops throughout the year as well as art classes for both children and adults.
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Posted on August 20, 2010

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