Events Aug 1 – Aug 3, 2014

Events Aug 1 – Aug 3, 2014


August 1
Latino Health & Human Services Summit
828 S. Wolcott St. | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Free
Includes updates on Illinois’ efforts to transform health and human services. RSVP to Grace Leon at

August 1-3
Grant Park, 337 E. Randolph St. | Fri-Sunday: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. | One day pass: $100,
3 day pass: $250
It’s that time of year again… Lollapalooza weekend! Listen to local favorites Vic Mensa and Chance the Rapper and musical giants Outkast, Lorde, Eminem and Kings of Leon. For more information, visit:

August 2
American Academy of Dermatology
1410 Museum Campus Dr. | 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. | Free
Enjoy a complimentary skin cancer screening. Everyone who completes the skin screening will be eligible to win items signed by Bears’ players.

August 2
Free Health & Fitness Fair
North of Crown Hall, 33rd & State St. |
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Free
This jam packed health fair has been steadily growing for 11 years and is sure to please this time around again. The event includes back to school supplies, books, and games. Male students will receive free haircuts.

August 2- 3
Taste of Latin America
3600 W. Armitage Ave. (at Central Park) | Sat: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sun: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Free
From better-known empanadas (stuffed bread treats) to less-familiar alcapurria (meat-filled banana dumplings), shredded pork milanesa and Chicago’s own unique jibarito sandwiches (made with green plantains), food lovers are in for a culinary treat when the Taste of Latin America returns to the Logan Square neighborhood.

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