September Events

September Events

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September Events

September 1

Believe to Achieve

Scholarship Fundraiser and Award Ceremony

5p.m. to 8p.m. | 2458 S. Millard Ave.

Donation $25

2012 Scholarship awards and business recognition

along with a silent auction and live

musical performances.

September 6

Senior Health & Wellness Fair

10 a.m. – 1p.m.

St. Benedict Elementary (gymnasium)

3920 N. Leavitt St.

Parking available

The fair is designed to provide local seniors

with a one-stop-shop of both public and private

sector services that will help to benefit

their well-being and overall health. The

event is free and open to the public.

September 9

Fiestas Patrias

12 p.m.

The Little Village Chamber of Commerce is inviting

all to partake in the 43rd Mexican Independence

Day annual parade. The parade will

start at the Little Village arch over 26 street

and Albany and will continue until Kostner Ave.

El Grito 5K Fun Run for Independence


Piotrowski Park | 31st street and Keeler Ave.

The 5K will showcase the neighborhood in

conjunction with the Mexican Independence

Day Parade. It is a fundraiser for Beyond

the Ball in partnership with the Little Village

Chamber of Commerce and the Chicago

Park District.

September 14

Dia De Los Muertos opening

National Museum of Mexican Art

1852 W. 19th Street

6-8:30 p.m.

Join the NMMA for the opening reception

of one of Mexico’s most important celebrations,

and the largest annual Day of the

Dead exhibition in the U.S.



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