Events Feb 23 – March 1, 2014


Feb. 23
“Food Patriots” Film Premiere
Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago |12:45 p.m.-2:30 p.m. | Free
Want to become more educated in a healthier lifestyle? Come and join filmmakers Jeff and Jennifer Amdur Spitz as they premiere their documentary film “Food Patriots” and have a post-screening discussion. For more information, visit

Feb. 26
Pilsen Stand Up! Comedy Showcase
Martin’s Corner Bar, 2058 W. 22nd Place, Chicago | 8 p.m.-11 p.m.| $10 (suggested donation)
In need of a night of laughs? Come and enjoy this monthly comedy showcase featuring the most diverse talented comics from Chicagoland. Karaoke fun will also be presented afterwards. This month the proceeds will benefit the organization “Orgullo en Accion”. For more information, visit

Feb. 27
CPR Course for
Healthcare Providers and Community Residents
National Latino Education Institute, 2011 W. Pershing Road, Chicago |Thursdays at 5 p.m.| $45 each session
NLEI is offering a CPR course to earn a course completion card Thursdays starting Feb. 27. For more information, call NLEI at 773-247-0707, extension 257 or write to .

March 1
Mardi Gras Crawl at Navy Pier
Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago | 2-8 p.m. | $5 and up (subject to increase)
Come and celebrate Mardi Gras at the 2nd Annual World’s Largest Indoor Bar Crawl! There will be access to seven bars, live music, entertainment, games, prizes and Mardi Gras themed activities. For purchasing tickets or more information, visit or

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