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Chicago Racing Events | August 2017

August 5, 2017
'Go Run Humboldt Park
Location: Humboldt Park, south of Little Cubs Field, Chicago
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Event Beneficiary: ‘Go Run events are free!

‘Go Run Warren Park
Location: Warren Park, 6601 North Western Avenue, Chicago
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Event Beneficiary: ‘Go Run events are free!

‘Go Run Washington Park
Location: Washington Park, Morgan Drive and Russell Drive, Chicago
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Event Beneficiary: ‘Go Run events are free!

World Vision 6K for Water
Location: Montrose Harbor, Chicago
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Event Beneficiary:World Vision
August 9, 2017
Chicago Full Moon Run
Location: Southeast corner of Norwood Park, North Avondale Avenue and West Hurlbut Street, Chicago
Start Times: 7:30 p.m. (5K) and 7:35 p.m. (1-Mile Lunar Orbit
Event Beneficiary: All proceeds benefit the battle against multiple sclerosis.
August 12, 2017
Donut 5K
Location: Montrose Harbor, 601 West Montrose Avenue, Chicago
Start Times: 8 a.m. (5K) and 9:30 a.m. (Kids' Dash)
Event Beneficiary:Greater C…

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks Presents Romeo and Juliet

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In its sixth year of bringing professional productions of William Shakespeare's plays to Chicago's neighborhood parks, the Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks program will present Romeo and Juliet. From July 26 through August 27, professional actors will be performing a 75-minute abridged version of the play (with no intermission) to audiences in 18 parks across Chicago. Some locations will have ASL duo-interpretation and/or audio description. Use the interactive map below to find locations, dates, times, and accessibility offerings. All performances are free! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the show!

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Friends of the Chicago River Summer Speaker Series

Enjoy your lunch along the Chicago River this summer while learning about this ever-changing waterway. The Friends of the Chicago River has put together an exciting lineup of experts who will discuss river-related topics each Monday from July 10 through August 28, 2017. The talks will take place on the plaza outside the McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. The talks are free and open to the public.

In case of rain, visit the Bridgehouse Museum on Twitter (twitter.com/bridgehousemuse) or call 312.977.0227 for updates.

Friends of the Chicago River Summer Speaker Series
McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum Plaza
99 Chicago Riverwalk, Chicago
July 10–August 28, 2017
12:15 p.m.–12:45 p.m.
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July 10
Topic: Projects On and Along the River
Speaker: Colonel Christopher T. Drew, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

July 17
Topic: Incorporating Native Plants Into Urban Gardens
Speaker: Kris Sorich, Chicago Department of Transportation

July 24
Topic: Invasive Spec…