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Feb
9
Sat
Chicago Auto Show Feb. 9 – 18 @ McCormick Place
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – Feb 18 @ 10:00 pm

Chicago Auto Show Feb. 9 – 18

The Chicago Auto Show will be held February 9 through 18, 2019 at McCormick Place, 2301 S King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616.

First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times than any other auto exposition on the continent. This year marks the 111th edition of the Chicago Auto Show.

The Chicago Auto Show utilizes more than 1 million square feet in the North and South Exhibit Halls of the McCormick Place complex. McCormick Place offers a total of 2.7 million square feet of exhibit halls with an additional 700,000 square feet of meeting room availability.

Chicago Auto Show, Bat Mobile from 2013. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Chicago Auto Show, Bat Mobile from 2013. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA) is the nation’s oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. The CATA has produced the Chicago Auto Show since 1935.

All Chicago Auto Show exhibits are held in the McCormick Place complex. Exhibitions include: multiple world and North American introductions; a complete range of domestic and imported passenger cars and trucks; sport utility vehicles; and experimental or concept cars. In total, nearly 1,000 different vehicles will be on display. Additionally, attendees will also have the opportunity to see numerous accessories and auto-related exhibits, competition vehicles and project, antique and collector cars.

Guests at the Auto Show taken in 1963. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Guests at the Auto Show taken in 1963. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

Dates & Times

  • February 9-17 | 10 a.m. – 10 p.m
  • February 18 | 10 a.m. – 8 p.m

Location

  • McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, 60616

Ticket Prices

  • $13 for adults
  • $7 for seniors aged 62 and older
  • $7 for children 7-12

Free Admission for children 6 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult. Family members only.

Feb
25
Mon
Rochelle Distelheim Max & Bennie’s Author Night Feb. 25 @ Max and Benny's Restaurant, Deli and Bakery
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Rochelle Distelheim Max & Bennie’s Author Night Feb. 25

Rochelle Distelheim’s first novel, “Sadie in Love,” is set in New York’s Lower East Side during the great wave of Eastern European Jewish immigration in the early twentieth century. This enchanting book especially resonates with readers whose grandparents came to America at that time.

The book tells the story of Sadie Schuster, a widow in the neighborhood who owns an apartment building there. Sadie is well known in the community for selling love knot charms to her superstitious neighbors. Yet she is finding it difficult to find the right man to love for herself.

Ms. Distelheim has the great skill of writing both with poignancy and humor. Her depiction of the hustle and bustle, the sights and smells, of the Lower East Side is magnificent.

Rochelle Distelheim has received significant recognition for her writing including the 2017 Gival Press Competition for Short Story and the Katharine Anne Porter Prize.

Rochelle Distelheim’s new book Sadie in Love.

When
Monday, Feb. 25th, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where

Max and Benny’s Restaurant, Deli and Bakery
461 Waukegan Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062

Feb
28
Thu
Orland Fire Coffee & Conversation: Saving Money on Prescriptions @ Orland Fire Protection District Administration Board Room
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Orland Fire Coffee & Conversation: Saving Money on Prescriptions Feb. 28

How to save money on prescription drugs will be one of the topics at the Orland Fire Protection District’s monthly public information meetings, “Coffee & Conversation” to be held Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.

The Coffee & Conversation program is hosted every month by the Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) from 10 AM until Noon and features a wide range of topics including public safety, avoiding fires, and features a guest speaker from the community offering tips to help seniors and families save money.

The program on Feb. 28 will feature several topics including a presentation from an Orland Fire Dispatcher who will explain their job responsibilities and answer questions about calling 9-1-1.

A member of the Orland Fire Protection District Senior Advisory Council (SAC) member will discuss scald prevention, and information on avoiding being burned while cooking.

The keynote speaker is Chad Kodiak from KODO Pharmacy who will discuss how seniors and all residents can save money on their prescription purchases!

Attendance at the monthly meetings are free to the public. Refreshments will be served to attendees. The OFPD will offer coffee and doughnuts from the bakery to attendees.

Location: Orland Fire Protection District Administration Board Room,  9790 W. 151stStreet Orland Park, Il 60462

Cicero Fire Department fire trucks participate in the annual Houby Parade in Cicero and Berwyn, Illinois

Mar
11
Mon
Orland Trustee hosts self-defense program for women @ Orland Park Civic Center
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Orland Trustee hosts self-defense program for women

Orland Park Trustee Carole Griffin Ruzich will co-host with One Light Self-Defense a free self-defense workshop for women and girls. The program is free and will address “self-defense, distraction and awareness” tactics.

The program will be held on March 11, 2019 at the Orland Park Civic Center, 14750 S. Ravinia Avenue in Orland Park from 6 PM until 9 PM.

Pre-registration is required. Call 708-945-1820.

Carole Griffin Ruzich and One Light Self-Defense