Free or cheap things to do in Chicago this week

Free or cheap things to do in Chicago this week. You can find a complete list of events by day on our Calendar page. Below the daily list are about 70 more Free or Cheap Things to do on any day. To keep up with the latest news on deals, discounts and free events in Chicago, sign up for the daily Chicago on the Cheap newsletter. You can also follow us … [Read More...]

Free tours of Holy Name Cathedral

Free tours of Holy Name Cathedral are available to any size group, tailored to their requested date, time and length. Where: Holy Name Cathedral Parish, 730 N Wabash Ave, (312) 787-8040 When:  Tours can be scheduled for weekday mornings (after 8:30am until 11:50am) and afternoons (after 12:45pm until 4:50pm). However, Tuesday mornings (9am until … [Read More...]

Senior Savings Day at Walgreens

Senior Savings Day at Walgreens. On the first Tuesday of the month, Walgreens offers customers age 55 and older a 20% discount on all regularly priced merchandise in-store.  Walgreens, W Brand and Nice! products regularly priced and sale items are discounted. Use code START17 and get 17% off online for purchases of $50 or more. Orders must be … [Read More...]

March in the Downtown Chicago St. Pat’s Parade

March in the Downtown Chicago St. Pat's Parade.***2/11/17 There is currently no info available yet on marching. Stay tuned.*** There are two ways to march in the parade: with 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly or with the Irish American Heritage Center (No info yet).  Info below. The downtown Chicago 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade will be held at noon … [Read More...]

Volunteer in Lincoln Park

Volunteer in Lincoln Park. The Chicago Park District is looking for volunteers in Lincoln Park.  Get out into the great outdoors, help the CPD and the Lincoln Park Conservancy and it's all free. Volunteer duties Meet people from around the world and be an ambassador for nature. Become a Lincoln Park Docent. Docents give free tours to the … [Read More...]

Save money while dining out

Save money while dining out. We all have days when we don’t feel like cooking or we just want to eat out.  Dining out can be expensive and we should never spend money we don’t have in hand. Saving money when dining out takes some planning on the front end. Here are 35 ways to help you dine out for less: Read the menu online before you commit to … [Read More...]

Chicago Cultural Center Exhibitions Open House

Chicago Cultural Center Exhibitions Open House. Attend a FREE Open House celebrating the Year of Public Art Chicago. Attend artist talks and exhibition tours all day. What is the Year of Public Art? The Mayor and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) have designated 2017 the "Year of Public Art" with a new 50x50 … [Read More...]