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 … [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.  Walgreens, W Brand and Nice! products regularly priced and sale items are discounted.  The discount does not apply to sale items, prescriptions, cigarettes, phone cards or other items.  … [Read More...]

Free garden tours Lincoln Park Zoo

Free garden tours Lincoln Park Zoo. Join Lincoln Park Zoo’s Horticulture Department for a FREE tour of the beautiful zoo gardens. When: Every second Saturday, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10 and October 8, 10–11 a.m. Where:  2001 N Clark St, (312) 742-2000, Meet at information kiosk at the Patio at Café Brauer. Refer to … [Read More...]

Harold Washington Library: Free Lectures

Harold Washington Library: Free Lectures. Where:  Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State Street, Chicago Authors Room, 7th Floor, 312-747-4300. When: Saturday, October 1, 2016 (2:00PM – 3:00PM) Artist Talk with Nancy VanKanegan. Nancy VanKanegan will discuss her clay works and their relationship to voluntary or forced practices of … [Read More...]

Lincoln Park Zoo: New penguin exhibit opening

Lincoln Park Zoo: New penguin exhibit the Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove Public Opening Where: Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove, Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N Clark St. When: Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 10 a.m. The Lincoln Park Zoo is getting new penguins. The old Kovler Penguin-Seabird House closed in 2011 and the penguins, puffins and … [Read More...]

Reverse the Curse Party Oct. 6

For all of us long suffering Cubs fans let's hope this years party works! The Billy Goat Tavern is throwing it's annual Reverse the Curse Party Oct. 6. When: Oct. 6, 2016 5:30PM – 8:30PM Where: Billy Goat Tavern 430 N. Michigan Ave. (Lower Level) Take the stairs down here. Join fellow Cubs fans and Murphy the Goat at the annual Reverse the Curse … [Read More...]

Free events at Northerly Island

Free events Northerly Island. Northerly Island offers free adult and family friendly events year round. Hop on the 146, Divvy or drive over to check it out. Audubon Bird Walk at Northerly Island When: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2016 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Where:  Northerly Island Field House 1521 S. Linn White Dr.  (312) 745-2910. Registration is required, please … [Read More...]