Brave Crossing Book Launch & Immigration Stories Workshop

Skokie Public Library 5215 Oakton St, Skokie, Skokie

Host Organization:Filipino American Historical Society Of Chicago A Workshop on the Immigration Stories of Filipino Americans with guest speaker Maria Alvarez Stroud, author of the book, Brave Crossing. The book is the story of a young man’s dream of adventure and a different if not a better life in another country. This historical novel is […]

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Virtual Book Club – Song of Achilles

Online via Zoom

Host Organization: National Hellenic Museum Read Madeline Miller's best-selling, thrilling novel based on the tale of the legendary Greek hero Achilles, then join us on Zoom to discuss! Each month the NHM Book Club chooses a book that is either inspired by the Hellenic legacy or by a Greek American author (and sometimes both!). Then […]

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Calaveritas de azúcar / Sugar Skull Workshop

Casa Michoacán 1638 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago

Host Organization: FEDECMI/CASA Michoacán Come to our workshop and learn about the making of traditional sugar skulls from Mexico and a brief history of Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), while decorating your own sugar skull! Participants will get a chance to decorate sugar skulls with icing, glitter, feathers, rhinestones and more, all […]

$10

Taste of India Virtual Cooking Class w/ Chef Asif Syed

Online via Zoom

Host Organization: National Indo-American Museum Craving Hyderabadi food but don't want to leave your couch? Say no more! Our next Taste of India guest is the trail-blazing, award-winning chef Asif Syed! Chef Asif’s incredible array of awards includes the 2017 Golden Spoon Award by Florida Trend Magazine as well as his outstanding win against Bobby […]

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Bulgarian Folk Traditions Painting and Embroidery Workshop

Magura Cultural Center 415 W Golf Rd #7, Arlington Heights

Host Organization: Magura Cultural Center PAINT NIGHT and more… Join us for unique art workshop and create an art piece influenced by Bulgarian folk traditions. You will be able to create an embroidery piece and use it for clear phone case, or paint a traditional embroidery pattern on ceramic, canvas or wood as a hands-on […]

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Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in the Face of Urban Change – Virtual Discussion

Online via Zoom

Host Organization: American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress Partner Organizations: Chicago Architecture Center’s Open House Chicago, National Hellenic Museum, Bronzeville Historical Society, Chinese American Museum of Chicago Join us in a conversation with representatives of the Bronzeville Historical Society, Chinese American Museum of Chicago, and the National Hellenic Museum on safeguarding cultural heritage […]

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Andersonville Walking Tour

Swedish American Museum 5211 N Clark St, Chicago

Host Organization: Swedish American Museum Join the Swedish American Museum for a walking tour of Swedish Andersonville. Learn about the Swedish heritage of the neighborhood, and what Swedish things you can still find in the area today. Your registration includes a copy of the guided tour and admission to the Museum. Location Info: Meet at […]

$10

Dia de los Muertos

Trickster Cultural Center 190 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg

Host Organization: Trickster Cultural Center Co-hosts: Teotlecuilli Aztec Dance Group and the Kenneth Young Center Help honor those who have passed by adding to our ofrendas (altars). Music, crafts, and traditional Aztec Danza will be taking place during the day. Disney's/Pixars "Coco" will be shown at 2PM. Children's crafts will be available for $5. What […]

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Dia de los Muertos: Remembering and Honoring Environmental Protectors

La Ronda Parakata Gathering Space in the Burnham Wildlife Corridor 3500 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago

Host Organization: Field Museum Partner Organizations: Casa Michoacan/FEDECMI Join Roots and Routes, Casa Michoacan, Artists Hector Duarte and Alfonso "Piloto" Nieves, Chicago Park District and Filed Museum for a family-friendly event featuring a traditional altar, music, activity tables, face painting and more. Experience a traditional Dia de los Muertos while enjoying nature in Chicago. This […]

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