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State Street Halloween Happening Parade

Kids can join in the on the fun by marching in costume as part of The State Street Halloween Happening Parade on Saturday, October 24. The parade steps off at noon at the corner of State and Randolph streets. Following the parade, kids can enjoy trick-or-treating, a performance by Midnight Circus and a costume contestall at Pumpkin (Daley) Plaza.

Double Ten Parade – October 10

Chinatown Parade celebrating Chinese Independence, the 98th Anniversary of National Day in Republic of China. Featuring parade a of patriots, marching bands, floats, lion teams, 100 ft. mystical dragon, and local schools.

Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade

The Parade is organized by volunteers from the Chicago area who care about unfortunate children, promoting motorcycles, and having fun. Toys are given to the Marine Corps Reserve to distribute as well as riders who deliver them to hospitals, orphanages, schools and homes where the need is greatest.

Polar Adventure Days

Watch as amazing ice sculptures are created right in front of you, meet a team of live polar huskies, and see birds of prey and other live animals. You can also make winter crafts, sip hot cocoa, and snowshoe, if there is snow.

The History Boys

The recipient of more than 30 major awards, including Tony and Olivier awards for Best New Play, The History Boys follows a rambunctious group of clever young men as they pursue higher learning, games, sexual identity and a place at university under the guidance of three wildly different teachers and a headmaster obsessed with results.

Your Pal, Cliff: Selections from the H. C. Westermann Study Collection

A central figure in postwar American art, H. C. Westermann produced a meticulously crafted and highly personal body of sculpture, drawings, and prints. Showcasing newly accessible archival material and ephemera, this exhibit examines the intersection of Westermann’s life and art and gives special insight into his inspirations, signature imagery, and working methods.

Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito

Jane Glover conducts the Chicago Opera Theater premiere of Mozart’s “La clemenza di Tito.” Last seen in Chicago 20 years ago! Director Christopher Alden makes his Chicago Opera Theater debut.