Pride Idol: Premiere event
Wed., March 23, 8 pm
The Glenwood, 6962 N. Glenwood Ave.
First night of this 14-week competition, taking place each Wednesday and featuring poetry/spoken word, storytelling, comedy, vocal/karaoke and live band. Ultimate winner receives $1,000 grand prize and will perform at this year's Pride North. Hosted by Marvin Ausby.
Windy City Cycling Club
Easter Bonnet Party
Fri.-Sat., March 26-27, 9 pm
3349 N. Halsted St.
Imperial Windy City Court hosts this Easter Egg Fundraiser. The Easter Bunny will visit. Donate for an Easter egg and enjoy whatever treats you find inside! Proceeds benefit Vital Bridges and Autism Speaks.
Easter Brunch/Bonnet Contest
Sun., March 26, 11 am-3 pm
Scot's, 1829 W. Montrose Ave.
Don your spring finery for this annual Easter get-together. Brunch begins at the omelet bar at noon. Easter bonnet judging at 3. First prize is $50 in Scot's dollars.
Photo of 2015 contest winners by Kirk Williamson
Full calendar of community events at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .