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Sunday, Dec 17
Sober Horizons Group of Alcoholics Anonymous All persons with a desire to stop drinking are welcome.  9:30am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Chi-Town Squares Holiday Dance With Sandie Bryant. Treats are welcome. Feel free to wear holiday finery   2:00pm - 5:00pm  
Ebenezer Lutheran Church
1650 W Foster
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The Nutcracker, The Joffrey Ballet Newly reimagined holiday classic by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon through Dec. 30.  2:00pm  
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
50 E Congress Pkwy


Story Time With the Drag Queens Join Muffy Fishbasket and her Good Time Galz as they each read a classic bedtime story to a roomful of children. Women and Children First will be on hand at COH with the featured stories available for sale. Suggested Donation $10. Register online.  3:00pm - 4:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted  Ticket Link


Social Justice Book Group: Listen, Liberal by Thomas Frank Leaders: Alex Wolfe (ashapardanis@gmail.com) & Anne Bradley (ab3419@gmail.com). Alex Wolfe, who has both a passion for social justice and a degree in political science, has been a political activist for more than four years, eventually becoming involved in Black Lives Matter in early 2016.   4:00pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Women Your Mother Warned You About: Resistance & Resilience Trans anthology reading.  6:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Monday, Dec 18
TransSafe: Weekly Transgender Care Services TransSafe is a once weekly service for transgender and gender non-conforming (GNC) individuals age 18 and up, providing a safe and trans affirming space where trans and GNC individuals can access referral and linkage to housing, medical, legal, employment, and HIV services.  2:00pm - 5:30pm    773-248-5200 x 412
Heartland Health Outreach Clinic, 4750 N. Sheridan Rd, 5th floor, Chicago
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Smart Recovery Self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Gay men with addictive behaviors (alcohol, drugs, eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonder if they have a problem are welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Room 205. Each Monday.  7:00pm - 8:15pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Classics of Women's Literature Book Group: Wise Blood by Flannery O'Connor (rescheduled) This group reads classic books by women that were published at least 25 years ago. It expands the definition of "classics" to include both authors who have made it into the canon, such as Edith Wharton, Jane Austen, and George Eliot, and some from around the world who haven't (yet).  7:15pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Golden Girls, the Lost Episodes, holiday edition Campy parody of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms with Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia will feature the best of the original run - plus a new holiday-themed episode. Will run in conjunction with the return of Red-Hosed Reindeer. $25. or VIP $35.   7:30pm    800-838-3006
Mary's Attic
5400 N Clark  Ticket Link




Tuesday, Dec 19
Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. Meet at the totem pole  6:30pm  
Addison and Lakeshore Dr.
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Golden Girls, the Lost Episodes, holiday edition Campy parody of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms with Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia will feature the best of the original run - plus a new holiday-themed episode. Will run in conjunction with the return of Red-Hosed Reindeer. $25. or VIP $35.   7:30pm    800-838-3006
Mary's Attic
5400 N Clark  Ticket Link


Women's Book Group Potluck and Book Selection Meeting The Women's Book Group is the longest running of Women & Children First's book groups, led by the store's co-founder Linda Bubon. The group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Thursday, Dec 21
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm  
Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
5537 N Broadway St
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W.O.M.B. Open Mic Third Thursday of the month. Hosted by Lucy and e. nina jay. Night of poetry. Please come early if you want to perform. Parking available behind building.  7:00pm - 10:00pm  
Affinity Community Services
2850 S. Wabash Ave. #108
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Altered Boy Good little Catholic boy says his prayers, makes good grades, performs in school plays, wins participation trophies... He's Catholic, he's gay - what could go wrong? Through Dec. 30, 2017. $25   7:30pm    800-737-0984
The Buena, Pride Arts Center 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago  Ticket Link




Friday, Dec 22
Beautiful, the Carole King Musical The story of Carole King's journey to write the soundtrack of a generation.  7:30pm  
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W Randolph  Ticket Link




Saturday, Dec 23
Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. Meet at the totem pole   9:00am  
Addison and Lakeshore Dr.
Website Link


The Nutcracker, The Joffrey Ballet Newly reimagined holiday classic by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon through Dec. 30.  7:00pm  
Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University
50 E Congress Pkwy




Sunday, Dec 24
Sober Horizons Group of Alcoholics Anonymous All persons with a desire to stop drinking are welcome.  9:30am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Monday, Dec 25
Holiday Meal at Center on Halsted Doors open at 11:00AM. Dinner is at 12:00PM. Event is free but RSVP is required by phone or email. Contact Britta Larson, Director of Senior Services. Space is limited. blarson@centeronhalsted.org.  12:00pm - 2:00pm    773-472-5469 Ext 445
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Tuesday, Dec 26
Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. Meet at the totem pole  6:30pm  
Addison and Lakeshore Dr.
Website Link




Wednesday, Dec 27
Golden Girls, the Lost Episodes, holiday edition Campy parody of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms with Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia will feature the best of the original run - plus a new holiday-themed episode. Will run in conjunction with the return of Red-Hosed Reindeer. $25. or VIP $35.   7:30pm    800-838-3006
Mary's Attic
5400 N Clark  Ticket Link




Thursday, Dec 28
Thrive: Weekly group for HIV-positive YMSM Open process group facilitated by a licensed counselor open to all HIV-positive young men who have sex with men, 18-29. A safe space to process one's HIV status, emotional and mental health, relationships, identity, and personal growth. Also fun activities and cultural outings once a quarter.   6:00pm  
Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN)
5537 N Broadway St
Website Link




Friday, Dec 29
Beautiful, the Carole King Musical The story of Carole King's journey to write the soundtrack of a generation.  7:30pm  
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W Randolph  Ticket Link


Christmas Bingo: It's a Ho-Ho-Holy Night Written by Vicki Quade, co-creator of Late Nite Catechism, Christmas Bingo is the second installment in Quade's bingo series with new material and a special twist on the story of the Annunciation. Through Dec. 31, 2017. $30  8:00pm    312-988-9000
Royal George Theatre
1641 N Halsted St
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Saturday, Dec 30
Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. Meet at the totem pole   9:00am  
Addison and Lakeshore Dr.
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Sunday, Dec 31
Sober Horizons Group of Alcoholics Anonymous All persons with a desire to stop drinking are welcome.  9:30am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Steamworks: The Musical One night only. Ring in the new year with the hilarious story of a wide-eyed young man who moves to the Windy City seeking love... and stumbles into the legendary Boystown bathhouse.  8:00pm    773-697-9693
Annoyance Theatre
851 W Belmont
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Tuesday, Jan 2
Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. Meet at the totem pole  6:30pm  
Addison and Lakeshore Dr.
Website Link




Wednesday, Jan 3
Golden Girls, the Lost Episodes, holiday edition Campy parody of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms with Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia will feature the best of the original run - plus a new holiday-themed episode. Will run in conjunction with the return of Red-Hosed Reindeer. $25. or VIP $35.   7:30pm    800-838-3006
Mary's Attic
5400 N Clark  Ticket Link




Thursday, Jan 4
American Veterans for Equal Rights Chicago Chapter of American Veterans for Equal Rights, the national organization of LGBT veterans formerly known as Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Veterans of America (GLBVA).   7:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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Friday, Jan 5
Beautiful, the Carole King Musical The story of Carole King's journey to write the soundtrack of a generation.  7:30pm  
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W Randolph  Ticket Link


Book Launch Party: A Conspiracy of Stars by Olivia A. Colee Octavia has always dreamed of becoming a whitecoat, one of the prestigious N'Terra scientists who study the natural wonders of Faloiv. So when the opportunity arises she leaps at the chance.   7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Saturday, Jan 6
Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. Meet at the totem pole   9:00am  
Addison and Lakeshore Dr.
Website Link




Sunday, Jan 7
Sober Horizons Group of Alcoholics Anonymous All persons with a desire to stop drinking are welcome.  9:30am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
Website Link




Monday, Jan 8
Smart Recovery Self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Gay men with addictive behaviors (alcohol, drugs, eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonder if they have a problem are welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Room 205. Each Monday.  7:00pm - 8:15pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
Website Link




Tuesday, Jan 9
Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. Meet at the totem pole  6:30pm  
Addison and Lakeshore Dr.
Website Link




Wednesday, Jan 10
Author Reading: Ann M. Martin in conversation with WBEZ's Greta Johnsen For this free event, Johnsen will interview author Ann M. Martin about her young adult novel Rain Reign, new in paperback.  7:00pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Golden Girls, the Lost Episodes, holiday edition Campy parody of one of TV's most beloved sitcoms with Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia will feature the best of the original run - plus a new holiday-themed episode. Will run in conjunction with the return of Red-Hosed Reindeer. $25. or VIP $35.   7:30pm    800-838-3006
Mary's Attic
5400 N Clark  Ticket Link




Thursday, Jan 11
Book Launch Party: The Hope Store by Dwight Okita Two Asian American friends, Luke and Kazu, discover a bold new procedure to import hope into the hopeless. They vow to open the world's first Hope Store.  7:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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Friday, Jan 12
Artists' Gallery Opening LQBTQ Artists Gallery Opening Exhibit. The opening night event is the official premiere of the work by renowned artists Marcus Sistler & Patrick Lyne. Reception will include a cash bar. $5 suggested donation.  6:00pm - 8:00pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
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the kates Chicago comedian and kates cast member Amy Sumpter hosts the all female comedy showcase. Second Friday of every month. $10.  7:00pm  
The Book Cellar, 4736-38 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago


The New Prairie School Through theater, dance, electroacoustic music, and poetry, performance artist and composer Corey Smith celebrates the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth and explodes Midwestern architecture into something queer, something progressive, ecstatic, and weird. Through Sunday, Jan. 14. $10 (incomes under $30k); $15 (incomes $30k-50k); $25 (incomes above $50k)   7:00pm  
Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave  Ticket Link


Beautiful, the Carole King Musical The story of Carole King's journey to write the soundtrack of a generation.  7:30pm  
Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W Randolph  Ticket Link




Saturday, Jan 13
Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Frontrunners, Frontwalkers Chicago Chicago's LGBT running and walking club. Meet at the totem pole   9:00am  
Addison and Lakeshore Dr.
Website Link


Burning Bowl 2018 A community "burns" so it can intentionally and confidently move into the future. BYP100 director Charlene Carruthers and Drum Divas. More info to come.  Time:TBA  
TBD
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The New Prairie School Through theater, dance, electroacoustic music, and poetry, performance artist and composer Corey Smith celebrates the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth and explodes Midwestern architecture into something queer, something progressive, ecstatic, and weird. Through Sunday, Jan. 14. $10 (incomes under $30k); $15 (incomes $30k-50k); $25 (incomes above $50k)   7:00pm  
Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave  Ticket Link




Sunday, Jan 14
Sober Horizons Group of Alcoholics Anonymous All persons with a desire to stop drinking are welcome.  9:30am  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
Website Link


Women Aging with Wisdom & Grace Discussion & Potluck Suggested Reading: Life Reimagined by Barbara Bradley-Hagerty  11:30am - 12:30pm  
Women & Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St
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The New Prairie School Through theater, dance, electroacoustic music, and poetry, performance artist and composer Corey Smith celebrates the 150th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright's birth and explodes Midwestern architecture into something queer, something progressive, ecstatic, and weird. Through Sunday, Jan. 14. $10 (incomes under $30k); $15 (incomes $30k-50k); $25 (incomes above $50k)   7:00pm  
Links Hall
3111 N. Western Ave  Ticket Link




Monday, Jan 15
Smart Recovery Self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Gay men with addictive behaviors (alcohol, drugs, eating, shopping, gambling, sex, or codependency) or who wonder if they have a problem are welcome. Self-management and recovery training (SMART) uses cognitive-behavioral methods. Room 205. Each Monday.  7:00pm - 8:15pm  
Center on Halsted
3656 N Halsted
Website Link





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