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Flu Shot Clinic

October 17, 2014
12:00 pmto3:00 pm

Flu Shot 2014Alderman Pat Dowell wants you to stay healthy this season and has collaborated with the Chicago Department of Public Health and Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church to provide free flu shots.

Where: Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church (4622 S. King Dr.)
When: October 17th, 2014, 12-3pm

Free Autism Screening

October 18, 2014
1:00 am

If you are concerned about your child’s development because they do not learn as quickly as other children or have behavioral issues, you may want to schedule a free appointment for an autism screening on October 18th, 2014. Sponsored by Autism Speaks, screenings, nutritious snacks, and resource materials will be provided. To schedule your appointment, call Mary Rios at (224) 567-8573, e-mail, or register online at

Where: Educare Chicago (5044 S. Wabash)
When: Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Cancer Walk

October 25, 2014
5:00 pm

Jointly hosted by the Oakwood Boulevard Neighborhood Association (OBNA) and the Mandrake Park Advisory Council, this event is to commemorate October as Breast Cancer Month and also acknowledge all other forms of cancer.

Where: Mandrake Park
When: October 25th, 5pm

Chicago Department of Aviation Contractor Open House

October 16, 2014
1:30 pmto4:30 pm

City of Chicago aviation officials will present details about upcoming construction projects, including the Capital Improvement Program and OMP Completion Phase bid packages. In addition, information will be available about the Residential Sound Insulation Program, and airport maintenance contracts.

City of Chicago departments will be on site to answer questions and assist firms in becoming certified to do business with the City. In addition, a representative from the Office of the City Treasurer will discuss the programs they offer. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with contractors and subcontractors of every size and specialty! Space is limited! Register for the Contractor Open House online at

Where: UIC Forum (725West Roosevelt Road)
When: Thursday, October 16th, 2014, 1:30-4:30 p.m.


October 11, 2014
10:00 amto1:00 pm

If you have sensitive documents that need to be destroyed, you may want to take advantage of Illinois Service Federal’s free Shred-O-Rama events. You can have your documents shredding while you watch to ensure 100% security. The service is provided by Accurate Document Destruction and is limited to paper (100 pound max).

Where: 4619 S. King Dr. and 8700 S. King Dr.
When: Saturday, October 11th, 2014, 10am to 1pm

Community Health Fair

October 15, 2014
10:00 amto2:00 pm

Sponsored by the Office of Women’s Health, Illinois Institute of Technology, and the Men and Women in Prison Ministries, this health fair will feature:

  • Free HIV Rapid Testing
  • Breast Health Education
  • Free Eye Screening & Chair Massages
  •  Free Blood Pressure Checks
  • Free Mammogram Sign-ups
  • Healthy Eating Demos & Fitness Resources

Where: 10 W. 35th Street (IIT Tower Lobby)
When: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014, 10:00 am- 2pm

For More Information Please Contact: Kimberly Wallace at (872) 223-5235 or

Museum Campus Transportation Plan Open House

October 14, 2014
4:00 pmto6:00 pm

The mayor’s task force to propose enhancements to the Museum Campus transportation network will evaluate how people move to and around the Museum Campus and areas along the city’s central lakefront. The task force’s recommendations will be a piece of the Museum Campus Framework Plan, a long-range plan that will establish a vision for the future of the Museum Campus, with a focus on recreation, education, access and sustainability.

On behalf of the task force, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) is hosting this open house to encourage community input. The public is invited to review materials, give feedback and discuss the Museum Campus and transportation options with project staff. Visit or e-mail Yonah Freemark at for more information.

Where: Metropolitan Planning Council (140 S. Dearborn, Suite 1400)
When: October 14th, 2014, 4 to 6 p.m.