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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

From our friends at Flatts and Sharpe Music Co.

Free Toddler Show This Sunday!

Don't forget! Catch The Musical Zoo this Sunday, October 4, here at Flatts & Sharpe, for a free afternoon of musical and educational fun for children ages five and younger.

Hosted by Daniel Grabala, The Musical Zoo is a rhythmic, tune-filled series of developmentally appropriate games and activities to engage and entertain young minds.

Children three years old and younger are invited to attend at 10:00, while four and five year olds should come at 11:00.

This introductory session is absolutely free, but you must RSVP to attend.

To check out The Musical Zoo in advance, visit and see what the special children in your life might soon enjoy.

Any questions?

Please email us at -

Thanks for reading, and we hope to see you soon!

Flatts & Sharpe Music Company
6749 N. Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60626

(773) 465-5233

From our friends at Lifeline Theatre

Treasure Island opens to rave reviews!

Audiences and critics are raving about Treasure Island!

"This is 'Treasure Island' done right"
--Chris Jones, Chicago Tribune

"Highly Recommended... Nobody does it better than Lifeline Theatre when it comes to spinning a rip-roaring yarn full of derring-do and adventure."
--Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

"John Hildreth's adaptation of the age-old novel by Robert Louis Stevenson is nothing short of stunning... This show is as close to perfection as they come"
--Suzy Evans,

Performances are already selling out - don't miss your chance to experience Robert Louis Stevenson's legendary high-seas adventure, adapted for Lifeline Theatre by award-winning ensemble member John Hildreth.

Treasure Island runs Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 4pm & 8pm, and Sundays at 4pm, through November 1, 2009.

Call the box office today at (773) 761-4477 or order ONLINE.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Storycatchers Theatre

Cool Car on Sheridan Road


Happening Today


Sunday, September 27, 2009
Jarvis Square (corner of Jarvis & Greenview)
10 am - 1 pm

The sale benefits RPGG community gardening programs that fund projects large and small.

Your dollars will not only buy you a great deal but will be used to buy plant material for Rogers Park spaces in the public way.

It's all green and it's all local.

Friday, September 25, 2009

Happening Today

Preservation Celebration

Friday, Sept. 25, 2009
6-9 pm

Elks National Veterans Memorial
2750 N. Lakeview
(Glenwood & Morse Ave)

Explore this hidden Chicago landmark, enjoy the sounds of the Prohibition Orchestra, and sip a "preservationistini" while bidding on silent auction items.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Albion Garden?

Community Meeting on Loyola University Plan for Albion Garden

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Loyola University Crown Center Auditorium, 1001 W. Loyola Avenue

Community meeting to review Loyola University's plans for the property located at 6572-90 N. Sheridan Road. (southwest corner of Sheridan and Albion).

Representatives from Loyola University will discuss their plans to demolish the buildings on the site and replace them with landscaping and a raised bed urban educational garden for Loyola's Center for Environmental Research and Policy.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Friday Farmer's Markets

Farmer Friday Farmer's Markets

Fridays through Oct. 30, 4 pm - 8 pm

Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Avenue

Featuring: Harvest Moon Organic farm, Goose Island, Slow Food Chicago, Barra & Girasole wines, Mint Creek Farm, Seedling Farm, Bark Bark Club, Delightful Pastries, Koval Organic Distillery, Chicago Fair Trade, Raven Theatre, Nomadic Ant, and others.

Tour the country's first certified organic rooftop farm at Uncommon Ground. Saturday, June 11, 10:30-11:30 am

Uncommon Ground will feature Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley at a farm dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony.

Uncommon Ground has launched the nation's first certified-organic roof top farm.

National Night Out show schedule

The sights and sounds of the official National Night Out in the 24th District direct from Willye B. White Park.

The show is dedicated in honor of Officer Hank Jakob who together with Officer Steve Cohen under the direction of then Sgt. now Deputy Chief Bruce Rottner established and built the foundation of Community Policing in the 24th District.

Available at Youtube right now

Watch it this week on TV

Friday September 11th, 2:30 pm, CANTV Channel 19

Monday September 14th, 6 pm. Comcast Channels 19 or 35*

Go to for the link to watch any of our shows on Youtube, see our upcoming schedule and check the alphabetical and chronological lists of our shows and their guests.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Treasure Island

Low-priced Previews begin September 11 for Treasure Island:

Fridays, Sep 11 & 18 @ 7:30pm
Saturdays, Sep 12 & 19 @ 8pm
Sundays, Sep 13 & 20 @ 4pm

Be the first to experience award-winning playwright John Hildreth's world premiere stage adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure, featuring sword fights and violence designed by Fight Director Geoff Coates (The Mark of Zorro).

Call the Box Office at 773-761-4477 or book ONLINE.

Thursday, September 3, 2009