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Friday 2018.02.02
Candlemas. Yearly.
Commemorates the presentation of Jesus in the Temple. Observed in northern Europe much like groundhog day. In some areas it marks the beginning of spring planting. This day is used for the consecration of church candles for the year.
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Groundhogs Day (since 1888). Yearly.
According to Punxsutawney PA folklore, the groundhog (woodchuck) emerges from hibernation on this day. If sunny and the groundhog sees his shadow, legend holds that there will be six more weeks of winter. A cloudy day signals an early spring. Observed at the Brookfield Zoo Children's area.
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Southside Critical Mass. 1st Fridays All ages Free 5:45p.
A fun, free, group bike ride.
thechainlink.org/group/sscritmassNichols Park Plaza, 1300 E 55th St. At Kimbark.
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Sunday 2018.02.04
* Winter Bike Swap. Yearly. All ages. $5-20 11a-4p UNCONFIRMED
Dozens of vendors and presenters.
bedno.com/fb/729603413882882Jaks Tap Restaurant Bar, 312/666-1700, 901 W Jackson.
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Madonnarama. 1st Sundays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
All Madonna music and videos all night with DJ Riley York. Classics, rare tracks, remixes, etc.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Monday 2018.02.05
* Chinese New Years Parade. Yearly. All ages. Free 1p UNCONFIRMED
100' Dragon dances, Miss Chinatown, gifts, fireworks, etc.
cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/neighborhood_parades.htmlChinatown, 312/255-0303, Wentworth and Cermak. Continues South to 24th Street.
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Superbowl (since 1967). Yearly. 5-9p UNCONFIRMED
Preshow from 12:30p. Over 130 MegaViewers expected.
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Wednesday 2018.02.07
Movieoke (since 2008). 1st Wednesdays Occassionally. 21+ $? 9p UNCONFIRMED
Read along to perform, over 200 scenes to choose from.
twitter.com/ChicagoMovieokeWhistler, 773/227-3530, 2421 N Milwaukee.
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"In One Ear" (since 1988). Poetry Open Mic. Wednesdays 18+ $3 10p-?a.
"2nd Longest Running Open-Mic In Chicago!"
facebook.com/In-One-Ear-210844945622380Heartland Cafe, 773/465-8005, 7000 N Glenwood. Near Red Line Morse stop.
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