Events This Week
- Hustle Up The Hancock (since 1998). Pledged 94 floor (1632 stairs, 1000 vertical feet) climb. Yearly. All ages. $30-50 6:30a UNCONFIRMED
- Benefits American Lung Association. Well managed event with thousands of runners.
lungchicago.org/hustleJohn Hancock Building, 312/751-3681, 875 N Michigan. Assemble in concourse area.
hancock-observatory.com MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE
- * 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.
chicagochinatown.org MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE
- IHOP Natl Pancake Day (since 2006). Yearly. All ages. Free 7a-7p UNCONFIRMED
- Free short stack (Children's Miracle Network donation encouraged).
- Purim. Jewish holiday commemorating queen Esther's intervention to save the Jews of Persia. Yearly. Sunset to sunset. UNCONFIRMED
- The story of her actions in the 5th century BC is retold on this day.
chabad.org/holidays INFO SHARE