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Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsChicago Volunteer Expo
Sunday, Feb. 21st
Hosted on Zoom

At the ninth annual Chicago Volunteer Expo, you can connect with non-profit organizations from all over the city to learn how you can get involved! Whether your passion is the environment, the arts, or social justice, find out what you can do to make a difference.

Shedd Aquarium
Illinois Resident Free Days
February 22nd-26th

Shedd Aquarium will offer five Illinois Resident Free Days allowing guests to come face-to-face with aquatic animals. This offering demonstrates the aquarium’s commitment to providing access to connect to nature and wildlife for all, despite the aquarium’s multiple closures and significant revenue shortfalls as a result of the pandemic.

Immersive Van Gough
Lighthouse ArtSpace, 108 W. Germania Pl
Through September 6th, 2021

Step inside of Starry Night and The Bedroom in Arles with the help of more than 50 digital projectors in this high-tech exhibition that explores the work of Vincent Van Gogh. Designed by the Italian creative team that worked on the “Atelier des Lumières” exhibitions in Paris, “Immersive Van Gogh” covers 35-foot walls with animated versions of the Dutch painters work, accompanied by a score that blends electronic and classical compositions.

Schitt Happens Pop-Up
Replay, Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield Avenue
Through April 1st

Replay Lincoln Park’s latest pop-up draws inspiration from Schitt’s Creek, the beloved comedy about a bunch of unlikable rich people adjusting to a new life in a town they own. Visitors to Schitt Happens will be able to snap photos in front of recreations of locations from the show, including the Rosebud Motel, Café Tropical, Moira’s Wig Wall and the welcome to Schitt’s Creek sign. The Chicago Makers Pop Up Shop is running a recreation of the Rose Apothecary, selling artisanal items and merchandise created by local artists.

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

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