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Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsNavy Pier Fireworks
During the summer, one of the best aerial displays you’ll find in Chicago originates from Navy Pier. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, the fireworks will begin at 9:30pm each Wednesday and 10:15pm each Saturday and you’re welcome to enjoy them from Navy Pier’s various public spaces. Of course, you can also take in the show from nearby beaches or while cruising along the Lakefront Trail. Navy Pier Fireworks run until September 4th.

Fiesta Boricua
Join in this celebration of joy and cultural pride with the best Puerto Rican musical talent, the most succulent Puerto Rican food, and the most beautiful crafts. Featuring all genres of music and dance from bomba and plena to salsa and trova. Additionally there will be a back-to-school carnival. Fiesta Boricua will take place on September 4th and September 5th from noon to 8p.m., from Western Ave., to California Avenue.

Goodman Theatre Presents Sones De México Ensemble’s Zulema. Produced in association with the Chicago Park District/Night Out in the Parks, Chicago Department Of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, The Chicago Latino Theater Alliance, and the National Museum of Mexican Art. More than 50 musicians, dancers and actors join Sones de México Ensemble at Millennium Park for the ground-breaking final performance of Zulema—uniting cultures and musical styles from around Mexico and Chicago. Last chance to check out the show on September 2nd at 6pm at Millennium Park’s Jay Pritzker Pavilion. For more information,

Sundays on State
Come together with neighbors from every Chicago community and beyond for this free, interactive city-wide block party, while safely enjoying art, culture, active recreation, shopping, food, drinks, and local attractions. Experience everyone’s neighborhood, the Loop, like never before! #SundaysOnState. To checkout this Sunday’s lineup or to register, visit

Chicago In Tune Festival
Chicago’s multi-day summer festivals devoted to gospel, blues, house music and jazz aren’t happening this year, but a new series of events is filling the void. As part of the citywide Chicago Tune In Festival (which includes a bunch of previously-planned festivals and concerts at local venues), the city is hosting four concert at Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, with each night devoted to a different genre of music. The festival runs September 3rd through 18th. For more information, visit

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

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