Dog Park Fund-Raiser, Benefits and Entertainment Lead Events This Week in McKinley Park

Published November 4, 2019

Avalon film leadAvalon screens on Saturday, November 9, at the McKinley Park public library.Show your support for the upcoming dog-friendly area in McKinley Park at the Beers & Barks Fund-Raiser on Saturday, November 9, at the Co-Prosperity Sphere in the Bridgeport neighborhood. Admittance offers a night of beer, tacos and raffles, with all proceeds going to support the dog park and the McKinley Dog Park Advisory Council. Of course, pooches are welcome at the fund-raiser, too!

The Brewers Karaoke Championship at Marz Community Brewing Co. brings top beer industry pros to a crooning contest on Thursday, November 7, for downtime away from the Festival of Wood- and Barrel-Aged Beer. Also listed on the Marz calendar for that evening is the Yeast Party Comedy Night, again bringing stand-up comedy to the tap room.

U.S. veterans deserve our thanks, and the 7th District Veterans Breakfast welcomes past service members to the McKinley Park field house on Friday, November 8. Cook County 7th District Commissioner Alma Anaya sponsors this event and asks attendees to RSVP by calling (773) 376-2700

The National Latino Education Institute celebrates its past students at the NLEI Alumni Awards on Friday, November 8. The program fetes specific notable alumni, including U.S. Congressman Jesús "Chuy" GarcÍa, and takes place at the Peoples Energy Training Center in Chicago's South Lawndale Community Area.

McKinley Dog Park Advisory Council Beers and Barks 20191109 posterThe McKinley Dog Park fund-raiser takes place on Saturday, November 9, at the Co-Prosperity sphere in Bridgeport.The McKinley Park branch of the Chicago Public Libary showcases the Avalon Film Screening on Saturday, November 9, as part of its Community Cinema series. Read for the Record: Thank You, Omu! offers interactive reading and play for kids ages 3 to 5 at the library on Tuesday, November 5. Drop-In Games again pits teens and adults in play on new and classic board games on Saturday, November 9, at the library.

The McKinley Park Civic Association Meeting on Wednesday, November 6, brings together members of the neighborhood's longest-serving community organization, the McKinley Park Civic Association. Look for the monthly gathering in the McKinley Park library's meeting room.

Trivia buffs will find competitive fun for every size of team at the Quiz Mercenary Pub Quiz on Tuesday, November 5, at Marz Community Brewing Co. Seniors can again socialize and play at the weekly Senior Club Bingo on Wednesday, November 6, at the McKinley Park field house.

One City Tap presents its weekly Karaoke Night on Friday, November 8. Join fellow singers in song with the help of DJ Angel. 

These are just some of the great neighborhood events happening in McKinley Park this week. Check the full calendar, featured events, showcase events and events dashboard for more.

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