Step Out and Gobble Up Some Fun This Week in McKinley Park

Published November 25, 2019

One City Tap Karaoke Night poster forwebWant to sing? One City Tap hosts its Karaoke Night every week, including this Friday, November 29.As the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago officially begins the holiday season with Thanksgiving, Black Friday and a likely long weekend, residents can also enjoy many opportunities to step out for great community events. The McKinley Park branch of the Chicago public library is a top host this week with events like The Joy Luck Club Film Screening on Saturday, November 30, plus the tabletop battles of Drop-In Games, also that Saturday.

Kids at the library can get crafty and creative with LEGO at the Library on Tuesday, November 26. The next day, Wednesday, November 27, offers Exploratorium at the library for children 6 and older, who will learn about STEAM topics (aka Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) and get a chance to apply their knowledge with hands-on experiments and challenges.

Marz Community Brewing Co. again showcases its musical artists in residence on Wednesday, November 27, with Jazz on Marz with the Jazzeros. For creative fun and collaboration, the Drink and Draw session on Tuesday, November 26, at Marz Brewing offers doodling alongside Marz's fresh brews. The weekend DJs spinning in the tap room include DJ La Gata on Friday, November 29, and Gary T on Saturday, November 30.

Wail like a banshee or sing sweet as a bird at McKinley Park's regular karaoke events: One City Tap brings its weekly Karaoke Night back on Friday, November 29, and Marz Community Brewing has listed its semi-monthly karaoke freak-out — Karaoke on Marz — for Thursday, November 28. Ed note: Marz Brewing is closed for Thanksgiving and will not be hosting karaoke this week.

The Joy Luck Club screens on Saturday, November 30, at the McKinley Park library.

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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