As we enter the middle of July, the warmth and sun just get more intense. Summer is at its peak, and with plenty of events going on in Chicago why not spend sometime in Rogers Park to enjoy music, cater to your pet, see some live theater, and more!
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R Public House Bastille Day Street Party
When: Sunday, July 15th (12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.)
Where: 1508 W. Jarvis Avenue
R Public House is hosting a street party in honor of Bastille Day Weekend. Music, burlesque, can can dancers can be seen during the street party. R Public House will be serving French-inspired drinks and crepes!
49th Ward Community Pet Day
When: Saturday, July 14th (10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.)
Where: Pottawattomie Park, 7340 N. Rogers Avenue
Keep your pets healthy and safe this summer at the 4th Annual Rogers Park Community Pet Day!
• Low-cost vaccines for 200 pets ($7 DA2PPL, FVRCP; $15 rabies)
• City of Chicago dog registration ($5 spayed/neutered; $50 unaltered)
• Free microchips for 100 pets
• Free spay/neuter vouchers for The Anti-Cruelty Society‘s clinic
• $5 nail trims for cats & dogs
• Free pet ID tags
… and much more!
This event is cash only, please bring exact change. All animals must be secured, either on a leash or in a carrier. Pets over 4 months of age must have current rabies vaccination & dog license or will be required to purchase them. Open to all Chicago residents, first come first served.
Community Pet Day is sponsored by our office, State Representative Kelly Cassidy, and State Senator Heather Steans. Thank you to our partners Bark Place, Rogers Bark Pet Salon, The Anti-Cruelty Society. Special thanks to Chicago Animal Care and Control and Friends of Chicago Animal Care and Control.
The Heat Merchants at Heartland Cafe
Where: The Heartland Cafe, 7000 N. Glenwood Avenue
The Heartland Cafe is well-known as the place to go for weekend events. This Sunday there will be an evening of hard bop, vintage jazz, and urban blues hosted by Mike Finnerty of Jazz Outlaw and his band The Heat Merchants.
The event is free to musicians “sitting in”and to Loyola students with a valid ID. For everyone else, there is a fee of $5, but to be around good music, enjoy inexpensive drinks with friendly vibes it will be well worth your money!
“The Adventures of Spirit Force Five” at Factory Theater
When: Friday, July 13th @ 8:00 p.m., Saturday, July 14th @ 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 15th @ 3:00 p.m.
Do you love comedy onstage? If so, stop by The Factory Theater this weekend for their special showcase of “The Adventures of Spirit Force Five”.
The playwright is about a cheerleading squad called upon to save the parallel universe of Lej. They must summon their collective team spirit to destroy the evil spirit stick, save the world, and be back in time for the state championship.
Jill Oliver’s debut play asks the question, “Ummm…there’s an evil stick in this play?”