Crafternoon at Red June
Nov
13
to Jan 15

Crafternoon at Red June

Join us for 3 special drop in crafts at Red June!

Perfect for all ages and abilities.

$6 crafts and $5 drinks + donut

$1 from each craft will be donated to Friends of Pulaski

October 9 - Day of the Dead hang tags or necklaces

Nov 13 - Thankful/Kindness Jars

Dec 11 - Ornaments

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KIDS Shop Small Saturday
Nov
30
10:00 AM10:00

KIDS Shop Small Saturday

Do you remember Santa’s Workshop as a child? Where you could shop for gifts for family and friends in the school gym? Join us on Small business Saturday where kids get to shop, create and be merry.

WE EVENTS will be there with several fun crafts that your kiddos can create to give as a gift this holiday season. Crafts will be under $10 to make.


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One Tail at a Time Story Time - DEC
Dec
11
10:30 AM10:30

One Tail at a Time Story Time - DEC

JOIN OTAT FOR A FUN STORY AND A DOG THEMED CRAFT WITH WE EVENTS

(please note this month is the 2nd WED of the month)

You and your child are invited to Little Tails Story Club at One Tail at a Time’s Adoption Center. A One Tail at a Time volunteer will read an interactive story that inspires compassion and empathy toward all living things. Then enjoy a craft with WE EVENTS and pet and interact with a sweet, loving rescue pup!

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • Little Tails is designed for kids ages 2-6.

  • Doors open at 10:30am; Story time begins promptly at 10:35am.

  • Parking can be tight, so we recommend leaving a little early to find a spot.

  • There is no required fee to attend story time, but donations are always welcome. Each child is encouraged to bring an item from our wish-list!

  • Space is limited. Please email cara@onetail.org to reserve your spot.


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One Tail at a Time - JAN
Jan
8
10:30 AM10:30

One Tail at a Time - JAN

JOIN OTAT FOR A FUN STORY AND A DOG THEMED CRAFT WITH WE EVENTS

(please note this month is the 2nd WED of the month)

You and your child are invited to Little Tails Story Club at One Tail at a Time’s Adoption Center. A One Tail at a Time volunteer will read an interactive story that inspires compassion and empathy toward all living things. Then enjoy a craft with WE EVENTS and pet and interact with a sweet, loving rescue pup!

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • Little Tails is designed for kids ages 2-6.

  • Doors open at 10:30am; Story time begins promptly at 10:35am.

  • Parking can be tight, so we recommend leaving a little early to find a spot.

  • There is no required fee to attend story time, but donations are always welcome. Each child is encouraged to bring an item from our wish-list!

  • Space is limited. Please email cara@onetail.org to reserve your spot.


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Fall Kindness Party
Nov
6
4:30 PM16:30

Fall Kindness Party

Join WE EVENTS and Tiny Tunes for an late afternoon Kindness Party!

Event is free but WE kindly ask that you bring any of the following NEW items to donate to an upcoming volunteer event.

  • washable markers

  • crayons

  • small coloring books

  • small notepads or notebooks

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One Tail at a Time Story Time - November
Nov
6
10:30 AM10:30

One Tail at a Time Story Time - November

JOIN OTAT FOR A FUN STORY AND A DOG THEMED CRAFT WITH WE EVENTS

On the first Wednesday of every month, you and your child are invited to Little Tails Story Club at One Tail at a Time’s Adoption Center. A One Tail at a Time volunteer will read an interactive story that inspires compassion and empathy toward all living things. Meanwhile, your child will be able to pet and interact with a sweet, loving rescue pup!

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • Little Tails is designed for kids ages 2-6.

  • Doors open at 10:30am; Story time begins promptly at 10:35am.

  • Parking can be tight, so we recommend leaving a little early to find a spot.

  • There is no required fee to attend story time, but donations are always welcome. Each child is encouraged to bring an item from our wish-list!

  • Space is limited. Please email cara@onetail.org to reserve your spot.

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Lantern Night Market
Nov
2
5:00 PM17:00

Lantern Night Market

So many people keep asking us to selling our craft kits at markets. Well….YOU all are in luck because this will be out first ever market that WE will be at selling kids craft kits. We will have several of our most requested kits as well as some holiday themed kits. As usual WE can take custom orders for goodie bags and travel kits.

Come prepared to shop for the holidays for all the kiddos on your list.

If you want a custom order ahead of time for pick up during the market hours please email info@weeventschicago.com

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Conversations and Cocktails
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Conversations and Cocktails

Join WE EVENTS and Urban Ohana for the next Cocktails & Conversations event, Building Communities of Kindness: Normalizing Differences. This event will focus on The Nora Project's mission to teach empathy by sparking friendships between students and their peers with disabilities. Learn ways to build empathy by recognizing and naming emotions. Parents and educators can help teach children empathy by explaining their own emotions during significant events and point out the connection between events and emotions. 

Let's build communities of kindness together by normalizing differences. Join other parents and educators for an evening of cocktails, community building, craft making and hearing from an Inclusion Specialist. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit The Nora Project. 

Evening Schedule:

6-6:15pm - Check in and socializing

6:30-7:15 - Guest Speakers: inclusion specialists Courtney and Sarah

7:15-7:45 - Activity

7:45 - 8:00pm - wrap up and close

Wine and light apps will be provided.

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Scooter Park Crawl
Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Scooter Park Crawl

Join WE EVENTS and SKIP & SCOOT for a fun afternoon to celebrate Back To School. 

Start at Sedgwick Park to check in and join us for scooter decorating. When finished you will walk or ride a couple short blocks to Hudson Park where you can participate in a fun obstacle course with Skip & Scoot. Continue on to St. Michael's Field for music with Bubbles Academy, refreshments and more fun! 

Schedule:

• 1:00-1:30 Sedgwick Park: (1830 N Sedgwick St) – Scooter Decorating (or bike, stroller, wheelchair) with WE EVENTS 

• 1:45-2:15 Hudson Chess Park: (412 W Menomonee)– Obstacle Cource with SKIP & SCOOT

• 2:30-3:00 St. Michael's Field:(456 E Eugenie St) – Music with Bubble's Academy and Refreshments

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Back to School Volunteer Night Out
Sep
18
7:00 PM19:00

Back to School Volunteer Night Out

Join WE EVENTS and Lantern Loft for a fun Girl's Night out while giving back to our community. 

Enjoy wine and socializing while making an impact by helping us make no sew blankets and handmade cards for for the children and families of NEW MOMS.ORG

  • Event is FREE to attend.

  • Complimentary Light Apps

  • Complimentary Sparkling Water Bar

  • Cash bar - $6 wine and $6 Titos/Soda

  • Must be 21+

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Parents Night Out
Sep
13
6:00 PM18:00

Parents Night Out

WE Events @ The Lantern Loft!

WE Events will craft with your kids for 2 hours while you enjoy adult time, a gourmet charcuterie graze box (vegetarian available) and drinks on the first floor at Murphy’s!

This back to school themed parents night out will include:

Adult ticket - Personal gourmet charcuterie graze box with meat, cheese, crackers, fruit and veggies

Child + Sibling ticket -

  • 3 square pieces of cheese pizza, water, lemonade and a light dessert

  • Back to School Crafts - Backpack hang tag, decorate a pencil pouch

  • Back to School Activities - School supplies scavenger hunt, movement activity, calm down activity



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Family Happy Hour
Aug
7
to Aug 28

Family Happy Hour

Join us next every Wednesday in August for FAMILY HAPPY HOUR 5-7pm.

Kids eat for $6 and while you are waiting for your food you can enjoy a glass of WINE without hearing them WHINE because WE will entertain them for you.

Adult bevs are half off 5-6pm.

WE wil have our fabulous crafts set up on the back table. Crafts are $6 a child and the best part is that $1 of each craft goes to @friendsofpulaski.

Crafts are cash only

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One Tail at a Time Story Time - August
Aug
7
10:30 AM10:30

One Tail at a Time Story Time - August

JOIN OTAT FOR A FUN STORY AND A DOG THEMED CRAFT WITH WE EVENTS

On the first Wednesday of every month, you and your child are invited to Little Tails Story Club at One Tail at a Time’s Adoption Center. A One Tail at a Time volunteer will read an interactive story that inspires compassion and empathy toward all living things. Meanwhile, your child will be able to pet and interact with a sweet, loving rescue pup!

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • Little Tails is designed for kids ages 2-6.

  • Doors open at 10:30am; Story time begins promptly at 10:45am.

  • Parking can be tight, so we recommend leaving a little early to find a spot.

  • There is no required fee to attend story time, but donations are always welcome. Each child is encouraged to bring an item from our wish-list!

  • Space is limited. Please email cara@onetail.org to reserve your spot.

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Boxville Family Fun Day
Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Boxville Family Fun Day

Join us for a FREE day of fun for the whole family!

Schedule of Activities:

12:00 - Crafts / WE EVENTS

12:30 - Kids Obstacle Course / Skip & Scoot

1:00 - Story time with / Desi Davis :

Author of "All the ways I wear my hair"

1:30 - Gardening Activity / Hello Baby

2:00 - Health and Wellness / Paulo

3:00 - Music / Bubbles Academy

All Day

Sensory fun / Playsmart

Veggie meal samples / Lil Gourmets

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Family Happy Hour
Jul
24
to Jul 31

Family Happy Hour

Join us next for Wednesday FAMILY HAPPY HOUR 5-7pm.

Kids eat for $6 and while you are waiting for your food you can enjoy a glass of WINE without hearing them WHINE because WE will entertain them for you.

Adult bevs are half off 5-6pm.

WE wil have our fabulous crafts set up on the back table. Crafts are $6 and the best part is that $1 of each craft goes to @friendsofpulaski.

Crafts are cash only

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One Tail at a Time Story Time - July
Jul
3
10:30 AM10:30

One Tail at a Time Story Time - July

Join OTAT for a fun story. After the story time you can make a dog themed craft with WE EVENTS

Please email cara@onetail.org to reserve your child’s spot.

On the first Wednesday of every month, you and your child are invited to Little Tails Story Club at One Tail at a Time’s Adoption Center. A One Tail at a Time volunteer will read an interactive story that inspires compassion and empathy toward all living things. Meanwhile, your child will be able to pet and interact with a sweet, loving rescue pup!

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • Little Tails is designed for kids ages 2-6.

  • Doors open at 10:30am; Story time begins promptly at 10:45am.

  • Parking can be tight, so we recommend leaving a little early to find a spot.

  • There is no required fee to attend story time, but donations are always welcome. Each child is encouraged to bring an item from our wish-list!

  • Space is limited. Please email cara@onetail.org to reserve your spot.

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Conversations and Cocktails
Jun
27
6:00 PM18:00

Conversations and Cocktails

Join WE Events and Ria Pretekin of @urbanohana for Conversations and Cocktails to discuss Raising Cultural Awareness in Families.

About this Event

When was the first time you talked to your kids about race? Kids are not colorblind so how do we start the conversation with our kids? It's not just a one-time talk but an ongoing conversation. Join us for an evening of creating community of Chicago women who will share stories and start the conversation about race, culture, and raising cultural awareness with intentionality. Let's build a positive awareness of diversity together in our community.

Evening schedule:

  • 6:00-6:15 Cocktails and Socializing

  • 6:15-7:00pm DIY Book Binding Experience Journals

  • 7:00-7:45pm Panel Discussion

  • 7:45-8:00pm Q&A

Adult Beverages and light snacks will be provided

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The Nora Project Family Picnic
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

The Nora Project Family Picnic

Join THE NORA PROJECT for a fun filled family friendly and inclusive afternoon.

Schedule:

  • Skip and Scoot: 11:30-12 - they have planned some fun fitness activities "through play"

  • Face painter and Balloons: 12:00-2pm

  • Scavenger hunt: ongoing

Picnic style food and refreshments will be served.

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Hello Fitness
Jun
14
5:30 PM17:30

Hello Fitness

Join the HelloBaby Young Professionals Board and Shred415 Wickerpark for a fun fitness event that benefits HelloBaby. 

Class is led by the fabulous Alice Chosovich. Fun Fact: Alice was one of the five orginal instructors when Shred415 opened its doors in Chicago. She promises to give you a killer workout! 

After the workout join us for a drink at Parlor Pizza. First drink is on us. (Wine, Beer, House mixed drinks)

Must be 21 or older to participate in the happy hour.

Proceeds will benefit Hello Baby.

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One Tail At A Time Story Time and Craft
Jun
5
10:30 AM10:30

One Tail At A Time Story Time and Craft

Join OTAT for a fun story. After the story time you can make a dog themed craft with WE EVENTS

Please email cara@onetail.org to reserve your child’s spot.

On the first Wednesday of every month, you and your child are invited to Little Tails Story Club at One Tail at a Time’s Adoption Center. A One Tail at a Time volunteer will read an interactive story that inspires compassion and empathy toward all living things. Meanwhile, your child will be able to pet and interact with a sweet, loving rescue pup!

HELPFUL NOTES:

  • Little Tails is designed for kids ages 2-6.

  • Doors open at 10:30am; Story time begins promptly at 10:45am.

  • Parking can be tight, so we recommend leaving a little early to find a spot.

  • There is no required fee to attend story time, but donations are always welcome. Each child is encouraged to bring an item from our wish-list!

  • Space is limited. Please email cara@onetail.org to reserve your spot.

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Craft For A Cause: Fairy Garden Fundraiser
May
30
7:00 PM19:00

Craft For A Cause: Fairy Garden Fundraiser

Do you remember when you were a child and found fairies to be magical? WE EVENTS and Amanda Freeman Photography have partnered together to recreate that magic for the children of Hello Baby and their Woodlawn neighbors. Join us to help create fairy houses and keep the magic alive. 

  • Wine and light apps will be served.

  • Mama Cass will be on site doing tarot card readings. 

  • 100% of the proceeds of this event go toinstalling a fairy garden that will benefit the children of Hello Baby as well as the Woodlawn neighbors. 

  • Fairy Garden will be installed in early June.

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Succulents and Social Hour
May
22
7:00 PM19:00

Succulents and Social Hour

Join WE EVENTS for a fun night out benefitting Shine Fertility.

It's SPRING! We should all be excited for the change in season, warmer weather, and new growth! Join us for an evening of socializing while creating a beautiful succulent terrarium. 

Tickets include:

  • Light snacks and WINE

  • All the materials to make your own custom terrarium to take home.

  • Special Guest, Carly from Clemintine Studio will be on site sketching complimetary portraits. 

Must be 21+

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Bucktown Community Clean Up
Apr
6
10:00 AM10:00

Bucktown Community Clean Up

WE EVENTS with community sponsors and volunteers, invite you to join us to clean up our neighborhood.

Check in and pick up your supplies at Ehrler Park. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun! When you finish, we invite you to trade in your garbage for a fun on-site craft at Green Explorers Club or fun surprise at Red Balloon.

 






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Kids Night Out
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Kids Night Out

KIDS NIGHT OUT (ages 6-12)

Drop your kids off for yoga & a giving back project while you enjoy a night out.

EVENT INCLUDES:

•45 min Yoga class taught by Rich, Owner and Lead instructor from SHIVA SHACK

•A Giving Back Project that benefits THE ANTI-CRUELTY SOCIETY

•Dinner - pizza, fruit and a drink. 

•Glow Dance Party

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FIND YOUR HAPPY
Feb
26
7:00 PM19:00

FIND YOUR HAPPY

FIND YOUR HAPPY is a wellness event that combines yoga/meditation, vision boards, a little pampering and shopping while socializing with wine. The purpose of Find Your Happy is to help you create the self you want and find your inner happy all while donating to an amazing cause. 

EVENT INCLUDES:

40 min Yoga and Meditation class led by WELLNESS BY MOLLY

Social Hour that includes:

      •Building your own personal mini vision board

      •Complimentary facials and masks from Beauty Coutner

      •Complimentary Wine

      •Shopping with Joriki 

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Valentine's Fun
Feb
2
10:30 AM10:30

Valentine's Fun

WE are having a Valentine’s party at Hello Baby!

Come check out Chicago’s first FREE drop in play space for children 0-3 and their caregivers.

WE EVENTS will be sponsoring a fun valentines themed craft, activities and open play.

No sign up needed and event is free for all!

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Community Volunteer Event
Jan
15
6:30 PM18:30

Community Volunteer Event

Join WE EVENTS for a fun Girl's Night out while giving back to our community. 

Enjoy wine and apps while making an impact at the Share Our Spare Sharehouse helping us sort donations and making clothing bundles for children.

Event is completly FREE. Wine and apps are sponsored by WE EVENTS.

Must be 21+

Sign up with link below!

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