Illustration: Thumy Phan
Illustration: Thumy Phan

Guided Tour of Historic Former Wabash YMCA

Former Wabash YMCA 3763 S Wabash Ave

Every other Saturday, the Renaissance Collaborative is leading tours of the former Wabash YMCA, an historic center of Black social life. Built in 1911, in the heart of the Black Belt, it was the only Y in the city that admitted Black people for many years. In 1915, the Association for the Study of Negro […]

Guided Tour of Historic Former Wabash YMCA

Former Wabash YMCA 3763 S Wabash Ave

Every other Saturday, the Renaissance Collaborative is leading tours of the former Wabash YMCA, an historic center of Black social life. Built in 1911, in the heart of the Black Belt, it was the only Y in the city that admitted Black people for many years. In 1915, the Association for the Study of Negro […]

$20

You Are Not Alone: Suicide Prevention Awareness Pop-Up

St. Francis de Sales High School 10155 S. Ewing Ave.

As part of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, Tommy Talks, a Chicago nonprofit dedicated to "normalizing and improving mental health through creative arts, education, and peer support" will be hosting a pop-up event that will feature "Community mental health resources, break out rooms for private discussions, activity rooms promoting positive coping skills, multiple panel discussions/speakers, yoga/meditation, […]

Free

Slow & Low: Chicago Lowrider Festival

Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Ave.

After a four-year hiatus, the Lowrider Festival is back and taking over Navy Pier. The festival last took place in 2018 and the pandemic put a hold on organizing efforts for a few years. The event is sure to have hundreds of customized cars, motorcycles, and bicycles, as well as music, food, art, and entertainment. […]

Price of entry TBD