We’ve survived the coldest day on record and hibernated as much as humanly possible in one week so let’s get out of the house and check out the latest in the neighborhood. Run —don’t walk, but be wary of ice—to these February Logan Square events!
Feb. 1: Young American Opening (2545 N. Kedzie Ave.)
This new restaurant just had their soft opening and is scheduled to open tonight in the spot that used to be home to Johnny’s Grill and Mezcaleria Las Flores. Stop by on the first for their official opening—or any night following to check out this new hip cocktail spot.
Feb 2: Jonanna Winter Harper art exhibition @ Ampersand Cowork (3317 W. Fullerton Ave.)
It’s going to be downright tropical this weekend in Chicago, so get out of your house and visit Johanna Winter Harper’s solo art exhibition COMMON AREAS AT THE HEART on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 3 to 6 p.m. It is v
Feb. 5: Moonlight Yoga @ Your Happy Place Liquors (2501 N Milwaukee Ave)
If you’re looking to step out of the studio and into a welcoming new atmosphere then this is your space. Bring your own mat and come ready to shop craft libations and local art after yoga. There will be candles, crystals, essential oils, and good vibes! Yoga begins at 8:30 p.m.
This recurring event will also take place Feb. 12, 19 and 26. You can
Feb. 6: Logan Square Improv show (2908 N. Wisner Ave.)
Join the folks at Logan Square Improv, a new non-profit theater (technically in Avondale) with a focus on improvisational comedy. The monthly comedy variety show, called “Best Damn Show. Period.” will benefit the Chicago Period Project. They are also collecting much-needed supplies such as pads, tampons, hand sanitizers/wipes, NEW underwear, bottled water, chocolate
Feb. 7: Drinks with Alderman Joe Moreno @ Spilt Milk (2758 W. Fullerton Ave.)
Feb. 8: LSNA’s aldermanic forum @ McAuliffe Elementary School (1841 N. Springfield Ave.)
Join LSNA from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. for their Aldermanic Forum, featuring candidates from the Logan Square, Avondale, Hermosa
| 1st Ward: Daniel LaSpata and Joe Moreno|
26th Ward: Angee Gonzalez, David Herrera, Roberto Maldonado
30th Ward:Jessica Gutierrez
| 31st Ward: Milly Santiago and Colin Bird-Martinez|
33rd Ward: Rossana Rodriguez and Katie Sieracki
35th Ward” Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and Amanda Yu Dieterich
Feb. 8: Smalls to the Walls Opening Reception @ Galerie F (2415 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
Galerie F is kicking off 2019 with a stellar group show featuring 2D and 3D small, accessible original works. They’ve assembled a killer line up of artists who will create artwork in an 8″x10″ format, all priced at $250.00 or less. This opening reception is from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Check out the event details and artist lineup here.
Feb. 8–9: Billy Branch & The Sons Of Blues Celebrating Rosa’s Lounge 35th Anniversary @ Rosa’s Lounge (3420 W. Armitage Ave.)
Stop by this weekend at one of our favorite neighborhood staples to help celebrate its 35th anniversary! Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues will provide the jams starting at 9 p.m. Rosa’s Lounge will be selling advanced general admission tickets as well as guaranteed seating. Get tickets and more info here. And, you can save $1 on your order by sharing this event with your friends at checkout!
Feb. 9:Cabin Fever-Dream Dinner with Coquetel Spirits by FIG Catering @ Grand Kimball Lodge (2239 N. Kimball Ave.)
Join FIG Catering for their first FIG Presents dinner of 2019 at the cozy and chic Grand Kimball Lodge. A creative, cozy oasis in the middle of Logan Square, the Grand Kimball Lodge is full of character and unexpected touches. Coquetel Spirits will provide the Midwestern-themed cocktails for this sure-to-be-delicious Dream Dinner. Get tickets here.
Feb. 13: Galentine’s Day Market – A Benefit for Chicago Period Project @ Emporium (2363 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
Grab your best pals and come celebrate LADIES! More than two dozen of Chicago’s best female and LGBTQ+ artists have come together to create a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. They will have drink specials, arcade games, pool tables, a photo booth, tons of local businesses to shop from and FREE admission with a donation of pads, tampons or other products for the Chicago Period Project. Find out more information here.
Feb. 15 – 17: Wintercamp Music Festival @ Logan Auditorium (2539 N. Kedzie Ave.)
Inside Straight Production, Wavelength Productions and Logan Square Auditorium Present the 3rd annual Wintercamp Music Festival. Featuring artists such as Exmag, LWKY, Dizgo, Sir The Baptist, Adam Ness, Paris Monster, Bronson Rock, Bifunkal, R34L, My Boy Elroy. Plus, KAVA will be playing musical interludes from the balcony between every set. February 15 @ 7:00 pm – February 17 @ 3:00 am. Find ticket information here.
Feb. 16: PEERvention Workshop: Sponsored by Kuma’s Corner @ Logan Square Public Library (3030 W. Fullerton Ave.)
Hope For The Day’s pioneering program focuses on reducing reduce suicide rates by disrupting, and eliminating the highest risk factors for reaching a stage of mental health crisis. PEERvention Workshop Class is designed to educate you on the obstacles, tools and strategies to enable proactive and effective mental health care as individuals and communities. This is a free presentation. Make sure to register to attend though walk-ins are welcome.
Feb. 20: Kambs Jennings Group Live: Come out for the mortgage help and stay for the blues! @ Rosa’s Lounge (3420 W. Armitage Ave.)
Do you have student loan debt? Did you know that you can buy a home and use it to pay off student loans? Join the Kambs Jennings Group of Compass Mortgage to learn how to buy a home and utilize programs to pay off your student loan debt. You can tune in via Facebook Live @KambsJenningsGroup or join them in person at Rosa’s Lounge. After the presentation, stay for the show, FREE to those who RSVP! Find ticket information here.
Remember we have a calendar with daily events happening around the neighborhood if you want more options and more days to keep you busy!