February 2020- Known as Heart Health Month
February 2020 – Earthquake Preparedness Month in Illinois
Feb. 1, 2020 – Today at Apple: Chinese New Year Celebration, (2:00 – 3:30 pm), Apple Michigan Avenue
Feb. 1, 2020 – 2020 Argyle Lunar New Year Celebration, (12:00 – 4:00 pm), Argyle Station
(1118 W Argyle St Chicago, Illinois 60640)
Feb. 1, 2020 – The Super Bowl is coming to South Florida in 2020 and so is a big party that cannot be missed – Party with a Purpose® by Taste of the NFL (TNFL). The annual event traditionally takes place on the eve of the Super Bowl and for its 29th year at The Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida.
Feb. 1, 2020- Chinese Mutual Aid Association Lunar New Year Celebration 2020: Year of the Rat, Truman College, 10 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Feb. 2, 2020 – 2020 Lunar New Year Parade, (1:00 pm), 24th Street and Wentworth Avenue
Feb. 3, 2020 – THE PRESSURE IS ON AS CHEFS PUT THEIR SKILLS TO THE TEST IN NEW FOOD NETWORK SERIES CHOPPED SWEETS, 10PM
Feb. 3, 2020 – Theatre Communications Group Announces 2020 Gala: Our Stories To Honor David Henry Hwang, National Black Theatre Festival
at The Edison Ballroom, New York.
Feb. 4, 2020 – SOFIA VERGARA HOSTS THE LA ART SHOW 2020 ST. JUDE OPENING NIGHT GALA
Feb. 6, 2020- Chicago Independent Media Alliance Launch Meeting, Community Trust, Michigan Ave.
Feb. 8, 2020 -Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Art Institute of Chicago from 1:00 – 4:30pm. Then, light up the night with a lion-dance led lantern procession from Millennium Park to Maggie Daley Park, followed by more New Year’s activities, including a lion dance finale, crafts, food, and ice skating. Procession will line-up across from the Art Institute’s Modern wing, next to the Lurie Children’s Garden.
Feb. 8, 2020 – 37th Asian American Coalition Lunar New Year Dinner Gala, (4:30 pm)
Hyatt Regency O’Hare
Feb. 8-17, 2020 – Chicago Auto Show, McCormick Place, Chicago
Feb. 8, 2020 – 40-Mile Sled Dog Race for Lake Minnetonka – The Klondike Dog Derby will start and finish in Excelsior and offer a variety of family-fun related events.
Feb. 9, 2020 – Lunar New Year with Yin He Dance, (3:00 – 4:00 pm), Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, 15 East 60th Street Chicago, IL 60637
Feb. 9, 2020 – 2020 Chinese New Year Celebration, (3:00 – 5:00 pm), Chinese American Museum of Chicago, (238 West 23rd Street Chicago, IL 60616)
Feb 9, 2020- Inaugural Sled Dog Race Set for February 2020 – A piece of history returns to Excelsior, Minnesota
Feb. 9, 2020 – The 92nd Academy Awards will be on February 9.Asian Cine Vision hosting a viewing event at the M1-5 Lounge (52 Walker St) starting at 6 pm.
Feb. 9, 2020 – “The Underground Railroad South of Chicago” by Prof. Larry McClellan for celebration of Black History Month at Pullman National Monument Center
Feb. 12, 2020 – Public Narrative, to Forefront’s Get Out The Count one-day event on
IL Census 2020
Fen. 12, 2020 – FACEBOOK LIVE: Discussion on Real-Estate Investment Opportunities and PH Government’s Reintegration Program
Feb. 13, 2020 – THE LAKEVIEW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE INTRODUCESA SWEET EVENT THAT WILL MELT YOUR HEART!THE FIRST EVER SOUTHPORT WINE & CHOCOLATE STROLL
Feb. 13, 2020 – BACARDÍ Rum Room on Thursday, February 13th in Chicago with Omari Hardwick
Feb. 13, 2020 – FORMER NFL PLAYER, CHRIS SMITH HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL CHARITY FASHION SHOW DURING ALL-STAR WEKEEND 2020. dler Planetarium, Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
Feb 15, 2020 – An Affair of the Heart Chicago Scene Magazine Valentine’s Day event at Clutch Bar Chicago starting at 7:30pm!
Feb. 16, 2020 – “Black Cowboys and the Wild West” (Who Knew??)
Pullman National Monument Visitor Center – 11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave. Chicago
Feb. 16-22, 2020 – IDOA PROMOTES GRAIN BIN SAFETY WEEK
Feb. 17, 2020 – Sweet Event Features Vendors, Demos, Bake-Off Contest, and More!
Applications Due for Bake-Off Entry
Feb. 19, 2020 – THEATER ON THE LAKE TO HOST SAVOR LINCOLN PARK, THE POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD FOOD FESTIVAL
Feb. 20, 2020 – Celebrate the Opening of “Claude’s Gallery” Featuring Renowned Artists Ceravolo, Candice CMC, Charles Ford, & Robin Morris, Curated by ARDT Galley
Music by Betsy Hirsch, Southampton, NY
Feb. 20, 2020 – Chicago Loop Alliance Foundation’s 2020 ANNUAL MEETING, Palmer House
Feb. 20, 2020 – Chicago opening: GRACE LOVES LACE showroom
Feb. 21, 2020 – National Sticky Bun Day
Feb 22,2020 – 27th Annual Bear Tie Ball supporting , The Geraghty, Chicago
Feb. 24-Mar 1, 2020-National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Feb. 25, 2020 – In celebration of this year’s National Arts Month, Sentro Rizal Washington DC will host a presentation by Filipino-Canadian artist activist, author, performance artist, essayist, creative director, playwright, and poet Roberto Lavidez on his new book entitled, Doctoring Rizal, at the Carlos P. Romulo Hall, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Washington, D.C
Feb. 26, 2020 – Ash Wednesday Mass Marks the Start of Lent at Champion Shrine in Wisconsin
Feb. 28, 2020 – Archdiocese of Chicago to Host 42nd Annual African American Heritage Prayer Service on Friday, at St. Rita of Cascia High School Shrine Chapel
March 1-7, 2020 – Obesity Care Week – Obesity Action Coalition
March 5, 2020 – Musicians from Marlboro come to Mandel Hall for program of piano trios and music for flute and voice
March 7, 2020 – The Super Bowl of Pub Trivia w/ They Might Be Giants – Navy Pier
March 9 & 11, 2020 -Satoshi Kon’s Classic Animated Feature ‘Tokyo Godfathers’
Comes to Theaters Nationwide
March 9, 1010 – “A conversation with Christine Nielsen”, President of NEW Pathways to Enterprise, to be held at the Philippine Embassy, 6:30 – 8:30 PM.
March 10 – Apr. 9, 2020 – ASIAN POP-UP CINEMA ANNOUNCES FULL LINE UP FOR SEASON TEN
12 GUESTS AND 16 NEW FILMS FROM HONG KONG, CHINA, TAIWAN, SOUTH KOREA AND JAPAN WILL SCREEN FOR CHICAGO AUDIENCES
March 11, 2020 – 24th Annual Old St. Patrick’s Siamsa na nGael Celebrates the African American Sailors of the USS Mason Meeting the Irish of Derry
March 14, 2020 – St. Patrick’s Day celebration
March 16, 2020 – Archdiocese of Chicago Cardinal Blase J. Cupich joins the Jewish-Catholic Dialogue Trip to Deliver the 25th Annual Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Jerusalem Lecture at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
March 20, 2020 – IT’S A FOODIE’S MARCH MADNESS IN WEST LAKEVIEW, THE SECOND ANNUAL RESTAURANT WEEK KICKS OFF
March 25, 2020 – A Salute to the AAPI women of the Senate, Washington DC, AAPI Fund
April 30-May , 2020 – Ethnic Media Fellowships available for Health Journalism 2020
April 19, 2020 – AMI Violin Competition
April 22-24, 2020- The Global Media Summit worldwide event, celebrating its fifth anniversary, will be held at the Marriott Courtyard Dallas Carrollton Conference Center, 1201 Raiford Rd, Carrollton, TX 75007.
April 23-26, 2020 – Reporting Live: I’m Ana Belaval” Coming to The Den Theatre in Chicago
April 30- May 3, 2020 – Health Journalism 2020, the world’s premier training event for journalists interested in covering health care, medical research, public health issues, consumer health, ethics and the business of health care, Austin, TX.
May 14, 2020 – CASL Spring Gala,Presenting a Lifetime Achievement Award to
Bernie Wong, CASL Co-Founder and former President Old Main Post Office.
May 16-19, 2020 – National Restaurant Association, McCormick Place, Chicago
May 21, 2020 – R2CB Grand Finals will take place at GameWorks Chicago-Schaumburg
May 30, 2020 – CMAA for the 4th Annual Dim Sum & Then Some: The Uptown 5K. 8AM, Argyle & Kenmore
June 5, 2020 – Asia Society Triennial to Feature More Than 40 Artists from 19 Countries. Asian Society Museum, New York City
June 5 & 7, 2020 – Virgin Fest, Exposition Park, LA, CA
June 10-Aug 15, 2020- GRANT PARK MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A SEASON CELEBRATING ONE OF THE GREAT CULTURAL CAPITALS OF THE WORLD: CHICAGO IN MILLENNIUM PARK
JUNE 13, 2020 – Piyesta Pinoy in Bolingbrook, Bonlingbrook Performing Arts Center
July 20-24, 2020- AMI Summer Music CAMP
Oct. 4-6, 2020 One State Together in the Arts Conference set for October 4-6 in Bloomington-Normal