Parties & Events

  • Save the Date – No Human Power retreat and conference

    Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 6 Dallas, TX An Interactive Study Weekend of the Big Book’s Message and Steps If a mere code of morals… …or a better philosophy of life were sufficient to overcome our problem, many of us would have recovered long ago…. Lack of power… …that was our dilemma. We had […]

  • Dr. Who “End of Time”

    Wednesday, August 7 at 7:00 PM Multiple Theaters nationwide This year marks the 10th anniversary of David Tennant’s final season with “Doctor Who,” and the heartbreaking two-part special: “The End of Time.” Now, audiences have the chance to relive the agony and ecstasy of the thrilling story in the comfort of their local theater. In […]

  • Blanket Fort: A Variety Show

    Friday, June 8 at 7:00 PM to Friday, June 8 at 8:00 PM The Blackout Cabaret at Second City Blanket Fort is usually a comedy variety show that takes place entirely in a blanket fort–but tonight we’re ditching the fort because Second City is letting us perform in their theater for One Night Only! Don’t […]

  • Blanket Fort Presents: Food

    Sunday, April 8 from 7:00 PM to April 8, 2018 The Flatiron Arts Building Here at Blanket Fort we try to curate and plan a hilarious and relatable comedy show with all types of weird junk. Everybody eats food. If you don’t eat food you’re a robot and that’s scary. We’ll still have you at […]

  • Blanket Fort Presents: Christmas in March

    Sunday, March 11 from 7:00 PM to March 11, 2018 The Store Front at Flat Iron Arts Building The sun is finally starting to come out again, it’s no longer bitterly cold and you’re finally coming out of your winter blues. Why not end your weekend in a Blanket Fort cuddling with your pals and […]

  • Just Kitten Around: Comedy Fundraiser

    Thursday, March 1 from 8:00 PM to March 1, 2018 The Catcade Just Kitten Around: A Comedy Fundraiser Just Kitten Around is a monthly comedy fundraiser at the Catcade, a cat cafe and rescue on Belmont. It’s the only show in Chicago where you can laugh with a cat on your lap. This month is […]

  • Just Kitten Around: Comedy Fundraiser

    Thursday, February 1 from 8:00 PM to February 1, 2018 1235 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657 Do you like cats? Do you like comedy? Are you free Thursday, February 1st at 8PM? Well buddy, I have just the event for you. Just Kitten Around is a new monthly comedy fundraiser at the Catcade, a […]

  • Party Pics: Dom Pérignon and W Magazine celebrate the 75th annual Golden Globes

    Thursday January 4, W’s Editor-in-Chief Stefano Tonchi and Editor-at-Large Lynn Hirschberg, with Dom Pérignon, celebrated the “Best Performances” portfolio at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles during the week of the 75th annual Golden Globes festivities.   In addition to being served Dom Pérignon Vintage 2009, guests had the opportunity to toast their achievements with […]

  • Blanket Fort: A Comedy Variety Show in a Blanket Fort

    Sunday, January 14 from 7:00 PM to January 14, 2018 1579 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622 $5 7:00 PM The Storefront in the Flat Iron Arts Building All proceeds from this show will be donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Blanket Fort is an all new variety show that takes place entirely inside of […]

  • VHS XXV- Tape Fear

    Friday, October 6 at 8:00 PM @North Bar, 1637 West North Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60622 VHS is a live comedy show where Chicago’s best standups make fun of the weirdest videotapes we can find. Everything from awkward infomercials to terrifying workouts escape the dumpster and get another chance to confuse and delight! This month Tom […]

  • Pistachio Chewy Bites

    With two main ingredients, Pistachio Chewy Bites provide healthy snack lovers the amazing benefits of pistachios and cranberries in a delicious and nutritious bite-size bar.  Pistachio Chewy Bites are heart-healthy, 100% all natural, gluten and dairy free, low in sodium, GMO free, vegan and a great on-the-go protein snack.  They also have no cholesterol, zero […]

  • Party Pics: Compassion, Fashion, and Cocktails

    Godfrey Hotel, October 29th 5:30-10pm Israel Idonije knows how to throw a great party besides being an amazing retired NFL champion! Starting early evening with an open bar, hundreds of Chicagoans came out on this brisk evening to warm up. Food stands served amazing savory and sweet local delights. Restaurants participated with delectable dishes from […]

  • Celestial Ball

    Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. (Reception) (8:00 p.m. Dinner) Adler Planetarium, 1300 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 2015 Celestial Ball – Over the Moon The annual Celestial Ball, hosted by the Adler Planetarium Women’s Board, is an elegant gala and a highlight of the autumn season. Guests will enjoy fine cuisine, dancing, […]

  • Freedom of Movement

    Saturday, September 19th, 2015 Drake Hotel, Chicago, IL The Arthritis Foundation will honor Aaron G Rosenberg M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and a senior partner with Midwest Orthopedics at Rush, with their Annual Freedom of Movement Award, recognizing his career accomplishments and dedication addressing […]

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Lynn Osborne-Simmons


Lynn Osborne-Simmons is a native of Chicago, and we are pleased to have her as our Party Digest correspondent for Chicago.

She covers events in the Chicago area and you’ll see her contributions here.

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