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The Office of Community Affairs and Outreach Programs is pleased to present the following cultural events and activities. Unless noted otherwise, all programs are free to the community and registration is required for planning purposes. If you have any questions or would like to partner with us on future educational, cultural, or economic development projects, please send an email to A member of the team will respond to your query.

10:00am to 2:00pm

Kaplan Institute, 3137 S. Federal Street

The IEEE Section Fair highlights the contributions made by Chicago electrical and electronics engineers, and to encourage high school students to pursue careers in science and engineering.

Apr 27
10:00am to 12:00pm

IIT Chicago- Kent College of Law, 565 W. Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois

This free event is part of Remake Learning Days Chi, our region's first ever festival of experiences and opportunities for children and their familes. Families will use sound waves to make liquids dance and explore density with quicksand. Register here!

May 18
12:30pm to 2:30pm

Mc Cormick Center Campus Center, Auditorium, 3201 S. State Street

Free film screening of Liyana. Preview the film here.

May 25
9:00am to 4:00pm

S. R. Crown Hall, 3360 S. State Street

Join us on July 13 between 9am and 4pm for our annual family event on campus where we build a city of LEGO blocks. This year, we welcome Clifford the Big Red Dog and and the WTTW Kids BIG IDEA Tour for kids age  2-7. The event is free and open to the public but you must register by July 12 and bring your completed participation waiver form  on the day of the event.

Jul 13