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June 2017

24th Annual Pride & Joy Reception at the Center on Halsted

June 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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On Friday, June 16, Friends of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame (FCLGBTHF) will host the twenty-fourth annual Pride and Joy Reception at the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted Street, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Tickets are $20 and will include a light hors d’oeuvre buffet and two drinks (beer, wine, soda). The afternoon will be hosted by the board of the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame and feature a special performance by cast members of Steamworks: the Musical. Other…

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The 48th Annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade

June 25, 2017

JUNE PRIDE MONTH 2017 CHICAGO 48th ANNUAL PRIDE PARADE SUNDAY JUNE 25, 2017 at 12 NOON Theme: "Viva la Vida/ Stand Up, Stand Proud" Historically, in the 1970's and 1980's, Pride events were concentrated during a week called "Pride Week" in Chicago, as well as other cities nationwide. However, as the communities grew, there was a realization both locally and nationally that Pride Week needed to be expanded to "Pride Month" in order to accommodate the abundance of events. Spacing…

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July 2017

Special Benefit of “The Golden Girls” for the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame

July 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mary’s Attic, 5400 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Hell in a Handbag Productions Presents THE GOLDEN GIRLS THE LOST EPISODES By David Cerda Directed by Shade Murray Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Benefit July 12, 2017 at Mary's Attic THE GOLDEN GIRLS THE LOST EPISODES by David Cerda, directed by Shade Murray, playing will present a special fundraising benefit for the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Wednesday, July 12, 2017.  The show starts at 7:30pm at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. Every $21…

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September 2017

HAMBINGO FUNDRAISER – Hamburger Mary’s Chicago

September 18, 2017 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hamburger Mary’s, 5400 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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HamBingo Mary’s is a weekly charity event held in Hamburger Mary’s Dining Room, 5400 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60640, with the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame as beneficiary Monday, September 18, 2017. We start at 8pm. Hosted by Bingo-Diva Velicity Metropolis, this is NOT your typical “church basement bingo.” The show can get a little risqué, so enjoy the drink specials and leave the kids at home! It’s all about having fun while supporting The Chicago LGBt Hall of…

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November 2017

2017 Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

November 8, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
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Join us as we transform the Chicago History Museum into an exciting evening and very memorable to those who are inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame. This free event is at the Chicago History Museum (1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL), Wednesday, November 8, 2017.  Doors open at 5:30 pm and event ends at 8 pm.  All are welcome to attend.

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February 2020

Nomination Packages Due Feb. 15, 2020

February 15

Nomination packages are due for the June 9, 2020 induction.

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March 2020

2020 Nomination Deliberation and Selection Conference – POSTPONED, new date TBA

March 21 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced today that it has postponed three planned events; the meeting of its Selection Committee, slated for March 21, its Bowlathon Fundraiser at Waveland Bowl on Apr. 4, and its induction ceremony scheduled for June 9, at The Chicago History Museum. Dates for all re-scheduled events will be announced shortly. As a result of the postponements, any previous individual inductee may opt to join in the selection committee activities. Those who are interested in…

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April 2020

2020 Dick Uyvari Memorial Celebrity Bowl Fundraiser – POSTPONED, new date TBA!

April 4 at 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Waveland Bowl, 3700 N. Western Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618 United States
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The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced today that it has postponed three planned events; the meeting of its Selection Committee, slated for March 21, its Bowlathon Fundraiser at Waveland Bowl on Apr. 4, and its induction ceremony scheduled for June 9, at The Chicago History Museum. Dates for all re-scheduled events will be announced shortly. The Bowlathon fundraiser which was to be held at Waveland Bowl on Apr. 4, will be postponed until September 2020. However, individuals can still…

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June 2020

2020 Induction Ceremony at the Chicago History Museum – POSTPONED, new date TBA

June 9

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame announced today that it has postponed three planned events; the meeting of its Selection Committee, slated for March 21, its Bowlathon Fundraiser at Waveland Bowl on Apr. 4, and its induction ceremony scheduled for June 9, at The Chicago History Museum. Dates for all re-scheduled events will be announced shortly. The ceremony for inductees scheduled for Tuesday, June 9, at the Chicago History Museum will be held in October 2020, during LGBT History Month.…

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October 2020

Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame Holds Virtual Induction Ceremony October 13 with Celebrity Host, WGN-TV’s Dean Richards

October 13 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame, now entering its 30th year, announced today that it will hold a virtual induction ceremony for 2020 inductees on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 6-8 p.m. WGN-TV personality Dean Richards will host the event. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker have taped congratulatory remarks to the inductees. Viewers will be able to access the Facebook Live event via the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame’s Page at https://www.facebook.com/events/324612795534819/. The multi-media presentation…

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