Monthly Archives: September 2013

Support ELVN at Oktoberfest this Sunday at Murphy’s Bleachers!

Oktoberfest 2013 flyer

Our 15th Annual Neighborhood Fundraiser and Celebration is this Sunday!  Please join us and show your support for our community.

WHEN: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 3-7pm
WHERE: Murphy’s Bleachers, 3655 N Sheffield

Over the past 14 years, we’ve raised more than $200,000 to directly support good works in our community.

This year’s event will feature a pig roast, raffle prizes, silent auction, craft beer and more!

Get your tickets now!

Lakeview East Festival of the Arts 2013

September 14 & 15
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-5pm

Along Broadway • Belmont to Hawthorne
Over 175 Juried Artists Showcased!
For more information call 773-348-8608

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the ninth annual Lakeview East Festival of the Arts. The Festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 15 on Broadway Avenue, just north of Belmont.

The Lakeview East Festival of the Arts showcases more than 175 juried artists featuring world class original paintings, sculpture, photography, furniture, jewelry and more. In addition to the art on sale, the Festival features live demonstrations and entertainment stages where some of Chicago’s favorite musicians play throughout the weekend.

Artists in almost every medium will be represented including photography, printmaking, mixed media, ceramics, clay, collage, fiber, glass, sculpture, furniture and more. Unique and original artwork is on sale in all price ranges. Each year the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce selects an artist to create an image for the Festival of the Arts.

Lakeview East is a dynamic and diversified neighborhood community rich in culture, history and the arts. The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce works hand in hand with their local residents and business owners and is pleased to offer its neighbors and the Chicagoland area with one of the premier fine art outdoor festivals.

The Lakeview East Festival of the Arts hours are 10am–6pm on Saturday and 10am–5pm on Sunday.

Bike Lake View this Sunday, September 8

Bike Lake View

Join Lake View Citizens Council (LVCC) for a leisurely morning bike ride around Lake View. Get to know your neighbors while exploring our bicycle-friendly neighborhood. Helmets are required, and be sure to bring a lock so you can join us for post-ride coffee.

Bike Lake View is a free hour-long neighborhood social ride geared toward all of our neighbors — bring your kids and your grandparents! Local elected officials and neighborhood police are also invited to join us every month. For more information, contact Lee Crandell at

WHAT: Bike Lake View neighborhood bike ride
WHEN: 10 AM, Sunday, September 8th (Second Sunday every month)
WHERE: Meet at Seminary & Waveland (Northwest corner of Wrigley Field)
POST-RIDE: Ending around 11 AM for social time at Julius Meinl (4115 N Ravenswood)

Find it on Facebook

Petition: Stop the crime in Lakeview

Please take a moment to read and sign the petition by Citizens for a Safer Lakeview at

We deserve a safer neighborhood.

We are a diverse group of Lakeview area residents upset with the recent dramatic increase in crime. With your help, we want to make the neighborhood safer.

We are asking our neighbors to read and sign this petition asking our elected officials and police department executives to do more to make Lakeview a safer place to live, work, shop, and play.

Read and sign the full petition and tell our elected officials and police why this is important to you.

2nd Annual Art Show & Auction to benefit House of the Good Shepherd

About House of the Good Shepherd

House of the Good Shepherd has served disadvantaged and marginalized women in Chicago for over 150 years. Through personalized comprehensive services, House of the Good Shepherd promotes healing and recovery for survivors of domestic violence and enables them to achieve independence and self-sufficiency, while restoring the belief in every woman and child that they are worthwhile and deserve to live a life free from violence and poverty.

Shepherding Our Futures: Voices, Colors, Spirit: Second Annual Art Show and Auction

HGS_art001Enjoy and bid on beautiful artwork inspired by the writings of women who survived domestic violence.

WHEN: September 25, 2013 | 6:30-9:30 PM | VIP Reception: 5:30 PM

WHERE: St. Michael in Old Town, 1633 N Cleveland Avenue, Chicago IL 60614

General Admission: $50 | VIP Tickets: $100

VIP reception includes a drawing, champagne and the opportunity to purchase your favorite pieces before the bidding begins.

Wine, hors d’oeuvres and dessert will be served.

Purchase tickets. All proceeds support the domestic violence recovery program at House of the Good Shepherd.

View the event flyer (PDF).