Events

March 26, 2015

Join us on THURSDAY, MARCH 26TH when we head down to Springfield, IL to advocate for people impacted by epilepsy. Together with our fellow Epilepsy Foundation affiliates from Southern Illinois and Rockford, we will be meeting with our State Representatives and Senators to urge our legislators to allocate funding for programs and services for people with epilepsy. […]

Start: March 26, 2015 10:30 am
End: March 26, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: The Illinois State Capitol
Address:
Springfield, IL, United States
March 14, 2015

Join us on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL for the Chicago Wolves vs. Utica Comets hockey game!  This gathering is meant for August Camp Blackhawk and Blackhawk Family Retreat alumni, as well as for future campers. Included with your ticket will be a pizza party during the first intermission in the Party Room! […]

Start: March 14, 2015 8:00 am
End: March 14, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Allstate Arena
Address:
6920 N. Mannheim, Rosemont
March 11, 2015

When your child receives a diagnosis of epilepsy, it can be a scary and overwhelming experience. Join us for a Mom’s Coffee Hour for an opportunity to build friendships, share stories, and gain support related to caring for a child with epilepsy. All moms are welcome to join us for great conversation, coffee and pastries. […]

Start: March 11, 2015 10:00 am
End: March 11, 2015 11:00 am
Venue: Corner Bakery
Address:
39 N La Grange Rd, La Grange, IL, United States, 60525
March 7, 2015

Experience the work of Natalia Piegat in her first gallery exhibit “Awakening the Senses,” on Saturday March 7th from 2:00pm-6:00pm. Natalia’s paintings represent her personal struggle with Epilepsy through the use of color and contrast. Explore her collection of oil, pastel and acrylic work, evoking the energy that we all bottle up inside. Her exhibit will […]

Start: March 7, 2015 2:00 pm
End: March 28, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: Positive Strokes Art Gallery
Address:
125 W Colfax St., Palatine, IL, United States, 60067

The Spring 2015 session of Studio E begins March 7. Classes meet from 1:00 – 4:00 pm for eight consecutive Saturdays. This session is offered only to young adults with epilepsy (ages 21-35). Throughout this multi-week program, art therapists and other people with epilepsy work in a group setting to create artistic pieces using a […]

Start: March 7, 2015 1:00 pm
End: March 15, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Genesis Art Supplies
Address:
2525 N. Elston, Chicago, IL, United States, 60647

On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will be hosting ParentLink, a FREE educational program that addresses a variety of issues for parents of children with epilepsy. This session will focus on Sibling Issues and will be presented by Nilu Rahman, […]

Start: March 7, 2015 11:30 am
End: March 7, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, Chicago, IL, United States
February 28, 2015

The next Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s latest Interpretations Writing Program will start on Saturday, February 28th! This FREE workshop will hold four sessions on February 28th, March 7th, 14th, and 21st. Interpretations is designed to help those living with epilepsy who are having difficulty openly addressing their condition. It enables participants struggling to vocally […]

Start: February 28, 2015 11:00 am
End: March 15, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chciago
Address:
17 N. State St., Suite 650, Chicago, IL, United States, 60602
February 21, 2015

On Saturday, February 21, 2015, Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine and the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will be hosting ParentLink, a FREE educational program that addresses a variety of issues for parents of children with epilepsy. This session will focus on Children and Depression and will be presented by Tina Dross, […]

Start: February 21, 2015 11:30 am
End: February 21, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave, Room K287, Chicago, IL, United States
February 20, 2015

The Honorable Tammy Duckworth, United States Congresswoman, will be honored as the recipient of the Richard N. Rovner Hero Award for her outstanding commitment to people living with disabilities at the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s annual Heroes Night Gala on February 20, 2015. In 2004, Duckworth was deployed to Iraq as a Blackhawk helicopter […]

Start: February 20, 2015
End: February 20, 2015
Venue: Field Museum of Natural History
Address:
1400 S Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL, United States
February 18, 2015

The Chicago Wolves will be hosting their Brews & Bites Fundraiser at Hofbrauhaus Chicago in Rosemont. This evening will include a variety of beer to sample along with delicious food that’s carefully selected to complement each beer. Fans will have the chance to bid on exciting auction items, win raffle prizes and socialize with Wolves […]

Start: February 18, 2015 6:30 pm
End: February 18, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: Hofbrauhaus Chicago
Address:
5500 Park Place, Rosemont, IL, United States, 60018
Cost: 50