October 12, 2013

We are now enrolling participants in the next Studio E session for teens! The deadline to register is September 30. This FREE program will be located at a community center in Winfield, IL.  The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is excited to bring kids ages 13 -17 the opportunity to express themselves through art as [...]

Start: October 12, 2013
End: November 9, 2013
Phone: 312 939 8622
October 10, 2013

Are you searching for additional seizure control? Then it’s time to Take Chargeof Your Epilepsy! Come join us for this FREE event at NorthShore HealthSyestems in Evanston, IL on Thursday, October 10th. An epileptologist will be presenting on various topics, including general information about epilepsy, treatment options, and what you can to to Take Charge. [...]

Start: October 10, 2013
End: October 10, 2013
Venue: NorthShore HealthSystems - Frank Auditorium
Phone: 866-865-7305
2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL, United States, 60056
October 4, 2013

The Camp Blackhawk Family Retreat Weekend is fun for the whole family and FREE! This is an opportunity for you to come out to camp to see what the kids experience for a week in the summer. Come enjoy a fun-filled weekend where kids can zipline, rock climb and play in the lake – and [...]

Start: October 4, 2013 5:30 pm
End: October 6, 2013 5:30 pm
Venue: Blackhawk Family Retreat
26710 W. Nippersink Rd., Ingleside, IL, United States, 60041
September 21, 2013

EFGC is partnering with Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble to provide a very special Teen Group event! We will be learning basic theatre arts that will allow you to create a “super hero” character using Epilepsy as your power. You will create a story, write a monologue about how you got your powers, and create a costume. [...]

Start: September 21, 2013 10:00 am
End: September 21, 2013 12:00 pm
Venue: Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble's Fulton Street Collective location
Phone: 312 939 8622
2000 W. Fulton, Chicago, IL, United States, 60612
September 14, 2013

Calling all parents! Come join us on September 14th for ParentLink, a FREE educational program that addresses a variety of issues for parents of children with epilepsy. This session will focus on seizure action at school and will be presented by Patti Ogden, APN, MSN, and Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Neurology at Comer Children’s Hospital [...]

Start: September 14, 2013 11:30 am
End: September 14, 2013 1:30 pm
Venue: Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, Chicago, IL, United States, 60637
August 29, 2013

Savers, one of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago community partners, is opening a new location in Franklin Park, IL on Thursday, August 29th. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 8:45 am and the store will open at 9:00 am. Savers is no ordinary thrift store. As a leader and pioneer in the [...]

Start: August 29, 2013
End: August 29, 2013
Venue: Savers
10205 W, Grand Ave., Franklin Park, IL, United States
August 27, 2013

Come join us on Tuesday, August 27th, for an exciting day of golf at the Arrowhead Golf Club in Wheaton, IL. This event helps the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago support its Camp Blackhawk, a week-long retreat for kids and teens living with epilepsy.  Golfers will enjoy 18 holes of scramble format golf, followed by [...]

Start: August 27, 2013 12:30 pm
End: August 27, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: Arrowhead Golf Club
26 W151 Butterfield Rd., Wheaton, IL, United States
Cost: $250
August 18, 2013

On Sunday, August 18th, we will be hosting a Picnic in the Park for families at the Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville, IL. This is a FREE event and includes lunch, fishing, boating and lawn games! Please RSVP to Kim Baker at or 312-939-8622 ext 218 by August 14th.

Start: August 18, 2013 11:00 am
End: August 18, 2013 3:00 pm
Venue: Blackwell Forest Preserve
West Shelter, Warrenville, IL, United States
August 8, 2013

Kane County Cougars and The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago have partnered together to host a night of baseball and fun on Thursday Aug 8, 2013. Doors open at 5:30pm and the game starts at 6:30pm. Please call Derek Weber with the Cougars at 630-232-8811 x1257 to reserve your tickets and sit in our reserved section. Discounted [...]

Start: August 8, 2013 5:30 pm
End: August 8, 2013 9:30 pm
Venue: Kane County Cougars Fifth Third Bank Ballpark
34W002 Cherry Lane, Geneva, IL, United States, 60134
Cost: $7
July 31, 2013

On Wednesday, July 31, join the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago Youth Council for a night of live music and epilepsy awareness at Seize the Stage : A Musical Revue Benefit for Epilepsy!  Seize the Stage: A Musical Revue Benefit for Epilepsy!Wednesday, July 31st @ 7:30 PMMinimum donation: $10.00Donations benefit the youth councilTickets sold at [...]

Start: July 31, 2013
End: July 31, 2013
Venue: Wilmette Park District Community Recreation Center Auditorium
3000 Glenview Rd., Wilmette, IL, United States, 60091
Cost: $10.00