September 5, 2014

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: September 5, 2014 5:30 pm
End: September 7, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Blackhawk Family Retreat
26710 W. Nippersink Rd., Ingleside, IL, United States, 60041
August 25, 2014

The Epilepsy Foundation’s annual Tee Off for Camp Blackhawk will be at a new location this year! On Monday, August 25, 2014 we will be at the Kemper Lakes Golf Club in Kildeer, IL. The day includes 18 holes of scramble format golf and a box lunch, followed by dinner and a silent auction. Registration […]

Start: August 25, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 25, 2014 7:00 pm
Venue: Kemper Lakes Golf Club
24000 N. Old Henry Road, Kildeer, IL, United States
August 16, 2014

Join us on Saturday, August 16, 2014, at the Blue Star Memorial Woods in Glenview for a FREE picnic lunch in the park, complete with fun, food, and games! Please RSVP to Maria at or 312-939-8622 ext 218 by August 12.(Please note – the park does not permit alcohol)

Start: August 16, 2014 11:00 am
End: August 16, 2014 3:00 pm
Venue: Blue Star Memorial Woods (Grove 2)
Phone: 312-939-8622
699 Lake Ave., Glenview, IL, United States, 60025
July 30, 2014

On Wednesday, July 30th, the 5th Annual Seize the Stage, a musical revue benefit, will be taking place at the Wilmette Community Recreation Center. Sammi Gassel, a member of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s Peer Alliance, organizes this production every year to support the Foundation. A minimum donation of $10 is required. For more […]

Start: July 30, 2014 7:30 pm
End: July 30, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Wilmette Community Recreation Center
3000 Glenview Rd., Wilmette, IL, United States, 60091
Cost: $10
July 20, 2014

GREAT NEWS! The signing of SB2636, a bill that allows medicinal marijuana to be prescribed to kids and adults living with epilepsy, will be signed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn this SUNDAY, JULY 20TH AT 2:00 PM on the third floor atrium of Northwestern – Prentice Women’s Hospital( 250 E. Superior St. in Chicago). Please come and help us […]

Start: July 20, 2014 2:00 pm
End: July 20, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Prentice Women's Hospital
250 East Superior St, Chicago, IL, United States
July 13, 2014

This summer, there will be two sessions of Camp Blackhawk! Giving twice as many kids the chance to enjoy this amazing experience… The 2014 Camp Blackhawk dates are: July 13-18, 2014 August 3-8, 2014 Each summer, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s Camp Blackhawk gives its young participants an experience they won’t soon forget. For […]

Start: July 13, 2014
End: August 8, 2014
Venue: Camp Redleaf
26710 W. Nippersink Road, Ingleside, IL, United States, 60041
July 11, 2014

Join us Friday evening for an evening of celebration of the progress of Henry Ford’s creations. Food, music, entertainment and more will also be present. See you in St Charles!

Start: July 11, 2014
End: July 11, 2014
220 N Randall Rd, St Charles, IL, United States
June 28, 2014

As we know, epilepsy effects all kinds, even dogs. So, let’s take some time and “paws” for epilepsy. On Saturday, June 28th, 2014, the Paws for Epilepsy Walk will be taking place at Gouin Park in Franklin Park, IL (parking is available). This is a FREE EVENT, but donations are welcome. Registration opens at 8:30 […]

Start: June 28, 2014 8:30 am
End: June 28, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Gouin Park
Phone: 630-512-7422
2400 Scott St., Franklin Park, IL, United States, 60131
June 26, 2014

The 1st Biennial Family and Professional Conference will take place June 26-29, 2014 at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago and will bring families together with leading clinicians and researchers to discuss new developments in Dravet Syndrome and associated intractable childhood epilepsies. The event will include over a dozen topics, as well as parent-to-parent roundtables […]

Start: June 26, 2014
End: June 29, 2014
Venue: Lurie Children's Hospital
Phone: 203-880-9456
Chicago, IL, United States
Cost: 150
June 23, 2014

The second annual Bounce Out the Stigma Basketball Camp will be held June 23-25, 2014 at the De La Salle Institute in Chicago from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm daily. This is a free three day basketball camp for kids ages 8-17 years old with epilepsy and their siblings and friends. Participants will learn about […]

Start: June 23, 2014 9:30 am
End: June 25, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue: De La Salle Institute
3455 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL, United States, 60616