Events

April 12, 2014

Casino Night is the annual fundraising event for EFGC Peer Alliance, a recently launched board of the Epilepsy Foundation Greater Chicago. Hosted on April 12th at Prairie Production, the event is a cocktail attire casino themed night featuring Texas holdem, blackjack, and plinko. Guests are treated to an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live DJ, […]

Start: April 12, 2014
End: April 12, 2014
Venue: Prairie Production
Address:
1314 W Randolph, Chicago, IL, United States, 60607
Cost: $75 / $85
April 10, 2014

If you have reached a plateau with your current epilepsy treatment, or have tried multiple medications with diminishing results, you may be a candidate for new and exciting diagnostic techniques and surgical technologies. Join us on April 10, 2014 for a FREE event hosted by EFGC and NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Neurological Institute to explore new […]

Start: April 10, 2014 6:30 pm
End: April 10, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: Evanston Hospital
Address:
2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL, United States, 60201
April 5, 2014

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, 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 epilepsy co-morbidities and the benefits of neuropsychological testing. The […]

Start: April 5, 2014 11:30 am
End: April 5, 2014 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, 60637
March 5, 2014

CHICAGO MARATHON INFORMATION The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is grateful to once again be a Contributing Charity of the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. With 1.5 million spectators, 45,000 runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries – this is one of the premier marathons in the world…and it’s right here […]

Start: March 5, 2014
End: November 9, 2014
Venue: Chicago Marathon, Naperville Marathon, Zombie 5K
Address:
IL, United States
February 8, 2014

On Saturday, February 8th, the next “Managing Students with Seizures: A Training for School Nurses” will be taking place at the Epilepsy Resource Center of Central Illinois in Springfield. This is a free event for school nurses and will give participants 3.2 Contact Hours. Topics to be covered include appropriate first aid, treatment options and […]

Start: February 8, 2014 8:00 am
End: February 8, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Epilepsy Resource Center of Central Illinois
Phone: 312-939-8622
Address:
232 Bruns Lane, Springfield, IL, United States, 62702
February 1, 2014

Join us on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL for the Chicago Wolves vs. Iowa Wild hockey game!  This gathering is meant for Camp Blackhawk alumni, as well as for future campers. Included with your ticket will be a pizza party during the first intermission in the Party Room! Please […]

Start: February 1, 2014 7:00 pm
End: February 1, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Allstate Arena
Address:
6920 N. Mannheim Rd., Rosemont, 60018

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s latest Interpretations Writing Program will start on Saturday, February 1st! This FREE workshop will hold four sessions on February 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd. Interpretations is designed to help those living with epilepsy who are having difficulty openly addressing their condition. It enables participants struggling to vocally express their […]

Start: February 1, 2014 11:00 am
End: February 22, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago
Phone: 312-939-8622
Address:
17 N. State St., Suite 650, Chicago, IL, United States, 60602
January 25, 2014

EFGC is partnering with Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble to provide a very special Teen Group event on January 25, 2014! Participants will be creating their very own super hero complete with a super power! They will be writing a story about their super powers and creating their own costumes. Afterwards, they will receive their very own […]

Start: January 25, 2014 10:00 am
End: January 25, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble's Fulton Street Collective location
Address:
2000 W. Fulton, Chicago, IL, United States
January 18, 2014

On Saturday, January 18, 2014, the next ParentLink, a free educational program for parents of children with epilepsy, will be taking place at the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. This session will focus on Seizure Freedom: When to Wean and Ancillary Therapies and will be presented by Patti Ogden, APN, MSN, and Nurse […]

Start: January 18, 2014 11:30 am
End: January 18, 2014 1:30 pm
Venue: University of Chicago Medicine's Comer Children's Hospital
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, Chicago, IL, United States
December 14, 2013

Please join us for our Fourth Annual Family Holiday Party on Saturday, December 14, 2013! This is a free event for all ages, so be sure to get ready for some good times and holiday cheer. This event includes food, crafts, music, and much more! For more information and to register, please contact Kim Baker […]

Start: December 14, 2013 11:30 am
End: December 14, 2013 2:00 pm
Venue: Armour Square Park
Phone: 312-939-8622
Address:
3309 S. Shields Ave., Chicago, IL, United States, 60616