Events

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 21, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chciago
Address:
17 N. State St., Suite 650, Chicago, IL, United States, 60602
March 7, 2015

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

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: April 25, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Genesis Art Supplies
Address:
2525 N. Elston, Chicago, IL, United States, 60647

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
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 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 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
April 11, 2015

On Saturday, April 11, 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 Parent Support & Referral to Others and will be […]

Start: April 11, 2015
End: April 11, 2015
Venue: Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, Chicago, IL, United States
April 18, 2015

Peer Alliance, a support group of the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, will be hosting its annual Casino Night fundraiser on Saturday, April 18. At this cocktail attire casino-themed night, guests enjoy an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live DJ, raffles, dancing and $150 of play money for games! Proceeds from Casino Night help provide […]

Start: April 18, 2015 6:00 pm
End: April 18, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Floating World Gallery
Address:
1925 N. Halsted St, Chicago, IL, United States
Cost: $75 individual / $135 couple
April 25, 2015

This spring, we’ll be hosting two 5K events in Wheaton (April 25), and Chicago’s Montrose Harbor (May 9). Participants of the Montrose Harbor event will have the option to be officially timed with a Chrono-Timed Chip! The 2015 5K Walk held in Wheaton on April 25th will be at Cantigny Park, known for its scenic walking trails and beautiful foliage.  On […]

Start: April 25, 2015 8:00 am
End: May 9, 2015 5:00 pm
Address:
United States