Events

April 19, 2015

On Sunday, April 19th, “Exercise for Epilepsy Awareness” will be taking place at the Sachs Recreation Center in Deerfield, IL from 2:00 – 4:30 pm. This event is hosted by Debbie Siegel, the founder of Peace of Mind, an organization committed to using the power of education to eliminate the fear and mystery of epilepsy. […]

Start: April 19, 2015 2:00 pm
End: April 19, 2015 4:30 pm
Address:
United States
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
May 11, 2015

On Saturday, May 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 Legal Advocacy Including 504s and IEPs and be presented by […]

Start: May 11, 2015
End: May 11, 2015
Venue: Comer Children's Hospital at the University of Chicago Medicine
Address:
5721 S. Maryland Ave., Room K287, Chicago
June 5, 2015

The Canna Law Group, in partnership with the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, Americans for Safe Access, and the Marijuana Policy Project, is co-hosting the Illinois Medical Cannabis Physicians’ Summit on Friday, June 5, 2015, at the Westin Chicago River North. The summit will educate licensed medical professionals on current medical cannabis research, state and […]

Start: June 5, 2015
End: June 5, 2015
Address:
United States
June 6, 2015

The next Studio E: The Epilepsy Art Therapy Program will take place in June and is being offered to children (ages 8-12) with epilepsy. This is a four week art therapy program that gives participants the opportunity to work with art therapists and other children with epilepsy in a group setting to strengthen their artistic […]

Start: June 6, 2015 10:00 am
End: June 27, 2015 10:00 pm
Venue: Bueller YMCA
Address:
1400 W. Northwest Hwy., Palatine, IL, United States, 60067
July 5, 2015

The first session of the 2015 Camp Blackhawk will take place July 5 – 10, 2015 at the Red Leaf Village in Ingleside, IL. At Camp Blackhawk, kids ages 6-17 living with epilepsy, get to come together to enjoy the fun and friendships that come with a trip to camp AT NO COST. At Red […]

Start: July 5, 2015
End: July 10, 2015
Venue: Red Leaf Village
Address:
26710 W. Nippersink Rd., Ingleside, United States
August 2, 2015

The second session of the 2015 Camp Blackhawk will take place August 2 – 7, 2015 at the Red Leaf Village in Ingleside, IL. At Camp Blackhawk, kids ages 6-17 living with epilepsy, get to come together to enjoy the fun and friendships that come with a trip to camp AT NO COST. At Red Leaf Village’s […]

Start: August 2, 2015
End: August 7, 2015
Venue: Red Leaf Village
Address:
26710 W. Nippersink Rd., Ingleside, IL, United States
September 17, 2015

On Saturday, September 17, 2015, EFGC and NorthShore Neurological Institute will host the latest Managing Students with Seizures, a training for school nurses at the NorthShore Evanston Hospital. A continental breakfast and lunch with be provided, as well as free 3.2 Contact Hours. For more information, please contact Tracy Schultz at 312-939-8622 ext 224 or […]

Start: September 17, 2015 8:00 am
End: September 17, 2015 1:00 pm
Venue: NorthShore Evanston Hospital - Frank Auditorium
Address:
2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL, United States, 60602
November 8, 2015

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is grateful to be a part of the 2015 Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon Charity Program. This event will take place November 8, 2015 in Naperville Illinois and is a Boston Marathon qualifying race! Charity registration week runs from Monday, February 16 at 8:00 AM to Sunday, February 22 […]

Start: November 8, 2015
End: November 8, 2015
Venue: Naperville Marathon
Address:
Naperville, IL, United States