Check out select events in Planit 5

Looking for something to do this week? We have suggestions ranging from a debut Asian festival at The Morton Arboretum to kitten adoptions, a fishing derby with cash prizes, and making plans to attend a steak dinner benefit for a community theater group or purchasing tickets to a concert by Colbie Caillat.

Chow to dish up 'Healthy Cooking with Chef Kevin' class in Elmhurst

Chow’s Chef Kevin will share strategies for healthful family meals in a cooking class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, in Elmhurst.

Tom's Cookbook Library: A fine mother-daughter collaboration

Myra and her husband, Drew Goodman, were pioneers 30 years ago, when they started the organic-focused Earthbound Farm in California. Today, ...

Jedlicka lands 'Big Fish' musical for Cicero stage

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center in Cicero caps its 2013-14 season with the new Broadway musical "Big Fish."

Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet sets auditions for milestone 'Nutcracker'

Dancers age 6 through professional level are invited to audition for the Von Heidecke Chicago Festival Ballet’s 25th anniversary "Nutcracker ...

Suburban youth symphony to team with actors in Mozart event at Ravinia Festival

Students from dozens of suburban communities comprise the ensembles of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra, which will appear at the Ravinia ...

WWII celebrity Yorkie's trainer to attend Dog Days fest at Cantigny

Cantigny in Wheaton will unleash the sixth annual Dog Days festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2. It’s the one day each year when ...


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