A new month brings new things to do in Chicago

A new month starts today which marks the last few weeks of summer days for many of us (especially when CPS goes back to school on September 3rd), which means there is still time to take advantage of everything that is going on around Chicago.  

According to Time Out Chicago there are so many things to still take advantage of like: 

"Aug 9 Chicago Ducky Derby; Chicago RiverTens of thousands of rubber duckies are poured out of a dump truck to race down the Chicago River at this fundraiser—adopt a duck for $5 and you could win a car, a vacation or $2,500 in cash.

Aug 11 Bud Billiken Parade; Martin Luther King Dr from 35th to 55th Drill teams, marching bands and dance squads filled Martin Luther King Drive during this annual back-to-school parade, which celebrates African-American students from throughout Chicago.

Aug 31–Sept 3 African Festival of the Arts; Washington Park A recreation of an African village pops up in Washington Park, where visitors will find vendors selling drums, quilts, fine art and other handmade goods." (Time Out Chicago, see the rest of the list here.)

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