4 community and culture events to look forward to in Chicago this weekend

Looking to get out into the community this weekend?

From an egg rush to a yoga festival, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural meetups coming up in Chicago. Read on for a rundown.

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Earth Day Pop-Up Event

Celebrate Earth Day with an evening of climbing. Sending in Color is hosting a pop-up event in honor of Earth Day. The American Alpine Club will be hosting an introduction to climbing outdoors talk.

When: Friday, April 19, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: First Ascent Uptown, 4718 N. Broadway
Admission: Free or $15 for a day pass and gear rental

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VIVE Easter Fest

VIVE Church is hosting their first annual egg rush at Eckhart Park in Noble Square. Bring the kids and enjoy face painting, a bounce house, snacks and more.

When: Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Where: Eckhart Park, 1330 W. Chicago Ave.
Admission: Free

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Yoga & Fitness Festival

Enjoy an evening of mind and body connection with a Yoga and Fitness Festival. Experience yoga, fitness, meditate and a mindful social all in one place. 

When: Saturday, April 20, 4-9 p.m.
Where: Block37, 108 N. State St., Floor 2
Admission: Free for ages 17 and younger; $36 for general admission

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Southside With You 

Inspired by the first date of Barack and Michelle Obama, the screening of "Southside With You" recounts the summer day in 1989 when Barack tried to woo Michelle on their date throughout the city of Chicago. The screening celebrates the opening of Rob Pruitt's The Obama Paintings at the Stony Island Arts Bank.

When: Saturday, April 20, 4-6 p.m.
Where: Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S. Stony Island Ave.
Admission: Free

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