Chicago to host a variety of community and culture events this week

Looking to get out into the community this week?

From neighborhood clean up to a cemetery tour, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Chicago this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Friday at the GIA Fall Institute

From the event description:

Friday has a Keynote by Dr. James Abbington, workshops on Leadership, Chant Improvisation, a capella singing, teaching sight-singing, working with Youth Choirs, Orchestration and more! In addition, there's an organ concert, your choice of two different reading sessions, and the Real Group Concert all at one affordable price.

When: Friday, Oct. 18, 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St.
Price: $75 for students; $125 for regular admission
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2019 Superhero Saturday

From the event description:

The Tri-Taylor Community is cleaning up the neighborhood. This is an all-hands-on-deck event for all residents including owners, renters, full time, part time, students, retirees. We’re going to pick up trash, whack weeds, clear sewer grates, trim bushes and make our Tri-Taylor neighborhood clean and beautiful.

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Chicago Hope Academy, 2189 W. Bowler St.
Price: Free
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Mysterious Chicago: Graceland Cemetery Tour

From the event description:

A Graceland tour that will feature more "True Crime" stories than our usual route. After all, Graceland contains the remains of a man widely believed to be the city's first murderer, the founder of the most famous private detective agency, a woman sometimes said to be the first female professional spy, a man taught to read by a famous murderer, and more! It was even founded by a man who was later swindled by HH Holmes! 

When: Saturday, Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Where: Graceland Cemetery, 4001 N. Clark St.
Price: $20
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