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5 events worth checking out in Chicago this week

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By Hoodline - Published on February 26, 2020.

From a laser cutter workshop to a comedy night, there's plenty to enjoy in Chicago this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Laser Cutter Workshop

From the event description:

Curious as to how a laser cutter works? Have any ideas that you would want to bring to life using a laser cutter?

When: Friday, Feb. 28, noon-1:30 p.m.
Where: Idea Realization Lab, 247 S. State St., Room 310
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

International Party at River North

From the event description:

MPC Events is hosting the next International Party at Trophy Room! Join expats, foreign professionals, students and Americans in this one and only party!

When: Friday, Feb. 28, 8-10 p.m.
Where: Trophy Room, 170 W. Ontario St.
Admission: $15-$20
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

An Intimate Affair with Seth Schwarz (Live)

From the event description:

Classical music composition meets deep electronic beats.

When: Friday, Feb. 28, 9 p.m.- Saturday, Feb. 29, 2 a.m.
Where: Chicago, IL, Location TBA
Admission: $30-$35
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Nobody wins when the Family Feuds

From the event description:

Join us for a night of fun and games! Come alone or with a team. We hope your Jenga skills are keen — Jumbo Jenga, that is.

When: Saturday, Feb. 29, 5-8 p.m.
Where: 9520 S Halsted St, 9520 S. Halsted St.
Admission: $15
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Tight 5 Comedy Showcase!

From the event description:

Five comedians compete for feature spots on comedy night! Featuring comedians from Zanues Laugh Factory, Riddles, Comedy Bar and Improv.

When: Saturday, Feb. 29, 8-11 p.m.
Where: The Water Hole, 1400 S. Western
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets


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