May 23, 2016
Chicagoans will have the opportunity to get a taste of Seoul Taco before it opens on May 31. Complimentary food and drinks will be serrved from 5-10 p.m. Local music group Soul Smmit will also be performing. RSVP at here. 738 N Clark St.
This summer’s Sportsman’s Club Sunday BBQ series will feature the newly opened restaurant, Kimski, as well as Bar Marta, GreenRiver, and El Che Bar, which is opening soon. The cost is $20 for a plate of food and beer. 948 N Western Ave.
Join Bonnie and Tracy, co-founders of Shred415, as they launch Shred at the Park at NoMI Garden at Park Hyatt Chicago. The 45-minute rooftop workout will have you jumpstarting your day with a good sweat. Shred at the Park will take place every Wednesday during the summer. 7:30 a.m. RSVP to email@example.com. hyatt.com
Wednesday Polo is a tradition at Arranmore Farm & Polo Club. Each week a late afternoon match is open to an enthusiastic public, hosting both the serious equestrian set, and those looking to wind down after work with friends and family. Every Wednesday from June 1-September 14. 34 Rance Road, Oswego; chicagopolo.com
Neiman Marcus invites you to enjoy Amorepacific's complimentary facials, hand and neck massages, refreshments, and special gifts highlighting the brand's new CC compacts and eye/face masks. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Reservations are required and you can reserve your spot by calling 312-642-5900 ext. 4042. neimanmarcus.com
Kickoff your summer by participating in this 60-minnute surf inspired fitness class at Hotel Palomar, which will happen every Thursday from June through September. Free for hotel guests; $35 for non-guests. 7-8 a.m. 505 N. State St., hotelpalomar-chicago.com
Actress Sophia Bush is teaming up with luxury consignment company eDrop-Off to auction some of her personal items to benefit The Girl Project. Her collection that will be auctioned off contains clothing, outwear, accessories, handbags, and much more from luxury brands like Chanel, Burberry, and Fendi. The auction runs June 6-16. shopedropoff.com
The Hubbard Street + Second City Collaboration summer series at the Harris Theater in Chicago with The Art of Falling. 6 p.m. 205 E. Randolph, St., 312-850-9744; hubbardstreetdance.com
Lydia Smith Sickle Cell Foundation is hosting its 5th annual Sickle Cell Cocktail Gala at CHEZ. The evening will have live entertainment, casino games, specialty cocktails, gourmet food by Mercadito, and more. 7:30-10:30 p.m. 247 E. Ontario St., 773-270-1606; sicklecellfund.org
The League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) presents its 27th annual Corporate Night benefit concert. Tony and Emmy Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth will sing timeless Broadway songs alongside members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra led by Broadway musical director and conductor Mary Mitchell Campbell. Tickets for the musical evening are on sale now. 7:30 p.m. Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 220 S. Michigan Ave., 312-294-3000; cso.org
Eversight Illinois and co-chairs David Donnersberger, MD and Eileen Howard-Weinberg invite you to this year’s Parisian-themed gala. Join honorees Candace Jordan and Marian Macsai, MD for an evening of delicious food, delightful entertainment, and breathtaking views from The Peninsula Chicago’s ballroom and terrace. Proceeds support the organization’s mission of restoring sight and preventing blindness. 6-10 p.m. Tickets, $375. The Peninsula Chicago, 108 E. Superior St.; eversightvision.org
Join Neiman Marcus to meet celebrity makeup artist Matthew VanLeeuwen, and even schedule a makeover with the guru. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Reservations are required and you can reserve your spot by calling 312-642-5900 ext. 4042. neimanmarcus.com
The 2016 Chicago Polo Season kicks off at Oak Brook Polo Club with the Chicago Polo Cup. The Club's opening Sunday will feature a DuPage rivalry in the making, pitting the Oak Brook Polo Team, captained by James Drury, against the Arranmore Polo Team, captained by John Greene. This 6 chukker match will give the winning team bragging rights as the best team in "The Prairie State," until they meet again on August 28 at Arranmore Farm & Polo Club. 2606 York Road, Oak Brook; chicagopolo.com
The Auxiliary Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Michigan Avenue will host the 16th annual Summer Lovin’ party. Typically attended by more than 1,000 young professionals, Summer Lovin’ will be an evening filled with delicious bites from leading Chicago restaurants, cocktails, and outstanding entertainment. In addition, attendees will have access to the Chicago History Museum’s eclectic exhibits. Proceeds from the event will support innovative type 1 diabetes research programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Purchase tickets here. 7-10 p.m. Chicago History Museum, 1601 North Clark St.
Polo's Armed Forces Chicago roots date back to 1949 when the Illinois National Guard organized an indoor league that continued through the mid-1980s at the Chicago Avenue Armory, now the Museum of Contemporary Art. Oak Brook Polo Club will honor the United States Armed Forces and its veterans in a remake of the Oak Brook Polo vs. Black Horse Troop match, which was captained by Oak Brook Polo Club founder and commander, Paul Butler. 2606 York Road, Oak Brook; chicagopolo.com
Watch the sunset and the stars glisten at the most anticipated event of the summer. The Women’s Board of Lincoln Park Zoo will host a romantic midsummer’s eve of dreams, dining, dancing, and entertainment. Celebrating the long-awaited return of penguins to the zoo, the Women’s Board will honor their well-dressed friends at this year’s Zoo Ball, presented by PowerShares QQQ. Funds raised at Zoo Ball will support the Women’s Board’s leadership pledge to fund new initiatives at the zoo, such as the new Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove. Individual tickets begin at $700 per person; table packages begin at $7,000. 6:30 p.m. to midnight. Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St.; lpzooball.org
The afternoon starts with an on-field parade of new and classic Ferraris, followed by a 6 chukker polo match between two Italian favorites, Ferrari vs. Maserati. 2606 York Road, Oak Brook; chicagopolo.com
The signature tournament of the Chicago Polo Season kicks off two weeks of the most competitive polo of the summer. The opening match of the USPA Arranmore Polo Classic commences in grand style as Polo enthusiasts are treated to spectacular pre-match festivities, access to the club’s barns and horses, the very latest from Ferrari & Maserati and Bollinger Champagne. 34 Rance Road, Oswego; chicagopolo.com
The action continues with the semifinals of the USPA Arranmore Polo Classic. Wednesday’s bring a more casual atmosphere for the guests. Come after work and cheer your favorite teams and players on as the competition continues. 34 Rance Road; chicagopolo.com
The tournament culminates with the best teams and players battling it out to win the most competitive tournament of the summer. The glamour continues as the Polo elite, and Chicagoan men and women don their summer’s best while being treated to spectacular pre-match and halftime festivities, access to the club’s barns and horses, and the very latest from the Ferrari & Maserati and Bollinger Champagne. 34 Rance Road, Oswego; chicagopolo.com