Weekend Recommender: June 27-30

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Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks carries the Stanley Cup on Monday night. Kane also received the prestigious Conn Smythe Trophy.

Carnivale Summer Pig Roast
Thursday, June 27, 5:30 pm
This summer, Fulton Market’s Carnivale is roasting a pig every Thursday, and giving each guest a taste with a complimentary suckling pork taco that’s best enjoyed alongside on-special bottles of Goose Island. The pigs come from local Maple Creek Farms, and are smoked in a Cuban smoke box to achieve their unique flavor. 702 W. Fulton St., 312-850-5005

Blackhawks Victory Parade
Friday, June 28, 11 am
The Stanley Cup returns to Chicago following the Blackhawks’ Monday night win over the Boston Bruins. The Chicago team takes their prize on a tour of the city this week, culminating in a victory parade and rally Friday morning. The parade begins at United Center (1901 W. Madison St.) and ends in Grant Park’s Hutchinson Field (south end).

Exposure 2013 from A Mind and Body Total Fitness
Saturday, June 29, 9:30-10:15 am
A Mind and Body Total Fitness founder Alex Vasileski leads the second in a series of summer workouts on Ohio Street Beach. The Saturday morning classes give fitness fanatics a full-body workout while benefiting a cause—proceeds are put toward Charity4LIFE this week. Participants are asked to bring $10 as their donation; the next workout is July 13 due to next week’s holiday weekend. Ohio Street and Lake Shore Drive

City Winery Book Signing
Sunday, June 30, 7 pm
There’s nothing better than a glass of Champagne and a good book, and that’s what you’ll get at City Winery’s reading and book signing event this weekend. Chicago authors Stacey Ballis and Jen Lancaster, and Maryland-based Sarah Pekkanen, share passages from their novels, including Lancaster’s hilarious and brand-new The Tao of Martha. $7 tickets can be purchased on citywinery.com. 1200 W. Randolph St., 312-733-9463

44th Annual Chicago Pride Parade
Sunday, June 30, 12 pm
The culmination of Pride Week in Chicago each year is the vibrant parade: more than 200 organizations, individuals, floats, and dancers will participate in the colorful walk. The route starts at Montrose Avenue and Broadway in Boystown and ends at Diversey Parkway and Cannon Drive.

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