Morgan Park Academy is bringing a global movement to educate girls and change the world home to Chicago with an International Day of the Girl screening of Girl Rising, a groundbreaking feature film that spotlights the stories of nine unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances.
A month-long drawing festival that brings people together through informal art-making. Designed for professional sketchers, budding artists, and everyone in-between, the festival features more than 25 art happenings at iconic cultural sites and unexpected places throughout Chicago. The full festival calendar is available at www.thebigdrawchicago.org. Runs Oct. 5-27.Cost: Most events are free