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The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.
Performances begin @ 12 Noon (schedule is subject to change)
Wednesday, July 1
Thursday, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
The Chicago Farmers Market at Daley Plaza presented by COUNTRY Financial and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
Monday, July 6
One man. Two electric guitars. A vast amount of space. A fully-charged atmosphere, Meditative calm and ritual magic.
Tuesday, July 7
National Stepper’s Society
Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime stepper’s party.
Wednesday, July 8
HHW Vocal Arts Ensemble
Enjoy the sounds of the HHW Vocal Arts Ensemble from After School Matters, a nonprofit organization that offers Chicago Teens innovative out-of-school time activities.
Thursday, July 9
After School Matters Dance
The Hi Def Dance Ensemble and Joffrey Ballet perform and variety of dance routines.
Friday, July 10
After School Matters Dance Program
The F.M.C Dance/Pierre Lockett and ASM Dancers perform a variety of dance routines.
Monday, July 13
Piano concert performed by Mark Damisch, celebrating 40 years of touring the world.
Tuesday, July 14
Femme de Champagne Performs
The Femme de Champagne performs French-inspired original, torchy pop music to celebrate Bastille Day.
Wednesday, July 15
Chicago Park District Youth Boxing Program
Chicago Park District youth boxing program exhibition. Youth and Teens from 21 Chicago Park District operated boxing centers showcase their skills in several exhibition bouts.
Monday, July 20
Dance Around the World
Chicago Music & Dance International presents, young dancers from the Chicago area program a variety of ethnic dances
Tuesday, July 21
Line Dancing 11:45am - 1:15pm
Come join The Clerk of Circuit Court of Cook County as they celebrate Health First with Line Dancing during your lunchtime hour.
After School Matters Jazz Band
A jazz band comprised of Chicago’s high school students who have auditioned to participate in the After School Matters (ASM) summer music program.
Friday, July 24
Peruvian Cultural Festival
The Peruvian Arts Society presents a Cultural Festival presentation featuring, Peruvian Folklore Music & Dance that showcases their heritage and culture.
Monday, July 27
Summer Disco/Old School/ House Music Lunch Jam
Enjoy the sounds of a special disco/house music lunch mix on your break. Get your house music work out on and be refreshed to continue your work day.
Tuesday, July 28
National Day –Flag Raising Ceremony
The Consulate General of Peru celebrates the 194th Anniversary of the National Independence of Peru.
Wednesday, July 29
Barristers Big Band
The Barristers Big Band performs music during the lunch time hour.
Thursday, July 30
Kidz Clog & Cloggin’ Craze performs a very energetic and upbeat form of dance, Clogging. The cloggers, male and female range in age from 8 yrs. to 86 yrs. and represent about 20 Chicago suburbs.
Friday, July 31
Prayers for Peace
Join the Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago for a brief program and to pray for peace.