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Under The Picasso - June Schedule

Daley Plaza Farmers Market

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, June 1

The Chosen Few

Lunchtime dance party featuring Chicago’s Chosen Few DJ’s. A preview of the 26th Annual Chosen Few Picnic, July 2 & 3.


Thursday, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Farmers Market

The Chicago Farmers Market at Daley Plaza presented by COUNTRY Financial and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.


Friday, June 3

Hot Mix 5, Inc.

WBMX Radio is celebrating their 35th Anniversary, music and a chance to win tickets to the Hot Mix 5 Festival at McCormick Place June 11th. For more information visit Hotmix5festival.com


Monday, June 6Chicago BLues Festival

Chicago Blues Festival Preview

Enjoy the sounds of Theo Huff’s Blues Band at the Daley Plaza and help kick- off the Chicago Blues Festival, June 10–12, 2016 held in Grant Park.


Tuesday, June 7

Live Healthy Discover Nature 10am–2pm

The Forest Preserves of Cook County will provide a musical noon time performance to support its annual Live Healthy Discover Nature event.


Friday, June 10

118th Anniversary of Philippine Independence Flag Raising Ceremony

9–10am at Daley Plaza


Philippine Cultural Fashion Show - Noon

A Philippine Independence Celebration with a cultural showcase of Philippine dance and fashion show.


Monday, June 13

Musical Showcase

Showcase of children ages 5-16 playing piano and singing to classical, broadway, pop and rock.


Tuesday, June 14

National Steppers Society

Join the National Steppers Society for a lunchtime stepper’s party.


Thursday, June 16

Chicago World Refugee Day Concert

Chicago observes the persecution forcing millions to flee from their homelands and celebrates contributions made by refugees worldwide with musical acts from our city’s refugee communities.


Friday, June 17

Bike to Work Rally 7am-9am

Come join The Active Transportation Alliance celebrate Bike to Work at Daley Plaza with free give-a-ways, bike-themed entertainment, educational programming and more!


Monday, June 20

LOG-U Korean Women’s Choir

The LOG-U Korean Women’s Choir members from South, Korea perform at the Daley Plaza while visiting the U.S.


Thursday, June 23

Line Dancing

Health First- The Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County presents Line Dancing at Daley Plaza.


Monday, June 27

Salute to LGBT Veterans

Join the Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Veterans and the City of Chicago’s Annual Salute to LGBT Veterans


Saturday, June 25

Serve-A-Thon 7am-5pm

Imagine a Chicago where everyone is rooting for each other. At Chicago Cares, that’s our dream. That’s why this June 25, we’ll gather 5,000 Chicagoans to volunteer side by side at Chicago Cares’ Serve-a-thon, the city’s largest day of volunteering. We’ll work hard, play hard and give back, together. Register today for Chicago’s largest single day of service! Visit chicagocares.org/sat for more information.

 Taste of Chicago Preview

Tuesday, June 28

Taste of Chicago Preview 11am – 3pm

Enjoy a sampling of Taste of Chicago’s newest and favorite food items at this sneak preview of Chicago’s favorite picnic in the park at Daley Plaza. The 36th Annual Taste of Chicago takes place July 6-10 in Grant Park.


Wednesday, June 29

The Chosen Few

Lunchtime dance party featuring Chicago’s Chosen Few DJ’s. A preview of the 26th Annual Chosen Few Picnic, July 2 & 3.


Thursday, June 30

Performing Arts Presentation

Enjoy the performances of Teens from After School Matters Gallery 37 as they perform vocal and dance programs.