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Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC

Irish American Heritage Center

$7.00

https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! ** THIS IS A NON HOSTED EVENT ** - this Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC

Irish American Heritage Center

$7.00

https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! ** THIS IS A NON HOSTED EVENT ** - this Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

First Fridays Meetup at Chicago's Best Comedy Venue - We get $5 tickets!

The World Famous Laugh Factory

The Laugh Factory Chicago loves our Meetup group so much that they offer us cheap tickets ($5) to BOTH the 8:00 pm Drink, Date, Laugh & 10:00 pm Diamond Comedy Hour shows EVERY First Friday of the month. This means you can attend these shows with new comics and different HILARIOUS content at this price every First Friday of the month!! Get tickets here: https://tinyurl.com/firstfridayslaughfactory Starting off the night with comedy is a great way to let loose with some laughter. And while the shows are the same theme each month, the material always changes! Everyone attending either with others or by themselves will be seated in a special section for our Meetup group, as long as you arrive by the show start time. So come solo or with friends! This event is posted in lots of different Meetup groups so more people can attend, so the RSVP # won't show how many are actually attending. We're expecting lots of people every First Friday plus the venue sells their own tickets so there will always be a great crowd to get your laugh on with! Here are the show descriptions: DRINK, DATE, LAUGH! 8:00 pm Drink Date Laugh is a one-of-a-kind stand-up comedy showcase/game show at the Chicago Laugh Factory that engages the audience by exploring their dating history and love lives. Short questionnaires are given out before the show (all in good fun) that the team uses to briefly interview selected crowd members (seriously, all in good fun). At the end of the show, three lucky audience members are picked to participate in a live game show to win a $100 gift certificate to a local spot. On top of all that, the show features stand-up sets from some of the best comedians in Chicago. Drink Date Laugh is produced and hosted by Paul Farahvar, Andy Fleming, Kyle Scanlan, and Sarah Perry, and features a revolving door of some of the city's best talent. ------------------------------ DIAMOND COMEDY HOUR 10:00 pm Diamond Comedy Hour is a monthly showcase featuring premier female comedians from Chicago and beyond. Join creator and host, Alex Kumin, for an incredible show with special giveaways, drink specials and extended headliner sets! There's never been a bad show, these ladies know how to make you laugh! This excellent show is never the same, it's never boring, and it's always hilarious. Come see what makes Chicago the funniest city on the planet AND IT'S ONLY $5 FOR A VIP TICKET! (Well actually $5.45 cuz of a $0.45 processing fee per ticket that we get charged.) *Tickets are normally $27, but we get them to hook us up! **Here's a good idea: Get tickets to BOTH shows and laugh all night! Get tickets here: https://tinyurl.com/firstfridayslaughfactory *You can purchase multiple tickets through this link. No physical tickets will be issued. Your name will be on a list at the door and all tickets will be under the purchaser's name. No refunds or exchanges but tickets can be transferred. Please Note: These shows are for ages 18+ w/ ID. If you show up after start time you will not be able to sit in our group section. There is a 2 drink minimum per person per show (can be non-alcoholic or alcoholic beverage). Drinks are reasonably priced, and you definitely wanna have a few drinks during a comedy show cuz it's funnier that way, so this shouldn't be an issue with how cheap our tickets are :) Enjoy the shows!

Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC

Irish American Heritage Center

$7.00

https://vimeo.com/209144174 What is Contra Dancing? Fun! Exciting. Swirling. Walking. A "Caller" will lead the dancers by calling each movement throughout the dance as the dancers progressively swirl down one end of the dance floor to the other end. ALL AGES can do it. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY. You DO NOT NEED TO BRING A PARTNER. CAN COME ALONE. Super Nice Folks. Experienced Dancers will help you. You will start dancing on the first song. Great exercise. Only $7-$10 (sliding scale), seniors & students $5, for hours of dancing to really great live music - banjos, fiddles and more. Be sure to bring a bottle of water, though there is water available and a pair of smooth soled shoes to glide through the dances and protect the wooden dance floor. COME AT 6:30 FOR DANCE LESSONS. Music and Dancing start at 7pm till 9:30pm with a 15 minute break. The dancing is continuous - once one is finished, the next one starts! ** THIS IS A NON HOSTED EVENT ** - this Contra Dance happens every Monday, with some exceptions, throughout the year. Always double check schedule at http://www.chicagobarndance.org/ . There will be Always be someone at the Check-in table to Welcome You! Feel Free to inform them that you came via Meet Up and/or this is your first Contra Dance and they will be happy to show you where to go and what to do. Free Parking in the Lot. Come on out and dance your cares away. It's a BLAST!

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Contra Dance To GREAT LIVE MUSIC at the IAHC

Irish American Heritage Center

$7.00

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