Calendar of Events

February 2015

Feb 21

Free Tax Help

Friday 01/27/2015 - 04/15/2015
The city of Chicago offers free, confidential tax help at locations across Chicago from late January through mid-april Federal and Illinois tax return preparation and e-file are offered free of charge by the City's two partner nonprofits, the Center for Economic Progress and Ladder Up, which annually prepare thousands of returns with thelp of trained volunteers.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR FREE TAX HELP?
Families earning up to $50,000 annually
Individuals earning up to $25,000 annually
Taxpayers that need to file an amended return (i.e. make corrections to a submitted return) or that need to file tax returns for previous years (2011-2013) are encouraged to visit a tax site in March
WHAT INFORMATION SHOULD I BRING TO A TAX SITE?
Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for yourself, your spouse, and everyone else that appears on your tax return
Photo identification
All 2014 tax documents (W-2, 1099 forms)
Bank account and routing numbers
Proof of health insurance coverage (i.e. Form 1095-A, private/employer insurance information) or Certificate of Exemption
Copy of your second or final property tax bill paid in 2014
Records of college-related expenses
Copy of your 2013 tax return
Wilbur Wright College
Fridays 10AM-4PM/Feb 6-April 10
Saturdays/9AM-12PM/Jan 24-April 11
Closed April 3 and April 4

Tax Prep Chicago


Feb 24

Lap Sits

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Parents and children 3 years old and under welcome.
Lapsits - The fourth Tuesday of the month.
Literacy-based group encounters provide you and your child a wonderful experience together. The primary goal is for you to interact with each other, although you will also enjoy the time with other families. Topic for the month is "Bedtime".
Please RSVP no later than 3pm on day before the class. Class closes 15 minutes after scheduled start time. Please be prompt.
Questions call 773-205-3637
Maryville Crisis Nursery
4015 N. Oak Park Ave., Building B
24 hour helpline:773-205-3637


Feb 24

Mental Health Commitment Hearings

Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Free Senior Enrichment Seminars being presented by the Cook County Elder Justice Center.
Location: Courtroom 2005 - 20th Floor
The Richard J. Daley Center
50 West Washington Street
Chicago, Illinois

Further information regarding the Cook County Elder Justice Center and announcements of upcoming seminars can be viewed at
Cook County Court


Feb 25

Read/Dunning SBIF Roll-Out Informational Workshop

Wednesday 12:00 PM
Alderman Timothy Cullerton, the Chicago Department of Housing and Economic Development, the Portage Park Chamber of Commerce, and SomerCor 504 invite you to a attend a FREE Read/Dunning SBIF Roll-Out Informational Workshop at the
Jolly Inn
6501 W. Irving Park Road.
The next 30-day SBIF Applicaiton Period for Read/Dunning TIF District is February 25th through March 27th.
Featured speaker: Jacob Stern, Somercor504, Inc.
A complimentary buffet lunch will be provided. Admmission is free but registration is required.
For more information or to RSVP please contact the Portage Park Chamber of Commerce at 773-777-2020 or at beebuilding@aol.com


March 2015

Mar 1

St. Edward Parish's 22nd Annual McNulty/Kelly Corned Beef Dinner

Sunday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Save the date! St. Edward Parish's 22nd Annual McNulty/Kelly Corned Beef Dinner on Sunday, March 1 from 12 noon-5 PM at the St. Edward gym, (4447 N. Lowell). Entertainment includes music by the Academy of Irish Music, Irish dancing by the Mullane Healy Godley Irish Dance Academy and the Shannon Rovers. Corned beef dinner available for $10/plate and kids and sandwich only meals are $5/each. Meals are also available "to go." Tickets available at the door.


Mar 10

Baby Talk Classes

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Parents and children 3 years old and under welcome.
Come PLAY, SHARE, have QUESTIONS ANSWERED.
Parenting Issues class-The second Tuesday of the month.
Topic for the month is "Children's Fears"
Please RSVP no later than 3pm on day before the class. Class closes 15 minutes after scheduled start time. Please be prompt.
Questions call 773-205-3637

Maryville Crisis Nursery
4015 N. Oak Park Ave., Building B
24 hour helpline:773-205-3637


April 2015

Apr 18

The Chicago Bungalow and Vintage Home Expo North

Saturday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Chicago Bungalow and Vintage Home Expo North - Chicago's largest and most popular home restoration, preservation and sustainable renovation expo - is now open for registration.
EXPO NORTH
McFetridge Sports Center
3843 N California Ave, 60618

To RSVP at no cost, please click