Free Events

Family Holiday Party
December 8, 2018
11:30 am-2:00 pm
Hamlin Park
3035 N. Hoyne Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

The Family Holiday Party is a free event full of holiday cheer, food, crafts, music, and fun! Click here to register online. For more information, contact Kelly Lang at klang@epilepsychicago.org.

Studio E Drop-in Session
December 10, 2018
12:00-3:00 pm
17 N. State St., Suite 820
Chicago, IL 60602

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is excited to offer adults living with epilepsy the opportunity to attend monthly Studio E Drop-in Sessions from 12:00-3:00 pm at our downtown office (Suite 820) at 17 N. State St. in Chicago. Materials and guidance for art and writing will be provided in a relaxed environment where creative expression and conversation are welcomed. Expressive Writing workshops are incorporated in the monthly Drop-In Sessions. No prior experience with art or writing in needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Crissy Catalano at ccatalano@epilepsychicago.org

The YACE Lincoln Park Zoo Lights Group Outing
December 11, 2018
6:30-9:00 pm
Lincoln Park Zoo

The YACE (Young Adults of Chicago with Epilepsy) group’s winter outing will take place at the Lincoln Park Zoo on Tuesday, December 11 from 6:30-9:00 pm. Come out to enjoy the lights, animal exhibits, and more! Admission for this event is free.

This evening is a get-together for members, friends and guests of the YACE group. For more information, contact Kelly Lang at klang@epilepsychicago.org.

The YACE Ice Skating Ribbon Group Outing
January 11, 2019
5:30-9:30 pm
Maggie Daley Park
337 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601

The YACE (Young Adults of Chicago with Epilepsy) group’s second winter outing will take place at the Maggie Daley Park on Friday, January 11 from 5:30-9:30 pm. Come out to skate the “Ribbon” in downtown Chicago with great friends and a great view. Admission is free, but skate rental is $15.00 (you can also bring your own skates).

This evening is a get-together for members, friends and guests of the YACE group. For more information, contact Kelly Lang at klang@epilepsychicago.org.

The 2018 July Camper Reunion
February 17, 2019
Chicago Wolves Game
Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

The 2018 July Camp Reunion will take place at the Chicago Wolves vs. Iowa Wild game and is a free event. More details to come.

The 2018 August Camper Reunion
March 10, 2019
Chicago Wolves Game
Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018

The 2018 August Camp Reunion will take place at the Chicago Wolves vs. Milwaukee Admirals game and is a free event. More details to come.

The Kids & Teens Club Talent Show
March 30, 2019
1:00-4:30 pm
Park Ridge Park District
Centennial Activity Center
100 S. Western Ave.
Park Ride, IL

The Kids & Teens Club is a free event that is open to children and teens living with epilepsy and performances can include acting, singing, dancing, comedy, poetry, playing musical instruments, and other special talents! If your child does not want to participate in the talent show – no problem! We want everyone to have fun!

NOTE: Children and teens must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Family and friends are welcome to attend.

Registration is not open yet. Check back soon for more details.

Studio E Drop-in Session
March 11, 2019
12:00-3:00 pm
17 N. State St., Suite 820
Chicago, IL 60602

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is excited to offer adults living with epilepsy the opportunity to attend monthly Studio E Drop-in Sessions from 12:00-3:00 pm at our downtown office (Suite 820) at 17 N. State St. in Chicago. Materials and guidance for art and writing will be provided in a relaxed environment where creative expression and conversation are welcomed. Expressive Writing workshops are incorporated in the monthly Drop-In Sessions. No prior experience with art or writing in needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Crissy Catalano at ccatalano@epilepsychicago.org

Studio E Drop-in Session
April 8, 2019
12:00-3:00 pm
17 N. State St., Suite 820
Chicago, IL 60602

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is excited to offer adults living with epilepsy the opportunity to attend monthly Studio E Drop-in Sessions from 12:00-3:00 pm at our downtown office (Suite 820) at 17 N. State St. in Chicago. Materials and guidance for art and writing will be provided in a relaxed environment where creative expression and conversation are welcomed. Expressive Writing workshops are incorporated in the monthly Drop-In Sessions. No prior experience with art or writing in needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Crissy Catalano at ccatalano@epilepsychicago.org

Kids & Teens Club Bowling Outing
April 13, 2019
Bowlero Naperville
1515 Aurora Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540

This is a free event and a lot of fun! Please check back soon for more details.

Studio E Drop-in Session
May 13, 2019
12:00-3:00 pm
17 N. State St., Suite 820
Chicago, IL 60602

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is excited to offer adults living with epilepsy the opportunity to attend monthly Studio E Drop-in Sessions from 12:00-3:00 pm at our downtown office (Suite 820) at 17 N. State St. in Chicago. Materials and guidance for art and writing will be provided in a relaxed environment where creative expression and conversation are welcomed. Expressive Writing workshops are incorporated in the monthly Drop-In Sessions. No prior experience with art or writing in needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Crissy Catalano at ccatalano@epilepsychicago.org

The Kids & Teens Club Gitzmo’s Fun Factory Outing
May 18, 2019
10:00 am-1:00 pm.
Gitzmo’s Fun Factory
66 Orland Square Dr.
Orland Park, IL 60462

This is a free event and Gitzmo’s has everything from arcade games to zip lining! Lunch will also be included.

Registration is not open yet. Please check back soon for more details.

2019 Conferencia de Epilepsia
June 1, 2019
9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Lurie Children’s Hospital
225 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

El evento incluirá pláticas sobre crisis epilépticas y crisis no epilépticas, el proceso de diagnóstico, síndromes de epilepsia, tratamientos naturales, y marihuana medicinal. También incluirá mesas con mucha información sobre los recursos dispuestos en Chicago. Ya a es nuestra tercera conferencia y sigue crecer cada año. Esperamos verles allá.

El link de registro estará dispuesto en el invierno de 2019.

Puede contactar Leigh Schommer por más información:
Lschommer@epilepsychicago.org o 312-939-8622 ext. 215


Studio E Drop-in Session
June 10, 2019
12:00-3:00 pm
17 N. State St., Suite 820
Chicago, IL 60602

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is excited to offer adults living with epilepsy the opportunity to attend monthly Studio E Drop-in Sessions from 12:00-3:00 pm at our downtown office (Suite 820) at 17 N. State St. in Chicago. Materials and guidance for art and writing will be provided in a relaxed environment where creative expression and conversation are welcomed. Expressive Writing workshops are incorporated in the monthly Drop-In Sessions. No prior experience with art or writing in needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Crissy Catalano at ccatalano@epilepsychicago.org

Studio E Drop-in Session
July 8, 2019
12:00-3:00 pm
17 N. State St., Suite 820
Chicago, IL 60602

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is excited to offer adults living with epilepsy the opportunity to attend monthly Studio E Drop-in Sessions from 12:00-3:00 pm at our downtown office (Suite 820) at 17 N. State St. in Chicago. Materials and guidance for art and writing will be provided in a relaxed environment where creative expression and conversation are welcomed. Expressive Writing workshops are incorporated in the monthly Drop-In Sessions. No prior experience with art or writing in needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Crissy Catalano at ccatalano@epilepsychicago.org