Free Events

2019 Women’s Retreat
October 18-20, 2019
Camp Red Leaf
26710 W. Nippersink Rd.
Ingleside, IL 60041

Join us for a rustic, three day, two night Women’s Retreat – for FREE! We’ll be focusing on health and wellness for women with epilepsy. All lodging, meals and activities are included.

Click here to register. The deadline to register is September 27, 2019. Space is limited. Applications will be taken on a first come, first serve basis.

For more information, contact Leia Der at Lder@epilepsychicago.org or 312-939-8622 ext 211.

Additional details:

  • A full-time nurse is available for emergencies only
  • Retreat does not provide transportation, bedding or toiletries. Alternative transportation options are available
  • All meals will be served in the dining hall, located 1/4 mile from main campus
  • Rooms and bathrooms are shared

Epilepsy Awareness Month Presentation
October 22, 2019
6:30 pm
Lincoln Library
326 S. 7th St.
Springfield, IL 62701

For more information about this free educational event, please contact Kimberly Janssen at kjanssen@epilepsychicago.org.

The 10th Annual Consumer Conference on Epilepsy and Treatment Presented by UChicago Medicine
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Radisson Blu Hotel
221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago’s 10th Annual Consumer Conference will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 8:00 am — 2:00 pm at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel located at 221 N. Columbus Dr. in Chicago, IL. The agenda for 2019 has not yet been finalized but will feature medical professionals from the Chicago metro area. The goal of the Consumer Conference is to provide education and advance the quality of patient care within the epilepsy community.The EFGC’s Consumer Conference is the largest gathering of people with a direct connection to epilepsy in the city of Chicago.

Registration is now open! Click here to register.

Studio E Art Program: Art and Yoga
November 19, 2019
1:00-3:00 pm
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

Studio E is back with exciting changes! In addition to a new location at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, we will now be expanding the program to include sessions on art, yoga, dance, music, and cooking! Sessions start in November and run monthly through June! This session will focus on art and yoga. Studio E is a free program and is open to adults 18 years and older. For more information and to register, click here.

Epilepsy Awareness Month Presentation
November 26, 2019
6:30 pm
Bloomington Library
205 E. Olive St.
Springfield, IL 62701

For more information about this free educational event, please contact Kimberly Janssen at kjanssen@epilepsychicago.org.

Family Holiday Party
December 7, 2019
Hamlin Park Field House
3035 N. Hoyne Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

The Family Holiday Party will be held at the Hamlin Park Fieldhouse on December 7, 2019. This is a great opportunity to meet EFGC staff, and enjoy an afternoon of free fun with other EFGC clients and families. The Holiday Party will include lunch, holiday treats, games and activities for the whole family, and a visit from Santa! Registration will be available Monday, November 4th at epilepsychicago.org.

Studio E Art Program: Art and Yoga
December 14, 2019
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

Studio E is back with exciting changes! In addition to a new location at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, we will now be expanding the program to include sessions on art, yoga, dance, music, and cooking! Sessions start in November and run monthly through June! This session will focus on art and yoga. Studio E is a free program and is open to adults 18 years and older. For more information and to register, click here.

Studio E Art Program: Dance
January 21, 2020
1:00-3:00 pm
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

Studio E is back with exciting changes! In addition to a new location at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, we will now be expanding the program to include sessions on art, yoga, dance, music, and cooking! Sessions start in November and run monthly through June! This session will focus on dance. Studio E is a free program and is open to adults 18 years and older. For more information and to register, click here.

Studio E Art Program: Dance
February 15, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

Studio E is back with exciting changes! In addition to a new location at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, we will now be expanding the program to include sessions on art, yoga, dance, music, and cooking! Sessions start in November and run monthly through June! This session will focus on dance. Studio E is a free program and is open to adults 18 years and older. For more information and to register, click here.

Studio E Art Program: Music
March 17, 2020
1:00-3:00 pm
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

Studio E is back with exciting changes! In addition to a new location at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, we will now be expanding the program to include sessions on art, yoga, dance, music, and cooking! Sessions start in November and run monthly through June! This session will focus on music. Studio E is a free program and is open to adults 18 years and older. For more information and to register, click here.

Studio E Art Program: Music
April 11, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

Studio E is back with exciting changes! In addition to a new location at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, we will now be expanding the program to include sessions on art, yoga, dance, music, and cooking! Sessions start in November and run monthly through June! This session will focus on music. Studio E is a free program and is open to adults 18 years and older. For more information and to register, click here.

Studio E Art Program: Cooking
May 19, 2020
1:00-3:00 pm
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

Studio E is back with exciting changes! In addition to a new location at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, we will now be expanding the program to include sessions on art, yoga, dance, music, and cooking! Sessions start in November and run monthly through June! This session will focus on cooking. Studio E is a free program and is open to adults 18 years and older. For more information and to register, click here.

Studio E Art Program: Cooking
June 13, 2020
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S Ashland Ave.
Chicago, IL 60607

Studio E is back with exciting changes! In addition to a new location at the Epiphany Center for the Arts, we will now be expanding the program to include sessions on art, yoga, dance, music, and cooking! Sessions start in November and run monthly through June! This session will focus on cooking. Studio E is a free program and is open to adults 18 years and older. For more information and to register, click here.