Free Events

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.

Epilepsy Advocacy Day
March 6, 2019
Capitol Hill
Springfield, IL

On March 6, 2019, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will head to Springfield to educate our elected officials on epilepsy and the need for services. Bring your family and friends, wear purple and let your story be heard! Transportation and lunch will be provided. Click here to register. For more information, contact Leia Der at lder@epilepsychicago.org or 312-939-8622 ext 211.

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.

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 is needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Leia Der at Lder@epilepsychicago.org

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 Ridge, IL

On Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 1:00-4:30, EFGC’s Kids & Teens Club will be hosting their own talent show at the Park Ridge Park District. This 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. If the event has reached capacity, your family will be put on a wait list.

Limited performance spots are available. All acts must be under three minutes long and approved by Leia before the registration deadline, Friday, March 22.

Pizza and soft drinks will be served. For more information or to register, contact Leia at lder@epilepsychicago.org or 312-939-8622 ext 211. To register, please send your child’s name, number of attendees, talent and song requirements.

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 is needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Leia Der at Lder@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! For more information, contact Leia Der at Lder@epilepsychicago.org

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 Leia Der at Lder@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. For more information, contact Leia Der at Lder@epilepsychicago.org

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 is needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Leia Der at Lder@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 is needed. Come to as many sessions as you like, all free of charge.

For more information, click here or contact Leia Der at Lder@epilepsychicago.org