Chicago Pi Day Round Up

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If your anything like the Chicago Nerds than you love Pi in any form, from the mathematical constant to delicious bakery desserts. Here are a few different events and restaurant/bakery specials to celebrate Pi Day around Chicago. On Friday March 13th, Local Option will be tapping a series of rare and highly sought after beers

ISC’s Pi Day “Pi K” (3.14-mile) Fun Run/Walk

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Illinois Science Council hosts its third annual Pi Day ‘Pi K’ Fun Run/Walk at three Chicago locations plus Elmhurst on Saturday, March 14 – known far and wide as Pi Day. The event benefits ISC’s educational programs that make science fun and accessible to the public. The Fun Run/Walk – 3.14 miles instead of the

SFWA Mass Autographing

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In the middle of SFWA’s 50th Annual Nebula Award Weekend, they will open the doors to the public so you can attend a mass autographing on Friday, June 5, at the Palmer House. Bring your own books or buy books there from Greg Ketter of DreamHaven Books. Check out the website for times and a

50th Annual Nebula Award Weekend

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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America will host their 50th anniversary meeting and weekend in Chicago. The weekend will include panels, tours, workshops, meetings, and, of course, the banquet and Awards Ceremony. With prices starting at $70, anyone can decide to attend. On Friday evening, June 5, there will be a mass autographing

The Hobbit Sing-a-long

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Chicago Loot Drop is bringing back our classic The Hobbit sing-a-long! Come join us for what is sure to be a night of great mirth, singing the songs of Middle Earth! Join us as we go down, down to Goblin-town and start roll-roll-rolling down the hole, on the greatest adventure (that lies ahead)! We think

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #67

A Darker Shade of Magic

For April’s Book Club we will be discussing A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab, the critically acclaimed author of Vicious. Kell is one of the last Travelers—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes—as such, he can choose where he lands. There’s Grey London, dirty and boring, without any

Almost Pi(e) Day 2015

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Almost Pi(e) Day For a few years now, we have celebrated Pi(e) Day. We aren’t just math fanatics; it’s more of an excuse to get together with friends and eat pie. So come and join us for a casual homemade Pi(e) Day. 3:00PM Open Event 4:00PM Pie Tasting Prizes: Top 2 pies will each receive

Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club #66

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For March’s Book Club we will discussing To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis, which won both Hugo and Locus awards in 1999, and was nominated for the Nebula in 1998. Set in 2057 at Oxford University, but also at many other times and places throughout history due to the time travel that’s

Game Night!

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An all star cast of performers take on your favorite games and turn them into hilarious improv shows. Watch as we take on games like Clue, Battleship, Dungeons & Dragons and even Oregon Trail! Saturdays at The pH Comedy Theater (1515 W. Berwyn Ave) at 9:30pm, Feb 7 – Apr 11. Check back every week

Adventure Library!

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The pH Comedy Theater gets the kids in on the comedy action! Adventure Library allows kids to pick one of their favorite books from our library and our team of improvisers bring the book to life…with the help of the kids. We get the kids on stage, let them steer the story and create magic.