February in Chicago

February 4, 2012 7:43:36 AM PST
February might be cold in Chicago, but that does not mean you should hibernate. There are plenty of things going on around town.

Cindy Gatziolis, Director of Public Relations/ Marketing, Dept. of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, City of Chicago, came into our ABC7 studio to tell us about a few things you can enjoy in February.

Chicago Park District - Black History Month Events (link: www.chicagoparkdistrict.com)
Ubuntu: Feb.16-18, Garfield Park
Ashaki: Feb. 24, Washington Park
Umoja: Feb. 25, Homan Square Park

DuSable Museum: "Spread The Word: The Evolution of Gospel From Chicago To The World" (link: http://www.dusablemuseum.org/news/spread-the-word-the-evolution-of-gospel-from-chicago-to-the-world)
Extended to the end of June

Millennium Park: Luminous Field
Cloud Gate and AT & T Plaza
Feb. 10-20
Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Sundays-Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Chicago Birthday Daily Blog: 175 Ways to Love Chicago
Blue Man Group
Rick Bayless
Through March 2
Actual Birthday: March 4

New Cultural Plan for Chicago (link: www.chicagoculturalplan2012.com)
Interactive web site

Town Hall Meetings

Wednesday, Feb. 15
6-8 p.m.
Columbia College

Thursday, Feb. 16
6-8 p.m.
Nicholas Senn High School

Saturday, Feb. 18
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
DuSable Museum

Tuesday, Feb. 21
6-8 p.m.
National Museum of Mexican Art