CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS: Lincoln Park, Bucktown and Wicker Park, Lakeview, River North, Logan Square, Oak Park

Lincoln Park: The Chicago Cabaret Professionals present “Cabaret Goes to the Movies” at Victory Gardens Theatre on Monday April 29 at 7:30 pm. Chicago’s most popular concert and cabaret singers will present your favorite and most iconic tunes from the movies, including hits like Over the Rainbow, Ol Man River, High Hopes, and even a Bohemian Rhapsody salute. Tickets are $30 each and can be purchased here. The show is 1 hour and 45 minutes long, with a 15 minute intermission.

Bucktown and Wicker Park: Join the Wicker Park and Bucktown Chamber of Commerce for an evening of networking on Wednesday April 10. You’ll sip on cocktails and enjoy small bites, while checking out the amazing accommodations available at Wicker Park Inn. Non-member tickets are $10- and there’s only a few left, so get yours here now!

Lakeview: If you’re looking for a Saturday night party, look no further! Theater Wit is hosting a late-night, circus variety blowout on April 20. The doors open at 10:30 pm and the show starts at 11 pm! The show is forty minutes of Chicago’s best and wildest variety, circus and burlesque acts followed by a musical guest performance in the lobby after the show. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.

River North: Girls 4 Science is hosting a fundraiser to benefit their 10th Anniversary! The event is called Women in History: A Student STEM Showcase & Panel Discussion. It will be on Tuesday April 30 from 5:30-7:30 pm on the 12th floor of Merchandise Mart. This evening is hosted by STEM, a nationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to exposing girls in Chicagoland to quality science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The event features an open bar and appetizers. Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased here.

Logan Square: It’s time for the 8th annual Barking for Brews: a beer-tasting benefit at Revolution Brewery! This Sunday, April 7 from 4-6 pm, you can taste unlimited servings of Revolution’s 5 core microbrews, snack on tasty appetizers, win fantastic raffle prizes, and participate in a 50/50 drawing; all while supporting pit bull rescue. Tickets are $45 in advance and at the door. All proceeds benefit Midwest Rescue of Illinois. Find more information here.

Oak Park: Looking for something different to do with your kiddos on Friday nights? Wonder Works Children’s Museum is hosting its first ever Friday Night Pajama Party! There will be games, activities, art, and a relaxing story time at the end of the night to wind down. Pizza and snacks will be served throughout the evening as well! Admission is just $5 for Wonder Works Members or $10 for non-members. The party is on Friday April 26, from 6 to 8 pm! Find more information here.