CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS: Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Bucktown and Wicker Park, Edgewater, Chicago Loop, Oak Park

Lakeview: Need a fun MLK day activity for the kiddos? Get to Tuco and Blondie for Kids Movie Night and a showing of Toy Story 3! This Monday, January 20 at 5:30 pm, your kiddos will enjoy a buffet, popcorn, and a sweet treat. Adult tickets include a Classic Margarita, popcorn, and chips and salsa. Tickets are just $8.84 and can be purchased here.

Lincoln Park: Get ready to party down this winter with the Polar Bear Party at Kirkwood. On January 25 from 11 am to 10 pm, there will be $2 Corona and Corona Light cans, $3 Guinness cans, and a $20 shot ski. There will also be raffles, firepits, prizes, and much more! Find more information here.

Bucktown and Wicker Park: Been itching to show off your singing skills? Or try out your new stand-up routine? Mac’s Wood Grilled hosts an Open Mic Night every Tuesday night. Stand-up, original acoustic music, and sketch comedy are all welcome. Sign-up begins at 9:30 pm and the show begins at 10 pm. Each set should be no more than 5 minutes. There is no cover and there are drink specials! Find more information here.

Edgewater: Ready to show off your Disney knowledge? Disney Movie Trivia at Bareburger is happening this Sunday, January 19 at 4 pm. Questions will focus on Disney’s classic animated films, all the way from 1937’s Snow White to Toy Story 4. The easiest way to reserve tickets is to choose a team captain and have them reserve tickets for all participating team members. You can also play by yourself and reserve single tickets! Reserve your tickets here and get ready for a night of Disney fun!

Chicago Loop: The Chicago Athletic Club is hosting a Wellbeing Workshop: Inner Workout on Saturday January 25 at 10 am. This workshop transcends the trend of self-care and teaches you skills you can build on. Inner Workout translates ancient philosophies into a modern self-care practice. You’ll engage in 60 minutes of gentle movement, breathwork, meditation, and journaling led by the founder of Inner Workout, Taylor Morrison. The class is open to all and no prior experience is necessary. Bring a journal and yoga mat. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

Oak Park: Every Thursday night, Hamburger Mary’s becomes the Oak Park Comedy Club! Chicago’s top improv and comedy acts take over; as well as national touring comedians who have been featured on Comedy Central, HBO, and The Laugh Factory. The night begins at 8 pm! Make sure you come hungry- Mary’s has the best burgers, as well as delicious cocktails and fresh brewed beer from Oak Park Brewing Company, conveniently located next door. Make your reservations here, now!