Weekend A-Jenda: March 24th – 26th, 2017

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PAWS Chicago Animal Magnetism

Date:  Friday, March 24th, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Morgan Manufacturing

Even if you can’t make it, you can support the event through the silent auction! It’s live for two days leading up to the event. Click here to check out all of the wonderful items to bid on!

Animal Magnetism is a sensational dog friendly event attended by nearly 600 guests and their furry companions to help benefit PAWS Chicago’s life-saving work.

Enjoy an evening of music, dancing, cocktails, delicious food, silent auction and a raffle.

Alt_Backspace Brunch & Bowl Presented by 101WKQX

Date: Sunday, March 26th, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. until Noon
Location: 10pin Bowling Lounge

Come out to 10pin Bowling Lounge in Chicago (across from House of Blues), Sunday, March 26th for an Alt_Backspace live broadcast, BRUNCH & BOWL with Brian from WLS sister station 101WKQX! They’ll have the Alt_Backspace playlist rockin’, classic 80’s & 90’s flicks on the TV’s, and a little throw-back alternative music trivia to keep it interesting!

Coming just to Brunch?? $10.11 brunch special
Brunching & Bowling?? Only $25 for brunch, bowling & shoes!

Call 10Pin to reserve a lane (4 bowlers min/6 bowlers max per lane) at 312.644.0300 or click here.

All ages welcome! Full bar available if your 21+ & your Sundays are best started with Irish coffee, Mimosas or Bloodies!

97.9 the Loop Concert – Bon Jovi

Date: Sunday, March 26th, 2017
Location: United Center

Bon Jovi is hitting the road with the This House Is Not For Sale Tour, and they’re stopping in Chicago! They’re taking over the United Center on March 26th, 2017.

Want tickets? Check here.

Chicago Bulls vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Date: Friday, March 24th, 2017
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: United Center

It’s Violence Prevention Night at the United Center, and the Chicago Bulls are hoping to raise awareness in the community around programs to help curb violence.

In 2016, Chance the Rapper, World Series Champion Scott Podsednik, and White Sox Mascot Southpaw were in attendance. Students from local programs hit center court for a photo op. View those here.

Chicago Botanic Garden Orchid Show

Date: Until Sunday, March 26th, 2017
Time: Daily 8:00 a.m. until Sunset
Location: Chicago Botanic Garden

See what it’s all about!

Traffic Restrictions & Road Projects

Jane Addams Construction Local road lane closures started at the Roselle Road Interchange on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) in Schaumburg. These will continue through the summer for lighting, traffic signal, shoulder and landscaping work. Currently, one right lane in both directions is closed on Roselle Road between Hillcrest Boulevard and Central Avenue.

CTA and Public Transit Weekend Alerts

From the Chicago Department of Transportation, several buses will be rerouted for construction on the Adams Street bridge over the south branch of the Chicago River this weekend. No. 7 Harrison, No. 126 Jackson, No. 151 Sheridan and No. 156 LaSalle will generally be detoured from Adams to Van Buren via Wacker.