Friday, July 17, 2009

History at the Movies in Grant Park this Tuesday 7/21

It's the start of the weekend, but we're already looking forward to Tuesday July 21st:

We heard about this Guinness Book of World Record attempt on the radio and also in the comment section of
The City of Chicago’s Outdoor Film Festival (COFF), in partnership with the Goodman Theatre, invites you to break a Guinness Book World Record. Be part of the largest group of people wearing a Groucho nose and glasses at Tuesday’s (7-21-09) presentation of the American classic movie Duck Soup in Grant Park. The record to break “of the most people wearing Groucho Marx glasses” is 4,077. The record was set during a fundraiser in Springfield, Missouri, on July 9, 2007. Be ready to don the Groucho Marx look for 10 consecutive minutes at 8:00pm This event, including the Groucho nose and glasses, is FREE and open to the public.
Also on Tuesday, is the 2nd wards chance to hear the Chicago 2016 bid team president, Lori Healy, state the case for the Olympics and answer questions. The event will be at the UIC forum (725 W. Roosevelt Road) from 6-8pm this Tuesday, July 21st. We would love to go, but it's not looking likely. If anyone goes, please let us know what they say.

Finally, we just wanted to point out that the 2nd annual Blackhawk Convention is being held at the Hilton in the Sloop (720 S. Michigan) this weekend (7/17-7/19). It's unfortunately sold out, but if you're a big enough fan, we imagine you can sneak in somehow.


Unknown said...

This Tuesday is not July 17th.

Sloopy said...

Thanks, made the change!