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The three things you need to know today in Chicago: Wed, Aug 30

Written by
Grace Perry

1. The annual Chicago Fringe Festival begins today, showcasing more than 200 theater performances over 12 days. Shows take place across Jefferson Park and cost $15 to attend.

2. See comedy group Huggable Riot’s 12th sketch revue, Judgmental Institutions, at the Annoyance Theatre. Tonight’s show is at 8pm and costs $12.

3. Try your hand at Veggie Bingo at the Hideout for a chance to win a bounty of fresh produce. This summertime event starts at 5:30pm and bingo cards cost $4 each.

For more events, check in with Time Out Chicago throughout the day.

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