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The three things you need to know today in Chicago: Mon, Jan 1

Written by
Grace Perry

1. Kick-start 2018 at the New Year’s Day 5K Run/Walk through Lincoln Park. The run starts at 11am, and entry is $45.

2. Take a cruise on the lake on the Odyssey’s New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch Cruise. It sets sail at 1pm, and tickets start at $70.

3. Bring the family on a one-hour train ride recreating The Polar Express, which departs from Union Station at 8:45pm. Tickets are $45 for adults, $35 for kids.

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

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