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The best free things to do in Chicago this month

The best free things to do in Chicago this month

As it turns out, some of the best things in life are free.

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    “Human+Nature”

    “Human+Nature”

    See eight towering sculptures by South African artist Daniel Popper at the Morton Arboretum's new outdoor exhibition, which spreads the 15- to...

    Suburbs
    Ice Skating at Maggie Daley Park

    Ice Skating at Maggie Daley Park

    Situated in the heart of downtown Chicago with the city's sweeping skyline as a backdrop, the Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park is a winter attraction...

    Millennium Park
    Ice Skating in Millennium Park

    Ice Skating in Millennium Park

    Skate under the Chicago skyline and within eyeshot of the Chicago Christmas Tree at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park. Plus, take advantage...

    Millennium Park

    Things to do in Chicago neighborhoods

    Avondale

    Avondale

    The traditionally Polish neighborhood is dotted with arts centers, small parks and interesting shops.

    Logan Square

    Logan Square

    Explore a bustling selection of restaurants, bars and entertainment.

    Pilsen

    Pilsen

    Explore vibrant murals, the city's best tacos and the businesses of 18th Street.

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    Oz Park

    Oz Park

    Located right behind Lincoln Park High School, Oz Park is just what you think: a park dedicated to The Wizard of...

    WhirlyBall

    WhirlyBall

    WhirlyBall, a made-up sport that is played by two teams driving bumper cars, combines elements of lacrosse,...

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    Physician Magician

    Physician Magician

    Dr. Ricardo Rosenkranz, a Northwestern Hospital/University physician and professor, is back with a new version...

    West Loop Wedding Walk

    West Loop Wedding Walk

    The fourth annual West Loop Wedding Walk returns on February 5. Couples will spend the afternoon visiting all...

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