WBEZ | Throughout Chicago and region http://www.wbez.org/venues/throughout-chicago-and-region Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Off-Air Events: WBEZ's Day of Service http://www.wbez.org/air-events-wbezs-day-service-102174 <p><p>&nbsp;</p><div><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/OAlogo.tight__2.jpg" title="" /></div></div><div>We at WBEZ seek to make a positive impact in Chicago with both news and stories. Now with the support of <strong><a href="http://www.chicagocares.org">Chicago Cares</a></strong>, the city&rsquo;s leading service organization, we&#39;ll launch our first ever <strong>Day of Service</strong> featuring service projects with a range of non-profits across the region. Scheduled service projects run from Wednesday, May 29, to Saturday, June 1, and range from projects with <strong>Children&#39;s Home + Aid, Flannery Apartments, Greater Chicago Food Depository </strong>and the <strong>People&rsquo;s Music School </strong>among others. Host seniors at a birthday party, dig in the dirt to create a garden, build shelves for students or paint a mural with the direction of an artist. A range of service projects are available.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Reservations are free, but required.<strong> <a href="https://www.kintera.org/AutoGen/Register/ECReg.asp?ievent=1071750&amp;en=efJEKMMrFcJHJPOxE7IDJQMyGnIXJ4NCKiLTKYMwFaIKITMyGtG">Sign up here</a>.&nbsp;</strong></div><div><p><br />Saturday, June 1st, all volunteers and the public are invited to join in an evening of storytelling co-presented by <a href="http://themoth.org/"><strong>The Moth</strong></a>, the hottest storytelling event series in Chicago.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a competitive StorySLAM featuring five minute stories from folks who sign up that night at the event. The theme is WHEN I HELPED.</p><p>Top this off with a performance by the <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCC7dMwKy5o">Blue Ribbon Glee Club</a> and the first Goose Island Green Line on the house for <strong>Day of Service</strong> volunteers at Schubas, 5-7pm in the Schubas backyard.</p><p>Evening celebration and concert is <strong>FREE</strong> for <strong>Day of Service</strong> participants (you will be sent an RSVP link).<br />$15, $12 for WBEZ Members or $10 for students with valid I.D.</p><p><br /><a href="http://www.eventbrite.com/event/6529049563?ref=ebtnebtckt" target="_blank"><img alt="Eventbrite - WBEZ's Day of Service Tickets" src="http://www.eventbrite.com/custombutton?eid=6529049563" /></a><br />&nbsp;</p></div><div>Special heavy lifting and support provided by:</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/ChicagoCares_New%20Logo_NoTag.jpg" style="height: 109px; width: 200px;" title="" /></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image "><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/f_moth_logo_large.jpg" style="height: 77px; width: 300px;" title="" /></div></div></div><p>Sponsored by:</p><p>&nbsp;</p><div class="image-insert-image "><a href="http://www.ngelaw.com/"><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/Stacked%20Logo_Globe_hi%20res_1.jpg" style="height: 108px; width: 175px;" title="" /></a></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image "><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/GooseIsland_Corporate_Logo_Hi_Res.jpg" style="height: 148px; width: 150px;" title="" /></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image "><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/MIB-logo_plain.jpg" style="width: 260px; height: 52px;" title="" /></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div><div class="image-insert-image "><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/TTV_Hlogo_Gifts46_C.jpg" style="height: 107px; width: 250px;" title="" /></div></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div></div><div class="image-insert-image ">&nbsp;</div></div><div class="image-insert-image "><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/Intelligentsia_logo_2.jpg" style="height: 70px; width: 150px;" title="" /></div></div><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Tue, 18 Sep 2012 12:05:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/air-events-wbezs-day-service-102174