Each week tune in to "The Weekly Show" for a segment we call What's Good w/ Billy Dec! As a Restauranteur, Event Producer and Entertainment TV Personality, Billy will share info on amazing fundraisers plus community and cultural events that are good for you and good for Chicago! To follow Billy Dec on Twitter and Facebook check out the link below!
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Edison Park Turkey Trot 5k and Fun Run, November 28th at 9:30am, Edison Park, $10-25
Details: Kick off your Thanksgiving day before you indulge in a feast with this 5k and fun run that helps benefit the American Heart Association.
Kiwanis Santa Run for Kids, December 1st at 9am, Raue Center for the Arts-Crystal Lake, $15-35
Details: Dress in your best Santa costume for this 5k or 1 mile Reindeer Dash. All proceeds help McHenry County organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters, Girls on the Run NWIL, CASA, Main Stay and Turning Point.
Turkey Day 5k Run, November 28th at 9am, Lincoln Park, $20-29
Details: This Thanksgiving Day 5k race includes the Plymouth Rock Ramble run for kids. Proceeds support Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Flirting for Disaster, December 3rd at 6pm, American Junkie, $20-30
Details: This fundraiser benefits the American Red Cross. Mix and mingle with great cocktails, food, music, and fun!
Bears Bowl 2013, December 3rd at 6:30pm, Brunswick’s Buffalo Grove, $150
Details: Bowl with members of the Chicago bears and enjoy dinner, cocktails, laser tag, billiards and more. The event benefits Bears Care charity.
Naughty or Nice Toys for Tots Fundraiser, December 4th at 6pm, Rockit Bar & Grill, FREE w/ RSVP
Details: Hosted by Chicago Real Estate Resources, come out for the 8th annual fundraiser. Enjoy drink specials and hors d’oeuvres but bring an unwrapped toy or sporting good to support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation.
Bacon, Sports and Beer Celebration, November 23rd at 1pm, Union Station, $100
Details: Taste bacon-inspired food samples from more than 30 restaurants and craft beer samples from more than 30 breweries. Proceeds from the sports-themed party benefit Chicago Cares.
Ditka Dash 5k, November 30th at 9am, Soldier Field, SOLD OUT
Details: Support Movember and run this 5k like you’re the DA Coach in your best mustache! All participants receive mustache, aviator sunglasses and a da coach shirt. Post party sponsored by Miller Lite.
Upendo Village Holiday Bazaar, November 21st at 9:30am, Our Lady of the Angels Motherhouse, FREE
Details: Shop for fair-trade crafts and handmade goods at the fundraiser, whose proceeds benefit Upendo Village, which provides aid to people living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Gala, November 24th at 11am, Broadway Playhouse, $150
Details: Bring out the whole family for a first-class trip to the North Pole, enjoy a private performance of Rudolph and delicious luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton. Proceeds benefit One Fund.
Beverly Hills Turkey Trot 5k, November 30th at 8am, Kellogg Elementary School, $20-25
Details: Enjoy a timed 5k or a leisurely walk and raise money for the John McNicholas Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and the 19th Ward Youth Foundation.
Premier Foundation’s Casino Masquerade Ball, November 16th at 8pm, Union Station, $150
Details: Join us for an exciting and festive evening in one of Chicago's most dynamic settings! This gala for a great cause benefits PREMIER3 Foundation's Educate to Innovate Campaign focusing on getting kids interested in STEM - science, technology, engineering, and math.
Heroes Ball, November 14th at 7pm, Tavernita, $110
Details: Be a hero and help support Autism Speaks at this annual ball. Enjoy in a night of great eats, food, and silent auction to help a great cause!
Celebrity Bounty at Aces UP!, November 14th at 5:30pm, Museum of Broadcast Communication, $100-250
Details: Come out to match wits and cards with Chicago’s media, entertainment, sports, and corporate stars. Proceeds benefit Urban Prep Academies.
CHILL, November 14th at 6pm, LUXEHOME at Merchandise Mart, $95-175
Details: Come to the seventh annual CHILL event hosted by Wine Spectator and Tribune Media Group, enjoy over forty top chefs from restaurants like Rockit Bar & Grill, Coco Pazzo, AyChiwowa, and more. Proceeds benefit the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras.
Playing It Forward - The Ping Pong Ball, Novmeber 14th at 6pm, Hard Rock Hotel, $100
Details: Show off your table tennis skills while supporting families at Lurie Children’s. Enjoy top notch auctions like vacations and Lollapalooza tickets. Participate in the ping pong tournament or enjoy watching the professionals go head-to-head.
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