Several community organizations will be holding gatherings and fundraising events this spring at Sidetrack, 3349 N Hasted St.
Saturday April 16, 4-8 p.m.: Chicago Gay Men's Chorus Big Package Auction. Chicago Gay Men's Chorus presents The Big Package Auction '16, hosted by Judy Tenuta. There will be comedy, gourmet food, cocktails, and silent and live auctionsfeaturing a super-sexy all-male big package auction. The VIP reception starts at 4 p.m., with the main event starting at 5 p.m.
Event page: www.facebook.com/events/520675301445143/ .
Saturday April 23: Proud to Runway 1980s. Proud to Runway is back and in full force to celebrate the 35th annual Proud to Run Race. As an homage to their start, this year the models are bringing '80s realness. Beneficiaries for this year include Trans Tech Social Enterprises, About Face Theatre and Center on Halsted A $20 donation includes two drink tickets and benefits Frontrunner/Frontwalkers Chicago.
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/233978070283120/
Saturday April 30, 4-8 p.m.: Havana in Chicagoa benefit for First Hand Aid
Proceeds from this event will be used to help First Hand Aid fulfill its mission of delivering medical and day-to-day supplies, providing services to families and feeding seniors in Cuba. There will be a Cuban buffet from Siboney Cuban Restaurant ( SiboneyChicago.com ) and Cuban music by Angel D'Cuba and guests.
There will also be a Cuban inspired silent auction with artwork, artifacts and gift certificates. All the money raised during this eventfrom ticket sales, silent auction and drink salesgoes directly to First Hand Aid. Tickets are $50 available online and at the door.
Saturday May 14, 1:30-3:30 p.m.: MOMosa Brunch 2016. It's a brunch cocktail event for patrons, their mothers, and all friends and family who support equality! All proceeds benefit the work of Equality Illinois.
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/972944832792232/
Schedule subject to minor changes. Please contact Sidetrack or the individual organizations for additional details.
Sidetrack opens at 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Many of these events have a suggested donation at the door. Sidetrack will offer separate bar areas open to the general public, with no cover, during all events.
Visit SidetrackChicago.com .