Three Things To Do in Chicago, August 5-12

Live Latinx music, a book release and more ideas of things to do in Chicago

Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.

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Aug. 6 and 7 – Spend your weekend at Navy Pier, which is hosting the fourth annual LatiNxt music and arts festival! Free and family-friendly, this vibrant event will feature performances by first- and second-generation artists, a vendor market and a vinyl fair to boot.


Aug. 10 – Hear author Elly Fishman speak about her book, “Refugee High: Coming of Age in America,” at a virtual book launch hosted by the American Writers Museum. Register for the free event here, where you can also order a copy from Seminary Co-op Bookstores. 


Aug. 11 – Looking for resources to support LGBTQ+ migrants? The Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants has put together a handbook with lots of information, and will be introducing it in a free two-hour webinar. Email for the Zoom link. 


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