Celebrate Hangawi at the Korean Cultural Center, attend a garden party hosted by the Latino Union to support organizing for worker and immigrant rights, and catch a small business sidewalk sale at Mestiza Shop
Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.
Saturday, Sept. 18 – Celebrate Hangawi, the Korean holiday for giving thanks, at the Korean Cultural Center of Chicago (9930 Capitol Drive, Wheeling). The afternoon’s events include kite-making, the making of songpyeon (small rice cakes), and more games and activities! Click to purchase tickets ($10).
Saturday, Sept. 18 – To celebrate 20 years of organizing for worker and immigrant rights in Illinois, Latino Union is hosting a garden party at the Haymarket House (800 W. Buena Ave.). There will be games, live music, food, and more! Purchase tickets ($15-50) here.
Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18–19 – Support small businesses at the last Summer Sidewalk Sale of the season hosted by Mestiza Shop (1523 W. 18th St.). Browse wares from local artisans and makers, including from Mestiza, which offers “all things vintage, mystical, and Latinx.”
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