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  • HouseSmarts Radio with Lou Manfredini live at The Cubby Bear sponsored by Sloan – Aug 25

    Join the HouseSmarts Radio with Lou Manfredini live broadcast at The Cubby Bear Chicago on Saturday, August 25 from 7am to 10am! The broadcast is free to attend but all guests must register. Registrations will also be accepted on-site at the broadcast. REGISTER HERE! Plumbers and plumbing apprentices are encouraged to attend. Following the broadcast, there will be special one-hour question and answer session geared towards plumbing with Lou Manfredini and a representative from Sloan. The first 50 listeners in […]

  • WGN Radio live at the 2018 Blackhawks Convention

    Get ready for another season of Chicago Blackhawks hockey at the 11th annual Blackhawks Convention, July 27-29, 2018!  The Blackhawks Convention is held at the Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago) and features both current Blackhawks players and alumni throughout the weekend and include numerous autograph and photo sessions, Q&A panels, exhibits, interactive games and much more. Blackhawks players, coaches, executives and alumni will attend the event. WGN Radio will be there to broadcast live! See us in […]

  • Back to School with Judy Pielach at Goodwill in Glendale Heights – August 11

    Gear-up for back to school with “Good Buy Girl” Judy Pielach at the Goodwill Store and Donation Center in Glendale Heights on Saturday, August 11 from noon to 2pm. We’re throwing a back-to-school party! It’s that time of year to get ready for school again and Goodwill is here to help you have an amazing year.  And when you shop at Goodwill, you’ll go straight to the head of the class for less! Our “Good Buy Girl” Judy always uncovers […]

  • 2018 Blackhawks Convention Giveaway – OFFICIAL RULES

    Hey Blackhawks fans! We’re giving you the chance to win your way into the 11th annual Blackhawks Convention at the Hilton Chicago on July 27-29, 2018. Ten lucky fans will get four passes each. To enter, you must leave a comment on the WGN Radio Facebook page. Winners will be selected  after 10am CT on Monday, July 23. “2018 BLACKHAWKS CONVENTION GIVEAWAY” – WGN RADIO OFFICIAL FACEBOOK RULES No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win. […]

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Raiders of the Lost Ark at Ravinia – August 2

    Enjoy a night of adventure under the stars at Ravinia with a movie and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on Thursday, August 2! “Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark” will play in its entirety on screens on the lawn and in the pavilion. Relive John Williams’s classic score with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra who will perform it live in time with the movie, led by conductor Emil de Cou. Our very own entertainment critic Dean Richards will lead a […]

  • Archadeck of Chicagoland Heats Up Your Backyard

    Get a backyard makeover thanks to Archadeck of Chicagoland! You could win a fully installed 14′ diameter patio with Belgard’s Rinn Laziano or Medino style pavers and a wood-burning fire pit!

  • American Lung Association LUNG FORCE Walk – August 12

    This August, Chicago’s iconic Soldier Field transforms from blue and orange to LUNG FORCE turquoise! Help us defeat lung cancer and lung disease one step at a time. Join the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Walk presented by Northwestern Medicine to fight COPD, asthma and lung cancer, the number one cancer killer. The LUNG FORCE Walk will take place on Sunday, August 12 at 10am at Soldier Field. It’s a day of family, fun and ‘fighting for air.’ Form a […]

  • Photos: 2018 Chicago Pride Parade – “Let’s Talk About…”

    It was another beautiful warm Sunday in June for the 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade! In partnership with Jewel-Osco, our float’s theme “Let’s Talk About…” focused on the many conversations we have daily, talking about the things that matter to all of us. With support from Grain Berry, our tee shirts featured a talking bubble where every participant wrote a word or a phrase that was important to them.  We passed out WGN Radio hand sanitizers, Jewel-Osco bracelets, beads and […]

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven’s 9th Symphony at Ravinia – July 14

    Ravinia has hosted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in its summer residency since 1936. Join WGN Radio at Ravinia on Saturday, July 14 to see the CSO perform Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, conducted by Marin Alsop and featuring Chicago Symphony Chorus soloists Tamara Wilson (soprano), Michelle DeYoung (mezzo-soprano), Paul Appleby (tenor) and Ryan Speedo Green (bass-baritone). Gates open to the public at 5pm and the concert starts at 7:30pm. Get your tickets today! Ravinia®, North America’s oldest music festival, stands today as […]

  • Photos: Set for Summer with Judy Pielach at Goodwill in Evanston

    Shoppers joined “Good Buy Girl” Judy Pielach at the Goodwill Store and Donation Center in Evanston (1916B Dempster Street) for a summer party on Saturday, June 23! Judy shared a recipe and a craft and created the perfect outdoor entertaining tablescape to giveaway as a special prize. You’ll always find something amazing at Goodwill!