Readings by Eduardo C. Corral, Carmen Giménez-Smith, Sheryl Luna, and Deborah Paredez.
Navy Pier transforms into an indoor winter amusement park complete with a Ferris wheel, zip line, and ice-skating rink. $13, $17 with ice skatinghttp://winterwonderfest.com
A reading series featuring local writing instructors and their students. The readers at this outing are Elise Paschen, Mark Turcotte, Britney Lipton, and M. Quinn Stifler.
In Under the Gun Theater's inaugural production, a cast of 12 performers improvise short pieces based on audience suggestions; one of these is then developed further by a guest playwright and staged at the next outing. $13http://undertheguntheater.com
A happy hour for dog owners with dog-related boutiques, vendors, shelters, and other businesses.
Exhibit chronicling the evolution of modern medicine, featuring historical surgical tools, paintings, prints, and sculptures, and including over 200 preserved human specimens. $22, $16 seniors and students, $12 kids 4-13