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Public Programs and Events

The Lurie Cancer Center is committed to educating the public about cancer prevention and treatment, and offers a wide range of community events and programs for patients, families and supporters throughout the year.

Click on the titles below for details and online registration (where available).


July 2015
Date Event Location
WEDNESDAY
Jul 29
Grub Crawl
Supports research at the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
Gold Coast neighborhood
Chicago
August 2015
Date Event Location
FRIDAY
Aug 7
Cuisine for Cancer
Benefits cancer research & support
Morgan MFG
401 N. Morgan St.
Chicago
WEDNESDAY
Aug 12
Head & Neck Cancers: Not Just Smokers
Sandeep Samant, MD, Lurie Cancer Center
Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron St., Chicago
Pritzker Auditorium (3rd Floor)
MONDAY
Aug 17
Summer in the City
supports the Maggie Daley Center for Women's Cancer Care
Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
12 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
White City Ballroom
THURSDAY
Aug 20
Clinical Trials 101: Myths and Facts
Sara Duffey, Clinical Trial Recruitment and Education Specialist
Gilda's Club
537 N. Wells St., Chicago

FRIDAY
Aug 28
2015 Brett Armin Sarcoma Foundation Golf Outing
Supports sarcoma research at the Lurie Cancer Center
Seven Bridges Golf Course
Woodridge
September 2015
Date Event Location
Sep 1 - 30 Septembeard 2015
Supports prostate cancer research
n/a
THURSDAY
Sep 10
Renée Israel Foundation Annual Fundraiser
Supports breast cancer research at the Lurie Cancer Center
Congregation B’nai Tikvah
Deerfield
SATURDAY
Sep 12
45th Annual Lou Malnati’s Cancer Research Benefit
Supports research at the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
The Meadows Club
2950 West Golf Road
Rolling Meadows
SATURDAY
Sep 26
Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation
Get Your Rear in Gear 5K & Walk

supports colon cancer research
Montrose Harbor
Chicago
SATURDAY
Sep 26
Survive & Thrive
Ovarian Cancer Public Education Program
Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Building
303 E. Superior, Chicago
Hughes Auditorium
MONDAY
Sep 28
AWARE for All
Clinical research education program
Loyola University Medical Center
2160 1st Ave.
Maywood
October 2015
Date Event Location
SUNDAY
Oct 4
Jeff Hugo Foundation 7th Annual Golf Outing
supports osteosarcoma research
Gleneagles Country Club
Lemont, IL
TUESDAY
Oct 6
Eisenopoly - The Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation 17th Annual Fundraising Dinner
Supports the GI Cancer Tissue Bank at the Lurie Cancer Center
TBA
SUNDAY
Oct 18
Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Hughes Auditorium
SUNDAY
Oct 18
Spanish Town Hall Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Hughes Auditorium
MONDAY
Oct 19
Brain Tumor Patient & Caregiver Forum Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center
303 E. Superior St., Chicago
Baldwin Auditorium
SATURDAY
Oct 24
Head for the Cure 5K
Supports Brain Tumor Research and Education
Diversey Harbor
Chicago
November 2015
Date Event Location
SATURDAY
Nov 21
Cancer Connections Prentice Women's Hospital
250 E. Superior St., Chicago
Conference Room L
May 2016
Date Event Location
FRIDAY
May 20
7th Annual Minds Matter Benefit
Supports research at the Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
Loews Hotel
455 N. Park Dr.
Chicago


Be sure to see our Gilda's Club Chicago flyer
for more events happening at the Lurie Cancer Center,
including yoga classes, t'ai chi chih, crafts, art and more.

See the Look Good, Feel Better flyer for information
about upcoming beauty technique workshops.

See our Support Group page for more information
about ongoing meetings.

Questions? Contact Jessica MacLean

Last updated on July 27, 2015.