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Events: CAPA: Jeremy Scahill’s New Film “Dirty Wars”

When: Sunday, June 16, 2013 (times below)

Where: Century Centre Cinema, 2828 N. Clark St., Chicago

What: The Chicago Area Peace Action (CAPA) announces the Chicago Premiere of Jeremy Scahill’s critically acclaimed new documentary, “Dirty Wars.” The film traverses the globe to expose the vast network of covert operations, from targeted assassinations to coup attempts, being undertaken by our country with neither our knowledge nor our approval.

Buy tickets online for Sunday, June 16, show times are 11:30, 1:45, 4:10, 7:00 and 9:45. The rest of the week is also available for online purchase. How widely the film is distributed depends to a great extent on ticket sales this opening weekend.

Events: Sandy Hook Six-Month Anniversary Vigil

When: Friday, June 14, 2013 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Where: Palatine Metra Train Station, 137 W. Wood St., Palatine

What: A vigil to commemorate the six-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook shootings will be held by Newtown Action Alliance in partnership with People for a Safer Society, Citizens for Safer Communities, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Women’s Resource Center, Northwest Suburbs Organizing for Action, Lake/McHenry Organizing for Action, Palatine Township Democrats, Northwest Suburban Women Democrats, and Common Sense Reform, among others. The event will go forward rain or shine. Free parking in commuter lots or adjacent garage.

For questions or more information, call 224-241-2012 or send an email.

Events: Buffalo Grove Flag Day Ceremony with Rep. Carol Sente

When: Friday, June 14, 2013 at 5:30 pm

Where: Veterans Park, 1300 N. Weiland Rd., Buffalo Grove

What: The Buffalo Grove Park District will host a Flag Day Celebration. During the program, the Buffalo Grove Fire Department Honor Guard will present the colors, followed by speeches and the changing of the flags.

For more information please contact Terri Ebner at 847-850-2117.

Events: Personal PAC’s Power of Choice Event

When: Friday, June 14, 2013 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Where: Gallery 1028, 1028 N. Hooker St. (Goose Island), Chicago

What: Personal PAC invites you to their Power of Choice Event to support women’s reproductive rights while enjoying a fun evening. The event includes live music, live art, craft beer and drinks and edibles by a variety of food trucks as well as raffles and silent and live auctions.

Tickets start at $60. Purchase online. There is plenty of free parking available. For questions or more information, contact Adrienne Andersen at 312-422-0005.

Events: Jane Addams Resource Corporation 5th Annual Evening of Opportunities Benefit Event

When: Friday, June 14, 2013 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Where: The Club at Symphony Center, 222 S. Michigan Ave, 9th Floor, Chicago

What: The Jane Addams Resource Corporation (JARC) invites you to join them for their 5th Annual Evening of Opportunities, a benefit to support ongoing efforts to build success that lasts in work, life and community. The evening features an auction, hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine by Blue Plate, and breathtaking views of Grant Park and the Chicago skyline.

Tickets are General Admission $80 and Student/Volunteer $50. RSVP online. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please send an email.