• 12:45 PM
  • The Turf Club of Hawthorne Race Course, 3501 S. Laramie Avenue in Stickney/Cicero, IL

The Galway Committee of CSCI celebrates the sister city relationship between Chicago and Galway, Ireland with the 18th Annual Oyster Festival of Racing. Chicago’s own Oyster Festival of Racing pays tribute to two of Ireland’s most popular annual events, the Galway Races and the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, by bringing together enticing food…

  • 12:45 PM
  • Hawthorne Race Course, 3501 S. Laramie Avenue, Cicero, IL

The Galway Committee of CSCI celebrates the sister city relationship between Chicago and Galway, Ireland with the 19th Annual Oyster Festival of Racing. Chicago’s own Oyster Festival of Racing pays tribute to two of Ireland’s most popular annual events, the Galway Races and the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, by bringing together enticing food…

  • 02:00 PM
  • Hawthorne Race Course, 3501 S. Laramie Avenue, Cicero, IL

Join the Galway Committee of CSCI as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Chicago and Galway sister city partnership with the 20th Annual Oyster Festival of Racing. Chicago’s own Oyster Festival of Racing pays tribute to two of Ireland’s most popular annual events, the Galway Races and the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, by bringing…

  • 01:00 PM
  • Hawthorne Race Course, 3501 S. Laramie Avenue, Stickney/Cicero, IL
  • 312.553.0500

The Galway Committee of CSCI celebrates the sister city relationship between Chicago and Galway, Ireland with the 16th Annual Oyster Festival of Racing. Chicago’s own Oyster Festival of Racing pays tribute to two of Ireland’s most popular annual events, the Galway Races and the Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival, by bringing together enticing food…

  • 12:00 PM
  • The Chicago Club, 81 E. Van Buren Street, Chicago

The Galway Committee of CSCI is sponsoring a speech and discussion presented by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with Her Excellency Anne Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, titled “Ireland: Can the Celtic Tiger Roar Again?” The Irish economy has emerged from recession and has grown more rapidly than the eurozone as…

  • 06:00 PM
  • 4626 N Knox Ave Chicago, IL 60630
  • 1-312-201-4530

Join the Galway Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International, the Irish American Heritage Center and Slow Food for an enchanted evening of Slow Food cooking. Slow Food is a global, grassroots movement that envisions a world in which all people can eat food that is good for them, good for the people who grow it…

  • 04:30 PM
  • Chicago Riverwalk on the Jetty between Wells and Franklin

This summer, Chicago Sister Cities International brings a global vibe to Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk for a six week celebration of Chicago’s sister cities with Unifest. Unifest will celebrate Chicago’s 28 sister cities through food, drink and music. Unifest will run every Thursday evening from 4:30–8:30pm beginning on July 13 on the Jetty area of the…

  • 02:00 PM
  • Old Crow Smokehouse, River North, 149 W. Kinzie Street, Chicago

Join Us For A Live Broadcast From Europe’s Favorite Music Competition Chicago Sister Cities International presents a free Eurovision Song Contest Viewing Party on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 2 p.m.-5:30 (or when the contest ends!). The contest will be streamed live from Stockholm, Sweden. Before American Idol, there was the Eurovision Song Contest. Since…

  • 12:00 PM
  • The Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Place, Chicago

CSCI is sponsoring the Chicago Council on Global Affair’s lunch with the President of Ireland, His Excellency Michael D. Higgins. As a small open economy, Ireland was particularly impacted by the financial crisis which started in 2008. Following a period of  economic adjustment, the country is on its way to recovery, with employment growing and export…

  • 01:00 PM
  • Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Avenue, Chicago, IL

Join the Galway Committee of CSCI at the free Irish American Heritage Center Open House on Sunday, April 28 from 1–5 pm. Meet their members, committees, volunteers and partners. Learn how you can become a part of the vibrant community. The event features live music, dance, light food, a cash bar, a raffle and other…