Valentine’s Day For Lovers and Givers

10 02 2009

Hey, everyone…I gathered some local Valentine’s Day events and other opportunities to give back and I hope you enjoy!

Wednesday, 2/11: Maven “Share the Love” Date Auction

You’ll have a chance to bid on some of the city’s most eligible bachelors/bachelorettes for a great cause. This event will benefit the Keep On, Keeping On Foundation, an organization supporting and advocating on behalf of disabled individuals.

Where: Martini Park (151 W. Erie)

Time: 6-9p

Tickets: $25 at the door. For more information, visit!


Thursday, February 12th: Angels and Cupids Party

Flirty Girl Fitness is hosting this amazing party to benefit Imerman Angels, an organization that pairs cancer survivors with those currently fighting the disease. Guests will be treated to an open Nuvo bar from 8-9 and hors d’oeuvres from raw food heaven, Karyn’s!

Where: Flirty Girl Fitness (1325 W. Randolph)

Time: 8-11p

Tickets: $20 (when purchased in advance, you’ll receive a $25 FGF class card). Call 312-666-2266 for tickets.


Friday, February 13th: Have a Heart for St. Jude’s

Help St. Jude Hospital continue their legacy by partying for this cause. Sultan’s Market (2057 W. North Ave) will be providing appetizers and pastries, and Valentine-themed cocktails will be featured. If you’ve never been to NV Penthouse Lounge, there’s no better time to start than this Friday!

Where: NV Penthouse Lounge (116 W. Hubbard)

Time: 7-10p

Tickets: $40. Reservations (recommended) can be made by calling 312-329-9960.


Friday, February 13th: Vegetarian Valentine’s Day Party

This veggie love-fest benefits the Mercy for Animals organization. You’ll enjoy vegan treats, drinks, and cruelty-free gift bags, along with music and dancing (of course)! An added bonus? If you have dinner at Karyn’s (738 N. Wells) before the event, they’ll donate 15% to Mercy for Animals! Very cool 🙂

Where: Enclave (220 W. Chicago Ave)

Time: 8-11p

Tickets: $25 in advance, $30 at the door


Sunday, February 15th: P.A.V.E. “Love Fest”

P.A.V.E. (Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment) is celebrating their 8th anniversary with a party! Festivities include live performances (including a burlesque performance), a silent auction, and appearances by local celebs!

Where: Martyr’s (3855 N. Lincoln Ave.) 

Time: 4-8p

Tickets: $20. Purchase them at!


If I forgot any, I’m sorry…Feel free to add them down in the “Comments” section for others to read! 




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