Under The Picasso Monthly Schedule

Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St. • FREE Cultural Programs Year-Round

Performances Begin at 12 Noon


The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year-round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

(schedule is subject to change)


Tuesday, October 1

National Steppers Society

Gotta get your groove on! Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Wednesday, October 2

The Chosen Few

Join the Chosen Few on the plaza at noon for a hot mix of house music.


Thursday, October 3, 10, 17 & 24 (final markets)

Chicago City Markets presented by Humana®

Daley Plaza Farmers Market Opens (7am–3pm)

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to kick off summer with the Chicago City Markets presented by Humana® at the Daley Plaza Markets. Residents are encouraged to visit their neighborhood market this season to shop local and shop fresh. A complete list of city-run markets, along with dates and times are listed at chicagofarmersmarkets.us.


Thursday, October 3

Under the Picasso

Come out and join James Dean showcasing his passion and art of DJing house and Tech music.


Friday, October 4

The Sam Chatman 40 year Legacy

Join us on the plaza for a celebration of Sam Chatman’s 40+ years in radio and television.


Monday, October 7

Cook County Line Dancing

Join us on the plaza for line dancing presented to you by the Cook County Clerks Office.


Tuesday, October 8

Latino Heritage Month

Please join us and the Latino Community on the plaza for an award ceremony with song

and dance.


Friday, October 11

Columbus Day Flag Raising

Join us in raising the flag of the Italian committee sponsored by the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans.


Friday, October 18

Guinean Community Association Flag Raising

Join us on the plaza to celebrate the independence of Guinea from France with music and dance.


Tuesday, October 22

A Thriller Halloween

A Michael Jackson tribute performance celebrating the music and legacy of the King of Pop.


Wednesday, October 23

Hip Hop Music

Get your hearts pumping with hip hop music on the plaza brought to you by King Jak.


Tuesday, October 29

Italian American Heritage Ceremony

Join us on the plaza for an award program with music and dance presented by the Italian American community.


Wednesday, October 30

Breast Cancer Awareness

Join us for one full hour of Breast Cancer Awareness and information on the plaza at noon.

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