***Learnapalooza in Logan Square***


What is Learnapalooza? It’s a community-based festival offering free workshops and classes lead by volunteers and hosted by local businesses. You’re about to go deep into a specific kind of learning, so if you’re looking for different–perhaps more relaxing–ways to use your brain and get to know Chicago/Chicagoans beforehand, consider volunteering for or attending the festival.  This year’s Logan Square Learnapalooza takes place on Sunday, September 22 all day in various Logan Square locations.  Classes include: 

  • Jam On – Creative Jam Combinations (yes, like the kind you eat)
  • How Excel Can Make Your Life Easier
  • Intro to Acupuncture
  • Chemistry at Home for Kids
  • Build Your Own PC
  • Fiction-writing
  • and more!

From the event’s organizers:

We are looking for volunteers to undertake various responsibilities both leading up to and day-of for Logan Square Learnapalooza, taking place Sunday, September 22nd.

Volunteer opportunities leading up to the festival include:logan-square-05

  • Soliciting Logan Square neighborhood bars/restaurants – approach businesses to recruit sponsors of the event (buy ad space in our program). The area is between Diversey and Armitage and Kimball and Western.
  • Locating a suitable bar in Logan Square to host the after party on September 22.
  • Volunteers are needed as soon as possible to assist with these tasks. If interested, please contact stephen@learnapaloozachi.com.
  • We are also recruiting volunteers to help with the below day-of tasks on September 22:
  • Learnapalooza registration volunteer – greet volunteers, manage sign-in sheets for classes, and answer general questions (where is the bathroom, what else is going on).
  • Learnapalooza street team – Pass out day-of programs to help spread the word about the festival.
  • You can volunteer to help out in the morning, afternoon, or all day. Let us know which classes you are interested in attending, and we can even assign you as a volunteer for that class (we like to be efficient around here). Volunteer orientation sessions for day-of tasks will be held the weekend of September 14-15 to provide you all the information you will need to know.
  • Additionally, anyone who has anything to share – and basically we all do –can teach a workshop. We are providing a fun and free way for neighbors to share their passions and everyone to learn new skills. We are always looking for day-of volunteers and teachers.

Check out our website, www.learnapaloozachi.com for more details or e-mail directly at kinna@learnapaloozachi.com.

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