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December 9, 2014

Assignment Desks, Editors: The following events are for planning purposes. Listing does not indicate AP coverage. Scheduled events are subject to change. Contact numbers are not for publication.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Pritzker Military Museum & Library to announce founding of United States World War One Centennial Commission. 5 p.m. 104 S. Michigan Ave. Contact: Megan Williams. 312-374-9333.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

SPRINGFIELD — Historian Mark DePue gives a free lecture on World War I. 6:30 p.m. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 112 N 6th St. Contact: Christopher Wills, 217-558-8970.

Wednesday, Dec. 10

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Coalition hold press conference to urge Chicago City Council to modify the Affordable Requirement Ordinance to bring in more revenue to support affordable, accessible, and integrated housing for low-income people with disabilities and other communities. 9 a.m. City Hall, 121 North LaSalle, 2nd Floor. Contact: Gary Arnold, 312-640-2199 or 773-425-2536.

CHICAGO — Residents in Garfield Ridge and Sleepy Hollow communities hold press conference about surge of prostitution in area near Midway Airport and schools. 11:45 a.m. 4800 S. LaCrosse Ave. Contact: Raul Montes Jr., 847-494-3127.

CHICAGO — Opening day of three-day Governor’s Conference on Aging & Disability hosted by Illinois Department on Aging. 1 p.m. Chicago Marriott Downtown. Contact: Kimberly Parker, 312-814-1577.

CHICAGO — Activists stage “street theater trial” of Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez. 3 p.m. Grassy median across from the courthouse of the Cook County Jail, 2600 S. California Ave. Contact: Kristi Sanford, IIRON, 773-456-4024.

Thursday, Dec. 11

CHICAGO — Second day of three-day Governor’s Conference on Aging & Disability hosted by Illinois Department on Aging. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Chicago Marriott Downtown. Contact: Kimberly Parker, 312-814-1577.

Friday, Dec. 12

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — High school students gather to examine Elonis v. United States, a case concerning threats made on Facebook in Equal Justice Under Law program. 9 a.m. Dirksen U.S. Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn Street, Ceremonial Courtroom, 25th Floor. Contact: Kristy Poteete, 312-663-9057 ext. 206.

CHICAGO — Final day of three-day Governor’s Conference on Aging & Disability hosted by Illinois Department on Aging. 11 a.m. Chicago Marriott Downtown. Contact: Kimberly Parker, 312-814-1577.

CHICAGO — J Street to honor Mikva family for commitment to engaging young people in public service. 12 p.m. The Standard Club. 320 S. Plymouth Court. Contact: Jessica Rosenblum. 202-448-1600.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

DES PLAINES — Archbishop Blase Cupich celebrates Mass for Our Lady of Guadalupe, 12:30 p.m. Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, 1100 N. River Road. Contact: 312-534-8233.

Saturday, Dec. 13

No events scheduled.

Sunday, Dec. 14

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Archbishop Blase Cupich says Mass at St. Agatha Parish. 12 p.m. St. Agnes of Bohemia Parish, 2651 S. Central Park Ave. Contact: Susan Burritt, 312-534-8233.

Monday, Dec. 15

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — City Club of Chicago panel discussion on 125th anniversary of the Auditorium Building, 12 p.m. Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave.

Tuesday, Dec. 16

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade session. Contact: 202-482-4883.

CHICAGO — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to speak at City Club of Chicago, 12 p.m. Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

SPRINGFIELD — FBI Springfield Division to host a media day. 1 p.m. Division Headquarters. 900 E. Linton Ave. Contact: Brad Ware. 217-757-3542.

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