Happy Fourth of July!

It’s a quiet week in networking, so we’re just going to share with you what many of us at Canright will be doing to celebrate Independence Day for our featured events this week:

Grant Park Music Festival: Independence Eve Celebration. Bring your family, friends, and most patriotic self to Chicago’s lakefront for an evening filled with American spirit and pride. 6:30 pm, Wednesday, July 3, Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 East Randolph Street, Chicago.

Chicago History Museum: Annual Fourth of July Celebration. Celebrate our nation’s independence with time-honored family festivities! Join the fun at the museum’s 54th annual Fourth of July celebration. Highlights include patriotic musical performances, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and a children’s costume parade led by the World’s Tallest Uncle Sam. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Thursday, July 4, Uihlein Plaza, 1601 N. Clark St., Chicago.

Fireworks: Navy Pier. It’s a classic—celebrate the holiday with plenty of pyrotechnics! Navy Pier will be doing a special display on the third AND the fourth to satisfy your sparkler craving. 9:30 pm, Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4, Navy Pier, 600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago.

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View the entire Canright Calendar. To make our lives easier and to keep up with events in Chicagoland, we’ve put together a public calendar. We hope it helps you stay connected as well.

If you want us to add an event and consider it for the Featured Event of the Week, email our Calendar Editor at katy@canrightcommunications.com

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For Chicago technology events, see the events listings at the Illinois Technology Association and Built in Chicago.

Technori, a newsletter celebrating entrepreneurs in Chicago, publishes “Must Attend Events” in its weekly newsletter. Subscribe at www.technori.com.

For events and workshops of interest to startups and entrepreneurs, see the events listings at the 1871 digital co-working space.