Chicago Announcements August 16, 2021

Chicago Public Schools will require all teachers to be vaccinated or submit to weekly COVID-19 tests by Oct. 15 unless they “qualify for a medical or religious exemption,” district officials announced Friday. 

The month-long “Chicago In Tune” city-sponsored music festival will get underway on Thursday, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events announced on Friday. The network of events “will bring together iconic neighborhood venues, presenting organizations and musicians from across the city to celebrate all music genres and forms — with 575+ free and ticketed shows at more than 55 venues,” according to the announcement. More information is available online. 

The Chicago Urban League will host its Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner in person on Nov. 6, the group announced Friday. Attendees will be asked to show proof of vaccination, wear masks throughout the event and “observe appropriate social distancing.” 

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