The Chicago Literacy Alliance hosts events throughout the year, from weekly workshops and monthly Confabs through gala parties and other special happenings.


Tee up to support literacy at our first-ever CLA Classic MiniGolf MiniGala! We’ll transform our award-winning Literacenter into a customized course of championship minigolf complete with prizes, food, drinks, surprises, and festivities.


June 17, 2016 

Eventbrite - CLA Classic MiniGolf MiniGala

The Second Annual State of Literacy Symposium will feature experts across the literacy spectrum, from early childhood and K-12 through adult learning. Educators, students, nonprofit professionals, and literacy advocates are all encouraged to attend, contribute, and create meaningful connections for a more literate Chicago.


September 16, 2016

Registration will open in July 2016.

The Grim Reader’s Revelry, back for a second smash year, will feature a spooky sĂ©ance, tricky tarot readings, preternatural palmistry, frightful face painting, scary stories, phantasmal photobooths, awesome apple-bobbing, fiendish food, devilish drinks, dastardly desserts, and the formidably famous Haunted Dance Party. 


October 22, 2016

Ticket sales will open in August 2016.

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