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Past Events

November

Tuesday, November 8th @ 6pm - ?
Election Day Party
The American Tap
701 W. Lake St., Addison, IL
The back room will have food, drinks, and probably cake again (all free, paid for by the DuPage Libertarians) for all friends and journalists who wish to attend and hang out with Claire, Kent, and everyone else who has worked on the campaign. Two wall-mounted flatscreen TV's will have the news running with results all night.

Sunday, November 6th @ 8am-noon
PVSA Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL

Sunday, November 6th @ 9:45pm
Stephanie Trussel radio show WLS 890AM
Claire will be a guest on the show starting around 9:45pm. Listen live on 890AM or via the livestream at wlsam.com

Saturday, November 5th @ 6pm-8pm
Rally With Gov. Gary Johnson
Logan Square Auditorium
Claire and Kent will be on hand both before and during the event

Thursday, November 3rd @ 5:30-8pm
Voter Education and Townhall Candidate Forum for Illinois Comptroller
Parent University and Corliss High School 821 E. 103rd St. (free parking in rear)
All four Comptroller candidates have been invited to speak and answer questions from moderators and the public.

Tuesday, November 1st 6:30-8pm
Open candidate Forum hosted by the Herrington Estates Homeowners Association
Village of Bolingbrook Town Center 375 W. Briarcliff Rd. (in courtroom in basement)
This forum will include candidates from the entire region ranging from county offices to state and federal offices.

October

Sunday, October 30th @ Noon
Sycamore Pumpkin Fest Parade
Setup is at 11am, staging area is on the streets intersection at Borden Ave. and Prairie Dr.

Sunday, October 23rd @ 1-3pm
Owl Creek Gazette LP Candidate Meet-N-Greet
Globe Theater, Greenville, IL

Saturday, October 22nd @ 10am – 3pm
Tebala Shriner's Gun Show
7910 Newburg Rd., Rockford, IL
Claire and Kent will talk with voters at this Sportsman's Gun Raffle and Gun Auction for the Shriner's.

Saturday, October 22nd @ 6-8pm
Il Candidate Forum
First Korean United Methodist Church
655 East Hintz Road Wheeling, IL
Claire will be speaking to a coalition of non-partisan Asian American and immigrant organizations representing over 178,985 voters in the greater Chicagoland region.

Friday, October 21st @ 3:30-6pm
Junior State of America forum @ Naperville Library 3015 Cedar Glade Dr., Naperville, IL
Candidate forum open to both students and the public.

Friday, October 21st @ 7-8:30pm
Whiteside County
All-American Bar and Grill 2105 1st Ave. Rock Falls, IL
The new chapter of Whiteside County Libertarian Party will host a candidate meet-n-greet for Claire with media invited.

Thursday, October 20th @ 7-8:30pm
DuPage Libertarians Monthly Meeting: American Tap, Addison
In the final stretches before the General Election, you can bet everyone will be on hand at this meeting to find out last minute ways they can help with the campaigns. Everyone is welcome to join in.

Tuesday, October 18th @ 6:15pm-7:15pm
Comptroller Candidate Forum
Pilgrim Baptist Church 3235 E. 91st St., Chicago, IL
Claire will take part in a Comptroller forum hosted by the church.

Friday, October 14th @ 6-8:30pm
McLean County LP Shooting Event @ C.I. Sports 464 Wylie Dr., in Normal, IL
This is a fundraiser with $50 per person, $80 per couple and includes a gun raffle and open range. No FOID is necessary unless you bring your own gun. Claire and Kent will be in attendance, campaign material and yard signs will be freely available to volunteers and supporters. Sponsorships are available.

Thursday, October 13th @ 6:45-8:15pm
Illinois Policy screening of documentary “Madigan”
Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove
Claire and Kent will both attend the screening of this documentary, hosted by Illinois Policy.

Sunday, October 9th @ 7am-noon
Kane County Gun Show
Kane County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL

Saturday, Oct. 8th and Sunday, Oct. 9th @ 8am-3pm both days
Joliet Gun and Sportsman Expo @ Chicagoland Speedway 500 Speedway Blvd., Joliet, IL
Volunteers will be staffing our booth both days, Claire will be here on Saturday.

Tuesday, October 4th @ 6-8:30pm
Mikva Challenge Candidate Forum @ Waubonsie High School in Aurora, IL
Claire and Kent will take part in a candidate forum in the school's auditorium with other candidates (possibly their opponents) on stage, while taking questions from students. We will have a table set up outside to promote their campaigns and libertarian ideas.

Sunday, October 2nd @ 2pm (staging at 1pm)
Grundy County Corn Festival Parade @ Downtown Morris, IL
Claire and Kent will march with Illinois Valley and DuPage volunteers

Sunday, October 2nd @ 8am-noon
PVSA Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd, Wheaton, IL

Saturday, October 1st @ 3pm (staging at 2pm)
Mt. Vernon Fall Festival Parade @ Downtown Mt. Vernon
Claire and Kent will march with Southern Illinois volunteers

September

Wednesday, September 28th @ 6pm-8pm
Libertarian Party Happy Hour Fundraiser
Bull and Bear, 431 N. Wells, Chicago, IL
$30 donation gets you in to open bar and appetizers. Meet Kent and Claire, grab photos, and support their campaigns as they get closer to Election Day
Reserve your spot by donating online

Sunday, September 18th @ 1pm
Harvest Days Parade @ downtown Dwight, IL
This parade also has a bunch of Basset hound dogs marching in it. Either way, Claire and Kent will be there with members from McLean and Kankakee Counties.

Saturday, September 17th @ 9am-9pm
Murphysboro Apple Festival
Claire Ball and Kent McMillen will be working the booth with the Jackson County Libertarian Party, talking with voters enjoying the festival.

Friday, September 16th @ 9am-3pm
Antioch High School Civics Day
1133 Main St., Antioch, IL
Claire and Kent will spend the day talking with students.

Monday, September 12th 9am-noon
Talking with students at school in Westchester

Sunday, September 4th @ 1-5pm
Macon County LP Candidate Meet-N-Greet @ Fairview Park Pavilion, Decatur, IL
Claire and Kent will hang out and talk with members and guests at this outdoor event hosted by the Macon County LP. Some food will be provided.

Sat. September 3rd - All Day
DuQuoin State Fair
Libertarians from multiple chapters across the state will be working this 11-day-long state festival at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds. Claire will be on hand sporadically over those 11 days, but is confirmed for the second weekend of the festival at the booth. Come out and meet our statewide candidates!

Thursday, September 1st @ 6-9pm
Claire and Kent Libertarian Candidate Fundraiser
The American Tap @ 701 W. Lake St., Addison, IL
Open to the public, the fundraiser for Claire and Kent will be in the back room, with a private cash bar for the event. There is a $30 suggested donation, which includes buffet style dinner for all guests.

August

Fri. August 26th-Sat. August 27th @ All Day
Urbana Sweetcorn Festival
Central Illinois Libertarians will be on hand to staff a booth at the festival, where Claire will talk with voters and answer any and all questions they may have about the proper role of the state comptroller.

Wednesday, August 24th @ 7-8:30pm
Libertarian Party of Will County
Mr. Benny's Steak and Lobster, 19200 Everett Ln, Mokena, Illinois 60448
The Will County Chapter is growing and becoming a major force in the Libertarian Party of Illinois, and the candidates plan to be part of that growth.

Friday, August 19th @ 6-8pm
Chicago LP Candidate Meet-N-Greet
Cardozo's Pub @ 170 W. Washington, Chicago, IL

Thursday, August 11th @ 7-8:30pm
Illinois Valley LP Monthly Meeting - Candidate Meet-N-Greet
Prairie Lakes Country Club @ 2550 N. 32nd Rd., Marseilles, IL
Claire and Kent will speak and answer questions from guests and journalists

Saturday, August 6th @ 10am-4pm
McHenry County Fair
Claire will be working the booth with the Fox Valley Libertarian Party, talking with voters and answering questions.

Tuesday, August 2nd @ 7-8:30pm
Chicago LP Monthly Meeting
Will's Northwoods Inn @ 3030 N. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL

July

Monday, August 8th @ 7-8:30pm
Lake County LP Monthly Meeting
Liberty Restaurant @ 419 S. Milwaukee Ave., Libertyville, IL

Thursday, July 21st @ 7pm - 8:30pm
DuPage Libertarians Monthly Meeting
Kent McMillen and Claire Ball will give updates on their campaigns and will talk with volunteers and answer questions from guests.

Tuesday, July 12th @ 7 - 9pm
Chicago Gender Society
Stardust Banquet Hall at 5688 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
The Chicago Gender Society was founded 29 years ago for transgender education and support, and to provide a safe place for people to explore their gender identity. Claire met them at the Pride Parade this year and is excited to visit their group and talk about the current financial state of Illinois.

Sunday, July 3rd @ 1pm
Bartlett Independence Day Parade

Sunday, July 3rd @ 6pm
Warrenville Independence Day Parade

Monday, July 4th @ 9am
Elgin Independence Day Parade

Monday, July 4th @ 1pm
Downers Grove Independence Day Parade

June

Monday, June 27th @ 11am
Ballot Access Press Conference
Illinois State Capitol
TBA

Thursday, June 9th @ 7pm
Illinois Valley Libertarian Party
Prairie Lakes in Marseilles
2550 N 32nd Rd, Marseilles, IL

May

Monday, May 30th @ 8am
Itasca Memorial Day Parade

Sunday, May 29th @ 1pm
East Dundee Memorial Day Parade

Wednesday, May 25th @ 8pm - 9:30pm
Fox Valley Libertarian Party
Diamond Jim's Bar and Grill
325 Meier St., East Dundee, IL

Monday, May 9th @ 7pm - 8:30pm
Libertarian Party of Lake County
Liberty Restaurant
419 S Milwaukee Ave, Libertyville, IL

Tuesday, May 3rd @ 7pm - 8:30pm
Chicago Libertarian Party
Wills Northwoods Inn
3030 N. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL

April

Sunday, April 10th @ 8am - Noon
Kane County Gun Show
Kane County Fairgrounds

Sunday, April 3rd @ 8am - 1:30pm
Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association - Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL
$5 cover at door, all firearms must be checked, must have FOID card to handle firearms

March

Tuesday March 29th @ 6pm
PETITION DRIVE STARTS
Kickoff gathering @ The Corner House in Lombard
Candidates and volunteers will be on hand to hand out petitions and answer questions

Tuesday, March 1st @ 7pm - 9pm
Libertarian Party of Chicago Monthly Meeting for March
Wills Northwoods Inn
3030 N. Racine Ave., Chicago, IL
Claire will talk about her campaign and the upcoming petition drive, as well as offer instances for volunteers to help out in her campaign.

Saturday, March 5th @ noon - 1:30pm
St. Patrick's Day Parade in Lemont
Lemont Safety Village @ 55 Stephen St., Lemont, IL
Come join us and help us put forth a great presence for the campaign! Following the parade, there will be Irish dancing, musical entertainment, and refreshments at the VFW Hall near the end of the parade route. There’s plenty of parking at the Metra lot. All volunteers are welcome.

Sunday, March 6th @ 8am - 1:30pm
Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association - Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL
$5 cover at door, all firearms must be checked, must have FOID card to handle firearms

Friday, March 11th - Saturday, March 12th
Libertarian Party of Illinois State Convention
Hilton Garden Inn Springfield, IL
Candidate for both Federal and State office will be present. Nominations for state offices be chosen. Attendance on Friday is free and open to the public. Attendance for Saturday's events and luncheon requires registration

February

Wednesday, February 17th @ 7pm
Illinois State Rifle Association
Deerfield Italian Kitchen
648 Deerfield Rd, Deerfield, IL
Claire will be speaking at this meeting and US Senate candidate Chris Michel will also attend.

Sunday, February 7th @ 8am - 1:30pm
Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association - Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL
$5 cover at door, all firearms must be checked, must have FOID card to handle firearms

Tuesday, February 2nd @ 7pm
Chicago LP monthly meeting
Wills Northwoods Inn @ 3030 N. Racine, Chicago, IL
New officers take charge, Claire will make an appearance.

Wednesday, January 27th @ 8pm
Fox Valley Libertarian Party
Diamond Jim's Gas Grill
Claire and Chris Michel, Libertarian candidate for US senate will be speaking.

Sunday, January 3rd @ 8am - 1:30pm
Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association - Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL
$5 cover at door, all firearms must be checked, must have FOID card to handle firearms

Thursday, December 17 @ 6:30pm
DuPage Libertarians Holiday Party and Food Drive 2015
Cozymels Coastal-Mex
311 E Loop Rd, Wheaton, Illinois 60189
Join Claire and the members of the DuPage Libertarians in celebrating the past year and contribute to the food drive for Loaves and Fishes. All members and supporters of the Libertarian Party of Illinois are welcome.


Sunday, December 6th @ 8am - 1:30pm
Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association - Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL
$5 cover at door, all firearms must be checked, must have FOID card to handle firearms

Wednesday, December 2 @ 7pm
Fox Valley Libertarian Party December Meeting
Diamond Jim's Gas Grill
325 Meier St, East Dundee, Illinois 60118

Sunday, November 29th @ 2pm
Woodstock Christmas Parade
Downtown Woodstock ,IL

Saturday, November 28th @ 6pm
Holly Days Westmont Winter Festival Parade
Downtown Westmont, IL on Cass Ave.

Wednesday, November 18th @ 6:30pm
Heartland Institute Women in Politics Event
Heartland Institute
3939 N. Wilke Rd, Arlington Heights, IL
Claire will have a table set up with volunteers and will talk with guests about her upcoming campaign for IL Comptroller. Featured speakers include Illinois State Rep. Jeanne Ives, Kathleen Murphy, and Amy Jacobson. The event is free to attend, but registration is required at heartland.org

Sunday, November 22nd @ 12pm
DuPage Libertarians Holiday Tree Decorating in Westmont
Veteran's Memorial Park
105 E Richmond St, Westmont, Illinois 60559
Claire will be helping decorate the DuPage Libertarians annual contribution to the Westmont holiday tree display. All supporters are welcome to participate, lunch to follow.

Monday, November 9th @ 7pm
Libertarian Party of Peoria
Crusen's
2117 W. Farmington Rd.
West Peoria, IL

Tuesday, November 10th @ 6:30pm
Libertarian Party of Chicago November Meetup with Candidates
Wills Northwoods Inn
3030 N Racine Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657
Claire will be appearing with Senate Candidate Chris Michel to meet and answer questions about her run for office with libertarians from Chicago and Cook County.

Sunday, November 1st @ 8am – 1:30pm
Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association - Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL
$5 cover at door, all firearms must be checked, must have FOID card to handle firearms


Sunday, October 4th @ 8am – 1:30pm
Pioneer Valley Sportsman's Association - Gun Show
DuPage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd., Wheaton, IL
$5 cover at door, all firearms must be checked, must have FOID card to handle firearms

Friday, October 16th - Sunday, October 18th
Southern Illinois Libertarian Party - Fall Festival
Downtown Mt. Vernon, IL
The Southern Illinois Libertarians will have a booth at the event and will march in the parade on Saturday afternoon. Claire Ball will spend a few hours working the booth throughout the weekend and marching in the Saturday parade.


Sunday, September 27th @ 1pm
CornFest Parade
Downtown Morris, IL
Claire Ball will march in the CornFest Parade with the Libertarian Party of Illinois and volunteers from the surrounding nearby chapters, including DuPage, Fox Valley, Will, Lake, and Chicago.


Sunday, September 13th @ 1pm
LiberTEA Fest
American Legion Post #76
570 S. Gary Ave.
Carol Stream, IL
This Tea Party event includes members from the Libertarian Party, the Constitution Party, and the Green Party. Claire Ball will speak on her campaign, as well as Libertarian Party of Illinois chair Lex Green. The DuPage Libertarians will have a booth set up.

Saturday, September 12th @ Noon
Metro East Libertarians BBQ event
Miner Park, Pavilion 3
Glen Carbon, IL

Saturday, September 12th @ 6pm
Southern Illinois Libertarian Party
Walt's Pizza
213 S. Court St.
Marion, IL


Tuesday, August 11th @ 6:30pm
Libertarian party of Will County
Scrementi's Grill
9716 W. 191st St.
Mokena, IL

Monday, August 10th @ 7pm
Libertarian Party of Lake County
Liberty Restaurant
419 S. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL


Friday, July 31st - Saturday, August 1st, 2015
Libertarian Party of Illinois Annual State Convention
Hilton Garden Inn
3100 S Dirksen Pky.
Springfield, IL
Claire will be appearing with other candidates for state and local offices as they prepare to earn the party's nomination at the March convention. The Friday night events are free and open to the public.