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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Chicago Aggies: Topgolf in Wood Dale

Join fellow Aggies at Topgolf in Wood Dale for an evening of networking and socializing in an energetic environment! Whether you're a regular on the golf course or have never swung a club, Topgolf is for everyone regardless of level of experience. Grab a friend or the family and join us for the evening. Games are $8 for 20 balls, and if you simply want to enjoy socializing with your fellow Aggies, you don’t have to play. Grab a friend or bring the family and join us for the evening.  

Thank you to event coordinator Faiyaz Mohammed ‘09 for coordinating our first event in the suburbs!

Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Location: Topgolf Wood Dale (map)
699 W. Thorndale Ave.
Wood Dale, IL 60191


Thursday, December 22, 2016
Chicago Aggies: All-UC Holiday Event

We are excited to announce our first all-UC event! We will be gathering in Daley Plaza for the Christkindlmarket to network and socialize with fellow UC alums in Chicago from local alumni networks across the UC system. Each network is inviting their alums and if you happen to know another UC alum, put it on their radar!

This Chicago tradition occurs every year in Daley Plaza, turning the area into a small German village filled with shops, vendors and food. Enjoy some hot gluwein, brats, potato pancakes, roasted nuts and other fun holiday fare after work in the heart of the city. The market also houses the city’s official Christmas tree. Thank you to alum Sylvia Yu for leading our interactions with the other UC networks and helping to make this possible!

Stop by and meet other alums from our prestigious university system. We will be meeting at the market's main entrance on Washington Street under the banner and handing out UC Davis buttons for your jacket or coat.  Let’s make sure UC Davis is well represented and enjoy some holiday festivities!

Time: 5:30 - 8 p.m.
Location: Chriskindlmarket (German Christmas Market)
Daley Plaza (map)
50 W Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602


Thursday, November 17, 2016
Chicago Aggies November Thirsty Thursday

Meet up with fellow Aggies for our fall Thirsty Thursday on November 17 at Plymouth.This will be a great opportunity to network and socialize with other UC Davis alumni and friends in the Chicago area.

Date: Thursday, November 17
Time: 6 - 8 pm
Location: Plymouth
327 S. Plymouth Ct
Chicago, IL 60604


Saturday, October 1, 2016
Let's Do Brunch at the Bridge!

Join fellow friends and alumni for brunch, networking, and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Michigan Avenue (DuSable) Bridge. We’ll watch the bridge lift for the fall return of boats and get an exclusive tour of its landmark five-story bridgehouse, with exhibits highlighting the dynamic relationship between Chicago and its river. The museum’s Chicago Riverwalk section will be ours to enjoy exclusively until 12:30 p.m. For your convenience, please plan to arrive around 8:30 a.m. to avoid traffic delays and in time to see the bridge lift. Bring a cooler and comfortable seating to enjoy the sights of the city and watch the boats sail past.

For your convenience plan to arrive around 8:30 a.m. to avoid traffic delays and in time to see the bridge lift.

Date: Saturday, October 1
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
9 - 10 a.m. bridge lift
10:15 a.m. brunch outdoors
11 a.m. museum tour
Location: McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum
99 East Riverwalk
Chicago, IL 60601

Cost: $15 - CAAA Members
$25 - Non-CAAA Members
Children 12 and under are free.


Saturday, September 3, 2016
Chicago Aggies: UC Davis at Oregon Football Watch Party

Join fellow Aggies to watch UC Davis football take on the University of Oregon. Bring your friendly Aggie pride to watch our team battle it out on the Gridiron. Don't forget to sport your Aggie Pride and wear Aggie Blue! We might not be in Eugene but that doesn't mean we can't have a little competitive fun. If you're low on Aggie gear, check out the UC Davis bookstore online.

Time: 3 - 5 pm
Location: Green Street Local
130 S Green Street
Chicago, IL 60607


Thursday, July 21
Summer Networking and Thirsty Thursday 

Meet up with fellow Aggies for our summer Thirsty Thursday at Troquet in River North, 111 W. Huron Street. We are pleased to be having this happy hour where alum Stephanie Sanchez is the General Manager Partner of the restaurant. Have fun networking with other alums while enjoying this French neighborhood bar located at the Hotel Felix.

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Location: Troquet River North
111 W Huron St
Chicago, IL 60654


Saturday, June 25
Chicago Aggies Farmers Market and Picnic

Join fellow UC Davis alumni for a farmers market at the Green City Market in south Lincoln Park. We will take a guided tour of the Edible Gardens of the Lincoln Park Zoo followed by a tour of the Green City Market. This family-friendly event will include a interactive "edible education," meet-and-greet with local farmers and tasting of seasonal produce. Come dressed in your favorite Aggie apparel and enjoy a Saturday in the city with one of Chicago's oldest farmers markets and the farm-in-the-zoo.

Time: 10:30AM
Location: Green City Market
1817 N. Clark St. 
Chicago, IL 60614


Thursday, May 5, 2016
Featured Presentation: Cultivating Tomorrow’s Stem Workforce

How does the UC Davis College of Engineering prepare students to become tomorrow’s STEM innovators? Join Dean Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, Ph.D., as she talks about teaching students to think like engineers, tap their creative abilities, build communication skills and work in interdisciplinary design teams.


Thursday, April 21, 2016
Chicago Aggies Networking Event

Join UC Davis alumni in Chicago for a networking event on April 21st at Blackfinn Ameripub. This will be a great opportunity to network and socialize with other UC Davis alumni and friends in the Chicago area.

Time: 5:30PM - 8:30PM
Location: Blackfinn Ameripub
65 W Kinzie St.
Chicago, IL 60654


Thursday, February 11, 2016
Chicago Aggies Neworking Event

Join UC Davis alumni in Chicago for a networking event on Thursday, February 11. This will be a great opportunity to network and socialize with other UC Davis alumni and friends in the Chicago area.

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Location: 
The Hubbard Inn
110 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654


Thursday, October 1, 2015
Chicago Aggies at the Public House Theatre

Join alumni in Chicago for a showing of the original musical "The Babysitter Massacre '78" with original choreography by one of our alum!

Time: 8:00PM
Location: The Public House Theatre
3914 North Clark Street Chicago, IL 60613