On May 16, 2019, the Adler Planetarium Women's Board hosted the 17th annual Women in Space Science Award Celebration, recognizing the life and accomplishments of trailblazing women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The luncheon honored Dr. Peggy Whitson, a biochemist and retired NASA astronaut who holds a world record in spaceflight. In addition, Meghan McCabe, a high school senior active in the Adler's Youth Leadership Council, was presented with the Adler Planetarium Women's Board Scholar Award.
The Festa Italiana will feature authentic Italian food, a wine garden, and a meatball eating contest. A group, The Four C Notes will be performing. Taylor Street, Ashland Avenue
Guests are invited to try seafood from a dynamic group of local chefs as well as a raw bar all provided by Frontier. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go towards Chicago Blackhawks Charities. Following, the 4th Annual Supreme Mother Shucker Oyster Shucking Contest will take place. $55. 1-4 p.m. Frontier, 1072 North Milwaukee; http://thefrontierchicago.com/events-tickets/