Category: Fundraisers (page 1 of 5)

Bingo Night 2017!

flyer for Chicago Zine Fest bingo night March 26 2017

incredible artwork by Yewon Kwon

It’s time again for the night of fun and seriously fabulous prizes—CZF Bingo Night!

This year our sixth annual bingo  fundraiser will be held at Hamburger Mary’s (5400 N Clark St, Chicago, IL) on Sunday March 26 starting at 8 pm. Our special guest bingo caller will be Bingo-Diva Velicity Metropolis who will regale you with smart, humorous banter while calling out the winning numbers. Make an evening of it with dinner and drinks!

The entry donation of $15 includes one bingo card good for the entire night of rounds. Each round allows a chance to win! You can purchase multiple cards for $10 each to double your luck. Win spectacular prizes from local businesses including Quimby’s Bookstore, Vice-Versa Press, and more! RSVP at our Facebook event and plan on joining us March 26th to support Chicago Zine Fest 2017!

CZF karaoke!

artwork by the ultra talented CHema Skandal

artwork by the ultra talented CHema Skandal

Join us for our big winter fundraiser: KARAOKE! Hosted by our friends at Shameless Karaoke, it’s just $5 to make your fantasies of karaoke superstardom a reality! Thursday December 8th, starting at 8 pm, at the glamorous Beauty Bar Chicago (1444 W. Chicago Ave.). RSVP at our Facebook event!

Hallowzine 2017

It’s our revered, hallowed tradition: Hallowzine! Back for a fifth year, Hallowzine lets you hear from some of Chicago’s best zine & comics artists telling you their creepiest, funniest, most Halloween-y stories.  Just a $5 donation to Chicago Zine Fest will get you in to hear great artists and enter our door prize raffle with fabulous prizes!

The fright night of ghoulish performers includes:
a zine reading by Jack Murphy,
video presentation by Jade Beach,
comics from Bianca Xunise,
and the musical comedy stylings of Fresh2Death.

Costumes are encouraged! RSVP on our Facebook event!


artwork by the fabulous Alex Nall

CZF ice cream social

Join us this Saturday June 25th CORRECTION: Sunday June 26th at the Comfort Station in Logan Square (2579 N Milwaukee Ave) for a delicious ice cream social! Chip in a few bucks to help support CZF and treat yourself to a variety of ice cream & toppings (vegan ice cream, too).  We’ll be there from noon until whenever we run out of ice cream (around 2 pm). The Logan Square Arts Festival will be happening just a few steps away, so make a day of it and help out CZF!

Support CZF 2016!

We’re asking for your support! We need to raise $2,000 in order to make CZF 2016 happen—we’re grateful for any amount you can contribute.

Find more details about our financial expenses and donate now at our GoFundMe page.

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Zine Not Dead comics reading

Poster for April 16 2016 event Zine Not Dead

Saturday April 16 join us for CHICAGO ZINE FEST NOT DEAD, a CZF2016 fundraiser presented by our friends Bred Press and Perfectly Acceptable Press at the International School of Comics (1651 W Hubbard St).

You’ll be entertained by an illustrious group of Chicago comics artists:
Keiler Roberts
Kevin Budnik
Jessica Cadwell & Griffin Miller
Paul Reilly
Chloe Graham
and our very own CZF organizer Alex Nall

The evening will be hosted by the ignominious Brad Rohloff and Matt Davis. The show starts at 7 pm—it’s just $5 to help support this year’s zine fest, which gets you admission, a free poster, and the chance to win a prize! 

Find more info and spread the word at the Facebook event. We’ll see you there!

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