Meet our teens and see their achievements. Talk with a growing network of supporters who work to ensure our youth have a bright future. Attend an After School Matters event, and you will see firsthand what your support can do.
Join us for our annual holiday shopping event! Enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres while you shop for unique, teen-made gifts with special appearances by After School Matters performers. All proceeds directly support After School Matters programs and our talented teens. Due to popular demand, this second date for Shop, Jingle & Mingle has been added!
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
& Monday, December 11, 2017
5:30 — 7:30 p.m.
at After School Matters Gift Shop
66 E. Randolph St.
Join us for our annual holiday shopping event! Enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres while you shop for unique, teen-made gifts with special appearances by After School Matters performers. All proceeds directly support After School Matters programs and our talented teens.
View our calendar to see a full list of our upcoming events, including program showcases and community receptions.
November 2, 2017
Join us at Solorio Academy High School for a Dia De Los Muertos Festival as we honor our deceased loved ones while celebrating the life… More ›
December 7, 2017
After School Matters will host its inaugural Kwanzaa Celebration at Manley High School on Thursday, December 7, 2017. This event will bring together many After… More ›
November 9, 2017
Teens in the Advanced Culinary Arts program (East Side, Chef Gloria Hafer) will build a gingerbread village in the lobby of the Drake Hotel for… More ›
October 21, 2017
See Aztec Dance Chicago, The Art of Drumming, Mariachi Ensemble (above) and West Town Bikes in action in this celebration of Chicago artists. Arts in the… More ›
October 2, 2017
Fall 2017 programs will begin the week of October 2. Check with your instructor for the start date, time and location of your program! Find… More ›
August 8, 2017
Four programs and nearly 100 teens will celebrate their summer program session at Englewood Rejoice! Teens will have the opportunity to participate in a resources… More ›
August 8, 2017
After School Matters teens will recreate the musical score from the dedication event at the 50th anniversary celebration for the Picasso statue in Daley Plaza…. More ›
August 1, 2017
Enjoy classical mariachi music performed by more than 30 teens in the Mariachi Ensemble. Tuesday, August 1 from 12-1pm Block 37 108 N. State St…. More ›
July 25, 2017
The Chicago Opera Theater for Teens program from Solorio Academy High School will perform songs from their summer musical, Guys and Dolls. Tuesday, July 25… More ›