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.
September 18, 2016
Join us for a sneak peek of the After School Matters Annual Gala. Enjoy light refreshments while you meet and engage with our teens, view… More ›
January 1, 1970
Visit Daley Plaza to hear this hour-long set of music played by the After School Matters Jazz Big Band program. Performance is free and open to… More ›
June 30, 2016
Three After School Matters programs are kicking off our Summer 2016 program session with a public performance in Daley Plaza! Come see HHW Vocal Arts… More ›
July 6, 2016
Teens from the Advanced Culinary Arts Program (Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Beverly) and their instructor Chef Gloria Hafer will be on-stage at the 36th Annual Taste of… More ›
July 14, 2017
Summer Teen Cuisine Lunch Buffet Series Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 3rd Floor Terrace 66 E. Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601 Enjoy your… More ›
May 7, 2016
Watch the 142nd Kentucky Derby from River Shannon (425 W. Armitage, Lincoln Park) and support After School Matters! Participate in a raffle for a Koval… More ›
April 15, 2016
The Chicago Teen Lit Fest aims to provide a safe and creative space for young adults to unlock and discover their unique voice through literary… More ›
May 4, 2016
Enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres while you engage with our teen artisans as they get you race ready with custom Kentucky Derby-style hats! Wednesday,… More ›
October 9, 2016
Join Team After School Matters on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Team After School Matters has a limited number of… More ›