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Posted on September 3, 2013 at 11:30 AM

Updated Tuesday, Sep 3 at 11:30 AM

Assignment Desks, Editors: The following events are for planning purposes. Listing does not indicate AP coverage. Scheduled events are subject to change. Contact numbers are not for publication.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Hainan Airlines first non-stop flight from Beijing arrived at Chicago O'Hare International Airport, 1:45 p.m. International Terminal 5, upper level information booth. Contact: Nora Sarrawi, 847-308-7375 or nora@zapwater.com.

CHICAGO — Illinois Commission on the Elimination of Poverty holds public hearing, 7 p.m. Illinois Institute of Technology, McCormick Tribune Campus Center, 3301 S. State St. Contact: Allyson Stewart, 312-870-4940 or alstewart@heartlandalliance.org.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

QUINCY — State Sen. Kirk Dillard announces running mate for Republican gubernatorial nomination, 8 a.m. Washington Park. 10:30 a.m. MARION: Williamson County Regional Airport, 10400 Terminal Drive; 12:45 p.m. SPRINGFIELD: State Capitol, Lincoln statue; 2:45 p.m. PEORIA: Byerly Aviation, 6100 W. Dirksen Parkway; 4:45 p.m. ROCKFORD: Emery Air, 1 Airport Circle. Contact: Wes Bleed, 630-414-3949 or wes@kirkdillard.com.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Museum of Science and Industry media event for U-505 Submarine exhibit with Navy chief petty officer selectees, 11 a.m. 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive. Contact: Renee Mailhiot, 773-947-3133 or renee.mailhiot@msichicago.org.

CHICAGO — Opening of Oak Street Health's Edgewater clinic, 2 p.m. 1541 W. Devon. Contact: Vanessa Hall, Vanessa@oakstreethealth.com.

CHICAGO — University of Illinois Board of Trustees meeting of University Healthcare System Committee, 3 p.m. 1737 W. Polk St., Room 414. Contact: 217-333-1920.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

BLOOMINGTON — Author Warren St. John speaks at Illinois Wesleyan University's President's Convocation, 11 a.m. Westbrook Auditorium, Presser Hall, 1210 N. Park St. Contact: Sherry Wallace, 309-556-3181 or univcomm@iwu.edu.

URBANA — University of Illinois Board of Trustees meeting of Audit, Budget, Finance and Facilities Committee, 1 p.m. National Center for Supercomputing Applications, 1205 W. Clark St. Contact: 217-333-1920.

URBANA — Jon Favreau, the former director of speech writing for President Obama, speaks to University of Illinois students. 7 p.m., Illini Union, 1401 W. Green St. Contact: Megan Laz, 217-300-7889.

Thursday, Sept. 5

COURTS

CHICAGO — Sentencing of Srinivasa Erramilli, a Chicago-area business traveler convicted of groping a fellow airline passenger while she slept in the seat next to him. 1:30 p.m. Dirksen Federal Building, 219 S. Dearborn St. Before U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow, Courtroom 1925. Contact: Randall Samborn, 312-353-5318.

Friday, Sept. 6

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

ROSEMONT — Chicago Sky host military veteran career fair, 2 p.m. Allstate Arena, Skyline Room. Contact: Stephanie Perleberg, 312-994-5984 or sperleberg@chicagosky.net.

Saturday, Sept. 7

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — State Rep. LaShawn Ford holds "Second Chance Summit" for ex-offenders, 10 a.m. UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road. Contact: rj@lashawnford.com.

CHICAGO — Cast members from "Chicago Fire" attend event honoring veterans sponsored by AnimalFair.com, 10 a.m. Omni Hotel. Contact: Samantha Abernathy, sama@animalfair.com.

CHICAGO — Iris Lutz, president of the Jane Austen Society of North America, presents illustrated lecture of the homes associated with Jane Austen's life and fiction. 2 p.m. Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St. Contact: Ruth Lednicer, 312-747-4050.

GENERAL EVENTS-STATE

HARTFORD — Lewis and Clark State Historic Site annual music festival. 10 a.m. 3500 New Poag Road. Contact: Cindy Upchurch, 618-251-5811.

SPRINGFIELD — Poet Dan Guillory speaks at Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic Site, 2 p.m. 603 S. Fifth St. Contact: Jennie Battles, 217-524-0901.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Monday, Sept. 9

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — 100 Club of Chicago CEO Joe Ahern speaks at City Club of Chicago, 11:30 a.m. reception, 12 p.m. luncheon. Maggiano's Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave.

CHICAGO — Author Peter Orner discusses his book "Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge." 6:30 p.m. Sulzer Regional Library, 4455 N. Lincoln Ave. Contact: Ruth Lednicer, 312-747-4050.

Tuesday, Sept. 10

COURTS

CHICAGO — Illinois Supreme Court convenes for oral arguments. Bilandic Building, 160 N. LaSalle St., 18th floor courtroom. Contact: Joseph Tybor, 312-793-2323 or jtybor@illinoiscourts.gov.

GENERAL EVENTS-CHICAGO

CHICAGO — Chicago Park District holds Senior Games. Through Sept. 26. 10 a.m. opening ceremonies at 63rd Street Beach House, 6300 S. Lake Shore Drive. Contact: Marta Juaniza, 312-742-4798.

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