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Celebrate Chicago's 177th birthday on Daley Plaza with food trucks, FREE cake courtesy of Eli's Cheesecake (while supplies last), "Fat Tuesday" tradition packzis from Delightful Pastries, music and more! There will be a designated area for beer from Goose Island and wine to be purchased. DJ Lisa René will be spinning music all day.
- The American Indian Center of Chicago will perform a native drum interpretation of "Happy Birthday"
- Children reading entries submitted to an annual essay contest will honor Chicago's first permanent resident, Jean Baptist Pointe DuSable
- The program will conclude with a Mardi Gras-style parade onto Daley Plaza led by The Big Shoulders Brass Band & Mystick Krewe of Laff
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