As of May 16th the following are the planned events for May 18-21:
FRIDAY – May 18th
•Nurses group to demonstrate at Daley Plaza.
•Maritime security zone to take effect on Chicago waterways, running until Tuesday morning.
•First day of Group of Eight meetings in Camp David, Md.
SATURDAY – May 19th
•Road closings to take effect. Lake Shore Drive shut from Balbo Drive to 39th Street.
•Adler Planetarium, Shedd Aquarium and Art Institute of
Chicago closed through Monday. (Field Museum, however, will be open Saturday and Monday, closed Sunday.)
•Airspace restrictions to begin over Chicago area, running until Monday night.
•Metra to impose carry-on restrictions on entire system and close five stations near McCormick Place, through Monday.
•Second day of G-8 meetings in Camp David.
•President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama travel to Chicago.
•Motorcades will bring dignitaries downtown fromO’Hare International Airport, sometimes tying up KennedyExpressway traffic.
SUNDAY – May 20th
•First day of NATO summit at McCormick Place.
•Anti-war protesters plan rally at Petrillo Music Shell and then march to McCormick Place.
•Michelle Obama hosts NATO spouses event at Gary Comer Youth Center on the South Side.
•President Obama and other NATO leaders hold working dinner at Soldier Field.
•Michelle Obama hosts spouses dinner at Art Institute.
•North Atlantic Council of Foreign Ministers holds working dinner at Adler Planetarium.
•North Atlantic Council of Defense Ministers holds working dinner at Chicago Cultural Center.
MONDAY – May 21st
•Second and final day of NATO summit at McCormick Place.
•Blue Island branch of Metra Electric line to close for day to shift staff elsewhere.
•Look for traffic tie-ups on Kennedy Expressway as leaders head for O’Hare.
•Authorities say roads that were closed will be reopened for the evening rush hour.
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