The Chabad of Wicker Park/Bucktown will host a Purim Party at 9 p.m. Feb. 23 at its headquarters in Wicker Park, 1630 N. Milwaukee Ave., just north of the six corners intersection.

The holiday celebrates the salvation of the Jewish people from a plot "to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews" that occured in 3405 in the Jewish calendar (356 BCE).  

Tickets are $25 at the door, $23 with costume, $20 in advance. Doors will open at 9:00, Megillah reading at 9:30.  Purchase tickets at and check out previous celebrations here.