Chef Paul Virant (Brent Lewis for Chicago…)
Downtown Dogs 804 N. Rush St. 312-951-5141
Give your lunch money to a good cause. From now through Nov. 22, the Gold Coast eatery will donate $1 from every $3.45 hot dog sold to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Five Star Bar 1424 W. Chicago Ave. 312-850-2555
Scope out all the hot rides displayed curbside at the bar's last Motorcycle Monday of the year and vote for your favorite while enjoying $1 mini-sandwiches and $2.50 Point Beer cans. No cover. 7-10 p.m.
Goose Island Wrigleyville 3535 N. Clark St. 773-832-9040
Dust off your old Hot Wheels and take them for a spin at Mustache Ride Racing, which raises money for Movember, the mustache-centric fundraising campaign for men's health issues including prostate and testicular cancer. Don't have your own car to compete with? The organizers throw one in with your admission fee, along with a 312 brew. $5. 7-10 p.m.
Belly Q 1400 W. Randolph St. 312-563-1010
Chefs Paul Virant from Perennial Virant and Brian Huston of Publican can cook, but can they sing? Find out when they compete against host chef Bill Kim at his restaurant's monthly Karaoke Throwdown. No cover. 7 p.m.
The Neo-Futurarium 5153 N. Ashland Ave. 312-409-1954
Barrel of Monkeys gets some help from Northwestern University's Griffin's Tale theater ensemble and dancer Jyldo as they turn stories written by local kids into the sketch comedy show "Chicago's Weird, Grandma." $12. 8 p.m.
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The Broadway musical based on Whoopi Goldberg's hit comedy "Sister Act" starts its Chicago run Nov. 13 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University: broadwayinchicago.com.
Samantha Nelson is a RedEye special contributor.