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"You'll never catch a nudist with his pants down."
 

David Letterman

 

    Past Events    

 

  • November 9th- In Honor of Our Vets

  • October 19th- CANS October Skinny Dipping

  • September 28th- CANS Pool Party

  • September 14th- 30th Anniversary Nude Dinner @ Fireside Restaurant

  • September 7th- Six Flags Out at the Park 2019

  • August 24th- CANS Art Exhibition 2019

  • August 18th- Bristol Renaissance Faire 2019 After Party

  • August 17th- Life Celebration & Memorial for Patrick Kinney

  • July 27th- Summer Weekend at Lake O' the Woods

  • July 20th- Summer Night in Oak Park

  • July 19th- Weekend at Camp Buckwood and Cookout (Non-official event)

  • June 8th- 2019 World Naked Bike Ride

  • June 7th- Naked Bowling

  • May 24th-  CANS Skinny Dipping

  • May 18th- "Game of Imagination" w/ Jonathan Pritchard & Potluck

  • April 27th- A Spring Evening at the Bar

  • April 12th- Bowling in the Buff

  • March 30th- Earth Hour 2019

  • March 23rd- Skinny Dipping

  • March 17th- St. Patrick's Day

  • February 16th- CANS Pool Party

  • February 9th- 2019 Annual Meeting and Potluck

  • January 18th-20th- "Full Moon Saloon" Hotel Takeover 2019, hosted by The Chicago Fun Club

  • January 12th- CANS Pool Party

2019

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2018

  • December 21st- Holiday Social

  • November 21st- CANS Pool Party

  • November 10th- In Honor of Our Vets

  • October 27th- CANS Halloween Spectacular @ Jackhammer

  • October 13th- The Neofuturists present The Infinite Wrench (CoEd)

  • September 22nd- First Day of Autumn

  • August 18th- Summer Night in Oak Park

  • July 14th- Summer Housewarming Party

  • June 23rd- CANS 2018 Art Exhibition

  • June 9th- 2018 World Naked Bike Ride

  • June 8th- Late Night Nude Bowling

  • May 19th- Angel's Palace

  • March 24th- March Madness

  • February 17th- Annual Meeting & Potluck

  • February 10th- A Valentine's Tropical Party

  • January 27th- Glenn-Paul's Black Light Party

  • January 19th-21st- "Hala Kahiki" Hotel Takeover 2018, hosted by The Chicago Fun Club

  • December 9th- Holiday Social

  • November 11th- In Honor of Our Vets

  • October 21st- MaskQUEERade Party

  • September 9th- Dan's Out in the Park Sleepover

  • August 12th- A Summer Evening of Shots and Bites

  • July 15th- Summer Night in Oak Park

  • July 8th- CANS @ Jackhammer

  • June 9th- Late Night Nude Bowling

  • May 20th- Glenn's Move Out Party

  • May 6th- An After the Derby Party

  • April 22nd- A Night in the Living Room

  • March 11th- Tropical Beach Party

  • February 12th- Annual Meeting, Potluck & Dancing | Be a CANS Valentine

  • January 21st- CANS @ Jackhammer

  • January 7th- New Years Party

2017

2016

 

  • December 16th- Holiday Social

  • December 2nd- Naked Bowling

  • November 19th- Electro Play & E-Stim/Social

  • October 15th- MaskQUEERade Party

  • September 24- "Lite-Toga" Party

  • August 13 - CANS @ Jackhammer

  • July 30 - Picnic at Hollywood (Kathy Osterman) Beach

  • June 25 - An Evening of Summertime Cocktails

  • June 3 - Late Night Nude Bowling

  • May 15 - Nude Pizzza, Dancing & Social Event - Private Party Room in Forest Park

  • April 23 - Red Wine Nudist Party

  • March 12 - Tropical Beach Party

  • February 21 - Annual Meeting, Potluck and Dance

  • January 16 - Indoor Naked Pool Party/ Sleep-over

2015

  • December 31 - New Year's Eve Social

  • December 4 - Late Night Nude Bowling

  • November 7 - A Small Gathering In Forest Park

  • October 24 - Halloween MasQUEERade

  • September 26 - Mixed Drink Tasting

  • September 18 -Weekend at Cedar Hills Campground

  • August 29 - Idea Generation

  • August 15 - Naked Bowling

  • July 12 - Qurterly Meeting and Potluck

  • May 9 - Wine and Cheese Party

  • April - Impromptu Margarita Party

  • March 28 - 3D Movie Night

  • February 27 - Annual Meeting with Elections

  • February 14 - Game Night in Elmhurst

  • February 7-8th - Annual Pool Party in Kankakee

  • February 7 - Naked 3D Movie Night

  • January 17 - Naked 3D Movie Night

  • January 9 - Epiphany Party

2014

  • December 13 - Holiday Party

  • November 17 - Naked Thanksgiving

  • October 18 - 25th Anniversary GALA Dinner

  • August 16 Nude Square Dance With Shoot-the-Moon

  • August 8 - Naked Bowling

  • July 19 - Nude Square Dance With Shoot-the-Moon

  • June 15 - CANS joins the World Naked Bike Ride

  • June 8 - Naked Men Talking Season Finale Party

  • May 18 - "A Tour Through the World of Tea"

  • April 27 - Naked Men Talking

    • Session 6: The Naked Dream Session :"Moving beyond talk to go after your Dream"

  • April 19 - Easter Bonnets and Basket Party Oak Park

  • April 12 - Executive Committee Meeting

  • March 23 – Naked Men Talking

    • Session 5: “Naked Fun Around the Country: Gay/Bi Male Nudist Events You Won't Want to Miss”

  • March 15 to 16 – Skinny Dipping Pool Party, Kankakee

  • March 9 - Impromptu Game Night Rogers Park

  • March 2 - Oscars viewing party Rogers Park

  • March 1 – Annual Meeting/Adoption of new Bylaws/Rules

  • February 9 – Naked Men Talking

    • Session 4: “Handling Awkward Moments as a Gay/Bi Naturist”

  • February 2 - Jock Straps and Jerseys Party

  • January 10 – Epiphany Party

  • January 5 – Naked Men Talking

    • Session 3: Naturism/Nudism & Sex - Part 2"

2013

  • November 24 – Naked Men Talking

    • Session 2:“What is a Naturist Anyway? And What Have I gotten Myself Into?”

  • November 16 – Full Moon Party

  • October 11 – Halloween Blacklight Underwear/Less Party

  • October 6 – Naked Men Talking

    • Session 1: "What's a Naturist Anyway" & "What have I gotten Myself Into?"

  • September 28 – “Memories of Joe” Gathering

  • June 8 – Annual Meeting/Rules and Bylaws Revisions and Elections

  • May 25 – Full Moon Party

  • February 24 – Oscars Party

  • February 2 – Jockstraps and/or Jerseys Super Bowl Party

2012

  • December 15 – Holiday Party

  • November 22 – 6th Annual Naked Thanksgiving

  • November 6 – Election Party

  • October 19 – Potluck Party

  • September 29 – Full Moon Party

  • August 25 – BIG GAY NAKED PARTY

  • July 28 – Beat the Heat Party

  • April 28 – Blacklight Underwear & Less Party

  • February 26 – Bowties and Tiaras Oscars Party

  • February 5 – Jockstraps and/or Jerseys Super Bowl Party

2011

  • December 31 – Nude Years Eve

  • December 16 – Holiday Party

  • November 24 – Naked Thanksgiving

  • November 11 – Full Moon Party

  • October 28 – Hallo-Weenies

  • June 29 – Movie Night (Milk)

  • July 15 – Full Moon Party

  • June 11 – World Naked Bike Ride

  • June 4 – Bowling in the Buff

  • April 30 – Annual Meeting Karaoke/Games

  • April 16 – Full Moon Party

  • February 6 – Jockstraps and/or Jerseys Super Bowl Party

  • January 8 – Epiphany Party

2010

  • December 21 – Winter Solstice Full Moon

  • November 25 – Naked Thanksgiving

  • November 5 – Casino Night TimeOut Chicago Article

  • September 1 to 7 - Southern Decadence: New Orleans

  • August 24 – Full Moon Party

  • June 11 – Naked Bowling

  • April 25 – Naked El Salvadorian Dinner at Restaurant in Rogers Park

  • April 10 – Wii Tiki Party

  • February 13 – Annual Meeting and Karaoke Party

  • January 8 – Epiphany Party

  • December 5 – Naked Potluck Dinner

  • November 26 – Naked Thanksgiving

  • September 5 – Full Moon Party

  • August 5 – Full Moon Party

  • June 28 – Pride Parade Viewing Party

  • June 17 to 21 – Midwest Male Naturist Gathering Camp Gaea, Kansas (www.MMNG.ORG)

  • June 13 – World Naked Bike Ride (www.chicagonakedride.org)

  • May 2 – Happy 50th Birthday Party for Joe!

  • March 28 – Birthday Suit Birthday Party

  • February 28 – Annual Meeting and Karaoke Party

  • January 9 – Epiphany Party

2009

2008

  • November 4 – Election Night (wear only your “I VOTED” sticker)

  • August 16 – Full Moon Party

  • June 14 – World Naked Bike Ride (chicago.worldnakedbikeride.org)

  • June 13 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • April 20 – Full Moon Party

  • April 5 – Birthday Suit Birthday Party

  • March 29 – Game Night

  • February 16 – Annual Meeting Pot Luck ($5)

  • January 5 – Epiphany Party

2007

  • November 22- Naked Thanksgiving Dinner

  • September 22 – Full Moon Party

  • September 7 – Theater Night: Bare Naked Lads @ Bailiwick Arts Center

  • July 28 – Full Moon Party

  • June 15 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • May 26 – Spring Fling and Planning Party

  • March 17 – St. Patrick's Day Green Party Potluck

  • February 17 – Annual Business Meeting

  • February 10 – Valentine's Day Party

  • January 5 – Epiphany Party

2006

  • December 22 – Naked Holiday Cock-Tails Party

  • December 16 – Cookie Baking Party with Steve

  • November 18 – Card Night

  • October 28 – Fall Pot Luck Celebrating Mike and Joe's 25th Anniversary

  • October 27 – Halloween Bowling in the Buff with WCGN and NDC (Naked Costumes)

  • September 22 – First Day of Fall Party

  • August 26 – End of Summer Party

  • August 18 – Bowling in the Buff

  • August 9 – Full Moon Party

  • July 22 – The Last Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • July 11 – Full Moon Party

  • June 23 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • May 13 – Garden Party

  • May 5 – CANS Birthday Suit Party

  • April 22 – Movie Night (Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King)

  • April 8 – Star Trek Night

  • March 25 – Movie Night (Lord of the Rings : The Two Towers)

  • March 18 – Fold, Stuff, Lick (Game Night)

  • March 11 – Star Trek Night

  • March 4 – Movie Night (Lord of the Rings:Fellowship of the Ring)

  • February 25 – Star Trek Night

  • February 11 – Valentines Day Party

  • January 29 – Annual Business Meeting

  • January 21 – Movie Night (Connie and Carla)

  • January 6 – Epiphany Party

2005

  • December 17 to 18 – Turkey Dinner and Slumber Party Brunch in Morning

  • November 19 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • November 12 – Oktoberfest in November

  • October 16 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • September 17 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • September 4 to 5 – Fox River Labor Day Camp Out

  • June 17 – Bowling in the Buff (Get your mind out of the gutter!)

  • May 7 – Cinco de Mayo Party

  • April 23 – Official CANS Photo Shoot

  • April 15 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • March 26 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • March 19 – Wearing (or not) of the Green

  • March 5 – 50's Party with John and Paul

  • February 19 Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • February 12 – Tiki Bar Valentines Day Party

  • February 5 – Chinese New Year Party

  • January 15 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • January 8 – Epiphany Party/Annual Meeting and Election of Officers

2004

  • December 31 – New Year's Eve Party with Paul and John

  • December 18 – CANS 15th Anniversary and Holiday Party

  • December 12 – Movie Night

  • November 28 – Naked Thanksgiving Dinner

  • November 20 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • November 2 – Election Night (Look out for hanging Chads!)

  • October 27 – Oktoberfest with WCGN

  • October 23 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • October 16 – Wheel of Fortune Game Night

  • September 26 – Book Club Meeting

  • September 25 Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • September 18 to 19 – Campout in Aurora with Mark and Rick

  • September 4 - Potluck

  • August 27 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • July 23 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • July 17 – Game Night with Lane

  • July 11 – Book Club Meeting

  • June 26 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • June 18 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • June 12 – Game Night with John

  • May 22 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • May 8 – Wine and Cheese Party

  • May 2 – Book Club – Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan

  • April 24 – Spring Garden Party with WCGN

  • April 17 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • April 10 - Easter Bonnet Party with Glenn and Steve

  • April 4 – Book Club – The Night Listener by Armistead Maupin

  • March 20 – Fold, Stuff, Lick with Glenn and Steve

  • March 17 – St. Patrick's Day Party with Mike and Joe

  • March 7 – Book Club Planning Meeting with Glenn and Steve

  • March 6 – Potluck and Game Night in Elmhurst

  • February 29 – Academy Awards Party with Mike

  • February 8 – Rocky Horror Night in Wheaton

  • January 18 – Planning Meeting with Glenn and Steve

  • January 4 – Epiphany Party and White Elephant Gift Exchange and Election of CANS Officers

2003

  • December 31 – New Year's Eve Party with Mike

  • December 20 – Chicago High Rise Party

  • December 14 – CANS 14th Anniversary and Holiday Party

  • November 15 – Rec Room Party in Villa Park

  • October 31 – Halloween Party with Lane in Evanston

  • October 12 – Day of Beauty with Dale

  • September 28 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • September 24 – Event Planning with Mike and Joe

  • August 16 – CANS Condo Party

  • July 6 to 13 – International Men Enjoying Naturism Gathering

  • June 29 – Pride Day Brunch

  • June 11 to 15 – Midwest Male Naturist Gathering

  • June 14 – Wine and Cheese Party in West Rogers Park

  • May 30 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • March 29 to 30 – Weekend in Milwaukee with WCGN

  • March 23 – Oscar Night Party

  • February 21 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • January 5 – Epiphany Party & Annual Meeting

2002

  • December 8 – CANS 13th Anniversary and Holiday Party

  • December 5 – Naked Theater Night

  • November 23 – Jukebox Arcadia Party Night

  • November 16 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • September 15 – Fold, Stuff, Lick (Potluck)

  • September 14 – Housewarming Party and Video Night with guests from Naked Minnesota

  • August 30 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • August 23 to 25 – B&B Weekend in Wisconsin

  • August 18 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • August 10 – Skinny Dipping with WCGN

  • July 24 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • June 30 – Gay Pride Brunch

  • June 21 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • April 28 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • April 20 – Fold, Stuff, Lick (Dinner, Movie, Plan for summer)

  • April 13 – Skinny Dipping with WCGN

  • March 22 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • March 17 – Easter Bonnet Party

  • February 14 – Valentines Day Pot Luck (Fold, Stuff,Lick)

  • January 12 – CANS Annual Business Meeting/Pot Luck

  • January 9 – Fold, Stuff, Lick (Watch Enterprise; eat Italian beef and brithday(sic) cake! )

2001

  • December 9 – CANS 12th Anniversary and Holiday Party

  • December 7 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • November 24 – Skinny Dipping (CANCELLED)

  • October 27 – Skinny Dipping

  • September 28 – Naked Theater Night

  • August 24 – Bowling in the Buff

  • August 11 – Skinny Dipping

  • July 21 – Ice Cream Social and Game Night (Fold, Stuff, Lick)

  • June 23 – Skinny Dipping

  • June 22 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • June 17 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • May 24 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • May 21 – Club Night with WCGN

  • April 28 – Skinny Dipping

  • April 7 – Classical Piano Concert

  • March 25 – Bowling in the Buff

  • March 16 – Game Night in Loop

  • February 27 – Mardi Gras Party in Edgewater

  • February 24 – Dinner in the Buff at a fashionable venue in Boystown

  • February 18 – Skinny Dipping

  • February 17 – Classic Movie Night

  • January 20 – CANS Annual Business Meeting

  • January 5 – Epiphany Party and White Elephant Gift Exchange

  • December 8 – CANS 11th Anniversary and Holiday Party

  • December 2 – Puppet Show and Reception with WCGN

  • November 26 – Bowling in the Buff

  • November 10 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • October 31 – Halloween Party in Evanston

  • October 14 – Skinny Dipping with WCGN

  • October 13 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • September 23 - “Just Desserts” night in Evanston

  • September 16 – Ethnic Potluck in Naperville

  • September 13 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • September 9 to 10 – Weekend at Sun Aura Nudist Camp in Indiana

  • August 25 – Bowling in the Buff with WGCN

  • August 20 to 27 – GNI Gathering in Pennsylvania

  • August 18 – Naked Theater Night

  • August 11 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • July 20 to 23 – B&B Weekend in Wisconsin

  • July 14 – Fold Stuff Lick

  • July 9 to 16 – IMEN International Gathering at Camp Ramblewood, Maryland

  • July 2 to 8 – National Nudists' Recreation Week

  • June 25 – Gay Pride Day

  • June 24 - 4th Annual Pride Swim with WGCN

  • June 16 – Bowling in the Buff

  • June 14 to 18 – Midwest Male Naturist Gathering at Canp Gaea, Kansas

  • June 11 - “Beginning of Summer” Party in Boystown

  • May 11 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • May 5 – Bowling in the Buff with WCGN

  • April 30 – Easter Bonnet Party and Brunch in Edgewater

  • April 12 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • April 9 – Afternoon of Beauty in Andersonville

  • March 26 – Oscar Night Party in Edgewater Glen

  • March 11 – Game Night in Elmhurs

  • February 20 - “Rescue 911” Videos in Melrose Park

  • February 19 – GNI Videos in Elgin

  • February 10 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • February 4 – Bowling in the Buff

  • January 15 – Annual Business Meeting

  • January 12 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • January 8 – Epiphany Party and White Elephant Gift Exchange

2000

1999

  • December 17 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • December 13 – CANS 10th Anniversary and Holiday Party

  • November 19 – Amateur Music Night and Pot Luck

  • November 16 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • October 29 – Halloween Bare Witch Project

  • October 16 – Ethnic Potluck

  • October 12 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • September 18 – Naked Miss America Pagent

  • September 14 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • August 17 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • August 4 – Potluck & “Thinking Hats On” Dinner

  • July 20 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • July 9 to 11 – B&B Weekend #2

  • July 4 to 11 – Nudist Recreation Weekend

  • June 27 – Brunch and Pride Parade

  • June 15 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • June 11 to 13 – B&B Weekend #1 (Saugatuck, Michigan)

  • June 5 – Classical Piano Concert

  • May 1 – Memorial Gathering for “Wild Bill”

  • April 23 – Bowling in the Buff

  • April 17 – Game Night & Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • April 11 – Pot Luck Dinner

  • March 21 – Academy Awards Party

  • February 19 – Bowling in the Buff

  • February 16 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • February 6 – Pre-Valentines Pot Luck

  • January 19 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • January 16 – C.A.N.S. Annual Meeting

1998

  • December 15 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • December 7 – C.A.N.S. 9th Anniversary & Holiday Party

  • November 16 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • November 14 – Talent Show

  • November 8 to 15 – IMENS's Midwinter Gathering (Acapolco, Mexico)

  • October 30 – Halloween Party

  • October 16 – Bowling in the Buff

  • October 13 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • October 12 – Drinks and Dinner in Boystown

  • September 15 - Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • August 23 to 30 - 14th Annual G.N.I. Gathering Pocono Picnic Company (Pennsylvania)

  • August 21 to 23- Weekend in Spring Green and Mazo Beach

  • August 18 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • August 8 - Pot Luck Supper

  • July 17 to 19 – MidWest Camp Out in NW Illinois

  • July 14 – Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • July 11 – Bowling in the Buff

  • July 10 to 12 – B&B Weekend #2 (Saugatuck, Michigan)

  • July 6 to 12 – National Nudist' Recreation Week

  • July 5 to 12 - 4th Annual I.M.E.N. International Gathering Camp Ramblewood (Maryland)

  • June 28 - Pre-Pride Brunch

  • June 27 - WCGN Swim Invitational

  • June 16 - Fold, Stuff, Lick

  • June 12 to 14 – B&B Weekend #1 (Saugatuck, Michigan)

  • June 5 to 7 – Weekend at Spring Green & Mazo Beach (Wisconsin)

  • May 12 - Fold, Stuff, Lick & Eat Birthday Cake

  • April 25 - Game Night

  • April 14 - Fold, Stuff, Lick & Eat Birthday Cake

  • April 11 - Easter Bonnet Pot Luck Supper

  • April 10 - Bowling in the Buff