The Calendars on Windy Hop and This Week in Chicago are great online resources for dancers in town.
Recurring social dances include, but are not limited to:
Fizz at DCC (Dance Center Chicago) every Monday night | Beginners Lesson: 8-9pm, Open Dancing: 9pm - 12am | Suggested Donation $7/$5 for students) | BYOB
First Fridays at Big City Swing on the first Friday of every month |Beginners Lesson: 8-9pm, Open Dancing: 9pm - 12am | $10
Bluetopia on the last Saturday of every month | Beginners Blues Lesson: 8-9pm, Open Dancing: 9pm 2am | $10/$9 for students
The Flat Cats play at the Alhambra Palace Restaurant (pictured above) on one Wednesday of every month with a special guest | Beginner Lesson: 8-8:30pm, Open Dancing: 8:30-11:30 pm | $15
The Fat Babies play every Sunday at the Honky Tonk (8pm | Free)
and every Tuesday at the Green Mill Lounge (9am-1pm | $6). Both events are not organized dances, but dancing is encouraged.