Chicago TI-99/4A

User Group

President: Victor Steerup     Secretary / Fair Coordinator: Hal Shanafield     Technical Support: James Mazurek     Video Production: John Shanafield

The Chicago TI Users Group is one of the oldest groups dedicated to the Texas Instruments and related computers. We have been in existence for more than 44 years.

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May 2024 Meeting

CTIUG holds their monthly meetings at:


Evanston Public Library

3rd Floor Meeting Room

1703 Orrington Avenue

Evanston IL 60201

(847) 448-8600


Our Next Meeting will be held on

Saturday, June the 1st at 1pm (cdt)

Our monthly meetings are broadcast live via YouTube. There may be a delay of 15-20 minutes. During the meeting, you may ask questions via YouTube and we will try our best to answer.

We strongly encourage you to attend our meetings in person if possible. There is ample free parking located in the parking garage under the library as we as an adjacent lot. Meetings last about two hours.

We welcome comments and suggestions pertaining to the meetings.

Location: Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL 60201
Falcon Room (303)

Time: 10am – 4pm cst

A limited number of speaking slots and vendor tables are available for demonstrations, talks, and seminars. Space will be awarded on a first come basis.

Please direct all requests to: Hal Shanafield at hals12@hotmail.com

The Faire consists of an entire weekend of events which include:

Friday Night Dinner: TBA

Saturday TI World Faire

Saturday After Faire Banquet TBA

Saturday Night Pub Crawl: TBA

Sunday Morning Survivors Breakfast: TBA

Details of each event will be forthcoming

The below hotels are closest to the Faire.


Hilton Orrington/Evanston (Adjacent to Library)

1710 Orrington Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, (847) 866-8700


Hyatt House Chicago/Evanston (2 blocks)

1515 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, (847) 864-2300


Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston (4 blocks)

1818 Maple Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, (847) 475-6400


Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston (3 blocks)

1501 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, (847) 491-6400


DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - North Shore (3.5 miles)

9599 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60077, (847) 679-7000


Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-North Shore/Skokie (4 miles)

5201 Old Orchard Rd, Skokie, IL 60077, (847) 583-1111


Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Wilmette/Skokie (4 miles)

3205 Old Glenview Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091, (847) 251-6600