GOLDEN BIRTHDAY: Help Timothy O'Toole's celebrate 17 years in business today with a salute to the '90s, including music and videos from the era and 1992 trivia games. Chef Sean O'Brien will provide a complimentary appetizer buffet from 5-7PM, a wing-eating contest will take place and popular former bartender "Z" will make a guest appearance. 11-3AM, no cover.
LAP OF LUXURY: Attend a benefit for Connecting Abused Women and Their Children (and check out one of Chicago's hottest new clubs while you're at it) at "Moroccan Night of Luxury" at The Shrine tonight. Hosted by Helping Hands Forever, the soiree will feature a runway fashion show, open bar, food and a silent auction. 7-10PM, $55-$65.
THE RETURN OF SASHA FIERCE: Beyonce is bringing her larger-than-life stage production to the United Center tonight. Can she top her hubby's well-received concert that went down at Charter One Pavilion last week? Only time will tell. 8PM, $20.75-$125.75.