The City of Chicago’s SummerDance is coming to Green Briar Park!! One of this year’s SummerDance events is being led by Aao Mil Baithen – a collective of community artists – who will bring a South Asian flair to the party with Bhangra and Bollywood music and dance!! Join us for a few hours as […]
Join the 40th Ward team to pitch in to cleanup at Green Briar Park (2650 W Peterson Ave) on Saturday, August 12th from 10am to 12pm. Volunteers will help clean up litter in the park, mulch trees, and take care of this neighborhood gem! To sign up, please visit https://chicagoparksfoundation.givepulse.com/event/379637!
Join the 40th Ward team to pitch in to cleanup at Emmerson (Louis) Park (1820 W Granville Ave) on Saturday, August 5th from 10am to 12pm. Volunteers will help clean up litter in the park, mulch trees, and take care of this neighborhood gem! To sign up, please visit https://chicagoparksfoundation.givepulse.com/event/379635!
Meet the current members of the Council, see what’s going on at the Nature Park during the summer months, and find out about volunteer opportunities. 7/10/23 from 6:30-8p Green Briar Park, 2650 West Peterson Avenue Chicago IL 60659
Apply Now for Summer Jobs in the Parks – for Ages 16+! Earn a paycheck, make friends, keep active, have fun, and make a difference by working in the parks! A variety of employment opportunities are available at the Chicago Park District this summer to suit all interests, schedules, and experience levels. These positions offer […]
Funding requests for Winnemac Park I am excited to announce my support of the request for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) dollars for park improvements at Winnemac Park. The Park District is requesting $2 million for park improvements including a new artificial turf baseball infield, field drainage improvements, tennis court renovations and site improvements including pathway […]
The Chicago Park District continues its Community Engagement Guidelines which were introduced in 2022 for the events with 10,000 attendees or more per day. The Guidelines (page 2) employ a community engagement plan to keep neighboring residences, businesses and other stakeholders abreast of planned event operations. As part of their community engagement, organizers are also […]
Registration for spring classes at River Park will open Monday March 13, 2023. Online 9 am. Programs include Kiddie College, Preschool Music and Movement, Preschool Gym, Senior Pickleball, Bean bag toss, Youth – sports, includes track and field, soccer. Youth improv and acting classes. Programs dates Monday April 10 – June 9, 2023. See Chicago […]
Find out what’s going on at the West Ridge Nature Park as we bring some of the Outdoors Indoors. Meet the Park Advisory Council and learn about volunteer opportunities. Learn about Birds & Butterflies & Frogs & Fishes & Oh My! Activities for All Ages and Interests to Enjoy the Natural World.
The Chicago Park District wants your input! What are they doing well? Where can they improve? What programs do you want? How can they serve you better at the park level, and the District overall? Please take a few minutes to share your feedback through their survey. It’s available in English, Spanish, Polish & Chinese. […]
Tree removal continues construction phase of North Branch Chicago River Habitat Restoration Project via US Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District Tree removal at Legion Park began on Jan 2, 2020, and continues the construction phase of the North Branch Chicago River Habitat Restoration Project. The contract option was awarded to Industria, Inc. of Des […]