Help rescue hundreds of native plants that currently live on the southern 40 acres of Northerly Island Park.
Chicago Park District historian Julia S. Bachrach will present three lectures on the recent publication of the second edition of her book, "The City in a Garden: A History of Chicago’s Parks." The first edition, published in 2001, garnered widespread praise. WTTW Channel 11 producer and program host Geoffrey Baer hails the new edition as “a book about Chicago treasures from an author who is a Chicago treasure herself.”
Every season, the Chicago Park District offers dozens and dozens of athletic, cultural and generally recreational activities for kids and adults. Some are available throughout most of the system, while others are only available at certain locations.
Back by popular demand, the Chicago Park District and Walgreens present 13 TERRORS: haunted house at Theater on the Lake, 2401 N. Lake Shore Dr., Oct. 19-21 and Oct. 26-28. The popular summertime theater is located along Chicago’s beautiful lakefront and each fall is transformed into an eerie Halloween attraction.
Discover the wonderful world of nature! Spark your curiosity and explore the fun and educational offerings at Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse, the Chicago Park District’s only park with a teaching greenhouse.
A unique sculptural exhibit entitled “Form in Flora III” takes root at Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N. Stockton Dr. from now through November 2, 2012. Admission is free and open to public during Conservatory hours, daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Presented by Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago Park District and Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, Half in the air in the given space, 1999 (Work No. 210) by British artist Martin Creed (British, b. 1968) will be on display at Garfield Park Conservatory until October 15 and on display from daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free admission.