Saturday, December 8, 2012
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
We invite the entire family to come out and enjoy a festive holiday showcase which will include a delectable lunch, arts and crafts, face painting, picture with Santa and much more!
Commercial Park Christmas Party
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Polar Adventure Days 12-8-12
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Don't let winter slow you down - come out and enjoy it at the seventh annual Polar Adventure Days series at Northerly Island.
The City in a Garden Lecture/ Garfield Park Conservatory
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Chicago Park District historian Julia S. Bachrach presents 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.”
Swim with Santa at Independence Park
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Come join us for an hour in the pool with Santa Claus and an hour in the gym with Santa's Elves for cookies, cocoa, and crafts!
Chicago's Twelve at Garfield Park Conservatory
9:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Zhou B. Art Center, the Chicago Park District and the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance are proud to present a new art exhibition titled “Chicago’s Twelve at Garfield Park Conservatory” curated by Sergio Gomez.