Saturday, September 15, 2012
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Calling all active seniors! If you're over 55, a Chicago resident and in good physical health, come on out to Senior Games! Participants have the chance to participate in an array of sporting events such as Track & Field, Swimming, Lawn Bowling, Bocce, Horseshoes and more.
Form in Flora III at Lincoln Park Conservatory
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
A unique sculptural exhibit entitled “Form in Flora III” takes root at Lincoln Park Conservatory from now through November 2, 2012. Admission is free and open to public during Conservatory hours, daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tropical Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Visitors can experience a tropical paradise in Chicago at Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2391 N. Stockton Dr., this summer.
Half in the air in a given space at Garfield Park Conservatory
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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.
Nature Oasis: Family Camping/ Garfiled Park Conservatory
2:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Campout overnight with your family in a Chicago Park District park! Take a nature hike, go fishing, learn basic camping principles and enjoy a campfire.
Circus In The Parks - Welles Park 2pm & 5pm
2:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Join us at Welles Park, Sept. 15th - 2pm & 5pm or Sept. 16th - 1pm & 4pm. Circus In The Parks, featuring Chicago’s Midnight Circus, a high-flying assortment of acrobats, aerialists, clowns, contortionists and even a dog, will tour seven Chicago parks in September and October under an intimate, little big top tent. This unique partnership between Midnight Circus, the Park District, all volunteer park advisory councils and our sponsors has quickly made this a Chicago tradition.
The Good Doctor
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Neil Simons’ comedic take on the stories of Anton Chekhov, woven together
through a central character- a writer, who is clearly based on Chekhov himself.
The brilliant Russian’s musings told through Simon’s unique vantage point
make for an evening of side-splitting comedy and gut-wrenching laughs.
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.