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May 2013 Events

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
Thursday, May 2, 2013
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
  • Bring The Family To The Table @ Palmer Park 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Event details
    May 2, 2013
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    201 E 111th St Chicago, IL 60628

    Bring the entire family and enjoy a nutritionally balanced meal, cooking demonstrations, fun and games.
     
Friday, May 3, 2013
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
Saturday, May 4, 2013
  • Spring Bird Walks at North Park Village Nature Center 5/4 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Event details
    May 4, 2013
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    5801 N. Pulaski Rd. Chicago IL 60646

    Learn about birds and their habitats while walking through the early springtime woods surrounding the Nature Center!
     
  • Wetland Wetlands Romp 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Event details
    May 4, 2013
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    3035 E. 130st St. Chicago IL 60633

    Explore Hegwisch Marsh and enjoy this natural area in Calumet.
     
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
  • Pre-Blues Festival Concert @Austin Town Hall 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
    Event details
    May 4, 2013
    12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
    5610 W Lake St Chicago, IL 60644

    May is blues month in Chicago! Enjoy a number of Chicago Blues Festival preview events throughout the City at the Chicago Cultural Center, Daley Plaza and various Chicago Public Library and Park District locations.
     
  • In the Park with Civic @Homan Square Park 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    Event details
    May 4, 2013
    1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    3559 W. Arthington St. Chicago IL 60624

    Join us for this series of FREE chamber concerts by ensembles from the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.
     
Sunday, May 5, 2013
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
Monday, May 6, 2013
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
  • 45th Annual Special Olympics Spring Games & Opening Ceremonies 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Event details
    May 7, 2013-May 10, 2013
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    2400 E. 82nd St. Chicago IL 60617

    The Opening Ceremonies serves as the formal start to three days of track and field competition. A formal arrival and lighting of the ceremonial torch will also be part of the celebration.
     
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
  • 45th Annual Special Olympics Spring Games & Opening Ceremonies 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Event details
    May 7, 2013-May 10, 2013
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    2400 E. 82nd St. Chicago IL 60617

    The Opening Ceremonies serves as the formal start to three days of track and field competition. A formal arrival and lighting of the ceremonial torch will also be part of the celebration.
     
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
Thursday, May 9, 2013
  • 45th Annual Special Olympics Spring Games & Opening Ceremonies 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Event details
    May 7, 2013-May 10, 2013
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    2400 E. 82nd St. Chicago IL 60617

    The Opening Ceremonies serves as the formal start to three days of track and field competition. A formal arrival and lighting of the ceremonial torch will also be part of the celebration.
     
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
  • Fifth House Ensemble Presents Caught: The Web @Washington Park 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Event details
    May 9, 2013
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60637

    Fifth House Ensemble (5HE) presents Caught, a community-based, narrative chamber music series. 5HE pairs tales from neighborhoods throughout Chicago with pieces of classical and modern chamber music and enlists a diverse group of top-level, collaborative visual, dance, and theatre artists to create accompanying multimedia content. Through these concerts, 5HE involves communities in its pairing of stories and music and creates performances that reflect the fabric of Chicago’s neighborhoods.
     
Friday, May 10, 2013
  • 45th Annual Special Olympics Spring Games & Opening Ceremonies 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    Event details
    May 7, 2013-May 10, 2013
    9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    2400 E. 82nd St. Chicago IL 60617

    The Opening Ceremonies serves as the formal start to three days of track and field competition. A formal arrival and lighting of the ceremonial torch will also be part of the celebration.
     
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
  • Bring the Family to the Table 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Event details
    May 10, 2013
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    3559 W. Arthington St. Chicago IL 60624

    Enjoy free Family Night Fun: Wellness Activities, nutritionally balanced meals
     
  • Fifth House Ensemble Presents Caught: The Web @Humboldt Park 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Event details
    May 10, 2013
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    1440 N Humboldt Dr Chicago, IL 60622

    Fifth House Ensemble (5HE) presents Caught, a community-based, narrative chamber music series. 5HE pairs tales from neighborhoods throughout Chicago with pieces of classical and modern chamber music and enlists a diverse group of top-level, collaborative visual, dance, and theatre artists to create accompanying multimedia content. Through these concerts, 5HE involves communities in its pairing of stories and music and creates performances that reflect the fabric of Chicago’s neighborhoods.
     
  • JazzCity: NextGenJazz in the Park 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Event details
    May 10, 2013
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    1301 W. 52nd St. Chicago IL 60609

    JazzCity: NextGenJazz in the Park Concert at Sherman Park
     
Saturday, May 11, 2013
  • Spring Bird Walks at North Park Village Nature Center 5/11 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Event details
    May 11, 2013
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    5801 N. Pulaski Rd. Chicago IL 60646

    Learn about birds and their habitats while walking through the early springtime woods surrounding the Nature Center!
     
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
  • Mother's Day Spa 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Event details
    May 11, 2013
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    4434 S. Lake Park Ave. Chicago IL 60653

    Mothers invited to come join us for a day of relaxation, manicures, workshops and fitness classes.
     
  • Juicebox @Austin Town Hall Park 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Event details
    May 11, 2013
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    5610 W Lake St Chicago, IL 60644

    Enjoy a morning of Chicago’s best music, dance, or theater in a kid-friendly setting with Juicebox.
     
Sunday, May 12, 2013
  • Spring Flower Show at Lincoln Park Conservatory 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Event details
    January 26, 2013-May 12, 2013
    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    2391 N Stockton Dr Chicago, IL 60614

    The annual Spring Flower Show runs from January 26 - May 12 at Lincoln Park Conservatory.
     
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
  • Bring The Family To The Table 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Event details
    May 15, 2013
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    5701 S. Shields Ave. Chicago IL 60621

    Bring the entire family and enjoy a nutritionally balanced meal, cooking demonstrations, fun and games.
     
  • Family Movie Night: Dark Knight Rises 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Event details
    May 15, 2013
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    4438 W. Wrightwood Ave. Chicago IL 60639

    We’ve moved the movies inside for our spring movie series. Join us for a showing of The Dark Knight Rises.
     
Thursday, May 16, 2013
  • Bring the Family to the Table @ Humboldt Park 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Event details
    May 16, 2013
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    1440 N Humboldt Dr Chicago, IL 60622

    Enjoy free Family Night Fun: Wellness Activities, nutritionally balanced meal.
     
  • Bring the Family to the Table 5/16 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Event details
    May 16, 2013
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    5917 N Broadway Chicago, IL 60660

    Sharing a good home-cooked dinner is a great way to connect with family.
     
  • Fifth House Ensemble Presents Caught: The Web @Austin Town Hall Park 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Event details
    May 16, 2013
    6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    5610 W Lake St Chicago, IL 60644

    Fifth House Ensemble (5HE) presents Caught, a community-based, narrative chamber music series. 5HE pairs tales from neighborhoods throughout Chicago with pieces of classical and modern chamber music and enlists a diverse group of top-level, collaborative visual, dance, and theatre artists to create accompanying multimedia content. Through these concerts, 5HE involves communities in its pairing of stories and music and creates performances that reflect the fabric of Chicago’s neighborhoods.
     
  • Advisory Council Meeting at Hollywood Park 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
    Event details
    May 16, 2013
    7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
    3312 W. Thorndale Ave. Chicago IL 60659

    Join the Hollywood Park Advisory Council.
     
Friday, May 17, 2013
  • Sock Hop at Welles Park 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Event details
    May 17, 2013
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    2333 W. Sunnyside Ave. Chicago IL 60625

    Welles Special Recreation Parents Association presents the first (annual?!) Sock Hop featuring the band, Graffiti Unlimited!
     
Saturday, May 18, 2013
  • Spring Bird Walks at North Park Village Nature Center 5/18 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Event details
    May 18, 2013
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    5801 N. Pulaski Rd. Chicago IL 60646

    Learn about birds and their habitats while walking through the early springtime woods surrounding the Nature Center!
     
  • Day Camp Financial Assistance Open House 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Event details
    May 18, 2013
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    5531 S. Martin Luther King Dr. Chicago, IL 60637

    Join us at one of these seven parks to learn more about summer day camp and our financial assistance program.
     
  • Ecology of the River 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Event details
    May 18, 2013
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    5100 N. Francisco Ave. Chicago IL 60611

    Join us for a tour of the Chicago River that includes water testing and a habitat survey.
     
  • Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse Plant Sale 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Event details
    May 18, 2013-May 19, 2013
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. Chicago IL 60641

    This 2-day event, May 18 & 19, offers more than 150 varieties of organically-grown vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings.
     
  • Battle of the Chicago Gospel Choirs @Austin Town Hall 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Event details
    May 18, 2013
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    5610 W Lake St Chicago, IL 60644

    Cheer on local choirs as they participate in the Chicago Gospel Music Festival's Battle of the Chicago Gospel Choirs regional competition. May 18 at Austin Town Hall Park and June 1 at the Washington Park Fieldhouse.
     
Sunday, May 19, 2013
  • Easy Being Green Family Event 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Event details
    May 19, 2013
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. Chicago IL 60641

    Families can connect food from farm to table while purchasing plants to start their own organic garden.
     
  • Kilbourn Park Organic Greenhouse Plant Sale 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Event details
    May 18, 2013-May 19, 2013
    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    3501 N. Kilbourn Ave. Chicago IL 60641

    This 2-day event, May 18 & 19, offers more than 150 varieties of organically-grown vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings.
     
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Friday, May 24, 2013
  • McKinley Park Bicycle Parade and Safety Clinic 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    Event details
    May 24, 2013
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    2210 W. Pershing Rd. Chicago IL 60609

    Come learn the rules of the road and then go on a bike parade.
     
  • Community Market Day @ NTA 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Event details
    May 24, 2013
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    55 W Cermak Rd., Chicago IL 60616

    Community Market Day.
     
  • Gym Showcase at Avalon Park 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Event details
    May 24, 2013
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    1215 E 83rd St Chicago, IL 60619

    Join us for a great evening as we highlight park programs
     
Saturday, May 25, 2013
  • Spring Bird Walks at North Park Village Nature Center 5/25 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    Event details
    May 25, 2013
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    5801 N. Pulaski Rd. Chicago IL 60646

    Learn about birds and their habitats while walking through the early springtime woods surrounding the Nature Center!
     
  • Juicebox @Austin Town Hall Park 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Event details
    May 25, 2013
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    5610 W Lake St Chicago, IL 60644

    Enjoy a morning of Chicago’s best music, dance, or theater in a kid-friendly setting with Juicebox.
     
Friday, May 31, 2013
  • Concert in the Park featuring Band Called Catch 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Event details
    May 31, 2013
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    6205 N Sheridan Rd Chicago, IL 60660

    Berger Park welcomes Band Called Catch for an outdoor evening performance in the park!