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Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin visits Peterson Park

Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin visits Peterson Park

Category: Peterson Park,Peterson Park Gymnastics Center, _Programs Date Posted: 5/24/2017

We had a special visitor at Peterson Park Gymnastic Center. Olympic Gold Medalist Nastia Liukin stopped by & chatted with our gymnasts. it was an amazing time! View Gallery

Switch on Summer 2017

Switch on Summer 2017

Category: Grant Park,_News,_Events Date Posted: 5/08/2017

ComEd and the Chicago Park District celebrated the 90th birthday of Buckingham Fountain and marked the beginning of the summer season at Switch on Summer! View Gallery

Earth Day 2017

Earth Day 2017

Category: Fosco Park,Humboldt Park,Dvorak Park Date Posted: 5/04/2017

We celebrated Earth Day at parks all across the city with community clean-ups, tree plantings, volunteer workdays and more! View Gallery

2017 Woodshop Arts: Gallery Showcase at South Shore

2017 Woodshop Arts: Gallery Showcase at South Shore

Category: _Events Date Posted: 5/03/2017

The Art Gallery will showcase original artifacts and creative woodcraft projects designed and crafted in Park District Woodshops. The show entitled Echoes from the Urban Forest: Chop-Shop-Grow will be on display beginning May 1 - June 2, 2017! View Gallery

Special Olympics Spring Games 2017

Special Olympics Spring Games 2017

Category: _Sports,_Events Date Posted: 5/03/2017

Over 3,000 athletes competed in meter races, standing long jump, shot put, softball throw, pentathlon, tennis ball throw, meter road races, and more! View Gallery

Spring Bunny Events 2017

Spring Bunny Events 2017

Category: Humboldt Park,Altgeld Park,Augusta Park,Commercial Club Playground,Maggie Daley Park,Sheridan Park,_News Date Posted: 4/21/2017

The bunny made a special visit to many of our parks for some springtime parties where kids enjoyed egg hunts, prizes, face painting and more! View Gallery

Central Region 2017 Junior Citizens Awards Banquet

Central Region 2017 Junior Citizens Awards Banquet

Category: Humboldt Park,Armour Square Park,Commercial Club Playground,Donovan Playground Park,Harrison Park,Piotrowski Park,Union Park,Wicker Park,Williams (Daniel Hale) Park,_News,_Teens Date Posted: 3/23/2017

High school juniors and seniors from the Central Region were honored for their service to their schools, communities and parks at our Junior Citizens Awards Banquet at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture in Humboldt Park. View Gallery

2017 Polar Plunge

2017 Polar Plunge

Category: _Events Date Posted: 3/06/2017

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South Region 2017 Junior Citizens Awards Banquet

South Region 2017 Junior Citizens Awards Banquet

Category: _Events,_Teens Date Posted: 3/01/2017

High School juniors and seniors from the South Region were recently recognized and honored for their services to schools, the communities and their local parks. Eight finalists will move on to compete in the city-wide 2017 Junior Citizen competition View Gallery

2017 PAC Conference

2017 PAC Conference

Category: _Events Date Posted: 2/28/2017

Park Advisory Council (PAC) members from throughout Chicago gathered at Malcolm X Community College for the Chicago Park District and Chicago Parks Foundation's annual PAC Conference. View Gallery

2017 North Region Junior Citizens Banquet

2017 North Region Junior Citizens Banquet

Category: _Events,_Teens Date Posted: 2/27/2017

We had a great night at the 2017 North Region Junior Citizens Banquet held at Biagio Events & Catering. We have outstanding teens and are so proud of them all! View Gallery

Lincoln Park: Charitas

Lincoln Park: Charitas

Category: Lincoln Park,Lincoln Park Cultural Center,_Artworks Date Posted: 2/27/2017

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Marquette Park: Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial

Marquette Park: Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial

Category: Marquette Park,_Artworks Date Posted: 2/27/2017

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Grant Park: Abraham Lincoln, Head of State

Grant Park: Abraham Lincoln, Head of State

Category: Grant Park,_Facilities,_Artworks Date Posted: 2/26/2017

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2017 Teen Opportunity Fairs

2017 Teen Opportunity Fairs

Category: Lincoln Park Cultural Center, _Programs,_Events,_Teens Date Posted: 2/06/2017

Teens joined us at our Teen Opportunity Fairs, focusing on recreation, education and job readiness. First up was Truman College followed by Kennedy King, and Malcolm X Community College. View Gallery

Famous People in Chicago Parks

Famous People in Chicago Parks

Category: _News Date Posted: 1/25/2017

Check out these well known people who have spent some time in one of Chicago's many parks. View Gallery

Stop the Violence Community Forum at Wicker Park

Stop the Violence Community Forum at Wicker Park

Category: Wicker Park,_News,_Events Date Posted: 1/17/2017

On Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, community members and elected officials gathered at Wicker Park to celebrate the peaceful legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through discussion and performance. View Gallery

2016 Year in Review

2016 Year in Review

Category: Indian Boundary Park,Humboldt Park,Amundsen Park,Austin Town Hall Park,Hadiya Pendleton Park,Commercial Club Playground,Douglas Park,Dvorak Park,Garfield Park,Homan Park,Loyola Park,Maplewood Park,Northerly Island Park,Norwood Park,Ping Tom Memorial Park,Pulaski Park,Sauganash Park,Welles Park,_News, _Programs,_Events,Park No. 571,Big Marsh (Park No.564) Date Posted: 12/29/2016

Check out our visual review of 2016 in the parks! We've put together a few photos highlighting events, programs, new facilities, and a few fun moments.Thanks everyone for another amazing year at the Chicago Park District. See you in the parks! View Gallery

Holiday in the Parks! 2016

Holiday in the Parks! 2016

Category: Edison Park,Merrimac Park,Revere Park,Riis Park,_News, _Programs,_Events Date Posted: 12/23/2016

The Chicago Park District hosts numerous events during the holiday season. Drop & Shop, Skating with Santa, chocolate house making and much more. Take a look at what we've captured! View Gallery

Shop Your Park!

Shop Your Park!

Category: _News Date Posted: 12/22/2016

Did you know the Chicago Park District has a new online merchandise store? Shop your park now: ChicagoParkStore.com View Gallery

 Special Recreation Snow Shoeing 2016!

Special Recreation Snow Shoeing 2016!

Category: Norwood Park,_Sports, _Programs,_Events Date Posted: 12/12/2016

Our special recreation teams had a great time Snow Shoeing at Norwood Park on Saturday, December 10th, 2016! Special thanks to Unilever, Keep America Beautiful, and Keep Chicago Beautiful. View Gallery

2016 Chicago Park District Retirees

2016 Chicago Park District Retirees

Category: _Events Date Posted: 11/07/2016

Chicago Park District retirees were honored and thanked for their years of service during the Chicago Park District's Board of Commissioners meeting this October. View Gallery

Go Cubs Go!

Go Cubs Go!

Category: Gompers Park,Indian Boundary Park,Humboldt Park,Adams Playground Park,Amundsen Park,Blackhawk Park,Brands Park,Chase Park,Commercial Club Playground,Davis Square Park,Edison Park,Field (Eugene) Park,Fuller Park,Garfield Park,Gill Park,Hale Park,Hamlin Park,Holstein Park,Horner Park,Indian Road Park,Jefferson Memorial Park,Kilbourn Park,Lake Shore Park,Loyola Park,Mayfair Park,McKiernan Playground Park,Minuteman Park,Mt. Greenwood Park,Nichols Park,Norwood Park,Olympia Park,Oriole Park,Oz Park,Homan Square Park,Portage Park,Revere Park,Rutherford Sayre Park,Shabbona Park,Sherman Park,Trumbull Park,Welles Park,Columbus Park,Tarkington Park,_News,_Events Date Posted: 11/04/2016

We are very excited throughout the parks to be celebrating the Chicago Cubs this season! Here's are few ways parks are showing Cubs pride. Good luck in the World Series! #FlytheW #GoCubsGo #intheparks View Gallery

Halloween in the Parks 2016

Halloween in the Parks 2016

Category: Berger Park,Commercial Club Playground,Donovan Playground Park,Garfield Park,Green Briar Park,Kilbourn Park,Pulaski Park,Revere Park,Sauganash Park,Shedd Park,Welles Park,Lincoln Park Cultural Center,_News,_Events Date Posted: 11/01/2016

From pumpkin patches and Halloween parties to haunted houses and scary movies, there's something for everyone in the parks. Take a look at our favorite shots from Halloween 2016! View Gallery

2016 Harvest Fest at Indian Boundary

2016 Harvest Fest at Indian Boundary

Category: Indian Boundary Park,_News,_Events Date Posted: 10/26/2016

We had a beautiful fall day at our Harvest Fest! We had a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, games, and more! View Gallery

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