Chicago Tribune: Review: Fannie Lou Hamer, played in a Chicago park by E. Faye Butler, roars out a timely message
On a cool September night, just as the sun began to set in beautiful Abbott Park on Chicago’s South Side, the utterly unstoppable actress E.
5 Steps to Apply for Winter Park Programs
Ice rinks offer lots of fun during open skate sessions, rat hockey, stick & puck programs, and Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Clinics.
Chicago Tribune: Chicago Park District hosts its first homecoming dance for LGBTQ teens, complete with a DJ, voguing and a stately ballroom
Even in an era when LGBTQ teens are increasingly joining the ranks of homecoming royalty, some feel uncomfortable with the highly gendered
August 2019 Newsletter: Back to Fitness
We're rolling out new fitness center monthly prices & celebrating with a FREE FITNESS CENTER WEEK, starting September 3.
Chicago Park District June 2019 eNewsletter
We're celebrating our 85th Anniversary with Birthday Parties at the Movies, auditioning teens for TIP/Yas Fest!, and kicking of summer at c
Block Club Chicago: Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain Is Getting A $67,000 Restoration
In the late 1800s, the fountain court was the "meeting place for people from the neighborhood and from all over the city," a local leader s
WGN 9: When public pianos come to Chicago parks, music fills the air
A few years ago, the City of Chicago decided to plop a handful of pianos down in the middle of city parks to promote music in neighborhoods
Good Day Chicago: 'Night Out in the Parks' offers free family activities all summer
Fox 32's Good Day Chicago morning show invited the Park District to chat about the 1,200+ Nigh
Chicago Sun-Times: Movies in the Parks 2018: Here’s what’s playing near you this summer
Grab the popcorn and a blanket.
Art Design Chicago: The Art of Flocking: Cultural Stewardship in the Parks
The Art of Flocking: Cultural Stewardship in the Parks is a celebration of Chicago’s community-based art practice.
Lawndale News: Chicago Park District’s Young Cultural Stewards Program Receives Grant
The Chicago Park District announced that its Young Cultural Stewards (YCS) program will receive a grant from the Crossroads Fund’s Youth Fu
Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce Discovery of Original Paintings From 1893 World Fair
Three Japanese sliding door paintings were originally displayed in the Phoenix Pavilion