Chicago Park District Monthly eNewsletter: September 2021

Can you believe Fall programs are about to start? We are looking forward to another great session in the parks. 

Chicago Park District Monthly eNewsletter: September 2021

Can you believe Fall programs are about to start? We are looking forward to another great session in the parks. 

Block Club Chicago: Dead Tree Near Loyola Beach Gets New Life As 16-Foot Sculpture, And It’s Already A Hit With Neighbors

As part of the Chicago Tree Project, sculptor Plamen Yordanov is using a chainsaw to revitalize the Loyola tree into a stack of geometric s

Chicago Park District's Chicago Onscreen Finishes Out Summer Season of Movies in the Parks with Sixteen Official Local Film Selections

Outdoor screenings August 30 – September 4, Virtual Festival runs September 5-25

Chicago Park District’s Garfield Park Conservatory Announces Opening of Special Exhibit, Still Life in Real Life: Charles Ethan Porter

The Artist's Garden will feature the flowers and fruit that inspired the paintings of the African American artist; Exhibit runs July 28 thr

City of Chicago Launches Public Engagement Phase of "Chicago Monuments and Public Art Project"

Chicagoans are invited to join a first-of-its kind conversation about monumental sculptures, artworks and commemorative plaques currently b

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.

February 2020 Newsletter: Need a summer job? The 1st Teen Fair is on Jan. 31

Mark your calendars and register for our new spring programs beginning February 24 & 25. 

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