Chicago Park District August 2018 Monthly Newsletter

Chicago Onscreen Kicks Off August 26

Chicago Park District Announces 10-year Anniversary of TRACE Program and Grant Award

Celebration includes unveiling of Englewood Line murals and #IAMTRACE exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art 

Chicago Sun-Times: Nike teams up with Chicago Park District for new shirt designs

For the last couple of years, South Side natives’ Joshua Cook and Darius Davis have spent their summers home from college working as recrea

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Park District Join Ken Griffin, Chicago Fire Soccer Club and U.S. Soccer Foundation to Open New Soccer Mini-Pitch at Walnut Park

Walnut Park is one of 50 mini-pitches being built over the next five years in parks across Chicago to give local youth access to state-of-t

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District Announce the Return of Pianos in the Parks for Fourth Season

International Music Foundation to host popular program in Chicago parks

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

Chicago Park District Hosts Exhibition that Celebrates Community Based Artistry

Initiative highlights local artist; exposes city’s youth to the arts

Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Park District and Chicago Public Schools Launch Summer Safe Passage and Expanded Park Programming

Now in its third year, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Park District today with the Chicago Public Schools’ Office of Safety and Security team l

Curbed Chicago: 11 outdoor swimming pools for summer in Chicago

While the lakefront and beaches definitely steal the spotlight, the city’s public pools are just as enjoyable—especially if you’re not part

The Chicago Park District Receives Grant Funding to Support New ‘Parks for Pollinators’ Campaign

Funding provided by the National Recreation and Park Association and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation