Community Events

August 2014

Aug 5

Alderman Moore's Condo Smarts Info Session (6 of 6): Insurance & Risk Management

Tuesday 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Sullivan High School
6631 N Bosworth Ave, Room 141

Presented by Alderman Joe Moore & ACTHA on the first Tuesday of March, April, May, June, July, and August.

The Association of Condominium, Homeowner, and Townhouse Associations (ACTHA) is offering a 6-session course on key areas to be an informed owner/board member.

Classes may be taken for informational purposes only or as part of ACTHA's Learn & Lead Certification.

Informational session only is FREE
Learn & Lead Certification: $100 for ACTHA members or 49th Ward residents.

Questions? Contact the 49th Ward Service Office at 773.338.5796 or email ward49@cityofchicago.org


Aug 6

Chicago Women in Trades -- Manufacturing Orientation

Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Jane Addams Resource Corporation
4432 N. Ravenswood

Join other women interested in learning the skills and various trades including:

- FREE Welding Training Program
- MIG Welding
- Forklift Certification
- OSHA 10 Training
- Blueprint Reading
- Math

Off the Brown Line at Montrose and plenty of street parking!

For more information, call Jessica at 773.751.7113

Funded by WOW (Wider Opportunities for Women) and Presented by The Jane Addams Resource Corporation.


Aug 15

13th Annual Glenwood Ave Arts Fest (Friday Night Cobblestone Jam)

Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

6900N / 1400W Glenwood Ave

The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) is a free, weekend-long arts festival that features 100+ artists, open studios, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages. Experience art of all disciplines, music, theater, food and drink on the cobblestone streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago's historic Rogers Park neighborhood.

Join us at the fest launch party, the Friday Night Cobblestone Jam, for live music and fun!

CLICK HERE for more info on the GAAF


Aug 16

56th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show

Saturday 08/16/2014 - 08/17/2014

North Avenue Beach

Presented by Shell Oil Products

(Practice Show on August 15th)


Aug 16

13th Annual Glenwood Ave Arts Fest (Artist's Market)

Saturday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

6900N / 1400W Glenwood Ave

The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) is a free, weekend-long arts festival that features 100+ artists, open studios, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages. Experience art of all disciplines, music, theater, food and drink on the cobblestone streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago's historic Rogers Park neighborhood.

CLICK HERE for more info on the GAAF


Aug 17

13th Annual Glenwood Ave Arts Fest (Artist's Market)

Sunday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

6900N / 1400W Glenwood Ave

The Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (GAAF) is a free, weekend-long arts festival that features 100+ artists, open studios, and live entertainment on three outdoor stages. Experience art of all disciplines, music, theater, food and drink on the cobblestone streets of the Glenwood Avenue Arts District in Chicago's historic Rogers Park neighborhood.

CLICK HERE for more info on the GAAF


Aug 20

Chicago Women in Trades -- Manufacturing Orientation

Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Jane Addams Resource Corporation
4432 N. Ravenswood

Join other women interested in learning the skills and various trades including:

- FREE Welding Training Program
- MIG Welding
- Forklift Certification
- OSHA 10 Training
- Blueprint Reading
- Math

Off the Brown Line at Montrose and plenty of street parking!

For more information, call Jessica at 773.751.7113

Funded by WOW (Wider Opportunities for Women) and Presented by The Jane Addams Resource Corporation.


Aug 22

Playstreets in the 49th Ward (7510 N Ashland Ave)

Friday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Block of 7510 N Ashland Ave

PlayStreets is a program from the Chicago Department of Public Health where we close down one block of a City street for three hours at a time to provide supervised games, play activities and nutritious foods for kids and their families to get and stay active.

Hosted by the Howard Area Community Center and Coordinated by the Gads Hill Center.


Aug 24

24th Annual 49th Ward Back to School Picnic

Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Loyola Park
(Farwell and the Lake)

Sponsored by Alderman Joe Moore and Senator Heather Steans, and catered by "Tasty Catering"

Join us for an afternoon of FAMILY FUN!

FEATURING the Jesse White Tumbling Team

FACE PAINTING -- JUMPING JACKS -- SENIOR BINGO
FREE SOFT DRINKS -- FREE FOOD -- GAMES & PRIZES
DANCE CONTEST -- THE DUSABLE MOBILE MUSEUM --
CHICAGO CHILDREN MUSEUM


Aug 28

36th Annual Jazz Festival

Thursday 08/28/2014 - 08/31/2014

Millennium Park

For more information, visit www.cityofchicago.org/dcase


Aug 29

Playstreets in the 49th Ward (1545 W Morse)

Friday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Block of 1545 W Morse

PlayStreets is a program from the Chicago Department of Public Health where we close down one block of a City street for three hours at a time to provide supervised games, play activities and nutritious foods for kids and their families to get and stay active.

Hosted by the Mary Crane Center and Coordinated by the Gads Hill Center.


September 2014

Sep 11

16th Annual World Music Festival Chicago

Thursday 09/11/2014 - 09/21/2014

Millennium Park, Chicago Cultural Center and Citywide

For more information, visit www.cityofchicago.org/dcase


Sep 14

Playstreets in the 49th Ward (7516 N Ridge Ave)

Sunday 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Block of 7516 N Ridge Ave

PlayStreets is a program from the Chicago Department of Public Health where we close down one block of a City street for three hours at a time to provide supervised games, play activities and nutritious foods for kids and their families to get and stay active.

Hosted by New Life Centers and Coordinated by the Gads Hill Center.


October 2014

Oct 3

Great Chicago Fire Festival

Friday 10/3/2014 - 10/4/2014

Chicago River and Citywide

Produced by Redmoom in partnership with the City of Chicago

For more information, visit www.cityofchicago.org/dcase


Oct 17

Playstreets in the 49th Ward (7510 N Ashland Ave)

Friday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Block of 7510 N Ashland Ave

PlayStreets is a program from the Chicago Department of Public Health where we close down one block of a City street for three hours at a time to provide supervised games, play activities and nutritious foods for kids and their families to get and stay active.

Hosted by the Howard Area Community Center and Coordinated by the Gads Hill Center.