Community Events

September 2014

Sep 18

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 20

Midnight Circus in the Parks: Hamlin Park

Saturday 09/20/2014 - 09/21/2014

Hamlin Park
3035 N. Hoyne Ave

Saturday 9/20, 2pm & 5pm
Sunday 9/21, 2pm & 5pm

The Little Big Top is coming to Hamlin Park! The Midnight Circus little Big Top looks magical on the corner of Damen and Barry in Hamlin Park. We hope to see you there along with the wonderful audiences of this Roscoe Village gem of a park.

Midnight Circus's belief in live performance and its power to engage & inspire, entertain & educate, embolden & empower the audience, the community, and the world is on full display when the little tent goes up, the music flows out and the acrobats take the ring.

For more information and upcoming events, visit http://midnightcircus.net/events/upcoming/ or click the link below.

CLICK HERE for more infromation and upcoming events for the Midnight Circus


Sep 23

Rogers Park Builders Group Meeting (Artspace Discussion)

Tuesday 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Loyola University Chicago
Information Commons
Lake Shore Campus

Join the RPBG as they discuss and talk about Artspace, a leading nonprofit developer.

In an effort to create artist live/work space in Rogers Park, the Rogers Park Business Alliance hosted Artspace, America's leading nonprofit developer for the arts, to Rogers Park for a 2-day feasibility visit. Attendees had the chance to share their thoughts and provide feedback. Ideas gathered at the meeting were used by Artspace to gauge community support for a live/work project in Rogers Park. They also provided a feasibility assessment which is being used by Rogers Park Business Alliance and its partners to recommend next steps.

Please Save the Date and join the Rogers Park Builders Group for an informative night!


Sep 27

Fifth Annual Rogers Park Harvest Celebration

Saturday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Willye B. White Park
1610 W. Howard St.
(and along Howard Street between Ridge Avenue and Sheridan Road)

Howard Street Special Service Area (SSA) #19, Rogers Park Business Alliance (RPBA) and Chicago Park District (CPD) invite residents, friends and neighbors to celebrate the changing of the seasons at their annual autumn extravaganza with free fun and games for the family!

Enjoy a day in the park by joining the community for fall festivities and refreshments.

The "Harvest Celebration" features FREE hayrides, pumpkins, treats and entertainment!

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Sponsored by Howard Street SSA #19 and Rogers Park Business Alliance.

For more information, visit www.HelloHoward.org


Sep 29

Heartland Health Center (Devon) Ribbon Cutting

Monday 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Heartland Health Center-Devon
1300 W Devon

Please join your community and neighbors for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Grand Opening of Heartland Health Center-Devon.

The Center provides primary care and mental health services for the community.

RSVP to Shannon Kelliher at 773.296.7560, or skelliher@heartlandhealthcenters.org


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 11

Midnight Circus in the Parks: Margate Park

Saturday 10/11/2014 - 10/12/2014

Margate Park
4921 N Marine Dr

Saturday 10/11, 2pm & 5pm
Sunday 10/12, 2pm & 5pm

The Midnight Circus made its debut at this beautiful lakefront park in 2013 and had to come back for more in 2014. You can't miss the Big Top as you head down Lake Shore Drive. To share the FUNraising and reach more neighborhoods, proceeds from this location will benefit Margate, Buttercup and Berger Park.

Midnight Circus's belief in live performance and its power to engage & inspire, entertain & educate, embolden & empower the audience, the community, and the world is on full display when the little tent goes up, the music flows out and the acrobats take the ring.

For more information and upcoming events, visit http://midnightcircus.net/events/upcoming/ or click the link below.

CLICK HERE for more infromation and upcoming events for the Midnight Circus


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.


Oct 19

49th Ward Shred-A-Thon!

Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

49th Ward Service Office
7356 N Greenview

Bring your documents and other shred-able media to this event at the Service Office. It is a convenient and FREE way to dispose of unneeded confidential documents in a secure and responsible way!

Questions? Call the 49th Ward Service Office at 773.338.5796


Oct 25

Constituent Access to FREE Flu Shots and City Clerk Medical ID Program

Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

49th Ward Service Office
7356 N. Greenview

Alderman Joe Moore invites you to protect yourself and loved ones with access to FREE Flu Shots and representatives from Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). These representatives will service all eligible participants 6 months and older, as long as vaccine supplies are available.

For more information call 49th Ward Service Office 773.338.5796