Community Events

July 2015

Jul 5

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (west side) from Morse to Lunt


Jul 6

49th Ward Satellite Service Office

Monday 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Dunkin' Donuts
6970 N. Clark St.


Jul 7

49th Ward Satellite Service Office

Tuesday 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Starbucks
Sheridan and Columbia


Jul 8

49th Ward Satellite Service Office

Wednesday 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Gateway Center Atrium
Howard and Clark


Jul 11

49th Ward Satellite Service Office

Saturday 6:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Morse Fresh Market
1430 W. Morse


Jul 12

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (west side) from Morse to Lunt


Jul 18

Celebrate Clark Street Festival (Day 1 of 2)

Saturday 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Located on Clark Street between Morse Ave. and Estes Ave. in Rogers Park and a $5 per person ($10 per family) donation is requested. Proceeds help fund programs such as the beautification of commercial corridors and the Glenwood Sunday Market in Rogers Park.

Acclaimed by the Chicago Reader for its eclectic lineup of world music, curated by Sound Culture Center for Global Arts, Celebrate Clark Street Festival has grown from a community celebration into one of Chicago's most renowned street festivals, attracting over 30,000 people annually. The festival presents world music and dance acts from around the globe, as well as cutting edge local bands on two stages.

This festival is one of the last independent street festivals in Chicago that is locally managed and organized by a community organization - Rogers Park Business Alliance. The festival reflects the unique diversity in Rogers Park by presenting music from all four corners of the world encouraging audiences to dance and experience local, national and touring bands. The festival provides two live music stages, food from local restaurants, beer, wine and micheladas from local bars, interactive entertainment throughout the festival area, an Art Lot, kids' activities and especially a meeting space for the community.

CLICK HERE for more information


Jul 19

Community Bike Ride

Sunday 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Starting point:

Ward 49 Service Office
7356 N. Greenview Ave.


Jul 19

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (west side) from Morse to Lunt


Jul 19

Celebrate Clark Street Festival (Day 2 of 2)

Sunday 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Located on Clark Street between Morse Ave. and Estes Ave. in Rogers Park and a $5 per person ($10 per family) donation is requested. Proceeds help fund programs such as the beautification of commercial corridors and the Glenwood Sunday Market in Rogers Park.

Acclaimed by the Chicago Reader for its eclectic lineup of world music, curated by Sound Culture Center for Global Arts, Celebrate Clark Street Festival has grown from a community celebration into one of Chicago's most renowned street festivals, attracting over 30,000 people annually. The festival presents world music and dance acts from around the globe, as well as cutting edge local bands on two stages.

This festival is one of the last independent street festivals in Chicago that is locally managed and organized by a community organization - Rogers Park Business Alliance. The festival reflects the unique diversity in Rogers Park by presenting music from all four corners of the world encouraging audiences to dance and experience local, national and touring bands. The festival provides two live music stages, food from local restaurants, beer, wine and micheladas from local bars, interactive entertainment throughout the festival area, an Art Lot, kids' activities and especially a meeting space for the community.

CLICK HERE for more information


Jul 24

Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

Friday 6:30 PM

Loyola Park
Farwell Avenue at the lake


Jul 25

49th Ward Satellite Service Office

Saturday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Jewel/Osco (Gateway Center)
1763 W. Howard


Jul 25

Shakespeare's Greatest Hits

Saturday 6:30 PM

Loyola Park
Farwell Avenue at the lake


Jul 26

49th Ward Satellite Service Office

Sunday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

St. Jerome's Church
1709 W. Lunt Ave.


Jul 26

49th Ward Satellite Service Office

Sunday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Devon Market
1440 W. Devon Ave.


Jul 26

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (west side) from Morse to Lunt


August 2015

Aug 2

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (west side) from Morse to Lunt


Aug 9

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (west side) from Morse to Lunt


Aug 14

14th Annual Glenwood Ave Arts Fest (Friday Night Cobblestone Jam)

Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

6900N / 1400W Glenwood Ave
(Morse Avenue at 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 15

14th Annual Glenwood Ave Arts Fest (Artist's Market)

Saturday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

6900N / 1400W Glenwood Ave
(Morse Avenue at 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 16

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (east side) from Morse to Lunt


Aug 16

14th Annual Glenwood Ave Arts Fest (Artist's Market)

Sunday 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

6900N / 1400W Glenwood Ave
(Morse Avenue at 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 23

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (east side) from Morse to Lunt


Aug 30

Glenwood Sunday Market

Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Glenwood (east side) from Morse to Lunt


Aug 30

24th Annual 49th Ward Back to School Picnic!

Sunday 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Loyola Park
(Farwell and the Lake)

Alderman Joe Moore and State Senator Heather Steans invite you to the 24th Annual 49th Ward Back to School Picnic!

Join us for an afternoon of Family Fun!

Activities will include:
- Music by Norman Polk
- Face Painting
- Jumping Jacks
- Senior Bingo
- Free Food (provided by "Tasty Catering")
- Games and Prizes
- Dance Contest
- The Dusable Mobile Museum
- City Clerk Kids ID Program
- Chicago Children's Museum FREE passes
- Bright Smiles Bright Futures Colgate Mobile Dental Van

For more information, contact the 49th Ward Service Office @ 773.338.5796 or ward49@cityofchicago.org