Monday, April 15, 2013

April Meeting & More

The Advisory Council will hold its April meeting on Thursday the 18th at 6:30 p.m. in the Humboldt Park fieldhouse, located at 1440 N. Sacramento. We hope you can join us.

In other news...

Online registration for summer programs in Humboldt Park is now open on the Park District's website. We strongly recommend everyone to take a moment to browse all the great offerings that are available in the park; there are opportunities for all age groups and they are all affordable or even free in some cases.

The annual Earth Day Cleanup Event will be held in Humboldt Park on Saturday, April 20th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please register on the Friends of the Park website. If you don't have an opportunity to sign up, just show up to the fieldhouse on the day of the event and you won't be turned away, we will need all the help we can get. The Cleanup is a great event that takes place every year where many community groups come together to help make the park beautiful and get it in top shape for the summer months. After the cleanup there will be food and entertainment from local donors and volunteers. Come be a part of it!

On Wednesday April 24th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance will be hosting a lecture on the history of Humboldt Park and Jens Jensen, the landscape architect who designed it and other landmark Chicago parks that include Garfield and Columbus Parks. The lecture will be given by Julia Bachrach, the Chicago Park District's historian, and it will cost $15 for members and $10 for members of the Alliance.

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