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    Baskets Not Bullets: Three CPS Students Raise Funds for Windy City Hoops

    This week we are excited to welcome CPS 7th graders Cole Tansey, Drew Donohue, and Jalen Harris to discuss their movement to be a part of the gun violence solution in Chicago, Baskets Not Bullets: The Beginning What started as a few students” middle school community project at Oscar Mayer

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    Chicago parks: Dunes, Prairies, Savannas, Woodlands, and Wetlands!

    Happy Wednesday Chicago! This week we welcome Forrest Cortes and Jason Steger, two members of the Chicago Park District Natural Areas team to discuss natural spaces in Chicago. Learn how you can get involved: When most people think of dunes, prairies, savannas, woodlands, and wetlands, they imagine faraway landscapes and vast

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    Dedicate a Bench: Make a Lasting Mark in a Chicago Park

    The Chicago Park Foundation’s Bench Dedication Program allows for individuals to be recognized in their favorite Chicago parks. Whether the dedication is in honor of a loved one or commemorating a group, there’s a spot in one of our beautiful parks for your bench. The Chicago Parks Foundation works personally

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    Free Community Garden Workshops in Skinner Park Starting June 11th!

    This week we invite Kristin Brock, Chicago Park District Program Specialist, to discuss the newest Community Garden Initiative at Skinner Park that starts June 11th, 2016. Read on for more information on class schedules and demonstrations: Chicago has become a leading city for community gardening and local food production, and Chicago

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