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  • Public Art in the Historic Jens Jensen Formal Garden

    Join the Jensen Formal Garden Working Group tonight Wednesday, July 19th from 6-8 PM at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture for an artist talk and reception celebrating the public art activation of the Jensen Formal Garden! Learn more about the event here. In 1908, the Humboldt Park Formal

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  • Chicago Park District Cultural Centers: Creative Hubs of the Community

    [photo: Janet Austin, Mr. Big Beetle Finds His Way, Indian Boundary Park] The Chicago Park District has 15 Cultural Centers geographically distributed throughout the city that serve as creative hubs for their communities. Each Cultural Center provides a wide range of offerings for patrons of all ages, including arts partnerships, after

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  • 1,200 Volunteers, 43 Parks: It’s Your Park Day 2017

    Over 1,200 people across Chicago participated in It’s Your Park Day 2017. Volunteers participated in mulching trees, trash clean up, and gardening. Some Park Advisory Councils (PACs) hosted concerts, community bike rides, and barbecues. Chicago’s diverse communities make our city unique. It’s Your Park Day 2017 was a chance for

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  • It’s Your Park Day 2017 Sneak Peek

    As Park Advisory Councils (PACs) prepare for It’s Your Park Day this Saturday, June 17th, we talked to some of our park partners to learn about their unique activities! California Park By Austin Zamudio, PAC Secretary California PAC was just recently formed, and at the meeting where we elected our four

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