Neighborhood News

Pride Films and Plays, Pride Arts Center

Please be our guest for an opening weekend performance at PRIDE ARTS – the Chicago premiere of CASA VALENTINA by Harvey Fierstein.  Tickets are available for Friday and Saturday August 23 and 24 at 7:30, Sunday August 25 at 5 pm,  or Thursday and Friday August 29 and 30 at 7:30.  Michael D. Graham directs a wonderful … Continue reading Pride Films and Plays, Pride Arts Center

Uptown Library Adult Programs

Medicare 101 Presented by Mike Salvaggio of Premier Medicare Benefits Tues., Sept. 17 from 3:00 p.m.to 4:00 p.m. Monthly Book Discussion Join a lively discussion of Dan Egan’s The Death and Life of the Great Lakes A limited number of copies available for check out at the Circulation Desk. Sat., Sept. 21 from 1:00 p.m.to … Continue reading Uptown Library Adult Programs

Concert in the Park Features Concrete Roots

Concrete Roots will be the featured band at Buena Park Neighbors’ Concert in the Park on Sat., Sept. 7 beginning at 7:00 p.m. “The reggae sounds of Concrete Roots promises a wonderful night of music and fun to close out our summer offerings,” said Curt Wiley, Buena Park Neighbors President. Concert in the Park Features … Continue reading Concert in the Park Features Concrete Roots

Chicago Public Library Uptown Branch

For Babies Book Babies, an eight-week series for babies who are not yet walking and their caregivers, begins Mon., Sept. 30.  This is a special time for parents or caregivers to focus on and bond with their babies while building the very earliest foundation for literacy. You will have a chance to socialize with other … Continue reading Chicago Public Library Uptown Branch

About Buena Park – Cricket Hill

The Lincoln Park Commissioners first planned a bobsled hill as part of the landfill extension between Montrose and Foster in 1929. The Great Depression hindered their progress, however, and the landfill work in this area did not resume until the late 1930s. In 1948, the Chicago Park District moved forward with the plans to build … Continue reading About Buena Park – Cricket Hill