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Let’s Enjoy the Rest of Summer! Southeast Side Community Activities, Events, Resources & Services Flyer’s Album From August 1st-31st 2019: Daily Up date.

Get You StartedSouth Chicago Reunion at Schafer, Sunrise Praise, Playstreets, Bessemer-Schafer Park 4th District National Night Out & Back to School Event, 3rd District National Night out at South Shore Cultural Ctr,  Happy Birthday Obama Outdoor Party at Stony Island Bank, Walk Stroll & Talk South Shore Tuesday NNA, South Merrill Community Garden Block Party,  South Shore Summer Fest “Robin Thicke” (South Shore Chamber/Alderman Hairston) at South Shore Cultural Center,  Chicago Shakespeare at Calumet Park, Teen Exploration Day, Jazz Friday at The Quarry,  3rd Annual Black Summer Olympic at Avalon Park, Kevin Fest, Hegewisch Fest hosted by Hegewisch Business Association, Short Track at Big Marsh, Celebrates Puerto Rican Art & Culture at Rowan Park,  CFHC Kids Dental Day, Wellness for Men Only Sundays,  Zumba Gold at South Chicago Senior Satellite Ctr,  Open Mic at The Celebrity,  Bingo at Small World,  Youth Leadership Council by ASE,  Now Hiring Driver Events at South Chicago Community Ctr,  C.O.A.L Coalition of African American Monthly Meeting, Property Tax Appeal Seminar,  3rd District CAPS Community House Dance Party,  Grand Opening of 106th Bridge Party, Community Yard Sale hosted by Manor Community Association, Financial Fitness Workshop hosted by First Midwest Bank, Free Field Museum Day,  Hegewisch Free Hearing, College Bound Tour hosted by South Chicago Neighborhood Network, Musical Tribute to Aretha, Alderwoman Garza Back to School Party, Eddie Fest (Labor Day Parade), Rat Pack Annual Cookout, Office City Clerk Anna M. Valencia at Olive Harvey South Chicago Learning Ctr, Stop The Violence Back To School Dante Wolfe, Alderman’s Constitute Nights, City Council Schedule, Community Beat Meeting, Park District Advisory Schedule, Contact to Community Senior and State Representative to set up visits and much more…..

This is gathered info shared by the Alderman/Alderwoman, Government Officials, Community Organizations and Leaders, and Community Residents: In hopes of keeping you more in the loop and increase the sharing of information and participation throughout our communities “Not My Events” This mainly focus on the activities, events, resources, and  services in Jackson Park Highland, South Shore, Avalon, Calumet Heights, South Chicago, Bush, Eastside, Jeffery Manor/South Deering, and Hegewisch. Please feel free to send Activities, Events, and Resources that you would like to be added to this album through email or inbox.  Know Your Neighbors…..Know Your Neighborhoods” “Not My Events” Events are Subject to Change.  Please Share!




Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza, 10th:


Info Shared by Southeast Environment Task Force and South Deering Manor Community Association



We are proud to announce the 2019 Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus Scholarship! We as a caucus are so excited to lift the power of young students and support them as they embark onto higher education. All of the information regarding the scholarship can be found below. Thank you!
The 2019 Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus Scholarship
The Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus was formed to ensure the coordination and collaboration amongst the black aldermen as they represent the issues most impactful to their black constituency. The 2019 Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus Scholarships are non-renewable awards available to students pursuing a two year or four year degree from an accredited university. The scholarships are $2,500 and are given to students to help alleviate the cost of tuition, fees, room and board, and books.
In order to be considered for these awards, an application and essay must be completed and submitted by no later than September 27, 2019. Awards will be notified to students on October 21, 2019. Students are required to report any outside scholarships to the school’s financial aid office.
The CABC will determine the selection of scholarships from an objective and non-discriminatory criteria. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.
Description of Eligibility
-Must be attending a 4 or 2 year accredited university as a full-time student
-Must complete full application i.e google form or paper application
-Must submit ONE recommendation from a teacher, faculty member, coach, or community leader
-Must complete the 500-word essay prompt
-Must submit completed application no later than September 27, 2019 11:59PMCT.
Link to application:
Once this application is submitted no changes or edits can be made, therefore if you have any questions regarding the application please email PRIOR to submittal of the application




Info Shared by Hegewisch Community FBK




South Chicago Reunion Hosted by Xavier Hull, April Morris, and Kevin Jones
Saturday at 8 AM – 10 PM
89th Mackinaw Schaefer Park
Come out and see old and new faces once again at this annual event!!! Bring your grills, chairs, tents, and smiling faces as we enjoy one another once again!!! As always we’re partying in PEACE‼️BEAT US THERE



C.O.A.L. Coalition of African American Leaders Monthly Meeting August 3, 2019 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
WHERE: BJ’s Market
8734 South Stony Island
COST: $7.00
CONTACT: Craig Wimberly 773350931



Bello Amanecer: Puerto Rican Artists
When: Sat, Aug 03, 2019 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: Rowan Park 11546 S Ave L, Chicago, IL 60617
Age Range:All Ages Fee:$0
Description:Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center offers a yearly artistic series that celebrates Puerto Rican arts and culture, and promotes collaborations between Chicago-based artists and artists coming from the Island. Night Out in the Parks brings these carefully-curated events exploring theater, music and dance to green spaces across the city in a special partnership with Chicago’s longest-standing Latino Cultural Center





Beginner Yoga For Everyone
by Pink Giraffe Art Studio
Saturday,  at 2 PM – 3 PM
2340 E 75th St
2340 East 75th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60649
Tickets by Eventbrite









Ongoing: Of Poetry & Protest Exhibit feat. Present Absence
Hosted by Guild Literary Complex and Rebuild Foundation
Stony Island Arts Bank
6760 S. Stony Island Ave., Chicago
Open visiting hours: Fri – Sun 12- 6pm
Aug 3rd & 4th Aug 12pm to 6pm
Aug 9th, 10th, & 11th 12pm to 6pm
Through August 11th
(Not August 25th as in photo)
Part of a collaboration between The Guild Complex and Rebuild Foundation presented along with, and in response to, Rebuild Foundation’s Objects of Care: Material Memorial for Tamir Rice on the Arts Bank lawn, this exhibit builds on the 2016 anthology of African American political art and poetry, Of Poetry and Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin (WW Norton), to capture the transformative power that fuels social movements and sustains families and communities confronting state violence against black and brown youth.
Curated by Of Poetry and Protest Co-Editor/Guild Founding Director Michael Warr together with The Guild and Rebuild, the exhibit presents words and images featured in the book – portraits, poems, documentation, and creative response — alongside Present Absence, a five-channel video installation by Chicago artists Salome Chasnoff + Meredith Zielke that makes visible the lives of individuals killed by Chicago Police through intimate one-on-one interviews with their families and close friends.
For more information see:





Happy Saturday! Grab the kids and begin your day with ALL AGES LESSONS 10a-11:30a, then stay for FAMILY SKATE Noon-3p. See you on the wood!
1122 E 87th St
Chicago, Illinois Call (773) 221-2600


Red Line Live at SkyWay Bowling Marty Gomez at the Skyway Bowling Alley.
Jamming out to some of great oldies but goodies.
9915 S Torrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-4535


The End of the Nightstick: BPP Film Program
Hosted by Rebuild Foundation
Saturday, Aug 3rd  at 4 PM – 7 PM
Stony Island Arts Bank
6760 South Stony Island Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60649



Can’t believe I’ve been in the restaurant business for 5 consecutive years!!! Please join me to celebrate 5 years Surf’s Up South Shore!!! It has not been easy but nothing worth having ever is! Thank You God and all my customers past, present and future! August 4th Food & Wine Tasting 2-7pm @ Studio 2226 E. 71st. For just $30 you get to try everything on the menu except Crab Legs and sandwiches!! HENNESSY WINGS, Greens, Tomatoes, Potatoes YOU NAME IT!! Tickets available at Eventbrite or in store 2236 E. 71st come experience the GET SHIT DONE CREW!!!!


Male Only




Indian Ridge Marsh Community Stewardship
Hosted by Audubon Great Lakes and The Wetlands Initiative
Until Feb 22, 2020 AUG4  Sun 9:00 AM  SEP 7  Sat 10:00 AM OCT 12 Sat  9:00 AM
Indian Ridge Marsh, IRM-North Parking Lot, 11600 S. Torrence Ave. Chicago, IL 60617






An Arts Bank Outdoor Party: Happy Birthday Obama!Hosted by Rebuild Foundation
Sunday at 12 PM – 7 PM
Stony Island Arts Bank
6760 South Stony Island Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60649




Federal Review of Jackson Park Improvements PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT DPD promotes the comprehensive growth and sustainability of the City and its neighborhoods
Section 106 Consulting Parties Meeting #3 and Public Open House
The partnership agencies and the City will host a meeting for consulting parties followed by a public open house to outline the content of the AOE, discuss the findings of the report, and to announce next steps in the Section 106 process. The public open house will cover the same content as the consulting parties meeting, but will allow for a greater number of participants.
Consulting Parties Meeting
3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 5, 2019
Logan Center for the Arts
915 E. 60th St., 9th Floor
Consulting parties must RSVP to by 5 p.m. on July 31 with no more than two representatives. Remote participation available.
Public Open House
6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 5, 2019
Logan Center for the Arts
915 E. 60th St., 1st Floor Theatre
Open to the public





Info Share by Alderwoman Garza 10th: Movies in the park at Calumet: Hairspray (1988), Rated PG
When: Mon, Aug 05, 2019 from 8:15 PM – 9:47 PM
Where: Calumet Park- 9801 S. Avenue G
Fee: none!
Age range: all ages
Movie showing east of the Calumet Fieldhouse. Start time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.


Info Shared by Stella Salazar‎


Info Shared by Dalina Bailey South Chicago Community Center




Parents of Extraordinary Children Support Group-Southeast Meet Every 4th Tuesday at 10500 S. Ewing at Alderwoman Garza Office 10th Ward.



Info Shared by Greg Diaz Librarian IV, Manager South Chicago Branch















StreetDreamers Open Mic One Year Anniversary
Hosted by StreetDreamers and Dionysus DeVille
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
2020 E 83rd St, Chicago, IL


The New Celebrity Lounge 2020 E 83rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60617
Pool Tournament Tuesdays
Every Tuesday except the 1st Tuesday of the Month
Sign Up is at 9:00pm with Ms. Rose





Info Shared by Julia Carrillo‎ Hegewisch Opportunities for Positive Enrichment Only a month away…..
Are you ready???
Have you registered??
Come discover what Girl Scouts can do!!! So many amazing opportunities for girls plus enjoy DELICIOUS smores!! ALL FOR FREE!!! Find a location near you…..



Small World Bar & Grill 3325 E 106th
Chicago, Illinois 60617
(773) 933-8663


Wednesday at 9 PM – 2 AM
The New Celebrity Lounge
2020 E 83rd St, Chicago, Illinois 60617




Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc.


Info Shred by a Community Investor Karla Vaaladez‎





Open Sessions with BraveSoul Movement Thursday at 6 PM – 9 PM 1456 East 70th Street, Chicago, Illinois 60637
Public · Hosted by BRAVEMONK“Hip-Hop is a universal and global force. It’s actually America’s largest cultural export. Hip-Hop and street dance are an enormous economy all over the world right now with huge professional competition circuits like Juste Debout and Red Bull BC One, and performance platforms like Breakin’ Convetion in the UK. It’s even taken over the airwaves with shows like World of Dance, and it was just announced that breaking is going to be in the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics. While breaking and these other street dance forms have universal appeal, they all grew out of African American culture, and in particular were invented by African Diasporic youth in urban environments. The goal in partnering with Rebuild is to provide opportunities for Black youth in the surrounding communities to see and understand the inherent value in their cultural productions, to build not only self-worth, but to also see how that can translate into something tangible economically. And it’s also about getting others connected to and invested in the communities where these forms were birthed and continue to develop out of. As Black folks, we dance, that’s what we do. And it’s fun and social but we don’t necessarily see it as a pathway to sustain ourselves and our communities. So what we are doing is planting seeds that have the power to grow into whatever we can imagine for our lives and communities.” — Daniel “BRAVEMONK” Haywood (Phaze II/BraveSoul Movement)


Info Shared and Hosted by South Shore Chamber, Inc. The Artisan is OPEN for business! Fri-Sat 11-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm 1735 E. 71st Street




SSCC Advisory Council (South Shore Advisory Counsel) Meeting Oak Room
Hosted by South Shore Second Saturday, 10am
7059 S South Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 606


Manor Monthly Meeting Second Saturday
1pm to 2pm
Our Lady Gate of Heaven
2338 E 99th St, Chicago




Adults Night Out: Summer Adventure
Hosted by Lincoln Park Zoo
Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 10 PM
Lincoln Park Zoo 2150 North Cannon Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614
Tickets by Eventbrite
General Admission Sales end on Aug 8 at 6:29 PM $15.00


Every Friday During the Summer but Different Location must reach out to 4th District for Location


Movie by the Pool at Bessemer Park Hosted by Bessemer-Schafer Park Advisory Council
Friday, August 9, 2019 at 8:15 PM – 10:15 PM
Bessemer Park Pool, 8930 S Muskegon



Info Shared by Hegewisch Time:



Annunciata Fest 2019
Hosted by Annunciata Fest
Aug 9 at 4 PM – Aug 10 at 11 PM
Annunciata School
3750 E 112th St, Chicago, Illinois 60617



Happy Hours in the Johnson Lounge
Hosted by Rebuild Foundation
Until Aug 30
AUG9Fri4:00 PM  AUG16Fri4:00 PM  AUG23Fri4:00PM        Aug 30Fri4:00PM
Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 S Stony Island Ave,
Summertime = Happy Hours at the Stony Island Arts Bank. Join us each Friday in the Johnson Lounge for drink specials, good vibes and live entertainment.
DJ Sean Doe performs the first Friday of every month and Maggie Brown performs the third Friday of the month.
Free and open to the public – no RSVP required.



Chicago Friday Night Flights – 31st Street Beach
Hosted by Choose Chicago
Friday, August 9, 2019 at 6 PM – 9 PM
3101 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60616,







Hosted by VaTrice Moore
Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10 AM – 7 PM
Midway Plaisance, Chicago, IL 60637, United States Calling all Classes!! Please make your donation to secure your space at the Annual Alumni All Class reunion. This year’s date will be Saturday August 10, 2019 10am-7pm. The donation to secure your class space will be $200.00 (10ftx10ft). Starting JULY 16th THE CLASS DONATION TO SECURE YOUR SPACE WILL BE $250. DUE BY AUGUST 9th. This will include up to 4 tents in your space. You will be responsible for all tents and tables for your area. You will be responsible for all clean up in your area. If you are celebrating a Milestone reunion, you will be allocated more space. All proceeds beyond expenses will benefit the 2020 Scholarship recipients at Hyde Park Academy. A full report of all funds received and disbursed will be disclosed in the annual General Alumni Association meeting in October 2019. All donations will be tax deductible.


Info Shared by Roman Perez Jr.‎ Grand Opening of  the Bridge Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 12 PM – 3 PM   E 106th St, Chicago, IL 60617



South Deering Manor Community Association‎SDMCA Community Yard Sale





She Will: Mini- Retreat Hosted by Sista Afya Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11 AM – 5 PM Sista Afya 1750 E. 71st Street, Suite L, Chicago, Illinois 60649 Tickets A sisterly mini-retreat that celebrates the strength of Black women while setting intention to use our strength for mental liberation. Retreat featuring yoga & meditation, and reflection on the lives of Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells, and Beyoncé. You’ll dive into an experience of how determination, truth & vulnerability, and embracing Black pride can lead to optimum mental wellness. Mini-retreat includes: sisterly bonding, lunch, yoga, and meditation by Mila K. Marshall. RSVP early for $45, regular price $50. Ages 18+, Women only! – Space is not handicap accessible. No refunds on this event.




Chosen Few Djs Summer Saturday Series
Hosted by Ichousepeople
3 Dates · Aug 10 – Sep 14          AUG10Sat2:00 PM       AUG31 Sat2:00 PM       SEP14Sat2:00 PM
Pier 31 Restaurant
3101 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60616






Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks – Calumet Park· Hosted by Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Calumet Park Cultural Center
Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Calumet Park Cultural Center
9801 S. Avenue G, Chicago, Illinois 60617





Movies in the Parks
Hosted by South Shore Cultural Center
Monday, August 12, 2019 at 8:15 PM – 10:05 PM
South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S South Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60649
In Ancient Polynesia, a Chieftain’s daughter (voice of Auli’i Cravalho) heeds the call of the ocean to seek out and save a cursed Demigod named Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson).
PG | 107 minutes | 2016
*Closed Captioned
Start time is approximate, all movies begin at dusk.
Movies in the Parks is presented by T-Mobile.
This screening is generously provided by the Walt Disney Company with support of ABC 7 Chicago.
For more information;


Info Fowarded by
Da Lina Bailey
District Manager of South Chicago Community Service Ctr.


Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza 10th





Free Admission Day
Hosted by Field Museum
Until Nov 13
AUG14Wed9:00 AM   AUG21Wed9:00 AM  AUG28Wed9:00 AM +11
Field Museum
1400 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60605






Info Shared by Hegewisch Times:






Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc.


Info Shared by South Shore Chamber Inc.



Good afternoon South Chicagoans. The WGN News helicopter will flyover Claretian Associates this coming Friday at 7:20 am. We are inviting you to come and join us. We will begin assembling in the Our Lady of Guadalupe parking lot next to our facility at 7:00 am. Please bring signs supporting South Chicago and WGN News. The flyover will happen very quickly.
See you at 9108 South Brandon Ave on Friday at 7 am. Thanks so much for your support!



Info Shared by Neighborhood Network:







Info Shared by Dalina Bailey South Chicago Community Center



Info Shared by Dalina Bailey South Chicago Community Center



Info Shared by 4th District CAPS Officer Davis



Info Shared by Stella Salazar‎


Info Shared by Stella Salazar‎






Info Share by Christa Torres Alvarez



NAACP Monthly Membership Meeting 3rd Saturday at Avalon Public Library 8148 S. Stony Island at 11am


Go Run 63rd Street Beach· by Chicago Area Runners Association
Select a date and time
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9 AM – 10 AM
63rd Street Beach
6300 S. Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60649



Monarch Festival 2019
Hosted by Faith in Place
Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10 AM – 3 PM
South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S South Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60649
Hosted by Faith in Place
Message Host








Medicinal Herb Harvest & Use
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 1:00-4:00pm
South Chicago Farm, 9000 S Mackinaw Ave, Chicago IL 60617
Cost: $75.00
We will demonstrate how to harvest herbs for their various properties and prepare them for use. Participants will tour the herb beds and learn about the various medicinal and culinary properties of the plants. This is a hands on, learning share workshop and a follow up to the spring Herb planning workshop.


Info Shared by the Southeast Side Collaborative:



Info Shared by Hegewisch Times:
Hegewisch Chamber of Commerce



Merrill Garden Block Club Party Sunday August 18th






South Shore Chamber Inc.



Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza 10th: School of Rock Concert at Calumet
When: Mon, Aug 19, 2019 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Calumet Park- 9801 S. Avenue G
Fee: none!
Age range: 8-18 years
Description of event: School of Rock is a performance-based music school in Lakeview for kids aged 8-18. Every summer, our Show Team, composed of our most talented students, plays throughout the city at numerous rock clubs, festivals, charity events, block parties, and park district events. A School of Rock concert is a fun time for the whole family!


Info Share by Officer Davis and Danielle Richards



Avalon Block Club Guest Rep Evans and Alderman Harris 8th Ward



Info Shared by Dalina Bailey South Chicago Community Center



Info Shared by Margaret Gomez Cortes




Info Shared by April S. Williams-Luster | Outreach Coordinator, of Congresswoman Robin Kelly Office



Congresswoman Robin Kelly: Black Women and Girls Symposium, “Power Moves: Strategies for Success,”
Focuses on Pay Equity, Visibility and Inclusion in the Workplace
Congresswoman Robin Kelly will host a free symposium featuring some of Chicago’s most dynamic woman professionals in finance, labor, marketing and human resources offering guidance on negotiating pay raises and advancement, and successfully branding your talent and your business. The symposium, “Power Moves: Strategies for Success,” takes place Thursday, August 22, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, at Chicago State University, in the Breakey Theater located in Douglas Hall, 9501 S. King Drive, Chicago.
Dorri McWhorter, CEO of the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, will serve as keynote speaker and moderator. Through panels and interactive sessions, the symposium will also address small business development, dressing for success, and the gender-based wage gap that has placed Black women at a severe economic disadvantage regardless of their level of education or professional attainment. Pre-registration is encouraged at For more information, call (708) 679-0078.


The deadline is fast approaching to request a tree to be planted in the parkway in front of your Pullman home.
Please contact us asap to be included for the autumn planting.
The Pullman community has once again applied for a grant from Openlands for a fall planting of trees that they will furnish and help to put in the ground. All trees will be planted on public property in the parkways in front of homes.
We are still trying to replace trees that had been taken down due to disease, age, or infestation. If we didn’t get to you last year, now is the time to notify us.
If you would like to have a tree planted in front of your home, please contact Susan James at 773-980-8536 or Tom Shepherd 773-370-3305. Also, if you’d like to join in the fun and good deed of volunteering in the planting, let us know. It would be especially nice if parents brought their kids to the planting event (date to be determined), to give them the experience of planting and later watching as the trees grow from year to year.
Homeowners must give permission for the planting and pledge to water during times of drought



Info Shared by Officer Davis:






ROLLOVER pot projected at $12,000! Don’t forget it’s a 2 for 1 raffle now. For every $10 purchased you get a chance at winning 2 White Sox tickets.
Week # 8 card number 17 drawn was K♠️! The new tickets are now available at Small World Bar and Grill 3325 E 106th Street. Week # 8s pot is projected at $12,000. The next drawing will be Friday, August 9th at 8pm. The next drawing for the Sox tickets will be on August 23rd. You gotta play it to win it… Good Luck! — at SmallWorld Bar & Grill.


Info Shared by April Morris:



SSCYO Tribute to Aretha
Hosted by South Shore Cultural Center
Friday, August 23, 2019 at 6 PM – 7 PM
South Shore Cultural Center
7059 S South Shore Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60649
SSCC and ICYOLA present “All Hail The Queen: A Southside Chicago Youth Orchestra Musical Tribute to Aretha Franklin.” This classical/pops concert will feature symphonic works by traditional European masters and African American composers: Michael Abels, Booker White, and George Walker. In part, the concert will pay tribute to the mothers of victims of gun violence, and feature a retrospective Aretha Franklin?s career, orchestrated by H.B. Barnum. All ages welcome! For more information;


South Shore Cultural Center Advisory Council Event Flyers









Belly Dance Fitness this Saturday South Merrill Community Garden 9:00 – 10 am SHARP! Raqs ( Belly Dance ) allows a woman to unveil her personality. Every woman is a dancer, even if she only has a few moves. Belly Dance is an art of loving, movements may look wild, however, we also communicate a feeling of balance and inner peace.
7032 S Merrill


Info shared by Hegewisch HOPE4:



Grace Church 83rd Exchange Annual Car and Motorcycle Show
















St Michael Carnival
Hosted by Tonal Attitude
Saturday at 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM
8237 S South Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60617-2152,
Hosted by Tonal Attitude





Hosted by Notarized Inc. Social Club
Dante Wolf Wilson invited you
Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 12 PM – 4 PM
Official New Nazareth MBC
7933 S Yates Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60617
*New Nazareth Church
*Family and Friends Of NWI
*Big Redd Entertainment
*Notarized Inc.
*Peace Over East Foundation
Presents Our Annual
Back to School -Stop Da Violence Music Festival Event
August 24, 2019
New Nazareth Church,
7933 South Yates.
We are looking for 30 Vendors to particiapte in this event.
From Health Care Providers, Food Vendors, Phone Companies. Vendor Booths are 25.00.
All proceeds help in the purchase of food, book bags and school supplies. (All vendors will need to contact Desiree Billups):
I will also be looking for Barbers that would be interested in providing Free haircuts to the kids..
This Event is Free to the Community.
We will have live performances from different artist, Face Painting, Jumpers, Free Haircuts for the kids.
Basketball, Games, Jump Rope Tournament, Dance Contest.
Free Food, Health Screening, Dental and Vision, Book Bags and School Supplies will be given to all the Kids in attendance.
If you would like to be a sponsor or be a vendor, Please Call
Desiree Billups
(773) 587-4319.
deadline to reserve your slot *August 17, 2019.
Items Needed:
Hot dogs
Pop, school supplies for all ages.
If you would like to donate school supplies, food or volunteer ,
Please contact ,
Debra Hardaway or Pastor Jarvis Hanson @ 773-731-4747 or
Dante Wolf Wilson @ 708-705-1478.





Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza 10th
2019 program dates & locations:
-Rowan Park- (July 22-26)
– Steelworkers Park (August 24)
Programs will take place at the following parks. If spots remain, you may register your child until the program start date. Spots fill quickly, please visit


Celebrate Jacob’s 30th! & Reclaim Abandoned House Next Door 🙂
Hosted by Jacob Klippenstein
12 PM – 7 PM
8057 S Houston Ave, Chicago, IL 60617-1444,
Invited by Jacob Klippenstein











Info Shared by Donna, to Hegewisch Opportunities for Positive Enrichment: Hi Fido Family! Don’t forget tomorrow, Aug 25th from 3pm-5pm Fido to go Dog & Cat Treat Food Truck will be at Hegewisch Chamber at 13330 S Baltimore! Bring the pups! Can’t wait to see you! Woof & Meow!




Info Shared by Faye Patterson
Community Organizer
003rd Dist. Community Policing











Info Shared by Alderman Hairston 5th: The 5th Ward team is hosting the Cook County Treasurer’s Office at the Hyde Park Neighborhood Club Monday, 5480 S Kenwood Ave, 8/26 from 11a-1p. As many as 26,500 seniors could save a total of $45 million on their Cook County property tax bills by applying for senior exemptions




Info Shared by Alderwoman Garza 10th:


East Side Lions Club Mobile Hearing Screening
Hosted by East Side Lions Club
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 8 AM – 12 PM
10500 S Ewing Ave, Chicago, IL 60617-6219,
Hosted by East Side Lions Club




Event Address/Direccion: 10500 Ewing Ave., Chgo, IL 60617
Time/Hora: 7pm-8:30pm
Contact us at/ Puede comunicar con nosotros por email o Facebook
Email: or inbox message on Facebook:



Info Shared by Alvyn Walker: invitation for a discussion on the Clean Energy Jobs Act to be held at Windsor Park Church Wednesday, Aug 28th















*NEW BEGINNER’S OBEDIENCE CLASS* Starting Friday, JUNE 21 at 7:00 PM! For this first week of orientation, we ask that you don’t bring your dogs along so we can go over the training, tips, understanding your dog, what to bring with you, equipment you will need, and application forms. Classes are $10.00 per night for this 10 week course. AFTER this coming Friday’s orientation, all classes will be held on *WEDNESDAY* Nights, starting on July 3rd. Beginner Class will then be at 8:00 pm. Classes held at Calumet Park, 9800 Ave.G in the Fieldhouse Bocce Room. Hope to see you there! Serious Dog Training but don’t forget to also have some fun.




Click Link For All Free Event at Stony Island Art Bank











Checkout Events Park Near You “Free”.



Spanish Coalition for Housing
Free Home buyer Workshop
9010 S Commercial Ave, Chicago, IL 60617
Phone: (773) 933-7575



The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business education workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall.

To register for a workshop call 312-744-2086 or e-mail
August 2019 Workshop Calendar
8/2 Are You Startup Ready?
9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103
Presented by Cavanaugh L. Gray, Director of Business Development for The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC
A lot of small businesses start off with a great idea, but no clear direction or purpose. Hear from startup specialist Cavanaugh Gray as he walks you through the Startup Questionnaire designed to help better navigate the small business landscape all before considerable time and money have been spent.
8/7 City Inspections – Ask Questions, Get Answers
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805
Presented by the City of Chicago
To operate a successful business in Chicago you need to know what it takes to maintain compliance. Officials from several City departments will provide insight on how to operate safely, stay compliant, help prepare for inspections and highlight the do’s and don’ts of operating a business.
8/9 Sell A Product or Service Online or in a Facebook Shop Using WordPress WooCommerce
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103
Presented by Dante Hamilton, Chicago WordPress Meetup Group
With the Holiday Shopping Season just a few months away, now is the time to setup and deploy an E-Commerce WordPress website solution. In this workshop you will learn how to Install WooCommerce; Enable Stripe and PayPal Payment Gateways; Set Up a Shipping Zone; Add a Simple Product, Variable Product and Downloadable Product; Upload Product Images and Gallery Photos; Make a Test Sale using Payments. Bonus Feature: Discover how to setup a Custom Branded Apparel Store using and integrate with a Facebook Shop using WooCommerce and WordPress.
8/14 Employee Handbooks Essentials
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805
Presented by Noah A. Frank, Labor & Employment Attorney in SmithAmundsen’s Chicago Office
Are you just starting out and need to know what to put in an employee handout? Or are you like most employers, and already have an employee handbook, but you haven’t updated it in a while, and are no longer sure that it complies with current laws? Will your handbook stand up to increased scrutiny by the DOL, EEOC, OSHA, or NLRB? Will your handbook get you into trouble in your next employee lawsuit? Employment laws and regulations are ever-changing which means every few years (or more frequently!), you need to dust off that handbook and give it a proper evaluation. This workshop will discuss the purpose of an employee handbook; wage/hour compliance; safety standards; new EEO reporting and complaint procedure language; surviving DOL, OSHA, NLRB and EEOC scrutiny; what should be included (and excluded) in an employee handbook; privacy, workplace searches and drug testing policies; preserving the at-will employment relationship; ineffective language to avoid; what to do when there is a union workforce; and other common employee handbook mistakes.
8/16 Scams & Frauds Targeting Businesses
9:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
City Hall, 121 N. La Salle Street – 11th Floor, Room 1103
Presented by the Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Businesses continue to be targets of scams and frauds because they make money — for the criminals. Businesses can lose tens of thousands of dollars to a single fraud. Research shows a data breach will cause 60% of small and mid-size businesses to go out of business within six months! The average cost of a typical cyber attack is $200,000. Learn the steps to take to help protect your business against these crimes.
8/21 How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805
Presented by the Chicago Department of Aviation – Concessions Department
Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O’Hare or Midway International Airport, but don’t know where to begin? Come and learn about the Request for Proposals (RFP) process, how to operate a business at the airport, and a summary of the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program.
8/23 How To Get Money For Your Business
9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 11th Floor, Room 1103
Presented by Craig Feldman, Bloom Lending
Without positive cash flow, it is difficult to take care of the everyday functions of the business or have the ability to buy things such as equipment or materials. Let’s have a critical conversation about the importance of getting funding and discussing the key indicators of why working capital and Equipment Leasing are crucial in all areas of your business. You will learn about all different types of funding that will be available, programs for all types of businesses regardless of your credit score and the required documents needed to apply for funding.
8/28 Write Website Content that Works!
3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St – 8th Floor, Room 805
Presented by Francisco Ramirez, Chimbly Consultants
Business owners know that their websites and marketing materials are only as good as the content they offer. Writing this content often feels like an unpleasant chore. Participants will learn and use a framework to craft content that’s easy to write and your customers will want to read.
8/30 Business Licensing 101
9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. – 8th Floor, Room 805
Presented by the City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP)
Attendees will learn the 3 steps to obtain a business license and access free business resources to start or expand their business.
All workshops are free and are located in City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St., Chicago. To register for a workshop e-mail or call 312.744.2086.









Info Shared by Sy Lewis: City Council Meeting:


5th Ward Monthly Meeting
Hosted by Alderman Leslie Hairston of Chicago’s 5th Ward
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6 PM – 7 PM
6501 S Promontory Dr, Chicago, IL 60637


Alderman Greg Mitchell;s Constituents Night 7th Ward Mondays 3pm to 7pm
2249 E 95th St
Chicago, Illinois
Call (773) 731-7777


8th Ward Aldermanic Office Michelle A. Harris
Ward Constituents Night Mondays 6pm to 8pm
8539 South Cottage Grove Avenue
Chicago, IL 60619
Phone: 773-874-3300


Alderwoman Susan Sadlowski Garza 10th Ward Tuesday 9am-6pm (ward night w/ appmnt)
Call office at 773-768-8138
10500 S. Ewing Ave

The Police Board holds a regular public meeting once a month. Members of the public are invited to attend and are welcome to address questions or comments to the Board. The Superintendent of Police (or his designee) and the Chief Administrator of the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (or her designee) will be at the meetings. Prior sign-up is required of those wishing to address the Board; contact the Board’s office by 4:30 p.m. of the day before the meeting to add your name to the list of speakers. Every 3rd Thursday of the Month.
The meetings are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. and take place at the Chicago Public Safety Headquarters.
Please Click Link to View Schedule:


Congresswoman Robin Kelly
Chicago Office
1000 E. 111th Street,
Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (773) 321-2001
Office hours: 9:00am-5:00pm


Stanley Moore County Board Commissioner, 4th District 8658 S. Cottage Grove, Suite 404 Chicago, IL 60619 Phone: (773) 783-2412





Contact Us (773) 783-8492 8539 South Cottage Grove Ave., Suite B Chicago, IL 60619



State Representative of Illinois’ 26th District Kam Buckner Call (773) 924-1755



Senator Robert Peters District Office:
1509 E. 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 363-1996
Open Office Hours:
Fridays from 9 a.m. — 12 p.m.


Representative Curtis J. Tarver I
Info Shared by Representative Curtis J. Tarver I Office: I wanted to give you all a reminder that we have opened the 25th District Service Office (1303 E 53rd St) with regular office hours during the week and we have flexibility for after-hours/weekend appointments. Feel free to email or call (872) 356-2055 to set up a meeting


Representative Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. (D) 5th District: (South Shore Small%)
5048 S. Indiana Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 924-4614
(773) 924-4652 FAX

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