Thursday, August 13, 2015

Events Friday and Saturday

There are quite a few events going on.

Three that are available to the public

The first is the 2nd of 4 "Alderman In Your Area" events. This and some other events are at the Alderman's Calendar page
"ALDERMAN in your AREA"WhenFri, August 14, 10am – 2pmWhereBrown Sugar Bakery, 328 East 75th Street, Chicago, IL 60619, United States (map)DescriptionAlderman Roderick T. Sawyer is bringing his office to your neighborhood. Alderman Sawyer and his staff will be on hand to hear your concerns and deal with your service requests in a local business. Every Friday in August from 10:00 a.m. ~ 2:00 p.m. (at a different location) Please call 773-635-0006 or email with questions or for more information.

August 21 will be at  Kusanya Cafe, 825 West 69th Street, Chicago, IL 60621, United States

August 28 will be at St. Columbanus (Glass House) - 331 E. 71st 

Goshen Seventh Day Adventist Church has a show celebrating the Chartham Enrichment Center's 1st summer camp, which will end on Friday, August 14.

from their Facebook page:

The Chatham Enrichment Center cordially invites you to join us this Friday, August 14th at 5:00pm for our Summer Showcase 2015! Come see our youthful talent display what they have been learning over the summer. Performances in theatrical arts, spoken word, dance, vocal/choral, piano, and more will all be on stage for this spectacular performance. We hope to see you all there! Chatham Enrichment Center 8221 S. State St. Chicago, Il.
Posted by Chatham Enrichment Center - CEC on Thursday, August 13, 2015

On Saturday, Greater Institutional AME church at 78th & Indiana will host their annual block party. They will run from 10am -5pm, with free lunch, and much more.

Note - traffic lane closures:  78th will be blocked off from between Michigan and Prairie, as well as Indiana blocked off from 78th to 79th (people can park on 77th, but will not be able to proceed south from there)

Also ...

12th Annual Back to School FairWhenSat, August 15, 10am – 12pmWhereNew Birth Kingdom Ministries Intl. - 7044 S. Princeton (map)DescriptionFree Backpacks filled with supplies and refreshmentsFree blood pressure and glucose testing will be provided as well


Picnic in Brown ParkWhenSat, August 15, 11am – 5pmWhereSidney Brown Memorial Park (between 85th and 86th Streets, just East of St. Lawrence) (map)DescriptionTe Chatham Community and the entire Chicago Fire Department are invited to get together in Sidney Brown Memorial Park located between 85th and 86th Streets, just east of St. Lawrence. We'll be celebrating the life of the 1st African American Fire Fighter to give his life in the line of duty in Chicago's recent history. We will re-dedicate Brown Park and unveil plans for a memorial site. We have so far discovered seven other African American Fire Fighters who have fallen since Sidney Brown (1983) who will also be commemorated. The Chicago African American Fire Fighters League will present a program in honor of these men. The family of Sidney Brown and those families of the other fallen seven who are able to attend will be recognized: the Tuskegee Airmen are tentatively due to be present. There will be entertainment (The Jazz Pacesetters and DJ LTD), free soft drinks and water and a few surprises! Ceremonies commemorating these honored heroes will commence at 1:30 p.m. Pull out your picnic baskets and portable grills!Get ready for a great day in Sidney Brown Memorial Park! For information on the event please contact Carl Lewis, President of Brown Park Advisory Board: 773-574-7875.

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