Calendar

Aug
22
Tue
Farm Stand @ Gary Comer Youth Center
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Farm Stand. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Gary Comer Youth Center, 7256 S. South Chicago Ave. 773-358-4100. We offer an array of seasonally picked produce, herbs and flowers grown and harvested by our youth. We double up LINK purchases and accept WIC/Senior Farmers Market coupons. For more information visit www.garycomeryouthcenter.org.

5th Ward Monthly Meeting @ South Shore Cultural Center
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm

5th Ward Monthly Meeting. 6 p.m. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. Free. Join 5th Ward Alderman Leslie A. Hairston for the monthly 5th Ward meeting. For more information visit www.leslieahairston.com.

Stories with Music in the Parks at Jackson Park @ Jackson Park
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Stories with Music in the Parks at Jackson Park. 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Jackson Park, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave.?Free. 773-256-0903. Each story time is curated around a theme and includes well-known and award-winning children’s books, new publications, improvised and classical music, original stories and songs. A musician from Chicago’s thriving new music and free jazz scenes join storyteller-musicians Deirdre and Kyle for each performance. For more information visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Aug
23
Wed
Coffee Tea + Chat @ Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Coffee Tea + Chat. 10 a.m. – noon. Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative, 1456 E. 70th St. Free. 312-857-5561. Please join us for a weekly discussion over coffee and tea. This group is comprised of neighborhood residents and artists who are invested in revitalizing the community. For more information visit www.rebuild-foundation.org.

Committed Knitters @ Arts Incubator
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Committed Knitters. Noon – 3 p.m. Arts Incubator, 301 E. Garfield Blvd. Free. Learn the basics of knitting and crocheting or make an experienced project and share ideas. All supplies provided. For more information contact artsandpubliclife@uchicago.edu.

Fantastic Family Story Hour @ Blackstone Public Library
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Fantastic Family Story Hour. 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Blackstone Public Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave. Free. 312-747-0511.This program will include weekly activities designed for family fun for all ages including stories, games and make-and-take crafts to share with others. Open to children of all ages. For more information visit www.chipublib.bibliocommons.com.

AfriCaribe at Cornell Square @ Cornell Square Park
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

AfriCaribe at Cornell Square. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Cornell Square Park, 1809 W. 50th St. Free. 312-747-6097. AfriCaribe presents the music, dance and songs of Afro-Puerto Rican Bomba. Come and explore the music, dance and songs of Afro- Puerto Rican Bomba. AfriCaribe will engage the audience with history and call for active participation. For more information visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com.