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Ribbon Cutting – Gurgoyle Fountain

Sunday, September 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

INVITATION to GURGOYLE FOUNTAIN RIBBON CUTTING

Sunday, September 8 at NOON After 1099 String Quartet Concert

All the Combined Events Run 8am – 2pm

Dedication Talks at Music Tent  at Noon– Schiller & Damen

**Brief Comments by 1st Ward Alderman LaSpata, David Ginople (WPB SSA#33), Claribel Rodriguez (Chicago Park District)

**More Information: Doug.Wood@WickerPark.org

READ About the Restoration Work

          The WPB SSA#33 Funded the Restoration of the Fountain.

          CSOS Did the Restoration Work and

          WPAC and The Chicago Park District Assisted with the Management of the project.

 

Schedule of Events on September 8

          8am – 2pm – WPB Farmers Market

          9am – Noon – Kids Paint Backdrop of Fountain & Music With Carol Tarnoff

          9am – Noon – View Artists Music Tent Backdrops

          9am – 9:45am –  Yoga – Nature Yoga Sanctuary

         10am – 10:45am – Historic Park & Garden Tour

         11am – 12pm – 1099 String Quartet – Program – September 8

                 “Sum of the Parts” (Double String Quartet)

                  Bach: Unaccompanied Suite for cello (5:00)

                  Bach: Partita in E Major for violin (5:00)

                  Handel/Halvorsen: Passacaglia, Op. 20, No. 2 for violin & viola (7:00)

                  Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 (32:00)

                  Handel: Water Music (Excerpts) (10:00)

         12pm – 12:20pm – Brief Comments at Music Tent

         12:20pm – Ribbon Cutting At Fountain

Venue

Wicker Park
1425 N. Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
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Wicker Park Field House
1425 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60622
312-742-7553

1425 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 9am-9pm
Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun: Open 9am – 5pm Jun-Oct
Sun: Closed Nov-Jun

Park Supervisor
Claribel “Clare” Rodriguez