Learn more about the Chicago Park District's more than 7300 acres of parkland, 552 parks, 33 beaches, nine museums, two world-class conservatories, 16 historic lagoons, 10 bird and wildlife gardens, thousands of special events, sports and entertaining programs.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. South Lawn No Admission Charge For More Information Contact Wicker Park Staff: 312-742-7553
The Chicago Park District and Voice of the City present a modern variety show consisting of nine short, entertaining and intriguing acts.
Vaudeville Roars features performance artists, actors, dancers, short films/video, comedians, pantomimes, jugglers, singers, acrobats, magicians or any other act of intrigue that penetrates the eyes, the ears, or even the soul of the audience.
Saturdays, January 9 – February 27, 2016 at 10am – 1pm (8 week Workshop) Wicker Park Field House Large Meeting Room Fee: $120 for entire 24 hours of training – Pay at First Class Register with firstname.lastname@example.org (Limited to 50 students)
Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 9am – 4pm Inside Field House No Admission Charge More Information: email@example.com
Learnapalooza combines educational and hands on experience in numerous disciplines all in one day. It is the perfect event to realize the WPAC goal of expanded educational opportunities for our park's patrons. In 2012, 2013, and 2014 Learnapalooza was held in Wicker Park Field House and in many other venues in the Wicker Park Bucktown neighborhood. It was a great success each year.
Kick off the holiday season with community comradery and even some long-standing decorating competition! Join us and help decorate Wicker Park’s historic Gurgoyle Fountain. We will begin by cutting up 30 trees to make greens for the urns, collect ornamental grasses and dried flowers from the park’s 10,000 sq. feet of gardens, then decorate the 12 urns and install lights and garland on the fountain.
Saturdays, June 13 & August 22, 2015 at 10am & Noon Playground No Admission Charge. For More Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy the world of puppets – great for the entire family – different stories each month. The Magic Boat is filled with incredible puppet characters that have traveled the world extensively. Meet Captain Gown, Abbot Rabbit and Brother Bear and join them on another exciting adventure – a great adventure for all!
Wicker Mic is an outdoor open mic located in the heart one of Chicago's leading artistic communities -- Wicker Park. We create a platform for local artists to display their talents, and provide the community with quality outdoor entertainment on beautiful summer evenings in the park.
Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Noon – 1pm West Side of Field House/Inside Gym if Raining No Admission Charge More Information: email@example.com
Founded in 2008, Wicker Park Choral Singers is an all-volunteer ensemble dedicated to building community through choral music. The choir performs repertoire spanning eight centuries and in venues across the city of Chicago and the surrounding area. Through rehearsals, free concerts, and collaborations, WPCS uses choral music to bring people together in unique and meaningful ways.