Ribbon Cutting - Gurgoyle Fountain

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


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Historic Park & Garden Tours - 2019

HISTORIC PARK & GARDEN TOURS

Sundays Before Music Performances @ 10am - 10:45am

June 2 - EXCEPTION - The Tours begins at 10:30-11:15 on June 2

June 9, June 23

July 7 & July 21

August 11 & August 25

September 8

No Admission Charge

LOCATION: MEET AT MUSIC INFORMATION TENT
June 3 – West Side Field House
All Other Dates – Near Damen/Schiller Park Entrance

REGISTER FOR TOUR HERE

Wicker Park Advisory Council & Garden Club in partnership with the Chicago Park District will present a Tour Historic Wicker Park and the 10,000 sq. ft. of ornamental gardens designed, funded and maintained by the Wicker Park Garden Club.

Learn about Wicker Park’s history and the Chicago Park District’s Community Gardens in the Parks program. You will walk and view the Park's award winning gardens and learn about designing and maintaining sustainable gardens for your home.

Following the Tour Enjoy Music Performances

Wicker Park Choral Singers on June 2

1099 String Quartet (Professional Quartet) on June 9, June 23; July 7 & July 21; August 11 & August 25; September 8

 


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Historic Park & Garden Tours

HISTORIC PARK & GARDEN TOURS
Sundays, June 3, June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, August 12, August 26, 2018

No Admission Charge

LOCATION: MEET AT MUSIC INFORMATION TENT
June 3 – West Side Field House
All Other Dates – Near Damen/Schiller Park Entrance

REGISTER FOR TOUR

Wicker Park Advisory Council & Garden Club in partnership with the Chicago Park District will present a Tour of the historic park and 10,000 sq. ft. of ornamental gardens designed, funded and maintained by the Wicker Park Garden Club.

Learn about Wicker Park's history and the Chicago Park District's Community Gardens in the Parks program. You will walk and view Wicker's award winning gardens and learn about designing and maintaining sustainable gardens for your home.

Following the tour enjoy a choral concert (1st Sunday June), string quartet (2nd & 4th Sundays of June-August and 2nd Sunday of September.