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Interested in joing one of the 4th Ward strategic planning focus groups? Call 4th Ward Office, 773 536-8103.
CAPS meetings- main one for Hyde Park-Kenwood beats is at Treasure Island lower level, 3rd Wednesdays, 6:30 pm.
Get involved in the meetings of the HPKCC Schools Committee! Chair Joy Clendenning.
Camille at 773 373-6944.
Special Service District 61 Commission meets 3RD WEDNESDAYS at TBA OR Hyatt Place Chicago, conference room on 5225 S. Harper Ave. Meetings are open to the public. 2 meetings a quarter are at 11 am and the third at 7 pm.
Meetings are in POLSKY, 1452 E. 53RD ST. 11 am buyt theeving ones are in Hyatt Palce meeting rom. May 18 , 11 am..
Chicago Park District 2015 Board Meeting Calendar.You may also find Board Meeting dates at https://chicagoparkdistrict.legistar.com/. (Budget special Dec. 3 541 N. Fairbanks 8th Fl.
May 22, Monday, 5:30 pm. Institute of Politics and Becker-Friedman Institute. The Economic Consequences of Health Care Reform. Regenstein 122, 1100 E. 57th St.
Anup Malani, University of Chicago
Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago
James Baumgardner, Precision Health Economics
May 22, Monday, 6:30 pm. Cornell Park PAC meets at CTU, 5416 S. Cornell, room 304.
May 23, Tuesday, 1 pm. CHPVillage presents class on mobile phones. Augustana Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn.
May 23, Tuesday, 6 pm. 5th Ward Monthly meeting. Bryn Mawr Church, 70th and Jeffery. Topics include proposed downzoning of 71st St.
May 23, Tuesday, 6 pm. Elm Park PAC meets at Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.
May 24, Wednesday, 10:30 am-2 pm. Exercise, lunch ($5, 7), BIG VILLAGE FLEA MARKET, program?
May 24, Wednesday, 6 pm. HPK CAC meeting at Dyett, 515 E. 51st St. room 113. The next meeting of the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Action Council will take place on Wednesday, May 24 from 6-8pm at Dyett HS in Room 113.
Topics for discussion include updates on HPKCAC's art and science support and further discussion of 'Read for a Day in Pre-K' event this fall. If you have a favorite picture book that you think would be appropriate for the CAC to purchase and distribute to Pre-K students, please bring it to the meeting.
We were unable to get a CPS representative to attend the meeting to answer questions about the new single application for high schools. For your information, below is an announcement from CPS on the new application. The website is now live: http://go.cps.edu/. We may have some additional information about the application at the May 24 meeting. If stakeholders would like to review the information and come to the meeting with specific questions, we could pass those questions on to CPS after the meeting.
May 25, Thursday, 5:30 pm. HPKCC Schools Committee at Kenwood Academy Media Center, 5015 S. Blackstone. Use parking lot door, right 2 corridors, left, Meia center is left in middle of corridor.
May 27, Saturday, 10 am RainbowPUSH weekly forum. 930 E. 5oth St.
May 27, Saturday, 10 am. 4th Ward Democratic (Preckwinkle) meeting at Monumental Baptist, 929 E. Oakwood.
June 1, Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm. Monthly HP Chamber of Commerce Networking Check In.
June 1 , Thursday, 6 pm. Hyde Park Career Academy LSC meets at 6220 S. Stony Island.
June 1, Thursday, 7 pm. HPKCC Board of Directors monthly meeting. Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St.
June 3, Saturday, 10 am. RainbowPUSH weekly forum. 930 E. 50th St.
NO- 2nd SATURDAY IN JUNE. June 3, Saturday, 1 pm. Hyde Park OWL (Older women's League) Treasure Island lower level community room, 1526 E. 55th St.
Possibly. June 6, Tuesday, 6 pm. Stout Park Advisory Council meets at the Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.
June 7, Wednesday, 6 pm. Friends of Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park.
NO- NOW CHANGED TO 2ND WEDNESDAYS. June 7, Wednesday, 6:30 pm. Midway Plaisance Park Advisory Council meets at the skating house.
June 8. Thursday, 6 pm. Ray Local School Council meets at 5631 S. Kimbark.
June 8, Thursday, 7 pm. Nichols Park Advisory Council meets at the fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.
June 10, Saturday, 9:15 am. The People's Lobby meets at Lutheran School, 1100 E. 55th St. Monthly.
June 10, Saturday, 10 am. RainbowPUSH weekly forum. 930 E. 50th St.
June 10, Saturday, 10:30 am. South Shore Cultural Center Advisory Council meets in the Oak Room, 7059 South Shore Drive.
June 10, Saturday, 1 pm. Hyde Park Older Women's League meets 2nd, not 1st Sat. in June, then suspends regular meetigs until October. Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St.
June 12, Monday, 7 pm. Jackson Park Advisory Council meets at the fieldhouse, 6401 S. Stony Island.
June 13, Tuesday, 5:30 pm. Kozminski LSC meets at 936 E. 54th St.
June 13, Tuesday, 6 pm. Carnegie LSC meet 2nd Tuesdays. 1414 E. 61st St.
June 13, Tuesday, 6 pm. Kenwood Academy LSC meets at 5015 S. Blackstone- use parking lot doors.
June 13, Tuesday, 6 pm. Reavis LSC meets at 834 E. 50th St.
June 13, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. CAPS for Kenwood (222) meets 2nd Tuesdays at Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park.
June 14, Wednesday, 10:30 am-1:30 pm. Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop In. Exerc, lunch $5, 7, program-
June 14, Wednesday, 1-3 pm? Seniors 4th Ward Office Open House. 435 E. 35th St.
June 14, Wednesday, 3:30 pm. Chicago Park Disrict Board Meeting, 541 N. Fairbanks Ct.
June 14, Wednesday, 5:30 pm. Bret Harte LSC at 1556 E. 56th St.
June 14, Wednesday, 6 pm. King College Prep LSC meets at 4445 S. Drexel.
June 14, Wednesday, 6 (sometimes 7) pm. Murray Language Academy LSC meets at 5335 S. Kenwood Ave.
June 14, Wednesday, 6 pm. Jackie Robinson LSC meets at 4225 S. Lake Park.
June 14, Wednesday, 6:30 pm. Midway Park Advisory Council now meets 2nd Wednesdays. Skating house.
??June 15, Thursday, 4 pm. Harris Park Advisory Council meets at 6200 S. Drexel.
June 15, Thursday, 5 pm. 5K Jacson Pakr Classic Run and Walk from 63rd St. Beach.
June 15 , Thursday, 5:30 pm. Shoesmith LSC, 1330 E. 50th St.
Check back. June 15, Thursday, 6 pm. 3rd Ward monthly meeting. tba.
June 17, Saturday, 9 am on. It's Your Park Day- several area and lots of city-wide parks. Can register at chicagoparksfoundation.org. Lots of supplies, refreshers from donating orgs/ companies and CPD. Known programs include by Jackson Park fieldhouse from 9 am, La Rabida area 12-2.
June 17, Saturday, 10 am. RainbowPUSH weekly forum, 930 E. 50th St.
June 18, Sunday, 12 pm. N'Cobra reparations meets at Washington Park fieldhouse, 5531 S. King Dr.
June 19, Monday, 8 am. Ariel School LSC meets at 1119 E. 46th St.
June 19, Monday, 4-7 pm. Check back. 4th Ward one-on-one with Ald. King at tba.
June 21, Wednesday, 8 am. East Hyde Park Committee meets at Montgomery Place, 5550 S. South Shore Drive.
June 21, Wednesday, 3:30 pm. Rescheduled Chicago Park District Annual Board Meeting. Park 571, 2828 S. Eleanor, at the boat house.
Check back- may be in evening. June 21, Wednesday, 11 am. SSA 61 Tax Commission meets at Polsky, 1452 E. 53rd St. 2nd floor east room.
June 21 , Wednesday, 6:30 pm. CAPS beats for most of Hyde Park and westward meet t Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St.
June 21 , Wednesday, 7 pm. Washington Park Advisory Council meets at 5531 S. King Dr.
June 22, Thursday. Expected date of City Council Zoning Committee hearing on proposed downzoning of 71st Street.
?? June 22, Thursday, 5:30 pm. HPKCC Schools Committee at tbd, skipped, or Kenwood Academy Media Center, 5015 S. Blackstone. Use parking lot door, right 2 corridors, left, Meia center is left in middle of corridor.
June 24, Saturday, 10 am RainbowPUSH weekly forum. 930 E. 5oth St.
June 24, Saturday, 10 am. 4th Ward Democratic (Preckwinkle) meeting at Monumental Baptist, 929 E. Oakwood.
June 26, Monday, 6:30 pm. Cornell Park PAC meets at CTU, 5416 S. Cornell, room 304.
June 27, Tuesday, 6 pm. 5th Ward Monthly meeting. at tba.
June 27, Tuesday, 6 pm. Elm Park PAC meets at Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.
June 28, Wednesday, 10:30 am-2 pm. Exercise, lunch ($5, 7), BIG VILLAGE FLEA MARKET, program?
??June 28, Wednesday, 6 pm. HPK CAC meeting at Kenwood or tba.
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The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference Board of Directors meets on the first Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m., at the Treasure Island lower level Island Cellar, 1526 E. 55th St. 7 pm
Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference Schools Committee meets 3rd Thursdays at 5221 S. Blackstone 5:30 pm (but Aug. 2014 the 28th) Nancy Baum.
TIF Advisory Council-53rd St. Tax Increment Financing District. Does not always meet and moves around-- prefers 2nd Monday, 7 pm on odd months.
CAPS (Community Alternative Policing Strategy) meetings.
New boundaries and meeting times for merged District 002. Effective April, 2012
MORE CHANGES ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR EARLY IN 2012 AND DATES AND LOCATIONS HAVE NOT BEEN SET, OR ANNOUNCED.
Beats covering or including Hyde Park and Kenwood proper:
222- 43rd to E. Hyde Park (51st), Ellis to the Lake.
223- 47-51st King to Ellis.
233- 51st-55th King to Woodlawn (55th to 60th- e. boundary is Cottage).
234- E. Hyde Park Blvd. (51st) to 55th , Woodlawn to the Lake.
235- 55th to 61st Cottage to the Lake except Jackson Park (District 3, b. Stony, 56th), Cottage/61st to Dorchester then Midway to Stony.
Meetings covering/including Hyde Park and Kenwood: All start at 6:30 pm.
222- 2nd Tuesday at Kennicott Park fieldhouse, 4434 S. Lake Park.
223- with 221 3rd Tuesday at King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove.
233, 234, and 235 - 3rd Wednesdays moved for now to Shoreland, 5454 South Shore Drive.
Jackson park and part of Woodlawn (District 003, 7040 S. Cottage Grove)
- Beat 313 and 314 which serves the blocks south of the Midway Stony to King (Ellis dividing) meet 1st Thursdays at 7 pm at Harris Recreational Ctr., 6220 S. Drexel. But note that 60-61st Metra to Drexel are in the 002 District (beat 235).
- Beat 331 Jackson Park meets 3rd Monday 7 pm at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. 312 747-7004.
- EXPANDED ANTI VIOLENCE INITIATIVE- 3rd Thursdays at 3rd District Police Hq, 7040 S. Cottage Grove.
Monthly open meeting at Police Headquarters 7:30 pm 3rd Thursdays.
The East Hyde Park Committee normally meets on 3rd Wednesdays, 8:00 A.M., at Montgomery Place, 5550 South Shore Drive. Reports and open discussion with officials, agencies, institutions and stakeholder organizations. No summer, Dec. or Jan. meetings. Various months skipped- check this calendar.
East Hyde Park Action Committee is now meeting 1st Wednesdays, 6:30 pm. Treasure Island lower level meeting room.
Fourth Ward Democratic meeting. 4th Saturdays, 10 am, Monumental Baptist Church, 729 E. Oakwood Blvd. Often has informational speakers esp. from government offices. 773 536-8103.
The Fourth Ward holds free legal assistance, 3 lawyers, during Ward Night, every Thursday except first of the month. 4659 S. Cottage Grove until 8:30 pm.
Fifth Ward Meeting, 4th Tuesday, 6-8 pm. Place moves around and some months are skipped; call 773 324-5555. (October 28, Hyde Park Career Academy, 6220 S. Stony Island; no mtgs. November or December).
In addition, the Alderman holds open hours 2nd Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings and 2nd Saturdays 10-2.
Fourth Ward- open hours 2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursday evenings, ward meetings last Saturdays at 10? or 10:30. Monthly meeting 4th Saturday, 10 am, Monumental Baptist Church on Oakwood.
Twentieth Ward Meeting. 2nd Saturdays 11 am-1 pm. St. Edmund's Rectory (but may move?) 6105 S. Michigan. 773 955-5610.
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7 pm. Campaign to End the Death Penalty at University Church.
Friends of Blackstone Library. Meets 1st Wednesdays 7pm at Blackstone Branch Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.
Hearty Healthy Hyde Park meets 3rd Thursdays in the Hyde Park Co-op lower meeting room. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce holds monthly (?) Business To Business meetings, focusing lately on business security--first Wednesday early evenings- watch the regular calendar or call for information. 773 288-0124. Website http://www.hydeparkchamberchicago.org.
Hyde Park Cluster of Interfaith Open Communities meets 2nd Tuesdays at 8 pm at United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St.
Hyde Park Committee Against War and Racism meets Tuesdays at 7, University Church, 5655 S. University, 773 955-7072
The Hyde Park Historical Society Board meets 3rd Tuesday evenings 7:30 at the Society's headquarters. 773 288-1242.
Hyde Park Kiwanis - 1st (sometimes also 3rd( Tuesdays every month, 12 pm, Ramada Inn (usually) 4900 S. Lake Shore Drive. 773 324-8645. Write to 1507 E. 53rd Street, Box #120, Chicago Illinois, 60615 or call Winston Kennedy, or Dick and Rosemary Snow at 773 324-8645.
Hyde Park (Area 5) League of Women Voters meets in Montgomery Place East Room 4th Thursdays at 1:30 pm. Usually a speaker or topic of discussion.
Hyde Parkers for Peace and Justice. 1st Wednesdays. email@example.com.
North Kenwood Oakland Conservation Community Council meets on First Thursdays, 6:30 pm, Kennicott Park Community Center, 4434 S. Lake Park.
Older Women's League- Owl Illinois Hyde Park
Meets in open session Alt. (even) 1st Saturdays 2 pm (social earlier) at First Unitarian Church Chris Moore Parlor, 5650 S. Woodlawn. Board meets first Mondays.
Partnership for Advancement of Refuge Rights has several subcommittees and meets Thursdays, 7 pm at 5710 S. Woodlawn. For more information or questions please contact Aruj at firstname.lastname@example.org OR Tsion at email@example.com.
You may also direct your inquiries to Parr@listhost.uchicago.edu.
Rainbow Push Coalition meets Saturdays at 10 am at 950 E. 50th St.
South Side Parents meets 2nd Tuesdays at 6 pm at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell.
Southside Solidarity Network meets Mondays at 7, Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis. firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Side Stitch and Bitch klatch for women meets every Thursday at 6:30 pm at Third World Cafe, 53rd and Kimbark. Open. Still meets?
Toastmasters moved to 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7:30 pm at Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis.773 643-8225. But a group does meet at Blackstone Library- ask there 312 747-0511.
Zonta International Hyde Park Chapter meets 2nd Thursdays ? time at Ramada Inn, 4900 S. Lake Shore Drive.
Park advisory councils meeting schedule is located in the Advisory Council section of Park News web (left bar in that page). Specific and detailed notices are posted in the Park News web page and under individual parks (left bar there). News of Events/programs in the parks is found in Park News or the individual parks. The Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners and committees meet 2nd Wednesdays, board not always at 541 N. Fairbanks.
Local School Councils meetings schedule is located in the Schools-School Councils page.
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