Hyde Park Record: Hyde Park-Kenwood Chicago Neighborhood and Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference's
neighborhood and background website
Presented by Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference - "since 1949"
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Meetings and Events in the Hyde Park-Kenwood Chicago Neighborhood

TO THE CALENDAR

HPKCC hosted a 4th Ward Candidate Forum Feb. 4 2017- At the live-streamed event at Kenwood Academy, HPKCC asked 5 questions of the 5 candidates and collected c150 cards with questions from the over 300 attendees! These have been consolidated into 39 survey questions which have been submitted to the candidates, deadline Feb. 10, and will be published in the Herald and online by the Herald and the Conference asap.
Meanwhile, see the video (skip the first few minutes)-
facebook.com/hpkcc.chicago/youtube-4th_ward_Aldermanic_Campaign_February_4,_2017.

 

Used Book Sale Is now over. We are already working to make sure the Columbus Weekend 2017 experience is as great as it can be.

To simplified CALENDAR RUN in this page, below
53RD TIF MEETS next tba 7 PM KENWOOD ACADEMY or.... SSA 4th Wed. 11 am (every 3rd mo 7 pm) in HP Hyatt Place.

This page is presented as a service by Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference. hpkcc@aol.com
We have a new and reorganized site for HPKCC-visit it by clicking HOME (here and on many internal pages in this site); from the outside type http://www.hydepark.org. Note, it has a calendar of HPKCC or HPKCC-encouraged meetings and events.
See the new hydepark.org first. Return to Record via the Hyde Park Record button.
To continue in Hyde Park Record (this previous Conference site, Hyde Park Record, mostly about our neighborhood and its hot topics from HPKCC perspective plus lots of recommended outside links including Jackson Park), go to Hyde Park Record's homepage at http://www.hydeparkrecord.org (also address the address to type in from the outside). All links from there go to hydepark.org/extension addresses as in the past.)

To MANY MORE AND FULL CALENDARS- Directory of Calendars and Directories. Specific:
Arts and Culture.
Community meetings. Civic, political and social interest.
Major community and specialized events, celebrations.
Schools and Education and. Local School Councils. Park Councils. PARKS PORTAL
CAPS
(recurring). Faith Blackstone Library August 2012

The HPKCC Board of Directors meets in Treasure Island lower level "wine cellar", 1526 E. 55th St. 1st Thurdays, 7 pm. July 6 2017

Hyde Park Used Book Sale -thank you from HPKCC to book donors, volunteers, staff, buyers, and Treasure Island for a great 2016 sale.

Three meetings coming up on Obama Center and golf proposal-- see June 212, 24,27.

We support your participation in the many programs of Blackstone Library and FrienLPds of Blackstone Library (and http://www.chipublib.org) and its Friends.
Next Despres Family lecture series program-
tba. DONATE/JOIN- hydepark.org click into Friends of Blackstone.

Police- NEW CAPS MEETING SCHEDULE- click here. THIS IS OUT OF DATE- BEATS ARE NOW MOVING TO EVERY OTHER MONTH- NEXT FOR HP AT TREASURE ISLAND IS OCTOBER 19, 6:30 AT TREASURE ISLAND LOWER LEVEL.

Special Service District 61 Commission meets 3RD WEDNESDAYS at Polsky, 1452 E. 53rd St. Meetings are open to the public. 2 meetings a quarter are at 11 am and the third at 7 pm.

Ward meetings- moving around. 4th Ward Aldermanic- Generally 3rd (sometimes 4th) Monday, 5-8 pm- places vary- 773 535-8103 .
Constituent night gen. 5-8 PM evening 1st Mondays-
5th Ward (usually 4th Tues.), 6 pm- 4th Tuesday.
5TH WARD CONSTITUENT NIGHT TUESDAYS, 3-7 except 2nd Tuesdays in months with Ward Meetings.

New schedule for White City Tours- Jackson Park 1st and 2nd Saturdays 1 pm (east of Darrow Bridge), Midway rink 3rd and 4th Saturdays 1 pm.

Calendar run (selected- see our topic calendars for full).
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June 23, Friday, 5 pm. Folklore Society storytelling in Elm Park, 5215 S. Woodlawn.

June 24, Saturday, 10 am. 2nd of 3 public meetings about the Obama Center plans and golf consolidation. New information and public input and ideas. Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island.
NO WOODED ISLAND WORKDAY TODAY.

June 27, Tuesday, 6 pm. 5th Ward monthly meeting. La Rabida Hospital. This is the 3rd of 3 public meetings about the Obama Center plans and golf consolidation. New information and public input and ideas. La Rabida Children's Hospital, 6501 S. Promontory Drive.

June 27, Tuesday, 6 pm. Elm Park Advisory Council in the Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.

June 28, Wednesday, 10 am. Wooded Island Workday. We have a group coming out Wednesday morning the 28th of June at 10:00 a.m. and will be having it then. Please meet us at the south entrance l. We are going to learn to identify 3 different weeds that need to be removed. Ragweed, Mare’s tail and Evening primrose. The forecast for Wednesday as of now looks perfect so come out

**** July 4, Tuesday, 10:30 am-4. 4th on 53rd Parade and Picnic. Assemble in lot south of Hyde Park Bank. Route - Lake Park, 55th, S. Hyde Park Blvd., 53rd- rest in Nichols Park. Register to volunteer. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-on-53rd-street-parade-participant-registration-33502770689.

July 6, Thursday, 5-8 pm- Businesses 1st Thursday deals. Also 5:30-7:30 (unless skipped) Chamber Networking at tba.

July 6, Thursday, 7 pm. HPKCC monthly board meeting. Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St.

Jackson Park workdays.
Park Councils- Visit the Park Councils meetings calendar- next- see schedule.
Go to Washington Park Page for it's events-council 3rd Wednesdays.
Elm Park- Timika Hoffman-Zoller or Piotr Gornicki. Timika pres.
Jackson. Kenwood. Cornell- 4th Mons Feb. 23. Harold Washington 1st Mons March 2 7 pm at Del Prado 2nd fl.

CAPS. See mtgs. calendar by date or standing.

Schools- see in LSC page. Committee meets 4th Tuesdays- Contact hpkcc@aol.com for location.

Chamber of Commerce: 1st Thursdays 5:30 pm networking events feature a particular business street- next October 6 at Mandel Clinic 60th and Kenwood.
3rd Wednesdays Networking events 11:30 am at Chant.

4th on 53rd July 4, followed by Sunday concert series.