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This page is house in, the website of Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference and is written by Gary Ossewaarde, president of the South Shore Cultural Center Advisory Council.

Schedule of Concerts and Events 2012 at South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago

Log of programs

7059 S. South Shore Drive. Parking on site at $1 per hour.

The Parrot Cage restaurant is PERMANENTLY CLOSED.

For a review of the May 1 2011 Civic Orchestra concert, by Barbara Wright-Pryor, vice president and performing arts chair of the advisory council, go to



Watch for changes and updates.
Free unless as noted.

Arts Partner with the Center

South Shore Opera Company of Chicago

Partners with the Center

Chicago Music Association

Civic Orchestra of Chicago (CSO)

Creative Artists Association

Organizations for which the Council has sponsored events in the past.

Cultural and other Events at South Shore Cultural Center -2018

Gallery-- October 13 2019-November 18. Art Gallery--Christopher Jared and Friends.
December 14-January 14. Creative Artists Association exhibition.


3rd Saturdays March-October, 10-noon. Work and learning days in the South Shore Cultural Center Nature Sanctuary.
Next spring, but see November 18. Note that construction of a new beachhouse necessitates a sandy detour. There is a box with flyers identifying species and with family activities.

November 18, Monday, 8 AM. Chicago Audubon holds a bird walk walk in the Nature Sanctuary. Meet behind the Center. Note that due to construction plan to walk on sand (possibly wet).

November 18, Monday, 6:30 pm (reception, then 7 pm:) Open House. Then The Room for huMans Open Mic (a RE:Centering event, targeted esp. for teens, but all welcome) and simultaneously Black Harvest Film Festival- "A Black Harvest Feast" with free screening of 5 shorts by Midwestern Filmmakers with Q & A.Targeted to persons in 20's, 30s. RSVP on Facebook or Evintbrite- South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

November 29, Friday, all day? Black Friday Game Day. Ages 12 and up.

December 1, Sunday, 3 pm. Chicago Philharmonic, "Side by Side". Visit Chicago Philharmonic site for details.

December 6, Friday, time? Jazz City concert. Visit their website for details.

December 10, Tuesday, 6 pm. Chicago Music Association Do It Yourself Messiah. Free. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. Visit Chicago Music Association website for details.

December 14, Saturday - January 14. In the Gallery- Creative Artists Association exhibition.

December 18, Wednesday 6:30 pm? Teen Talent Show (a RE:Centering event) at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

Movies- Mondays at dusk, sometimes pre-event activities
Next year.