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11th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival 9.10.1611th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival 9.10.16

Business Events, Community Events, CAN TV Programs—SAVE THE DATE ** 11th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival ** SEPT. 10, 2016

Icebox Derby Girls Set to Race their Electric and Solar-Powered Refrigerator Cars in Showdown this SaturdayIcebox Derby Girls Set to Race their Electric and Solar-Powered Refrigerator Cars in Showdown this Saturday

Business News, Education Initiatives—Icebox Derby Girls Set to Race their Electric and Solar-Powered Refrigerator Cars in Showdown this Saturday, August 13, open to public 3pm. Teams will race solar-powered cars they built from recycled… Continue

Perspectives Charter School Enrollment Week

Community Events—Perspectives Charter School has seats available for grades 6 - 12 for the 2016-17 school year. We will be hosting Open Enrollment Week in the evenings from Monday, August 8 - Friday, August, 12 from… Continue

Certificate of Training - BootcampCertificate of Training - Bootcamp

Trainings and Workshops—This five workshop series is being held on 3 separate dates: (9/7/16, 9/14/16 and 9/21/16). Please see agenda below for specific dates and times. The fee is $150 for all five workshops or $35 each.… Continue

Cook County Health & Hospitals System Recognizes Auburn Gresham ResidentCook County Health & Hospitals System Recognizes Auburn Gresham Resident

Business News, Community Highlights, Government Resources and Services, Healthcare/Health Resources—Dr. Zorina Oakley completed the Leadership Development Program, an initiative to improve the patient experience within the Cook County Health and Hospitals System.

Red Cross Installs 400 Hundred Smoke Alarms in One Day in Chicago's Auburn Gresham CommunityRed Cross Installs 400 Hundred Smoke Alarms in One Day in Chicago's Auburn Gresham Community

CAN TV, Community Highlights, Housing/Real Estate—The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois, joined by community volunteers from the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation, went door-to-door in the Auburn-Gresham community on… Continue

Chatham Initiative Would Bring More Jobs, Businesses, Ald. Sawyer SaysChatham Initiative Would Bring More Jobs, Businesses, Ald. Sawyer Says

Business News, Community Highlights—The initiative that unveiled Wednesday by U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel is called the Greater Chatham Initiative . It took two years to put together and will drive… Continue

Hip Hop is Green Org & Soul Vegan presents... The Chicago Ready To Live Weekend!!

Community Events, CAN TV Programs, Trainings and Workshops—Hip Hop is Green Org & Soul Vegan presents... The Chicago Ready To Live Weekend!! The purpose of the Ready to Live weekend is to collaboratively combat sickness, death and violence in our… Continue

The Auburn Gresham Portal is part of the Southwest Smart Communities Initiative, a collaboration among Auburn Gresham, Chicago Lawn, and Englewood. Learn more about how we are Digitally and Socially Linking our Communities (DSL).

Upcoming events

Aug 24 Legal Assistance
8 am–5 pm
Aug 31 Howard Brown Health Center - 63rd Street Open House
11 am–3 pm
Sep 7 Certificate of Training - Bootcamp
4:30–7:30 pm
Sep 10 11th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival 9.10.16
10 am–8 pm
Sep 10 Back to School Jam
12–4 pm

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Chicago, IL 60620
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See an in depth interview by Carlos Nelson and Cheryl Johnson about Auburn Gresham's annual community celebration.