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Chicago Park District Summer Job Openings!
The Chicago Park District
is accepting applications for their seasonal positions.
FPCC Permits Available for Purchase at Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center

FPCC Permits Available for Purchase at Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center, Visitors can purchase picnic, event permits. Dan Ryan Woods Visitor Center, Western Ave. & 87th St. Chicago, IL 60620


The Ultimate Guide to 2016 Movies in the Parks Sorted by neighborhood and genre, for your browsing pleasure

There’s much to love about the Chicago Park District’s Movies in the Park program: They’re (mostly) kid friendly, free for your viewing pleasure, and spread throughout the city all summer. The 16th annual series kicks off this week and runs through September 5. For a complete listing visit

Internship Fair & Career Opportunities April 29th!

Calling all students in college or preparing to enter college in the fall, 21st Ward Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. and Chicago Park District invites you to an Internship Fair & Career Opportunities, April 29th, 2016, from 10am to 2pm, at the Foster Park Field House.

ComEd, Chicago Park District & City’s Favorite Cultural Organizations “Switch on Summer” at Buckingham Fountain

Buckingham Fountain turned on to mark official start of summer

Registration for Winter Break Activities Open Now

WHAT: Mayor Emanuel’s Winter Adventure Passport and “Destination: Chicago,” a festival of doing and making for all ages

WHEN:  Activities— December 21- January 3

Destination: Chicago—Saturday, January 18, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Activities held at libraries, community organizations, park district centers and museums across the city;

Destination: Chicago to be held at DePaul University Downtown Campus, 1 E Jackson St., Lower Concourse

WHO: Chicago youth ages 4-24; Chicago City of Learning

D. Rose returns to his home West Englewood

Derrick Rose, the National Basketball Association's (NBA) the youngest Most Valuable Player (MVP) demonstrates why giving back to the community, particularly his community, West Englewood is so important.