Little Village / South Lawndale

Lawndale Triangle Garden – Grand Opening, June 3rd

Lawndale Triangle Neighborhood Invites you to the Grand Opening of Lawndale Triangle Garden. 4228 W. Ogden Avenue June 3rd, 2017 10 am to 2 pm ALL WELCOME! Celebrate this neighborhood accomplishment, and learn how to get more involved. Kids Nature Play Garden Open Ribbon Cutting and Blessing Musical Entertainment Food and Drink Printable Flyer

Jardincito Tree Planting a Big Success

The rain could not dampen Little Village neighbors’ excitement for the Jardincito tree planting ceremony this past Saturday. Hands big and small pitched in to plant trees and help this exciting new garden to take shape. Like the Jardincito page on facebook to get more updates.

Weather Resilience Workshops

The City of Chicago is hosting a series of neighborhood workshops to address the region’s resilience to incidents of extreme weather, especially rainstorms that cause floods and related damage. The purpose of the workshops is to identify techniques and infrastructure improvements that foster sustainability and reduce damage to private and public property. Please attend to… Read more Weather Resilience Workshops

Jardincito: Sharing the Neighborhood’s Play Garden Dreams

Despite the drizzle, the June 14th Community Canvassing Day for the Jardincito Play Garden at 23rd and Whipple was a success! Volunteers made face-to-face contacts with over 100 neighbors near the 23rd and Whipple site and distributed flyers announcing the concept of a Nature Play Garden. Neighbors looked through bilingual “flip books” (pictured, lower left)… Read more Jardincito: Sharing the Neighborhood’s Play Garden Dreams

JARDINCITO – 23rd and Whipple – Community Meeting this Saturday, June 15th

JARDINCITO: A Garden for Play in Little Village Come learn more about the Jardincito project occurring at 23rd and Whipple. We will walk around the neighborhood to share information about the Jardincito project with community members. Youth and adults are invited! June 15th, 10 a.m. Spry School Library 2400 S. Marshall Blvd Chicago, IL 60623 For more… Read more JARDINCITO – 23rd and Whipple – Community Meeting this Saturday, June 15th

Jardincito

The Jardincito Nature Play Garden is a place where young children can play in and explore nature right in their own neighborhood. Rather than the traditional swings and slides, there are features borrowed from the natural world: an earthen mound, balancing logs, a herd of boulders, a pebble pool, a play deck, and play huts.… Read more Jardincito

April 6th: Announcing Planning Meeting for Play Garden in Little Village

Our friends at El Jardin Communitario de la 23rd y Whipple, in partnership with Community Links High School, the Boys and Girls Club, Taller de Jose, La Familia Unida, Alderman Cardenas, the Trust for Public Land, and NeighborSpace, are starting the first play garden in Chicago. Check out the details below, and feel free to distribute this printable flyer.… Read more April 6th: Announcing Planning Meeting for Play Garden in Little Village