Events, NaturePlace

Nature Events Coming Up!

Please join the Welles Park Advisory Council Greening Committee for two upcoming events.


Thursday, June 8, 2017, 5 – 7 pm

Nature Play Date

Join staff from the Chicago Park District Natural Areas team for kids activities in the space soon to be transformed into the Nature Place (southwest corner of Welles). There will be;

  • Tree cookie painting
  • Fort building
  • Nature play with logs and branches
  • Insect exploration

No pre-registration necessary.


June 17, 2017, 9 to noon (MUST REGISTER BY June 9th if you want a shirt)

It’s Your Park Day

Welles Park is participating in It’s Your Park Day, a day to join together as a community, help our park and receive an update about the upcoming Natureplace. Join us and @ChicagoParksFoundation on June 17th from 9am-noon at Welles Park.

Pre-registered volunteers receive an It’s Your Park Day t-shirt, snacks and water. Sign up before June 9th at:




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