Alderman Martin has introduced a youth-led participatory budgeting process for 2020. One of the proposed projects is a new mural for Welles Park. Voting opens Monday, June 8 to allocate up to $150,000 to public infrastructure projects. To vote, follow this simple 2-step process: Fill out the form at this link to register to vote: https://forms.gle/4GnW6b9HRq3QjXov8… Continue reading Support Welles Park in 47th Ward’s Participatory Budgeting Process
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As parks start to reopen physically and programmatically, we wanted to share this update we received from the Chicago Park District: For parks west of Lake Shore Drive, today on June 8th, field houses will reopen for limited use of restrooms and cooling stations/shelter from rain. There will be no park programming offered in the… Continue reading Reopening at Welles Park
Another terrific year at the circus. Thank you to our friends from Midnight Circus for bringing your joy and revelry to Welles as the final stop on your summer tour of Chicago Parks. See everyone in 2020!
It's Your Park Day on June 1st is coming up soon. Kick off the summer with a day filled with park enhancement and community bonding. Community volunteers will mulch trees, replacing fibar on playgrounds, and cleaning our park’s green spaces. Families, company groups and individuals are invited to participate! Volunteers will receive It’s Your Park… Continue reading It’s Your Park Day – June 1st
Welles Park is thrilled to share the schedule (and ticket link) for Midnight Circus in the Parks performances all over the city. Remember that ALL SHOWS benefit ALL PARKS involved - so while we know Welles is our "home park," you can enjoy this year's all-new show in any other neighborhood park and still generously… Continue reading 2019 Midnight Circus in the Parks!