On June 7th 2020, a demonstration in support of Black Lives Matter, took place at Welles Park and then moved down Lincoln to Wrigley Field. Welles Park Advisory Council supports the park through advocacy, events, and fundraising. As the voice of the users of Welles Park, we think its important to make the park welcoming,… Continue reading WPAC adopts statement on inclusion
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
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