What a terrific summer and fall we just had at Welles Park! Whether you were in the NaturePlace, a baseball game, a summer camp, the Midnight Circus, a summer concert, or the pool, Welles Park was the PLACE TO BE in 2018. How lucky are we to have such an amazing resource in Lincoln Square?… Continue reading Winter at Welles
Welles Park Advisory Council is very excited with the progress of the Nature Place. The fence has been removed from the new Welles Park NaturePlace. The space is still a work in progress with new elements to be added in the coming months. While we complete the space and anxiously await the growth of the… Continue reading NaturePlace is still a work in progress
7/17/17 The Park District has started work on the nature play area for Welles Park. Thank you to everyone that has supported this project! An overview: Primary construction will take place from July 17 through August 17th, 2017. The area will be completely fenced off during this time. In late August, the construction fences will… Continue reading NaturePlace Groundbreaking
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… Continue reading Nature Events Coming Up!
A very generous neighbor has stepped forward with a challenge donation of $3,000. If we can receive $3,000 in donations, she will match those funds with another $3,000 up till June 21st. So far we've raised $1,500 under this challenge but we need another $1,500 to get the full amount. Please take a moment to… Continue reading Help us “Meet our Match”