We are so excited to see Midnight Circus back home at Welles Park. Although things will be different due to Covid-19, we are looking forward to a great event. Showtime is Oct. 3 at 11 am, 2 pm and 5 pm 45 minutes of Open Air Circus Fun! FREE, but Preregistered Tickets are Required To… Continue reading Midnight Circus is coming back to Welles!
New signs have been installed to remind us all to keep to the mulch trails and mulch play areas so we may continue to enjoy this wonderful community resource.
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