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Interested in joining one of the 4th Ward strategic planning focus groups? Call 4th Ward Office, 773 536-8103.
CAPS meetings- main one for Hyde Park-Kenwood beats is at Treasure Island lower level, 3rd Wednesdays, 6:30 pm.
Get involved in the meetings of the HPKCC Schools Committee! Chair Joy Clendenning.
Camille at 773 373-6944.
Special Service District 61 Commission meets 3RD WEDNESDAYS at TBA OR Hyatt Place Chicago, conference room on 5225 S. Harper Ave. Meetings are open to the public. 2 meetings a quarter are at 11 am and the third at 7 pm.
Meetings are in POLSKY, 1452 E. 53RD ST. 3rd Wednesdays 11 am but the evening ones are in Hyatt Place meeting room.
Chicago Park District 2015 Board Meeting Calendar.You may also find Board Meeting dates at https://chicagoparkdistrict.legistar.com/. (Budget special Dec. 3 541 N. Fairbanks 8th Fl.
Note another introduction-listening public meetingson the South Framework Plan, Obama Center and the Golf Course July 13, 6 pm, South Shore Cultural Center.
DOES NOT MEET IN SUMMER. August 16, Wednesday, 8 am. East Hyde Park Committee meets at Montgomery Place, 5550 S. South Shore Drive.
August 17, Thursday, 5:30 pm. Shoesmith LSC, 1330 E. 50th S
August 19, Saturday, 10 am. RainbowPUSH weekly forum, 930 E. 50th St.
August 20, Sunday, 12 pm. N'Cobra reparations meets at Washington Park fieldhouse, 5531 S. King Dr.
August 21, Monday, 8 am. Ariel School LSC meets at 1119 E. 46th St.
??August 21, Monday, 4-7 pm. 4th Ward one-on-one with Ald. King at ?
August 22, Tuesday, 5-7 pm. CDOT discusses concepts for rebuilding the Darrow Bridge in Jackson Park. The public is invited to weigh in. Jackson Park fieldhouse, 6401 S. Stony Island.
August 22, Tuesday, 6 pm. 5th Ward monthly meeting at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.
?? August 22, Tuesday, 6 pm. Elm Park Advisory Council. Nichols fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.
August 23, Wednesday and August 24, Thursday, 4-8 pm.Phase II. Chicago Dept. of Transportation presents and answers questions, takes comments in open house format on its decisions and plans on the roads and circuation/mobiilty in Jackson and South Shore Cultural Center parks and environs. (CPD, Foundation, and Golf Phase II announcements and meetings will be on September 21 and 25.) South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.
August 23, Wednesday, 6 pm. HPK CAC (community action council for schools) meets adt Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell. Election of officers, Jane Averill Reading Day, consideration of draft letter on the Single Application.
August 26, Saturday, 10 am. Rainbow PUSH weekly forum, 930 E. 50th St.
August 26, Saturday, 10 am. 4th Ward Democratic meeting (Preckwinkle) at Monumental Baptist, Oakwood west of Cottage Grove. MAY NOT MEET IN SUMMER.
August 28, Monday, 6:30 pm. Cornell Park PAC- at CTU, 5416 S. Cornell. 29t 30w 31t 1f 2s 3su 4m
September 2, Saturday, 10 am. RainbowPUSH monthly forum. 930 E. 50th St.
September 5, Tuesday, 5:30 pm. Kozminski LSC meets at 936 E. 54th St.
September 5, Tuesday, 6 pm. Carnegie LSC meet 2nd Tuesdays. 1414 E. 61st St.
September 5, Tuesday, 6 pm. Stout Park PAC at Nichols Fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.E
September 5, Tuesday, 6 pm. Kenwood Academy LSC meets at 5015 S. Blackstone- use parking lot doors.
September 5, Tuesday, 6 pm. Reavis LSC meets at 834 E. 50th St.
September 5, Tuesday, 6:30 pm. CAPS for Kenwood (222) meets 2nd Tuesdays at Kennicott Park, 4434 S. Lake Park.
September 6 , Wednesday, 6 pm. Friends of Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park.
September 7, Thursday, 5:30-7:30 pm. Chamber Networking at 5500 S. South Shore Dr. this month (Flamingo)
September 7, Thursday, 6 pm. Hyde Park Career Academy meets at 6220 S. Stony Island.
September 7, Thursday, 7 pm. HPKCC monthly board meeting at Treasure Island lower level, 1526 E. 55th St.
September 9, Saturday, 10 am. RainbowPUSH weekly forum, 930 E. 50th St.
September 9, Saturday, 10 am. South Shore Cultural Center Advisory Council meets in the Oak Room, 7059 South Shore Drive.
September 11, Monday, 7 pm. Jackson Park Advisory Council meets at the fieldhouse, 6401 S. Stony Island.
September 13, Wednesday, 10:30 am-1:30 pm. Chicago Hyde Park Village Drop In. Exercise, lunch $5, 7, program-
September 13, Wednesday, 1-3 pm. Seniors 4th Ward Office Open House. 435 E. 35th St.
OR Sept 19 September 13, Wednesday, 3:30 pm. Chicago Park District Board Meeting, 541 N. Fairbanks Ct.
September 13, Wednesday, 5:30 pm. Bret Harte LSC at 1556 E. 56th St.
September 13, Wednesday, 6 pm. King College Prep LSC meets at 4445 S. Drexel.
September 13, Wednesday, 6 (sometimes 7) pm. Murray Language Academy LSC meets at 5335 S. Kenwood Ave.
September 13 , Wednesday, 6 pm. Jackie Robinson LSC meets at 4225 S. Lake Park.
September 13, Wednesday, 6:30 pm. Midway Park Advisory Council now meets 2nd Wednesdays. Skating
?September 14, Thursday, 4 pm. Harris Park Advisory Council meets at 6200 S. Drexel.
September 14, Thursday, 5:30 pm. Shoesmith LSC, 1330 E. 50th St.
September 14, Thursday, 6 pm. Ray Elementary LSC meets at 5631 S. Kimbark.
September 14, Thursday, 7 pm. Nichols Park Advisory Council meets at the fieldhouse, 1355 E. 53rd St.
September 15, Saturday, 10 am. RainbowPUSH weekly forum, 930 E. 50th St.
September 16, Sunday, 12 pm. N'Cobra reparations meets at Washington Park fieldhouse, 5531 S. King Dr.
September 17, Monday, 8 am. Ariel School LSC meets at 1119 E. 46th St.
September 19, Wednesday, 11 am. SSA61 Tax Commission meets in Polsky, 1452 E. 53rd St. 2nd floor.
September 21, Thursday and September 25, Monday, times tba prob. 4-8 pm. Chicago Park District, Obama Foundation and JP Golf Alliance will present revised plans and take public questions and comments in open format. South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.
September 24, Sunday, 2:30-4 pm. HPKCC Annual Meeting and board election. Hyatt Place Community Room, 5225 S. Harper.
September 25, Monday, 4-7 pm. 4th Ward one-on-one with Ald. King at ?
September 25, Monday, 6:30 pm. Cornell Park PAC meets at CTU, 5416 S. Cornell, room 304 or 504.
September 26, Tuesday, 6 pm. Elm Park Advisory Council at Nichld fieldhoue, 1355 E. 53rd St.
September 26, Tuesday, 6 pm. 5th Ward monthly meeting at
September 27, Wednesday, 6 pm. HPK CAC for schools meets at tba.
September 28, Thursday, 5:30 pm. Possible meeting time of HPKCC Schools Committee at Kenwood Academy media center.
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The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference Board of Directors meets on the first Thursday of the month, 7:00 p.m., at the Treasure Island lower level Island Cellar, 1526 E. 55th St. 7 pm
Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference Schools Committee meets 3rd Thursdays at 5221 S. Blackstone 5:30 pm (but Aug. 2014 the 28th) Nancy Baum.
TIF Advisory Council-53rd St. Tax Increment Financing District. Does not always meet and moves around-- prefers 2nd Monday, 7 pm on odd months.
CAPS (Community Alternative Policing Strategy) meetings.
New boundaries and meeting times for merged District 002. Effective April, 2012
MORE CHANGES ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR EARLY IN 2012 AND DATES AND LOCATIONS HAVE NOT BEEN SET, OR ANNOUNCED.
Beats covering or including Hyde Park and Kenwood proper:
222- 43rd to E. Hyde Park (51st), Ellis to the Lake.
223- 47-51st King to Ellis.
233- 51st-55th King to Woodlawn (55th to 60th- e. boundary is Cottage).
234- E. Hyde Park Blvd. (51st) to 55th , Woodlawn to the Lake.
235- 55th to 61st Cottage to the Lake except Jackson Park (District 3, b. Stony, 56th), Cottage/61st to Dorchester then Midway to Stony.
Meetings covering/including Hyde Park and Kenwood: All start at 6:30 pm.
222- 2nd Tuesday at Kennicott Park fieldhouse, 4434 S. Lake Park.
223- with 221 3rd Tuesday at King Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove.
233, 234, and 235 - 3rd Wednesdays moved for now to Shoreland, 5454 South Shore Drive.
Jackson park and part of Woodlawn (District 003, 7040 S. Cottage Grove)
- Beat 313 and 314 which serves the blocks south of the Midway Stony to King (Ellis dividing) meet 1st Thursdays at 7 pm at Harris Recreational Ctr., 6220 S. Drexel. But note that 60-61st Metra to Drexel are in the 002 District (beat 235).
- Beat 331 Jackson Park meets 3rd Monday 7 pm at South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive. 312 747-7004.
- EXPANDED ANTI VIOLENCE INITIATIVE- 3rd Thursdays at 3rd District Police Hq, 7040 S. Cottage Grove.
Monthly open meeting at Police Headquarters 7:30 pm 3rd Thursdays.
The East Hyde Park Committee normally meets on 3rd Wednesdays, 8:00 A.M., at Montgomery Place, 5550 South Shore Drive. Reports and open discussion with officials, agencies, institutions and stakeholder organizations. No summer, Dec. or Jan. meetings. Various months skipped- check this calendar.
East Hyde Park Action Committee is now meeting 1st Wednesdays, 6:30 pm. Treasure Island lower level meeting room.
Fourth Ward Democratic meeting. 4th Saturdays, 10 am, Monumental Baptist Church, 729 E. Oakwood Blvd. Often has informational speakers esp. from government offices. 773 536-8103.
The Fourth Ward holds free legal assistance, 3 lawyers, during Ward Night, every Thursday except first of the month. 4659 S. Cottage Grove until 8:30 pm.
Fifth Ward Meeting, 4th Tuesday, 6-8 pm. Place moves around and some months are skipped; call 773 324-5555. (October 28, Hyde Park Career Academy, 6220 S. Stony Island; no mtgs. November or December).
In addition, the Alderman holds open hours 2nd Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings and 2nd Saturdays 10-2.
Fourth Ward- open hours 2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursday evenings, ward meetings last Saturdays at 10? or 10:30. Monthly meeting 4th Saturday, 10 am, Monumental Baptist Church on Oakwood.
Twentieth Ward Meeting. 2nd Saturdays 11 am-1 pm. St. Edmund's Rectory (but may move?) 6105 S. Michigan. 773 955-5610.
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7 pm. Campaign to End the Death Penalty at University Church.
Friends of Blackstone Library. Meets 1st Wednesdays 7pm at Blackstone Branch Library, 4904 S. Lake Park. 312 747-0511.
Hearty Healthy Hyde Park meets 3rd Thursdays in the Hyde Park Co-op lower meeting room. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce holds monthly (?) Business To Business meetings, focusing lately on business security--first Wednesday early evenings- watch the regular calendar or call for information. 773 288-0124. Website http://www.hydeparkchamberchicago.org.
Hyde Park Cluster of Interfaith Open Communities meets 2nd Tuesdays at 8 pm at United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St.
Hyde Park Committee Against War and Racism meets Tuesdays at 7, University Church, 5655 S. University, 773 955-7072
The Hyde Park Historical Society Board meets 3rd Tuesday evenings 7:30 at the Society's headquarters. 773 288-1242.
Hyde Park Kiwanis - 1st (sometimes also 3rd( Tuesdays every month, 12 pm, Ramada Inn (usually) 4900 S. Lake Shore Drive. 773 324-8645. Write to 1507 E. 53rd Street, Box #120, Chicago Illinois, 60615 or call Winston Kennedy, or Dick and Rosemary Snow at 773 324-8645.
Hyde Park (Area 5) League of Women Voters meets in Montgomery Place East Room 4th Thursdays at 1:30 pm. Usually a speaker or topic of discussion.
Hyde Parkers for Peace and Justice. 1st Wednesdays. email@example.com.
North Kenwood Oakland Conservation Community Council meets on First Thursdays, 6:30 pm, Kennicott Park Community Center, 4434 S. Lake Park.
Older Women's League- Owl Illinois Hyde Park
Meets in open session Alt. (even) 1st Saturdays 2 pm (social earlier) at First Unitarian Church Chris Moore Parlor, 5650 S. Woodlawn. Board meets first Mondays.
Partnership for Advancement of Refuge Rights has several subcommittees and meets Thursdays, 7 pm at 5710 S. Woodlawn. For more information or questions please contact Aruj at firstname.lastname@example.org OR Tsion at email@example.com.
You may also direct your inquiries to Parr@listhost.uchicago.edu.
Rainbow Push Coalition meets Saturdays at 10 am at 950 E. 50th St.
South Side Parents meets 2nd Tuesdays at 6 pm at Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell.
Southside Solidarity Network meets Mondays at 7, Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis. firstname.lastname@example.org.
South Side Stitch and Bitch klatch for women meets every Thursday at 6:30 pm at Third World Cafe, 53rd and Kimbark. Open. Still meets?
Toastmasters moved to 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 7:30 pm at Cobb Hall, 5811 S. Ellis.773 643-8225. But a group does meet at Blackstone Library- ask there 312 747-0511.
Zonta International Hyde Park Chapter meets 2nd Thursdays ? time at Ramada Inn, 4900 S. Lake Shore Drive.
Park advisory councils meeting schedule is located in the Advisory Council section of Park News web (left bar in that page). Specific and detailed notices are posted in the Park News web page and under individual parks (left bar there). News of Events/programs in the parks is found in Park News or the individual parks. The Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners and committees meet 2nd Wednesdays, board not always at 541 N. Fairbanks.
Local School Councils meetings schedule is located in the Schools-School Councils page.
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