Hyde Park Record: Hyde Park-Kenwood Chicago Neighborhood and Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference's
neighborhood and background website
Presented by Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference - "since 1949"

Return to hydepark.org homepage. About Us. HPKCC details.

Meetings and Events in the Hyde Park-Kenwood Chicago Neighborhood

Annual meeting for 2019 for 2019 was held Sept. 22. Next in Sept. 2020.
This page is presented as a service by Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference. hpkcc@aol.com
We have a new and reorganized site for HPKCC-visit it by clicking HOME (here and on many internal pages in this site); from the outside type http://www.hydepark.org. Note, it has a calendar of HPKCC or HPKCC-encouraged meetings and events.
See the new hydepark.org first. Return to Record via the Hyde Park Record button.
To continue in Hyde Park Record (this previous Conference site, Hyde Park Record, mostly about our neighborhood and its hot topics from HPKCC perspective plus lots of recommended outside links including Jackson Park), go to Hyde Park Record's homepage at http://www.hydeparkrecord.org (also address the address to type in from the outside). All links from there go to hydepark.org/extension addresses as in the past.)

Mtgs and events- see the run below. Find us on social media platforms or email hpkcc.chi@gmail.com.

To MANY MORE AND FULL CALENDARS- Directory of Calendars and Directories. Specific: (TO BE UPDATED SOON)
(is updated)


The HPKCC Board of Directors meets in Polsky Center, 1462 E. 53rd St. 2nd fl. east (Jackson Park Room). Monthly 1st Thursday, 7 pm. October 3. Election of Officers Questions? president@hydepark.org.

Hyde Park Garden Fair Committee -Look for the main Garden Fair in May 2020, Hyde Park Shopping Center Courtyard, 55th and Lake Park Ave. http://www.hydeparkgardenfair.org.

WE NEED YOUR BOOKS. Hyde Park Used Book Sale. Run by HPKCC since 2007. Booksale Page. Booksale questions and contact- booksale@hydepark.org. Volunteering questions- Jane Comiskey, 773-324-0750.
BOOK COLLECTION 2019 HAS BEGUN and runs through Oct. 6 in Hyde Park Bank entrance lobby left (by the single elevator) -- look for the bins. Books can be left there at any time, and cars can stand briefly in front of the bank building while books are brought in. Please be thoughtful of bank and building customers. We thank Hyde Park Bank, a branch of Beverly Bank, a Wintrust Community Bank for use of the sorting space. We thank Whole Foods for donating storage banana boxes.
THE SALE IS ON OCTOBER 12 and 13 9-6 and on (bag and box day) October 14 9-2 in Hyde Park Shopping Center Courtyard 55th and Lake Park.

HPKCC Schools Committee meets 4th Thursday, 5:30 pm in Kenwood Academy Media Center. Contact schools@hydepark.org. Resumes September 26.


OTHER EVENTS, MEETINGS, SCHEDULES (see calendar run below)

HPKCAC- The Community Action Council for our area's schools meets 4th Wednesdays 6 pm. Usually Dyett School.

CAPS for most of Hyde Park meets 3rd Thursdays at 6:30 in Washington Park Fieldhouse, 5531 S. King Dr.

Next SSA 61 Commissioners meeting- generally 4th Tuesdays. 11 am (some meetings in the evening), Polsky 2nd fl Jackson Park Room, 1452 E. 53rd St. http://downtownhydeparkchicago.com. Next September 24, 11 am.

Chamber Check In meet and greets 1st Thursdays 5-7:30 at varying locations. Visit http://chicagohydeparkchamber.org. October 3 at Pearl Vision, 1200 E. 53rd St.

To calendar run

We support your participation in the many programs of Blackstone Library and FrienLPds of Blackstone Library (and http://www.chipublib.org) and its Friends.
DONATE/JOIN- hydepark.org click into Friends of Blackstone.

PARK PACS schedule- CHANGES: Midway (MPAC) for February- Feb, 20.

Police- NEW CAPS MEETING SCHEDULE- click here. THIS IS OUT OF DATE- BEATS ARE NOW MOVING TO EVERY OTHER MONTH- NEXT SECTOR$FOR HP AT the Wentworth 002 Station- Beats are now or will be at Washington Park feildhouse- 3rd Weds at 6:30?

Special Service District 61 Commission meets 3RD WEDNESDAYS at Polsky, 1452 E. 53rd St. Meetings are open to the public. 2 meetings a quarter are at 11 am and the third at 7 pm.

Ward meetings- moving around. 4th Ward Al dermanic- Generally 3rd (sometimes 4th) Monday, 5-8 pm- places vary- 773 535-8103 .
Constituent night gen. 5-8 PM evening 1st Mondays-
4th Ward-
Alderman On the Block- Encourage calling ward office to schedule a time- 773 536-8301.

City Clerk Office Mobile City Hall- lots of departments provide services directly at these.
Next nearest: 9-26 3-7 at Ellis Park.

5th Ward (usually 4th Tues.), 6 pm- 4th Tuesday. October 22 meeting at Paul Revere School, 1010 E. 72nd St.

5TH WARD CONSTITUENT NIGHT TUESDAYS, 3-7 except 2nd Tuesdays in months with Ward Meetings.

State Rep. Curtis Tarver holds working families office hours (monthly?). The next is July 22?, Monday, until 7:30 pm. District Service Office, 1303 E. 53rd St.

53rd St. Farmers Market and Artisan Goods June 6-end of October, 7 am-1 pm.

Blackstone Library special programs.

White City Tours- Jackson Park Saturdays 11 am (east of Darrow Bridge).

Calendar run (selected- see our topic calendars for full).
Find us on social media platforms or email hpkcc.chi@gmail.com.

2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 10:30-2. The next Hyde Park Village Drop In: example: exercise or games, lunch, 1 pm a topical program. Augustana Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn. Lunch $5 members, $7 nonmembers. Next September 25.


October 2, Wednesday, 6-8 pm. City of Chicago Budget Hearing with Mayor Lightfoot- South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 South Shore Drive.

October 5, Sat. 10 am-1 pm. Fall bulb planting at the 55th St. Fountain. All ages, all needs provided. Rain date Oct. 19.
Sp by NPAC and South East Chicago Commission Neighborhood Enhancement Grant.

October 5, Saturday, 12-4 pm. 4th Ward Annual Senior Ball at Lake Shore Hotel, 4900 S. South Shore Drive.

October 8, Tuesday, 6-8 pm. Meeting on Michael Reese redevelopment. Ald. King. Carothers Center, 700 E. Oakwood.

October 17, Thursday, 6 pm. Information and discussion meeting on Harper Court Phase II. Kenwood Academy, 5015 S. Blacksotne.


Park Councils- Visit the Park Councils meetings calendar- next- see schedule.
Go to Washington Park Page for it's events-council 3rd Wednesdays.
Elm Park- Timika Hoffman-Zoller or Piotr Gornicki. Timika pres.
Jackson. Kenwood. Cornell- 4th Mons Feb. 23. Harold Washington 1st Mons March 2 7 pm at Del Prado 2nd fl.

CAPS. See mtgs. calendar by date or standing. Currently in Washinton Park fieldhouse, 5531 S. King Dr. In spring will have a regular location.

Schools- see in LSC page. Committee meets 4th Tuesdays- Contact hpkcc@aol.com for location.
HPKCAC Community Action Council 4th Wednesdays, usually at Dyett.

Chamber of Commerce: 1st Thursdays 5:30 pm networking events feature a particular business street-

SSA 61 Special Tax District Commissioners meetings- visit www.downtownhydeparkchicago.com.

4th on 53rd July 4, followed by Sunday concert series.

The South East Chicago Commission (SECC) provides annual Neighborhood Enhancement Grants. Watch in late spring 2020.