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45th Ward Update – June 17

Mon., June 20, 6 pm, Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln.CPS is hosting a community meeting with representatives from the Chicago Department of Health and the Chicago Department of Water Management to discuss the ongoing lead testing program at CPS schools. Free.

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...year in the 45th Ward. This year, the event will take place at Wilson Park, 4630 N. Milwaukee, the weekend of July 16-17...

Now through August 14, The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee, will feature John Steinbeck’s classic The Grapes of Wrath.

...Independence branch will host eight library programs at the Independence Park Field House, located at 3945 N. Springfield. The final program will be on Monday, August 22...

Starting on Monday, June 27 thru Friday, September 2, The Lunch Bus will stop at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 4939 W. Montrose Ave., between 10:50 and 11:10 am to deliver meals. This program will run during the weekdays, and all meals must be eaten on-site.

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Fri., June 17, 8:30 pm, Gladstone Park, 5421 N. Menard. Join neighbors as Gladstone Park presents Avengers: Age of Ultron for the Movies in the Park series. Movie starts at dusk. Free.

Sat., June 18, 12-2:30 pm, CACC’s New Dog Adoption Pavilion, 2741 S. Western. Learn about Chicago Animal Care & Control’s innovative programs and adopt a wonderful dog or cat during their Open House. Free.

Mon., June 20, 6 pm,McDonald’s, 3615 W. Irving Park.The 17th District CAPS is holding an Outdoor Roll Call. Free.

Tue., June 21, 9:30 am-6:30 pm,Essence MedSpa & Wellness Center, 6413 N. Kinzua.Celebrate International Yoga Day by attending a Free Community Class. Learn about the many benefits...

Tue., June 21, 5:30-8 pm, Roberts Square Park, 5200 W. Argyle.Rush Hour Concerts proudly presents the 6th annual Make Music Chicago. This is a DIY...

Wed., June 22, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1624 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: (312) 742-4521.Free.

Thur., June 23, 7 pm, St. Barholomew Church, Krueger Hall, 4910 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the16th district beat map. More info: (312) 742-4521.

Thur., June 23, dusk, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale. Relive the rise in women’s baseball through the fictionalized account of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League during A League of Their Own. This will be presented as a part of the Movies in the Park series.Free. 

Sat., June 25, 9 am-2 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. Discover great used items during the Church Yard Sale. Rain location: Parish Hall. Donations accepted by June 19.Free. 

Sat., June 25, 11:30 am-1 pm,Bosen Chicago Martial Arts & Fitness, 4224 W. Belmont. Join the 17th District for a Women’s Self Defense Workshop. Email organizers to RSVP or call 312-742-4588.

Sat., June 25, noon-10 pm, 3800 N. Elston. Attend the Elston Avenue Sausage Fest and help raise money for Murphy School’s Washington D.C. trip. They’re still looking for volunteers. Sign uponline. $5 suggested donation.

Sat., June 25, 3 pm, Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee. It’s summer and time for Vaudeville at Six Corners. Join neighbors for family friendly variety of music, mask work, magic, juggling, clowning, and puppetry.$10/adults, $5/children & seniors. 

Sun., June 26, 9:30 am-1:30 pm, Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long. Support locally grown food and other vendors during the Jefferson Park Sunday Market. Free.

Wed., June 29, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Join neighbors for the monthlyJefferson Park Neighborhood Association meeting. John Kane from FAIR will be attending to discuss airplane noise. Free.

Fri., July 8, 6 pm-1 am, Irish Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox.Rain or shine, join your neighbors for a good time during the 31st annual Irish American Heritage Festival.Music, dance, and family activities both indoors and outdoors. $8/ adults, $5/children aged 4-12, free/4 and under.

Sat., July 9, 10 am-2 pm, La Villa Restaurant, 3638 N. Pulaski.There is something for everyone during this Unity in the Community Summer Party. Renew your...

    45th Ward Update - June 17 | Alderman John Arena - Chicago's 45th Ward
    Dear Neighbor, Join neighbors for great eats and entertainment during the Six Corners Association's sixth annual BBQ Fest this weekend. On Saturday, June 18, gates open at 11 am and close at 11 pm. On Sunday, June 19, gates open at 11 am and close at 8 pm.
    http://ward45.org

  • Zarah F want to hear other peoples opinions.

    Bob, instead of complaining someone else isn't promoting, why doesn't the JPNA simply promote.

  • Zarah F want to hear other peoples opinions.

    Bob, not sure what you are ranting about, guess I'm not in the know like you. However, I find it strange that on one hand you are complaining he is not helping promote and on the other you're asking him to leave them alone.

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Weekly Update from Your Alderman – June 17, 2016

6 pm Monday June 20 at Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave.

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6 pm Tuesday June 21 at Payton High School, 1034 N. Wells St.

All are welcome to come out and support the annual Friends of Senn fundraiser, Brews for Bulldogs, from 6-9 pm Saturday June 18 at the Ravenswood Event Center, 4011 N. Ravenswood Ave.

The Senn Arts student-driven theater company The Yard has been selected to be part of the 2016 schedule at Theatre on the Lake, back at the Berger Park Cultural Center, 6205 N. Sheridan Rd., this month.

From noon-1:30 pm on Thursday June 23, the Cook County Elder Justice Center will present a free Senior Enrichment Seminar, Debt Collection: Protection and Rights, at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St., Courtroom 2005.

Weiss Memorial Hospital, 4646 N. Marine Dr., offers numerous health-related events each month, many focused on seniors.

Chicagoland Methodist Senior Services is offering a class, Mindful Movement: An Exploration of Dance/Movement Therapy, on Tuesday June 28. Registration and refreshments start at 5:30 pm, and the presentation will run from 6-7:30 pm at the Covenant Home of Chicago, 2720 W. Foster Ave.

Check out the new public art at 5026 N. Sheridan Rd.: Red Line to Aragon #2 by Uptown artist Jeffrey Littleton.

...today. No-parking signs will be posted with a start date of June 22 on Wayne and Hollywood to allow for the milling and prep work needed for the project. Once the prep...

...they move into permanent homes. The items will be accepted at the 48th Ward Office, 5533 N. Broadway,  throughout the month of June. Hours are 9 am-5 pm Monday-Friday...

The Edgewater Public Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and the Bezazian Public Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St., offer a wide variety of programs and events each month. Find everything from resume-writing workshops to Zumba classes.

The Edgewater Public Library, 6000 N. Broadway, and the Bezazian Public Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St., offer a wide variety of programs and events each month. Find everything from resume-writing workshops to Zumba classes.

...Ashley Morgan for a night of entertainment on Saturday June 18 at The Call Bar, 1547 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. The cast will be performing numbers suggested by their fellow cast members (will be great...

Please join Care for Real at the 31st Annual Hunger Walk on June 25 at Jackson Park, 6401 S. Stony Island Ave. In order to support Care for Real:

Sheridan Road & Bryn Mawr

1401 W. Granville Ave.

4901 N. Sheridan Rd.

1511 W. Balmoral Ave.

Broadway and Thorndale

941 W. Lawrence Ave.

4921 N. Sheridan Rd.

1212 W. Balmoral Ave.

1650 W. Foster Ave.

5153 N. Ashland Ave.

5917 N. Broadway

6157 N. Clark St.

    Weekly Update from Your Alderman - June 17, 2016 | 48th Ward Service Website
    Weekly Update from Your Alderman: Schools update, CPS funding summit, Arts in Education meeting, Ridge and Argyle construction projects and more
    http://48thward.org

  • I'm hoping for constructive Uptown art, sans the smarmy (look it up) self promotional angle. 😃

  • Uptown Arts Council Director UAC/SPNA Arts Co-Chair: Jeffrey Littleton

    I'm hoping you find whatever it is you are looking for in regards to art. Not looking up stuff, no reason, but to say...keep looking up. ☝

    As far as self-promotion this is the Alderman's newsltter...I was just mentioned because of the art on Sheridan next to Big Chicks. 🐔

    Its really not a thing to twist about.

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26 CPS Schools Have Lead In Their Water: What Does This Mean For Kids?

• 6 p.m. Monday at Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave.

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• 4 p.m. Tuesday at Michelle Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St.

• 6 p.m. Tuesday at Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St.

• 6 p.m. Wednesday at Back of the Yards College Prep, 2111 W. 47th St.

•4 p.m. Thursday at Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave.

• 6 p.m. Thursday at Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St.

• 4 p.m. Friday at Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave.

    26 CPS Schools Have Lead In Their Water: What Does This Mean For Kids?
    CHICAGO - As of Sunday, faucets at 26 Chicago Public Schools were found to have "dangerous" levels of lead in them, according to CPS officials. With more testing on its way, the city is scrambling to come to terms with a public health issue born seemingly out of nowhere.
    http://www.dnainfo.com

Jun 20

Do Chicago Schools Have A Lead Problem? Here's What You Need To Know

• 6 p.m. Monday at Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave.

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• 4 p.m. Tuesday at Michelle Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St.

• 6 p.m. Tuesday at Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St.

• 6 p.m. Wednesday at Back of the Yards College Prep, 2111 W. 47th St.

•4 p.m. Thursday at Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave.

• 6 p.m. Thursday at Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St.

• 4 p.m. Friday at Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave.

    Do Chicago Schools Have A Lead Problem? Here's What You Need To Know
    CHICAGO - As of Sunday, faucets at 23 Chicago Public Schools were found to have "dangerous" levels of lead in them, according to CPS officials. With more testing on its way, the city is scrambling to come to terms with a public health issue born seemingly out of nowhere.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Jun 17

CPS schools with lead problems now total 26; meetings next week

June 20: Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave at 6 p.m.

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Hibbard Elementary School, 3244 W. Ainslie, and Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy, 4520 S. Kedzie, had to shut off fixtures after testing revealed levels of lead higher than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s action level of 15 parts per billion.

Hibbard Elementary School, 3244 W. Ainslie, and Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy, 4520 S. Kedzie, had to shut off fixtures after testing revealed levels of lead higher than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s action level of 15 parts per billion.

June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. at 4 p.m.

June 21: Walter Payton College Preparatory High School, 1034 N. Wells St. at 6 p.m.

June 22: Back of the Yards, 2111 W. 47th St at 6 p.m.

June 23: Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave at 4 p.m.

June 23: Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St at 6 p.m.

June 24: Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave at 4 p.m.

    CPS schools with lead problems now total 26; meetings next week
    Chicago Public Schools knows of 26 elementary school with elevated amounts of lead in their water, the district announced Friday, naming two more schools in Ravenswood and Brighton Park. Hibbard Elementary School, 3244 W. Ainslie, and Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy, 4520 S. Kedzie, had to shut off fixtures after testing revealed levels of lead higher than the U.S.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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CPS to Hold Meetings on Lead Levels in Water

June 20: Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave. at 6 p.m. 

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June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. at 4 p.m. 

June 21: Walter Payton College Preparatory High School, 1034 N. Wells St. at 6 p.m. 

June 22: Back of the Yards, 2111 W. 47th St at 6 p.m. 

June 23: Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave at 4 p.m. 

June 23: Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St at 6 p.m. 

June 24: Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave at 4 p.m. 

    CPS to Hold Meetings on Lead Levels in Water
    With more and more Chicago schools being found to have elevated levels of lead in their water, some Chicago aldermen are now calling for public hearings on the issue.
    http://chicagotonight.wttw.com

Jun 16

24 CPS schools test positive for lead; meetings to be held next week

• June 20 at Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave. at 6 p.m.

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• June 21 at Michelle Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. at 4 p.m.

• June 21 at Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St. at 6 p.m.

• June 22 at Back of the Yards College Prep, 2111 W. 47th St., at 6 p.m.

• June 23 at Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave. at 4 p.m.

• June 23 at Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St at 6 p.m.

• June 24 at Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave. at 4 p.m.

    24 CPS schools test positive for lead; meetings to be held next week
    CHICAGO -- A high level of lead has been found in the drinking water at another CPS school, bringing the total to 24 schools. Tonti Elementary School on the city's Southwest Side has a drinking fountain with lead levels several times higher than what the EPA considers safe.
    http://cltv.com

Jun 16

Lead testing continues on CPS water

June 20: Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave from 6 - 8 p.m.

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June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. from 4 - 6 p.m.

June 21: Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St from 6 - 8 p.m.

June 22: Back of the Yards, 2111 W. 47th St from 6 - 8 p.m.

June 23: Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave from 4 - 6 p.m.

June 23: Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St from 6 - 8 p.m.

June 24: Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave from 4 - 6 p.m.

    Lead testing continues on CPS water
    More lead testing continued Thursday at Chicago Public Schools after more water testing positive for lead. Elevated lead levels have been detected in nearly two dozen Chicago Public Schools, and parents are not happy. CPS will hold one-hour community meetings to discuss the issue this month.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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CPS to hold community meetings on lead in water at schools

...Upcoming Community Meetings on Water Tests for Lead Testing in SchoolsJune 20: Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave from 6 - 8 p.m.June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St...

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...5835 N. Lincoln Ave from 6 - 8 p.m.June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. from 4 - 6 p.m.June 21: Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St...

...5101 W. Harrison St. from 4 - 6 p.m.June 21: Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St from 6 - 8 p.m...

June 22: Back of the Yards, 2111 W. 47th St from 6 - 8 p.m.

June 23: Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave from 4 - 6 p.m.

June 23: Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St from 6 - 8 p.m.

June 24: Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave from 4 - 6 p.m.

    CPS to hold community meetings on lead in water at schools
    Elevated lead levels have been detected in a dozen Chicago Public Schools and parents are not happy. CPS will hold one-hour community meetings to discuss the issue this month. Upcoming Community Meetings on Water Tests for Lead Testing in Schools June 20: Mather High School, 5835 N.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Jun 15

Chicago Public Schools' Public Meetings on Lead Testing Programs

June 20: Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave., 6-8 p.m.

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June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St., 4-6 p.m.

June 21: Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St., 6-8 p.m. 

June 22: Back of the Yards, 2111 W. 47th St., 6-8 p.m.

June 23: Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave., 4-6 p.m.

June 23: Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St., 6-8 p.m. 

June 24: Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave., 4-6 p.m.

    Chicago Public Schools' Public Meetings on Lead Testing Programs
    Chicago Public Schools has scheduled a series of public meetings on lead testing programs. The meetings for parents and community members are set for as follows, according to the Chicago Tribune: June 20: Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave., 6-8 p.m. June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W.
    http://www.nbcchicago.com

Jun 15

Community Meetings On CPS Lead Testing

June 20: Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave from 6 – 8 p.m.

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June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. from 4 – 6 p.m.

June 21: Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St from 6 – 8 p.m.

June 22: Back of the Yards, 2111 W. 47th St from 6 – 8 p.m.

June 23: Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave from 4 – 6 p.m.

June 23: Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St from 6 – 8 p.m.

June 24: Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave from 4 – 6 p.m.

    Community Meetings On CPS Lead Testing
    CHICAGO (CBS) - City officials will be holding a series of community meetings to update residents on the status of ongoing lead testing in schools. So far, just more than a dozen schools have been found to have "actionable" levels of lead, generally isolated to a single sink or fountain.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jun 14

Lead Found In 4 More Schools Prompts CPS To Call Citywide Public Meetings

• June 20 at Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave. at 6 p.m.

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• Carver Primary School, 901 E. 133rd St. (three drinking fountains)

• Chase, 2021 N. Point St. (two sinks)

• Walt Disney Magnet School, 4140 N. Marine Dr. (one sink)

• Nightingale Elementary, 5250 S. Rockwell St. (one drinking fountain)

• June 21 at Michelle Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. at 4 p.m.

• June 21 at Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St. at 6 p.m.

• June 22 at Back of the Yards College Prep, 2111 W. 47th St., at 6 p.m.

• June 23 at Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave. at 4 p.m.

• June 23 at Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St at 6 p.m.

• June 24 at Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave. at 4 p.m.

    Lead Now Found In Water At 23 Chicago Public Schools
    CHICAGO - Four new schools have been found to have dangerous levels of lead in their water, bringing the total number of CPS schools with lead problems to 23, the school district said Tuesday. A day after announcing that as many as 19 schools were found to have dangerous levels of lead, the district on Tuesday added four more schools to the list.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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CPS to hold community meetings about lead in schools’ water

June 20: Mather High School, 5835 N. Lincoln Ave from 6 – 7 p.m.

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George Carver, 901 E. 133rd Pl, had three drinking fountains with levels of lead that exceeded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

...that exceeded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency action levels of 15 parts per billion. Chase, 2021 N. Point St, had two sinks, Disney, 4140 N. Marine Dr., has one sink and Nightingale, 5250 S...

...levels of 15 parts per billion. Chase, 2021 N. Point St, had two sinks, Disney, 4140 N. Marine Dr., has one sink and Nightingale, 5250 S. Rockwell St, has one drinking fountain...

...Point St, had two sinks, Disney, 4140 N. Marine Dr., has one sink and Nightingale, 5250 S. Rockwell St, has one drinking fountain...

June 21: Michele Clark High School, 5101 W. Harrison St. from 4 – 5 p.m.

June 21: Whitney Young High School, 211 S. Laflin St from 6 – 7 p.m.

June 22: Back of the Yards, 2111 W. 47th St from 6 – 7 p.m.

June 23: Hyde Park Academy High School, 6220 Stony Island Ave from 4 – 7 p.m.

June 23: Corliss High School, 821 E. 103rd St from 6 – 7 p.m.

June 24: Simeon High School, 8147 S. Vincennes Ave from 4 – 5 p.m.

    CPS to hold community meetings about lead in schools' water
    As Chicago Public Schools added four more elementary schools to its list of those with elevated lead levels Tuesday, the district also announced a series of community meetings about lead problems. All four schools whose results became available failed tests for safe amounts of lead in their drinking water, bringing the district's total up to 23 schools who've shut off drinking fountains or sinks or both.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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  • Jamieson Elementary School reviewed

    I went to see the school and Principal gave me a tour him self! School is old but they do have new Anex coming in sept. My kid were excited after tour and now we are looking forward to start a kindergarten! I thing that this rating 6 is not good! This school had to have at list 8 on the greatschool rating!

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