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Area parks to host holiday events

Also, the ice rink is now open on the Midway, 1130 Midway Plaisance. It officially opened for the season on Friday, Dec. 1, and will be open through March.

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Ellis Park, 3520 S. Cottage Grove Ave., will be hosting its second annual toy drive for children in need this holiday season from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 15. New or gently used toys can be dropped off on Friday.

    Area parks to host holiday events - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer Select Chicago Parks will host events to usher in the holiday season, according to an announcement made by the Chicago Park District. Ellis Park, Burnham Park, and the South Shore Cultural Center are three local venues that will offer holiday programming. Ellis Park, 3520 S.
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Hanukkah ceremony at Kimbark Plaza

For the second year in a row, a Hanukkah ceremony will be hosted at Kimbark Plaza, on 53rd Street and Woodlawn Avenue.

The Rohr Chabad Jewish Center, 5700 S. Woodlawn Ave., will erect a 9-foot tall Menorah on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 5:30 p.m. The center hosted its first official ceremony last year.

Those that join the ceremony will be treated to traditional jelly donuts, potato latkes and a fire show by Le Vorris and Vox, the University of Chicago’s circus troop. Following the show, Hyde Park Produce, 1226 E. 53rd St., will host an olive oil press workshop.

    Hanukkah ceremony at Kimbark Plaza - hpherald.com
    By TONIA HILL Staff Writer For the second year in a row, a Hanukkah ceremony will be hosted at Kimbark Plaza, on 53rd Street and Woodlawn Avenue. The Rohr Chabad Jewish Center, 5700 S. Woodlawn Ave., will erect a 9-foot tall Menorah on Wednesday, Dec. 13, at 5:30 p.m.
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2018 Free Days at Museum of Science & Industry

The Museum of Science & Industry is located at 5700 S Lake Shore Dr.

    2018 Free Days at Museum of Science & Industry
    Mark your calendars! The Museum of Science & Industry is offering free admission to Illinois residents on several dates in 2018. January, February, and September are the months with the most free admission days. Admission includes their classic exhibits, from the Great Train Story to the Baby Chick Hatchery.
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Hyde Park Art Center’s “Bridge Program” to host art event for the community

The Hyde Park Art Center will host an artist talk reception entitled “Continuous Span,” featuring new work by the art center’s Bridge Program on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at the center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    Hyde Park Art Center's "Bridge Program" to host art event for the community - hpherald.com
    By JOSEPH PHILLIPS Staff Writer The Hyde Park Art Center will host an artist talk reception entitled "Continuous Span," featuring new work by the art center's Bridge Program on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at the center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is curated by Rhonda Wheatley and ...
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