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Workshop: Playing with Rescued Dogs

This summer, help children learn to enjoy dogs, treat animals kind, and approach dogs safely! Attend a small one on one workshop for children and adults to understand dogs better at Urban Art Retreat garden. Meet our friendly rescued dogs and have fun! Play in the garden, teach the dogs commands, feed them doggie biscuits, and wade in the pool! contact@urbanartretreat.com Register for a day that you can make it to a free workshop!

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Safe Space Field Trip to Urban Art Retreat

Summer Days in the garden and the art studio at Urban Art Retreat & the Peace Park are FREE opportunities for safe & facilitated afternoons in North Lawndale for youth & adults. Our organization provides guided afternoons between 1-4p.m. Activities take place at 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. and at 2101 S. Spaulding Ave. across the street.

Mostly Saturday/Monday/Wednesday afternoons we will include picking up litter in the area followed by a snack, then a hands-on project (carpentry or cement or...

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Summer Days in the garden and the art studio at Urban Art Retreat & the Peace Park are FREE opportunities for safe & facilitated afternoons in North Lawndale for youth & adults. Our organization provides guided afternoons between 1-4p.m. Activities take place at 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. and at 2101 S. Spaulding Ave. across the street.

Mostly Saturday/Monday/Wednesday afternoons we will include picking up litter in the area followed by a snack, then a hands-on project (carpentry or cement or mural art). Also, some gardening & an art project. We will water plants & paint!
Let us know when you would like to visit.

Your group can make an appointment for a Field Trip to visit our site for a Summer Day at Urban Art Retreat. Send us an email at contact@urbanartretreat.com

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Farm on Ogden aims to bring fresh produce and jobs to troubled North Lawndale

The degree to which the Farm on Ogden can engage the entire community will determine its success, said Lt. Ted Kramer of the Chicago Fire Department. Kramer and some of his fellow firefighters stationed at the corner of 27th and Kedzie have stopped by the farm to help out on occasion.

    Farm on Ogden aims to bring fresh produce and jobs to troubled North Lawndale
    A new urban farm is poised to open in the heart of North Lawndale, one of Chicago's most violent and impoverished West Side communities. The Farm on Ogden - a unique partnership between the Lawndale Christian Health Center and Chicago Botanic Garden - aims to improve community health in North Lawndale by providing access to healthy food.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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