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    Mrs. McGuire is asking for $381.58:
    My students need a new projector to help them stay engaged in learning. As English learners, my students development can be greatly improved with the addition of visual support.
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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!

Jun 16

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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Jun 11

Man convicted in 2013 Little Village slaying during violent Father's Day weekend

Torres, of the 3000 block of South Kenneth Avenue, faced charges connected to the June 2013 shooting death of Ricardo Herrera, authorities said.

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Authorities linked Torres--who had only a minor criminal record at the time--to the June, 15, 2013 attack in which a gunman came out of a gangway and opened fire on Herrera as he spoke with two other people in the 2500 block of South Ridgeway Avenue.

    Man convicted in 2013 Little Village slaying during violent Father's Day weekend
    A jury on Monday convicted a Little Village man in the 2013 shooting death of a 21-year-old man during a violent Father's Day weekend. Cesar Torres, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and attempted murder in a trial before Associate Judge Alfredo Maldonado at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 11

Man convicted in 2013 Little Village slaying

Torres, of the 3000 block of South Kenneth Avenue, faced charges connected to the June 2013 shooting death of Ricardo Herrera, authorities said.

This article has 1 other Chicago location (Show)

Authorities linked Torres--who had only a minor criminal record at the time--to the June, 15, 2013 attack in which a gunman came out of a gangway and opened fire on Herrera as he spoke with two other people in the 2500 block of South Ridgeway Avenue.

    Man convicted in 2013 Little Village slaying during violent Father's Day weekend
    A jury on Monday convicted a Little Village man in the 2013 shooting death of a 21-year-old man during a violent Father's Day weekend. Cesar Torres, 27, was found guilty of first-degree murder and attempted murder in a trial before Associate Judge Alfredo Maldonado at the Leighton Criminal Court Building, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jun 06

About Discrimination!

We are presenting an exhibit- “About Discrimination".
The Liz Long gallery at Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center, 1957 S. Spaulding Ave. Chicago Illinois 60623 is displaying materials to increase awareness of discrimination and the ism's.
This is an excellent opportunity for a discussion on Discrimination. Any group that schedules an appt. to visit can ask for a facilitated discussion. We will provide this for free.
People can view the display on Saturdays between 1-4p.m. during June or email us to ask for a special showing for themselves and/or their group.
The exhibit is on display through June 30.
ask about free group activities throughout summer including Aug 25 Youth Art Fest in Peace Park 2101 S. Spaulding at 21st.

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