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Chinatown Library to discuss public art opportunity

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Marathon Volunteers Still Needed in Pilsen, West Loop

NEAR WEST SIDE — Volunteer Chicago Marathon course marshals are still needed in a handful of Near West Side neighborhoods.

Prospective volunteers can still apply to help out during the race Sunday in Pilsen and the West Loop. While course marshal opportunities in most of the city’s 11 neighborhoods are closed, volunteers are also needed in the South Loop and Chinatown, according to the marathon website.

Read More at DNAChicago.com


The 5th Annual Bike the 25th Ward was a great success! Thank you to all of our sponsors and bike enthusiasts!

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Pumpkin Patch Time!

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ATTENTION SENIORS! FREE EVENT AT MILLENNIUM PARK!

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BIKE THE 25TH WARD WITH US!

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PRE-REGISTER HERE!


GO PILSEN! SEPTEMBER EVENTS

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Art in Public Places Wins Best Public Artwork Again!

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Visit the Chicago Children’s Museum this summer!

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Check out new improvements to the Blue Line.

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It’s that time of year again! Fun Fair Time!!!

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GET ALERTS REGARDING 25TH WARD STREET CLEANING AND MORE!

Click this link>>>>>> SIGN UP TO GET ALERTS FOR THE 25TH WARD TKTXT 

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Public Space Installation

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LSC Elections: Submit candidate application now!

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CPS Assembles Latino Advisory Committee to Better Serve Latino Stakeholders

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Read Full Press Release Here

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett announced today the formation of the Latino Advisory Committee (LAC), the District’s first-ever, Latino-focused task force designed to increase engagement with the Latino community and to enhance the educational success of Latino students. The LAC seeks to accomplish its mission by uniting Chicago’s Latino leaders in order to provide support to Latino students, teachers, administrators, and families at CPS.


Dusek’s Board & Beer Launches ‘Cause Beer’ Series

hero-duseks hero-thaliaBeginning February 1st 2014 Dusek’s Board & Beer will Contribute $1 out of every 5rabbit Fabulosa Porter sold to Pilsen’s local arts initiative: Art in Public Places (AiPP).

The AIPP effort is spearheaded by 25th Ward Alderman Solis’ office to transform neglected, inactive spaces or sites plagued with vandalism…and connect artists with creative opportunities throughout the ward.

This will be the first in an ongoing ‘Cause Beer’ series committed to supporting a variety of Pilsen Community endeavors, with a new beneficiary selected each month.

You’ve always dreamed that you could do some good just by bellying up; it’s really happening.

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New Park Renovation Designs for Throop Playground

Please let us know which design YOU like best!  #1, #2 or #3?

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Miller Playground Design Selected!

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Restaurant: Bistro 18

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Bistro 18 Brings Pancakes and Waffles to Pilsen >

Read more here > DNAChicago

Pilsen’s breakfast scene is well known for such dishes as huevos con carne and chilaquiles, but one new restaurant is betting there is room for such American standards as pancakes and homemade turkey sausage. The new eatery Bistro 18, at 1640 W. 18th St., was conceived by chef/owner Rafael Bautista, who saw a lack of American-style breakfast items in the neighborhood.


Open Books Warehouse Open to the Public!

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The Open Books warehouse in Pilsen is the center for all book operations, including processing, pickup coordination, online commerce, and book grants.  The warehouse also includes a store where the public, particularly educators and families, have direct purchasing access to a large stock of assorted specially priced books. Prices start as low as $1 per book; leveled books are available for $3 per book.   As always, all proceeds help support their literacy programs in Chicago.
Location:
905 W. 19th St.
Chicago, IL 60608
Hours of Operation:
Wednesday – Saturday
10am – 4pm

Spring Registration for Little League Baseball!

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