Art in the Park is This Saturday! And More Fun Stuff for All!

Art in the Park's Theme is Sanctuary - This Saturday!

Art in the Park - 2017- theme Sanctuary (July 11, 2017 Chicago, IL) Our annual community art festival is this Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 10 AM to 2 PM! The rain date is the next day, Sunday July 16, 10 AM to 2 PM. Everyone, all ages and skill levels, especially the children, is invited to this free event to create art at one of the many stations.

Local artists including collective AnySquared and Amie Sell will be there, leading projects under this year's theme: "Sanctuary." We will depict what Sanctuary means to us as a collective in a group project. Come and express your thoughts about a safe place for everyone - to live, work, play, and grow to their full potential!

Materials will be provided while supplies last, but event-goers are also welcome to bring some from home.

This year's sponsors include Unity Park Advisory Council, Chicago Park District, AnySquared, Ald. Carlos Ramirez Rosa (35th ward), Liberty Bank, Vicki Logan Design and Rep. Will Guzzardi (IL 39).

Come work with us to put on this event! Email info@UnityParkChicago.org if you can help out!


County and City Honors for Unity and UPAC!

UPAC Congratulated in City Council

Ald. Rosa, Joel  Monarch, Connie Baznik, Deborah McCoy, Robert Castillo in the city council for resolution honoring UPAC
(June 28, 2017   Chicago, IL) Thanks Ald. Rosa for the great words about Unity Park at today's Chicago City Council meeting. Great to have a resolution introduced today honoring Unity Park's 30th Anniversary and also have the work of UPAC acknowledged by our Alderman! 

The Chicago City Council celebrated Unity Park in Logan Square's 30th Anniversary with the passage of a resolution introduced by Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa. Thank you to the Unity Park Advisory Council and park founders for everything they've done and continue to do to bring family friendly programming to Logan Square!





Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo reading resolution honoring UPAC at the 30th Anniversary celebration

County Honors UPAC with Resolution

(June 21, 2017 Chicago, IL) Cook County Commissioner Luis Arroyo Jr presented UPAC with a resolution honoring Unity Park on its 30th Anniversary at the UPAC 30th Anniversary Celebration. UPAC Co-founder Joel Monarch and current UPAC Co-Chairs Bhaskar Manda and Arturo Hernandez Jr were on hand to accept the resolution recently passed by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. Photos courtesy of Vannessa Yanez / Office of Commissioner Luis Arroyo Jr.





Yoga, Pilates, and Play with Rolling Rec!

Tula Yoga Studio to offer free classes 

The Unity Park Advisory Council is proud to offer Yoga in the Park as part of its Summer Fitness in the Park series for 2017. Instructors from Tula Yoga Studio will offer classes as follows.
Tula Yoga logo
Saturdays at 10 AM (weather permitting)
6/24
7/8, 7/22
8/5, 8/26
9/16

Classes will last an hour. Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Note that the bathrooms do not open until 11 AM.

"We are thrilled to once again have our friends at Tula Yoga Studio offering FREE yoga classes at Unity. The classes provide a FREE fitness option for residents to participate in and they take place in a great open air setting. Our hope is to see dozens of people doing yoga every Saturday at the park!" added Robert Castillo, UPAC Director of Development.

Free Pilates classes from Frog Temple Pilates Inc.

UPAC also offers Pilates in the Park this Summer as part of its Summer Fitness series. The series kicked off on 6/17. Instructors from Frog Temple Pilates Inc. as follows.   
Frog Temple Pilates
Saturdays at 10 AM (weather permitting)
7/1, 7/29
8/12, 8/19
9/2
Classes will last an hour. Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Note that the bathrooms do not open until 11 AM.

Play with Rolling Rec!

Rolling Rec logo
Rollin' Rec, the Chicago Park District's mobile recreation vehicle, will be at Unity Park every Tuesday & Thursday afternoons offering a host of activities for all ages. Each visit, Rollin' Rec will have new activities so plan on being there to see what new activities Rollin' Rec has in store for you!
Now through August 10
Tuesdays and Thursdays
2 - 3:30 PM

Our 2017 Calendar!

Printable version of 2017 UPAC Calendar
(Click on the image above to get a printable version.)
2017 SCHEDULE OF UNITY PARK ADVISORY COUNCIL EVENTS

- SPRING FLING MIXER
  SATURDAY, MARCH 25 / 5 - 6:30 PM
  LOCATION: ALOFT, 3324 W WRIGHTWOOD

- EARTH DAY
  SATURDAY, APRIL 22 / 1AM - PM
  LOCATION: UNITY PARK

- UPAC 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & MIXER
  FRIDAY, JUNE 16 / 6-10 PM
  LOCATION: HAIRPIN ARTS CENTER, 
     2810 N MILWAUKEE, 2ND FLOOR

- ART IN THE PARK
  SATURDAY, JULY 15 / 10 AM - 2 PM
  RAIN DATE: SATURDAY, JULY 22
  LOCATION: UNITY PARK

- MOVIE IN THE PARK
  SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 / DUSK ~7:30 PM
  RAIN DATE: SUNDAY, AUGUST 20
  LOCATION: UNITY PARK


WE NEED VOLUNTEERS TO RUN THESE EVENTS!
INTERESTED? CONTACT US: INFO@UNITYPARKCHICAGO.ORG
- LUCHA LIBRE
  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 / 2 - 4 PM
  RAIN DATE: SATURDAY, SEPT 9
  LOCATION: UNITY PARK

- PUMPKINFEST
  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21 / 10 AM - 2 PM
  RAIN OR SHINE!)
  LOCATION: UNITY PARK

- PARTY FOR THE PARK FUNDRAISER 
  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7  / 6 - 10PM
  LOCATION: WEEGEE'S LOUNGE, 3659 W ARMITAGE

- A DAY IN AVONDALE Arts/Cultural Festival
  TBA (LATE SEPT. EARLY OCT.)


We also have monthly meetings 1st Wednesdays at 7 PM. 
In the fall & winter, 
   we meet at LSNA office, 2840 N Milwaukee,
and in the spring & summer, 
   in the N-E corner of the park (weather permitting).
 
UPAC EVENTS ARE FREE (EXCEPT FOR OUR FUNDRAISER),
   AND OPEN TO ALL!



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