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Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks


Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks

Sunday, July 20, 2014
Hours: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Where: Great Lawn
Cost: Free


Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the Shakespearean classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” under the sun! Brought to you by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater and Rahm Emanuel’s Night Out in the Parks. Click here to get more information from the Chicago Shakespeare Theater website ... MORE INFO



Neighborhood Jazz Festival at
Garfield Park Conservatory

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Hours: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Horticulture Hall and Monet Garden
Cost: Free


Join us as we welcome historic jazz performer, Phil Cohran, for music under the stars. The legendary Phil Cohran is an early member of Sun Ra’s Arkestra, a co-founder of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), inventor of the electric kalimba ... MORE INFO


Najwa Dance Corps


Najwa Dance Corps Presents
“Celebration Dances of West Africa”

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Hours: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: TBD
Cost: Free


Najwa Dance Corps presents a performance of dances, rhythms and songs from Guinea, the Sene-Gambia Region, Mali and Liberia that represent various traditional events such as welcome dances, male and female rites of passage, wedding celebrations ... MORE INFO



Members-Only Movie Night in the Great Lawn: WALL-E

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Hours: Check-in begins at 6:45pm
Where: Bluestone Terrace
Cost: $5 adults, $3 kids
Registration: By email is encouraged


Bring a blanket or your lawn chairs, a picnic, and the whole family to see WALL-E, the movie, in the Great Lawn! Finish out the summer right with this first ever members-only Movie Night at Garfield Park Conservatory ... MORE INFO



Goats at Work

First week of each month, May through September
Hours: All Conservatory Hours
Where: Prairie Hill in City Garden
Cost: Free


The Garfield Goats are back! People and goats have lived side-by-side for over 10,000 years, and today’s city dwellers are starting to realize the benefits. The goats that reside part-time at Garfield Park Conservatory belong to a Westside Chicago resident who is ... MORE INFO



Chicago Farmers Markets
at the Garfield Park Conservatory

Sundays, June 22 – October 26
Hours: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Conservatory Visitor Parking Lot
Cost: Free admission


Buy fresh and local! The Garfield Park Conservatory is proud to be a site of one of Chicago's Farmers Markets. Buy and learn about locally grown produce, baked goods, and natural products in the Conservatory's Visitor Parking Lot on Sundays ... MORE INFO



Inspired by Nature Photo Exhibit    
Hours: 9 am – 5 pm daily
Where: Community Room
Cost: Free! Just drop by!

Formerly at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the photo exhibit accompanying Julia Bachrach and Jo Ann Nathan’s book Inspired by Nature: The Garfield Park Conservatory and Chicago’s West Side is now at the Conservatory! This exhibit includes photographs ... MORE INFO


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