Upcoming Events

North Lawndale's 150th Birthday Social
Location: Skyline Room 3750 West Ogden Ave. 4th Floor
North Lawndale was born by an act of the Illinois State Legislature on February 27, 1869. We turned 150 years old in 2019. On February 27, 2020, we begin our next 150 years. We have spent the last 2 years collecting the individual stories of our residents, both past and present. Come out and join us as we celebrate our past, present, and future at our last celebration of our official year.

We have a lot of work ahead of us in commemorating this community milestone. We have a community gateway to build, and viaducts to paint. Now it’s time to start working toward our future.

Come out and help North Lawndale make a statement of pride; a statement that will last until our 200th birthday in 2069, and beyond.

Community $35
Seniors $20
Corporate $100

National School Choice Week Admission is Free
Location: THe Fire House Community Arts Center 2111 S. Hamlin Chicago,
Join Helen & Joe Acevedo Scholarship Memorial Foundation and School choice leaders for a special celebration of National School Choice Week.
The event Features Guest Speakers, Entertainment, Food and Age appropriate educational activities for Kids!

12th Annual Senior & Veteran Thanksgiving Luncheon
Date:11/23/2019Time:11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Collins High School 1313 S Sacramento Blvd. Chicago
Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer
Alderman Michael Scott & State Rep. Arthur Turner Jr.
In Partnership wit
New Covenant Development Corporation Invites you to the
12th Annual Senior * Veteran
Thanksgiving Luncheon
Health & Resource Fair
RSVP by November 15, 2019
For more info to volunteer or to RSVP
Call: 773-722-0140
Transportation provided for senior sites
with 20 or more RSVP's

Get Your Flu Shot
Date:10/23/2019Time:10 AM -1:00 PM
Location: 1158 S Keeler Ave.
Alderman Michael Scott Jr.
Get Your Flu Shot Today
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
1158 S. Keeler, Ave.
Chicago, IL. 60624
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Lawndale 5K 2019
Location: 3750 W Ogden Ave.
Lawndale Christian Health Center – Ogden Campus
Race starts at 3750 W Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60623.

Kid's Health Fair - Free for all Kids
Date:07/27/2019Time:9 am- 1 pm
Location: The Salvation Army Harbor Light 825 N. Christiana Ave. Chgo
School and Sports Physicals, Immunizations
Dental, Hearing and Vision Screening
Back Pack and School Supplies
BBQ Chicken Luncheon
Carnival Games & Prizes & FUN!
Numerous agencies, samples, information
Sponsored by Rush Hospital and University

Community Shred Day
Date:07/27/2019Time:9:00 AM - Noon
Location: 10th District Police Station 3315 W. Ogden

Expungement Summit & Job Information Seminar
Date:06/01/2019Time:8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Westinghouse College Prep

Listening Tour with Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi
Date:05/23/2019Time:6pm - 7:30 pm
Location: 3605 W Fillmore St. Chicago, Il 60624
Commissioner Dennis Deer and the Cook County Assessor invite you to attend a Listening Tour with Assessor Fritz Kaegi The Assessor will share with you his reform plan and answer your questions.

The Assessor will share with you his reform plan and answer your questions.

Breaking Financial Barriers
Date:04/05/2019Time:11 am- 3 PM
Location: Homan Square Community Center 3517 W Arthington Ave.
Talk with professionals about the following topics
Banking at its best(lease the do's and don'ts of banking)
Securing the bag (Get tips on money management and investing)
Shoot for the score (find out how you can increase your credit score)
Homeownership 101 (learn the basis of homeownership)
Beyond the paycheck (Want to be your own Boss? Let's talk entrepreneurship)
Ready set goals (Plan now, Play later! Reaching your financial goals)
breaking Financial Barriers Schedule

Teen Health Council Presents Treat Yourself Health Services
Date:03/30/2019Time:10 Am - 2PM
Location: Benjamin Franklin Park 4320 W 15th St.
Treat Yourself Health Services Pop Up
At this event teens and their families can receive Free:
Dental Check Up, Info on Local Mental Health Resources,
Info on Free Local Tern Health Clinic Raffles, Exercise Classes, and More!
For More Information Contact: Chelsea@mikvachallenge.org

BYOB, Be Your Own Boss: Lawndale Women's Roundtable on Econo
Date:03/29/2019Time:11:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: New Covenant 3936 West Road, Chicago, IL 60624
Women are starting small businesses at a higher rate than men and earn business revenues above the national average. Join Geri Aglipay, Small Business Majority national Entrepreneurship Manager for a women's round table discussion and presentation on policies that impact the economic security of women small business owners,especially women of color.
The round table is cost, so please register in advance to reserve your spot.

10th District Community Policing Strategic Plan
Date:03/13/2019Time:6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Mt. Sinai Hospital 2730 S. 15th Place
Community Conversation
You are invited to Participate in the creation of the
10th District's Community Policing Strategic Plan

Join the us in making a difference your input and idea are needed!
For more information, please contact the 10th district Community Policing Office at 312/747-7190

Re-Entry Roundtable
Date:01/01/1970Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Lawndale Christian Health Center Skyline Rm. 3750 W. Ogden
Cook Count Board President Toni Preckwinkle * Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer Invite you to A Re-entry Roundtable
For more info or to RSVP Call: 312-603-7119
Floyd Stafford

Gwen Maxwell
Cliff Nellis
Roger Ehmen
Harriett Mimms
Ray Robinson
Patrick Covington

11th Annual Seniors and Veterans Thanksgiving Luncheon
Date:11/17/2018Time:11:30 am- 2:00 PM
Location: Collins High School Gymnasium 1313 S Sacramento Blvd
Cook County Commissioner Dennis Deer, 2nd District
State Representative Arthur Turner, Jr. 9th District
Alderman Michael Scott, Jr. 24th Ward
In collaboration with New Covenant Community Development Corporation
RSVP by November 12, 2018 Admission is Free
Buys service is available for participating groups of 25 or more from Senior Housing Facilities
For More Info. Contact Ms. Rucker (773) 722-0140

Date:11/16/2018Time:2:00 PM-5:30 PM
Location: Homan Square Community Center
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM


City of Chicago Small Business Expo
Date:10/27/2018Time:10am- 2pm
Location: Malcom X College 1900 W Jackson Blvd. Chicago
Saturday, October 27, 2018 10AM - 2PM
Register for the expo at www.chismallbizexpo.com
Keynote speaker Raquel Graham Crayton CEO of ROQ Innovation
40 exhibitors
3 workshops
city license experts
Tax clinic
Sales pitch training
Legal clinic
Financial Advisors
Consumer Corner
Tech Lane

The Base Chicago is opening a Clubhouse & Learning Center
Date:10/12/2018Time:6 to 8pm
Location: 230 N. Kolmar Ave./ Marconi School
The Base Chicago is opening a Cub house & Learning center to provide premier educational and athletic training for youth (ages 8-18) that teaches each participant leadership, self respect and positive community engagement.

Join them to celebrate the side youth and how the base Chicago's staff, partners, donors and funders are investing in their future, Enjoy food, give-aways, activities, music & more!
The event is FREE and open TO ALL!
For more information-please contact:
Paulette Boyd @ pboyd@thebase.org

North Lawndale 5K Run/Walk Family Fun
Date:09/29/2018Time:9am Run Starts
Location: 3750 W Ogden Ave. Chicago
THE ANNUAL LAWNDALE 5K WALK/RUN IN NORTH LAWNDALE, CHICAGO. ... Your packet includes a professionally-designed technical shirt, an official timing chip/race bib, a fandana, and a custom-cut 5K finishers medal. ... Race starts at 3750 W Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60623.
Full Detail:Lawndale5k.org

UIC Open House 2018
Date:09/22/2018Time:8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: University of Illinois at Chicago
On Saturday, September 22nd, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) will host its annual Open House from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM to welcome prospective students, parents, and members of the public to the campus.

Each of UIC’s 15 colleges, including the nation's largest medical school, will participate in the Open House by hosting an informational table at the UIC Forum. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet faculty, staff, and students and talk to them about their UIC experience. In addition, staff members will offer guided tours of the campus and of university housing throughout the day. Informational sessions on topics including admissions and financial aid will be offered in both English and Spanish.

For further information about UIC’s Open House, please visit http://openhouse.uic.edu/. Promotional materials are available at http://openhouse.uic.edu/media-kit.

Evan Turners's Back to School Carnival
Date:09/01/2018Time:10:30 am-3 pm
Location: Intersection of W 19th Street and S Pulaski Rd
Enjoy Special Guest Music Performance, Games, Rides, Inflatables and More!

Community Shred Day
Date:07/21/2018Time:9am - 12p
Location: Chicago Police 10th District Station 3315 Ogden Avenue
This event is FREE and open to the public! Help protect yourself from identity theft! bring documents that contain your personally identifiable information- such as old bank statements, tax returns, bills, receipts, credit card applications and outdated medical records - to be safely shredded.

Chicago Police 10th District, West Parking Lot 3315 Ogden Ave.

4th Annual Juneteenth Celebration
Date:06/16/2018Time:10:00 am
Location: St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church 2901 W. Monroe St.

Chicago – St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church will host its 4th Annual African-American Awareness and Appreciation Parade-A Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 16. This original West Garfield Park Juneteenth Parade will start at 10 a.m. at 2901 W. Monroe St.

The Juneteenth Parade celebrates by honoring African-American ancestry, achievements and struggles with floats and community participants. The parade’s theme is:
Conquering our Past
Commemorating our Present
Committing to our Future

“It has been 150 years since slavery ended and 50 years since the Selma march for voting rights,” said Rev. Donald McFadden, Sr., pastor of St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church, “and we’re still marching.”

“Recently, Chicago has received nationwide attention for the negative events within our communities.” said Adrienne Hawkins-Turner, parade co-organizer. “The purpose of this parade is for us to demonstrate and celebrate the wonderful contributions African-Americans continue to give to our city and the world.”

The parade route begins at 5th Ave and Francisco, travels along W. Madison St. and ends at N. Central Park Ave. and W. Washington Blvd. Line up begins at 9:30 am. For more information, contact Adrienne Turner at 773-722-2002 or atstjosephmbchurch@att.net

***Prior to the Parade***

At 9:00 am there will be the only Illinois National Juneteenth Flag Raising Ceremony. Honoring the 186,000 Colored troops who fought and died for freedom during the Civil War. As well as all Black veterans who have served in the armed forces.

***After the Parade***
There will be a Juneteenth Celebration Program and Picnic in Grove #4 and Garfield Park, where the parade will terminate, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

***After the picnic***
There will be a presentation by Pass the Beauty. This Nashville, TN based organization will hold its 2018 Brave Heart Panel at St Joseph M.B. Church from 3:00-4:00 pm. ‘We engage the community and its leaders to focus on self-worth, self-love, and self-esteem activities that will forever help change the way individuals feel on the inside and out.” All are welcome to attend.

State Representative Arthur Turner's Winter Open House
Date:01/11/2018Time:2:00 -6:00 PM
Location: District Office
State Representative Arthur Turner invites you to a district office Winter Open House.

This Open House provides a Area t Opportunity to meet the district office staff and discuss state and Legislative issues that affect your community.
For More information Phone:773-277-4700 or
Email: Arthurt@Ilga.gov

Date:11/30/2017Time:3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Lawndale Christian Center Skyline Rm. 3750 W Ogden Chicago
Learn the benefits of banking and understand how to manage a bank account. Get tips to enhance and repair your credit, and get access to resources & information from other State of Illinois departments.

Thursday, November 30th 3:00 pm - 6:000 pm
Lawndale Christian Conference Center
Skyline Room
3750 West Ogden Avenue

High School juniors and seniors will receive four hours of community service for attending.

Free Home Repairs for Low-Income Homeowners!
Applications Due November 1st

1.Do you own a home in the 2018 program neighborhood?
2.Are you elderly, disabled, or low-income?
3.Do you need free help with home repairs?

Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago is a volunteer home repair effort that conducts a one-day community work blitz to help repair the homes of low-income homeowners. Now is the time to apply for help if you are interested and qualified!

You can request that an application be mailed to you by contacting (312) 201-1188. Applications are also available at your local senior center & Alderman's office.

Alderman Michael Scott 24th Ward
1158 S.Kedvale
Chicago, Il. 60624

Alderman Jason Ervin -28th Ward
2602 W 16 Street
Chicago, Il. 60608

Casino & Masquerade Ball
Date:10/31/2017Time:11am - 2pm
Location: Cinespace Film Studios
Alderman Michael Scott's
Casino & Masquerade Ball
For the Seniors of the 24th Ward

Open to All Seniors 60 and Up that Reside within the 24th Ward

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
11am to 2pm
Cinespace Film Studios
2nd Floor Ballroom
2602 W 16th Street Chicago, Il. 60608

You Can Own a Home in North Lawndale
Date:04/29/2017Time:10:00am - 2:30pm
Location: UCAN 360 W Fillmore Street
First Time Home Buyers Seminar
Free Free Free
Here directly from current North Lawndale Homeowners, a realtor, an attorney, a mortgage specialist, and a home inspector.

Lunch will be provided
RSVP by April 26th email NLCCCHousing@gmail.com or 773-332-1806
Sponsored by the Housing Subcommittee of the North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council

Property Tax Assessment Apeal Forum
Date:01/17/2017Time:6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Location: Collins Academy High School 1313 S. Sacramento Drive
Commissioner Larry Rogers Jr.

In partnership with
Congressman Danny Davis
State Representative Arthur Turner
Commissioner Robert B. Steele
Alderman Walter Burnett, Jr.
Alderman Michael Scott, Jr.


Collins Academy High School
1313 S. Sacramento Dr.
Chicago, IL.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thanksgiving Luncheon Honoring Our Seniors/Veterans
Date:11/19/2016Time:11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Collins Academy High School Gymnasium 1313 S Sacramento
2nd District Cook County Commissioner
Robert B. Steele
In collaboration with
Greater Westside Community Coalition
Admission is FREE and Bus services are available for
Participating groups of 15 or more from Senior Housing Facilities
Please RSVP with Kim Weisinger at (773) 722-0140 or fax to (773) 722-0145
RSVP must be received by Thursday, November 10, 2016

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