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«Saturday April 21, 2018»
Start: 7:00 am
End: 10:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st, 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Visit the cool shops and events that are happening right here in Logan Square and Avondale.

Start early at Record Breakers, 2935 N Milwaukee.They open at 7 AM with a large selection of limited RSD releases and will be raffling off some rare box sets. Live music begins at 12 PM. $20 in RSD purchases will get you a $1 Lagunitas draft at Moe’s Tavern. Next hop over to Bric a Brac, 3156 W. Diversey, opening with free donuts and coffee at 8 AM. There will be bands and Lost Lake will be mixing Bric-a-Braquiris next door. Bucket of Blood, 3182 N Elston, opens at 10 AM with The RSD Prehistoric Time Party, complete with themed drinks. Feel free to wear theme-appropriate costumes. After, head to DMen Tap, with your receipt from Bucket O’Blood for 20% off food. Finally, stop by the Comfort Station, 2579 N Milwaukee, for the 8th Annual RSD Numero Pop Up Store with thousands of new and used LPs, CDs, 45s, dingers, tapes, tees, tests, and other additional weirdness from their warehouse. They’ll have brand new limited edition LPs W2NG and Creation: We Are Paintermen available for purchase and a few records that won't quite be in stores.

If you are taking advantage of those drink specials, Lyft will offer 20% off (up to $5) on rides to select record stores. Promo code: RSD2018

Start: 8:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st various times
Various Locations

You and your neighbors can make an immediate difference in your community by volunteering for Chicago's citywide day of service. Clean and Green is a great opportunity for residents, school groups and community organizations to team up and beautify areas in their neighborhood. The City will provide the brooms, rakes, shovels and bags needed for clean-up projects.

Call 311 to register. Deadline to register is April 16th.

Start: 9:00 am
End: 2:30 pm

Saturday, April 21st 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Meet at 1st Ward Office
2740 W. North Av.
If you are interested in volunteering, contact Orlando Moreno via email, orlando.moreno@cityofchicago.org or by phone 773-278-0101.

This Saturday, let's roll up our sleeves and throw on some gloves as we beautify our neighborhood.

After cleaning, volunteers are invited to join us at Maplewood Park, 1640 N. Maplewood for a little food, refreshments, and fun!

Start: 9:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 9:00 am - 2:00 pm (Registration is between 9am and 10am *Registration is first-come, first-served – there is no guarantee you will be seen if capacity is reached)
Mozart Park
2036 N, Avers Av.
312-666-3430 for more information

To determine if you are eligible for citizenship at no cost, please bring:
Your most recent federal income tax returns, IDHS award letter stating that you are currently receiving benefits (LINK card, Medicaid), SSA award letter indicating you are receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

To apply, please bring the following documents: Your green card, social security card and State ID or Driver’s License, list of places you have traveled outside of the US in the past 5 years, including: month, day, and year of travel, list of where you have lived and worked for the past 5 years with dates, information about your spouse including: name, date of birth, Alien number and/or date of naturalization (if applicable) and marriage date, information about your children including: address, name, date of birth, address, and alien number A# (if applicable), information about previous marriages for both you and your spouse (if applicable), date of prior marriage, date the marriage ended, and reason the marriage ended, if you have had any arrests please bring a court disposition, for men only: Selective Service number and date of registration, call (847) 688-6888 or visit sss.gov to verify

$50.00 application fee for Erie Neighborhood House to process application (money order or cash)
A money order for $725.00 made out to: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Start: 9:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holstein Park
2200 N. Oakley
To register click here

Join us in cleaning up the Park!

Start: 9:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Humboldt Park Boat House
1400 N. Sacramento Av.
To register click here

Join us for "Your Earth, Your Legacy," the 29th Annual Chicago Earth Day community celebration and clean-up in Humboldt Park! We'll be assembling at the boat house for a day of positive action and fun!

9:00 am - 12:00 pm: Join us to clean and green the park at the volunteer
clean up.
11:00 am Tree planting dedication to community members
12:00 - 2:00 pm Celebration and lunch with music and more from Left Setters, Opra-Matic, Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance and more.

This event is co-sponsored by Friends of the Parks

Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am

Saturday, April 21st 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Avondale/Logandale School
3212 W. George St. (Parking Lot)
For more information call 773-278-2020

Document Destruction with Midway Moving will bring a mobile shredding truck to shred any of your unwanted documents. The shredded paper will then be recycled.

Bring any documents that you no longer need or want, but that might contain personal or private information. Please remove all paper clips, plastic binders or anything obstruct the shredder.

Start: 9:30 am
End: 12:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 9:30 am - 12 pm
Concordia Place
3300 N. Whipple St.

Concordia Church, the Avondale Neighborhood Association, and the Avondale Gardening Alliance will host a neighborhood clean-up – the Avondale Spring Clean & Green! Please note that this is a family-friendly event -- kids are welcome to join the fun, too! This will be a great way to meet your neighbors and serve the community.

9:30 am - 10:00 am: Coffee and snacks in Concordia on Whipple Annex (3300 N. Whipple)
10:00 am - 11:30 am: Divide into cleaning teams and clean the neighborhood
11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Celebration, food, and community-building in Concordia on Whipple Annex (3300 N. Whipple)

Start: 10:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kosciuszko Park
2732 N. Avers Av.
To register click here

Pitch in with your neighbors to give our trees some TLC and enjoy family activities.

See you at the park!

Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Meet at Illinois Centennial Monument
Logan & Milwaukee
Free Event
For more information and to register click here

Join LoganSquarist for our annual Logan Square Earth Day Trash Pick-Up! Meet us at the Illinois Centennial Monument where we'll check in, pass out trash bags and sanitary gloves, and enjoy a complimentary hot cup of coffee.

Starting at 10:30 am, we'll disperse to pickup trash throughout the neighborhood, cleaning up our community one piece of trash at a time until 1:00 pm. We'll handout supplies at the meeting location, but feel free to pickup in your neck of the neighborhood.

Afterward, join us for the after-party from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Webster Wine Bar (located at 2601 N. Milwaukee Av.). Complimentary appetizers, salads and pizza will be provided by Reno. Join us for a neighborhood celebratory time!

Start: 10:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McCormick YMCA
1834 N. Lawndale
Event is free and open to the public!

School's out and it's time to relax, decompress and have fun with friends. Summer is the time for kids to get up, get out and grow. But for some kids, exposure to activities that stimulate the body and mind ends with the school year. In fact, research shows that kids are prone to gain more weight and fall behind in studies.

The Y will celebrate Healthy Kids Day, our national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids.

Sports, obstacle courses, games, arts and crafts, prizes, food and more!

Start: 10:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Baird & Warner City North
4037 N. Damen Av.

Spring Cleaning? Celebrating Earth Day? Come by to drop off your electronics or bring boxes of paper to be shredded at our Free E-Recycling and Shredding Event.

OK to Shred: Envelopes, Hanging File Folder, Staples, Paper Clips, Binder Clips.

Unable to Shred: Cardboard Boxes, Plastic Bags, 3-Ring Binders, Metal Objects, Cloth.

Accepted for Recycling: Computers, Fax Machines, Scanners, Laptops, Monitors (flatscreen only), Typewriters, Copiers, Cameras, Cell Phones, Printers, Servers, PDA's, MP3 Players

Start: 10:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Unity Park
2636 N. Kimball Av.
To register click here

Spruce Up Unity Park on Earth Day! Our theme is Plant a Flower, Take a Flower Home!

Volunteers will spread Fibar in the play-lot, and clean - we'll bring the supplies; wear your working clothes! Children will have their own Plant a Flower, Take a Flower Home activity. Plus free bike tune-ups for kids courtesy of Boulevard Bikes!

Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Logan Square Library
3030 W. Fullerton

On Saturday, April 21, 10-am-2pm, the Friends of the Logan Square Library are hosting an Earth Day Clean & Green at the Logan Square Library.

We'll be cleaning up the library grounds, we'll have local Master Gardener and radio host, Mike Nowak on site to answer your gardening FAQs, we'll have resources available to check out at the library, we'll have seeds to take home to start your own garden and we'll have some plants available to swap!

This event is free and for all ages.

Start: 11:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Saturday, April 21st 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Various locations along the trail
Family Friendly
For more information click here

While you are strolling, running or biking along The 606, dozens of scientific spectacles are hiding in plain sight, and on National Citizen Science Day, we will reveal them. Local scientists will guide The 606 community to make discoveries about plants, animals, and the universe! Join us for some hands-on science fun!

Julia de Burgos Park: Learn about astronomy and how to observe the skies over Chicago night or day with Chicago Astronomer Joe.

Along the trail: Our volunteer plant observers will be trail top sharing what they are learning about Chicago’s climate by monitoring the serviceberry shrubs and lilacs along The 606. They’ll show you how to observe our plants!

At Milwaukee/Leavitt: Partners will talk about the science behind the lights on the Milwaukee/Leavitt bridge.

What is Citizen Science? Citizen Science is when community members and scientists work together on amazing projects collecting data and making scientific discoveries.

Event canceled in the event of rain.

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