Get Ready for Punk Rock, Photography and Art This Week in McKinley Park

Published April 9, 2018

Neighborhood social butterflies will have a full schedule this week, starting with Otro Ritmo: South Side Punk Night on Tuesday at One City Tap, 3115 S. Archer Ave. This Friday, April 13, will not be unlucky at the Intersection Photo Exhibition Opening, starting at 7 p.m. at 3500 S. Archer Ave. On Saturday, check out the new Adler & Floyd Gallery at 3537 S. Western Boulevard and their I'll Take 12 Art Opening, which begins at 7 p.m.

Job seekers should look to the 2018 NLEI Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, at the National Latino Education Institute. Bring copies of your resume and dress to impress at this opportunity to search for a job, meet with employers and network.

The McKinley Park Play Garden is an amazing developing space at 3518-28 S. Wolcott Ave., and all hands are needed for a Play Garden Planting Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 15. Volunteers can bring their own gloves and shovels, or use those provided. Lunch will be served, and details revealed about the play garden's summer 2018 opening schedule.

Community group meetings this week include the McKinley Park Advisory Council Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday at the McKinley Park field house, the CAPS Meeting for Beat 912 on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at St. Maurice Church Hall, 3625 S. Hoyne Ave., and the Hoyne Park Advisory Council Meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, at the Hoyne Park field house.

Of course the McKinley Park branch of the Chicago Public Library is again hosting excellent events all week. Highlights include the Family Engineering Challenge at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, adult gaming at Fun & Games at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, and Games Day from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.

These are just some of the great neighborhood events happening in McKinley Park this week. Check the full calendar, featured events, showcase events and events dashboard for more.

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