Library Events for Kids, 1st District Town Hall Meeting Stand Out This Week in McKinley Park

Published July 9, 2018

The McKinley Park public library presents some great kids activities and performances this week, including the Improv Playhouse's Ranger Tales: True Stories from America's National Parks at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 9. Mad Science of Chicago presents STEM-focused ecological education with Spaceship Earth, 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, and kids 9 to 11 can solve environmental engineering puzzles at Enviro Mystery with Project Syncere, 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 12. The gamers will again keep the dice rolling at the library during the recurrence of Games Day this Saturday, July 14.

Illinois 1st District State Senator Antonio "Tony" Muñoz hosts a 1st District Town Hall Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, at Blessed Sacrament Parish church. This meeting, the first in a series, will focus on topics like the State of Illinois budget, pending and passed legislation, local crime, and the recently opened MAT Asphalt plant. 

This month's edition of Otro Ritmo: South Side Punk Night looks to blow the doors off One City Tap this Tuesday night, July 10, with performances from Daylight Robbery and Melanin, and special guest DJ Goloso joining stalwart regulars DJ Malice and DJ Orno. Gird your loins and join the other freaks, mutants, punks and goths for one of the top nights out in McKinley Park.

The McKinley Park Farmers Market again offers its selection of fresh produce and goods from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 15, accompanied this week by the Farmers Market Concert: The Fox and the Pheasant from noon to 1:15 p.m. Join the community for another wonderful and relaxing Sunday in the park, sponsored by the McKinley Park Advisory Council.

Regular community and civic meetings on tap for this week include the CAPS Meeting for Beat 912 at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11; the McKinley Park Advisory Council Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 9; and the Hoyne Park Advisory Council Meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 12.

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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