Literacy Tutor Training, Youth Gatherings, Civic Association Top This Week's Neighborhood Events

Published November 5, 2018

Aquinas Literacy Center again presents its English Literacy Tutor Training on Friday evening and Saturday, November 9 and 10. This essential program trains volunteers to become credentialed tutors of English for local adult learners: many times immigrants and those new to the English language. Once trained, tutors work one-on-one with English learners at Aquinas' training center at 35th and Wood streets. To sign up, contact Sabrina Poulin at the center at either sabrina@aqinasliteracycenter.org or (773) 927-0512.

The monthly McKinley Park Civic Association Meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. this Wednesday, November 7, at the McKinley Park public library. Attend the meeting to connect with neighborhood issues through the longest-serving community group in the neighborhood.

A new Tween Zone program begins this Thursday, November 8, at the McKinley Park public library, where young people ages 9 to 12 can get together to socialize, play games and create art. Games Day returns to the library the afternoon of Saturday, November 10, when teens and adults face off over new and classic board games.

The Hoyne Park Advisory Council Meeting brings together neighbors and friends of the popular and charming Hoyne Park on Thursday evening, November, 8, at the Hoyne Park field house. Attend to discover how you can help out at this thriving neighborhood enclave.

Jazz on Marz with the Jazzeros again presents weekly live jazz music in the Marz Community Brewing Company tap room on Wednesday evening, November 7. DJ Lawrence Peters brings his forward-facing country tunes to Marz on Friday, November 9, and the DJ collective Sonorama spins on Saturday evening, November 10. For those who like to sing on their night out, drop into Karaoke Night at One City Tap on Friday, November 9.

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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