Caroling at the Rink, Community Events Return This Week in McKinley Park

Published November 26, 2018

Festive holiday music will fill McKinley Park on Saturday, December 1, at Caroling at the Rink, an event from the McKinley Park Advisory CouncilSt. Barbara Holy Name Men's Choir begins the noon performance, followed by The Pippins at 1 p.m. Attendees can sing along and enjoy pastries and hot chocolate, available for a suggested donation to support the park. Bring along canned goods to donate to the Casa Catalina Food Pantry.

The November McKinley Park Development Council Meeting takes place on Wednesday evening, November 28, at Horizon Science Academy. Attend to hear a presentation from the Citizens' Climate Lobby, connect with the community on local development issues and hear the latest on programs and updates from the McKinley Park Development Council.

Marz Community Brewing Company again leads the way on the week's neighborhood nightlife, including the standing Wednesday night Jazz on Marz with the Jazzeros, slated to start at 8 p.m. on November 28. DJ Maria TZ spins on Friday, November 30, and fans of Dungeons and Dragons will find no better local adventure than the Level Eater Nine - Prologue Adventure slated for Tuesday night, November 27, in the tap room.

The top-tier Nathanael Greene Elementary School hosts its Greene Local School Council Meeting on Tuesday morning, November 27. Attend the meeting to connect with the school community and get involved with oversight and funding for this dynamic neighborhood school that recently received the top ranking from CPS.

Kids and teens can again look to the McKinley Park public library for fun throughout the week, including LEGO at the Library on Tuesday, November 27, and the recurring Games Day, slated for the afternoon of Saturday, December 1. Exploratorium offers STEAM fun on Wednesday, November 28, when kids engage in experiments and face different science and engineering challenges.

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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