Park Advisory Councils, Community Policing Connect Community This Week in McKinley Park

Published March 11, 2019

Take a leading role in our neighborhood's delightful parks this week through the advisory councils that help shepherd their programs and development. On Monday night, March 11, attend the McKinley Park Advisory Council Meeting to take part in important council elections: The offices of president, vice president, secretary and treasurer are up for grabs, with community and council members encouraged to attend and vote. On Thursday, March 14, the Hoyne Park Advisory Council Meeting connects citizens with plans and activities at Hoyne Park, tucked next to the El tracks at South Hoyne Avenue and West 34th Street.

Community policing takes center stage on Wednesday night, March 13, at the CAPS Meeting for Beat 912, one of the most well-attended beat meetings in Chicago. This precedes the district-wide meeting to kick off the new strategic plan for community policing, slated for Thursday, March 14, as previously reported here in the McKinley Park News.

Neighborhood nightlife gets a kick at Latin Nights with Sandra Magaña on Thursday, March 14, at One City Tap. This week Magaña's teaching the merengue style of dance, followed by an open dance floor and the Tap's libations.

Catch the groovy sounds of Jazz on Marz with the Jazzeros on Wednesday night, March 13, part of the ongoing residency of three local experimental musicians at Marz Community Brewing Company. If you feel like taking a turn at the microphone, visit One City Tap on Friday, March 15, for their weekly Karaoke Night.

Kids and their caregivers will enjoy Family Night on Wednesday, March 13, at the McKinley Park public library. More youth events this week include the Kid Inventors series on Thursday, March 14, at the library and the FIRST LEGO  League Jr. Expo at the Horizon Science Academy on Saturday, March 16.

Marz Brewing continues its multi-sensory March brunch series with Microdose Sunday: Karissa Talanian on Sunday, March 17, in the tap room. At the brunch, Talanian's soundscapes pair with food and a special CBD-infused elixir.

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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