Welles Park - It's Your Park Day + Pitch In for the Parks 2021

Welles Park - It's Your Park Day + Pitch In for the Parks 2021

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Welles Park

2333 W Sunnyside Ave

Chicago, IL 60625

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Kicking off with It’s Your Park Day on May 22nd, and continuing citywide June through October 2021!

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Chicago Parks Foundation presents

It's Your Park Day + Pitch In for the Parks @ WELLES PARK!

Welles Park Pitch in for the Parks events will take place on the 4th Saturdays, from June to October. Volunteers will help clean up the park and take care of the NaturePlace. Stay until the end to participate in a NaturePlace tour and learn about the space's creation, the important native plants and the nature play elements.

Meeting Location: East entrance to the Nature Play Space. Near the tennis courts.

Event Day Contact: Bethany Simmons (773) 859-2384

Other Questions: Sonia Horvath shorvath@chicagoparksfoundation.org (773) 505-9737

HOW IT WORKS

1. REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER on the dates/times of your choice and complete the volunteer waiver in your registration.

2. SHOW UP SAFELY! Clean-up supplies will be provided onsite, and you can do your part by:

  • wearing a face mask (supplies are limited, please bring your own)
  • sticking to a group of fifty (50) people or less and consciously practicing social distancing
  • wearing protective gloves (provided) and avoiding hazardous materials like glass, needles and germs

If you are feeling unwell or exhibiting any COVID-19 symptoms at the time of your cleanup, please stay home - no need to alert us!

FAQs

  • This event is rain or shine. Please come dressed prepared for the weather (sun, bugs and all!).
  • Registering in advance is the best way to ensure there are enough complimentary supplies on event day.
  • You can also pitch in your support by making a tax-deductible gift to the Chicago Parks Foundation! Learn more about ways to give here.

The Chicago Parks Foundation is the 501c3 Partner of the Chicago Parks. This program is supported in part by Bank of America with in-kind support from Boxed Water.

Additional Questions? Please contact Sonia Horvath for more information shorvath@chicagoparksfoundaiton.org (773) 505-9737

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Welles Park

2333 W Sunnyside Ave

Chicago, IL 60625

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