City Announces ‘Night Out in the Parks’

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsOn Tuesday, the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), local arts organizations, artists and community members to announce “Night Out in the Parks” at the Garfield Park Conservatory. The new series will present more than 750 citywide activities this summer, making community parks a safe haven and a hub of cultural activity. Many are offered with free admission.

Several new programs are coming to Chicago parks as a result of collaborations between DCASE and local arts presenters. New programs include: the Grant Park Music Festival choral performances in communities; the Juicebox series for children; The Hypocrites’ Romeo Juliet; Eye on India festival; Collaboration’s Crime Scene: Let Hope Rise; Elastic Arts’ Culture Coach; and Chicago Children’s Theatre in association with Redmoon The Elephant and the Whale.

The “Night Out in the Parks” series will feature a major expansion of the popular parks program doubling the number of performances and extending the program to new parks and new audiences, reaching more than 100,000 people in parks this summer. For more information, visit or call 312-742-PLAY.

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