Calendar of Events

December 2014

Dec 21

Friends of Portage Park Winter Market

Sunday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
This indoor Farmer's Market will be held on the Sunday before Christmas, and then on the first and third Sundays in 2015. Future markets dates are 1/4/15, 1/18/15, 2/1/15, 2/15/15, 3/1/15, 3/15/15 and 4/19/15.
The next market will feature Grey Farms, River Valley Ranch, St. Roger Abbey, Tamales Express, Sheekar Delights, Epic Spices, Nadiya's Cupcakes, Patz Maple Syrup & Honey, The Eating Well, Treasure Breads, Distinct Bath & Body, Fannie Schomoe's Bakery, Covered In Chocolate, Papardelle Pasta, Yoberri Gourmet Ice Cream & Silver Lining Bakery(Gluten Free & Vegan Baked Goods)

"Polar Express" wil be shown in the theater for FREE at 11AM.

The Portage Theater
4050 North Milwaukee Avenue

For more information about sponsorship or vendor opportunities please call 773-720-5381 or visit
Friends of the Portage Park


January 2015

Jan 13

Baby Talk Classes

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Parents and children 3 years old and under welcome.
Come PLAY, SHARE, have QUESTIONS ANSWERED.
Parenting Issues class-The second Tuesday of the month.
Topic for the month is "Discipline: Teaching with Love" Please RSVP no later than 3pm on day before the class. Class closes 15 minutes after scheduled start time. Please be prompt.
Questions call 773-205-3637

Maryville Crisis Nursery
4015 N. Oak Park Ave., Building B
24 hour helpline:773-205-3637


Jan 27

Lap Sits

Tuesday 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Parents and children 3 years old and under welcome.
Lapsits - The fourth Tuesday of the month.
Literacy-based group encounters provide you and your child a wonderful experience together. The primary goal is for you to interact with each other, although you will also enjoy the time with other families. Topic for the month is "Rain".
Please RSVP no later than 3pm on day before the class. Class closes 15 minutes after scheduled start time. Please be prompt.
Questions call 773-205-3637
Maryville Crisis Nursery
4015 N. Oak Park Ave., Building B
24 hour helpline:773-205-3637