Calendar of Events

October 2014

Oct 31

St. Viator Haunted House

Thursday 10/30/2014 7:00 PM - 10/31/2014 10:00 PM
Stairway to Insanity
Thursday, October 30
Friday, October 31
3644 N. Kedvale Ave., 2nd Floor
$8 entrance


Oct 31

Trick or Treat Halloween Walk

Friday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
This Halloween, bring your costumed kids to these and other Irving Austin Business District businesses to trick or treat!
JC Uniforms 5949 W. Irving Park
Thrift & Thrive 6025 W. Irving Park
Perkolator 6032 W. Irving Park
Kasia's Bridal 6039 W. Irving Park
Distinct Bath&Body 6051 w. Irving Park


November 2014

Nov 1

Flu Shots

Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wright College
4300 N. Narragansett


Nov 4

Toddler/Preschool Fall Story Time

Tuesday 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Thru November 18, 2014
Ages 18 months-4 years old
Austin-Irving Branch Library
6100 W. Irving Park
312-744-6222


Nov 8

Chicago's Citywide Clean & Green

Saturday
Chicago's Citywide Clean and Green Volunteer Program
On Saturday, November 8, 2014, Chicagoans can join a two decade long tradition of teaming up with community groups and the City of Chicago to help beautify your communities by cleaning up and recycling fall leaves and other yard debris. All you have to do is team up and sign up to clean a neighborhood location near you. By cleaning up leaves and other debris, you can help keep storm drains and curb lanes clear before snowfall this winter benefiting your whole community.
Participating Clean and Green groups should note the following:
Registration deadline is Friday, October 31.
Community groups should call 311 to register.
Streets and Sanitation will provide bags, rakes, shovels and brooms.
Residents will pick up tools at their local Streets and Sanitation Refuse Division Office.
Through the Clean and Green effort to clean up leaves and other debris before winter, the Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) is coordinating dedicated bagged leaf collection for residents for three weeks this November.
From November 3, through November 21, 2014, residents can call 311 to request bagged leaf and yard waste collection.
A Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS) truck will collect leaves and other yard waste separately based on the 311 calls and take the yard waste to be composted.
Collection will occur during the week it is called into 311.
Residents should bag the yard waste separately from garbage in the black carts and recycling in the Blue Carts.
Residents should leave the bagged yard waste in the alley or on the curb for collection.

As a reminder, yard waste should not be thrown in the Blue Cart as it contaminates the recycling stream.


Nov 11

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 "Temper Tantrums" 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


Nov 12

Alderman Cullerton's Youth Basketball League Sign Up at Merrimac Park

Wednesday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grades 2nd thru 8th
Games Begin Jan. 9th & 10th
Practices all thru December
Fee is $15 (checks & money orders only)
Registrations will be accepted at Alderman's Office between November 12th and December 6th.
Evaluations for grades 4th-6th will be Monday December 8th.
7th & 8th grades will be evaluated Wednesday December 10th.
No registrations will be accepted after December 6th.
Any questions please call Joe or Rob at 773-685-3382


Nov 17

Native American Arts in the Midewest and Southwest

Monday 6:30 PM
This free program will explore a sampling of American Indian fine art from the Midwest and Southwest. Presented by Patricia Marroquin Norby, Director of the McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies, this lecture/discussion will discuss how Native American art from these regions relates to historical events, American Indian treaties, and natural resources. Dr. Norby is an award-winning artist and scholar of American Indian art and visual culture. This program is presented in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Registration is not required.
Austin-Irving Branch Library
6100 W. Irving Park Rd.
312-744-6222


Nov 18

38th Ward Flu Shots

Tuesday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Portage Park Senior Center
4100 N. Long


Nov 18

St. Cyprian's Food Pantry Fundraiser

Tuesday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Feeling hungry and charitable?
25% of sales from 5-8pm will be donated to St. Cyprian's Food Pantry. Bring a can of food and get a free cookie!
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
4207 N. Harlem Ave.
Norridge, IL.


Nov 21

Producemobile

Friday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Wright College will serve as a community distribution point for fresh fruits and vegetables provided by the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD)'s Producemobile.
On the third Friday of each month, on the 1st floor of the Parking Garage, the GCFD Producemobile will provide free fresh fruit and vegetables to those in need. Please bring your own shopping cart. Dates may change due to special occasions, holidays or emergencies and ending time may vary based on food allocations.
If you have any questions, please call the Food Depository at 773-247-FOOD.
Upcoming distribution dates are November 21, and December 19, from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Wright College 1st floor of Parking Garage
4300 N. Narragansett


Nov 22

The Mortgage Project

Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Homeowners will receive helpful advice about mortgage refinancing, foreclosure prevention, legal rights, credit counseling and avoiding scam artists. Homeowners can also obtain private, one-on-one housing counseling with HUD-certified counselors.
Wright College
4300 N. Narragansett
Hosted by State Senator John Mulroe, State Rep. Robert Martwick, State Rep. Michael McAuliffe and Alderman Tim Cullerton.
To register for the event or for more information, please call IDFPR's toll-free consumer hotline (800) 532-8785 during regular business hours or

Visit


Nov 25

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 "Heart to Heart".
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


December 2014

Dec 6

Alderman Cullerton's Youth Basketball League Sign Up at Merrimac Park

Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grades 2nd thru 8th
Games Begin Jan. 9th & 10th
Practices all thru December
Fee is $15 (checks & money orders only)
Registrations will be accepted at Alderman's Office between November 12th and December 10th.
Evaluations for grades 4th-6th will be Monday December 8th.
7th & 8th grades will be evaluated Wednesday December 10th.
No registrations will be accepted after December 6th.
Any questions please call Joe or Rob at 773-685-3382