The Soulful Chicago Book Fair held on Saturday July 16th, 2016 is a FREE, outdoor, celebration of literacy and literary arts found throughout the African Diaspora. It is Chicago’s only living “author-centric” festival, filled with stories told through books, spoken word, storytelling, songwriting, playwriting and art!
The SECC is committed to the success of small businesses in the Woodlawn community and therefore excited to announce the birth of a new initiative, the Woodlawn Business Corridor Improvement Grant Program.
Downtown Hyde Park invites you to First Thursdays every month through August. The next event will be June 2nd. Each month we highlight Hyde Park featuring discounts, dining, music, and fun at 40+ participating stores and restaurants
Get Fresh Thursdays at The Hyde Park Farmer's Market Grand Opening June 2, 2016! Downtown Hyde Park and the SECC announce the Hyde Park Farmers Market will kick off the season on Thursday, June 2, 2016 with a ribbon cutting at 9:00am at Harper Court (5300 S. Harper Court).
The SECC is delighted to announce a Request For Proposals (RFP) for the 2016 Neighborhood Enhancement Grant Program with generous support from the Hyde Park Kenwood Community Conference (HPKCC) and the Hyde Park Bank. Since 1999, the program has offered funds to neighborhood schools, religious congregations, community organizations, park advisory councils, and block groups to support neighborhood beautification projects.