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Green Healthy Neighborhoods Rain Garden Opening and Recognition Reception in Washington Park

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

You're Invited to the Green Healthy Neighborhoods Rain Garden Opening and Recognition Reception in Washington Park 
 
Join us for the opening of the new community rain garden on Tuesday September 19th, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm in the new garden located behind the Art Incubator at 301 East Garfield Blvd. The rain garden was supported by the South East Chicago Commission's Green Healthy Neighborhoods program of the Chicago Community Trust Searle Funds, Southwest Airlines' Heart of the Community program, and Project for Public Spaces. Music by DJ Selah Say, a special performance at 5:30pm by Yaw Agyeman, food provided by Currency Exchange Café, and specialty drinks using herbs from the Garden. The new green space allows for the expansion of arts programming at the Arts Incubator and provides a community space in Washington Park for local businesses and community organizations.