Berger Park Cultural Center

Berger Park Cultural Center Berger Park Cultural Center located in the Edgewater community, overlooks beautiful Lake Michigan and is owned and operated by the Chicago Park District.

Located on Sheriden Rd in the Edgewater community, the park overlooks beautiful Lake Michigan. As an early proponent of developing street-end beaches on Chicago's north side, Berger Park Cultural Center has now become a neighborhood icon. Great for fun learning and excitement, events such as Concerts and Movies in the Park and the Annual Jewelry and Ceramics Show have contributed to the cultural f

Located on Sheriden Rd in the Edgewater community, the park overlooks beautiful Lake Michigan. As an early proponent of developing street-end beaches on Chicago's north side, Berger Park Cultural Center has now become a neighborhood icon. Great for fun learning and excitement, events such as Concerts and Movies in the Park and the Annual Jewelry and Ceramics Show have contributed to the cultural f

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We have a few spots available for our GIRLS DAY OF P.L.A.Y. program on 1/28/21 (CPS Day Off) at ➡ Margate Park, 4921 N. ...
01/21/2022

We have a few spots available for our GIRLS DAY OF P.L.A.Y. program on 1/28/21 (CPS Day Off) at ➡ Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Dr. | 9am-3pm | ages 6-12 | FREE
Register TODAY ➡ https://bit.ly/MargateGirlsDayofPlay128

Girls Day of P.L.A.Y. offers girls an opportunity to engage in sports, recreation, arts & crafts, and tons of fun. Space is limited, advance registration is recommended. #intheparks #girlsinsports #girlsdayofplay

We have a few spots available for our GIRLS DAY OF P.L.A.Y. program on 1/28/21 (CPS Day Off) at ➡ Margate Park, 4921 N. Marine Dr. | 9am-3pm | ages 6-12 | FREE
Register TODAY ➡ https://bit.ly/MargateGirlsDayofPlay128

Girls Day of P.L.A.Y. offers girls an opportunity to engage in sports, recreation, arts & crafts, and tons of fun. Space is limited, advance registration is recommended. #intheparks #girlsinsports #girlsdayofplay

In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:🚫All park offices & Conservatories are closed.✔️Some fieldhouses/park bu...
01/17/2022

In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
🚫All park offices & Conservatories are closed.
✔️Some fieldhouses/park buildings are open with reduced hours/schedules. View park hours ⏩https://bit.ly/MLKParkHours2022
✅Ice rinks are open with special holiday hours from 12-7 pm. #MLKDay

In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
🚫All park offices & Conservatories are closed.
✔️Some fieldhouses/park buildings are open with reduced hours/schedules. View park hours ⏩https://bit.ly/MLKParkHours2022
✅Ice rinks are open with special holiday hours from 12-7 pm. #MLKDay

♻️ Chicago’s Holiday Tree Recycling is underway at 26 parks across the City! 🌲 Make sure you remove all lights and decor...
01/14/2022

♻️ Chicago’s Holiday Tree Recycling is underway at 26 parks across the City! 🌲 Make sure you remove all lights and decorations.➡ Details at https://bit.ly/TreeRecycle2022 #TreeRecycle

If your holiday tree is looking more & more like Charlie Brown's🎄, maybe it's time to ♻️. We got you! There are 26 sites citywide ready to take your tree. Don't forget to keep your lights & ornaments. Details at https://bit.ly/TreeRecycle2022 #TreeRecycle

Let’s have some fun and play a little indoor PICKLEBALL! Head over to Clarendon Community Center Park, 4501 N. Clarendon...
01/12/2022

Let’s have some fun and play a little indoor PICKLEBALL! Head over to Clarendon Community Center Park, 4501 N. Clarendon Ave., 312.742.7512, and take advantage of the open play time.
➡ Sundays, Noon-2:30pm | Ages 21-59 | $5
Register Today ➡ https://bit.ly/PickleballWinter22ClarendonPK
➡ Proof of Vaccination is required for all participants 18+ to participate in this program and you must wear a facemask. 😷

Let’s have some fun and play a little indoor PICKLEBALL! Head over to Clarendon Community Center Park, 4501 N. Clarendon Ave., 312.742.7512, and take advantage of the open play time.
➡ Sundays, Noon-2:30pm | Ages 21-59 | $5
Register Today ➡ https://bit.ly/PickleballWinter22ClarendonPK
➡ Proof of Vaccination is required for all participants 18+ to participate in this program and you must wear a facemask. 😷

Free things to Do in Chicago! Check out Time Out Chicago. #intheparks
01/11/2022
22 Best Free Things to Do in Chicago in 2022

Free things to Do in Chicago! Check out Time Out Chicago. #intheparks

Finding free things to do in Chicago is easy—just check out these museums, parks and conservatories.

NEW! Kids can stay warm and busy from the comfort of their home. Try one of our 50 new & FREE online classes being offer...
01/10/2022

NEW! Kids can stay warm and busy from the comfort of their home. Try one of our 50 new & FREE online classes being offered starting today for Chicago students. No registration is required. Check out arts & crafts, bingo, games, fitness, storytime & more. View the full list of classes at https://bit.ly/Chicago-parks-active #ChiParksAtHome

NEW! Don't be bored, try one of our 50 new & FREE online classes being offered starting today for Chicago students. No registration required. Check out arts & crafts, bingo, games, fitness, storytime & more. View the full list of classes at https://bit.ly/Chicago-parks-active #ChiParksAtHome

01/02/2022

With Chicago Department of Public Health guidance & the public's safety in mind, Chicago Park District will make certain programs and activities subject to Chicago's Vaccination Requirement. Please find an overview of the services that will be impacted starting Jan. 3, 2022 at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/covid19-response. #Covid19

12/30/2021

Wishing everyone a Happy, Safe, and Healthy New Year! Park facilities are closed Friday, Dec 31, 2021, and Saturday, Jan 1, 2022, in observance of the holiday.
⛸Interested in ice skating this holiday season? The rink at Warren Park will be open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Check out our ice rink hours and make your reservation.
https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks.../ice-rinks...

Silver Skates is back in 2022! Grab your ice skates ⛸ & show off your skills in our annual Silver Skates speed skating c...
12/29/2021

Silver Skates is back in 2022! Grab your ice skates ⛸ & show off your skills in our annual Silver Skates speed skating competitions.
➡January 18 at McFetridge Sports Center, 3843 N. California Ave.
➡January 19 at Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave. ⛸ For details & to register, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/silver-skates #SkateInTheParks

Silver Skates, the annual speed skating competition for 6 - 17 yr. olds & adults, returns Jan. 11-20, 2022. Check-in begins at 5:15 pm for each event, races begin at 5:45 pm. For details & to register, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/silver-skates #SkateInTheParks

12/28/2021
New Years Eve Fireworks are Back

Chicago New Year’s Eve River Fireworks 🎉🎆
The show can be viewed outdoors where the spread of COVID-19 is less likely. Mask up 😷, socially distance, or watch from the comfort of your home via @WGNTV. Here's to a happy new year. For details, visit www.NYEBlast.com. #NYE

Stay nice and toasty at our beautiful conservatories while enjoying the lovely Holiday Flower Shows at Lincoln Park and ...
12/27/2021

Stay nice and toasty at our beautiful conservatories while enjoying the lovely Holiday Flower Shows at Lincoln Park and Garfield Parks Conservatories. See below ⬇️ for more information.

Wishing everyone a Happy & Safe Holiday! Park facilities are closed today 12/24 & 12/25 in observance of the holiday. ⛄⛸...
12/24/2021

Wishing everyone a Happy & Safe Holiday! Park facilities are closed today 12/24 & 12/25 in observance of the holiday. ⛄
⛸ Interested in ice skating this holiday season? The rink at Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave. will be open on 12/24. Check out our ice rink hours and make your reservation.
https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks-facilities/ice-rinks#HolidayHours

Wishing everyone a Happy & Safe Holiday! Park facilities are closed today 12/24 & 12/25 in observance of the holiday. ⛄
⛸ Interested in ice skating this holiday season? The rink at Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave. will be open on 12/24. Check out our ice rink hours and make your reservation.
https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks-facilities/ice-rinks#HolidayHours

12/22/2021

Take advantage of the ice rink at Warren Park, 6601 N. Western Ave. ⛸ Reserve your open skate times at the 5 Chicago Blackhawks outdoor ice rinks this holiday break. $7 skate rentals are available. Holiday hours, weather permitting ⤵️
⛸ Dec. 22, 23 & 26: 12–7 pm
⛸️ Dec. 24: 12–4 pm
⛸️ Dec. 25: CLOSED
➡️ www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/ice-rinks. #skateintheparks

Just like frosty the snowman our ice doesn't like these warm temps. ⛄️ Due to unseasonably warm temperatures, Chicago Pa...
12/14/2021

Just like frosty the snowman our ice doesn't like these warm temps. ⛄️ Due to unseasonably warm temperatures, Chicago Park District's outdoor ice rinks will be temporarily closed on Wed., December 15 & Thurs., December 16. In response, free skate slots at 11 am, 2 pm, 5 pm, and 8 pm are now available for Wednesday & Thursday at Maggie Daley Park's Ice Skating Ribbon, which will remain open. Book your spot now at maggiedaleypark.com.
*Note: Please stay connected here & at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com for updates. Rinks are expected to reopen on Friday with regular hours unless otherwise stated.

UPDATE (12/16/21): The Chicago Park District's 5 outdoor skating rinks will remain temporarily closed tomorrow, Friday, December 17, 2021 as crews prepare the ice to reopen on Saturday, December 18, 2021.
▶ Maggie Daley Park Ice Skating Ribbon is expected to reopen 12/17.
▶All events & programs scheduled to occur on the ice have been canceled.
▶The toy give-away at Midway (12/16) & at McKinley (12/17) will be happening in the fieldhouse.

*Note: Stay connected to our website and social media channels for updates.

(12/14/21): Due to unseasonably warm temperatures, Chicago Park District's outdoor ice rinks will be temporarily closed on Wed., December 15 & Thurs., December 16. In response, free skate slots at 11 am, 2 pm, 5 pm and 8 pm are now available for Wednesday & Thursday at Maggie Daley Park's Ice Skating Ribbon, which will remain open. Book your spot now at maggiedaleypark.com.

*Note: Please stay connected here & at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com for updates. Rinks are expected to reopen on Friday with regular hours, unless otherwise stated.

Join us for the Chicago Park's monthly Board meeting Wed., Dec 1 at 11:30 am. For access to meeting details & to sign-up...
11/30/2021

Join us for the Chicago Park's monthly Board meeting Wed., Dec 1 at 11:30 am. For access to meeting details & to sign-up to speak, visit https://bit.ly/ChiParks-Board-Meeting
View this meeting virtually at https://rebrand.ly/CPD_Live_Board_Meeting_12-1-21 or at https://youtu.be/VzUw-Hl-2to

Join us for the monthly Chicago Park's Board meeting Wed., Dec 1 at 11:30 am. For access to meeting details & to sign-up to speak, visit https://bit.ly/ChiParks-Board-Meeting

View this meeting virtually at https://rebrand.ly/CPD_Live_Board_Meeting_12-1-21 or at https://youtu.be/VzUw-Hl-2to

Get out your ice skates and join us on the ice! Chicago Park District's ice rinks ⛸️ open for the season today, Fri., No...
11/26/2021

Get out your ice skates and join us on the ice! Chicago Park District's ice rinks ⛸️ open for the season today, Fri., Nov. 26. Timed reservations are required, as we continue to practice social distancing. Book your skate today at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/ice-rinks
Outdoor ice rinks sponsored by Chicago Blackhawks
#skateintheparks #iceskating

Get out your ice skates and join us on the ice! Chicago Park District's ice rinks ⛸️ open for the season today, Fri., Nov. 26. Timed reservations are required, as we continue to practice social distancing. Book your skate today at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/ice-rinks
Outdoor ice rinks sponsored by Chicago Blackhawks
#skateintheparks #iceskating

11/25/2021

Wishing everyone a peaceful Thanksgiving Day! 🦃 All fieldhouses will be closed.

Chicago Park District's ice rinks ⛸️ are prepped to open on Fri., Nov. 26. Timed reservations are required, as we continue to practice social distancing. Book your skate today at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/ice-rinks
Outdoor ice rinks sponsored by Chicago Blackhawks #skateintheparks #iceskate

The Chicago Park District currently seeks proposals from Chicago-based organizations, collectives, and individual artist...
11/05/2021

The Chicago Park District currently seeks proposals from Chicago-based organizations, collectives, and individual artists to participate in the 10th year of the Night Out in the Parks program. Proposals are due by midnight Wednesday, December 8, 2021, for 2022 season consideration. Apply at www.nightoutintheparks.com by Dec. 8. #intheparks #NightOutInTheParks

Calling all local arts performers & organizations, the Chicago Park District is looking to partner with Chicago-based talent to be featured as part of the 10th edition of Night Out in the Parks. Apply at www.nightoutintheparks.com by Dec. 8. #intheparks

11/01/2021
Speaking at Board of Commissioner Meetings | Chicago Park District

Speaking at Board of Commissioner Meetings | Chicago Park District

Members of the public will have the opportunity to address the Board during the “People in the Parks” section of the meetings. A total of 30 minutes is allotted for this public comment period at each board meeting. Those addressing the Board are limited to two minutes and must register in advanc...

10/31/2021

We wish you a howling Halloween. Be Safe. stay Dry. Wear a mask. And practice social distancing on this magical Halloweek.
#ChiParksHalloween2021 #halloweenintheparks #halloweek #intheparks

10/29/2021

Join us on Friday, October 29 from 6-8 PM as we share a few seasonal stories during our Halloween Storytelling time with Ms. Eileen. Feel free to come all dressed up and bring a blanket or chair to sit on! Weather permitting we will be outside. 👻🤡
For more info. on Halloween events in the parks, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/halloween.
#HalloweenintheParks is presented by Mars Wrigley & supported by Xfinity.
Covid-19 Mask Policy: Face covering is required for all individuals in all public indoor settings regardless of vaccination status.

We would love to see your photos. 📷 Superheroes, pumpkins & zombies are all welcome to enter the #Halloweek Costume Cont...
10/29/2021

We would love to see your photos. 📷 Superheroes, pumpkins & zombies are all welcome to enter the #Halloweek Costume Contest! Share a photo of your costume on Instagram & tag @ChicagoParks or upload it to www.chicagohalloweek.org by Oct. 31. Qualify to win a 10lb. Blommer Chocolate 🍫 & $100 Amazon.com gift card. For the official rules, visit www.Chicagoparkdistrict.com/Halloween #Halloweenintheparks

Superheroes, pumpkins & zombies are all welcome to enter the #Halloweek Costume Contest! Share a photo of your costume on Instagram & tag @ChicagoParks or upload it to www.chicagohalloweek.org by Oct. 31. Qualify to win a 10lb. Blommer Chocolate 🍫 & $100 Amazon.com gift card. For the official rules, visit www.Chicagoparkdistrict.com/Halloween #Halloweenintheparks

10/25/2021

UPDATE (10/26/21): All of the barricades have been removed & the closed sections of the #ChiLFT are now open.

Users should be aware that crews will be on the trail cleaning debris.

#ChiLFTAlert 🚨(10/25/21): Please be advised, the pedestrian trail from Fullerton to North Ave., 47th to 51st St. & both trails from North Ave. to Ohio St. are closed due to high waves. Access to the underpasses at Oak St., Chicago Ave. & Division St. is blocked, until further notice. For updates, please stay connected to our social media and website at bit.ly/ChiLFT-Alert

6 days till Halloween. 👻Share with us your Halloween costume for a chance to win a 10lb. Bloomer Chocolate bar and of co...
10/25/2021
City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District Halloweek Costume Contest Toolkit | Chicago Park District

6 days till Halloween. 👻Share with us your Halloween costume for a chance to win a 10lb. Bloomer Chocolate bar and of course bragging rights! Details below. 🔽 #intheparks #halloween2021 #halloweenintheparks

Publish Date 10/19/2021 Halloweek Costume Contest runs October 23-31. Photo: Chicago Park District The City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District are hosting an online Halloweek Costume Contest!  We want to see your Halloween spirit! Tag @ChicagoParks on Instagram to share a picture of your 2021...

Labor Day is a well-deserved tribute for those who work so hard. No matter what kind of work you do, Labor Day is for yo...
09/06/2021

Labor Day is a well-deserved tribute for those who work so hard. No matter what kind of work you do, Labor Day is for you.

Berger Park Cultural Center will be closed on Monday, Sept 6, 2021.

Labor Day is a well-deserved tribute for those who work so hard. No matter what kind of work you do, Labor Day is for you.

Berger Park Cultural Center will be closed on Monday, Sept 6, 2021.

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6205 N Sheridan Rd
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Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
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It’s on! Watch Jazz Institute of Chicago’s newest concert recorded live at Berger Park Cultural Center. ➡️ https://youtu.be/RKGT5SZD7dc For more #YourNightOutAtHome experiences, visit www.ChicagoParkDistrict.com/night-out-at-home
Tune in & watch Jazz Institute of Chicago's concert, recorded LIVE at Berger Park Cultural Center, on Dec. 3 at 7 pm. The 24th season will feature Chicago's top jazz musicians & ensembles led by 2021-22 New Words Fresh Voices awardees Fred Jackson Jr. and Juli Wood. ➡️ www.youtube.com/chicagoparkdistrict #intheparks
Join us virtually from the historic Berger Park Cultural Center for the final JazzCity concert of the season presented in partnership with Chicago Park District. Friday, December 3rd | 7pm Available on the Chicago Park District's YouTube channel and on the Jazz Institute of Chicago's page The event will feature ensembles led by 2021-22 New Works Fresh Voices awardees Fred Jackson Jr. and Juli Wood. Tune in as we celebrate the creation of new music in our wonderful city! New Works Fresh Voices is proudly supported by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. #JazzInChicago #JazzCity21 #JICNWFV #MyChiParks
48th Ward Weekly Update: Shoutout to Senn High School Girls' Flag Football Team Andersonville Chamber of Commerce Andersonville Homecoming with Renee Goust, Roy Kinsey, 16 Candles & more Annual Edgewater Yard And Sidewalk Sale 2021 Jackalope Theatre Neighborhood Narratives EDGEWATER Care for Real Care for Real 50th Anniversary Community Celebration City Budget Update CTA RPM Gantry Meeting recap Berger Park Cultural Center shoreline restoration Public Safety Update And much more
Neighbors who frequent Berger Park Cultural Center will be happy to know that Chicago Department of Transportation is currently working to fortify the shoreline and walking path. With rising lake levels and damage from storms in recent years, the large rocks along the shoreline have shifted. We're glad to see this work taking place to keep the park safe and accessible for all.
Is there a Movie in the Park tomorrow night in Berger Park?
Tomorrow! Lakeside Pride Brass Quintet and Lakeside Pride Tiny Bubbles play the front porch of the Berger Park Cultural Center!
7 Things To Do This Weekend #intheparks: ▶1-1:30 PM Kerfuffle at Berger Park Cultural Center ▶1-2 PM Marisol La Brava at Skinner ▶️1-3 PM Mural Dances w/ Synapse Arts at Barrett ▶️2-3 PM Raqs Hafla: A MidEast Dance Party at Marquette Park ▶️3:30- 6 PM Portraits in the Park with Damon Locks at Washington ▶️7- 9:30 PM Chicago Astronomer in the Parks at Portage Jul 18 ▶4-5 PM Summer Soundwalks w/ Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology in the Parks at Byrnes ▶️www.nightoutintheparks.com
Join us for the following FREE #NightOutintheParks events on - Jun 24: What the Moon Pulls at Gompers Park - Jun 25: Mobilize Creative Collaborative at Kennicott || All that Glows at North Park Village Nature Center || Music on the Terrace at Columbus Refectory - Jun 26: Poetic Platforms at Marquette Park || Wave Function at Grant || The Sixth Fest Short Play Festival at Berger Park Cultural Center || Dance Tribute at River Park || Concerts in the Parks at Independence || Tsukasa Taiko at Marquette Park Find the full schedule at www.nightoutintheparks.com #intheparks
Park # 517, right across the street, is one of our favorite photo spots for all seasons 📷 . . From @chicagoparks : This 0.65-acre passive recreation area is located in the Edgewater community (on Sheridan Road, two blocks north of Hollywood Avenue). With a lush green garden area with a pergola and benches, community members gather for a relaxing time at the park. For those looking for a bit more activity, directly across the street on Sheridan Road is Lane Beach and playground. Also nearby is Berger Park Cultural Center which features structures programming. . . . . . . 📸: @kevin.kienitz
Join us for the next set of virtual workshops honoring and mapping creativity in & around Austin Town Hall Park, Berger Park Cultural Center, Palmer Park & South Shore Cultural Center as part of the Cultural Asset Mapping Project (CAMP) Workshops. Register TODAY for workshops on Aug. 15 & 16. For details, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/camp #CAMPChicago => REGISTER: https://bit.ly/Honoring-Mapping Supported by Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, League of Chicago Theatres & Enrich Chicago
Be part of planning the cultural future of Marquette Park, Douglas Park, Humboldt Park, Piotrowski Park, South Shore Cultural Center, Berger Park Cultural Center, Austin Town Hall Park & Palmer Park. Join us today & Aug. 15 & 16 for the first public virtual Cultural Asset Mapping Project (CAMP) Workshops. For details, visit www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/camp #CAMPChicago Supported by Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, League of Chicago Theatres & Enrich Chicago.