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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

Operating as usual

03/26/2022

Spring is in the air! Shop our Spring collection of Chicago park-themed merch & enjoy $15 Tees + a SALE on everything else. Hurry! Sale ends TODAY at 5 PM CT. 👉🛍️ www.chicagoparkstore.com

03/21/2022

You're invited to today's Town Hall Meeting at Horner Park, Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., starting at 6 pm.

Chicago Park District will take feedback about our efforts to create an equitable, inclusive, safe & respectful work and recreation environment.⏩ https://bit.ly/TownHallMeetings2022

03/21/2022

You're invited to today's Town Hall Meeting at Horner Park, Horner Park, 2741 W. Montrose Ave., starting at 6 pm.

Chicago Park District will take feedback about our efforts to create an equitable, inclusive, safe & respectful work and recreation environment.⏩ https://bit.ly/TownHallMeetings2022

Town Hall Meetings | Chicago Park District
03/16/2022
Town Hall Meetings | Chicago Park District

Town Hall Meetings | Chicago Park District

The Chicago Park District invites you to a Town Hall Meeting for a presentation about the creation of our new Office of Prevention and Accountability and an open conversation with the public about the plans to build a better and stronger Park District. We want to hear from you!

Online registration for spring programs at Berger Park Cultural Center begins tomorrow, March 15 at 9am. Our spring line...
03/14/2022

Online registration for spring programs at Berger Park Cultural Center begins tomorrow, March 15 at 9am.

Our spring line-up includes Acting, Animal Explorers, Bridge Club, Ceramics, Dance, Running Club, Play School, and so much more.

➡️ View programs today and create your wish list! https://bit.ly/ChiParks-Spring2022

Registering for your favorite spring program just got easier! Chicago Park District redesigned its site to be mobile-friendly. Watch for the ❤️ (new feature) to add an activity to your wishlist.

View the online schedule NOW & get ready to register on Monday, March 14 & Tuesday, March 15. For more info., visit https://bit.ly/ChiParks-Spring2022

What are you doing this summer, JOB? It's never too early to start looking. so check out the variety of job opportunitie...
03/09/2022

What are you doing this summer, JOB? It's never too early to start looking. so check out the variety of job opportunities at the Chicago Park District. We've highlighted a few for you.
☑️ Recreation Leader (DAY CAMP) (Summer Seasonal) - 2200106
Works with our summer campers.

☑️ JUNIOR LABORER-SEASONAL - 2200085
Works outside with our landscape crew. Helps keep everything green looking good!
☑️ Attendant (Seasonal) - 2200102
Keeps our park facilities looking good.
Search and APPLY TODAY! ➡️ www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/jobs.

With our spring-like weather outside today, we are thinking about all our spring programs! 🌼Mark your calendars for Marc...
03/02/2022

With our spring-like weather outside today, we are thinking about all our spring programs! 🌼

Mark your calendars for March 7 when Chicago Park District Spring programs will be available for online viewing at https://bit.ly/ChiParks-Register

It's 50°F today! Definitely time to start planning for Spring.

Mark your calendars for March 7 when Chicago Park District Spring programs will be available for online viewing at https://bit.ly/ChiParks-Register

"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!" - Maya Angelou
03/01/2022
Women's History Month: "Named in their Honor" Pt. 1

"How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!" - Maya Angelou

March is Women's History Month! Join us in celebrating by reading about the parks across Chicago named in honor of women that have made an impact on our city...

02/28/2022
Teens 14+ that complete the Sports & Recreation Leadership (SRL) program will be prepared for summer employment opportun...
02/28/2022

Teens 14+ that complete the Sports & Recreation Leadership (SRL) program will be prepared for summer employment opportunities with Chicago Parks. Choose from 16 different locations. Get $325.
Search 'Sports & Recreation Leadership' at After School Matters. ⏩https://bit.ly/SportsandLeadership-SpringApp

Join us at Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt for our first Silent Movie of 2022.  FRIDAY, FEB. 25 at 7pm. | Free"Our Ho...
02/23/2022

Join us at Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt for our first Silent Movie of 2022.
FRIDAY, FEB. 25 at 7pm. | Free
"Our Hospitality" starring Buster Keaton

Don't miss our first film in our Friday Night Silent Movie Series "Our Hospitality" starring Buster Keaton, with live accompaniment by David Drazin, 7 p.m., Friday, 2/25. Admission is free but registration is recommended as seating is limited. Go to https://tinyurl.com/2p95jnkz to register!

Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave., is hosting a Black History Month celebration on Sunday, February 27 from 12:30-2:30...
02/23/2022
Loyola Park’s Black History Month Party Sunday Will Feature Talks From Black Rogers Park Entrepreneurs

Loyola Park, 1230 W. Greenleaf Ave., is hosting a Black History Month celebration on Sunday, February 27 from 12:30-2:30pm.

▶️ This year’s theme is Rogers Park Black Visionmakers and will include 8 black entrepreneurs showcasing their work. These vision makers will share their passion for their craft/ businesses and words of encouragement for our youth. In addition, we will display their products and services on a table.

Thanks, Block Club for the nice feature! https://blockclubchicago.org/2022/02/23/loyola-parks-black-history-month-party-sunday-will-feature-talks-from-black-rogers-park-entrepreneurs/

The Black History Month event will also feature a remembrance of the Pollards, Rogers Park's first Black residents.

We've updated our I ♥️ Chicago Parks design. Hope you ❤️ it as much as we do. Get it on a t-shirt, tote, mug & anything ...
02/17/2022

We've updated our I ♥️ Chicago Parks design. Hope you ❤️ it as much as we do. Get it on a t-shirt, tote, mug & anything else during the Presidents' Day Sale. Ends Feb. 22 at 5 pm CT. 👉 www.chicagoparkstore.com

New Chicago Park Store design outlines the 600+ in Chicago! Get it on a t-shirt, tote, mug & anything else during the Presidents' Day Sale. Ends Feb. 22 at 5 pm CT. 👉 www.chicagoparkstore.com

Looking for a summer job? The Chicago Park District is hiring...Recreational Leaders, Lifeguards, Attendants, Junior Lab...
02/16/2022

Looking for a summer job? The Chicago Park District is hiring...Recreational Leaders, Lifeguards, Attendants, Junior Laborers, and more. Plus, we have some year-round positions open! Start your career in sports & recreation at the Chicago Park District. Apply NOW at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/jobs.

02/16/2022

We love a good flick and Buster Keaton is pretty cool. Join us at Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt, for a Friday Night "Silent Movie Series" with live piano accompaniment by David Drazin. We are excited to offer a selection of some of the best silent film classics!

🎥 Friday, February 25 at 7pm | Indian Boundary Park
📽 Buster Keaton | "Our Hospitality" 1923

All performances are FREE to the public and we suggest advance registration due to limited seating of 50. Face masks are required.

Register today! https://bit.ly/IBSilentMovieSeries2022

Three opportunities for Chicago Teens, ages 13 to 19, to learn about programs and get information in the recreational, e...
02/15/2022

Three opportunities for Chicago Teens, ages 13 to 19, to learn about programs and get information in the recreational, educational/vocational, and job readiness fields. Includes opportunities to apply for summer jobs at the Chicago Park District!
REGISTER TODAY 🔽🔽
https://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/events/teen-opportunity-fairs

March 5th | 10am – 1pm
Truman College | 1145 W. Wilson Ave

Saturday, March 12th | 10am – 12pm AND 12:30-2:30pm
Malcolm X College | 1900 W. Jackson Blvd

Saturday, March 19th | 10am – 1pm
Kennedy King College | 740 W. 63rd St.

➡Apply for a summer job with the Chicago Park District – a variety of jobs are available
➡Learn about recreational programs offered in the parks
➡Gain exposure to educational programs and services.

We look forward to seeing you at the event!

02/15/2022

For all our gardeners out there..The 26th Annual Plant Sale at Kilbourn Park Greenhouse will be held in person this year on May 14 & 15, 9am-2pm. Mark your calendars. More details to come 🙌 https://bit.ly/KilbournPlantSale2022

02/14/2022

You are the sunshine that makes our day! Happy Valentine's Day from Berger Park. 💗

High School Students and Parents. ➡ If your teenager is interested in exploring the field of sports & recreation...check...
02/07/2022

High School Students and Parents. ➡ If your teenager is interested in exploring the field of sports & recreation...check out this opportunity!

Calling all high school students, ages 14+, interested in exploring the field of sports & recreation! Register for a paid opportunity thru After School Matters to learn more. Apply before March 7.

Search 'Sports & Recreation Leadership' at https://bit.ly/SportsandLeadership-SpringApp.

02/01/2022

Getting Ready! Chicago Parks crews are loading up trucks & preparing to tackle the 5-11' heavy snow ❄️, starting at 5 am.

🚨 US National Weather Service Chicago Illinois has elevated the Winter Storm Watch to a Winter Storm Warning effective between 8 pm tonight & 6 pm tomorrow, Feb. 2.

01/31/2022

One more day left to enjoy 10% off a unique Valentine's Day, park-themed gift for that special someone. Shop now at www.chicagoparkstore.com.

❄️SNOW REMOVAL ALERT: Snow removal will take place in all parks throughout the day.  Please be aware of snow removal veh...
01/24/2022

❄️SNOW REMOVAL ALERT: Snow removal will take place in all parks throughout the day. Please be aware of snow removal vehicles in parking lots, and on sidewalks & trails inside parks.

Our amazing Chicago Park District crews are out clearing paths, parking lots, sidewalks to parks & the lakefront trail. 🚨Please, exercise caution as snow continues to fall & watch for snow removal equipment.

👉 Stay connected for updates.

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.

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.

♻️ 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

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

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. 😷

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

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

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6205 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL
60660

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 9pm
Tuesday 9am - 9pm
Wednesday 9am - 9pm
Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday 9am - 9pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(773) 761-0376

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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 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
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.

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 :
▶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 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
Park # 517, right across the street, is one of our favorite photo spots for all seasons 📷
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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

=> 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

Supported by Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, League of Chicago Theatres & Enrich Chicago.
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