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June 2016

Jun 25

Phish Concert at Wrigley Field

Saturday 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Concert Day Highlights

Phish Concert- June 24th and June 25th
Gates Open at 5pm and Show begins at 7pm and will end no later than 11pm



-Residential Permit Parking will be in effect. Vehicles parked in violation of the Residential Permit Parking regulations are subject to ticket.
-Priority Towing will take place in all special areas designated as No Parking (Clark, Addison, & Waveland).
-Vehicles parking in violation of parking regulations resulting in a public hazard, such as Bus Stops No Parking/Tow Zones, crosswalks, driveways, alleys, etc. will be strictly enforced and are subject to Ticket & Tow.
-The Cubs Hotline will be open One Hour before until Two Hours after the concerts (1-866-427-3869).
-During Pre & Post Concerts, at the discretion of the Police and/or OEMC, Addison between Racine and Halsted may be closed to vehicular traffic as a Public Safety measure. Traffic will then be rerouted North/South on Racine/Halsted. While this may be inconvenient, public safety is of the utmost importance.
-Hospitality Teams is an independent third party hired by the Chicago Cubs will be throughout the neighborhood between 9pm and 1am. The team aims to provide a visible presence in the community. Look for the team in bright yellow jackets!
-Residents are encouraged to contact either the Night Game Hotline or 911 to report problems and issues
-TAILGAITING AND ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION ON THE PUBLIC WAY ARE PROHIBITED AND WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.
-LOITERING WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ON ANY STREETS SURROUNDING WRIGLEY FIELD INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO; CLARK, ADDISON, WAVELAND AND SHEFFIELD.


Jun 26

47th Annual Chicago Pride Parade

Sunday
After stepping off at 12:00 PM, the parade will take approximately two and one-half hours to finish crossing the Broadway & Montrose corner. After this time, the floats will still be winding their way to the end of the parade route at Diversey & Sheridan. This year there will not be a Buffer Zone on Halsted Street after the parade ends. Police will work to re-open the streets to vehicular traffic as soon as cleaning crews are finished.
47th Annual Chicago Pride Parade


Jun 30

James Taylor Concert at Wrigley Field

Thursday 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Concert Day Highlights

James Taylor Concert- June 30th
Gates Open at 5pm and Show begins at 7pm and will end no later than 11pm



-Residential Permit Parking will be in effect. Vehicles parked in violation of the Residential Permit Parking regulations are subject to ticket.
-Priority Towing will take place in all special areas designated as No Parking (Clark, Addison, & Waveland).
-Vehicles parking in violation of parking regulations resulting in a public hazard, such as Bus Stops No Parking/Tow Zones, crosswalks, driveways, alleys, etc. will be strictly enforced and are subject to Ticket & Tow.
-The Cubs Hotline will be open One Hour before until Two Hours after the concerts (1-866-427-3869).
-During Pre & Post Concerts, at the discretion of the Police and/or OEMC, Addison between Racine and Halsted may be closed to vehicular traffic as a Public Safety measure. Traffic will then be rerouted North/South on Racine/Halsted. While this may be inconvenient, public safety is of the utmost importance.
-?Hospitality Teams? an independent third party hired by the Chicago Cubs will be throughout the neighborhood between 9pm and 1am. The team aims to provide a visible presence in the community. Look for the team in bright yellow jackets!
-Residents are encouraged to contact either the Night Game Hotline or 911 to report problems and issues
-TAILGAITING AND ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION ON THE PUBLIC WAY ARE PROHIBITED AND WILL BE STRICTLY ENFORCED.
-LOITERING WILL NOT BE PERMITTED ON ANY STREETS SURROUNDING WRIGLEY FIELD INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO; CLARK, ADDISON, WAVELAND AND SHEFFIELD.


July 2016

Jul 2

Office Closed: Independence Day (Observed)

Saturday


Jul 4

Office Closed: Independence Day

Monday

Fourth of July


Jul 16

Southport Art and Music Fest

Saturday 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Chicago's iconic Southport Corridor blooms to life this summer when Southport Art Festival takes over Waveland and Southport July 16 & 17, 2016. Featured in TimeOut Chicago as one of the "Best Festivals in Town," the event will feature an assorted mix of fine art by day and bumpin' music at night, setting the environment for a picture-perfect Chicago neighborhood street festival.

Festival fans will visit the beautiful tree-lined streets of the picturesque neighborhood. Just steps away from the friendly margins of Wrigley Field, the two-day festival will showcase some of the city's best and most diverse artists. Southport Art Festival will put numerous art forms including oil, acrylic, watercolor, jewelry, sculpture, photography, wood, fiber, glass, paper, metal, and mixed media at center stage all weekend long.
Click here for more information!


Jul 17

Southport Art and Music Fest

Sunday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Chicago's iconic Southport Corridor blooms to life this summer when Southport Art Festival takes over Waveland and Southport July 16 & 17, 2016. Featured in TimeOut Chicago as one of the "Best Festivals in Town," the event will feature an assorted mix of fine art by day and bumpin' music at night, setting the environment for a picture-perfect Chicago neighborhood street festival.

Festival fans will visit the beautiful tree-lined streets of the picturesque neighborhood. Just steps away from the friendly margins of Wrigley Field, the two-day festival will showcase some of the city's best and most diverse artists. Southport Art Festival will put numerous art forms including oil, acrylic, watercolor, jewelry, sculpture, photography, wood, fiber, glass, paper, metal, and mixed media at center stage all weekend long.
Click here for more information!


September 2016

Sep 3

Office Closed: Labor Day (Observed)

Saturday


Sep 5

Office Closed: Labor Day

Monday

History of Labor Day


Sep 5

WOOGMS Parade

Monday 11:00 AM
September 5th Step of at 11am- Wellington & Pine Grove.

Wellington-Oakdale old glory marching society- everyone walks and nobody watches!

PARADE ROUTE: STEPOFF FROM THE CORNER OF PINE GROVE & WELLINGTON AND PROCEED NORTH ON PINE GROVE TO BARRY, EAST ON BARRY TO SHERIDAN, SOUTH ON SHERIDAN TO DIVERSEY, EAST ON DIVERSEY TO LAKE SHORE DRIVE.


October 2016

Oct 1

44th Ward Shred-A-Thon

Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Midway Movers will once again provide free document shredding at the 44th Ward Office- 3223 N. Sheffield on Saturday, October 1 from 9am -noon.

*Additional information regarding electronic recycling to follow.


Oct 10

November 2016

Nov 11

Office Closed: Veterans' Day

Friday

Veterans' Day


Nov 24

Office Closed: Thanksgiving Day

Thursday

History of Thanksgiving


Nov 24

No Garbage Collection: Thanksgiving Day

Thursday
Garbage Collection will occur the following business day.


Nov 25

Office Closed: Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday


Nov 26

Office Closed: Thanksgiving Holiday

Saturday


December 2016

Dec 24

Office Closed: Christmas Eve

Saturday


Dec 25

Christmas

Sunday


Dec 26

Office Closed: Christmas (Observed)

Monday


Dec 31

Office Closed: New Year's Eve

Saturday


Parking Information Street Cleaning 44th Ward Safety