Formed through a partnership with Turpin Cares, BAPA and the 19th Ward Mutual Aid group, the Free Store provides local residents in need with an array of products that have been donated. The Free Store has served over 200 families and distributed over 2,000 items. It will remain open as long as the need remains. Donations are accepted and can be dropped off at the Free Store during open hours.
Pitch In for the Parks, September 9
BAPA and the 19th Ward will be partnering with the Chicago Parks Foundation to bring Weeding Wednesdays to neighborhood parks. Volunteers meet at 9:00 am. Bring gardening gloves and drinking water. Info: email@example.com.
High School 101 ~ Thursday, September 10, at 7 p.m.
A Seminar for Parents presented via Zoom by BAPA and 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea, will help parents of 6th, 7th and 8th graders find the right high school for their students, Register at the 19th Ward or BAPA.
Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk ~ September 13, from 11 to 4
Enjoy some of our community’s most beautiful private gardens, points of interest and outstanding public spaces as well as tastings, expert tips and more on BAPA’s Beverly/Morgan Park Garden Walk Sun., Sept. 13, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain date 9/20). Get all the details in The Villager. Purchase tickets here.
Be a Garden Walk volunteer! Spots on morning and afternoon shifts are open; complimentary admission to the Walk! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. Tickets are $20 in advance at bapa.org