Please join the Historic Pullman Garden Club, the Pullman State Historic Site and the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency for the third presentation in the garden club's 2017 Winter Lecture Series:
"Chicago's Tree Canopy" with Lydia Scott, Community Trees Program Manager and Director of Chicago Region Trees Initiative at the Morton Arboretum
Sunday March 26, 2017, at 2 pm in the historic Hotel Florence, 11111 S Forrestville Ave, Chicago IL 60628.
The lecture on Chicago's Tree Canopy will seek to answer these questions: What can you do to help trees grow green and thrive? How can you be a tree champion?
"In urban, developed settings like Chicago and our suburbs, the trees that live alongside us face different challenges than trees living in the wild", said Lydia Scott, director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative, based at The Morton Arboretum. As they consume carbon dioxide while producing oxygen, trees are vital to the health and future of our cities, yet they need human intervention to help them thrive.
This FREE event is open to everyone, refreshments will be served and there will be door prizes. The Pullman Historic District can be reached by taking the 111th Street exit west off of I-94 or via the Metra Electric Train Line, exiting on the 111th St/Pullman stop.
Hope to see you there! For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 773-568-4669.
Local Farmers Markets Markets run from 7 a.m. to 1 or 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Check the website of the municipality for the latest information.
Alsip: 12521 S Kostner 3pm - 7pm Tuesdays
Berwyn Township Farmer's Market, 6600 W. 26th Street Berwyn, IL 60402 June 12 to October 23 2nd & 4th Sundays: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Evergreen Park: Yuckich Field, 89th Street and Kedzie Avenue, 7 am - 1 pm Thursdays
Oak Lawn: 52nd Avenue & Dumke Dr. (parking lot east of Library) 7am - 1pm Wednesdays
Oak Forest Park District Farmer's Market 4850 W 159th St Oak Forest, IL 60452 May 28 to October 1 Saturdays: 8:00 am-1:00 pm Orland Park: Village Center, 14700 S. Ravinia Ave., (civic parking lot) 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays
Palos Heights: Municipal parking lot, 12217 S Harlem Avenue, 7am to 1 pm Wednesdays www.palosheights.org
Tinley Park: Metra station parking lot, 173rd Street and Oak Park Avenue, 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Saturdays
Daley Plaza Market The city's longest running market, features dozens of vendors selling everything from seasonal produce to baked goods, cheeses, flowers, pierogi and even woopie pies. 50 W. Washington St. May 12 to Oct 27 Thursdays: 7:00 AM-3:00 PM
The Green City Market A large outdoor market located in picturesque Lincoln Park. The market features an impressive selection of organic, unsprayed and conventional produce along with chef demonstrations, samplings, events and a picnic area. South end of Lincoln Park between Clark and Stockton Drive thru October Saturdays & Wednesdays: 7:00 AM-1:00 PM
SOAR Farmers Market Vendors at the European-style outdoor market will be offering a colorful variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, cut and potted flowers, baked goods, cheeses, and spices. Chicago Avenue and Mies van der Rohe Way (Museum of Contemporary Art front plaza) June 7 to Oct 25 Tuesdays: 7:00 AM-2 PM Note: Tuesdays are Community Free Days at the MCA when Illinois residents receive free admission and the museum is open late until 8 pm with more activities including their popular Tuesdays on the Terrace.
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