South Loop Event Parking Restrictions
Parking restrictions are in place for the South Loop from Roosevelt Road to Cermak Rd. from Lake Shore Drive to Clark St. during all Chicago Bears football games and many other Soldier Field events. Wintrust Arena events have been removed from the parking restrictions. Vehicles parked in the South Loop without a valid South Loop Event Parking Pass, South Loop Event Guest Pass or Residential Permit Parking pass (for Residential Permit Parking Streets ONLY) are subject to ticketing or towing.
For a complete list of Soldier Field events, please visit www.SoldierField.net/event. The 3rd Ward is providing the list below as a courtesy to residents and visitors and does not assume liability for the accuracy of the monthly list of South Loop events. All Soldier Field events are subject to change, including cancellation or the scheduling of additional events. It is your responsibility to adhere to the parking restrictions in place.
Mexican National Team vs. Ecuador National Team
Sunday, June 5th at 6:00 pm
Chicago Fire vs. DC United
Saturday, June 18th at 7:00 pm
Kenny Chesney Concert
Saturday, June 25th at 5:00 pm
Chicago Fire vs. Philadelphia Union
Wednesday, June 29th at 7:00 pm
Chicago Park District Summer Registration and Food Service
In accordance with the USDA federal regulations, the Chicago Park District will participate in the Summer Food Service Program in conjunction with summer day camp. Lunches and/or snacks will be provided for enrolled children.
Registration for day camp began May 9, 2022. Community residents are encouraged to register for summer day camp programs. Please visit the Park District website at www.chicagoparkdistrict.com
or call 312-742-PLAY.
CPS Summer Academic Programs
CPS-run summer programs help students receive extra academic and social and emotional support, connect them with their school communities, and encourage them to explore new skills so that they are ready and confident when the 2022–23 school year begins.
Please note that not all programs are open to all students—some programs, like Bridge, are prioritized for students who have not met grade promotion criteria. If your child is required to participate in any summer programming, you will receive a letter from your child’s school by the end of the school year.
You can browse programs at cps.edu/summerprograms
. For the most up-to-date information about the summer programs available to your child, we encourage you to reach out to your child’s school directly.
CPS Summer Sports
CPS’ Office of Sports Administration (OSA) is excited to announce our programming for the 2022 CPS Summer Sports Skills Camps for students entering grades 5–12! Summer sports skills camps are an opportunity for current elementary and high school students to develop their skills in their favorite sport and/or learn about new sports FREE OF CHARGE.
CMK Internship Opportunity
is looking for graduating high school seniors and college students interested in a career opportunity in construction project management. Interns will gain hands-on experience to build your career in construction management on a residential hi-rise project in Chicago. Interns will have the opportunity to observe work at the jobsite, learn about estimating & accounting, and learn about the construction and development process from an experienced team of contractors, designers, and tradespeople.
The ideal candidate is a graduating high school senior with an interest in pursuing a career path in construction management or a student currently enrolled as an undergraduate pursuing a degree in accounting, architecture, construction management, design, or engineering. Other majors are welcome to apply. This is a paid internship. If interested, please email resume to email@example.com
South Loop Grant Park Farmers Market
The idyllic location on the Southeast corner of Roosevelt Rd and Michigan Ave is a picturesque place to enjoy an evening with friends & family and pets too. Support small businesses, engage with the community, and explore Chicago’s rich architectural history. Free entrance. No parking provided but there is paid parking nearby. This is a pet friendly market. Bathrooms are on site at Dollup Coffee. Most vendors accept credit cards, some are cash only.
Where: Southeast Corner of Michigan Avenue & Roosevelt Road Corner of Grant Park in Chicago
When: Thursdays (rain or shine) June 2 - October 13 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
NHS Home Buyer Education Webinar
Learn about the home buying process such as the basics of budgeting, improving credit, understanding
the closing process and down payment assistance programs. This is an eight-hour course delivered in two 4-hour sessions.
Making Sense of the Key Financial Statements for Freelancers & Entrepreneurs
Learn how financial statements like the Income Statement and Balance Sheet can enhance decision making of small business owners. This is a free workshop brought to you by QCDC, Uptown United and the 51st St. Business Association. Register here
When: Tuesday, June 7th from 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Book Signing and Discussion with Dr. Korie Little Edwards
Smart Suits and Tattered Boots: Black Ministers Mobilizing the Black Church in the Twenty-First Century author Dr. Korie Little Edwards will be doing a free book signing.
Where: Mox.E Coworking (1449 S. Michigan Ave.)
When: Tuesday, June 7th at 6:00 pm
NHS Financial Fresh Start Webinar
Whether you are planning to purchase a home or simply need to improve your finances, this webinar will
prepare you for financial security. Learn How To: develop a spending plan, reduce your debt, and
increase your credit score.
Bronzeville Business Connect - Bronzeville Summer Nights Kickoff
Area business owners let's connect! Meet and Greet neighboring business owners in-person. Share your thoughts and learn how your business can fully leverage QCDC's 2022 area-wide marketing initiatives including Bronzeville Summer Nights, Shop Local, Shop Bronzeville and more. Visit qcdcbronzeville.eventbrite.com
for more information.
When: Monday, June 13th at 10:00 am
Diversity Job Fair
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois is hosting a Diversity Job Fair. Are you aware of the broad spectrum of careers in Finance including Actuarial, Project Management and Underwriting? Find your career path with their financial services division. RSVPs required (click here
Where: 300 E. Randolph St
When: Wednesday, June 15th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Chicago Neighborhood Walk: Bronzeville
Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are proud to celebrate Juneteenth with their 2nd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Walk: Bronzeville! Girl Scouts, troops and families are invited to spend the morning exploring the Bronzeville community, enjoying mural art, supporting small businesses, and stopping along the way to treat yourself to a snack (or two!). Register for the walk at bit.ly/GirlScoutWalk
. For more information contact Heather Wirth at HWirth@girlscoutscnwi.org
When: Saturday, June 18th from 10:00 am to noon
Legends South Community Garden Kick Off
Sign-up today for food, gardening supplies, and plants at the community garden kick-off party. Bring your neighbor and get free flowers. Contract Resident and Community Services Manager Chamala Jordan at 773-285-9500 for more information.
Where: Savoy Square (4451 S. Dearborn St.)
When: Saturday, June 18th from 10:00 am to noon
Chicago Soul Music with author Aaron Cohen
Join professor and author Aaron Cohen for classic spins and the remarkable story of Chicago Soul Music through his book, Move on Up. This is a free event.
Where: Overflow Coffee (1449 S. Michigan Ave.)
When: Saturday, June 25th at 1:00 pm