4th of July Fireworks

The City of Chicago proudly presents a spectacular triple play of pyrotechnics on the Fourth of July.

Fireworks displays will occur up and down Chicago’s 26 miles of lakefront bringing them to folks in the neighborhood.

Beginning at 9pm on Sunday, July 4th, 15 minute pyrotechnic displays will light up the sky.

Prime viewing locations:

  • Downtown: Navy Pier and surrounding area.
  • North Side: From Foster Thorndale to Montrose
  • South Side: From 63rd Street Beach to Promontory Point

Please note: Taste of Chicago will close at 6pm on July 4th.

18th Annual Men's Health Week - June 14-18

Via Near North Health Service Corporation

WHEN: June 14 - 18, 2010, Monday through Friday, 9am to 2pm

WHERE: Uptown Community Health Center, 4867 N Broadway

Free health screenings for:

  • Diabetes
  • Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Prostate Cancer
  • HIV Testing

Along with Complimentary:

  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Haircuts
  • Food
  • Giveaways

For more information please call 312.337.1073 x208 or visit our website: .

First Time Home Buyer Workshop - June 26

Via Northside Community Federal Credit Union

Home Buying: Kiss Your Landlord Goodbye!

A free workshop on how to make your dream of homeownership a reality.

You will learn…

  • All about your credit and budgeting tips
  • How to find the best first time homebuyer loan for you
  • How to get into your new home the smoothest way you can
  • Information on grants, grants, grants!

DATE: Saturday, June 26, 2010
TIME: 9am—4:00pm
LOCATION: Truman College 1145 W. Wilson Avenue
Parking at Lake and Wilson with shuttle every 15 minutes

TO REGISTER: Call 773-769-5800 x228 or x224 Munai or Jennifer

Summer Track Program - Kids Aged 9 -14

ImageKids ages 9-14! Mayor Daley’s Summer Track Program is a free, introductory track and field program.

Join the 46th Ward track team this summer and have fun training and competing against other teams throughout the City of Chicago!

The program starts Tuesday, June 22 and ends August 14.

Training will be at Chase Park with Coach Marquise Smallwood every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30pm- 6pm.

For more information and to sign up, contact Alderman Helen Shiller’s Office at 773-878-4646

Attn: Mindy Taylor or Joe Vonderhaar. Or email This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it

Download the flier (.pdf).

Ward Office Summer Saturday Hours

The 46th Ward Community Service Office will be open on the following Saturdays this summer from 9am to 11am.

Saturday, June 12th - 9am to 11am
Saturday, July 10th - 9am to 11am
Saturay, August 14th - 9am to 11am