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“Stay in School Picnic” in Chicago

School House


Saturday, August 25, 2018    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Union Park
1501 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL, 60606

Event Type

24th annual Stay in School Picnic to encourage youth to stay in school and to offer support for a successful school year.

This neighborhood/family-friendly event will provide basic school supplies, free food, games and a variety of entertainment to welcome in the new school year.  Families will have access to many vendors sharing vital information on services and programs that are offered in their community.

The picnic is Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Union Park in Chicago.

The parade will start at 9 a.m. from Oakley and Washington boulevards, traveling east to Union Park at Washington Boulevard and Ashland Avenue.

Be sure to say hello to our Chicago staff, who will be available to explain how we support children with special healthcare needs.

Event is sponsored by Chicago Neighbors United (501c3 organizations), Walter Burnett, Jr. (27th Ward Alderman), Jesse White (IL. Secretary of State), Patricia Van Pelt (IL. State Senator 5th District), & Mariyana Spyropoulos (Commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District)