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FREE Customer Service/ Retail Training

FREE Customer Service/ Retail Program for 18 years and older!! CLASSES ONLY 2 DAYS A WEEK!!

Discover the opportunities offered to youth & teens by 40 organizations citywide!

Don’t miss Chicago City of Learning’s FREE Back to School Jam, where youth can participate in a variety of hands-on activities, including coding, robotics, design, video gaming, writing, making music and much more. Take the NASA Mars Rover Challenge or make a DIY toy for a shelter pet. Watch or take part in a fashion show or a poetry slam. New this year: Teen Lounges! While young Chicagoans 4-24 discover the fun learning opportunities available to them citywide, they can win prizes and earn digital badges. It’s all happening from Noon until 4pm at Jones College Prep on Saturday, September 19. Reserve space for your family and friends now at https://ChicagoCityofLearning.org/Jam.

3rd Annual "Loving Our Natural Hair" Curl Clinic

Celebrate a beautiful Black History Month at the "Loving Our Natural Hair" Curl Clinic, Saturday February 28, 2015, where you will learn about natural hair care as well as enjoy an afternoon full of music, performances and fellowship.

FREE Fitness Boot Camp at Ogden Park!

The Resident Association of Greater Englewood aka RAGE is proud to offer a FREE 8-Week Fitness Boot camp Session with a Certified Group Exercise Instructor at Ogden Park located at 6500 S. Racine from 6pm-7pm on Tuesday and Thursday!

Food, Farming & Fun at Saturday's Urban Farm Open House in West Englewood

Chicago's first and only USDA certified organic farms opens its doors for a fun filled afternoon on Saturday June 7th from 11am - 3pm at 5814 S Wood Street. Experience cooking demos, workshops, tours, community resources and plenty of food and fun for all ages!

Wednesdays at Wood Street Organic Farm Stand Season Begins with Free Produce !

Chicago's first and only USDA-certified organic farm is opening its doors for another great season of food, farming and fun! Mark your calendars for the first farm stand of the season which begins Wednesday, May 7th at Wood Street Urban Farm, 5814 S Wood Street in West Englewood. Farm Stand is open every Wednesday, 11am - 4pm from May thru October. *SPECIAL* for a limited time only, Link card shoppers can take advantage of our buy one get one free sale on all produce*       

$0 Joiner Fee EXTENDED through Feb. 8th!

$0 Joiner Fee Extended at West Communities YMCA through February 8, 2014!

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE!  Call us at 773.434.0300 or visit us on the web to learn more!

Bridge Academy Saturday Enrichment Program (Oct. 12 - Dec. 14, 2013)

BCFS Bridge Academy Saturday Enrichment Program is FREE and open to youth, ages 6-13 years old. 

Fall 2013 Dates: Saturdays only, Oct. 12 - Dec. 14, 2013.

Fall 2013 classes include: Drill Team, Art class, Chess, Creative Writing, Digital Literacy. The program also offers a balanced and nutritional breakfast and lunch for all participants.

Enroll now: http://bcfs.edu20.org/

Contact: 773-488-9065

UIC Moving Forward

A WEIGHT LOSS INTERVENTION FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS
Moving Forward is coming to a Park near you in Englewood, ENROLLING NOW!

Open House for FREE Social Skills Workshops

Do you know teenagers or young adults who have difficulty making and keeping friends? Would they benefit from a proven social skills intervention? 

Dollars & Donuts!

Come out and help make dollars & sense out of our social, economic, legal and judicial systems!!

 

 

Year Up Chicago Recognizes Talent Among Urban Young Adults in Chicago

Despite talent and motivation, 6.7 million young adults in this country lack access to higher education and careers that provide them with a living wage. At the same time, our economy needs help. U.S. businesses are calling for more and better-trained talent to compete on the global stage, but there will not be enough skilled workers to meet that demand.

Why Should I Can My Own Food ?

Canning is no longer just something for your granny or great-grandma, it has made a hip return in a new population of young people who want to protect themselves from rising food costs and treat themselves to higher quality food.

If you are interested in learning more about canning, having your questions answered and seeing step-by-step how to can at home, there is a free class being offered at Growing Home Wood Street Urban Farm at 5814 S. Wood Street on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 12pm.

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