Happenings beginning April 13


Spring cleanup begins with mulching in Wicker Park

Let us know about events and news you know about and remember you can post community events in the calendar. Register under the "Event Calendar" red bar on the right, or log in if you are already registered. Then add an event.

Thru April 15

2012 CIMMfest
This is the 4th annual multi-location celebration of movies and
Details for shows and prices: Website
Location: Multiple locations including the closing act for the
Near NorthWest Arts Council and its Wicker Park Art Center,
2215 W. North Ave.

Friday, April 13

Party at the Museum- Opening reception
Original Polish posters by faculty and students
from Szczecin Academy of Arts, Poland

Opening Reception will include live music by Arek Religa
Two of the 22 artists in the show will be present: Prof. Lex
Drewinski and Leszek Zebrowski.
Exhibit continues thru May 6.
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Price: $10 PMA members. $15 non-members, Free parking.
Location: Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave.

I Can Do that- Opening reception
Jenny Lam's followup show to the Exquisite Corpse Show
Exhibiting artists come from around the world.
Exhibit continues thru Apr. 27
Time: 7 to 10 p.m.
Price: Free
Location: Variable Space, 1564 N. Damen Ave., 3rd Floor

Saturday, April 14

Big Mulch Day In Wicker Park
Mulch All the Trees
Make sure to wear closed toed shoes and where clothes
that can get dirty!
Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Price: FREE
Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave.

Green Metropolis Fair
Over 100 local vendors and organizations will be offering products and
information. Free bike check, yoga classes, gardening ideas, chicken and
bee-keeping, all things sustainable from homes to consumables
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Location: Green Exchange, 2545 W. Diversey

Sulzen Fine Art Studio's 19th Anniversary Group Exhibition
Combines an evening of art, music and performance. Gallery Talk begins at
6, Music at 7:30 and Performance at 9.
Time: 5 - 11 p.m.
Price: FREE
Location: Sulzen Studio, 2720 W. Saint Georges Court (1 Blk SE of California,
Milwaukee and the BlueLine Stop)

Tuesday, April 17

Local School Council Elections
See story

Wednesday, April 18

Local School Council Elections
April meeting, Sandy Johnson Facilitator
Time: 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Price: FREE
Location: Find your school

Caps Beat 1434
April meeting, Sandy Johnson Facilitator
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Location: Bucktown/Wicker Park Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Saturday, April 21

Earth Day In Wicker Park
Learn green techniques
Plant herbs to take home!
Time: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m...canceled if raining
Price: FREE
Location: Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen Ave., West side of Field House

Commercial Park Earth Day Celebration
Help cleanup from Division to Grand, Ashland to Damen
Make sure to wear closed toed shoes and where clothes
that can get dirty!
Time: 9 a.m. check in for cleanup groups
         Kids activities from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Price: FREE
Location: Commercial Park, 1845 W. Rice

On Going

Footprints in Vertical Skies
Paintings of Chicago Cityscapes and International Landmarks
Price: FREE
Exhibit runs through April 29
Location: Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Grid Systems
Park Schreck Gallery
Price: FREE
Exhibit runs through April 30
Hours: website
Location: Park Schreck Gallery, 1747 W. North Ave.

AB(e)DUCTED The Honest Abe Art Show
Local artists in response to the theft of a painting in Dec.
Price: FREE
Exhibit runs through April 30
Location: Cole's Bar, 2838 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Hell is presented at INTUIT and Heaven at Loyola
Thru June 30
Contact: Website
Location: INTUIT: Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave and LUMA: Loyal University's Museum of Art, 820 N. Michigan Ave.

Cell Phone & Battery Recycling
Working and non working cell phones, batteries from power tools, laptops, cameras, cell phones.
Items can be dropped off Mon. - Fri.
For more info, call 773.384.2672 or email Clover at WPB
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Wicker Park Bucktown Chamber of Commerce, 1414 N. Ashland Ave.



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