Juneteenth Military Honors 2018

Juneteenth Military Honors 2018 presented by the West Side Historical Preservation Society and the Chicago Park District. June 19, 2018 at 11:30AM, Garfield Park Golden Dome - 100 N Central Park Ave. Read more [...]

Dancing with the Vets at Indian Boundary

For individuals that are U.S. Military Veterans. This event is one of three dance competitions for military couples to participate in to be invited to a grand finale. This event is in partnership with Veterans Upward Bound. One participant per couple must have a DD214 or other military verification to be eligible. Read more [...]

Women Veterans Wellness Event

Women Veterans Wellness Event hosted by the Chicago Park District in partnership with the Jesse Brown VAMC Women Veterans Health Center and the Chicago Vet Center. The event is from 10am to 1pm on Friday, December 19th at Fosco Park. This event is all about self-care and wellness for women Veterans and will hopefully help alleviate some holiday stress. Read more [...]

Illinois Warrior Summit 2013

Mark your calendars. On Monday, August 12th, 2013, from 12 pm to 5 pm, the Chicago Park District supports the use of Soldier Field (the historic landmark created as a memorial for American Soldiers) to host the Warrior Summit & Welcome Home Celebration and expands its offering to military service members of Illinois State.After hosting last year’s event at the UIC Forum in Chicago (http://www.illinoiswarriorsummit.com/) , The 2013 Illinois Warrior Summit & 6th Annual Welcome Home Celebration is returning to Soldier Field. Read more [...]