Chicago Events in May

May 5, 2012

The city has so much to offer! Cindy Gatziolis with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (link: www.explorechicago.org/dcase) came into our ABC7 studio to tell us about a few of the many things happening in May.

2012 Chicago Farmers Market Season (link: www.chicagofarmersmarkets.us) Opens May 12

1. Downtown Markets
7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesdays
Federal Plaza

Adams & Dearborn
May 29 - October 30

Thursdays
Daley Plaza

Washington & Dearborn
May 24 - October 18

Willis Tower
233 S. Wacker Drive
June 14 - October 25

2. Neighborhood Markets

Tuesdays
Lincoln Square

Lincoln/Leland/Western
City Parking Lot at Brown Line Station
June 5 - October 30
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Museum Of Contemporary Art/ Streeterville
Chicago & Mies van der Rohe Way
June 5 - October 30
7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Columbus Park - NEW
Harrison and Central
June 26 - October 30
1 p.m. - 7 p.m
. Programming 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Wednesdays
South Shore

70th & Jeffery Blvd.
Urban Partnership Bank Parking
June 6 - October 31
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Pullman
111th & Cottage Grove in Arcade Park
July 11 - October 31
7 a.m. - 12 p.m.

La Follette Park - NEW
1333 N. Laramie
June 20 - October 24
1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Programming 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Thursdays
Hyde Park

53rd Street and Hyde Park Blvd.
June 7 - October 25
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Austin Town Hall - NEW
Lake and Central
June 28 - October 25
1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Programming 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Saturdays
Division Street

Division & Dearborn
On Division between State and Clark
May 12 - October 27
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lincoln Park
Armitage & Orchard
Lincoln Park High School Parking Lot
May 12 - October 27
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Printers Row
Dearborn & Polk - Printers Row Park
June 9 - October 27
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Bridgeport
35th & Wallace in parking lot
June 16 - Oct. 6
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Northcenter
Belle Plaine/Damen/Lincoln
North Center Town Square
June 16 - October 27
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Southport
Blaine School - 1420 West Grace
June 23 - September 8
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Mt. Ebenezer Baptist Church - NEW
3555 W. Huron
June 30 - October 27
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Programming Noon - 4 p.m.

Sundays
Beverly

95th & Longwood
City Parking Lot - Southeast Corner
May 13 - October 28
7 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Wicker Park & Bucktown
Wicker Park & Damen in Wicker Park
June 3 - October 28
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Healing Temple Church - NEW
4941 W. Chicago
June 24 - October 28
2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Programming - 2 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective
Art Institute of Chicago
Premieres May 16, 2012
Travels to Washington, D.C., London, and Paris

Museum Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday: 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission
Adults $18
Children 14 and over, students, and seniors $12
Chicago residents: a $2.00 discount with proof of residency
Children under 14: free
Museum free to Illinois residents weekdays from January 2 through February 10 and on first and second Wednesdays of every month thereafter.

14th Annual Chicago Kids & Kites Festival (link: www.chicagokidsandkites.us)
Saturday, May 19, 2012
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cricket Hill
Lincoln Park
(Lake Shore Drive and Montrose)

Chicago's Memorial Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony Saturday, May 26, 2012

Wreath Laying Ceremony:
11 a.m.
Eternal Flame, Daley Plaza (Dearborn and Washington Streets)

Parade:
Noon
South on State Street from Lake Street to Van Buren Street

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