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Sunday, July 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


4th on 53rd activities are presented by Nichols Park Advisory Council & Chicago Park District. 

“It’s going to be in-park, an afternoon of family fun consisting of activities that you’ll recognize from past park picnics and also a couple of new ones,”

Dave White with the Nichols Park Advisory Council.

Family activities will be located between 54th & 55th streets in Nichols Park.

Lawn Games: Hula Hoop Challenge! Madeline Ring Toss! Clown Bean Bag Toss! Croquet – big and little kid versions!  Little kid obstacle course including basketball hoop! Cornhole & kiddie beanbag toss! Hop Scotch & balance course!  

Activities: Bike decoration, a parade tradition, will be part of the day’s festivities! Magician John Measner will delight kids of all ages! Double Dutch jump rope by Black Girls Jump! Chess! Pony Rides! Music and stories with Mary Macaroni! Disc-golf sponsored by Hyde Park Disc Golf!

Music: Blues band Bryant & the Blues Kings.

This year’s event was made possible through the contributions and collaborations from: Downtown Hyde Park SSA61  |  Commercial Real Estate Operations (CREO)  |  Xfinity  |  Kimbark Plaza Merchants Association  |  Carolan Apartments  |  U Chicago Office of Civic Engagement  |  McCaffery Interests  |  SECC  |  Hyde Park Bank  |  Illinois State Rep Kam Buckner  |  Marian Realty  |  Hyde Park Garden Fair Committee  |  Anonymous | Cliff & Sharon Hollander  |  Hyde Park Disc Golf  |  CEI Media Group  |  Hyde Park Herald | Hyde Park Neighborhood Club

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