Neighborhood Notes: July 22

Neighborhood Notes: Community 

News for July Boundary, a unique art gallery located in a renovated garage at 2334 W. 111th Pl., hosts an exhibition featuring work from many of the artists who have exhibited there in the past, through July 30. Open hours on Saturdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30, 3 to 6 p.m., and other days by appointment.  Info and appointments: 

SXU-Southside Summer Jazz Camp, July 18 through 22, 3 to 7 p.m., offers students in 6th through 12th grades an opportunity to work with Saint Xavier University (SXU) jazz educators to gain confidence, improve musical abilities, nurture a love for jazz, and participate in daily rehearsals on jazz repertoire, instrumental sectionals, improvisation master-classes, jam sessions, guest concerts and music theory workshops. Info:, keyword: summer camps.  

CAPS meetings: Beat 2221, Tues., July 5, 6: and Aug. 2, 6 p.m. Zoom Access. ID: 821 3728 9000, Passcode: 699643; Beats 2211 and 2212, Thurs., July 7 and Aug. 4, 6 p.m. Zoom Access. ID: 832 2660 9985, Passcode: 581013; Beat 2213, Thurs., July 14, 6 p.m. Zoom Access. ID: 894 0551 1095, Passcode: 324206. The dial in option for all meetings is 312-626-6799. Area residents are encouraged to get involved in CAPS meetings. For information, contact the 22nd District CAPS office, 312-745-062 or 

Beverly Branch Library, 1962 W. 95th St., will host the following free programs in July: City of Stories, four-part series, Wed., July 6 through 27, 6:15 to 7:45 p.m.; Tween Scene for ages 10 and up, Thurs., July 7 and 14, 3 to 5 p.m..; Genealogy 101, Wed., July 13, 6:30 p.m.; and film screening, “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” Sun., July 31, 2:30 p.m. Info on these and other programs: 312-747-9673 or 

Friends of the Forest Preserves volunteers work to remove invasive species and more at the Dan Ryan Woods, July 9 (second Saturday of every month), meeting at 10 a.m. in the parking lot north of the 91st Street Metra station. Volunteers welcome! Wear long pants and appropriate footwear. Info at  

Local School Council meetings: Barnard School LSC – Organizational Meeting, Mon., July 11, 6:30 p.m., 773-535-2625,; Kellogg School LSC, Thurs., July 14, 6 p.m., 773-535-2590,; Morgan Park High School LSC, Weds., July 20, 6 p.m., 773-535-2550, Contact the school or visit their website for more information. 

The Frunchroom reading series welcomes South Side writers and storytellers for a live show Thurs., July 14, 7:30 p.m., Beverly Arts Center, 2407 W. 111th St. Details coming soon at  

 Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church and Morgan Park Presbyterian Church will co-sponsor Peace Camp for children entering 1st through 6th grades, Aug. 1 through 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bethlehem Church, 9401 S. Oakley Ave. Participants will enjoy a week of learning how to be peacemakers through art, music, field trips, movement, stories, peace circles, and more inspired by the theme of healing. $50 per child; scholarships available. Registration is open until July 17 at  

The 22nd District Police host National Night Out. Tues., Aug. 2, 4 to 7 p.m., Ridge Park, 9625 S. Longwood Dr. Enjoy food, fun and games while spending time with neighbors and our local police.  

Save the date for the 23rdAnnual Golf Classic hosted by the OSF Little Company of Mary Medical Center Foundation, Mon., Sept. 12, Midlothian Country Club. The event includes shotgun tee offs at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., lunch and dinner, cocktail hour, and awards. Info: Chad R. Weiler, 708-229-5447 or 




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