Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Have you seen all of the Whirligigs yet?

Take a walk around North Lawndale and check out all of the whirligigs installed at each of our community garden partner sites! Here are a few shots we took of some of the whirligigs in action!

YMEN's Whirligig

Monday, October 24, 2022

Whirligig Celebration: Thank You

Our Whirligig Team would like to say THANK YOU to everyone who was involved in making this project a success in North Lawndale! Thank you to everyone who stopped by our table during the Open House Chicago weekend, it was so nice seeing all of you and seeing the joy on everyone's faces after seeing the completed whirligigs!

Whirligig table with miniature whirligig models from each of the garden sites

Open House Chicago

 The Open House Chicago Week-End was a big success in North Lawndale.

And if you haven't had a chance to participate, you can still take the Self Guided tour of some of the neighborhood's community gardens, with commentary by Blanche Killingsworth, Annamaria Leon and Dr. Israel.

To get the App and start walking:

Saturday October 15th at the African Heritage Garden


Thursday, October 20, 2022

NL Whirligig Booklet

After many months of design workshops, meetings with our garden liaisons and contractors along with site visits, we celebrated all of the completed Whirligigs last weekend on October 15th & 16th during Open House Chicago. If you didn't get a chance to view our booklet, take a look below.

If you didn't get a chance to view our booklet, take a look below.

Sunday, October 9, 2022

North Lawndale Whirligigs Celebration Events

Saturday October 15th 2022 
Sunday October 16th 2022,
NLCCC/GROWSS invites you to see the whirligigs installed at eight North Lawndale gardens, talk to the designers, make your own whirligig.
Register Here:

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