Big Week: June 27- July 4

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By Michael Romain


Enjoy safe summer fun 

Each Friday from June 29 until July 13, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., at St. Louis Park, 339 N. St. Louis, Breakthrough Urban Ministries will host its annual Home Court series promoting safe and affordable activities in East Garfield Park. 

Home Court has expanded from a basketball tournament nearly 10 years ago to a summer series each Friday that concludes with a concert or film viewing every weekend.


Shop fresh at Forty Acres 

From July 2 until July 30, Forty Acres Fresh Market will be selling fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables at The Boombox, 5846 West Chicago Ave. Cash, Illinois Link Card, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover accepted. For more info, go to Facebook and search: @40ACRESFRESHMARKET. 


Visit Farm on Ogden

Farm on Ogden, the West Side's newest fresh produce oasis, is now open. The garden, located at 3555 Ogden Ave., is the result of a partnership between the Chicago Botanic Garden and the Lawndale Christian Health Center. Visit for more info on going. 


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