Thursday, October 21, 2010

This Weekend Oct. 22-24: Pumpkins, Art & Soul

It's that spooky time of year again.  And what kind of Halloween would it be without a pumpkin?

Bring the family and pick out your perfect pumpkin at Unity Park's 10th Annual Pumpkinfest this Sat, Oct. 23 from 11 AM to 2 PM. Decorating stations, a costume parade and music will be provided by DJ Rebel X for this free event.

Come early to be sure to get a pumpkin while supplies last.

10th Annual Pumpkinfest
Sat, Oct. 23, 11AM to 2PM
Unity Park
2636 N. Kimball Ave (b/t Wrightwood & Diversey)

For all you art lovers out there, if you haven't made it to the Art Loop Open yet, this Saturday is the perfect time to check it out.

Join esteemed artists Tony Tasset (Artist responsible for "The Eye" on State Street), Juan Angel Chavez (Artist, Sculpture Professor, SAIC) and Logan Square's own Lynn Basa (Artist, Author and Professor, School of the Art Institute) and as they discuss public art within the context of Art Loop Open. The lively discussion will be moderated by I AM Logan Square Board chairman and Chicago Artists' Coalition executive director, Carolina O. Jayaram.

Art Loop Open presents
Public Art: The Next Generation
Sat, Oct. 23, 1 to 3 PM
Block 37, 108 South State Street, 2nd Level, North End

Feeling Funky? Head over to the Whistler's monthly Soul and Funk Party on Fri, Oct. 22. Curated by Jay Wells and featuring new guest DJs for each monthly installment, the music and vibe promises to get you groovin'.Party starts at 9:30 PM on the 4th Friday of every month.

Soul & Funk Party
Fri, Oct. 22, 9:30 PM to close
The Whistler, 2421 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Enjoy your weekend Logan Square!



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