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Join us for PlayStreets this Summer!

We are so excited to announce that our PlayStreets events are back for the summer!  This year Playstreets will obviously look a little different than it has in years past. We have 5 virtual events happening this summer to help you and your family connect over fun, active, and creative programs. We will be listing the materials needed for the activities as the programs are released. Follow this link to sign up

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PlayStreets are FREE to join - sign up to enter our social media contest! Each week we'll award a gift card to the best post!
To enter the contest:
1. Register for PlayStreets! (
2. Share a video or photo of your family participating in the activation on social media, using #ChiPlayStreets2020West?
3. Tag us on your post here on Facebook, Instagram (@gpccouncil) or Twitter (@gpccouncil)!

2020 PlayStreets schedule: 

July 24: Zumba & Paper Flowers
July 29: Community Superhero & Sidewalk Decorating
August 4: Cookie baking & Plate Making
August 13: Bike Riding & Helmet Decorating
August 26: Back-to-School & Notebook & Mask Decorating

All PlayStreets events will also be listed on our calendar!

Activation 5: August 26

Prepare for going back to school (whether it is virtually or in-person) by designing and decorating your notebooks and face masks with our friends Mattie Wilson and Kristin Field at the Garfield Park Conservatory!

View or download a materials list and instructions!

Activation 4: August 13

Learn how to design and decorate your old helmet with our team member Katie, and watch for bike safety tips with Xail Hernandez from Working Bikes!

Activation 3: August 4

Decorate a Healthy Eating Plate and make a delicious treat with Care Kitchen Chicago!

View or download a materials list and instructions!



Activation 2: July 29

PlayStreets! Community Superhero Cape

Learn how to make your very own superhero cape with our team member Cara!

View or download a materials list and instructions to follow along!

Activation 1: July 24

PlayStreets! Paper Flowers and Pot Decoration + Zumba!

Learn how to make a paper flower, decorate a flower pot, and plant a flower seed to grow your own flowers with our team members Eilís and Maurice!

View or download a materials list and instructions to follow along!

Thank you to Hot Mess Yoga for supporting PlayStreets with Elevate Zumba on Zoom!