Weekly Update from Your Alderman – February 7, 2020

Weekly Update from Your Alderman
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February 7, 2020
Dear Neighbor,

Yesterday Mayor Lori Lightfoot declared the eroding lakeshore, due to rising lake levels and severe weather, a local disaster in a letter to Governor JB Pritzker. Governor Pritzker issued a proclamation declaring a state disaster, and requesting funding from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to assistance in response and recovery and seek additional support from Federal agencies. Beaches in Rogers Park and South Shore have seen significant damages, and we have seen beaches in our community shrink this winter. I will continue to work with my City Council colleagues and State and Federal officials, along with the Mayor, to advocate for the restoration of public infrastructure and lakefront. I will keep you updated as this issue progresses.

The 48th Ward is home to a variety of great schools, from early childhood education, through grade school, and onto higher education. This weekend there are opportunities to support two schools in the community. This afternoon I will be a guest server at McDonald’s, 6321 N. Broadway, during Dining Out for Swift, from 3:30-5:30pm. McDonald’s will donate 20% of sales during the event to Swift Elementary School, 5900 N. WinthropClick here for more information.

Tomorrow evening I will be a guest bartender at The Double Bubble6036 N. Broadway, during the Queen of Hearts drawing to benefit my alma mater, Northside Catholic Academy. If you get a chance please stop by. Click here for more information.

Tomorrow my office will join with 40th Ward Alderman Andre Vasquez, the Chicago Department of Transportation, and the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce to host a community meeting and workshop to discuss plans for a community space on Catalpa between Clark St. and Ashland Ave. This is the first of a number of meetings to gather community input on ideas for programming and structural elements for the plaza. Activating this space will help to connect the northern part of Andersonville to the south and has the opportunity to draw more people to the Andersonville business district. Click here for more information about the meeting.

Tomorrow morning the Aldi grocery store at Granville and Broadway will host an Open House for neighbors to talk with store leadership about their request for a liquor license to sell beer and wine. I will announce a future community meeting about the request, please try to stop by Aldi, 6221 N. Broadway, between 9am and 11am, to learn more about their plans. Click here for Open House flyer.

This week our local police commanders met with some of our local community groups. On Monday 24th District Commander Michelle Rubino and I met with the Edgewater Glen Association block club and yesterday 20th District Commander Brendan McCrudden and I met with Bryn Mawr businesses to discuss safety concerns. It is critical that we all take steps to ensure the safety and security of our own homes and businesses and the community in general. Please see the Public Safety Update below for tips on how to protect yourself and your neighbors.

As the effects of winter make their impacts on our streets, my office is planning our capital improvement projects for the coming year. Please share your infrastructure requests and ideas with us to be considered for our 2020 Menu program by emailing me at harry@48thward.org.

If your family is looking for some fun on Sunday, stop by the the Care for Real Valentine’s Open House. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the important work Care for Real does to serve our neighbors, and you and your family can make Valentine’s for Care for Real clients. See below for more details about Sunday’s day of service.

As a reminder, CTA weekend work continues between Thorndale and Ardmore this weekend. From tonight at 10pm through 4am Monday, the Red Line stations at Bryn Mawr, Thorndale, and Granville will be closed. There will be a free Broadway bus shuttle operating during station closures. If you ahve any questions about CTA construction, please email ally@48thward.org.

Have a safe and peaceful weekend.

Sincerely,

Harry Osterman
Alderman, 48th Ward

Public Safety Update
 Last week, an individual was shot on the 1000 block of Berwyn Ave. Officers were able to recover a gun and arrested a suspect in connection with the incident. The victim did not want to pursue with charges against the subject. The 20th Police District has increasee police presence in the area and I am working to meet with the neighbors about the security initiatives we can take on Berwyn Ave. If you have any questions or information about this incident, please email Alan Oviedo in my office at alan@48thward.org.

Safety Tips 

Click here to read more about how improve safety in your business
Learn more about motor vehicle safety
Home safety checklist to assess safety in and around your home 
Scams and fraud schemes occurring in the area 
How to protect your packages 

Burglary assessments 
Click here for more information
 You will learn about what steps you can take to help safeguard your home and increase your safety as a community. It is highly recommended that you and five or more of your neighbors participate in the the burglary assessments. The meetings will involve assessments of your property by surveying your home as a whole in relation to your neighbors homes. If you would like to set up a meeting please contact the Alan Oviedo from my office at alan@48thward.org.

Court Advocacy Chair
The Court Advocacy program is an integral part of CAPS. Each of the 25 police districts has a Court Advocacy Subcommittee. With input gathered at beat meetings or from other members of the community, the Court Advocacy Subcommittees, working with the Police Department, identify and track cases of interest to the community.Court Advocacy Subcommittees play an important role in advancing the goals of making our neighborhoods safer. First, volunteers provide support for victims and witnesses who may be hesitant to testify in court. The presence of Court Advocacy volunteers from their community can make the difference in whether a victim or witness decides to appear in court. Second, the presence of Court Advocacy volunteers sends a strong message to the defendant, the judge and all other interested parties in the criminal justice system: the community cares about the outcome of these cases and is willing to devote its time and energies to monitoring the workings of the judicial system.If you are interested in becoming the next Court Advocacy Chair please reach out to the 20th District CAPS office email 
CAPS.020District@chicagopolice.org or call (312) 742-8770. 


2020 Beat Meeting SchedulesBeat meetings ensure that any community issue on your block is addressed as a part of the problem solving process that we as a community work collaboratively. Also, we work together to discuss trends that may be emerging in the beat and to discuss beat statistics.

For this new year, the 20th police district has consolidated Beat 2022 and Beat 2023 meetings to the Kenmore Plaza, 5225 N Kenmore Ave on the second Thursday of every odd month.

Click here to view the schedule for the 20th District CAPS Beat Meetings
Next Beat 2433 meeting is on February 18th at the Engine 70 Firehouse, 6060 N Clark St.
If you want to know which police district and beat you belong to, click here to find out.

Community Meeting & Workshop — Andersonville Community Space
Saturday, Feb. 8
10:30am – noon
St. Gregory’s Gymnasium, 1609 W. Gregory

Neighbors and business owners are invited to join us for an informational meeting and workshop to help share ideas about a future community space on Catalpa Ave. between Clark St. and Ashland Ave. Aldermen Osterman and Vaquez will be in attendance, along with representatives from the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce and Chicago Department of Transportation.

Please email ally@48thward.org with questions about this meeting or project.

 48th Ward Art Wall
Please come and visit the 48th Ward office to see the colorful artwork of artist Kathy Gemperle. Many know Kathy from her work with the Edgewater Historical Society. Kathy’s paintings will be on exhibit on the Art Wall in the office from February 10th to April 10th.

Anyone interested in showing their artwork on the 48th Ward art wall can contact Jerry Goodman via email at jerry@48thward.org.

Chi-Town Squares LGBTQ Square Dancing

Would you like to learn something new? Be more active? Meet new people? Have fun?
 
If you answered “YES!” to any of the above, then you should try square dancing!
One evening of square dancing is 10,000+ steps and a ton of fun. Research shows it’s good for the body and mind.
 
Starting Satuday, Feb. 8,  Chi-Town Squares will be teaching beginning square dancing (called Mainstream) for new square dancers or people wanting to brush up on their square dancing skills. Mainstream has 71 calls (dance moves) – with a little patience, and a lot of practice, you will learn them all in a fun, supportive environment. Classes are taught by a professional square dance caller. Dress is casual. Come alone or with a friend. All are welcome. Come on out, meet your neighbors, and learn to square dance!
 
Register Now! | RSVP on Facebook
 Valentine’s Open House – Families Care for Real
Sunday, Feb. 9, 3-4:30pm
Care For Real, 5339 N. Sheridan 

Come visit Care for Real on February 9th from 3-4:30 p.m. for our Valentine’s Families Care for Real event. We will be featuring volunteering on the spot opportunities including making Valentine cards for clients, decorating our waiting room as well as helping in our clothing shop and food pantry.

We invite all guests to participate in our Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive by bringing a jar of peanut butter and jelly to donate to our food pantry (other nut or seed butters welcome as well).

Please invite a friend and help us spread some love to our neighbors in need. All ages welcome. RSVP to Kate@careforreal.org

A Doll’s House at Raven Theatre – Neighborhood Night
Friday, Feb. 14
Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark
Click here for more information

This classic, world-renowned play is one that many have heard of and maybe read, but perhaps haven’t had the chance to see on stage. And now’s your chance! Nora, a spirited young housewife, is a radical thinker trapped in the patriarchal world of 1870s Norway. Life with her husband, Torvald, is comfortable, if uninteresting. But when an old acquaintance reappears, threatening to bring Nora’s secrets to light, everything changes. As her marriage, her relationships, and her world crumble, she begins to speak her mind and question what she really wants for herself.Previews begin February 6, closing March 22. Tickets can be purchased at www.raventheatre.com or by giving our box office a call at 773-338-2177.

Also! February 14th is NEIGHBORHOOD NIGHT!, Where we encourage our north side neighbors to come out to the theatre and take advantage of $15 tickets with the offer code: NEIGHBOR. (It’s also Valentine’s Day! Hint hint.)

Chicago Theatre Week – Feb. 13-23
Click here for more informationExperience Chicago’s fearless theatre scene for just $15 or $30 (or less!) from Feb. 13 – 23, 2020. Chicago Theatre Week features value-priced tickets to more than 100 performances at theatres across the city, from musicals to improv to dramas and beyond.Chicago Theatre Week is presented by the League of Chicago Theatres in partnership with Choose Chicago. Now in its 8th year, the highly anticipated event allows visitors and locals to sample the extraordinary range of theatrical offerings throughout the Chicago area.

Spend An Evening with J.S. Bach
Saturday February 15
7:30pm
Unity Lutheran Church, 1212 W. Balmoral Concerts at Unity kicks off its 5th season on February 15th at 7:30pm with An Evening with J.S. Bach. Join cellist Alexa Muhly and pianist Michael Miller for a program devoted to the genius of J.S. Bach. Performance includes The 6th Suite, for solo cello (1725), Sonata for Viola da Gamba in G Minor (1740), and chorale S. 639 for piano and cello, Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (1717).Refreshments will be provided at intermission. Suggested donation of $10 benefits the 2020 Organ Centennial Fund.

Andersonville Restaurant Week 2020
February 21 – March 1
Various restaurants in Andersonville
Click here for more informationReturning for the fourth consecutive year, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is thrilled to host this winter’s Andersonville Restaurant Week, running from February 21 – March 1 with six first-time restaurant participants. Andersonville Restaurant Week is a 10-day long salute to Andersonville’s diverse and dynamic dining scene, serving up a variety of brunch, lunch, and dinner prix fixe menus, drink specials, and dessert. This event allows people to try multiple items from a well-curated list of offerings. Click here for complete list of offerings.
 
Being A Stronger Ally: Trans/GNC Business Affirming Symposium
Saturday, Feb. 22
9am-3pm
Chicago Waldorf School, 5200 N. Ashland
Click here to registerThe Andersonville Chamber of Commerce (ACC) is thrilled to commit itself to continuing to ensure that the Andersonville community and commercial district is a safe and welcoming place for Transgender/Gender Non-conforming individuals.

Registration is now open for “Being A Stronger Ally: Trans/GNC Affirming Symposium” hosted by the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Chicago Therapy Collective on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 9AM-3PM at the Chicago Waldorf School (5200 N Ashland). This day of learning is open to all and is free to Andersonville Chamber Members. You do not need to be a business owner or associated with a business to attend this event, and we believe there will be powerful takeaways for every attendee. There is $15 registration fee for non chamber members and Financial Aid is available. Lunch will be provided by Reza’s.

The Symposium will include a Keynote address and 3 break-out sessions which will reflect the diversity of Trans/GNC communities, and highlight issues impacting Trans/GNC individuals, specifically Trans Inclusive Customer Service, as well as Civic Engagement and Allyship. More information and a list of speakers coming soon.

Winter Walk: A Mile in Her Shoes
Sunday, Feb. 23
1-3pm
Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson
Click here for more information
 For 28 years, thousands of neighbors, supporters, and new friends have gathered to “walk a mile in her shoes” to better understand homelessness for women in the city of Chicago. This event takes participants on a one-mile walk through the Uptown neighborhood while stopping along the way to listen to stories of women who have rebuilt their lives with the help of Sarah’s Circle. Winter Walk: a Mile in Her Shoes emphasizes the reality that women are homeless even during Chicago’s most dangerous weather.Anyone is welcome to attend this free, family friendly event. Winter Walk: a Mile in Her Shoes offers a shortened walk and special activities for children.

What’s Happening at the Libraries

History Book Discussion- Ida B. Wells
Saturday, February 8th
10 am
Edgewater Branch, 6000 N Broadway
Betty A. Barclay Community Room
Click here for more information

Join them for a discussion of her life and achievements. Copies of these titles will be available at the Circulation Desk in addition to supplementary materials. Come join us for coffee and light refreshments. Ida B. Wells was an outspoken critic of racial discrimination and lynching. She used her journalism skills to highlight issues facing African-Americans, even when her own life was threatened and her printing press burned by an angry mob. 

The Edgewater Public Library, 6000 N. Broadway St., and the Bezazian Public Library, 1226 W. Ainslie St., offer a wide variety of programs and events each month. 
Click here for a listing of Edgewater Library events
Click here for a listing of Bezazian Library events

Census Workers Needed
There are plenty of employment opportunities available with the US Census Bureau. Click here for more information.

Open Positions at Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
A/V Analyst
Operating Engineer

SeniorBridge-Humana At Home Hiring CNAs
Click here for more informationActive Transportation Alliance Internship
Active Transportation Alliance, an advocacy nonprofit in Chicago, currently has openings for a Special Event Intern and Event Marketing Intern. These internships are meant for undergrads and we can offer class credit or a stipend.
Click here for more information

Volunteers Needed for Lincoln Park ConservancyDo you enjoy talking with people from across Chicago and around the world? Would you like to share your passion for Lincoln Park, plants, and the natural world? The Lincoln Park Conservancy and the Chicago Park District are seeking volunteers to interact with visitors to the Lincoln Park Conservatory and Gardens and the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park, Chicago. Greeters and Docents welcome visitors, assist with questions and directions, and share their knowledge of these National Historic Landmarks. Additionally, Docents can give both formal and casual tours of the Conservatory and/or the Lily Pool.Beginning February 29, new docents will attend training on six Saturday mornings with experts on plants, the art of interpretation, architectural design, and the history of Lincoln Park. Greeters attend a one-day training on March 21 giving them an orientation to the Conservatory.Deadline to register for the Docent program is Friday, February 21.For more information, please contact Rebecca Conant, Assistant Director of Educational Programs, Lincoln Park Conservancy at (773)883-7275, volunteer@lincolnparkconservancy.org or visit our webpage: LincolnParkConservancy.org

48th Ward Senior Updates

Senior Citizens Annual Sewer Refund 
Beginning in 2020, the program that refunds condominium and co-op owners $50 for living in a homeowners’ association will be transitioned to the Chicago Department of Finance, and will no longer involve the alderman’s office nor the committee on finance. Those who received the refund in 2019 should receive renewal notices in late February, 2020, and will be asked to remit them to the Department on Finance. First time applicants to the program will complete a new form and send required paperwork to the finance department as well. A new application form will be posted to the City’s website and will be available in the 48th Ward office once it becomes available.

Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program
An Illinois program assists senior citizens who are hard-pressed to pay their property taxes, Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said today. Seniors whose annual household income is $55,000 or less can apply to the Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program for loans to cover property tax payments. The statewide deadline to apply is March 1, 2020. Click here for more information.
 If you are a surviving spouse of a fallen police officer, soldier or rescue worker who has not remarried, you may be eligible for property tax relief from Cook County.  Eligibility criteria and further information can be found on the Cook County Board of Review website at this address:
https://www.cookcountyboardofreview.com/about/surviving-spouse-abatement

Senior Resource Fair
SAVE THE DATE for Alderman Osterman’s 20th Annual Senior Resource Fair on Monday, April 20, 2020 at the Broadway Armory from 10:00am to 1:00pm.  As in prior years, there will be a light lunch provided along with free access to over 60 different providers of services to adults over 55 years old.  Aegea Dance Troupe – Greek Folk Dance
Friday, Feb. 14, Feb. 21
1-2 p.m.
Edgewater Branch Library, 6000 N. Broadway
2nd floor, Betty A. Barclay Community Room

Have fun during free training in several Greek (Spiral) dances. You have the option to perform at Greek Fests and other events in the Chicagoland area. Presented by Edgewater Village Chicago, Friends of the Edgewater Library and Edgewater Branch Library.

Cook County Elder Justice Center Senior Enrichment Semniars

Please join us at the next seminar in the 2020 Senior Enrichment Seminar Series. Call the Elder Justice Center at (312) 603-9233 to register. The seminar is scheduled to be held at the Richard J. Daley Center, 50 West Washington Street, in Courtroom 2005 from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. on the dates indicated below:

“Medicare: Understanding the Basics”
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Click here for details

A Heart to Heart with Weiss
Thursday, February 20
8:30am – noon
Weiss Hospital Auditorium, 4646 N. Marine
Click here for more information

One Million Degrees 2020-2021 application
Click here for application

One Million Degrees is a nonprofit in Chicago exclusively providing financial, academic, personal, and professional supports to community college students such as City Colleges of Chicago, Prairie State College, South Suburban College, or Harper College in the Chicagoland area. OMD makes a difference by providing guidance and support to our city’s resilient community college students.
Chicago Advocate Legal, NFP; Preventative Law Workshop and Mentoring Opportunities
Click here for more informationChicago Advocate Legal, NFP also offers opportunities for leadership and educational workshops for youth and community organizations. The Preventative Law Initiative is a program that they are currently offering in order to achieve the goals that we have stated above. This program is designed to provide organizations with the opportunity to receive formal workshop clinics hosted by the Chicago Advocate Legal, NFP Team. A key component of the program is opportunities for youth,15-21 in age, to become apart of the workshop leadership team and facilitate workshops in their own communities!

Email Chlece Neal subject title: “Preventative Law Clinic Host” request to cneal@chicagoadvocatelegal.com or call 312-561-5510.

Chicago Park District Opportunity Fair 
Saturday, February 15th
Truman College, 1145 W Wilson Ave
10 am to 1 pm
Click here for more information

Youth Leadership Forum & Basketball Tournament
Sunday, Feb. 16
Truman College, 1145 W Wilson Ave
10am-3pm
Click here for more information

Viola Project President’s Day
Monday, February 17
City Lit Theater, 1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave
9 am – 3 pm
Click here for more information

Join the Viola Project for our sixth annual President’s Day workshop dedicated to exploring leadership through Shakespeare’s kings, queens, and rising stars. We’ll spend the day talking government, playing theatre games and exploring our inner world leaders with the likes of Cleopatra and Joan of Arc.  Never acted in a Shakespeare scene before? No problem! We welcome all ability levels from newbie to seasoned Shakespearean veteran. Participated in this workshop before? Awesome! Come on back! This workshop is geared towards ages 10-14.

Senn Park Winter Programming
5887 N Ridge
Click here to learn more of winter programs

48th Ward Youth Advisory CouncilThe purpose of this council began with our desire to make a difference in the way youth engage, learn, and participate in the community they call home. The council plans community events that others in the community will enjoy. They get the opportunity to meet with other leaders in our community. Our next Youth Advisory Council meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 13th at 5 pm. This will provide youth ages 13 to 17 to participate in community projects and event planning. If you want to learn more or have any questions contact Alan Oviedo at alan@48thward.org.

Dining Out for Swift – McDonald’s
Friday, February 7
3:30-5:30pm
McDonald’s, 6321 N. Broadway
20% of all sales donated to Friends of Swift
Click for more information

Parent Leadership Network Meeting
Dr. Maurice Swinney CPS Chief Equity Officer will be speaking at the PAC/PLN meeting on Thursday, February 13.
Rogers Park Parent University at Sullivan HS, 6631 N Bosworth (east of Clark; between Pratt and Devon)
Click here for more information

Families Together Cooperative Nursery School Admissions Coffees
Parents/caregivers are invited to tour the school and learn about our unique approach to learning through play, implementing anti-bias practices, and supporting, connecting, and involving families through our cooperative model. RSVP to admissions@ftcns.org

Upcoming Dates:
Saturday, February 22
10am – 12 pm
Click here for more information
 Construction Activity Notices – CTA RPM Utility Relocation WorkOverhead and Underground utility work – Alley west of 4700 – 4900 N. Winthrop – 2/3-4/3 — Click here for detailsOverhead and Underground utility work – Alley west of 4900 – 5200 N. Winthrop – 2/3-4/3 — Click here for detailsOverhead and Underground utility work – Alley west of 5200 – 5400 N. Winthrop – 2/3-4/3 — Click here for detailsOverhead and Underground utility work – Alley west of 5400 – 5600 N. Winthrop – 2/3-4/3 — Click here for detailsOverhead and Underground utility work – Alley west of 5600 – 5812 N. Winthrop – 2/3-4/3 — Click here for detailsRail and Ductbank Work – Alley east of 5817-5853 N. Broadway – Weekends, 2/7-2/17 — Click here for detailsCTA RPM Project UpdateCTA continues to make progress on the advance work we need to complete before we begin major construction on the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) Phase One Project. The work we’re doing includes relocating utility lines and equipment to make room for new track structure that will be built as part of RPM. Below is the weekly utility and demolition update for the LBMM project area:Alleys east of and parallel to the CTA Red/Purple Line between Leland and Foster and at all cross streets from Leland to Foster:Argyle:  RCN/Comcast pulled express innerduct into the east alley south of W Argyle St.Winona:  ComEd replaced the transformers in the west alley and began service transfers in the east alley south of W Winona St.Winona:  ComEd completed the service modification at 5024 N Winthrop Ave.Alleys east of and parallel to the CTA Red/Purple Line between Foster and Balmoral and at all cross streets from Foster to Balmoral:Berwyn:  RCN/Comcast pulled innerduct to utility poles in the east alley between W Berwyn Ave and W Foster Ave.Alleys east of and parallel to the CTA Red/Purple Line between Balmoral and Bryn Mawr and at all cross streets from Balmoral to Bryn Mawr:Catalpa:  RCN/Comcast pulled innerduct to utility poles in the east alley between W Catalpa Ave and W Balmoral Ave.Catalpa:  ComEd set a utility pole 5434 N Winthrop Ave.Alleys east of and parallel to the CTA Red/Purple Line between Bryn Mawr and Thorndale and at all cross streets from Bryn Mawr to Thorndale:Hollywood:  ComEd set a utility pole and completed the underground service modification at 5630 N Winthrop Ave.

Towards Justice and Human Rights: A Workshop Series in Honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Sundays, Jan 19-Feb 23
11:30am
North Shore Baptist Church, 5244 N. Lakewood
Click here for more information

Chicago Market Art Opening
Saturday, Feb. 8
5:30pm
Chicago Market, 4620 N. Broadway
Click here for more information

Leap Into Art – Art Crawl and Fundraiser
Friday, Feb. 28
6-10pm
Peoples Church, 941 W. Lawrence
Click here for more informationSee the full calendar of arts events by clicking here.

Transgressive Womxn from Around the Globe: A Viral Performance Art Piece
Presented by Chicago Filmmakers
Saturday, February 15th
7 pm
Click here for more information

Chicago Musical Theatre Festival
Presented by Underscore Theatre Company
February 3 – February 23
The Edge Theater, 5451 N Broadway
Click here for more information

Voice of Good Hope
Produced by City Lit
January 10 – February 23
City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr
Click here for more information

The Tasters
Produced by Rivendell Theatre
January 19-February 16
Rivendell Theatre, 5775 N. Ridge
Click here for more information

THAT’S WEIRD GRANDMA: Travels Through Time
Produced by PlayMakers Lab
January 16 – February 16
Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland
Click here for more information

The Leopard Play, or sad songs for lost boys
Produced by Steep Theatre
January 24 – February 29
Steep Theatre, 1115 W. Berwyn
Click here for more information

Chicago Musical Theatre Festival
Produced by Underscore Theatre Company
February 3 – 23
The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway
Click here for more information

A Doll’s House
Produced by Raven Theatre
February 6 – March 22
Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark
Click here for more information

Mlima’s Tale
Produced by Griffin Theatre
February 15-March 21
Raven Theatre, 6157 N. Clark 
Click here for more information

Poison
Produced by The Plagairists
February 19-March 14
Berger Park, 6205 N. Sheridan
Click here for more information

Here Lies Henry
Produced by Interrobang Theare
February 28 – March 28
Rivendell Theatre, 5779 N Ridge
Click here for more information48th Ward Alderman Harry Osterman
Ward Office                                                           City Hall Office
5533 N. Broadway,                                                121 N. LaSalle Room 300,
Chicago, IL 60640                                                  Chicago, IL 60602
773-784-5277                                                         312-744-6860
Office hours: Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm;
Evening hours available by appointment
www.48thward.org