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2019 Sheffield Street Festival

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MUSIC: CITY SOUNDS

The Sheffield Street Festival will host
different live bands throughout the
weekend, with a big selection of talents,
styles, and genres. Come and rock out
with  some of Chicago’s favorite cover
bands and original artists playing your
favorite tunes!

This year we will have an acoustic band,
a Beatles tribute band playing all their top
hits, a Tom Petty tribute, a Yacht Rock
cover band, and much more!

GARDENS: TAKE A STROLL

Visit more than 100 beautiful
neighborhood gardens on a self-guided
tour. Guidebooks, which contain the map
and textual descriptions of the gardens,
are available at the Garden Center on the
lawn in front of St. Vincent de Paul
Church with a $10 donation.

SO MUCH MORE!

2019 Sheffield Street Festival website

Upcoming Events

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 7:15pm
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:30pm

Check this page often for the latest news for our neighborhood!

Support Friends of Mayer Magnet School

Oscar Mayer Magnet School, located in the Sheffield neighborhood on Clifton, between Belden and Webster, is the only CPS school offering a powerful combination of Montessori, International Baccalaureate and Fine Arts to foster intellectual curiosity, creative thinking, and global citizenship for all students age three to grade eight.  This year, CPS’s budget cuts targeted these specialized, fundamental programs, but Friends of Mayer (“FOM,” the parent-and-community fundraising arm for the school) was able to reinstate that funding, thanks to the incredible support of local businesses, commu

Help Keep Our Neighborhood Clean

We have received numerous emails from neighbors about dog excrement on the sidewalks.  Please remember to pick up after your dog.  Leaving behind your dog’s excrement attracts rats and can spread diseases.  It is not only the neighborly thing to do, it is the law.  City Ordinance 7-12-420 states, “No person shall appear with a pet upon the public ways or within public places or upon the property of another, absent that person’s consent, without some means for the removal of excrement; nor shall any person fail to remove any excrement deposited by such pet . . .

Auto Theft Prevention Tips

Here are some auto theft prevention tips from the Chicago Police Department, Preventative Programs/Neighborhood Relations.  Always lock your vehicle and take your keys; never leave a spare set of keys in the vehicle, such as in a magnetic box, above the visor, or under the hood; always park in well-lighted areas; make sure the windows are tightly closed when parking your vehicle; keep all valuables and packages out of site (i.e.

Holiday Safety

HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS

  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • When walking, choose bright, well-traveled streets, and never walk alone
  • When parking, always choose well-lit areas, and store your valuables out of sight
  • When shopping, never leave your purse or packages unattended
  • Engrave valuables
  • Keep accurate records such as dated receipts, warranty cards, photographs, etc.
  • Please report any suspicious activity by calling 911
  • Stay informed, and attend your local beat community meetings

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