Caution – High Temperatures in Dog Park

Dear parents of our 4 legged friends and members of our community: Please take care when you are in the dog park with your dogs.  While this summer has been very enjoyable with moderate temperatures and few hot days, the surfaces of the dog park can still reach temperatures that may be dangerous to dogs…

Volunteer for NPLD@Skinner – Sat. Sept 27

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) is Saturday, Sept 27.   Join volunteers working to improve and clean public parks all across the US.  Skinner Park and Loomis St. Gardens are official volunteer sites for NPLD. Build new flowerbeds and plant perennials and shrubs as part of a multi-year garden restoration project for both the Tranquil…

Saturday & Sunday July 26-27 @ 5pm – Outdoor Play

Grab a picnic and blanket/chair and join us as Spectralia Theatre returns to Skinner Park for a fun family outdoor play featuring a unique and creative adaptation of The Two Gentlemen of Verona. The Chicago Reader Review of “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” The energy and playfulness of this low-budget outdoor production—directed by Don Johnson…

Criminal Activity in Skinner Park and Neighborhood

UPDATE:  The police have notified us that no one reported a mugging in the vicinity of Skinner Park for the date in the Reddit posting.  If you have any information regarding this incident, please call the police.  Thanks. Hello everyone, There was a Reddit post regarding a mugging at Skinner Park on Monday June 9,…