Past Event

Garden for a Changing Climate at Sweet Water Foundation's Juneteenth Celebration

Saturday, June 16, 2018 – 11:00AM to 5:00PM
Perry Ave Commons
5700 S. Perry Avenue, Chicago, IL 60621

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Garden for a Changing Climate joins Sweet Water Foundation's First Annual Juneteenth Celebration, focusing on the theme of Radical [Re]Construction; Radical, meaning of or restoring to the root, and [Re]Construction, the rebuilding and healing of our community. This event brings together community partners in Washington Park for a day of programs, including arts and crafts, health and wellness activities, performances, cooking demonstrations, and much more!

Garden for a Changing Climate activities include: 

Screenprinting, seed bomb making, button making, PROtest banner workshop, plant and seedling giveaways, and a plant procession.

Sweet Water Foundation's Juneteenth Celebration Activities:

  • Special Guests and Performances Including: Mr. Danny Glover, DJ Kwest_On, Corey Wilkes, Onye Ozuzu + Project Tool, Peck Elementary student performers, and the International Capoeira Angola Foundation - Chicago
  • Vendors: Natural foods by Inner + Sanctum Wellness and Barbara Pillow, Designed objects by Donzel Gordon
  • Sweet Water Information Session and Site Tours
  • Sweet Water Foundation Farmer’s Market

The event is free, but please RSVP here.