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Event Name:
Athletic Field Park Fall Fest
Location: Athletic Field Park
Address: 3546 W. Addison St., Chicago, IL 60618 (map)
Date: Sun, October 14th    1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Staff:
Manager: Kinga S (email) Coordinator: Anne P (email)
(RSVP)  
Description:

Event Description

The Fall Fest is our annual fundraiser and the money that is raised during the Fall Fest supports the events that we offer throughout the year. The Fall Fest is a fun day for families to enjoy all that fall has to offer. We will have a Pony Wheel, Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Patch, Face Painting, Refreshments, and Music. It will take place this year from 11am - 4pm on Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14. In past years, we have had approximately 1500-2000 people attend throughout the weekend.

What we'll be doing

One Brick volunteers will be helping at several stations at the fest.  Volunteers will also assist in clean-up after the event.

 

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    • Ticket sales - Sell tickets, prep of tickets, answering general questions, selling raffle tickets & canvas bags (this is the only station that will handle money)
    • Concessions - Food prep (slicing pie, making coffee & cider, wrapping muffins, etc), selling food & beverages (paid for with tickets)
    • Pumpkin Patch - Collecting tickets, monitoring pumpkin patch & pumpkin painting table
    • Pony Wheel - Collecting tickets, monitoring pony wheel entrance
    • Petting Zoo - Collecting tickets, monitoring petting zoo entrance
    • Face Painting - painting faces (a few basic pictures), collecting tickets, monitoring

 

What you should know

 

  • Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing and expect to be outside & standing during most/all of their shift.

 

Where to meet

 

  • All volunteers will meet at the north entrance to the Park building. 

 


Organization: Athletic Field Park Advisory Council

We are a small group who are dedicated to supporting our local neighborhood park and helping to unite our neighborhood community by encouraging families to utilize the park, keep the neighborhood clean, and offer children safe and fun place to spend time. We provide free events throughout the spring & summer such as Easter Egg Hunt (for young children), Movies in the Park (for all ages), Movin' to the Music (music, chalk, bubbles at the playground - geared toward young children), Summer Dance (music & dance lessons - for all ages), and Cleaning up the Parkways (volunteer opportunity for all ages). We also financially support improvements to the park and help fund the needs of park programs.

Driving: If driving, take the Addison exit from the Kennedy & the park is located just east of the highway.

Transit: Close to the Blue Line to Addison stop and the 152 Addison bus.
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