Check out a Celia Cruz tribute concert, free community market in Pilsen, and more!
Each week Borderless Magazine highlights some of the best things to do in Chicago’s vibrant immigrant communities.
Saturday, Aug. 6 – 🎤 Enjoy a free Celia Cruz tribute concert plus live music, food and local merchants from noon to 5 p.m. at Kelvyn Park (4438 W Wrightwood Ave).
Saturday, Aug. 6 – 🦘 Bring the family for the Double Dutch Festival at Big Marsh Park (11559 S Stony Ave), where families can learn to jump rope and participate in break dancing, archery, poetry, comedy and other workshops.
Sunday, Aug. 7 – 🥦 Enjoy the Pilsen Community Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Plaza Tenochtitlán (1823 S. Blue Island Ave). The event is every Sunday until October and celebrates local food, farmers and vendors. See this month’s schedule of special events.
Wednesday, Aug. 10 – ✊ KAN-WIN, the HANA Center and other local groups will hold a rally for the 10th Global Action Day in honor of “comfort women” survivors, Asian women who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during WWII. The march begins at 12 p.m. in downtown Chicago.
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