Park Explorer : Maple Park

One of the best things to do in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs is exploring the many parks. 


This is the Maple Park in Wilmette, IL. The scoring is as follows.

  • 😍😍😍😍😍 Excellent and one if a kind
  • 😍😍😍😍 Good or a characteristic that can also be said for some other park/s
  • 😍😍😍 Average or the same as other parks 
  • 😍😍 Some improvement needed
  • 😍 Totally needs work

For Maple Park, the following can be said: 

Size – 😍😍😍😍 not so big and not too small either. The slides are on the other side and a ways off from the slides. So, if the bigger kids want to play and hang out, they can do so without crowding the little ones


Colors – 😍😍😍😍😍 love the colors


Activitites – 😍😍😍😍😍 different activities for different interests. You will just love the bridge! 


Crowd – 😍😍😍😍😍 considering that we went there on a Friday afternoon during summer, there were only 2 families playing 

Cleanliness – 😍😍😍😍😍 Super clean 


Comfort – 😍😍😍😍😍 A lot of seats for parents and the cabana can provide a nice shade too!

FREE Shredding of Confidential Documents!

It is that time of the year again when confidential documents are sorted, gathered and brought to a destination where you will watch them be shredded. Yes, shredding is not just done in offices. In your household, you should also watch out for those bills, bank statements, etc. Sensitive documents that only you should have access to and when you need to throw them away, you should do so in pieces. This way, no one else will be able to see them and use them to your detriment.

The best part is? In Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, you can find shredding events for FREE! All you need to do is show up with your boxes of documents. In most of these events, you will even see or hear how they will turn your documents to confetti.

So, what are you waiting for? Get started on your spring cleaning and come to the shredding event at 215 W 71st St, Chicago, IL 60621Β for a FREE shredding event hosted by the office of 6 Ward Service Office at Greater Salem MB Church from 10 AM to 2 PM. Contact 773-635-0006 for questions or details.

Make the most out of what are for free in Chicago! Let’s get shredding!

Movie Time!

It is movie time at Chicago Parks! Check here for the schedules, locations and the movie titles.

On July 16 at 8:15 PM, head to Piotrowski Park at 4247 W 31st St. Chicago, IL 60623 to watchΒ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.Β What better way to enjoy a good summer night than to unroll your picnic blanket, set up your chairs, put a box of pizza or some burgers beside you as you watch a movie under a starry starry night. Do not forget to bring your drinks because you will surely need some refreshments when you are having so much fun!

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your blankets, chairs and food and start a great evening at the park.

FREE Shredding of Confidential Documents!

It is that time of the year again when confidential documents are sorted, gathered and brought to a destination where you will watch them be shredded. Yes, shredding is not just done in offices. In your household, you should also watch out for those bills, bank statements, etc. Sensitive documents that only you should have access to and when you need to throw them away, you should do so in pieces. This way, no one else will be able to see them and use them to your detriment.

The best part is? In Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, you can find shredding events for FREE! All you need to do is show up with your boxes of documents. In most of these events, you will even see or hear how they will turn your documents to confetti.

So, what are you waiting for? Get started on your spring cleaning and come to the shredding event at 7901 S Sangamon St, Chicago, IL 60620Β for a FREE shredding event hosted by the office of 17th Ward Alderman David Moore from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

Make the most out of what are for free in Chicago! Let’s get shredding!