First Annual WANT Block Party July 21

want-block-party-flier-1Please join your neighbors for WANT's First Annual Block Party! The event will be held July 21 between 1pm and 7pm on Balmoral between Ravenswood and Paulina. Here is the schedule of events:


  • Kids' Arts and Crafts Table
  • Tour of West Andersonville Gardens
  • Bounce House (till about 5pm)


  • Brazilian music from Jennifer Trowbridge and Dede Sampaio (till 3pm)


  • Photo booth! Take some shots as a souvenir. Sponsored by Painted Light, Pauline's, Joie de Vine and Karma Hair Studio.


  • Hula-hoop contest


  • Food is served! Meat and vegetarian main dishes from Ranalli's will be provided.
  • Please bring a side dish to share (or a dessert for the sweets table), as well as your own drinks.


  • Chicago's Bicycling Ambassadors do a bike safety presentation - bring your bikes and helmets!
  • Cocktail hour at Joie de Vine


  • Sweets table available

In addition to formal events, we will just be hanging out, getting to know our neighbors, and letting the kids bounce themselves silly. We might get a visit from the fire truck as well! So please come by any time with a lawn chair, a cooler of drinks, or just yourselves!

And please RSVP! It would be great to get a sense of attendance ahead of time.