Green Council Coalition Events

Regularly scheduled Year-Round Events:

Riverbank Workdays All Sundays in 2024 from 1-3 pm. Please check the website link for updates or changes.

Waters Garden: Wednesday evenings 5pm-sunset and Saturday mornings 10am-lunchtime, weather permitting. Come through to chat with neighbors, do a little work, and enjoy the beauty of nature! Please check the website link for updates or changes.

Feb 4th, 2024 Sunrise Chicago: Green New Deal for Schools Launch!

Feb 15 47th Ward Green Council Panel on Environmental Justice

March 3rd Annual Prescribed burn of native gardens at the Riverbank.

Feb 3rd Singing in the Garden, at Waters School

April 10, 2024 How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change

April 20 Celebrate Earth Day in the Garden

April 27th OPA Beach Cleanup

Additional Calendars of local events:

Riverbank Neighbors

Reduce Waste Chicago

Past meetings and special presentations 

Chicago’s Green Council of the 47th Ward 2023 Events

April 2021: Community choice energy aggregation

March 2021: Rep. Ann Williams and the Clean Energy Jobs Act 

March 2021: Native Plant Sale Info Session

February 2021: Delta Institute, Chicago Recycling Coalition

January 2021: Angela Tovar, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Chicago   

December 2020: Colleen Smith, Illinois Environmental Council

July 2020: Environment Budget Town Hall

June 2020: Slow Streets and Sustainable Transportation Post-Pandemic              

March 2020: Organizing for Plastics Alternatives

February 2020: Field Museum on native plants

January 2020: Chicago Recycling Coalition

December 2019: Chicago Region Tree Initiative

November 2019: Extinction Rebellion