Spring Riverbank Neighbor schedule:
Please check back on the day of the event for updates or any time changes.
Sun Apr 23 12-2 Riverbank Workday
Sun May 7 12-2 Riverbank Workday
May 13th 2023 Chicago River Day (city-wide celebration and events) Here’s the signup page
Sun May 21, 12-2 Riverbank Workday
Sun May 28th 12-2 Riverbank Workday
Riverbank Workdays will continue through the summer on Sundays 12-2.
And, as every year, The Summer Solstice is a special event. More on that to come…
see below for our google calendar (which you can subscribe to) and for a list of 2023’s past events.
Sunday, January 15, 2023 Riverbank Workday with a campfire
Saturday, January 28, 2023 Riverbank Neighbors hosts “Looking back, Looking Forwards”: 30 years of Community and Natural Area Restoration, honoring key people and organizations who have made powerful and beautiful restored places possible with their energy, knowledge and creativity, including all of you who participate in this beautiful work.
Saturday, Feb 25th, 2023 Riverbank Neighbors attended the Chicago Wilderness “Wild Things” conference.
Sunday, March 5th, 2023 Riverbank Neighbors community field trip to Sauganash details here
Thursday, March 9th, 2023 Riverbank Neighbors visited the Herbarium.
Sunday, March 19, 2023 Spring Solstice workday and gathering. details here.
Sat Apr 15th Tree Walk with Openlands 4/15 – Tree Walk at Waters Garden/Riverbank Trail: Join the 47th Ward TreeKeepers, Riverbank Neighbors, Waters Ecology, and steward Pete Leki for a tree walk around Waters Elementary School and the Riverbank Neighbors Trail. We’ll discuss tree identification, how trees help mitigate the effects of climate change, and the history of these community spaces. Saturday, April 15 from 1-2:30 p.m. Meet at the south end of Waters, approximately 2514 W Sunnyside. RSVP here
Sun Apr 16 12-2 Trip to Reuse-a-palooza to support and celebrate with Reduce Waste Chicago and The Plant. –Riverbank Workday was postponed due to weather—