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Chinatown- Dragon Boat Race for Literacy 7/13

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10th July

This Saturday, support literacy awareness by watching the dragon boat races race throughout the south bend of the Chicago River. There will also be music, food, crafts, and cultural performances for spectators.

Dragon boats come from an ancient Chinese tradition, but it is still a very popular water sport around the world! Each dragon boat team is made up of  20 paddlers, 1 drummer, 1 steersperson and up to 4 alternating athletes- there is also a women’s racing class too among others! According to the Major League of Dragon Boating website, 60% of participants are female! The event is FREE and will take place outdoors.










Saturday, July 13, 2013, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Cost: FREE

Ping Tom Memorial Park
300 W. 19th St.
Chicago, Ill.  60616
(312) 326-5320








ALSO! International Dragon Boat Festival- Saturday, July 27, 2013

Lake Arlington- Arlington Heights, IL

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6/21- Bronzeville Art District Trolley Tour

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19th June

Bronzeville’s long standing neighborhood gem and art gallery will be hosting an art district trolly tour! This event is donation only and there will be a total of five tours spread out over the summer months. This sounds amazing and it’s probably a good idea to sign up fast!

Link to Guichard Website: http://www.galleryguichard.com/#!events/c1msq

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