27
May 15

Over 50 yard sales this Saturday, May 30th!

The Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association is promoting a neighborhood-wide yard sale on Saturday May 30th.

So far 54 yard sales across the area and 5 artisan tables reserved at the main parking lot location at Augusta and Leavitt (#18 on the map)

In case of rain, please check this facebook invite page (https://www.facebook.com/events/1578588242406098/) for updates on times


12
May 15

Ukrainian Village Yard Sale: Saturday May 30th

If you want to host a yard sale and be part of our neighborhood-wide yard sale weekend (Saturday May 30th), just let us know which block you are on.

Example: 2200 block of Cortez, 900 block of Leaviit

RSVP Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1578588242406098/


16
Apr 15

UVNA April 2015 Meeting

UVNA April Meeting

When and Where:
Next Thursday Night, April 23rd from 7pm to 8pm. To be held in the basement meeting room at St. Helen’s church (2347 W Augusta Blvd. The entrance is on Augusta at the bottom of the steps near the statue. A sign will be posted).

The Topics:

We will be joined by Lauren Crabtree from Active Transportation Alliance who will be giving a bike safety seminar.

We will hold a review of the UVNA and what role we play in the community for 2015.

We would like to have a discussion of the best things Ukrainian Village has to offer and how the UVNA can help in highlighting them. This includes some of the beautification projects we previously discussed.

More topics may be added in the next week, we will send out another reminder email before the 23rd.

We hope everyone can stop by, and we want to give a special thank you to Marianne Johnson and St. Helen’s School for letting us use this space for our meeting.


08
Mar 15

Upcoming 2nd Ward debate, March 24th starting at 7pm

You are invited! The UVNA is co-sponsoring the upcoming 2nd Ward debate on March 24th between Alyx Pattison and Brian Hopkins.

Two of the best political writers in the city will be moderating. Greg Hinz , Political editor for Crain’s Chicago Business, and Hal Dardick, City Hall reporter at Chicago Tribune.

This time our moderators and candidates will have the freedom to go into detail with open questions and responses. Candidates will even be allowed to ask each other direct questions.

This event is co-sponsored by the East Village Association, and the Wicker Park Committee. Special thanks to Principal Oleksy and Columbus Elementary for the use of their auditorium.

To submit questions for this debate, please contact us at president@uvna.org

When: 7pm on Tuesday, March 24th (exactly two weeks before the special runoff election on April 7th).
Where: Columbus Elementary School Auditorium (1003 N. Leavitt St.)
Parking is provided in the school lot across from the entrance.
Please enter the building on the west.

 


23
Nov 14

UVNA November Meeting, Monday the 24th

This Monday night, November 24th from 7pm to 8pm. To be held in the basement meeting room at St. Helen’s church (2347 W Augusta Blvd. The entrance is on Augusta at the bottom of the steps near the statue. A sign will be posted).

The Topics:
- We will discuss the request for a liquor license and zoning change for the tavern located at 2125 W. Division St. Matt Eisler will be on hand to discuss his plans in detail for the tavern, which was discussed at the last meeting but not voted on. After his presentation we will be discussing and voting on whether to support the plan for this restored tavern (to be located in the first floor of the white building shown on the attached photo).
More on this plan can be found here: http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20141010/wicker-park/queen-mary-boutique-cocktail-bar-planned-for-tavern-empty-since-1975#

- The Butterfly mural plan is set. We will also be talking about ideas for raising funds to repaint the walls of Western park and recruit volunteers for the week long effort in Spring 2015.

- We will hold a review of the UVNA and what role we play in the community. We would like to have a discussion of the best things Ukrainian Village has to offer and how the UVNA can help in highlighting them. This will include a series of ideas already set for group discussion, but will also be open to new ideas as well.

We hope everyone can stop by, and we want to give a special thank you to Marianne Johnson and St. Helen’s School for letting us use this space for our meeting.

Additional Note: UVNA meetings are now usually held on Thursday’s, but due to the Holiday we are holding this special meeting on a Monday. Sorry for any inconvenience.