Oct 13

Beading Workshop 1st & 3rd Saturdays – Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art

  Explore new and unexpected ways to create beautiful beading projects in this beginners workshop.

Cost: $35/weekly class.
Maximum: 15 students.
Coffee and sweets will be served.
Materials are extra and may be purchased from the instructor before class.

Instructor: Nastasiya Marusyk
To register please contact:
info@uima-chicago.org or 773.227.5522

Sep 13

EVENT: How to Keep Your Bike From Being Stolen – This Friday 9/13

 The Ukrainian Village Neighborhood Association, along with Comrade Cycles  and ABUS Mobile Security are  hosting a bike security event this Friday night (9/13) at 7pm.


  • Learn about the right kind of lock to use for bikes in urban areas
  • Understand the best ways to lock your bike to minimize the risk of theft
  • Learn  how to lock up your bike in a garage or shared public space.

Phil from ABUS will be on-hand to talk about overall bike security, as well as demonstrate some of their bike locks,  as well as some of their wall and floor-mount units that can help to secure your bike in a garage or basement.

Please stop by and meet your neighbors and learn about what you can to to protect your bike from theft.

WHEN:  Friday, September 13th, 7:00PM

WHERE: Comrade Cycles 1908 W. Chicago Avenue

QUESTIONS:  info@uvna.org

Aug 13

Greater Chicago Food Depository: West Town Food For Families

greater chicago food depository

West Town Food For Families


The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Produce mobile will be in the West Town Community giving away FREE fresh fruits and vegetables!!

Thursday August 22nd, 9:30am – 10:30am

Eckhart Park – 1330 W. Chicago Avenue

Aug 13

Ukrainian Village Fest 2013 – September 7th & 8th

Sts. Volodymyr and Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church will again host the parish’s 11th annual “Ukrainian Village Fest 2013” on the parish grounds,  at 739 N. Oakley Blvd. (the corner of Oakley & Superior)  on Saturday and Sunday, September 7-8.

Festival hours are:
Saturday, 1:00 pm until 10:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 pm until 10:00 pm 

Non-stop stage activity outside under the tent, featuring: the “Hromovytsia” dance ensemble,”Hromovytsia II” ““Blyskavytsia” School of Ukrainian Ballet, the “Iskra” dance ensemble and other local dance groups. Guest soloists – Iryna Lonchyna and Volodymyr Okilko.

Shop the many street vendors featuring arts & crafts from all over North America. Sample local ethnic cuisine.

There will be children’s games and rides, and a Grand Lottery 1st prize drawing of $2,500 cash.

Festival entrance fee is $5.00 per adult (13 and older) per day.

New Facebook page too!


Jun 13

Free Child Safety Seat Inspection

Car crashes are the number one killer of kids. Eighty percent of children riding in child safety seats are at risk because they are not buckled in properly!  Don”t take a chance.

Get a FREE child safety seat inspection!

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013:  10:00am – 12:00pm

12th District Parking Lot: 1412 S. Blue Island

For more information call: Officer Aneta Pruszynska or Officer Grace Ramirez 312-746-8306