1oth Annual Northcenter Garden Walk – 6/26/16

40+ gardens plus live music and fun

The NNA hopes that you will join them for their  10th Annual Northcenter Garden Walk, on Sunday, June 26, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m around Northcenter! The event will feature more than 40 unique gardens and outdoor spaces.

“Northcenter gardens are full of beauty, creativity, inspiration and even surprise,”said Karen Carter Lynch, Northcenter Garden Walk organizer and NNA Board Member. “Each year, our event draws more visitors because there’s so much to enjoy in our neighborhood: live music, lemonade stands, pedicab rides, and a plethora of delightful urban gardens.”

The self-guided garden tour will begin at Alexander Graham Bell School at 3730 N. Oakley St. (at Grace St.), where maps can be picked up. A suggested donation of $5 will benefit the Common Pantry. Seniors are free.

The Northcenter Garden Walk also will feature live rock, jazz and blues music from local bands and musicians including Annalise and the Backsliders, Kick Bricks, Heather Riordan, Ray Quinn and Brian Wilke, and Jugo de Mango.

Pedicab rides will be available to take senior walkers from location to location provided by JBL Pedicab Management. They depart from Bell School at 3730 N. Oakley St.

Participate in our Garden Walk Instagram Challenge!

Follow us @nnaneighbor on Instagram. Take pictures of your experience of the outdoor spaces throughout the day using #NNAGardenWalk and tag @nnaneighbor in the post! At the end of the day, the person who has tagged @nnaneighbor on Instagram in the most posts will receive a $30 gift certificate to Gethsemane Gardens.


Northcenter Neighborhood Association is a volunteer run organization. We work hard to provide relevant information to the residents of Northcenter, engage with local officials to maintain the safety and beauty of our community, encourage green development and environmental practices, facilitate community conversation and generally promote Northcenter as a great place to grow a family or business.

The boundaries of the Northcenter Neighborhood Association are Addison on the south, the Chicago River on the west, Montrose on the north, and Ravenswood on the east. For more information, visit www.northcenterneighborhood.org.


Forward Chicago, an all-volunteer nonprofit organization, envisions our neighborhoods as model communities for people of all ages, where residents can age in place while remaining active, engaged and influential.

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