NUG Family Camping at Covert Park.
Thurs-Sat Sept. 18-20 (reserve 2 or 3 nights, your choice).
We usually camp in the small loop (see map on their site).
The sites currently available for that weekend are #4, 5 and 10-15. Our family will be, as always, in #9.
Also, rustic tent sites, except T8 and T9 are available.
Here’s the website with all the info:
There is usually a potluck dinner one evening.
Please check on the FB page or yahoo group to coordinate with the other attending families.
Ever had a dream in which you’re passing a genius ball that sets your team’s striker in a perfect position for a stoppage time winning goal?
……Now imagine what if that same striker is your own child? Or your dear mommy?
A world cup (late) recovery event and a warm-up to the upcoming HYSL new season
What: Non-competitive, multi-age, co-ed, free and very informal game for home school parents and youth (age limit: 6-106). Open for all skill levels: from experienced players to those seeking for fun, exercise and a good company.
When: Tuesday, September 9th, from 5:30pm to dusk (or until the last player drops)
Where: Jefferson Park grass field: W Lawrence & Linder / 4822 N. Long Ave, Chicago – http://www. chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/ Jefferson-Memorial-Park/
Playground + spray in view from the field Food options across street
We’ll have a ball or two, 2 goals and colored jerseys
The only mandatory “to bring” is YOU + your good sports spirit
Cleats and shin guards and a water bottle may be useful but are not mandatory
Note: this event is not part of the HYSL season.
NO registration or RSVP, just come. See you on the field!
Questions and More Details: Email Yael
WHAT: NUG annual Not Back to School Family Pot Luck Picnic at Foster Beach
WHO: You and your Family, newcomers welcome
WHEN: Friday, September 5, 2014, picnic potluck usually starts around 5 ish
WHERE: On the hill that overlooks Foster Beach
HOW MUCH: free, bring your own utensils and dishes, your family’s dinner and bring a dish or beverage to share
OTHER: after the regularly scheduled beach day, families will set up their chairs, blankets, etc on the hill, and have a potluck picnic
keep an eye on the fb page or the email list the week before-usually there is a roll call of who plans to come and what they might bring. if you have a table the group can use to set up food on, that would be great.
This is for the whole family, all ages, new or old homeschoolers, dads too. We usually stay until its dark. Maybe bring a flashlight to help pack up at the end!
Tuesdays, starting at noon onward.
NUG PARK DAYS 2014
Hours: 11-2, family activity (not a drop-off)
Bring lunch for your family and, at certain parks, extra clothes, swim
suits and/or towels.
On rainy or super hot days, we’ll cancel. Check email or call before
July 28 Rehm Park
East Ave. & Garfield in Oak Park (exit 290 at Austin)- POOL
($9 per person)
August 4 Portage Park
4100 N. Long (playground is at Irving Park and Central) – POOL
August 11 Hamlin Park
3035 N. Hoyne (near Diversey & Damen) – POOL
August 18 Harold Washington Playlot Park
5200 S. Hyde Park Blvd (near 53rd & Lake Shore Dr.)
August 25 Unity Park
2636 N. Kimball – WATER SPRINKLER
Sept. 1 NO PARK DAY (Labor Day)
Sept 8 Peterson Park
5801 N. Pulaski (in North Park Village, follow signs to
Sept. 15 Riis Park
6100 W. Fullerton (playground is on Meade near Fullerton)
Sept. 22 Indian Boundary Park
2500 W. Lunt (1 block west of Western Ave.)
Sept. 29 Maple Park
1105 S. Maple (near Harlem and Roosevelt Rd.), Oak Park
(exit 290 at Harlem)
For more details about these parks, including directions, see
This schedule is subject to change.
For more info contact Wini: email@example.com