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We invite residents to join us for fun and fellowship at the community events Alderman Beale sponsors throughout the year. If you are having an event that is open to the public and would like for the information to be listed below on our E-calendar then please contact our scheduling & events team
Annual 9th Ward Events
Sponsored by the Office of Alderman Anthony A Beale
Please contact the office for COVID updates
Townhall Community Meetings - Meet representatives from the city, county and state government service providers, and find out what's new in the 9th Ward. Community meetings are every fourth Tuesday of the month at Pullman Presbyterian Church, 550 E. 103rd St., 6:30 p.m. (Meeting are not held every month, at least 30 days notice will be given)
The Senior Sockhop - Senior citizen residents of the 9th Ward are invited to groove to the golden oldies and enjoy refreshments at the Senior Sockhop.
Annual "Wilks" Bike Ride - A fun event for the entire family, the bike ride is a wonderful way to enjoy the great outdoors. Ride the trails and picnic with us at the William W. Powers State Recreation Area (Wolf Lake), 12949 Avenue O, Chicago, IL 60633
Senior Resource Fair - Connect with senior citizen service providers, get free health screenings and wellness information at the Senior Resource Fair held annually in September.
Senior Thanksgiving Dinner - We give thanks and gratitude for our senior citizens during the holiday season with turkey and all the trimmings at the Senior Thanksgiving dinner.
Christmas in the 9th Ward - To celebrate the joyous Christmas season, the Alderman's office brings toys and holiday cheer to pre-selected families with children aged 2 to 13 years old.
Back to School Picnic - The culminating event of the summer that allows for the entire ward to come together for a day of food, music and fun. In addition to the book bags and school supplies everyone attending the event is also entitled to receive a free health care screening and information on preventive care from community health care providers.
Annual Resource Fair - Connect with different local, state and federal agencies along with not for profits, utility companies and social service agencies to lean about the assistance offered to residents for a wide array of different issues.
Community Shredding Day - Bring documents that contain your personally identifiable information - such as old bank statements, tax returns, bills, receipts, credit card applications and outdated medical records - to be safely shredded.
Pet Health Fair - For the past 3 years, Alderman Beale has been able to partner with various organizations to host a FREE Pet Health Fair. 9th Ward residents were able to bring there pets to be vaccinated, micro-chipped and registered.