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Chicago River Day 2019 - Ping Tom Memorial Park

  • Ping Tom Memorial Park 300 West 19th Street Chicago, IL, 60616 United States (map)

Join your neighbors, friends, and fellow river stewards for Friends of the Chicago River’s largest volunteer event of the year, Chicago River Day. This year Friends is celebrating 40 years of bringing the river to life and invites you to show your support for a healthier river by volunteering!

Let's show our respect and join together to take care of this amazing natural resource. Volunteers receive a Chicago River Day T-shirt as a special thank you gift!

Register Here! —> Chicago River Day

  • Please register in order for event organizers to bring enough materials for each location. Registration for all Chicago River Day sites is open until Sunday, May 5, 2019 or until the site is at capacity.

Helpful Information:

  • Wear closed toed shoes and work clothes that can get dirty.

  • Bring a full water bottle. Please register so we can ensure we send enough bags, gloves and T-shirts for each location. Be sure to wear closed toed shoes, work clothes that can get dirty, and bring a full water bottle.

  • Share this event on social media and use the hashtag #ChicagoRiverDay.

  • Friends' Chicago River Day FAQ page for more information about how to be best prepared for the day and other general information.

  • Have a question? Contact Annette Anderson, Friends’ volunteer and events associate at or at (312) 939-0490, extension 14.