Harvesting Health: Fall Festival 2018



As part of the Pilsen Quality of life Plan and the Pilsen Health Task Force, we are hosting our health initiative kick off event!

Join us for a free outdoor community festival merging arts, music, culture, food, education, and gardening to celebrate and promote healthy living and community cohesion. We will be providing free health screenings, community resources, cooking demos, fitness classes, family activities, music & dance performances, prizes, and more!

Saturday, September 22nd
El Paseo Community Garden
933 W. 21st Street
11am to 3pm

Music by The People’s Stage Karaoke!

Free Health Screenings provided:
– Alivio Medical Center BMI and glucose screenings
Saint Anthony Hospital Blood Pressure Screenings
– Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center Memory Testing
– Diva I-MaC STI testing and Condom handouts
– Illinois Department of Public Health: Hep C and HIV screenings

Spiritual & Holistic Care
– Reiki by Community Healing Mercado
– Blue Island Traditional Medicine
– Massages by Gaby

– Children’s Activities by Gads Hill Center
– Insect Gallery by The Insect Asylum
– Milkweed Seed Harvest by Homes4Monarchs
– DIY Bike Blender Smoothie
– Face Painting and Bubble Station by El Paseo Community Garden
– Loteria

Resource Tables:
Heart & Sole Running ClubUIC Project IncludesPilsen Wellness CenterCommunityHealthOak Street HealthNextLevel HealthIllinois Single Payer Coalition, Peoples Gas and ComEd Energy Efficiency Program, Elevate EnergyChicagoland Citizens’ Climate LobbyPERRO (Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization), and more!
Vendors and volunteers will be provided with lunch sponsored by IlliniCare Health
Thank you to Alderman Danny Solis for providing tents and tables for the event!


Como parte del Plan de calidad de vida de Pilsen y del Grupo de trabajo de salud de Pilsen, ¡estamos organizando nuestro evento de lanzamiento de la iniciativa de salud!

Acompáñenos a nuestro festival de comunidad libre mezclando arte, música, cultura, comida, educación y jardinería para celebrar y promover una vida saludable y cohesión comunitaria. Habrá exámenes de salud gratuitos, recursos comunitarios, demostraciones de cocina, clases de ejercicio, actividades familiares, espectáculos de música y baile, y más.

Sábado, 22 de septiembre
Jardín Comunitario El Paseo
933 W. 21st Street
11:00 a 15:00

Una Iniciativa del Plan de Calidad de Vida de Pilsen