Talent on Display: A Year of Performances & Special Events
Throughout the year, the Youth Center delights in hosting events that feature its members. For example, a February tradition at GCYC, Black Youth Story, is a performance-based celebration of Black culture, history and accomplishments from a youth perspective. Such events offer opportunities for youth to celebrate the occasion and showcase their talent to the community.
GCYC Member Orientations
Thursdays, March 6, 13 & 20, 2014
Are you or your child new to the Center? Make sure to attend an orientation to receive your GCYC on-boarding; learn about program opportunities, our code of conduct, get your membership card, and more. For more information, please contact Fredricka Holloway at email@example.com or 773-358-4100.
17th Annual Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. Youth Symposium
Saturday, March 8, 2014
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Teens, this event is for you! This symposium will include several workshops designed to bring awareness about a number of topics including driver’s safety, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, teen pregnancy, and more. For more information or to register online, visit www.etaxisigma.net.
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support Group
(Sponsored by the University of Chicago Hospital and Medical Center)
Wednesdays, March 19, 2014 (10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) and April 16, 2014 (5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.)
For more information call 773-702-5322 or 773-702-3733.
GCYC’s March Madness
Saturday, March 22, 2014
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
For more information about these basketball tournaments, please contact Mrs. Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-358-4100
UPLIFT Culinary Workshop
Saturday, March 22, 2014 @ 10-11:30 a.m.
Come get your cook on with Chef Wendy! Last quarter we learned to dress up our salads, this quarter we’re keeping warm while stirring up the homemade SOUP! This workshop is free, but space is limited. Contact Ms. Haynes @ email@example.com or 773-358-4100 for more information. Click to register now.
Ladder Up’s Tax Assistance Program
Saturday, April 5 & 12, 2014
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Ladder Up keeps hard-earned money where it belongs, with the people who earned it and need it most. Their skilled volunteers help hardworking families and individuals make the most of their earnings. With free tax preparation services, they help their clients claim valuable tax credits and secure refunds, money that can considerably alleviate financial burdens. Open to the public; first come, first served.
GCYC’s 2014 Spring Break
Monday, April 14-Thursday, April 17, 2014
There will be a plethora of special activities for our youth members. For more information about programs, please contact Monique Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 773-358-4100.
Uplift’s Health and Fitness Expo
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Join us for this free event where you can have everything checked from your blood pressure to your teeth; participate in movement sessions and snack on healthful treats. For more information, please contact Mrs. Thompson at email@example.com or 773-358-4100.
The Chicago Community Chorus presents…Celebrating Chicago
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Under the direction of Dr. Keith Hampton (Artistic Director/Founder) this concert will feature Michelle Manson, Lee. R. Kesselman, and Calvin Bridges. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for students 12-21 years of age with ID, and children under 12 are admitted free. If you would like special group rates e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information visit www.chicagocommunitychours.org.