Sunday Events, 606 Updates, CTA train & bus changes, Critical Mass, New PMA Director, "A Delicate Balance", Free weekly Yoga and more!

Sunday events include Farmer's Markets in Wicker Park and Logan Square and Wicker Park Fest

NOTE: Remember that work on the New Blue Project and the Wicker Park Fest have impacted travel in the area

Popular events on Sunday, July 26, begin with Wicker Park's Farmer's Market opening at 8 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m., along Damen Ave. between Wicker Park Ave. and Schiller.

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The 606 construction updates and warnings

The 606 construction continues at a rapid pace despite the fact that it will not be opening this year. Below is the latest list of actions that may impact your travel or your property as well as other information.

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Blue Line trains and bus service changes for weekend

For using CTA this weekend attending the Wicker Park Fest, the CTA recommends that they load transit value or unlimited-ride passes to their Ventra fare cards at rail stations, online or at more than 1,300 local retailers ahead of time or purchase a 1-day unlimited ride Ventra ticket to decrease travel times and avoid having to wait in long lines for the return trip.

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Critical Mass: a blur of cyclists encircled Wicker Park

Critical Mass encircled Wicker Park on their end of July ride Friday evening, July 25, between 6:30 and 7 p.m.

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Malgorzata Kot named new director of the Polish Museum of America

Taking effect on Sept.1, Malgorzata Kot will be the new Managing Director of the Polish Museum of America (PMA), 958 N. Milwaukee Ave. Selected by the PMA Executive Committee and the Board of Directors from a field of many qualified candidates, Kot has served the PMA Head Librarian for 19 years.

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Ramifications of actions and connectivity: "A Delicate Balance" at ARC

Whether you have a leaning toward the teachings of Buddha, Isaac Newton or Albert Einstein, Carolyne King's A Delicate Balance exhibit at ARC Gallery, 2156 N. Damen Ave., in Bucktown, will have a connecting point for you.

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Free yoga in Wicker Park thanks to Ali Alley and lululemon athletica

Two years ago Ali Alley, of lululemon athletica, 1627 N Damen Ave., connected with Doug Wood at the Wicker Park Advisory Council saying, "I want to do a free outdoor yoga class in the Park once a month."

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Art for Heart artist call requirement: Polish or Polish Decent

Art for Heart, art fundraiser celebrating Polish and Polish-American artists, will be an opportunity for artists of Polish decent to exhibit in a week long exhibit from Oct. 4 through 11 at the Polish Museum of America, 984 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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Chicago Police 14th District roadside safety check on North Ave. this weekend

Roadside safety checks by the Chicago Police 14th District will be underway beginning at 7 p.m., Fri., July 25, and ending at 3 a.m. on Sat., July 26, at North and Albany Avenues.

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