Jun 4th 2022


@ La Follette Park

1333 N Laramie Ave, Chicago, IL 60651

Opening Saturday, June 4th, from 12PM - 4PM

826CHI, a nonprofit devoted to lifting the voices of Chicago youth, is thrilled to invite one and all to its upcoming STORYFEST to celebrate the release of its newest student publications.

STORYFEST, an outdoor block party-style event, will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on June 4 at La Follette Park, 1333 N. Laramie Ave. The event will celebrate the published stories, poems, and essays of more than 1,000 students from Chicago Public Schools across the city who have participated in 826CHI programming over the past academic year.

This free, family-friendly festival will feature student readings and performances of their published works, as well as educators sharing their experience of bringing creativity into the classroom. There will be music from DJ A’Jua Pryor, games, and an array of age-inclusive events, including storytelling workshops, book making and book giveaways.

RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/storyfest-tickets-332244942567

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