Arts & Culture

Your ultimate guide to south suburban events: Fairs, festivals, activities to celebrate summer 2022

The HWH is rounding up events from all over the south suburbs so you eat, dance the night away, listen to live music, and more this summer.

File photo. HWH / Amethyst J. Davis
File photo. HWH / Amethyst J. Davis

Looking for programs to keep your kiddo busy this summer? Free food? House music and steppers anthems?

We’re rounding up festivals, summer programs for kids, fairs and more so you can celebrate summer in the south suburbs the right way. This guide will be updated as more events are planned.

Have an event to add? Email info@harveyworld.org.

Family Christian Health Center Farmer’s Market

Every 3rd Thursday of the month starting May 19th

31 West 155th Street, Harvey, IL (Parking lot off of Paulina)

Time: 1 - 3pm

Price: Free

Harvey Park District: Soccer Madness, Youth Soccer Club

Practice Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays

Game Days: Sundays

16001 Woodbridge Avenue, Harvey, IL

Price: Free

Register: Call Coach Guerrero Estrada, (708) 427-5262

Harvey Park District:

Open Bid Whist & Spades Night

4th Friday of every month starting May 27th

14821 Broadway Avenue, Harvey, IL

Time: 7 - 11pm

Price: Free

Register: (708) 331-3857

Harvey Park District: Monthly Movie Outing

3rd Tuesday of every month

Time: TBD

15335 Broadway Avenue, Harvey, IL

Price: $5 per person

Register: (708) 331-3847

Harvey Park District:

Mid-Day Social

2nd Tuesday of every month

14821 Broadway Avenue, Harvey, IL

Time: 11am - 1pm

Price: Free for Harvey seniors, $5 for non-residents

Register: (708) 331-3857

Thornton Speech & Drama: “Dreamgirls”

May 18, 19

15001 Broadway Avenue, Harvey, IL

Time: 7pm

Price: Free but donations welcomed

Family Christian Health Center: Wellness Resource Fair

May 21

31 West 155th Street, Harvey, IL (Parking lot off of Paulina)

Time: 11am - 2pm

Price: Free

The Chicago Urban League Summer Immersion Camp: STEAM

June 6 - 17

14721 Broadway Avenue, Harvey, IL

Application: bit.ly/summer22suburbs

Orland Township Job Fair

June 7

14807 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL

Time: 10am - 1pm

Active Adults in Youth Development: Summer STEM Earth and Sea

June 13 - August 5

Price: Free

Register: https://aayd.org/summer-STEM-2022

Representative William Davis’ Community Shred Day, Electronic Recycling, & Prescription Drug Take Back

June 18

1912 West 174th Street, East Hazel Crest, IL

Time: 9am - noon

Contact: (708) 799-7300

Juneteenth at the National Manilow Sculpture Park

June 18

1 University Drive, University Park, IL

Time: 1 - 6pm

Harvey Park District: King & Princess Father Daughter Dance

June 18

14821 Broadway Avenue, Harvey, IL

Time: 5 - 8pm

Price: $30 per couple, $10 for each additional person

Register: (708) 331-3857

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Homewood-Flossmoor Juneteenth Festival

June 19

Parade: 2810 School Street, Flossmoor, IL; Time: 10am

Festival: 999 Kedzie Avenue, Flossmoor, IL; Time: 11am - 630pm

Price: Free

Harvey Park District: 1st Annual B Audio & 3A Maintenance Custom Bike & Auto Show

June 19

14821 Broadway Avenue, Harvey, IL

Time: 10am - 2pm

Price: $100 fee per vehicle and vendor

Register: (708) 331-3857

The Chicago Urban League Summer Immersion Camp: Trade Instruction Program

June 20 - July 1

14741 Wallace Avenue, Harvey, IL

Application: bit.ly/summer22suburbs

TRUVISION Productions: SUMMER STEAM, Arts, & Media Camp

June 21 - July 28

18620 Kedzie Avenue, Homewood, IL

Time: 10am - 4pm, Tuesday through Thursday

Register: www.truvisionproductions.org, (708) 799-6910

The Chicago Urban League Summer Immersion Camp: Expressive Movement

July 5 - 8

14741 Wallace Avenue, Harvey, IL

Application: bit.ly/summer22suburbs

The Chicago Urban League Summer Immersion Camp: Social Emotional Learning Training

July 11 - 15

14741 Wallace Avenue, Harvey, IL

Application: bit.ly/summer22suburbs

Family Christian Health Center: Kidfest Back-to-School Jam

July 23

31 West 155th Street, Harvey, IL (Parking lot off of Paulina)

Time: 9am - 1pm

Price: Free

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