Weekend Planner: Ugly Dogs Compete at Ashland Park Summer Fest

Three Chicago Heights officials came together to kick-off the summer with food, fun and a bunch of ugly dogs.

  • Where: , Ashland Ave & W 14th Pl, Chicago Heights
  • Date: June 23 
  • Time: 11:00 am
  • This is event will include an ugliest dog contest, basketball camp, a talent show for kids, face painting food and more. 

Event sponsored by Seventh Ward Ald. Sylvia Torres and Seventh Ward Park Commissioner Ken Ochoa in collaboration with Norma Caratachea, youth director for Bloom Township.

  • Where: , 180 W Joe Orr Rd, Chicago Heights
  • Dates: June 22-27
  • Time: 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • All office furniture must go. Six-foot walnut desks with or without returns for $20 - $25.

  • Where: , 340 Main St, Park Forest
  • Date: June 23
  • Time: 11:30 p.m.
  • Tickets are $8 and survival packs are $1. Survival Packs include rice, toilet paper, playing cards, toast, and other oddities to enhance your show.

  • Where: 333 Dixie Hwy, Chicago Heights
  • Date: Saturday, June 9 
  • Time: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • An open air farmers market featuring growers, artisans, crafters, farmers, bakers, distributors, re-purposed goods, fundraising events and lemon shake-ups and hot dogs.  Vendor fee is $10 for a 10x10 space.

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