PARK(ing) Day

September 15, 2017
8:00 AM CDT to 6:00 PM CDT
 Add to Calendar

Next to Peet's Coffee on Wabash Avenue
41 E 8th St
Chicago, IL 60605-2114

Join us for PARK(ing) Day 2017

Volunteer, Drop By, Publicize, Tweet

Anything works!

On Friday, September 15th, Park(ing) Day will be celebrated around the globe. As many of you may know, Park(ing) Day is a global initiative to promote the importance of greenspace in everyday urban environments. This year, ILASLA has selected site to design and build our very own ILASLA Park(ing) Day parklet! The design was submitted last year during our sketch contest and celebrates Chicago’s iconic lakefront path with a human scale “hamster wheel” that simulates the lakefront trail experience in miniature.

The parklet will be installed in two parking spots on the southwest corner of 8th Street and Wabash Avenue in front of Peet’s Coffee. ILASLA is looking for volunteers on September 15th to sit in the parklet, welcome passersby, and make sure they use the wheel safely. 

But, wait - we also need help with the build! Please contact us at the email below. We would need you either this Sunday or next Wednesday at Clarence Davids in Matteson, IL!

Please email if you have any questions.


Share on PARK(ing) Day!

Use both these hashtags together: 





Future Meetings

Professional Development Workshop: Need For Speed, Using Time with Ruthless Efficiency

February 21, 2018
9:30 AM CST to 1:30 PM CST

Illini Center
200 South Wacker Drive,19th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

In this practical and power-packed course, participants look at the biggest time takers and brainstorm ways to get their precious time back.

Read More

Emerging Professionals Monthly Happy Hour

February 22, 2018
6:00 PM CST to 8:00 PM CST

Off Color Brewing Tap Room: The Mouse Trap
1460 N Kingsbury

BuyYOB - Registration not required, but helpful for planning.

Read More

ILASLA Advocacy Update

March 07, 2018
6:30 PM CST to 7:30 PM CST

Two-Brothers Social Tap
100 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Meet us for a drink and update on our Advocacy and Licensure related efforts

Read More

Executive Board Meeting (MBM)

March 08, 2018
4:00 PM CST to 6:00 PM CST


Member Board Members (MBM) - Elected and Committee Chairs

Read More

UIUC LA Career Connections

March 09, 2018
9:00 AM CST to 6:00 PM CST

Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532

UIUC Day of Education, Career Fair, and Student/Alumni Reception

Read More


April 20, 2018
8:00 AM CDT to 10:00 PM CDT

Venue West
1655 W. Walnut
Chicago, IL 60612

Save the Date for Celebration+ 2018

Read More