220 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago

Seneca Park & The Eli M. Schulman Playground

Located just east of Chicago's historic Water Tower Pumping Station, Seneca Park & Eli M. Schulman Playground (named for our founder!) provides a quiet oasis from the hustle and bustle of Michigan Avenue
Seneca Park in Chicago

Seneca Park Events

Free and fun for the whole family
Lookingglass Unbirthday party
June 30 Lookingglass Presents: Alice's Unbirthday Party
Lookingglass Presents: Alice's Unbirthday Party, THURSDAY, JUNE 30 • 4:30PM. Lookingglass Teaching Artists will host an unBirthday Party with games and activities for families and attendees of all ages. Join us for lemonade, snacks, and a whole lot of fun!
Kids crafts at Seneca Park
Every Other Tuesday, June 7-August 16 Crafting with American Girl
Free kids' crafts with American Girl, every other Tuesday at 3PM in Seneca Park. • JULY 5 • JULY 19 • AUGUST 2 • AUGUST 16
Art by Nick Cave
Wednesdays MCA Presents: Sculpture making inspired by Nick Cave: Forothermore
Youth and their families are invited to create a free sculpture, inspired by Nick Cave's Forothermore, with Chicago artist Miriam Bahena-Cardona Bisby. WEDNESDAYS • JULY 13, 11AM • JULY 27 , 11AM • AUGUST 3, 2PM
Hubbard Street Dance Logo
July 12 Hubbard Street Dance Presents: Foresythe in the Park
Hubbard Street Dance Presents: Foresythe in the Park, TUESDAY, JULY 12 • 11:15AM
Hubbard Street Dance Logo
July 14 Hubbard Street Dance Presents: Improvisation in the Park
Hubbard Street Dance Presents: Improvisation in the Park, THURSDAY, JULY 14 • 11:15AM
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Slice
July 29 National Cheesecake Day Celebration
National Cheesecake Day Celebration with Eli’s Cheesecake! FRIDAY, JULY 29 • 12PM
chicagoua
August 9 Reading in the Playground
Reading in the Playground by Craig Kaiser, Author of “Chicagoua: A Tale of Chicago.” TUESDAY, August 9 • 3PM • Join us for story time with Craig Kaiser as he reads his book “Chicagoua: A Tale of Chicago,” a lyrical journey through the history of the city and the skyscraper as told through the eyes of an ‘onion' friend.
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  • A horse sculpture named Ben