Community Clean Up – Saturday, May 4th, 2019 @ Preservation Park
Join the Cathedral Area Preservation Association and neighboring organizations for our annual Community Clean Up at 10am on Saturday, May 4th, at Preservation Park. We will supply garbage bags, gloves, Home Cut Donuts and coffee. All are welcome. We will start at the park and work our way through the neighborhood cleaning up any litter along the way. Help us in keeping the Cathedral Area clean!
Concerts in the Park 2019 – Enjoy this FREE concert series!
Friday, May 17th Strung Out (70’s Rock, Pop, AM/FM Radio)
Friday, June 28th Second Hand Soul Band (Motown/Soul/Rock & Roll)
Friday, July 19th Beach Bum Band (Tropical/Reggae/Rock/Country)
Friday, August 16th Anthem (Classic Rock)
Friday, September 20th Morry Sochat & the Special 20’s (Blues and Swing)
Concerts are held at Preservation Park (710 Taylor Street) 6:30-Dusk. Don’t forget to bring a picnic basket full of goodies and your lawn chairs!
CAPA Garage Sale – August 1st – 3rd, 2019. Details to come.
CAPA Wine Walk 2019 – Date TBD. Details to come. Interested in hosting at your home? Email us at email@example.com.
CAPA Beer Walk 2019 – Saturday, September 28th, 2019. Details to come. Interested in hosting at your home? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAPA Annual Meeting- Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Please join us on Saturday, February 9th at the beautiful Jacob Henry Mansion Gathering Room for the CAPA Annual Meeting from 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Enjoy an hors d’oeuvre reception and social activities with fellow CAPA members. $20 per person and we encourage you to bring a non-CAPA member neighbor at no additional cost. Please RSVP by February 4th.
CAPA Christmas Decorating Contest- Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
The 2018 CAPA Christmas Decorating Contest will be held on Wednesday, December 19th. We will be looking for 3 homes with the most holiday spirit. If you’re interested in being a judge for the contest, please send us a message and we will send you the details. It begins at 6:30pm and will be a fun time! This event is sponsored by the University of St. Francis.
CAPA Beer Walk- Saturday, September 29th, 2018
The 2nd Annual CAPA Beer Walk will be held on Saturday, September 29th! Last year’s event sold out in 2 days, so be sure to mark your calendars for August 1st when tickets will go on sale. This year promises even more craft beer and delicious food along with another home added to the Walk. More details to come! If you have any questions or suggestions for the 2018 Beer Walk, please email Nicole at email@example.com.
This Olde Housewalk- Sunday, September 9th, 2018
The Housewalk committee has begun working on this year’s walk. We have four homes committed and USF’s Science Building. We would like a full assortment of houses on the walk, so if you’d like to add your house to walk, please contact us! The Housewalk will be on September 9th from Noon to 5PM. Tickets will go on sale in July. If you are interested in joining the Housewalk planning committee, we are always looking for fresh ideas and volunteers to make the walk a continued success. Please give John Kella a call at 815-791 6828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join the committee and/or volunteer.
CAPA Garage Sale- August 2nd- 4th, 2018
Community Clean Up – Saturday, May 19th, 2018 @ Preservation Park
Join the Cathedral Area Preservation Association, St. Raymond, St. John’s Neighborhood, and Big Brothers Big Sisters for the ultimate neighborhood clean up on Saturday, May 19th at Preservation Park. We will supply garbage bags, gloves, donuts and coffee. Help us in keeping the Cathedral Area clean! A neighborhood cookout will happen right after the clean up at 417 Taylor St.
Annual Spring Meeting – Monday, May 14th, 2018 @ First Presbyterian Church
The Spring Membership Meeting will be held on Monday May 14th at 6:30P.M. at First Presbyterian, which coincides with our regular meeting. The focus of this meeting will be two-fold. First, Mayor O’Dekirk will provide a short update on the City and answer any questions residents may have. Second, there will be a presentation on the Old Joliet Prison, given by Quinn Adamowski and Greg Peerbolte, Co-Chairs of the Prison Preservation Coalition. The purpose of the presentation is to explain the ongoing preservation initiative, answer questions and call for volunteers.