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Chicago SummerDance Making An In-Person Comeback In Rogers Park Wednesday

The festival will kick off Wednesday at Willye B. White Park. It will travel to various city parks through Sept. 15.

Youth dance at a Chicago SummerDance event at the Garfield Park Field House. .
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ROGERS PARK — The SummerDance festival kicks off Wednesday in Rogers Park.

Chicago SummerDance in the Parks will make its in-person return Wednesday at Willye B. White Park, 1610 W. Howard St. The series of events focuses on providing living music and teaching Chicagoans how to dance.

Festivities will start at 4:30 p.m. with family and creative activities. There will be live music and dancing 5:30-7:30 p.m., according to a city news release.

Reggae artist Akasha will be the featured artist for the kickoff event, and there will be dance instruction from Stacy “Jukeboxx” Letrice. 

Chicago SummerDance in the Parks will take place at a city park each week through Sept. 15, featuring various genres and artists.

The event is free and open to all ages and skill levels, and ASL interpreters will be provided. 

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