Join Friends of the Parks in celebrating the 50th birthday of our fearless and fierce executive director, Juanita Irizarry!

We’ll celebrate on Thursday, December 20 from 6pm-8:30pm at the National Museum of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture, 3015 W. Division St., Chicago, IL 60622, in Humboldt Park. 

Join us for a party including dancing, a short program, a silent auction, heavy appetizers, wine, Revolution Brewing beer, and more!  Tickets are $50, and all proceeds go to supporting the work of Friends of the Parks to inspire, equip, and mobilize a diverse Chicago to ensure an equitable park system for a healthy Chicago. Contact Sandra Del Toro at or (312) 857-2757 ext. 1 for more information or to purchase your ticket.  Space is EXTREMELY limited, purchase your ticket today!