• Mayfestiversary Brings Beer, Sausage And Kriek Slushies To Ravenswood This Weekend

    by Alex V. Hernandez / Block Club Chicago / May 27, 2022

    Proceeds from the event benefit The Friendship Center food pantry in Lincoln Square.

    RAVENSWOOD — After going virtual for the past two years, Mayfestiversary will return to Ravenswood this weekend. 

    The festival runs 12-10 p.m. Saturday and 12-9 p.m. Sunday at the corner of Ravenswood and Belle Plaine avenues. The festival is free to attend with a $5 suggested donation to benefit The Friendship Center food pantry, 2711 W. Lawrence Ave.

    “Food insecurity in our communities has reached new levels because of COVID and high inflation. Unfortunately, these economic shocks will be felt for years. This partnership with Begyle and Dovetail allows us to better meet the sustained need in a number of ways,” Friendship Center Executive Director Justin Block said in a statement. Read more HERE



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