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Saturday, July 2, 2016

AccessChicago 2016 Chicago Disability Expo July 13th

AccessChicago will be held Wednesday,

July 13th, 2016

Time: 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

                                                NAVY PIER, FESTIVAL HALL A 

Hosted by Chicago Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), AccessChicago expo promotes Chicago’s wide range of accessible venues, products, and services.

AccessChicago is the perfect event for people with disabilities of all ages!

  • Test products and connect with community organizations to learn about available disability-related social services
  • Participate in various adaptive sports and recreational opportunities

AccessChicago is FREE and open to the public!
July 13th, 2016
Chicago's Navy Pier
Time: 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

For more information, visit:

Perhaps you've been wondering what there is to do at AccessChicago? 

  • Scales & Tales Traveling Petting Zoo
  • Moving Mountains Accessible Climbing Wall
  • Gardening Workshops by Envision
  • Bingo
  • Cooking Matters Cooking Demos
  • ITA Therapeutic Art Workshops
  • I See Music LLC Musical performance
  • Comedy by Laura Hugg
  • Judo, Fishing, Golf, sponsored by the Chicago Park District
  • An Arts and Culture section
  • An Accessible Transportation and Travel area
  • Movie Showing, Finding Nemo 
  • WIPA Seminar
  • Accessible Indoor Rowing Competitions sponsored by Chicago Indoor Rowing Championships
  • Lekotek Play Area
  • Momento Photo Booth
  • Raffle Prizes (be sure to fill out your raffle ticket(s) and put it in the box of the prize you would like the chance to win)  
A Free Trolley Car is available at Navy Pier, from the front of the pier to Festival Hall A where AccessChicago is being held. Please watch for directional signage along the East side of the Pier. If you're getting dropped off, all drop offs and pick ups are at Riva's Restaurant turnaround.

For Public Transportation information:
CTA Trip Planner: http://www.transitchicago.com/planatrip/
PACE ADA Paratransit Service Directory: http://www.pacebus.com/sub/paratransit/sd_ada_paratransit.asp

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

121 N. LaSalle Street
Room 104
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312.744.7050
TTY: 312.744.4964

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