Starting in 1886, the avenue hosted an annual bicycle race from suburban Wheeling into the city.
Park District officials questioned whether there's demand for three basketball facilities in two blocks.
"You can never do a tasting menu of 100 chefs for $125," market executive director Melissa Flynn said.
The picnic will be held rain or shine, and attendees are encouraged to bring a dish to share.
The fitness center is slated to open this summer.
The festival's proceeds will be used to treat the park's ash trees and fund other amenities.
The new field house will be about five times larger than the existing one, which was built in 1950.
The free event Wednesday evening includes hikes, birdwatching and admission to the museum.
It will be the 10th anniversary of the game and celebration honoring Negro League play in Chicago.
Farmers said "cutthroat" markets are cannibalizing each other, jeopardizing all but the biggest.
The tournament will be held Aug. 13.
The ride will begin in Glenview at 10 p.m. and finish at The Garage in Gladstone Park around 12:30 p.m.
Ald. Sophia King is hosting a meeting Tuesday on how her ward can get a dog park.
The Nature Place urban oasis will rise up on the site of a former playground at Welles Park.
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