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Whirligig fun

As part of a City of Chicago DCASE grant, CCA is participating alongside 7 other community gardens to create and install whirligigs on site in our spaces. Here garden representatives come together during a design workshop to review laser cut draft models that were created with input from each garden. A  whirligig  is an object that spins or whirls, or has at least one part that spins or whirls. It can also be a  pinwheel ,  spinning to p  buzzer, comic weathervane, gee-haw, spinner, whirlygig, whirlijig, whirlyjig, whirlybird, or simply a whirly. They are most commonly powered by the wind but can be hand-, friction- or motor-powered. Our whirligigs will be installed on 11ft tall posts and spin freely with the wind.   

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