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Summer Concert season schedule & the Slate!

The Slate

Download our 2013 Summer Concert Schedule (PDF) See photos on flickr Our 19th year producing FREE Summer Concerts in the neighborhood at Ravenswood Manor Park kicked off to a festive start last Friday, June 14 with The Slate, a band committed to the classic sounds of great rock and roll! Returning to the Ravenswood Manor Pergola stage after […]

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Horner Park Tree Survey documents

The following survey of Horner Park’s trees was conducted in March of 2002: Horner Park Tree Survey – Park Inventory Horner Park Tree Survey – Park Plan Horner Park Tree Survey – Streambank Inventory Horner Park Tree Survey – Streambank Plan

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Chicago River Day 2013

Chicago River Day 2013 at Horner Park

A big thanks to everyone who came out to lend a hand with riverbank cleanup efforts at Horner and our other neighborhood parks for Chicago River Day 2013! More than 25 people showed up at Horner to volunteer their time and energy pulling a small mountain of trash from the river’s banks. See photos from […]

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May 2013 Meeting Minutes

HPAC May Meeting Monday 7pm

The Horner Park Advisory Council meeting on Monday May 6 at 7 pm hosted representatives from US Army Corps of Engineers and the Chicago Park District who gave a preview to neighbors of riverfront restoration plans, which incorporate a portion of Horner Park. Detailed Project Report and Environmental Assessment Presentation by USACE … Horner Park Advisory […]

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2013 Earth Day Clean & Green a success!

Clean & Green for Earth Day

A big thanks to all who came out and gave some love to our parks this year! A good time was enjoyed by young and old alike.   Earth Day Parks & Preserves Clean Up is presented by Friends of the Parks, in cooperation with the Chicago Park District. The Horner Park Advisory Council (HPAC) […]

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Gearing Up for Great Summer Concerts

The HPAC Concert Committee has kicked off fundraising efforts for our 19th season producing free live entertainment under the pergola in Ravenswood Manor Park. We’ve got some great local talent lined up this year, including old friends and new finds– and your tax-deductible donation can make it all a reality. Please consider doing what you […]

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Dog Friendly Area Petition Info

What is the petition and how can I sign it? The Chicago Park District Guidelines for establishing a dog friendly area require the Dog Friendly Area Committee (“DFAC”) to petition the neighborhood within a five-block radius of the park. The petition allows neighbors to indicate whether or not they support a dog friendly area. The […]

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Update on Dog Friendly Area Site

Please accept our apologies for any confusion about the proposed dog friendly area site. The area we show on our visuals for the planned site is only to indicate generally where the DFA will be. The entire highlighted area is larger than the maximum 1.8 acres that we would be allowed. Once we complete the […]

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DFA Q&A #2

We have been listening and want to take a moment to address some additional questions that have recently surfaced.  Please look at our first Q&A article for answers to other questions that have previously arisen.  Will the proposed dog park area still be available to picnickers? No. Picnicking would be prohibited in the Dog Friendly […]

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Clean Sweep of Ravenswood Manor Park

A big hearty Autumn Thank You to the neighbors who came out on on Saturday morning, November 17, 2012 and put their backs into raking up 50 bags of leaves in Ravenswood Manor Park. We all enjoyed some bright sunshine and warm weekend weather while working together make our park a cleaner place for all to […]

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Horner Brew Fest is Back!

Imagine, four hours of cold, craft beer and live music on a warm summer night in beautiful Horner Park. Life […]

Earth Day Parks Clean up on Saturday, April 21

Come out to any of our local parks on Saturday, April 21 to clean and green for spring! Starting at […]

March 2018 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the March 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

February 2018 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the February 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

January 2018 Meeting Minutes

The minutes of the January 2018 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

November 2017 Meeting Minutes

The minutes for the HPAC November 2017 meeting can be downloaded here.