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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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Sunken Garden Park Fall Clean Up

On Saturday, November 3, several residents of Ravenswood Gardens volunteered to help maintain and beautify Sunken Garden Park. Directed by Luke Ross, mulch was distributed throughout the park and native plants were added from the Northerly Island plant giveaway. Also, over 400 spring bulbs were planted with the help of Girl Scout Troop of Queen […]

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2013 Summer Concert Season Meeting

The Summer Concert Committee will meet on Wednesday, November 14 to discuss the 19th season of free summer concerts in our parks. Persons who are interested in joining the committee to help plan shows, and to raise funds to support the season are invited to attend. The meeting will be at John O’Connell’s house at […]

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Imagine a Dog Friendly Area!

These are pictures of one of Chicago Park District’s newest Dog Friendly Areas at Lakeshore East Park.  Turf was used around the natural setting of trees.  The design portion of Horner Park’s initiative does not occur until further along in the process, but you can get an idea of how a similar-themed DFA looks.  Of […]

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Beware the Emerald Ash Borer!

All citizens are alerted to look out for signs of Parks Enemy #1: The Emerald Ash Borer. The Emerald Ash Borer, or EAB, has been extremely destructive to our trees. Over 19% of Chicago’s parkway trees are ashes, and there is concern that 90,000 ash trees on Chicago’s parkways could die in the next five […]

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October 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Monthly Meeting Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. Horner Park Fieldhouse Attendees John Friedmann, Vice […]

September 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting called to order 7:08pm Attendees:  Peter Schlossman Amy Jahnke Carol Maher, PEAP John O’Connell John Friedmann Daniel Honigman Deb […]

Follow Your Nose!

For more information about the dog park, check out our blog: https://hornerparkdogpark.org/ Follow us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/HornerParkDogPark/ Or on Instagram […]

Howl-O-Ween Fundraiser for the Dog Park on October 28!

Stay Dog Hotel is hosting a Howl-O-Ween party on October 28th from 10 a.m to noon. There will be a […]

July 2017 Meeting Minutes

Meeting called to order 7:10pm Introductions/Attendance  Peter Schlossman, President Diane Sutliffe, Co-treasurer • Gretchen Helmreich, Co-treasurer Kevin Anderson, former treasurer […]

Horner Park Pottery Sale – Saturday, September 23, 2017

  This is our second year of sharing our really, really locally made artwork with our neighbors and friends! Bowls, […]