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Come out for Earth Day, April 23!

Horner Park Advisory Council hosts Earth Day Park Clean ups in 5 parks April 23 Come out on Saturday, April 23, from 9 AM – 12 noon and help to clean up our parks for spring! We need help picking up litter and preparing the parks for the coming season. There is something to be […]

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Chicago River Day, May 10th

HPAC is excited to partner once again with Friends of the Chicago River to support Chicago River Day. Please join us this Saturday, May 10th, from 9:00 AM until noon for the annual River Day Cleanup. We will be working at Jacob Park (4674 N. Virginia Ave) and Sunken Garden Park (4500 N. Virginia Ave) this […]

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Jacob Playground and Park See Major Renovation and Expansion

After many years of advocacy, Jacob Playground was provided with all new equipment, as part of the Chicago Plays! program, a partnership between the Chicago Park District and Friends of the Parks. The Friends of Jacob Playground, headed by Nate Hutcheson and Ben Ranney, helped to organize a fibar woodchip day on Friday, September 27. […]

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Jacob-adjacent CTA Land Parcel thank you

September 23, 2013 to: Forrest Claypool, President, Chicago Transit Authority Alderman Patrick O’Connor, 40th Ward Mike Kelly, General Supt. / CEO, Chicago Park District Dear Sirs, On behalf of the Horner Park Advisory Council I want to thank you for your leadership and assistance in the sale of the CTA property immediately south of Jacob Playlot to the Chicago Park […]

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Jacob Park Community Workday

New Jacob Park Chicago Plays! equipment

Friday, Sept. 27, 2-6pm Jacob Park, 4674 N. Virginia, Chicago, IL  Calling all neighbors! Volunteers needed!  Friends of Jacob Park, the Chicago Park District, Friends of the Parks, and the Horner Park Advisory Council are looking for 35 adult volunteers to help spread the new “Fibar” wood chips and celebrate the opening of the new playground. Come […]

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New playground for Jacob Park!

Jacob Playlot new equipment Option 1

Update June 25, 2013 Please complete the online survey to indicate your preference for Option One or Option Two below. June 20, 2013 Our Jacob Park application to the Chicago Plays! playground renovation program was selected by the Park District and Friends of the Parks last month.  Two different playground equipment manufacturers have prepared custom design concepts […]

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Jacob Park

Located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood (two blocks south of Lawrence Avenue, and seven blocks west of Lincoln Avenue), Jacob Park features a playground with slides and swings, plus a sandbox for an afternoon of activities. See also: Chicago Park District Jacob Playlot Park website

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2017 Summer Concert Series Schedule

The 2017 summer concert series schedule has been announced! This year, concerts are taking place in three different parks: Ravenswood […]

February 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes February 6, 2017 Attendees: Peter Schlossman, President Gretchen Helmreich Jackie Aguilar Alan Mueller, RMIA […]

Kids & Dogs Meet the Bunny: Saturday, April 15

The bunny is coming to Horner Park on SATURDAY, APRIL 15! 11am-1pm: For Kids Come out and enjoy Lunch with […]

23rd Season of Free Summer Concerts

Get ready for another great season of free shows in Horner, Ravenswood Manor and Sunken Gardens Parks this summer as […]

January 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes January 9, 2016 Meeting called to order 7:08pm Attendees: John Friedmann Amy Jahnke Lisa […]

December 2016 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes December 5, 2016 Attendees: Peter Schlossman John O’Connell Carol Maher Kevin Anderson John Friedmann […]