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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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June 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes June 5, 2017 In attendance:  Peter Schlossman, President John O’Connell Kevin Anderson, Co-Treasurer Carol […]

Horner BrewFest 2017

See you on Friday, July 14th at Horner Park from 6-10pm! Our inaugural brew fest benefiting the sustainability initiatives of the Horner Park Advisory Council is Friday, […]

May 2017 Meeting Minutes

HPAC Minutes Monday, 5/1/17 Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Diane Sutliff, Co-Secretary Lisa Cleveland, Co-Treasurer John O’Connell Alan Mueller, RMIA Gretchen […]

April 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes  April 3, 2017 Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Amy Jahnke, Co-Secretary Deb Groh, Horner Park Supervisor […]

March 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes March 6, 2017 Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Diane Sutliff, Co-Secretary Lisa Cleveland, Treasurer Deb Groh, […]

Will Barnard closes out our 23rd season of free concerts in Sunken Gardens Park on Saturday, August 19 at 7 PM

Be sure and attend our last show of the season: The classical jazz of the Will Barnard Group.  Whether you like Be […]