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Chicago Parks Foundation Awards Grant to Horner Park Advisory Council

The Chicago Parks Foundation, an affiliate of the Chicago Park District, has awarded a grant to the Horner Park Advisory Council to restore and improve the garden at Ravenswood Manor Park. First planted in 2001, on the site of former Eastwood Street, the garden has become overgrown in the past few years.  Volunteers from the […]

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Break out your Bonnets!

Easter is around the corner and that means it’s time for the annual Horner Park Doggie Egg Hunt! The event will be held on Saturday, March 26th from 1-3 p.m. behind the field house. You can buy discounted tickets in advance at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2501328 or pay $10 at the door. Here’s the schedule: 1:00 Event Opens, […]

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Spring Events with the Bunny!

The bunny is coming to Horner Park on SATURDAY, MARCH 26! 11am-1pm: For Kids UPDATE: This event is sold out! Come out and enjoy Lunch with the Bunny at this fun-filled luncheon. Activities for the entire family will include face-painting for the kiddos, egg hunt, arts and crafts, photo with the Bunny, music and yummy […]

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Horner Park Fitness Center – NOW OPEN!

The Chicago Park District recently opened a new Fitness Center in the Horner Park Field House. Located on the first floor just behind the check-in desk, it features elliptical machines, stationary bikes, treadmills, weight machines, and free weights. Horner Park’s Fitness Center offers a high-quality, low-cost alternative to private gyms. The cost is $17 for […]

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Help Choose New Playground Equipment for Horner Park

Horner Park has been selected as one of the recipients of a new Chicago Plays! playground to be completed by 2017. Mayor Emanuel’s Chicago Plays! playground renovation program was launched in the spring of 2013 by the Mayor, who announced that over the next five years, the Chicago Park District will rebuild, repair and/or refurbish […]

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Sunday, August 23: Park Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony!

Join Chicago Plays! For family fun & ribbon-cutting ceremony Sunday, August 23 from 2:30-4pm at Ravenswood Manor Park. Join the Chicago Park District and the Horner Park Advisory Council as we dedicate the new playground at Ravenswood Manor Park on Sunday, August 23 at 2:30 PM. Officials from the Chicago Park District will be on […]

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Inauguration Weekend Events at Horner Park

The Chicago Park District is excited to announce that Horner Park will be a part of the Inauguration Weekend Events. On Saturday hundreds of volunteers will work in schools, community  gardens, public spaces and 17 parks across Chicago. We hope you join us for this momentous event on Saturday and participate in Clean Up and […]

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Ravenswood Manor Park Construction Update

The Chicago Park District has begun replacing the old playground equipment in Ravenswood Manor Park with new, safer equipment.  This is a part of Mayor Emanuel’s Chicago Plays Program, where more than 300 playgrounds will be replaced over three years throughout the city. “We are shooting to have the whole Ravenswood Manor Playground finished, weather […]

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Valentine’s Day Dance

Put on your dancin’ shoes and join your neighbors for the annual Valentine Day Dance at Horner Park. The Horner Park Jazz Band will provide live music for this family evening. Friday, February 13, 2015 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM For more information and registration information, see the Park District program web page.

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Ravenswood Manor Park to Get New Play Equipment

In coordination with the Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association, HPAC gathered input on four design options that the Chicago Park District offered to install at Ravenswood Manor Park as part of its Chicago Plays initiative. The intentions of the program are to upgrade all playgrounds to new standards and provide safe and maintainable play equipment for […]

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Hokulea Academy of Polynesian Dance returns to Ravenswood Manor Park on Friday, June 23!

Break out your uke, put on that lovely flowered blouse, wear an orchid behind your ear, say “Aloha” to your […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Bring the kids to Horner Park at 7 PM on Saturday June 17 to witness Theatre Hikes presenting William Shakespeare’s […]

What’s New with Our Local Parks, Rivers, and Bike Paths? These Are Exciting Times! Find Out Why.

Join John Friedmann, VP Environment at the North River Commission for an informative presentation on all the exciting new recreational […]

Get ready for Sunnyside Up at Ravenswood Manor Park June 9!

Chase away the last of your winter blues!  Summer is starting at Manor Park on Friday June 9 as the […]

April 2017 Meeting Minutes

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

Earth Day Events

Join your neighbors for an Earth Day Clean and Green! Saturday April 22, from 9-12am Ravenswood Manor, Horner, Buffalo, Sunken […]