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Oct 20: Ravenswood Manor Park Service Day

Join HPAC for the Fall Service Day at Ravenswood Manor Park on Saturday, October 20 from 9-11am. Come out and help prepare our park for the winter by spreading seed for the lawn and fixing the branch fence, as well as picking up litter. Bring your kids to learn the lessons of stewardship! Help to […]

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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 9 AM and going until 12 noon, volunteers will be at Horner, Ravenswood Manor, Buffalo, Sunken Gardens and Jacob Parks to help in the clean-up.  This annual event allows neighbors to help steward a local […]

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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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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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2014 Earth Day Cleanup in the Parks

Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. to noon Heads up for the 25th annual, county-wide Earth Day cleanup coordinated by Friends of the Parks. Our neighborhood parks serve as cornerstones of our community, and we encourage you to REGISTER below to be one of the day’s volunteers. Please come out and join your neighbors in this fun effort! […]

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Stewardship of Our Parks

Many Ravenswood Manor residents use our local parks, including Ravenswood Manor Park, Buffalo Park, and of course, Horner Park. But did you know that all of our parks need some local “TLC” each year? The Horner Park Advisory Council has a Stewardship Committee, and each year, it seeks volunteers to help keep our parks clean […]

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TreeKeeper Spring class

TreeKeepers is a volunteer program of Openlands dedicated to the care of Chicago’s urban forest.  An eight-week class (3 hours per week), passing of practical and written exams, and 24 hours of volunteer activity are required for TreeKeeper certification. Class topics include pruning, mulching, tree identification, planting, history, construction and soil issues, tree diseases and […]

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New bus stop requested

February 4, 2014 Alderman Deb Mell 33rd Ward Office 3649 N. Kedzie Chicago, IL 60618 Dear Alderman Mell, The Horner Park Advisory Council recently inquired about the frequently vandalized and outdated bus shelter on Montrose Ave. near the northern tennis courts at Horner Park. After some discussion over relocating unused shelters located elsewhere in the […]

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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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Nov. 17: Horner Park Cleanup Day

Join your neighbors for a park cleanup, and help keep Horner Park looking great this fall! This event directly follows […]

Oct 20: Ravenswood Manor Park Service Day

Join HPAC for the Fall Service Day at Ravenswood Manor Park on Saturday, October 20 from 9-11am. Come out and […]

Frankenstein scares up the Season Finale at Horner

The last show of our Summer Concert Series will be Theatre Hike’s version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, performed on Saturday, […]

Rokko Jans and the Neighborhood Talent Show

Rokko Jans and the Neighborhood Talent Show brings the 24th season of free shows at Ravenswood Manor Park to a […]

Marathon Weekend of August 17-19 Ahead for the Summer Concert Series!

Four different shows in store at three parks this weekend! Get ready for an incredible weekend of song and story […]

New Public Art Project Planned for Horner Park

Public Meeting to be hosted by 33rd Alderman Deb Mell, The Chicago Park District and the Horner Park Advisory Council […]