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Pitch in for the Parks @ Horner Park: Saturday, June 19

After our recent successful It’s Your Park Day event, Horner Park will be a host location for a Pitch in for the Parks cleanup. Join us at Horner Park from 9-11am on Saturday, June 19 as we continue to be stewards of our park. Once more, due to present circumstances, participants will work in small, […]

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It’s Your Park Day @ Horner Park: Saturday, May 22

Fresh off the heels of our successful Earth Day event, Horner Park will be a host location for the Chicago Parks Foundation’s annual It’s Your Park Day event in a few weeks. Join us at Horner Park from 9-11am on Saturday, May 22 as we continue to make our park cleaner and safer for all […]

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Horner Park Earth Day 2021 Cleanup on Saturday, April 24

Join us at Horner Park from 9-11am on Saturday April 24 as we make our park cleaner and safer for all parkgoers. Due to present circumstances, participants will be properly distanced, and spread across the park. We also ask that you register for the event here, although pre-event registration is not required. Please reach out […]

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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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2021 Season for Summer Concert Series Announced – Support Campaign Begins

The last year has been a trying one for all of us, and we’re excited to be back with a […]

May 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the May 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here. Thanks to everyone who attended. Our next meeting will […]

Pitch in for the Parks @ Horner Park: Saturday, June 19

After our recent successful It’s Your Park Day event, Horner Park will be a host location for a Pitch in […]

April 2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the April 2021 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

It’s Your Park Day @ Horner Park: Saturday, May 22

Fresh off the heels of our successful Earth Day event, Horner Park will be a host location for the Chicago […]

Horner Park Earth Day 2021 Cleanup on Saturday, April 24

Join us at Horner Park from 9-11am on Saturday April 24 as we make our park cleaner and safer for […]