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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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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 […]

Lonesome Still comes to Ravenswood Manor Park August 3 at 7 PM

For all of your longing for some good old country music, you need go no further than our own Ravenswood […]

Temperance Brass, Narloch Students take over Ravenswood Manor Park for an Extended Holiday Weekend!

Be sure to catch the Temperance Brass Quintet as they blow into Ravenswood Manor Park at 7 PM on Friday, […]