A Hot time in Horner Park kicks off the Summer on June 20!

Please join the Horner Park Advisory Council and the six neighborhood
organizations surrounding the park for a fun-filled day loaded with
activities. Thanks to Alderman Deb Mell, State Senator Iris Martinez and
State Rep Jaime Andrade for their generous support.

Download the event flyer

Morning & All-day Activities:

  • Farmers Market (9am – 1pm): over a dozen vendors, live music, great
    food, plants and produce. Located by the park field house at Montrose and
    California.
  • Riverfront Walking Tours: (8am – 5pm): Join the US Army Corp of Engineers
    as they conduct guided tours of the construction zone in the park along
    the river. This is a once-a-year opportunity to see the progress of the
    river front restoration and new waterfront trail. Very limited capacity,
    visit the hornerpark.org website for schedule and registration. Note: No
    open-toed shoes allowed. REGISTER HERE!

Afternoon activities (3pm -6pm) Located in the park at Berteau and
California –

  • for the kids: face painting, art project, Moonwalk inflatable, bicycle
    parade
  • games and intra-neighborhood group competitions: fun run, beanbag
    toss competition, three legged race, tug of war, volley ball, chess
    tournament
  • bicycle safety and promotion, Go Albany Park, Divvy information, and
    other sponsor tables.
  • pizza eating contest
  • food & drink: food and ice cream vendor on site or bring your own to eat,
    drink and barbecue. Limited seating so bring your own chairs

Evening activities (6pm -10:45pm):

  • 6:30 pm: Latin dance lessons. Several basic Latin dance steps will be
    demonstrated.
  • 7:00 pm: Salsa band (The “SalsaChicago Mambo All-stars Orchestra”) The
    SalsaChicago Mambo All-stars play a vast repertoire of music including
    Original compositions and Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Mambo, Latin Jazz,
    Boleros, Cha Cha Cha, Guajiras, Cumbias and more.
  • 9:00 pm or dusk: Movie in the Park – “When the Game Stood Tall”, a
    motivational sports movie (2014) starring Jim Caviezel and Laura Dern.
    “The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La
    Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak
    that shattered all records for any American sport.”

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