Horner Fest is June 20!

The Horner Park Advisory Council, along with HPWNA and five other neighborhood organizations surrounding the park, is throwing a fun-filled day loaded with activities. Horner Fest is also made possible by the generous support of 33rd Ward Alderman Deb Mell, Ill. State Sen. Iris Martinez and Ill. State Rep. Jaime Andrade. The day’s schedule is as follows:

Morning & All-day Activities
Farmers market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Over a dozen vendors, live music, great food, plants and produce. Located by the park field house at Montrose and California.

Riverfront walking tours, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
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 riverfront restoration and new waterfront trail. Very limited capacity; visit hornerpark.org for schedule and registration. Note: No open-toed shoes allowed.

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Growth Spurt! in Horner Park West

Fabulous new businesses, new home construction and rehabs, RISING property values… our neighborhood has changed a lot in just a few years!

Join us on Wednesday, May 20th at 7:30 PM to learn more about the exciting economic development taking place in our community!

HPWNA’s 2015 Spring General Meeting: Growth Spurt! in Horner Park West
Wednesday, May 20th, 7:30 PM
Horner Park Field House, 2741 W. Montrose Ave.
Banquet Hall, Lower Level

A panel discussion featuring local business owners and real estate experts will address economic development in the neighborhood, including visions for future growth and the outlook of property values.

Panelists include: Aaron Heinemann of Breakroom Brewery, Joanna Read of Dovetail Studios for Dance and Fitness, Dr. Cynthia Olsen of Ravenswood Animal Hospital, Mary Newbold of Ravenswood Manor Child Care Center, Evelyn Jacoby of Windy City Playhouse, Baker Byrd of D’Aprile Properties, and John Friedmann of Virtual Realty.

Discussion topics include:

  • Housing trends in Horner Park West
  • Where the housing market is headed in our specific area
  • New businesses are opening in our community
  • Why Horner Park West?
  • What can we do as residents to help this amazing growth?

Neighbors, Friends… EVERYONE is welcome; JOIN US!

Questions?  Email us!  YourFriends @ hpwna.org

It’s Spring!

Join us as we clean up our neighborhood!

We will be cleaning SACRAMENTO for our April 2015 Clean Up. We’ll meet at 10:00 am on Saturday April 18th at the corner of Sacramento and Montrose and work our way south down Sacramento to Montrose.

Our goal is to dedicate at least one hour, one Saturday morning every month, to beautifying our neighborhood. In 2015, Clean Ups will take place the Second Saturday of each month.

We choose a different street each month, meeting at a designated corner at 10:00 am and cleaning for about an hour.

We ask that you please bring your own gloves and trash bags. A rake or shovel came come in handy too.

Feel free to invite anyone who may be interested in helping to make our neighborhood a cleaner place!

Questions? Just ask! YourFriends@hpwna.org


Hello Neighbors!

It’s winter and we haven’t seen you in a bit… so we thought we’d do a fun, family-friendly night out! Where to? How about…  ROLLER DERBY!

What could be more fun than hanging out with your neighbors? Doing so while watching some fun Roller Derby!

We’ve got a bus to take us there, discounted tickets, and kids 17 and under are FREE. That’s right, FREE!

HPWNA Cabin Fever Night Out

HPWNA Cabin Fever Night Out

Saturday, February 28
Chicago RedHots vs. Happy Camper Rollergirls (Ft. Wayne)

$10 bus ride includes 1 drink ticket + $12 derby ticket = $22 per adult
Kids 17 and under are FREE on the bus and at the game!

Game time is 5:30 pm at Cicero Stadium.
Bus will pick us up at 4:30 pm from Brisku’s Bistro (4100 N. Kedzie).
Game ends about 7:15 pm and the bus brings us back to Brisku’s – where we can keep the party going if we wish!

To get tickets, go to: http://chicagoredhotsderby.com/fanbus. You’ll need to add each Adult ticket for the Feb 28th game to your cart separately, then at checkout use the code HPWNAOUTING for our special $22 combo ticket price.

To reserve FREE kids’ tickets and/or seats for the kiddos on the bus, fill out this super-quick form.

Want to join us but prefer not to take the bus? Go to http://www.redhotsderby.com/tickets and use the code HPWNAOUTING to receive the discounted, $12 tickets.