10th Annual Pre-Mother's Day Fine Craft Fair, Saturday, May 6, 2017, Noon to 4:00 p.m., in the Independence Park Fieldhouse, 3945 N. Springfield Ave., Chicago, 60618. Over 30 artisans offering everything from handmade jewelry using traditional materials to recycled hardware, knit garments, miniature rustic twig furniture, ceramics, stained glass objects, baby clothes, pine needle baskets, greeting cards from recycled materials, totebags, sketchbooks, wallets and so much more. Free parking in the lots north and south of the fieldhouse. #82 Irving Park Road bus stops at Springfield Ave.
Join your neighbors to clean up the debris and windblown garbage built up over the winter at the GIPNA Annual Alley Cleanup.
GIPNA will set up a volunteers table at the corner of Byron and Lawndale to supply shovels, rakes, brooms and garbage bags for your use courtesy of 45th Ward and Alderman John Arena.
School age children can fulfill their community service requirements. Please contact email@example.com for further details.
GIPNA's Annual Meeting and Election of Officers will be held in the Independence Park Field House Auditorium on Sunday, April 17, 2017 from 2 to 4 p.m. The Nominating Committee will present the slate of Officer and Board of Director candidates. GIPNA Invites our neighbors and all of our elected officials to attend.
The meeting will begin with a one-hour social hour, followed by a short meeting, briefings from elected officials and election. Please consider attending this event to meet the GIPNA Board and mingle with your neighbors and friends.
Join your neighbors for food, fun, and community at the GIPNA Gourmet Pancake Breakfast. The 12th Annual Pancake Breakfast will be held on Sunday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to noon, and everyone is welcome to attend.
For the third straight year, we'll be serving at the beautiful Independence Park Bungalow, located on the corner of Hamlin and Byron. Indoor and outdoor seating (weather permitting) will be available for our guests. As in years past, our menu will consist of two very special pancakes, an egg dish, and a special Children's Table treat.
June 12th kicks off another year of the Independence Park Farmers Market. Expect another great season with your favorite farms and vendors returning for another wonderful summer.
Along with music from the Indy Park Jammers at every market, we have a full schedule of events planned at each market. Stay tuned for the schedule announced before every market.
Like last year, credit cards and LINK cards are accepted. Stop by the GIPNA booth to run your transaction. And, like last year, Link cards receive double-value on approved purchases at the Market.
Join us and enjoy shopping for values galore!
The 10th Annual GIPNA Community Garage Sale! Saturday May 14th, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (rain or shine) This super fun garage sale is part of a neighborhood-wide Community Garage Sale sponsored by GIPNA (the Greater Independence Park Neighborhood Association). If you're a picker and a value hunter there will be plenty to find. Food and refreshments will abound throughout the area walk.
The 9th annual FINE CRAFT FAIR is in the Independence Park Gymnasium located at 3945 N. Springfield. The Fine Craft Fair will feature original handmade craft items such as jewelry, textiles, glass, ceramics, pet products, apparel, and home accessories. All work is original and handmade by the artisan.
There is still space available for more artisans at the Fine Craft Fair. All work must be original and handmade: jewelry, glass, ceramics, textiles, all fine craft disciplines are welcome. You can incorporate your original photography into your craft item. IMPORTANT: No traditional paintings, sculpture, photography, artificial flower arrangements, or licensed characters, please. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any questions, please e-mail email@example.com or call Pat Clark at 312-263-3754.
Our 7th Annual Alley Clean Up will be held from 9am - 12pm. Stop by our table at the corner of Byron/Lawndale to borrow rakes, shovels, and brooms and enter to win a pair of Second City tickets. Let's keep this annual spring tradition going strong!!! Hope to see you then.
LOCATION/Time CHANGE FOR THE GIPNA ANNUAL MEETING, SUNDAY, APRIL 17
GIPNA's Annual Meeting and Election of Officers will be held in the Independence Park Field House first floor meeting room on Sunday, April 17, 2 to 4 p.m. The Nominating Committee will present the slate of officer and Board of Director candidates. GIPNA Invites our neighbors and all of our elected officials to attend.
The meeting will begin with a one-hour social hour, followed by a short meeting and election. Please consider attending this event to meet the GIPNA Board and mingle with your neighbors and friends.
GIPNA Board Meeting
March 2016 – The Bungalow
7:00Minutes of the December and February meetings
- 7:05 Treasurer’s Report
- 7:10 Committee Reports
- Farmers Market
- Tent Purchase Update
- Chase Bank for charges?
- New Merchandise?
- Fine Craft Fair Update and Charity Designee
- Neighbors Night Out Update
- Garage Sale
- Annual Meeting-Nominating Committee
- Alley Cleanup
- Library Update—Disney 2 Magnet High School, 3900 N Lawndale, for Tuesday, March 22. Event start, 7 PM; doors open 6:30 PM.
- Garden Maintenance
- Playground Update
- 8:00 Adjourn Meeting
- Next Meeting will be Tuesday, April 5, 2016