Fine Craft Fair at Independence Park
May
6
12:00 pm12:00

Fine Craft Fair at Independence Park

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.

Annual Alley Cleanup
Apr
29
9:00 am09:00

Annual Alley Cleanup

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 gipnamail@gmail.com for further details.

GIPNA Annual Meeting
Apr
23
2:00 pm14:00

GIPNA Annual Meeting

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.

Independence Park Farmers Market
Jul
24
9:00 am09:00

Independence Park Farmers Market

  • Independence Park

The 12th year of the Michelin-Guide-recommended Independence Park Farmers Market at Irving Park Rd (4000 N) & Springfield Ave (3900 W) continues twice a month from 9am to 1pm June through October.

Independence Park Farmers Market
Jul
10
9:00 am09:00

Independence Park Farmers Market

  • Independence Park

The 12th year of the Michelin-Guide-recommended Independence Park Farmers Market at Irving Park Rd (4000 N) & Springfield Ave (3900 W) continues twice a month from 9am to 1pm June through October.

Independence Park Farmers Market
Jun
26
9:00 am09:00

Independence Park Farmers Market

  • Independence Park

The 12th year of the Michelin-Guide-recommended Independence Park Farmers Market at Irving Park Rd (4000 N) & Springfield Ave (3900 W) continues twice a month from 9am to 1pm June through October.

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12th Annual Gourmet Pancake Breakfast
Jun
19
9:00 am09:00

12th Annual Gourmet Pancake Breakfast

  • Independence Park Bungalow

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.

Independence Park Farmers Market
Jun
12
9:00 am09:00

Independence Park Farmers Market

  • Independence Park

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.


GIPNA Annual Garage Sale
May
14
9:00 am09:00

GIPNA Annual Garage Sale

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.

 

Fine Craft Fair
May
7
12:00 pm12:00

Fine Craft Fair

  • Independence Park Gymnasium

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: gipnamail@gmail.com

If you have any questions, please e-mail gipnamail@gmail.com or call Pat Clark at 312-263-3754.

Annual Alley Clean-Up
Apr
30
9:00 am09:00

Annual Alley Clean-Up

  • Byron & Lawndale Chicago, IL 60618

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.

GIPNA Annual Meeting
Apr
17
2:00 pm14:00

GIPNA Annual Meeting

  • Independence Park Field House

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
Mar
1
7:00 pm19:00

GIPNA Board Meeting

GIPNA Board Meeting

March 2016 – The Bungalow

AGENDA

  • 7:00Minutes of the December and February meetings

  • 7:05    Treasurer’s Report
  • 7:10 Committee Reports                                    
    • Newsletter
    • Schools      
    • Communications
    • Membership                    
  • 7:20    Events                         

    • 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
  • 7:35    Other 

  • 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
  • Crime                                    
  • 8:00    Adjourn Meeting
  • Next Meeting will be Tuesday, April 5, 2016