Breakfast with the Bunny that was scheduled for Saturday, March 23 has been cancelled due to low enrollment. We appreciate families like yours who help support our park and hope to see you at our next event. If you’re looking for bunny activities at other parks in our area, see list below.
Thank you to everyone who attended the festival. We hope you had a great time and met some new neighbors! We had over 2,500 visitors this year and this was our most successful fest yet. The funds raised will help the park with essential expenses, support programs, and help fund events for the community.
Huge thanks to our wonderful volunteers; we could not have done it without you!
* Our terrific neighborhood volunteers: Bob A., Lily W., Susan H., Renee K., Sophia K., Kari B., Keith C., Elaine M., Eric G., Steve B., Scott K., David N., Amy N., and Jess B.
* Eugene Field Park staff: Tracy B., Lisa D., Kevin R., Patricia P., Tommy C., and Les C.
* School volunteers from Northside Prep, Von Steuben, Mather and Northeastern Illinois University
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
* Shawn/InHouzeProductions for helping us rock out during the event.
* The talented artists who performed at Cornucopia: Karen Banks-Lubicz, Gary Kantor and Super Stolie
• The fantastic face painters and balloon artists
* Our sponsors and donors: Friends of the Parks, Chicago Park District, Alderman Margaret Laurino, Marx Foundation, Representative John D’Amico, Whole Foods—Sauganash, Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, Galter LifeCenter, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, SuperDawg, Pump It Up—Chicago, Brunswick Zone, Windy City Fieldhouse, Gymboree—Chicago, Pickles Playroom, and Jumpin’ Joey Moonwalk Rentals.
Can’t wait till next year’s Cornucopia!
Amy, Mandy and Lana
Eugene Field Park Advisory Council
p.s. Want to help plan next years Cornucopia? Come to our meeting on October 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m. or shoot us an email.
Coca-Cola will give $100,000 to the park with the most votes. Won’t you help us? We would use the $100K prize toward a new water feature with an automatic on/off switch. Our current water feature runs 24/7. We’re competing against parks all across the nation, so help us spread the word, and please vote often!
If you have a smartphone, you can earn 100 votes each time you use the free Foursquare app to “check in” at Eugene Field Park. You can check in every 20 minutes, up to 28 times in any 24-hour period). You can vote from anywhere: your home, office, CTA bus. You do NOT need to be in the park for the votes to count. Please share this with as many people as you can. (more…)
For one day only – Tuesday, June 19 – we will receive a donation for every purchase made at the Homemade Pizza Company store at 4603 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago.
They will donate:
• $5 for every large pizza sold.
• $5 for every gluten-free pizza sold (available in 10” only).
• $2 for every large salad sold.
• $1 for every breadsticks order sold.
• 20% from every gift card purchase.
It’s that easy. Call (773) 275-7600 on June 19, or visit www.homemadepizza.com and place your order online. On June 19, pick up your order between 1pm and 8pm to support our cause. Please tell your friends!
May 18, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Fifth through eighth graders are invited to come out the fieldhouse gym for dancing, snacks, and fun!
Tickets are $5 per person and include one drink and one snack. Music will be provided by MyHouzeProductions. Don’t miss this great event!
Help spread the word by posting our flier
Admission is FREE to buyers
This children’s resale event is a great opportunity to stock up on children’s gently used clothing, toys, books, gear and more.
Help spread the word by posting our flier!
WANT TO BE A VENDOR?
Clicking on the prices above will take you to a PayPal page where you can make a payment with your credit card. If you need alternative payment methods or have any questions, please email us. Limited number of tables available.
Already rented a table, and would like another one at half price?
Email us and we’ll send you a link to purchase through.
EFPAC montly meeting is TOMORROW NIGHT at 7:30pm.
We will have a special guest!
Bill Eyring, Senior Engineer from Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) will join us to discuss an exciting new opportunity for area property owners to help reduce flooding by partnering with CNT to build rain gardens. If you are interested in this project, then you don’t want to miss tomorrow’s meeting!