Corner Bar – Friday, Nov 2

The Corner Bar welcomes you in from the rain on this Friday Nov 2 that also happens to be the Day of the Dead.

Your favorite local beer on tap, wine by the glass and Day of the Dead Special Margueritas – all for $3 each. Non-alcoholic drinks $1 each. Peanuts and pretzels for all! Starting at 6pm.

DJ Dave will be spinning vinyl – it will be a night to remember!

Scary Movie Night this Friday, Oct 19

Doors open at 6:30pm, movie at 7pm. Free admission.
Volunteers will be selling popcorn, candy and other movie fare. Bring blankets and pillows or sit in our chairs.




Movie hint:
I’ll get you my pretty…
and your little dog too!

Pictures from the Harvest Dinner












Talent Round 1: Cooking.









Ready, set…












Spoon Wrangling.





Don’t mess with these boys!











With my teeth???

It was a delicious evening…

Harvesting all kinds of Highland Park talent

2012 Harvest Dinner
Saturday, October 13, starting at 6pm.

Cooking, comedy, singing, dancing, conversation – share your talent – all ages!

Bring a home-made dish to share that celebrates our local harvest, plus a contribution of canned goods or pastries/rice for the Food Bank.
Bring your own beverage of choice.

Email us to sign up for the Talent Show! You know you want to…

Harvest Dinner 2012

Movie Night this Friday, Sept 21

Doors open at 6:30pm, movie at 7pm. Free admission.
Volunteers will be selling popcorn, candy and other movie fare. Bring blankets and pillows or sit in our chairs.

Movie hint: In this 1985 classic, a group of kids embark on a wild adventure to save their neighborhood from dastardly developers after finding a pirate treasure map.

Garage Sale Sneak Preview!

This Saturday August 11, 9am to 3pm!

Come one, come all to the annual Highland Park Improvement Club Giant Group Sale. Over 20 participants with a huge variety of stuff, from cool collectibles, to folk/yard art, furnishings, clothing, jewelry, you name it we have it. A one stop shopping experience!

sue bird bobble head


Better hurry – or they’ll be gone…!

The First Corner Bar

Thanks to KOMO and all of you who were there at our very first Corner Bar: check out KOMO’s video here. The video is true – we had a great time. Save the date for the next Corner BarFriday, August 3!

Spring Clean This Saturday – May 19

HPIC: Building Clean-Up     9am-2pm
The tasks listed below have been broken down into ” like” kind,  we need a Lead on all and then volunteers to follow. Grab a neighbor/friend/uncle etc. Everything from scrubbing to tightening up plumbing fixtures! We have every intent of making HPIC shine. Email Nickie Jostol: to sign up.

HPAC: Clean-Up Kenyon Right-of-Way btwn 13th and 14th     10am-2pm
This year, in addition to helping HPIC with their efforts cleaning up the building, HPAC will also be focusing on the right of way between 13th and 14th on Kenyon from 10am to 2pm- So if bushwacking and trailblazing is your thing, please join us and bring your gloves because there are a lot of blackberries and trash.

There will be snacks and beverages at HPIC, plus we are expecting a new food truck in the parking lot: Rollin Q – authentic Texas downhome Southern Cooking! from noon to 3pm. Festive!

HPIC Task List
Task Group 1

  • reorganize media closet, to include designated space for small office
  • organize closets in both bathrooms to hold more storage

Task Group 2

  • pressure wash exterior

Task Group 3

  • deep clean interior: paneling, floor boards, floors in storage rooms, wash closet, etc.

Task Group 4

  • paint inside wall over dance floor
  • touch up brown trim

Task Group 5

  • tighten/replace toilets seats in Women’s
  • re bolt/replace toilet paper holders in Women’s
  • tighten up the plumbing fittings for the faucets in both restrooms

Task Group 6

  • replace smoke alarm in kitchen, it is gone
  • replace lights that flicker or are burned out

Task Group 7

  • add bolts to tables and chairs
  • throw away broken tables


  • Go to DUMP? Rhonda