Community Garden

  Welcome to the Horicon Community Garden. We are located on the east side of Kiwanis Park along the Rock River. Our Garden features raised beds as well as larger plots for avid gardeners. The garden has a storage shed for garden tools as well as two rain water storage tanks. All plots are tilled prior…

Discher Park Pavilion Restoration Project

Built in 1909, the Discher Park Pavilion is the oldest public-use historic building in the City of Horicon.  Originally used as a facility serving a horse racing track that pre-dates the construction of Discher Park, the pavilion has been used over the years as a Teen Center, a meeting place for countless family reunions, as…

Kiwanis Park Upgrade Project

Playground Project Update

Its finally happening! The water in the digging areas has gone down enough to finish the playground. We are so excited, this week has seen cement being poured, side boards being added and soon mulch! Then the final installation and the new equipment will be ready for use. Thanks to the many people who have…

Opening day of the Horicon Farmers Market & Summer Concert Series: June 4, 2014

Join us in kicking off another exciting season of local food, local music, and local artisans. We can’t wait to see you! Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 4 – 8 pm Farmers Market: Spring onions, greens, asparagus, rhubarb, canned goods, honey, bedding & veggie plants, perennials, hanging baskets, handmade crafts. Art in the Park free children’s project: Wool Butterflies…

Discher Park Dance Hall restoration project

Discher Park Dance Hall Restoration Project

We received some excellent news this morning: The Discher Park Dance Hall *WILL* have rotten boards removed, new boards put on, and be repainted in its entirety in time for Jersey Street. THANK YOU to everyone who donated to this project and to the Horicon Phoenix Program for contributing an additional $5,000.00 to make it happen. Fundraising…

United Cooperative Grant

United Cooperative Grant for the Playground Improvement Project

Yesterday we were presented with $1000 toward our Playground Improvement Project from the Land O’ Lakes Foundation and United Cooperative. We are so grateful for their contribution! We’ll be breaking ground for Phase 1 of the project at Kiwanis Park later this month.Pictured: Jenny Harris (Horicon Phoenix Secretary), Liz Darner (Horicon Phoenix President), and Lyle…

Second Water Tank for Horicon Community Garden

Changes to Community Garden

This weekend saw a major improvement in the community gardens. We installed the base for a 2nd 450 gallon water tank under our shelter at our community gardens in Kiwanis Park yesterday. This was the first of several initiatives we’re putting in place this year to make the gardens self-sustaining in to the future. If you…