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Park District Summer registration open

Park District Summer Programs

Registration is now open for Chicago Park District Summer Programs. The standard six-week summer camp runs July 1 – August 9.  Dates for other summer program vary, but many run the week of June 17 through the week of August 19. View summer programs and register now. 

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New tree planted in Sunken Garden Park

Thanks to the Chicago Park District, Sunken Garden Park recently had a new tree planted between the benches at Sunnyside. A new American Linden (Tilia americana ‘Legend’) was planted in late December by the Chicago Park District. The receipt of this new tree was in response to a request by the Horner Park Advisory Council, […]

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Clean Sweep of Ravenswood Manor Park

A big hearty Autumn Thank You to the neighbors who came out on on Saturday morning, November 17, 2012 and put their backs into raking up 50 bags of leaves in Ravenswood Manor Park. We all enjoyed some bright sunshine and warm weekend weather while working together make our park a cleaner place for all to […]

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Sunken Garden Park Fall Clean Up

On Saturday, November 3, several residents of Ravenswood Gardens volunteered to help maintain and beautify Sunken Garden Park. Directed by Luke Ross, mulch was distributed throughout the park and native plants were added from the Northerly Island plant giveaway. Also, over 400 spring bulbs were planted with the help of Girl Scout Troop of Queen […]

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New Memorial Tree in Buffalo Park

Thanks to the Manor Garden Club for planting a Chinquapin Oak in memory of longtime Ravenswood Manor resident Liz Freese at Buffalo Park on Saturday, October 27. A contingent of neighbors came out to brave the cool morning and grace our park with a lovely new addition. Bulbs were also planted around the tree and at the corner gardens. […]

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Jacob Park

Located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood (two blocks south of Lawrence Avenue, and seven blocks west of Lincoln Avenue), Jacob Park features a playground with slides and swings, plus a sandbox for an afternoon of activities. See also: Chicago Park District Jacob Playlot Park website

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Sunken Garden Park

Sunken Garden Park

Sunken Garden Park is one of 46 park properties used only for passive recreation, is located in the Lincoln Square neighborhood (two blocks north of Montrose Avenue, and five blocks west of Western Avenue). See also: Chicago Park District Sunken Garden Park website

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Buffalo Park

Buffalo Park

Buffalo Park is one of many park properties used only for passive recreation. This small tranquil park is set in the beautiful Ravenswood Manor community at the conjunction of California, Sunnyside, and Manor. Buffalo Park was renovated with gardens and a council circle of sitting stones in 2009. See also: Chicago Park District Buffalo Park […]

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Horner Park

At nearly 55 acres, Horner Park is one of the largest parks on the North Side and boasts nine softball fields, three senior baseball diamonds with night baseball on two diamonds, two football/soccer fields, four outdoor basketball standards, five tennis courts, a playground, a relaxing nature area and 13 picnic groves. The park, located at […]

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Ravenswood Manor Park

Located in the middle of the Ravenswood Manor community, the park is the crown jewel of the neighborhood! Over the years, the park has become the place for families and neighbors to gather. Whether enjoying a summer concert in the park or just hanging out with the kids in the playground, the community embraces its […]

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June 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes June 5, 2017 In attendance:  Peter Schlossman, President John O’Connell Kevin Anderson, Co-Treasurer Carol […]

Horner BrewFest 2017

See you on Friday, July 14th at Horner Park from 6-10pm! Our inaugural brew fest benefiting the sustainability initiatives of the Horner Park Advisory Council is Friday, […]

May 2017 Meeting Minutes

HPAC Minutes Monday, 5/1/17 Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Diane Sutliff, Co-Secretary Lisa Cleveland, Co-Treasurer John O’Connell Alan Mueller, RMIA Gretchen […]

April 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes  April 3, 2017 Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Amy Jahnke, Co-Secretary Deb Groh, Horner Park Supervisor […]

March 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Minutes March 6, 2017 Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Diane Sutliff, Co-Secretary Lisa Cleveland, Treasurer Deb Groh, […]

Will Barnard closes out our 23rd season of free concerts in Sunken Gardens Park on Saturday, August 19 at 7 PM

Be sure and attend our last show of the season: The classical jazz of the Will Barnard Group.  Whether you like Be […]