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Volunteer workdays in park gardens

Volunteer garden workday in the parks

With all the rain we’ve been having, the Spring plants are going gangbusters. Odds are you’ve seen (and smelled!) some lovely lilac in bloom in our parks over the last week or so. The Ravenswood Manor Park steward and volunteers got out and did some planting last Friday morning, June 7. The weekend prior saw a flurry of planting […]

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Horner Park Tree Survey documents

The following survey of Horner Park’s trees was conducted in March of 2002: Horner Park Tree Survey – Park Inventory Horner Park Tree Survey – Park Plan Horner Park Tree Survey – Streambank Inventory Horner Park Tree Survey – Streambank Plan

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Night Out in the Parks

Movies in the Parks

From the Chicago Park District: We invite you to join us for “Night Out in the Parks” this summer and enjoy world-class cultural programming right in your own backyard.  From movies to concerts to a variety of performances, there is no need to travel far since we’ll be bringing the action to you.  Many events are offered […]

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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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ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS – 2020 Horner Park Farmers Market

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Horner Park Farmers Market. Click here to learn more about our Market mission. Click here to […]

November 2019 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the November 2019 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

October 2019 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the October 2019 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

September 2019 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the September 2019 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

July 2019 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the July 2019 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.

June 2019 Meeting Minutes

Minutes from the June 2019 HPAC meeting can be downloaded here.