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

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Recent News

Hokulea Academy of Polynesian Dance returns to Ravenswood Manor Park on Friday, June 23!

Break out your uke, put on that lovely flowered blouse, wear an orchid behind your ear, say “Aloha” to your neighbors, and don’t miss the return of the Hokulea Academy of Polynesian Dance this Friday at 7 PM at Ravenswood Manor Park!  Be sure to catch Tahitian Fire Dance!  This will be a full fun two […]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Bring the kids to Horner Park at 7 PM on Saturday June 17 to witness Theatre Hikes presenting William Shakespeare’s classic comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Follow the lovers through the forest of fairies as we transform Horner Park into the woods of Athens!  “If we shadows have offended…we will make amends ere long.”  This play […]

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Get ready for Sunnyside Up at Ravenswood Manor Park June 9!

Chase away the last of your winter blues!  Summer is starting at Manor Park on Friday June 9 as the Horner Park Advisory Council kicks off its 23rd season of free concerts! The Old Town School of Folk Music is sponsoring a great evening of classic bluegrass and more on June 9 as we feature […]

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April 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes   April 3, 2017   Attendance: Peter Schlossman, President Amy Jahnke, Co-Secretary Deb Groh, Horner Park Supervisor Alan Mueller, RMIA John O’Connell Carol Maher Athene Carras Erica Beutler Dave Reed, Players Sport & Social Kevin Anderson John Friedmann   Meeting called to order 7:05pm. Minutes from the March meeting […]

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Earth Day Events

Join your neighbors for an Earth Day Clean and Green! Saturday April 22, from 9-12am Ravenswood Manor, Horner, Buffalo, Sunken Gardens & Jacob Parks Bring gloves, rakes wheel barrows, and a positive attitude! New this year: Recycling at Horner Park 8am-1pm, in the parking lot at the corner of California and Belle Plaine Accepted items […]

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2017 Summer Concert Series Schedule

The 2017 summer concert series schedule has been announced! This year, concerts are taking place in three different parks: Ravenswood Manor, Sunken Gardens and Horner Park. As always, there’s a little something for everybody. Donate to the concert series now to help keep this neighborhood tradition alive!

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What’s New with Our Local Parks, Rivers, and Bike Paths? These Are Exciting Times! Find Out Why.

Join John Friedmann, VP Environment at the North River Commission for an informative presentation on all the exciting new recreational […]

February 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes February 6, 2017 Attendees: Peter Schlossman, President Gretchen Helmreich Jackie Aguilar Alan Mueller, RMIA […]

Kids & Dogs Meet the Bunny: Saturday, April 15

As of April 10, 2017 Lunch with the Bunny is SOLD OUT. Thank you for your support. The bunny is coming […]

23rd Season of Free Summer Concerts

Get ready for another great season of free shows in Horner, Ravenswood Manor and Sunken Gardens Parks this summer as […]

January 2017 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes January 9, 2016 Meeting called to order 7:08pm Attendees: John Friedmann Amy Jahnke Lisa […]

December 2016 Meeting Minutes

Horner Park Advisory Council Meeting Minutes December 5, 2016 Attendees: Peter Schlossman John O’Connell Carol Maher Kevin Anderson John Friedmann […]