Ridgeville Park South Blvd & Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL60202 Ridgeville Park has been opened in Evanston since 1939. Farmer's Markets often set up here, so depending on the day, it…More can be a bustling center of activity or a quiet place to eat lunch or read. There are benches and picnic tables as well as an open field. A small, free parking lot is also available at this park.
City of Evanston Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Depar 2100 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL60201 The Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department, formally known as the Parks/Forestry and Recreation…More Department, works with numerous programs and facilities throughout the city. It runs summer camps and classes, farmers markets, public concerts and movies, and senior programs, just to name a few. The Department aims to make Evanston a more "green" community, and is working to educate residents by raising awareness and hosting workshops on ways to reduce the city's carbon footprint. The Department director is Doug Gaynor.