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Click on a link below to learn more about our upcoming events!

Date Event Location Link
June
6/24 Movies in the Parks - The Sandlot Village Green Park Learn More
6/27 Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta Lake Ellyn Park Learn More
       
July
7/4 Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run Lake Ellyn Park Learn More
7/4 Afternoon Festivities Lake Ellyn Park Learn More
7/8 Movies in the Parks - Night at the Museum:
Secret of the Tomb
Lake Foxcroft Park Learn More
7/9 Commissioner Meet & Greet Frank Johnson Center Learn More
7/12 Canoes & Picnics in the Parks Lake Foxcroft Park Learn More
7/15 Summer Jazz in the Park Lake Foxcroft Park Learn More
7/22 Movies in the Parks: How to Train Your Dragon 2 Maryknoll Park Learn More
7/23 Daddy Daughter Luau Sunset Pool Register
7/23 Teen Movie Night Main Street Rec. Center Register
7/30 Buccaneer Brigade Sunset Pool Register
       
August
8/1 2K15 for Kids Fun Run Panfish Park Register
8/5 Movies in the Parks - Planes: Fire & Rescue Newton Park Learn More
8/9 Canoes & Picnics in the Parks Lake Foxcroft Park Learn More
8/12 Summer Jazz in the Park Maryknoll Park Learn More
8/13 Commissioner Meet & Greet Co-Op Park Learn More
8/19 Movies in the Parks - Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Lake Foxcroft Park Learn More
 
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See Below | 12pm-5pm
Canoes & Picnics in the Parks

Age: All

Pack a picnic, bring your family and enjoy a nice walk around
the lake, and a canoe ride to finish off the day. The Glen Ellyn
Park District will provide the Canoes, paddles, oars and life
jackets. No grilling allowed.

Date Location
June 7 Lake Ellyn Park
July 12 Lake Foxcroft Park
August 9 Lake Foxcroft Park

Fee: $5 for 20 Minutes

 

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See Below | 5:30pm-7pm
Commissioner Meet & Greets

Age: All

Enjoy a complimentary “picnic” at your local park with your
family and friends. There will be free food on a first come, first
served basis, the Park District Block Party Wagon will be onsite
and a prize drawing will take place for those in attendance.
Park Board members will be on-hand to answer questions on
items related to the District.

Date Location
June 11 Glen Ellyn Manor Park
July 9 Frank Johnson Center
August 13 Co-Op Park

 

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See Below | 7pm-9pm
Summer Jazz in the Park

Age: All

Are you looking for a relaxing night out with wonderful music?
The Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble, a 16-member group, plays a
mix of your favorite Big Band tunes. Jazz in the Park brings a
touch of Ravinia to Glen Ellyn. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and
picnic dinner. In case of rain or severe weather, the concert
will be cancelled. No alcoholic beverages are allowed in parks.

Date Location
June 17 Lake Ellyn Park
July 15 Lake Foxcroft Park
August 12 Maryknoll Park

 

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July 4 | 1pm-4pm
Afternoon Festivities

Age: All

Bring your family for a couple of hours of fun after the Fourth of
July Parade. Festivities include: moonwalks; inflatable obstacle
course; penny carnival games with tickets redeemable for prizes;
live music; dancing; and face painting. Plus, concessions will be
available for purchase! A $3 wristband let’s you enjoy all of the
action while supporting the GEPD Scholarship Fund.

Location: Lake Ellyn Park

 

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- Sunset Pool Events & Programs - Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta - Restoration Work Days
- Maryknoll Park Events & Activities - Freedom Four™ 4-Mile Run - Senior Appreciation Week
- Movies in the Parks - Trails & Trivia  
 

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