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

Date Event Location Link
All Summer Long
Ends 8/31 Trails & Trivia Challenge: Expore Your Parks Varies Learn More
       
July
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
7/10 TGIF: Birthday Bash Sunset Pool 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
7/17 TGIF: BBQ Night Sunset Pool 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
7/24 TGIF: Neon Night Sunset Pool Learn More
7/30 Buccaneer Brigade Sunset Pool Register
7/31 TGIF: Sunglasses Night Sunset Pool Learn More
August
8/1 2K15 for Kids Fun Run Panfish Park Register
8/5 Movies in the Parks - Planes: Fire & Rescue Newton Park Learn More
8/7 TGIF: Watermelon Night Sunset Pool 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
8/14 TGIF: Passholder Night Sunset Pool Learn More
8/19 Movies in the Parks - Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Lake Foxcroft Park Learn More
8/21 TGIF: BBQ Night Sunset Pool Learn More
8/28 TGIF: Back to School Bash Sunset Pool Learn More
8/31 Last Day for Trails & Trivia Challenge --- Learn More
September
9/6 Kite Fly Demo & Candy Drop Maryknoll Park Learn More
9/8 Senior Luncheon Maryknoll Park Clubhouse Register
9/11 Platform Tennis Open House & Exhibition Platform Tennis Facility Coming Soon
9/16 FREE Guided Nature Walk Glen Ellyn Manor Park Learn More
9/18 Mini Golf Parent/Child Open Holes & Knolls Register
9/19 POOCHAPALOOZA Spring Avenue Dog Park Coming Soon
9/23 FREE Guided Nature Walk Churchill Park Learn More
9/26 National Public Lands Day Churchill Park Learn More
October
10/3 Junior Platform Tennis Tournament Platform Tennis Facility Register
10/7 FREE Guided Nature Walk Lake Ellyn Park Learn More
10/12 Fall Family Concert with Jeanie B! Main Street Rec. Center Register
10/12 Mini Golf Parent/Child Open Holes & Knolls Register
10/13 Senior Luncheon Maryknoll Park Clubhouse Learn More
10/16 Fall Fun Movie in the Park- Inside (Free) Ackerman SFC Learn More
10/17 Boo Bash Maryknoll Park Register
10/17 Pumpkins on the Green Holes & Knolls Learn More
10/17 FREE Acorn Round-Up Lake Ellyn Park Learn More
10/18 Pumpkins on the Green Holes & Knolls Learn More
10/23 Zumbathon Ackerman SFC Learn More
November
11/9 FREE WEEK at Ackerman SFC Begins Ackerman SFC Coming Soon
11/10 Senior Luncheon Maryknoll Park Clubhouse Register
11/13 Mom Prom: Mother/Son Dance Main Street Rec. Center Register
11/13 FREE WEEK at Ackerman SFC Ends Ackerman SFC Coming Soon
11/20 Holiday Movie in the Park- Inside (Free) Ackerman SFC Learn More
11/26 Turkey Trot Lake Ellyn Park Learn More
11/26 Turkey Burn at Ackerman Ackerman SFC Coming Soon
December
12/5 Breakfast at the North Pole (8:30-9:30am) Maryknoll Park Clubhouse Register
12/5 Breakfast at the North Pole (10-11am) Maryknoll Park Clubhouse Register
12/5 Breakfast at the North Pole (11:30am-12:30pm) Maryknoll Park Clubhouse Register
12/7 Gingerbread Class Main Street Rec. Center Register
12/8 Senior Luncheon Maryknoll Park Clubhouse Register
12/9 Gingerbread Class Main Street Rec. Center Register
12/10 Santa Visits Your Home Register
12/21 Candy Cane Hunt Main Street Rec. Center Register
12/28 Drop-N-Shop with Coach Ed Main Street Rec. Center Register
12/29 Drop-N-Shop with Coach Ed Main Street Rec. Center Register
 
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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
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
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
July 15 Lake Foxcroft Park
August 12 Maryknoll Park

 

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