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The Tinley Park-Park District is again helping with the mail delivery to the North Pole! “Santa’s Mailbox” will be located in the Bettenhausen Recreation Center during office hours from November 1 through November 24. Children mail their letter to Santa and receive a personal letter from him! Don’t forget to include your address for Santa! Santa will be busy packing his sleigh for Christmas night so he will only be able to answer letters received on or before November 24.…Find out more »
Ho! Ho! Ho! The Park District has made arrangements for children ages 4-10 to receive a call from Santa Claus! Calls are made from December 3 to December 14 between 3:00 and 7:00 pm at Santa’s convenience. Register Nov 1 through Nov 30 by completing one of Santa’s special calling forms at the Recreation Center. Santa will make one phone call to families with multiple children and talk to each child during the call.Find out more »
Help improve a prairie or woodland by collecting seeds or removing nonnative plants. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. Free. Register online or at 630-206-9630 at least five days in advance (10 days by phone for groups of five or more). Wednesday, October 9 - 5:00 - 6:30 pm at Maple Grove Friday, October 11 - 8:30 – 11:30 am at Blackwell Saturday, October 12 - 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at St. James Farm and Churchill/Glacial…Find out more »
Say “SANTA” with It’s a Wonderful Lifetime! Lifetime is your destination for 24/7 Christmas movies, all season long! And to get you in the holiday spirit, Lifetime is giving the gift of 500 free photo packages so your festive family photos with Santa can be remembered for a lifetime. Sign up for your free photo package from November 8, 2019 to November 27, 2019. And to keep the season merry and bright, share your holiday moments for a chance to…Find out more »
Join us in Center Court during all shopping center hours for Photos with Santa Claus, November 14 - December 24. PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA can be taken on Mondays only, November 18 – December 16. If a visitor in your family has allergies, we kindly ask that you visit Santa Tuesday - Sunday for an allergy-safe experience.Find out more »
Extending the Friday morning Nature and Science activities all day, with a pinch more art. Kids will explore the world of animals, technology, their own bodies and more in this hands on experiential day of learning and play.Find out more »
Sit. Stay. Pose! Take the Paw-fect Pics with Santa! Pet nights with Santa are back in Oak Brook, IL! Join us every Monday through December 16, 5PM to set close at Oakbrook Center. Dogs and cats only please. Packages & Details Package A – Digital and Print for $49.99 Digital Files (up to 3 photos), (4) 5x7, (2) 4x6, (4) 3x5, (4) Wallet Package B – Digital Files Only for $44.99, until December 14 when the price goes up to…Find out more »
Fly to Neverland with us! Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 14-16 Hinsdale Central High School's Drama Group Presents Peter and the Starcatcher, the backstory of how Peter became Pan, how Blackstache became Hook, and how the lost boys and Tinkerbell got their magic. This is a play with music (not a full musical, but there are musicians playing throughout and about three songs). The whole family is welcome! Tickets are $10 and are available online at www.ticketpeak.com/hcdrama.Find out more »
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