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Dress in a magical princess ball gown to dance with princesses. Enjoy a buffet meal, a royal craft, dancing, and more. Parents, please accompany your child. Registration deadline is April 1st. Co-op LPFind out more »
Enjoy scenic views on a certified 5K course through the park followed by a fun, family-friendly festival featuring food trucks, a Kid's Zone, and entertainment. Participants receive a $2 food truck voucher, a swag bag with sponsor giveaways, an exclusive medal and a Foodie 5K t-shirt (must register before shirt deadline to receive t-shirt)!Find out more »
Children are infatuated with motors and wheels, so blow their minds by bringing their favorite vehicles to larger-than-life realities! Children will have a chance to explore many modes of transportation that exhilarate their senses. They can make the lights flash, honk the horn, sound the siren and uncover the mysteries of BIG vehicles at North Riverside’s 5th Annual Transportation Exploration Day!Find out more »
If you love to have fun, make sure you join us on April 24 for an evening of games, crafts, face painting, balloon art & more. Games will be 50 cents, you can have your face painted for 50 cents, a variety of craft projects will be 50 cents each. Hot dogs, chips, popcorn & snow cones will be 50 cents each. Pre-registration is not required, but all children must be accompanied by an Adult. $5 punch cards will be…Find out more »
Celebrate Earth Day with hands-on games and activities. The Wind will be blowing at the kite fly on McCarthy Field. Bring a kite to fly and fill the sky with color! Stop by the warming Bon Fire for roasted marshmallows. Fee: Free Age: FamiliesFind out more »
Presented by the Tinley Park-Park District and the Tinley Park Public Library. Enjoy the outdoors as you stroll down a tree-lined path and read! Each StoryWalk stop features a page of a springtime-themed book. Look for fun activities too! At the end of the trail, each family receives a kite* to fly at the Earth, Wind & Fire Earth Day Celebration! Be sure to stop in the Bookmobile for a seed packet*(and library card if you don't have one). May…Find out more »
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