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Anderson's YA Fandom Frenzy is a day just for teen fans of YA! (Attendees must be 22 or younger; parents are welcome to attend with their teen, but need their own ticket.) Bring your friends and get to know your favorite authors better through panels, activities, and fun! Plus: On-site bookstore Signings with the authors Lunch and concessions available for purchase Tickets are only $5! (Includes a $5 coupon for same day book purchase at the onsite book store.) If…Find out more »
Fall is a wonderful time to visit Lake Ellyn Park, join the Glen Ellyn Park District at the Pumpkin Flotilla Fest on Sunday, October 20th from 4pm-7pm! Enjoy live entertainment with Jeanie B! and the Jelly Beans, activities and games throughout the park, a pumpkin carving demonstration, trackless train rides, bounce houses, free canoe rides, and of course, end the evening with our lit Pumpkin Flotilla on the lake at dusk! Food and beverages, provided by the Rotary Club of…Find out more »
Join Orland Square for our free annual Halloween event! Kids 12 and under, wear your favorite costume and enjoy Halloween-themed crafts, balloon artists, airbrush tattoos, face painting, special character appearances, cake decorating with Nothing Bundt Cakes, DJ, photo opps and more! Thursday, Oct. 24, 3-6pm. Upper level Von Maur wing.Find out more »
Come out and Join us for our 2nd annual Fall Festival. We will have 50+ vendors, Crafters, Artisans, and food companies set up on Sandburg and Row. The mall will also have numerous activities(times and activities TBD and will be posted closer to the event). Vendors will have candy to hand out, while supplies last, during the mall activities schedule. October 25- 27th the vendors, crafters and artisans will be set up between 11 am - 7 pm Friday and…Find out more »
JOIN US FOR A GHOULISH GOOD TIME Calling all goblins and ghosts! Don’t miss out on our annual Halloween Fest on Friday, October 25th from 5PM-7:30PM at the Romeoville Recreation Center (900 W. Romeo Road) which is sure to be a fang-tastic time for all! Children of all ages will have a haunting good time as they trick-or-treat, participate in a costume contest (Ages: 2-12), roam the spook-tacular pumpkin patch, and much more. The first 400 children will receive a…Find out more »
Join us for our annual Fall Fest on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Warrenville Park District Recreation Center (3S260 Warren Ave, Warrenville, IL) from 6:00P to 9:00P. * All activities included with $5 wristband!! * Avoid the lines! Wristbands may be pre-purchased beginning October 1. * Costume Parade begins at 6:00P (awards following parade) * Inflatables, games with candy prizes, crafts & photo booth * Balloon Twister & Caricaturist * Outdoor Petting Zoo * Live music with The Johnny…Find out more »
Events include: Haunted House Bounce House Obstacle Course Carnival Games Monster Mash Dance GHOST Bingo Family-Friendly Crafts Healthy Snacks and MORE! Cost: Free to members; $10 per non-member family Registration: Online, in person, or members may register over the phone at 630-904-9595 Pre-registration is REQUIRED no later than Tuesday, Oct. 21!Find out more »
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