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October 2019

FREE Lil’ Kickers & Skills Institute Open House

October 19, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Lil’ Kickers, Cross Creek Commons 835 E Nerge Rd
Roselle, 60172
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Free

Meet our staff and see our program in action at our Free Open House Saturday, October 19th. Limited Space Available – RSVP for your free 30-minute demo class! About Lil’ Kickers: Lil’ Kickers is more than just a great soccer program for kids. Our high-energy soccer classes are carefully designed to enhance your child’s overall growth and well-being. About Skills Institute: Educate. Develop. Inspire. That’s what Skills Institute is all about. Our players have fun learning and improving technical and…

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2019 Naperville Half Marathon and 5K

October 20, 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Downtown Naperville, 55 South Main Street
Naperville, IL 60540 United States
$30 – $50

Join us on Sunday, October 20, 2019 for the Healthy Driven Naperville Half Marathon & 5K! Information on the route and amenities is coming soon. Go to our website for up to the minute details

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Frank Lloyd Wright Races

October 20, 8:00 am
Downtown Oak Park, 1010 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301 United States

See mile after mile of visionary architecture, at your own pace. Take in the fall colors at the only race course where you can speed—or stroll—by eight different Frank Lloyd Wright homes. A family-friendly race with inspiring sights and community spirit. The 2019 Frank Lloyd Wright Races, features a 5K Run/Walk, a 10K Run, and a Youth Mile race for ages 7-14. All events are on Sunday, October 20 and start and finish at Oak Park River Forest High School…

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Ackerman SFC’s Adult/Tot Open Climb

October 21, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until November 2, 2019

Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, 800 Saint Charles Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Bring toddlers, ages 2-5 to the indoor rock wall at Ackerman for Adult/Tot Open Climb every Monday from 9:30am-11am through November 2! Climbing is low impact and feasible for your tots and parents are welcome to climb too! The Open Climb is free to Glen Ellyn residents and $5 for non-residents, and no pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/guardian.

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Casket Races

October 26, 11:00 am
Downtown Forest Park, Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
$30

For a frightfully good time, get in the ‘spirit’ and join us for the 6th annual Casket Races. It’s fun to watch, but don’t miss out on the chance to win one of the coveted trophies for 1st, 2nd or 3rd place – or the most frighteningly funny and creepiest casket.

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Ackerman SFC’s Adult/Tot Open Climb

October 28, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, repeating until November 2, 2019

Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, 800 Saint Charles Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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Free

Bring toddlers, ages 2-5 to the indoor rock wall at Ackerman for Adult/Tot Open Climb every Monday from 9:30am-11am through November 2! Climbing is low impact and feasible for your tots and parents are welcome to climb too! The Open Climb is free to Glen Ellyn residents and $5 for non-residents, and no pre-registration is required. Children must be accompanied and supervised by a parent/guardian.

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November 2019

Tinley Park Turkey Trot

November 3, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Vogt Woods, 6527 West 171st Street
Tinley Park, IL 60477 United States
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$16 – $30

Awards will be presented to 1st, 2nd and 3rd best times in each category - both male/female. One award will be presented to the best overall time male/female, resident and non-resident. Unisex tech shirts will be awarded to the first 550 registered participants. Pre-registration is $22 with shirt and $16 without shirt and closes on October 31 at 3:00 p.m. $30 registration on race day with or without shirt, on race day shirts may not be available.

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Turkey Shoot

November 22, 7:00 pm
Western Springs Rec Center, 1500 Walker Street
Western Springs, IL 60558 United States
Free

Test your skills and win flavorful items for your Thanksgiving table! Our annual Turkey Shoot is a basketball free-throw competition with age and gender divisions beginning with 5 years old through adult. Step up to various positions around the “key” and take a shot to earn points. Your score may add up to a certificate towards a Thanksgiving treat. Join us on Fri, Nov 22 in the Rec Center Gym. The friendly competition begins promptly at 7:00 pm. No charge…

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