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August 2020

Run for the Kids: Superhero Hustle

August 1, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Easter Seals Dupage and Fox Valley, 830 S Addison Ave
Villa Park, IL 60181 United States
$30 – $35

Be a hero for children with developmental delays and disabilities! Advance Registration (due April 30): $30 Race Day Registration: $35 Easterseals Clients: Free! *Easterseals Client applies only to the individual who receives therapy or child care services at Easterseals. Children Age 3 and Under: No Charge (No registration required)

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2K for the Kids Fun Run

August 1, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Newton Park (Glen Ellyn), 707 Fairview Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
$22 – $33

Join us for our 5th annual 2K kids race! At approximately 1.25 miles, this race is designed for kids of all ages. At each half mile, participants will compete against each other in fun, exciting, and age-appropriate challenges. Participants will be timed, and prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place runners in each age and gender group. Group are divided by age: 4-5 years, 6-7 years, and 8-10 years. Fee includes timing bib, t-shirt and post-race…

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Youth Kayak Fishing Experience

August 6, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2020

One event on July 9, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on August 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

Various Locations IL United States
$99 – $149

Get out on local lakes with a professional kayak fishing instructor from Chi-YaK Adventures. Using water crafts specifically designed for anglers, you're sure to get into secret spots not reachable from shore. Whether you're looking to learn the skills involved in fishing from a watercraft, or to pick up a few pointers for improving your angling skills, this is the program for you! Choose from half-day camps or a full-day workshop -- taking one, two, or all five sessions. We'll…

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Youth Kayak Fishing Experience

August 15, 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Thursday, repeating until August 6, 2020

One event on July 9, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on August 15, 2020 at 8:00 am

Various Locations IL United States
$99 – $149

Get out on local lakes with a professional kayak fishing instructor from Chi-YaK Adventures. Using water crafts specifically designed for anglers, you're sure to get into secret spots not reachable from shore. Whether you're looking to learn the skills involved in fishing from a watercraft, or to pick up a few pointers for improving your angling skills, this is the program for you! Choose from half-day camps or a full-day workshop -- taking one, two, or all five sessions. We'll…

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Family Night Hike

August 29, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Red Oak Nature Center, 2343 S River St.
Batavia, IL 60510 United States
$8

Join us for an evening stroll as we watch the sunset switch. Enjoy a mile-long, round trip hike in the forest as we search for owls, bats, and insects and then settle around the campfire for a special treat. All participants must be registered, and adults must accompany their children.

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Hiking for Health

August 30, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on August 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

Various Locations IL United States
Free

Head outdoors and take the first step toward a healthy lifestyle! Spending time in nature has been shown to reduce anxiety and depression, help alleviate attention deficits, and stimulate general good health. We'll hike to explore nature, while doing some invigorating exercises and fun nature activities along the way. Saturday, July 18; 10 - 11 a.m. Aurora West Forest Preserve 40W032 Hankes Rd., Aurora FREE Sunday, Aug. 30; 10 - 11 a.m. Burnidge Forest Preserve 38W235 Big Timber Rd., Elgin…

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September 2020

Pedal the Parks

September 13, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
IL United States

Pedal your way through our most beautiful parks. A fundraising event for the whole family www.BurrRidgeParkFoundation.org

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Makin’ Tracks 5K Community Run/Walk

September 19, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Concordia University Chicago, 7400 Augusta St
River Forest, IL 60305 United States

Run or walk in the Makin’ Tracks 5K, a timed race for the whole family. All race participants will receive a t-shirt and goody bag. Net proceeds benefit West Suburban Special Recreation Association. Free Wheelchair Dash and Tot Race! This event is held at Concordia University Chicago, 7400 August Street, River Forest.

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