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August 2019

Boating in the Park

August 18, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Lenox Road
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 United States
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$5

Venture out and enjoy the beauty of Lake Ellyn from the water by renting our canoes, kayaks, or a pedal boat. $5 per boat for 20 minutes.

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Back to School Picnic

August 18, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Proksa Park, 3001 S. Wisconsin Ave
Berwyn, IL 60402 United States
Free

Join the Berwyn Park District and South Berwyn School District 100 as we say goodbye to summer in style! Join us for a day of food, fun and games at Proksa Park.This free picnic features lunch off the grill, school supply giveaways donated by the PAV YMCA, informational booths, meet & greet with BSD 100 teachers, games, and more

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Walking Play

August 18, 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
$10 – $20

Walk along with the action of your favorite literary tales performed live among 1,700 acres of trees and beautiful landscapes. All Walking Plays are approximately 90 minutes in length and will not exceed 2 miles in hiking distance. 2019 Season: HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON July 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 6:00p.m. showtime Hans Christian Andersen and his delightful and unexpected traveling companions, are spirited to the woods, to tell his most engaging stories. Through fast-paced action, the audience becomes part…

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Concerts on the Green

August 18, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 25, 2019

Breidert Green, 432 W Nebraska St
Frankfort, IL, IL United States
Free

The Frankfort Chamber of Commerce and the Concert Committee are very excited for the 32nd year of Concerts on the Green! We thank our very generous sponsors as well as our partners, the Village of Frankfort and Frankfort Park District. Download the sponsorship form HERE The concerts are offered every Sunday evening, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (from the beginning of June to the end of August) on Breidert Green in the center of Frankfort’s Historic District. For your added…

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Summer Concert Series

August 20, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019

Fishel Park, 1036 Grove Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
Free

Presented by the Downers Grove Park District Enjoy FREE live music on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm from May 28 through August 20 at Veterans Memorial Pavilion in Fishel Park. Fishel Park is located at 1036 Grove St in Downers Grove (just west of Main Street). Food, wine and beer* will be available for purchase starting at 6 pm each week. *We card everyone! Please be prepared to show your ID if you will be enjoying an alcoholic beverage at…

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Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

August 21
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on May 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

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Arbor Evenings

August 21, 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois 53
Lisle, IL 60532 United States
Free for children

Wednesdays, June 5 through August 28, 2019 2019 Performance Schedule June 5         Frank & Dave June 12       R-Gang June 19       Wild Earp & The Free for Alls June 26       Cadillac Groove July 3           Midnight July 10         28 DAYS July 17         The PriSSillas July 24         Sushi Roll July 31         Four C Notes August 7     Semple…

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Summer Concert Series

August 21, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center, 375 W. Briarcliff Rd
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
Free

2019 Summer Concert Series 7:30-9:30pm June 5 The Millennials, Classic Rock for the Next Generation June 12 Rico, Sound and spirit of Santana June 19 Downtown Charlie Brown Blues Band, R&B, New Orleans and Chicago Style Blues June 26 Dick Diamond & the Dusters, Pop and dance favorites from the last 4 decades July 3 Billy Croft & 5 Alarm Latest country hits to rock legends like The Eagles and Linda Ronstadt July 10 Centerfold, Great rock classic hits to…

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