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July 2020

Free Fishing Day

July 11, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hidden Oaks Nature Center (Bolingbrook), 419 Trout Farm Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
Free

Our Unplug Illinois campaign is part of the statewide movement from Illinois Park and Recreation Association designed to get people to “unplug” and enjoy active play opportunities at parks across Illinois. To celebrate this year, we're offering a free fishing day at Hidden Lakes Historic Trout Farm. You can fish for free without a permit! Unplugging has been shown to help improve quality of life, help you feel more recharged every day, help you sleep better, and improve your Interpersonal…

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Fishin’ Kids

July 12, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60565 United States
$20 – $30

Learn all the basics of fishing including how to rig a pole, bait the hook, cast and handle fish. Parent must remain with their child(ren) during the class. Bring folding lawn chairs and remember your camera! All fishing poles, bait and tackle are provided. We'll be fishing rain or shine (but not if it's thundering), so please dress for the weather. Fishing takes place at the Knoch Knolls Nature Center's pond. Price is per child; at least one adult must…

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Youth Fishing Tourney

July 18, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake Harriet, 7000 Woodridge Drive
Woodridge, IL 60517 United States
$5 – $9

Parents, bring your young anglers out to Lake Harriet for our inaugural fishing tourney. Fishing rods and bait are on your own. Members of the Woodridge Park District Senior Rods Fishing Club will be on hand to measure each catch. Gift cards will be awarded for the biggest catch in each age group: ages 8 and younger, 9-11 and 13-16. The cost is $5 when you pre-register online and $9 on-site.

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Fishing Days

July 25, 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on August 29, 2020 at 8:30 am

Lake Katherine, 7402 W. Lake Katherine Drive
Palos Heights, IL 60463 United States
$15

Catch and release on the south shore. Reservation by phone required.  Check in will be at tent on the South shore of the lake.  Please wear a mask when checking in. No bathrooms, plan accordingly

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Mini Golf Tournament

July 25, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stone Creek Miniature Golf, 101 North Street
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
$22

Sign up by July 22nd. Times could vary depending on the number of people registered May be broken down by age divisions depending on how many are registered

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Fishin’ Kids

July 26, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 26, 2020 at 10:00 am

Knoch Knolls Nature Center, 320 Knoch Knolls Road
Naperville, IL 60565 United States
$20 – $30

Learn all the basics of fishing including how to rig a pole, bait the hook, cast and handle fish. Parent must remain with their child(ren) during the class. Bring folding lawn chairs and remember your camera! All fishing poles, bait and tackle are provided. We'll be fishing rain or shine (but not if it's thundering), so please dress for the weather. Fishing takes place at the Knoch Knolls Nature Center's pond. Price is per child; at least one adult must…

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August 2020

Annual Fishing Derby

August 1, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Patriots Park (Downers Grove), 501 55th Place
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
Free

Reel in three hours of family fun at the Annual Fishing Derby. Prizes are awarded for the shortest and longest fish caught by each age level. The Downers Grove Moose, Rod and Gun Club and the Downers Grove Park District co-sponsor this annual event. A fishing license is required for participants 16 years and older. Licenses can be purchased at Bass Pro Shop or Wal-Mart. Registration required on-site at Barth Pond on the day of the event to be eligible…

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Vintage Baseball Exhibition

August 1, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Downers Grove Museum, 831 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$10 – $15

Join the Downers Grove Museum for a fun Saturday morning dedicated to learning about the history of baseball, the Downers Grove Plowboys, and participate in a friendly scrimmage inspired by vintage rules of the game. Participants are sure to have a “ball” during this active program!

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