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Park District of Oak Park

https://www.pdop.org/

December 2019

Holiday Skating Exhibition

December 19, 5:00 pm
Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex, 415 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$2

Nothing says the holidays like ice and festive music! Come watch our Skate Academy participants perform unique routines to the sounds of the holidays as a preview to our annual ice show. $2 admission at the door.

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Little Helpers Workshop

December 20, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cheney Mansion, 220 N Euclid Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$20 – $25

The Park District elves need helping hands to make sure Santa is ready for his big night of deliveries Participants will rotate through stations including a craft, toy testing, story time, and making Santa his cookies to pack in his sleigh. Is your little helper ready for the holiday season? Dinner is provided and this is a drop off program, so parents can go finish their last minute shopping!

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Trash to Treasure

December 28, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$5 – $6

Don't let your holiday trash go to waste! Bring your bows, wrapping paper, and cards from the holiday season and make something beautiful out of them!

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School’s Out: Preschool Edition

December 30, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Barrie Park, 1011 S Lombard Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
$25 – $31

Join the Park District of Oak Park on select days when District 97 is off of school. Participants will have fun as they laugh, play, and explore the day away. Different days will explore different content areas. Please dress your child for messy play inside and outside. Snack will be provided.

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School’s Out: Preschool Edition

December 31, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Barrie Park, 1011 S Lombard Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
$25 – $31

Join the Park District of Oak Park on select days when District 97 is off of school. Participants will have fun as they laugh, play, and explore the day away. Different days will explore different content areas. Please dress your child for messy play inside and outside. Snack will be provided.

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January 2020

School’s Out: Preschool Edition

January 2, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Barrie Park, 1011 S Lombard Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
$25 – $31

Join the Park District of Oak Park on select days when District 97 is off of school. Participants will have fun as they laugh, play, and explore the day away. Different days will explore different content areas. Please dress your child for messy play inside and outside. Snack will be provided.

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School’s Out: Preschool Edition

January 3, 2020, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until January 3, 2020

Barrie Park, 1011 S Lombard Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
$25 – $31

Join the Park District of Oak Park on select days when District 97 is off of school. Participants will have fun as they laugh, play, and explore the day away. Different days will explore different content areas. Please dress your child for messy play inside and outside. Snack will be provided.

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Stop by for Science

January 11, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$21 – $26

Stop by on Saturday for some Science Fun! We're do experiments, learn about different fields of science and explore the scientific method!

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Family Nature Night

January 17, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$4.80 – $13

Spend some quality time with your family in the great outdoors! Learn about a new nature topic and make a nature-inspired craft to take home. Each month we will focus on a different nature topic. First two family members Res fee $10 per person - Fee $13 Additional family members 40% off. All participants must be registered on same receipt in order for discount to apply. January-Winter Stars February-Animal Tracks March-Seeds

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Magic Class

January 21, 2020, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on March 5, 2020 at 6:45 pm

Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301 United States
$20 – $25

Have a magical time professional magician Gary Kantor.  Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading and more. Tricks are quick to learn and easy to perform. All materials are provided, each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and you can sign up for this class again and again since brand new tricks are taught each session!

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Frozen Castle Party

January 24, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cheney Mansion, 220 N Euclid Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$40 – $53

Cheney Mansion turns into the home of your favorite winter Princesses for one night of fun, games and the coolest dance party in town.  Your and your parent(s) will be treated to a meet and greet, dinner and hanging out, while our Princesses take up residency at Cheney Mansion.

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Family Try-it Archery

January 26, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fox Park, 624 S. Oak Park Ave
Oak Park, IL United States
$5.80 – $18

Ready...aim...BULLSEYE! Stop by for this one-day program to dabble at the sport of archery. Instruction and practice will be provided! First two family members Res fee $13 per person - Fee $18 Additional family members 40% off. All participants must be registered on same receipt in order for discount to apply.

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My Dolly and Me Skate

January 26, 2020, 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex, 415 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$5 – $15

Lace up your skates and grab your favorite doll and let’s hit the ice, together! There will be games and mini-skate lessons. We will also raffle off a Doll of the Year and two tickets to a Blackhawks home game. For ages 4+. Fee is $12 per skater or $5 with skate pass. Skate rental available.

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February 2020

Groundhogs

February 2, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$4.80 – $13

Who is Punxsutawney Phil and why do we care if he sees his shadow? Stop by Austin gardens to learn all about groundhogs and their pal Phil! Make a groundhogs inspired craft and celebrate the arrival of spring or the last days of winter! First two family members Res fee $10 per person - Fee $13 Additional family members 40% off. All participants must be registered on same receipt in order for discount to apply.

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Boots and Beauties Valentines Dance

February 7, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cheney Mansion, 220 N Euclid Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$40 – $53

Grab your best line dance boots, your cowboy hat and add a little bling!  Saddle up with your favorite date ready to step and stomp the night away at Cheney Mansion.  Your "giddy up" evening will include dinner, dancing, activities and a photo keepsake of your special evening in the fancy barn that is Cheney Mansion.

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Stop by for Science

February 8, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$21 – $26

Stop by on Saturday for some Science Fun! We're do experiments, learn about different fields of science and explore the scientific method!

Find out more »

Nature’s Valentines

February 14, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$4.80 – $13

Spend the evening learning about perfect pairs in the animal world. Finish by making your own animal valentines and enjoying a special Valentine’s Day treat! First two family members Res fee $10 per person - Fee $13 Additional family members 40% off. All participants must be registered on same receipt in order for discount to apply.

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Blackhawks Night

February 21, 2020, 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex, 415 Lake St
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$7

Join Blackhawks organist Frank Pellico, and your friends, for public skate Saturday, February 23. Wear your Blackhawks gear and show your pride for the home team. Enter the raffle to win two tickets to see the Blackhawks play one of their last home games. Fee is $7 per skater. Free for passholders. Skate rental available.  

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Family Nature Night

February 21, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 20, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gardens, 167 Forest Ave
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$4.80 – $13

Spend some quality time with your family in the great outdoors! Learn about a new nature topic and make a nature-inspired craft to take home. Each month we will focus on a different nature topic. First two family members Res fee $10 per person - Fee $13 Additional family members 40% off. All participants must be registered on same receipt in order for discount to apply. January-Winter Stars February-Animal Tracks March-Seeds

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Family Fun Open House

February 23, 2020, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301 United States
Free

In partnership with the Oak Park Society of Model Engineers come "run a train-be the engineer". Prizes and treats will be provided. Fun for kids of all ages. Free, however, Registration is required.

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March 2020

Dr. Seuss is on the Loose Lunch!

March 1, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cheney Mansion, 220 N Euclid Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$30 – $39

In celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday on Marh 2nd, join us and some of your favorite characters as we have a birthday bash celebration.  We'll have a Suessical Lunch, music, games and the party won't be so lame.  Everyone in your family must sign up, except, that is for your family pup.  Fun for young and old, if we may be so bold!  All ages

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Magic Class

March 5, 2020, 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 5, 2020 at 6:45 pm

Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301 United States
$20 – $25

Have a magical time professional magician Gary Kantor.  Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading and more. Tricks are quick to learn and easy to perform. All materials are provided, each child receives a magic kit to take home. Children are grouped by age and you can sign up for this class again and again since brand new tricks are taught each session!

Find out more »

Super Hero Training

March 6, 2020, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cheney Mansion, 220 N Euclid Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$40 – $53

Do you have a child who thinks they have super human powers?  Do they have a non-stop need to save the world?  For one night only, Cheney Mansion will play host to some of our favorite heros as they welcome you and teach your young hero the phrase, "with great power, comes great responsibility!"  An energy building dinner is included in your evening:

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Breakfast with the Trees

March 8, 2020, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Cheney Mansion, 220 N Euclid Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
$2.80 – $13

Stop by to learn about the age-old practice of making maple syrup. From the history to the process of how it's made, get all of the info that you need to get stuck on syrup! Finish the morning with a pancake breakfast! Registration includes two family members. First two family members Res fee $10 per person - Fee $13 Additional family members 40% off. All participants must be registered on same receipt in order for discount to apply.

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Fairy Gardens

March 15, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield Street
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
$31 – $40

Whether you believe in fairies or not, folklore says you can find them nestled in flower petals, hiding under logs or dancing around the mushrooms. Join us at the Oak Park Conservatory for an enchanted afternoon creating your own fairy garden.

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