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Downers Grove Park District

630.963.1300|dgparks.org

January 2020

Magic Class

January 27, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:45 pm

Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$22 – $33

Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks. Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading and more! Children are grouped by age and learn tricks that are age-appropriate. Brand new tricks are always taught at each session! All materials are provided. Each child receives a magic kit to take home.

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February 2020

Daddy Daughter Candy Land Ball

February 1, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$50 – $60

Spend an unforgettable evening with your little sweetheart at our candy themed ball! Dads and their special little girls are invited to enjoy sweet treats*, music and fun activities. On the way out, strike a pose in our photo booth for a keepsake to remember this good time! "Substitute" daddies are welcome (grandpa, uncle, etc.). *Children with food allergies may be exposed to food allergens. Each additional sibling will be discounted 50%.

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Parents Night Out

February 7, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$20 – $30

Are you desperately in need of a night out but have nowhere safe to stash the kids for a few hours? We've got you covered. Enjoy an evening away as your children are entertained with a variety of games, movies, crafts and pizza. Please note: Children must be toilet trained. Registration is required one week in advance.

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Mother Son Gym Jam

February 21, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Downers Grove Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$26 – $36

Moms, have a fun filled evening with your special guy(s). Enjoy snacks, games, entertainment and music with Coach Josh. Dress casual. Substitute mommies are welcome (grandma, aunt, etc.). All proceeds from the event to benefit District 99 Senior Scholarships. Sponsored by the Downers Grove Park District and the Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club.

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Mother Son Gym Jam

February 21, 6:30 pm
Downers Grove Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Road
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$26 – $36

Moms, have a fun filled evening with your special guy(s). Enjoy snacks, games, entertainment and music with Coach Josh. Dress casual. Substitute mommies are welcome (grandma, aunt, etc.). All proceeds from the event to benefit District 99 Senior Scholarships. Sponsored by the Downers Grove Park District and the Downers Grove Junior Woman’s Club.

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RoboThink Battle-Bots Workshop

February 29, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$35 – $53

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO parts. Children apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineering-designed projects including but not limited to bulldozers, hot air balloons and the Great Wall of China.

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March 2020

Safe Kids at Home and Away

March 5, 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$18 – $24

This interactive class focuses on thinking safely and making safe choices. Kids learn what to do in an emergency, when to call 911 and how to deal with strangers. Bicycle, skateboard and in-line skating safety, playground rules, water safety and more are covered. Each child receives a certificate of completion.

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Safe Kids at Home and Away with First Aid

March 5, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$18 – $24

This interactive class focuses on thinking safely and making safe choices. Kids learn what to do in an emergency, when to call 911 and how to deal with strangers. Bicycle, skateboard and in-line skating safety, playground rules, water safety and more are covered. Each child receives a certificate of completion.

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Parents Night Out

March 6, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 6, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$20 – $30

Are you desperately in need of a night out but have nowhere safe to stash the kids for a few hours? We've got you covered. Enjoy an evening away as your children are entertained with a variety of games, movies, crafts and pizza. Please note: Children must be toilet trained. Registration is required one week in advance.

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CPR Skills for Babysitters

March 9, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$43 – $65

Further your skills and make yourself the most marketable babysitter in your neighborhood! Focus on rescue techniques for full arrest victims from newborn to 12 years of age. The course also covers conscious and unconscious choking, rescue breathing and AED use. Certification is valid for two years.

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Magic Class

March 11, 6:45 pm - 7:40 pm
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One event on March 11, 2020 at 6:45 pm

Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$22 – $33

Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating and mesmerizing tricks. Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading and more! Children are grouped by age and learn tricks that are age-appropriate. Brand new tricks are always taught at each session! All materials are provided. Each child receives a magic kit to take home.

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Wonderful Wacky Waffles-Kids Life Coaching

March 14, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$25 – $38

March 25th is International Waffle Day! This characteristic honeycomb pattern breakfast food has evolved to be one of the most consumed and exciting foods in our history. At one point it was even on the verge of extinction! Find out how it was revived to become even more popular than ever. This treat has caught the attention of Disney, Emoji trends, Star Wars, and more famous franchises. We will learn the history of this treat and how an inventor used…

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The Science and Benefits of Laughter-Kids Life Coaching

March 14, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$25 – $38

April Fools’ Day is coming what a strange and tricky day! Learn the science behind this comedic day and why people need to laugh. Did you know that just one hearty laugh relieves stress for up to 45 minutes after? Kids will be immersed in an electrifying environment to simply laugh and learn while cranking up the volume on feeling fun! With the mounds of pressure on kids today, keeping laughter going is critical. No surprise why the saying exists,…

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Reputation Raptor

March 14, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$25 – $38

It takes years to build it, but only minutes to ruin it—REPUTATION! A good reputation is important in life. Poor body language, a simple misunderstanding, a mishap on social media, or perhaps a nasty rumor can damage your kind, trustworthy, and classy image. Learn the best tips how to build, protect, and if necessary, rehab a reputation through games like “This is it”, “Mint Toothpaste”, “Wrecking Ball”, and “Pop Rocks Fireworks”. Lastly, we will learn how to minimize the damage…

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Fun with “Up Do’s” and Braids with your Daughter

March 19, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$42 – $63

Mom bring your daughter to this amazing class and learn the skills in order to create a variety of simple up do’s and braids. Forget going to the beauty shop every time she needs her hair done for dance, cheer, gymnastics or other school activities. A variety of styles will be taught to accommodate different age groups. Each girl will choose from a colorful collection of clips and hairbands to polish off their new look. Goodie bags are included.

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April 2020

Manners Matter

April 23, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lincoln Center (Downers Grove), 935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
$36 – $66

In this parent child class you will learn proper classroom, table, and even public manners. We will address proper ways to speak to our parents and teachers. Also, we will be working on table etiquette and will be receiving our very own place setting to take home to practice. This is a much needed skill in our community today.

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