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Oswegoland Park District

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July 2020

Kids Go Wild Fort Building

July 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 9:00 am

Waa Kee Sha Park, 4700 Reservation Rd
Oswego, IL, IL 60543
$20 – $35

The Little Rascals have nothing on these builders! Kids Go Wild will head to Waa Kee Sha to build forts using wood, hammers, nails, blankets, and duct tape. It's a morning of learning skills to match their imagination as kids create and construct. Kids should bring a hammer, safety glasses, and a sack lunch.

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Kids Go Wild Fort Building

July 9, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2020 at 9:00 am

Waa Kee Sha Park, 4700 Reservation Rd
Oswego, IL, IL 60543
$20 – $35

The Little Rascals have nothing on these builders! Kids Go Wild will head to Waa Kee Sha to build forts using wood, hammers, nails, blankets, and duct tape. It's a morning of learning skills to match their imagination as kids create and construct. Kids should bring a hammer, safety glasses, and a sack lunch.

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Kids Go Wild Fire Building and Cooking

July 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Waa Kee Sha Park, 4700 Reservation Rd
Oswego, IL, IL 60543
$20 – $35

Kids are headed to Waa Kee Sha with a focus on safety and a respect for nature. We are going to gather our tinder, kindling, and firewood and learn how to build a campfire. After the hard work is complete, campers will end the day by making a camp fire treat.

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Babysitter Training

July 18, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Boulder Point, 0 Boulder Hill Pass
Montgomery, 60538
$65 – $80

Future babysitters will learn the necessary skills to have a fun, safe, and successful time taking care of kids. Small group discussions, role playing, and age appropriate game and craft planning will allow students to participate actively in every aspect of the class. Students will also get an overview of first aid skills and lifesaving techniques. A reference book and other resource materials are included in the class fee. Please bring a sack lunch and beverage to class.

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Driving Movie – Happy Gilmore

July 18, 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fox Bend Golf Course, 3516 US-34
Oswego, IL 60543 United States
Free

The classic golf course comedy comes to Fox Bend. Bring your blanket, our concessions stand has popcorn, pop and candy. Show starts at nine. This PG-13 movie features material that may be inappropriate for those under the age of 13 years old.

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August 2020

National Night Out

August 4, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Prairie Point Community Park, 4120 Plainfield Rd
Oswego, IL, 60543
Free

Spending time together makes our neighborhoods safer while simultaneously making it a more caring place to live. Join in as millions of neighbors come together for National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states and military bases worldwide! We'll have hot dogs, games, and a free swim at Winrock Pool or the Splash Pad to enjoy as we have an unforgettable evening with our local law enforcement.

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Tik Tok Kick Off

August 5, 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Prairie Point Community Park, 4120 Plainfield Rd
Oswego, IL, 60543
$3 – $4

Get in the summer spirit by sharing your best Tik Tok! Submit your Tik Tok and the top selection of videos tagged with #playoswegoland and #summerstartshere will be shown on the big screen at the start of the Limelight Local Film Fest.

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Kid’s Garage Sale

August 7, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Civic Center (Oswego), 5 Ashlawn Ave
Oswego, IL, 60543
$5 – $10

Grab your outgrown treasures, clear clutter, and cash in or shop this outdoor sale for unique, affordable toys and collectibles. Free popcorn and lemonade for all! Whether you're buying or selling, don't miss it! Cha-ching!

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Puddle Jumpers Morning

August 8, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Prairie Point Community Park, 4120 Plainfield Rd
Oswego, IL, 60543
$9

They've spent the summer having fun in the sun; now let your little ones flirt with the dirt! Come with your end of the season sand and water toys and let your preschooler explore, play, dig, roll, splash and jump all without a single call to 'stay out of the dirt!' Parents stay to play with their puddle jumper free of charge, older siblings must wait until Pig Pen Afternoon to play. Kids and parents should wear clothes and shoes…

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Pig Pen Afternoon

August 8, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Prairie Point Community Park, 4120 Plainfield Rd
Oswego, IL, 60543
$9

There's never been a muddier time to make a pig of yourself! Slop to the top of the Pig Pen hill, slide down the slimiest muck, and throw a snowball made just for August at Pig Pen Afternoon. Your oldest stained clothes and shoes, along with goggles are recommended. The first 25 to register receive a special rate of $6. Pre-register today for $9 or come that morning with your $12 and be ready to roll - in the mud!…

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Kids Go Wild Game Day

August 11, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

Waa Kee Sha Park, 4700 Reservation Rd
Oswego, IL, IL 60543
$20 – $35

Let's get outside for some fresh air and sunshine, and enjoy what nature has given us! Yard games, activities, free play & exploration will be involved in KGW Game Day. Put down the electronics and controllers and join us for a morning of outdoor play.

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Kids Go Wild Game Day

August 13, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

Waa Kee Sha Park, 4700 Reservation Rd
Oswego, IL, IL 60543
$20 – $35

Let's get outside for some fresh air and sunshine, and enjoy what nature has given us! Yard games, activities, free play & exploration will be involved in KGW Game Day. Put down the electronics and controllers and join us for a morning of outdoor play.

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September 2020

Oswego’s PrairieFest

September 4 - September 7
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 7, 2020

PrairieFest Park, 91 Plank Road
Oswego, 60543

In 2020, the season may not have started with PrairieFest, but we’re determined Summer won’t end without it. This year, Labor Day weekend means PrairieFest and a tradition of homecoming, celebration, and community for all in Oswegoland. PrairieFest attended by approximately 75,000 guests over the weekend. This community festival celebrates three decades of being both sweet and sensational. We plan to kick up our heels in fine style from September 4-7, 2020. Oswego’s four-day community celebration brought to you by…

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Oswego’s PrairieFest

September 5 - September 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 7, 2020

PrairieFest Park, 91 Plank Road
Oswego, 60543

In 2020, the season may not have started with PrairieFest, but we’re determined Summer won’t end without it. This year, Labor Day weekend means PrairieFest and a tradition of homecoming, celebration, and community for all in Oswegoland. PrairieFest attended by approximately 75,000 guests over the weekend. This community festival celebrates three decades of being both sweet and sensational. We plan to kick up our heels in fine style from September 4-7, 2020. Oswego’s four-day community celebration brought to you by…

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Oswego’s PrairieFest

September 6 - September 9
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 7, 2020

PrairieFest Park, 91 Plank Road
Oswego, 60543

In 2020, the season may not have started with PrairieFest, but we’re determined Summer won’t end without it. This year, Labor Day weekend means PrairieFest and a tradition of homecoming, celebration, and community for all in Oswegoland. PrairieFest attended by approximately 75,000 guests over the weekend. This community festival celebrates three decades of being both sweet and sensational. We plan to kick up our heels in fine style from September 4-7, 2020. Oswego’s four-day community celebration brought to you by…

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Oswego’s PrairieFest

September 7 - September 10
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 7, 2020

PrairieFest Park, 91 Plank Road
Oswego, 60543

In 2020, the season may not have started with PrairieFest, but we’re determined Summer won’t end without it. This year, Labor Day weekend means PrairieFest and a tradition of homecoming, celebration, and community for all in Oswegoland. PrairieFest attended by approximately 75,000 guests over the weekend. This community festival celebrates three decades of being both sweet and sensational. We plan to kick up our heels in fine style from September 4-7, 2020. Oswego’s four-day community celebration brought to you by…

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Have Fun, You Won, Kid’s Triathlon

September 27, 11:00 am
Oswego East High School, 1525 Harvey Road
Oswego, IL 60543 United States
$25

Multi Event Sports aren't just for elite adults! Kids are filled with the energy to swim, bike, and run to the finish line here. Coordinated in partnership with the School District's Physical Education teachers, the Kids Tri course is a 100 meter swim, a 3 mile bike ride, and a ½ mile run around the track. Kids enrolled in 3rd through 8th Grade compete in this noncontinuously timed event. Everyone receives a long sleeve t-shirt. While awards are given to…

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