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Movie in the Park at the Clarendon Hills Park District

The beautiful, animated film “Moana” will delight movie goers at the Clarendon Hills Park District’s August 17 “Movie In the Park” event at Prospect Park.  This free, summer program will begin with family activities at 7:15 p.m., followed by a showing of the movie at 7:45 p.m..  Follow the travels of Moana, an adventurous teenager who sets out on a…


Touch-A-Truck

Truck on down to the Clarendon Hills Park District for our annual Touch-A-Truck Event!  This year’s showcase of “all things that move” will feature a fire truck, a police cruiser, a pink cement mixer, a school bus and the NBC5 News storm chaser vehicle!  This family program is free to all!  The Clarendon Hills Park District promises a “wheel good…


Polar Express Train Rides, Holiday Express, Santa Train, and Santa Trolley

Originally inspired by Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express, these rides can include everything from story times to caroling to meals with Santa. Many choose to wear pajamas to get in character, or feel free to don your most festive holiday sweater! Create a new holiday tradition for your family and take a magical ride to the North Pole! These events tend…


Cheerleading for Kids in Chicago’s West Suburbs

Looking for cheerleading and tumbling classes for your child in the Western suburbs? There are lots of great choices in the area whether it be camps, classes or competitive cheer clubs. For your convenience, ages for each club is listed below.  Not all places have a direct number or address, so please see the website for additional contact information. Cheerleading…


Movie In the Park at Lions Park

Come out to the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Lions Park, 100 Byrd Court, for our first Movie In the Park of the 2018 season.  The feature animated film will be “HOP.” Family activities begin at 7:45 p.m., followed by a screening of this animated movie at 8:15 p.m..


Clarendon Hills Park District Fishing Derby

Grab your fishing poles, some bait and a bucket and head to the Prospect Park Pond for the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Annual Fishing Derby on Saturday morning, July 14.  Registration begins at 7:45 a.m., with the competition running between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m..  (Residents only, please.) This is a catch-and-release event, with prizes awarded for the largest fish…


Concert In the Park: Prospect Park Pavilion

The Clarendon Hills Park District will welcome summer with a Concert In the Park at the Prospect Park Pavilion, beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 22.  Popular singer and songwriter Jeanie B! will be the featured performer at this free event!  Prospect Park is adjacent to the Community Center at 315 E. Chicago Avenue, Clarendon Hills!


Concert With Jeanie B!

Let’s “sing” hello to summer!  The Clarendon Hills Park District will present a complimentary concert with popular children’s performer Jeanie B. at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 22 at the Prospect Park Pavilion.  Your feet will be tapping and your hands will be clapping at throughout this delightful performance!  Immediately following the concert, children and their parents will celebrate the…


World’s Largest Swimming Lesson: Lions Park Pool

The Clarendon Hills Park District’s Lions Park Pool, 100 Byrd Court, will make a “splash” at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 21 when it participates in “The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.”  Children and teens ages 3-16 are invited to participate in a free, 30 minute swimming lesson designed to increase awareness regarding water safety and the importance of learning to…


Outdoor Pools with Day Passes in Chicago’s West Suburbs

There are so many outdoor pools with day passes to stop by for a fun swimming outing! Before going, confirm their hours by calling ahead. Many pools vary their hours or close early due to swim team meets. This article is sponsored by the featured pools. Outdoor Pools with Day Passes in Chicago’s Western Suburbs Bensenville Water Park 1100 W….


2018 Free Summer Fun in the Western Suburbs

The best kind of summer fun is free summer fun! Save those dollar bills for the ice cream truck (or a family vacation): there are plenty of options for free summer fun in the Western suburbs. This huge list of free summer fun is sponsored by the Glen Ellyn Park District! Winding slopes, streams, bridges, and tunnels add to the challenge at…


Outdoor Movies in Chicago’s West and Southwest Suburbs

Now presenting all the outdoor movies being shown in the west and southwest suburbs for Summer 2018! Click on the listing to see more information such as the specific location and suggestions on what you should bring. Some even have pre-movie activities or entertainment and concessions available. So grab a blanket or some chairs and enjoy a movie under the…