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American Girl Doll Slumber Party

Calling all girls ages 4-12!  The Clarendon Hills Park District will start off summer on the “right foot” with an “American Girl Doll Etiquette and Slumber Party,” set to run between 6:00 p.m.-7:15 p.m. and Thursday, June 27 at the Community Center, 315 E.. Chicago Avenue.  The night will begin with “sweet treats” and a lesson on manners from our…


Miss Jamie’s Farm Concert

Miss Jamie and her Farm Animal Puppets will welcome summer with a free concert for families in the western suburbs at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 21 at the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Prospect Park Pavilion.  This versatile children’s entertainer shares lessons on kindness, healthy eating and hard work through her music!  Come sing, dance and play with us!


World’s Largest Swimming Lesson: Lions Park Pool Location

Dive in to earn a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records!  The Clarendon Hills Park District’s Lions Park Pool, 100 Byrd Court, will be a sight for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 20.  On this date, pools and water parks across the globe will be holding complimentary lessons in order to encourage…



2019 Free Summer Fun in the Western Suburbs

The only thing better than summer fun is FREE summer fun! Having a blast doesn’t have to break the bank. With classic car shows, outdoor movies, splash pads, nature centers, and more, there’s something for every family. Check out these great free summer activities all around the western suburbs. 2019 Free Summer Fun in the Western Suburbs Here are a…


Your Guide to 2019 Summer Music Concerts in the Western Suburbs

As you work on your summer bucket list, don’t forget an outdoor concert as a part of a summer music series in the western suburbs. (After all, we endure winters in Chicago in order to be able to enjoy summertime fun outside!) Whether you’re taking in a children’s performance or a sunset serenade, get your family and friends together to…


Summer 2019 Outdoor Movies in the West Suburbs

Pack some popcorn and your lawn chair to enjoy a beautiful summer evening with outdoor movies in the western suburbs. All of these free events feature family-friendly movies, and some may sell concessions or have pre-show entertainment. Click on the listing to see more information such as the specific location and suggestions on what you should bring. Oh, and don’t…


Make Your Next Party a Smash with These Bounce House and Party Rentals!

Having a party? Look no further! A bounce house, water slide, or inflatable obstacle course at a party really pumps up the fun. Many of these companies offer rentals of tables, chairs, and tents to make party day easier. Some even have concessions, games, and other outdoor fun! Check out one of these rentals for your next birthday party, graduation…


New Playgrounds

It’s so exciting when there are new playgrounds on the horizon! We have amazing parks systems and park districts in the west and southwest suburbs, many of whom are planning some great new spaces for our children. Here are the locations you can look forward to checkin out in the near future! We also included information from the past year…


Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny will hop into the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Prospect Park on Saturday, April 20, just in time to lead an Easter Egg Hunt across the grassy fields of this 23-acre community park.  Hundreds of tiny plastic eggs, some with colorful prizes hidden inside, will be scattered across Prospect Park the day before Easter.  Please bring along a…


Morning With the Easter Bunny

The Easter Bunny will spend a morning with families in Clarendon Hills, thanks to a traditional program presented by the Clarendon Hills Park District on the morning of April 20.  Families with children between the ages of 2-9 are invited to come to the Clarendon Hills Middle School between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. for light bites, face painting, balloon…


Vacation Bible School (VBS) Summer 2019 in the West Suburbs

Vacation Bible School is a fun and interactive way for kids to explore religion and learn about Bible stories through games, lessons, crafts, and snacks. Every summer, there are countless VBS opportunities all over the west suburbs! In general, VBS is for ages 4 through 12, although some churches welcome children younger. Most churches encourage anyone to attend, even if…