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Climb to the Top of These Indoor Rock Climbing Walls in Chicagoland

Rock climbing walls are popping up all over the suburbs! They’re a great activity for kids and their families alike. That’s why we rounded up all the indoor rock climbing destinations in Chicagoland, from the city proper to the suburbs. It’s never too early to start rock climbing: many locations accept children as young as five years old and Ackerman…




New Year’s Eve Family Party at Enchanted Castle

Celebrate 2019 at Chicago’s Greatest Family New Year’s Eve Bash on Monday, December 31st with 2 seatings to choose from – our 4 PM “Early Bird” seating and the “Grand Gala” seating from 8 pm to Midnight! Guests will enjoy our famous New Year’s Buffet including soft drinks and dessert plus each paid guest receives $10 in Game Play, 4…


Turkey Trot 5-Mile Predicto Race

All ages are welcome to participate in this free, five-mile race that starts at 8 am on Thanksgiving Day. Costumes are encouraged! A special treat is in store for the two top runners who accurately predict their run time. No timing devices are allowed on the course. Food donations for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry will be collected on site.


Indoor Movie: Beauty & the Beast

Settle back on a blanket or lawn chair and watch this live-action Disney version of the classic tale, “Beauty and the Beast.” This free screening is presented by the Glen Ellyn Park District.


Pumpkin Flotilla Fest

Carved, lighted pumpkins will be set afloat on Lake Ellyn at the culmination of this fall festival presented by the Glen Ellyn Park District. The evening also will include live entertainment with Jeanie B! and the Jelly Beans, games and activities, canoe rides, bounce houses, trackless train rides and pumpkin carving demonstrations. You can also carve your own pumpkin at…


Tween Night

Kids ages 8-12 will play volleyball, basketball, soccer, dodge ball and more at Ackerman Sports and Fitness Center. Registration is required.


Indoor Movie: The Lego Batman Movie

The indoor turf at Ackerman SFC makes a great place to relax in a lawn chair or on a blanket and watch “The Lego Batman Movie.” The show is free to attend and no registration is required.


Columbus Day Mini Golf Special

In celebration of Columbus Day, a day honoring explorer Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the Americas, the Glen Ellyn Park District is offering a discounted price of $5 per person for 36 holes of mini golf at Holes & Knolls in Maryknoll Park.


Moonlight Madness Mini Golf

Thirty-six holes of mini-golf, made more challenging, and more fun, after nightfall with glow-in-the-dark balls and cups, is available at this special Glen Ellyn Park District event presented at Holes & Knolls Mini Golf.


Meal Delivery and Travel Meals at Entrée Kitchen

Entrée Kitchen has many options to provide for your family! I am excited to tell you about two programs that I think will come in handy, especially over the summer: the Entrée Kitchen Meal Delivery Program and Travel Meals. Meal Delivery Entrée Kitchen delivers to homes, daycare centers, and community locations in addition to their corporate delivery program. You can send…