outdoors

Groovin’ in the Grove 5K, 10K, and kids races

Family-friendly race, walk, and fun Mother’s Day weekend activities helping neighbors transiting out of homelessness. USATF Certified Course • Flowers for all Moms • Raffles/Giveaways • Moon Jump • Clown • Medals for all Kids • Post Race Refreshments • Pre & Post Race Massage • Gear Check • Supervised Kids Activities • DJ • Coffee • Indoor Restrooms &…


Free Earth Day Fair

Join SCARCE and the Glen Ellyn Park District on Sunday, April 26th at Lake Ellyn Park for a FREE, fun, and family-friendly celebration of our Earth! Event features: – environmental groups – sustainable shopping – guided hikes and historical tours – eco-info sessions – canoe rentals – kids’ activities – live music Would you like to participate as a vendor…


Free Tinkergarten Class

Join us for a free Tinkergarten class! At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. Leader Amanda Knittel Herman will facilitate and expertly designed play scenario allowing children of all ages to communicate, collaborate, and create together. Please register here: Tinkergarten.com/winter


FREE Fall Festival & Trunk-or-Treat

Saturday, October 26th, 2019 Join us for our annual Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat 11am – Noon: Trunk-or-Treat Kids get to trick-or-treat at multiple decorated trunks to get candy and toys. Halloween costumes encouraged! Noon – 3pm: Fall Festival Activities Fall Festival Activities include carnival games with prizes, bounce houses, hay rides, pumpkin patch where you get to pick out a…


LaGrange Highlands’ Fall Festival & Chili Cook-off

Come out and enjoy the fall with our annual Fall Festival & Chili Cook-Off. We will have hayrides, a haunted house, games, prizes, live music, silent auction, and lots of concessions to feed the whole family and best of all a delicious variety of chili from Highlands community members. Bring a decorated pumpkin to enter our pumpkin decorating contest and…


Dive-In Movie: Finding Dory

Wrap up a great summer at Sunset Pool with a showing of Disney’s Finding Dory on the big, blow-up screen! Movie begins at 8pm.



Stike Out ALS 5k & 1 Mile – July 13 at Guaranteed Rate Field

Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll Offers Participants an Opportunity to Compete for Those Who Can’t What: Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll When: Saturday, July 13, 2019 Time: 5k begins at 8:00am, 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll starts at 9:15am Where: Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago Registration/More Info: www.strikeoutals5k.org…




The Sesame Street Road Trip

On Saturday, June 29 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, the Sesame Street Road Trip will be at MSI Park on the Museum of Science and Industry campus! The groundbreaking children’s series turns 50 in 2019, and Sesame Street is celebrating this special milestone birthday with a free, fun, family festival on the lawn of the Museum, which will include eight stage shows featuring the…