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Apollo Recreation Center

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12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States

September 2017

Worldwide Day of Play

September 23, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Free

Enjoy a fun filled day with your family! Meet us at Apollo Park at 10:00 a.m. to receive your information packet and course map. The object is to finish each activity station along the walking path while traveling back to the Apollo. You may race to the finish or keep a steady pace. Take this fall day to enjoy the outdoors away from TV and video games! Stretch your legs and have fun with your family and friends. Refreshments, healthy…

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October 2017

Monster Mash Bingo Bash

October 19, 2017, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$5 – $9

Join us for this spooktacular new family event. Come and enjoy playing bingo for all different spooky and cool prizes! The final game will be for the grand prize, so stay till the end! Each person registered will receive one card and some candy to munch on. Popcorn, cookies and apple cider will also be available to get us in the spooky holiday spirit! The program is being offered to youngsters 5-14 years of age. The registration deadline is October…

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Holiday Craft Fair

October 21, 2017, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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All Hallows Eve Carnival

October 28, 2017, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$3 – $5

Calling all princesses, ghosts, vampires, and super heroes! Show off your Halloween costume at the costume parade at 9:30 am at this event and arrive early to enter the costume contest! After the parade the winners will be announced and the gym will be open at 10:00 am with games and inflatables to play on. There will be lots of prizes and a chance to guess the weight of a huge pumpkin and the number of candies in a jar!…

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Haunts Against Hunger Trick or Trunk and Food Drive

October 28, 2017, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Don't take candy from strangers! Join us after the All Hallow's Eve Carnival for trick or treating around the Apollo Parking Lot! Local families and businesses are invited to reserve a parking space in which they may pull in a vehicle, decorate with Halloween decor, and give out candy to the trick or treaters as they stop by. This is a safe alternative to trick or treating around your neighborhood. This event will be supervised by park district staff and…

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November 2017

Family Ornament Night

November 13, 2017, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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The Alsip Park District needs help from our local families to make ornaments for our huge evergreen tree out front! Stop by and create beautiful ornaments for all of Alsip to see.  All supplies are included to make a variety of ornaments.  Ornaments made will be hung on our tree in time for our “Light Up The Park” event. Please stop by any time during the evening to create an ornament or two! Activity: 183635-A Location: Small Gym

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Turkey Bowling

November 17, 2017, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$3 – $5

Don’t be a turkey! Win one! Join the Alsip Park District for this new and exciting family Thanksgiving event. Family members will each get chances to slide frozen turkeys down the lane and knock down the most bowling pins in different age divisions to win a turkey, grocery gift card and other fun stuff just in time for your Thanksgiving feast! Activity: 183613-A Location: Small Gym Fee: R$3/NR$5 per adult/child team

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Light Up The Park

November 21, 2017, 6:30 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Get in the holiday spirit as we “Light Up The Park” at our annual tree lighting ceremony. Join Mrs. Claus, Prairie Jr. High Band and Choir and our preschool class as we celebrate the upcoming holiday season. Families are encouraged to take part in Family Ornament Night on November 13 since those ornaments are used to decorate the huge evergreen tree out front.  After the outdoor oooh-ing and ahhh-ing at the lit tree, we will head into the warm gymnasium…

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December 2017

Christmas Lights and Caroling Trolley Tour

December 10, 2017, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$49 – $59

Kick off the holiday season with an entertaining evening tour of the best Christmas light displays Chicago has to offer aboard a fully functional Trolley that will pick us up right at the Apollo Recreation Center. We will travel among the festive lights and enchanting sights of Downtown Chicago including the Magnificent Mile, State Street, Chicago’s Christmas Tree and Navy Pier. Plus we’ll make a one hour stop at the Christkindlmarket a traditional German American holiday market with distinctive crafts,…

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Breakfast and Movie with Santa

December 16, 2017, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$9 – $12

Register for this holly jolly fun for the whole family event! We will enjoy a buffet breakfast with the big man himself: Santa Claus!In addition to a wonderful array of breakfast foods, juices, coffee and bakery, we will have a Christmas craft, entertainment and inflatable for the kiddies! Santa will stick around for anyone interested in having a photo taken with him so bring your camera. Each child will receive a gift! Location Big Gym Activity: 183644-A Fee: R$9/NR$12 Age:…

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Breakfast with Santa Claus

December 16, 2017, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Come have breakfast with the jolly man himself, Santa! There will be a buffet breakfast with juice, coffee, and bakery items. In addition, stay for Christmas crafts, entertainment, and a bounce house for the kids. Santa will make the rounds for photos and each child will receive a gift. You can also stay from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm to enjoy a holiday movie. The cost associated with this event is $9 for residents, $12 for non-residents, and children 2…

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March 2018

Celebrate St Patricks Day

March 15, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$12 – $25

Wear your green and come have some fun! Our first project will be disguising as leprechauns. Why? to search for the “Pot Gold!” We will even make “Shamrock Shakes” before we are through. Note: If your child is not potty-trained, you will need to provide a contact person that can come within 15 minutes as staff cannot change diapers or clothes. This program is being offered to children 2 1/2 to 4 years of age.

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

March 24, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$9 – $13

Pre-register to reserve your seat at our "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny". Get ready to enjoy a buffet filled with your breakfast favorites and have a few giggles with friends and family. Come hungry and keep your eyes open for our special guest who will hop on by during our Easter celebration. Please be sure to bring your camera for pictures and prepare your little ones for fun-filled Easter activities.  (2 and under are free).  Note: Due to ordering concerns, you must…

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Breakfast with Bunny

March 24, 2018, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$9 – $13

Pre-register to reserve your seat at our "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny". Get ready to enjoy a buffet filled with your breakfast favorites and have a few giggles with friends and family. Come hungry and keep your eyes open for our special guest who will hop on by during our Easter celebration. Please be sure to bring your camera for pictures and prepare your little ones for fun-filled Easter activities.  (2 and under are free).  Note: Due to ordering concerns,…

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Here Comes Peter Cottontail

March 29, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$12 – $25

It is time to get ready for Easter. That means some arts and craft projects to decorate, cards to give a special someone, an Easter Bonnet for our Easter Parade, and some cookies and juice to end the day. Note: If your child is not potty-trained, you will need to provide a contact person that can come within 15 minutes as staff cannot change diapers or clothes. This program is being offered to children 2 1/2 - 4 years of…

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April 2018

Happy Arbor Day

April 19, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$12 – $25

It’s never too early to learn about our planet. Children will discover why trees are important, learn a song to sing to you, and create a special “Arbor Day” keepsake. If your child is not potty-trained, you will need to provide a contact person that can come within 15 minutes as staff cannot change diapers or clothes. This program is being offered to children 2 1/2 to 4 years of age.

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Earth Day Workshop

April 20, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Free

Come celebrate Earth Day with the Alsip Park District! We will do a bunch of fun experiments and crafts together as we learn the importance of being environmentally friendly in our daily lives. You will even plant something special to take home and grow on your very own! This event is being offered to youngsters 5-12 years of age and will be held at the Apollo Recreation Center.

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May 2018

Happy Mother’s Day

May 10, 2018, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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$15 – $28

For the first hour of this class, we will be preparing a special surprise for mom. All moms are invited to return at 11:00 for this special treat just for you! If your child is not potty-trained, you will need to provide a contact person that can come within 15 minutes as staff cannot change diapers or clothes. This program is being offered to children 2 1/2 to 4 years of age.

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June 2018

Rock Painting Nights

June 6, 2018, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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The Kindness Rocks Project Join us at the Apollo Recreation Center for Kindness Rock painting. This monthly event can do anything from making someone’s day to helping change the world. You never know what a kind word can do! We will provide the supplies. All you have to do is be kind and creative. The way it works is…we get together and decorate rocks with kind words and beautiful artwork. After all, paint has dried they will be sealed with acrylic…

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Sidewalk Chalk Art Competition

June 9, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Free

Are you an artist at heart and would love to show off your talent for the whole community to see? Sign up for the Alsip Park District’s first ever Sidewalk Art Contest. Each contestant will reserve a 10 x 10 space in the Apollo Recreation Center parking lot. This event is for all ages and will be judged in the following age groups, 10 years and under, 11-17 years and 18 and over. You will be given 2 hours beginning at 9:00 am to complete…

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Ice Cream Social

June 20, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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District for two good old fashioned ice cream social. Get out of the house and come and enjoy a frozen treat with us. Ice cream and all those wonderful toppings will be available to make your own ice cream masterpiece! June 20 Apollo Park August 1 Commissioners Park

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July 2018

4th of July Picnic in the Par

July 2, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Join the Alsip Park District as we enjoy an evening outside with neighbors and friends and celebrate this great country’s’ birthday. We will enjoy a free hot dog, ice cream scoop and some lemonade! Picnic games and a patriotic craft will be provided to help us celebrate our independence. DJ and games will also be available to add to the festivities. At 7:30 we will join in singing Happy Birthday USA and have some birthday cake! This is a free…

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Village Wide Scavenger Hunt

July 14, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Hurry to the Apollo Recreation Center pavilion to receive your checklist for a fun morning of hunting for each item on your list! Bring the family or put together a team of up to six people and drive around town checking item after item off your list. You will be expected to collect items, take pictures of items and also take photos of your team doing different activities and hilarious stuff. The top three teams that return to the Apollo…

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Snackin Socialnight

July 25, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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So you think you can cook? Are you the coolest at parties because of your vast culinary skills and creativity? Even if you aren’t but you have a few good recipes up your sleeve than you must join us for these new summer “get together” event sponsored by the Alsip Park District! We ask you to bring a dish to share with the group. The kids can play in the park as we socialize and snack. Drinks and music will…

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August 2018

Open Mic Night

August 29, 2018, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Free

Do you live to perform in front of an audience? Well here is your chance! The Alsip Park District will provide the stage, sound system and microphone. Bring your voice and acoustic guitar and get ready to show your stuff! Spaces limited so pre-register early, If time permits, you may be able to perform multiple times. Activity: 493593

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September 2018

Worldwide Day of Play and Health Fair

September 22, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
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Free

Enjoy a fun filled day with your family. Arrive at Apollo Park at 10:00 am to receive your information packet and course map. The object is to finish each activity station along the walking path while traveling back to the Apollo. You may race to the finish of keep a steady pace. Take this fall day to enjoy the outdoors away from TV and video games! Stretch your legs and have fun with your family and friends. D.J., Health Fair,…

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October 2018

All Hallows Eve Carnival

October 27, 2018, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
$5 – $7

Dress in your spookiest Hallween costume and join us for our annual Halloween parade. The parade is scheduled to begin at 930 with winners being announced after the parade. The gym will be open with lots of games and prizes to win. We will also have inflatables for children to play on and chance to guess the weight of a huge pumpkin and number of candies in a jar.  $5 in advance; $7 at the door

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Trick or Trunk

October 27, 2018, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
donations appreciated

Haunts Against Hunger Trick or Trunk & Food Drive Don’t take candy from strangers! Join us after the All Hallow’s Eve Carnival for trick or treating around the Apollo Recreation Center Parking Lot! Local families and businesses are invited to reserve a parking space in which they may pull in a vehicle, decorate with Halloween decor, and give out candy to the trick or treaters as they stop by. This is a safe alternative to trick or treating around your…

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November 2018

Turkey Bowling

November 16, 2018, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
$3 – $5

Don’t be a turkey! Win one! Join the Alsip Park District for this new and exciting family Thanksgiving event. Family members will each get chances to slide frozen turkeys down the lane and knock down the most bowling pins in different age divisions to win a turkey, grocery gift card and other fun stuff just in time for your Thanksgiving feast! Location: Small Gym

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Light Up the Park

November 20, 2018, 6:30 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Get in the holiday spirit as we “Light Up The Park” at our annual tree lighting ceremony. Join Mrs. Claus, Prairie Jr. High Band and Choir and our preschool class as we celebrate the upcoming holiday season. Families are encouraged to take part in Family Ornament Night on November 12 since those ornaments are used to decorate the huge evergreen tree out front. After the outdoor oooh-ing and ahhh-ing at the lit tree, we will head into the warm gymnasium…

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April 2019

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

April 13, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
$8 – $10

Breakfast Buffet, Glow in the dark hunt, Games, Craft Bring your camera for a photo with the Bunny 2 years and under free

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After Earth Day Workshop

April 26, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Come celebrate Earth Day with the Alsip Park District! We will do a bunch of fun experiments and crafts together as we learn the importance of being environmentally friendly in our daily lives. You will even plant something special to take home and grow for your very own! Pre-registration is required Activity: 343773-A   Age: 5-12 years

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June 2019

Grand Garage Sale

June 1, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Clean out those Drawers, Closets, & Attics for Spring …and make a little extra money too! Bring your old toys, clothes, treasures and more to be sold at this huge garage sale. Each participant will be given an 8 ft. table for display; tables must be supervised by individuals 12 years and older. Participants are responsible for removing unsold items and disposing of them at home. You may not throw away unsold items in the park district dumpsters or leave…

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Alsip Farmers Market

June 11, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 8, 2019

Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Alsip Farmers Market moves to Tuesday at Apollo Park Fresh produce, prepared foods, family fun, entertainment, kid’s activities, bounce house, craft items, homemade goods & much more!  

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Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest

June 15, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Are you an artist at heart and would love to show off your talent for the whole community to see? Sign up for the Alsip Park District’s first ever Sidewalk Art Contest. Each contestant will reserve a 10 x 10space in the Apollo Recreation Center parking lot. This event is for all ages and will be judged in the following age groups, 10years and under, 11-17 years and 18 and over. You will be given 2 hours beginning at9:00 am…

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August 2019

Alsip Farmers Market

August 27, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 8, 2019

Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Alsip Farmers Market moves to Tuesday at Apollo Park Fresh produce, prepared foods, family fun, entertainment, kid’s activities, bounce house, craft items, homemade goods & much more!  

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September 2019

Alsip Farmers Market

September 3, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 8, 2019

Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Alsip Farmers Market moves to Tuesday at Apollo Park Fresh produce, prepared foods, family fun, entertainment, kid’s activities, bounce house, craft items, homemade goods & much more!  

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Alsip Farmers Market

September 10, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 8, 2019

Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Alsip Farmers Market moves to Tuesday at Apollo Park Fresh produce, prepared foods, family fun, entertainment, kid’s activities, bounce house, craft items, homemade goods & much more!  

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Alsip Farmers Market

September 17, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 8, 2019

Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Alsip Farmers Market moves to Tuesday at Apollo Park Fresh produce, prepared foods, family fun, entertainment, kid’s activities, bounce house, craft items, homemade goods & much more!  

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