Find family-friendly events in your area!  The calendar now features filters… you can sort the events by category, venue, cost, day, even by your location. Enjoy our wonderful community!

submit an eventEveryone is welcome to add events to the Kidlist calendar, given that they are drop-in and/or free special events (no ongoing classes or camps that require registration) and are local to the west and/or southwest suburbs of Chicago. Click on the blue “Submit an Event” button and fill out the form.

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Park District of Forest Park

+ Google Map
7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States

October 2017

Truck or Treat in the Park

October 28, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
+ Google Map
Free

  Come celebrate Halloween with the Park District!  Held in the Park District’s parking lot, participants of our Trunk or Treat event park their cars together and open their trunks to reveal themed decorations. Decorate your car and come dressed in costume as you pass out treats to local trick or treaters.  Children can walk from trunk to trunk to look at decorations and receive candy and treats in a family environment.  Please register your car early!    

Find out more »

January 2018

Tween Teen Movie Night

January 19, 2018, 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 16, 2018 at 6:15 pm

One event on March 23, 2018 at 6:15 pm

One event on April 20, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
+ Google Map
$7 – $10

Join us for these special movie nights just for tweens and teens! PG and PG -13 movies will be shown. Come hang out with your friends as you chill and catch a movie. A hotdog or pizza dinner will be provided. Popcorn and a beverage will also be served. Candy will be available for purchase!  You can register online, in the office or sign up at the door. All movies shown will be PG/PG-13. 5th-8th grade  

Find out more »

February 2018

Friday Movie Night

February 9, 2018, 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 2, 2018 at 6:15 pm

One event on April 6, 2018 at 6:15 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $7

Kids, bring your friends and hang out with us!  It’s Friday night and we will be serving either a hot dog or pizza dinner, popcorn and a movie!  You can register online, in the office or sign up at the door. All movies shown will be G or PG.  

Find out more »

March 2018

Flashlight Egg Hunt

March 23, 2018, 8:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $10

Bring your flashlights and baskets and get ready for an “egg-citing” late night egg hunt. Eggs filled with special treats and prizes will be hidden throughout the Park District.  Find the golden egg and receive an extra cool prize. Ages 9-14

Find out more »

Easter Egg Hunt

March 24, 2018, 10:00 am
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Hunt for candy…meet the Easter Bunny…and much, much more! It’s that time of year once again when the Easter Bunny will make its annual visit to the Park District of Forest Park.  There will be five separate hunts for toddlers through 4 graders.  All hunts will begin at 10:00AM SHARP! After the hunt, line up to meet the Easter Bunny!  Please bring a camera.  DON’T BE LATE!

Find out more »

May 2018

Flying 4 Kids Kite Fly

May 6, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Keep your eyes to the skies on Sunday, May 6th . The Park District of Forest Park is hosting a fun, family-oriented kite fly as part of the Illinois Association of Park District’s (IAPD) statewide “Flying 4 Kids”. The event will feature Kite Contests and much more!  Participants are encouraged to bring their own kites for this fun, leisurely kite fly.

Find out more »

August 2018

6th Annual Forest Park Kids Triathalon

August 18, 2018, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$35

Swim, bike and run your way through the park during the Park District’s 6th Annual Kids Triathlon. This event is open to boys and girls from ages 7 to 14. Waves will be based on both age and gender. Includes race t-shirt and participation medal.  

Find out more »

Movies in the Park

August 24, 2018, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
Free

A movie will be shown on the front lawn in the park each month during the summer season. Make it a family night…grab a blanket and some snacks (concessions will be available for purchase) and enjoy a “night out” at the movies! Movies will begin at dusk between 7:45 pm and 8:30 pm. August 24 COCO September 7 LA LA LAND

Find out more »

September 2018

Chili and Beer Fest

September 29, 2018, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
Free

Who’s got the best Chili in town? To find out, don’t miss the 3nd Annual Forest Park Chili and Beer Fest! Local residents and organizations can compete for the winner’s title and prize money! Awards will be given in one division for 1st place ($500) and 2nd place ($250) as well as the People’s Choice Award and the Chili Fest Spirit Award. Chili Cookoff teams should register by September 21. $25 entry includes propane burner and tank, tables and chairs…

Find out more »

October 2018

Trunk or Treat in the Park

October 27, 2018, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
Free

Come celebrate Halloween with the Park District! Held in the Park District’s parking lot, participants of our Trunk or Treat event park their cars together and open their trunks to reveal themed decorations. Decorate your car and come dressed in costume as you pass out treats to local trick or treaters. Children can walk from trunk to trunk to look at decorations and receive candy and treats in a family environment. Please register your car early!  

Find out more »

December 2018

Holiday Open Gym

December 26, 2018, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until December 28, 2018

One event on December 31, 2018 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 1, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on January 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$5 – $8

The Holiday Open Gym will be for ages 10 and up.  We will have a gym supervisor on hand during these times. Open gym is included in all RRC memberships. A signed parent waiver must be on file.  

Find out more »

January 2019

Friday Fun Night Movies

January 4, 2019, 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 8, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on March 1, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on April 5, 2019 at 6:15 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$5 – $7

Kids, bring your friends and hang out with us!  It’s Friday night and we will be serving either a hot dog or pizza dinner, popcorn and a movie!  You can register online, in the office or sign up at the door. All movies shown will be G or PG. Ages: Grades K-4 Location: Building 4      

Find out more »

Tween Teen Movie Night

January 18, 2019, 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 15, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on March 22, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on April 26, 2019 at 6:15 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$7 – $10

Join us for these special movie nights just for tweens and teens! PG and PG -13 movies will be shown. Come hang out with your friends as you chill and catch a movie. A hotdog or pizza dinner will be provided. Popcorn and a beverage will also be served. Candy will be available for purchase!  You can register online, in the office or sign up at the door. Ages:                  5th-8th grade Location:            Building 4

Find out more »

April 2019

Flashlight Egg Hunt

April 12, 2019, 8:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$5 – $10

Bring your flashlights and baskets and get ready for an “egg-citing” late night egg hunt. Eggs filled with special treats and prizes will be hidden throughout the Park District.  Find the golden egg and receive an extra cool prize.  Ages: 9-14        

Find out more »

Easter Egg Hunt

April 13, 2019, 10:00 am
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
Free

Hunt for candy…meet the Easter Bunny…and much, much more! It’s that time of year once again when the Easter Bunny will make its annual visit to the Park District of Forest Park.  There will be five separate hunts for toddlers through 4 graders. All hunts will begin at 10:00AM SHARP! After the hunt, line up to meet the Easter Bunny! Please bring a camera.  DON’T BE LATE!

Find out more »

Family Garage Sale and Flea Market

April 27, 2019, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States

We will be turning the Park District parking lot into Forest Park’s very own community-wide garage sale and flea market.  Clean out your attic, cellar, or garage for items to sell. What you think is junk may be another person’s treasure. Here’s your chance to unload baby clothes, toys, games, collectibles, or anything else you may have.  If you are interested in selling anything, come out and shop all the treasures of Forest Park. Tables are available on a first…

Find out more »

October 2019

Friday Fun Night Movies

October 4, 2019, 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 1, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on November 15, 2019 at 6:15 pm

One event on December 13, 2019 at 6:15 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$5

Parents, are you looking for a night out on your own?  Drop your child off at the Park District of Forest Park and enjoy your evening.  The children will be kept entertained with a pizza or hot dog dinner, movie and popcorn. Ages: 5-12 Location: Building 4 Fee: $5 Pre-register or pay at the door

Find out more »

Trunk or Treat

October 26, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
Free

Come celebrate Halloween with the Park District!  Held in the Park District’s parking lot, participants of our Trunk or Treat event park their cars together and open their trunks to reveal themed decorations. Decorate your car and come dressed in costume as you pass out treats to local trick or treaters.  Children can walk from trunk to trunk to look at decorations and receive candy and treats in a family environment. Please register your car early!

Find out more »

January 2020

Friday Movie Night

January 17, 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 21, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on May 15, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$5

Kids, bring your friends and hang out with us! It’s Friday night and we will be serving either a hot dog or pizza dinner, popcorn and a movie. You can register online, in the office or sign up at the door. All movies shown will be G or PG.

Find out more »

February 2020

Freeze Fest

February 1, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States

Beat the winter blues with and meet up with friends at Freeze Fest! Freeze Fest will be filled with snowman building and fun outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy. Warm up at our hot cocoa bar or grab a bowl of chili while you catch up with friends and neighbors.

Find out more »

Kids Valentine Day Cards and Crafts

February 6, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$15

Join Mrs. Sandy afterschool for an afternoon of Valentine card making and crafts! If your child is enrolled in a district 91 school they can be picked up after-school and brought to the park district by our Fun Camp bus and staff. YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS TRANSPORTATION AT THE PARK DISTRICT OFFICE AND INFORM THE SCHOOL THAT THEY WILL BE ATTENDING. The class ends at 5PM and you can pick your child up at the main office.

Find out more »

Kids Cooking Class

February 27, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 5, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$20

Learn to cook and bake with Ms. Sandy These classes are designed to teach each particiant how to cook and bake. All food and supplies are provided please bring a container to bring home extra food. If your child is enrolled in a district 91 school they can be picked up afterschool and brought to the park district by our Fun Camp bus and staff. YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS TRANSPORTATION AT THE PARK DISTRICT OFFICE AND INFORM THE SCHOOL…

Find out more »

March 2020

Kids Cooking Class

March 5, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 5, 2020 at 3:30 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$20

Learn to cook and bake with Ms. Sandy These classes are designed to teach each particiant how to cook and bake. All food and supplies are provided please bring a container to bring home extra food. If your child is enrolled in a district 91 school they can be picked up afterschool and brought to the park district by our Fun Camp bus and staff. YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS TRANSPORTATION AT THE PARK DISTRICT OFFICE AND INFORM THE SCHOOL…

Find out more »

Friday Movie Night

March 14, 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 21, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on March 14, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on April 17, 2020 at 6:15 pm

One event on May 15, 2020 at 6:15 pm

Park District of Forest Park, 7501 Harrison St
Forest Park, IL 60130 United States
$5

Kids, bring your friends and hang out with us! It’s Friday night and we will be serving either a hot dog or pizza dinner, popcorn and a movie. You can register online, in the office or sign up at the door. All movies shown will be G or PG.

Find out more »
+ Export Events

All events will be reviewed before publishing to the calendar. Event approval usually occurs on Wednesdays; if you need your event to be reviewed before then, please email Annie at annie@mykidlist.com.

We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.