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The Depot

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401 Thatcher Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305 United States

November 2017

Santa Express

November 25, 2017, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on November 26, 2017 at 12:30 pm

The Depot, 401 Thatcher Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
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$12 – $14

Join the River Forest Park District on a magical train ride to the North Pole. Every child will have a chance to meet Santa and give him their Christmas Wish List, enjoy cookies and chocolate milk, read the Polar Express™ story with the River Forest Public Library, play a trivia game, and sing Christmas carols. Dress in your pajamas just like they did in the story! THIS IS A RESIDENT ONLY EVENT THIS YEAR. (LIMIT 6 TICKETS PER FAMILY) Ages:…

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November 2019

Mom & Me Superhero Party

November 9, 2019, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Depot, 401 Thatcher Ave.
River Forest, IL 60305 United States
$40 – $50

Dress as your favorite superhero at this new event for kids and their favorite female role model.  Fun activities and lunch will be included, along with a special character visit. Ages: Kids 3 - 9 (with Mom) Fee: R$40/NR$50 per couple; each additional child R$12/NR$15

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