Clarendon Hills Park District  •  315 Chicago Ave.  •  Clarendon Hills, IL 60514  •  (630)323-2626  •  clarendonhillsparkdistrict.org

Special Events


SPRING INTO ART
Wednesdays
4:30-6:00pm
Community Center

Let your art shine through on the gloomy days of winter. Choose one or come to all three with your friends enjoy some delicious sweet treats and punch while you create your holiday masterpiece. There will be two designs to choose from at each class. Medium size canvas and paints will be provided. Remember to dress in your painting clothes.

Registration is required Fee R/NR: $15/$18

Code Date Holiday
#859100-04 March 13 St. Patrick
#859100-05 April 10 Easter

DADDY DAUGHTER TIES & TIARAS
Friday, April 5
6:00-8:00pm
Clarendon Hills Middle School

Invite your little princess to a night of dinner and dancing. Dads and daughters will start the night with a craft and dinner before the dancing begins. The photo booth will be open throughout the evening to capture the special moments for couple and friends. We’ll finish the evening with a sweet dessert. Each daughter will with a memento to remember their special evening. Registration Deadline April 1.

Registration is required #868100-03 Fee R/NR: $40/$50 per father daughter and $8/$10 for additional daughter


MORNING WITH THE EASTER BUNNY
Saturday, April 20 8:30-10:30am
Clarendon Hills Middle School

Start the holiday weekend off with a HOP! Join us and the Easter Bunny for a fun morning filled with a magic show, breakfast bites, face painting and balloon art. DATE CHANGE DUE TO AMENDED SD181 CALENDAR.

Registration is required #866100-01 Fee R/NR: $5/$7 including adults


EASTER EGG HUNT
Saturday, April 20

Join us for the Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Prospect Park! Bring your basket to fill with colorful eggs. Many eggs have a special prize, so make sure you check each egg before you leave so your child can collect their prize. Ages will be divided out on the Prospect Park Tennis Courts. In the case of inclement weather, the hunt will be held in Clarendon Hills Middle School Gym. DATE CHANGE DUE TO AMENDED SD181 CALENDAR.


PRINCESS TEA PARTY
Saturday, April 27 2:00-3:30pm
Community Center

Be our guest for a royal afternoon filled with tea, petite sandwiches and desert.  A fairytale princess will grace our presence so dress as your favorite princess to have fun on this magical adventure. Registration Deadline April 22.

Registration is required.  868100-05   Fee R/NR:  $22/$26 per couple and $7/$9 for additional child


CONCERT IN THE PARK WITH MISS JAMIE'S FARM
Friday, June 21
11am-12pm
Prospect Park Pavilion
Free

Miss Jamie and her puppet friends from the farm take the audience on a magical barnyard adventure in a sing-along, dance-along show that's fun for kids and grownups alike. She will take you on an imaginative musical adventure to her "farm" where children learn values like hard work, healthy eating, exercise and being kind to animals and each other. (VL)


SIDEWALK CHALK FEST
Friday, June 21
11:45am-12:30pm
Prospect Park Pavilion
Free

Come for the concert and hang around after to help us decorate the Prospect Park Path!


AMERICAN GIRL ETIQUETTE AND SLUMBER PARTY

You and your American Girl doll are invited to learn manners while enjoying sweet treats and punch, hosted by Miss Gretchen, Etiquette Specialist. Once bedtime approaches, you will change your doll into their PJ's for storytime and then tuck them in for the night. Return the next morning at 9:00am for a continental breakfast and to see how much fun your doll and all the others had at their Summer Slumber Party. (VL)

Min/Max: 10/40
Ages: 5-12 years old
Day: Thursday
Location: CHPD Community Center
Fee R/NR: $10/$12

Code Date Time Reg. Deadline
868200-01 June 27 6:00-7:15pm June 24

ART IN THE PARKS

Enjoy the beautiful parks in Clarendon Hills while making crafts and playing games! Get outside and come play! Each week will highlight a different theme for crafts and games. In case of inclement weather we will cancel and registered participants will be notified via email by 9:00am the day of the program. LIMITED TO CLARENDON HILLS RESIDENTS ONLY (MS)

Min/Max: 8/30
Day: Friday
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Fee R/NR: FREE but Pre-Registration Required
Ages: 3-10 years old
*Children 3-4 years old MUST be accompanied by a parent/guardian

Code Date Location Reg. Deadline
870200-01 June 28 Hosek Park June 25
870200-03 August 9 Prospect Park August 6

ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Thursday, July 11
6:00-7:00pm
Prospect Park Pavilion
Free

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month and join us at Prospect Park Pavilion for vanilla ice cream with yummy toppings to choose from to create your ice cream sundae. Arrange to meet neighbors or meet new families while enjoying the park and a frosty treat. This is a free event for Clarendon Hills residents.


FISHING DERBY
Saturday, July 13
8:00-10:00am
Prospect Park Ponds

Grab your pole and head over to Prospect Park Ponds for our Annual Fishing Derby! The pond will be stocked with farm-raised catfish and bass for the event. Trophies will be awarded for the Longest Fish caught in each age group; 7&Under, 8-12, 13-17 and 18&older. This is a catch and release event and a two pole limit. Don't forget to bring a bucket, bait and fishing pole. This is a free event for Clarendon Hills residents. Check-in begins at 7:45am


SUMMER MOVIE AT LIONS PARK
"Incredibles 2"
Thursday, July 18
Activities start 8:00pm
Movie start 8:30pm

Everyone's favorite family is back, but this time Helen is in the spotlight leaving Bob at home with Violet, Dash and baby Jack-Jack. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again. Rated PG with Running Time 118 Minutes


STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER

The evening starts at 6:00pm with a pizza party for you and your favorite stuffed animal followed by a special bedtime story. Once your stuffed animal is all tucked in you will leave for the night. The next morning at 9:00am, you will return to see how much fun they had at their sleepover and share donuts and juice. (VL)

Min/Max: 10/40
Ages: 3-9 years old (3-5 year olds with a parent)
Day: Thursday
Location: CHPD Community Center
Fee R/NR: $7/$9

Code Date Time Reg. Deadline
868200-02 June 27 6:00-7:15pm June 24

TOUCH-A-TRUCK
Friday, August 2
10:30am – 12:30pm
Prospect School Parking Lot
FREE

Last year was a huge hit with a new location and new vehicles! We are headed back to the north Prospect Parking Lot this year. A FREE family event that showcases many types and kinds of transportation vehicles and machinery that you see on the road, read about in books or see on TV. Climb, sit, touch and learn how these vehicles work and what makes them special. (MS)
All Ages


SUMMER MOVIE AT PROSPECT PARK
"Wreck It Ralph"
Friday, August 16

Activities start 7:30pm
Movie start 8:00pm

Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game. "Sugar Rush." They rely on the netizens to help navigate their way, including Yesses, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend making site BuzzTube. Rated PG with Running Time 112 Minutes.


 



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