Upcoming Events and Trips

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Families
46980
Wildwood Nature Center
$12 per family
Get ready for some not-so-clean fun! Create mud pies, dirt people, and enjoy muck inspired activities for the whole family. Dress for a mess in old clothes or swimsuits. Clean off under sprinklers and hoses; and bring towels or a change of clothes.
 
Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 6:00pm - 10:30pm
All Ages
Celebrate Independence Day the Park Ridge way!
Bring a picnic (no alcoholic beverages or grills allowed) and relax before the fireworks begin. Enjoy the evening catching up with friends and family. Join the Park District’s party staff and DJ for an Interactive Dance Party at 6:30pm. Arrive early and get a great spot!
 
Sunday, July 3 • Maine East High School
DJ & Children’s Entertainment • 6:30pm-8:00pm
Live Music Entertainment • Starts at 8:00pm
 
Fireworks Preferred Parking
Watch one of the best fireworks displays around without having to search hours for a parking spot! We have reserved preferred parking in the Maine East High School parking lot just for you. So get your pass and relax, while making a contribution towards the fireworks show. “Family Style” tailgaters are encouraged to participate - no alcoholic beverages or grills allowed. Directions and pass will be mailed to you prior to event. Register early! Spaces are limited. Spaces are assigned on a first come, first served basis on the night of the event. No early admission. Preferred parking will begin at 6:00pm. Registration deadline: June 23. 
 
Sunday, July 3 • 6:00pm-10:30pm
Location: Maine East High School, Dempster & Potter (west of Lutheran General Hospital)
Class: 47544
Fee: $16 Resident / $28 Non-Resident
Monday, July 4, 2016 - 12:30pm - 4:30pm
All Ages
Hinkley Pool
Free with daily admission
Celebrate the holiday with some old fashion pool games at this family friendly event! Compete in a water balloon toss and family fun relays. Adults can even participate in cannon ball contests! 
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Families
46978
Wildwood Nature Center
$12 per family
Turn your family into scientists and explore fun science concepts with us! Make cool discoveries through experiments, projects, and play. Different activities each class.
 
 
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Grades 4-5
Maine Park Leisure Center
$5 at the door
Friday Night Live Club is a fun, safe club designed for students in 4th & 5th grade (ages 9-11). Each month is themed and features a DJ! Pre-register or pay at the door. Concessions (pizza/hot dogs, pop, water, candy & chips) are available.
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