Upcoming Events and Trips

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Families
40248
Wildwood Nature Center
$15 per family
The entire family will enjoy the peaceful night air while sitting around a fire listening to stories, singing songs, and making everyone’s favorite - s’mores! Enjoy a night hike around the pond. Flashlights are not needed, but feel free to bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Fee is per family.
 
Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm
All Ages
Wildwood Nature Center
Enjoy a day down on the farm! Pet cows, chickens, goats, and more in the petting zoo featuring over 20 animals. Head out on a 50¢ hayride through Wildwood and hop on a pony ($5/ride). Have a rootin’ tootin’ good time with bingo, pig races, games, activities, and crafts. During the event, cowpokes big and small can try their hand at fun free contests like a pie eating contest, potato sack races, tug of war, and a water balloon toss. Food, drinks, and lemonade shake-ups available for sale.
 
Free Family Events include:
1:00pm Pie Eating Contest
1:30pm Potato Sack Races
2:00pm Tug of War
2:30pm Water Balloon Toss
Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Families
40257
Wildwood Nature Center
Free
Join us for an hour of games, crafts, and educational activities based around the seasonal nature theme of the day. Program is free, but registration is required.
 
Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 12:30pm - 4:30pm
All Ages
Centennial Aquatic Center
Free (pool admission applies)
Get out those grass skirts and hula on over to Centennial Aquatic Center for our Summer Luau. Do the limbo, test your aim with a dolphin ring toss, and try the Aloha Hop.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 9:00am - 7:00pm
Ages 11-14
41423
$36/$45
Beat the heat this summer at one of the best waterparks in Illinois! Zip down the Typhoon Terror or chill out in the Splash Magic River, there is something for everyone. Cost includes transportation, supervision, and admission (must be 42-48 inches tall to ride most rides). Bring money for lunch and dinner. Registration deadline: August 5.
 
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