Events List

29 May 2024 National Senior Health & Fitness Day 5/29/2024 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day at the Centennial Activity Center and Centennial Fitness Center! This free event is an opportunity to make, renew, and revitalize your commitment to live a healthier life through better health and fitness. 

4 Jun 2024 Zombie Tag 6/4/2024 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Ready for Wildwood’s twist on the classic game of tag? A popular Nature Camp and Discovery Crew game, Zombie Tag is a prairie wide invasion to escape and evade getting tagged by the group of Zombie players.

5 Jun 2024 Murtle the Turtle's Birthday Party 6/5/2024 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for the South Park Turtle’s birthday party celebration! Enjoy refreshments and fun prizes in honor of Murtle’s birthday. Aquatic events are open to all ages! Regular pool admission fees apply.

7 Jun 2024 Backyard Campout 6/7/2024 5:00 PM - 6/8/2024 10:00 AM

Camp out with your family outside at Wildwood. Enjoy a campfire dinner and s'mores on Friday night and breakfast on Saturday morning. Before and after dinner, say hello to the Wildwood critters, borrow a fishing pole or net and visit the pond, and then enjoy a family friendly movie before turning in for the night.

8 Jun 2024 Summer Craft & Vendor Fair 6/8/2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Do you sell fashion items, accessories, jewelry, skin care, cosmetics, home goods, art, or sweet treats? Sign up as a vendor for our Summer Craft & Vendor Fair! Shop local and support your community crafters and small businesses!

8 Jun 2024 Park Ridge Community Health Fair 6/8/2024 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This community health fair, hosted by the Park Ridge Community Health Commission, City of Park Ridge, and Park Ridge Park District, offers activities for the whole family!

13 Jun 2024 Pond Dippers 6/13/2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Have fun as a family discovering what lurks beneath the surface of the pond! Dip and scoop with nets to catch lots of critters and maybe a few tadpoles! Learn all about life in the pond, and dress for a mess. 

14 Jun 2024 Celebrate Centennial Aquatic Center 6/14/2024 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate Centennial Aquatic Center with 10 hours of fun! Enjoy games, activities, and prizes every hour. Event is included with pool admission fee.

20 Jun 2024 Regular Park Board Meeting 6/20/2024 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Park Ridge Park District Board Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month. The public is invited to attend the meetings. The meeting will be held at the Wohlers Hall Administrative Building located at Prospect Park, 733 N. Prospect Ave.

20 Jun 2024 Hinkley Flick & Float: Lilo & Stitch 6/20/2024 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us at Hinkley Pool as we float around and enjoy a movie after dark! Bring your favorite pool float for this event to help you relax under the stars and enjoy a flick and float at the pool.

21 Jun 2024 Summer Concert at Hodges Park - A Taylor Experience 6/21/2024 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Pack a picnic and enjoy music in the park!

Are you ready for it? Paying tribute to one of the most iconic pop stars of the decade, “Are You Ready For It? A Taylor Experience,” captivates Swifties of all ages with a live band show that recreates Taylor’s historic “Eras Tour.” Featuring a dynamic performance complete with costume changes and an all-star line up!

21 Jun 2024 S'more Stories, Songs, and Strolls 6/21/2024 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy a summer night of s’mores, stories, and songs around a campfire with your family. Sit around Wildwood’s campfire circle to sing songs, listen to stories, cook yummy s’mores, and head out around the pond for a nighttime stroll.

24 Jun 2024 Spend a Day with S.T.A.R. 6/24/2024 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Explore everything S.T.A.R. has to offer! From fitness to trips, and everything in between, we have been providing fun and friendship for over 40 years.

25 Jun 2024 Zombie Tag 6/25/2024 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Ready for Wildwood’s twist on the classic game of tag? A popular Nature Camp and Discovery Crew game, Zombie Tag is a prairie wide invasion to escape and evade getting tagged by the group of Zombie players. 

28 Jun 2024 Summer Concert at Hodges Park - Todd & The Ten Pins 6/28/2024 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Pack a picnic and enjoy music in the park!

Todd and The Ten Pins have been together for over 12 years, playing multi- generational music that makes you want to dance and sing! Rock, Country, Pop, Funk, New Wave and so much more. They've got a song for you!

29 Jun 2024 Gone Fishin' Derby 6/29/2024 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Come to Wildwood Nature Center for the Gone Fishin' Derby at the Maine Park ponds. Registration fee includes one container of bait (wax worms or night crawlers) and all participants receive a goody bag. Additional bait is also available for purchase.

1 Jul 2024 Zombie Tag 7/1/2024 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Ready for Wildwood’s twist on the classic game of tag? A popular Nature Camp and Discovery Crew game, Zombie Tag is a prairie wide invasion to escape and evade getting tagged by the group of Zombie players. 

3 Jul 2024 July 3rd Fireworks Celebration 7/3/2024 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

DJ & Children’s Entertainment • 6:30pm-8:00pm
Live Music Entertainment • Starts at 8:00pm

Bring a picnic (no alcoholic beverages or grills allowed) to Maine East High School 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!

7 Jul 2024 Sunday Yoga in the Park 7/7/2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us in Hodges Park on Sunday mornings for free community yoga! Ages 5-12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

12 Jul 2024 Summer Concert at Hodges Park 7/12/2024 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Pack a picnic dinner and come over to Hodges Park for a summer concert sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society. This week features the Brian Patti Big Band.

13 Jul 2024 Early Childhood Expo & Kite Fest 7/13/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Parents and children, sample everything the Park District has to offer children age 5 and under, all in one place! Follow our scavenger hunt through the facility to try out our classes and activities. Drop in any time!

14 Jul 2024 Sunday Yoga in the Park 7/14/2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us in Hodges Park on Sunday mornings for free community yoga! Ages 5-12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

16 Jul 2024 Family Summer Concert: Miss Jamie 7/16/2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us at Prospect Park for our family summer concerts! This week features Miss Jamie: Planting Seeds Through Song!

16 Jul 2024 Zombie Tag 7/16/2024 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Ready for Wildwood’s twist on the classic game of tag? A popular Nature Camp and Discovery Crew game, Zombie Tag is a prairie wide invasion to escape and evade getting tagged by the group of Zombie players.

18 Jul 2024 Hinkley Flick & Float: Wonka 7/18/2024 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join us at Hinkley Pool as we float around and enjoy a movie after dark! Bring your favorite pool float for this event to help you relax under the stars and enjoy a flick and float at the pool.

19 Jul 2024 S'more Stories, Songs, and Strolls 7/19/2024 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy a summer night of s’mores, stories, and songs around a campfire with your family. Sit around Wildwood’s campfire circle to sing songs, listen to stories, cook yummy s’mores, and head out around the pond for a nighttime stroll. 

19 Jul 2024 Summer Concert at Hodges Park 7/19/2024 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Pack a picnic dinner and come over to Hodges Park for a summer concert sponsored by the Park Ridge Fine Arts Society. This week features the Park Ridge Fine Arts Symphony.

21 Jul 2024 Sundae Funday 7/21/2024

Enjoy a free ice cream treat at the Splash Pad (while supplies last). Stop by for a sweet treat on a hot day between Noon-12:30pm & 3:30pm-4:00pm.

Thank you to our sponsor: MD Ventures Medical Spa

21 Jul 2024 Centennial Fitness Center Open House 7/21/2024 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Considering Centennial Fitness Center Membership?

Try it for free at our Open House! Enjoy FREE admission all day! Stop by anytime for a facility tour. (Group fitness classes are not included.)

21 Jul 2024 Sunday Yoga in the Park 7/21/2024 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us in Hodges Park on Sunday mornings for free community yoga! Ages 5-12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

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