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  • Movies in the Park
    6/27/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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    Movies in the Park

    It’s a SIT-in DRIVE-in! Remember what great fun it was to pile everyone in the car and head out to a drive-in movie? Well, it’s back...kind of! It’s a screen, it’s in a park, it's movies you love, and it’s TOTALLY fun! 

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  • Mud Day
    6/29/2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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    Mud Day

    Get ready for some not-so-clean fun! Create mud pies, dirt people, and enjoy muck inspired activities for the whole family.

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  • Gone Fishin' Derby
    6/29/2019 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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    Gone Fishin' Derby

    Come to Wildwood Nature Center for the Kids Fishing Derby at the Maine Park ponds. The ponds are stocked and the fish are biting!

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  • 3rd of July Fireworks Celebration
    7/3/2019 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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    3rd of July Fireworks Celebration

    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!

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  • Pond Dippers
    7/16/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    Pond Dippers

    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.

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  • Capture the Flag
    7/23/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
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    Capture the Flag

    What’s that lurking in the prairie grass? Is that a friend or foe? Are you on the attack or dropping back in defense? Can you capture the flag? Divide into teams, hide your flag, and the family friendly battle begins! 

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  • Infection
    7/29/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
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    Infection

    Ready for Wildwood’s twist on the classic Infection Tag? Infection is a prairie-wide fight to escape and evade getting tagged by the group of infected players.

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  • Summer Concert at Hodges Park
    8/2/2019 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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    Summer Concert at Hodges Park

    Tino & The Latin Swing Factor - This energetic Latin band is heating up the dance floor with salsa, cumbia, and merengue music. Enjoy free salsa lessons from 7:15pm-8:00pm, as well as concessions and face painting.

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  • Family Campfire
    8/2/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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    Family Campfire

    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! 

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  • Back to School Splash
    8/2/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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    Back to School Splash

    As summer is winding down, grab your friends and join us for some fun at Hinkley Pool! The Back to School Splash allows middle schoolers to enjoy a private pool party, where they can hang out poolside for a fun evening.

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  • Infection
    8/2/2019 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
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    Infection

    Ready for Wildwood’s twist on the classic Infection Tag? Infection is a prairie-wide fight to escape and evade getting tagged by the group of infected players. 

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  • Kite Fest
    8/3/2019 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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    Kite Fest

    Enjoy a day of good old fashioned kite flying and picnicking with family and friends. Watch fantastic kite flying demonstrations from Chicago Kite Company along with a DJ, concessions, inflatables, and games.

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  • Sundae Funday
    8/4/2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
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    Sundae Funday

    Enjoy a sundae at the Splash Pad! Stop by between 12:00-12:30pm or 4:00-4:30pm for a sweet treat on a hot day.

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