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Saturday, December 1, 2018 4:00 - 7:00pm ~ Citizens Park For all Ages (Ages 1 - 12 must be with Adult) Fee: $25 per child Adults FREE but MUST REGISTER Winter Themed Crafts and Games Trackless Train Rides to the North Pole Ice Skating Alongside Santa’s Elves (weather permitting) Visit with Santa in his Hut Located in the Treehouse| BHS Madrigal Choir Performance 6:00 - 7:00pm Appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus All registrants will be given a wristband to…
Calling all kids! Put on your jammies and bring your favorite teddy bear and blankie for a magical evening of Christmas songs and stories with Mrs. Claus. Milk and cookies will be served by the fireplace, and who knows, maybe Santa will stop by with a small present for each child! Parents, don’t forget your cameras!
Bring the holiday season to life for your little ones. This very special holiday trip celebrates the magic of the season. Children and their accompanying adult will take the Metra train from Barrington Station to the Moose Lodge on the famous Woodstock Square! While riding to Santa’s Workshop in the North Pole, holiday stories will be read and carols will be sung. At the lodge cookies will be provided to decorate, and the kids will make a holiday craft while enjoying their cookies, hot chocolate or cider. Santa Claus will also be making an appearance to say “HO, HO, Hello” and give the kids a treat bag. This is a popular event that will fill up VERY quickly!
Every little one wants the chance to tell Santa their Christmas wishes before the big day arrives. Come to the Park District and enjoy a catered dinner and a personal visit with everyone’s favorite jolly old elf, Santa. Pre-registration is required. This is a very popular event, so please register early!
This special day is just for you and your favorite doll. Come on over to the Park District dressed in your tea-party finest, and we’ll have mini sandwiches, snacks and even some tea for sipping! Instructor Barb Lauro will lead us in a craft, as well as a mini fashion show for you and your doll right in the“Sullivan Tea Room” on stage.
Kids will ring in the New Year by brewing homemade root beer at the ultimate bubbly bash! Party attendees will cast their vote for BEST 2019 ROOT BEER as they taste-test a flight of 5 different unidentified sumptuous foamy brands. Next, kids will complete their experience by preparing their own customized “black cow” (root beer float) with loads of festive fixings. Then, meet a real furry bunny rabbit mascot, named Root Beer…. of course! Lastly, the party culminates with kids making root beer SLIME to take home. This is a child’s dream New Year’s Eve Week event!
Are you too young to stay up until midnight or would you like to start your New Year’s celebration early? Children and their parents can get an early start on the party at Barrington Park District’s Noon Year’s Eve Ball! Ring in the Noon Year with dancing, festive snacks, a craft and a Noon Year’s toast as we count down to the Noon Year!
NERF has been a longtime fan-favorite, and has evolved into an action-packed activity. Kids will enjoy a full hour of running around the gym, which will be covered with different elements to hide and blast behind, all while playing a wide variety of challenging NERF Battle games. Participants are able to bring their own NERF blasters from home, but additional equipment will be provided.
Watch your children’s eyes light up as they receive a personal visit from the Easter Bunny at your home, who will present them with their very own basket filled with goodies. Be sure to have your camera on hand to capture the moment!