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October 2018

Hayrides in the Park: 10/19

Fee: $8/$10 (children under one year admitted free) AGES: All AGES (at least 1 adult must be registered) Location: CP Remember those old-fashioned hayrides from your childhood? Now your entire family can enjoy the closeness of snuggling together atop cozy hay bales as you wind along the trails of Citizens Park. When you return from your ride, we’ll have hot cocoa, cider, and s’mores waiting to warm you up by the fireplace. Due to limited seating on the wagon, pre-registration…

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Hayrides at the Park: 10/19

Fee: $8/$10 (children under one year admitted free) AGES: All AGES (at least 1 adult must be registered) Location: CP Remember those old-fashioned hayrides from your childhood? Now your entire family can enjoy the closeness of snuggling together atop cozy hay bales as you wind along the trails of Citizens Park. When you return from your ride, we’ll have hot cocoa, cider, and s’mores waiting to warm you up by the fireplace. Due to limited seating on the wagon, pre-registration…

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December 2018

Barrington Express to Santa’s Workshop

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!

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The Back Porch – KICKOFF PARTY!

Come see what the hype is all about! The Back Porch is a vibrant community of adults (over 50), focused on a happy, active lifestyle. Join other adults in exploring a variety of pursuits, from casual happy hours to fine dining, musical entertainment and theater, as well as group activities, sports and much more.  Join the fun and let the journey begin! There’s never been a better time to start than now! The kickoff party will offer refreshments and music by Sons of Bildor. Bring yourself, partner and/or a friend.

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Dinner with Santa

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!

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Root Beer Bubbly Bash!

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!

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