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Adorable Christmas Puppies

For Ages: 3 - 12 years

Each child will have an adorable dog to stuff and bring to life. You will then select a special name for your new puppy to fill out on his or her birth certificate. We will also be decorating tee shirts, a rhinestone collar, and a blanket to lie on.


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Daddy/Daughter: Holiday Heart to Hold Gift Class

For Ages: 3 - 10 years

This class is full of “heart” and is perfect for making homemade gifts with love and thought for family members. Each couple will make 3 treasured gifts including a pottery and wood craft as well as a beautiful crystal beaded piece all from the HEART!  Holiday spirits and festive music provided. A wrapping station will complete the gift.


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Dance Divas “WERQING” it Party

For Ages: 7 - 13 years

Glitzy Girlz has teamed up with amazing instructors of the new craze “WERQ” dance. The class will bring the energy and the fun! Along with “WERQ” choreography the girls will do fun dances like Limbo and line dancing. Sign up with a group of friends and wear your FAV workout outfit!


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Discovery Language Programs: Spanish for Pre-Schoolers

Learning a new language is always an exciting adventure, a real “Discovery” of a whole new world and the people in it. Children are most receptive to foreign language learning between birth and age twelve.  The earlier a foreign language is introduced, the more easily a greater level of understanding and fluency is achieved. Discovery…


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Got Communication and Confidence? Holiday Edition

For Ages: 6 - 12 years

In a world where everyone is looking down at their tablet or phone, our youth is evolving into a generation with limited skills in communication and confidence. Communication REALLY is more than a text, email, video game, or hanging out on social media. Through an incredibly fun and high energy workshop, kids will have the chance to…


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Grand-Friends

For Ages: 4-5 & 55 years and up

The Barrington Park District is proud to offer our very first intergenerational program, Grand-Friends! Enjoy an hour each month spending time with your new special friend. Each month will be a new theme with books to read and projects to create. This program is designed to help young children further advance their socialization skills while…


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Halloween in Hollywood

For Ages: 6 - 12 years

Find out how your favorite Sci-Fi or scary films use makeup to horrify viewers. Kids can build self-esteem while experimenting with the science of shocking Hollywood gory special effects makeup. Try out things like bleeding blisters, bad bruises, wicked wounds, bloody brain slime sculpting, designing gross teeth, and more secrets from the movies will be explored. Children will…


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Have the Slime of Your Life! A Horrifying Halloween Hour

For Ages: 6 - 12 years

Have the slime of your life making and interacting with Halloween themed Glow in the Dark Slime!  Light up the path for trick or treating this year with your glowing slime. Next, move into the concoction lab and learn the physics of FRANKENSLIME Goo while making your own batch. Then hang out in the ultimate slime…


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Little Chefs Holiday Kitchen Creations

For Ages: 4- 7 years

Create your own special dishes that highlight Halloween, Thanksgiving and the December Holidays. You’ll learn about cooking, utensils, safety and basic food preparation by following simple recipes and eating your creations for dinner! Theme Sec.# 01: Halloween Sec.# 02: Thanksgiving Sec.# 03: Holiday Instructor: BPD Staff Location: F&RC - Kitchen/John Sullivan A


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Magic Class

For Ages: 5 - 12 years

Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading, and more. All materials are provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home.


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