Special Events

Tween/Teen Movie Nights

January 19, 2018, February 16, 2018, March 23, 2018, April 20, 2018

TWEEN/TEEN MOVIE NIGHT Join us for these special movie nights just for tweens and teens! PG and PG -13 movies will be shown. Come hang out with your friends as you chill and catch a movie. A hotdog or pizza… Read more

Do You Want To Build A Snowman?

January 27, 2018

Weather (snow) permitting 11:00am The Park District of Forest Park will be hosting a Snowman Building Contest! Gather up your family and friends and build the best snowman in town! Warm up with hot cocoa sponsored by the Park District… Read more

Boots and Bling Daddy Daughter Dance

February 2, 2018

Dads, grab your little sweetheart and get ready for a night full of country western fun! If you are between the ages of 4 and 12 ask your father, grandfather, or uncle to accompany you.  You’ll enjoy a delicious dinner,… Read more

Friday Movie Nights

January 5, 2018, February 9, 2018, March 2, 2018, April 6, 2018

FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHT Kids, bring your friends and hang out with us!  It’s Friday night and we will be serving either a hot dog or pizza dinner, popcorn and a movie!  You can register online, in the office or sign… Read more

Park District of Forest Park Job Fair

February 10, 2018

10am – 1pm Visit our job fair to learn more about the many seasonal and part-time positions we will be hiring for in 2018! Positions include: front desk staff, concession supervisors and workers, day camp counselors, maintenance, park rangers, program… Read more

Be Red Cross Ready

February 28, 2018

(ALL AGES) It’s important to prepare for possible disasters and other emergencies. Preparedness Education activities usually take the form of icebreakers, small-group exercise, large group exercises or lectures.  These activities have been designed to focus on a specific facet of… Read more

Flashlight Egg Hunt

March 23, 2018

Bring your flashlights and baskets and get ready for an “egg-citing” late night egg hunt. Eggs filled with special treats and prizes will be hidden throughout the Park District.  Find the golden egg and receive an extra cool prize.  … Read more

Easter Egg Hunt

March 24, 2018

Hunt for candy…meet the Easter Bunny…and much, much more! It’s that time of year once again when the Easter Bunny will make its annual visit to the Park District of Forest Park.  There will be five separate hunts for toddlers… Read more

Fire Prevention Workshop

March 28, 2018

(ALL AGES) This workshop includes hands-on fire prevention activities to reduce hazards in the home, identify fire safety equipment, learn emergency recognition steps and plans for the possibility of a fire. Min/Max:       5/20 Ages:               All Ages Location:… Read more

Teen Trip – Chicago Wolves Game

April 3, 2018

CHICAGO WOLVES VS. MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS  Calling all teens! Spring break is the perfect time to catch a Wolves hockey game?  See the fast-paced action of Chicago Wolves hockey as they skate against the Milwaukee Admirals at the Allstate Arena in… Read more

The Pillowcase Project

April 25, 2018

THE PILLOWCASE PROJECT (2TH-6TH GRADE) To create a generation of children who understand the science of hazards, are empowered to take action by practicing how to prepare for emergencies, and understand that by sharing what they have learned with family… Read more

Family Garage Sale and Flea Market

April 28, 2018

We will be turning the Park District parking lot into Forest Park’s very own community-wide garage sale and flea market.  Clean out your attic, cellar, or garage for items to sell.  What you think is junk may be another person’s… Read more

Celebrating Seniors Luncheon

May 2, 2018

FREE for Seniors!! 11:30am-1:30pm Shake off the winter blahs and join us for an afternoon of good friends, great food and outstanding entertainment. This event brought to you by the Park District of Forest Park in celebration of Celebrating Seniors… Read more

Flying 4 Kids Kite Fly

May 6, 2018

 (10AM-12PM) Keep your eyes to the skies on Sunday, May 6th . The Park District of Forest Park is hosting a fun, family-oriented kite fly as part of the Illinois Association of Park District’s (IAPD) statewide “Flying 4 Kids”. The… Read more