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Special Interests

Free Events

Taste of Eisenhower

Come to the Memorial Park District’s Adult Fitness Open House for a chance to explore a variety of 20 minute mini classes to help you get a jump on the upcoming holiday season!

Ages:             Adults, 17 & Up
Instructors:  All Fitness Staff
Location:      Eisenhower Center – Gym
Date:             September 11, 2017
Day/Times:   Monday, 6:45 – 8:45pm

Classes                                                          Times
Goju – Ryu Karate                                        6:45 – 7:05
Zumba Fitness                                             7:10 – 7:30
Jambalaya Coed Workout                           7:35 – 7:55
Line Dance Infusion                                    8:00 – 8:20
Old School Workout                                    8:25 – 8:45

Attendees can watch or join

Refreshments will be served to participants
Register for any above class at the Open House and receive a $5 discount

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS – Raffle Prizes

Summer Nights in the Commons

The Village of Hillside is proud to present Summer Nights in the Commons. Join us for free Tuesday night concerts throughout the summer. Every concert will have a Cruise nIght and Marketplace starting at 5:00pm. 

Ages:             All are welcome
Location:      Hillside Commons, at the cross section of Hillside and Washington Ave
Day/Time:    Tuesdays, Pre-events at 5:00 and Concert at 7:30pm

Schedule
The Buckinghams ……………………….. July 18
The Business …………………………….. July 25
Libido Funk Circus ……………………… August 1
7th Heaven ……………………………… August 8
16 Candles ………………………………. August 15
Ides of March …………………………… August 22

All events subject to change without notice

Community Fishing Derby

Catch a live fish for dinner – Cleaning station available – Bait available while supplies last
Bait shop – Gut fish – Concessions – Bring your Rod, Reel, & Bait!

Ages:            All are welcome
Location:     Stevenson Pond. 3101 Washington Blvd, Bellwood, IL 60104
Date:            September 23, 2017
Day/Time:   Saturday, 8:00am – 1:00pm
Fee:              FREE – $1 for single raffle ticket or $5 for six

Raffle – Must be present to WIN
Drawings will be held at 9:30am &11:30am

PRIZES! For the largest & smallest fish caught on the hour.

For more information call (708) 547-3900x 4

Mini Classes at Eisenhower

Looking for something fun, new, and exciting to do? Meet new friends and have fun with the old at the Youth Program Open House at Eisenhower!

Ages:             Kids, Tweens, and Teens
Instructors:  All Class Instructors & Volunteers
Location:      Eisenhower Center – Gym
Date:             September 18, 2017
Day/Times:   Monday, 6:45 – 8:45pm

Classes                                                                    Times
Little Lions and Free Style Karate                          6:45 – 7:05
Easy Tumblers                                                         7:10 – 7:30
Youth Gymnastics                                                   7:35 – 7:55
Indoor Soccer League                                            8:00 – 8:20
Fundamental Flag Football                                    8:25 – 8:45

Attendees can watch or join in

Refreshments will be served to participants
Register for any above class at the Open House and receive a $5 discount

Halloween Spook-Tacular

Costume Party – Carnival Games – Prizes – Entertainment – Free Hamburger and Punch

Ages:           Infants – 9yrs
Location:     Eisenhower Center – Gym
Date:            October 28, 2017
Day/Time:   Saturday, 12:00 – 2:00pm

Come join the fun!

Proviso Idol 2017 Open Auditions

Ages:            See List of Divisions
Location:     Bulger Park, 1601 Hirsch St, Melrose Park, IL
Date:            September 23, 2017
Day/Time:   Saturday, starting at 9:00am

Division 1:   8 – 10 Years Old
Division 2:  11 – 13 Years Old
Division 3:  14 – 17 Years Old
Division 4:  18 – 21 Years Old

Cash Prizes for Each Division
1st Place:    $700
2nd Place:   $400
3rd Place:   $150

Only 10 people from each division will be chosen to compete in the semi-finals. Once the 10 spots are filled for that category, it will be closed. Come early to ensure you have a chance to audition! 2016 First Place Winners are NOT eligible to participate in the 2017 competition.

YOU MUST SHOW PROOF OF RESIDENCY IN PROVISO TOWNSHIP IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROVISO IDOL COMPETITION.

For more information or a list of contest rules, please feel free to contact Regina Rivers at Proviso Township Youth Services at (708) 449-3409 or rrivers@provisotownship.com

Outdoor Fall Fun Fest

Come out to play fun outdoor family games with the outdoor lights turned on! Wieners will be cooked on the grill and marshmallows roasted around the campfire. Bring your lawn chairs. Hot dogs and marshmallows will be provided by the park district.

Ages:            All are welcome
Location:     Eisenhower Softball Field
Date:            September 29, 2017
Day/Time:   Friday, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Fee:              FREE – $1 for single raffle ticket or $5 for six

To Register: Call the park district and leave your name and the number of people attending

6th Annual Tree Lighting Festival

Save the date! Come make outdoor tree ornaments and bring your camera and take a photo with Santa.

Ages:            All are welcome
Location:     Eisenhower Center – Gym
Date:            December 6, 2017
Day/Time:   Wednesday, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Location:     Sharp Center – Gym
Date:            December 7, 2017
Day/Time:   Thursday, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Come for one or both dates!

To Register: Call the park district and leave your name and the number of people attending
DONATE TO THE LOCAL FOOD PANTRY, BRING ONE CANNED FOOD ITEM PER CHILD


After-School Program

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If you’re looking for an affordable, fun, and reliable place for your child after school, look no further than your own school district. Our after-school program allows your child to get exercise, play games and activities, have a small snack, and get help with their homework if needed. Our goal is to make your night easier by finishing homework and wearing them down with social interaction.

Age:              Grades K – 5
Location:      Jefferson Primary, 225 46th Ave, Bellwood
Days:            Every day that District 87 schools are in session
Time:            After school – 6:00pm
Min./Max:    10/50
Fee:               For each child
                      $8 per day
                      For each child with 3 or more in the household in the program

                      $4 per day

Monthly payments must be submitted by the end of the proceeding month.
Fees listed are for District 87 students
No refunds are given

Halloween Dance

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Come join all the other ghouls and ghosts for an eerie night of fun and dancing at this spook-tacular event.

Location:     Sharp Community Center
Date:            October 27, 2017
Day/Time:   Friday, 6:30 – 9:00pm
Fee:               $7

Refreshments will be provided.

Pizza & Bingo

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Join your friends and neighbors for a fun-filled evening of two of the best things ever! Grab your chips and pick out your lucky card for a chance to win some prizes.

Location:     Sharp Community Center – Room B
Date:            November 7, 2017
Day/Time:   Tuesday, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Fee:              $5

Join a Senior Club Today

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Memorial Park District sponsors two Senior Clubs. The Clubs are now accepting members.

The following rules apply to all Senior Clubs:
1.   In-district adults may join a Senior Club at a yearly club member rate
2.   There is a $25 fee for membership in an additional club
3.   Out-of-district adults may join a Senior Club for a $25 fee

Ages:            55 & Up
Club 1
Location:     Eisenhower Center – Room A
Day/Time:   Tuesdays, 11:00am – 2:00pm
Club 2
Location:     Sharp Center
Day/Time:   1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, 11:00am – 2:00pm

For information, call (708) 547-3900 (Linda x3002, Lorrie x3004)

Giant Outdoor Community Yard Sale

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Looking for a Bargain? Want to make some CASH?? Come to Memorial Park District’s Community Yard Sale and join your friends and neighbors in a day of shopping fun. The park district will advertise the sale through electronic signs, flyers, and day-of signage.

Ages:            All are welcome
Location:     Eisenhower Center Fields
Date:            August 19, 2017
Day/Time:   Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Fee:              $25 for each space (includes a 10’x10′ space and 8′ table)

                     $10 for an additional table
Min./Max:   30/50

NO RAIN DATE – THIS IS AN OUTDOOR EVENT!

For information, call (708) 547-3900 x4