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Special Events EWinter Break Escapes!


Location: Lincoln Center Class#


5 - 12 years Date


Day njoy fun-filled days during your winter break! Activities include


field trips, crafts, games, sports and movies. Meet new people, make new friends and have a good time! Registration must be made at least one week in advance. Age:


m/M: 12/18 Time


$R/NR


219900-01 12/19 - 12/22 M - TH 9:00 am - 5:00 pm $150/$225 219900-02 12/27 - 12/29 TU - TH 9:00 am - 5:00 pm $120/$180


An optional daily fee of R$40/NR$60 is available pending enrollment.


It’s Baaaaaaaack! Registration begins November 1st Got Game? This game of friendly competition on the court just got serious! Win prizes for your ability to get your opponent out with a P.I.G. Be crowned the 3rd Annual PIG Champion of the World and you’re sure to be the talk of the town with this coveted title. Show us what you’ve got and bring it to the court! Date: Time:


he 3rd Annual Pig Championship of the World


T PREVIEW!


Saturday, February 25, 2012 10:30am


Fee: $10 youth/$15 adult Location: Recreation Center, 4500 Belmont Road JSchool’s Out Day of Play 1st - 6th Time:


Location: Lincoln Center Nickel City


Polar Express!


All aboard! Take a train ride based on the book “The Polar Express” by Chris Van Allsburg. We leave from the Downers Grove Main Street train station and travel to the North Pole (Aurora train station). During the journey professional storytellers read “The Polar Express” while you enjoy chocolate milk and cookies. Santa Claus boards the train at the North Pole for the return trip. Dress for the weather. Children 11 months & under can travel for free provided they sit on an adults lap. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers cannot be accommodated. Please note on your registration form if you wish to travel with another family. No refunds issued after 12 pm Saturday, November 12. Residents receive priority registration through October 1 on a first come, first served basis. Nonresidents may begin registering October 3. A maximum of 6 seats per household may be reserved. Age:


All ages


SA SA


m/M: 125/125


Location: Downers Grove Main Street train station Class # Polar1 Polar2 Polar3 Polar4


Date Day Time 11/19 11/19 11/20 11/20


oin us for an exciting day of play on your day off from school.


Each day consists of games, sports, arts & crafts and a field trip to popular venues. Remember to bring your lunch. Registration must be made at least one week in advance. Grade:


Play games and win prizes all with just nickels! Play games like Skee-Ball, Bozo Buckets and Basketball. The incredible prize counter has hundreds of prizes for everyone. There are also over thirty video games on Free Play at all times. Pizza lunch and $4.00 worth of nickels will be provided. Class#


Date Day $R/NR 219907-01 10/10 M $39/$59


m/M 15/20


Museum of Science and Industry Date Day $R/NR 219907-02 11/3 TH $39/$59


Did you know that your brain thinks 700,000 thoughts each day? Join us as we learn and explore all sorts of subjects from technology to space at the Museum of Science and Industry. Class#


m/M 20/30


Safari Land Indoor Amusement Park Date 219907-03 11/11


Day F


$R/NR $39/$59


m/M 15/20


Take a walk on the wild side and join us as we take a trip to Safari Land, a family entertainment center featuring Illinois' largest indoor roller coaster, Kiddie go-karts, bumper cars, Tilt- A-Whirl, Monkey Jump, Merry-Go-Round and hundreds of video & redemption games. Class#


9:00 am - 5:00 pm Passport to Safety 8:45 - 10:45 am


SU 12:45 - 2:45 pm SU 2:45 - 4:45 pm


$R/NR $21/$32


10:45 am - 12:45 pm $21/$32 $21/$32 $21/$32


Normally held in September, this event has moved to spring of 2012. Sponsored by the Downers Grove Park District, Fire Department and Police Department, families can learn how to be safe in and around the home. Look for the new spring date in the Winter/Spring 2012 Recreation and Parks Guide.


B‘Old Guys’ Garage Bands Rock! Date Adult 10/22


Day SA


Time ring your garage (or basement) band to play LIVE! at Lincoln


Center. All performing bands receive 25% of the gate. Doors open at 7 pm. Bands interested in performing should contact staff at the Lincoln Center at 630.963.1300 by September 23. Age


Gate Fee 7:30 - 11:00 pm $5 HoopFest 3-on-3 Tournament


3rd - 8th 12/11


m/M: Day:


Get ready for your upcoming fall basketball season with this three- on-three one-day tournament. Up to six players can sign up as a team and be placed into grade-based teams. Awards are given to the champion of each division. Teams are guaranteed two games. If interested, please call 630.960.7250. Deadline is December 5. Grade: Date: Time:


3/6 per team SU


Location: Recreation Center Class #


243048-01 3rd grade boys 243048-02 4th grade boys 243048-03 5th grade boys 243048-04 6th grade boys 243048-05 7th grade boys 243048-06 8th grade boys


8:00 am - 6:00 pm Fee: Grade


Class #


243048-07 243048-08 243048-09 243048-10 243048-11 243048-12


$72/per team Grade


3rd grade girls 4th grade girls 5th grade girls 6th grade girls 7th grade girls 8th grade girls


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