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Crystal Lake Park District - An IAPD/IPRA Distinguished Agency
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Season Beach Passes Now Available: Pass holders receive 1/2 off boat rentals (Monday-Friday) and two daily admission guest passes. For more information contact Jessica Ortega at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1213.

 


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Hands On History at Colonel Palmer House

Ages 5-10 with parent
Drop in between 12-2 pm and introduce your family to history! All Hands on History programs present a brief historical topic with a craft for children.

 


For more information contact Mary Ott


A Man In Recovery

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7-9 pm

Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St, Crystal Lake

Free Admission

For more information contact Lauren Thibodeau


 

Wanders at Wingate

Our natural area volunteers gather to share their vast knowledge of our spectacular Wingate Prairie during a picturesque nature hike. Meet at The Nature Center, 330 N. Main St, Crystal Lake. Admission is free but please pre-register online utilizing the code number listed by the corresponding date. This program is open to all ages with an adult.

 

Code

Date

9601-0 Sunday, May 29, 2-3 PM
9601-1 Sunday, June 26, 2-3 PM
9601-2 Sunday, July 31, 2-3 PM
9601-3 Sunday, August 28, 2-3 PM

For more information contact The Nature Center, (815) 455-1763, jfiorina@crystallakeparks.org


Lake Discovery Day

For more information contact Ann Viger

 


 

2016 Concerts in the Park

View this information and print from the Free Summer Fun Insert in the Summer Brochure

 

For sponsor information for the 2017 Season

Contact: Jacqui Weber


For booking information for the 2017 Season

Contact: Jessica Ortega
(815) 459-0680, ext. 1213



 

2016 Kids Party in the Park (NEW!)


 

 

View and Print the Kids Party in the Park Schedule in the Summer 2016 Free Summer Fun Insert

We welcome your movie suggestions for the 2017 Kids Party in the Park
email Jessica Ortega


For sponsor information for the 2017 Season, contact Jacqui Weber


 

2016 FREE Summer Sundays at Colonel Palmer House

Free Summer Sundays at Colonel Palmer House

 

Click on the picture on the left, to visit the Colonel Palmer House web page for more information about the special events and programs at Colonel Palmer House

 

 

2016 Summer Sundays at Colonel Palmer House

Location: Colonel Palmer House, 60 E. Terra Cotta Rd, Crystal Lake

Time: 1-4 pm, Rain or Shine

Questions: Email Mary Ott, or call (815) 477-5873

 


 

2016 Senior Viva Las Vegas

View and Print the Viva Las Vegas Information in the Free Summer Fun Insert in the Summer Brochure

Contact: Jennifer Peterson
(815) 459-0680, ext.1219


 

2016 Blast on the Beach

View and Print Blast on the Beach information in the Free Summer Fun Insert

2016 Blast on the Beach Fun Fair Sponsors

Contact Jacqui Weber, (815) 459-0680, ext. 1214

Download the 2016 Fun Fair Information

 

2016 Blast on the Beach Food Vendors & General Information

Contact Sam Thompson (815) 459-0680, ext. 1220

 

2016 Blast on the Beach Craft Fair Vendors

Register for program code #4900-1 using any of the following registration options

  1. fax to (815) 477-5005
  2. submit in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office
  3. drop in the 24-hour drop box on the east side of the Park District Administrative Office
  4. Mail to: Crystal Lake Park District, One East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

After completing the registration form/waiver, print and fill out the Craft Fair Vendor Application form and Waiver and return to Jennifer Peterson (see address above) by July 31, 2016.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Peterson, (815) 459-0680, ext. 1219 

 

2016 Blast on the Beach Volunteers (individual & group volunteers for day of event)

Contact Jenny Leech, (815) 459-0680, ext. 1212


Home School Expo at Park Place

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

11 AM-3 PM

Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St, Crystal Lake

Free Admission

For more information contact Lauren Thibodeau


2016 Kite Fest at Lippold Park

2016 Date: check the Fall 2016 brochure (available August 2016)

Location: Lippold Park Soccer Fields, Route 176, Crystal Lake

This free event is a perfect way for families to enjoy Memorial Day weekend. Kite Fest includes performances by Team Chicago Kite, learn-to-fly lessons, family kite fly time, single-line kite flying and the first 250 children will receive a free kite and a learn-to-fly lesson. Keep your eyes to the as skies as kites of all sizes will be flying, some as large as 90 feet will be soaring for all to see. Chicago Kite will be on hand for all your kiting needs.

2016 Kite Fest Sponsors: TBA

Contact: Jessica Ortega
(815) 459-0680, ext. 1213

visit www.chicagokite.com

 


Ladies Night at Park Place

2016 Date To Be Announced

Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St, Crystal Lake

For more information contact Lauren Thibodeau

 


Truck or Treat

2016 Date To Be Announced

Main Beach, 300 Lakeshore Drive, Crystal Lake

This program will take place 'Rain or Shine'

Come dressed in your Halloween costume and see all kinds of big trucks and vehicles. Climb aboard and see how they work. Bring a treat bag as there will be lots of goodies by each truck. Be sure to bring a camera.

Contact Jessica Ortega if you have a truck or vehicle you would like to exhibit at Truck or Treat

(815) 459-0680, ext. 1213


 

Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

It's our holiday gift to the community's children, a tradition for over 25 years helping Santa write letters to all of his fans!
Send us your child's letter by December 11, plus a stamped, self-addressed envelope and Santa will send you a reply before Christmas. Please note: your child's letter will not be able to be returned to you.
Mail letters to:
Santa
c/o Crystal Lake Park District
One East Crystal Lake Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

 



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