Activity Guide Spring/Summer 2018 - Page 6

Special Events Free to Attend Earth Day Age: All Join us for an afternoon in the park. Bring a picnic lunch, tour the newly renovated LEED-certified Boathouse. Guided walks will be given of the woodland restoration area. Local environmental groups will be present to share ideas on sustainable lifestyles. Canoes and kayaks will be available for rental. Kids can complete a passport while visiting educational stations throughout the park. Rain barrels will be available for purchase at this event. [RF] Date: Sunday, April 22 Time: 1pm-4pm Location: Lake Ellyn Boathouse Cost: Free Free to Attend Touch-A-Truck Age: All Ever wanted to get your hands on big trucks you see driving around town? This is your chance to climb inside dump trucks, fire trucks, police cars, and other vehicles you see on the road and at construction sites. We’ll have giveaways until supplies last! There will also be a horn free hour from 10-11am for those with sensitive ears or those who don’t like loud noises. Registration is not necessary for this program. Please note that there is no parking available inside Maryknoll Park. Event parking and a complimentary shuttle is available at Roosevelt Glen Corporate Center located at 799 Roosevelt Rd. [JM] Held at Maryknoll Park New in 2018! DAY DATE TIME FEE Sa 5/5 10A-1P FREE Bike Rodeo Age: All Join the Park District and the Glen Ellyn Police Department in conjunction with Northwestern Medicine, The Bike Hub and the Glen Ellyn Public Library for a Bike Safety Rodeo! Kids will learn important rules of the road and have a chance to test their knowledge on a miniature riding course. Participants must bring their own bike and wear a properly fitted bike helmet to participate in the riding course. There will also be on the spot bike checks, a bike decorating station, safety demonstrations, and even a few bike raffles! This event will run weather permitting. [JM] Held at Duane/Lorraine parking lot, just west of the Glen Ellyn Public Library 6 DAY DATE TIME FEE Su 5/6 12-2P FREE