Activity Guide Spring/Summer 2019 - Page 7

Mark Your Calendars! BOATING IN THE PARK, 1978 Boating in the Park Select Sundays • 12pm-4pm Held at Lake Ellyn Park We have a variety of boats to experience in the water. Instructions can be given on dry land before you try our canoes, kayaks, or a pedal boat. Venture out and enjoy the beauty of Lake Ellyn from the water. (md) June 9 • June 23 July 7 • July 21 • August 4 August 18 $5 PER BOAT FOR 20-MINUTES ALL AGES WELCOME EVENTS Movies in the Parks THROWBACK EDITION Grab your blankets and lawn chairs! The Park District is excited to once again offer our FREE “Movies in the Parks” series this summer. A twist on this year’s features, throwback to years past! Join us before the movie for a special activity beginning at 8:15pm, and dress up like your favorite character from the movie for a costume contest at each event! Most features begin between 8:30pm-9pm*. Rain Date: Friday, August 16. (jr) THE MUPPET MOVIE Wed., June 12 • Spalding Park Released in 1979 • Running Time: 98 minutes SNOW WHITE Wed., June 26 • Lake Foxcroft Park Released in 1937 • Running Time: 83 minutes Gone Fishin' Derby Saturday, June 15 • 8am-9:30am Held at Lake Ellyn Park Age: All. Come down to the watering hole and bring your favorite poles and pals for our annual catch- and-release fishing derby! You’ll have an hour to catch as many fish as you can, but don’t forget to try and get the big one. We’ll award trophies for Largest Fish Caught, Smallest Fish Caught, Most Fish Caught and Best Dressed Fisherman. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Fee is per child and includes bait, snacks and activities. Fishermen must supply their own fishing poles. Pre-registration is required, NO walk-up registration. Max: 50. (jr) THE SANTA CLAUSE Wed., July 10 • Newton Park Released in 1994 • Running Time: 97 minutes Christmas in July! Design and wear your own “ugly t-shirt” for a chance to win a prize! HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE Wed., July 31 • Lake Ellyn Park Released in 2001 • Running Time: 160 minutes *Due to running time, this movie will begin at 8pm. ALICE IN WONDERLAND Wed., August 14 • Maryknoll Park Released in 1951 • Running Time: 75 minutes COST: FREE • ALL AGES WELCOME Register by June 10 • Code: 114323 R/NR Fee: $10/$15 7