DPParks_Winter_Spectrum_2019 DPParks Winter 2019 Spectrum_Vol 1 - Page 6

F AMILY N EW Y EAR’S special events Monday, December 31 Prairie Lakes • 3:00–6:00p Bring your entire family to Prairie Lakes as we usher in our 100th Anniversary year just a little early! cy Admission to this family-friendly event includes all of this and more: • Bounce House • Games, for all ages • Keepsake Craft • Photo Booth • Refreshments • Tot Area • Professional DJ • Dancing • Noise Makers and Party Hats • Countdown & Balloon Drop at 5:30! Prairie Lakes Community Center 515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711 Event tickets on sale now at DPParks.org $8 per person before December 30 $12 per person on December 31 Holiday Break Activities Dodgeball Tournament Ages 8 –14 Think you and your friends have the skills to Dip, Dive, Duck, and Dodge? Here is your chance over winter break to prove you are “the champs”. Bring your own team, or form one when you arrive. Just be prepared to: 1. Have fun 2. Make friends 3. Dodge things! Lunch is included. cy Min/Max: 12/64 Prairie Lakes, South Gym Thursday, December 27 11:00a–2:00p R: $10/NR: $13 #350022-1 Father  Daughter Royal Ball in Paris Ages 4 –14 Saturday, February 9 Hear Ye! Hear Ye! All are invited to join an enchanted journey through the magical world of Kings and Queens, Princesses and Jesters. Each Princess and her handsome Prince will enjoy an evening of dinner, dancing, games, music, and fun where all of your dreams come true. Register early because this royal celebration is the event that reigns the Kingdom’s social calendar. cy Min/Max: 30/100 Leisure Center, Royal Ballroom Saturday, February 9 5:30 – 8:30p R: $25/NR: $30 per person #455851-1 H Family Tournament of Champions Ages 3 & older N ERF D ART T OURNAMENTS Ages 8 –14 Get ready for the ultimate game of tag as we host two Nerf Dart Tag Tournaments! Hands-On Digital Photo Editing Class Tuesdays, January 8 & 15 Thursdays, January 10 & 17 7:00 –9:00p • Ages 16+ This 4-session “hands on” classes will show you how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements software to edit and improve your digital photographs. Classes are for beginning and intermediate photographers who have a laptop computer with any Photoshop Elements version 13, 14, 15, 2018, or 2019 installed. cy Min/Max: 12/20 Bill Brown, Instructor Arndt Park Fieldhouse, 1990 White Street Four classes: 7:00 –9:00p Tues, 1/8 & 1/15 and Thurs, 1/10 & 1/17 R/NR: $50 #461609-1 Registration is open now! Read the complete program description at DPParks.org. It's tag or be tagged using the latest Nerf blasters. Teams need to combine the right mix of speed, agility, strategy and teamwork to defeat their opponents in the Nerf Tournament Arena. •Matches are played in teams of 4 players against other teams in their division. •Games will be played in Capture the Flag format. •Players must provide protective eyewear, unmodified Nerf dart gun, and darts. Guns will be inspected before play begins. You may register as a single or in a team of four. Please indicate your teammates on your registration form. Each player must register separately. Lunch will be provided. For more information or a detailed list of rules contact Cindy Yelich at 847-391-5711. Min/Max: 8/20 Winter Break Tournament Prairie Lakes, Gym South Thursday, January 3 R: $20/NR: $24 10:00a–2:00p #450150-1 Spring Break Tournament SAVE THE DATE! 6 Prairie Lakes, Gym South Wednesday, March 27 R: $20/NR: $24 10:00a–2:00p #450150-2 Saturday, February 23 Families are invited to spend Saturday night at the Leisure Center for an evening packed with tournaments of skill, brains and brawn to determine the Family Tournament Champion of Des Plaines. Tournament events will not be revealed until that night, but each activity will be age appropriate and fun for the entire family. Challenge your neighbors, challenge your classmates and let’s see who is crowned the victor. The Tournament Champion receives an award, and a special Passion Award is given to the family judged to be having the most fun! cy Min/Max: 12/60 Leisure Center, Gym Saturday, February 23 6:30 – 8:00p R: $10/NR: $15 Per Family #450151-1 Let’s Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! Ages 3–5 Friday, March 2 Would you, could you with a mouse, in a house, in a boat, with a goat? Yes, yes, yes, and so much more! Join us as we celebrate this beloved author with cake, games, stories, and crafts all based on Dr. Seuss’s wonderful characters. cy Min/Max: 8/24 Prairie Lakes, Mountain View Room 1 Saturday, March 2 10:00 –11:30a R: $8/NR: $10 #450154-1