DPParks_Winter_Spectrum_2019 DPParks Winter 2019 Spectrum_Vol 1 - Page 7

special events Frosted Fairy Fest Ages 3– 8 Saturday, February 2 December 1  & 2  11:00 a –3:00 p Presented by Prairie Lakes Community Center $3 in advance • $5 at the door Purchase tickets at DPParks.org until 11/30 N Family Entertainment N Join this magical fairy adventure and imagine frolicking in the enchanted forest, searching for dazzling dragonflies, water nymphs and other fairy-sized creatures. Participants will transform into beautiful fairies and discover fairy food, make enchanted crafts and be entertained by winged hostesses! Come dressed in wings, make a wand, and learn a few magical words. cy Min/Max: 8/24 Cumberland Terrace Saturday, February 2 3:00 – 4:30p R: $8/NR: $10 #450152-1 • Hay Rides • Crafts • Games • Magic Shows • Face Painting • Balloon Animals • Inflatables • Music • Dance • Story Time Model Train Displays Food & Fun for All Ages! Bring your camera  take a picture  Santa! at the Lake Park Clubhouse Adults 21+ Build & style your own birdhouse Des Plaines Park District & Forest Knights Chess Club CHESS OPEN Saturday, March 23 • Ages 6–14 A Swiss-style tournament. Chess has fascinated legions of players, young and old, for over 1500 years. If you play, come show us your stuff. Everyone is welcome! cy In a Swiss-style tournament there are no eliminations: everybody plays all 5 rounds, and players with similar win-loss records will play each other as many times as possible. Non-Rated Section 5 rounds, Swiss-style. 45-minute limit to complete the round, with G/20 time control. In round 1, players are paired by grade. After round 1, pairings are made by win-loss records. Des Plaines Self-Help Closet & Pantry. N Annual Winter Food Drive N In return for your generous donation of any non-perishable food items (or cash), you'll be rewarded with a free cup of hot cocoa. Winter Wonderland is brought to you by the Des Plaines Park District and Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce Des Plaines Friends of the Parks Wildbird Shack Workshops Rated Section 5 rounds, Swiss-style. Dutch-system pairing, using USCF ratings. G/30 time control. If necessary, sections will be combined to meet the minimum number of players. The top 5 players in each section will receive trophies. Min/Max: 10/100 Saturday, March 23 Check-in begins at 10:30a Matches begin at 11:00a Prairie Lakes, Mountain View 1–3 R: $22/NR: $27 #450153-1 Build it, paint it, hang it and enjoy it! Encourage nesting birds to your yard with your very own unique, beautiful birdhouse. This two hour, hands-on fun & instructional workshop includes everything from constructing and decorating a full size wooden birdhouse, to information on where, when and how to hang it—so you attract a wide variety of birds to your backyard. Choose from 3 sessions. Min/Max: 6/10 Lake Park Clubhouse 1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730 Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:30p Session 1 : November 15 #372041-1 Session 2 : November 29 #372041-2 Session 3 : December 13 #372041-3 R/NR: $43.50 per birdhouse, per session In this workshop you get: • Birdhouse Kit • Tools • Paints • Instruction Enjoy light snacks, wine & soft drinks 7