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and their families specially

priced tickets. The

White Sox will host the

New York Yankees at

Guaranteed Rate Field in

Chicago. To order tickets,

visit WhiteSox.com/Tin

leyPark.

25. GONE FISHING

Frankfort

Get Hooked on Frankfort

8-11 a.m. June 15,

Prairie Park, Kansas and

White Streets in downtown

Frankfort. Frankfort’s

annual fishing

derby is geared toward

youngsters ages 3-12.

Registration is required

for this event, which will

be held rain or shine.

New Lenox

Family Fishing Derby

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

June 15, Freedom Park,

300 Charleston Drive.

The New Lenox Park

District is hosting its annual

Fishing Derby at a

new location this year

and has added an age

group for adults. Prizes in

categories include most

fish, longest fish and first

fish caught. Bait will be

available for purchase.

Check-in begins at 8:30

a.m. Registration deadline

is June 12. Ages 2

and older are welcome.

26. CAMP INVENTION

8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June

17-21, Schilling School,

16025 S. Cedar Road,

Homer Glen. Homer

Community Consolidated

School District 33C

will host Camp Invention.

Students entering

grades K-6 will have an

opportunity to see STEM

concepts come to life in

this summer program.

Campers will take on

four exciting challenges,

meet innovative superheroes

and bring home

newfound confidence.

Campers will build ships

to cross the ocean, design

high-tech farms and

create wire circuits to

bring ideas to life. Local

educators will facilitate

program modules, and

enthusiastic high school

and college students will

serve as leadership interns.

The cost is $230.

For more information and

to register, visit invent.

org/camp.

27. KONOW’S CORN

MAZE SUMMER FEST

June 19 and July 10,

Konow’s Corn Maze,

16849 S. Cedar Road,

Homer Glen. There will

be a petting zoo, jump

house, cow train, hay

rides, mechanical bull,

tree house, two jump pillows,

refreshment trailer,

games and fun. For more

information, visit ko

nowscornmaze.com.

28. HOMER COMMUNITY

FEST

June 20-23, Heritage

Park, 14240 W. 151st St.

Annual summer festival

featuring live music performances,

a carnival,

fireworks and more. A

fireworks show is to be

held at 9:30 p.m. Thursday,

June 20. An Independence

Day Parade

is planned for Saturday,

June 22. For more information,

visit homerfest.

com.

29. WORLD’S LARGEST

SWIM LESSON

10:15-11 a.m. June 20,

White Water Canyon Water

Park, 8221 W. 171st

St. in Tinley Park. Come

out and learn a life saving

skill as the water park

tries to break a Guinness

World Record. Registration

is to begin at 9:15

a.m. at the front gate of

the park. For more information,

call (708) 342-

4200.

30. FRIDAY FAMILY

FLOAT NIGHTS

Fridays, June 21, July

19 and Aug. 16, White

Water Canyon Water

Tinley Park residents Jaiden (left) and Jace Ilginis go down the fun slide at the

Downtown Tinley Block Party last July. 22nd Century Media File Photo

Park, 8221 W. 171 St. in

Tinley Park. Families are

encouraged to bring their

floats, rafts, noodles,

tubes or beach balls for

use in the main pool from

5-8 p.m. For more information,

call (708) 342-

4200.

31. MOKENA VFW

‘THANK YOU’ COOKOUT

June 22, Mokena Post

725, 19852 Wolf Road

in Mokena. Join the Mokena

VFW as it hosts a

“Thank You” cookout

for the entire community.

The event will feature

live music. For more information,

call (708) 479-

5022.

32. JUDY HERDER

MEMORIAL PUMPTRACK

DEDICATION AND

STRIDER CUP

5:30-7 p.m. June 27,

Indian Boundary Park,

Nebraska Street and Luther

Lane. Join the Frankfort

Park District and

Operation Playground

Foundation for a celebration

including time trial

races for bicycles, scooters,

striders and skateboards

on the new pump

track. FnA Bicycles will

provide the striders, and

there will also be an obstacle

course. The Frankfort

Police Department

will provide information

on bicycle safety.

33. PLAY DAY IN THE

COMMONS

Noon-4 p.m. June

30, New Lenox Village

Commons, 1 Veteran’s

Parkway. Play Day in the

Commons is a day full of

fun designed for the children

of our community.

Guests can look forward

to stage entertainment,

inflatable bounce houses,

face painting, water

attractions and much

more. For more information

visit newlenox.net/

events.

34. Orland Park Night

with the Chicago

White Sox

7:10 p.m. July 2, Guaranteed

Rate Field, 333 W.

35th St., Chicago. Orland

Park Mayor Keith Pekau

will throw out the ceremonial

first pitch. Attendees

do not have to live in

Orland Park to take advantage

of the discounted

tickets, parking passes,

meal plans and more.

Watch the Village’s social

media outlets for ticket

details. Transportation is

not included.

35. FOURTH OF JULY

Tinley Park

Fourth of July Celebration

July 4, at McCarthy

Park, 16801 S. 80th Ave.

A Stars and Stripes 5K will

be held at 8 a.m., and opening

ceremonies will start

at 4 p.m. with live music,

food, free games and more.

The night will be concluded

with the Tinley Park

Fireworks Extravaganza

display, which will begin

once the sun sets. For more

information, or for a complete

list of events and activities,

visit tinleyparkdis

trict.org/4th-of-July-Cel

ebration.

Mokena

Fourth of July Parade

10 a.m. July 4. Celebrate

America’s independence

with others during

the Mokena Chamber

of Commerce’s annual

Fourth of July Parade.

This year’s theme is “Heroes

Among Us.” The

event is to feature floats,

marching band performances

and more. The

parade is to be televised

on Mokena’s cable channel.

For more information,

call (708) 479-2468

or visit mokena.com/4thof-july-parade.

DJ Party

7 p.m. July 4. Main

Park, 10925 W. La Porte

Road, Mokena. Hosted

by Mokena Community

Park District. For more

information, visit moke

napark.com, or call (708)

390-2401.

Frankfort

July 4 Celebration

5-9:30 p.m. July 4,

Main Park, 200 S. Locust

St. in Frankfort.

Celebrate Independence

Day with family-friendly

activities. Live music,

games for children and

concessions will start

around 5 p.m., while fireworks

will begin around

9 p.m. This event is

sponsored by the Kiwanis

Club of Frankfort and

hosted by the Frankfort

Park District. For more

information, call (815)

469-9400.

Orland Park

Independence Day Celebration

7:15 p.m. July 4, Centennial

Park, 15600 West

Ave. Concert featuring

Suburban Cowboys. Fireworks

at 9:15 p.m.

New Lenox

Forth of July

Celebrate Independence

Day with music

and a fireworks display

at the New Lenox Village

Commons, 1 Veterans

Parkway, New Lenox.

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