24 | May 16, 2019 | 22nd century media Summer Fun Guide 22ndCenturyMedia.com 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.
22ndCenturyMedia.com Summer Fun Guide 22nd century media | May 16, 2019 | 25 MEMORIAL WEEKEND MAY 24, 25, 26 Three Days of World Class Irish Musical Talent NATHAN CARTER STEEL CITY ROVERS MAGGIE SPEAKS THE FITZGERALDS ALSO APPEARING Larkin and Moran, The Dancing Noodles, The Irish Musicians, Shannon Rovers, Pipes and Drums of Emerald Society, Eimear Arkins and Eileen Gannon, Paddy Homan and the Noble Call, The Neverly Brothers, The Heartbreakers, Shepherd School of Music, Bernie Glim and Friends, Joe and Declan McShane, Joe Cullen, Gerry Haughey & Sean O’Donnell Fest Hours Friday, May 24 - Gates Open at 4pm Saturday, May 25 -Gates Open at 2pm Sunday, May 26 -Gates Open at 1pm 11:30am Mass 9am-3pm Chicago Feis Dancing Competition Monday May 27 9am-3pm Chicago Feis Dancing Competition Gates open at 1 pm - Carnival Only Admission Full Access Daily includes ALL Stages, Events and Shows, FREE Parking and Unlimited FREE Carnival Rides! Only the Carnival will be open on Monday, May 27 All day carnival pass - $10 BACK WEST MUSIC LIAM DURKIN COLM KEEGAN Check www.ChicagoGaelicParklrishFest.org in April for more discounts and hotel information. Online Discounts 3 Day, 2 Day and 1 Day passes available through May 20th www.ChicagoGaelicParkIrishFest.org • Most Credit Cards Accepted For Visitor Information Chicago Gaelic Park• 6119 W. 147th St.• Oak Forest, IL 60452 • 708-687-9323 • www.ChicagoGaelicParkIrishFest.org Sponsored by Chicago Gaelic Park (A Not-for-Profit Organization). Schedule subject to change.