6 | May 16, 2019 | 22nd century media Summer Fun Guide 22ndCenturyMedia.com Summertime fun at the Frankfort Park District Come join the fun at the Frankfort Park District this summer. Join the many festivities planned for our residents. There will also be three free Parties in the Parks this summer: • Fortnite Dance into Summer: Kohlhagen Park, 6-7:30 p.m. June 10. • Crosstown Classic Fun: Heritage Knolls (grand re-opening), 6-7:30 p.m. July 8. • Dog Days of Summer: Jackson Creek Park, 1:30-3 p.m. August 12. Splash Park Opening Day is Saturday, May 25, at Commissioners Park, located at the intersection of Sauk Trail and 80th Avenue. Free admission opening weekend. Splash Park Party Rentals are available. Sign up today for Summer Day Camp. Fort Frankfort Adventures is for children in first-fifth grades. This full-day camp runs weekly, Monday- Friday, June 10-August 2. Before and after camp options are available. Register for the entire camp or per week. Save 10 percent when registering for all eight weeks. Teen Adventures Field Trips is for youth entering sixth-eighth grades and runs Monday-Friday for two week sessions: Session I is June 17-28, and Session II is July 8-19. Register for the 19th Annual Short Run on a Long Day, held on June 19. This 5K walk/run will begin at 7 p.m. at Main Park, 200 S. Locust St. Following the race will be an awards ceremony, music and more. Volunteers are needed for this year’s 5K event. Please contact Cali DeBella, special events coordinator at cdebella@ frankfortparks.org, or call (815) 469-9400. Please join the Frankfort Park District and Operation Playground Foundation from 5:30-7 p.m. June 27 at Indian Boundary Park, as we celebrate the Judy Herder Memorial Pumptrack Dedication. The celebration will include time trial races for striders, bikes, scooters and skateboards on the new pumptrack. Striders will be provided by FnA Bicycles. There will also be a bicycle safety and obstacle course. This is a free event. Frankfort Police Department will be present to provide bike safety information. Join us at 5 p.m. for Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks Display at Main Park, 400 W. Nebraska St., for an evening of family fun including: giant inflatables; children’s carnival games; concessions; a DJ party from 5:15-7:15 p.m.; and Rainbow the Clown from 6-8 p.m. Also scheduled is: live music with Five Guys Named Moe from 7:30-9 p.m., sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Frankfort; followed by a spectacular fireworks display at dusk, sponsored by Frankfort Park District, Village of Frankfort, Frankfort Chamber of Commerce, Frankfort Firefighters Foundation and Frankfort Firefighters Local 4338. Event sponsored by Town Center Bank and Corona Realty Group. Enjoy the last nights of summer at the 10th Annual Back to School Bash Aug. 16 at Commissioners Park, sponsored by Town Center Bank. Enjoy an evening of games, crafts, music, inflatables, Fort Frankfort playtime and the Splash Park. Don’t forget to bring school supplies to donate for families in need. For a complete listing of all our summer events and programs, see our summer brochure available at frankfortparks.org. “Like” us on Facebook for special announcements. Submitted by Frankfort Park District, 140 Oak St. in Frankfort. For more information, call (815) 469-9400, or visit frankfortparks.org. SUMMER 2019 COME JOIN THE FUN! PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES • Special Events • Gymnastics • Leagues • Trips • Preschool Programs • • Youth/Teen/Adult en/A /Adu Programs • Fitness Classes • Dance • Splash Park • Bark Park • SUMMER DAY CAMPS Fort Frankfort Adventures - Children 1st - 5th grade Teen Adventures Field Trip - Youth 6th - 8th grade May 25..........Splash Park Opening Day June 1 ..........Frankfort Community Garage Sale June 10.........Party in the Park - “Fortnite Dance into Summer!” June 19.........Short Run on a Long Day - 5K Run/Walk June 27.........Judy Herder Memorial Pumptrack Dedication & Strider Cup EVENTS July 4 ..............4th of July Celebration July 8 ..............Party in the Park - “Crosstown Classic Fun!” July 24 ............Beach Party Senior Picnic August 12 .......Party in the Park - “Dog Days of Summer!” August 16 .......Back to School Bash September 20.Family Fall Campfire & Overnight Campout 140 Oak Street Frankfort, IL 60423 815.469.9400 www.frankfortparks.org Scan for direct access to our website.
22ndCenturyMedia.com Summer Fun Guide 22nd century media | May 16, 2019 | 7 Orland Park Crossing: The center for everything With summer right around the corner Orland Park Crossing shopping center is here to make sure that everyone has a good time while looking and feeling great. The center, located at the intersection of 143rd Street and LaGrange Road, has a host of exclusive retailers, specialty services, dining and more that Orland Park residents and the surrounding area can enjoy. Orland Park Crossing also has many community events, from movie nights to car shows, that bring everyone together for fun times. The center is so excited to see everyone out and about this summer that it made a Top 5 list of things to do while there. Top 5 things to do this summer at Orland Park Crossing 1. Shop for the hottest summer looks at Orland Park Crossing’s specialty shops and boutiques, such as Evereve, Soft Surroundings, Mona Lisa and Charming Charlie. 2. Treat yourself at Salon Lofts, Hair Cuttery & Amazing Lash for a new glam new look. 3. Grab a bite, a drink and dessert while enjoying the outdoor patios at Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, The Brass Tap and Small Cakes Cupcakery & Creamery. 4. Relax and unwind at Hand & Stone Massage & Facial Spa or Classy Nails. 5. Attend all of Orland Park Crossing’s fun summer events. Orland Park Crossing shopping center is owned and managed by Edwards Realty Company, a local Orland Park business. For more information about the center and events please visit shoporland parkcrossing.com or call (708) 923-6312. Submitted by Orland Park Crossing, 14225 95th Ave. in Orland Park. For more information, call (708) 923-6312, or visit shoporland parkcrossing.com. Parties for any occasion Seating from 25-160 50 years From Page 4 ing, and arts and crafts. Camp Wewannago includes field trips, sports, games and more to keep campers busy. Camp Wewannago also has optional early risers and night owls to accommodate working families with campers who need to arrive to camp early or leave camp a little late. Camp Wewannago also features weekly trips to water parks. The Park District also offers a variety of summer athletic camps and summer youth camps to keep the children busy this summer. Some athletic camp offerings include the Chicago Fire Soccer Camp, Skyhawks Flag Football Camp, Archery Camp and Tennis Camp. The Park District is also offering computer coding camps instructed by Code Red Academy, and Lego camps presented by Bricks 4 Kidz are back with a variety of options to choose from. Proud American Days will be held July 25-28. This four-day festival is attended by more than 30,000 people throughout the Lincoln-Way area and surrounding Will County. It features live entertainment, carnival rides and activities for all ages. Don’t miss out on some festival favorites, including the Baby Contest, Military Tribute and Bean Bag Tournaments, just to name a few. Registration for summer programs and events for residents began on Monday, May 13, and nonresident registration begins on Monday, May 20. For a complete listing of events, programs and registration information, please visit newlenoxparks.org or call (815) 485-3584. Submitted by New Lenox Community Park District, 701 W. Haven Ave. in New Lenox. For more information, call (815) 485-3584, or visit newlenoxparks.org. Banquets for any occasion 7 days 7 nights a week Baby Showers, Bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, communions, baptisms, birthday parties, graduations, reunions, memorials. Let Fox’s do the cooking and cleaning for you Private party rooms available up to 160 people Mokena 11247 W. 187th St. 708-478-8888 Orland 9655 W. 143rd 708-349-2111