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Special Events

Easter Egg Hunts

Easter Egg Hunts
Flashlight Candy & Egg Hunt

AGES 6–10
Thursday, March 22 • 8PM
Gouin Park Playground, Franklin Park
We will scatter the park with eggs and candy. THIS HUNT TAKES PLACE AT NIGHT, SO REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR FLASHLIGHT and a basket to collect your eggs and candy. Each hunt will be divided into age groups and start EXACTLY at 8PM rain or shine.
Free family event!

Egg Scrambler

AGES 2–10
Friday, March 23 • 6:30-7.30PM
George A. Leoni Complex Indoor Turf, Melrose Park
Veterans Park District and the Melrose Park Youth Commission will proudly sponsor an Egg Scrambler at the Leoni Complex in Melrose Park. We will toss out eggs and candy on the field, then the scramble begins. Remember to bring a basket to collect your goodies and a camera to take photos with the Easter Bunny.
Free family event!

Egg & Candy Hunt

AGES 2–10
Saturday, March 24 • 9:30AM
Trumbull Park Playground, River Grove
Hey, kids! The Easter Bunny will be hiding eggs at Trumbull Park. Bring your baskets to collect your eggs.
Parents, bring your cameras! Each hunt will be divided into age groups and start at exactly 9:30AM rain or shine.
Free family event!

Easter "EGG"stravaganza

Saturday, March 24 • 11AM-12:30PM
Grant Park Glick Hall, Northlake
The Veterans Park District is teaming up with the City of Northlake for another exciting Easter "EGG"stravaganza. There will be crafts, balloon artist and games. Parents, don't forget your camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny!
Free family event!

Summer Kick Off Program Registration Day

Summer Kick Off Program Registration Day

Register early for Summer Day Camp, Special Recreation Camp, Sports Camp and Gouin Pool Early Bird Passes.

Free Event

Saturday, April 28
Grant Park, Glick Hall
11 AM- 2 PM


Games / Face Painting / Crafts / Free Giveaways

Family Indoor Garage Sale & Flea Market

Family Indoor Garage Sale & Flea Market
Saturday, April 28
9 AM- 2 PM
Grant Park Gymnasium

Come out and shop at the VPD community garage sale. Time to clean out your attic, closets or garage for items to sell. Time to upsell your baby clothes, toys, games, tools, books or anything else you may have.
Tables are available on a first come, first served basis. Registration is required in order to reserve your space. Set up time is from 8-9 AM.
Concessions will be open for snacks.

Fee: R $20/N$35 (10'x10' space, 2 tables, 2 chairs)
Location: Grant Park Recreation Center Gymnasium
Must register for a space and fill out an application. Deadline is April 22.