Vernon Hills Park District
Vernon Hills Park District
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May 2017

Container Gardening – Free Program!

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Century Park North, 1401 Indianwood Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Do your containers look tired by mid-July? Do they lack the fullness and pizzazz you expected when you planted them? Don't know how to get started? Beautiful container gardens are within your grasp! Starting out on the right foot will lead to enjoyment throughout the growing season. This free demonstration, presented by University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners of Lake County, covers the science behind a fabulous container garden with emphasis on using the appropriate container mix, right sized container,…

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June 2017
$25 - $29

Mighty Kids Triathlon

June 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakeview Fitness Center, 700 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, 60061
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Kids, 6-12 years old, are invited to compete in a swim, bike, run triathlon that is both challenging and fun! Distances will vary by age, so athletes will compete in heats with their own age group. Each participant will receive a t-shirt, goody bag, refreshments, and a medal. Trophies will be awarded to top competitors in each age group. You may arrive beginning at 7:45 am. Pre-race bike checks will be provided by M&M Cyclery.  Register by June 1st at…

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$6 - $7

Kids Fishing Day

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Century Park, 1001 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Kids, 6-13 years old, will have a memorable morning fishing with the Park District and the Libertyville Fishing Club at Century Park’s Big Bear Lake. We’ll begin with safety instructions and demonstrations before heading to the shore in hopes of catching “The Big One”! Bait will be provided for all, and a limited number of poles will be available for use. Prizes will be awarded for the first fish and largest fish caught in different age groups. Meet at the…

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$20 - $25

Magic Class

June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm
Sullivan Community Center, 635 N. Aspen Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Young magicians, 5-12 years old, will amaze friends & family with mind-reading and tricks using playing cards, ropes & coins! Would-be wizards are guaranteed to have a great time learning these fascinating tricks. The tricks are really convincing, and easy to learn. Anyone can look like a pro in no time! Each participant receives a take home a magic kit. New tricks are taught each session. Code: 150601-1 R/NR: $20/25

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$45

Family Campout

June 24 @ 5:30 pm - June 25 @ 9:00 am
Family Aquatic Center, 635 N. Aspen Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Pack your tent, sleeping bag & flashlight for an evening of swimming and overnight camping at the Family Aquatic Center! Families will enjoy exclusive use of the aquatic center, a camp fire, s’mores, outdoor movie, and a Sunday pancake breakfast! Register in-person at the Sullivan Center. Campout information will be available upon registration. Fee: $45 per campsite (up to 6 people) Thank you to our Sponsors

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Movie in the Park

June 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deerpath Park, 299 Onwentsia Road
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a free movie under the stars!  The movie will begin at dusk in Deerpath Park. Park at the Cherokee Road entrance and walk north to the viewing area.

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July 2017
$10 - $15

Black Light Party

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Lakeview Fitness Center, 700 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, 60061
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Who says your workout can’t be fun? Join us for a Black Light Party, just for adults 18 + years! Latin Fusion and yoga under the black lights are sure to be a workout you won’t soon forget. Participants should wear white or fluorescent so you glow under the lights! Code: 131302-1 R/NR: $10/15

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Hole-In-One Challenge at Summer Celebration

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - July 16 @ 8:30 pm
Century Park, 1001 Lakeview Parkway
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Fore! Test out your short game by trying to hit a hole-in-one on our floating green. Land a ball on the green and win a prize. Hit a hole-in-one and win a free golf package to an area golf course. Proceeds benefit the Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County Fee: $5 per bucket of 10 plastic balls

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$4

Flick & Float

July 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Family Aquatic Center, 635 N. Aspen Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Lights... Camera... Floaties! Spend an evening at the Family Aquatic Center with family and friends! We are showing a movie on our large inflatable movie screen. Doors open at 7:30 pm and guests are able to use the entire facility until the movie starts. Bobo’s will stay open late to serve up your favorite movie snacks! Please use only the Park District provided flotation tubes during the movie. Code: 182001-1 Fee: $4, children 3 years & younger are free

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Movie in the Park

July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Deerpath Park, 299 Onwentsia Road
Vernon Hills, IL 60061 United States
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Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy a free movie under the stars!  The movie will begin at dusk in Deerpath Park. Park at the Cherokee Road entrance and walk north to the viewing area. 

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