District News

Send a Letter to Santa Claus!

Send a letter to Santa Claus! A special mailbox is located just outside of the entrance to the Sullivan Community Center, 635 N. Aspen Drive. Be sure your letter has a return address so Santa can write back to you! Drop your letter in Santa’s mailbox between November...
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Kids’ Castle Closure

Lake County Public Works is starting the process of identifying necessary repairs to the sanitary system for the Village of Vernon Hills. There are two areas that excavation will occur in Deerpath Park near Kids' Castle playground. To ensure safety, the paths, restroom, and...
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Coyote Sightings in the Parks

Coyotes have recently been seen in District parks.  Coyotes are important to our ecosystem and help keep the wildlife populations under control.  Coyotes are wild animals and should not be fed or approached. Please do not attempt to trap a coyote.  Please keep pets on a short...
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Fall Tree Plantings

District parks lost several large trees and many more were recently removed due to age and decline from disease. This fall, the Parks Department will plant 40 trees concentrated in the most heavily impacted parks, including Century Park and Deerpath Park. It won’t offset what...
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CARA 5K Run in Century Park

The Chicago Area Runners Association will be hosting a 5K Go Run in Century Park on Sunday, August 29 at 9 am. This run gives Chicago area runners the chance to experience the park's picturesque landscapes as they wind through Century Park. The event is free but you must...
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