Special Events Spring/Summer 2015
Summer Classes

 

Margaret J. Lange Park

6140 N. Scott St, Rosemont, IL [ map ]
Telephone: (847) 823-6685

Hours

Monday through Friday
(May thru September) 9:00 am to 10:00 pm* (October thru April) 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday | 10am - 4pm*
Sunday | Closed

*The building may close ½ hour earlier, if the building is empty. All Park facilities will be closed May 25, July 3, July 4, and September 7.

 

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Spring/Summer
2015 Brochure

 

arrow School's Out - Youth Activities

The Park will offer a "Day at the Park" with a program of activities or occasionally a trip on some of the days the grade school children are off school for either the entire day or half a day. Our program will not cover the entire day or every day school is out. For SIP days at the school, the Park van will pick up children at the school and bring them to the Park. No other transportation will be provided. Children must be picked up on time or an additional late fee of $3.00 for every 15 minutes per child will be charged.

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arrow Junior Day at the Park

For each "Junior Day at the Park," we are looking for 3 to 5 year olds to join us for a morning of fun. We will serve cheese pizza and a drink for lunch. Activities could include an arts project, toys, play doh, puzzles, story time, and games. If the weather is good, the playground may be used.
   
Registration For each date register no later than 2 weeks in advance. If a minimum number are not registered, the date will be cancelled.
Dates March 9, April 13, May 11, September 28, and October 19
Time 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Who Ages 3 to 5
Leader Cheryl Molini and Joanne Hernandez
Minimum 8 children
Cost $8 Resident | $12 Non-Resident
Location The Thompson Room at Margaret J. Lange Park
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arrow Kids' Special Event – Leprechaun Hunt

Come to the Park and learn how to make your own trap to catch any Leprechauns who will be hanging around for St. Patrick's Day. Be sure to wear something green. You will learn about Leprechauns; snacks will be provided.

   
Registration February 9 to February 28
Date Monday, March 16
Time

3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Who Ages 5 to 9
Cost Resident $ 10.00 | Non-Resident $ 14.00 ($5.00 each additional child)
Location The Thompson Room at Margaret J. Lange Park
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arrow Kids' Special Event – Cool Candy Crafts

Join us in creating and eating some wonderful candy crafts! We will be using our creative side to creative some edible treats based on the season and/or an upcoming holiday. Come ready to enjoy some delicious fun!!!

   
Registration March 16 to April 4
Date Monday, April 20
Time

3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Who Ages 5 to 9
Cost Resident $ 10.00 | Non-Resident $14.00 ($5.00 each additional child)
Location The Thompson Room at Margaret J. Lange Park
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arrow Kids' Special Event – Save the Monarch

Come learn about the monarch butterfly. Activity will include making a monarch butterfly feeder to take home. Discover how to help save this beautiful butterfly! Snacks will be provided.

   
Registration March 23 to April 11
Date Monday, April 27
Time

3:15 pm to 4:45 pm

Who Ages 5 to 9
Cost Resident $ 10.00 | Non-Resident $ 14.00 ($5.00 each additional child)
Location The Thompson Room at Margaret J. Lange Park
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arrow Kids' Special Event – Cool Candy Crafts

Join us in creating and eating some wonderful candy crafts! We will be using our creative side to creative some edible treats based on the season and/or an upcoming holiday. Come ready to enjoy some delicious fun!!!

   
Registration September 8 to September 26
Date Monday, October 5
Time

3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Who Ages 5 to 9
Cost Resident $ 10.00 | Non-Resident $14.00 ($5.00 each additional child)
Location The Thompson Room at Margaret J. Lange Park
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arrow Family Bingo Night

Bring the family to the Park for a Family Bingo Night! We will order a large pizza for each family registered; half will be cheese and half sausage. Pizza will be served family style; extra will be ordered. We will provide drinks for everyone. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each game.

 
Who Your Family
Registration For each date register no later than 1 week prior to the event date. If a minimum number are not registered the date will be cancelled.
Dates February 23, March 30, May 4, June 29, August 24, September 21, and October 14
Time

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Cost Resident: $ 15.00 | Non-Resident $ 20.00 (Good for 1 or 2 adults, additional $ 5.00 for 3 or 4 adults)
Location The Thompson Room at Margaret J. Lange Park
Callers Cheryl Molini and Joanne Hernandez
Minimum/Maximum 3 families/10 families
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arrow Easter Coloring Contest

Come to Margaret J. Lange Park and vote for your favorite pictures colored by the Rosemont grade school children. The pictures will be on display in the park lobby. Come and enjoy the wonderful talents of our young people.

 
Starts Tuesday, March 10
Ends Monday, March 23
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arrow Easter Candy Guessing Contest

Come by the front desk at Margaret J. Lange Park to guess how many pieces of candy are in the large jar by the desk. Each person is only allowed one guess. See how close you can come to the right number! If you guess more than once, none of your guesses will count. You could win all the candy in the jar if you have the closest guess!
 
Starts Tuesday, March 10
Ends Monday, March 23
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arrow Easter Egg Hunt

Come join Peter Cottontail at the Rosemont School Gym for an afternoon of egg hunting. Please, all children must bring their own Easter basket or bag to carry the eggs they collect. The Egg hunt will be outdoors weather permitting. Come early rather than late; we will start on time and everything moves very quickly. There will be lots of Easter eggs, prizes, and candy for all! We do not charge for this annual event. However, it is for Rosemont residents only. All the children will be able to pick some eggs first. Then we will turn everyone loose for the remaining eggs.
 
Registration Not Necessary
Date Saturday, March 28
Times 12:00 pm 0 – 23 months
  12:30 pm 2 – 3 years old
  1:00 pm 4 years old, preschool and kindergarten
  1:30 pm 1st and 2nd grades
  2:00 pm 3rd and 4th grades
Where Rosemont School Gym
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arrow Teen Easter Egg Hunt

Calling all Teens, bring your flashlight and a bag for an eggciting evening of egg hunting! Eggs will be hidden around the grounds of Margaret J. Lange Park, and it is your job to hunt them down in the dark with only a flashlight. Remember that you must be in the park building while the eggs are being hidden. Do not be late if you want to participate!
 
Registration Not necessary
Date Friday, March 27
Time

7:45pm

Who 5th through 8th grades
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arrow Easter Egg Coloring

Come to the Park to color and decorate your Easter Eggs. You only need to bring yourself and a dozen hard-boiled eggs. We have the dye and decorating supplies. Come for the fun; leave the mess here!
 
Registration February 23 – March 14
Date Monday, March 23
Who/Time

Ages 2 to 5 3:15 pm to 4:00 pm (Parent must stay)
Ages 6 to 9 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm (Parent optional)

Cost $1
Place The Craft and Thompson Rooms
Don't Forget! Do not forget to bring a dozen (12 eggs) hard-boiled eggs for each child!!
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arrow Mother/Son Bowling & Pizza

Mothers and sons join us for an afternoon of bowling and pizza! Enjoy the fun and competition as you bowl a couple of games, and then reward yourselves with some delicious pizza! Hope to see you for an exciting and enjoyable afternoon that will become a classic yearly special event!

 
Registration February 9 – February 28
Date Saturday, March 7
Time 2pm to 4pm
Cost, couple Resident $ 35.00 ($ 5.00 per additional son)
Non-Resident $ 50.00 ($ 5.00 per additional son)
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arrow Join Scouting - All Ages Welcome

 
Cub Scouts: Meet semi-monthly with Pack nights held monthly.
Tigers | 1st Grade
Bobcats & Wolves | 2nd Grade
Bears | 3rd Grade
Webelos I | 4th Grade
Webelos II | 5th Grade

 

 
Boy Scouts | Ranks Meet semi-monthly with Pack nights held monthly.
Scout
Tenderfoot
2nd Class
1st Class
Star
Life
Eagles Scout
   
Both Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts attend summer camps that allow boys to participate in water sports, shot gun, archery, horseback riding, and many other events. To join call Scoutmaster Al Podgor at 847-698-4469 or 847-977-4003.
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6140 N. Scott St. Rosemont, IL 60018 [ map ] (847) 823-6685
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