News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2019

2019 Beautification Award Winners Announced

2019 brought about the return of the Park Forest Beautification Awards after being on hiatus from 2014-2018.  Earlier this summer, a request went out to our residents to nominate a home or business that they considered to be outstanding. A search...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Teen Zone Begins September 17, 2019

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Teens 6th grade through 12th grade will be able to enjoy all
the benefits of Teen Zone including sports, games, educational opportunitiesand more. Program meets Tuesday-Friday from 3 pm-6:30 pm. No Teen Zone November
26-29, 2019.

Please register at Tee...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

Main Street Music Fest Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:45 am -5:30 pm

Concert is held in conjunction with the 64th Annual Park Forest Art Fair.  For more information visit VOPF.com or tallgrassarts.org.

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: August 27, 2019

New Recreation & Parks Trips - Register Today!

Chicago History Trip 2019

The Recreation & Parks Department offers trips throughout the year. Please contact the Recreation & Parks Department at 708-748-2005 to be placed on the mailing and/or email list. Trips are also listed on the Village of Park Forest website at http...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

The Garden Club of Park Forest hosting "A Walk in the Park" - Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, the Garden Club of Park Forest is hosting "A Walk in the Park" with Rob Gunther, Director of Recreation and Parks. We will meet at noon at the Discovery Center, 30 North Orchard Drive, next to the Aqua Center. Ref...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Beautification Awards Property Nominations Due by Thursday, August 1, 2019

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The Park Forest Beautification Awards Committee makes a return this summer! We need your help to make this shortened season a great, big, beautiful success!  How can you help?Nominate a Property -You can nominate properties that are examples of g...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Status of Sudden Oak Death in Illinois from the IL Dept. of Agriculture

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Park Forest residents may find the following Press Release concerning Sudden Oak Death from the Illinois Department of Agriculture informative. Although called Sudden Oak Death, and primarily a west coast disease, the pathogen has been identified in varie...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Beautification Awards Committee Returns! Seeking Volunteers and Property Nominations

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The Park Forest Beautification Awards Committee makes a return this summer! We need your help to make this shortened season a great, big, beautiful success!  How can you help?Nominate a Property -You can nominate properties that are examples of g...

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Additional Info... Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Great American Campout - Friday, July 26, 2019

2017 Great American Campout Reduced

Great American CampoutCentral Park, Park Forest, ILFriday, July 26, 2019-Saturday, July 27, 2019Registration Deadline: Friday, July 26, 2019

Great American Campout Flyer 2019

Join the Park Forest Recreation & Parks Advisory Board and Recreation & Pa...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: July 9, 2019

2019 Park Forest Aqua Center Passes - $50 per person starting Sunday, July 14, 2019

Aqua 2019 Reduced

Starting Sunday, July 14, 2019, 2019 Park Forest Aqua Center Season Pass price is $50.00 per person!Purchase online or in-person at the Park Forest Aqua Center starting Sunday, July 14, 2019.   

Park Forest Aqua Center30 North OrchardPark...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: June 26, 2019

Celebrate 4th of July in Park Forest, IL

Celebrate 4th of July in Park Forest, IL!

THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2019

For more information contact Recreation & Parks Department at 708-748-2005.4th of July Flyer

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Great American Campout - Rescheduled to Friday, July 26, 2019

2017 Great American Campout Reduced

Great American CampoutCentral Park, Park Forest, ILNew Date: Friday, July 26, 2019-Saturday, July 27, 2019New Registration Deadline: Friday, July 26, 2019

Great American Campout Flyer 2019

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Glow Walk

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Recreation & Parks, Community Health Department Presents…GLOW WALKFRIDAY, JULY 12, 20197 PM TO 9 PMGlow Walk FlyerRSVP WITH RECREATION & PARKS DEPARTMENT 708-748-2005.7 pm - CHECK-IN at Village Hall Foyer, 350 Victory Drive, Park Forest, IL7-8 pm ...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: May 13, 2019

2019 Main Street Nights Begins Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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Grab a blanket and position yourself in the Park Forest Downtown Village Green (Cunningham and Main Streets) for eight FREE nights of entertainment, rain or shine! Vendors on hand selling food and drinks! The evening starts at 6:30 p.m. with an opening ac...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Park Forest Bark District 10 Year Anniversary Event Moved to Downtown Park Forest

Event Location Change:  Due to heavy rainfall and flooding, the 10th Anniversary Dog Park Event has moved to Downtown Park Forest on the Village Green (349 Main St).

Saturday, June 29, 201912:00 pm to 3:00 pmDowntown Park Forest349 Main StreetPark...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Village of Park Forest - Recreation & Parks - Trips!

Check out the new trips offered by Park Forest Recreation & Parks.  Click on the links below or contact the Recreation & Parks Department at 708-748-2005 to be place on the trip mailing list.  Recreation & Parks Trip Flyer

Rec...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Clean Up Our Parks Day - Saturday, May 18, 2019 - 9 am-12 pm

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Save the Date!

Join the Recreation and Parks Advisory Board for Clean-up Our Parks Day on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 9:00 am to Noon at Central Park.

Plan now to spend the morning with friends and family helping spruce up some of the Village’s parks and th...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

New Recreation & Parks Trips!

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Park Forest Recreation & Parks just released their upcoming trips!  Click on the links below for more information or call 708-748-2005.  

Recreation & Parks TripsDiamond Tours (click on links below) New Orleans - March 10...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation and Parks News