News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2020

Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues with Dee Alexander LIVE at Freedom Hall, Feb. 14

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Alligator Records Recording Artist, Billy Branch, was discovered by Willie Dixon, the "father of modern Chicago Blues” and began touring with the Willie Dixon Chicago All-Stars. Billy has played on over 150 different recordings, including 1...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Chicago Flower & Garden Show Trip - March 17, 2020

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CHICAGO FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW 2020The Chicago Flower & Garden Show® is bringing a new "vision" in 2020 with a FOCUS ON FLOWERS! Featuring an expanded selection of more than 700 plant varieties including roses, hydrangea, caladium,...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Park Forest Tennis & Health Club - Session 4 Tennis Lessons March 2, 2020 to May 2, 2020

Park Forest Tennis & Health Club290 Westwood Dr.Park Forest, IL 60466(708)481-6060www.villageofparkforest.com 

Two Ways to RegisterBy phone - contact the Park Forest Tennis & Health Club at (708)481-6060 

In person - at th...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Illinois Department of Public Health - Health Alert

IDPH Health Alert - 1/24/20 A confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been detected in a hospitalized patient in Chicago. Please click on the link below for more information.Novel Coronavirus 

For additional information or que...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Reminder - 2020 Park Permit Lottery - Saturday, February 1, 2020

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The Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health will hold its Annual Parks Pavilion Permit Lottery on Saturday, February 1, 2020, beginning at 9 a.m. at Park Forest’s Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. The event is held each year to all...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: December 19, 2019

New Trips - Blue Man Group & Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway in New York City!

The Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health is offering two new trips - Blue Man Group and Tina: The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway in New York City.  Details are listed below. For more information please call 708-748-2005. If you...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: December 16, 2019

First Day In Nature - January 1, 2020 10am-Noon

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Celebrate the new decade with a healthy start and reconnect
with nature after the busy holidays!The Park Forest Recreation and Parks Advisory Board invites you to join them in the “First Day in Nature” walk through the Central Park We...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: December 26, 2019

Recycle Your Christmas Trees & Lights

Recycle Christmas Trees and Lights 2019

Recycle Your Christmas Trees & Lights

Starting November 25, 2019 through January 10, 2020, drop off your holiday lights at Park Forest Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. This drop off is sponsored by Gaby Iron and Metal.

Drop off your Christmas trees at t...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Teatro ZinZanni - March 15, 2020 Trip

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Enter a realm where reality and dreams converge; an experience unlike any other! Teatro ZinZanni is a three-hour whirlwind of international cirque, comedy and cabaret served with a multi-course feast. Described as the “Kit Kat Klub on acid,&...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Four Winds Casino 2020 Trips

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From the stuff of dreams, a remarkable experience will be created. Four Winds Casino promises to deliver an unparalleled experience. As you pass under the property’s entrance and over a beautiful wooded road, Four Winds Casino, a north woods lod...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: December 10, 2019

Tennis & Health Club Session 3 Tennis Lessons 1/6/20 to 2/29/20

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The Park Forest Tennis & Health Club offers professional tennis instruction for children and adults.  Click on the link below for the current schedule.    Session 3 Tennis Lesson Schedule - January 6, 2020 to Februa...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

January 12th Trip - "The Other Cinderella" & Lunch

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Now in its 43rd year, “The Other Cinderella”, shown at The Black Ensemble Theater, is indeed a Black classic that has been enjoyed by people of all colors, kinds and ages. In this African American rendition of this African fairy tale–Cinderella is from th...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health New Trips

The Department of Recreation, Parks & Community Health offers trips throughout the year. Click on the link below to view the current trip flyer.November 21, 2019 Trip Flyer

Mailing List - Please call 708-748-2005 to be placed on the mailing and/or emai...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

CPR Course Dates

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Why Learn CPR? Cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death. Each year, more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the United States. When a person has a cardiac arrest, survival depends on immediately getting CPR from someone nearby. Almost...

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Village of Park Forest - Recreation, Parks & Community Health News
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, Parks & Community Health 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, Parks & Community Health 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, Parks & Community Health News
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, Parks & Community Health 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, Parks & Community Health 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, Parks & Community Health 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, Parks & Community Health 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, Parks & Community Health 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, Parks & Community Health 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, Parks & Community Health 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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