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Community Relations

  1. Art Exhibit: Soundwaves- Nature -Forms -Colorcodes

    September 28, 2018 - November 3, 2018 @ Tall Grass Arts Association

    Paintings, prints, photographs and sculptures. Artists: James Bowden, Bill Dixon, Linda Lane Hayes, Ricardo Mondragon, & Patricia Moore; these artists created a large body of work that is primarily abstract, exploring concepts related to music, sound, natural forms and pure geometric design. Works that represent a clearly identifiable and personal language of form, shape, color, texture, imagery and mark-making or process. Curators: Claudia and Deborah Craemer. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 11am-4pm; Sunday and Monday: Closed. For more information, call 708.748.3377 or visit

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  2. Muzicnet School of Music Fall Classes

    October 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018 @ Muzicnet School Of Music

    Call us today to register for your instrument or vocal class. Appointments needed. No walk-ins please. For more information, call Alan Franklin, 708.481.9870.

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  3. Haunts Against Hunger: Haunted House

    October 26, 2018, 7:00 PM - October 31, 2018, 9:00 PM

    Come support a good cause and visit our Haunted House. Every year has a different twist to it. Haunts Against Hunger collects canned goods and funds to donate to the local Rich and Monee Township Food Pantries. Tickets will be $6 with canned goods; $8 without canned goods; and $50 for a group of 10 or more ($5 per person), with or without canned goods. Pick a day or two, bring your entire family, friends and enjoy. Early ticket sales will start October 1. Tickets can be purchased at the Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive, Park Forest (Rec & Parks Counter, 1st Floor/Lobby), 9a-5p. After 5p, the day of the Haunted House, ticket sales will be one hour prior to start and 15 minutes prior to closing, in the Lobby of Village Hall, 350 Victory Drive. Questions, call 708.748.2005 or 708.283.5621. Sponsored by: Haunts Against Hunger, Park Forest Police and Economic Development & Planning Department.

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  4. Fall Fest

    October 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Somonauk Park

    2018 Fall Fest 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Somonauk Park Chili Cook-off ~ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm - Sample chili and help choose the winner of the Best Chili in Park Forest!

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  5. Thorn Creek Nature Center Presents...Stories from the Old Sauk Trail: An Afternoon with Friends of Thorn Creek Woods

    October 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Freedom Hall

    This Native American trail evolved into a major wagon and stage coach road and the route for countless fugitive slaves seeking their freedom in Canada. Local historian Larry McClellan has stories to tell about this now-busy thoroughfare on the northern edge of our Thorn Creek Woods. At our annual gathering of nature lovers, which is open to the public, there will be a short Friends meeting, presentation and refreshments. FREE! Ages 12-Adult. Registration required. For more information, call 708.747.6320, email or visit

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  6. Halloween Party

    October 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Church Of The Holy Family

    Join Church of the Holy Family for games, costumes, candy and music for kids. For more information, call Johnnette Shane, 708.748.1100 or visit

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Home Page Calendar

  1. Main Street Market

    October 27, 2018, 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    The Main Street Market -- formerly the Park Forest Farmers' Market -- offers a variety of fresh flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, herbs and dairy products. Local businesses are also on hand selling artwork, garden ornaments, jewelry, and more. EBT/Link, WIC, and Senior Nutrition Coupons accepted. The Market is open Saturdays, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., May through October, for shopping, food, and entertainment.

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Recreation, Parks & Community Health Department

  1. Fall Fest

    October 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Somonauk Park

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