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Park Forest, IL 60466
Ph: 708-748-1112
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Trip Registration Information

•Recreation & Parks Department will need name, date of birth, address, phone number, and emergency number
 of each person registering for a trip.

•Trip return times are approximate and may change due to unforeseen circumstances and traffic.

•Refunds for trips may vary due to non-refundable tickets or fees. Refund requests made prior to the start date of a trip will be cheerfully given less a 5% refund fee. Cancellations made by Recreation & Parks are not subject to the 5% refund fee.

•Nothing kills a good trip quicker than waiting until the last minute to register! Please sign up early or the trip
 that you want may have to be cancelled.

Join Our Mailing List!
The Park Forest Recreation Department offers trips throughout the year. Information is sent to those on the
mailing list. If you would like to be on the mailing list, please call the Recreation & Parks Department
at (708)748-2005.


Tony n Tina's Wedding Dinner and Show
Presented by the original New York producers, in conjunction with Chicago Theater Works, comes the return of Tony 'n Tina's Wedding, one of Chicago's longest running, smash hit shows!

This hilarious, interactive show is guaranteed to make guests feel like they are truly friends and family of the bride and groom. From the wedding ceremony (a block away at Resurrection Church in Chicago) to the high-energy reception (at Chicago Theater Works), complete with an Italian-style buffet meal, champagne toast and wedding cake, guests will have the opportunity to celebrate alongside this larger-than-life couple and their family members. Fee includes motor coach transportation, dinner and show. Gluten free and vegetarian menu options available. Cash bar. Registration deadline November 7, 2016.

Please pick meal choice when registering:

Regular Buffet - Rigatoni pasta with Italian sausage, vodka cream sauce, Italian cheese, parmesan, baked and garnished with fresh Italian parsley. Includes salad, bread, cake and Champaign toast.

Vegetarian: Rigatoni pasta (no meat) with vodka cream sauce. Includes salad, bread, cake and Champaign toast.

Gluten Free: Gluten free pasta with vodka cream sauce. Includes salad and Champaign toast. No cake or bread.

Ages 21 & Older               $105.00                         
Depart/Return:  Park Forest Village Hall
34659-01  Sunday, December 4, 2016   3 pm-8 pm

route 66 john weiss.jpg  Route 66 North Tour
Join us for another adventure with Route 66 connoisseur, John Weiss.  We will travel to such places at Rialto Square Theatre for an organ concert, the Route 66 Historical Museum, view the historic 100 mile water way known as the I & M Canal, have lunch at the iconic Chicken Basket and so much more!

Fee includes tour guide, lunch, ice cream snack, all entrance fees, and motor coach transportation. Registration deadline: August 22.

Adults                     $86              
Depart/Return: Park Forest Village Hall
24656-01   Wednesday   8 am-6 pm    September 14        


Cheers Live on Stage and Italian Village Luncheon
Come enjoy an elegant lunch at Chicago’s Italian Village where you will have your choice of entrees upon arrival.  Following the luncheon, we will be enjoying Cheers Live on Stage at the Broadway Playhouse. 

Cheers Live on Stage is a rousing new theater comedy set in Boston’s iconic basement bar where we know everybody’s name. Fee includes motor coach transportation, lunch and show. All gratuities are included.  Registration deadline: August 12.

Adults                              $126
Depart/Return:  Park Forest Village Hall
24657-01  Sunday   10:30 am- 5:45 pm   October 2 (New departure time 10:30 am)

Meal Choice (choose one) Meal includes salad and dessert.

Three Cheese Tortelli
Pillow shaped pasta, filled with Mascarpone, Mozzarella and Ricotta Cheeses, in a cherry tomato-garlic-basil broth.

Eggplant Parmesan
Baked eggplant in Tomato sauce, topped with Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

Rigatoni with Chicken Sauce
Barrel shaped pasta in a light tomato sauce with ground chicken (chicken sauce), cherry tomatoes, garlic and basil.

Home specialty of pasta layers, meat sauce, cream sauce and Parmesan cheese. 

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Blue Chip Casino
Come have some gaming fun at the Blue Chip Casino, located in Michigan City, Indiana. This casino features over  65,000 square feet of gaming on a single luxurious and spacious level, with 44 table games, eight live poker room tables and more than 1,700 slots. Price includes a free buffet, $10 in e-play for each person who earns 1000 points on their player’s cards. Please give Blue Chip Reward card number when registering. Registration deadline:  October 24.

Ages 21 & Older   $35 
Depart/Return:  Village Hall
34652-01 Wednesday  9:30 am-4:30 pm    Nov 9


Medium at Jacob Henry Mansion, Joliet , IL
Enjoy a delicious lunch and participate in a "Group Reading" by psychic Medium Michael Gourley one of the top ten Chicago Psychics. Michael will explain how he uses his gifts to deliver messages from loved ones and will deliver any messages that may come through for our guests. Lunch is comprised of Jake's Chicken Cordon Bleu, open faced with ham, cheese and bearnaise sauce with a potato, vegetable and dessert. Registration deadline:  October 3.

Ages 21 & Older   $80 
Depart/Return:  Village Hall
34653-01 Tuesday 10 am-3 pm    Oct 11

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A Christmas Carol at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, Arlington Heights, IL
Come join us for a day of delicious food and an old classic.  We will begin with lunch at Peggy Kinnane's, a truly authentic Irish dining experience, then walk across the street to Metropolis Performing Arts Centre for the renowned play, A Christmas Carol. This Dickens classic is an annual tradition at Metropolis. The tale follows the Cratchit family as they struggle to make ends meet and care for their ailing son Tiny Tim. Meanwhile, Mr. Cratchit’s boss, miserly old Scrooge, has more money than he could ever need but no one to share it with. Find out what the true spirit of Christmas is all about as you travel through time with Scrooge as he is visited by the ghosts of past, present, and future.  Registration deadline: November 7.

Ages 21 & Older  $85 
Depart/Return:  Village Hall
34654-01 Tuesday   11:30 am-6 pm    Dec 20

 MARDI GRAS 1.jpg Fat Tuesday At the Jacob Henry Mansion, Joliet, IL
In celebration of Fat Tuesday, treat yourself to a Mardi Gras party at the Jacob Henry Mansion in Joliet.  Lunch will be comprised of homemade Jambalaya over rice with southern corn bread. While there, enjoy the toe tapping music of New Orleans with the Four Star Brass Band as they bring the Louisiana sizzle to Joliet. Don't forget your boas, beads and umbrellas! Registration deadline:  February 20.

Ages 21 & Older             $80 
Depart/Return:  Village Hall
34655-01 Tuesday 10:15 am-3:30 pm     Feb 28, 2017




Diamond Tours
The Village of Park Forest is offering the following trips through Diamond Tours.
Click on the trip heading for additional information or contact the Recreation & Parks Department at (708)748-2005.  Travel insurance can be purchased for an additional fee.  Click on
Travel Confident Protection Plan  for more information. 

Online Registration is not available for Diamond Tours

New York City & The Statue of Liberty - 14649-01 - click here for New York City & Statue of Liberty
October, 20-26, 2016 / 7 days, 6 nights  / Double Rate $725 per person
$75 deposit due upon signing / Final payment due by August 13, 2016
Fee does not include step-on guide or motor coach driver gratuities.

Niagara Falls & Toronto - 34658-01 - click here for Niagara Falls & Toronto flyer
September 11-15, 2017 / 5 days, 4 nights/ Double Rate $549 per person
$75 deposit due upon signing / Final payment due by July 3, 2017 (office is closed July 4th)
Motor coach driver and step on guides gratuities are included in flyer price.

Travel Confident Protection Plan (for Diamond Tours)


The Village of Park Forest is offering the following trips through Collette Tours. Contact Anna Soloff in Recreation & Parks at 708-748-2005 for more information.  Online Registration is not available for Collette Tours. 

*Collette Tours

South Pacific Wonders
February 14-28, 2017
Booking # 681791
Call Recreation & Parks for a brochure

Click here for South Pacific Wonders electronic flyer

Discover Switzerland, Austria and Bavaria
May 18-27, 2017
Booking # 681776
Call Recreation & Parks for a brochure

Click here for Discover Switzerland, Austria & Bavaria flyer