Bensenville Park District Events
Summer Kick-off Celebration - Free Admission!
Fri, June 7, 5pm at Bensenville Water Park
A fun night of entertainment, drawings and giveaways! Grand prize is a water park pass for a family of 4! The night will also feature a DJ, balloon artist, a visit by Ronald McDonald and the movie Madagascar 3. Be sure to check out the Bensenville Park District Summer Showcase. Details here.
The Wall That Heals Fund-Raiser Pig Roast at White Pines
Saturday, June 8 | 5-11pm.
Proceeds from the fund-raiser will go to support "The Wall That Heals", the Traveling Vietnam Memorial and Museum that will be available for visitation at Bensenville's Redmond Soccer Field, June 20-23. The fund-raiser event, hosted by Bensenville Chamber of Commerce and Bensenville Community Foundation, will feature a delicious pig roast and live music performed by In Session. Make your reservations at 630-766-0304, ext. 2. For more information, click here
Illinois PGA's Golf Fest Chicago 2013
Sunday, June 9 | Noon - 6:00pm, White Pines Golf Club & Banquets
Admission is FREE!
• PGA Instruction
• Golf Clinics
• Equipment Demos
• Family Fun Zone
• Skills Challenges (ages 6-17)
• Guest Speakers
• Celebrity Appearances
• Much More!
For more information and event updates, visit www.ipga.com.
Check out White Pines Golf Club Youth Program information for ages 4-16
Free! Community Shred Event
Saturday, June 15 | 9-11am at Deer Grove Leisure Center
Get rid of your excess paperwork, securely and efficiently. Limit 4 boxes per person.
Civil War Weekend at Fischer Farm - Free Event!
Saturday, June 22, 10am-4pm & Sunday, June 23, 10am-3pm
Bring the whole family to the Civil War encampment at Fischer Farm. The sun over the treetops shines down on the men taking care of their horses, cleaning their weapons, and cooking their meals. The war that pitted family against family and brother against brother raged for just over four years. The costliest war in our nation’s history was arguably one of its defining moments. Walk with us into the early 1860s and see firsthand what the life of a soldier was like. Fischer Farm is located at 16W680 Old Grand Avenue.
Radio Days at Fischer Farm - Free Event!
Friday, July 19 | 1-3pm
Steve Darnall, host of the "Those Were the Days" Radio Program and editor of Nostalgia Digest, will discuss radio during the 1930s and 1940s including the popular shows, the performers, both the famous and not-so-famous. He will also play clips from various radio shows. Fischer Farm is located at 16W680 Old Grand Avenue.
Saturday, Aug 3 | 8am at Pines Park
Featuring camouflage t-shirts, post-race refreshments and the live band AARP!
Lunch and prizes immediately following the race.
Trophies and awards will be given to top finishers from ages 9-90 years old.
• CARA Certified (members receive a $2.50 discount)
• Timing by Race Time (mile split time and digital clock)
• USATF Certified course
Fee: $20 before race day, $25 day of race
Race is limited to 400 participants/goodie bags
Registration Options: All due by Friday, August 2 at 2pmR egistration options:
1. Online Registration at Signmeup.com/90252
2. Download registration form and bring to Deer Grove Leisure Center
3. Register by fax, 630-766-9280
4. Day of race registration begins at 7:00am
New this year! Packet pick-up at Runner's Soul, Elmhurst
Thursday and Friday, August 1 & 2 | 10am-8pm