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Special Events

Easter Egg Hunts — Free Family Events!

Flashlight Candy & Egg Hunt
AGES 6–10
Thursday, April 11 • 8 PM
Gouin Park Playground, Franklin Park

We will scatter the park with eggs and candy. THIS HUNT TAKES PLACE AT NIGHT, SO REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR FLASHLIGHT and a basket to collect your eggs and candy. Each hunt will be divided into age groups and start EXACTLY at 8 PM rain or shine.

Egg & Candy Hunt
AGES 2–10
Saturday, April 13 • 9:30 AM
Trumbull Park Playground, River Grove

Hey, kids! The Easter Bunny will be hiding eggs at Trumbull Park. Bring your baskets to collect your eggs.
Parents, bring your cameras! Each hunt will be divided into age groups and start at exactly 9:30 AM rain or shine.

Egg Scrambler
AGES 2–10
Friday, April 12 • 6:30-7:30 PM
George A. Leoni Complex Indoor Turf, Melrose Park

Veterans Park District and the Melrose Park Youth Commission are proudly sponsoring an Egg Scrambler at the Leoni Complex in Melrose Park. We will toss out eggs and candy on the field, then the scramble begins. Remember to bring a basket to collect your goodies and a camera to take photos with the Easter Bunny.

Easter "EGG"stravaganza
Saturday, April 13 • 11 AM-12:30 PM
Grant Park Glick Hall, Northlake

The Veterans Park District is teaming up with the City of Northlake for another exciting Easter "EGG"stravaganza. There will be crafts, balloon artist and games. Parents, don't forget your camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny!

Family Indoor Garage Sale & Flea Market

Family Indoor Garage Sale & Flea Market

Family Indoor Garage Sale & Flea Market

Saturday, April 27 • 9 AM-2:30 PM at Grant Park Gymnasium, 44 w. Golfview Dr., Northlake

Come out and shop at the VPD community garage sale. Time to clean out your attic, closets or garage for items to sell. Time to upsell your baby clothes, toys, games, tools, books or anything else you may have. Tables are available on a first come, first served basis. Registration is required in order to reserve your space. Set up time is from 8-9 AM. Concessions will be open for snacks.

Sell and/or shop

Fee: R $20/N $35 (10'x10' space, 2 tables, 2 chairs). Must register for a space and fill out an application. Deadline is April 22.

Summer Kickoff

Summer Kickoff

Summer Kickoff

Saturday, April 27, 11 AM-2 PM • Grant Park, Glick Hall

Register early for Summer Day Camp, Special Recreation Camp, Sports Camp and Gouin Pool Early Bird Passes.