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Special Events

All VPD Special Event dates, locations, and advertised activities are subject to change.

Easter Egg Hunts

Flashlight Candy & Egg Hunt

AGES 6–10
Thursday, March 25 • 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. Free family event!

Egg & Candy Hunt

AGES 2–10
Saturday, March 27 • 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. Free family event!

Egg Scrambler

AGES 2–10
Friday, March 26 • 6:30-7:30 PM
George A. Leoni Complex Indoor Turf, Melrose Park
We will toss out eggs and candy on the turf, then the scramble begins (younger children first). Remember to bring a basket to collect your goodies and a camera to take photos with the Easter Bunny. Brought to you by Veterans Park District and the Melrose Park Youth Commission. Free family event!

Easter "EGG"stravaganza

Saturday, March 27 • 11 AM-12:30 PM
Grant Park Glick Hall, Northlake
The Veterans Park District is teaming up with the City of Northlake for our Easter "EGG"stravaganza. Parents, don't forget your camera to take pictures with the Easter Bunny! Free family event!

Family Indoor Garage Sale & Flea Market

Saturday, April 24 • 9 AM-2:30 PM
Grant Park Gymnasium
44 W. Golfview Dr., Northlake


Shop at the VPD community garage sale.
Sell your sell your unwanted treasures.

Fee: R $20/N $35
(10’x10’ space, 2 tables, 2 chairs)
Sellers: Tables are available on a first come, first served basis. Must register for a space and fill out an application available at Application deadline is April 19. Set up time is from 8-9 AM day of event. No electricity offered.

Summer Kickoff Celebration

Saturday, April 24 • 11 AM-2 PM• Grant Park, Glick Hall

Register early for Summer Day Camp, Sports Camp and Gouin Pool Early Bird Passes.
Free Family Event!