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|11/16-2/28||Holiday Light Recycling||Community Center|
|11/28-12/30||Festival of Lights and Tree Sales||Cosley Zoo|
|12/13||Santa's Craft Corner||Cosley Zoo|
|1/24||Straight from the Tap||Arrowhead Golf Club|
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Holiday Light Recycling for a Great Cause
November 16, 2014-February 28, 2015 | Community Center
The Wheaton Park District will be collecting holiday lights at the Community Center, located at 1777 S Blanchard Rd, Wheaton, from November 16, 2014 through February 28, 2015.
Donated holiday lights may be in any condition, wiring inside will be processed for scrap materials. Acceptable items include:
- Extension cords
Proceeds from materials will be donated to the Leisureship Fund. The Fund provides financial assistance to qualified Wheaton Residents for park district programs and sports, fitness center passes and pool passes.
For more information, please contact the Community Center at 630-690-4880.
Festival of Lights & Tree Sales
November 28-December 30 | Hours: 9am-9pm / Lights: 3-9pm | Cosley Zoo
Zoo Admissions is free during the Festival of Lights and Tree Sales. Donations are greatly appreciated!
A winter time visit to Cosley Zoo has become a family tradition for many. Make sure it is one of yours! Cosley Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with 20,000 twinkling lights creating spectacular displays, an amazing selection of Christmas trees for you to purchase, hot chocolate, and holiday gifts. The Festival of Lights and Tree Sales begin the day after Thanksgiving (11/28/14) and continue through December 30. The zoo is open 9A-9P daily; lights come on at 3P. All proceeds support the zoo, its animals, programs and development.
- Zoo Admissions is free during the Festival of Lights and Tree Sales. Donations are greatly appreciated.
- Cosley Zoo is Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New year’s Day
- Cosley Zoo is open 9A-Noon on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve
Thank you to Cosley Zoo’s 2015 Festival of Lights Sponsors:
Christmas Tree Lane Sponsor
Animal Light Display Sponsors
- Animal Medical Clinic of Wheaton
- Christopher B. Burke Engineering, Ltd.
- DuPage County Historical Museum
- DuPage Family Dental
- EP Doyle & Sons, LLC.
- Kramer Tree Specialists
- Councilman Phil Suess & Family
- Tom's Farm Market & Greenhouse, Inc.
- Western DuPage Special Recreation Association
Santa's Craft Corner
Saturday, December 13 | 10am-2pm | Cosley Zoo
Can’t make it to the North Pole? Do the next best thing and come to Cosley Zoo where you can see Santa AND the animals! While visiting Santa, make a craft or two and enjoy refreshments.
- $5/family donation
- $3 for printed photo with Santa
Lions Club Reindeer Run
Saturday, December 6 | 8:30am | Downtown Wheaton
Holiday-themed 5K for the serious and casual runner looking to get into the holiday spirit!
Thanks to everyone that participated, sponsored or volunteered at this year's event!
For more information, please visit the Lions Club Reindeer Run Event page >
January 24 | 1:30-4P | Arrowhead Golf Club
A premier and unique beer tasting† in the intimate Arrowhead ballroom featuring:
- 12 local breweries offering limited edition, early release, never-been-released, and other rare beers
- Seasonal hor d’ oeuvres from Arrowhead Restaurant & Bar's Executive Chef, Alan Pirhofer
Tickets will be available starting Monday, December 1, 2014.
|Tickets:||All-inclusive access: $50
Includes event access, 32 beer samples, food, entertainment, service fees, and tax.
|Designated Driver access: $25
Includes event access, food, entertainment, service fees, and tax
MUST BE 21+ TO ENTER, VALID ID REQUIRED.
† Illinois Liquor Commission mandates that beer tasting samples are 2oz. This is a ticketed tasting event and each guest will have the opportunity to sample each beer. Individual samples will not be sold.