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AUGUST    
Through 8/24 Fashion Accessories In Vogue...& Out DuPage County Historical Museum
8/22 Graf Park Turf Field Dedication Graf Park
8/23 Go Fish Northside Park
8/29-8/30 Shakespeare in the Park Performance: Love's Labour's Lost Memorial Park
SEPTEMBER    
9/5-9/8 Community Appreciation Days Parks Plus Fitness
9/6 Worldwide Day of Play Community Center
9/7 Grandparent's Day Adventure Lincoln Marsh
9/20 Wheaton's Wine and Cultural Arts Festival Memorial Park
9/20 Fairy House Workshop Lincoln Marsh
9/26 Light the Torch Night Run Downtown Wheaton
OCTOBER    
10/10 Autumn in the Dark Night Hike Lincoln Marsh
10/11 Big Pink Volleyball Tournament Community Center Gym
10/17 Halloween Happening Community Center
10/18 Zumbathon®: Party for the Cure Community Center
10/19 Pumpkin Party Lincoln Marsh
10/21 On Par for DuPage Golf Outing Arrowhead Golf Club
NOVEMBER    
11/15 Owl Prowl Lincoln Marsh
DECEMBER    
12/5 Owl Prowl Lincoln Marsh

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Fashion Accessories In Vogue...& Out

January 25-August 24 | DuPage County Historical Museum

DuPage County Historical Museum presents vogue accessories from late 1800s through modern day. The transformation of trends in the fast paced and everchanging world of fashion will be explored through objects and images. See how parasols, chatelaines, and hairpins faded from favor and what modern accessories replaced them.

The In Vogue...& Out Exhibit is made possible through the following partners:

Diamond Sponsor

 

Pearl Sponsor




 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graf Park Turf Field Dedication

Friday, August 22 | 6pm | 1701 Manchester Road


Event Features:
 

Parking Map (PDF)

 

 

Players: represent your sport by wearing your uniform!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Go Fish

Saturday, August 23 | 9-10:30am | Northside Park Boy Scout Cabin

 

 

Meet us at Northside Park for a little fishing fun. Learn some basic fishing techniques and types of bait then see if you can find the best fishing holes. All equipment and bait will be provided for children or you can bring your own. Anyone 16 and older is required to have a fishing license to fish. Only children register but they must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Age: All

R/NR Fee: $9/$12

Class # 310514

 

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Shakespeare in the Park Presents:

Love's Labour's Lost (Synopsis)

Friday, August 29*-Sunday, August 30* | Memorial Park (208 W. Union)

 

*Rain date: August 31


Presented by Wheaton College Arena Theater & Wheaton Park District

This is a free event, donations are welcomed and appreciated. Donations and proceeds from concession sales at the event benefit the DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation.

Donate now >

 

For more information, visit the Shakespeare in the Park event page >

 

 

 

 





 


 

 

 

 

 

Community Appreciation Days

September 5-8 | Parks Plus Fitness Center

 

 

Enjoy free…

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Encouraging kids to get up, go out, and go play!

September 6 | 11 am-2 pm | Community Center
1777 S. Blanchard, Wheaton

• All Complimentary!
• Youth Fitness Classes & Contests
• Obstacle Course
• Open Gym
• Bounce House
• Giveaways
• Childcare for 2 & under

For more information, visit the Worldwide Day of Play event page >

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grandparent's Day Adventure

Sunday, September 7 | 1-2:30pm | Lincoln Marsh

 

Bring your grandparents out for a nature adventure! We'll play games, go on a scavenger hunt and explore the Lincoln Marsh. Children must be accompanied by a nonpaying adult.

 

Age: All

R/NR Fee: $8/$10

Class # 410559

 

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Wheaton's Wine & Cultural Arts Festival

September 20 | Memorial Park

Spend a Saturday afternoon taking a stroll through beautiful Memorial Park while sampling a variety of local and global wines, exploring art from community artisans, grazing on fare from food vendors, and enjoying musical entertainment in the park’s bandshell.

Partner With Us

For information about volunteer, vendor or sponsorship opportunities,
please contact Kristina Nemetz at knemetz@wheatonparks.org or 630-510-5064.


For more information about this event, please visit the Wheaton's Wine & Cultural Arts Festival page >






 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Fairy House Workshop

Saturday, September 20 | 3-4:30pm | Lincoln Marsh

 

Fairy Houses are small structures that are built to invite nature’s friends to visit. Made from natural materials found nearby, they are whimsical homes that spark the imagination through their creation. Children must be accompanied by a nonpaying adult.

 

Age: All

R/NR Fee: $8/$10

Class # 410570

 

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FT Cares Foundation

Light the Torch Night Run

Friday, September 26 | 7PM | Downtown Wheaton

Activities Start: 5:30pm | Run/Walk Starts: 7pm

 

Night Run | Fun for All Ages | Individual & Team Entries Welcome

 

We provide the fun, you provide the light!  Participants are encouraged to “light” up the night, creative costumes welcome.

 

The first 750 will receive a reflector tech run shirt!

 

Light the way to transforming lives, locally, nationally, and globally.  This 5K night run is perfect for the avid runner or team of walkers.  Kick off your weekend with activities and fun starting around 5:30 p.m. and then join us for a lighted night run through downtown Wheaton featuring luminaries, lighted finish lines and glow/reflector giveaways and more! 

 

A portion of the proceeds from this race with go to
FT Cares Foundation and its mission of transforming lives. 

 

Register now at active.com >

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Autumn in the Dark Night Hike

Friday, October 10 | 6:30-8pm | Lincoln Marsh

 

Hike to discover the mysteries lurking in the dark at Lincoln Marsh. Program concludes with a marshmallow roast and campfire. Recommended for ages 4 & over. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

 

Age: All

R/NR Fee: $9/$11.25

Class # 410571

 

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Big Pink Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, October 11 | 10am-10pm | Community Center Gym

100% of the proceeds benefit Cadence Breast Center

October is known as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and for many families it’s not a month; it’s a reality. Your support is needed. Come enjoy a day of fun with the family and friends while competing for first place in the Wheaton Park District’s First Annual Big Pink Volleyball Tournament. This is no ordinary tournament. Teams will work together to get a 40-inch diameter volleyball over the net. Teams are made up of 4-6 players, and every team is guaranteed 3 games. All participants get a T-shirt to show they supported the fight against breast cancer.

Age: 12 and over

R/NR Fee: $19/Res.; $24/Nonres.

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Halloween Happening

Friday, October 17 | 5-8pm | Community Center and Rice Pool & Water Park

Whip up a great costume, bring your friends, and come out for a super fun time!

All ages are welcome. There is a small fee for some events and food concessions are available.

Halloween Happening Fun Pass
Play unlimited games and use the bounce house all night long. Why bother with tickets when you can get a fun pass? Preregister for a discount. Wristbands will be available for pick up at the day of the event in the center of the gymnasium at the ticket sales table.
R/NR Fee: $17/$17 | Register now for a Fun Pass >

 

 

 


 

 

Zumbathon®: Party for the Cure

October 18 | 12:30-2:30pm | Community Center

Tickets: $15 in advance; $25 at the door

Net proceeds benefit Cadence Health Breast Center

Participants dance, sweat, and have a great time while raising money to support women's health.

 

 

 


 

 

Pumpkin Party

Sunday, October 19 | 3-4:30pm | Lincoln Marsh

 

It’s time to have a party with your favorite gourd. We’ll play some pumpkins games, perform some pumpkin science, have a tasty pumpkin treat and even hike up to the Lincoln Marsh office to pick out your own pumpkins. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions.

 

Age: All

R/NR Fee: $9/$11.25

Class # 410560

 

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On Par for DuPage

2nd Annual On Par for DuPage Golf Outing
Bringing Hope and History Together

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 | Arrowhead Golf Club

Proceeds benefit DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation & People's Resource Center

Register Online >

Online registration will be available July 16-October 20, 2014.

Registration Form (PDF)

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Owl Prowl

Two sessions available:
Saturday, November 15 | 6-7:30pm
Friday, December 5 | 6:30-8pm

Lincoln Marsh

 

Discover the native owls that call Lincoln Marsh home. Learn owling techniques, hit the trails in search of these magnificent nocturnal predators, and end around a campfire with hot chocolate. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

 

Age: Recommended for 6 years +

R/NR Fee: $9/$11.25

Class # 410519

 

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