Addison Park District – Fall Events

FISHING DERBY
Sunday, Sept 16

Starts at 9:00 a.m.

The Addison Park District in cooperation with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invite you to this annual event held at Wood Dale Grove Forest Preserve’s Grove Lake. The pond is stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, rainbow trout and sunfish. There is a participation fee for this event and bait and goody bags will be provided. An awards ceremony will take place following the event at 11:15 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended.

Fall Park Pride at
Army Trail Nature Center

Saturday, Sept. 22
9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Roll up your sleeves and join us at Army Trail Nature Center to participate in public stewardship by pulling invasive weeds, planting trees, removing trash – and having fun getting back to nature. An appreciation cookout will be immediately following the event for all volunteers. Call to register your volunteer group: (630) 233-7275 option 2.

Family Night at
Army Trail Nature Center

Friday, October 5
5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Join us for an evening of activities at the Army Trail Nature Center. Participants will explore the nature trail on a wagon, make s’mores at the campfire, play a variety of sports games and end the night with a Halloween movie.  Wagons rides will end at 7:00 pm and the movie will begin at sunset. 

 

Candy Carnival

Friday, Oct. 26
5:30-7:00 p.m.

Kids 10 years of age and younger are invited for a night of Halloween fun at Centennial Gym. There are a variety of games to play with treats for prizes and each person will receive an extra treat for coming in costume! Children must be accompanied by an adult during this event. Admission is $5R/$7NR children 10 yrs. and younger when registered before Oct. 26. The cost at the door is $10R/$12NR for children. The Park District does not charge admission for adults to attend. Pre-registration is recommended.

 

Turkey Trot

Saturday, Nov. 17
at Centennial Park

8:00 a.m. Timed, 5-K Race
8:45 a.m. Kids’ 1-mile Race
Our predicted time race is back! Participants must predict their estimated time for completing the 5K (3.10 mile) race. The overall male and female participant that is closest to their predicted time wins a Thanksgiving meal kit ($25 gift card, turkey, stuffing and a pumpkin pie). Pre-registration is encouraged, however, event-day registration will be available starting at 6:45 a.m. Please note: This race will not be chip-timed and timing instruments such as watches GPS, etc. are not allowed. All time predictions need to be one hour or less. Otherwise, it will not count towards winning a prize.

Movie in the Dome Series

August 31, September 21, October 19

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair for the family and enjoy watching the movie on the big screen at Links and Tees Golf Facility Dome. The Movie in the Dome Series is FREE! The Addison Park District will have concessions available to purchase. All movies will begin promptly at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Links & Tees Indoor Golf Dome
Age: All ages