Adult Trips & Events Guide 2023 Summer - Carol Stream Park District

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Join us for a trip to the beautiful city of Asheville, NC. This six-day trip features a guided historical tour of Asheville, including the Folk Art Center, showcasing more than 800 of the South’s most gifted artists and the Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor’s Center for a viewing of an award-winning film and exhibits that highlight the natural and cultural heritage and traditions of Western North Carolina. Enjoy a cruise on one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in the country, Lake Lure and experience the splendor of the Blue Ridge Mountains as we travel in a 26-story elevator to the top for a breathtaking view of Chimney Rock Park followed by a cookout in the Meadows. Step into history at the Biltmore Estate, built in the 1800s by George W. Vanderbilt. Spend the day with the self-guided audio tour of the 255-room French Renaissance-style chateau, stroll through the gardens and visit the Gift Shops, Biltmore Village and Antler Hill Village. This six-day, five-night trip includes eight meals, lodging, motorcoach transportation and a souvenir gift.

Double occupancy $1,150R/$1,160NR Single occupancy $1,425R/$1,435NR

$75 nonrefundable deposit due at registration Full payment due July 1


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Four Winds Casino


DUE DATE: At Registration

At the Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI, choose from blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette, poker, keno and over 3,000 slots, including penny machines Receive a $10 credit towards lunch and $15 for slot play A valid state ID is required

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 8:20AM

Return: 6:30PM

$26R/$32NR 26563

Croozin' the Loop


DUE DATE: At Registration

Croozin’ the Loop plays all the classic hits YOU want to dance to and sing along with! 1950s Rock ‘n’ Roll, 1960s British Invasion, hits from the 1970s, Motown Classics, and favorites from the 80s through today Enjoy an included lunch and special thank you gift at this show at Lockport Township Park District!

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 10:45AM

Return: 3:45PM

$65R/$71NR 26723

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Ways of Wilmette



Join us for a trip around Wilmette Our first stop is the beautiful Bahai Temple Step inside the temple on our guided tour, detailing the history of the astounding architecture Our afternoon is spent at the Wilmette Historical Museum Enjoy a guided tour covering the history of the museum’s landmark building, the former Gross Point Village Hall, built in 1896 Enjoy lunch on your own at Panera in between our tours

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 8:45AM

Return: 3:45PM

$28R/$34NR 26561

Clue, Live!



Join us for this classic whodunit at the Theatre of Western Springs! Six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party serving murder with a side of blackmail. When their host turns up dead, everyone is a suspect. Led by the butler, Wadsworth, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer before they become a victim themselves. Based on the iconic 1985 film that was inspired by the treasured board game, this hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery will have you in stitches while you try to figure out WHO did, WHERE and with WHAT? There is no meal stop on this trip.

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 1:30PM

Return: 6:30PM

$40R/$46NR 27006

Milwaukee Polish Fest



Join us on this trip to Milwaukee’s Polish Fest! Enjoy nonstop polka and cooking demonstrations, and enjoy lunch on your own from one of the many Polish favorites. Peruse the Sukiennice marketplace for traditional Polish wares, or explore the Cultural Village, featuring artists demonstrating traditional Polish crafts like wycinanki, pisanki and wianki

if you don’t know what those are, now’s the time to find out!

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 10AM

Return: 6:30PM

$39R/$45NR 27007

Adult Trips & Events

Kenosha Art Market



Join us for a trip to the Kenosha Art Market in Wisconsin! In the fresh air and under the gorgeous trees of Union Park, you will find offerings of original work from over 50 fine artists and craftspeople. In addition to the art for sale, enjoy the beauty of the art in the park, including a 13 foot tall sculpture, 7 mosaic planers, and the lovely landscaping. Enjoy a meal on your own at your leisure at Union Park Tavern, which offers breakfast and lunch specials on this market day.

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 8:30AM

Return: 3:30PM

$20R/$26NR 27156

Cedarburg's Strawberry Festival





At the Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI choose from blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette, poker, keno and over 3,000 slots, including penny machines. Receive a $10 credit towards lunch and $15 for slot play. A valid state ID is required. Must be 21+.

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 8:20AM

Return: 6:30PM

$26R/$32NR 27111

Thousands of fest goers descend upon Cedarburg, WI each year for Strawberry Festival, an art-filled weekend brimming with the most luscious summer fruit For attendees with a taste for wine, Cedar Creek Winery's Strawberry Blush Wine is a must! Lunch on your own at the festival

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center Depart: 9:15AM

Return: 6:45PM

$26R/$32NR 27015

Fireworks on the Fireboat



Enjoy the Chicago fireworks on an actual piece of Chicago history. We’re cruising under the fireworks on the Fred A. Busse Fireboat, named for Chicago’s 39th mayor and built specifically for Chicago’s fire department in 1936. The Fireboat is docked in DuSable Harbor and requires the ability to walk about a city block and up and down four stairs. Enjoy a meal before you join us on this trip

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 6:30PM

Return: 12AM

$60R/$66NR 27008

Chicago Cubs @ Milwaukee Brewers



Celebrate Independence Day with America's pastime! We're traveling to the state-of-the-art American Family Field in Milwaukee to cheer on the Cubs as they play the Brewers Don't miss this opportunity to watch Chicago at an away game and make sure to wear your Cubs gear! Enjoy lunch on your own at the ballpark Don't miss these GREAT Loge Outfield Box seats (sec 209 rows 9-12)

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 10:15AM

Return: 6:40PM

$50R/$56NR 26823

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Southport Art Fest



Ride along with us to the Southport Art Fest in Wrigleyville! Explore art available for purchase from a wide range of mediums including acrylic, watercolor, jewelry, sculpture, photography, glass, paper and more! You don’t want to miss this picture perfect Chicago street festival, featured in TimeOut Chicago as one of the “Best Festivals in Town.” Lunch is on your own at the festival.

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 9AM

Return: 4:30PM

$21R/$27NR 27079

Potawatomi Casino



At the Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee, WI choose from 3,000 slots, including penny machines, blackjack, craps, roulette, poker, bingo, off-track betting, and more Our package includes $10 in casino play and a $10 food coupon A valid State ID and player's card is required Must be 21+

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 8:45AM

Return: 6:15PM

$25R/$31NR 27099

Wright & the Gardens



What do the Anderson Japanese Gardens and the Frank Lloyd Wright Laurent House have in common? They're both inspirational! For this trip, we start at the Laurent House for an exclusive guided tour of the only building designed by Wright for a person with a disability. Enjoy the splendor of the solar hemicycle that allowed the original owner, Kenneth Laurent, to "forget about [his] disabilities and focus on [his] capabilities."

After lunch on your own at one of Rockford's local establishments, enjoy a guided tour of the Anderson Japanese Gardens, home to twelve acres of streams, waterfalls, winding pathways, and koi-filled ponds brought together to inspire calm, renewal, discovery, and an invigorated soul.

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 9:15AM

Return: 5PM

$52R/$58NR 27078

Hypnotic Program Preview


Come out to Simkus Recreation Center on July 25 from 10 to 11 am for an exclusive program guide preview day. Check out all of the adult trips and events we’re offering for Fall and register before we open to the public. Enjoy a demonstration from a hypnotist and be entered into a raffle for a park district gift certificate Light snacks will be served This event is free to attend Note: Must attend event to be eligible for raffle One winner will be drawn on July 25

Simkus Recreation Center 27159

Adult Trips & Events

Olivia Newton-John Tribute



Take a musical trip down memory lane to celebrate Australia’s Sweetheart, Olivia Newton-John! This tribute at Starved Rock Lodge showcases Olivia’s most-loved songs from her early hits to her four Grammy awards. From her rise to super-stardom in the hit movie musical, Grease, Olivia Newton-John is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time. Enjoy a hot buffet lunch at the lodge prior to the performance.

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 9:30AM

Return: 4:30PM

$85R/$91NR 27109

St Josaphat & Milwaukee Tour



We’re headed to Milwaukee for an insightful guided experience Our step-on guide meets us at the beautiful Basilica of St Josaphat – the largest church in Milwaukee We start with a guided tour of the Basilica, a name given only to the largest, most beautiful and historically important churches Next, our local step-on guide narrates our drive through Milwaukee, giving a comedic and all-encompassing overview of the city The tour stops every 1015 minutes to explore a highlighted area Lunch is on your own after the tour at the Milwaukee Public Market, with an array of options to fit any palate

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 8AM

Return: 4:15PM

$47R/$53NR 27148

Adult Trips & Events

Venetian Fest



Come along to Lake Geneva's Venetian Fest

Things to see on our trip to the festival includ the arts and craft fair and a water ski show. We'll stay until sundown to watch the boat parade and fireworks display over the lake. Dinner is on your own at the festival.

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 1:00PM

Return: 11:30PM

$26R/$32NR 27158

Four Winds Casino



At the Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI choose from blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette, poker, keno and over 3,000 slots, including penny machines Receive a $10 credit towards lunch and $15 for slot play A valid state ID is required Must be 21+

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 8:20AM

Return: 6:30PM

$26R/$32NR 27112



Experience Pilsen as we join our docent in a walking tour to explore the beautiful murals that make this Chicago neighborhood famous. After a one-mile walking tour, we visit the National Museum of Mexican Art, home to three years of creativity from both sides of the border, for a docent-led tour that offers an indepth view of the anchor exhibition Nuestras

Historias: Stories of Mexican Identity We end our trip with lunch on your own at your choice of one of Pilsen’s local establishments

Pick-up: Simkus Recreation Center

Depart: 9:15AM

Return: 4PM

$39R/$45NR 27145

Adult Trips & Events





Most Adult Trips and Events are accessible, however, participants using walkers or wheelchairs should confirm the trip location’s accessibility in advance Use the Activity Key as a guide when determining if a program suits your capabilities Indicate any accommodation requests on your registration form Front bus seating may be reserved in advance for those with applicable medical special needs only Participants requesting front of bus seating should arrive fifteen minutes prior to departure time For more information, contact us at 630-7846100

Activity Key

Minimal Activity =

Indicates limited walking and a mostly seated experience Example: Most theatre trips

Moderate Activity =

Indicates an increased level of activity, but with opportunity to go at one’s own pace Example: Casino trips

Extensive Activity =

Indicates a high level of activity, including stairs, periods of extended standing, long walking distances, balcony seating, or other limited accessibility at a venue Example: Festivals

COVID-19 Protocol

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Departure Times

Departure times listed for each trip reflect the time when the bus departs Always arrive five to ten minutes early in order to check in and board the bus Seating is first come, first served Specific individual seats are not reserved for participants See Accessibility section if you have a medical need that requires specific seating


Registrants are required to either pay in full or enroll in a payment plan and complete an Automatic Payment Request form at the time of registration If enrolling in a payment plan, payments for trips are withdrawn from the account listed on the Automatic Payment Request form on the payment due date for each trip If a due date has passed, you may still enroll in the trip if space is available, payment is then due at registration Enroll in the waitlist for a trip any time at no fee

Pick-Up Location

The park district bus picks up at Simkus Recreation Center, 849 W Lies Road, unless otherwise noted Meet in the lobby by the north east entrance

Trip Cancellations

Withdrawals should be requested prior to the payment deadline

If you can no longer attend after the deadline, withdrawals are only processed if a participant on the waitlist takes your spot or if you find a replacement There is no guarantee that a waitlist replacement can be found after the due date has passed If a friend is taking your place on the trip, a signed waiver and payment are due before your withdrawal can be processed

Passengers not on our roster are not permitted to attend Refer to our Refund and Withdrawal Policy

NOW ONLINE We're Here to Help! (Registration/General Questions) 630-784-6100 Simkus Recreation Center 849 W. Lies Rd Carol Stream ••••••••••••••••• Fountain View Recreation Center 910 N. Gary Ave Carol Stream IN PERSON OR MAIL HOW TO REGISTER


Summer 2023 Registration Request

Check the trips you would like to attend.

If not paying in full at registration, check Auto Pay to be charged on the listed due date—completion of Automatic Payment Request form required. Waiver & Release must be signed for the participant to be eligible for the trip/event. Trips depart from the Simkus Recreation Center unless otherwise noted.

PAGE 1/2 Return by Email Return by Mail Carol Stream Park District, 849 W. Lies Rd. Carol Stream, IL 60188
Name ________________________________________________________________ Phone _______________________________ DAY DAY TIME CODE FEE PAYMENT DUEDATE SIGN ME UP! AUTO PAY AMOUNT PAID SchoolofRockattheParamount 5/10 Wed 11 am-4:30 pm 26008 $73R  /  $79NR At Reg FourWindsCasino 5/15 Mon 8:20 am-6:30 pm 26563 $26R / $32NR At Reg Croozin'theLoop 5/18 Th 10:45 am-3:45 pm 26723 $65R / $71NR At Reg WaysofWilmette 5/25 Th 8:45 am-3:45 pm 26561 $28R / $34NR 5/1 Clue,Live! 6/4 Sun 1:30-6:30 pm 27006 $40R / $46NR At Reg MilwaukeePolishFest 6/10 Sat 10 am-6:30 pm 27007 $39R / $45NR 5/15 FourWindsCasino 6/14 Wed 8:20 am-6:30 pm 27111 $26R / $32NR 5/15 KenoshaArtMarket 6/18 Sun 8:30 am-3:30 pm 27156 $20R/$26NR 6/1 Cedarburg'sStrawberryFestival 6/24 Sat 9:15 am-6:45 pm 27015 $26R / $32NR 6/1 FireworksontheFireboat 6/28 Wed 6:30 pm-12 am 27008 $60R / $66NR At Reg ChicagoCubs@MilwaukeeBrewers 7/3 Mon 10:15 am-6:30 pm 26823 $50R / $56NR At Reg SouthportArtFest 7/8 Sat 9 am-4:30 pm 27079 $21R / $27NR 6/15 PotawatomiCasino 7/14 Fri 8:45 am-6:15 pm 27099 $25R / $31NR 6/15 WrightandtheGardens 7/19 Wed 9:15 am-5 pm 27078 $52R / $58NR 6/15 HypnoticProgramPreview 7/25 Tue 10-11 am 27159 FREE n / a OliviaNewton-JohnTribute 8/7 Mon 9:30 am-4:30 pm 27109 $85R / $91NR 7/1 St.JosaphatandMilwaukeeTour 8/16 Wed 8 am-4:15 pm 27148 $47R / $53NR 7/15 VenetianFest 8/20 Sun 1:30-11:30 pm 27158 $26R / $32NR 8/1 FourWindsCasino 8/23 Wed 8:20 am-6:30 pm 27112 $26R / $32NR 8/1 ArtinPilsen 8/30 Wed 9:15 am-4 pm 27145 $39R / $45NR 8/15 INTERNAL USE ONLY
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ATTENDING DATE OCCUPANCY CODE FEE FINAL PAYMENT DUE AMT. PAID 10/2-10/7 Single Occupancy 26630 $1,425R / $1,435NR 7/1 10/2-10/7 Double Occupancy 26630 $1,150R / $1,160NR 7/1
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Travel Protection. See the front desk for information. $75 non-refundable deposit due at registration.


The Carol Stream Park District is committed to conducting its recreation programs and activities in a safe manner and holds the safety of participants in high regard The Carol Stream Park District continually strives to reduce such risks and insists that all participants follow safety rules and instructions that are designed to protect the participants’ safety However, participants registering for Forever Young trips, outings and activities must recognize that there is an inherent risk of injury arising out of this activity

You are solely responsible for determining if you are physically fit and/or adequately skilled for the activities contemplated by this agreement It is always advisable, especially if the participant is pregnant, disabled in any way or recently suffered an illness, injury or impairment, to consult a physician before undertaking any physical activity


Despite careful and proper preparation, instruction, medical advice, conditioning and equipment, there is still a risk of serious injury when participating in any recreational activity/program Understandably, not all hazards and dangers can be foreseen

Participants must understand that depending upon the particular activity, certain risks, dangers and injuries due to acts of God, inclement weather, slips and falls, inadequate or defective equipment, inadequate supervision or instruction, premises defects, carelessness, horseplay, vehicle accidents and all other circumstances inherent to recreational activities/programs exist In this regard, it must be recognized that it is impossible for the Carol Stream Park District to guarantee absolute safety


Read this form carefully and be aware that in signing up and participating in this program/activity, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages or loss which you or your minor child/ward might sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with this program/activity (including transportation services and vehicle operations, when provided)

I recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in this program/activity, and I voluntarily agree to assume the full risk of any and all injuries, damages or loss, regardless of severity, that my minor child/ward or I may sustain as a result of said participation I further agree to waive and relinquish all claims I or my minor child/ward may have (or accrue to me or my child/ward) as a result of participating in this program/activity against the Carol Stream Park District, including its officials, agents, volunteers and employees

Describe any physical or medical special needs in which an accommodation is required

How did you hear about this activity?

Have you seen any of our ads? Yes No

I have read and fully understand the above important information, warning of risk, assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims. If registering online or via fax, my online or facsimile signature shall substitute for and have the same legal effect as an original form signature

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The policies, procedures, requirements, programs, fees and facility availability contained in this Playbook represent the Park District program and policies at the time of publication. Sometimes changes in the programs (including fees, locations, times, etc.) and policies are necessary after guide publication but prior to program commencement or facility operation.

To provide the best services, programs, and facilities to the public, the Park District reserves the right to add, to change, modify or delete any program or policies after they have been published The Park District attempts to make a reasonable effort to give prompt public notice of any material changes in the programs and policies, but notice cannot be assured. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

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