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Naper Settlement Naper Settlement, located at 523 S. Webster St., in the heart of Downtown Naperville, IL. Sprawled across 13-acres, visitors explore the beautiful grounds, historic buildings and chat with costumed interpreters. Families enjoy numerous outdoor events all summer long. Little ones cool off at the Early Learning Playscape and splash pad. For a full list of programs and events visit NaperSettlement. org. For more information, call 630.420.6010. Midwest Pond & Koi Society Pleasejoin us at the following events. May 18th Club Meeting to discuss ‘Bee Keeping’ at the Bohemian Crystal, Westmont. The Tosai Auction, for members only, will be on May19th in Plainfield. Membership available at auction. The Spring Koi & Goldfish Auction takes place on June 2nd. Includes a silent auction for pond equipment. Buying open to public.Lyonsville Congregational Church, Indian Head Park. The Club Meeting on June 15th topic ‘Body Smart Gardening’ will be held at Alberto’s, Carol Stream. And, on June 22nd – 24th, come out to our 26th Annual Koi Show and Trade Show. Free Admission. The MAX, 4750 Vernon Ave, McCook. For more information call 312-409-2081 or visit www.mpks.org Reed’s Canoe Reed’s Canoe Trips are an ideal recreational activity for groups of any size, from a family adventure to large church, school, or park district outing with an adventure close to home. The three trips we offer range in length from approximately 2 hours to a full 6 hours on the water, and are suitable for either new or experienced canoeists. Since the Kankakee River is located only an hour south of Chicagoland, even our longest trip will fit into a one-day outing! 907 N. Indiana Ave, Rt. 50, Kankakee, IL Call for information or reservations: (815)WE CANOE or visit: reedscanoetrips.com

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. .. SF ’s we e k l y n e ws l e tte r of “ f a m i l y f r i e n d l y ” t h i n g s t o d o! Go to subfam.com Cardboard Regatta Glen Ellyn Park District Ya Gotta Regatta! Teams will race boats made (almost) entirely of cardboard at the 25th annual Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta on June 30. Join the fun by entering either the Youth, Adult or Family categories. Awards will be present10 seasons

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ed to the fastest boats in each class, as well as a host of other awards based on creativity, enthusiasm, and more. Free for spectators. Register at www.gepark.org/regatta; just $50 per team of up to 8! Races begin at noon at Lake Ellyn Park, 645 Pershing Avenue, Glen Ellyn. Holes & Knolls Glen Ellyn Park District “Swing” into Holes & Knolls Mini Golf for a whole lot of fun this summer! The course includes 36 holes of beautifully landscaped grounds everyone from tots to grandparents will enjoy. Plan to stay for the day as Holes & Knolls is surrounded by endless opportunities for family fun including a splash park and adventure playground. There are also snacks and ice cream in the Maryknoll Café. Address: 845 Pershing Avenue, Glen Ellyn. www. HolesAndKnolls.com.Lake Ellyn Mountain View Adventure Center Des Plaines Park District This challenging 18-hole mini golf course features a gold-rush mining town theme, with waterfalls, obstacles, and some rather interesting signposts. Step up to the plate in one of six Batting Cages, with a full range of softball and baseball pitches. Free Skate and BMX park. Concessions and picnic shelter.A great place for parties and outings. 510 E.Algonquin Rd., Des Plaines, IL 847-391-5733 www.DPParks.org Kane County Cougars Now in their 28th season in nearby Geneva, the Kane County Cougars have been at the forefront of affordable and family-friendly fun while providing Major League affiliated baseball. Now, a Class A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, over 160 former Cougars have worn a Major League jersey. Every Cougars game is packed with fun, delicious food, between inning on field events as well as great baseball. Select games feature post-game fireworks and live music.The Cougars regular season schedule runs through Labor Day. For information on Weekly Specials, game tickets and Group outings visit www.kccougars.com or call 630-232-8811. [See our ad on the Inside Back Cover.] Forest Preserve District of Kane County Come camping in Kane County! You can get away from it all without spending it all. Paul Wolff Campground in Elgin and Big Rock Campground in Big Rock offer with electric and water hook-ups for RV camping, plus tent and equestrian camp sites. Both campgrounds are within beautiful Kane County forest preserves where you’ll enjoy miles of trails and other amenities. Sites range from $12 to $35 per day. Call 630-444-1200 or visit www. kaneforest.com. May/June 2018

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Suburban Family ~ May + June 2018  

Chicago area waterparks and pools, fairs and festivals, summer kids camps, party planning, fitness race guide, golf guide, dining guide

Suburban Family ~ May + June 2018  

Chicago area waterparks and pools, fairs and festivals, summer kids camps, party planning, fitness race guide, golf guide, dining guide