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Nature center to celebrate Maple Fest

Mar 09 2017 | 3:07 pm - Red Oak Nature Center will offer an early, sweet taste of spring when the annual Maple Fest shows visitors how tree sap is collected and turned into tasty treats.

Fitness Fun Fair gets kids moving

Feb 09 2017 | 1:57 pm - Fox Valley Park District’s annual Fitness Fun Fair for Kids gives children opportunities to take part in healthy activities designed to get them moving and exercising

Picnic shelter reservations available in Fox Valley

Jan 26 2017 | 1:06 pm - Fox Valley Park District starts taking reservations for picnic shelters.

See dog sled demonstrations on Jan. 28

Jan 16 2017 | 2:40 pm - AN. 28. Fox Valley Park district holds dog slled demonstrations at Lippold Part in Batavia

Fox Valley Park Dist. offers Sports Saturdays

Jan 09 2017 | 2:29 pm - The Fox Valley Park District has partnered with six schools throughout Aurora and North Aurora to offer its traditionally popular Sports Saturdays.

Early New Year’s Eve party in Aurora

Dec 20 2016 | 3:02 pm - Families and children can start their New Year’s Eve activities early with a celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at the Vaughan Athletic Center at 2121 W. Indian Trail in Aurora.

Pumpkin Weekends fill October with fall fun

Sep 26 2016 | 9:22 am - Blackberry Farm celebrates fall with Pumpkin Weekends through October.

Buzz over to free Bug Fest in Batavia Saturday

Aug 17 2016 | 4:06 pm - Bugs will be the star attraction on Saturday at the free Bug Fest event taking place at Lippold Park, Red Oak Nature Center and a half-mile stretch of the Fox River Trail in between.

Physical and mental challenges part of Fox Valley Amazing Race

Aug 08 2016 | 8:27 am - The Fox Valley Park District’s local adaptation of the famously frenetic TV show “The Amazing Race” returns Saturday, Aug. 13.

Civil War Days re-enacted at Blackberry Farm

Aug 05 2016 | 12:22 pm - Blackberry Farm will commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the American Civil War with a weekend-long event Saturday, Aug. 13, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14.

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