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  • Kids can learn science of Groundhog Day Jan 30, 2015 5:36 PM
    Children 6 to 10 years old can learn the astronomical basis for the popular myth of Groundhog Day at a Schaumburg Park District program Saturday, Feb. 7. At “Phil Predicts the Future?”, Spring Valley Nature Center Environmental Education Assistant Derek Gronlund will explain how light, shadow and the angle at which the sun’s rays hit the Earth this time of year affect climate and weather.

     
  • Schaumburg Park District seeks lifeguards Jan 27, 2015 4:08 PM
    The Schaumburg Park District is seeking applicants for several lifeguard positions available this summer at three outdoor pools. Lifeguards must be at least 16 years old and have a valid Red Cross lifeguard certification, or complete a training program offered by the park district.

     
  • Make Your Own Maple Syrup at Sundown Supper in the Sugar Bush Jan 22, 2015 7:29 AM
    Make Your Own Maple Syrup at Sundown Supper in the Sugar Bush

     
  • Take Time for Relaxation at the Schaumburg Park District Jan 22, 2015 7:38 AM
    Take Time for Relaxation at the Schaumburg Park District

     
  • Enjoy a dad and daughter date night at the Schaumburg Park District Jan 22, 2015 7:19 AM
    Enjoy a dad and daughter date night at the Schaumburg Park District

     
  • Get fit for less at the Schaumburg Park District Jan 22, 2015 7:22 AM
    Get fit for less at the Schaumburg Park District

     
  • Get ready for the biggest game of the year with the Schaumburg Park District Jan 22, 2015 7:24 AM
    Get ready for the biggest game of the year with the Schaumburg Park District

     
  • Register for 2015-16 preschool at the Schaumburg Park District Jan 19, 2015 1:51 PM
    The Schaumburg Pak District offers an exciting preschool program that is educational and fun for children.

     
  • Outdoor fitness area to overlook Schaumburg lake Jan 19, 2015 5:31 PM
    The Schaumburg Park District hopes to help residents not miss the great outdoors this year by working out only in gyms and fitness centers. The district is preparing to install 20 pieces of fitness equipment in a 3,000-square-foot area overlooking Volkening Lake, next to the Schaumburg Police Department.

     
  • Enjoy winter again at Schaumburg’s Spring Valley Jan 15, 2015 3:11 PM
    If last winter and the start of this one have left you snow-shocked and frostbitten, now is the time to show Mother Nature you’re not afraid. The great outdoors is something that should be enjoyed all year round, and the Schaumburg Park District knows just how to help.

     
  • New TV show “Empire” to film in Schaumburg Jan 13, 2015 4:35 PM
    Filming for the new Fox television series “Empire” is scheduled to take place throughout the day and night Thursday at the Merkle Cabin at Spring Valley Nature Center in Schaumburg. The Schaumburg Park District-owned location will serve as the setting of a romantic escape for two of the show’s characters. Series star Terence Howard is not expected to be involved.

     
  • New Year starts early for the preschool set in Des Plaines and Schaumburg Dec 31, 2014 4:23 PM
    The sound of noisemakers pierced the air as 400 brightly colored balloons descended to the floor, as more than 40 children and their parents rang in the new year, albeit 12 hours early, at the second annual Preschool Noon Year’s Eve Party at the Prairie Lakes Community Center in Des Plaines. Crafts, coloring, sparkly hats, noisemakers, games, and fun preceded the giant Noon Balloon Drop, after which it took all of 10 minutes for the pint-size revelers to stomp and pop every last balloon that hit the floor.

     
  • Winter Nationals Indoor Dodgeball Championship Jan. 3 Dec 23, 2014 3:37 PM
    Dodge, duck, dip and dive your way to the National Amateur Dodgeball Association Winter Nationals, presented by the Schaumburg Park District. Winter Nationals will be held Saturday, Jan. 3, at the Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road. The adult tournament begins at 10 a.m. and the youth tournament begins at 3 p.m.

     
  • Schaumburg tots will welcome new year at own party Dec 18, 2014 12:57 PM
    Schaumburg Park District’s annual Itsy Bitsy New Year’s Eve Countdown will celebrate the end of 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Dec. 31, at the Sport Center, 1141 W. Irving Park Road. Children will enjoy unstructured activities, inflatables and riding toys.

     
  • Schaumburg parks running holiday camps Dec 17, 2014 11:50 AM
    Schaumburg Park District will offer a variety of camps to keep children learning, active and having fun during winter break. Way Fun Winter Break Camp will offer field trips, games, art projects and gym time to children ages 6 to 12.

     
  • Audition for Schaumburg Park District’s ‘Alice’ Dec 18, 2014 1:07 PM
    The Schaumburg Park District is searching for talented performers for Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland, Jr.” Auditions will be held 5:30-7:45 p.m., Jan 8, at the Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Road.

     
  • Spring Valley celebrates winter solstice, offers snowshowing through winter Dec 16, 2014 3:31 PM
    Spring Valley Nature Center, a 135-acre preserve located in Schaumburg, offers opportunities to enjoy the winter season in the outdoors. Among upcoming activities are a winter solstice celebration and, when snow arrives, the chance to snowshoe trails in the 135-acre nature preserve. “This new program is a good opportunity to experience holiday traditions that have deep roots to old winter solstice celebrations,” said Dave Brooks, manager of conservation services at Spring Valley.

     
  • Finish holiday shopping at the Schaumburg Park District Dec 17, 2014 7:25 AM
    Finish holiday shopping at the Schaumburg Park District

     
  • Schaumburg parks monitor skating safety Dec 14, 2014 4:30 PM
    The Schaumburg Park District will report ice skating conditions for three ponds this winter. The ponds are Volkening Lake at 900 W. Schaumburg Road; Gray Farm at 120 N. Cloverdale Lane; and Twin Ponds at Lance Creek, 539 S. Summit Drive.

     
  • Build a bird feeder for migratory birds at Spring Valley Dec 8, 2014 1:38 PM
    Help birds energize and prepare for their long journey by building a birdfeeder 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at Spring Valley Nature Center, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road.

     
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