River Trails Park District begins 50th anniversary celebration

  • Ben Jimenez (Ben bubbles) of Evanston adds fog to a bubble he created during his show at River Trails Park District's 50th anniversary kickoff "family fun" day on Saturday in Mount Prospect.

    Ben Jimenez (Ben bubbles) of Evanston adds fog to a bubble he created during his show at River Trails Park District's 50th anniversary kickoff "family fun" day on Saturday in Mount Prospect. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Teagan Groh, 12, of Mount Prospect, left, and Jenni Wimsatt of Arlington Heights, right, exercise and play drums on a giant ball with instructor Linda Lee, center, at River Trails Park District's 50th anniversary kickoff "family fun" day on Saturday in Mount Prospect.

    Teagan Groh, 12, of Mount Prospect, left, and Jenni Wimsatt of Arlington Heights, right, exercise and play drums on a giant ball with instructor Linda Lee, center, at River Trails Park District's 50th anniversary kickoff "family fun" day on Saturday in Mount Prospect. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

  • Margaret Murray, 9, of Mount Prospect, places her hand inside a bubble after she assisted Ben Jimenez (Ben bubbles) of Evanston adding fog to a bubble he created during his show at River Trails Park District's 50th anniversary kickoff "family fun" day on Saturday in Mount Prospect.

    Margaret Murray, 9, of Mount Prospect, places her hand inside a bubble after she assisted Ben Jimenez (Ben bubbles) of Evanston adding fog to a bubble he created during his show at River Trails Park District's 50th anniversary kickoff "family fun" day on Saturday in Mount Prospect. George LeClaire | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 2/14/2015 6:32 PM

The Mount Prospect-based River Trails Park District kicked-off its yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary Saturday with a free "family fun" day at the Marvin Weiss Community Center, 1500 E. Euclid Ave., Mount Prospect.

Activities included a preschool obstacle course, family twister, cup-stacking contest, basketball, storybook painting and program demonstrations.

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