Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party brings kids together

  • Sarah Devitt of Wheeling decides how she will decorate her cookies during the Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party Saturday in Wheeling.

    Sarah Devitt of Wheeling decides how she will decorate her cookies during the Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party Saturday in Wheeling. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Sophia Briskon, 7, of Northbrook samples frosting as she decorates her cookies during the Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party Saturday in Wheeling.

    Sophia Briskon, 7, of Northbrook samples frosting as she decorates her cookies during the Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party Saturday in Wheeling. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Wheeling Park District employee Itzel Melesio, left, and intern Nicole Mueller hand out supplies for a craft project during the Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party Saturday in Wheeling.

    Wheeling Park District employee Itzel Melesio, left, and intern Nicole Mueller hand out supplies for a craft project during the Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party Saturday in Wheeling. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

  • Fingers covered in green frosting drop sprinkles on cookies during the Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party Saturday in Wheeling.

    Fingers covered in green frosting drop sprinkles on cookies during the Wheeling Park District St. Patrick's Party Saturday in Wheeling. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 3/13/2021 5:10 PM

A group of about 35 socially distanced kids gathered Saturday to celebrate during a St. Patrick's party at the Wheeling Park District Community Recreation Center.

Shamrocks and rainbows made for a fun-filled and lucky afternoon as the kids, led by Wheeling Park District Special Event Attendant Francisco Plazola, decorated green-frosted cookies to take home.

 

Itzel Melesio, a park district employee, and Nicole Mueller, an intern led the children as they worked on St. Patrick's Day-themed crafts.

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