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June 2017

Take Dad To The Beach Ballpark Brunch

June 17, 2017 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Hungry? Why wait until Sunday? This year the Park District will be hosting the Father’s Day Brunch on Saturday, June 17 at Elder Lane Beach. Elder Lane Beach is now home to the Park District’s only swimming and small vessel launch beach creating more opportunities for you to have fun with dad. Admission includes: Brunch (including The Grand Food Center Chef Phil’s World Famous Omelets), free swimming beach admission and a launch for one non-motorized vessel. Rain or Shine! In…

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February 2018

Winnetka Streetscape Concepts Open House

February 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hey Winnetka! Thanks to your ample ideas and participation, a set of Streetscape Concepts is ready for your review!  Please join the Downtown Master Plan Task Force on Monday, February 26 from 6:00 – 7:00 PM at Village Hall, 510 Green Bay Road, for the Streetscape Concepts Open House. Exhibits will be on display for your consideration and comment. The Streetscape and Signage Task Force meeting will immediately follow the open house; all are welcome to attend both the Open…

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March 2018

Event Cancelled – Leprechaun Leap: ALS Research Fundraiser

ALS Fundraiser

March 17, 2018 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Can’t wait for the beach season to start? You are in luck! Join the Winnetka Park District and the Les Turner ALS Foundation for a quick leap in Lake Michigan to celebrate St. Patty’s Day and support ALS research. A portion of the registration fees will be given to the Les Turner ALS Foundation, and all participants have the opportunity to raise money for their leap which will be donated directly to the foundation. Stick around after your brave leap…

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May 2018

Beach Patron Orientation

Beach Patron Orientation

May 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the lakefront management to discuss the upcoming 2018 season. During the orientation, we will discuss beach rules and regulations, special events throughout the summer, and the process for deciding whether or not the beach is open each day. Patrons will also have the opportunity to meet lakefront supervisor, Kevin Rutherford, and the rest of the lakefront management team.

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September 2018

Superhero Dash

September 8, 2018 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Be just like The Incredibles family and participate in Winnetka’s very own Superhero Dash. This event brings the aspects of Warrior Dashes to the lakefront properties of Winnetka. Ages eight and up can participate in this event.

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May 2019

Summer Open House

May 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Have questions regarding our summer camp offerings or one of our lakefront facilities? Join the Park District’s 2019 summer camp and lakefront staff for an open house! Summer camp and lakefront managers will be available at the event to answer any questions you may have.

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October 2019

Haunted Trail of Winnetka

October 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dare to be scared by the ghosts of the Great Lakes? Legend has it that every year before Halloween the ghosts of those who swam out in Lake Michigan and don’t return haunt whoever dares to step foot inside Lloyd’s boat house

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May 2020

CANCELLED: Community-Wide Beach Clean Up

tower road beach

May 9 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Help keep our beaches clean by joining the Winnetka Park District for our annual Community-Wide Beach Clean Up!

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July 2020

Tidal Wave Thursday: Water Carnival

Water Carnival

July 23 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Get ready for our annual Water Carnival! The event will feature games and activities for kids of all ages. Are your family members expert sandcastle builders? If so, join the sandcastle building competition (pre-registration required).

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August 2020

Tidal Wave Thursday: Water Balloon Olympics

August 6 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In preparation for the 2020 Summer Olympics, we will be hosting our own Olympic games on the beach!

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