Veterans Park District

 Especially for seniors

Funny Valentine (Adult/Senior ages 21-99)

Enjoy this Grant Park lunch party with a good and fun entertainment.   Singer Peter Oprisko will sing the great romantic songs of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Bobby Darien, just to name a few.  Lunch will include; Steak Florentine, stuffed shells, chicken Lemone, tossed salad, rolls and butter and a “Sweet” Valentine dessert.  Raffles and prizes will enhance Thursday, February 12, located at Grant Park, 44 W. Golfview Drive, Northlake. The fee is $16.50. For more information please call (708) 343-5270.

The Biggest Walker (Adult/Senior ages 21-99)

This is a great way to walk off those unwanted pounds and winter blues.  Join us for a walking gathering with friends and a healthy snack.  We meet Wednesdays at George A. Leoni complex, 800 N. 17th Ave., Melrose Park.  The dates are Jan. 14, 21, & 28th and February 11, 18, & 25th.   Fee is $5.00 per month.

Fat Tuesday Bingo (Adult/Senior ages 21-99)

Warm your soul and satisfy your sweet tooth.  Imagine a hearty soup and amazing stuffed Paczki (Polish Donut).  Hot coffee will be provided.  Following lunch we will play Bingo for amazing prizes. Tuesday, Feb 17th at Grant Park, 44 W. Golfview Dr., Northlake.  The fee is $8.

Bunko & Pizza (Adult/Senior ages 21-99)

We are gathering together with friends for games of Bunko for prizes and lots of laughs.  Pizza and dessert and hot coffee and tea will be served. Prizes awarded for the highest points.  Bunko & Pizza is on March 16, located at  George A. Leoni complex, 800 N. 17th Ave., Melrose Park.  Fee is $8

Early Childhood

Get Out & Play at Pee Wee Playtime   New & Improved (Two locations)

Ages: 1-5 year old with an adult

Hey kids, bring your Mommy, Daddy, Grandma or Grandpa and play for an hour and a half on our soft play equipment. We have plenty of toys for everyone! There will be COZY COUPES, BIKES, MUSICAL TOYS, PUSH AND ROCKING TOYS, PLAY KITCHEN SET, BALLS, and MANY MORE to add to your play experience!

Day: Tuesdays & Thursdays                                                         Day: Mondays & Fridays

Date: year-round                                                                                              Date: year-round

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.                                                                                Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Location: Grant Park Recreation Center Gym                        Location: Leoni Complex

Fee: only $1 for 90 minutes of fun

Kanvas Kids   New   

Ages: 6-12

Children who express themselves through painting take part in a fun and fulfilling activity. Through this class, children will become more creative, increase their critical-thinking skills, and will gain a lifelong appreciation of art. By teaching your children painting, you’re also opening them up to an entire world of artistic expression! Supplies are included.

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Day: Thursday

Date: Feb. 26-April 30

Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Location: Grant Park

Fee: $60 In District/$65 Out of District

Min/Max: 4/10

Pee Wee Basketball

Ages: 4-6

This eight-week (8) program will teach your child the basics skills of basketball while having tons of fun! Your child will learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. This is a non-competitive class that puts all of its emphasis on fun, learning and teamwork. Age appropriate hoops will be provided. Please wear gym shoes.

Day: Saturdays  (No class on 3/28/14)                    )

Date: Feb 14th – Apr 11th  # 172121 A

Time: 9am – 10am

Location: Grant Park Recreation Center Gym

Fee: $40 In District, $45 Out of District

Min/Max: 5/16

Pee Wee T-Ball

Ages: 4-6

This eight-week (8) program will teach your child the basics skills of baseball while having tons of fun! Your child will learn the basics of throwing, catching, hitting, fielding and running the bases. This is a non-competitive class that puts all of its emphasis on fun, learning and teamwork. You must provide your own glove.

Day: Wednesdays

Date: Apr 1st – May 20th  # 172121 A1

Time: 5pm – 6pm

Location: Grant Park Recreation Center Gym

Fee: $40 In District, $45 Out of District

Min/Max: 5/16

These are just a few offerings from Veterans Park District. Pick up our new brochure in February or check out our website www.veteransparkdistrict.org , Facebook page or call 708-343-5270.

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