Special Events

Special Events

Summer Events

Kids Series in the Park: Scales & Tales
Thursday, June 13
12:00 - 1:00 pm
North Berwyn Park District
Free

Always a hit with kids and parents alike, Beth and her animal crew make even the most timid person comfortable enough to encounter her menagerie.  An insightful and just plain fun animal show.

Movies in the Park: Mary Poppins Returns (PG, 118 min.)
Thursday, June 20
Dusk (approximately 8:45pm)
Kriz Park, 15th & Maple Ave.
Free

Michael and Jane are now grown up, with Michael, his three children and their housekeeper living on Cherry Tree Lane.  After Michael suffers a personal loss, Mary Poppins re-enters the lives of the Banks family and uses her unique magical skills to help the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.

Kids Series in the Park: Mr. D's Magic & Illusion
Thursday, July 11
12:00 - 1:00 pm
North Berwyn Park District
Free

​Prepare for a fast-paced routine packed with surprises and fun for all ages. Mr. D has been practicing the art of magic for over fifty years, he is in his 35th year of performing the traveling Old Tyme show. His magical spark is unmistakable.  Although his performance will leave you mystified, his passion for magic and bringing joy to the audience will be very clear!

Movies in the Park: Incredibles 2 (PG, 130 min.)
Thursday, July 18
Dusk (approximately 8:45pm)
Kriz Park, 15th & Maple Ave.
Free

Everyone’s favorite superhero family is back in “Incredibles 2” - but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life.  It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack’s emerging superpowers.

Fore the Arts Golf Outing
Friday, July 19
8:00am - 4:00 pm
White Pines Golf Club
500 West Jefferson Street
Bensenville, Il. 60106

Start the day with a continental breakfast at 8:00 am, shotgun start at 9:00 am and dinner at approximately 3:00 pm.  Proceeds from this event will benefit Art programs in both the North Berwyn Park District and Berwyn North School District 98.  Join the team. Be a sponsor.  Together we can help build a bright future.

To register or to become a sponsor, please contact Nancy Woods at nwoods@nbpd4fun.org or call
(708) 749-4900 x11.  Registration form can also be downloaded at www.nbpd4fun.org

Senior 55+ Summer Bash
Fridayday, August 2
12:00 - 3:00 pm
Skylite West Banquets

Lunch, Music Prizes!
Early Bird Tickets before 7/8: $20
Tickets after 7/8: $25
For tickets contact Barbara at (708)749-4900

Kids Series in the Park: Mad Science
Thursday, August 8
12:00 - 1:00 pm
North Berwyn Park District
Free

Mad Science events are spectacular science-themed shows designed to amaze and entertain audiences. Children learn about science when they see foggy dry ice storms, float on a Mad Science hovercraft, watch a foam factory at work, discover Bernoulli’s principle, make magic mud, alter sound waves, and so much more!

Movies in the Park: Wonder Park (PG, 86 min.)
Thursday, August 15
Dusk (approximately 8:45pm)
Kriz Park, 15th & Maple Ave.
Free

“Wonder Park” tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.

Nuestras Raices Back to School Fiesta
Friday, August 16        6:00 - 10:00 pm
Saturday, August 17   12:00 - 9:00 pm
16th & Wesley Ave.
Free Admission

It's a FIESTA,celebrating the diversity of our Hispanic community in Berwyn. Come together and celebrate through mariachi music, traditional ballet folklorico, caribbean salsa, dancing, arts, culture, and culinary delights.  
This is a fun-filled wonderful time for the entire family--Join us!

Live Entertainment ∙ Food Vendors · Kids Zone ∙ Petting Zoo ∙ Pony Rides ∙ Carnival Games and more....!

Entertainment Headliners:
Mariachi Herencia de Mexico
Mariachi Sirenas
........more to come.

Corrida del Mariachi 5k Run
Saturday, August 17
8:00 am
Start Line: 16th & Wesley Ave.

Join the North Berwyn Park District and MacNeal Hospital in promoting health and wellness in our community by running/walking and celebrating in our 2nd Annual 5K RUN/WALK!  Runners will be cheered on with entertainment throughout the race course, including live mariachis, traditional folkloric dance groups and a house music DJ.  A post-race party with authentic Mexican and Latin American food set to music and dance.

Corrida Information

· TEC Shirt, timed runners (available in men’s and women’s sizes)

∙ Chip-Timed (tracks your running time)

· Cotton Shirt, untimed runners (unisex sizes)

· Bib not personalized

· COSTUMES are HIGHLY encouraged

· Medal for Finishing

· Beber or Comer (one drink or one snack)

∙ Water stations will be present at the race start/finish, as well as at the 1.5-mile mark

∙ Mile Markers will be visible on the course

∙ Make sure to stick around for the post-race festivities and free giveaways

∙ Medical staff will be on hand in case of emergency

Registration Fees

5/13-6/1:   $25 untimed     $30 timed     $20 12 and under

6/2-6/22:   $30 untimed    $35 timed     $25 12 and under

6/23-until Sold Out:   $35 untimed   $40 timed     $30 12 and under







                                                  

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North Berwyn Park District 

Community Center
Address: 1619 Wesley Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402
Phone: (708) 749-4900
Fax: (708) 749-4966

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am – 8:00 pm 
Saturday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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