Westmont, Illinois – Date Issued: May 8, 2023
The Westmont Park District has a number of fun summer activities. Following are just some of the programs and events on their schedule.
CHALK IT UP!Saturday, May 13, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Gregg House Museum - 115 S. Linden AvenueAll abilities and ages are welcome to join us at the Gregg House Museum to be part of our sidewalk chalk art event. Chalk will be provided. Participants are encouraged to pre-register online by May 11. Judging will begin at 1:00 p.m. and prizes will be awarded immediately following.
RACE TO THE FLAG 5KSunday, May 28, 8:00 a.m.Ty Warner Park - 700 Blackhawk DriveThis 5K event is a tribute to the men and women who serve our country. The event is coordinated by the Westmont Park District and supports the People’s Resource Center. For more information and to register, visit racetotheflag.org.
GARDEN PARTY & ICE CREAM SOCIAL Sunday, June 11, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.Gregg House Museum Garden - 115 S. Linden AvenueMeet expert gardeners from The Garden Club of Downers Grove who create and maintain the Gregg House Garden. Young green thumbs can enjoy some gardening activities and plant a flower to take home. This is a free family event. Suggested donation of $2 for ice cream is appreciated.
TAKE ME FISHING! Saturday, June 17, 9:00 a.m -.12:00 p.m.Bernas Park - 5716 S Wilmette AveCome out to Bernas Park and enjoy this all-ages free fishing activity. Bring your own fishing pole or borrow one of our rentals. Bait provided while supplies last.
Bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs, blankets, and dance moves to Westmont parks and listen to music performed by a variety of excellent bands.
One Foot In The GrooveHorn-Driven Classic RockWednesday, June 21, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.Ty Warner Park - 700 Blackhawk Drive
Rockin’ Fenderskirts50s & 60s Rock ‘n’ Roll OldiesWednesday, July 19, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.Diane Main Park - 300 W. 59th Street
The BeatellesTimeless Beatles MusicAugust 16, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.Ty Warner Park - 700 Blackhawk Drive
Bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs, and blankets to check out these fun family movies. Movies start at 8:30 p.m.
The Bad Guys (2022) Friday, June 9Ty Warner Park - 700 Blackhawk Drive
Field of Dreams (1989)Friday, July 14Veterans Memorial Park (Majors Field) - 75 E. Richmond Street
The Rise of Gru (2022)Friday, August 11Diane Main Park - 300 W. 59th Street
For more information regarding Park District events, visit their website at westmontparks.org.