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Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow Contest Winners!!!
Thanks to all the People's Choice voters - your $1.00 per vote added up to over $800.00 for Presence St. Mary's Breast Health Center!! Thank you!!
Thank you to the celebrity judges! They had a HUGE task! Chris Shimkus (Sweet Street), Scott Goselin (BESD #61 Superintendent), Laurie Wimberly (Village of Bourbonnais)
People's Choice 
1st Place - #25 - River Valley Special Recreation Assoc - Sport & Olympians
2nd Place - #97 - Tatro Family - LaMuerte
3rd Place - #90 - Kankakee County Training Center - Nemo with the Lucky Fin!

Business/Non-Profit Category
1st Place - #69 - Tholen's Garden Center - Ivy Tholen
2nd Place - #73 - Ahhh....Massage - Rub Me Tender
3rd Place - #104 - Kankakee County Teen Court - Scared Straight

Individual/Family Category
1st Place - #97 - Tatro Family - LaMuerte
2nd Place - #47 - Michele Gladu - Harry Scary
3rd Place - #68 - Ertl & Wilkins Family - Rumpus

School/Youth Category
1st Place - #71 - BBCHS Fall Musical Beauty & the Beast - Be Our Ghost
2nd Place - #9 - Play Palz - Crayola Man
3rd Place - #117 - Safe Harbor School - Spalding

Activities Guide

January - April 2017

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Are the kids looking for something to do over Spring Break? Don't forget to check out our School Break Day programs that include games, activities, movies field trips and more to keep kids busy while school is out! 

The Perry Farm Park Easter Egg Extravaganza will take place at 10am on Saturday, April 8. Admission is free and don't forget to bring a basket!

Breakfast with the Bunny will be hosted at the Recreation Station on Saturday, April 8 at 8:30am. This event is designed for children ages 8 & younger and their families to visit with the Easter Bunny and his Ducky friend! Breakfast and an egg hunt are included. Seating is limited to don't forget to sign up before Saturday April 1st!

We are now accepting Daddy Daughter Dance registrations. Registration deadline is Friday, April 21, however, this program fills up fast so don't wait, register today!

Here is the Herald news article about our OSLAD grant for Willowhaven Park and Nature Center.

Please note there may be potential road closures to the Willowhaven Nature Center during the months of May-July 2017. Closures will be posted here and social media as dates become available.