Event Calendar
April 2024

April

Sunday,

April 14

Indoor Triathlon

Are you looking to challenge yourself and take your triathlon training to the test? Join Together We Tri for the yearly indoor triathlon which includes:

  • 10 minute pool swim
  • 20 minute ride on spin bikes
  • 15 minute track run/walk

Plus a post-race expo with sponsors.

Spring Restoration Work Day at The Grove

For all ages
Collect seeds or remove non-native, invasive plants to make way for native wildflowers, grasses and trees. No advance registration necessary—just bring your work gloves if you have them and meet at the Interpretive Center. Email groverestoration@glenviewparks.org for more information including availability. Work parties may be cancelled if there is inclement weather.

Glenview Blades Open House

Love ice skating and performing? The Glenview Blades are a group of synchronized skating teams that have provided recreational and competitive opportunities for Glenview skaters for more than 35 years. The teams have won numerous district and national medals. Come to our Open House to learn more about the group and consider signing up for tryouts!

Synchronized skating is a popular discipline of figure skating both in the U.S. and around the world. In synchro, teams of 8 to 20 skaters compete together in unison. Synchronized skating teams move from straight lines to form patterns such as blocks, pinwheels, circles and intersections, all choreographed to music. It is characterized by teamwork, speed, intricate formations and challenging step sequences.

Saturday,

April 20

Spring Restoration Day at Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie

For ages 8+

Assist in the restoration efforts at Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie by helping with a variety of restoration activities such as removing non-native invasive plants or collecting seed. Bring work gloves if you have them. For families and individuals Ages 8+. Volunteers under 15 must participate with an adult. Volunteers under 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. To receive an application/ waiver in advance please contact grove.volunteers@glenviewparks.org. Work days may be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Reusable Bag Decorating

Drop in to celebrate Earth Day! Reduce the impact of plastic bags on the environment and decorate your own reusable bag to take and use all summer long going to our pools, carrying library books, or shopping at the Farmers Market.

All supplies provided. $5 per bag, payable at the event.

Gardening with Native Plants

For ages 16+

Join The Grove for a special presentation Gardening with Native Plants by Meredith Suangka, Grove Natural Resource Manager, as she discusses the benefits of native vegetation and explains how to select the right plants for different environmental conditions and turn landscaping into a haven for pollinators and other wildlife. This program is free, but reservations are required. Please e-mail Meredith.Suangka@glenviewparks.org to RSVP.

Lake Glenview Fish Release Day

In partnership with Sunrise Glenview Rotary Club and the Village of Glenview

Help make a splash by restocking Lake Glenview with fish this spring! Live fish and buckets will be provided and all ages are welcome. Dress for the weather and wet conditions.

Call 847-299-6096 for more information.

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Sunday,

April 21

Reusable Bag Decorating

Drop in to celebrate Earth Day! Reduce the impact of plastic bags on the environment and decorate your own reusable bag to take and use all summer long going to our pools, carrying library books, or shopping at the Farmers Market.

All supplies provided. $5 per bag, payable at the event.

Glenview Blades Tryouts

Love ice skating and performing? The Glenview Blades are a group of synchronized skating teams that have provided recreational and competitive opportunities for Glenview skaters for more than 35 years. The teams have won numerous district and national medals. Register by April 14 to attend our tryouts!

Synchronized skating is a popular discipline of figure skating both in the U.S. and around the world. In synchro, teams of 8 to 20 skaters compete together in unison. Synchronized skating teams move from straight lines to form patterns such as blocks, pinwheels, circles and intersections, all choreographed to music. It is characterized by teamwork, speed, intricate formations and challenging step sequences.

See the flier for more information. 

Saturday,

April 27

Glenview Resident Open House

Representatives from the Village of Glenview, Glenview Park District, Glenview Public Library, Glenview Chamber of Commerce, Northfield Township, Cook County, Endeavor Health, mental health services and other community organizations will be available at this free event!

Plenty of activities:

  • Meet a police officer, firefighter and 9-1-1 telecommunicator
  • Meet Village trustees
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Crafts and balloon animals for kids
  • Get your library card

Complimentary refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by:
Village of Glenview & Glenview Park District

Coordinated by:
Glenview Communicators

Sunday,

April 28

Wildlife Heroes - How to Help Animals in Need

Ages 8+

Join The Grove’s Animal Care Team as they teach us about wildlife rehabilitation and how to provide aid to injured, orphaned, displaced, or distressed wild animals we may find in and around our homes. This program is free, but reservations are required. Please e-mail diane.michalski@glenviewparks.org to attend this program.

Glenview Clean Energy Fair & EV Show

Celebrate sustainability and learn about clean energy solutions! Explore a wide range of products that support clean energy, including rooftop or community solar, battery storage and generators; home energy audits/assessments/weatherizing; electric products such as induction stoves, EVs, heat pumps (HVAC and/or water heater), lawn care equipment; energy conservation measures such as triple-pane windows.

Talk with vendors who sell and service those products and residents who use them. Learn from several utilities and nonprofits with expertise in the transition to clean energy and conservation. Check out electric vehicles in the parking lot directly adjacent to the gym and talk with auto retailers and EV owners.