Event Calendar
May 2021

Saturday,

May 01

Sunday,

May 02

price

$5

location

The Grove

details

The weather will be warming up in time for a one-hour guided walking hike. Experience nature and the beautiful historical buildings on foot while learning about The Grove’s history. The hike takes you to the Native American Indian Village, the Pioneer Log Cabin, the Blacksmith’s Shop and the historic Kennicott House. Dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes. Advance registration is required.

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Monday,

May 03

price

R: $23; $NR: $29

location

Park Center

details

Children, ages 6-14, learn fascinating tricks from the magic team of Gary Kantor! Amaze your family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind reading and more. New and returning students are welcome because new tricks are taught each session. All materials provided.
Register

Tuesday,

May 04

price

R: $20; NR: $25

location

Gallery Park

details

Celebrate May the 4th dressed as your favorite Star Wars character in a parade around Lake Glenview!

 

Star Wars-themed goody bag with crafts and candies is included. We will also have some special theatrical guests from GBS showcasing their light saber skills at Gallery Park Ampitheatre. Children 10 and under must have a registered adult with them in the parade.

Register 

Wednesday,

May 05

Thursday,

May 06

Friday,

May 07

price

$40. Delivery available to Glenview Park District residents only.

location

Home Delivery

details

Honor your mom with a beautiful gift box delivered to her door the Friday before Mother’s Day. This elegant gift includes items that are favorites for all moms, but also some fun, creative and thoughtful gifts. Chocolates, shower steamers, Tazo Tea Bags, Bath Bombs, Eos Lip Balm, an elegant pink pen that say’s “The Best Mom”, Peace & Calm note cards with affirmations and a set of 12 “for Mom only” coupons she can use all year long (Mom gets Breakfast In Bed, Mom gets to escape for an evening out, Mom gets to have a no cooking day, etc…).

Boxes will be delivered between 10:30 am and 12 noon.

Reserve your mom’s gift box before/by April 30.

Saturday,

May 08

price

R: $10; NR: $12

location

The Grove

details

Learn where, when, and how to find birds in your neighborhood. Create a birdfeeder to help attract birds to your yard. Guided outdoor Bird walk included. Please bring binoculars or share ours. Fee listed is per person; please register each family member separately.
Register

Sunday,

May 09

price

R: $30; NR: $35

location

The Grove

details

Guests will enjoy a three-course tea luncheon in the formal garden of the Historic 1856 Kennicott House. Learn proper tea etiquette and hear the Legend of the Fan. Service staff will be dressed in period attire. Hats will be provided or wear your own! Weather permitting. All reservations must be received by May 3.
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Monday,

May 10

Tuesday,

May 11

Wednesday,

May 12

Thursday,

May 13

Friday,

May 14

Saturday,

May 15

price

location

Park Center Preschool

details

Schedule an in-person 10-minute appointment to tour a classroom and meet with a teacher. Call Olga Miklasz at 224-521-2550 to schedule now!

Learn more.

price

R: $40; NR: $50

location

Park Center

details

Students, ages 6-12, build a robot and then play an exciting game of robot soccer. Our lesson plans are built around RoboThink’s exclusive kits. The activities are interactive, hands-on and engaging to promote learning in a fun way.
Register

price

$5 per person

location

Historic Wagner Farm

details

UPDATE: Tickets for the Farm Adventure Area Grand Opening event are sold out. The farm will be open to the general public around 2 pm for visitors to play and enjoy the farm. No tickets or admission fees will be needed after the grand opening event. We look forward to seeing everyone! Learn more about improvements to Historic Wagner Farm here: https://glenviewparks.org/event/farm-adventure-area/

Sunday,

May 16

Monday,

May 17

Tuesday,

May 18

price

R: $15; NR: $18

location

Historic Wagner Farm

details

Learn the basics of composting in this introductory class. Vermicomposting vs. traditional composting will be covered. Participants will leave with the knowledge to start a home kitchen or yard composter. This class will be taught by Master Gardener Dori Flerlage.
Register 

Wednesday,

May 19

price

R: $10; NR: $12

location

Historic Wagner Farm

details

A visit to the farm will have lasting memories. Your child is invited to come to the farm to do the before supper chores. There are animals to tend to, the kitchen garden to be weeded and the fields are ready for planting. Chore boots and gloves are provided. For ages 7-13.
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Thursday,

May 20

Friday,

May 21

Saturday,

May 22

Sunday,

May 23

Monday,

May 24

Tuesday,

May 25

Wednesday,

May 26

Thursday,

May 27

Friday,

May 28

Saturday,

May 29

price

$5

location

The Grove

details

The weather will be warming up in time for a one-hour guided walking hike. Experience nature and the beautiful historical buildings on foot while learning about The Grove’s history. The hike takes you to the Native American Indian Village, the Pioneer Log Cabin, the Blacksmith’s Shop and the historic Kennicott House. Dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes. Advance registration is required.

Sign up today.

Sunday,

May 30