Event Calendar
June 2024

June

Saturday,

June 1

Neighbors Meeting

Join as for a Neighbors Meeting at the Glenview Park Golf Club Clubhouse to see initial design plans for the new Turf Care Center to support maintenance at GPGC. The existing maintenance facility is located at the northwest corner of the Golf Club. The Park District is proposing to rebuild the new Turf Care Center in the same location. We invite you to attend one of two meetings to hear more about the project plans and provide feedback. More info.

The second meeting date is scheduled for Monday, June 3, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Sunday,

June 2

Get Out and Go Treasure Hunt

Get the family out and go on a nature-inspired outdoor treasure hunt! Search for hidden clues while exploring the natural areas of Gallery Park and Kent Fuller Air Station Prairie. Walk or ride bicycles and earn points for answering questions about discoveries along the way. Pick up your treasure map at Park Center. No advance registration is necessary.

Monday,

June 3

Deadline to Register: Bags League at Grandpa’s Place  

Tuesday Nights • June 11-July 30 • 6:30 p.m.

Grab your partner and play bags this summer at Grandpa’s Place on the back lawn. Enjoy a cold drink and a juicy burger while playing and have lots of fun! There will be a postseason tournament at the end of the regular season. Prize for tournament winner.

Players must be 21 years and older. Glenview resident team fee is $100 and non-resident fee is $125. One sub is included in the fee. Spots are filling up fast! Deadline to register is June 3.

Neighbors Meeting

Join as for a Neighbors Meeting at the Glenview Park Golf Club Clubhouse to see initial design plans for the new Turf Care Center to support maintenance at GPGC. The existing maintenance facility is located at the northwest corner of the Golf Club. The Park District is proposing to rebuild the new Turf Care Center in the same location. We invite you to attend one of two meetings to hear more about the project plans and provide feedback. More info.

 

Wednesday,

June 5

Summer Camp Parent Information Meeting

Are your kids involved in summer camp with the park district? Join us for the information meeting to learn everything you will need to know about this summer session, and ask any questions. At the end, you will also be able to meet with your child’s Camp Director!

Glenview Bank & Trust Bearfoot in the Park Concerts - The Glenview Concert Band

Join us for free, family-friendly live entertainment on Wednesday nights, June 5-August 7. Our summer evening concert series showcases the best the Chicago music scene has to offer with fantastic cover bands and original artists. Bring your picnic dinner, folding chairs and lawn blankets, and enjoy these shows guaranteed to please all ages.

Glenview Concert Band: Contemporary favorites, marches, light classics and fun show tunes.

Friday,

June 7

Cicadas & the Brood XIII Emergence with Dr. Cicada

Cicadas are here! Discover what all the buzz is about from Dr. Cicada himself! University of Connecticut-Hartford entomologist John Cooley, Ph.D. will be visiting The Grove Program Barn and presenting an engaging, educational, hands-on cicada adaptive program for all. Brood XIII’s exact emergence dates are unclear so stay in the know! Registration is required and seating is limited.

Hops & Hike: Cicada Broods & Brew

Join us at the Archives Building at The Grove for an night of exploration, libation and natural wonder at Hops & Hike: Broods and Brew. Discover the fascinating world of Brood XIII periodical cicadas – a spectacle that occurs only once every 17 years. Enjoy craft beer tasting and camaraderie around the campfire as we are serenaded by the mating call of nature’s Romeo! Then it’s time to hit the trails on a guided evening hike. For ages 21+, registration required.

Saturday,

June 8

Historic Wagner Farm Livestock Fair

Livestock are the heart of any good state or county fair and at the Wagner Farm Livestock Fair, they’re the stars of the show! Watch local 4H students compete with their animals, meet a variety of livestock, and discover the technology, old and new, that helps farmers manage their animals. Hands-on activities, entertainment and food for purchase will delight visitors of all ages.

Sunday,

June 9

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.

🏳️‍🌈 Color Hike with Pride

To inspire more opportunity for inclusivity and connection in the outdoors, The Grove welcomes all for a casual, fun and colorful guided trail hike. Meet like-minded individuals and celebrate the impact and accomplishments LGBTQAI+ people have had on the natural world. Wear good closed toe shoes and dress for the weather. Rainbow attire encouraged. Free, however registration is requested.

Wednesday,

June 12

Glenview Bank & Trust Bearfoot in the Park Concerts - Hoopla

Join us for free, family-friendly live entertainment on Wednesday nights, June 5-August 7. Our summer evening concert series showcases the best the Chicago music scene has to offer with fantastic cover bands and original artists. Bring your picnic dinner, folding chairs and lawn blankets, and enjoy these shows guaranteed to please all ages.

The Hoopla Rock Band is a lively and energetic group that primarily plays classic rock songs with a unique twist. With their impressive vocal harmonies and multi-instrumental talent, the Hoopla Rock Band delivers a strong and vibrant live sound that is sure to please both Baby Boomers and their kids alike.

Friday,

June 14

Glow Skate

All Are Welcome 🏳️🌈 at this special public session at the Glenview Community Ice Center to celebrate Pride Month. Skate to live DJ’d music under the disco ball. Enjoy face painting, glow sticks and other give aways.

Dress to celebrate Pride Month and receive free skate rental! Children 5 and under are free with a paying adult.

Saturday,

June 15

Glenview Farmers Market

Shop for seasonal fruits and vegetables, delightful flowers, homemade jellies and preserves, artisan breads, meat, cheese, eggs and other locally-produced items. Visit community information booths, and enjoy live entertainment and activities for kids.

Free parking at St. Peter and Paul Church (corner of Lake and Wagner Roads)

Wednesday,

June 19

Glenview Bank & Trust Bearfoot in the Park Concerts - Rosie & The Rivets

Join us for free, family-friendly live entertainment on Wednesday nights, June 5-August 7. Our summer evening concert series showcases the best the Chicago music scene has to offer with fantastic cover bands and original artists. Bring your picnic dinner, folding chairs and lawn blankets, and enjoy these shows guaranteed to please all ages. 

Rosie & The Rivets are the Premier Retro Rock & Roll Tribute Show performing the best music of the 1950’s and early 1960’s along with some contemporary music with a retro twist!

Friday,

June 21

Firecracker Golf Classic

Presented by:

Glenview Bank & Trust logo

 

Tee it up at one of the best golf outings of the season! The 28th Annual Firecracker Classic Golf Outing will be held Friday, June 21st at The Glen Club. This important and time-honored fundraising event has supported many notable contributions that enhance our Park District’s recreation services, programs, and facilities to provide healthy recreational events for the Glenview community. A great opportunity to enjoy a fun day with your friends at the exclusive Glen Club while supporting the work of the Glenview Park Foundation. The Foundation provides much needed funds for the Park District’s Leisureship Financial Assistance Program. These funds allow children from families with limited means to participate in Park District programs.

Evenings on The Farm

Enjoy everything summer evenings are supposed to be at Historic Wagner Farm. Come out to the farm from 5-8 p.m. on special Fridays in June, July and August to enjoy extended hours at the Heritage Center and Sweets and Treats Ice Cream Parlor. Bring a picnic and enjoy entertainment from community performers, tour the farmhouse and take a stroll on the farm. No registration is required.

Saturday,

June 22

3v3 Summer Soccer Fest

Presented by

Glenview Bank & Trust logo

Gather your friends and teammates to form a team (up to 6 players) for the annual Glenview 3v3 Summer Soccer Fest at Gallery Park on June 22.  Teams from across the Chicagoland area compete in both recreational and competitive divisions. Proceeds help fund the Glenview Park Foundation and its mission to enhance recreational opportunities in Glenview. Registration closes on June 16 or until team capacity limits are reached.

Glenview Farmers Market

Shop for seasonal fruits and vegetables, delightful flowers, homemade jellies and preserves, artisan breads, meat, cheese, eggs and other locally-produced items. Visit community information booths, and enjoy live entertainment and activities for kids.

Free parking at St. Peter and Paul Church (corner of Lake and Wagner Roads)

Summer Restoration Work Day at Fuller Air Station Prairie

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.

Pioneer Day

Could you live without electricity, central air, running water or even – gasp! – a flush toilet? Embark on an epic journey to discover what life was like in the 1800s. Bring the pioneer experience to life as you follow your map and travel along The Grove’s Trails.

  • Try out hands-on activities – candle dipping, tin punching and pioneer chores
  • Play old-fashioned pioneer games and enjoy music from the past
  • Meet reenactors from a Civil War-era Army Corps of Engineers and learn about their important contributions

NOTE: Ticket times for admission are every 15 minutes starting at 11 am. Last ticketed admission time is at 2 pm. Please select an admission time when purchasing online.

Wednesday,

June 26

Glenview Bank & Trust Bearfoot in the Park Concerts - Mackenzie O'Brien

Join us for free, family-friendly live entertainment on Wednesday nights, June 5-August 7. Our summer evening concert series showcases the best the Chicago music scene has to offer with fantastic cover bands and original artists. Bring your picnic dinner, folding chairs and lawn blankets, and enjoy these shows guaranteed to please all ages.

The Mackenzie O’Brien Band has defied odds by quickly becoming Chicagoland’s #1 young country band. The band is one of the few in Chicagoland that can play all covers and, if requested, play all original songs or a mix of both!