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Posted on: April 7, 2014


Please see the list below of our CITY-WIDE SPECIAL EVENTS for the 2014 season. Events are FREE unless otherwise indicated.

JUNE 25TH - CITY-WIDE DODGE BALL TOURNEY AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK, for ages 8 through 14. Tourney begins at 6:30 p.m. Sign up at your neighborhood playground to participate.

JUNE 25TH - BIG WHEEL 500 (big wheels and similar riding toys) AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK inline rink, for ages 3 through 8. Bikes will race separately. Races begin at 6:30 p.m. Ribbons will be awarded to all who participate.

JULY 2ND - SIDEWALK CHALK ART AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK. Children ages 3 through 14, plus a family division, are invited to decorate a sidewalk square. Registration 6:00 p.m., with event following.

JULY 2ND - FRISBEE DISC CONTEST AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK. Children age 8 and older including families are invited. Registration 6:30 p.m., with event following.

JULY 3RD - INDEPENDENCE DAY KIDS' PARADE AT COMISKEY PARK/PLAYGROUND. Preparations begin at 9:30 a.m. with kids' parade following.

JULY 8TH - MOVIE IN COMISKEY PARK, "TANGLED". Movie shown at sundown, 8:30 p.m.

JULY 9TH - TOT OLYMPICS AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK, for Tot Lot (ages 3 through 5). Registration at 6:00 p.m., with event following.

JULY 16TH - WATER CARNIVAL AT FLORA POOL. A variety of races for ages 5 through 14. Events begin at 6:30 p.m.

JULY 23RD - CITY-WIDE PLAYGROUND CARNIVAL AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Fun-filled evening for all ages. A variety of booths, refreshments and drawings for prizes throughout the evening. A minimum fee will be charged.

JULY 30TH - CITY-WIDE AMATEUR NIGHT AT ALLISON-HENDERSON PARK, upper patio. Registration begins at 6:15 p.m. and show begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your blanket, talent and join the fun.

AUGUST 12TH - MOVIE IN COMISKEY PARK, "THE LEGO MOVIE". Movie shown at sundown, 8:30 p.m.

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263 or email us at

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