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Addison Park District - Fall Events

FISHING DERBY: Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 | 9:00 a.m.Fishing Derby

The Addison Park District in cooperation with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invite you to this annual event held at Wood Dale Grove Forest Preserve's Grove Lake. The pond is stocked with largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, rainbow trout and sunfish. There is a participation fee for this event and bait and goody bags will be provided. An awards ceremony will take place following the event at 11:15 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended.

FALL PARK PRIDE at Army Trail Nature Center:
Saturday,September 23, 2017 | 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Roll up your sleeves and join us at Army Trail Nature Center to participate in public stewardship by pulling invasive weeds, planting trees, removing trash - and having fun getting back to nature. An appreciation cookout will be immediately following the event for all volunteers. Call to register your volunteer group: (630) 233-7275 option 2.


NEW! Family Night at Army Trail Nature Center
Thursday, September 14, 2017 |5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Join us for a day of activities that will include exploring nature trails, hay rides, s'mores and a movie in the park. Hay rides will be available from 5:00-6:30 p.m. and the movie will start at 7:00 p.m. Admission to the movie is free and concessions will be available for purchase.

Friday, October 27, 2017 | 5:30-7:Candy Carnival00 p.m.

Kids 10 years of age and younger are invited for a night of Halloween fun at Centennial Gym. There are a variety of games to play with treats for prizes and each person will receive an extra treat for coming in costume! Children must be accompanied by an adult during this event.
Pre-registration is recommended.


3rd Annual Pumpkin Pitch
Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns make great Halloween decorations, but what do you do when good pumpkins go bad? We've teamed up with SCARCE for our inagural Pumpkin Pitch event. Bring your "expired" pumpkins to Links & Tees parking lot on Sat. Nov. 5 between 10am-1pm to pitch them into a special bin for pumpkin recycling/composting. Pitch in for a good cause!

TURKEY TROT: NEW Date & Location!
Saturday, November 18, 2017
at CENTENNIAL Park Turkey Trot

8:00 a.m. Timed, 5-K Race
8:45 a.m. Kids' 1-mile Race

Celebrate Thanksgiving early this year by running the Turkey Trot on the Saturday before the holiday. The new route will go through Centennial park and on neighborhood streets. Hoodies will be given to the first 150 people who register. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place medals will be awarded to the top male and female finishers of each age bracket for both the Turkey Trot and Kids' race. Pre-registration is encouraged and available online at for $25 per participant. Event-day registration will begin at 6:30 a.m.
For 2016 race results, please click on the link below:
Kids' 1-mile race; 5K Turkey Trot - Overall Finishers; 5K Turkey Trot Results by Age bracket

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