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Spring/Summer 2018

Camp Programs 2018

 

All Things Bright and Beautiful Summer Camp June 18-July 27, ages 3-6.

 

All Things Bright and Beautiful Vacation Bible Camp July 30-August 9.

 

Baker Summer Discovery Camp June 11-August 3, ages 3-8th grade.

 

Chicago Botanic Garden Camp June 11-August 17, ages 2-15.

 

French School Summer Camp June 4-July 13, ages 2.5-7.

 

The Josselyn Center Camp Neeka Therapeutic Day Camp June 18 to July 26, ages 8 to 12, held at Youth Services of Glenview/Northbrook.

 

Northfield Park District Begins June 18th, ages 3-10th grade.

 

Ronald Knox Montessori School June 18-August 10, ages 2-6.

 

Sts. Faith, Hope, & Charity School Imagine Day Camp Ages 3-8.

 

St. Francis Xavier School Camp June 18-July 27.

 

Willow Wood Preschool Camp Must be 3 yrs by December 31, 2018.

 

Winnetka Community Nursery School Summer Camp June 19-July 19, ages 2-5.


Winnetka Park District Summer Day Camps
June 11-August 3, ages 34 months-grade 9.

 

Winnetka Public School Nursery June 11-July 19, ages 2-5.

 


ONGOING

Chicago Botanic Garden Nature Preschool Ongoing registration for the 2018-19 school year.

Chicago Botanic Garden Nature Nights Select Saturdays, June, July, August & September. Preregister: chicagobotanic.org.

French School Ongoing registration for 2018-19 school year.  Ages 2.75-6. Elementary after school French program. Ages 6-14.

Music Institute of Chicago summer programs are open for enrollment.

 

Ronald Knox Montessori School registration for 2018-19 school year.

 

Willow Wood Preschool Ongoing registration for the 2018-19 school year.

 

Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce Northfield Farmers’ Market Saturdays June 9-October 6th 7:30am- 12:30 pm. Southwest corner of Happ Road & Willow Road.

 

Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District Summer Reading Club

 

 

APRIL 2018

19             The Alliance for Early Childhood, District 36 Transition to Kindergarten Meeting  Greeley School, Winnetka, 9:30-10:30 am. 

19             The Volunteer Center Recognition Celebration 7:30pm.

22             BackYard Nature Center Earth Day Fun and Service Erickson Woods, 12:30-3pm.

23            Ronald Knox Montessori School Open House, 9:30am.

28             The Alliance for Early Childhood, Spring Community Play Day  Gillson Park, Wilmette, 9:30-11:30am. 

28-29       Chicago Botanic Garden Malott Japanese Garden Spring Festival 10am-3pm.

 

MAY 2018

1                              The Alliance for Early Childhood, Wild Play: Parenting Adventures in the Great Outdoors with David Sobel  Washburne School Little Theater, Winnetka, 7-8:30pm.

2                              The Alliance for Early Childhood, Annual Inspiring Nature Play Conference: Innovations  Chicago Botanic Garden, 9am-3:30pm.

5, 12, 19                Center for Talent Development Spring Tadpole Academy Parent-Child courses for students age 3.  https://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program/tadpole-academy-parent-child-classes.

6                                Winnetka Park District, Mother/Daughter Tea Party 1-2:30pm.

9                                Ronald Knox Montessori School Open House 9:30am.

18                             Winnetka Park District’s Movie-in-the-Park (The Lego Batman Movie).

19                            Chicago Botanic Garden Summer Little Diggers starts. Ages 2-4 and adult preregister at chicagobotanic.org.

28                             Winnetka’s Memorial Day Parade & Observance Glendale & Elm, 10am.

 

 

JUNE 2018

 

4                                The Alliance for Early Childhood, Summer Community Play Day  Erickson Woods, Winnetka, 9:30-11:30am. 

6                             Middlefork School (Northfield) New Kindergarten Visitation Day 3:15-4:30pm or 6-7pm.

 

8-9                            Winnetka Children’s Fair Village Green.

 

22                             Winnetka Park District’s Movie-in-the-Park (Thor: Ragnarok)


13 & 20                 Winnetka Park District’s Summer Children’s Concerts
Hubbard Woods Park, 11-11:45am.

 

13, 20, & 27 Winnetka Park District’s Summer Concert Series Hubbard Woods Park, 7-8:30pm.

 

15             Center for Talent Development Summer Online Family Program June 15-July 13 and July 20-August 10 Advanced online courses grade K-3.  https://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program/online-family-program

 

15-16      Winnetka Music Festival http://www.winnetkamusicfestival.com/

 

 

16-17       Chicago Botanic Garden Creatures of the Cove Family Activities 10am-4pm.

 

17            Winnetka Park District’s “Take Dad to the Beach Ballpark Brunch” Tower Road Beach, 10am-1pm. 

 

22             Glencoe Library & Park District Tots-N-Tunes concert Wyman Green, 10-10:45am.

 

25-29       Center for Talent Development Summer Leapfrog Program Skokie and Chicago ages 4-grade 3 https://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program/leapfrog.

 

26             Glencoe Library & Park District Tots-N-Tunes concert Kalk Park, 10-10:45am.

 

27             Northfield Park District Children’s Concert Clarkson Park, 5:30-6:30pm.

 

30             Center for Talent Development’s Annual Opportunities for the Future Conference for families. Northwestern University’s Evanston Campus.

 

30            Winnetka Park District’s 5K Winnetka Park District, 8am.

 

JULY 2018

4               Northfield 4th of July Festivities starting at 10am.

4               Winnetka’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration starting at 10am.

 

6               Glencoe Library & Park District Tots-N-Tunes concert Wyman Green, 10-10:45am.

9-27         Center for Talent Development Summer Leapfrog Program Skokie, Chicago, and Lake Forest ages 4-grade 3 https://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/program/leapfrog.

11             Northfield Park District Touch a Truck Clarkson Park, 4-6pm.


11, 18 & 25 Winnetka Park District’s Summer Concert Series Hubbard Woods Park, 7-8:30pm. 

13-14 Winnetka-Northfield Chamber of Commerce Sidewalk Sale 9am-5pm.

13            Winnetka Park District’s Movie-in-the-Park (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle)

Location TBD, dusk.

14            Winnetka Park District’s Water Carnival & National Hot Dog Day

Tower Road Beach, 10am-12:30pm. 

21-22 Chicago Botanic Garden Creatures of the Cove Family Activities 10am-4pm.

 

24             Glencoe Library & Park District Tots-N-Tunes concert Kalk Park, 10-10:45am.

 

25             Northfield Park District Children’s Concert Clarkson Park, 5:30-6:30pm.

28            Winnetka Park District’s Family Camp Out Tower Rd. Beach, 7pm-10am. 

 

AUGUST 2018

 

8               Northfield Park District Children’s Concert Clarkson Park, 5:30-6:30pm.

 

10             Glencoe Library & Park District Tots-N-Tunes concert Wyman Green, 10-10:45am.

 

11-12       Chicago Botanic Garden Creatures of the Cove Family Activities 10am-4pm.

 

17            Winnetka Park District’s Movie-in-the-Park (The Goofy Movie)

Centennial Park, dusk.

22             Winnetka Park District’s Back to School Concert Hubbard Woods Park, 7-8:30pm. 

 

25            Winnetka Park District’s Farewell to Summer Family Luau Tower Rd. Beach, 4–7pm. 

28             Glencoe Library & Park District Tots-N-Tunes Concert Kalk Park, 10-10:45am.