Fall Events

Royal Tea Party

Age 4 & Older
LCC (Room 1) Entry C

You are cordially invited to join royalty for an afternoon family Tea Party. Princes and Princesses from across the land will be welcomed to join us for afternoon tea! Dress in your best and enjoy a light tea luncheon. Registration deadline is Wednesday, August 31.

Activity Day Date Time R/NR
27385-A1 SA 9/10 Noon-2:00pm $20 per person

Friends of the Park “Empty Bowls”

All Ages
New Lenox Village Commons

Our annual event will be held during the Village of New Lenox’s “Last Call Before Fall.” Come pick your favorite hand-painted bowl and receive unlimited soup tastings (while supplies last) from local restaurants. Visit nlfop.square.site to purchase tickets in advance! Net proceeds will benefit the New Lenox Township Food Pantry.

Day Date Time R/NR
SA 9/17 2:00-6:00pm $15, Day of the Event

Community Backyard Bash

All Ages (An adult must stay)
Haines Wayside Park

Are you new to the area or a long-time resident? Either way it does not matter, this will be a wonderful opportunity for you to meet new families! We will listen to music, play a variety of back yard games, and enjoy the evening in one of our favorite parks. A light dinner and refreshments will be served. Although, this event is FREE, we still require you to register. Registration deadline is Friday, September 16.

Activity Day Date Time
27221-A1 F 9/23 6:00-8:00pm

Big Bad Pumpkin Party

All Ages (An adult must stay)
Walker Country Estates Park

Everyone is invited to join us for our Big Bad Pumpkin Party! We will host a wide variety of children’s activities including a costume contest and hayrack rides. The costume contest will be open for two age groups: 2-6 years and 7-12 years. Last hayrack ride will begin at 11:45am, NO exceptions! 

Day Date Time
SU 10/2 10:00am-Noon

Monster Mash Bash

Ages 5-7
LCC (Room 2) Entry C

Put on your favorite Halloween costume and strut on down to the Park District! We will play candy corn bingo, monster freeze tag, and a variety of other Halloween-themed games. A pizza dinner will be provided. Kids will receive a treat bag to enjoy on the way home.
Registration deadline is Friday, October 7.

Activity Day Date Time R/NR
24122-A1 F 10/22 4:30-6:30pm $21

Daddy/Daughter Date Night

Ages 3 & Older
LCC (Room 1 & 2) Entry C

Lights! Camera! Action! You are invited to join us for our Hollywood/Red Carpet themed daddy daughter date night. Be sure to come dressed in your best Hollywood attire and prepare to dance the night away! We will have music, a light dinner and lots of fun! At time of registration, you will only register your daughter(s), we know Daddy will be in attendance. Registration deadline is Friday, October 21. Additional child(ren) will be $20 R/NR.

Activity Day Date Time R/NR
27383-A1 F 11/4 6:00-8:00pm  $48 per pair

Flag Football Turkey Tournament

Fieldstone Park

Prior to sitting down in front of the television for Thanksgiving football, get some practice in for yourself in this one-day, double elimination Flag Football Tournament. We will play two 20-minute halves with a running clock; all players are eligible receivers. This is an 8-on-8 tournament, and each roster can have a maximum of 20 players. Limited spots are available so don’t wait to register a team. Prizes will be awarded to the top two teams of the tournament. Check in begins at 8:00am. In the chance of the tournament being cancelled due to weather conditions, games will be rescheduled to Saturday, November 12. Registration deadline is Wednesday, October 19.

Activity Day Date Time R/NR
24230-A1 SA 11/5 8:30am $260 per team

Gobbler Gauntlet 5K

Age 7 & Older
Sanctuary Golf Course

Dash your way to the finish line. The terrain of the race/walk mostly flat with a few rolling hills. The route will have a water station and electronically timed finish line. All participants will receive one complimentary drink in the clubhouse upon finishing the race. Medals will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place finishers in each age category such as top male and female finishers as well as male and female from New Lenox. Net proceeds will benefit the NLCPD Scholarship Program. If registered by Monday, October 31, participants are guaranteed a race shirt. Race Day Walk-up registration begins at 7:00am.

Activity Day Date Time R/NR
27203-A1 SA 11/19 8:00am $30, Mail/Fax/Walk-in by 11/15
$30, Online until 5:00pm, 11/18
$40. Race Day Walk-Up

Family Fun Day at Nova

Ages 7 & Older
Giddy up cowboys and cowgirls! Come spend a fantastic family afternoon “horsin’ around” at Nova Quarter Horses, Inc. Your family will bond with the horses by learning to groom, saddle, and have a riding lesson. Lunch will be served. All skill levels welcome. Jeans and hard soled shoes required.

Activity Day Date Time R/NR
27256-A5 SU 11/6 12:00-2:00pm $130 per pair/ $135 per pair
$60/$65 per add’l rider
Location: Nova Quarter Horses, Inc.
1129 W. 187th Street, Mokena