Spring Events

Egg-Cellent Deliveries

All Ages
Let the Park District help! We will fill two dozen eggs, drop them off and hide them in your front yard for your children to find in the morning! Eggs will be filled with peanut allergy-friendly candy and toys. Must be a New Lenox resident. Emails will be sent out before the delivery date with further details. Eggs will be hidden Friday night. Registration deadline is Friday, March 25.

Activity Day Date R/NR
34245-A1   F  4/8  $22

Barks ‘n Brews & Dog Egg Hunt

All Ages
Walker Country Estates Park
Unleash the good times with your four-legged friends at the park with vendors, raffles, dog contests and more! All dogs MUST be kept on a leash. Join us for some barks ‘n brews, as we will have alcoholic drinks available for purchase during the event. Also, back by popular demand; an egg hunt for dogs! If your dog sniffs the egg, you can pick it up as the eggs will be filled with dog friendly treats. We are looking for dog-related vendors. If you are interested, please contact Tracy at twrase@newlenoxparks.org.

Day Date Time
SU 4/10  Noon-2:00pm

Running with Friends 5K

The Sanctuary Golf Course
Age 7 & Older
Join us for the Running with Friends 5K run/walk on the beautiful Sanctuary Golf Course. The route will have a water station and an electronically timed finish line. If registered by Wednesday, March 30, participants are guaranteed a race shirt. All net proceeds will benefit the New Lenox Friends of the Parks, a non-profit foundation that supports the mission of quality, community life of New Lenox residents. To register, visit thtiming.com. Race Day Walk-up registration begins at 7:00am.

Day Date Time R/NR
SA 4/23 8:00am  $30, Mail/Fax/Walk-in by 4/9
Mail to P.O. Box 132, New Lenox
$30, Online until 5:00pm on 4/13
$40, Race Day Walk-up

Community Bonfire Night

All Ages
Haines Wayside Park
Grab the family and head over to Haines Wayside Park for our fun Community Bonfire Night! Come out with old friends and meet new neighbors to share old stories and create new ones. What’s a bonfire without S’mores, right?

Day Date Time
F 4/29 7:30-10:00pm

Mom & Son Superhero

Age 3 & Older
LCC (Rooms 1 & 2) Entry C
Calling all moms and sons! Back by popular demand, come create the superhero gear you need to fight crime. Best part of all you can help celebrate your favorite superhero…MOM! Registration deadline is Friday, April 15.

Activity Day Date R/NR
34320-A1 SU 5/1 $48/pair
*Additional child is $20

Touch-a-Truck

All Ages
Walker Country Estates Park
Climb on and explore your favorite vehicles including fire engines, police cars and construction trucks while you rub elbows with your hometown heroes. It will be a day that will be remembered! Parental supervision is required, and cameras are highly recommended. Please note that this event includes many loud noises, horns and sirens. If you have a truck or piece of equipment you would like to include in this event, email Tracy at twrase@newlenoxparks.org for more information. No registration required! Concessions will be available.

Day Date Time
SA 5/7 10:00am-Noon

Kid’s Fishing Derby

Ages 2-17
Freedom Park
We are hosting our annual Fishing Derby. You could win prizes in categories such as most fish caught and longest fish caught. Check-in begins at 8:30am. Fishing Derby begins promptly at 9:30am. Registration deadline is Wednesday, June 1.

Activity Day Date Time Age
14380-A1  SA 6/4 9:30-10:30am 2-6
14380-A2 SA 6/4 9:30-10:30am 7-11
14380-A3 SA 6/4 9:30-10:30am 12-17