Badminton Basics

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

Are you a backyard badminton enthusiast? Are you interested in learning badminton skills? In this class, Badminton World Federation certified coaches will teach you some of the fundamental skills of badminton such as how to hold a racket and how to hit different types of shots. Participants will also learn how to play some fun […]

FREE

Hopkins Pool Opening Day!

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Hopkins Pool is a family-friendly aquatics facility that features two water slides, a zero-depth kiddie pool with an interactive play structure, a diving well with high and low dive, a lap swim exclusive area, and a concession stands area. Ask us about private and semi-private party packages. We strive to make it an enjoyable experience […]

Pressed Flower Candles

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

With the flowers in bloom, please come to the library to create a beautiful (and incredibly easy) pressed flower candle! Registration is required for this event as space is limited. This workshop is intended for teens and adults. If you have any questions or need help with registration, please contact Grace at graces@dkpl.org or call […]

FREE

The Warehouse on Park Kick-off party!

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Finally, our outdoor concert series for 2022 begins! What better way to start our season-long party than with the Collective! The Collective is one of Chicagoland's favorite Alt Rock Party Dance Cover Bands! Not to be outshined we have the area's newest sensation All The Smoke BBQ here! Of course, we will have our great […]

Loaded Bloody’s !

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Our Amazing Bloody Mary's are back for this Memorial weekend! The Loaded Bloody's with our special bloody Mary mix coupled with Sweet dreams desserts & catering spin on the embellished Sunday-Funday will surely be nothing less than amazing! While enjoying the loaded bloody kickback and enjoy the amazing vocals of Amber Lea Berg. Amber will […]

Memorial Day Events & Parade

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

Official schedule TBD, tentative schedule below 6:45 AM- Mayors Breakfast at ELKS Lodge 8:15 AM- Re-Dedication of Memorial Clock with insertion of time capsule 8:30 AM- Memorial Day Service with American Legion and City Officials 9:00 AM- Memorial Day Parade Steps Off - 3rd & Locust 9:30 AM- Community Memorial Day Service at the Ellwood Mansion

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Friday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Friday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on their website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

CASA Color Run

Sycamore Middle School 150 Maplewood Dr, Sycamore, IL

CASA is hosting its inaugural 5K Color Run event on June 4, 2022! Bring your family and friends to this fun, family-friendly event. Walk, jog or sprint - anything is fine so long as you have fun! There will be a DJ and post-race celebration with music, snacks, and water. All proceeds from the event […]

Community Clean-Up Days- Dame’s Rocket Debacle

Prairie Park 615 Ellwood Ave, DeKalb, IL

Calling all green thumbs! Let's pull together to tackle some of DeKalb's most invasive species this spring. Although a very pretty, flowering plant, dame’s rocket is a prolific seeder and chokes out native plants in our area. Volunteers are asked to meet near the Disc Golf Course and bring your own gloves, bag, basket, or […]

FREE

Last dance Live at The Warehouse on Park!

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

This night is going to be special not only do we have Last Dance - A Tom Petty tribute band playing Jammin' big time but we also have Slow Smoke BBQ here! We will have our usual great selection of craft & domestics and of course a special signature cocktail for this awesome night of […]

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Saturday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Saturday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on the website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

DeKalb Farmers’ Market Opening Day

Van Buer Plaza 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate the start of summer at the DeKalb Farmers' Market opening day of the season! The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is in the heart of downtown DeKalb and features vendors that provide the community with locally grown produce, bread, baked goods, olive oil, honey, coffee, flowers, food trucks, and live music. Enjoy and support over 25 […]

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Friday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Friday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on their website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

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Movies in the Park- DeKalb Park District

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Movies start at sunset FREE! The movie is shown near the Hopkins Park Bandshell Come on out to Hopkins Park on the 2nd Friday of each month this summer for an outdoor movie experience! Family-friendly movies are shown on a big inflatable movie screen. The show starts when nature turns off the lights June 10: Minions […]

Malta Tractor Trot 5K

409 N 4th Street, Malta 409 N 4th Street, Malta, IL

To promote fitness and healthy lifestyles for everyone we encourage your participation. Whether you are running your first 5k, striving for your personal best, looking for family time, or enjoying a little competition, this event is for you. The race will be chip timed & with a rolling start. Immediately following the regular race, we […]

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Saturday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Saturday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on the website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

Joseph F. Glidden Homestead & Historical Center Opening Day

Glidden Historical Center 921 W Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL

Glidden Homestead and Historical Center will open for the programing season and visitor tours of the site on Sunday, June 12. The public is invited from noon to 4 p.m. to Opening Day, Open Barn to see the new aspects of the 2022 season, tour Joseph Glidden’s Home and Homestead where barbed wire was invented, […]

Kids’ Concerts in the Park

Hopkins Park Band Shell 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Join DeKalb Park District for their NEW! Rockin' with Ronnie: Kids' Concerts in the Park Miss Jamie’s Farm- planting seeds through song! Miss Jamie from the Farm takes young kids and their families on an imaginative musical adventure to her "farm," where they learn values like hard work, healthy eating, and being kind to animals […]

FREE

Hinckley Historical Society brings Jazz to the park

Hinckley Community Building 100 N. Maple Street, Hinckley,, Illinois

The Hinckley Historical Society will celebrate music at its annual meeting on the Hinckley Community Building lawn. Jazz in Progress, a popular local group, has been invited to entertain the community near the bandstand where bands entertained since the early 1900s. They will feature a variety of jazz and vocal numbers by members of the […]

FREE

Dance Party featuring High Flyin’ Entertainment!

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

We are hosting a special Friday night event, featuring Las Vegas based High Flyin' Entertainment! You read that right, Las Vegas! The DJ will be spinning your favorite tunes all night long here at The Warehouse on Park! As we bring a little Las Vegas right here to Genoa we are also super geeked to […]

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Friday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Friday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on their website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

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Movies in the Park- Sandwich

Knights Park, Sandwich, Illinois 1001 N Latham St, Sandwich, IL 60548, Sandwich, IL

Have fun under the stars at the Sandwich Park District's Movie in the Park! This is a community event for all ages! Bring your own lawn chairs, blanket, Frisbee, or other park-friendly toys and enjoy an evening in the park. Concessions will be available for purchase. While this is a family event, we ask that […]

Father’s Day Birdie Brunch

River Heights Golf Course 1020 Sharon Dr, DeKalb, IL

Celebrate Father’s Day the way we know dads will love! Join DeKalb Park District at River Heights Clubhouse for a buffet brunch, followed by 18 holes with a cart. Please book your tee time first at golfdekalb.com and then make your brunch reservation in advance at dekalbparkdistrict.com! The fee is per person. Registration Deadline: June […]

Loaded Bloody’s with Chef Rudy

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

This is One Sunday afternoon you won't want to miss! Not only are we bringing our amazing Bloody Mary's back but local Chef Rudy Galindo will be adding his flair to embellish like only a master chef can! And as a special Sunday afternoon guest, we welcome back The Beaux! Kick back and chill or […]

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

FREE

ABBAFab

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Having played to sold-out crowds across the U.S. and abroad, ABBAFAB is a stunning tribute to the music of ABBA featuring the sensational talents of some of the most talented and loved artists and musicians! This multimedia production is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the 70s and 80s including monster […]

Golf Fore the Kids Scholarship Golf Outing

River Heights Golf Course 1020 Sharon Dr, DeKalb, IL

(Rain Date: Friday, July 15) Check-In: 10:00 am, Box Lunch provided 10:00 -11:00 am, Shotgun start at 11:00 am! Dinner provided at 5:00 pm, Live Music starts at 5:00 pm The DeKalb Park District is excited to host the 16th Annual Kids Scholarship Golf Outing! All proceeds from the outing provide opportunities for families to […]

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Friday Night Racing

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

Head to Sycamore Speedway for a Friday night full of dirt track races! Details for each race can be found on their website Pit Passes: $30 (ages 14 and older) and Fast Passes: $15 (ages 5 and older) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Featuring the live shadow cast of "Irrational Masters".  The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an outrageous assemblage of the most stereo-typed science fiction movies, Marvel comics, Frankie Avalon/Annette Funicello outings, and rock 'n' roll of every vintage. Running through the story is the sexual confusion of two middle American Ike Age kids confronted by the […]

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Hinckley Fireworks Fest

Hinckley High School 700 E Lincoln Ave, Hinckley, IL

Join Hinckley in celebrating their Fireworks Fest! There will be a car show from 5 pm-7, food vendors, crafts, Lions club Bingo and “fun to be had by all”!  

SHiNDiG! Live at the Warehouse on Park!

Warehouse on Park 662 Park Ave, Genoa, IL

Our outdoor Summer 2022 Concert series rolls on this Saturday night as we welcome SHiNDiG! They will take you back to the 60's - the evolution of rock and the beginnings of the album era! 1960s rock music spawned a generation of popular singer-songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell & Woody Guthrie. Also, we […]

Saturday Night Racing- Joe & Nick Memorial

Sycamore Speedway 50W086 IL-64, Maple Park, IL

LIMITED LATE MODELS, STREET STOCKS, PURE STOCKS, PLUS IRA LIGHTNING SPRINTS ON THE SMALL TRACK — ALL CLASSES! Pit Passes are $30 (ages 14 and older) and Child Fast Passes are $15 (ages 5-13) General Admissions Ticket Prices: adults – $12, kids (5-11) – $5, and kids (under 5) – FREE

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Music at the Mansion

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

Grab your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, and don't forget your dancing shoes for some amazing music set against the backdrop of the Ellwood Mansion. The pre-show begins at 6:30 pm and the headline show starts at 7 pm! See the calendar for artists!    

FREE

Sandwich Park District Freedom Days

Sandwich Fair Grounds 15730 Pratt Road, Sandwich, IL

Join Sandwich Park District in celebrating their annual Freedom Days! The parade starts at 10:0am The annual fireworks display is located at the Sandwich Fair Grounds. Food trucks and vendors will be onsite. Bring your blankets and chairs for a great night of family fun for all ages to enjoy. Festivities include live entertainment, music, […]

Freedom Run and Tot Trot

Knights Park, Sandwich, Illinois 1001 N Latham St, Sandwich, IL 60548, Sandwich, IL

Wear Your Best Patriotic Costume-Prizes Awarded! This 38th annual event will begin at James Knights Park. The 1-mile fun run/walk will step off at 8:00 am and the 5K race at 8:30 am. Compete wearing your best patriotic costume! Judges will award first-place prizes for the 1 Mile and 5K races for best costume. Both […]

Independence Day 5K/10K

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Start your holiday off on the right foot and join DeKalb Park District for our annual Independence Day 5K and our NEW! 10K! This chip-timed race starts and finishes at Hopkins Park. Results and awards will be administered after the last runner returns, no later than 10:00 am. The fee includes a race bag with […]

Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebration

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

The City of DeKalb and DeKalb Park District is excited to host the annual Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration! Join DeKalb Park District in Hopkins Park for this annual tradition along with some NEW! daytime programming!  Enjoy a day of family fun in the park as we celebrate our nation's independence. In order to keep both our […]