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240 Commerce Drive, Grayslake, IL 60030 United States
847-223-7529glpd.com

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May 2017
On/before May 2: $110/R; $137/NR. After May 2: $135/R, $169/NR

Last Day to get Early Registration Discount -Girls’ Recreational Softball League

May 2 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Today is the last day to take advantage of the the Early Registration Discount for the Girls’ Recreational Softball League.  Fees go up on May 3rd!

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$3 Res. / $5 Nonres. per person

Father/Son Dodgeball Night

May 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Grade: 1st – 8th grade Turn off your video games and join us for a challenging evening of Dodgeball. We will break you up into equal teams and play some fun games. No knowledge of the game is necessary. Please wear comfortable clothes, gym shoes and bring a water bottle.

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on/before May 6: $90/R; $112/NR. After May 6: $115/R; $143/NR

Last Day – Early Registration Discount for T-Ball

May 6 @ 8:30 am - June 17 @ 7:30 pm
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$38 Res. / $47 Nonres.

Studio 25 Art Creations

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Age: 8 – 12 years All artists will learn the basics of painting and find a new love of art! After one hour of instruction everyone will leave with a piece of artwork ready for display! This is a contractual program.

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Summer Camp Early Bird Discount Deadline

May 15

Today is the last day to receive the Early Bird Discount for all Grayslake Park District Summer Camp registrations.  Fees go up on Tuesday, May 16!

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FREE

Summer Camp Meet & Greet

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Meet Counselors, get questions answered, and receive camp paperwork, lesson plans and field trip schedules! Early bird fees will be granted if you attend Meet & Greet!

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June 2017
$42/person

Trip: Galena & Diamond Jo’s Casino

June 7 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

Age: 21+ years Two options for this trip, choose the one you like! Option 1:  4 hours of gambling tie at Diamond Jo’s, includes $15 of slot money and buffet lunch/1.5 hours shopping in downtown Galena.  If choosing this option, please register with your full name (casino packages will only be given when you show valid picture ID) Option 2: A day of shopping in quaint historic downtown Galena, with lunch on your own. Please indicate your option choice at…

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$5 for transportation, bring money for food

Let’s Do Lunch

June 15 @ 11:45 am - 3:00 pm

RESTAURANT:  HOME AGAIN                                   Salem, WI Age: Active Adults, 18+ years Join us for lunch! Each month we visit a different restaurant in the area. You pay $5 for transportation – the fun is free and food is on your own bill. Meet at the GLPD Recreation Center.

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$65/R; $81/NR

Red Cross Babysitting Course

June 17 @ 9:15 am - 2:15 pm
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$25/R; $31/NR

Home Alone

June 17 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Age:  7-12 years This class teaches children the basic information and rules for responsible self-care.  Students will learn how to enter their home safely, what to do do when somebody knocks on the door, important phone numbers, how to answer the phone, what to do when approached by a stranger, safety precautions that will help prevent injuries and fires, and what to do in case of emergency.  We’ll also stress the importance of following the rules and communication with parents/guardians.

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$35/person

Trip: Kohler “Industry in Action” Factory Tour

June 20 @ 6:15 am - 5:30 pm

Age:  Mature Adults, 55+ years Put on your walking shoes – this tour includes over 2.5 miles of walking. We are off to the “Industry in Action” factory tour at the famous Kohler Design Center in Kohler, Wisconsin. Safety first – All participants must wear enclosed shoes (no sandals or open back shoes). Lunch will be at the American Club, Horse & Plow Restaurant (please note selection at registration: Club Sandwich, Rueben Sandwich or Chicken Caesar Wrap.  Includes beer cheese…

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$78/R; $98/NR

Screenwriting

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Age: 12-18 years Learn to write the movie you want to see!  In this class, you will learn how to find ideas, structure your story, write a scene, creat characters, write dialogue, and develop a script.  These skills are great for Instagram videos, SnapChat, etc!

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July 2017
$45/person

Trip: History on the Rails, East Troy & Mukwonago, WI

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Age: Mature Adults, 55+years This trip starts by exploring the history of the rails at the train museum in East Troy.  We then take a 2 hour train ride to Mukwonago, with a brief stop at the picturesque Indian Head Park on the shores of Phantom Lake.  Trip includes lunch at Ivan on the Square; several options available.  We will also stop at the Elegant Farmer – home of the award-winning Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag, and more! Transportation…

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$78/R; $98/NR

Public Speaking

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ages: 18 years and older Work and school presentations aren’t so scary when you are prepared!  In this class, you will learn how to write and deliver a speech, gain presentation best practices and build confidence.  You will also learn: speech-writing (structure), how to speak off the cuff, how to use voice exercises and some power point do’s and don’ts.

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$5 for transportation, bring money for your meal

Let’s Do Lunch

July 18 @ 11:45 am - 3:00 pm

RESTAURANT:  BROKEN OAR                                   Port Barrington, IL Age: Active Adults, 18+ years Join us for lunch! Each month we visit a different restaurant in the area. You pay $5 for transportation – the fun is free and food is on your own bill. Meet at the GLPD Recreation Center.

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$15/R; $19/NR; $10 sibling fee

Teddy Bear Picnic

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Age:  2-5 years, with parent Bring your favorite teddy bear (or other stuffed animal) for a picnic!  This class will include: story time, a simple picnic snack and a very special visitor from the Hundred-Acre Woods!  Parents – bring your cameras!

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$37/person

Trip: Chocolate Lovers’ Trail

July 27 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Age: Mature Adults, 55+ years Tour Lake County’s sweetest spots!  This trip includes a tour of the Long Grove Confectionery Co. facility, a hands-on demonstration at Sweet Pete’s Candy and lunch at The Chocolate Sanctuary!

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August 2017
$5 for transportation, bring money for your meal

Let’s Do Lunch

August 3 @ 11:45 am - 3:00 pm

RESTAURANT:  PORT OF BLARNEY                                   Antioch, IL Age: Active Adults, 18+ years Join us for lunch! Each month we visit a different restaurant in the area. You pay $5 for transportation – the fun is free and food is on your own bill. Meet at the GLPD Recreation Center.

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On/Before Aug 6: $75/R; $94/NR. After Aug 6: $89/R; $109/NR

Last Day for Early Registration Discount – Flag Football League

August 6 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Today is the last day to take advantage of the Early Registration Discount for the Flag Football League.

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$90/person

Trip: Wonders of the Midwest

August 10 @ 7:00 am - 6:30 pm

Age: Mature Adults, 55+ years Tour a 500-acre working fruit farm in Michigan, then visit a bison farm and tour the Albanese Candy Factory in Indiana!

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On/before Aug 13: $105/person. After Aug 13: $125/person

Last Day Early Registration Discount – Youth Volleyball League

August 13 @ 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Today is the last day to take advantage of the Early Registration Discount for the fall Youth Volleyball League!

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$78/R; $98/NR

Stand-Up Comedy

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ages: 12-18 years Make a room full of strangers laugh!  This class will show how you how to generate ideas, write a joke, write routines, deliver material, boost self-confidence and handle hecklers.

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$71/person

Trip: “Rock of Ages” at Drury Lane Theatre

August 31 @ 9:45 am - 5:15 pm

Age: Mature Adults, 55+ years This musical features 28 classic hits by rock bands of the 1980s.  Fee includes: transportation by Park District bus, lunch, and show.

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