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Beer Tasting at Twin Lakes

Looking for a  good brew? Join us under the tent as we sample beers from a variety of different vendors. Kick back and enjoy an assortment of snacks as you encounter new styles and tastes. Bring all your friends and family out to create lasting memories at our Beer Tasting. 

Location: Twin Lakes Tent 

Date: August 31

Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

 

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
105810-02 Sa 9/8 2:00-3:00pm $1 per bingo card All

Ladies Night Out: Arm Candy Parties

Get your creative juices flowing and join us for an unforgettable ladies’ night out! Design your own one-of-a-kind stretchy bracelets to be worn as a set or individually to show off your personal style. Sample some of your favorite wines as you create your bracelets and enjoy a night of fun! Donated by local vendors. What you get: Includes all jewelry supplies, one charm and expert guidance from our bead guru to create a complete set of 3 stackable stretchy bracelets. 


Fill out a registration form and return it to 530 S. Williams Ave or email to vdavis@saltcreekpd.com

Code Day Date Time Fee
105325-02 F 9/14 6:00pm-8:00pm $40 Pre-Registration
$45 Day of Event

Youth Obstacle Course Race

The Salt Creek Park District has a new race for kids! Join us for our 1st ever Youth Obstacle Course Race (OCR) at Twin Lakes. The race is 1.25 miles or (2K) race. The course will take adventurous youth between the ages of *6-14yrs old on a fun course on the perimeter of the Twin Lakes golf course. Participants will enjoy 10-14 man-made and natural obstacles that will challenge their physical ability and determination. All participants will receive a t-shirt, goodie bag and bragging rights. Race will run rain or shine. *6 yr. old’s must be accompanied by at least one adult over 18 years old.  Looking for sponsors each obstacle.  If you are interested in sponsoring an obstacle please contact Kelly Sisco at (847) 259-6890 x 111 or ksisco@saltcreekpd.com. 
 

Fees

$20/person - Early Bird until August 24

$25/person - August 25 - September 21

$30/person - Race Day

Code Date Time Age
100115-01 9/22 9:30am 12-14 years Co-Ed
100115-02 9/22 9:45am 9-11years Co-Ed
100115-03 9/22 10:00am 7-8 yrs. Co-Ed
100115-04 9/22 10:15am 6 + years - Family Run

Craft Fair

Bring out your best homemade items and join us for our Annual Craft Fair at the Salt Creek Sports Center. You’ll get a 10x10 space where you can bring your own table or rent an 8-foot table from us. Please call 847-259-6890 or visit saltscreekparkdistrict.com for an application. $7 RoccoVino’s Meal Deal for Vendors only. Space is limited - register soon!

Location: Salt Creek Sports Center

Code Fee Includes
103200-01 $35 Table, 2 chairs & electricity
103200-02 $25 Table & 2 chairs
103200-03 $15 Bring your own table & chairs

Paint Night

You are provided with paint, brushes, easels, canvas and an art instructor to teach you step by step on how to create a beautiful work of art. Please wear a paint shirt with short sleeves. Canvas size is 12x16.

Food & beverage will be available for purchase through RoccoVino's during this event.

Sponsored by Smiling Shamrock

Pre-registration is required.

*Indicates All ages welcome.

For more information contact Ashley at amedley@saltcreekpd.com.

CODE DAY DATE TIME FEE PAINTING
206705-06 F 8/24 6:30PM-8:30PM $25 VAN GOGH
105326-02* F 9/28 6:30PM-7:30PM $18 OWLS
105326-03 F 10/19 6:30PM-8:30PM $24 SCARECROW
105326-04* F 12/14 6:30PM-8:30PM $20 SNOWMAN
105326-05 F 2/22 6:30PM-8:30PM $34 PAINT YOUR PET

Craft Fair

Bring out your best homemade items and join us for our Annual Craft Fair at the Salt Creek Sports Center. You’ll get a 10x10 space where you can bring your own table or rent an 8-foot table from us. Please call 847-259-6890 or visit saltscreekparkdistrict.com for an application. $7 RoccoVino’s Meal Deal for Vendors only. Space is limited - register soon!

Location: Salt Creek Sports Center

Code Fee Includes
103200-01 $35 Table, 2 chairs & electricity
103200-02 $25 Table & 2 chairs
103200-03 $15 Bring your own table & chairs


Code Ages DAY DATE TIME FEE
205350-01 21+ F 6/8 7:00-8:30pm $15 (pre/registration)/$20 at the door/$5 food only
105350-01 21+ F 8/31 7:00-8:30pm $15 (pre/registration)/$20 at the door/$5 food only

Grandparents Day Bingo!

Join us for Grandparents Day as we celebrate with an e exciting mix of fun filled bingo games! This event will be held at The Grand at Twin Lakes: Senior Living Retirement Community. Bring your grandparents for an hour full of bingo games and a chance to win prizes! 

Location: The Grand at Twin Lakes: Senior Living Retirement Community (920 E Northwest Hwy, Palatine) 


Harvest Hayride & Bonfire

Get ready for this family-friendly event throughout Twin Lakes Recreation Area. Hayrides will be taken around the park as a story is read, and s ’mores and hot chocolate will be ready for you as you relax around a bonfire. The 5:40pm ride is geared towards younger kids and will start while it is still light outside. The 8:10 ride will be a scary haunted ride for older participants. Please dress for the weather! Must pre-register in advance – no tickets. Fee is per person. Adult must accompany children. Children under age 2 are free.

Location: Twin Lakes Recreation Tent

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
105800-01 F 10/12 5:40pm $5 5 & Under w/Adult
105800-02 F 10/12 6:10pm $5 All Ages
105800-03 F 10/12 6:40pm $5 All Ages
105800-04 F 10/12 7:10pm $5 All Ages
105800-05 F 10/12 7:40pm $5 All Ages
105800-06 F 10/12 8:10pm $5 (**Scary; 11 & Up)
105800-07 Sa 10/13 5:40pm $5 5 & Under w/Adult
105800-08 Sa 10/13 6:10pm $5 All Ages
105800-09 Sa 10/13 6:40pm $5 All Ages
105800-10 Sa 10/13 7:10pm $5 All Ages
105800-11 Sa 10/13 7:40pm $5 All Ages
105800-12 Sa 10/13 8:10pm $5 (**Scary; 11 & Up)

Halloween Party

Ages: 10 yrs & Under 

Register for a SAFE Halloween party in Palatine held at the Salt Creek Sports Center! There will be face painting, games with prizes, a coloring station, a moon bounce, a Halloween costume contest and more! Please bring a bag/bucket for your prizes. Parents that dress up get Free Popcorn! Note: Pre-registration required. Children UNDER 2 years old are free. Parents are free and must accompany children

Location:  Salt Creek Sports Center 

Code Day Date Time Fee
105200-01 W 10/24 5:00-6:30pm $5R/$7NR
$10 Day of Event

Family Bingo Night

Bring the family out for a Halloween themed bingo night. Please bring a full-size candy bar for each family member to go into our pot of candy. Bingo winners will get to pick a candy bar out of the pot, but don't worry, everyone will leave with a sweet treat! Each participant will receive one slice of pizza to enjoy during the event. Pre-registration is required! 

Location: Twin Lakes Multi-Purpose Room 

Family BINGO Night

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
105810-01 F 10/26 5:30-7:00pm $5 per person 3+ yrs.

Santa's Mailbox

All children have an opportunity to write Santa a letter and mail it at Rose Park. The mailbox is available from December 3-17, so Santa can receive the letter on time. Please include child's name and address so Santa can write back! Mailbox is located outside at Rose Park, 530 S Williams Ave. Palatine. 


Pet Pictures With Santa

We're offering a chance for your pet to actually meet Santa and get their picture taken! Register for your 10-minute time slot as soon - space is limited! Picture frame & treat for your pet is included.

Location: Twin Lakes Pro Shop 

Code Day Date Time Fee
105250-01 Sa 12/1 10:00am $10 ($1 each add'l pet)

North Pole Express - SOLD OUT!

Experience all the magic of our North Pole Express!  The train will depart from the Arlington Park Train Station and head to the 'North Pole' (Harvard) and back.  Enjoy a special reading of the "Polar Express" book, holiday games, sing Christmas carols, answer trivia, take pictures with our special guest and more!  Cookies and chocolate milk will be provided to everyone. 

Note: Pre-registration is required!  Space fills up quickly! Parents must accompany children. No registration will be taken the day of the event. Please bring your own camera for pictures.

Location: Arlington Train Station (Check in at 2:45pm)

Fee:   $20/adults

$16 kids  (ages 1-12 years)

Kids under 1 year are free

Code Day Date Time
104300-02 Sun December 2 Depart: 3:20pm / Return: 5:29pm

Breakfast with Santa

Join us at Twin Lakes Clubhouse for a morning full of delicious food, games, crafts, entertainment and Santa Claus! Breakfast/Brunch (eggs, pancakes and sausage) will be provided. Tables assignments will be made, so if you have any special requests, please indicate that at the time of registration. Tables will be set for 8 people.

Note: Pre-registration is required. Parents must accompany children. No registration will be taken the day of the event. Please bring your own camera for pictures and a portable highchair if needed. 

Location: Twin Lakes Clubhouse

Fee:   $14 NR/$12 R (ages 7+)

$10 (ages 3-6)

$5 (ages 2 & under)

Code Day Date Time
105225-01 Sa 12/8 9:00-10:45am
105225-02 Sa 12/8 11:30am-1:15pm

Sweetheart Ball

Experience a magical night for both parents and their children. Each night will have activities that include dinner/dessert, games, dancing and memories that will last a lifetime! Suits and dresses are suggested. Spaces fill quickly, so register early!

Check-in and pictures are at 4:30 & 7:00pm

Location: Twin Lakes Clubhouse 

Mommy/Son

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
105600-01 F 2/1 4:30-6:30pm $35/ couple ($10 each additional person) 3-7 yrs
105600-02 F 2/1 7:30-9:30pm $35/ couple ($10 each additional person) 3-7 yrs

Daddy/Daughter

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
105600-03 Sa 2/2 4:30-6:30pm $35/ couple ($10 each additional person) 3-7 yrs
105600-04 Sa 2/2 7:30-9:30pm $35/ couple ($10 each additional person) 3-7 yrs

Jr. Sweetheart Ball

Code Day Date Time Fee Ages
105600-05 F 2/8 5:30-7:30pm $35/ couple ($10 each additional person) 8-12 yrs Mommy/Son
105600-06 F 2/8 5:30-7:30pm $35/ couple ($10 each additional person) 8-12 yrs Daddy/Daughter