Special Events 

Lunch With Bunny

Saturday, March 28
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Founders Community Center
Join Peter Cotton Tail for lunch, friend-friendly entertainment and fun! Each child will receive a goody bag. All participants must be registered, including parents. Remember that after this luncheon; join us at Commissioners Park for the annual Egg Hunt! This is going to be a hopping good time! 
NO TICKETS will be sold at the door.

Registration Deadline: March 23
Ages:         All
Fee:           $9/NR $12/person

Egg Hunt with Peter

Saturday, March 28
1:00 pm

Commissioners Park (Fort Frankfort)

Grab your baskets and come to the Annual Egg Hunt.  The Frankfort Area Jaycees and the Frankfort Park District are again teaming together to bring the children a special holiday event.  Peter Cotton Tail will join them in the hunt for the eggs.  There will be specially marked eggs for prizes.  Every child will receive a bag of candy.
Ages:        1 - 8 years
Fee:          FREE

Rain location: Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street

Super Dog Egg Hunt

Saturday, March 28
2:30 pm
Bark Park at Commissioners Park

Egg hunting has gone to the dogs!  Dash around the Bark Park at Commissioners Park with your dog collecting treat-filled eggs and help your dog sniff out the golden egg to win a prize.  Line up early because this hunt will be over in a flash.  After the hunt, visit with our dog friendly vendors and get your photo with Peter Cotton Tail.  Families and all friendly dogs are welcome at this free, on-leash event.  An adult should accompany dog-owners under the age of 12.  While you are enjoying the hunt, please remember to sign up for the 2015 Bark Park season.
Fee:              FREE
Rain Date:   Monday, March 30 @ 6:00 pm


10th Annual Family Fun Fly

Tuesday, April 7
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Frankfort at Commissioners Park

Grab your kites and join us as we celebrate “Flying for Kids Month”, a statewide kite fly to promote park districts, recreation agencies and the Park District Youth License Plate.  Bring your own kite or borrow one from the Park District to fly.  This event is FREE and open to the public!

Ages:          All
Fee:            FREE

Spring Wine Tasting

Friday, April 17
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Founders Community Center
Wine Styles of Frankfort & Shorewood

Join us for an evening of good times, good friends and great wines.  Let the experts at Wine Styles of Frankfort & Shorewood teach you about the many varieties of wine you will taste.  There will be 50 different wines to sample and available to purchase that evening.  This fee includes wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and a souvenir wine glass.  Pre-registration is required.  NO REGISTRATION will be taken at the door.  Space is limited, please register early. 
Registration Deadline: April 10 or until filled.

Age:         21 & older
Fee:         $14

Celebrating Earth Day

Saturday, April 18
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Main Park
Come out to Main Park for an afternoon of Earth Day fun!  There will be green education workshops, learning activities for children, crafts, give-a-ways, popcorn, hot dogs and more.  Each family will receive a tree saplings to plant and help make a difference this Earth Day.  This event will be co-sponsored by the Home Depot of Frankfort.

Age:                Families

Mother/Son Bowling Night

Friday, May 1
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Thunderbowl, 18700 Old LaGrange Road, Mokena

Hey moms, looking for a fun evening out with your little guy?  Join us at Thunderbowl in Mokena for two games of bowling and dinner. This is a great opportunity to have some fun spending time together with a little competition mixed in. Pizza, pop, two games of bowling, shoes, and bowling balls are included in the fee.  NO TICKETS will be sold at the door.
Registration Deadline: April 16

Ages:               All
$19/NR $22/person

6th Annual Kids Garage Sale 

Saturday, May 16
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Founders Community Center

Time to do some spring cleaning and what a perfect place to start is with the kids stuff.  They probably have heaps and piles of toys they’ve forgotten about, lost interest in or just don’t use anymore because they outgrew them.  If this sounds familiar then maybe you should sign your kids up for our 6th annual Kids Garage Sale to help you and your kids clean out their closets and toy rooms!  This is a KID’S ONLY garage sale!  Parents please don’t be tempted to set your own stuff out.  Children are not to be left unattended; an adult should be with them at all times. 

Registration Deadline:  May 7

Ages:               5 - 14 (sellers)
                 $9 per space (includes table & advertising)

Mother/Daughter Spa Day

Saturday, May 16
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Founders Community Center

Calling all moms, you don’t want to miss this opportunity to spend come quality time with your little girl!  Indulge yourselves for a morning of pampering and relaxation.  Maybe you would like to “update” your look with new make-up or nail polish color and hairstyle.  Refreshments will be served.  Just sit back and relax, while the professionals from Paul Mitchell College do the rest.  Pre-registration is required.  NO registration will be taken at the door. 
Registration Deadline: May 8 or until filled
Ages:               All
$12/NR $15/person

Frankfort Community Garage Sale

Saturday, June 6
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Frankfort Park District Community
$10 per home

The Frankfort Park District is sponsoring a community wide garage sale on Saturday, June 6.  Each registered participant’s address will be included on a list of all participating homes.  This list will be available at the park office, website and Facebook the week of the sale.  The park district will advertise the sale in local newspapers, on-line sites and A-frame signs throughout the community.  Each participating home will receive a packet including a garage sale sign, balloons, home list, map of Frankfort and garage sale selling tips.  These packets will be available for pick-up at the Founders Community Center starting May 28. 

Registration Deadline: May 27
Location:        Frankfort Park District Community
Fee:                 $10 per home

22nd Annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, November 14
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Founders Community Center, 140 Oak Street, Frankfort, IL 60423

Free Admission

For additional information or booth availability, please contact the Park District office at (815) 469-9400 or email Cali DeBella at cdebella@frankfortparks.org

Click here to download an application.



Winter/Spring 2015 Volunteer Opportunities:

Please click HERE to download a listing of our 2015 Winter/Spring volunteer opportunities.