Create. Explore. Connect. in the Community

Are you ready to have some fun? We hope so, because our summer is jam packed with awesome events for you and your family! Check out a MOPs show, take a storybook stroll through the park, meet some reptiles big and small, listen to music at one of our concerts and much, much more! Keep reading for all the information.

All events are drop-in, so you don't need to register.

June Events

Bookcraft

Thursday, June 29, 2–2:45 p.m.

Annerino Community Center Gym

Experience this one-of-a-kind show featuring games, puppets, magic and much more themed after the hottest design and building game.

Visit Your Local Parks with MOPs: Winston Woods

Friday, June 30, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

(200 Winston Drive)

Join the Bookmobile and Bolingbrook Park District for MOPs (Mobile Outreach Puppeteers) shows, a trackless train, a climbing wall and hands-on STEAM activities. Bring a picnic lunch and spend your Friday at the park!

 

July Events

Visit Your Local Parks with MOPs: Indian Boundary Park

Friday, July 7, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

(990 W. Boughton Road)

Join the Bookmobile and Bolingbrook Park District for MOPs (Mobile Outreach Puppeteers) shows, a trackless train, a climbing wall and hands-on STEAM activities. Bring a picnic lunch and spend your Friday at the park!

Story Stroll in the Park: “Nugget and Fang: Friends Forever – or Snack Time?” by Tammi Sauer and Michael Slack

Monday, July10, 10–11 a.m.

Bulldog Park (351 Blair Lane)

Stroll down the trail while reading the featured story posted along the path. At each station, enjoy activities such as puppet plays, flannel stories, songs and more.

Getting Excited About Science with Steve Belliveau

Tuesday, July 11, 11 a.m.–noon

Central Park (behind Annerino Community Center)

Who says science can’t be fun and funny? Learn the basics about science and laugh while you do!

Balloon Show

Tuesday, July 11, 2–2:45 p.m.

Annerino Community Center Gym

Enjoy light comedy and awe-inspiring balloon art with magical balloon-dude Dale Obrochta.

Cold Blooded Creatures

Thursday, July 13, 2–2:45 p.m.

Central Park Pavillion (behind Annerino Community Center)

Learn about reptiles, their native habitats, myths, superstitions and more with Jim Nesci.

Visit Your Local Park with MOPs: Wipfler Park

Friday, July 14, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

(549 Rockhurst Road)

Join the Bookmobile and Bolingbrook Park District for MOPs (Mobile Outreach Puppeteers) shows, a trackless train, a climbing wall and hands-on STEAM activities. Bring a picnic lunch and spend your Friday at the park!

See the Show! Become the Pro!

Tuesday, July 18, 2–3 p.m.

Annerino Community Center Gym

Juggler Jason Kollum will put on a fun, interactive show culminating with participants performing amazing juggling feats of their own.

Jim Gill's Nationwide Campaign for Play Concert

Thursday, July 20, 2–2:45 p.m.

Central Park (behind Annerino Community Center)

Get ready to sing, clap, dance and sneeze along with award-winning musician and author Jim Gill!

Visit Your Local Park with MOPs: Champions Park

Friday, July 21, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

(1600 Firethorn Street)

Join the Bookmobile and Bolingbrook Park District for MOPs (Mobile Outreach Puppeteers) shows, a trackless train, a climbing wall and hands-on STEAM activities. Bring a picnic lunch and spend your Friday at the park!

Visit Your Local Park with MOPs: Central Park

Friday, July 28, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

(201 Recreation Drive)

Join the Bookmobile and Bolingbrook Park District for MOPs (Mobile Outreach Puppeteers) shows, a trackless train, a climbing wall and hands-on STEAM activities. Bring a picnic lunch and spend your Friday at the park!

 

Out and About with the Bookmobile

Join the Bookmobile at these summer events around Bolingbrook!

DuPage Township Family Fun Fest

Sunday, July 30, noon–4 p.m. (MOPs show at 2 p.m.)>

DuPage Township Offices (241 Canterbury Lane)