Children’s Events in the Community (Summer 2018), Fountaindale Public Library

Read to the beat around town! Join us all summer long for exciting events out in the community. All of the events listed below are for children of all ages and do not require registration.

Live Performances

Ben’s Bubble Show
Thursday, July 12, 2–2:45 p.m.
Annerino Gym, 201 Recreation Drive
Discover the wonder and amazement of soap bubble sculptures, including smoke bubbles, spinning belt bubbles and geometric bubbles.

Morris, the Magic Man
Tuesday, July 17, 2–2:45 p.m.
Annerino Gym, 201 Recreation Drive
Join us for an exciting afternoon of puppets, fun and of course magic featuring world-renowned magician Morris Taylor.

Jodi Koplin’s Jigglejam
Wednesday, July 18, 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Indian Chase Meadows Park, 525 Pheasant Chase Drive
Have fun wiggling, jiggling and giggling to Jodi’s catchy tunes and funny lyrics ranging from folk and country to rock & roll, calypso and boogie blues!

Jim Gill’s Nationwide Campaign for Play Concert
Thursday, July 19, 2–2:45 p.m.
Central Park Pavilion, 201 Recreation Drive
Get ready to sing, clap, dance and sneeze along during this visit by award-winning musician and author Jim Gill.

Popeye and Sailor Dog Show
Tuesday, July 24, 2–2:45 p.m.
Annerino Gym, 201 Recreation Drive
Be amazed as you watch Sailor, the talented canine, jump rope, walk a tightrope and balance a ball while walking under the guidance of her trainer, Alex “Popeye” Rothacker.

Improv Playhouse: Ugly Duckling Theater
Thursday, July 26, 2–2:45 p.m.
Annerino Gym, 201 Recreation Drive
Enjoy this new spin on the classic story designed to entertain and have you rolling in your seat.

Recurring Events

Visit Your Local Parks with MOPs Puppet Shows
Fridays, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m./MOPs Shows: 10:30–11 a.m.
Join the Bookmobile and Bolingbrook Park District for MOPs puppet shows, a trackless train and climbing wall at different parks throughout the summer. The Bookmobile will also be open until 1 p.m. for you to check out materials, sign up for Summer Adventure and enjoy fun activities.
June 29: Winston Woods, 200 Winston Drive
July 6: Remington Lakes Sports Complex, 811 W. Remington Blvd.
July 13: Wipfler Park, 549 Rockhurst Road
July 20: Champions Park, 1600 Firethorn Street
July 27: Central Park, 201 Recreation Drive

NEW! Wednesdays at Winston Woods
Wednesdays, June 13–July 18, 11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Winston Woods, 200 Winston Drive
Join our Outreach staff and Bookmobile for fun crafts and exciting maker activities at Winston Woods Park this summer! Studio 300 staff will host special hands-on activities on the following dates:
July 11: Vinyl Design & Computer Cutting Basics
July 18: LEGO® Robotics