The Naperville Park District will start hosting free outdoor events on July 7. Their “Children’s Lunch Hour Entertainment”, “Concerts in Your Park”, and “A Night at the Movies” events are all slated for the month of July.
“We are happy to announce dates and performers for these free, family-friendly events,” said Andrea Coates, superintendent of recreation. “We urge residents to review the COVID-19 Participation Guidelines for outdoor events found at www.napervilleparks.org prior to attending.”
Community members interested in attending must complete a self-assessment for symptoms of COVID-19, and the park district asks you refrain from attending if symptoms are present. You’ll also need to maintain social distance rules and wear a mask.
The park district’s “Children’s Lunch Hour Entertainment” shows will take place from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Tuesdays in several different locations. The schedule is as follows:
- Miss Jamie from the Farm, Tuesday, July 7, Frontier Park, 3415 Book Rd.
- Todd Downing, Tuesday, July 14, Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Sindt Court
- Circus Boy, Tuesday, July 21, 95th Street Community Plaza, 3109 Cedar Glade Drive
- (Performer TBD), Tuesday, July 28, Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Sindt Court
- Scribble Monster, Tuesday, August 4, 95th Street Community Plaza, 3109 Cedar Glade Drive
- Super Stolie, Tuesday, August 11, Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Sindt Court
“Concerts in Your Park” will take place on Sunday evenings at different parks throughout the city. The schedule is as follows:
- July 12 – Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Avenue
- July 19 – Winding Creek Park,144 W. Bailey Road
- July 26 – Tall Grass Park,3512 Grassmere Road
- August 2 – Queensbury Greens,1520 Brookdale Road
- August 16 – Gartner Park,524 W. Gartner Road
- August 23 – Ashbury Park, 1740 Conan Doyle Road
If you’re looking for things to do on Fridays, watching movies may be the way to go. The park district’s “A Night at the Movies” schedule is as follows:
- Toy Story 4, Friday, July 24 at 8:30 pm, 95th Street Community Plaza, 3109 Cedar Glade Drive
- Frozen II, Friday, July 31 at 8:30 pm, Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Avenue
- Wonder, Friday, Aug. 21 at 8:00 pm, Rotary Hill, 443 Aurora Avenue
- Captain Marvel, Friday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 pm, 95th Street Community Plaza, 3109 Cedar Glade Drive
Naperville News 17’s Christian Canizal reports.
Photo Courtesy of the Naperville Park District
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