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Spring 2022 Special Events

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Spring Events

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Bring your flashlights and join us for this nighttime hunt for eggs. You’ll also have the chance to win a great prize like a drones, Bluetooth speakers, cameras, and more! Each participant will go home with a candy bag. Please bring a flashlight and prize bag. The hunt will be held rain or moonshine, so be sure to dress for the weather. Playground check-in will be 7:15 -7:30pm with a 7:40pm hunt! Registration space is limited and ends on April 11. (ZD)

Wormley Heritage Park
Age: 6 – 15

21415| Apr 14 | Th | 7:30pm| $9(R)/(N)

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Saw Wee Kee Trail Run Series

Test your skills on the park you know best. Bikers will compete to see who can have the fastest course times. This event is for experienced riders. Bikers will choose a wave time between 8:30am-3pm. During their one hour slot, bikers will compete once in two different courses. Medals will be awarded to the top male and female finishers on each course and by overall time. Race entry includes a short sleeve shirt and a bib-timed entry. Spots are limited. Registration closes May 5th.

Saw Wee Kee Park
Age: 12 & up

Apr 23 | Sa | 4:00pm | $30(R)/(N)
Jun 4 | Sa | 4:00pm | $30(R)/(N)
Oct 22 | Sa | 2:00pm | $30(R)/(N)

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Earth Day Kite Fly

Get ready for Earth Day and Celebrate National Kite Month with us! This free event is fun for all ages. Bring your own kite to fly or kick back and watch the pros. There will be professional demonstrations and stunts using giant kites. (CV)

Prairie Point Community Park
All Ages

21876 | Apr 23 | Sa | 10:00am-4:00pm | Free!

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Pop Up Poetry in the Park

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Pop Up Poetry in the Park featuring work by Oswego High School & Oswego East High School Poets and Artists. Stroll along the Poetry Path to read poems, rock out with some interactive painted rock poetry, chalk out your best verse, or visit the Poet-tree for an inspirational prompt. (CV)

Hudson Crossing Park
All Ages

21877 | Apr 24 | Su | 10:00am-2:00pm | Free

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Beep Bingo & Tailgating

Take in fresh air and fun on a beautiful Spring night. There’s big prizes to be won at Beep Bingo, so reserve your spot and plan a delicious dinner. Your $20 fee includes your parking spot, cards for each of the evening’s 10 games, and your bingo dauber. Want to play more than one card? Purchase another 10 card series when registering for $10. Pack your picnic basket with your tailgate favorites, buy dinner from a food truck, or order a 16″ pizza to be delivered directly to your spot for $18. Click on the blue “Beep Bingo Parking Spots” below to see the map. When you register, select your preference from the remaining spots (those numbers not shaded out).

Prairie Point Community Park
All Ages

22060 | Apr 29 | F | 6:00pm | $20(R)/(N)

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Saw Wee Kee Showdown

Test your skills on the park you know best. Bikers will compete in one division to see who will have the fastest time on this roughly 2 mile course. This course is for experienced riders. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers. Choose a wave time between 9am-1pm. Race entry includes a performance long sleeve shirt and a bib-timed entry. Spots are limited. Registration closes May 13. Register online at bit.ly/swkshow21 (ZD)

Saw Wee Kee Park
All Ages

May 14 | Sa | 8:00am-2:00pm | $50(R)/(N)

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FREE – Pantry Garden Picnic

The Pantry Garden Program is run by volunteers as a supplemental program to the District’s other gardening projects. As a member of the Northern Illinois Food Bank program, it produces approximately 5,000 pounds of fresh produce a year. That produce is distributed to over 10,000 families annually in Kendall County who are food compromised or deprived. Bring a picnic lunch and join us for a work day to help get the garden ready for 2022. Contact Chris Hanley at 630.554.4439 or chanley@oswegolandpd.org for additional volunteer opportunities.

Prairie Point Center

May 14 | Sa | 9:00am-12:00pm | Free

NEW – Soup, Salad & Scrabble

Pull out your perfect triple-word score while you play the classic Scrabble game against your opponents. Lunch of soup, salad, and dessert will be served. Registration closes 5/31. (ZD)

Little White School Museum
Age: 55 and up

21838 | Jun 3 | F | 11:00am-1:00pm | $15(R)/(N)

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Monday Miles

Monday Miles is free to all participants this year. Monday Miles will be a fun way to be active by running or walking 1, 2, or 3 miles each Monday evening from 6/7-8/9. Come to seven or more Mondays and earn a commemorative 2021 event t-shirt. Work all summer and set your goal for the final week’s bib-timed run! 6:00-6:30pm! Course will be open until 7:30pm (ZD)

Prairie Point Community Park

Jun 6-Aug 15 | M | 6:00-7:30pm | Free

PrairieFest 5K & One Mile Prairie Dog Jog

We’re back to Father’s Day in 2022! The PrairieFest 5K will get started at 8:00am with the One Mile Prairie Dog Jog starting at 8:10am. Celebrate Father’s Day with a chip-timed 5K run through Oswego’s friendly neighborhoods or the One Mile Prairie Dog Jog around Prairie Point Community Park. Medals for first through third place finishers in each age group in the 5K. All runners registered by June 9th are guaranteed a shirt. No shirts available if registered after June 9th. There are no refunds for athletic events. Register online bit.ly/pfest5k22 (ZD)

Prairie Point Center
Sunday, June 19

PrairieFest 5K

Feb – Apr 30: $30
May 1 – Jun 9: $35

One Mile Prairie Dog Jog

$20 through Aug 26

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