Special Events

May
5/1 – Student Summer Promotion at Prairie Stone Sports and Wellness Center. College students, here's a special offer for you! 
5/1 - Open Registration STAR starts. New families can register for STAR.
5/1 - Day Off of School Field Trip at ORBIT Roller Rink Click here for information and to register.
5/2 - Day Off of School Field Trip at Willow Click here for more information and to register.
5/4 - Mother's Day Skate 3-4:30 PM at Triphahn Ice Arena Moms get free admission and free skate rental with a paid child. 
5/5 – Cinco De Mayo Specials at the Grill at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
5/7 - Day off of School Field Trip - Day at the Barn. Click here for information and to register.
5/10 – Parents Nights Out 4:30-8:30 PM at Prairie Stone Sports and Wellness Center. Kids have a blast while the parents have some time to themselves. Register in advance.
5/10 – Touch-a-Truck  9AM to Noon at Seascape Family Aquatic Center Free family event. Kids of all ages can touch trucks big and small at this fun family event. Rain or shine in the parking lot at Seascape Family Aquatic Center (1300 Moon Lake Blvd).
5/17 - Community Garage Sale at Seascape 8am-1pm Shoppers will enjoy over 50 sales all in one location. No charge for admission. Find the perfect bargain at our Community Garage Sale! 
5/17-5/18 – Dance Recital ­
5/18 - 9 & Stein Golf Event - 3:00PM Tee Time Start - Once you have sunk your last putt, it’ll be time to sink your first sip. Featuring speciality beers from regional Micro-Breweries paired with appetizers. Includes: Green and Cart Fees, Sleeve of Golf Balls, Pizza and Buffalo Wings Buffet, 2 Drink Tickets, Sampling of Craft Beers, Prizes. Alternating Scramble and Best Ball Formats. Registration deadline due by Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 5:00pm. No refunds will be given after Friday, May 17, 2013. All teams must pre-pay. $60 per team and $35 per player.more information visit bridgesofpoplarcreek.com
5/17 – Disc Golf Tournament at Black Bear Park. Doubles disc golf tournament will be held on May 18 at Black Bear Park. Register at any park district facility or online before May 8 and receive a free disc the day of the event. (Download registration form here.) There will be on-site registration beginning at 8:15 am, the tournament will begin at 9 am. Two rounds will be played, the first 18 holes will be played scramble and the second 18 holes will be played alternate shot. Scores will be flighted based on the first 18 hole total and flights will be formed. Cash prizes. Additional prizes for closest to the pin contests. Questions: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
5/24 - 5/26 - Seascape Opening Weekend Open all three days 11:30am to 7:30pm - come join the fun!
 
June
6/1 – 50+ Senior Prom - Register in advance for your spot!
6/4 – Live Music Night at Bridges of Poplar Creek Outdoor Event Area (6:30pm-9:30pm) Live Music in the beautiful gazebo! June 4 and July 9 6:30-9:30PM in the Outdoor Event Area. Food and drink specials all night, under the stars. At Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club (1400 Poplar Creek Drive), For more information, contact Pete Kovac at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847-781-3659. Visit bridgesofpoplarcreek.com
6/9 - Summer Camp Starts - Register on Thursday for the following week. Browse the camps here!
6/13 – Friday Fun in the Park - 10 AM at Vogelei Every other Friday through the summer, free children's entertainment!   Get the details here! 
6/15 - Father's Day Pool Party at Seascape Celebrate Father's Day by splashing in the sun with your family! Fathers will receive free admission with a paying child.
6/25 - Seascape Movie Night - "Despicable Me 2"   Come enjoy a movie under the stars while floating comfortably in the zero depth area of the pool or lounging on the pool deck. Doors open at 8pm $5/$6
6/25 – Foundation SRT Golf Outing ­at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club (1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates) to benefit HE Parks Foundation. All foursomes are assigned a fifth golfer who is a retired professional athlete! For more information or to register, contact Peg at 847-310-3617 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

6/27Friday Fun in the Park - 10 AM at Vogelei Every other Friday through the summer, free children's entertainment!   Get the details here! 

July
7/4 - 7/6  Military Appreciation Weekend at Seascape Seascape would like to extend our appreciation to the military all week. All men and women who serve or have served in the military will enjoy free admission. Please bring proof of service. 
7/9 – Live Music Night at Bridges of Poplar Creek Outdoor Event Area (6:30pm-9:30pm) Live Music in the beautiful gazebo! June 4 and JUly 9 6:30-9:30PM in the Outdoor Event Area. Food and drink specials all night, under the stars at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club (1400 Poplar Creek Drive), For more information, contact Pete Kovac at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 847-781-3659. Visit bridgesofpoplarcreek.com
7/11 - Adventure Day at Seascape - Cabela's will be on site from 11:30AM-2:30PM providing kayaking demos and will have a variety of tents to explore. In addition, the portable climbing wall will be available for rock climbing and Above and Underwater Scuba will be facilitating snorkeling demos. Don't miss the fun! (Admission to Seascape applies.)
7/11 - Friday Fun in the Park - 10 AM at Vogelei Every other Friday through the summer, free children's entertainment!   Get the details here! 
7/18 – Splish Splash Family Bash at Seascape (Rain date 7/25) - Join us for a fun family event to benefit at-risk kids in our community. In addition to swimming at our fabulous waterpark, there will be music and a buffet dinner.Money raised benefits the Friends of HE Parks Foundation. Suggested donation of at least $5 for kids (under 16) and $10 for adults (16 and over) - or more, please be generous! VIsit heparks.org for more details and to register. Registration in advance is required. Program #800005. All donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. For more information visit heparks.org or call 847-885-7500.
7/25 - Pass Holder Appreciation Day  Pass holders will enjoy special VIP treatment on this day including an hour of private swimming from 10:30am to 11:30am. No outside groups or rentals will be at Seascape so passholders and guests will have the pool all to themselves. Pass holders will have the chance to win raffle prizes all day.
7/25 - Friday Fun in the Park - 10 AM at Vogelei Every other Friday through the summer, free children's entertainment!   Get the details here! 
 
August
8/2 – Party in the Park 4-10 PM at High Point Park - Free Admission. Game and activity tickets will be available for sale, as well as food and beverage tickets.Parents will find everything they need to keep their family happy: a food tent, entertainment for all ages, games and crafts for children, music and dancing. The evening concludes with a free music performance. This event features many popular attractions including a children’s performer, a Frisbee competition for dogs, and many fun contests and activities. For more information visit heparks.org or call 847-885-7500.
8/4 – Volunteer Appreciation Night at Seascape (invitation only)
8/6 – Live Music Night at Bridges of Poplar Creek Outdoor Event Area (6:30pm-9:30pm) at Bridges of Poplar Creek Outdoor Event Area (6:30pm-9:30pm) Live Music in the beautiful gazebo! June 4 and JUly 9 6:30-9:30PM in the Outdoor Event Area. Food and drink specials all night, under the stars at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club (1400 Poplar Creek Drive), For more information, contact Pete Kovac at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 847-781-3659. Visit bridgesofpoplarcreek.com
8/8  - Seacape Movie Night "The Lego Movie"  Come enjoy a movie under the stars while floating comfortably in the zero depth area of the pool or lounging on the pool deck. Doors open at 8am. $5/$6 (Rain date Aug.9th. Free for Seascape Pass Holders)
8/8 - Friday Fun in the Park - 10 AM at Vogelei Every other Friday through the summer, free children's entertainment!   Get the details here! 
8/10 - Grandparents Day  Spend quality time with your grandchildren at Seascape! Grandparents will enjoy free admission with a paid admission for their grandchild.
8/15 -  $5 Friday In honor of the Park District's 50 years of service, Seacape will be offering a $5 admission all day.
8/20 – 50+ Open House ­at Triphahn Center
8/22 - Friday Fun in the Park - 10 AM at Vogelei Last chance to enjoy free children's entertainment!   Get the details here! 
8/24 - Last day to enjoy Seascape Family Aquatic Center :-(
 
September
9/12 - Zumba Party Night at Prairie Stone Sports and Wellness Center
9/20 – Uncorked & Untapped Wine & Beer Tasting Event to benefit the Friends of HE Parks at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
9/20 – Scarecrow Fest  at Vogelei Park
 
9/26 – Teen Corn Maze
 
October
10/11 - Bridges Final Challenge Golf Event at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
10/12 - Pro Am Scramble Golf Event at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
10/14 – Doggie Online Costume Contest 
10/25 – Pumpkin Skate ­at Triphahn Center and Ice Arena
10/25 – Halloween Bash ­at Triphahn Center
10/25 - Pumpkin Swim at Prairie Stone Sports and Wellness Center
 
November
11/1 - Turkey Shoot Golf Event at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
11/15 – Make-A-Wish Holiday Golf Outing at Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
 
December
12/6 – Polar Express 
12/7 – Skate with Santa ­at Triphahn Center and Ice Arena
12/7 – Lincoln Park Zoo Lights 
12/13 – Winter Dance Showcase 
12/13 – Breakfast with Santa at Bridges of Poplar Creek
12/13 – Winter Ice Show ­at Triphahn Center and Ice Arena