November 2022 – Oak Forest Park District
Please visit the Oak Forest Park District website or call 708.687.7270 for more information.
Park Place at Central
Located only steps away from the Oak Forest Park District’s main building, Park Place is a beautiful venue for your next event. The space features a kitchen, floor to ceiling windows, dimmable lighting, ceiling fans, wood-like flooring and a neutral color palette design with access to our outdoor gazebo and community park.
Bookings and tours available by appointment only.
Please consult our Rental Coordinator Ericka Vetter.
15601 S. Central Avenue, Oak Forest
708.687.7270 x 118
Park Place at Central Flyer
Turkey Shoot Basketball Competition
Join us for our annual Turkey Shoot Free Throw Basketball Competition. Adult/Child teams compete against other teams and the same child age group and adult gender. The best of 20 free-throws (10 free-throws for each of you). Teams may show up throughout the time of the competition. Age groups are as follows: 4-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years, 12-14 years.
Ages 4 yrs. + with an adult
Central Park Gymnasium – 15601 S. Central Ave.
Saturday, November 5
6:30 pm, with last entries taken at 8:15 pm
Crosstown Exotics Critters Class
This class will introduce kids to the world’s most misunderstood creatures: reptiles, amphibians, and bugs! They will learn the importance of these creatures to the environment, their history, and how to take care of them as pets. Class will feature live animals. Participants should wear closed toed shoes, as they might venture outside for a portion of this class.
Ages 4-12 yrs.
Central Park Building – 15601 S. Central Ave.
Wednesday, November 9
$35 Res / $40 Non-Res
Bring your little one for an hour of dinosaur discovery fun! They will see real dinosaur fossils, listen to a story, make a craft to take home and dig in the sand to assemble dinosaur puzzles pieces. So much fun packed into an hour, don’t miss this new program!
Ages 3-5 yrs. with an adult
Central Park Lower Level – 15601 S. Central Ave.
Thursday, December 8
Christmas Arts and Crafts Workshop
Spend the afternoon at the Don Gorman Recreation Center. Make a variety of age-appropriate crafts for gifts or decorations. Then, decorate a Christmas treat to eat or take home with you! A great way to start off your Christmas holiday! Parents, get your Christmas shopping done while the kids are making a gift for you!
Ages 3-7 yrs.
Don Gorman Recreation Center – 4412 Henry St.
Saturday, November 10 · Register by Dec. 7
$15 Res / $20 Non-Res