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special events this spring

Springtime on the Farm at Primrose Farm

Primrose Farm

5N726 Crane Road, St. Charles

DATE: Saturday, April 6 from 12:00p - 4:00p

DETAILS:  As winter winds down, farms begin to bustle with activity. Babies are born, planting begins, and spring cleaning starts. Help Primrose Farmers ready the farm for warmer weather. Shell corn, make butter, prepare the garden for planting and assist with household chores. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. ADMISSION:

COST: FREE! But please register! All ages are welcome!

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St. Charles Community Garage Sale

St. Charles

DATE: Saturday, April 26 - Sunday, 27, 2019

DETAILS:  One weekend where there are nearly 100 participating homes for the community-wide garage sale throughout all of St. Charles!

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Kite Day

Primrose Farm

5N726 Crane Road, St. Charles

DATE: Friday, April 19, 2019

DETAILS:  Let's go fly a kite!  Enjoy a beautiful spring day along the Fox River with your family.  This statewide kist fly is supported by the Illinois Association of Park Districts.  Bring a picnic lunch and your favorite kite!

COST: FREE! But please register!

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Butterfly Ball

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center

3795 Campton Hills Drive, St. Charles

DATE: Friday, May 3 from 6:00p - 7:30p

DETAILS:  Treat your beautiful little butterfly to a night of dancing, pizza and activities. Make this a spring night to remember as you rock the night away with a DJ and butterfly surprises! One parent may accompany multiple children from the same household. 

COST: $15/resident, $23/nonresident

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Swing Into Summer Barn Dance

Primrose Farm

5N726 Crane Road, St. Charles

DATE: Saturday, May 18 from 6:00p - 10:00p

DETAILS:  Twist, twirl and spin your way into summer with an evening of dancing and live music. Experience a traditional 1930s barn dance, complete with swinging music and dance lessons. Not a dancer? You're still invited to stroll through a barnyard lit by twinkling lights, appreciate the aroma of fresh cut flowers, greet the new farm animal babies, and participate in the pie baking or costume contests.  Refreshments available for purchase.

COST: Advanced tickets are $10/person, $15 at the door, and ages 2 & under are FREE!

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Farm Fitness Relay Day

Primrose Farm

5N726 Crane Road, St. Charles

DATE: Saturday, April 20 from 10:30a - 2:00p

DETAILS: Test your farm strength and spring into a new workout routine with our first ever relay day! Contestants will get their heart rates rising across our one mile relay course, as they confront several farmyard obstacles. After crossing the finish line, enjoy some healthy snacks and hydration with friends and family outside of the barn.

COST: $15 for residents, $23 for nonresidents

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International Mud Day

Primrose Farm

5N726 Crane Road, St. Charles

DATE: Sunday, May 19 from 1:00p - 2:30p

DETAILS: Dig and play the muddy way!  Get ready to squish, scoop, and explore the outdoors while relishing in the joy of mud.  Children must be accompanied by a paying adult, who can then choose whether or not to join in the muddy fun!

COST: $5 for residents, $8 for nonresidents, children 2 & under are FREE!

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Earth Day Celebration

Peck Farm Park

4038 Kaneville Road, Geneva

DATE: Saturday, April 13 from 11:00a - 3:00p

DETAILS: The Natural Resources Committee of Geneva and the Geneva Park District invite you to bring the entire family out to Peck Farm Park to celebrate Earth Day

Enjoy a variety of activities including:
-- Farmers' Market -- Paper shredding -- Green vendors -- Used book giveaway -- Rain barrels for sale -- Bicycle Tune-Ups -- Children's Games and Activities -- Health Screenings -- Explore and learn about Tesla's electric vehicles -- and more!

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

COST: FREE!

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SCREEN FREE WEEK

Various Locations in Geneva

DATES: April 29 - May 5, 2019

DETAILS: Challenge yourself and your family to turn off your devices and have a blast exploring other activities TOGETHER!

Monday, April 29 from 6:00p - 7:15p: Family Magician Night

Wednesday, May 1 from 6:00p - 7:00p: Scavenger Hunt in the Parks

Friday, May 3 from 6:00p - 7:00p: Family Mini Golf Night

COST: FREE, but registration required for ALL events!

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Butterfly release party

Peck Farm Park

4038 Kaneville Road, Geneva

DATES: Friday, May 17 from 4:00p - 6:00p (in 30 minute time slots)

DETAILS: It’s butterfly time again at Peck Farm Park – and you can help! The first butterflies arrive on May 17 and they need your help to start the season in their new home. Participants will be able to release a butterfly in the butterfly house, make a butterfly craft, enjoy a butterfly snack, and take a self-guided butterfly hike. 

Pre-registration is recommended. Space is limited so sign up early to reserve your place at the party. Each participant who wishes to release a butterfly and take part in other activities must register for a designated time-slot. Participants under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

COST: $10 per person

Geneva

Downtown Batavia

Egg Hop

Batavia Riverwalk

DATES: Saturday, April 20 from 10:00a - 1:00p

DETAILS: Come to the Batavia Downtown Egg Hop and hop around our downtown businesses to find eggs for prizes. Tons of family fun that includes free entertainment, games and activities.

COST: FREE!

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