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Special Events

Concerts in the Park

Friday June 12 - The Associates
Location: Grafelman Park 7:00-8:30pm
Featuring some of the finest vocalists and musicians in the Chicago area, The Associates are sure
to deliver an exciting high-energy performance. Their crowd pleasing repertoire includes thousands
of songs including Motown, Classic Rock, Blues, Swing, Jazz, Country and much more!

Cosponsored by the Village of West Dundee

Friday June 19 - SODA
Location: Lions Park 7:00-8:30pm
SODA captures the heart and soul of one of the most diverse play lists you will find anywhere.
Having played at Arlington International and U.S. Cellular Field, SODA is sure to put on a great
show!

Cosponsored by the Village of East Dundee

Saturday, June 27 - Concert & Fireworks
Location: Meadowdale Park/Shopping Center - Besinger & Maple Ave., Carpentersville
7:30-9:00 pm - Smoking Gunz
In 2011 Smokin Gunz was voted the number one country band in Chicago by both Suburbanites Magazine and the Chicago Rocker Magazine. They are sure to produce a fun and entertaining atmosphere that will be remembered for years to come!
9:30 pm - Fireworks*
The rain-out date for the fireworks is Sunday, June 28 at approximately 9:00 pm*
*The Fireworks show may begin 30 minutes early or be delayed up to one hour due to inclement weather.

Assistance with the event will be provided by by the Village of Carpentersville Police, Fire
and Public Works. Food and drinks will be sold by the Dundee Township Lions Club. All proceeds will benefit
the community.


Friday July 10 - Pirates of 40
Location: Grafelman Park 7:00-8:30pm
This tropical Rock Band plays everything including Jimmy Buffett, Zac Brown, The Neville Brothers,
Harry Belafonte and much, much more! They pride themselves in taking songs and putting a
tropical twist on them. With 15 years experience they are sure to blow your mind!

Cosponsored by the Village of West Dundee

Friday July 17 - Student Body
Location: Lions Park 7:00-8:30pm
Chicago’s hottest and most entertaining cover band is ripped right out of your high school yearbook
pages! A fun and entertaining play on all the cliques that ruled your school, The Student Body
plays all your favorite high-energy hits that will leave you reminiscing about all your high school
conquests.

Cosponsored by the Village of East Dundee


Friday July 24 - Billy Elton
Location: Grafelman Park 7:00-8:30pm
Billy Elton transports you to the excitement of Billy Joel and Elton John. The performance is
exciting, engaging, and entertaining for all ages, young and old. This show is guaranteed to bring
the audience to its feet while swinging and singing to the music.

Cosponsored by the Village of West Dundee

Friday July 31 - Gina Glocksen Band
Location: Lions Park 7:00-8:30pm
Gina Glocksen is best known as the ninth place finalist of the sixth season of American Idol.
Gina’s captivating personality, edgy style and unforgettable voice have helped the world to see that this girl is a talent that can’t be ignored. She promises her fans that the music will be well worth the wait
!
Cosponsored by the Village of East Dundee

Friday August 7 - Mason Rivers
Location: Grafelman Park 7:00-8:30pm
Mason Rivers is a high-energy band that covers the best of today’s country as well as your favorite
classics. Formed from some of the finest musical talent in the Chicagoland area, Mason Rivers is
the band that Rocks Country!

Cosponsored by the Village of West Dundee

 

Fitness Fun Special Events

Donuts for Dad 5K & Kids Fun Runs

Bring the entire family to this fun event. Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners and to the top three male and female in each age division. T-shirts are guaranteed for all pre-registered runners; and on race day while supply lasts. Pre-registration began on April 13. To register, click here

A Donuts for Dad 5K & Kids Fun Runs form must be completed, no other forms accepted. Pre-registration is also available at . Pre-Registration closes on Wednesday, June 10 at midnight. After this date no registrations will be accepted until race day. Race Day Headquarters will be located at The Dundee Township Visitor's Center, Intersection of River St. and Barrington Ave., East Dundee.

Race day registration is from 7:00-7:45 am for 5K & 7:00-8:30 am for Kids Runs.

Age
Run
Program
Dates
Days
Time
Fee pre/raceday
All Ages
5K Run
259008-00
June 14
Su
8:00 am
$20/$25
Ages 8-11
Kids 1 Mile Run
259008-01
June 14
Su
8:45 am
$10/$15
Ages 4-7
Kids 1/2 Mile Run
259008-02
June 14
Su
9:00 am
$10/$15

Splash and Dash Youth Triathlon

Thousands of kids around the world participate in triathlons each year. Youth participation represents one the fastest growing areas of the sport today. Join the fun on July 18 and have your child participate in the Splash and Dash Youth Triathlon. This event is open to children age 5 through 19 and provides a safe and fun environment for kids to compete in a triathlon with kids their same age. The triathlon takes place at the beautiful Sleepy Hollow Pool and surrounding neighborhoods. Race distances are di?erent for each age group and starts will be staggered to provide the best conditions for the participants and spectators. Participants receive a T-shirt. Awards ceremony to follow. Medals will be awarded for 1st - 3rd place in each age group for both genders. Ribbons will be awarded to all participants. Registration closes July 15. There is no "day of" registration.

Age
Distances
Program
Dates
Days
Time
Fee
Location
5-9 years
Swim 50 yards, Bike 1.5 miles,
Run 1 mile
359010-00
July 18
Sa
8:00 am
$25 SH
10-14 years
Swim 150 yards, Bike 3.1 miles,
Run 1.5 mile
359010-01
July 18
Sa
8:45 am
$25 SH
15-19 years
Swim 250 yards, Bike 6.2 miles,
Run 3.1 mile
359010-02
July 18
Sa
9:00 am
$25 SH

The Pursuit

Think "Amazing Race" for our community. Dundee Township Park District has created The Pursuit to bring together friends and family for a day of fun! An event like this is a way to promote team building, engage in healthy competition and have a great time! A bulk of the details regarding The Pursuit will be kept confidential until the day of the event. We can tell you this…after meeting at Graffleman Park for check-in, you will receive your first clue. Wear comfortable clothes as you'll travel on foot from clue to clue. We'll test your knowledge of our community and challenge you to fun activities. You will strategically plan your course of action to complete each task. Will you be able to outsmart your competitors? REGISTRATION DEADLINE: August 10. Check in begins at 9:30 am. Teams consist of four individuals: one team member must be 18 years or older.

Age
Program
Dates
Days
Time
Fee
Location
10 years & older
355290-00
August 22
Sa
10:00 am-2:00 pm
- $80 per team on
or before August 1
- $100 per team
August 1-10
GP


Aquatic Special Events

Join us this summer for a season of fun at the pool!

Opening Day - Two for One Special
Saturday, May 23 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center
Saturday, May 30 - Sleepy Hollow Pool
Join us on opening day at each pool! Buy one adult admission and get a FREE child’s admission to the same pool. This is the perfect way to start a fun-filled summer.

Senior Day
Sunday, June 14 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center & Sleepy Hollow Pool
Dundee Township Park District would like to recognize all of our seniors (age 62 and older), with a special free day! Come to Dolphin Cove or Sleepy Hollow Pool and enjoy free admission!


Father’s Day
Sunday, June 21 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center & Sleepy Hollow Pool
Hurray for DADS! Come spend the day at the pools with dad, going down the water slide or off the diving boards. Play games, win prizes* and best of all, DADS GET IN FREE!

 

Wonderful Wednesday Family Nights
Wednesdays, June 24, July 8 and August 5 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center & Sleepy Hollow Pool
Families are special to us. Bring your family to either Dolphin Cove or Sleepy Hollow Pool for some WONDERFUL family time. Admission is only $10 for residents and $20 for nonresidents from 6:00-8:00 pm (maximum of 10 swimmers per family. One parent must be part of the group.)

 

Flick n’ Float
Saturday, June 20 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center
Come play many Lego-themed games with prizes* at this all day event. When the sun goes down, the floats will come out. The Lego Movie will begin at 9:00 pm.


Four on Four
Saturday, July 4 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center & Sleepy Hollow Pool
Come spend your holiday at the pool! Admission is only $4 per person for both residents and nonresidents. What better way is there to stay cool than to splash in the pool.

 

Splash the Dolphin’s Birthday Party
Saturday, July 11 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center
Celebrate Splash’s eighth birthday. Splash will be there for you to meet. We will be cutting the
cake at 2:00 pm. There will be a prize drawing* every hour.

 

Minion Drop
Saturday, July 18 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center
Come help find a way to save your favorite minion from falling at this all day event. Games and prizes* included. Minion contraption builds take place at Noon and 4:00 pm. Minion drops will be at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm.

 

Summer Slip Sliding Away
Saturday, July 25 - Dolphin Cove Family Aquatic Center
Come help us celebrate summer slip sliding away. Come for a game-filled slippery day with prizes.* A giant Slip N' Slide will be available at 1:00 pm & 5:00 pm.

 

Regular admission prices apply unless otherwise noted. *Winners must be present.

 

Golf Special Events

Throughout the year Bonnie Dundee and Randall Oaks Golf courses host tournaments and events. For a full listing of upcoming events and tournaments please visit the special events page under the Golf section.



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