Outdoor Flea Market - May

A17E256: Sun., May 28, 2017 Main Park (10925 W La Porte Road)

Sell your old and new wares at this annual Flea Market.  We welcome fresh produce, new and used crafts, clothing, tools, etc.  Spend a day selling and swapping.  Groups/organizations welcome.  Concessions will be available.

-Pre-registration fee $20 (by 4pm on Friday before event)

-Registering the day of the event is $25

-Registration fees are non-refundable

See the Park District website for rules, space size, etc.

 

Memorial Day, May 29 - Hours

The Administration Center will be closed.

The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center will be open 5:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Oaks Closed for Power Outage

The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center will be closed on Wednesday, May 31 from 6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for a scheduled ComEd power outage. This outage is weather-dependent, so please check the website or Facebook for any additional updates. Please do NOT call, as the telephones and internet will also be out, at the Administration Center. The Administration Center will remain open for walk-up registrations.

 

Summertime Stride 5K and Kids Dash - June 3

Date:  Saturday, June 3, 2017 (rain or shine)

Time:  8:30 a.m. 5K Run & Walk start (Approx 9:15 a.m. Kids Dash start)

Start/Finish Location:  Willowview Park (11420 West 197th Street, Mokena)

Registration times:  7:30 a.m. – 8 25 a.m. at registration tent on event day in Willowview Park parking lot

Registration Fees: 

  *Early Bird Registration (Dri-fit t-shirt guaranteed): $20 by Wednesday, May 3

  *5K Run & Walk:  $20 pre-registration by 5pm on Thursday, June 1 (we cannot guarantee t-shirt)

  *$25 day of event

A17Y260  Kids Dash (10 and under): $5* - (*does not include t-shirt)

Benefactor: A portion of the proceeds benefit Disabled Patriot Fund who was founded by a  group of area business people and local officials who came together because of a common interest , to help disabled American veterans who have fought in the War on Terrorism. The goal of the Disabled Patriot Fund is to provide financial relief for local U.S. military families who have been adversely affected by the War on Terror. For more information, visit disabledpatriotfund.org

Click HERE for more information.

 

Concert in the Park - Identity Crisis

Thursday, June 8

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and come out to enjoy our FREE concerts in the park!  In case of inclement weather, please visit our facebook.

Location: Yunker Farm Band shell

Time: Concerts begin at 7:00 p.m.

 

Movie in the Park - "The Secret Life of Pets"

Friday, June 30 - THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and come out to enjoy our FREE movies under the stars!  In case of inclement weather, please visit our facebook page.

Location: Main Park (10925 W La Porte Road, Mokena)

Time: Movies begin at approx. 8:45 p.m/dusk

Thank you to our event sponsor OZINGA Ready Mix Concrete!

 

Independence Day - July 4 - Hours

The Administration Center, the Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center, and the Oaks Disc Golf Course will be closed on July 4. Access to Main Park will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to noon, to accommodate the Mokena Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade.

 

Princess Breakfast - July 15

 Saturday, July 15th / 10am-12pm - Come dressed up in your prettiest princess dress and enjoy a day with your favorite Disney Princesses! Participants will enjoy a light breakfast buffet and each child will receive a fun craft to make! Registration deadline: Friday. June 30th, 2017 (or while space is available)

Location:  Yunker Farm, 10824 W La Porte Road, Mokena

Fee: $24R/ $30NR  

Register HERE.

 

Movie in the Park - "Moana"

Friday, July 28 - MOANA

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and come out to enjoy our FREE movies under the stars!  In case of inclement weather, please visit our facebook page.

Location: Main Park (10925 W La Porte Road, Mokena)

Time: Movies begin at approx. 8:45 p.m/dusk

Thank you to our event sponsor OZINGA Ready Mix Concrete!

 

Labor Day - September 4 - Hours

The Administration Center will be closed on Monday, September 4.

The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center will be open 5:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

Woofstock and Pet Parade - New date!

WOOFSTOCK S BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SPETEMBER 9.

We will kick-off the event with the Pet Parade which includes a ¼ mile fun walk along the Main Park wooded trail at 1:30 p.m. – Registration begins at 1:00 p.m.  All animals are welcome for the parade.  Parade prizes will be awarded to the top winners in the following categories:

  • Best Dressed
  • Most Exotic
  • Most      Original
  • Smallest      Pet
  • Largest      Pet

*Costumes are optional!  After the parade, an educational show about reptiles will be provided by Cold Blooded Creatures followed by an afternoon of canine contests for our four-legged friends will begin at apprx. 2:00p.m. Start training your pooch now so they can place in our contests:  Best Trick, Most Obedient, Ultimate Frisbee Catch and Hot Dog Relay! Vendors, raffle, and give-a-ways will be available throughout the afternoon.  For the safety of your dog and others, please be sure the dog’s vaccinations are current.  All dogs must be on a leash.

Location:  Main Park – Picnic Grove, 10925 W La Porte Road, Mokena

Day/Times: Saturday, May 20, 2017 / 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

                Pet Parade Registration: 1:00p.m.-1:30 p.m.

                Woofstock Contest Registration: 1:00p.m.–2:00 p.m.

Free to participate! 

 

Ace Race 2017

Each autumn, disc golfers gather at their local courses for one purpose - to throw aces. Players all throw the same model disc - a brand new, never-seen-before Discraft prototype disc that is introduced each year especially for Ace Race. All participants receive a player's pack that includes 2 prototype discs and other goodies. Your entry fee is only $30, and your player package is guaranteed to be twice that value. There will be at least 36 holes, one throw per hole per player. Depending on the prototype disc, holes will generally be 150 to 225 feet. Player with the most overall aces will win a valuable prize package as well. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome! Pre-registration is a must for this tournament. Deadlines will be adhered to in order to have enough player packages for all.            Registration Deadline: September 1, 2017

LOCATION: The Oaks Disc Golf Course

Check-in opens at 10:00 a.m., Ace Race kicks off at 11:00 a.m.

B17E251: Sunday, September 17, 2017                       $30