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Shrinky dink art – NEW

Come & join us for Shrinky Dink Art.  We will color, bake and shrink these little trinkets into things like keychains, necklaces and much more!  Come with your imagination full of ideas, as you will have a chance to create your own Shrinky Dink design to take home.   Location: Rose Park

Code Day Date Time Ages Fee
203225-02 W 7/27 6:00-7:15pm 7-12 years $13R/$15NR

kids at parents night out


Parents, bring your kids over for a night of organized games, crafts and movies and have some quality time for yourself!! A snack will also be provided. Please bring a pillow and blanket for comfortable movie watching. Pre-registration is required.

Age: 5-12 yrs
Time: 6:30pm – 10pm
Fee: $18 for first child and $16 for additional children.

Code Date Day Theme Time
206125-04 6/3 F Pajama Night 6:30-10:00pm
206125-05 7/8 F Game Show Night 6:30-10:00pm
206125-06 8/12 F End of Summer Fun 6:00-9:30pm
106125-01 9/16 F Moana Night 6:00-9:30pm
106125-02 10/28 F  Halloween Party 6:00-9:30pm
106125-03 11/11 F  Movie Night 6:00-9:30pm
106125-04 12/16 F  Winter Wonderland 6:00-9:30pm
106125-05 1/20 F  Pajama Night 6:00-9:30pm
106125-06 2/17 F  Valentine Day Party 6:00-9:30pm


magic class


Join us for this fun class as they learn fascinating and mesmerizing tricks from the “Magic Team” of Gary Kantor”.  Amaze family and friends with tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mind-reading and more.  All materials are provided and each child will receive a magic kit to take home.  New tricks taught each session!

Instructor: Magic Team of Gary Kantor
Location: Palatine Park District, 250 E. Wood St. Palatine, IL 60067
Ages: 5-12 years

Click on the link below to watch a magic trick from Gary Kantor


Code Day Date Time Fee
206150-02 M 6/27 5:00-5:55pm $20
106150-01 W 9/21 6:45-7:40pm $22
106150-02 M 11/7 5:00-5:55pm $22
106150-03 Tu 1/17 6:45-7:40pm $22


Join us for one or more of these fun Computer Explorer classes.  This is a co-op program with surrounding districts.  Let your imagination go wild with these fun themed computer classes.  Location: Rolling Meadows Community Center, 3705 Pheasant Drive, Rolling Meadows, IL 

Code Day Date Time Class Ages Fee
206152-05 M-Th 6/27-6/30 4:00-5:30pm Minecraft Madness 7-12 years $127NR/$105R
206152-06 M-Th 7/11-7/14 4:00-5:15pm Gears, Gears, Gears 4-6 years $107NR/$87R
206152-07 M-Th 7/25-7/28 4:00-5:30pm Animation Workshop 8-12 years $127NR/$105R
103336-01 Tu 9/20-10/11 6:00-7:15pm Minecraft – Basic Training for Beginners 6-8 years $87R/$107NR
103336-02 Tu 10/18-11/8 6:00-7:15pm Beginning FUN-gineering 4-6 years $70R/$90NR
10336-03 Tu 11/15-12/13 6:00-7:15pm Video Game Lab 7-12 years $87R/$107NR



Calling all slime lovers! Come join us as we create our own, unique slime at Rose Park.  During this program, we will learn what it takes to make the best slime.  Will it have glitter?  Shimmer?  Make it your own and bring it home!

Location: Rose Park

Code Day Date Time Ages Fee
106200-02 W 10/5 5:00-6:15pm 6-10 years $16R/$18NR


GIrls night out-get pampered spa divas

Come join Glitzy Girlz for a night out with the gals!  Each girls is welcome to come in their pj’s.  Our staff will be pampering girls with hairdo fun braids and sparkle.  We will teach a mini pedicure and mani section along with polishing nails and toes with glitter, neon and pastel polishes.  A foot nail brush, cuticle stick & buffer will be take home goodies along with a mini polish and jewelry glam bag.  Our night ends with some music and fun dancing to some disco lights and props for pictures!  Location: AHPD, Pioneer Park

Code Day Date Time Ages Fee
103320-01 F 11/4 6:00-7:15pm 4-11 years $30/child


Come learn what it takes to be an Elf!  We will help you dress the part of an Elf, decorate cookies for Santa, make a special treat for Santa’s reindeers, work in Santa’s workshop, hunt for candy canes and more! You will be a certified Elf by the end of Elf School!  Kids will hunt for candy canes in the dark, and everyone will have a chance to win prizes.  Bring your own flashlight and bag to pick up the candy canes.  Must pre-register!

Location: Rose Park

Code Day Date Time Ages Fee
106250-01 Th 12/1 4:30-5:45pm 4-10 years $20


Love hot chocolate? Come on over to Rose Park to celebrate National Hot Chocolate Day with a hot chocolate bar!  We will have marshmellows, sprinkles, whipped cream, etc…  We will also have donuts to end our night.  We will be making a “hot chocolate jar” to drink our hot chocolate and to take home.

Location: Rose Park

Code Day Date Time Ages Fee
106250-01 Tu 1/31 5:00-6:15pm 3-10 years $18/child
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