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Resident Candidates considering running a 6-year term for the April 4, 2023, Consolidated Election may pick up an Election packet from Rose Park Office at 530 South Williams Ave.Filing of nomination papers begins December 12th, 2022, at 8:30am.  The last day to file nomination papers is December 19th, 2022, at 5:00pm.

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Special Events


You are provided with paint, brushes, easels, canvas and an art instructor to teach you step by step on how to create a beautiful work of art. Please wear a paint shirt with short sleeves. For more information contact Ashley at  Pre-registration is required. *Indicates All ages welcome.

Sponsored by Smiling Shamrock
Location: Twin Lakes

105326-04 F 12/16 6:30-8:30PM $23 Holiday Tree
105326-05 F 1/20 6:30-8:00PM $18 Seahorses & Fish (chose one)
105326-06 F 2/10 6:30-8:30PM $40/COUPLE Love Birds
10536-07 F 4/21 6:30-8:30PM $22 Large Owl



Experience the magic of the North Pole Express! The train will depart Sunday, December 4 from the Arlington Park Train Station and head to the ‘North Pole’ and back. Play holiday games, sing Christmas carols, answer trivia, take pictures with our special guest & more! Cookies & chocolate milk will be provided on the train. Pre-registration is required! Children UNDER 1yr are free. Registration begins August 1 for residents! Don’t miss out, limited space.

Location: Arlington Park Train Station

Code Day Date times fees
104300-02 Su 12/4 11:20am depart/return 1:29pm $24R/$28NR Adults & $20R/$24NR Kids (under 12)
104300-03 Su 12/4 3:20pm depart/return: 5:29pm $24R/$28NR Adults & $20R/$24NR Kids (under 12)


Join us at the Twin Lakes Clubhouse for a morning full of delicious food, games, crafts & Santa Claus!  Breakfast/Brunch (eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon & tater tots) will be provided.  Table assignments will be made, so if you have any special requests, please indicate that at the time of registration.  Table will be set for 8 people.

Preregistration is required.  Parents must accompany children.  No registration will be take the  day of the event. Please bring your own camera for pictures and a portable highchair if needed.  No refund or cancellations within 48 hours before the event.

Location: Twin Lakes Clubhouse

Code Day Date times fees
105225-01 Sa 12/10 9:00-10:45am $17R/$19NR per person (1yr & under free)
105225-02 Sa 12/10 11:30am-1:15pm $17R/$19NR per person (1yr & under free


Surprise your kids with a personalized LIVE video from the big man himself!  Have your kids visit with Santa in a safe, fun way all the way from the North Pole.  Register now for a 5 minute time slot and receive a zoom call from Santa at home where kids can talk and see Santa.  Parents will need to provide some details about your child’s wish list, behavior and activities, etc… when they register.  Siblings will meet together at the same time on the video call.   Pre-registration is required.  Register early, limited spots available.  Please print out the Santa Questionaire and email it to Kristin at

Santa Questionaire

Location: VIRTUAL

Code Day Date times fees
105225-03 Su 12/11 10:00-12:00pm

(assigned a 5 minute time slot)



We’re offering a chance for your pet to actually meet Santa and get their picture taken with Santa.  Register for your 10-minute time slot as soon as possible – space is limited!  Picture frame & gift bag for your pet is included.
Pre-registration is required!

Location: Twin Lakes Clubhouse

Code Day Date times fees
105250-01 Su 12/11 1:00-3:00pm $16/pet

$10 each additional pet


Come one, come all!  Join us at Twin Lakes for a Family Gingerbread House Decorating event!  Each family will have a gingerbread house to decorate together and the best decorated house, wins a prize.  Each family will receive: one house, a medium pizza and soft drinks.  Pre-registration is required!

Location: Twin Lakes Clubhouse

Code Day Date times fees
105275-01 W 12/14 5:00-6:30pm $38R/$40NR per family (up to 6 people)


Purchase our themed gift bags to open lots of fun surprises. Surprises can include crafts, edibles, laughs and much more! Our bags are great for ages 4-8 years old. Each bag is $15.

Code Day Date times fees
105235-02 12/22 12/29 $15 New Year’s Eve Bag
105235-03 2/8 2/13 $15 Valentine’s Day
105235-04 3/8 3/15 $15 St. Patrick’s Day/Spring Bag


Elf your friends, neighbors or your own family with a surprise at home candy cane hunt!  One of Santa’s elf’s will hide two dozen candy canes in your front yard and leave a “You’ve Been Elfed” sign on the front door.  Must be a Salt Creek resident or live in Palatine.   Elfing will take place Tuesday, December 13 & Wednesday, December 14 between 3-6pm.  Participants will then have 24 hours to spread the fun to a friend or neighbor.  Please leave the Elf sign in your front yard or window so your neighbors know you have already been elfed.  Pre-registration is required; no walk-ins.

Location: Your Home

Code Day Date Time Ages FEE
105225-01 Tu 12/13 3:00-6:00pm All $16/person
105225-02 W 12/14 3:00-6:00pm All $16/person


Ring in the New Year early at our Noon Year’s celebration located at the Sports Center. There will be a bounce house, dancing, photo opps, craft(s), games and a snack and refreshment for the children followed by a countdown to noon and balloon drop. Pre-registration is required. Note: Crawlers are free. Parents are free and must accompany children.

Location: Salt Creek Sports Center

Pre-Registered Fee: $12NR/ $10R

$15 day of (cash only)

Code Day Date Time Ages
105320-01 Sa 12/31 10:30am-Noon 8 & under

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