Calumet Memorial Park District
Runners participate last year in the Cal City Mini 13.1 mile Half Marathon. The race is Sept. 14 and there will also be a 5K Fun Run.
Well, I missed some cool local events over this past Labor Day weekend.
Gov. Patrick Quinn speaks Saturday at the Sandridge Community Center in Calumet City to announce the Calumet Memorial Park District will receive $2.1 million in PARC grant money to expand the community center. Behind Quinn is Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli.
CHICAGO | The Calumet Memorial Park District and the Dolton Park District will each receive more than $2 million from the state of Illinois for recreational improvements, part of a $14.4 million investment in several Chicago Southland communities, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday.
As recreation director for the Calumet Memorial Park District, Thom Miller is excited to continue improving the lives of residents who use the facilities.
CALUMET CITY | The Performing Arts Camp will perform "The Lion King" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the auditorium of Thornton Fractional North High School, 755 Pulaski Road.
Campers battle it out in a shaving cream fight, boys versus girls.
Brian Minor, age 9 of Calumet City, hits the slip 'n slide, although instead of being covered with water, it's garnished with ketchup, mustard, relish, nacho cheese and sliced peaches. All of the food was past its expiration date, so no consumable foods were wasted for this event.
CALUMET CITY | It was "Messy Week" for the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp at Memorial Park.
CALUMET CITY | As part of "Litercy Week" for the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp, Teen Camp and Craft Camp, as well as Special Recreation Service's Summer Camp, Big Rig Books visited Memorial Park to distribute free books to the children. For more information about Big Rig Books,…
Youth Camp participants in Calumet City proudly display the books they chose from Big Rig Books, which recently visited Memorial Park as part of "Literacy Week" for the campers.
Christyna Taylor, age 9 of Calumet City, selects a books from the Big Rig bookmoble.
BURNHAM | This summer, the Calumet Memorial Park District has received a grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources which allows participants ages 14 to 18 from the Illinois Youth Recreation Corps to work in the park district. They are currently working in a number of neighborho…
Participants from the Illinois Youth Recreation Corps spread mulch at Burnham Park in Burnham. The Calumet Memorial Park District serves Calumet City and Burnham and neighborhoods in Dolton and South Holland.
CALUMET CITY | The Calumet Memorial Park District offers Youth Camp for ages 7 to 12.
Alex Scott, age 8 of Calumet City, carefully removes a piece in a game of Jumbo Jenga, during the Calumet Memorial Park District's Youth Camp.
The Calumet Memorial Park District is hosting a second summer camp session beginning Monday through Aug. 8.
CALUMET CITY | The second session of the Calumet Memorial Park District camps will begin Monday and runs through Aug. 8.
THROWBACK THURSDAY | The Times is celebrating our region's rich history. Check out our gallery on nwi.com and share an historic photo(s) with us today by emailing Celebrate@nwi.com
CALUMET CITY | Approximately 75 participants in the Calumet Memorial Park District's Crafty Camp, Youth Camp and HAPP Camp recently took part in a Patriotic Parade.
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