Family’s in Need, Lets Help!

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IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE:
If you are in need of assistance and would like your family to be adopted by area residents and/or businesses, you may register for the program by registering here.  Deadline to register is November 30, 2017. No registrations will be taken after this date.

For more information, including program eligibility requirements, click here.

TO ADOPT A FAMILY:
Make Christmas more joyful this year by adopting a family through Operation Christmas.
If you are interested in adopting a family, complete the form by clicking here.

We ask if possible, to purchase at a minimum the following for each family that is adopted:

  • 1 new outfit (shirt & pants) for each child ages 12 and under
  • 1 clothing gift certificate in the amount of $30 for each child 13-18
  • 1 new toy for each child 12 and under
  • 1 gift certificate for $20 for each child 13-18
For more information, please call Kathy Beckmann at (815) 886-5711.
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Save the Date (s)! Holiday Happenings!

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Save the Dates!

 

Holiday Happenings

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Holiday Coloring Contest  
Pick up holiday coloring sheets at the Recreation Center front desk and return by Sunday, December 10th.  Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place for each age group.  All entries will be displayed at the Recreation Center starting Monday, December 11th.  Winners will be posted at the Recreation Center on Friday, December 15th.  Pick up your entries by Friday, December 22nd.
Age: 12 years and under     Fee: Free

Letters to Santa  
Write to Santa and let him know if you have been bad or good.  Santa will be accepting letters Wednesday, November 11th to Sunday, December 10th at 5:00pm.  He will write back and let children know that he received their requests.  Please make sure your address is printed clearly.  Send to*: Romeoville Recreation Department, C/O Santa, 900 West Romeo Road,  Romeoville, IL 60446 .
Grade: 4th and under     Fee: free
*We will forward letters to Santa.

Parent’s Night Out  on 12/19 (5-8pm)
Christmas is just around the corner!  Need extra time without the kids to get some shopping done?  Sign your children up for a night of fun while you get some last minute errands or shopping done.  The night will be filled with lots of fun holiday activities, including a pizza party!  The event is 3 hours long, but you can drop off at a time that works best for you.  Register by December 1st.  Children must be potty trained.
Age: 4-12 years     Fee: $12/R – $18/NR

Music Together Holiday Sing Along 12/4 – 12/18 (two times offered – 9:30-10:15amand 10:30-11:15am)
Enjoy a holiday music experience that will have your family singing, dancing and laughing together!  There will be new songs, as well as, childhood favorites.
Age: 5 and under   Fee: $39/R – $58/NR

Romeofest Line UP Aug 3-6, 2017

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

5:00-10:00pm   All Around Amusements Carnival  Regular Ticket Prices, Daily Wristband or Unlimited Rides with MegaPass!
5:00-7:00pm   DJ Kick Off Party (During Food Fest 1 Mile Race)
5:00-10:30pm   Food Booths & Beverage Garden Open
5:00-9:30pm   Golden Age Club Bingo (Village Park)
6:00-9:30pm   Laser Tag at the Family Stage
6:00-9:00pm   Adult Bean Bag Tournament – Blind Draw (Beverage Garden)
6:30-8:30pm   Character Appearances 6:30-8:30pm
6:30-6:45pm   Musical Theatre Performance
6:45-7:45pm   Jim Nesci’s Cold Blooded Creatures
7:30-10:00pm  7th Heaven (Modern Rock Covers)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 4

5:00-11:00pm   All Around Amusements Carnival   Regular Ticket Prices, Daily Wristband or Unlimited Rides with MegaPass!
5:00-11:30pm   Food Booths & Beverage Garden Open
5:00-9:30pm   Golden Age Club Bingo (Village Park)
5:00-7:30pm   The Boy Band Night (Boy Band Covers)
6:00-7:00pm   Game Show Guru’s (Vs. Game)
6:00-9:00pm   Laser Tag at the Family Stage
6:00-9:00pm   WSHE 100.3FM Radio Station
6:30-8:30pm   Character Appearances
8:30-11:30pm  The Hair Band Night (80’s Rock)
9:30pm  Fireworks  (Village Park)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5

8:00am-5:00pm  Men’s Softball Tournament  Register by 8/3 (Volunteer Park)
12:00-11:30pm   All Around Amusements Carnival     Regular Ticket Prices, Daily Wristband or Unlimited Rides with MegaPass!
12:00-11:30pm   Food Booths & Beverage Garden Open
12:00-3:00pm   Talent Show
12:30-1:30pm   Trent James Magic
1:00-3:00pm   Character Appearances
1:00-5:00pm   Face Painting (Food Court)
1:00-5:00pm   Free Petting Zoo & $2 Pony Rides (Great Lawn)
1:00-9:30pm   Golden Age Club Bingo (Village Park)
2:00-3:00pm   K-9 Demo with Officer John Allen
3:30-4:30pm   Exotic Wildlife Sanctuary
4:00-9:00pm   Adult Bean Bag Tournament – Teams (Beverage Garden)
5:00-6:00pm   Jim Nesci’s Cold Blooded Creatures
5:00-10:30pm   Laser Tag at the Family Stage
5:30-7:30pm   Deacon Blues (Steely Dan Tribute Band)
6:30-7:30pm   Jim & Jayne of Scribble Monster
6:30-8:30pm   Character Appearances
8:30-11:30pm   97nine (Modern Rock Variety)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6

9:00am-5:00pm Showcase Classics Car Show (Great Lawn)
12:00-9:30pm   All Around Amusements Carnival     Regular Ticket Prices, Daily Wristband or Unlimited Rides with MegaPass!
12:00-10:00pm   Food Booths & Beverage Garden Open
1:00-3:00pm   Character Appearances
1:00-5:00pm   Free Petting Zoo & $2 Pony Rides (Great Lawn)
1:00-9:00pm   Golden Age Club Bingo (Village Park)
1:00-5:00pm   Face Painting (Food Court)
1:30-2:30pm   Robin’s Dog Stars
12:00-2:30pm   WDRV 97.1FM Radio Station
2:30-3:30pm   RHS Alumni Show
3:00-4:00pm   Mad Science – Up & Away
4:30-6:30pm   Nick Lynch Band (Country Covers)
5:00-9:00pm   Laser Tag at the Family Stage
6:30-7:30pm   Jim Jensen Magic Show
6:30-7:30pm   Show Me the Money Game Show
6:30-8:30pm   Character Appearances
7:30-9:30pm   Rod Tuffcurls & The Benchpress (Variety CoverS)
9:30pm   Fireworks Finale (Village Park)

CARNIVAL INFORMATION

Carnival entrance fees are in effect each day from 5:00pm – close.  There are NO charges to enter any  other area of the fest.

Carnival Entrance Fee:

Kids 10 & under = FREE

Family (children & parents together) = FREE

Individuals (11 yrs. & older) = $5

All Mega Pass holders = FREE

Senior citizens (65 yrs. & older) = FREE

• Admission is valid for one day only
• There will be in & out privileges after the fee is paid
• If you are in the carnival before 5:00pm, you can
stay in without paying. If you leave and come back
in, then you will be charged the fee (if applicable).

Mega Pass —Unlimited rides for all 4 days!
Only available for purchase during the following dates:

July 5– August 2 • Cost – $45 (cash) $47 (credit/debit*)
Available at the Recreation Center (900 West Romeo Road). Only available to purchase during regular business hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00am-9:00pm & Saturday-Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm
*Credit/Debit costs more due to surcharge

August 3 – 6 • Cost – $50 (cash only)
Available in the carnival during carnival hours only!

Daily wristband—Unlimited rides ON DAY OF PURCHASE!
Valid for one day only during carnival hours on the day of purchase August 3 – 6 • Cost – $30 (cash only)

GEORGIA WILSON DAY

Saturday, August 5 • 10:00am-12:00pm
Program Code: 17SGWDAY

The Village of Romeoville invites individuals with special needs to ride the carnival rides for free.  All participants MUST register at the Recreation Center or with Northern Will County Special Recreation by Wednesday, August 2.  No additional tickets will be sold during this time slot.  Only those pre-registered will be admitted into the carnival.

SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE SCHEDULE

Friday, August 4 & Saturday, August 5 • 6:00pm-12:00am
Sunday, August 6 • 5:00pm-10:30pm
Pick-Up Locations: Carillon Club House, Grand Haven, Irene King School, Kenneth Hermansen School, RC Hill School, Romeoville High School, and Volunteer Park
Youth ages 16 years and under must be accompanied by an adult.

SHOWCASE CLASSICS CAR SHOW

Sunday, August 6 • 9:00am-5:00pm

Interested in entering your vehicle in Sunday’s show on the Great Lawn?  Contact Showcase Classics at (866)4RSHOWS or visit online at http://www.showcaseclassics.com.

For your enjoyment & safety, please adhere to the following guidelines:

·         No obscene language or attire
·         No gang symbols, signs, or gestures
·         No weapons of any kind, including: guns, edged weapons, pocket knives
·         No coolers permitted inside fest grounds or carnival
·         No bikes, rollerblades, hover-boards, or skateboards
·         No illegal or illicit substances, drugs, or drug paraphernalia
·         No fighting
·         Shirt & shoes must be worn at all times
·         No animals or pets
·         All hats must be worn properly
·         No soliciting
·         No loitering
·         No outside food or beverages
·         No littering
·         No grills or open flames

All bags may be subject to search.  Additional items may be prohibited at the discretion of the law enforcement or village employees.

Food Vendor Application
Not-for-Profit Food Vendor Application
Not-for-Profit Information Application

SPONSOR THE 2017 ROMEOFEST

Sponsorships are available by contacting Emily Rollins at erollins@romeoville.org or 815.886.6222 or by visiting the Sponsorship Page.

Concerts in the Park Line up

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Sunday, July 16
Ashbury Park
1740 Conan Doyle Road
Band: The Hat Guys
www.thehatguys.com

*Sunday, July 23
Rotary Hill
443 Aurora Ave.
Band: Midwest Dueling Pianos
www.midwestduelingpianos.com

*Sunday, July 30
Buttonwood Park
801 Buttonwood Circle
Band: 28 Days
www.28daysband.com
* Naperville Community Television is proud to rebroadcast the Concerts in your Park series (Jul. 9, 23 and 20) for the Naperville Park District. Viewers can watch on Channel 17 in Naperville (on Comcast & WOW!) or Channel 99 on AT&T. The concerts can also be watched online at NCTV17.com. For a schedule of airings, visit: http://www.nctv17.com/livestream-schedule/

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Approved Naperville Park District Food Truck Vendors
Food trucks are limited to Commissioners Park, Frontier Sports Complex, DuPage River Sports Complex and Nike Sports Complex. Attendance is at the discretion of the food trucks, they are not required to be present at all events.
For advertising, promotions and sponsorships with the Naperville Park District contact Stacey Fontechia, Sales and Sponsorship Manager at 630.848.3575.

 

Special Needs Night at Centennial Beach

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Special Needs Nights    
Families with individuals who have special needs are invited to enjoy a quiet, relaxing evening after regular operating hours of Centennial Beach.

The shallow end and slide will be open Sundays from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on June 18 and 25 and July 16 and 30. 

No registration is required. The cost is $3.00 per person at the door or you may apply your membership toward entry.

ADULTS ONLY

Weekend Adult Float
Float your cares away during the most relaxing time of the day! on Saturday and Sunday morning, from 9:00 a.m.-10:55 a.m., adults age 18 and older can swim, sun, or paddle around the Beach on an inner tube.

No morning float on June 11. No one under the age of 18 will be permitted inside the Beach until 11:00 a.m. 

Adult Float begins June 3. Cost is $8 for residents and $12 for nonresidents or apply your season membership twords entry.

 

Family Bingo & Pizza-Regular Price Begins July 11

Calling all parents, imagesgrandparents, aunts and uncles – join us for Family Bingo! Event includes 12 games of Bingo, a snack provided at the start, pizza and a drink at the halfway point, prizes for both adults and children and a consolation prize for all children at the end of the event. Take advantage of early bird pricing through Dec. 22! Registration closes Dec. 27. No walk-in registrations for this event. This is a per person event; every child and adult must register.

 

Price:  $16.00 (Resident)
$24.00 (Non-resident)
Ages:  6 and up
Gender:  Coed
Spaces:  8 openings remaining
Registration Dates:  Standard registration opens: Jul 11, 2017 8:30am
Last day for standard registration: Jul 13, 2017
Internet registration opens: Jul 11, 2017 8:30am
Last day for Internet registration: Jul 13, 2017

 

Alfred Rubin Riverwalk Community Center

305 Jackson Ave.
Naperville, IL, 60540

Phone:  (630) 848-5000