Totally Tuesdays - Free Kids Lunchtime Entertainment

Miss Jamie's Farm

July 11 - Laura Doherty

A Chicago favorite in the family music scene, Laura Doherty acoustically rock your kid's world with original folk-pop tunes that will get even the shyest wallflower to wiggle across the dance floor. Joined by her rockin' lead guitarist Rob Newhouse, the duo performs favorites from Laura's 3 award-winning albums, along with songs from her newest recording "Animal Tracks.  Her "El Train" and "Hot Dog" song have become highly-requested kid classics! Laura is a longtime teaching artist at Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music.

"Doherty writes perfect pop songs for kids: light and breezy" - Chicago Tribune

Chris Fascione

August 1 - Animal Farm

Animal Farm is a group of musicians and educators who perform original songs and sketches for children and families. Inspired by the challenges and triumphs of the children they have taught, Animal Farm's songs explore themes community, self-expression, and social & emotional learning through the eyes of our scaly, feathered, and shell-dwelling friends.

For more information, please call the Lisle Recreation Center at 630-964-3410.

Kiwanis Club of Lisle & Lisle Park District present Movies in the Park After Dark - Sponsored By Kiwanis Club of Lisle

Tuesday, June 27

Angels in the Outfield

(103 mins.) - Beau Bien Park - 2600 Old Tavern Road, Lisle

Tuesday, July 11

The Lego Batman Movie

(90 mins.) - Arbor Trails Park - Arbor Trails, Lisle

Tuesday, July 25


(110 mins.) - Lisle Community Park - 1825 Short Street, Lisle

Tuesday, August 8


(103 mins.) - Peach Creek Park - Burnham Street, Lisle

Bring your lawn chair, blankets and picnic baskets. ALL AGES WELCOME! For more information, please call the Lisle Recreation Center at 630-964-3410.

Historial Lisle Cemetery Walking Tour

11:00am Parade  •  12:00-4:00pm Ice Cream Social
Ice Cream Social Hosted By: Lisle Heritage Society

The Museums at Lisle Station Park will be open following the 4th of July Parade through Downtown Lisle until 4:00pm. Here's the scoop! You're invited to join us for a Community Ice Cream Social hosted by the Lisle Heritage Society. Discover Lisle's past while savoring a frozen treat.

Sign Up To Participate

We invite you and your organization to become a participant of the 2017 4th of July Parade. Choose to walk in the parade, drive in the parade or have your kids ride their decorated bikes in the parade. The deadline to become a participant is Friday, June 30.

If you would like to become a participant, please download and complete the participation form found below and return to the Lisle Park District, 1925 Ohio Street, Lisle; Attn: Wendy Nadeau.

Download Our 4th of July Parade Participation Form

Family Fun Fest

Friday, July 21 from 6:00-8:30pm
Community Park Bandshell, 1825 Short Street, Lisle

Rain Location: Lisle High School Commons - 1800 Short Street, Lisle

Come out this summer for an evening of entertainment! The Community Park Bandshell area will be filled with fun for the whole family, including fun fair games, face painting, children's entertainment, inflatables, prizes and more!! Win prizes at more than 20 fun fair games that will entertain and challenge. Snacks will be available for purchase at Sea Lion Aquatic Park's Sammy's Snack Shack. All Ages Welcome!

$10 for a punch card of 25 punches


Anyone in 6th grade or older wanting to volunteer, please download and fill out our volunteer waiver form found below. Questions? Contact Mary Liz at 630-353-4306 or All volunteers will receive a Family Fun Fest t-shirt. Volunteers are needed by Friday, July 14.

Download Our Volunteer Waiver Form



Saturday, August 5 from 9:15am-11:00am

Put your engineering hats on...and your bathing suit too! The Cardboard Boat Regatta is a hilarious special event allowing participants to show off their boat-building skills. Join us at Sea Lion Aquatic Park for a morning of comical fun by testing the waters in your cardboard boat. Compete against other teams or come out to watch the entertainment! All Ages Welcome!

Prizes will be awarded for: Pride of the Regatta (most spectacular boat entry); Best Dressed (most creative team costumes); Team Spirit (most spirited team); 1st Place Race Winners; Titanic Award (most valiant effort to keep boat afloat while sinking); Battleship Winner.

*All participants are required to fill out a waiver. Download the registration form & waiver below, and email the completed form to Laura Cavazos at

Date Day Time R/NR Reg. By
August 5 Saturday 9:15am Boat Check-In
9:30am Pre-Race Voting
10:00am Races Begin
10:30am Battleships Begin
$20 / $30 July 31

Click Here To Register Online

Download the Registration Form & Waiver

Community Park Campout

Friday, August 25 - Saturday, August 26
from 6:00pm-8:00am

Join us at the Community Park South Shelter* for our 3rd Annual Community Park Campout!

*The South Shelter is located off Short Street just west of the Lisle Police Department adjacent to the pond.

Camping, Nature Walk, S'mores, Games, Crafts, Stargazing...A Night of Family Fun! Grab your camping gear and get ready for an evening under the stars in Community Park! This overnight campout will be a night of family fun!

Please Note: All children must be accompanied by an adult. (No more than 3 children per each adult). Tents and other camping gear will NOT be provided. All ages are welcome!

Day Date Time R / NR Reg. By
Friday - Saturday August 26-27 6:00pm-8:00am $12 / $16 per person August 18

Click Here To Register Online

For more information, please contact Mary Liz at 630-353-4306 or To register by phone, please call 630-964-3410.