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Community Center Hours for Fourth of July

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Happy Independence Day!
In observance and honor this holiday, our hours at the Community Center will be changing:

•July 3: Closed at 4:00 p.m.
•July 4: Closed All Day

Have a great and safe holiday!

Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Pool on Pacific!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

On Saturday, July 4 from 12-4 p.m., the Pool on Pacific will be open for everyone to come cool themselves off. We will have an afternoon of enjoying games, raffles and prizes. Spend the holiday splashing around and cooling off with us! 

Summer Concert Series

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Check out our Summer Concert Series!

The Mustangs • July 2 (Chestnut Park)
The Mustangs are a spectacle in their tie dye filled show as they bring back the best of Woodstock! They will be playing favorite songs produced by an array of artists from the 70’s, including Janis Joplin, Joe Cocker, Santana, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Jefferson Airplane, Crosby Stills & Nash. In addition to the music, The Mustangs’s show proves very interactive as they add great humor while providing interesting facts and trivia to the audience between songs. The audience is sure to be entertained on many levels as The Mustangs rock along memory lane until everyone is up and dancing!

Wayne Messmer Big Band • July 10 (North Park)
Wayne Messmer is “Chicago’s Voice for all Seasons." For over 30 years, sports fans have enjoyed Wayne’s rendition of The National Anthem for every one of Chicago’s professional and college teams, and his spirited rendition of the United States and Canadian National Anthems prior to the NHL All-Star game at Chicago Stadium in January 1991 is still mentioned among the most memorable National Anthem performances of all time. Supported by his complete, Big Jazz Band, Wayne is prepared to give an unforgettable experience to everyone in the park!

Vagando • July 9 (Chestnut Park)
Vagando, an awesome International Pop and Global Hits quintet with a guitar-heavy, modern rock edge. Ferris Hermes has a charismatic, sultry voice and style that tops off with hard hitting, shimmy inducing dumbek playing. Agustin Alvarez jams hard on the guitar! They have a high-energy Santana-esque mixed with a Pop Rock/Latin Pop sound, and have been acclaimed for their live performances all over downtown Chicago. They sing Latin, English, Italian, Greek, Arabic.

Frank Catalano • July 16 (North Park)
Frank Catalano is the only saxman believed to play with Miles Davis, Randy Brecker, Charles Earland, Elvin Jones, Stan Getz, Betty Carter, Von Freeman, Tito Puente, Tony Bennett, Les Claypool and Louis Bellson while still in high school! After high school he was signed to Delmark records and had several acclaimed recordings before signing on to Columbia/Savoy records where his Bang! recording debuted at #12 on the Billboard charts and his recording Mighty Burner was on the Billboard Charts for 20 straight weeks! In addition Catalano has been heard by millions of people all over the world thanks in part to 3 Grammy-winning and 11 Grammy-nominated recordings with artists such as Jennifer Lopez, Destiny’s Child, and John Legend.

The concerts are held on Thursday evenings at the gazebo at North Park, 10040 Addison Street and Chestnut Park, 10150 Chestnut, from June to August. Concerts start at 7 p.m. and end at 8:45 p.m. Enjoy delicious food from a different vendor each night!

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Featured Parks and Facilities

Pool on Pacific
The Pool on Pacific features two slides, a plunge dive, diving board, adult sun deck, basketball hoop and a fun-filled zero depth tot area with several play features.

Centre at North Park
The Banquet Hall and Sports Arena at North Park are the perfect setting for your next event.  Find out more about rentals and our Special Occasion Package.

Chestnut Park
ADA Accessible, this park features a sitting shelter, fitness equipment, sandbox, water pump, tree house, slides, swings, a putting green, bags game, and lots of outdoor, open space.

The Ice Arena
The Ice Arena is undergoing a major renovation. Be sure to stop by when the rink reopens in September!

Highlights of Upcoming Events

Fourth of July at the Pool on Pacific

Sat, Jul 04, 2015 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

On Saturday, July 4, the Pool on Pacific will be open for everyone to come cool themselves off. We w...

Session II of Tot Camp begins

Mon, Jul 06, 2015 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This camp is designed to let little ones do what they do best—play! Our smallest campers get m...

Session II of Sunshine Camp begins

Mon, Jul 06, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This three-hour camp is a great way to introduce preschool/prekindergarten children to fun camp expe...

Summer Concert Series: Vagando

Thu, Jul 09, 2015 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Vagando is a Chicago based World Dance Music band with an international flair. Their eclectic repert...

Session III of Discovery Day Camp begins

Mon, Jul 13, 2015 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Summer is around the corner and Discovery Day Camp is the place to be! The award winning Discovery D...

Local Weather

Conditions for Franklin Park, IL at 9:49 am CDT

Current Conditions:
Mostly Cloudy, 68 F

Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 75 Low: 60
Sat - Mostly Sunny. High: 83 Low: 66
Sun - Sunny. High: 86 Low: 68
Mon - Mostly Cloudy. High: 85 Low: 64
Tue - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 71 Low: 58

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