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Summer Concert Series: Inbound Kennedy

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Movie at the Pool on Pacific - The Lorax

Friday, Aug 01, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Movie in the Park - Despicable Me 2

Wednesday, Aug 06, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Summer Concert Series: The Pipe Dreams and Dennis Florine

Thursday, Aug 07, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Movie in the Park - The Lego Movie

Friday, Aug 08, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Knitting, Crocheting & Needlepoint Club

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Movie at the Pool on Pacific - Frozen

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Closing Day at the Pool on Pacific

Monday, Sep 01, 2014 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

5K Fun Run/Walk & Kids Mini Mile

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

37th Annual Eddie Biondo Fall Fest Parade

Sunday, Oct 05, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Pumpkin Fest

Sunday, Oct 05, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Halloween Hoot

Friday, Oct 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Calendar of Events

Where: North Park
Code: ,   Fee (ID/OD): $20 (5K) & $10 (Kids Mini Mile)
Age/Ages: 12 & under; 12 & up,   Registration Deadline:

Race route starts and finishes at North Park!

For all ages, our  7th year running of 5K through the streets of Franklin Park is being held on Saturday, September 20. The race starts and ends at North Park beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The Parks Foundation will be hosting the 7th annual 5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk. Join us for this healthy start to Fall. Residents of all ages and abilities are invited to join the Park District of Franklin Park for this special event. This race creates an opportunity for the community to achieve a fitness goal and enjoy fall through the neighborhood streets of Franklin Park.
All participants will receive a t-shirt and post-race refreshments. Also, prizes will be awarded to the top finishers and everyone receives a medal when they cross the finish line. An adult must accompany runners under twelve years old, and everyone can come out and cheer on their family, friends, and neighbors!
In addition to the 5K we will also host a Kids Mini Mile through North Park. For Kids 12 and under, come show off your skills along the path at North Park. All participants receive a t-shirt, medal and post race refreshments.
All proceeds generated by the 5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk support the Parks Foundation of Franklin Park and its goals The Parks Foundation is dedicated to identifying and responding to recreation opportunities through community leadership and support. If you are unable to participate in the race, consider dedicating a tree, brick, or bench in Franklin Park to commemorate a special occasion or remember a loved one.
Registration forms are due by Friday, September 19 at 5:00 pm. to receive the $20 rate. They are available at the all Park District facilities and online at For additional information, please contact the Community Center at (847) 455 -2852, or go on-line to our website for registration and race route information.
Kids Mini Mile
  • Ages 12 & under
  • 1 mile race, not timed
  • Saturday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m.
  • North Park, (Walking Path)
  • Fee: $10/child
5K Foundation Fun Run/Walk
  • All ages (12 and under must be accompanied by an adult)                                                            
  • 5K (3.1 miles)
  • Saturday, September 20 at 9:00 a.m.
  • Start and finish at North Park
  • Run through the streets of Franklin Park
  • $20 – payment received by 5:00 p.m. on September 19
  • $25 – race day registration


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