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30 Sep 2017

Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park from Mike Benard, Executive Director

2017-10-01T11:03:30+00:00

A Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park

From Michael Benard, Executive Director

September 30, 2017

RE: Discussion: Proposed Land Swap of 4.5 acres between the Wheaton Park District and Community Unit School District #200 to facilitate the construction of a Preschool for children with disabilities

Dear Residents,

Thank you for calling, […]

Letter to the Residents Regarding Graf Park from Mike Benard, Executive Director 2017-10-01T11:03:30+00:00
5 May 2017

Play Days Return to the Sensory Garden Playground This Summer

2017-06-12T15:52:49+00:00

Play Days Return to the Sensory Garden Playground This Summer

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
May 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DuPage County, Ill.—The Sensory Garden Playground (2751 Navistar Dr., Lisle, Ill.) provides opportunities for side-by-side play to children of all abilities. This summer, it will again provide Play Days […]

Play Days Return to the Sensory Garden Playground This Summer 2017-06-12T15:52:49+00:00
4 May 2017

Wheaton Park District Restoring WWI Obelisk Memorial in Northside Park

2017-06-12T15:52:49+00:00

Wheaton Park District Restoring WWI Obelisk Memorial in Northside Park

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
May 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—For the next few months, anyone who walks, runs, bikes, or drives past the entrance of the Wheaton Park District’s Northside Park (1300 N. West St.) may notice […]

Wheaton Park District Restoring WWI Obelisk Memorial in Northside Park 2017-06-12T15:52:49+00:00
1 May 2017

Rotary Clubs of Wheaton Donate $20,000 to Play For All Playground & Garden Foundation at Wheaton Park District’s Fun Run in Color 2017

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Rotary Clubs of Wheaton Donate $20,000 to Play For All Playground & Garden Foundation at Wheaton Park District’s Fun Run in Color 2017

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
May 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—Through the swirl of color in the air, runners and spectators at […]

Rotary Clubs of Wheaton Donate $20,000 to Play For All Playground & Garden Foundation at Wheaton Park District’s Fun Run in Color 2017 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
25 Apr 2017

Go Fly a Kite in Wheaton Park District’s Graf Park on May 6

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Go Fly a Kite in Wheaton Park District’s Graf Park on May 6

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
April 25, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—Spring brings blue skies, and the Wheaton Park District’s free Go Fly a Kite event on May 6, 10A-2P in Graf Park (1855 Manchester Rd., […]

Go Fly a Kite in Wheaton Park District’s Graf Park on May 6
2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
24 Apr 2017

Cosley Zoo Supports and Donates to Vaquita Emergency Rescue Plan

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Cosley Zoo Supports and Donates to Vaquita Emergency Rescue Plan

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
April 24, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—The habitat of the world’s most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus), is more than 2,000 miles from Cosley Zoo (1356 N. Gary Ave., Wheaton, Ill.).

But that’s […]

Cosley Zoo Supports and Donates to Vaquita Emergency Rescue Plan 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
10 Apr 2017

Wheaton Park District Celebrates Week of the Young Child with Free Activities

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Wheaton Park District Celebrates Week of the Young Child with Free Activities

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
April 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—The best childhood is a well-rounded one, incorporating athletics, arts, dance, nature, music, and more. Between April 21 and 28, the Wheaton Park […]

Wheaton Park District Celebrates Week of the Young Child with Free Activities 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
5 Apr 2017

Arrowhead Golf Club to Host Pelican Golf Demo Day April 15

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Arrowhead Golf Club to Host Pelican Golf Demo Day April 15

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
April 5, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—On the lower level of Arrowhead Golf Club’s clubhouse at 26W151 Butterfield Rd., Wheaton, Ill., thousands of customers have passed beneath an assertive-looking pelican. It’s the logo […]

Arrowhead Golf Club to Host Pelican Golf Demo Day April 15 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
4 Apr 2017

Explore After Dark at DuPage County Historical Museum’s Night at the Museum

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Explore After Dark at DuPage County Historical Museum’s Night at the Museum

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
April 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DuPage County, Ill.—The DuPage County Historical Museum’s 40,000-plus artifacts don’t come alive when night falls. During Night at the Museum on April 21, 6:30-8:30P, though, the building will […]

Explore After Dark at DuPage County Historical Museum’s Night at the Museum 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
3 Apr 2017

Fun Run in Color 2017 Paints Wheaton Orange, Pink, Yellow, and Blue

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Fun Run in Color 2017 Paints Wheaton Orange, Pink, Yellow, and Blue

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
April 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—Orange, pink, yellow, and blue are some of spring’s brightest colors, and runners in the Wheaton Park District’s Fun Run in Color 2017 on April 22, 9A will […]

Fun Run in Color 2017 Paints Wheaton Orange, Pink, Yellow, and Blue 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
27 Mar 2017

Wheaton Park District Staff Members Prepare for Spring

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Wheaton Park District Staff Members Prepare for Spring

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
March 27, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—Behind the Wheaton Park District’s 54 parks and special facilities, there are people, cleaning, updating, and refreshing things for the crowds spring brings.

Director of Parks and Planning Rob Sperl is one […]

Wheaton Park District Staff Members Prepare for Spring 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
21 Mar 2017

Busy Bunny Egg Hunt Brings Easter and Eggs to Cosley Zoo

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Busy Bunny Egg Hunt Brings Easter and Eggs to Cosley Zoo

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
March 22, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—At Cosley Zoo (1356 N. Gary Ave., Wheaton, Ill.), guests can see Dutch rabbits, French lops, and Himalayan rabbits. On April 8, 5-6:30P, they’ll also see the […]

Busy Bunny Egg Hunt Brings Easter and Eggs to Cosley Zoo 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
13 Mar 2017

Don Westlake to Present “More Precious Memories” at Wheaton Park District

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

Don Westlake to Present “More Precious Memories” at Wheaton Park District

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
March 13, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wheaton, Ill.—Don Westlake, 87, of Wheaton has 46 stories to tell, from making it through basic training in the U.S. Army to marriage, professional life, and more.

He’ll share several […]

Don Westlake to Present “More Precious Memories” at Wheaton Park District 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00
13 Mar 2017

Casino Royale Brings Bond to DuPage County Historical Museum

2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00

CASINO ROYALE BRINGS BOND TO DUPAGE COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

CONTACT: Brett Peto
Wheaton Park District
630.510.4987
bpeto@wheatonparks.org
March 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DuPage County, Ill.—At the DuPage County Historical Museum’s (102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton, Ill.) Casino Royale on March 11, 7-10P, it’s time to double down on 007.

In past years, the […]

Casino Royale Brings Bond to DuPage County Historical Museum 2017-06-12T15:52:50+00:00