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Nature Center Friday's

Nature Center Friday's
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 9:30am to Friday, December 14, 2018 - 9:30am

Are you interested in introducing nature learning to your child? Every other Friday throughout the fall we have classes for toddlers and preschoolers. Whether it's a morning class with the "tiny ones" or your preschooler's first drop off class, the Lake View Nature Center has the program for you!=

Adult Drop-In Basketball

Adult Drop-in Basketball
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 11:15am

Drop-in basketball runs every Thursday starting September 6 until November 1 from 6:30-8:00pm.

Join other basketball players for this informal drop-in program. Drop-in basketball is for participants 18 years of age and older. Each week is played with new teams chosen by participants. Score is taken by players. All players must show ID and sign a waiver. First come, first served. 

$4 fee at the door. No registration required. Located at the Fitness Center

Fall Family Nights

Fall Family Nights

Thurs, Nov 8      6:00-7:30pm   
Thurs, Dec 13    6:00-7:30pm 

Gather the family and come join us this fall for our Fall Family nights. These nights will be filled with laughs and memories that will last a lifetime. Come to all four or just your favorites. Pre-registration required for all.

November - Movie Night (Heritage Center)
December - Gingerbread Houses (Heritage Center)

Rhythm and Rhyme

Rhythm and Rhyme

Oct 18      11:45am-12:15pm   
Nov 8       11:45am-12:15pm   
Dec 13     11:45am-12:15pm 

Hosted by Youth Services at Villa Park Public Library and Oakbrook Terrace Park District in the Heritage Center. 

Join staff from the Villa Park Library for a storytime on the road! Each week will feature stories, music, and movement geared for young children exploring their world. This program is open to children of all ages with an adult.


Teenie Weenie Halloween party

Teenie Weenie Halloween Party
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 5:30pm

Kids, come dressed up in your Halloween costumes and decorate your very own pumpkin any way you want! Children will enjoy dancing along to silly songs, coloring, and story time. Each child will walk away with their own decorated pumpkin and treat bag! Spooky Halloween snacks will be served. Please bring an extra shirt for decorating if you are concerned about their costume getting messy. Register by October 19.


Lake View Nature Center Open House

Lake View Nature Center Open House

Sat, Oct 20     10:00am-2:00pm   
Fri, Nov 23     10:00am-2:00pm   
Sun, Dec 16   10:00am-2:00pm 

Lake View Nature Center 17W063 Hodges Rd., Oakbrook Terrace. IL

Would you like to learn more about the programs and events at the Lake View Nature Center? Do you want to come in and visit some really cool critters? Check out our open houses as we offer fun nature-themed activities all day. No registration required and all ages are welcome.