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River Forest Park District News


Santa Express Tickets go on sale

Monday, October 13 for Residents

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Family Fireside Halloween

October 17th

Sponsored by My Gym River Forest

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Stay safe near the train tracks through River Forest

Key Safety Tips for Train Safety

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Priory Park Playground Construction

This summer, a new playground is slated to be constructed at Priory Park.  The new playground will replace the current one on site.  Work has already begun with removal of the 5-12 year old unit, and this unit has been donated to Playgrounds Around the World for re-installation in a third world country.  Removal of the remaining equipment and construction of the new playground is scheduled to begin on August 1st, and the project is expected to be completed on October 1st.  The new playground will include 2-5 and 5-12 year old play areas, a sand pit, and a poured rubber surface.  

April 7, 2015 - Consolidated Election for Park District Commissioner

Prospective candidates seeking the office of Park Commissioner for the River Forest Park District for the Consolidated Election to be held on April 7, 2015 may pick up packets at the The Depot, 401 Thatcher Avenue, River Forest IL, beginning Monday, September 22, 2014 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m, Monday - Friday.  Candidate petitions or certificates of nomination will be accepted beginning December 15, 2014 through December 22, 2014 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

There is available a six-year term position, and a four-year term position.  Candidates must give notice on the Statement of Candidacy and Nominating Petition sheets for which term they wish to be elected.



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