Special Events

  1. Play In Our Parks
  2. Pumpkin Night In The Park
  3. Winter Lights
  4. Winterfest
  5. Environmental Fun Fair
  6. Wet N Wild
  7. Nickel Jamboree
  8. Music in the Parks
  9. Summer Concert Series
  10. Touch A Truck

Play In Our Parks

Monthly Events | Times Vary

Each month, the Rec team invites you to get outside and play in our parks with a curated, FREE, family-friendly event. 

Telescopes and Constellations | Saturday, September 23, 2023 | 7-9 p.m. | Commons Park
Come out to Commons Park to take a close look at the stars in our sky! Experts from the Bell Museum will tell constellation stories and have telescopes on hand for you to explore the stars and planets that make up our night sky! Meet at Commons Park Shelter.

Pumpkin Carving | October | Various Dates/Times | Springbrook Nature Center
For the October Play in our Parks event, we encourage you to sign up to carve pumpkins at Springbrook Nature Center! Our Community Carving events are what help make Pumpkin Night in the Park so special. Carve a pumpkin, then return to Pumpkin Night to try and find it on the trails! Sign up online with Springbrook Nature Center.

Turkey Fun | Saturday, November 18, 2023 | 2-4 p.m. | Springbrook Nature Center
Join us for a fun afternoon as we play bingo to win common food items you would find at the Thanksgiving holiday table! Prizes include: pumpkin, green beans, stuffing mix and even a turkey! We will also have fun Turkey themed games and crafts. Meet at Springbrook Nature Center. 

Skating, Sledding and S'mores | Friday, December 29, 2023 | 1-3 p.m. | Commons Park Warming House
Let's celebrate the start of the winter skating season! Use free skates on the ice rink, sled down the giant hill, and make a s’more over the fire. The warming house will be open for you to warm up, make a fun winter craft, and there will be music playing to keep the party festive (dancing is optional﴿! Meet at Commons Park Warming House.