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Community Events

Coming up this Spring!


Reptile Rampage

Sunday, March 12
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bring your friends and family and join us for one of Chicagoland's largest reptile exhibitions. Enthusiasts and experts from around the region will exhibit more than 150 snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises and more. Visitors will have opportunities to meet, handle, and learn about many of these animals with representatices from museums, universities, zoos, nature centers and private collections.

Location: Gymnasium, Lake Forest Recreation Center
Contact: Rob Carmichael, 847.810.3663
Fee: $10 per person, kids 3 and under free

Easter Eggstravaganza

 Saturday, April 8
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Enjoy a wonderful opportunity for family fun and entertainment at our annual Easter Eggstravaganza. Children will enjoy crafts, games, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and, of course, the exciting Egg Hunt. A special children's performance will proceed the hunt. Please remember to bring your basket! Thank you to our sponsor, Forest Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry!

Location: Deerpath Middle School Yard
Contact: John Eldridge, 847.810.3940
Notes: Lake Forest residents only.

Mother Son Bowling Night

Friday, April 14
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Lake Forest Parks & Recreation Department encourages all mothers and their son(s) to come out for a fun night of bowling. We have teamed up with Brunswick Sone in Vernon Hills to provide bowling, food and beverages, and a great time for all. Bost mother and son need to be registered for thsi event.

Location: Brunswick Zone, Vernon Hills
Contact: John Eldridge, 847.810.3940
Code: 20340304-01
Fee: $30/$36
Register at

220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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