Month: May 2019

Annual Kite Flying Event

Please join us June 1, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 721 Engle Street as we let our kites soar high in the sky. This is a FREE community event filled with FUN, FOOD, and FESTIVITIES. The first 40 children to arrive at the event will receive a free kite. There will be contest held and prizes given for “Coolest Design”, “Longest Air Time”, and “Furthest in the Air”.


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Tree Planting in Dolton Park District

Please join the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and the Dolton Park District in planting 64 native trees on Friday, May 24th! Planting will take place in the park south of the Dolton Park District Building at 721 Engle St, Dolton!


WHEN: Friday, May 24th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration beginning at 8:30 a.m., kick-off at 9:00 a.m.

WHERE: Park in the lot north of the Dolton Park District Building. Look for the Student Conservation Association work truck and trailer as well as the blue pop up tent!

WHAT: Volunteers will plant, mulch, and water native trees.

BRING WITH YOU: Please wear long pants and closed-toe shoes and bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.

PROVIDED: All project supplies (tools, gloves, etc.) are provided. Drinking water will be available throughout the event.

QUESTIONS: Contact Daiva Gylys: or Dolton Park District: (708) 841-2111


Planting will take place rain or shine!


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Dolton/Riverdale Veterans Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

We are paying respect to America’s fallen soldiers and also honoring countless brave men and women that were and are now serving in the Armed Forces for our freedom on May 25, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Monument (721 Engle Street).

If you would like to have someone honored please contact us via phone at (708) 841-2111 or email



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Mother & Son Dance

Mother and Son Figures of all ages enjoy an evening just for you! On May 11, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Shaw Recreation Center (715 Engle Street), there will be dancing, games, and crafts to enjoy together. The music will be fun tunes that are appropriate for all ages and tastes. This evening will be about you and your special mother/son bond. A professional photographer will be onside with reasonably prices photos to take home at the end of the night.

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Annual Community Business Brunch

Dolton Park District is Going Green in 2019 and we want you to participate. Please join us on May 4, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m as we host our Annual Community Business Brunch. We will be discussing our Green Initiative as well as upcoming developments within the park district. We hope to see you there ready to network with other businesses over a delicious brunch.

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