The Park Ridge IL, Park District has many winter events coming up in 2012, visit the website for more information and registration www.prparks.org.
January 6th 2012, Cosmic Ice Skating 7:30 – 10:30 meet at Main Park for departure to Northbrook Sports Center, transportaiton and supervision provided (register by Jan. 3rd). Recommended for teenagers 11-18, $22 admission and skate rental provided, make sure to dress for the cold .
January 16th 2012, Snow Shoe Hike 1:00 – 3:00pm, located at Wildwood Nature Center 529 Forestview ave, Park Ridge, IL and hiking through Des Plaines River Forest Preserves, (register by Jan. 9th). Recommended for beginners and families, $17 fee includes shoe rental and guide.
January 24th 2012, Pick a Pet Event 7:00pm – 9:00pm, located at Wildwood Nature Center 529 Forestview ave, Park Ridge, IL (register online, limited space) Recommended for families interested in purchasing a pet for their family. Experts will be there from Evanston Pet Store. They will be bringing some exotic animals to help educate families and share stories. Discuss options and ask questions for a personal consultation to find the pet that is good for your family, $15 to help pick out what pet to choose, when the time is right.