Family Events

LETTERS FROM SANTA

Imagine the joy when your child receives a personalized letter from Santa. Just complete a form, available November 1 at the Iowa Community Center, Community Recreation Building or online on the recreation homepage.  Santa’s letters will be mailed by December 12.
$3 per letter Resident/$4 Non-Resident



HOLIDAY TRAIN RIDE

Join us for this exciting trip! We will ride the train in our PJ’s (if you wish) to the North Pole (Elburn Train Station). There will be on-board activities highlighted by a visit from Santa-so don’t forget your camera! A story will be read at the train station before departure. Please Note: The train departs on the south side of the tracks. Register early because seating is limited to 115. Pre-registration is required. An adult must accompany all children.
All Ages
$25 per person (children under age 1 are FREE) 
Villa Park Train Station (Ardmore Ave.)
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aturday, December 3                        12:15 pm


PICTURES WITH SANTA PAWS

Bring your fur baby for a picture perfect moment with Santa Paws! Each pet will get to meet Santa and take their picture with him. Santa will have a special treat for all those pets on the nice list. You will be able to pick up your picture and frame on Friday, December 9 at the Iowa Community Center starting at 12 noon.  Participants must sign up for a time slot up at registration. You must pre-register by Friday, December 2, to get your picture(s) taken.
$5 per pet (no snakes allowed) 
North Terrace Park
Wednesday, December 7        5:30-7:30 pm 


BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Parents and children will enjoy breakfast from the Elf Kitchen. Children will make a holiday craft, decorate cookies, play reindeer games and enjoy a visit from Santa. Don’t forget the camera! All participants must be registered.
All Ages
$10 per person/$15 per person (day of registration, provided space is available) 
Iowa Community Center
Saturday, December 17          9-11 am