26th ANNUAL POTAWATOMI TRAILS POW WOW AUGUST 24 & 25 — SHILOH PARK
The Potawatomi Trails Pow-Wow, the only event of its kind in this area, is a celebration of Native-American heritage. Its purpose is not only to celebrate this heritage, but also to heighten public awareness of Native- American history, traditions, and customs. Specific activities will include demonstrations, music and dance presentations, educational sessions and a trader area.
71st ANNUAL JUBILEE DAYS FESTIVAL August 31 – September 2
Zion’s Labor Day Festival, organized by the Jubilee Days Festival Commission, features community wide activities, including Illinois’ largest Labor Day Parade, Queen’s Pageant, family concert, and fireworks. This year’s theme: “Celebrating the Big Screen”.
Go Zion is designed to help our community become more healthy and active. The Zion Park District has partnered with the Lake County Health Department on a county wide initiative to improve the health of Lake County residents. Live Well Lake County is promoting the simple act of walking, 30 minutes a day, as a means to improve health.
Join us and your neighbors in walking your way to better health! This walk is a FREE family event. Strollers are welcome. No pets please.
The first 20 walkers to register at the Zion Park District will receive a free GO ZION t-shirt.On-site registration available 8:30-9:00 am day of event.
Date: Saturday, August 31st – Leisure Center
Registration Code: 216901-3
Benefits of walking:
- Improves mood
- Maintains a healthy weight
- Strengthens bones and muscles
- Improves balance and coordination
- Improves sleep
OUTDOOR FAMILY CONCERT AND FIREWORKS – SEPTEMBER 1
Lake County Symphony Orchestra, in conjunction with the Jubilee Days Festival, will perform at the Zion Band Shell in a concert entitled “Broadway and Hollywood Blockbusters.” Hear your favorite music from theater and movies from Wicked to Star Wars in a concert the whole family can enjoy. You’ll instantly recognize all of the selections played during what promises to be a very enjoyable evening. Lake County Symphony Orchestra always presents a lively family friendly concert to help Zion celebrate Labor Day weekend. The concert is at 6:30 pm followed by annual Jubilee Days fireworks display. You can bring picnics, blankets and chairs, and your friends to sit under the beautiful late summer sky. The concert is free – underwritten by Jubilee Days Committee and the Zion Park District. Lake County Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit arts group. Ron Arden – Artistic Director
JUBILEE DAYS ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL – September 2
The festival will be held in conjunction with the Zion Labor Day Festival on Monday, September 2 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. If you are interested in displaying your work, registration forms are available at the Zion Park District Leisure Center office. Please call 847-746-5500 for additional information.
JUBILEE DAYS PARADE – 1PM – SEPTEMBER 2
The Parade steps off from Shiloh Blvd. (25th St) and Emmaus Avenue, and heads north to 23rd Street. It then turns East on 23rd to Sheridan Road and will proceed South on Sheridan, ending at 29th Street.
ADOPT-A-BEACH EVENT – SAT, SEPT 21
Volunteer for the annual Adopt-a-Beach event. Bring your family, friends, or organization to pick up trash and record what you find. Your help protects your Great Lakes. Contact Kay Petersen at 847-746-5500 Ext. 1426 for additional information. You can make your Great Lakes healthier.
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am Location: Hosah Park, 25th & Lake Front
WOMEN’S SAFETY SEMINAR
Zion Police Department and Zion Park District present this seminar which educates women on how to best avoid becoming a victim of a violent assault. Realistic tactics and techniques to escape such an assault are taught. Zion Police Department will present a powerful program to help you be aware, with practical hands-on self defense moves. All participants will receive a personal whistle. Pre-registration is required.
Code: 310429-1 Date: Monday, October 14 Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Zion Park District Leisure Center, Room 3 & 4
Fee: $6.00 each or $10 for two
TRAIL OF TREATS – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
Trail of Treats is a fun community event organized by Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, the City of Zion and the Zion Park District. Kids will trick or treat through Shiloh Park starting at the 27th Street tennis courts and ending at the Leisure Center for a Halloween Party hosted by Zion Park District. Event starts at 5:00 pm.
HALLOWEEN FEST – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
Join us for our Halloween Fest at the Zion Park District Leisure Center! There will be a variety of fun fair games with candy, toy prizes, face painting, a hay ride and a bouncing chamber. Wear your best costume for the costume contest.
A schedule of the evening’s activity includes:
5:30-7:30pm: Face Painting, Gym Games, Pumpkin Jump, Hayride, Haunted Maze
7:30pm: Costume Judging
30TH ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM – SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 2020
Come out, bring the family and join in on the fun! Singing, dancing, guest speakers and poetry! Be a part of something great. A celebration the entire family will enjoy. Dinner will be served after the program. If you or your church choir would like to be a part of our program please contact: David B. Osborne Sr. at 847-746-5919 by January 1, 2020.
Location: Zion-Benton Township High School (Horizon
Campus) – South Cafeteria, One Z-B Way