Check out these colorful creations! Palatine Park District, in cooperation with the Palatine Park Foundation and the Village of Palatine, offered a community art event of fire hydrant painting this summer. Fire hydrants near park district facilities and parks served as the canvas for this beautification project. Community artists […]
Pup-kin Spice and Everything Nice at Howl-O-Ween Party for Dogs
We are digging up some Spooktacular tricks and treats this year for a very Happy Howl-O-Ween Party for Dogs on Tuesday, October 12 at Fred P. Hall Amphitheater!
Palatine Park District Preschool Teachers: Building a Strong Community From the Ground Up
For teachers like Julie Johnson, Tracy Seebacher, and Juanita Wundsam, whose children all attended Palatine Park District Preschool programs, applying for a Preschool Teacher position seemed only natural.
Palatine Resident and Artist Excites Community with Beautification Project
For years, the underpass tunnel at Hicks Road has been a hotspot for graffiti to be thrown on the walls. Compared to the rest of the path, with its natural landscape, inviting parks, and peaceful atmosphere, this section has seemed out of place. As of July 2021, two large scale murals will be painted on the tunnel walls.
COVID Opens Up Opportunities for Palatine Park District’s Allegro Community Chorus
Allegro Community Chorus was presented with a new set of challenges when COVID-19 hit last spring. However, the switch to hybrid rehearsals provided a new and exciting opportunity for one dedicated chorus member, who after moving back to Japan, was now able to continue participating in rehearsals over Zoom from across the globe. Kumi Nagaya […]Music
Palatine Park District’s Thanksgiving Race Turns 40
Ron Gbur, former Executive Director of Palatine Park District, was new to the recreation department when he pitched the Thanksgiving Day event 40 years ago. The goal was to create a family-orientated fitness tradition, that inspired the community to get outside, break a sweat, and spend time with their loved ones.Turkey Trot
Share Your Palatine Park District Memories for Special 75th Anniversary Slideshow
Palatine Park District needs your help! We are collecting photos from community members to help celebrate our 75 years of service. All you need to do is tell us a little bit about your photo. Submit as many photos as you can find!75th Anniversary
COVID-19 Preventive Recommendations
Palatine Park District has always put the safety and well-being of our community members at the highest priority. With that said, the District would like to reinforce what the Cook County Health Department, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have published regarding Coronavirus. Currently, the CDC is […]
The Numbers Add Up… Volunteer at Palatine Park District
Palatine Park District is always looking for enthusiastic individuals and groups of all ages who are interested in serving the community with their time and talents.Volunteer Program
Potted Plant Care for the Summer
Taking care of potted plants in the summer can bring color and life to new places. Many people like to put pots on their front porch and patios. These pots bring a great deal of enjoyment and can be very easy to take care of if you plan ahead.Horticulture