Time: May 5, 2012 from 11am to 3pm
Location: Citizens Park (Rt 14 and Lake Zurich Roads)
Street: 511 Lake Zurich Road
City/Town: Barrington, IL 60010
Website or Map: http://www.funoutside.org or…
Event Type: free, educational, and, outdoor, event
Organized By: Leave No Child Inside Initiative, Barrington Breakfast Rotary, and Barrington Park District
Latest Activity: Apr 11, 2012
To celebrate June as Leave No Child Inside month, the 1st annual Barrington Area Kid Fest - a fun-filled event combining the 11th annual Community Kite Fly and 2nd annual Family Nature Fest -will be Saturday, May 5, from 11am - 3pm in Citizens Park, 511 Lake Zurich Road (at Route 14) in Barrington. This family-oriented event is hosted by the Barrington Breakfast Rotary Club, the Barrington Park District, and Leave No Child Inside of the Greater Barrington and Lake Zuricharea, three community-oriented and non-profit organizations. If inclement weather occurs, the event will be rescheduled to Sunday, May 6, at the same time and location.
These three organizations along with Leave No Child Inside members and supporters such as the Barrington Area Conservation Trust, Barrington Area Library, Barrington Cultural Arts Center, Boy and Girl Scouts, Care of Trees, Chicago Wilderness, Citizens for Conservation, Cook County Forest Preserve/Crabtree Nature Center, Davis Speed Center, Erehwon, Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation, Friends of Spring Creek/Forest Preserve, Illinois Department of
Natural Resources, Indian Guides Miami Nation, Lake County Forest Preserve, Language Stars, Nature Ladies, Quilt by Association, Ride for 3 Reasons, Smart Farm, South Barrington Conservancy, Water’s Edge Waldorf School, and more will provide a wide assortment of action-packed recreational and educational activities designed for families to get outside with nature, have fun, and get fit! Be sure to bring your bicycle to decorate and then ride through Cuba Marsh to experience the beauty of nature. Oh, and did we say to come and enjoy the kite flying?
While you're there, enjoy some delicious food for purchase, check out our raffles, and celebrate spring outside under the sun! Proceeds to benefit area non-profits. Our thanks to our sponsors, Chicago Wilderness, Lake County Forest Preserves, Kohl Children’s Museum, Morton Arboretum, and Sonic for their generosity and support.
To register and for additional information regarding this fun-filled, family oriented, free celebration visit the Barrington Breakfast Rotary at www.barringtonbreakfastrotary.org. For more ideas how to enjoy nature with your family, visit the Barrington Park District at www.barringtonparkdistrict.org and Leave No Child Inside at www.funoutside.org.