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Tinley Park-Park District Special Events

Looking for a day of fun and activity? You've come to the right place!

The Tinley Park-Park District organizes a variety of special events for everyone! Whether it's a Clover or Easter Egg Hunt, a trip to see a play or professional sports team, a Mother/Son Sock Hop, or just shooting some baskets at the Rec Center; we've got something that will excite you!

Give us a call, or check our brochure for details!

All trips and special events are also posted on our calendar. Click the link above for more information.

Upcoming Events

Concert in the Park: "Johnny Russler and the Beach Bum Band"

Date: Thursday, July 24
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center Band Shell (8125 W. 171st Street)
Genre: Reggae / Beach / Buffett

Johnny Russler and the Beach Bum Band: Johnny Russler & the Beach Bum Band combine the tropical sounds of Caribbean rock, reggae, and calypso by pouring great original music along with songs by Jimmy Buffett, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Paul Simon, Sublime, Jerry Jeff Walker, Zac Brown Band and many more into a musical blender to create a strong concoction direct from the lower latitudes!

Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Band Shell behind the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center for an evening of live music fun! Each two-hour show will feature a new type of artist. Free water and lemonade will be provided, and frozen fruit bars and ice cream will be on sale.

Comedy Improv and Open Mic Night

Date: Saturday, July 26
Time:
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Tinley Park Performing Arts Center (16801 S. 80th Avenue)
Fee: $7 admission

Join us in our fully-equipped theater and be prepared to have fun, laugh until you drop and share your own talents at our Comedy Improv and Open Mic Night. Both Kidz on the Bridge and Graffiti on the Fourth Wall Comedy Improv Troupes will perform, then we'll open the stage to anyone wishing to sing, tell jokes, dance, play an instrument, do a monologue, magic, their own improv scenes, etc. Performers booking their act by the deadline (Wednesday, July 23) will not be required to pay admission. Please contact the Park District at (708) 342-4200 to be placed on the Open Mic performers list; this fills up fast, so book early.

"Cool" Friday Nights at the VVAC

Date: Friday, August 1
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Vogt Visual Arts Center (17420 S. 67th Court)
Gallery Exhibit: Open show - "A Celebration of Liberty and Freedom"
Jazz Band: Tinley Park Community Jazz Band

The Tinley Park Community Band is active year-round sharing their talent and bringing the sound of live concert band and jazz music to Tinley Park and surrounding communities. The band has been performing since 1987 throughout the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area.

This summer, stop by the VVAC for a night of art and jazz. Enjoy the VVAC gallery reception inside, featuring fine art created by local and well-known artists. Then, take a stroll outside to our gazebo to hear live jazz selections to accompany the evening. The August exhibit features the artwork of Janice Pratt and Casandra Armstrong, and live music will be played by the Tinley Park Community Jazz Band.

Concert in the Park: "The Neverly Brothers"

Date: Thursday, August 7
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center Band Shell (8125 W. 171st Street)
Genre: Rock through the ages

The Neverly Brothers: Fasten your seatbelts for a guided musical tour through rock 'n' roll history! The Neverly Brothers play all your favorite Rock n' Roll and Rhythm & Blues hits from the 1950s American pioneers to the 1964 British Invasion groups in an awe inspiring concert that will have you singing, dancing and thoroughly entertained.

Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Band Shell behind the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center for an evening of live music fun! Each two-hour show will feature a new type of artist. Free water and lemonade will be provided, and frozen fruit bars and ice cream will be on sale.

Movie in the Park: "Frozen"

Date: Wednesday, August 20
Time:
Dusk (call Park District on day of event for a more accurate start time)
Location: Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center Band Shell (8125 W. 171st Street)

Movie: Frozen (2013, Rated PG)

Join us this summer for free movies under the stars. Bring a blanket or chair, and don't forget the popcorn! Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Concert in the Park: "Tinley Park Community Jazz Band"

Date: Sunday, August 24
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center Band Shell (8125 W. 171st Street)
Genre: Jazz

Tinley Park Community Jazz Band: The Tinley Park Community Band is active year-round sharing their talent and bringing the sound of live concert band and jazz music to Tinley Park and surrounding communities. The band has been performing since 1987 throughout the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area.

Bring your picnic basket, lawn chair or blanket and join us at the Band Shell behind the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center for an evening of live music fun! Each two-hour show will feature a new type of artist. Free water and lemonade will be provided, and frozen fruit bars and ice cream will be on sale.

 
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