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Mom-son date night plans to get wild

Park district’s event to feature Wild West theme

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 6:58 a.m. CDT

CHANNAHON — The Channahon Park District is offering an opportunity for moms to have a special night out with their son at Wild West Date Night.

Moms are asked to round up their best little partners (age 3-10 years) for a night of rootin’ tootin’ fun. The evening will include a dinner buffet, ice cream sundae bar and end with Cowboy Randy’s Singing, Yodelin’ Rope Trickin’ Show.

The performance will include favorite cowboy sing-a-longs, Cowboy Randy’s famous cowboy yodels and amazing rope tricks.  A professional photographer will be available with picture package options (cash or check only).

The event takes place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at Skateland Recreation Center, 25334 West Eames Street, Channahon.

The fee per couple only $27 for residents and $35 for non-residents, each additional child is $15.  All participants must register by March 3.

Register online at or in person, by mail or by fax (815-467-5677) at Arrowhead Community Center.

For information contact the park district at 815-467-PARK (7275).

Flashlight egg hunt offered on March 22

Children ages 10 to 14 are invited to bring flashlights because the Channahon Park District has hidden five golden eggs, not to mention thousands of others, at the Community Park for a new flashlight egg hunt.

The egg hunt will be held at 8 p.m. Friday, March 22.

Bring your own flashlight and bag to collect eggs.

Cost is $5 for residents, and $7 for non-residents.

Registration required. Deadline to register is March 15. Visit

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