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Park District to host free concert June 19 at noon on the Riverwalk


First of 6 Children’s Lunch-Hour Entertainment shows to feature Scribble Monster

Parents looking for fun things to do with their children this summer can add to their calendars a series of free events on Tuesdays. Beginning June 19, the Naperville Park District will host six Children’s Lunch-Hour Entertainment shows, alternating between north and south locations.

Scribble Monster & His Pals will kick off the series at the Riverwalk near the Jaycees Playground at noon on Tues., June 19. This is a fun, interactive and high-energy performance blending traditional children’s music with improvisational comedy. Parents and kids are encouraged to pack a lunch, bring a blanket and sunglasses, and enjoy the performance and the summer weather. Those who come early will be able to see a special performance at 11:30AM. by the Élan Dance Company.

The 2012 Children’s Lunch-Hour Entertainment series will include music, interactive games, comedy, and more. All shows begin at noon (with the exception of the June 19 and July 17 performances, which start at 11:30AM. with a pre-show by the Élan Dance Company) and last approximately 45 minutes. Three shows are located at the Riverwalk and three will take place on the east side of Frontier Sports Complex at 3415 Book Road.

These free events are made possible through sponsorships by Kidsnips and Lloyd Agencies. The summer line-up is as follows:

·June 19 – Scribble Monster (Riverwalk) with pre-show at 11:30AM by the Élan Dance Company

·June 26 – Steve Beno (Frontier Sports Complex)

·July 10- Dave Rudolf (Riverwalk)

·July 17 – Jim Jenson Show (Frontier Sports Complex) with pre-show at 11:30AM by the Élan Dance Company

·July 24- Little Nashville (Riverwalk)

·July 31 – Macaroni Soup (Frontier Sports Complex)

For more information about the 2012 Children’s Lunch-Hour Entertainment series, or for questions about the Naperville Park District’s programs or facilities, please visit our website at www.napervilleparks.org.

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Created in 1966, the Naperville Park District is an independent, municipal agency serving the recreation needs of its residents. An Illinois Distinguished Agency since 1994, the District is one of only 1% of park districts across the country to be nationally accredited through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The Naperville Park District’s mission is to provide recreation and park experiences that promote healthy lives, healthy minds and a healthy community. The District maintains and operates more than 2,400 acres with 137 parks and provides more than 1,500 recreational, arts and environmental programs and special events annually. Included within the District’s operations are two championship golf courses, a multitude of playgrounds, trails, athletic courts and sports fields, Fort Hill Activity Center, Knoch Knolls Nature Center, two inline skating and skateboarding facilities, the Millennium Carillon, a paddle boat quarry, historic Centennial Beach, and the beautiful Riverwalk.


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