BPD, Fountaindale Public Library District Team-Up for Winterfest

Starting at 10:00 am on Saturday, January 31, the 4th Annual Winterfest indoor/outdoor event will take place at the Fountaindale Public Library.  The highlight of the event will be an appearance from your two favorite Snow Queens.  The two will sing songs and families will have the opportunity meet and take pictures with them.

They will sing two songs from 11:30-11:45 am and will take photos with families from 11:45 AM-1:30 pm. Pre-registration by phone or in person for photos is required at the 3rd floor desk at Fountaindale Public Library (630-685-4176) and are limited to the first 100 families that register.

Tickets for the Meet & Greet can be picked up at the Will Call tent outside the library on January 31st between 10:15-11:00 am on a first come, first served basis. Tickets will not be held beyond 11:00 am for no-shows, and are limited to one picture per family.

Indoor events start at 10:00 am.  Enjoy face painting, crafts, a winter Minecraft event (tweens & teens), short films, Seven Days to a Wonderful workout (all ages), and Polar Explorer lectures (teens), talk tables, a Build Your Own Trail Mix station and will conclude at Noon with a family sing along to the movie, Frozen.  Please check the website for start times.  Special menu items are available at Brooks Café in Friends of the Library are featuring 10% off in their Book Cellar, located in Studio 300’s lower level.

Outdoor events start as early as 10:00 am and occur throughout the day, including (weather permitting) a snowball slingshot, hockey slapshot , an ice sculptor, Bookmobile visits, ice skating, snow shoeing, a fire pit and story strolls around Bulldog Park.  There will also be performances by the Park Districts’ Danceforce and Storm Cheerleading teams.  Cookies, hot chocolate and coffee will be available and will benefit the Bolingbrook Park District Financial Assistance program.

A full list of events can be found on the Bolingbrook Park District website at www.bolingbrookparks.orgFountaindale Public Library is located at 300 W. Briarcliff Rd. and is open Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am-9:00 pm, Friday-Saturday from 9:00 am-6:00 pm and Sunday from Noon-6:00 pm.  They can also be found online at www.fountaindale.org.

The Bolingbrook Park District is a public parks and recreation agency located in Bolingbrook, Illinois. The Bolingbrook Park District operates two community centers, an indoor/outdoor aquatic park, golf course, banquet hall and restaurant, two fitness centers, two outdoor skate parks, a sports complex, nature center and conservation area, and 48 parks along with their many playgrounds, picnic shelters and over 1087 acres of land.

For more information visit: www.bolingbrookparks.org or call (630) 739-0272.