Berwyn Park District

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Coming Soon
The ‘Invincibelle Spirit’
These unique, pink Annabelle hydrangeas will be part of a special honorary bed planted at Proksa and the flowers will be available to purchase as donations.

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Movies in the Park
The Berwyn Public Library and the Berwyn Park District are teaming up again to bring you Movies in the Parks at Proksa Park- 3001 S. Wisconsin. All showings will begin at dusk.

A Dolphin Tale Wreck it Ralph Despicable Me 2
Friday, June 20
Dolphin Tale
(Rated PG – 113 minutes)
A story centered on the
friendship between a boy and
a dolphin whose tail was lost in
a crab trap.
Friday, July 11
Wreck It Ralph
(Rated PG – 108 minutes)
A video game villain wants to
be a hero and sets out to fulfill
his dream, but his quest brings
havoc to the whole arcade
where he lives
Friday, August 15
Despicable Me 2
(Rated PG – 98 minutes)
Gru is recruited by the Anti-
Villain League to help deal with
a powerful new super criminal.

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Volunteer Opportunities
The Berwyn Park District is always looking for help with their Special Events. Applications may be turned in to either Freedom Park, at 3701 S. Scoville, or Proksa Park, at 3001 S. Wisconsin. If it is easier, you can also email applications to

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Steak FrySteak Fry

The Berwyn Park District invites you and your family to attend the Steak Fry Fundraiser. Enjoy a steak dinner hot off the grill. Dinner will include sides, dessert and beverage. Proceeds will benefit the Berwyn Park District’s HONOR 2014: The Moving Wall.

Tickets Now Available!

Day: Friday
Date: 7/11/14
Time: 5:00 – 9:00pm
Age: All Ages
Location: Liberty Cultural Center
Fee: $25 Steak Dinner

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Back to School CarnivalBack to School Carnival

Say goodbye to summer in style! Join us for a day of food, fun & games in the park! The picnic features lunch off the grill, school supply giveaways, information booths, Meet & Greet with BSD 100 Teachers & Principals featuring carnival games, trackless train & a petting zoo.

Day: Sunday
Date: 8/17/14
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Proksa Park

Carnival of Fun Participant

Click here to download the form (pdf)

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Mariachis in the ParkMariachis in the Park

Bring out your family, along with a blanket or some lawn chairs, and plan to have an enjoyable afternoon! There will be music and dancing and fun activities for young and old! Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Day: Saturday
Date: 9/13/14
Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Location: Proksa Park
Fee: FREE (Refreshments will be available for purchase.)

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YellowstoneMotorcoach Holiday
Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
11 Days – 14 Meals (5 dinners and 9 breakfasts)

Berwyn Park District and Mayflower Tours present a variety of deluxe tours! See selected tours & dates below and stop in Proksa Park to pick up a Motor Coach, Air or International Brochure. Or visit for tours to destinations across the globe! FREE home pick up and return available! Please call Mayflower Tours for savings!

Highlights: Enjoy “The Greatest Show in the West” the Medora Musical; travel through the Bighorn Mountains; Reserved seats to the Cody Nite Rodeo; Visit the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, called the “Smithsonian of the West”; Spend 2 nights inside Yellowstone, America’s first National Park and home to amazing geothermal activity; Full day touring in Yellowstone with a local guide to see famed geyser Old Faithful and the upper and lower falls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone; Snake River float trip through Grand Teton National Park; Visit Crazy Horse Memorial, the world’s largest monument; Jeep tour in Custer State Park to view the buffalo herds; Borglum Historical Center; See incredible Mt. Rushmore, dedicated to some of nation’s greatest leaders ; $55 in Mayflower Money.

Date: July 12, 2014 or July 19, 2014
Fee: $2,599 per person twin; single add $1,119

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Falling WaterMotorcoach Holiday
Wright at Home and Amish Country
5 Days - 10 Meals (4 dinners, 2 lunches and 4 breakfasts)

Berwyn Park District and Mayflower Tours present a variety of deluxe tours! See selected tours & dates below and stop in Proksa Park to pick up a Motor Coach, Air or International Brochure. Or visit for tours to destinations across the globe! FREE home pick up and return available! Please call Mayflower Tours for savings!

Highlights: Tour Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob, two of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most noted homes; Dinner and entertainment at the I Love Lucy Murder Mystery; Guided tour of Fort Ligonier and the Compass Inn Museum; Visit the Flight 93 Memorial and see the QueCreek Mine Rescue Site Dinner and patriotic-themed show at the Rockwood Mill Shoppes and Opera House; Amish Country touring including a home, barn and buggy ride; Breitenbach Winery and Guggisburg Cheese; Private dinner at Warther Carving and Museum; $25 in Mayflower Money.

Date: August 5, 2014 or September 16, 2014
Fee: $1,179 per person twin; add $319 single room.

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Motorcoach Holiday
Door County Autumn Foliage
3 DAYS • 4 MEALS (2 dinners and 2 breakfasts)

HIGHLIGHTS: Geneva Lake Cruise; Stay 2 nights in Door County; Eagle Bluff Lighthouse and Peninsula State Park; Fish Boil dinner, a Door County tradition; Winery and Farmers’ Market; Folklore Theatre in charming Ephraim, Door County; Services of a professional Tour Manager; Deluxe motorcoach transportation; $15 in Mayflower Money

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: Best Western Maritime Inn, Sturgeon Bay, WI
Dates: September 26, October 1, or October 3, 2014
Fee: $649 per person twin; single add $159

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Motorcoach Holiday
New England and Cape Cod Autumn Foliage
Featuring Martha’s Vineyard
11 DAYS • 15 MEALS (5 dinners including a savory New England lobster dinner & 10 breakfasts)

HIGHLIGHTS: Visit 5 New England states – Rhode Island, Massachusetts; Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont; Visit Newport, Rhode Island, and Vanderbilt’s Breakers Mansion; Stay 3 nights on Cape Cod; Cape Cod Central Railroad with free time in the town of Sandwich; Explore Hyannis, hometown of the Kennedy family and John F. Kennedy Memorial; Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard and tour with a local guide; Visit Plymouth Rock, home of the Mayflower II; Boston sightseeing tour including Bunker Hill, the Old North Church and Boston Common; Visit Kennebunkport on Maine’s rugged coast; Spend 2 nights in New Hampshire including traveling on the famed Kancamagus Highway; Ride the Conway Scenic Railroad; Saratoga Springs touring; Free home or local pickup and return; Services of a professional Tour Manager; Deluxe motorcoach transportation; $55 in Mayflower Money

Dates: September 27, September 29, or October 1, 2014
Fees: $2,289 per person twin; single add $1,049

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Earth Day2014 Earth Week Kickoff

A BIG THANK YOU to all of our volunteers who came out on Saturday, April 26 to celebrate Earth Day! You made the difference in the community by working together to clean and prepare the school gardens for planting. Thank you for spending your morning with us and to help beautify South Berwyn!

Special Thanks to the following agencies who make the South Berwyn Earth Week Kickoff possible. With your help, we can continue to offer this great event!

Oak Sapling
If you received an oak tree sapling, here is a copy of the Care Instructions.
B & C Services
Berwyn Firefighters Union Local 506
Berwyn Park District
City of Berwyn
Commissioner Amaro - Berwyn Park District
Dr. Stan Fields
Illinois Municipal Police Association
Lambesis Family
Mayor Robert J. Lovero
Morton West High School
South Berwyn Education association
South Berwyn School District 100
Swicionis Family
Youth Crossroads, Inc

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Positively Pasta 2014
Thank You, Sponsors and Volunteers!

Our event would not be such a success without the support of our local agencies, the dedication of our staff and volunteers and the enthusiasm from our board. Thank you for your cooperation on this year’s Positively Pasta. See photos from the event here.

Premiere Sponsor


Gold Sponsor

Ice Miller

Silver Sponsor

Diamond Graphics



4th Ward Alderman Robert W. Fejt
Dr. Donald Swiatek, D.D.S.
Frank Novotny & Associates, Inc
Larry Cullen


4th Ward Alderman Nora Laureto
16th Street Theatre
Arrowhead Golf Course
Art-Flo Lettering & Shirt Co
Autre Monde Café & Spirits
Berwyn Firefighter Union
Local 506
Berwyn PD Commissioner Sandy Fejt
Berwyn PD Maintenance Dept.
Berwyn Toys & Trains
Berwyn Western
Brakes Plus
Café Latino
Chicago Bears
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Sky
Classic Cinemas
Darien Park District

Ice Miller LLP
Joanne Zendol
Lancaster Bingo
Miss Fancy Schmancy
Morton Arboretum
Nelson and Holmberg
Old Fashioned Candies
Olive or Twist
Paisan’s Pizzeria & Bar
Sam’s Club
Sonoma Farms
South Berwyn Education Foundation
Stanley Dubicki, Jr.
The Sign Edge
Turano Bakery
Vesecky’s Bakery
Woodridge Park District

Positively Pasta Volunteers

Mike Abma
Arturo Aldana
Tim Arens
Jackie Arredondo
Juana Arredondo
Yesenia Castillo
Jenn Chiros
Tommy Corpus
Carmen Cruz
Nick Cruz
Lisa Dvorak
Marissa Flynn
Christine Green
Mayra Gutierrez
Kristyn Habercoss

Estefania Hernandez
Marlon Hernandez
Darrell Houston
Elaine Link
Rosemarie Lugay
Laura Mayorga
Vanessa Montabo
Nina Portillo
Erik Rivera
Eulises Verdin
Jackie Wawrzyniak - Kveton
Elyssa Villarreal
Miranda Villarreal
Vanessa Villarreal 

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The Berwyn Park District is always seeking sponsors for all of our special events. The majority of our special events are held free of charge for our residents and through business sponsorships we are able to continue to host and improve upon these great events.

If you are interested in sponsoring any of the following events, please contact us for a sponsorship packet and we would be happy to talk with you further about sponsor benefits:

  • Positively Pasta
  • Safely Spooky
  • Back to School Carnival
  • Wacky Quacky Duck Splash
  • Holiday Craft Fair
  • Easter Egg Hunt

For more information and different levels of sponsorship, please contact Conor Cahill or Darrell Houston at 708-795-2892.