November/December 2018
Saturday, November 3  

All Ages 
RES/NR $5 per person (#17479)
Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Avenue
Wondering what to do with those leftover Halloween pumpkins? Fun for the whole family! Use the hill to roll  pumpkins down towards giant bowling pins. Warm apple cider will be provided. Proceeds to benefit the
STC Underground Teen Center.

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Ages 2-6
Th    Dec 13  |  6-7:30pm   
RES $24/NR $36  (#16929)

Graham crackers, frosting, colorful candies are yummy in your tummy! Who doesn't love to make a house decorated with sweet candy? Work as a team with your child as you create an adorable house made with lots of yummy things to eat this winter season. Held at Pottawatomie Community Center.

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Ho! Ho! Ho! Add to the excitement of Christmas for your little one with a letter from the jolly guy himself, Santa Claus, straight from the North Pole. Here's how:
  1. Register your child for Letter from the North Pole
  2. Have your child write a letter to Santa Claus
  3. Parent complete Santa's Check List from the North Pole Form. Forms are available at, the Pottawatomie Community Center and Baker Community Center.
  4. Parent place your child's letter and Santa's Check List from the North Pole Form in a sealed envelope
  5. Beginning November 19, bring your child to the Pottawatomie Community Center to place their letter in Santa Claus' Mailbox or place the letter in the mail addressed to Santa Claus, Letter from the North Pole, St. Charles Park District, 8 North Ave., St. Charles, IL 60174. Include child letter along with Santa's Check List Form
Letters from North Pole Form must be received between
Nov 19- Dec 10. Santa's helpers at the St. Charles Park District will take care of the rest! Registration required.

All Ages

November 19 - December 10
RES $3/NR $5 per letter  (#16938)

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Sunday, December 2  
Ages 2+
RES $5/NR $8 per person  (#16990)
Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Rd.
Watch Santa arrive pulled by his dashing huskies, then spend some time helping him get ready for his Big Day!
  • Write a letter to Santa
  • Make an ornament
  • Have your picture taken with the Big Guy, himself!
  • Breakfast snacks included
Santa arrives at 10:15am! 

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Extend your preschooler's day, or just come for the afternoon! Instructors will escort students to classes at the same facility they attend preschool. The park district does not transport children between centers.
Santa's Workshop
Ages 3-5
M    Dec 10  |  11:30am-2:30pm   
RES $28/NR $42  (#16944)

Christmas time is here, happiness & cheer! Get ready for Santa's arrival by joining us for an afternoon of everything Christmas. You won't want to miss out on crafts, games, and stories about our favorite jolly guy.
Mom's Holiday Break 
Ages 3-5 
W    Dec 19  |  11:30am-2:30pm   
RES $28/NR $42  (#16941)

Do you need some time to get your holiday shopping done? Drop your children off so they can have fun making holiday treats, creating artwork, and preparing for the upcoming holiday season! A festive lunch will be provided. 

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Tip Toes & Me
Ages 1½-3 (with parent)
W     Nov 7-Dec 19*  |  5:30-6pm  (#17416)
F      Nov 9-Dec 21*  |  9:15-9:45am  (#17417)
Sa    Nov 10-Dec 22*  |  9:15-9:45am  (#17415)
RES $49/NR $74

Young dancers will bring their imagination to life through creative movement, music and props. Basic dance movements and learning to interact with parent helpers will be introduced. Required attire: leotard, footed tights and pink ballet slippers. This is a parent/child class.
*No class Nov 21, 23 & 24

Tiny Tappers
Ages 2-3
M    Nov 5-Dec 17*  |  4:15-4:45pm
RES $54/NR $81  (#17411)

Explore the fun rhythms and sounds you can make with your feet. Required attire: hair up (out of face), leotard, footed tights, dance and or yoga style pant or capri and black tap shoes.
*No class Nov 19
Creative Dance
Ages 2½-4
Tu     Nov 6-Dec 18*  |  1:35-2:05pm  (#17395)
Th     Nov 8-Dec 20*  |  5:15-5:45pm  (#17398)
F       Nov 9-Dec 21*  |  11-11:30am  (#17396)
Sa     Nov 10-Dec 22*  |  12:50-1:20pm  (#17394)
RES $49/NR $74

Perfect for the younger dancer, this class is an introduction to dance. Explore movement through music, stimulate dancers' imagination and promote creativity. Dancers will gain an understanding of the class structure, improve social skills and develop fine motor skills through creative dance movement. Required attire: hair up in a bun (out of face), leotard, footed tights and pink ballet slippers.
*No class Nov 20-24
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Classes start November 2!
Jr. Basketball   |  Ages 3-6
Jr. Soccer  |  Ages 3-6
Jr. T-Ball  |  Ages 3-6
Multi-Sports  |  Ages 3-6
Parent/Tot Super Sports  |  Ages 2-3 (w/parent)

All classes are taught by All Star Sports Staff.
For full class descriptions, fees, times, locations and to register online, click sports listed above.
All nature programs below are held at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, 3795 Campton Hills Road, St. Charles.
Native American Children
Ages 1-5
W    Nov 14   |   9:30-10:15am
RES $5/NR $8  (#16982)

Who lived here long ago? We use our imagination as we pretend to live in prehistoric Illinois. Come play and learn. Activities are designed to engage you and
your child in exploration!

Getting Ready for Winter
Ages 1-5
W    Nov 28   |  9:30-10:15am
RES $5/NR $8  (#16983)

How are the critters getting ready for cold weather? Meet the critters and see who is awake and who is taking a long winter's nap.

Fun With Feet
Ages 1-5
W    Dec 5   |  9:30-10:15am
RES $5/NR $8  (#16984)

Hop, jump, walk and run, your feet get to have so much fun! Test out your tracks as we compare your ten toes to our animal friends. We might even meet an animal with no feet!

Marshmallow Wonderland
Ages 1-6
W    Dec 12   |  9:30-10:30am
RES $10/NR $15  (#16992)

Everyone needs a home, even the gingerbread man! Meet some animals, learn about their habitats and then build your own take home treat. Start the season off right in a sweet fashion!

Snowflake Celebration
Ages 1-5
W    Dec 19   |  9:30-10:15am
RES $5/NR $8  (#16985)

Let it snow! From snowballs to snowflakes, winter can be tons of creative fun. We will bring the winter wonderland inside for some fun and games.
Click on code #s to register.

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2019-2020 Preschool 
Open House

Sa,  Feb 2 | 10-11:30am  
Th, Feb 7 | 6-7:30pm  
Held at both Pottawatomie Community Center & Hickory Knolls Discovery Center at the same time.  
Mom Son Date Night 
   Saturday, February 2  

RES $16/NR $24 per person (#17859)
Pottawatomie Community Center  
Daddy & Daughter Dances  
Saturday, March 2 (#17849) 
Saturday, March 9 (#17850) 

RES $20/NR $30 per person
Pottawatomie Community Center
Is there a skill, topic or experience you'd like to have offered for your children? New program ideas are always welcome!
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