Parks and Public Services Day offers family-friendly activities

The Village of Buffalo Grove and Buffalo Grove Park District are once again teaming up to host Parks and Public Services Day on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Mike Rylko Community Park. The public is encouraged to come out and enjoy this family-friendly event celebrating Kids to Parks Day and kicking off National Public Works Week 2024.

Planned activities include:

  • Touch-a-Truck.
  • Hands-on activities and crafts.
  • Equipment and vehicle demonstrations beginning at 11 a.m.
  • Free custard from Culver’s.
  • Attendees will also have the chance to win raffle prizes from event sponsors and local businesses. Raffle prizes include wristbands to the 2024 Buffalo Grove Days carnival, free plays at WJ Golf and Bowlero, passes to Park District facilities and events, Buffalo Grove merchandise and a customized street sign inscribed with the winner’s name.

The event will take place in the park’s southern parking lot, located at 951 McHenry Road, adjacent to the Spray ‘N Play. Parking for the event will be available next to the Buffalo Grove Golf Dome.