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Fall Festival & 5K Run/Walk

Kick off the fall season and honor World Peace Day with fun, fitness, food and friends! Join in the 7th annual Play for Peace Fall Festival and 5K Run/Walk for an evening full of family-friendly activities! All proceeds support kids and communities living in violent, war-torn or disaster areas here in the U.S. and around the world. You can walk, hike, bike or run the 5K or shorter 1K nature trails. The 5K is certified and all registered runners will receive a race time and be eligible for awards by gender and age. See full list of activities, vendors, food festival and more below. Register at: Call Lisa Gelsomino Hennessy, 847-514-7100 if you have additional questions. 

Pre-Registration Party from 4-6 pm 

-WSHE Radio and Spin Wheel Games
-Rockin' Jump, Main Event, and Code Ninjas play stations
-CJ Racetrack is back again, you can race your own vehicle!
-Be a superhero with special guest, Spiderman!
-Carnival Games and Prizes
-Archery and Animal Show (in the auditorium 4:30 to 5 pm)
-Face Painting and Tattoos
-Pumpkin Decorating and Peace Rocks
-U Can Do Island: Sand Art, Slime and Super Hero Capes for sale
-Silent Auction opens with over 100 items available!

International Food Festival 5-8 pm
-USA: Hot Dogs from Dogfather, Turkey Sliders, Salad, Fruit
-Italy: Manicotti, Mostaciolli, Meatballs, Bruschetta, Pizza
-Ireland: Shepard's Pie, Guiness Stew, Irish Soda Bread
-Mexico: Chips and Salsa, Tamales, Quesadillas
-Greece: Greek Chicken and Potatoes
-China: Fried Rice, Spring Rolls and Fortune Cookies
-India: Samosas, Naan Bread, and Basmati Rice

Fall 5K at 6 pm
-5K IL19007WR certified takes place on crushed limestone trail
-Register by 9/9 to receive t-shirt, bib, swag bag and finishing medal
-Winners announced for top male and female by age category
-Race times will be posted by J3 Timing

World Peace Day After Party 7 pm
-Get your glow on to celebrate World Peace Day!
-Silent Auction and 5K winners announced
-Campfire, S'mores and Caramel Apples

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