Celebrate Unplug Illinois Day with the Rolling Meadows Park District

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Put down the phones and plug into a morning of family activities this Saturday at Salk Park!

Rolling Meadows Park District is celebrating Unplug Illinois Day Saturday, July 10 from 10am-noon at South Salk Park, adjacent to the Community Center at 3705 Pheasant Drive. The free event features kite flying demonstrations by ChicagoKite, a mini obstacle course and a visit from Kimball Hoot, the new mascot of the Rolling Meadows Community Events Foundation. Shaved ice treats will be available for purchase from Kona Ice of Schaumburg. Participants will receive an activity book with coloring pages, games, scavenger hunts and interactive fun.

“Unplug Illinois Day is a great opportunity to connect with family and friends outdoors in our parks,” said Recreation Supervisor Kailey Schwartzhoff. “We're excited to celebrate this day with a variety of fun ways to keep the community active.”

Scheduled family fitness and nature activities are also planned, including:

  • Adult Yoga with Liz | 10:30-11am
  • Nature Talk with Dominic | 11-11:15am
  • Family Nature Meditation | 11:15-11:30am
  • Family Fitness with Karrie | 11:30-12pm

Unplug Illinois Day is part of a statewide initiative to encourage communities throughout the state to “unplug” from electronic devices and plug into fun with their local park and recreation agencies.

The Mission of the Rolling Meadows Park District is to provide opportunities for individual growth and community connections through parks and recreation.