The following were/are new programs, many developed as COVID-19 friendly, during the pandemic fiscal year, May 1, 2020 through April 30, 2021:

Edit-25564th of July in-a-box 

Adopt-a-Park program started for volunteer maintenance

April Fool’s Magic Show featured Gary Kantor

At-Home Egg Hunt

Camp Art In-a-Box

Candy Cane Hunt

Commemorative Brick, Bench & Tree Program – consolidated for memorial purchases

Create & Bake, fusing cooking and art

Edit-2560Dance, theater classes and music lessons return via Zoom in Summer 2020

Devonshire Preschool’s Pajamas and Pancakes

Cultural Arts and Mini Cultural Arts Spring Break Camps

Early Childhood Merry and Bright Class

Egg Decorating at Oakton

Egg-Mazing Race


Emily Oaks Pumpkin Patch

Fall Harvest Family packs presented in lieu of Devonshire County Fair

Family Art Night Workshops

Father’s Day in-a-box

Gingerbread House Decorating Kits

Halloween Art Night

History in-a-box

Holiday Carolers visited seven Skokie neighborhoods

Hot Shots Physical Education Program

Hot Shots Sports Running Club

Learn & Play Program – offered families of six Skokie School Districts remote learning care

Mini Marshmallow 3K at Laramie Park

Mommy and Me Tea

North Pole Express in a Box

Pop-Up Turkey Scavenger Hunt

Script Reading Happy Hour

Senior Goody Bag program for at-home seniors

Skokie Art Guild Saturday Drawing workshops resume

Spooky Stories video distributed via several park district programs to Skokie youth

Summer Care Camps at Oakton, Devonshire and Emily Oaks

Teen Cycle Camp

Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt

Trick or Treat Cooking

Valentine’s Day Heart Attack Gift Packet

Weber’s Spooktacular Family Fun

Winter Wonder Wagon in the Parks

Zoom with Santa

Zoom Year’s Eve