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The Hinsdalean cited for parks coverage

The Hinsdalean was named one of three Illinois Parks' Top Journalists at the Illinois Association of Park Districts' Best of the Best Awards Gala Friday in Wheeling. The paper was... — Updated 10/20/2021


Haunted Hall will add to fall fest fun

Goblins and ghouls all over Hinsdale are busy putting the finishing touches on their costumes for Hinsdale's annual Family Fall Fest. Set for 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct.... — Updated 10/13/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Dog owners say no to plan for new fenced park

The Memorial Hall board room was standing room only Tuesday night as KLM Park users turned out to urge village officials not to replace the open space they and their off-leash dogs enjoy with a much smaller fenced facility. The... — Updated 10/13/2021


Good news

PUBLIC SAVESTATION DEDICATED The first 24/7 accessible SaveStation with life-saving AED in Hinsdale was dedicated Sept. 21 at Burns Field Park in Hinsdale. The station was donated by the Just1Mike Foundation in honor of Michael Bri... — Updated 9/29/2021



Anyone who has attended Hinsdale's Fourth of July celebration, sifted through the parks brochure or clicked on the village's website has witnessed firsthand the work of Sammy... — Updated 8/18/2021


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Laughing along with lunch on the lawn - The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department and Hinsdale Public Library's three-part Lunch on the Lawn series concluded Aug. 4 with Dan... — Updated 8/11/2021


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Learning the ropes - The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department sponsored a lacrosse camp at KLM last month. With the goal of teaching various lacrosse techniques, such as... — Updated 8/5/2021


Register for fall programs Aug. 2

The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Fall 2021 Program Guide is now available online at in anticipation of the start of registration on Monday, Aug. 2. Printed copies will be delivered to... — Updated 7/28/2021


Parks, rec month elevates often overlooked spaces

How often do you give thanks for your nearby park? We often take these refreshingly open and family-friendly expanses for granted, local features that are just another part of the landscape. But while the style and footprints of... — Updated 7/14/2021


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Rockin' and stompin' in the park - Musician Super Stolie brought her music and energy to Hinsdale's Lunch on the Lawn concert series June 16 in Burlington Park. Stolie had the... — Updated 6/23/2021


Pool closed for swim meet this weekend

The Hinsdale Community Pool will be closed June 25-27 for the annual Hinsdale Swim Cliub meet. Pool members and residents will be able to use the pool at Five Seassons, 6901 S. Madison St., Burr Ridge, as an alternative swim... — Updated 6/23/2021


Fourth of July parade set for the 3rd in village

The village of Hinsdale will hold its annual Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 3, starting at 10 a.m. The parade will follow its traditional route, kicking off from Sixth Street and Garfield Avenue, traveling north to... — Updated 6/23/2021


Summertime and the livin' is pretty darn good

What’s the recipe for a perfect summer? Living in a great town like Hinsdale that no longer faces COVID-19 restrictions. As of tomorrow, that will be us. So today, even though summer doesn’t officially arrive until June 20,... — Updated 6/9/2021


Life in Hinsdale starting to get back to normal

“We’re near the end.” Those were the words of Village President Tom Cauley at Tuesday’s night Hinsdale Village Board meeting — the first to be held in person since the pandemic hit in 2020. There’s a lot of good news wh... — Updated 5/19/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdale hoping to reach bridge soon

What will summer in Hinsdale look like? It's hard to say. "It's been challenging because we've been planning everything with three scenarios," said Heather Bereckis, superintendent... — Updated 4/28/2021


Cupid's couriers deliver the goods

Maggie Smith, Heather Bereckis and Sammy Hanzel from the Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department took on the role of Cupid's couriers Friday. They delivered almost 100 goody bags... — Updated 2/17/2021


Deck the park with handmade ornaments

The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department held its first handmade ornament contest this year. More than 50 ornaments were received and now hang from several trees in Burlington... — Updated 12/22/2020

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Home for the holidays

Welcome to Holidays in Hinsdale: Pandemic Edition. Restrictions on gatherings have had a Grinch-like impact, stealing away the ability to hold numerous cherished seasonal programs... — Updated 12/2/2020


Every day brings something to give thanks for

No matter what challenges we’ve faced this year as individuals, family members, business owners and community members, we still have countless reasons to be thankful. Here’s our list — one for each day of the month leading... — Updated 11/24/2020


Turkey Trail is deliciously fun

The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department invites residents to find giant turkeys all over town in the Hinsdale Turkey Trail. The event is a free and fun way for families to stay engaged and positive this season. Plus everyone... — Updated 11/11/2020


Village serves up Thanksgiving fun

The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department invites residents to find giant turkeys all over town in the Hinsdale Turkey Trail. The event is a free and fun way for families to stay engaged and positive this season. Plus everyone... — Updated 11/4/2020


Odd - yet fitting - time to honor parks and rec

Summer Brew & Q — canceled. Taco Tuesday — postponed. Independence Day celebration — canceled. The messages stamped in red in the online summer brochure indicate which programs are not taking place this summer. No pool member... — Updated 7/22/2020


On your mark, get ready, go!

The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department offered a track and field camp this week at Robbins Park. Grant Garver, along with Avery and Kellen Brown, work on sprinting.... — Updated 7/8/2020


Easter bunny hops around Hinsdale on house calls

With annual Easter Egg hunt put on hold this year, the Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department and The Community House teamed up to chauffeur the bunny around town to make some... — Updated 4/15/2020


We're going on a bear hunt!

The Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department is encouraging Hinsdaleans to join in the nationwide bear hunt. To help hunters, place a favorite bear on your porch or inside in a... — Updated 4/1/2020


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