Pop up fun hits Oregon


OREGON – The Oregon Park District has been offering a variety of free programs this summer with the support of E.D. Etnyre & Co., the presenting sponsors for these activities.

Last weekend families came to the Pop Up & Play at Oregon Park East for some fishing fun.

Jarrod Glendenning from the Oregon High School Fishing Team was on hand to help kids with their tackle or give them fishing tips. Cameron Folk who also fishes locally was eager to share his knowledge and help the little ones. 

Everyone enjoyed the event and several fish were caught.  The thrill for several of the kids was watching a gentleman reel in a giant catfish. It was a great morning to learn about fishing and enjoy the beautiful Rock River and the great view at Park East.

Watch for more fun Art in the Park days and Pop Up & Play days offered by the Oregon Park District. 

Join us this month for a variety of fun activities. Sidewalk Painting will be held at Mix Park on Wednesday, July 10 from 10-11 a.m. Art in the Park on July 11 will feature several stations to make musical instruments from 10-11 a.m. at The Reading Nook. On July 18, we will be celebrating Christmas in the July at the Reading Nook from 10-11 a.m. making ornaments. On Monday evening, July 22 from 6-7:30 p.m. join us for Touch a Truck at Oregon Park West. On July25 we will be salt painting at The Reading Nook from 10-11 a.m.

All events feature snacks and are free to participate.

For details on locations and times for these free events, visit www.oregonpark.org or follow the Park District on Facebook.