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For School Specific Events (assemblies, sporting events, dances etc.) – Please contact your student’s school directly for details, or visit your school’s website.


For Rental Requests and to check Building Space Availability – Please submit your online request to our Facilities department.

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2023-2024 10 Month School Calendar

Plainfield's Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sat/Sun
Mon, Nov 27
Tue, Nov 28
Wed, Nov 29
Thu, Nov 30
Fri, Dec 1
Holiday Tree Decorating and Lighting
Metropolitan Square, Lee St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
Sat, Dec 2
Empty Bowls Event
Oakton College, 1600 Golf Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA

Gather at Oakton College's TenHoeve Center (DP campus) for the Empty Bowls event where you can choose from many handcrafted bowls generously donated by professional potters, local schools and others in the community. Afterward, enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread as a reminder of those in need worldwide. The bowl is yours to keep while supplies last. Admission is free. Donation for a bowl is $20.

The Central Road entrance will be closed on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. for the Our Lady of Guadalupe celebration to allow for the equestrian riders' pilgrimage. Please use the Golf Road to enter the campus, including to attend the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser.

Empty Bowls is a nonprofit, global movement that has raised millions of dollars for food banks, soup kitchens, and other meal programs.

For any questions about the event, please contact (

Winter Wonderland
Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E Thacker St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA

Discover an enchanted "Winter Wonderland" as the Prairie Lakes Community Center is transformed into a fun-filled holiday festival experience for all ages! There is winter fun for the entire family at this outdoor event. Come dressed for the weather and enjoy festive music, entertainment, train rides, caroling, snacks, hot chocolate and more fun for the whole family!

Des Plaines resident's registration opens November 1, non-resident registration opens November 14.

Sun, Dec 3
Mon, Dec 4
Sat, Dec 9
Subscribe to Alerts Holiday Hoopla!
Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA
The Des Plaines Youth Commission presents the annual Holiday Hoopla! Visit with Santa Claus and enjoy crafts, games, cookies, juice and holiday cheer!

Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Registration is not required. Children must arrive by 2:30 p.m. to visit with Santa. 

Participants are encouraged to bring a non-perishable item for the Self-Help Closet & Pantry.
Sun, Dec 10
Mon, Dec 11
Sat, Dec 16
Sun, Dec 17
Subscribe to Alerts Des Plaines Community Concert Band Sunday Concert Series
Prairie Lakes Theater, 515 E Thacker St, Des Plaines, IL 60016, USA

Under the direction of Dr. Al Legutki.

Tickets are available at the door.

Adults $10 • Seniors and Students $8