Photos: Arlington Heights Park District Picnic in the Park at North School Park

The crowd watching the very funny, but good-sounding Ac•Rock acappella rock ‘n roll singing group (Over 100 more photos on

Arlington Heights residents of all ages enjoyed the ‘Picnic in the Park’ event at North School Park on Friday, June 8, 2012.

The picnic event from 11:30 am-2:30 pm was a kickoff for summer with ideal weather.

Events included …

Soccer goal kicks
Duck grab
Moonwalks and inflatable slide
Balloon sculptures
Face painting

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library Bookmobile was also on-site carrying a wide variety of the latest materials for all ages such as picture books and puzzles.

Park District free give-aways (Over 100 more photos on

Residents, friends and family brought their own picnic lunch or bought lunch from a food vendor.

Some people picked up a free smoothie and meal compliments of Tropical Smoothies Cafe of Arlington Heights.

Ac•Rock starring (left-to-right) Paul Iams, Chris Brown, David Wilner, and Mark MacLean (Over 100 more photos on

2012 entertainment included:

Creative Music Play With Scribble Monster (11:30 am – 12:30 pm)
ScribbleMonster has been dubbed “the edgiest kids’ band on the scene today.” Their “draw outside the lines” approach to music for the family has earned the band raves from parents to Parenting Magazine resulting in performances at venues ranging from libraries to Lollapalooza.

Ac•Rock (1-2:30 pm)
Chicago’s premier acappella rock ‘n roll singing group, combining tightly-crafted music and freewheeling humor that pleases audiences of all ages.