The Bartlett Parks Foundation hosts several special fundraising events throughout the year including the Wine and Beer Tasting, 4th of July Turbo Turtle Race, Golf “Fore” the Playground Golf Outing, and Twilight Golf Outing. Proceeds from the Foundation fundraisers go toward the Inclusive Playground, Bartlett Park District’s Resident Financial Aid Scholarship Fund, educational programs for the Bartlett Nature Center, artwork for the community to enjoy, and other charitable activities.
Turbo Turtle Race: July 4 at 4pm
Turbo Turtle Race Tickets are available beginning in May of each year at the Bartlett Community Center or from a Foundation Trustee. Tickets are also available at the Fourth of July Festival and at the Bartlett Aquatic Center 30 minutes prior to the race on July 4th. Each ticket is $10 or purchase a turbo pack of 11 turtles for $100. Proceeds go to the Free To Be Me Inclusive Playground. For more information call 630-540-4824. A listing of prizes will be available in May.
Wine and Beer Tasting: February 22, 2019
Friday, February 22nd 7-10pm at Villa Olivia, 1401 W. Lake Street, Bartlett
Event provides funding for the Bartlett Park Foundation’s Free to Be Me Inclusive Playground Project. Night includes hot and cold appetizers, entertainment, multiple wine and craft beer distributers, raffles, and silent auction baskets. 21 and over. $35 per person/$15 for designated driver. Register online below. Or pay at the door on the night of event; just $5 more per person.