Animal Mania event at Lockwood Park May 21
Rockford Park District invites everyone to Lockwood Park for “Animal Mania” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 21 (weather permitting).
This free spring event offers a day of fun in the country for the whole family. Activities will take place in several areas within the park, including the Trailside Centre, Cookhouse, main arena, and Children’s Farm. The playground will be available for kids to enjoy.
Activities will include wagon and pony rides, a horse extravaganza, a Birds of Prey presentation by staff of Atwood Center, Pioneer Day activities, and games and crafts. Children can learn about the park’s animals in the Children’s Farm area, and visit the Cookhouse to observe chicken hatching, sponsored by the Winnebago County and Boone County farm bureaus. (Events and activities are subject to change.) This event is one of many free activities offered by the Rockford Park District.
Admission to the event is free; fees will be charged for some activities, and refreshments will be available for purchase from the Friends of Lockwood Park. Horse trailer parking and trail rides will be closed for the day of the event.
Lockwood Park is at 5201 Safford Road, Rockford. Event fliers with the schedule of activities will be available at Park District facilities and Customer Service; programs and events are subject to change.
For more information about Lockwood Park and equestrian programs, call (815) 987-8809, or visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/lockwood. For information about accessibility for visitors with disabilities, contact Customer Service at (815) 987-8800.
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