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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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The 44th Annual Gallery of Trees
01
Dec
Art Exhibit by Alan Byron Hampshire
07
Dec
Tree of Honor
Go with the Flow
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Tree of Honor

Tree of Honor

Bird Park 893 W. Station St. | Kankakee, IL 60901 | 815.939.1311 atousignant@kvpd.com


12/07/22 - 12/07/22 5:30 pm
Join us at the Bird Park Administrative Office as we honor active military personnel, veterans and first responders with the lighting of the Tree of Honor on Wednesday, December 7 at 5:30 pm.  We welcome Officer Tyler Bailey as our official tree lighter and Project Headspace and Timing Founder Eric Peterson as a keynote speaker. Refreshments to follow after the tree lighting.Pay tribute to your loved ones with the purchase of a $10 ornament for the tree. Proceeds will go towards Christmas care packages for local deployed military members. Ornaments go on sale November 1 at www.kvpd.com. All proceeds to be donated to Adopt a Soldier. Presented by the Kankakee Valley Park District. Sponsored by Robbins-Schwartz, Project Headspace and Timing, Comcast, Bordertown Guns, Adopt a Soldier and Meijer of Bradley.



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