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Free Rain Barrel Program

Effective June 2015, the Village of Forest Park partnered with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) of Greater Chicago to offer its residents FREE RAIN BARRELS! 

The rain barrels hold 55 gallons of rain water and come in four (4) colors:  Black, Gray, Terra Cotta, and Blue.  Up to four (4) barrels can be ordered per household and the MWRD’s vendor will arrange for their delivery which will accompany instructions for installation.  *May take up to eight (8) weeks for the delivery.

Latest News

  • 06 Jun
    VET FEST

    Being held at the Forest Park Picnic Grove on July 23rd between noon and 10pm. The event will have a motorcyle show, demontrations, live music, prominent speakers, food and drink. Two pre-used squad cars being raffled.

  • 06 Jun
    2016 Music Fest, July 15, 16 &17

    Click here for event line-up or call 366-2543.

  • 06 Jun
    German Fest 2016, June 10th and 11th

    Being held at the Forest Park Picnic Grove, 7820 Madison Street. Authentic German Food, Live music German Bier, Games  & Fun. Sponsored by the Harlem Manner-und Damenchor & D.A.N.K. West.

  • 04 May
    Plans to conduct a public forum on the topic of Video Gaming in May postponed

    Recent discussions about Video Gaming on the Council floor directed staff to coordinate a public forum with a balanced member panel to be held on a “to be determined” Saturday in the month of May.