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Wanna find family stuff to do in University Park? Here's some ideas for you to get your groove on in town. The zoo is a phenominal wayto get out and learn about the earth and our place in it, and with all the steps you'll get walking around you'll find it's a great way to get some fresh air as well. Stop by Wm W Powers Conservation Area or try Des Plaines State Conservation Area. No offense but your prized dogs playing poker painting really isn't art. So go and enjoy art as it should be experienced at Old Zion Museum. Going to the museum is something that rich people do and yet you can still afford it, so maybe you should check the events schedule at Joliet Area Historical Society Museum, or Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

Take it to the next level. Going bowling is a blast. Get the family together and tear up the lanes and enjoy some brews at Classic Lanes. Or maybe burn up the lanes at Lakewood Bowl Inc. Will County Fairground is not a bad drive and has been consistently enjoyed by the locals. Even when the fair is not in town there are always lots of economical family things to do. From livestock auctions to gun shows and live music the local fairgrounds near University Park are a great place to find a great way to spend the day. Now stop looking at this page and find out about the scheduled events in the University Park Fair and Events Directory.

Need to re-energize after all this Need to feed ? Go for after hours grindage and satisfy your cravings for something with too many calories at Ambrosinos Italian Market, or bounce to Homewood Liquor for immediate gratification. Buen provecho! Time to unwind a little now. Want to find a place to chill while indulging in some Corona's, or get conspicuously boiled when you're in University Park. Sample something enticing maybe a Apricot Queen, or maybe a Pulp Fiction. While in University Park pull up a chair at McCoys Pub, Jack's Bar & Grill, or Curt's Place. Don't like this itinerary, no problems bro just reload the page to get a whole new plan. Or click new itinerary

AMUSEMENTS

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Any number of family activities are nearby University Park, Illinois. If you are looking for attractions or are seeking something more extreme the possibilities are endless. It's up to you. Get up and check out the local attractions. When you're in University Park stop by Sauzer's Kiddieland or take everyone out to Haunted Trails Family Amusement for some insane fun.

ARTSY PLACES

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Look for crafts and a wide mixture of surrealist art right by University Park. Whether you are looking for a blank canvas or just want to take in the offerings at some local galleries, you'll find a variety of great experiences in University Park. Try CC Global Trading Company or get in touch with your artsy side at Frame Masters Limited.

JORH Frame Plastic PAC
(708) 747-3440
21750 Main Street# 14
Matteson, IL 60443

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Frame Masters Limited
(708) 481-3550
21516 Main Street
Matteson, IL 60443

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CC Global Trading Company
(312) 371-6755
419 Hickory Street
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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G A Illustrations
(708) 757-6414
587 219th St
Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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BARS

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Like to find a place to chillax while indulging in some brewski's or embarrass yourself and get super alight in the city of University Park. Discover something fancy like a Butterscotch Delight, Charlie Chaplin or possibly a High Roller. While in University Park check in on the folks at McCoys Pub, Jack's Bar & Grill or Curt's Place. For additional options cruise the University Park, Illinois bar directory. Tweet your favorite haunts in the citywide bar directory.

Curt's Place
(708) 534-9712
25800 Western Ave
University Park, IL 60466

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Curts Place Inc
25800 Western Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Jack's Bar & Grill
(708) 754-7000
436 W 34th St
Steger, IL 60475

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Chuck's Place
(708) 672-9449
1358 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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BOWLING

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Get the family together and roll over some pins while enjoying some cocktails at Classic Lanes. Bowling is a blast and we've got all the best places in University Park, right here. Try out Lakewood Bowl Inc. Or to locate other bowling alleys nearby visit the University Park, Illinois bowling directory. Know a place that's a complete turkey tell everyone, include it in our listings.

Crete Bowling Lanes
(708) 672-6262
1338 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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Classic Lanes
(708) 754-4210
3201 E End Ave
South Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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Lakewood Bowl Inc
(708) 481-3313
5125 Sauk Trl
Richton Park, IL 60471

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Internet Bowling Center
(708) 283-2148
20200 Governors Dr
Olympia Fields, IL 60461

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BRAIN FREEZE

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With constantly evolving new flavors going for ice cream is always a blast. Looking for a way to cool off? We have dozens of ways to get your ice cream fix in University Park. Looking for the sweetest Rum Raisin (Rum Flavored Ice Cream with Raisins) or some traditional strawberry we've got it handled. While you're hanging out in University Park stop in at Treat Street or cruise into DARI Whip Snack Stop. Know of a place with superior frozen yogurt or totally killer pecan praline? Let us know here or add it to our directory.

DARI Whip Snack Stop
(708)755-8732
3144 Chicago Road
Steger, IL 60475

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Mitchell's Candies & Ice Cream
(708)799-3835
18211 Dixie Highway
Homewood, IL 60430

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Buddys
(708)946-3001
615 South Dixie Highway
Beecher, IL 60401

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Creamery
(815)469-2107
459 West Nebraska Street
Frankfort, IL 60423

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COFFEE BARS

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Coffee is not as much a beverage choice as it is a lifestyle choice these days. Gourmet flavors and choices continue to evolve. Finding the right place with the right vibe and the right grinds makes it so much better. University Park has many fine choices for your gourmet coffee fix. Get out and experience some intersting flavors like Banana Nut Bread Flavored Coffee or Chocolate Cheesecake Flavored Coffee. Try out when you're in University Park. Know of a place that serves the best Red Tie? Write a review of your favorite place.

RESTAURANTS

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There are lots of great places to try in University Park from tasty barbecue to fine cuisine there are diverse opportunities to fulfill your tastebuds. Peruse the University Park, Illinois restaurant listings and find some great places to try for lunch. While you're visiting locals reccommend Bixbys or drop by some of the other local institutions like Bixby's or Bixby's Pizza & Togo.

Bixby's
(708) 748-4488
22315 Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Bixby's Pizza & Togo
(708) 481-7771
22309 Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Benes Pizza
22309s Central Park Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Curts Place Inc
25800 Western Ave
Park Forest, IL 60466

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FAIRGROUNDS

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The local fairgrounds always have amazing stuff to do. If you're looking for something to do while you're in town the fairgrounds always have events scheduled that appeal to everyone. Even when the fair is not in town there are economical family things to do. From livestock auctions to boat shows and auto shows the local fairgrounds near University Park are great for finding a nice way to get out of the house. Now stop looking at this website and find out about the scheduled events at Will County Fairground.

FAST FOOD PLACES

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Need to feed? You're covered bro from early morning to late night gluttony satisfy your cravings for something good in University Park. Hungry now how about a good old Carl's Jr. Bacon Swiss Crispy Chicken Sandwich or a tasty Carl's Jr. Double Six Dollar Burger? Locate all the fast food choices in University Park here in our directory. Reviewers recommend you get to Ambrosinos Italian Market or drop into Homewood Liquor. Buen provecho!

GOLF COURSES

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Why is golf more enjoyable than baseball or football? Well for starters golfers don't do everything possible to disrupt the play of their opponents. Now that's settled so clean off your wedges throw your clubs in the car and check out the enjoyable links courses and driving ranges around University Park. Longwood Country Club has some challenging bunkers and beautiful grounds. Or visit the pro shop at Golf Vista Golf Course, check out the latest gear from Ping or maybe pick up the new TaylorMade Burner MAX Game-Improvement Irons end your golf day with a trip to the 19th hole Know of a course that's a complete albatross? Tell others add it to our directory.

Deer Creek Golf Club
(708) 672-6667
25055 Western Ave
University Park, IL 60484

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Lincoln Oaks Golf Course
(708) 672-9401
390 E Richton Rd
Crete, IL 60417

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Golf Vista Golf Course
(708) 534-8204
5001 Augusta Blvd
Monee, IL 60449

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Tuckaway Golf Course
(708) 946-2259
27641 Stony Island
Crete, IL 60417

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HISTORIC PLACES

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While your in University Park we recommend you get to Rosedale Park Historic District, Rosedale Historic District, or Hollywood Historic District. University Park has a surprisingly interesting selection of historical places and building for history lovers to enjoy. Look into the University Park, Illinois historical places directory to find more great historical places closely accessible to University Park. Or browse the Illinois historical places directory to plan your outing and find information on all of the historical stuff to do when you're in Illinois.

Sugar Pine Point State Park
3 mi. S of Homewood on CA 90
Homewood, CA 60430

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Rosedale Park Historic District
Roughly bounded by Woodcrest Place, 26th
Homewood, AL 60430

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Rosedale Historic District
Roughly bounded by 25th Court S, Central
Homewood, AL 60430

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Hollywood Historic District
Roughly bounded by Al 31, AL 280 and Lak
Homewood, AL 60430

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LIBRARIES

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Why go to the library? Free programs and activities: From author visits to puppet shows to family films, libraries offer programs with kid appeal after school, on the weekends, and during the summer. Ask your librarian for the schedule of upcoming events. revisiting the classics such as The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon to phenomenal newer works such as Wake by Lisa McMann. It's all at the library for free! Whether you're interested in James Fenimore Cooper or Ken Kesey, the University Park, Illinois library directory has a multitude of great libraries and reading rooms. Wherever your interests lie you'll discover a variety of genres including Fiction, Travel, History, and Comics. showing off your massive intellect and bloviating about poets like Billy Collins at the dinner table.

MUSEUMS

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University Park offers a unique assortment of museums and galleries to students and teachers who are interested in the arts. Go back in time at Old Zion Museum or get a ticket to Joliet Area Historical Society Museum. Going to the museum is a great opportunity to experience priceless works of art for very little money. Need another reason? Cool mummies Still need more? How about beautiful sculptures? Still don't know if you should go to the museum, here's another reason. No offense but your Dilbert poster is not art so go and see the real stuff at Illinois and Michigan Canal Museum.

NIGHTLIFE

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There's not much up tonight let's get our dance on at the A-List nightclubs with all the party people of University Park. Watch the bartender as he regards you in quizzical admiration as you smoothly ask for your second Cointreau Bubbles and show off your Macarena skills at Over the Edge Nightclub. When you bale check Bap's Tap Sports Bar & Grill or wrap it up at Chuck's Place Be sure to tip your waiters and waitresses and get to Homewood Liquor to re-energize with some late night grub. Know a nightspot that's solid? Show some love and add it to theThe University Park, Illinois nightlife directory.

Jack's Bar & Grill
(708)754-7000
436 W 34th St
Steger, IL 60475

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Chuck's Place
(708)672-9449
1358 Main St
Crete, IL 60417

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Old Town Tap
(708)672-9616
475 W Burville Rd
Crete, IL 60417

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Over the Edge Nightclub
(708)534-8900
25520 S Governors Hwy
Monee, IL 60449

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PARKS

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University Park has a bunch of awesome local state parks and recreational offerings for families with kids. Dig your frisbee out of that old box in the attic and bounce to Pine Lake Park or maybe stop by Matteson Public Library and pick up a copy of Huntress by Malinda Lo, or something else engaging and enjoy some serenity at Riegel Farm Park. When you are staying in University Park reviewers always suggest taking in the pleasant surroundings at Shabbona Park.

SHOPPING

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You just lost 5 pounds and you don't have anything to do you don't need a reason, it's all good. I'd shop on Christmas if the stores weren't closed. Whether you're looking for huge fashion houses like Versace or want to tell everyone about the bomb designer Venti Uno stuff you got this weekend. University Park is close to tons of places to get your shop on peruse The University Park, Illinois shopping directory to find shopping malls with premium offerings from Aartivijay Gupta And Parul Chopra, Anne Bowen, Erin Fetherston, and Diane Von Furstenberg. When you're in University Park find something nice at Sears, or rollover to Kmart or get your retail therapy.

Sears
2 Plaza
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Kmart
3231 Chicago Rd
Steger, IL 60475

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Kmart
21000 Cicero Ave
Matteson, IL 60443

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Target
(708) 748-0990
21600 Cicero Ave
Matteson, IL 60443

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SPAS / SALONS

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Its way better to be a woman it's just way cooler I mean you can legitimately have more than 50 pairs of shoes, you can easily convince your husband that a lingerie budget is a neccesary thing, and you can have guy friends and not worry about what people think. But all this comes at a price, you gotta take care of yourself whether you gotta get a relaxing facial, a serene stress massage, a hot new look, or you just wanna relax and get your mani pedi on. If you don't want your girlfriend to trip you have gotta keep yourself up. It's all good. We've got your personal appearance hook up to stay hot and fabulous in University Park. Check all the details in the University Park, Illinois Personal Care Listings.

Simply Hair & Nails
(708) 672-5550
722 W Exchange St Ste 1
Crete, IL 60417

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C Q's Nails
(708) 679-9288
106 S Orchard Dr
Park Forest, IL 60466

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Golden Rays Tanning Salon
(708) 672-9200
575 W Exchange St Ste 5
Crete, IL 60417

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Gorgeous Nails
(708) 503-8272
3700 Sauk Trl
Richton Park, IL 60471

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THEATRE / ARTS

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University Park has a vibrant selection of theatre productions within reach. Taking in the theatre is a great way to be classy on that first date and the best part is it's always in 3D. C'mon get some culture it won't kill you. Find local productions of the classics like The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler: Female sexuality, oftentimes seen as a taboo subject even today, receives a frank, much-needed celebration through a diverse series of monologues. Or find local performances of entertaining musicals like 42nd Street. Check out the University Park, Illinois theatre and entertainment directory for details. We recommend you check out The Center for Visual & Performing Arts or Kerasotes Area Office when you're in town.

WORLD FLAVORS

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Are you tired of getting your dinner from a convenience store? No worries bro, University Park Has lots of gnarly places to get your tastebuds to far away places. J Q Foxes' Restaurant for sure is a tasty possibility or drive your hungry self to Dayton Tap Incorporated for all the details or to find the greatest submarine sandwiches inside University Park check out the University Park, Illinois world flavors directory. Know of a place that's got choice Mongolian beef or tubular vegan food think of all the good karma you'll get and write them a nice review.

ZOOS

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The zoo is a fantastic way to get out and learn about the earth and our place in it, and with all the walking it's a great way for the fam to get some exercise. Between running around looking for the Sand Cat exhibit and the Hyraxes attractions find a moment to take some pictures with the zoo's bizarre and interesting animal guests. When you're looking for some fun on the wild side in University Park check out the scenery Wm W Powers Conservation Area, or for more wild times visit the University Park, Illinois zoo directory.


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About University Park


University Park is a village in Will County, Illinois. A very small parcel is in Cook County. University Park has been the home of Governors State University since 1969. The population was 6,662 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 8,102 as of 2005. This village, one of the region's few planned communities, was known as Wood Hill, Park Forest South, and finally University Park.
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University Park, Illinois History

In the late 1950s, Woodhill Enterprises purchased land south of Park Forest for a large subdivision. Building began in 1961, but by 1967 Wood Hill had only 240 homes. Residents created a homeowners association, which fostered a community identity.In 1966 Nathan Manilow, one of the developers of Park Forest, started to purchase land around Wood Hill. Park Forest had been a model for planning in the 1940s, and Lewis Manilow, son of Nathan, formed New Community Enterprises (NCE) to build “a whole new town.” Major partners included Illinois Central Industries and United States Gypsum Company.NCE supported the incorporation of Park Forest South in 1967 with projections for …Read More
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University Park, Illinois Geography

University Park is located at (41.439460, -87.697299).According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.3 km²), of which, 9.8 square miles (25.3 km²) of it is land and 0.10% is water. The village lies on the Valparaiso Moraine, which is also the Eastern Continental Divide.



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University Park, Illinois Schools, Colleges and Learning Facilities:

Thorn Grove School - Hickory Elementary School - Saint Mary's School - Schrage School - Deer Creek Junior High School - Governors State University - Meadowood School - Talala Elementary School - Blackhawk Elementary School - Sauk Trail School - Crete-Monee High School - Mohawk Elementary School - Saint Irenaeus School - Hickory Hill School - South Suburban Elementary School - Rich East High School - Parkview School - Crete-Monee Middle School - Lakewood School - Forest Trail Junior High School - Dogwood School - Zion School - Saint Liborius School - Crete School - Illinois Lutheran High School - Balmoral Elementary School - Trinity School - Central Junior High School - Hubbard Trail Junior High School - Monee Elementary School - Saukview School - Wildwood School - Sauk Elementary School - Eastview Elementary School - Algonquin Elementary School - Neil Armstrong Elementary School - Immanuel School - Cornerstone Christian School - Rich South High School - Indiana Elementary School - Beacon Hill School - Grant School - Illinois School - Matteson Elementary School -
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