A summer evening on the Midway at the Kiddieland Amusement Park. Melrose Park Illinois. June 2007., a photo by Eddie from Chicago on Flickr.
The Prairie Trails Public Library located at 8449 South Moody Avenue in Burbank Illinois, welcomes local Chicago historian, photographer and internet site host Edward Kwiatkowski to the library on Tuesday night, February 19th, 2013.
Eddie will be hosting a multi media photo slideshow, video and lecture presentation about Chicago's once numerous and now long gone seasonal family owned amusement parks of the past.
If you can remember spending fun summer days and evenings at places like Riverview Park in Chicago, Playland Park in Justice, Kiddieland in Melrose Park, Fairyland in Lyons
Green Oaks Kiddieland in Oak Lawn, Adventure Land in Addison, or any number of these now long gone family entertainment venues from Chicago's past, then you definately will not wan't to miss this fun and very family oriented presentation at the Prairie Trails Public Library.
Admission is free!