William Fosser’s Opera In Focus
3000 Central Road
This adult/family entertainment program features an award-winning miniature grand opera theatre performance by articulated one-of-a-kind rod puppets. The professionally detailed stage sets combined with intricately designed rod puppets transports the audience to another era. The puppets are manipulated from below the stage floor and are capable of very life-like action and dramatic gestures for which opera singers are so famous.
The 65-seat theatre maintains an intimate setting for great viewing. Please call 847-818-3220 ext. 186 or visit the website for further details including performance days, times, tickets and reservations.
Meadows Historical Museum/1950’s Home
3100 Central Road & Barker
The historical museum features an Educational/Informational Center with displays of historical documents, photos and 1950’s memorabilia. Included on the site is a replica of the first 1950’s ranch-style home built by Kimball Hill including original furnishings and authentic accessories. Visitors who enter the house will feel transported in time to the 1950s. For hours of operation, scheduled tours, admission and other related information, call 847-577-7086 or visit the website.
Rolling Meadows Park District and Forest Preserve
3000 Central Road (across from RM High School)
The Rolling Meadows Park District offers a variety of facilities, including an ice rink, swimming pool and a sports complex. Kimball Hill Park (3301 Campbell Street) features a fishing pond, picnic center and grills, volleyball courts and soccer fields. Rolling Meadows also borders the 3,700-acre Ned Brown Forest Preserve, which offers an 11.2-mile bike path, an elk herd and fishing and boating on Busse Lake (Ned Brown Forest Preserve Map: www.fpdcc.com/downloads/ ned_brown.pdf).