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Farm in the Park & Mercer County 4-H BBQ

4-H members ready to serve guests at the BBQ
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Central Park, Aledo, IL

Bring your family for a fun day exploring agriculture at Farm in the Park at Central Park in Aledo from 3:30 - 6 p.m.  Youth can enjoy free hands-on educational activity stations, petting zoo, games, crafts, jump house, farm equipment, and more! Farm in the Park is brought to you by Mercer County Agriculture Education, University of Illinois Extension, Mercer County Farm Bureau, Mercer County Soil & Water Conservation, Mercer County YMCA.

Then head over to the 4-H BBQ at the Fire Station next door to buy a delicious grilled pork chop sandwich or hot dog meal to support Mercer County 4-H.

  • Serving from 5 - 7 p.m.
  • Dine in or Carry out
  • $10 pork chop meal includes sandwich, baked beans, applesauce, & dessert.
  • $5 hot dog meal includes chips, applesauce, & dessert.
  • Whole pies will also be for sale at the event.

The fun continues at dusk when you can watch a free movie in Central Park.
Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and relax with your family to watch a free family-friendly movie, sponsored by Aledo Main Street.

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