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Promenade expands Live 360° and Taste of Bolingbrook

8/6/2019, 6 p.m.
Partnering with the community to provide space for art, culture, food, wellness and more are cornerstones of The Promenade Bolingbrook’s ...

Partnering with the community to provide space for art, culture, food, wellness and more are cornerstones of The Promenade Bolingbrook’s Live 360° program. On Saturday, August 10 from noon to 7 p.m., The Promenade is celebrating the program with a day full of family fun during the 2019 Taste of Bolingbrook. The event, in partnership with the Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce, includes food, live music, an expanded Family Fun Zone, and more.

“Live 360º has always been about cultivating community,” said Kris Kuchler, marketing director at The Promenade Bolingbrook. “The community has responded so well to the program that we are kicking off the expansion with a day of fun-filled family activities as part of the annual Taste of Bolingbrook.”

Live 360° has been rolled out at 26 Starwood Retail Partners’ properties throughout the country in the past two years. It was selected by Chain Store Age magazine as one of the best retail-center experiences in the United States. The program was also honored with a World Retail Award for “Best Customer Experience Initiative-Mall Owners,” at the World Retail Congress conference in Madrid last year.

Local businesses and vendors from the surrounding community will be onsite with hands-on activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy. All the events will take place in the Live 360° Zone on Hemmingway Trail, unless otherwise noted.

The full schedule of events includes:

Camp Fire Kata Kani Camp Brings the Fun

12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Camp Fire Kata Kani Camp brings free, fun, interactive games and activities for kids to enjoy.

Get Crafty with Mia's Wish

12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

As one of The Promenade’s Battle of the Pop-Up winners, Mia’s Wish is a Bolingbrook favorite. Guests can enjoy a natural perfume class and take home whatever they create! Available while supplies last.

The Painting Camp Presents Perfect Paintings

12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Guests are invited to paint their own masterpiece on ceramics with The Painting Camp. There is a $10 fee, cash or card accepted. Available while supplies last.

Move & Groove with The Eastern Fire Belly Dance Group

12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Enjoy free belly dancing lessons with The Eastern Fire Belly Dance Group!

Stay & Play with Bricks and Minifigs of Crest Hill

12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Kids! Use your imagination and play all day with LEGOs from Bricks and Minifigs of Crest Hill. Note: LEGOs must stay at the station.

VCA Bolingbrook’s Pawsome Pets

12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Learn how to brush dogs’ teeth, fit them for a harness, trim pets’ nails, clean dogs’ ears and more with VCA Bolingbrook.

Hoop It Up with Brook Town Force

12 p.m. - 7 p.m., Brooks Lane

Community favorite Brook Town Force teaches some basic basketball drills and cheer moves on Brooks Lane.

Test Your Escape Skills at Escape Hour Room

12 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Will you figure out how to open the treasure box at Escape Hour Room? Cost is $10, cash or card accepted.

Get Glam with the Pros from Macy’s

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Learn from the pros at Macy’s on how to get your best look with Clinique and Lancome. L’Oreal fragrances also educates guests on how to make a scent last all day.

Bolingbrook S.T.E.M. Presents Super S.T.E.M.

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Bolingbrook S.T.E.M. brings activities including, "sound waves” featuring a harmonica and a drinking straw, plus building and stacking fun.

Chalk and Awe with The Bolingbrook Arts Council

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

The Bolingbrook Arts Council shares tips and tricks on how to create a chalk art masterpiece!

Lowen’s Flower Farm Make & Take

3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Visit Lowen’s Flower Farm Succulent Bar to make and decorate a planter to take home. Prices start at $10. Available while supplies last.

Bach to Rock’s Rocking Animals

3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Be part of the instrument petting zoo while exploring instruments with Bach to Rock.