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An entertainment resource, the Wilmette Theatre offers first-run and art films as well as live theater productions, concerts, comedy and children's shows. The theatre also offers classes in acting and musical theater.
Founded in 1980, Light Opera Works is a non-profit performing arts theater that hosts a number of shows and performances throughout the year. Visitors to the theater enjoy a variety of popular shows and musicals in the 1,000 seat auditorium.
The Wilmette Children's Theatre supports arts in the community by involving young local actors. The shows conducted during the yearly performance season also cater specifically to families with plays and musicals that are appropriate for children.
Historic Roemer Park has been home to local Little League baseball players, including comedian Bill Murray, since its opening in 1953. Recent renovations to the baseball park brought improved dugouts, fences and concessions.
Centennial Ice Rink has a main rink and a studio rink where visitors can skate or play hockey or broomball, and where all equipment and the rinks can be rented. It has a concession stand with snacks and refreshments.
At Thornwood Park, visitors can enjoy recreational activities like tennis, baseball, and ice skating. The park has a playground with swings, a climbing structure, and monkey bars. There are also several walking paths for joggers.
With 10, real-wood lanes, the Wilmette Bowling Center offers both recreational and league bowling. Beer, wine and food are available on-site and the bowling center offers accommodations for special events and parties.