Oct
5
9:00 AM09:00

Inaugural McPherson 1 & 2 Mile COLOR RUN!

Make the city more vibrant!

Join McPherson in beautiful Winnemac Park on Saturday, October 5th at 9 am for a one or two mile run around the park with ALL proceeds going to McPherson!

Have you seen a color run before? They’re a blast!

 

Questions?

WHAT IS THE COLOR RUN?

  • A school wide event open to students, families and the community.

  • A school fundraising and outreach event. Price includes $25 for students under 14, $35 for adults. Kids under 4 are free.

  • A 2-mile run/walk where participants are showered with certified non-toxic colored powder as they walk/run.

 

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE EVENT?

  • Participants receive a McPherson Color Run T-shirt.

  • As participants run/walk, they are showered with colored powder at different stations.

 

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE EVENT?

  • Each participant will receive a McPherson Color Run medal.

  • First 50 participants to complete the run will receive a Cubs game tattoo pack.

  • Participants will join the Color Run after party.

¿QUE ES UNA CARRERA DE COLOR?

• Un evento de la escuela abierto a los estudiantes, las familias y la comunidad.

• Un evento de recaudación de fondos y de alcance. El precio incluye $25 para estudiantes menores de 14 años, $35 para adults. Los niños menores de 4 años no pagan.

• Una carrera/caminata de cerca de 2 millas a donde a los participantes se les hecha con polvo de color no tóxico mientras corren/caminan.

 

¿QUE SUCEDE EN EL EVENTO?

• Los participantes reciben una camiseta Carrera de Color de McPherson.

• A medida que los participantes corren/caminan por un sendero compuesto de diferentes estaciones, se les hecha con polvo de colores.

 

¿QUE SUCEDE DESPUES DEL EVENTO?

• Cada participante recibirá una medalla.

• Los primeros 50 participantes que completen la carrera recibirán un paquete de tatuajes de juego Cubs.

• Los participantes se unirán a la fiesta de celebración.


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McPherson Summer Sizzle Fundraiser
Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00

McPherson Summer Sizzle Fundraiser

Come join us for the fun!

Raffles, auction items, and more to raise money for tech upgrades for our students! Free beer, wine and food included.  To sponsor or donate, reach out to us at fund@friendsofmcpherson.com. See our sponsorship form on how you can help McPherson fulfill our goals for UpGRADE- Make IT Happen!

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McPherson Spring Open House
May
18
11:00 AM11:00

McPherson Spring Open House

  • James B McPherson Elementary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Indoor activities include auditorium presentations by the students (Old Town Capoeira, Shrek Musical), Principal Nikokavouras, Vice Principal Boyd, and 47th Ward Alderman Matt Martin. Explore a McPherson Indoor Art Walk and science/STEM presentations and activities. Outdoors activities will include Lillstreet art project and food trucks! More information to come.

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