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Willie Bonez 2023: The Spooky Whodunit
October is here and so is our friendly neighborhood skeleton, Willie Bonez!
Willie’s magical gravestone has been stolen and he needs your help to find the thief and retrieve his resting place!
The thief is a big fan of Wilmette’s parks and will be dropping clues at three different Mystery Parks each week in October. Watch our social media to discover the weekly Mystery Park locations.
Download a DETECTIVE SHEET to join the challenge and help Willie solve the mystery! Detailed instructions are on the front of the document, and a fillable form is on the back.
Earn detective points and send your photos to:
The challenge ends at midnight on 10/30 – the big reveal will be posted 10/31, revealing the thief and our challenge winner.
Keep up with Willie
Follow Willie’s weekly updates! He’ll be visiting Wilmette Park District facilities the rest of the month. Watch our Facebook and Instagram for videos of where to find him – check our stories if it’s a busy week!
Join the challenge
Free October Fun! Fill out as many clues as you can in your Detective Sheet, send us your photos to earn points and solve the mystery – happy Halloween!
Clues have been spotted at:
- Centennial Park
- Forest Park
- Wheeler Park
- Community Playfields
- Maple Park
- Keay Nature Center
- West Park (*last clue letter)
- Vattmann Park
- Langdon Park
- Hibbard Park
- Thornwood Park
- Gillson Park