We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event. Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!!  Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please fill out this form:

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

{TR} = Ticket Required – this are free events that require a ticket, generally they are handed out just prior to the event.

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Take It & Make It Craft Kit for Teens
Take It & Make It Craft Kit for Teens @ Fremont Public Library
Mar 1 all-day
Take It & Make It Craft Kit for Teens @ Fremont Public Library  | Mundelein | Illinois | United States
Each month we’ll have a different kit for you to pick up and take home (or complete here). Anything from wrapped earbud kits to monster bookmarks…ask at the Youth Services Desk. We’ll have only a [...]
Family Open Swim 1:00 pm
Family Open Swim @ FitNation
Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Mar 1 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We have EXPANDED our ROCKIN’ TOTS Program! We heard loud & clear from our Rockin’ Tots families that you want MORE day and LONGER sessions! Starting November 1, 2016 ROCKIN’ TOTS jump time will be held EVERY [...]
Toddler Open Gym 9:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Bring your tot to play with scooters, tunnels, slides, minitrampoline, beanbags, balls and more! This is a great, non-structured environment for both you and your child (or grandchild) to gather and socialize. Parent must remain [...]
Parent & Tot Drop In 9:15 am
Parent & Tot Drop In @ Jewett Park Community Center
Mar 1 @ 9:15 am – 11:15 am
Parents, grandparents, nannies and other adults with young children, Deerfield Park District invites you to come by Jewett Park Community Center on Thursday mornings, anytime between 9:15 and 11:15 a.m.,  for “Parent & Tot Drop-In.” [...]
Artsy Tots 9:30 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
​ Students will discover ways to create art using watercolor, finger painting, clay, gel sticks, paint, collage and more! This is a messy class so be prepared to get dirty!  Please note that the art [...]
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Toddlin’ Twos 9:30 am
Toddlin’ Twos @ Fremont Public Library
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Two-year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in; registration recommended for email reminders.
Tot Open Gym 9:30 am
Tot Open Gym @ Grayslake Park & Recreation Center Gym
Mar 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages: Walking – 6 years with adult 9:30-10:30am on Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 9 – April 12 Dates and times subject to change. Check the open gym schedule at www.glpd.com!
Family Time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Family Story Times are designed for fun caregiver-child interaction. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, and talk to [...]
Morning Music with Orchids 10:00 am
Morning Music with Orchids @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
TUE 13 FEB – Healing Earth Native American flutes THU 15 FEB -Joy Yu Hoffman Chinese harp TUE 20 FEB – Peter Warren Light jazz THU 22 FEB – Kerry Leung Chinese classical TUE 27 FEB- David Chiriboga Spanish [...]