3 for FREE! Free Family Fun in Lake County – presented by JCC Messy Day

This weekend’s 3 for Free! Is presented by JCC’s Messy Day event.

Have some messy fun with the family this weekend with our picks for free family fun in Lake County! There’s plenty more to do this weekend on our calendar.

Please remember to click the link for full details on each event. Little Lake County is not responsible for changes or cancellations.

Friday 20 April

4:30 p.m. Earth Day Family Event, Vernon Hills Park Maintenance Facility
{Vernon Hills} Families will participate in activities, crafts, and games. There will be environmentally friendly giveaways for all to take home! Enjoy live music too!


Saturday 21 April

3:30 p.m. Messy Day at the J!, Lake County JCC
{Lake Zurich} Spend the afternoon building mud castles, blowing colored bubbles, balloon stomping, and face painting. Plus, you’ll have a chance to make your own slime and play the messiest game of Twister ever! We’ll end the afternoon with time to clean up and enjoy music with Rhonda Wehner.


Sunday 22 April

12:00 p.m. Earth Day Expo, Hawthorn Mall
{Vernon Hills} Join Hawthorn Mall for their 1st Earth Day Expo! Sponsored by Keter, SWALCO, VH Park District, Kohl’s Children Museum, Northern Illinois Food Bank and The Museum of Science and Industry. Activities include canned food drive, meet & greet with the Trolls, Cardboard Challenge, scavenger hunt, face painting, concert and more!



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Your Invited to get Messy with JCC!


Spend the afternoon at the Lake County JCC! This FREE event is perfect for children age 2-8 and will feature all kinds of messy fun. Activities include building mud castles, blowing colored bubbles, balloon stomping and face painting. Kids will even get a chance to make their own slime! The afternoon ends with clean-up (of course) and music from Rhonda Wehner.

Messy Play Day is FREE but RSVP’s are requested.

JCC Preschool Lake ZuriichLake County JCC
23280 N. Old McHenry Rd., Lake Zurich, IL 60047
RSVP to Andi Kaufman (847) 763-3517

Disclosure: Lake County JCC is the advertising sponsor of this weekend’s guide.

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