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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Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening
Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening @ Rustic and Reclaimed Market
Mar 1 all-day
Rustic and Reclaimed Market offers the best of Farmhouse home decor, refurbished furniture and gift items! We invite you to our grand opening weekend which will be filled with promotions, raffles, and special happenings!
Open Swim 5:00 am
Open Swim @ Fitnation Gurnee
Mar 1 @ 5:00 am – 7:30 am
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 [...]
Deerfield Treehouse Drop-In Play 9:00 am
Deerfield Treehouse Drop-In Play @ Jewett Park Community Center
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Your children will love the Treehouse on the upper level of the Jewett Park Community Center. The kids will enjoy the eight foot tube slide, mountain climb, spring walk, web crawl and double cush-n-cube bags, [...]
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 [...]
Open Art Studio 10:00 am
Open Art Studio @ Round Lake Area Park District
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open studio parent tot time allows very young children to explore a wide variety of art mediums, and create a finished project to bring home. Allowing young children to experiment with various art supplies and [...]
Posh Kids Resale Spring Sale 10:00 am
Posh Kids Resale Spring Sale @ Posh Kids Resale
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Posh Kids is a 3-day event hosted in Arlington Heights. We join with local families that would like to sell their children’s high-quality items at unbelievable discounts. Toys, Books, Baby Necessities/Gear, Shoes, Used/new kids clothing [...]
Sensory Hour 10:00 am
Sensory Hour @ Raupp Museum
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ages 3 – 7 The Raupp Museum will be open with special activities suited to children with sensory processing issues, autism spectrum disorders, or who are differentlyabled. History is for everyone; and, our staff will [...]
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Mar 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Mar 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come for open play at the Community Center Gym. During this unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is the perfect time for you and your child to meet your friends [...]
Family Swim 7:30 pm
Family Swim @ FitNation
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 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 [...]
Math Counts 2:30 pm
Math Counts @ Kohl Children's Museum
Mar 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Math Counts @ Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview | Illinois | United States
Math Counts Math Counts introduces children to the wonderful world of math in a fun, informative way. Enjoy a special storytime before engaging in fun activities that deal with the basic building blocks of math: [...]
Toddler Open Gym 3:00 pm
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Park Community Center
Mar 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Toddlers enjoy mats, scooters, blocks and more. Make an open gym just for you and your favorite adult at Hunt Club Community Center. Program ends March 25, 2019. Location: Hunt Club Park Community Center No [...]
Anime Club 3:30 pm
Anime Club @ Warren Newport Public Library
Mar 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us in The Vault for Anime Club
First Friday on Mainstreet 6:00 pm
First Friday on Mainstreet @ Downtown Libertyville
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come downtown & see what’s happening on Main Street!  Perhaps a wine tasting, a book signing, fortune telling, definitely special discounts and most likely live music and refreshments while shopping! Our downtown shop owners are [...]
Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Mar 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEGINNING JANUARY 19 FROM 6:30-8:30 PM, come out to Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville for Friday Family Ninja Nights. Your kids can jump, swing, and climb on our course, or join them for 1 or 2 hours [...]
Friday Night Dance Party 6:30 pm
Friday Night Dance Party @ Denise Sabala Dance Studios
Mar 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
This 45 minutes class is catered to special needs students. We will explore our body’s space around us through rhythm, music, socialization, and dancing!
Open Swim 7:00 pm
Open Swim @ Buffalo Grove High School
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pool Closures: The Buffalo Grove High School Natatorium closures will be posted at the pool and on the Aquatics page of our website at bgparks.org. Daily entry is $6 during public hours Aquatics Hotline: 847.235.6857 [...]
After Dark Rockin Jump Glow Night 9:00 pm
After Dark Rockin Jump Glow Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Mar 1 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
After Dark at Rockin’ Jump is our Glow Night every Friday Night! It’s a great time for teens & tweens to mix and mingle with friends while jumping to today’s top hits from 8:00PM to [...]
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Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening
Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening @ Rustic and Reclaimed Market
Mar 2 all-day
Rustic and Reclaimed Market offers the best of Farmhouse home decor, refurbished furniture and gift items! We invite you to our grand opening weekend which will be filled with promotions, raffles, and special happenings!
Rockin’ Tots 8:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Mar 2 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
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 [...]
Home Depot Kids Workshop 9:00 am
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Your Local Home Depot
Mar 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Home Depot offers free workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all ages and experience levels. Review the schedule of upcoming workshops and choose a specific workshop to attend. You’ll see a variety of workshops scheduled – [...]
Deerfield Treehouse Drop in Play 10:00 am
Deerfield Treehouse Drop in Play @ Jewett Park Community Center
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Your children will love the Treehouse on the upper level of the Jewett Park Community Center. The kids will enjoy the eight foot tube slide, mountain climb, spring walk, web crawl and double cush-n-cube bags, [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Posh Kids Resale Spring Sale 10:00 am
Posh Kids Resale Spring Sale @ Posh Kids Resale
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Posh Kids is a 3-day event hosted in Arlington Heights. We join with local families that would like to sell their children’s high-quality items at unbelievable discounts. Toys, Books, Baby Necessities/Gear, Shoes, Used/new kids clothing [...]
Family Swim 4:15 pm
Family Swim @ FitNation
Mar 2 @ 4:15 pm – 8:00 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 [...]
Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Mar 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Book Stall hosts a free storytime every Saturday at 10:30 AM. 6/23 – Our free Saturday Storytime features special guest star Jacob Grant, author/illustrator of the new picture book, Bear’s Scare! 6/30-Author Ruth Spiro will [...]
Books and Bites{TR} 11:00 am
Books and Bites{TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Mar 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ages 2-7 with a caregiver. Sweeten up your Saturday with a bite-sized storytime followed by a simple craft and snack. Limit: 30. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Precious Lambs Preschool Family Fun Day: We Are All Wonderfully Made 11:30 am
Precious Lambs Preschool Family Fun Day: We Are All Wonderfully Made @ Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church
Mar 2 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
This popular event includes a raffle and silent auction of donated items, a light lunch, games and a magic show for the children. This event is open to the entire community. Invite your friends and [...]
Open Swim/ Family Swim 1:00 pm
Open Swim/ Family Swim @ Sachs Recreation Center
Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Everyone is invited “Into the Pool!” on weekend afternoons, year-round . Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult . Lifeguards are on duty . Additional hours may be added during [...]
Open Swim 1:30 pm
Open Swim @ Buffalo Grove High School
Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Pool Closures The Buffalo Grove High School Natatorium closures will be posted at the pool and on the Aquatics page of our website at bgparks.org. Daily entry is $6 during public hours Aquatics Hotline: 847.235.6857 [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Mar 2 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Family Neon Jump Night 8:00 pm
Family Neon Jump Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Neon Jump Night is our “All Ages” open jump night. Come play under the Rockin’ Jump bright neon Glow Lights! Hit our Glow Station on the way in and get your glow paint on from 8 [...]
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Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening
Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening @ Rustic and Reclaimed Market
Mar 3 all-day
Rustic and Reclaimed Market offers the best of Farmhouse home decor, refurbished furniture and gift items! We invite you to our grand opening weekend which will be filled with promotions, raffles, and special happenings!
Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Do you have an active little one? Do they bounce off the walls on Sunday morning? Take them to our special “Rockin’ Tots” Toddler Time!   Sunday morning 9 AM – 11 AM at Rockin’ [...]
Sensory Sensitive Sundays 9:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Sundays @ Chuck E Cheese Vernon Hills
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy games and food with reduced lighting and noise.  Staff will be trained and caring about autism and other special needs.
Posh Kids Resale Spring Sale 10:00 am
Posh Kids Resale Spring Sale @ Posh Kids Resale
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Posh Kids is a 3-day event hosted in Arlington Heights. We join with local families that would like to sell their children’s high-quality items at unbelievable discounts. Toys, Books, Baby Necessities/Gear, Shoes, Used/new kids clothing [...]
Toddler Open Gym 10:00 am
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddlers enjoy mats, scooters, blocks and more. Make an open gym just for you and your favorite adult at Hunt Club Community Center. Program ends March 25, 2019. Location: Hunt Club Park Community Center No [...]
Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Open gym for all ages! Continuing every Sunday until further notice! Cost is: $10.00 per person – open gym only $15.00 per person – open gym and inflatables Children 6 and under must be accompanied [...]
Open Swim 12:00 pm