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.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Make It Monday 4:00 pm
Make It Monday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This program is geared toward kids in grades 3-6.  Split into hour sessions at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Every week has different themed craft. Call library for more information   1/7: Winter can be [...]
Maker Monday in The Point 4:00 pm
Maker Monday in The Point @ Warren Newport Public Library
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 DIY Drop-in Craft for Grades K-5
Button Bird Art 6:00 pm
Button Bird Art @ Lake Villa District Library
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
(Grades 7 to 12). Welcome Spring with this fun, easy-to- customize project. Using everyday materials we will create a bright piece of art you can hang up or give as a gift. Drop-in.
The Club 2:00 pm
The Club @ Fox Lake Library
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crafts, activities, board games, SNACKS, and more with Miss Nikki! Each meetup is different at this fun hangout for grades 4th-6th. Registration is not required.
Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
When? Thursdays 9:30-10:15AMHow Much? $5/toddler or $50 punch card for 12 classesAges: 18 Months – 4 Years​ Students will discover ways to create art using watercolor, finger painting, clay, gel sticks, paint, collage and more! This is a messy [...]
Teen Crafts 4:30 pm
Teen Crafts @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Apr 4 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
April: Make your own squishy creation using foam and puffy paint. All materials will be supplied. May 2&16: 3d Printing Zodiac Signs May 23&30: Stress Pets Locations: The Sandbox Age Group(s): High School Teens (Grades 9-12), [...]
Teen Crafts 7:00 pm
Teen Crafts @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for teen crafts this fall and put your own unique spin on these fun projects! All materials provided, just bring your creativity!
Open Art Studio 10:00 am
Open Art Studio @ Round Lake Area Park District
Apr 5 @ 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 [...]
Home Depot Kids Workshop 9:00 am
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Your Local Home Depot
Apr 6 @ 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 – [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Apr 6 @ 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! [...]
Pop-up Craft 10:00 am
Pop-up Craft @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us every other month for a craft that’s sure to appeal to all ages. Kids, teens, and adults are welcome. No registration is necessary, but supplies are first-come, first served!
Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Apr 8 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that