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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Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
May 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in at this child led unstructured play for babies through 2 year old with a caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center. Meet other parents and caregivers for playtime and socializing. We have music, play mats, [...]
After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
LEGO Club 3:00 pm
LEGO Club @ North Chicago Public Library
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Help your children explore their latent creativity by bringing them to Lego Club every Wednesday after school! We have boxes of Legos for you and your children to enjoy. For ages 3 to 12.
Teen Space 3:30 pm
Teen Space @ Barrington Area Library,
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grades 6-8 Hang out, mess around, and geek out in the Youth Services Program Room. Whether you want to meet up with friends, create some art, or relax with a book, you’re welcome at Teen [...]
Tween Gaming 3:30 pm
Tween Gaming @ Warren Newport Public Library
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tweens (in grades 3-5) are invited to have fun with video and board games during this weekly drop-in program.
Mini Makers Club {TR} 4:00 pm
Mini Makers Club {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grades 1-5. Each month we will explore a new topic of science, technology, and arts and crafts using a variety of supplies and techniques. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Winning Wednesday in The Point 4:00 pm
Winning Wednesday in The Point @ Warren-Newport Public Library
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Drop-in Board Games Play for Grades K-5
LEGO Thursday in the Point 4:00 pm
LEGO Thursday in the Point @ Warren Newport Public Library
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Drop-in Fun with LEGOS for Grades K-5
prideSOCIAL 5:30 pm
prideSOCIAL @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Looking for a place to hang out with other LGBTQ+ Teens? Join us on the first Thursday of every month for prideSOCIAL events and drop-in nights! Teens in grades 7-9 are encouraged to come between [...]
Pokémon Night 6:00 pm
Pokémon Night @ Round Lake Area Public Library
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm
All Ages – Enjoy all things Pokémon. Watch a movie, play video games or TCG (must bring your own in order to play) and have fun with other people that love Pokémon. This program will [...]