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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Family Story Time at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages [...]
Poetry Picnic Drop in 12:00 pm
Poetry Picnic Drop in @ Cook Memorial Public Library District- Cook Park Location
Apr 1 @ 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enjoy a feast of words! There will be delicious nibbles of poetry to taste and try at this delectable event. DROP IN the Children’s Department anytime during hours. Please note: this is a picnic of words, not food.
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Principals Read at Cook Park Library – Dr. Bongle, Adler Park School 6:45 pm
Principals Read at Cook Park Library – Dr. Bongle, Adler Park School @ Cook Memorial Public Library Distritct - Cook Park Library
Apr 2 @ 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Dr. Bongle, Principal, Adler Park School, will share some of her favorite stories. Refreshments will be served after the reading. Everyone is invited!
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Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
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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 [...]
Animal Superheros 5:30 pm
Animal Superheros @ Dunn Museum
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Animal Superheros @ Dunn Museum  | Libertyville | Illinois | United States
A FREE Thursday Night Event.  The whole family is invited to don their favorite superhero shirt for a night of super exploration at the Museum. Learn about the amazing superhero animals of Lake County while [...]
Family Story Times at Cook Park 6:30 pm
Family Story Times at Cook Park @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
 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 [...]
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First Friday on Mainstreet 6:00 pm
First Friday on Mainstreet @ Downtown Libertyville
Apr 5 @ 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
Apr 5 @ 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 [...]
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Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
Apr 7 @ 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 [...]
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Family Story Time at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages [...]
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Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Principals Read at Cook Park Library – Mr. Nitka Rondout School 6:45 pm
Principals Read at Cook Park Library – Mr. Nitka Rondout School @ Cook Memorial Public Library Distritct - Cook Park Library
Apr 10 @ 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Rondout Principal, Mr. Nitka, will share some of his favorite stories. Refreshments will be served after the reading. Everyone is invited! Drop in
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Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Apr 11 @ 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 [...]
Family Story Times at Cook Park 6:30 pm
Family Story Times at Cook Park @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
 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 [...]
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Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Apr 12 @ 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 [...]
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Meet the Easter Bunny 10:00 am
Meet the Easter Bunny @ Libertyville Bank & Trust (Wintrust)
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spring is on its way, and so is the Easter Bunny! We’re celebrating one of our favorite holidays with a special visit from everyone’s favorite rabbit. Hippity hop on over to the bank for a [...]
Homeschoolers of Lake County Art Show Opening Reception 1:30 pm
Homeschoolers of Lake County Art Show Opening Reception @ Cook Park Library
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 Artwork created by area home-schooled students on display throughout Cook Park Library. Drop in at the opening reception or anytime before Saturday, May 4.  
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Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
Apr 14 @ 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 [...]
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Family Story Time at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages [...]
Principals Read: Dr. Poelking, Copeland Manor School 6:45 pm
Principals Read: Dr. Poelking, Copeland Manor School @ Cook Memorial Public Library Distritct - Cook Park Library
Apr 15 @ 6:45 pm – 7:30 pm
 Dr. Poelking, Principal, Copeland Manor School, will share some of her favorite stories. Refreshments will be served after the reading. Everyone is invited!  
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DROP-IN Chess with a difference!- CPL Children’s Department 6:30 pm
DROP-IN Chess with a difference!- CPL Children’s Department @ Cook Park Library
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking for a casual, fun game of chess? DROP-IN and play with our amazing selection of unique chess boards, including 4 person chess, Stealth Chess, and 3D chess, to name a few! All skill and [...]
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Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
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Artsy Tots 9:00 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Apr 18 @ 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 [...]
Free Thursday Nights 5:30 pm
Free Thursday Nights @ Dunn Museum
Apr 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Free Thursday Nights @ Dunn Museum  | Libertyville | Illinois | United States
A FREE Thursday Night Event.  Enjoy free programs every first and third Thursday evening at the Dunn Museum. Experience the Dunn Museum after hours to learn more about your local history and environment, engage in [...]
Family Story Times at Cook Park 6:30 pm
Family Story Times at Cook Park @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
 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 [...]
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Baroque to Baby 11:00 am
Baroque to Baby @ David Adler Music and Arts Center
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
These baby-centric concerts are designed to encourage parents and caretakers to take a break in their day to share the joy of music with their babies. Listen to baby-approved classical selections and sing along to [...]
Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Apr 19 @ 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 [...]
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Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
Apr 21 @ 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 [...]