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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Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Apr 1 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 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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Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Apr 4 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Family Time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
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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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! [...]
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Sensory Sensitive Sundays 9:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Sundays @ Chuck E Cheese Vernon Hills
Apr 7 @ 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.
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Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Apr 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Teen Zone: Players’ Choice Gaming 2:30 pm
Teen Zone: Players’ Choice Gaming @ Cook Memorial Public Library District- Aspen Drive Library
Apr 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 We have Nintendo Switch and Wii U. We’ll bring our favorite game; bring yours. Tabletop and card games are also welcome! Drop in.  
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 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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Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Apr 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Family Time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
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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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Apr 13 @ 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! [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Apr 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 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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Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Apr 18 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Family Time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
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 [...]
Teen Zone: Players’ Choice Gaming 2:30 pm
Teen Zone: Players’ Choice Gaming @ Cook Memorial Public Library District- Aspen Drive Library
Apr 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 We have Nintendo Switch and Wii U. We’ll bring our favorite game; bring yours. Tabletop and card games are also welcome! Drop in.  
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Hoppin Holiday Hunt – SOLD OUT 9:00 am
Hoppin Holiday Hunt – SOLD OUT @ Sullivan Community Center
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Editor’s Note: Event is SOLD OUT for 2019 Gather up the kids and hop on down to the Vernon Hills Park District’s Annual Egg hunt! Enjoy the magic show, a continental breakfast and of course, [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Apr 20 @ 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! [...]
Earth Day Expo & Beat Bugs Sing Along 12:00 pm
Earth Day Expo & Beat Bugs Sing Along @ Hawthorn Mall
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us for the annual Earth Day Expo! Admission: FREE Enjoy Earth Day Crafts, Enter to Win Raffle, Face Painting as well as a live performance by In the Green Productions from 1-2pm located on [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Apr 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Earth Day Family Event 4:30 pm
Earth Day Family Event @ Century Park Pavilion
Apr 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Celebrate the 3rd Annual Earth Day celebration with environmentally friendly giveaways, games, crafts, entertainment, and a nature walk.
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 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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Parent/Tot Gym 8:30 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
Family Time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
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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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Apr 27 @ 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! [...]
Family Kite Fly 11:00 am
Family Kite Fly @ Century Park Island Picnic Shelter
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Circle the skies high above Century Park Arboretum flying a kite!  Come on out to this free, family event to support the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ “Flying 4 Kids”program which promotes the sale of [...]
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