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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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
May 2 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 2 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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DOUBLE DARE LIVE! 7:30 pm
DOUBLE DARE LIVE! @ Genesee Theatre
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
On your mark, get set, GO!  The messiest game show on TV is now the messiest game show on the road.  Double Dare Live is coming to your town and will bring all the action and excitement [...]
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Home Depot Kids Workshop 9:00 am
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Your Local Home Depot
May 4 @ 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 – [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 4 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 7 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 7 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
May 9 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 9 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
LGBTea Party 4:00 pm
LGBTea Party @ Waukegan Public Library
May 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come and find a comfortable space to hangout with LGBTQ peers and allies! Enjoy some good conversation with a warm beverage and snacks.
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Waukegan Schools’ Mariachi Festival 6:15 pm
Waukegan Schools’ Mariachi Festival @ Waukegan High School Trapp Auditorium
May 10 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm
Waukegan Public Schools’ annual Mariachi Festival will feature performances from 150 students who participate in the after-school mariachi club programs. Bravo Waukegan is thrilled to sponsor this event and the mariachi clubs, which provide culturally [...]
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Flying for Kids 11:00 am
Flying for Kids @ Clearview Park
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a…Kite! Keep your eyes to the skies for the annual “Flying 4 Kids” kite y on Saturday May 14 at Bevier Park. Bring a favorite kite to the [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 14 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 14 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
May 16 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 16 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
ArtWauk 5:00 pm
ArtWauk @ Waukegan Arts District
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ArtWauk @  Waukegan Arts District | Waukegan | Illinois | United States
ArtWauk is a monthly celebration of arts in the Arts & Entertainment District in Waukegan. Each month this event showcases different art and artists at over 20 venues, offering free access to each site and [...]
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Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 21 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 21 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
May 23 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 23 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
May 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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