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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Home Depot Kids Workshop 9:00 am
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Your Local Home Depot
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 1 @ 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
Jun 1 @ 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 Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Jun 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Play chess on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department. This program is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
2
Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 2 @ 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 [...]
3
Robots 3:00 pm
Robots @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Build and play with the library robots
4
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Ozobot Class 3:00 pm
Ozobot Class @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ozobot class is a fun way to teach your children the basics of coding! Ozobots are a tiny robot toy that your children can “train” to move in basic patterns. Space is limited. For [...]
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Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for stories and activities for kids ages 4 and up.
After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jun 5 @ 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
Jun 5 @ 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.
Sphero Ball Programming 4:00 pm
Sphero Ball Programming @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We’ve added Sphero Balls to our coding activities! Have your child learn coding by programming these small robotic balls to do simple tasks. For grades 4-8.
Dancin Sprouts 5:30 pm
Dancin Sprouts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dancin’ Sprouts will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Dancin’ Sprouts provides free musical entertainment for kids. Bring the whole family and enjoy live music in this idyllic summer setting. Concerts are from [...]
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
7
Robots 3:00 pm
Robots @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Build and play with the library robots
Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Jun 7 @ 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 [...]
Friday Night Dance Party 6:30 pm
Friday Night Dance Party @ Denise Sabala Dance Studios
Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
This 45 minutes class is catered to special needs students. We will explore our body’s space around us through rhythm, music, socialization, and dancing!
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jun 8 @ 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! [...]
9
Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 9 @ 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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Robots 3:00 pm
Robots @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Build and play with the library robots
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Ozobot Class 3:00 pm
Ozobot Class @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ozobot class is a fun way to teach your children the basics of coding! Ozobots are a tiny robot toy that your children can “train” to move in basic patterns. Space is limited. For [...]
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jun 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Invent like Edison, create like Kandinsky, and use your noodle like Newton.  Tinker Tuesday offers fun activities for kids and adults working together in ourmakerspace-The Sandbox.  You will have the chance to explore, experiment and [...]
12
Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Jun 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for stories and activities for kids ages 4 and up.
After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Jun 12 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 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.
Sphero Ball Programming 4:00 pm
Sphero Ball Programming @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We’ve added Sphero Balls to our coding activities! Have your child learn coding by programming these small robotic balls to do simple tasks. For grades 4-8.
Dancin Sprouts 5:30 pm
Dancin Sprouts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dancin’ Sprouts will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Dancin’ Sprouts provides free musical entertainment for kids. Bring the whole family and enjoy live music in this idyllic summer setting. Concerts are from [...]
13
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
14
Robots 3:00 pm
Robots @ North Chicago Public Library
Jun 14 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Build and play with the library robots
Art Studio 3:30 pm
Art Studio @ Barrington Area Library,
Jun 14 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Grades 1-8 We have the supplies, you have the ideas – let’s make art! Program Room. Drop in.
Friday Family Ninja Nights