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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Rockin’ Tots 8:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
We have EXPANDED our ROCKIN’ TOTS Program! We heard loud & clear from our Rockin’ Tots families that you want MORE day and LONGER sessions! Starting November 1, 2016 ROCKIN’ TOTS jump time will be held EVERY [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ DeerSpring Pool
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Sprayground Kiddie Pool M-W-F 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (kiddie only until 11:00 a.m. ) T-TR 9:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  (kiddie only until 7:00 p.m. ) Sat – 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. ((kiddie only [...]
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! [...]
Parent Tot Play 11:00 am
Parent Tot Play @ Antioch Aqua Center
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hours are subject to change. Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day! Parent/Tot Swim is for children 3 and under only. Fees: Children age three and younger FREE; Adults and children age four and older, $6 per person.
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Do you have an active little one? Do they bounce off the walls on Sunday morning? Take them to our special “Rockin’ Tots” Toddler Time!   Sunday morning 9 AM – 11 AM at Rockin’ [...]
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Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jun 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tot Swim takes place in the hour before the facility opens to the general public and gives parents an opportunity to introduce infants and toddlers (age 6 and under) to the water in the zero-depth [...]
Panera Storytime 9:30 am
Panera Storytime @ Panera Bread
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Join us for stories, milk and cookies at Panera Bread in Round Lake Beach on Rollins Road Ages 0-6
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar Turns” 50 10:00 am
“The Very Hungry Caterpillar Turns” 50 @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
For children birth to age 5 with their caregiver. Eric Carle’s classic picture book has been delighting readers since 1969. Join in a celebration of this well-loved tale with books, songs and a craft. Ages 0–5 with [...]
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]
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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We have EXPANDED our ROCKIN’ TOTS Program! We heard loud & clear from our Rockin’ Tots families that you want MORE day and LONGER sessions! Starting November 1, 2016 ROCKIN’ TOTS jump time will be held EVERY [...]
Wiggling Ones 9:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 12-24 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Giggle, sing, and jam along with your toddler in this music- and movement-centered program. This is an active program; be prepared to move! Tickets are available [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 4 @ 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)
Wiggling Ones 10:30 am
Wiggling Ones @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 12-24 months with an adult. Free. Ticket required. Giggle, sing, and jam along with your toddler in this music- and movement-centered program. This is an active program; be prepared to move! Tickets are available [...]
Parent Tot Play 11:00 am
Parent Tot Play @ Antioch Aqua Center
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hours are subject to change. Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day! Parent/Tot Swim is for children 3 and under only. Fees: Children age three and younger FREE; Adults and children age four and older, $6 per person.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 12:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.  Cost is $5 for the hour.
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Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jun 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Tot Swim takes place in the hour before the facility opens to the general public and gives parents an opportunity to introduce infants and toddlers (age 6 and under) to the water in the zero-depth [...]
Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We have EXPANDED our ROCKIN’ TOTS Program! We heard loud & clear from our Rockin’ Tots families that you want MORE day and LONGER sessions! Starting November 1, 2016 ROCKIN’ TOTS jump time will be held EVERY [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Jun 5 @ 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, [...]
Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Toddler Time 10:00 am
Toddler Time @ Jump America
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bounce House and Trampolines For walking without assistance toddlers through age 6. ! parent or guardian jumps for free with each paid admission. Structured to allow kids to spend time in all areas in an [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 5 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 12:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.  Cost is $5 for the hour.
Toddler Time 5:00 pm
Toddler Time @ Jump America
Jun 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bounce House and Trampolines For walking without assistance toddlers through age 6. ! parent or guardian jumps for free with each paid admission. Structured to allow kids to spend time in all areas in an [...]
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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Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
We have EXPANDED our ROCKIN’ TOTS Program! We heard loud & clear from our Rockin’ Tots families that you want MORE day and LONGER sessions! Starting November 1, 2016 ROCKIN’ TOTS jump time will be held EVERY [...]
Artsy Tots 9:30 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Jun 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 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 [...]
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tuesday / Wednesday 12-1 pm  & Thursday 10-11 am. Cost is $5 for the hour.
Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Jun 6 @ 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)