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 [...]
Deerfield Treehouse Drop-In Play 9:00 am
Deerfield Treehouse Drop-In Play @ Jewett Park Community Center
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Your children will love the Treehouse on the upper level of the Jewett Park Community Center. The kids will enjoy the eight foot tube slide, mountain climb, spring walk, web crawl and double cush-n-cube bags, [...]
Parent-Tot Open Gym 9:00 am
Parent-Tot Open Gym @ Northbrook Leisure Center
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bring your kids to jump, bounce, run and make new friends at the indoor playground. They can exercise and play with balls, mats and hula hoops. Gym time is parent-supervised – there is no attendant [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Panera Storytime 9:30 am
Panera Storytime @ Panera Bread
Apr 1 @ 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
Rock and Read 10:00 am
Rock and Read @ Glencoe Public Library
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 18 months-3 years with parent or caregiver Join Ms. Susan for Monday stories! Listen to books, move to the beat, and more at this active storytime. Older siblings are welcome.
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages with parent or caregiver Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Wonderful Walkers 10:45 am
Wonderful Walkers @ Indian Trails Public Library District
Apr 1 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages walkers – 24 months with a caregiver. Stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 10-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Family Drop-in Storytime 11:00 am
Family Drop-in Storytime @ Warren Newport Public Library
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Family Storytime for children and their caregivers. This interactive storytime has the same theme as registered storytimes. Please choose only one day and time to attend. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come for open play at the Community Center Gym. During this unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is the perfect time for you and your child to meet your friends [...]
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Apr 1 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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 [...]
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
(Intended for babies and toddlers) Come be part of the fun at Baby/Toddler Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with rhyme, music, books and more for our littlest of listeners. No registration required!
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Parent/Tot Open Gym 10:00 am
Parent/Tot Open Gym @ Mundelein Park District Community Center
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Now that fall is in full swing and the temperatures are dropping, mark your calendar for Parent/Tot Open Gym drop in’s. Tuesdays & Thursdays 10 am – Noon starting November 8 and running through April [...]
Parent/Tot Swim Drop-in 10:00 am
Parent/Tot Swim Drop-in @ Arctic Splash Aquatic Center
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
PARENT/TOT SWIM DROP-IN TUESDAY, THURSDAY • 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ADMISSION FEES $3/PARENT • FREE FOR CHILDREN 3 & UNDER Spend quality time with your child in the water and interact with other parents [...]
Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Apr 2 @ 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)
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages with parent or caregiver Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.  Cost is $5 for the hour.
Deerfield Tree House Drop in Play 3:00 pm
Deerfield Tree House Drop in Play @ Jewett Park Community Center
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Your children will love the Treehouse on the upper level of the Jewett Park Community Center. The kids will enjoy the eight foot tube slide, mountain climb, spring walk, web crawl and double cush-n-cube bags, [...]
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Deerfield Treehouse Drop-In Play 9:00 am
Deerfield Treehouse Drop-In Play @ Jewett Park Community Center
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Your children will love the Treehouse on the upper level of the Jewett Park Community Center. The kids will enjoy the eight foot tube slide, mountain climb, spring walk, web crawl and double cush-n-cube bags, [...]
Parent-Tot Open Gym 9:00 am
Parent-Tot Open Gym @ Northbrook Leisure Center
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Bring your kids to jump, bounce, run and make new friends at the indoor playground. They can exercise and play with balls, mats and hula hoops. Gym time is parent-supervised – there is no attendant [...]
Rockin’ Tots 9:00 am
Rockin’ Tots @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Apr 3 @ 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 [...]
Drop In, Tune Up, and Play On 9:15 am
Drop In, Tune Up, and Play On @ JCC Duman Early Childhood Center
Apr 3 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am
Play with your little one in our expertly designed infant-toddler play spaces, connect with other families, and enjoy music and sensory activities. There is no-cost to participate, and no registration required. These drop-in playtimes are [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Apr 3 @ 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, [...]
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Youth Program Room 1-2 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in; registration recommended for email reminders. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go!
Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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 [...]
Wee Wanderer Wednesdays 10:00 am
Wee Wanderer Wednesdays @ Crabtree Nature Center
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a special program for little naturalists. Children ages 2-6 w/adult. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9:30 am. Limit 16 children. COST: FREE
My First Yoga & Mini Mindfulness 10:30 am
My First Yoga & Mini Mindfulness @ Glencoe Public Library
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages 3-5 Ms. Lani from Banner Day Camp will lead preschool-aged children through basic poses and breathing exercises in these fun, easy-to-follow classes. No yoga experience is necessary. Parents or caregivers are welcome to stay [...]
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
1-2 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in; registration recommended for email reminders. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go!
Wiggle Time 10:30 am
Wiggle Time @ Community Recreation Center
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
Ages 1-4 Years Climb, jump, crawl and run! Youngsters practice large and fine moor skills. Parents and caregivers must remain with and supervise their child/children at the program.
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Apr 3 @ 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 [...]
Family Drop-in Storytime 11:00 am
Family Drop-in Storytime @ Warren Newport Public Library