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 [...]
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
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.
Spring Storytime Live! 10:45 am
Spring Storytime Live! @ Highland Park Public Library
Apr 1 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
For ages 3 1/2 to 6.Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities that foster pre-reading skills, broaden social skills, and [...]
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 [...]
Preschool Tinkers 9:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Youth Program Room 3-5 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in; registration recommended for email reminders. Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers with a quick hands-on activity!
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
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
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 [...]
Preschool Tinkers 10:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Youth Program Room 3-5 year-olds. Siblings welcome. Drop in; registration recommended for email reminders. Stories, rhymes and songs for preschoolers with a quick hands-on activity!
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.
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Apr 2 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Description:  Stop by with your preschooler for stories, songs and crafts. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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 [...]
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 [...]
Small Serendipity 10:00 am
Small Serendipity @ River Trails Nature Center
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Join River Trail Nature Center for a nature story and craft or other activity. Ages 3-6 w/adult. COST: FREE  
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 [...]
Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Apr 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for stories and activities for kids ages 4 and up.
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
Apr 3 @ 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 3 @ 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 [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 12:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Apr 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm.  Cost is $5 for the hour.
LEGO Club 3:00 pm
LEGO Club @ North Chicago Public Library
Apr 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm