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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Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening
Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening @ Rustic and Reclaimed Market
Mar 1 all-day
Rustic and Reclaimed Market offers the best of Farmhouse home decor, refurbished furniture and gift items! We invite you to our grand opening weekend which will be filled with promotions, raffles, and special happenings!
Open Swim 5:00 am
Open Swim @ Fitnation Gurnee
Mar 1 @ 5:00 am – 7:30 am
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Family Swim 7:30 pm
Family Swim @ FitNation
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Math Counts 2:30 pm
Math Counts @ Kohl Children's Museum
Mar 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Math Counts @ Kohl Children's Museum | Glenview | Illinois | United States
Math Counts Math Counts introduces children to the wonderful world of math in a fun, informative way. Enjoy a special storytime before engaging in fun activities that deal with the basic building blocks of math: [...]
Friday Night Dance Party 6:30 pm
Friday Night Dance Party @ Denise Sabala Dance Studios
Mar 1 @ 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!
Open Swim 7:00 pm
Open Swim @ Buffalo Grove High School
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pool Closures: The Buffalo Grove High School Natatorium closures will be posted at the pool and on the Aquatics page of our website at bgparks.org. Daily entry is $6 during public hours Aquatics Hotline: 847.235.6857 [...]
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Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening
Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening @ Rustic and Reclaimed Market
Mar 2 all-day
Rustic and Reclaimed Market offers the best of Farmhouse home decor, refurbished furniture and gift items! We invite you to our grand opening weekend which will be filled with promotions, raffles, and special happenings!
Family Swim 4:15 pm
Family Swim @ FitNation
Mar 2 @ 4:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Mar 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Book Stall hosts a free storytime every Saturday at 10:30 AM. 6/23 – Our free Saturday Storytime features special guest star Jacob Grant, author/illustrator of the new picture book, Bear’s Scare! 6/30-Author Ruth Spiro will [...]
Precious Lambs Preschool Family Fun Day: We Are All Wonderfully Made 11:30 am
Precious Lambs Preschool Family Fun Day: We Are All Wonderfully Made @ Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church
Mar 2 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
This popular event includes a raffle and silent auction of donated items, a light lunch, games and a magic show for the children. This event is open to the entire community. Invite your friends and [...]
Open Swim 1:30 pm
Open Swim @ Buffalo Grove High School
Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Pool Closures The Buffalo Grove High School Natatorium closures will be posted at the pool and on the Aquatics page of our website at bgparks.org. Daily entry is $6 during public hours Aquatics Hotline: 847.235.6857 [...]
Family Neon Jump Night 8:00 pm
Family Neon Jump Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Mar 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Neon Jump Night is our “All Ages” open jump night. Come play under the Rockin’ Jump bright neon Glow Lights! Hit our Glow Station on the way in and get your glow paint on from 8 [...]
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Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening
Rustic and Reclaimed Market Grand Opening @ Rustic and Reclaimed Market
Mar 3 all-day
Rustic and Reclaimed Market offers the best of Farmhouse home decor, refurbished furniture and gift items! We invite you to our grand opening weekend which will be filled with promotions, raffles, and special happenings!
Sensory Sensitive Sundays 9:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Sundays @ Chuck E Cheese Vernon Hills
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy games and food with reduced lighting and noise.  Staff will be trained and caring about autism and other special needs.
Family Open Gym 11:00 am
Family Open Gym @ Libertyville Gymnastics Academy
Mar 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Open gym for all ages! Continuing every Sunday until further notice! Cost is: $10.00 per person – open gym only $15.00 per person – open gym and inflatables Children 6 and under must be accompanied [...]
Open Swim 12:00 pm
Open Swim @ FitNation Gurnee
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Great for family time in the water! Games, toys, etc. will be allowed as long as the use of them does not create a safety hazard for self or others. Games, toys, etc. may be [...]
Open Swim 1:30 pm
Open Swim @ Buffalo Grove High School
Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Pool Closures The Buffalo Grove High School Natatorium closures will be posted at the pool and on the Aquatics page of our website at bgparks.org. Daily entry is $6 during public hours Aquatics Hotline: 847.235.6857 [...]
Family Swim 5:00 pm
Family Swim @ Goldfish Swim School Mundelein
Mar 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for Family Swim! Every Sunday 5pm-6:30pm!
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Dr. Seuss Crafts
Dr. Seuss Crafts @ Lake Forest Library
Mar 4 all-day
Come to the Children’s Library and participate in hands-on art projects featuring Dr. Seuss. Fun for the whole family.
Make a Masterpiece Monday: 3D Yarn Art
Make a Masterpiece Monday: 3D Yarn Art @ Lake Forest Library
Mar 4 all-day
March: Make 3D Yarn Art inspired by Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson. April: Make an “I love the Earth” craft featuring The Earth Book by Todd Parr. May: Make a Planting a Rainbow craft based on the [...]
Open Swim 5:00 am
Open Swim @ Fitnation Gurnee
Mar 4 @ 5:00 am – 7:30 am
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy: Dog Safety Program 10:00 am
Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy: Dog Safety Program @ Kohl Children's Museum
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Dog Safety Program Join Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy to learn safety tips for young children aimed at prevention of dog bites. Thousands of children are bitten each year by dogs, and most of these bites [...]
BIG THINKERS! 10:30 am
BIG THINKERS! @ Lake Forest Library
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and more are on hand to [...]
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time – Preschool Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at [...]
Raising Readers 2:00 pm
Raising Readers @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Help your child get ready to read with stories, finger plays, and music. Receive information on child development and early literacy skill building. These story times are geared toward ages 0-3 but all ages are [...]
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Lights, Action, CRAFT 10:00 am
Lights, Action, CRAFT @ Fox Lake District Library
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Storytime 11:00 am
Storytime @ Pottery Barn Kids
Mar 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Pottery Barn Each Week for a story time as we read aloud some of your favorite books.  Become a book club member and receive a special gift after attending five story times.
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Open Swim 5:00 am
Open Swim @ Fitnation Gurnee
Mar 6 @ 5:00 am – 7:30 am
Looking for an indoor pool? Bring your family to FitNation (1655 Nations Drive, Gurnee). The daily drop in fee is $6.00 per person. Fitness members and children under 3 are free. Times are subject to [...]
BIG THINKERS! 11:30 am
BIG THINKERS! @ Lake Forest Library
Mar 6 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Expand your minds and stretch your imaginations during Big Thinkers! The Kasian Room is transformed into a family-friendly creative play space and discovery center. Puppets, puzzles, books, musical instruments, and more are on hand to [...]
Explore Your World 3:00 pm
Explore Your World @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Mar 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Different topic each week! Call the library for more information! 1/9: Origami 1/16: Green Screens 1/23: Origami 1/30: Green Screens 2/6: Origami 2/13: Valentine Cards 2/20: Origami 2/27: African Trade Bead Necklaces 3/6: Origami 3/13: [...]
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum 3:30 pm
K-3 Story Time @ Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children\'s Museum
Mar 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Story Time – K-3 Early elementary age appropriate stories on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. are chosen based on age appropriateness but all ages are welcome to attend. October 17, October 24, October 31: Froggy Plays Soccer by Jonathan London [...]
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Family Open Swim 1:00 pm
Family Open Swim @ FitNation
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm