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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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Mar 2 @ 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! [...]
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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 [...]
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
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Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Mar 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for stories and activities for kids ages 4 and up.
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
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Crafts for Tweens 10:00 am
Crafts for Tweens @ Warren Newport Public Library
Mar 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Drop-in DIY Crafts for Grades 3-5
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Mar 9 @ 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! [...]
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
DIY Bracelets 3:30 pm
DIY Bracelets @ Warren Newport Public Library
Mar 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
 Join us in The Vault for a DIY Craft. The craft will be making bracelets out of pop tabs and/or rainbow loom bracelets. All supplies will be provided.
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Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Mar 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for stories and activities for kids ages 4 and up.
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Drop-in Craft 6:00 pm
Drop-in Craft @ Antioch Public Library District
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(3-12 years) Stop in and enjoy making a craft to take home.Supplies are limited!
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Mar 16 @ 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! [...]
Children’s Craft Time 1:30 pm
Children’s Craft Time @ Highwood Public Library
Mar 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Crafts for Ages 5 and Up
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Tween Creativity Club 4:00 pm
Tween Creativity Club @ Lake Forest Public Library
Mar 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us one Monday each month for a fun craft! March: Styrofoam Printmaking April: We’re decorating canvas tote bags with stamp designs made from fruits and veggies! May:  Mod Podge coasters using pages from books or your [...]
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Crafternoons 4:15 pm
Crafternoons @ Glencoe Public Library
Mar 19 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
All ages What could be better than a lazy crafternoon? Create your own crafts out of a wide variety of materials, ranging from the everyday to the entirely unexpected.
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Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Mar 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for stories and activities for kids ages 4 and up.
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Stories in the Sand 10:00 am
Stories in the Sand @ Rosewood Beach Interpretive Center
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Adult/Child, Ages 6 mo-6 yrs Enjoy story time with a naturalist, take a short sensory hike and create a natural craft to take home. Fee is for one adult and one child, $3/additional child. No [...]
Drop-in Craft 6:00 pm
Drop-in Craft @ Antioch Public Library District
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(3-12 years) Stop in and enjoy making a craft to take home.Supplies are limited!
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Mar 23 @ 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! [...]
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Make a Masterpiece Monday: 3D Yarn Art
Make a Masterpiece Monday: 3D Yarn Art @ Lake Forest Library
Mar 25 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 [...]
Jurassic Library 1:00 pm
Jurassic Library @ Lake Villa District Library
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Travel to a time when dinosaurs ruled the library! Join us for dino-themed crafts, games and activities. Between 2-3pm, we’ll even get a visit from Frankie the animatronic dinosaur, brought to us by Animal Quest! No [...]
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Play-Doh Playdate 2:30 pm
Play-Doh Playdate @ Lake Forest Library
Mar 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Meet a new Play-Doh pal and have fun molding and sculpting together. We’ll take care of the mess!
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Wednesday Storytime 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes and Noble Deerfield
Mar 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us every Wednesday at 10:30 am for stories and activities for kids ages 4 and up.
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Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Creation Station 10:00 am
Creation Station @ Glencoe Public Library
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
All Ages It’s your spring break invitation to create! Drop in and get creative with paint, playdough, markers and more. We’ll provide the supplies and clean up the mess.
Museum Family Crafts 10:00 am
Museum Family Crafts @ Bess Bower Dunn Museum of Lake County
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Spend your spring break creating themed crafts around the exhibition, Marvelocity: The Art of Alex Ross.Free with Museum admission. Registration not required. For updates call 847-968-3400. WHO: Families with children 12 and under.
Together for Childhood 6:00 pm
Together for Childhood @ Fremont Public LIbrary
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm