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 click the green +Post Your Event button on the calendar below.

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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Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jul 1 @ 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 [...]
Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
Panera Storytime 9:30 am
Panera Storytime @ Panera Bread
Jul 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
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Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Parent Tot Play 11:00 am
Parent Tot Play @ Antioch Aqua Center
Jul 2 @ 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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Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jul 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 [...]
Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Jul 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, [...]
Dancin Sprouts 5:30 pm
Dancin Sprouts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Jul 3 @ 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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Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Parent Tot Play 11:00 am
Parent Tot Play @ Antioch Aqua Center
Jul 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.
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Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jul 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 [...]
Storytime Dance Party 10:30 am
Storytime Dance Party @ Barrington Area Library
Jul 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2-6 w/caregiver Dance, wiggle, and shake at this groovin’ storytime. Be ready to rock and don’t forget your dancing shoes! Meeting Room. Drop in
Saplings Kids Club 11:00 am
Saplings Kids Club @ Hawthorn Mall
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saplings Kids Club Ages 2-8 FREE Admission Must be a Kids Club member to attend. Register today it’s FREE! Sign up in the Mall Management Office M-F 8:30-5pm or at the Saplings cart lower level [...]
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Parent Tot Play 11:00 am
Parent Tot Play @ Antioch Aqua Center
Jul 6 @ 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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Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Hello, World! My Body 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Hello, World! My Body @ Barnes & Noble Deer Park
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Hello, World! My Body 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Hello, World! My Body @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
Baby & Me Storytime featuring Hello, World! My Body 11:00 am
Baby & Me Storytime featuring Hello, World! My Body @ Barnes & Noble Mellody Farms
Jul 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities featuring sensory growth for your little ones. Plus, get a [...]
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Tot Swim 11:00 am
Tot Swim @ Esper A. Petersen Foundation Family Aquatic Center
Jul 8 @ 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 [...]
Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Jul 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
Baby Bounce 9:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Jul 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders. REGISTER
Stay and Play 10:00 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Birth – Age 3 Whether you come for Rock and Read or Book Babies, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. [...]
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Jul 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
Book Babies 11:00 am
Book Babies @ Glencoe Public Library
Jul 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
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Parent Tot Open Swim 9:00 am
Parent Tot Open Swim @ Family Aquatic Center
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:15 am
Season pass holders and children, 5 years and younger, are admitted free! Parents, bring your toddler and hang out at the pool on those hot mornings before lunch and nap time. The Family Aquatic Center [...]
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Jul 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am