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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Raising Readers 10:30 am
Raising Readers @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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 [...]
After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 1 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime @ Zion-Benton Public LIbrary
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
-The entire family is welcome to join your preschooler for this Spanish storytime! Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. -Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a [...]
Teen Crafts 4:30 pm
Teen Crafts @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 2 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
April: Make your own squishy creation using foam and puffy paint. All materials will be supplied. May 2&16: 3d Printing Zodiac Signs May 23&30: Stress Pets Locations: The Sandbox Age Group(s): High School Teens (Grades 9-12), [...]
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Make it Monday 12:30 pm
Make it Monday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
This program will take the full 2 hours. This program is geared toward grades 3-6.  Every week is  a new activity. Call library for details 1/14: Winter can be tough for animals that live outdoors. [...]
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Preschool Playdate 12:00 pm
Preschool Playdate @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Toddlers! Come to the library for active play! Strengthen and develop your motor skills with hands-on exploration. Parents and caretakers can chat with each other.
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Invent like Edison, create like Kandinsky, and use your noodle like Newton.  Tinker Tuesday offers fun activities for kids and adults working together in ourmakerspace-The Sandbox.  You will have the chance to explore, experiment and [...]
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Early Learning Club 10:30 am
Early Learning Club @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Early Learning Club (ELC) is an early childhood education workshop for parents and their 3-5 year olds to help prepare them to start Kindergarten. The sessions focus on how to teach colors, shapes, counting, [...]
After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime @ Zion-Benton Public LIbrary
May 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
-The entire family is welcome to join your preschooler for this Spanish storytime! Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. -Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a [...]
Teen Crafts 4:30 pm
Teen Crafts @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 9 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
April: Make your own squishy creation using foam and puffy paint. All materials will be supplied. May 2&16: 3d Printing Zodiac Signs May 23&30: Stress Pets Locations: The Sandbox Age Group(s): High School Teens (Grades 9-12), [...]
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LEGO Free Build 2:00 pm
LEGO Free Build @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Drop in any time between 2:00 and 4:00 pm to construct your ideas using Legos. ZB Kids (Grades K-4), ZB Kids (Grades 3-6)
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Preschool Playdate 12:00 pm
Preschool Playdate @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Toddlers! Come to the library for active play! Strengthen and develop your motor skills with hands-on exploration. Parents and caretakers can chat with each other.
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Invent like Edison, create like Kandinsky, and use your noodle like Newton.  Tinker Tuesday offers fun activities for kids and adults working together in ourmakerspace-The Sandbox.  You will have the chance to explore, experiment and [...]
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After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 15 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime @ Zion-Benton Public LIbrary
May 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
-The entire family is welcome to join your preschooler for this Spanish storytime! Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. -Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a [...]
Teen Crafts 4:30 pm
Teen Crafts @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 16 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
April: Make your own squishy creation using foam and puffy paint. All materials will be supplied. May 2&16: 3d Printing Zodiac Signs May 23&30: Stress Pets Locations: The Sandbox Age Group(s): High School Teens (Grades 9-12), [...]
Pajama-Rama Storytime 6:30 pm
Pajama-Rama Storytime @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime for families. Wear your pajamas if you wish & bring your bedtime stuffie. We will read stories, play some games. April 18: It’s Raining Cats and Dogs! May 16:  Monsters June 20: Teddy Bear [...]
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Preschool Playdate 12:00 pm
Preschool Playdate @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Toddlers! Come to the library for active play! Strengthen and develop your motor skills with hands-on exploration. Parents and caretakers can chat with each other.
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Invent like Edison, create like Kandinsky, and use your noodle like Newton.  Tinker Tuesday offers fun activities for kids and adults working together in ourmakerspace-The Sandbox.  You will have the chance to explore, experiment and [...]
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After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
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Bilingual Family Storytime 10:30 am
Bilingual Family Storytime @ Zion-Benton Public LIbrary
May 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
-The entire family is welcome to join your preschooler for this Spanish storytime! Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. -Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a [...]
Teen Crafts 4:30 pm
Teen Crafts @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 23 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
April: Make your own squishy creation using foam and puffy paint. All materials will be supplied. May 2&16: 3d Printing Zodiac Signs May 23&30: Stress Pets Locations: The Sandbox Age Group(s): High School Teens (Grades 9-12), [...]
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Preschool Playdate 12:00 pm
Preschool Playdate @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Toddlers! Come to the library for active play! Strengthen and develop your motor skills with hands-on exploration. Parents and caretakers can chat with each other.
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After School Program 2:30 pm
After School Program @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 29 @ 2:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Supervised activities, gaming, snacks and mentoring for kids ages 8-18. Participants are expected to demonstrate the six community character traits. Respect, Perseverance, Responsibility, Safety, Integrity, Kindness   Participants are also expected to follow the library code [...]
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Teen Crafts 4:30 pm
Teen Crafts @ Zion-Benton Public Library
May 30 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
April: Make your own squishy creation using foam and puffy paint. All materials will be supplied. May 2&16: 3d Printing Zodiac Signs May 23&30: Stre