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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Libertyville Farmers Market 7:00 am
Libertyville Farmers Market @ Cook Park
Aug 1 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
In 2019, we are celebrating our 39th year in operation!  This year we have more vendors than ever, so you’ll be able to find more fresh food, flowers and so much more, and also have [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Aug 1 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Animals at the Beach 10:00 am
Animals at the Beach @ Lake Forest Beach Playground
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The WDC will be bringing its amazing animals to you all summer long.  The professional staff and college interns will visit the beach playground area on a weekly basis with an entourage of fascinating animals [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Picnic Stories 12:00 pm
Picnic Stories @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Bring a bag lunch and enjoy stories for the whole family in the Youth Program Room at the Library
Antioch Farmers Market 2:00 pm
Antioch Farmers Market @ Downtown Antioch
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Antioch Farmer’s Market is open each Thursday afternoon from 2-6 pm.  *New Location for 2019*  900 Skidmore Drive, Antioch, IL 60002 in downtown Antioch. The Market features products from produce to flowers and many things [...]
Simple Summer Fun 2:00 pm
Simple Summer Fun @ Crabtree Nature Center
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Crabtree Nature Center on select Thursday afternoons in July and Aug for a family-friendly drop-in program featuring art, exploration, nature play or games. Activities will take place near the building.
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Aug 1 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
Northbrook Days 5:00 pm
Northbrook Days @ Village Green Park
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every year, volunteers across our community come together for five days and put on an exciting festival for residents of Northbrook and surrounding towns. The fest includes rides, games, live music, food, beer & wine, [...]
Barrington Cruise Night 6:00 pm
Barrington Cruise Night @ Cook & Station Streets
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Running every Thursday through the summer, from 6:00pm-8:30pm at Cook & Station Streets in downtown Barrington, Cruise Nights will be more fun than ever. This year the event will include food trucks on many nights [...]
Hot Summer Nights 6:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Bring your dancing friends and kick it up a notch with high-energy music as you dance (or listen) to the upbeat tempo of [...]
It’s Thursday Concert Series 7:00 pm
It’s Thursday Concert Series @ William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All concerts start at 7:30 pm and run until 9 pm at the William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center located at 902 Skidmore Drive, Antioch, IL (behind the east side businesses on Main Street). “It’s [...]
Flick and Float 8:30 pm
Flick and Float @ Wheeling Family Aquatic Center
Aug 1 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Must purchase ticket admission to the Family Aquatic Center. Movie starts at Dusk July 17: Incredibles 2 August 1: Jaws
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North Chicago CommUNITY Days
North Chicago CommUNITY Days @ Foss Park
Aug 2 all-day
Friday, August 2, 2019 7:00 PM 2019 North Chicago Community Days 5K & 1 Mile Register Now!     8:30 PM Movie in the Park   Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM Community Days Parade [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Aug 2 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Sensory Hour 10:00 am
Sensory Hour @ Raupp Museum
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ages 3 – 7 The Raupp Museum will be open with special activities suited to children with sensory processing issues, autism spectrum disorders, or who are differentlyabled. History is for everyone; and, our staff will [...]
Lunch in the Park 11:00 am
Lunch in the Park @ Cook Park
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11 am to 2 pm. Enjoy live bands,  choose a delicious lunch from among 8 food vendors in Cook Park, and visit with your friends and neighbors in picturesque Cook Park in the heart of [...]
Family Fun Fridays – A Zoo to You {RR} 1:00 pm
Family Fun Fridays – A Zoo to You {RR} @ Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us as we continue our interactive, entertaining, and educational family program into another Summer season at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center! A Zoo to You A Zoo to You is a [...]
National Night Out – Touch a Truck 5:00 pm
National Night Out – Touch a Truck @ Waukegan Municipal Beach
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the Waukegan Park District, Waukegan Police Department, Waukegan Fire Department. Waukegan Public Works and the City for our annual Night Out/Touch a Truck at the Beach! All kinds of trucks and heavy equipment will [...]
Northbrook Days 5:00 pm
Northbrook Days @ Village Green Park
Aug 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every year, volunteers across our community come together for five days and put on an exciting festival for residents of Northbrook and surrounding towns. The fest includes rides, games, live music, food, beer & wine, [...]
Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Summer Art Series for Friday Night Concerts on the Community Garden Green: July 12 – Earth Mother, jam rock July 19 –  Kim Banis & Guests, folk-punk July 26 –  Grant Milliren, Indie rock August [...]
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series 6:30 pm
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series @ Community Park
Aug 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly outdoor concert event in Hawthorn Woods’ Community Park.  Come each week to hear your favorite local artists in a variety of genres.   June 7:  Latest Rumor (Blues, Rock & Americana) June 14: Second [...]
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North Chicago CommUNITY Days
North Chicago CommUNITY Days @ Foss Park
Aug 3 all-day
Friday, August 2, 2019 7:00 PM 2019 North Chicago Community Days 5K & 1 Mile Register Now!     8:30 PM Movie in the Park   Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM Community Days Parade [...]
Big Trucks! 9:00 am
Big Trucks! @ Ron Beese Park
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Saturday, August 3 9:00 – 11:30am Ron Beese Park For ALL ages – FREEYour entire family is going to love this event! We park dozens of “Big Trucks” in the parking lot at Ron Beese [...]
Kiddie Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie Splash @ mitchell pool
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Northbrook Days – Special Needs Morning 9:30 am
Northbrook Days – Special Needs Morning @ Village Green Park
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Join NSSRA at Northbrook Days Festival this summer! Enjoy carnival rides, games, music and more! This event is free for the whole family! Open to Northbrook residents with disabilities and individuals with disabilities served by [...]
Creator Fair and Ice Cream Social 10:00 am
Creator Fair and Ice Cream Social @ Barrington Area Library
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Make summer last a little longer with a fun day of crafts and sweet treats! Make some fancy slime, try your hand at tie-dye, and explore more than a dozen other projects designed for all [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Family Time 10:00 am
Family Time @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come to the Youth Program Room for a drop-in storytime the whole family will enjoy!
Highland Park Kids Fair 10:00 am
Highland Park Kids Fair @ WeOrbit
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
It’s a Bubble Dance Party! Join us for a day of fun filled with Bubbles, Balloon Artists, Face Painting, Balloon Performer, activities by WeOrbit and performances by Ballet Makkai and Stages Performing Arts and much, [...]
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Pop-up Craft 10:00 am
Pop-up Craft @ Fremont Public Library
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us every other month for a craft that’s sure to appeal to all ages. Kids, teens, and adults are welcome. No registration is necessary, but supplies are first-come, first served!
DIY Extravaganza 10:30 am
DIY Extravaganza @ Fremont Public Library
Aug 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Grades K-5 with an adult. Drop in. Design, create, and discover with your family. Dress for a mess! Did you miss any of our Thursday afternoon DIY Lab events this July? Come to the DIY Extravaganza to [...]
Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Aug 3 @ 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 [...]
Saplings Kids Club with WTTW Kids Big Idea 11:00 am
Saplings Kids Club with WTTW Kids Big Idea @ Hawthorn Mall- Lower Level near YuKids Island
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall invites all Saplings kids club members to its “Big Idea Show” event on Saturday, August 3rd. During the event, the WTTW BIG IDEA Traveling Lab will visit Hawthorn Mall. Hosted by the WTTW [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Aug 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Make Your Own Pokémon 2:30 pm
Make Your Own Pokémon @ Ela Area Public Library
Aug 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Drop by and enjoy a variety of activities involving creativity and Pokémon! While you’re out participating in the Pokémon Community Day, drop by the gym at Ela and make a stop at the Forge to [...]
Northbrook Days 5:00 pm
Northbrook Days @ Village Green Park
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every year, volunteers across our community come together for five days and put on an exciting festival for residents of Northbrook and surrounding towns. The fest includes rides, games, live music, food, beer & wine, [...]
Dive-in Theater 7:30 pm
Dive-in Theater @ Mitchell Pool
Aug 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Fee: $3 Time: 7:30-10:30 PM Bring your raft, inner tube or noodle and watch a movie on the big screen from the pool! Swimming begins at 7:30 PM. Movie begins at dusk. Concession stand will [...]
Family Neon Jump Night 8:00 pm
Family Neon Jump Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Aug 3 @ 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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North Chicago CommUNITY Days
North Chicago CommUNITY Days @ Foss Park
Aug 4 all-day
Friday, August 2, 2019 7:00 PM 2019 North Chicago Community Days 5K & 1 Mile Register Now!     8:30 PM Movie in the Park   Saturday, August 3, 2019 10:00 AM Community Days Parade [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Malott Japanese Garden Family Sundays 11:00 am
Malott Japanese Garden Family Sundays @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop by the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden for hands-on activities related to Japanese arts and culture. Practice using chopsticks, rake miniature dry gardens, make Japanese kites, and more. The free activities vary each time [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool 3:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool @ Lake Bluff Pool
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tubes provided by the Lake Bluff Park District
Northbrook Days 5:00 pm
Northbrook Days @ Village Green Park
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every year, volunteers across our community come together for five days and put on an exciting festival for residents of Northbrook and surrounding towns. The fest includes rides, games, live music, food, beer & wine, [...]
Outdoor Summer Concert Series 5:00 pm
Outdoor Summer Concert Series @ Kracklauer Park
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Concerts take place every Sunday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the gazebo in Kracklauer Park through August 18th. All concerts are FREE so invite your friends and neighbors to the concert, bring some snacks [...]
Sounds of Summer Concerts 5:00 pm
Sounds of Summer Concerts @ Heritage Park Performance Pavilion
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Coolers are allowed but no outside alcohol. June 9: Mariachi Monumental De Mexico June 16: Mellencougar June 23: Wheeling’s 125th Anniversary Celebration featuring Eaglemania June 30: King Saturday July [...]
Summer Sampler 5:00 pm
Summer Sampler @ Mitchell Park
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join your friends and neighbors at Mitchell Park for our Summer Sampler Concert Series! Bring a picnic, dinner, chairs or a blanket and a smile while you enjoy some free music in the parks!   [...]
Bluffinia Summer Concert Series 6:00 pm
Bluffinia Summer Concert Series @ Village Green
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Concert Series at village Green in Downtown Lake Bluff July 4: Final Say AT THE BEACH! July : SPOKEN FOUR (Cover Band) July 14: Mason Rivers (Country) July 21: Feel Good Party Band (Rock [...]
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 5 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Open Play at GiGi’s Playhouse 9:00 am
Open Play at GiGi’s Playhouse @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Aug 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Hosted by our Youth Board, Open Play is the perfect opportunity to visit with other families and enjoy the playhouse in a fun, friendly, casual setting.
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 ALL AGES | DROP IN Stories, singing, crafts and more! The entire family is invited to enjoy these special storytimes. Children younger than age 3 must be accompanied by an adult.  
Port Clinton Art Festival 10:00 am
Port Clinton Art Festival @ Port Clinton Square
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Port Clinton Art Festival, Highland Park’s renowned summer event, returns to the city center with even more prestigious offerings this year. Developed by Amdur Productions and recognized by Sunshine Artist Magazine as one of the [...]
Stay and Play 10:00 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Aug 5 @ 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. [...]
Free Days at Antioch Aqua Center 12:00 pm
Free Days at Antioch Aqua Center @ Antioch Aqua Center
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
June 16 Father’s Day Special – Fathers are FREE with a paying or pass holder child. July 15 Mom and Me Day Special – Mothers are FREE with a paying or pass holder child. August [...]
Military Mondays 12:00 pm
Military Mondays @ Antioch Aqua Center
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Monday the Antioch Aquatic center honors our members of the Armed Forces, active or retired. Admission is FREE with military ID.
Carillon Concerts 5:30 pm
Carillon Concerts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy an enchanting one-hour musical performance of carillon bells on a warm summer evening and watch lights illuminate Evening Island. Through a regularly scheduled series of concerts each summer, carillonneurs from around the world delight [...]
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 6 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Aug 6 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Preschool Tinkers 9:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Aug 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
2.5-5 years with an adult. Drop in. Engage in active learning with your preschooler! Singing, dancing, reading, and more followed by a hands-on activity. Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for email reminders.
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Aug 6 @ 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
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Stories in the Park 10:00 am
Stories in the Park @ Central Park
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Join us next door at Central Park (477 N. Lake Street) for a fun, outdoor storytime for all ages. Storytime will be held under the bandshell near the park’s splash pad. In case of inclement [...]
Tuesday Morning Music 10:00 am
Tuesday Morning Music @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Hear chamber music, jazz, and even Spanish guitar. Free concerts in the McGinley Pavilion, rain or shine from 10 to 11 a.m. June 4 David Chiriboga & Hugo Salcedo – Spanish Guitar Duo June 11 [...]
Preschool Tinkers 10:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
2.5-5 years with an adult. Drop in. Engage in active learning with your preschooler! Singing, dancing, reading, and more followed by a hands-on activity. Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for email reminders.
Tales Around Town 10:30 am
Tales Around Town @ Rotating Glencoe Parks
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages with parent or caregiver Join Ms. Linda around town for stories, songs and lots of outdoor fun! Tales Around Town will be visiting different parks and outdoor spaces in Glencoe all summer long [...]
North Chicago’s National Night Out 2:00 pm
North Chicago’s National Night Out @ Foss Park District
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The North Chicago Police Department invites you to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the annual community picnic and walk. Rain or shine come on out!
Virtual Reality Open house 2:00 pm
Virtual Reality Open house @ Ela Area Public Library
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Drop in and take a 3D journey to space or to the bottom of the sea with Google Expeditions. For ages 5 & up. No registration required.
Fox Lake Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Fox Lake Farmers Market @ 17 E. School St. - Fox Lake, IL
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods, in an organic garden setting. The Fox Lake Farmers Market brings the Fox Lake and surrounding communities the very best and [...]
National Night Out (Fox Lake) 4:00 pm
National Night Out (Fox Lake) @ Lakefront Park
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate National Night Out – an evening of Public Safety and Community Partnership at Lakefront Park! Come see Police, Fire, and Public Works vehicles on display with games and activities for kids of all ages. [...]
Special Needs Family Night 4:00 pm
Special Needs Family Night @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Aug 6 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
he FIRST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH is SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILY NIGHT! 4 PM – 8 PM Sensory Friendly Environment for our special guests! $15 Admission for Unlimited Jump Chaperones jump for FREE Click HERE to [...]
Splatter Paint Splatacular 4:15 pm
Splatter Paint Splatacular @ Wyman Green
Aug 6 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
All ages. Channel your inner Jackson Pollock and let the paint fly at this splatacular open-ended art class. In the event of inclement weather, an alternative art activity will be provided in the library’s Hammond [...]
National Night Out 5:00 pm
National Night Out @ Hartman Park
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Every first Tuesday of August, millions of people celebrate National Night Out (NNO) in neighborhoods across the country to celebrate community and law enforcement partnerships. NNO brings together individuals from communities in all 50 states, [...]
National Night Out 5:00 pm
National Night Out @ Willow Stream Park South
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5 – 7:30 pm Business Expo Picnic in the Park Inflatable Attractions and Face Painting Buffalo Grove Fire and Police Department Displays Free hotdogs, chips and drinks (while supplies last) Free giveaways 6 – 8 [...]
National Night Out with APD 5:00 pm
National Night Out with APD @ Antioch Community Bandshell
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Antioch Police Department is happy to present its Community Outdoor Movie Night featuring “Zootopia”. Also part of the National Night Out Event is free hotdogs, face painting, K-9 demonstration, Antioch Police Explorers and squad [...]
Round Lake National Night Out Against Crime 5:00 pm
Round Lake National Night Out Against Crime @ Round Lake Police Department
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
National Night Out event is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6, 2019 starting at 5:00pm at the Round Lake Police Department located at 741 West Town Line Road. There will be free Hot dogs, Popcorn & [...]
National Night Out 5:30 pm
National Night Out @ Heritage Park Performance Pavilion
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
FREE Heritage Park Performance Pavillion and Family Aquatic Center Bring the whole family and join the Wheeling Park District and Wheeling Police Department for a variety of activities for all ages. Get to know your [...]
Wauconda National Night Out 5:30 pm
Wauconda National Night Out @ Cook Park
Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The event includes free hot dog, chips, and pop. Attendees will get the opportunity to tour a police vehicle, watch a canine demonstration, take part in simulations and much more. Raffle tickets will be sold [...]
National Night Out 5:45 pm
National Night Out @ Various Parks in Wildwood
Aug 6 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Wildwood Park District in a community wide event designed to prevent crime in the neighborhood. This is a national event where hundreds of communities take to the streets in an effort to promote [...]
Highland Park National Night Out 6:00 pm
Highland Park National Night Out @ Lawn of City Hall
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The City of Highland Park Police Department is hosting the City’s 2nd Annual National Night Out Celebration on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 6 PM – 8:30 PM on the front lawn of City Hall, 1707 [...]
Lake Forest Day Carnival 6:00 pm
Lake Forest Day Carnival @ West Park
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tuesday, August 6:  Carnival rides, live music, food and refreshments at West Park from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, August 7:  5K Fun Run, 7 a.m. at Deerpath Community Park.  Parade on Western Avenue at 10 a.m. [...]
Music on the Esplanade 6:00 pm
Music on the Esplanade @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Each Tuesday evening brings a different kind of music, from big band to swing to bluegrass. Watch the sun set over the Smith Fountain. Please Note: You are encouraged to bring your own chairs as [...]
Northbrook National Night Out 6:00 pm
Northbrook National Night Out @ Meadowhill Aquatic Center
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join the Northbrook Park District and the Northbrook Police Department for some serious fun at the pool. The event includes DJ entertainment, free hot dogs and drinks, games and raffles. The event will be canceled [...]
DROP-IN Chess with a difference!- CPL Children’s Department 6:30 pm
DROP-IN Chess with a difference!- CPL Children’s Department @ Cook Park Library
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking for a casual, fun game of chess? DROP-IN and play with our amazing selection of unique chess boards, including 4 person chess, Stealth Chess, and 3D chess, to name a few! All skill and [...]
National Night Out 7:00 pm
National Night Out @ Mundelein Park District
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
All Mundelein residents are cordially invited to participate. This remarkable community program is designed to bring neighbors together, strengthen neighborhood spirit, and generate participation in anti-crime and drug programs. NNO sends a message to criminals [...]
Summer Concert Series 7:00 pm
Summer Concert Series @ Willow Stream Park
Aug 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Concerts are FREE! In case of rain, concerts will be canceled. In the event of questionable weather, please call our weather cancellation hotline at 847.235.6857. June 25 The Walk-Ins (pop rock) July 2 Five Guys [...]
Concerts in the Plaza 7:30 pm
Concerts in the Plaza @ Independence Grove
Aug 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Outdoor concerts are held Tuesdays, 7:30 pm, from mid-June through early August, at Independence Grove Forest Preserve in Libertyville. No rain dates. For concert updates click here, call our Hotline at 847-968-3499 or follow us on Twitter. Concerts [...]
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 7 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Wintrust Morning Movie Series 9:00 am
Wintrust Morning Movie Series @ Classic Cinema - Fox Lake Theatre
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
The series runs family-friendly  movies for just $1 for 10 Wednesdays starting June 5 through August 7. Doors open at 9 a.m., and the film starts  at 10 a.m. Theatre staff and local community organizations will have [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Aug 7 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Summer Playdates 11:00 am
Summer Playdates @ Learning Express Toys Lake Zurich
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Summer PlayDates at Learning Express of Lake Zurich. All events are 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. June 12 – Plant-a-plant June 26 – $9 (fee this day only) Make-a-Plate July 10 – Sun Catchers July [...]
Wacky Wednesday 1:00 pm
Wacky Wednesday @ Antioch Aqua Center
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
On select Wednesday’s throughout the summer you’ll find the Antioch Aqua Center pool  staff on the sidelines leading some wacky youth activities for your enjoyment. June 26 – Water bucket relays July 17 – Pool [...]
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse 4:30 pm
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Aug 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Destination Discovery  –  Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families [...]
Highwood Evening Gourmet Farmers Market 4:30 pm
Highwood Evening Gourmet Farmers Market @ Everts Park
Aug 7 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Why make dinner at home when you can spend the evening with friends and family at the Highwood Evening Gourmet Market. Recognized as one of the best outdoor markets on the North Shore! This is [...]
LEGO Club 4:30 pm
LEGO Club @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join the Deerfield Public Library for an hour of building and show off your creativity at LEGO® Club! Build your own design or follow the monthly challenge.
Dancin Sprouts 5:30 pm
Dancin Sprouts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 7 @ 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 [...]
Cruise Nights 6:00 pm
Cruise Nights @ Paulus Park
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Paulus Park, 200 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich When: The 1st Wednesday of the month from May through August from 6 pm to 9 pm.  September & October dates to be determined. The Lake Zurich Cruise [...]
Lake Forest Day Carnival 6:00 pm
Lake Forest Day Carnival @ West Park
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Tuesday, August 6:  Carnival rides, live music, food and refreshments at West Park from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday, August 7:  5K Fun Run, 7 a.m. at Deerpath Community Park.  Parade on Western Avenue at 10 a.m. [...]
Concerts at the Beach 6:30 pm
Concerts at the Beach @ Forest Park Beach
Aug 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Enjoy free live music with the beautiful background of Lake Michigan at Forest Park beach. Bring a beach chair or spread a blanket and enjoy music, food, and fun for the whole family.  
Live Music in the Park 7:00 pm
Live Music in the Park @ Lindenhurst Parks
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In consideration of others, pets, alcoholic beverages and grills are not allowed in the parks. Bring your own lawn chairs and coolers.  Food will also be available for purchase at all locations. Concerts are weather [...]
Summer Concerts 7:00 pm
Summer Concerts @ Citizens Park
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us at Citizens Park for our FREE Concerts in the Park Series, presented by BMO Harris Bank. Concerts are held in the Amphitheater (Pavilion in inclement weather). All concerts feature live music and FREE popcorn compliments of [...]
Moon Over Aspen Drive 7:30 pm
Moon Over Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Aug 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Use high-powered telescopes and astro-binoculars to get a close-up view of the stars, moon, and maybe Saturn and Mars when it gets dark. Meet on the front sidewalk, by the library doors. Brought to you by the [...]
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 8 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Gurnee Days – Hooray for Hollywood
Gurnee Days – Hooray for Hollywood @ Various Locations in Gurnee
Aug 8 all-day
Held since 1973, Gurnee Days is a family-oriented weekend of music and entertainment for all ages, delicious food, carnival rides and games, amazing fireworks and a parade. Gurnee Days started as a small picnic at [...]
Lindenfest
Lindenfest @ Village Hall Center
Aug 8 all-day
This year we will have the Carnival, our annual Parade, Entertainers, Lindenfest Auction, and to begin the festival our Little Miss, Junior Miss, and Miss Lindenhurst Pageant will be held the first evening. The dates [...]
Libertyville Farmers Market 7:00 am
Libertyville Farmers Market @ Cook Park
Aug 8 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
In 2019, we are celebrating our 39th year in operation!  This year we have more vendors than ever, so you’ll be able to find more fresh food, flowers and so much more, and also have [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Aug 8 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Antioch Farmers Market 2:00 pm
Antioch Farmers Market @ Downtown Antioch
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Antioch Farmer’s Market is open each Thursday afternoon from 2-6 pm.  *New Location for 2019*  900 Skidmore Drive, Antioch, IL 60002 in downtown Antioch. The Market features products from produce to flowers and many things [...]
Family Golf Day at Renwood 4:00 pm
Family Golf Day at Renwood @ Renwood Golf Course
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hit range balls, play on the course and have a hot dog and soft drink for just $5 per person!
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Aug 8 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
Barrington Cruise Night 6:00 pm
Barrington Cruise Night @ Cook & Station Streets
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Running every Thursday through the summer, from 6:00pm-8:30pm at Cook & Station Streets in downtown Barrington, Cruise Nights will be more fun than ever. This year the event will include food trucks on many nights [...]
Family Storytime 6:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Fremont Public Library
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
All ages with an adult. Drop in. Dance, sing, play, and read together at this storytime for the whole family! Miss Rachael guides you through bounces for babies, silly songs for big kids, and everything in [...]
Hot Summer Nights 6:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hot Summer Nights will be held in the Rose Garden this year! Bring your dancing friends and kick it up a notch with high-energy music as you dance (or listen) to the upbeat tempo of [...]
Family Fun Walk and Dance 6:30 pm
Family Fun Walk and Dance @ Williams Brook Entertainment Center
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Go Antioch community for this family event. You will get a great 30 minute walk before the It’s Thursday Concert. A family that works out together dances together. The first 50 people will [...]
It’s Thursday Concert Series 7:00 pm
It’s Thursday Concert Series @ William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All concerts start at 7:30 pm and run until 9 pm at the William E. Brook Memorial Entertainment Center located at 902 Skidmore Drive, Antioch, IL (behind the east side businesses on Main Street). “It’s [...]
Family Movie Night 8:00 pm
Family Movie Night @ Heritage Park
Aug 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. June 27: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Meet the super hero of the night. Arrive by 8:00 p.m. to see Spider-Man July 18: Mary Poppins Returns Sure to [...]
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 9 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Gurnee Days – Hooray for Hollywood
Gurnee Days – Hooray for Hollywood @ Various Locations in Gurnee
Aug 9 all-day
Held since 1973, Gurnee Days is a family-oriented weekend of music and entertainment for all ages, delicious food, carnival rides and games, amazing fireworks and a parade. Gurnee Days started as a small picnic at [...]
Lindenfest
Lindenfest @ Village Hall Center
Aug 9 all-day
This year we will have the Carnival, our annual Parade, Entertainers, Lindenfest Auction, and to begin the festival our Little Miss, Junior Miss, and Miss Lindenhurst Pageant will be held the first evening. The dates [...]
Kiddie/Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie/Splash @ Mitchell Pool
Aug 9 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Story Time in the Sun at Ron Beese Park 10:00 am
Story Time in the Sun at Ron Beese Park @ Ron Beese Park
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Meet us at the park for stories and activities in nature! Weather permitting. Drop in. Ron Beese Park, 50 Rotary Drive, Barrington.
Yoga in the Park 10:00 am
Yoga in the Park @ Ravinia Park
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us from 10:00-11:00am at Ravinia Park for our FREE Yoga in the Park outdoor fitness program! 10:00-11:00a Ravinia Park | 920 Ravinia Drive, Gurnee Ages: all ages welcome FREE! Wear comfortable clothes and bring [...]
Lunch in the Park 11:00 am
Lunch in the Park @ Cook Park
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11 am to 2 pm. Enjoy live bands,  choose a delicious lunch from among 8 food vendors in Cook Park, and visit with your friends and neighbors in picturesque Cook Park in the heart of [...]
Cardboard Regatta 12:30 pm
Cardboard Regatta @ Glencoe Boating Beach
Aug 9 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Turn paper into a seaworthy vessel! Build a cardboard boat and bring it to Glencoe Beach to race against other boats. We will present awards for speed and team spirit. Two team members must navigate the vessel. [...]
Family Fun Fridays – The Great Bodini 1:00 pm
Family Fun Fridays – The Great Bodini @ Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center
Aug 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join us as we continue our interactive, entertaining, and educational family program into another Summer season at the Round Lake Beach Cultural & Civic Center! The Great Boodini The Great Boodini presents an original show [...]
Car Show Cruise Nights 5:00 pm
Car Show Cruise Nights @ Community Park
Aug 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  Cruise on over to Hawthorn Woods Community Park and enjoy a night of cool cars and family fun. Exotic and classic cars are welcome to park at Community Park for these FREE events, and [...]
Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Summer Art Series for Friday Night Concerts on the Community Garden Green: July 12 – Earth Mother, jam rock July 19 –  Kim Banis & Guests, folk-punk July 26 –  Grant Milliren, Indie rock August [...]
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series 6:30 pm
Hawthorn Woods Concert In the Park Series @ Community Park
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Weekly outdoor concert event in Hawthorn Woods’ Community Park.  Come each week to hear your favorite local artists in a variety of genres.   June 7:  Latest Rumor (Blues, Rock & Americana) June 14: Second [...]
Movies on the Green 7:00 pm
Movies on the Green @ Wyman Green
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Movies begin at dusk on Wyman Green (675 Village Court) Grab your blankets and lawn chairs for Movies on the Green! Movie screenings are free and open to the public. In case of inclement weather, [...]
Summer Entertainment Series 7:00 pm
Summer Entertainment Series @ Heritage Park
Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. Coolers are allowed, no outside alcohol permitted. Concessions from the grill and beer/wine are available for purchase. June 7: Sixteen Candles July 12: Mike & Joe August 9: Hi Infidelity
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 10 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Gurnee Days – Hooray for Hollywood
Gurnee Days – Hooray for Hollywood @ Various Locations in Gurnee
Aug 10 all-day
Held since 1973, Gurnee Days is a family-oriented weekend of music and entertainment for all ages, delicious food, carnival rides and games, amazing fireworks and a parade. Gurnee Days started as a small picnic at [...]
Lindenfest
Lindenfest @ Village Hall Center
Aug 10 all-day
This year we will have the Carnival, our annual Parade, Entertainers, Lindenfest Auction, and to begin the festival our Little Miss, Junior Miss, and Miss Lindenhurst Pageant will be held the first evening. The dates [...]
Kiddie Splash 9:30 am
Kiddie Splash @ mitchell pool
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
A separate wading pool includes zero depth entry, geysers, water cannons, a slide, and more! Mon, Wed, Fri 9:30 am – 9:00 pm (tot pool only until 1pm) Tues, Thurs 9:30 – 7  (tot pool only until 1pm) [...]
THE FUN THREE “A’s IN THE GARDEN ~ ART, ACTIVITIES AND ADVENTURES! 9:30 am
THE FUN THREE “A’s IN THE GARDEN ~ ART, ACTIVITIES AND ADVENTURES! @ Glencoe Community Garden
Aug 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Let’s explore the Garden using all of our senses. Discover the GCG, in at least 150 different ways, through sight, sound, touch, taste and smell with play educator, Linda Semel. All ages welcome with a parent or caregiver. [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Family Time 10:00 am
Family Time @ Deerfield Public Library
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come to the Youth Program Room for a drop-in storytime the whole family will enjoy!
Kite Festival 10:00 am
Kite Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Kite Festival will take place in the meadow west of Evening Island. Visitors can walk there or take the free tram. Ice cream, beverages, and many lunch options will be available for purchase on-site. [...]
Lincolnshire Art Festival 10:00 am
Lincolnshire Art Festival @ Village Green
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spend the weekend in the fresh air and sunshine enjoying art, local food fare, and live music! An entertaining weekend for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION! August 10 – 11 from 10 am – 5 [...]
Saturday Kids! 10:00 am
Saturday Kids! @ Grayslake HIstorical Society and Museum
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Look for a free Saturday Kids! program on the second Saturday of each month. April:Do you enjoy planting and working with nature? Do you have a passion for gardening? Have you ever had a pet [...]
Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Aug 10 @ 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 [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Monarchs on the Move 12:00 pm
Monarchs on the Move @ Hart's Woods Park
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Spend an afternoon trying to catch a glimpse of these fleeting animals getting ready to move. Where do you think they go? Let’s find out together during this special event about Monarchs, an iconic butterfly [...]
Wooden Train Play 1:00 pm
Wooden Train Play @ Fremont Public Library
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Build your own large track layouts with our wooden trains.
Annual Duck Race and Pool Party 4:00 pm
Annual Duck Race and Pool Party @ Aqualusion Pool
Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Annual Duck Race and Pool Party @ Aqualusion Pool | Barrington | Illinois | United States
JourneyCare’s Annual Duck Race and Pool Party is on Saturday, August 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Aqualusion Water Park in Langendorf Park, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Take part in this free family event [...]
Family Neon Jump Night 8:00 pm
Family Neon Jump Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Aug 10 @ 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 [...]