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Kidlist Event! Kids Make-Your-Own Pizza Night

We are incredibly excited to announce our first-ever original Kidlist event: A Kids Make-Your-Own Pizza Night at Stix & Stones in Burr Ridge on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Stix & Stones is a fun restaurant at Burr Ridge Village Center with a great ambiance that we think you will enjoy. They make their own homemade dough with “00” flour to…


Weekend Events: September 8-10, 2017

There are some free museum days coming up. You can also look forward to some of the last movies in the park, a block party in Elmhurst, mother son hayride in Woodridge, opportunities for fitness, a couple touch-a-trucks, festivals, art fairs, and much more! Heads up that the Rhea Lana consignment sale starts on Sunday in Lombard and continues through…


Glow in the Park at Lake Ellyn

Glen Ellyn Park District’s Glow in the Park lantern walk on Sunday, September 17 will offer food, activities, live kids’ music, and a magical sight! As the sun sets over Lake Ellyn, lighted lanterns will bob and sway in procession, casting their glow on the crowd below. Best of all, it couldn’t be easier for your family to be part…


Chicagoland Lice Removal Services and Salons (and Tips for Prevention)

If your child came home with an itchy scalp, don’t fret! We have a list of Chicagoland lice removal services and salons you can call. Using a professional service can take the stress and guesswork out of trying to eradicate all the lice (and their eggs). Thanks to Shiny Strands for sponsoring this helpful resource! We have also included preventative…


Three Little Birds’ Guide to a “Perfectly You” Photo Session

Kidlist welcomes Julianne Green of Three Little Birds Photography as a guest contributor. The oh-so popular fall photo sessions are upon us. Beautiful colors, cooler temps, early sunsets, and last but not least, the ever-pressing holiday card photo are just a few reasons this is the most desirable time of the year to have family photos taken. Here are some…


Free! Tooth Fairy Day 2017

Want to give your child a wonderful first experience at the dentist? Take them to Dr. Eric Jackson at Oral Health Care Professionals for Tooth Fairy Day, a free event on Friday, September 15, 2017! Call (630) 963-6750 to reserve your time to meet the Tooth Fairy and explore the dental office. Tooth Fairy Day is a fun opportunity for…


Weekend Events + Labor Day: September 1-4, 2017

A big thank you to Go Ape for sponsoring this weekend events list! This Labor Day weekend take your family and friends on an exhilarating adventure through the forest canopy at Go Ape in Bemis Woods! Go Ape wants to inspire everyone to live life adventurously and with 15% off your next adventure, you can definitely have an adventurous Labor Day! Use…


5 Reasons to Stay in the Pool After the Kids Go Back to School

Kidlist welcomes Steve Karapetian and Alex Tyler from Goldfish Swim School in Burr Ridge and Glen Ellyn as guest contributors to give all of us insight (backed up with great studies) into why children as young as four months old should stay in the pool throughout the year. I had never thought about some of these benefits! You’ll want to check it…


Family-Friendly Destination Restaurants for Kids

While we know you’re not supposed to play at the table, these restaurants for kids are sure to provide fun! Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or just making it through the week, these restaurants are destinations for fun dining experiences. Family-Friendly Destination Restaurants for Kids Some are specifically designed for kids, while others are fun dinner destinations for the whole…


Summerlakes Park, Warrenville: American Ninja Warrior Park

Kidlist welcomes Carrie Gonzalez, a Kidlist reader and local mom of four, as a guest contributor. If your kids are into watching American Ninja warrior like mine are, then they will love Summerlakes Park! It is located in Warrenville right off a frontage road near the intersection of Route 59 and Butterfield Rd. Aside from an awesome ninja warrior type…


Fall Festivals and Oktoberfests 2017

Fall is such a beautiful time of year… with the changing leaves and crisp air comes an incredible line up of fun things to do as a family! We’ve rounded up some of the fall festivals that will be happening in your neighborhood, as well as venues that host fall activities all season long. There’s such a wide array of…


Weekend Events: August 25-27, 2017

Just because the kids are back to school doesn’t mean the fun stops… It just means that the weekends are even more important! Check out all of the family-friendly events coming up in our area below. You can click on the event title to be taken to more information like location details and a description of what to expect. You…