August 2020 Family-Friendly Events

I can’t believe that summer is coming to an end already! August is a perfect time to watch an outdoor movie under the stars, explore nature on a guided family hike, and more. Before you go, make sure to click on the links for information about social distancing requirements, advance registration details, and other guidelines to help your family enjoy their time together.

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August 2020 Events

Please note that MOST of these events require registration in advance. If an event interests you, check it out now to make sure you get a spot!

Weekly Events

Mid-Day Spray (Rotary Hill, Naperville)
Every weekday | 11:00am – 1:00pm

Story Hour on The Green (Geneva Commons)
Every Tuesday | 11:00am

Feed the Chickens and Feed the Goats (Primrose Farm, St. Charles)
Every Tuesday and Thursday | 10:00am – 11:00am
Advanced registration is required. August dates are sold out, but keep on your radar for future months.

Storytime in the Garden (Oak Park)
Every Wednesday | 10:00 am and 11:00 am
Registration is required.

Summer Concerts (Villa Park)
Every Thursday | 6:30 pm

Drive-In Concerts (St. Charles)
Every Thursday | 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Reservations are required.

Fun Fridays (West Chicago)
Every Friday except August 28, 2020 | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Nature Walk (Oak Brook)
Every Saturday | Sessions starting on the hour from 9:00am – 2:00pm

Movies on the Green (Geneva Commons)
Every Saturday | 4:00pm – 6:00pm or 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Limit of 50 people on the Green.

Concerts in the Park (Naperville)
Every Sunday except August 9, 2020 | 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Museum of Science and Industry Free Admission Days (Chicago)
Wednesdays through Sundays from August 1 – 14, 2020| 9:30am – 4:00pm
Advance ticket purchase required for timed entry. Museum closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Nature Discovery Days: Pollinator Week (Knoch Knolls Nature Center, Naperville)
August 9 – 15, 2020 | 10:00am – 4:00pm (Sundays: 1:00pm – 4:00pm)

Rhea Lana’s of West Chicagoland Back to School Sale (Yorktown Center, Lombard)
August 12 – 21, 2020 | Times vary

Nature Discovery Days: Tremendous Trees (Knoch Knolls Nature Center, Naperville)
August 16 – 22, 2020 | 10:00am – 4:00pm (Sundays: 1:00pm – 4:00pm)

CHI-Together Drive-In Movies (Soldier Field, Chicago)
Select days throughout the month | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Week of August 1, 2020

Annual Fishing Derby (Downers Grove)
August 1, 2020 | 8:00am – 11:00am
Registration required to receive prizes.

Family Hike with a Naturalist (Naperville)
August 1, 2020 | 8:00am – 9:30am
Advance registration required.

Park Clean-Up Days (Batavia)
August 1, 2020 | 8:00am – 12:00pm

Run for the Kids: Superhero Hustle (Villa Park)
August 1, 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

Super Sensational Saturday Mornings (Villa Park)
August 1, 2020 | 10:30am – 11:15am

Youth Video Game Club (Oak Park)
August 1, 2020 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Advance registration required.

Teen Video Game Club (Oak Park)
August 1, 2020 | 2:15pm – 4:15pm
Advance registration required.

Grandparent & Me-Messy Time w/Kidcreate Studio (Winfield)
August 1, 2020 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Registration is required.

Plants Eat Bugs (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 2, 2020 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Advance registration required.

Back 2 School Bash (Glendale Heights)
August 2, 2020 | 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Week of August 3, 2020

Splish Splash Bash (Lombard)
August 3, 2020 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Advance registration required.

Princess Party (Lombard)
August 3, 2020 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Advance registration required.

Art Dans La Rue (Oak Park)
August 3, 2020 | 2:00pm – 9:00pm

Movies in the Park (Villa Park)
August 3, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Spider Shine Night Hike (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 3, 2020 | 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Register in advance.

Home Alone (Lombard)
August 3, 2020 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Advance registration required.

Powerful Pollinators (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 4, 2020 | 10:00am – 11:00am or 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Register in advance.

Children’s Lunchtime Entertainment (Naperville)
August 4, 2020 | 11:30am – 12:15pm

National Night Out Against Crime (Bloomingdale)
August 4, 2020 | 5:30pm – 8:30pm

National Night Out (Glendale Heights)
August 4, 2020 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Cool for School Backpacks (Western Springs)
August 4, 2020 | 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Registration is required.

Paper Making Workshop (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 4, 2020 | 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Advance registration required.

Drive-in Movie: A Cinderella Story (Lemont)
August 4, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Advance registration required.

Movie in the Park: Trolls World Tour (Oak Brook)
August 4, 2020 | 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Register in advance.

Free Parking Day (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
August 5, 2020 | all day

Fishing Fever (Wheaton)
August 5, 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm
Register in advance.

STEM in the Prairie Patch (Darien)
August 5, 2020 | 9:15 am and 10:15 am
Registration required.

Lunch on the Lawn with Ben Tatar and the Tator Tots (Hinsdale)
August 5, 2020 | 12:30pm – 1:15pm

Land Before Time (Lombard)
August 5, 2020 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Advance registration required.

Outdoor Family Fun Picnic – Miss Jamie’s Farm (Bloomingdale)
August 5, 2020 | 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Popcorn Popup Drive-In Movies: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Burr Ridge)
August 5, 2020 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Advance registration required.

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Movies in the Park: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (River Grove)
August 5, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Tik Tok Kick Off (Oswego)
August 5, 2020 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm
Video entry deadline July 8, 2020.

Summer Drive-In Movies (Batavia)
August 5, 2020 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Youth Kayak Fishing Experience (Big Rock)
August 6, 2020 | 8:00am – 12:30pm

Wild Woods Tree Tales (Downers Grove)
August 6, 2020 | 9:30am – 10:00am
Registration is required.

Little Sprouts (Morton Arboretum, Lisle)
August 6, 2020 | 9:30am – 11:00am
Registration is required.

Nature Telling (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 6, 2020 | 10:00am – 10:30am
Register in advance.

Wading and Scooping (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 6, 2020 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Register in advance.

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Oh My: Kid Rock Music Program (Cantigny, Wheaton)
August 7, 2020 | 10:00am – 10:45am
Registration is required.

Oceans of Fun (Lombard)
August 7, 2020 | 9:15am – 10:30am
Registration is required.

Outdoor Lunchtime Funtime with KidzMagic by Andrew (Bloomingdale)
August 7, 2020 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Kid’s Garage Sale (Oswego)
August 7, 2020 | 12:00pm – 2:30pm

Dance Pop-Ups (La Grange)
August 7, 2020 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Dance Pop-Ups Youth (La Grange)
August 7, 2020 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Dog Days of Summer and Movie in the Park (Prospect Park, Clarendon Hills)
August 7, 2020 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Drive-In Movie Night (Elmhurst)
August 7, 2020 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Family Nature Night (Oak Park)
August 7, 2020 | 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Movie in the Park: Onward (Berwyn)
August 7, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Drive-In Movie: Lion King (Bensenville)
August 7, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Advance registration required. Bensenville residents only.

Drive-in Movie Night: Toy Story 4 (Lombard)
August 7, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Registration is required.

Outdoor Movie: Frozen II (Bloomingdale)
August 7, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Movie In The Park: Dolittle (La Grange )
August 7, 2020 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Movies in the Park – Field of Dreams (Elmhurst)
August 7, 2020 | 9:00pm – 11:00pm
Advance reservations required.

Family Fishing Fun (Downers Grove)
August 8, 2020 | 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Restoration Workdays (Glen Ellyn)
August 8, 2020 | 9:00am – 11:00am

Creative Cooking: Fun with Fruit (Oak Park)
August 8, 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm
Registration is required.

Transportation Zoo (Dupage Children’s Museum, Naperville)
August 8, 2020 | 9:00am – 1:00pm
Pre-registered, timed-entry tickets are required.

Safe Sitter (Oak Park)
August 8, 2020 | 9:30am – 3:00pm
Registration is required.

Puddle Jumpers Morning (Oswego)
August 8, 2020 | 10:00am – 11:30am
Pre-registration for $9, or pay $12 at the door.

Mom and Son Picnic & Putt Putt (West Chicago)
August 8, 2020 | 11:00am – 1:00pm
Advance registration is required.

Touch-A-Truck (Winfield)
August 8, 2020 | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Second Saturday: Family Program (Cantigny, Wheaton)
August 8, 2020 | 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Pick up craft kits to go.

Pig Pen Afternoon (Oswego)
August 8, 2020 | 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Pre-registration for $9, or pay $12 at the door.

Art At The Park MR Paint Party (Forest Park)
August 8, 2020 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Register in advance to guarantee supplies.

Wild Night Out (Downers Grove)
August 8, 2020 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Advance registration required.

Drive-In Movie – Lion King (Bensenville)
August 8, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Advance registration required. Bensenville residents only.

Try-It Archery (Oak Park)
August 9, 2020 | 1-hour sessions offered
Advance registration required.

Kayaking Basics (Warrenville)
August 9, 2020 | 9:00am – 10:00am
Advance registration is required.

Compass Clues (Wheaton)
August 9, 2020 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Register in advance.

Scandinavian Jam (Chicago)
August 9, 2020 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Public Speaking for Kids (Batavia)
August 9, 2020 | 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Week of August 10, 2020

Little Acorns (Morton Arboretum, Lisle)
August 10, 2020 | 9:30am – 11:00am
Advance registration required.

Fairy House Workshop (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 10, 2020 | 10:00am – 11:00am or 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Register in advance.

First Aid and CPR (Lombard)
August 10, 2020 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Advance registration is required.

Museum Maker Monday Kits (Elmhurst)
August 10, 2020 | 10:00am – 12:00pm
Pick up museum maker kits to go.

Movies in the Park (Villa Park)
August 10, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm

Fishing Fever (Wheaton)
August 11, 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm
Register in advance.

Treasure Hunters (Bolingbrook)
August 11, 2020 | 9:00am – 3:00pm
Register in advance.

Kids Go Wild Game Day (Oswego)
August 11, 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm
Advance registration required.

Children’s Lunchtime Entertainment (Naperville)
August 11, 2020 | 11:30am – 12:15pm

Cantigny Scavenger Hunt (Wheaton)
August 11, 2020 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Park Cookout (Geneva)
August 11, 2020 | 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Community Campfire (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 11, 2020 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Advance registration required.

Drive In Movie: Secret Life of Pets 2 (Bloomingdale)
August 11, 2020 | 7:30pm – 11:00pm
Registration is required

Movie in the Park: Frozen 2 (Oak Brook)
August 11, 2020 | 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Advance registration is required.

Drive-In Movie: Jumanji: The Next Level (Forest Park)
August 11, 2020 | 8:15pm – 10:15pm
Pre-registration is required.

Little Sprouts (Morton Arboretum, Lisle)
August 12, 2020 | 9:30am – 11:00am
Registration is required.

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STEM in the Prairie Patch (Darien)
August 12, 2020 | 9:15 am and 10:15 am
Registration required.

Frozen Garden Party (Burr Ridge)
August 12, 2020 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Pre-registration is required.

Back to School Bonfire and Bash (Roselle)
August 12, 2020 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Registration encouraged.

Concert in the Park (Geneva)
August 12, 2020 | 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Pre-registration is required.

Movies in the Park – Jumanji: The Next Level (Glen Ellyn)
August 12, 2020 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Kids Go Wild Game Day (Oswego)
August 13, 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

Magic Class (Western Springs)
August 13, 2020 | 5:00pm – 5:55pm
Registration is required.

Life Coaching: Back to School Slime (Burr Ridge)
August 13, 2020 | 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Registration is required.

Concert in the Park (Forest Park)
August 13, 2020 | 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Magic of Gary Kantor (Oak Park)
August 13, 2020 | 6:45pm – 7:40pm
Registration is required.

Magic Class (Oak Park)
August 13, 2020 | 6:45pm – 7:50pm
Registration is required.

Nature Tots (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 14, 2020 | 9:30am – 10:30am

Budding Naturalist (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 14, 2020 | 12:30pm – 2:30pm

ARC Laser Tag (Woodridge)
August 14, 2020 | 4:40pm – 5:40pm or 5:45pm – 6:45pm depending on age
Register in advance.

Mattix Music Studio Open House (Western Springs)
August 14, 2020 | 4:00pm – 7:00 pm

Family Skills Challenge (Forest Park)
August 14, 2020 | 4:30pm – 6:30pm

Twilight Geocache (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 14, 2020 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Register in advance.

Cinema at the Settlement: Brave (Naperville)
August 14, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Registration is required.

Jammies & Tiaras (Blackberry Farm, Aurora)
August 14, 2020 | 7:00pm – 7:45pm
Registration is required.

Overnight Family Campout (Lake Katherine, Palos Heights)
August 14 – 15, 2020 | 6:00pm – 9:00am
Registration is required.

Drive-In Movie: Adventures In Babysitting (Lemont)
August 14, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Registration is required.

Movies in the Park: Toy Story (Warrenville)
August 14, 2020 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm
Pre-registration is required.

Movie in the Park: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (Hinsdale)
August 14, 2020 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm

Youth Kayak Fishing Experience (Aurora)
August 15, 2020 | 8:00am – 3:00pm
Registration is required.

REAP Volunteer Workday (Downers Grove)
August 15, 2020 | 8:00am – 10:30am

Mattix Music Studio Open House (Western Springs)
August 15, 2020 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Art for Two (Naperville)
August 15, 2020 | 9:00am – 10:00am
Registration is required.

Nature Tot Workshop (Downers Grove)
August 15, 2020 | 9:30am – 10:30am
Registration is required.

Summer Biking Adventure (Oak Park)
August 15, 2020 | 10:00am – 1:00pm
Registration is required.

Big Rigs and Kids (Villa Park)
August 15, 2020 | 10:00am – 12:00pm

Kids Time at the Museum: Archaeology Investigation (Lisle)
August 15, 2020 | 10:30am – 11:30am

Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament (Oak Park)
August 15, 2020 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Registration is required.

Introduction to Crayola Calligraphy (Naperville)
August 15, 2020 | 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Registration is required.

Night Fishing Derby (Bolingbrook)
August 15, 2020 | 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Registration is required.

Family Movie Night: Frozen (Northwestern Medical Field, Kane County Cougars)
August 15, 2020 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Parent-Child Clinic (Oak Brook)
August 16, 2020 | 8:30am – 3:45pm

Nerf Wars (Westmont)
August 16, 2020 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Registration is required.

Park Palooza (St. Charles)
August 16, 2020 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm

STEAM Sundays (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 16, 2020 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Week of August 17, 2020

Parking Lot Bingo (Carol Stream)
August 18, 2020 | 10:00am – 11:00am
Must register in advance

Magic (Naperville)
August 19, 2020 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Story Trail (Trailside Museum of Natural History, River Forest)
August 20, 2020 | 9:00am – 11:00am
Timed entry. Reservations required.

Little Sprouts (Morton Arboretum, Lisle)
August 20, 2020 | 9:30am – 11:00am
Registration is required.

Wild Woods Tree Tales (Downers Grove)
August 20, 2020 | 9:30am – 10:00am
Registration is required.

Nature Telling (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 20, 2020 | 10:00am – 10:30am
Register in advance.

Parking Lot Bingo (Wheaton)
August 20, 2020 | 10:00am – 10:45am
Register in advance.

West Chicago Library Storytimes (Cantigny, Wheaton)
August 20, 2020, 10:30am – 11:30am

Drive-In Movie: Field of Dreams (Downers Grove)
August 20, 2020 | 9:00pm – 11:00pm
Pre-registration required.

Dinosaur Adventure Drive thru Chicago (Wheaton)
August 21, 2020 | Times vary

Safe Kids (Glen Ellyn)
August 21, 2020 | 12:15pm – 1:15pm
Registration is required.

Safe Kids with First Aid (Glen Ellyn)
August 21, 2020 | 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Registration is required.

Family Campout (Lemont)
August 21 – 22, 2020 | 5:00pm – 9:00am

Back-to-School Ice Cream Social (Forest Park)
August 21, 2020 | 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Parents’ Night Out (Geneva)
August 21, 2020 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Pre-registration is required.

Wild Night at the Lincoln Center (Downers Grove)
August 21, 2020 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Movie in the Park: Onward (Indian Boundary YMCA, Downers Grove)
August 21, 2020 | 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Campfire Stories and S’mores (Batavia)
August 21, 2020 | 7:30pm – 8:30pm
All participants must register.

Drive-in Movie: Shazam! (Lemont)
August 21, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
All vehicles must be pre-registered.

Movies in the Park – The Sandlot (Warrenville)
August 21, 2020 | 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Pre-registration is required.

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A Night at the Movies: Wonder (Naperville)
August 21, 2020 | 8:30pm – 10:00pm

Drive-In Movie: Field of Dreams (Downers Grove)
August 21, 2020 | 9:00pm – 11:00pm
Pre-registration required.

Dinosaur Adventure Drive thru Chicago (Wheaton)
August 22, 2020 | Times vary

Storywalk at the Riverwalk (Naperville)
August 22, 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

Honey Harvest (Downers Grove)
August 22, 2020 | 9:30am – 11:30am
Registration is required for all attendees.

Festival of the Arts (Glen Ellyn)
August 22, 2020 | 10:00am – 5:00pm

Forest Playdates (Batavia)
August 22, 2020 | 11:00am – 1:00pm

Family Fishing Fun (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 22, 2020 | 11:00am – 12:30pm
Registration is required.

Vintage Baseball (Cantigny, Wheaton)
August 22, 2020 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Family Hike – Pollinators and Wildflowers (Peck Farm, St. Charles)
August 22, 2020 | 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Family Movie Night: TBD (Northwestern Medical Field, Kane County Cougars)
August 22, 2020 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Just Plain Batty Night Hike (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 22, 2020 | 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Register in advance.

Drive-In Movie: Field of Dreams (Downers Grove)
August 22, 2020 | 9:00pm – 11:00pm
Pre-registration required.

Dinosaur Adventure Drive thru Chicago (Wheaton)
August 23, 2020 | Times vary

Safe Sitter® Essentials with CPR (River Forest)
August 23, 2020 | 9:00am – 3:00pm
Registration is required.

Feeding Time at Trailside (River Forest)
August 23, 2020 | 10:00am
Registration is required.

Festival of the Arts (Glen Ellyn)
August 23, 2020 | 10:00am – 5:00pm

Cantigny Scavenger Hunt (Wheaton)
August 23, 2020 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Cave Hike (Batavia)
August 23, 2020, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Registration is required.

Week of August 24, 2020

HERstory Day – 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s Passage (Naper Settlement, Naperville)
August 26, 2020 | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Rhythm Kids Outdoor Sample Class (Mattix Music Studio, Western Springs)
August 26, 2020 | 4:00pm – 4:30pm
Pre-registration are recommended; walk-ins welcome as space allows.

Music Together Sample Class (Mattix Music Studio, Western Springs)
August 26, 2020 | 4:45pm – 5:15pm
Pre-registration are recommended; walk-ins welcome as space allows.

Parent/Child Watercolor Workshop (Winfield)
August 26, 2020 | 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Registration is required.

Dinosaur Adventure Drive thru Chicago (Wheaton)
August 27, 2020 | Times vary

Rockin’ Science Exploration and Discovery: Pollinators (Cantigny Park, Wheaton)
August 27, 2020 | 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Registration is required.

Nature Tots (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 28, 2020 | 9:30am – 10:30am
Registration is required.

Dinosaur Adventure Drive thru Chicago (Wheaton)
August 28, 2020 | Times vary

Budding Naturalist (Oakbrook Terrace)
August 28, 2020, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Registration is required.

Family Movie Night: Despicable Me (Northwestern Medical Field, Kane County Cougars)
August 28, 2020 | 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Nature Stories By the Campfire (St. Charles)
August 28, 2020 | 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Registration is required.

Cinema at the Settlement: Frozen (Naperville)
August 28, 2020 | 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Registration is required.

Drive-In Movie: Jumanji: The Next Level (Forest Park)
August 28, 2020 | 8:15pm – 10:15pm
Pre-registration is required.

Dinosaur Adventure Drive thru Chicago (Wheaton)
August 29, 2020 | Times vary

Fishing Days (Lake Katherine, Palos Heights)
August 29, 2020 | 8:30am – 10:30am

Community Garage Sale (Berwyn)
August 29, 2020 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

BBQ Bolt Run/Walk (Downers Grove)
August 29, 2020 | 8:00am

Test Track at DCM (Dupage Children’s Museum, Naperville)
August 29, 2020 | 9:00am – 4:00pm
Pre-registered, timed-entry tickets are required for this event.

Reading the Rocks (Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art, Oak Brook)
August 29, 2020 | 11:00am – 11:30am or 2:00pm – 2:30pm

Cantigny Scavenger Hunt (Wheaton)
August 29, 2020 | 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Batavia Road Rally (Batavia)
August 29, 2020 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Registration is required.

Train Saturdays (DuPage County Historical Museum, Wheaton)
August 29, 2020 | 1:30pm – 3:30pm

ESports Fortnite Tournament (Naperville)
August 29, 2020 | 3:00pm – 6:30pm
Must register by August 22.

Family Night Hike (Batavia)
August 29, 2020 | 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Registration is required.

Dinosaur Adventure Drive thru Chicago (Wheaton)
August 30, 2020 | Times vary

Hiking for Health (Elgin)
August 30, 2020 | 10:00am – 11:00am

Frontier Kite Fly Festival (Naperville)
August 30, 2020 | 10:00am – 4:00pm

Totally Turtles (Lincoln Marsh, Wheaton)
August 30, 2020 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Register in advance.

Family Open Gym (Oak Park)
August 30, 2020 | 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Check out our family resources page for more tips and insights into life with kids in the west suburbs.

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About the Author

Annie Tandy
Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist in 2011 so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie and her kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

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