The Big List of Birthday Freebies: Where to Find the Best Treats!
Free meals, sweet treats, and other birthday perks await — but you've got to plan ahead! Find out which spots offer the best freebies.

Things to Do with Preschoolers: Local Activities for Kids 3–5 Years Old
Preschoolers are full of energy and ready for fun. Find the best activities for 3- to 5-year-olds, from Oak Park to Naperville and beyond!

New! Kids Empire Indoor Playground in Villa Park
Check out the Kidlist review of Chicago's western suburbs newest indoor playground, Kids Empire, located in Villa Park.

Trains, Tea, Dinos, Magic, & More: Birthday Parties at DuPage County Historical Museum
Birthday party packages start at just $150 for a themed party featuring trains, a tea party, dinosaurs, magic, or your own custom theme!

Quick Trip: Milwaukee Zoo + Jelly Belly Factory Tour
Milwaukee Country Zoo and the Jelly Belly Factory Tour are the perfect duo for a quick family getaway to Wisconsin!

You’re Invited to Bright Horizons at Naperville’s Enrichment Showcase
Bring the family to explore the Bright Horizons center, learn more about their special enrichment opportunities, enjoy raffles, and more!

Our Review – Don’t Throw Away Your Shot to See Hamilton: the Exhibition
Is Hamilton: the Exhibition worth it? Jill B. recently took her family to check it out, and she's got the scoop on what to expect.

Summer 2019 Outdoor Movies to Catch in the Southwest Suburbs
This summer there are tons of outdoor movies to catch in the southwest suburbs. Use our guide to find a movie nearly every night of the week!

Free Tickets to See Black Panther

Front Row Seats and Quality Food at 2Toots Train Whistle Grill
2Toots is the only train restaurant that uses two Lionel electric trains to deliver meals to every seat, so no one sits away from the fun!

The Inoffensive Theatre Series and Bri-Ko Review

The Velveteen Rabbit: Performance for All Ages