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Schaumburg Farmers Market

Trickster Cultural Center 190 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg

Come visit Schaumburg's Farmers Market that runs every Friday through the end of October. The market features locally grown fruits and vegetables, seafood, meats, flowers, plants and gourmet cheeses sold...

Free
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St. Charles Outdoor Farmers Market

Downtown St. Charles IL

Check updates on their Facebook page. Details have not yet been released for the 2022 year.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Farmer’s...

Free
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Movin’ to the Movies

Fountaindale Public Library 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook

Celebrate all of your favorite movie songs! We will learn new dance moves, use instruments and end with parachute games. (All ages, preschoolers with a grownup)

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Picnic in the Park

Community Park District of La Grange Park 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park

The Community Park District and La Grange Park Library are excited to provide this fun, and FREE new program. Caregivers and children from birth and up are invited to join...

Free
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Fridays in the Field

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center 9800 Willow Springs Rd, Willow Springs

University of Illinois Extension Certified Master Naturalists will connect visitors with nature through inquiry-based activities on the grounds when the buildings are closed. Jul. 1 – Dragonflies & Damselflies Jul....

Free
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Take and Make Fridays

Brookfield Public Library 3609 Grand Boulevard, Brookfield

Drop by on Friday each week for some fun crafts to take and make at home over the weekend!

Free
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Park-Hopper Storytime

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien

Bring a picnic blanked or lawn chairs and join us at a new park every Friday for stories, songs, and fun for the whole family! For families with children ages...

Free

Family Fun Day

Cypress Cove (Woodridge) Janes Court, Woodridge

Join us for a prehistoric-themed day of fun with the family! Enjoy lunch specials, games and prizes. 12:00 PM | Dino Dig 12:30 PM | Water Balloon Toss 1:00 PM | Lazy River Race 1:30 PM | Cannon Ball Contest 2:30 PM | Ring Toss 3:00 PM | Sand Castle Contest Dino crafts available while...

Back-to-School Event

Geneva Commons 602 Geneva Drive, Geneva

Stop by Geneva Commons to kick off back-to-school season! Shop all things fashion, accessories, sneakers, and more with all retailers to get ready for a new year. Geneva Commons is kick starting the season with a shopping event August 12-14, with the chance to participate in giveaways, raffles, and photo opportunities all weekend long! On...

Free
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Tractor-Drawn Wagon Rides

St. James Farm Warrenville

Enjoy a 30-minute ride while learning about the forest preserve’s heritage and natural areas. Rides begin at 1, 1:45, and 2:30 p.m. All ages; under 13 with an adult. $5 per person ages 5 and up; under 5 free. No registration. Questions? Call 630-580-7025.

$5

Luau at Sunset Pool

Sunset Pool (Geneva) 710 Western Avenue, Geneva

Finish the summer with a Hawaiian themed event. Games, prizes and Hawaiian music await you! Daily admission rates apply.

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A Very Special Storytime

Waterlemon 25 S. La Grange Road, La Grange

From Arial to Belle, Spiderman to Batman, Snow White to Paw Patrol and more - this is the cutest, most fun storytime in town! August 5 - Isabel, Encanto August 12 - Elsa, Frozen

$25
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Family Float Night

Cypress Cove (Woodridge) Janes Court, Woodridge

Bring in floats, rafts and other fun items you would like to enjoy in the main pool. Parental supervision in the water is mandatory for non-swimmers. Six feet maximum length on rafts, and Pool Manager has discretion to deny any device for safety reasons. This will be a tube-tastic time for any family!

regular admission
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Moose Cruise Night and Friday Night Live

Downtown Downers Grove 933A Curtiss Street, Downers Grove

The Moose Cruise Night, sponsored by the Moose Lodge is located on Warren Avenue between Forest and Main as well as Lot A, 4:00-8:00pm. Warren Avenue will be closed from Forest to Main. Space is limited and registration not available. The Live Entertainment will be held 6:00-8:00pm at the Main Street Train Station, sponsored by...

Free
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Willow Fest

One Village Circle 1 Village Cir, Willow Springs

Thursday, August 11th Carnival Rides, Food Vendors, and Beer Garden from 4 pm – 10 pm 14th Annual Benefit Car Show from 4 pm – 9 pm Featuring music by American English from 7 pm – 9:30 pm Friday, August 12th Carnival Rides, Food Vendors, and Beer Garden from 4 pm – 11 pm Featuring...

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ARC Laser Tag

Woodridge ARC 8201 S. Janes Avenue, Woodridge

The ARC offers a mission-based laser tag experience unlike any other in DuPage County. We bring your favorite video games to life with hit confirmation and real-time feedback from accurate taggers with authentic red-dot/green-dot scopes and high tech equipment with sci-fi and arcade sounds. A one-hour session includes 10-15 minutes of a safety and orientation...

$11
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Archery: Families

Churchill Woods St. Charles Rd. and Swift Road, Glen Ellyn

Whether you’re new to the sport or looking for a refresher, join us to learn safety tips, proper shooting techniques, and basic skills. Equipment provided. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. $5 per person. Register online or at 630-933-7248. May 22 at Blackwell June 3 at Blackwell July 8 at Churchill Woods...

$5
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Live Music Series

Oakbrook Center 100 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook

Summer fun on The Lawn We’ve got your Thursdays and Fridays 5:30-8pm covered this season with summer fun on The Lawn! Enjoy a lively night out with your family and friends while you vibe to the tunes of some of your favorite bands! Live Music Schedule: Thursday July 21 | Simply Sound Friday July 22...

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Parent Date Night Kids Party

Vaughan Athletic Center 2121 W. Indian Trail, Aurora

Parents, do you need a night out? Why pay a babysitter when you can register for our low-cost kid’s party?! We will provide the pizza, drinks, and fun while you...

$19
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Roselle Cruise Nights

American Legion Post (Roselle) 344 E Maple Avenue, Roselle

The 17th Annual! Roselle Cruise Nights 2022! Every Friday June 3rd till Sept. 30th non-stop from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.   For information on more events like this, check out...

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Summer Entertainment Series

Memorial Park (Wheaton) 208 West Union Avenue, Wheaton

Enjoy musical concerts and performances spanning a variety of musical genres featuring both local and national talent. Tickets are $10 each. Performances are hosted on various weekends from 6-9:30P, June...

$10
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Darien Fest

Q Bar & Grill 8109 S Cass Avenue, Darien

Come out and join us for a (4) family fun festival filled with good food, great music, a craft fair, Bingo, Business Expo, and a Carnival!   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Summer Festivals.

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Concert in Kiwanis Park

Kiwanis Park 8200 Brookfield Ave, Brookfield

Join us for a FREE outdoor concert in Kiwanis Park. Bring your picnic dinner, drinks and the family for an evening of FREE entertainment! June 17 Ring Of Music Top...

Free
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Movies and Food Trucks

Geneva Commons 602 Geneva Drive, Geneva

Enjoy Movies on the Center Green All Summer Long. Bring the family to enjoy hit movies and food trucks this summer! Grab some chairs, a blanket or two, and enjoy a great movie, for FREE! Movies will begin showing at 7pm, weather permitting. Food trucks are available at an extra cost for food and snacks....

Free
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Movies Under the Stars

Diane Main Park 200 W 59th St, Westmont

This year, we will have food trucks at each Movie in the Park so come and enjoy some dinner before the show and pick out your spot on the lawn. Bring your own blankets and chairs - all ages welcome!  June 10: The Adams Family 2 at Diane Main Park July 17: The Sandlot at...

Free
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A Night at the Movies

Various Locations (Naperville) Naperville

Bring your own snacks and chairs.  July 29 - Luca at 95th Street Community Plaza August 12 - Field of Dreams at Rotary Hill August 26 - Jungle Cruise at...

Free
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Movie In The Park

Cantigny Park 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

All movies are outdoors and feature lawn seating. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets, and picnics are welcome. Concessions are available by Mamie’s Toffee & Treats. Movies take place at the Cantigny bandshell, except as noted, and are free with paid parking. May 27: Wall-E June 3 : CoCo June 10: Encanto...

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Movie in the Park

Circle Park (Bloomingdale) 163 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale

Bring a chair, blanket, some snacks and do not forget the family, for a night out under the stars. Enjoy a family friendly movie at one of our community parks....

Free

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