Find family-friendly events in your area! The calendar now features filters… you can sort the events by region, category, venue, cost, day, even by your location. Enjoy our wonderful community!
Everyone is welcome to add events to the Kidlist calendar, given that they are drop-in and/or free (no ongoing classes or camps that require registration) and are local to the west and/or southwest suburbs of Chicago. Click on the blue “Submit an Event” button and fill out the form.
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2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s DayFind out more »
Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents.Find out more »
Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). From marauding pirates and jungle tyrants to unwilling comrades and unlikely heroes, Peter and the Starcatcher playfully explores the depths of greed and despair... and the bonds of friendship, duty and love. A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island. At sea, the boys are…Find out more »
Chicago Kids Company - Theater for Children (CKC) presents Little Red Riding Hood, an original musical adaptation of the classic tale!Meet Little Red and her friends as she travels through the woods to Grandma’s house. Will she listen to her Mama’s warning not to stray from the path? And why is the wacky Wolf so eager to help her out? Little Red’s adventure is full of twists and turns, with catchy music you’ll be humming all the way to Grandma’s.…Find out more »
“SciTech Storytimes” allow parents and their children to enjoy fun, engaging stories followed by STEAM based hands on activities. “SciTech Storytimes” will be co-lead by a Librarian from the Aurora’s Santori Public Library and a SciTech Museum Educator. LAST Thursday of the month at 10:30am – 11:30amFind out more »
Join Lucia our sewing master, in the art room every Thursday to learn all about the basics of sewing! These hands on projects are the perfect introduction to sewing for kids 3 and up. Recurring EventFind out more »
Children are infatuated with motors and wheels, so blow their minds by bringing their favorite vehicles to larger-than-life realities! Children will have a chance to explore many modes of transportation that exhilarate their senses. They can make the lights flash, honk the horn, sound the siren and uncover the mysteries of BIG vehicles at North Riverside’s 5th Annual Transportation Exploration Day!Find out more »
*Please note that if you do not choose West or Southwest for the region selection, your event will not appear in the calendar. All events will be reviewed before publishing to the calendar. Event approval usually occurs on Wednesdays; if you need your event to be reviewed before then, please email Annie at email@example.com.
We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.