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Enjoy a Live Theater Performance

Various Locations IL

We’re thrilled to share all of the upcoming kid-friendly productions happening in Chicagoland this spring and summer season in our Kid-Friendly Theater Guide.

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Hinsdale Farmers Market

Burlington Park (Hinsdale) 30 E Chicago Avenue, Hinsdale

Once again the Hinsdale Farmers Market is back for 2022! The 46th annual event will start Monday June 6th and run thru October 24th 2022, totaling 21 weeks! Every Monday,...

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Story Walk: Daniel Finds a Poem

Mayslake Peabody Estate 1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook

The lushly illustrated pages of Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer come to life on large displays along a half-mile path that encourages children and their families to explore their surroundings and their inspirations. As you follow the story, you’ll discover that nature and poetry are all around if you take the time to...

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Free Admission Days

Field Museum 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

On June 20, the Museum will be free to Illinois residents in celebration of Juneteenth. The Pride and Juneteenth flags will greet you as a reminder that the Field is welcome to all. The day’s events connect the Juneteenth holiday to Chicago and the Field Museum with discussion related to the 1893 World’s Fair. The...

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Story Time at Kline Creek Farm

Kline Creek Farm 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago

Bring the family, and rest under the shade of a tree while a costumed interpreter shares lessons from the world of stories with different historic tales each week. Suggested admission donation of $5 per person ages 3 and up to enter the farm. All ages; under 18 with an adult. No registration. 

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Family Storytime in the Park

95th Street Library 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville

30-minute program of stories, songs and fun activities in the Wagner Pavilion for children of all ages with an adult caregiver. In the event of inclement weather, Family Storytime will be moved indoors to Meeting Room A/B.

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Ribfest

DuPage County Fairgrounds 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton

The Exchange Club of Naperville is excited to announce the 2022 Ribfest will be held June 17 through June 20, 2022 at the DuPage Event Center and Fairgrounds in Wheaton, IL. The venue will allow patrons plenty of space to enjoy the carnival by Fantasy Amusements Co., award winning ribs, Wintrust Community Banks family fun...

$10
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Just Dairyin’ Around

Kline Creek Farm 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago

June is Dairy Month, so help make butter, clean the cowshed, or work on other chores about the farm. Learn about the importance of dairy farms in the 1890s, and...

$5
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Mad Science Monday

La Grange Park Public Library 555 N. La Grange Road, La Grange Park

Conduct spectacular experiments that prove science is fun! For grades K-3. Registration required. Masks strongly encouraged.

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Cruisin into Lockport

Lockport Central Square 222 E. Ninth St, Lockport

Visit the classic cars along State St., pull up a chair on the Central Square lawn and listen to the great music or browse the Market. There is even kids' entertainment. There is something for everyone to enjoy at Cruisin' into Lockport.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of...

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Cruise Nights at the Sonic Drive-In

Villa Park / Lombard see details

Cruise on down meet up with old friends, make new friends, talk cars and kick tires.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Classic...

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Juneteenth Celebration

La Grange Town Meeting Community Center 200 Washington Avenue, La Grange

An hour of prayer, recognition, restoration, celebration, and continuation of Juneteenth. Featuring Rev. Wheeler Parker, Jr., Civil Rights Activist and Cousin of Emmett Till 2022 Honoree: Mrs. Ren'ee Hodges This...

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Monday Miles

Prairie Point Community Park 4120 Plainfield Road, Oswego

Monday Miles is free to all participants this year. Monday Miles will be a fun way to be active by running or walking 1, 2, or 3 miles each Monday evening from 6/7-8/9. Come to seven or more Mondays and earn a commemorative 2021 event t-shirt. Work all summer and set your goal for the...

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Summer Reads

Lemont Lemont

Stories with the Lemont Public Library. Followed by chalk, popsicles, and games! June 13 - Virginia Reed Park June 20 - Mayfair Park July 18 - Virginia Reed Park August...

Free
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Movie Mondays

Hinsdale Humane Society 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale

Mark your calendar for our Summer Movie Monday's presented by HHS Junior Board! Movies will be presented on our front lawn every other Monday from June 6 - August 29. In case of inclement weather, the event will move inside to our lobby. Gate opens at 7:30 and the movie will start as soon as...

$3 – $5

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