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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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Safety Town Open Road

Elmhurst Safety Town 511 S. York Road, Elmhurst

Practice being a pedestrian on the sidewalks, use road safety while you ride your tricycle on the streets, and learn about railroad safety near the fully operational crossing gate. Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times when visiting Safety Town during Open Road. Participants and must wear a helmet and...

$5 – $8
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Nature Story Trail

Trailside Museum of Natural History 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest

Follow a short trail and read a children’s nature story along the way. Afterward, stop by for an activity bag with a related craft and outdoor activities.

Free
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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 a member of the La Grange Park Library for a fun story time at one of our beautiful parks! May 20 - Robinhood Park June...

Free
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Visit Your Local Park

Take a trip to your local park and while visiting take a ride on the Trackless Train, try climbing the portable climbing wall, check out a book with the Fountaindale Public Library Bookmobile and see the puppet show.All times are from 10:00 am–12:30 pm. June 3 - Central Park June 10 - Indian Boundary Park...

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 7 and under with a caregiver. Registration required.

Free
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Books and Bluey

Naper Boulevard Library 2035 S Naper Blvd, Naperville

"Bluey" fans are invited to come to a special storytime with everyone's favorite Blue Heeler family and their many friends. June 24 at Naper Blvd. Library July 5 at 95th Street Library August 11 at Nichols Library

Free
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Fun Fridays

Reed-Kepler Park 157 W Washington St, West Chicago

Kids entertainment series. Subject to weather. June 10: Lollipop T’ Clown & Pals June 17: Amazing Tomas June 24: Headspin Guy July 8: Jodi Jiggle Jam July 15: Damen Avenue Puppeteers July 22: Music for New People July 29: Get Science August 5: Animal Quest

Free
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Kids Entertainment Series

Old Town Museum (Bloomingdale) 108 S Bloomingdale Rd, Bloomingdale

Spend quality time with your family and enjoy live performances this summer at the Kids Entertainment Series. Sure to put a smile on everyone’s face, the performers encourage dancing and singing. Bring your own chairs or blankets and some snacks. Washrooms are available. Programs are free. Thursdays, 6:30pm, Old Town Park June 9: Istvan and...

Free
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Swedish Days

Downtown Geneva IL

A must stop for a summer fun destination is Geneva’s Annual Swedish Days Festival. Continue to check back for updated information as it unfolds.   For information on more events...

Free
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GroveFest

Downtown Downers Grove 933A Curtiss Street, Downers Grove

Carnival, Music, Food, Beer, Entertainment and MORE!   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Summer Festivals.

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
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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! July 1-Elsa July 8-Mickey Mouse July 15- Paw Patrol July 22- Cinderella July 29- Snow White

$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...

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

Gathering on the Green

Western Springs Tower Green 914 Hillgrove Avenue, Western Springs

The Gathering on the Green is a signature event in Western Springs and is a fun-filled day of food, beverages, live music, entertainment, and activities for kid, all located at...

Free
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Archery: Games

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

Compete with other participants in different archery games designed to be enjoyable for all skill levels. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. $5 per person. Register online or at 630-933-7248.

$5
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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 our roundup of Classic Car Shows.

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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 through September.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Outdoor Summer Music Concerts.

$10
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Family Trivia Night

North Berwyn Park District 1619 S. Wesley, Berwyn

Our family trivia night is a perfect way to unplug and get out of the house while meeting other amazing families in the neighborhood. We will be asking a series...

$5 – $8
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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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Rockin’ in the Park

Parkway Bank Park 5501 Park Place, Rosemont

“Rockin’ in the Park” concerts will run from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Admission to “Rockin’ in the Park” is free. Outside food and coolers are prohibited. Parking is available at the Parkway Bank Park parking garage and is free with validation from any of the park’s venues. Food and beverage tents will be available...

Flick and Float

Bartlett Aquatic Center 620 W Stearns Road, Bartlett

For this event only, bring your favorite pool float while we watch a family friendly movie. Movie begins at dark. In case of inclement weather, this will relocate inside to...

$7 – $10
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Movie and Bonfire Nights

Proksa Park 3001 S. Wisconsin Ave, Berwyn

*In collaboration with the Berwyn Public Library* Movie begins at dusk. *Free smores will be provided by the Berwyn Park District! Free event, registration is not required.  June 24: "The Perfect Game" at Proksa Park July 29: "Luca" at Liberty Cultural Center  August 26: "Encanto" at Freedom Park   For information on more events like this,...

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...

included with parking
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Cosmic Mini Golf

Stone Creek Miniature Golf 101 North Street, Geneva

Come light up the night and golf under the stars! Come see Stone Creek glow in the night with decorations and glow-in-the dark golf balls!

$8

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