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National Night Out: Picnic in the Park

Bartlett Lions 102 N Eastern Ave, Bartlett

Join the Bartlett Lions Club at Bartlett Park where we will be serving hot dogs and chips to help celebrate with the Bartlett Police Department

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Museum of Contemporary Art Free Day

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago

Illinois residents receive free admission on Tuesdays.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Museum Free Days.

Free
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Art at the Peck

Sheldon Peck Homestead 355 E Parkside Avenue, Lombard

Join us for our weekly craft time Tuesdays from 1-2 p.m. Great for all ages. Come learn about Lombard History and make a craft to take home! This week at...

Free
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Mystery Movie

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

Take a break from the heat and enjoy a movie in our cool Community Room. We will have clues throughout the week to help you figure out what movie we...

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National Night Out

La Grange Park Recreation Center 1501 Barnsdale Road, La Grange Park

The La Grange Park Police Department is excited to announce the upcoming 2022 National Night Out Event taking place this summer! We are overjoyed that our program last year in...

Free
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Cantigny Cruise Night

Cantigny Park 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

Returning after a stellar first year: Cruise Night Tuesdays! Bring your classic or restored vehicle to the park, mingle with fellow car enthusiasts, and talk shop in the south parking...

included with parking
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Family Fun in the Neighborhood

Newton Park (Glen Ellyn) 707 Fairview Avenue, Glen Ellyn

We’re bringing the fun to your neighborhood park! Join us for free entertainment including Magic by Randy, interactive games and activities, face painting, a balloon artist, arts and crafts, and more. Free popsicles will also be available (while supplies last). Families are invited to pack a picnic and hang out in the park with us...

Free

National Night Out

Spending time together makes our neighborhoods safer while simultaneously making it a more caring place to live. Join in as millions of neighbors come together for National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states and military bases worldwide! We’ll have frozen treats, games, and enjoy the Splash Pad to have an unforgettable...

Free

National Night Out Naperville

Downtown Naperville 55 South Main Street, Naperville

Naperville will join communities nationwide to participate in this national event aimed at heightening drug prevention and crime awareness, generating support and participation in local anti-crime efforts and strengthening neighborhood spirit and police/community partnerships.

Free
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Downtown Tinley Cruise Nights

Downtown Tinley Park 175th Street to Zabrocki Plaza, Tinley Park

Come to Downtown Tinley Cruise Nights on Tuesdays during the summer in Downtown Tinley for a classic car show with no entry fee, food and beverages for sale and DJ...

Free

National Night Out

Lisle High School 1800 Short Street, Lisle

Join us for an evening in honor and supportof National Night Out. This event is designed to enhance crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support and participation in local anti-crime efforts and strengthen neighborhood spirit and community relations.

Free

National Night Out

Central Park West 1500 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook

Come celebrate with Hinsdale and Oak Brook Police Departments. Activities include: National Anthem, Food, Touch-A-Truck, Bounce House, Balloon Artist, DJ, Face Painting, Games and Prizes, and so much more! Oak Brook Park District will be showing Zootopia in the park. Movie will start at dusk following the NNO event.

Free

National Night Out Cruise Night

Kendall County Public Safety Center 1102 Cornell Lane, Yorkville

Classic cars, food, K9 demo, games, tours, touch-a-truck.

National Night Out Burr Ridge

Harvester Park 15 W 400 Harvester Drive, Burr Ridge

It's Wild Out There! Traveling World of Reptiles, Petting Zoo, Ice Cream, Back to School Raffle, Police and Fire Departments. 

Free
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Plainfield Cruise Night

Downtown Plainfield DesPlaines St and Lockport St, Plainfield

Join us every Tuesday evening in downtown Plainfield during the months of June, July and part of August for our FREE car show. Local enthusiasts gather to showcase their classic...

Free

National Night Out

Woodridge ARC 8201 S. Janes Avenue, Woodridge

Save the date! National Night Out (NNO) will be on Tuesday, August 2! The Woodridge Police Department strongly supports NNO as an opportunity to help build connections and foster a...

Free

National Night Out

Glendale Heights Civic Center 300 E Fullerton Avenue, Glendale Heights

National Night Out against Crime is celebrated annual on the 1st Tuesday in August by Law Enforcement Agencies across the United States. The Glendale Heights Police Department invites you and...

Free
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Free Admission Days at Geneva Pools

Sunset Pool (Geneva) 710 Western Avenue, Geneva

June 11 from 6:00-8:00 pm - National Get Outdoors Day Free admission at both Mill Creek & Sunset Pools June 19 all day - Father’s Day Dads receive free admission,...

Free

Public Safety Night Out

Berens Park (Elmhurst) 493 North Oaklawn Avenue, Elmhurst

The City of Elmhurst’s Police Department will be hosting Public Safety Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. The event will take place at Berens Park in the east parking...

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Acoustic Jams in the Park

Mt. St. Mary Park Prairie St, east of Rt 31, St. Charles

Featuring a different local musician each night. Enjoy your favorite cover songs like Stairway to Heaven, Dust in the Wind, or Blackbird and listen to original tunes by each artist. 

Free
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Evening on the Riverwalk

Nichols Library 200 W. Jefferson Ave, Naperville

Enjoy an all-ages, Family Storytime and puppet show on the Riverwalk. In the event of inclement weather, this program will be moved indoors to the Community Room.

Free
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Summer Concert Series

Fishel Park 1036 Grove Street, Downers Grove

KICK BACK, RELAX AND ENJOY FREE LIVE MUSIC ALL SUMMER LONG AT VETERANS MEMORIAL PAVILION IN FISHEL PARK! The FREE concerts begin at 7 pm on Tuesday evenings May 24...

Free
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Summer Concert Series

Turner Park (Roselle) 81 E. Devon Avenue, Roselle

Click the link for a full list of performing musical acts. All Ages, Free.    For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Outdoor Summer Music...

Free

National Night Out Against Crime

Circle Park (Bloomingdale) 163 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale

National Night Out is designed to generate support and participation in local anticrime efforts through the Neighborhood Watch Program, while also strengthening neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships nationwide. Festivities include...

Free

Wiffleball Classic

Circle Park (Bloomingdale) 163 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale

Entering Grades 1-4 Not old enough for Heroes vs. Half-pints? Children entering grades one through four are invited to play wiffleball with local First Responders during National Night Out while...

Free
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Movies in the Park

Oak Brook Park District Central Park 1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook

Bring your blankets, picnic baskets, beverages and lawn chairs for these outdoor showings of our favorite movies! August 2 - Zootopia August 10 - Encanto   For information on more...

Free

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