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Touch A Truck At The Library

Barrington Area Library 505 N Northwest Highway, Barrington

Dump trucks, excavators, and front-loaders - oh my! Drop in to explore the Village of Barrington’s construction vehicles, in celebration of National Public Works Week.

Nature is Accessible Drop-In Event

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

Visitors of all abilities are invited to celebrate nature through accessible activities.


Open Nature Play Day

Dan Ryan Woods 83rd and Western Ave, Chicago

Bring your little one for open nature play time. Enjoy the Dan Ryan Woods Nature Play space while helping your children connect with nature. Enjoy stories, art, and exploration each...


Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art Museum Free Day

Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art 1220 Kensington Road, Oak Brook

Wednesdays are Free Admission Days sponsored by RBC Wealth Management.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Museum Free Days.


SPARK Playgroup

Eola Road Branch 555 S Eola Road, Aurora

Get kindergarten ready with this interactive playtime, brought to you in collaboration with SPARK Aurora. Ages 3-5. Drop-in program Get kindergarten ready with this interactive playtime, brought to you in...


DuSable Museum of African American History Free Days

DuSable Museum of African American History DuSable Museum of African American History, Chicago

DuSable Museum of African-American history is free to Illinois residents to visit on Wednesdays. We also give free admission to military and to first responders. That means Police, Fire, EMT’s....


Adler Planetarium Illinois Resident Free Days

Adler Planetarium 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

The Adler is excited to announce that we will be free for Illinois residents (with proof of residency) every Wednesday evening from 4-10 pm (our new Wednesday hours.) Stop by...


Family Mini Golf

Fountaindale Public Library 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook

Create a mini-golf hole as a family! Once all mini-golf holes have been created, families will play their way around the room! One registration per family. (All ages, preschoolers with...


Summer Music Series

Downtown Wheaton South Main Street & West Liberty Drive, Wheaton

Live music is the best part of summer – enjoy 40 live music events coming summer 2023! The Downtown Wheaton Summer Music Series brings the sounds of summer to the...


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