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La Grange Farmers Market

La Grange Village Hall 53 South La Grange Road, La Grange

The outdoor market will run rain or shine every Thursday 7 am - 1 pm May 11th through October 26th and will feature 30 local and regional small batch vendors....


Nature Play Date

Rolling Knolls 11N260 Rohrssen Rd, Elgin

Bring your little one for open nature play time! Enjoy Rolling Knolls while helping your children connect with nature.


Storytime at Wholey Granoly

Wholey Granoly 714 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook

Join us at Wholey Granoly for a free, engaging storytime experience for your little ones. Each child will receive a special treat when our stories are complete. (Ages 2–6 with...


Discovery Hour

Park Ridge Public Library 20 S Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge

Drop into the Children's Department and see what you and your little one will discover! From science and technology to building and crafting, you never know what you and your...


Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Illinois Resident Donation Day

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum 2430 N. Cannon Dr., Chicago

Illinois residents can enjoy free admission during these Suggested Donation Days, or support us with a $10 suggested household donation at the time of admission.   For information on more...

Donations appreciated

Free Family Days

Chicago Children's Museum 700 E Grand Avenue, Chicago

In partnership with the Chicago Children’s Museum (CCM), Navy Pier guests can enjoy five fun-filled days of activities for families and children (ages 10 and under) on the last Thursday...


Hejsan: Story and Craft

Swedish American Museum 5211 North Clark Street, Chicago

Join us at 2 p.m. at the Brunk Children’s Museum of Immigration for a story and craft on the last Thursday of each month. All ages are welcome to attend...

Included in general admission

Polish Storytime

Schiller Park Public Library 4200 Old River Road, Schiller Park

Visit the library monthly and enjoy a variety of stories presented in Polish followed by a craft!


Free Night at The Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

Admission will be free for Illinois residents on Thursday evenings, 5–8 p.m., May 18–August 31, 2023. If you reserve your free tickets online in advance, your resident status will be...


Lemont Classic Car Club Cruise Nights

Konow's Corn Maze 16489 S. Cedar Road, Homer Glen

Thursday May 18th will be the first LCCC cruise nite at Konows Farm from 5 to 8 PM, please do not arrive before 4:30 PM.   For information on more...


Movie Screening

Hanover Park Branch 1266 Irving Park Road, Hanover Park

May 25: ET: The Extra-Terrestrial - Steven Spielberg's masterpiece about a boy and his special bond with an alien from another planet. This edition includes all new bonus features, including...


Aloha Summer: Pacific Island Dancing

95th Street Library 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville

Join the Barefoot Hawaiian Dance Troupe for an exciting night of Pacific Island culture and dance. Dancers will teach and perform a variety of Polynesian, Hawaiian, and Tahitian dances as...


Concerts in the Park

Lincoln Park (St Charles) Main St between 4th and 5th Sts, St. Charles

Arrive early to enjoy a variety of delicious snacks from local restaurants. Bring your blanket and chairs. Enjoy smoke-free and alcohol-free parks. Musicians are subject to change without notice. 2023...


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