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Event Series Free Parking Wednesday

Free Parking Wednesday

Cantigny Park 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

New for 2024, enjoy free parking at Cantigny every Wednesday, March through October. Advance online registration is required. The normal $5 parking fee applies for guests not registered.   For...

Event Series I am a Scientist

I am a Scientist

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

Ignite your child’s sense of wonder and curiosity as we explore, experiment, and make discoveries. Ages 4 & up w/adult.

Event Series Kids Club: Play Dates

Kids Club: Play Dates

North Riverside Park Mall 7501 W Cermak Rd, North Riverside

Kids Club Members will receive exclusive email invitations to Kids Club events and are welcome to join monthly 1-hour Playdates. Doors open at 9:45am. The closest entrance to the Kids...

Event Series PlayLab PlayDate

PlayLab PlayDate

Field Museum 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

Drop in to the Crown Family PlayLab for free weekly activites for 2-6 year olds! PlayLab PlayDates are free to museum guests, don’t require pre-registration, and take place on IL...

Included in general admission

LEGO Builders Club

Prospect Heights Public Library 12 N. Elm Street, Prospect Heights

Activate your creativity and imagination as you build with friends! Delight in random halts for a quick “Ready, Set, BUILD!” challenge. Bonus, members get to take home a surprise LEGO...

Event Series Weekday Intermission

Weekday Intermission

St. Charles Public Library 1 S. 6th Street, St. Charles

Take a break from your busy week and unwind at the library! Each Wednesday there will be a different activity like building, crafts, and games.


Cuentos y Canciones: Spanish Bilingual Storytime

Schaumburg Township District Library 130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg

Cuentos, canciones y arte en ingles y en español.  Stories, songs and art in English and Spanish.


DIY Eclipse Viewers

Fountaindale Public Library 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook

No eclipse glasses? No problem! Learn how to make a pin-hole eclipse viewer so you can watch the April 8 eclipse as a family! (Grades K–5 with an adult)


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