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Spring Bunny Chase: Family Friendly Scavenger Hunt

North Aurora Village Hall 25 E State Street, North Aurora

Hop along with Daisy the Bunny in a brand new family friendly event, the Spring Bunny Chase! On Saturday, April 27, Daisy is moving quickly all over North Aurora and...

Free

Wild Wonders

DuPage Children's Museum 301 N. Washington St., Naperville

Spring has sprung and creativity is ready to bloom! Enjoy nature-inspired sensory activities, art, and more. Flutter, crawl, creep, or fly on over to catch the fun! Activities Animal Olympics...

Included in general admission

Family Indoor Garage Sale and Flea Market

Grant Park Recreation Center 44 W Golfview Drive, Northlake

Time to clean out your attic, closets, or garage for items to sell. Upsell your baby clothes, toys, games, tools, books, and anything else you have. Or just come out...

Adaptive Storytime

Schaumburg Township District Library 130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg

Join us for a storytime designed for children with autism, sensory processing sensitivities or disabilities.

Free

Super Saturday: Celebrate Día

Mount Prospect Public Library 10 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect

Join us for a celebration of love, acceptance, diversity and language in Spanish and English with this interactive Being Bilingual Rocks! show. Experience an eclectic blend of original and traditional...

Free
Event Series Makerspace Saturday

Makerspace Saturday

Berwyn Public Library 2701 S. Harlem Ave., Berwyn

No registration required. We like to make it, make it! Drop in for Makerspace Saturdays and make a cool creation. April 13: This week we will make Kooky kalediscopes! April...

Free

Garden Expo

Westmont Public Library 428 North Cass, Westmont

Come to the Library and learn about Westmont Grows and the Westmont Gardening Club, plus meet with a number of local garden related organizations.

Free

Community Cleanup Day

Nelson Sports Complex 3900 Owl Drive, Rolling Meadows

Celebrate Earth Day with Rolling Meadows Park District and the Rolling Meadows Environmental Committee. We will lay mulch, plant bushes and flowers and pick up trash along the creek between...

Free

Arbor Day Celebration

Springbrook Nature Center 130 Forest Avenue, Itasca

Celebrate Arbor Day, a national holiday created to recognize the importance of trees. Mayor Pruyn will kick off the event with the annual Arbor Day Proclamation, followed by any tree...

Free

Earth Week Volunteer Day

Various Locations IL

Celebrate Earth Week with the Downers Grove Park District and beautify your local parks for spring! Volunteers will help prepare the parks for the season by mulching trees, picking up...

Free

Loop as Lab: Reshaping Downtowns Family Day

Chicago Architecture Center 111 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago

Celebrate National Park Week AND the opening of the CAC’s new Loop As Lab: Reshaping Downtowns exhibition with this hands-on family day at the CAC. Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and...

Free

Pedals for the Parks Bike and Trike Sale

Centennial Park (Park Ridge) 100 S Western Avenue, Park Ridge

The 11th Annual Pedals for the Parks Bike & Trike Sale, hosted by the Park Ridge Friends of the Parks, benefits programs of the Park Ridge Friends of the Parks...

Hanover Park Health and Resource Fair

Hanover Park Park District Community Center 1919 Walnut Avenue, Hanover Park

Sponsored by Mayor Craig's Kids at Hope coalition. Free and fun activities for the entire family. Visit the touch-a-truck display, including the library's Library on Wheels! Tour the mobile library,...

Free

College of DuPage STEM-CON

College of DuPage 425 Fawell Blvd, Glen Ellyn

From soldering and robots to microorganisms and fossils, COD STEMCON lets you explore the fascinating world of STEM. Get hands on with dozens of high-quality, well-facilitated experiments and demonstrations designed...

Free

Baby Fair

Barrington Area Library 505 N Northwest Highway, Barrington

Connect with the information and resources you need most as an expecting parent or caregiver of a child ages 0 – 2. Enjoy baby and me activities, expert presentations on...

Pokémon Palooza

95th Street Library 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville

Pokémon trainers of all ages are invited to CHARmeander over to 95th Street Library for a storytime, themed crafts, scavenger hunt, trivia challenge, and more! Trainers can even learn how...

Free
Event Series Budding Botanists

Budding Botanists

Garfield Park Conservatory 300 N Central Park Avenue, Chicago

Watch out as you explore the Conservatory – you may run into a Budding Botanists! on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am to 2:30pm, Nature Educators will provide activities for kids...

Free
Event Series Tiny Great Performances

Tiny Great Performances

DuPage Children's Museum 301 N. Washington St., Naperville

Tiny Great Performances™ bring professional and community performers to the Museum to promote a life-long love of the arts in children and their families. Performances feature a variety of subjects...

Included in general admission

Summer Kickoff Celebration

Grant Park Recreation Center 44 W Golfview Drive, Northlake

Free Family Event! Register early for Summer Day Camp, Sports Camp and Gouin Pool Early Bird Passes. FREE GIVEAWAYS RAFFLES CRAFTS

Free

Touch-a-Truck​

Downtown Wheaton South Main Street & West Liberty Drive, Wheaton

Honk, Honk! Beep, Beep! On April 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Liberty Drive will be closed, between Wheaton Avenue and Hale Street, to make way for trucks, municipal...

Free

Arbor Day Celebration

Bulldog Park 351 Blair Lane, Bolingbrook

Trees are terrific, for today and tomorrow. Join us for our annual tribute to trees. Free hot dogs and water, games, prizes, drawings, expert planting advice, tree giveaways. 

Free

Día del Niño | Celebration of Children

Saucedo Elementary School 2850 W. 24th Boulevard, Chicago

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago announces its Día del Niño (Day of the Children) celebration, a neighborhood program that encourages participation in the arts beyond the museum. This free...

Free

Habitat Hotels for Bees

Eola Road Branch 555 S Eola Road, Aurora

Learn how to make a "Bee Hotel" for our friendly, neighborhood, solitary bees with the Bednarcik Environmental Club! All materials will be provided. Ages 6+. Not all bees live in...

Free

Rang and Patang – Holi Mela

Central Park (Bolingbrook) 201 Recreation Drive, Bolingbrook

Holi is an ancient Hindu tradition and one of the most popular festivals in Hinduism marking the arrival of the spring season. It celebrates the eternal and divine love between...

Holi Mela

Fountaindale Public Library 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook

Holi, "the festival of colors," and Makar Sankranti kite flying will be celebrated at this colorful event. Stop by the Bookmobile to check out a book, movie or video game...

Free

Taekwondo

Lemont Public Library 50 E Wend St, Lemont

Annyeonghaseyo! The library is turning into a temporary Dojang for this program introducing kids to the sport of Taekwondo. Join Master Damon and his assistants from T-USA Lemont as he...

Free

Trashy Hacks

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E. Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Don’t throw out that garbage – it’s gold! Check out different ways to deal with our household waste. Discover fun and interesting ways to upcycle broken, used and old items....

Free
Event Series Movie Afternoon

Movie Afternoon

Schiller Park Public Library 4200 Old River Road, Schiller Park

Join the library and enjoy a newer released movie. B.Y.O.S. -Bring your own snacks! Times posted and movie ratings may vary. All ages. No registration required.

Free

Bubble Wonders

Glen Ellyn Public Library 400 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn

Witness amazing tricks like the bubble caterpillar, bubble volcano, dancing bubble, bubbles inside of bubbles, and kid inside a bubble!

Free

Sustainable Energy STEMshop

Geneva Public Library 227 S 7th Street, Geneva

Our friends from SciTech will teach us all about Sustainable Energy! Join us for a unique learning experience designed for participants of all ages! Engage in hands-on STEM activities that...

Free

Storm Chasers

La Grange Public Library 10 W. Cossitt Avenue, La Grange

Take a ride with Illinois Storm Chasers, diving deep into storm chasing, local climatology, and the 'why' behind severe weather. There will be time for Q&A at the end. This...

Free

The Pokémon Center

95th Street Library 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville

Stop by the Library’s Pokémon Center to sharpen your Pokémon training skills. Play pokéball beanbag toss, design your own Pokémon card, learn how to spot fake trading cards, and battle...

Free

Umbrella Sky Opening Day Party

Downtown Elmhurst York and Vallette, Elmhurst

Umbrella Sky Elmhurst is coming back and you're invited to celebrate with us!! On April 27th from 4:00-7:00 we will be kicking off the 2024 displays with a party in...

Free
Event Series Old Time Barn Dance

Old Time Barn Dance

Two-Way Street Coffee House 1047 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove

Enjoy a fun-filled time of music and dancing for the entire family. Hosted by Plank Road Folk Music Society and Two-Way Street Coffee House. The Plank Road String Band will...

$10

Adult Only Easter Egg Hunt

White Stone Events 46W428 Wheeler Road, Sugar Grove

Easter gets an adult twist! Join us for a flashlight egg hunt with live music, cash bar, 2500 hidden eggs and TONS of amazing prizes!   For information on more...

$40

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