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Event Series Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Market

Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago

Every Tuesday this summer—rain or shine—you can shop at the SOAR Farmers Market on the MCA Plaza. Many of our beloved vendors will be back at the colorful open-air market...

Free
Event Series Storytime at the Museum

Storytime at the Museum

Bolingbrook Historical Museum 444 E. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook

Spark your child’s imagination with stories, songs and other fun activities. After storytime, learn more about our village as you browse through the exhibits. (Ages 2–6 with an adult)

Musical Play with ScribbleMonster

Ty Warner Park Plaza Drive and Blackhawk Drive, Westmont

Jump and jam at a creative concert presented by Jim from ScribbleMonster and Wimee’s Words. Using a mix of kindness, music, and humor, ScribbleMonster encourages children to participate and think...

Free
Event Series Second Tuesday Free Days

Second Tuesday Free Days

Aurora Regional Fire Museum 53 N Broadway, Aurora

Join us for free admission, special activities, scavenger hunt, giveaways, and more from 10am-4pm on the dates below! Each month we will feature several activities, the Illinois Mathematics and Science...

Free
Event Series Rainbow Pride Storytime

Rainbow Pride Storytime

Various Locations IL

Join us for an exuberant storytime to honor Pride month! This storytime will feature books, songs, and activities that promote self-expression, identity, and families in the LGBTQ+ community. Participants will...

Free
Event Series Jammin’ in June

Jammin’ in June

Village Green Park (Plainfield) Des Plaines and Chicago Streets 1 block south of Lockport, Plainfield

New this summer are Jammin’ in June Concerts featuring family-friendly performances for all ages. All events are FREE and run 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. at Village Green. No registration is...

Free
Event Series LEGO Club

LEGO Club

Palatine Public Library - Rand Road Branch 1585 Rand Road, Palatine

Show off your brick building skills! Join other LEGO enthusiasts to share ideas, free build, or use the challenge cards Grades 2 – 5. Drop in.

Free
Event Series Lego Club

Lego Club

Santori Library (Aurora) 101 S. River Street, Aurora

Come in to build cool LEGO creations. LEGOs are provided. Ages 6 - 11. No registration required.

Free
Event Series Lombard Farmers Market

Lombard Farmers Market

Downtown Lombard St. Charles Road & Park Avenue, Lombard

Join us Tuesday evenings from May 21st to October 1! Get your farm fresh goods, enjoy local vendors and live entertainment, and gather with your community at Farmers Market!  ...

LEGO Club

Schiller Park Public Library 4200 Old River Road, Schiller Park

Bring your imagination and join the library for a fun building challenge. LEGOS provided.

Free

Summer Bike Tune Up

Lisle Public Library 777 Front Street, Lisle

Bring your bicycle for a bit of light maintenance, a wash, and/or glitz & glam, and get ready for a summer of bike-riding fun! Program will be held in the...

Free

Swing Into Summer

Harrer Park and Harrer Pool 6250 Dempster Street, Morton Grove

Swing into Summer with the Morton Grove Park District. From 4:00 - 5:00 pm we invite our furry friends to join us for Yappy Hour. At 5:30 pm bring the kids over to see a performance by Dave’s Traveling World of Reptiles. At 7:00 pm we kick off our Summer Concert Series with Mr. Myers,...

Free
Event Series Field Watchers

Field Watchers

Naper Settlement 523 S. Weber Street, Naperville

Every Tuesday Starting March 5 • 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM • Free Program • Pre-Registration Required • For Students (6-12) and their Parents/Caregivers • Adults must accompany students Unleash your curiosity...

Free

Downtown Tinley Cruise Nights

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

Enjoy summer evenings on Oak Park Avenue at the Tinley Park Cruise Nights from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays from June to August. This classic car show has no entry fee, food and beverages for sale and live DJ music! To showcase this fun event, the Village will close Oak Park Avenue to traffic from...

Free
Event Series Park Cookout

Park Cookout

Various Locations IL

Meet your neighbors and enjoy a free picnic in the park! Food is first-come, first-served. All cookouts are 5:30-7:00pm Dates and locations: Tuesday, June 11: Elm Ave Park Tuesday, July 16: Williamsburg Park Tuesday, Aug. 13: Wellington Park

Free
Event Series Plainfield Cruise Night

Plainfield Cruise Night

Downtown Plainfield DesPlaines St and Lockport St, Plainfield

June 4 - Tractor Night June 11 - GMC Truck Night June 18 - Chevy Truck Night June 25 - Corvette Night July 2 - No Cruise Night July 9 - Import Night July 16 - Bronco Night July 23 - Ford Truck Night July 30 - Jeep Night August 6 - Mustang Night August...

Free
Event Series Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Fountaindale Public Library 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook

Enjoy a welcoming and sensory-friendly storytime for children with autism, neurodivergence and physical disabilities. Please register so we can ensure a comfortable sensory experience. (All ages)

Free
Event Series Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series

Old Town Museum (Bloomingdale) 108 S Bloomingdale Rd, Bloomingdale

Pre-concert Fun! Come at 6:30PM before each concert and enjoy a FREE concert and enjoy a FREE activity/or craft for ages 4-10! JUNE 4TH - Rocking Fenderskirts (Oldies Hits from...

Free
Event Series Evening on the Riverwalk

Evening on the Riverwalk

Nichols Library 200 W. Jefferson Ave, Naperville

Enjoy an all-ages, Family Storytime and puppet show on the Riverwalk. This program will be held outdoors at the Riverwalk Amphitheatre across Jackson Ave. from Nichols Library. In the event...

Free
Event Series Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series

Fishel Park 1036 Grove Street, Downers Grove

The FREE concerts are held Tuesday evenings May 21 through August 13 and will feature rock, country, blues and oldies. Doors open and food and beverage sales begin at 6pm...

Free
Event Series Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series

North Park (Franklin Park) 10040 Addison Avenue, Franklin Park

Summer Concert Series are back and we can’t wait to see you there. Join us every Tuesday starting June 4th where talented bands will be performing starting at 7 pm...

Free

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