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Event Series Schaumburg Farmers Market

Schaumburg Farmers Market

Trickster Cultural Center 190 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg

At the Schaumburg Farmers Market, you’ll find locally grown fruits and vegetables, certified organic produce, microgreens, meats, flowers, plants, gourmet cheeses, and dog treats sold by the vendors that produce...

Event Series StoryWalk


Diane Main Park 200 W 59th St, Westmont

June 14-17: Enjoy Ducks Away by Mem Fox with the whole family while you stroll through Diane Main Park. Simply follow the path around the lake, reading signs placed along...

Event Series Character Party

Character Party

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien

For ages 7 & under with an adult caregiver. Celebrate your favorite characters! Explore and create themed activities and crafts based on your beloved pals. Register for each week you...


Rainbow Pride Storytime

Arlington Heights Memorial Library 500 N. Dunton Avenue, Arlington Heights

For Pride Month, we'll share stories, songs and a craft to celebrate all types of families. For ages 3-6 with caregiver. Siblings welcome.


Bluey Party

Gordon Park Ogden & Tilden, La Grange

Get ready for playtime with Bluey – in real life – at Gordon Park (corner of Ogden Ave. & Tilden Ave.). Play some of Bluey and Bingo's favorite games, show...

Event Series Ninja Storytime

Ninja Storytime

Brookfield Public Library 3609 Grand Boulevard, Brookfield

Join a real Ninja Squad Coach as they read a great story, then jump, roll, balance and PLAY like a NINJA! Perfect for kids 2-5 years with a grown up...

Event Series Storytime in the Garden

Storytime in the Garden

Proksa Park 3001 S. Wisconsin Ave, Berwyn

Join us and the Proksa Park's Children's Garden for summer storytimes, complete with activities, crafts, and gardening time in the community garden! In the event of bad weather, storytime will...


Pride Storytime

Downers Grove Public Library 1050 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove

Join us for a librarian-led family storytime filled with picture books, stories, and songs that celebrate Pride Month.

Event Series Tots in the Park

Tots in the Park

Alcott Center 530 Bernard Drive, Buffalo Grove

FREE performances for children of all ages. Bring a blanket. In case of inclement weather, performances will be held inside the Alcott Center. June 14 - Super Stolie June 28...

Event Series Miss Molly and her Ukelele

Miss Molly and her Ukelele

Wonder Works Children's Museum 6445 West North Avenue, Oak Park

Come sing and dance while Molly plays songs such as If You're Happy and You Know It. Miss Molly's visits are a special treat. We're so grateful for a grant...

Included in general admission
Event Series Friday Family Features

Friday Family Features

Park Ridge Public Library 20 S Prospect Avenue, Park Ridge

Bring the whole family in for a morning of cinematic fun and shared memories. June 14: Inside Out (PG) Just in time for a recap before you see the sequel!...

Event Series Friday Fun Day

Friday Fun Day

Wood Dale Public Library 520 N. Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale

Explore, discover, and imagine with our new educational play stations. We rotate our toys every week to ensure our future veterinarians, doctors, chefs, and store clerks never get bored! Drop...


Celebrate Centennial Aquatic Center

Centennial Aquatic Center 100 S Western Avenue, Park Ridge

Celebrate Centennial Aquatic Center with 10 hours of fun! Enjoy games, activities, and prizes every hour. Event is included with pool admission fee.

Included in general admission
Event Series Oswego’s PrairieFest

Oswego’s PrairieFest

Prairie Point Community Park 4120 Plainfield Road, Oswego

Oswego’s four-day community celebration is brought to you by the Oswegoland Park District, generous business sponsors, civic organizations, and hundreds of volunteers. We warmly invite you to be a part...

Event Series Party on the Patio

Party on the Patio

The Community House (Hinsdale) 415 West 8th Street, Hinsdale

Summertime at The Community House is waiting for you! Pack a lunch, corral the crew and join us for a group "BYOL" on our Patio! Each event will have vendors,...


Family Drop In: Army Birthday

Cantigny Park 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

Join us in celebrating the 249th birthday of the U. S. Army with an afternoon of activities for the whole family. Play popular games with a military twist, camouflage your...

Included in general admission
Event Series Friday Crafternoons

Friday Crafternoons

Helen Plum Library 411 South Main Street, Lombard

Drop-in event for families with children of all ages. Get crafty at the Library this summer! Use available supplies to design your own creation to take home.

Event Series Elgin Farmers Market

Elgin Farmers Market

Downtown Elgin South Riverside Drive, Elgin

Shop a great selection of vendors, listen to live music, enjoy great food and have an awesome time in Downtown Elgin! The Downtown Elgin Market brings 30-45 vendors to Downtown...


Family Game Night

North Riverside Public Library 2400 Des Plaines Avenue, North Riverside

Enjoy a night full of family fun with various board games and music! All ages with an adult. No registration required.

Event Series Family Bingo Night

Family Bingo Night

Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center 800 Saint Charles Road, Glen Ellyn

Spend an evening at Ackerman SFC packed with bingo, pizza, and prizes. We’ll play several rounds starting at 5:30 pm. Prizes, like gift cards and candy, will be awarded at...

Event Series Fridays on the Green

Fridays on the Green

Mount Prospect Village Hall 50 S. Emerson Street, Mount Prospect

Plan to join us Friday nights throughout the summer for the popular Fridays on the Green Concert Series. Pack a picnic or grab food from one of the many downtown...


Fun and Food Trucks

Whalon Lake Royce Road, Naperville

Kick off the summer with the first of this year’s Fun & Food Trucks events. Eat eclectic local foods in the preserve while having a blast participating in a variety...

School of Fish

Whalon Lake Royce Road, Naperville

Stop by Whalon Lake during Fun & Food Trucks to learn more about our local fish! Test your identification knowledge and angler skills with fishing games. If you follow all...

Event Series Roselle Cruise Nights

Roselle Cruise Nights

American Legion Post (Roselle) 344 E Maple Avenue, Roselle

The 19th Annual! Roselle Cruise Nights 2024! Every Friday May 31st till Sept. 13th   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of Classic Car Shows.

Event Series Skyline Sessions

Skyline Sessions

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

Get lost in the captivating tunes of Skyline Sessions and enhance your week with live music! Experience free outdoor shows every Thursday and Friday, at the Wave Wall Performance Platform....

Event Series Daisy Days

Daisy Days

Downtown Clarendon Hills Prospect Street, Clarendon Hills

Daisy Days fun includes: Carnival rides and games, reptile shows, children's music show, beer and wine tent, local talent showcase, delicious food from area businesses sand a headliner band each...

Event Series Taste of Des Plaines

Taste of Des Plaines

Downtown Des Plaines Lee Street and Miner Street, Des Plaines

Taste of Des Plaines is a summer street festival that appeals to all ages with two stages for live entertainment, family activities, beer tents, local food vendors and more! Come...

Event Series Family Craft Fridays

Family Craft Fridays

Indian Trails Public Library - Indian Trails Branch 99 E. Palatine Road, Suite A, Prospect Heights

All ages. Create unique seasonal and theme-based projects. Materials provided while supplies last. Registration not required.


Flag Day Celebration

Veterans Park (Buffalo Grove) 1300 N. Weiland Road, Buffalo Grove

Flag Day is a day for all Americans to celebrate and show respect for our flag, its designers and makers. Our flag is representative of our independence and unity as...

Event Series Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert 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 2024! The Downtown Wheaton Summer Music Series brings the sounds of summer to the...


Circle Car Show

Conti Parkway Circle 2 Conti Parkway, Elmwood Park

Cars, trucks, motorcycles, super cars, exotics, and car clubs welcome. Music and fun for the whole family.   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup of...

Event Series Woodridge Jubilee

Woodridge Jubilee

Woodridge Jubilee corner of Woodridge and Center Drive, Woodridge

Summer doesn’t begin until you attend the Woodridge Jubilee! The annual summer festival, which is organized by the Woodridge Park District and the Village of Woodridge, will take place Thursday,...

Event Series Theme Nights

Theme Nights

Woodland Trails Pool 1500 E Euclid Avenue, Mount Prospect

Free for pool pass holders, $3 non-pass holders Enjoy a themed evening at Woodland Trails Pool with special music, activities, and surprises! Friday, June 14 – Country Night Friday, June...

Free – $3

Second Fridays: Chris White Trio

Barrington Area Library 505 N Northwest Highway, Barrington

Enjoy an evening of instrumental jazz on piano, bass, and guitar. Chris White has performed at the Chicago Jazz Festival, Jazz Showcase, The Green Mill, and more! Register. Meeting Room.


Flag Day Celebration

Batavia Municipal Government Center 100 N. Island Avenue, Batavia

Everyone is invited to attend Batavia's annual Flag Day celebration 7-8:30 pm Friday, June 14 at the Flag Day Monument, just west of the Batavia Municipal Government Center, 100 N....

Event Series Sounds of Summer

Sounds of Summer

Various Locations IL

The complete summer includes Main Stage Concerts on Friday nights, Family Picnic Series on Tuesdays at noon, Battle of the Bands, Palatine Concert Band Shows, and Outdoor Movie Nights –...

Event Series Movie Night

Movie Night

Blackberry Farm 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora

Pack a blanket, and some lawn chairs and join us for a movie in the park! Rides, crafts, and photo opportunities will be enjoyed by all! At dusk all activities...

Event Series Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Administrative Building (Forest Park) 7501 Harrison Street, Forest Park

Friday Nights, Movies begin at Dusk. FREE! June 14 - The Super Mario Bros. Movie July 19 - Elemental August 16 - Wonka   For information on more events like...

Event Series Movies Under the Stars

Movies Under the Stars

Wheaton Public Library 225 N Cross Street, Wheaton

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to the Wheaton Public Library’s West Plaza* for these FREE family-friendly movie showings: June 14: The Super Mario Bros. Movie​ July 12: Trolls: Band...

Event Series Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Pavilion Community Center 1000 Wellington Avenue, Elk Grove Village

Please bring your own snacks, chairs and blankets. June 14: Migration June 28: Elemental July 12: Wonka July 26: Trolls Band Together   For information on more events like this,...

Event Series Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Scoville Park Lake St & N Oak Park Ave, Oak Park

Join us for a summer full of some of the best flicks out there! Grab a blanket, dinner or snacks and join usunder the stars to enjoy action, fun and...

Event Series Chi-Town Skygazers

Chi-Town Skygazers

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

Join the Chi-Town Skygazers, an enthusiastic group of astronomers, for a celestial experience under the open sky. Equipped with telescopes, Pier Park becomes a meeting point for people of all...

Event Series Moonlit Movies in the Park

Moonlit Movies in the Park

Cantigny Park 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton

Watching a favorite movie outside, under the stars, on a 40-foot screen is a fun and memorable family experience. We make it even better with pre-show activities such as crafts,...

Included in general admission
Event Series Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Pottawatomie Park 8 North Ave, St. Charles

The best family-friendly box office favorites from big screen entertainment are coming to St. Charles for FREE! Bring blankets to sit on as the amphitheatre is on a grassy slope...

Event Series Movies in the Park

Movies in the Park

Central Park (Elmwood Park) 2430 N 75th Avenue, Elmwood Park

June 14 - Cars June 27 - Rookie of the Year July 18 - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles   For information on more events like this, check out our roundup...

Event Series Movie in the Park

Movie in the Park

Downtown Bloomingdale 104 S Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale

Bring a chair, blanket, some snacks and don’t forget the family, for a night out under the stars. Enjoy a family friendly movie at Old Town Park this summer. ....


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