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April 2019

Cookies and Milk Storytime

April 26, 9:30 am - 10:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Second of the month, repeating until April 26, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until April 26, 2019

Panera Westfield Louis Joliet Mall, 3340 Mall Loop Drive
Joliet, IL 60431 United States
Free

(Ages 3-5 with adult) Join us for songs and stories at Panera Bread, located in the Louis Joliet Mall, and get a free cookie. Registration

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Pizza Tasting Buffet

April 26, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Krueger Park Recreation Center, 9100 S. 88th Ave
Hickory Hills, IL 60457 United States
$4 – $8

Bring out the whole family for a taste of pizza from some of the top pizza joints in the area.

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Mothers Day Teacup Gardening Tea

April 27, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield Street
Oak Park, IL 60304 United States
$25

Bring mom to the Conservatory for an early Mother's Day celebration. Enjoy a scrumptious continental breakfast during the morning session and finger sandwiches during the afternoon session.  Todd and Holland Tea will be served.  Each person will create a teacup garden to take home. TICKETS GO ON SALE MARCH 2ND! Session one:  10:00-11:30am Session Two:  1:00-2:30pm  

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Charlie Brown Character Breakfast

April 27, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Drury Lane, 100 Drury Lane
Oak Brook , IL 60181 United States
$15 – $20

Enjoy a breakfast of bacon, made-to-order doughnuts, and more as kids meet the characters of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown! With five stations of delicious food plus unlimited champagne and mimosas for just $10, this breakfast is a great option for the whole family. *You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown tickets are not included. Breakfast/theatre packages available by calling 630.530.0111. March 9, 2019 thru April 13, 2019 10:30 a.m. May 11, 2019 - June 15, 2019  11:30 a.m. Children…

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Spring Pancake Breakfast

April 28, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bartlett Fire Barn, 218 S. Main St
Bartlett, IL United States
$4 – $6

All you can eat pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk & juice. Raffle, split the pot, Children 5 years and under free, up to 3 children with each paid adult. Free low vision screening test for ages 6 months to 30 years of age. Time: 1 minute. Camera takes picture of participant. Participant either passes or is referred to an eye doctor for further testing. A written printout is available.

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May 2019

Food Truck Festival

May 3, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Aurora Aurora, IL United States
Free

Food Truck Festival is May 3! Don't miss the original and popular annual festival that brings more than two dozen food vendors to downtown Aurora. It's amazing! Just bring your appetite! Food Truck Festival at First Fridays on May 3 brought to you by Aurora Downtown. River Street to Broadway and Stolp Avenue south of Downer Place. Play at the kids area near the Swimming Stones with SciTech Hands On Museum! Eat on the street! Live music and more TBA!…

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Mothers Day Breakfast

May 4, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
La Grange Park Recreation Center, 1501 Barnsdale Road
La Grange Park, IL 60526 United States
$17 – $22

Come out for a morning that’s all about mom! Enjoy breakfast catered from Blueberry Hill Café. Create some crafts with your kids, and get your picture taken by the photographer. Registration will not be available at the door; pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is April 12th. Age: ...............1-13 years with parent Moms-free, registration required

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Charlie Brown Character Breakfast

May 4, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until June 15, 2019

Drury Lane, 100 Drury Lane
Oak Brook , IL 60181 United States
$15 – $20

Enjoy a breakfast of bacon, made-to-order doughnuts, and more as kids meet the characters of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown! With five stations of delicious food plus unlimited champagne and mimosas for just $10, this breakfast is a great option for the whole family. *You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown tickets are not included. Breakfast/theatre packages available by calling 630.530.0111. March 9, 2019 thru April 13, 2019 10:30 a.m. May 11, 2019 - June 15, 2019  11:30 a.m. Children…

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