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September 2019

Cantigny Park Free Parking Day

September 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 4, 2019

One event on May 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 am

Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
Free

2019 Cantigny Park Free Days Parking is free the first Wednesday of each month, March through December. Special Free Days May 19 – Armed Forces Day July 11 July 26 – McCormick Day November 11 – Veteran’s Day

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Mindfulness and More

September 25, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Wonder Works Children’s Museum, 6445 West North Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
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$8

Guided activities designed to help children develop focusing skills and strengthen self regulation. This is done through oral storytelling, read alouds and mindful awareness games. Recurring Event

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The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum Illinois Resident Donation Day

September 26
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Dr.
Chicago, IL 60614 United States
Donations appreciated

Thursdays are suggested donation days for Illinois residents.

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Writing Club for Kids

September 26, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 28, 2020

Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Hwy
Homewood, 60430
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Free

Create a different story each month based on a fun writing prompt in this low stress club that stresses creativity. Club meets on the last Thursday of each month. Registration not required. Grades 4 through 6.

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Wonderful Weekends by Google

September 27, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Maggie Daley Park, 337 E Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Free

Join Google on September 27-29 at Maggie Daley Park for a weekend festival of helpfulness filled with live entertainment, free food and fun for the whole family. Everyone’s invited! Wonderful Weekends will feature a gigantic ‘Weekend Helper’ gumball machine with demos that help you find things to do in town, and best of all, filled with prizes from our wonderful local partners including Heritage Bicycles, Second City, Portillo’s, The Art Institute of Chicago, Revival Food Hall, Adler Planetarium, The Chopping…

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Aurora GreenFest

September 28, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Prisco Community Center, 150 W Illinois Ave
Aurora, IL 60506 United States
Free

Come to the Aurora GreenFest on September 28th and learn how to take care of the environment and have fun at the same time. Be ready for a day filled with fun activities to live more sustainably and help save our planet.

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Wonderful Weekends by Google

September 28, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Maggie Daley Park, 337 E Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Free

Join Google on September 27-29 at Maggie Daley Park for a weekend festival of helpfulness filled with live entertainment, free food and fun for the whole family. Everyone’s invited! Wonderful Weekends will feature a gigantic ‘Weekend Helper’ gumball machine with demos that help you find things to do in town, and best of all, filled with prizes from our wonderful local partners including Heritage Bicycles, Second City, Portillo’s, The Art Institute of Chicago, Revival Food Hall, Adler Planetarium, The Chopping…

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Wonderful Weekends by Google

September 29, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 29, 2019

Maggie Daley Park, 337 E Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join Google on September 27-29 at Maggie Daley Park for a weekend festival of helpfulness filled with live entertainment, free food and fun for the whole family. Everyone’s invited! Wonderful Weekends will feature a gigantic ‘Weekend Helper’ gumball machine with demos that help you find things to do in town, and best of all, filled with prizes from our wonderful local partners including Heritage Bicycles, Second City, Portillo’s, The Art Institute of Chicago, Revival Food Hall, Adler Planetarium, The Chopping…

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