Find family-friendly events in your area!  The calendar now features filters… you can sort the events by category, venue, cost, day, even by your location. Enjoy our wonderful community!

submit an eventEveryone is welcome to add events to the Kidlist calendar, given that they are drop-in and/or free special events (no ongoing classes or camps that require registration) and are local to the west and/or southwest suburbs of Chicago. Click on the blue “Submit an Event” button and fill out the form.

Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Fitness

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

September 2020

Fun Bun Run – 5K Run/Walk for Education

September 26, 8:30 am
Kane County Government Center, 719 S Batavia Avenue, Buildling A
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
+ Google Map

On May 9th, 2020 the Hope for Haitians Board of Directors welcomes all individuals, couples and families to join us in Geneva, Illinois for a morning of good food, fast running, comfortable walking and a great time during the Ninth Annual 5K. The location is the Kane County Government Center. This year we are raising funds to build a school in Garde Saline, Haiti. Hope for Haitians is one of three organizations partnering together to make this a reality for…

Find out more »

October 2020

Pink 5k

October 3, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Central Park (Oak Brook), 1500 Forest Gate Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523 United States
$25 – $40

Help fight breast cancer in stride at the Oak Brook Park District’s annual Pink 5KRun/Walk. Over $11,000 was donated to the Open Arms Breast Cancer Outreach Fund, Hinsdale Hospital Foundation from last year's event alone! Since 2011, the Oak Brook Park District has donated over $80,000. Your registration will help us exceed this milestone and provide lifesaving cancer screenings to women throughout the greater Chicagoland area! Runners and walkers will enjoy this scenic race as it travels through the roadways,…

Find out more »

Cougars 5K Run/Walk

October 3, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Northwestern Medicine Field, 34w002 Cherry Lane
Geneva, IL 60134 United States
+ Google Map
$5 – $38

Join us on Saturday, May 16 for the 9th Annual Cougars 5K Run/Walk benefiting the charitable programs of the Kane County Cougars Baseball Foundation, Inc. Held at Northwestern Medicine Field, the Cougars 5K Run/Walk is a unique event for competitive runners and families looking to enjoy a memorable morning at the ballpark. Runners, walker, families with strollers...all are welcome! There's no better way to end a race than right at home plate. Participants will receive a high-five from Ozzie and…

Find out more »

May 2021

Tower Trot

May 29, 2021, 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Downtown Western Springs United States
$12 – $38

SATURDAY, MAY 23, 2020 is the 43rd running of the Western Springs Tower Trot, a 10K and/or 5K run. We are partnering with Healing Hearts for Ashley Foundation for the 2nd year as the designated charity. They provide volunteers, sponsorship opportunities and awareness of heart conditions. The inspiration for this partnership comes from Matt Jurjovec, the husband of Ashley Jurjovec, a math teacher at McClure Junior High who died of an undiagnosed heart condition in 2016. Mark May 23rd on…

Find out more »

Tower Trot

May 29, 2021, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Grand Avenue Community Center, 4211 Grand Ave
Western Springs, IL 60558 United States
$10 – $40

Run for the fun and for the benefits: Your health (exercise), Healing Hearts for Ashley Foundation (fundraising) and maybe your pride (awards). The 43rd Annual Tower Trot will be held rain or shine on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Open to all ages and abilities using CARA age categories for awards. Registration is required and includes t-shirt, refreshments and entertainment.

Find out more »

Race to the Flag 5K

May 30, 2021, 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Ty Warner Park, Plaza Drive and Blackhawk Drive
Westmont, IL 60559 United States
$12 – $35

The Westmont Park District has partnered together with the local nonprofit People’s Resource Center (PRC) so that proceeds from the race can benefit neighbors in need right here in our community. As a partner in the community, PRC helps to meet neighbors’ basic needs such as food, shelter, and clothing assistance services. In addition, PRC provides job, computer, and literacy training programs and art empowerment classes to help neighbors in need here in DuPage County. You can learn more about…

Find out more »
+ Export Events

All events will be reviewed before publishing to the calendar. Event approval usually occurs on Wednesdays; if you need your event to be reviewed before then, please email Annie at annie@mykidlist.com.

We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.