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!
Everyone 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.
Upcoming Events › Outdoors
Events Search and Views Navigation
Bring your baskets and hop on over to Robbins Park to hunt for eggs and visit with the Easter Bunny! Areas will be divided by age group and there will be a petting zoo in the park. There will also be kids crafts and activities inside The Community House immediately after the egg hunt. This free event is coordinated with the Village of Hinsdale Parks and Recreation Department and will be held rain or shine! Location: Robbins Park (directly east…Find out more »
Come join us for fun and visit with the Easter Bunny. Meet and greet with the Easter Bunny starts at 12:30pm. Thousands of candied filled eggs will be scattered throughout the Wild Meadows Trace by the Gazebo on Spring Road for an Egg Hunt that starts PROMPTLY at 1pm. Don't be late or you'll miss it.Find out more »
Join us for a special dedication of the new playground at Hoopers Hollow Park! Families will enjoy free hands-on activities, games and giveaways in honor of Earth Day.Find out more »
Why Chickens?? Why not! This race is a "Cluckin' good race" We will have a runner in a chicken costume with a flag belt, grab the belt, get a prize, then eat the best chicken in the Fox Valley.Find out more »
This family-friendly event features a scenic course, kids activities, pre- and post- race refreshments, music and more! Be one of the first 100 participants to sign up and receive a free t-shirt! 5K awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each age category. Come out and show your support for the kids and families that need us most!Find out more »
Welcome to the annual RUN WITH THE LIONS 5K & the free 100 meter Lion Cub Dash! Join us back where it all began on a scenic course through St. James Forest Preserve. Feel free to race, run, or walk this chip-timed event, where every paid participant will receive a Tech-material Tee Shirt, a Finisher's Medal, as well as a goody bag chock full of swag! The 100 meter Lion Cub Dash is free of charge and open to anyone…Find out more »
Celebrate Earth Day with hands-on games and activities. The Wind will be blowing at the kite fly on McCarthy Field. Bring a kite to fly and fill the sky with color! Stop by the warming Bon Fire for roasted marshmallows. Fee: Free Age: FamiliesFind out more »
Presented by the Tinley Park-Park District and the Tinley Park Public Library. Enjoy the outdoors as you stroll down a tree-lined path and read! Each StoryWalk stop features a page of a springtime-themed book. Look for fun activities too! At the end of the trail, each family receives a kite* to fly at the Earth, Wind & Fire Earth Day Celebration! Be sure to stop in the Bookmobile for a seed packet*(and library card if you don't have one). May…Find out more »
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 email@example.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.