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Downers Grove Farmers Market

Downtown Downers Grove 933A Curtiss Street, Downers Grove

Sponsored by the Indian Boundary YMCA and Village of Downers Grove, the Downtown Downers Grove Market has offered the community everything from fresh food to crafts and live entertainment. With...


Story Walk: Daniel Finds a Poem

Mayslake Peabody Estate 1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook

The lushly illustrated pages of Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer come to life on large displays along a half-mile path that encourages children and their families to explore...


Batavia Farmers Market

Downtown Batavia

2022 will mark the 27th year of the annual Batavia Farmers’ Market which takes place every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. You’ll find the Farmers’ Market on North...


WellBatavia Festival

Downtown Batavia

WellBatavia is a wellness advocacy team, dedicated to the promotion of healthy behaviors through partnerships and policy. Each year, WellBatavia hosts a health and wellness fair designed to showcase the...


Tower Trot

Grand Avenue Community Center 4211 Grand Ave, Western Springs

The Annual Tower Trot is held on the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend.  The 2022 race will be held on May 28th, 2022.

$10 – $40

Nature Story Trail

Trailside Museum of Natural History 738 Thatcher Ave, River Forest

Follow a short trail and read a children’s nature story along the way. Afterward, stop by for an activity bag with a related craft and outdoor activities.


Spring Planting on the Farm

Kline Creek Farm 1N600 County Farm Road, West Chicago

Tour the farmhouse to see how families worked together to get spring planting done, and then watch (weather permitting) as the farmers work in fields and gardens planting the year’s...


Museum Campus Exploration Day

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E. Romeo Rd, Romeoville

If you’ve never visited Isle a la Cache Museum, make sure to mark your calendar for the fourth Saturday of the month. Have you ever wondered what’s going on in...


Family Campout

Camp Shabbona Woods 15810 S Torrence Ave, South Holland

Intro to camping for families. Includes meals, all camping gear and outdoor fun. $75/family (group up to 6)


Twilight Voyage

Northside Park Canoe Cabin 1300 N. West St., Wheaton

Enjoy an evening of canoeing with the family. Participants will receive dry-land instruction on basic canoeing techniques from an experienced instructor. Then we'll take to the water for a staff-leg exploration and discussion about the local natural history.  Max of 3 people per canoe. Recommended for ages 6 and older. 

$15 – $19

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