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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.
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Chuck E. Cheese is proud to support families who have children with autism and other special needs. We offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month at participating locations, opening our stores two hours before their normal opening time. Our Sensory Sensory events include a trained and caring staff that work to ensure each guest has a fun-filled visit. We realize that the Chuck E. experience can be very stimulating for any child, so our mission is…Find out more »
Held the second Saturday of every month, Play For All (PFA) events invite children and families with disabilities to experience Chicago Children’s Museum’s inclusive, multisensory exhibits and programs. The museum opens 1 hour early, at 9 am, for pre-registered guests. The first 250 visitors to register receive free admission. Groups that register are also free, and we provide transportation. 2019-20 Play For All Events Registration is open now. Click on a date below. Saturday, March 14, 2020 Saturday, April 11,…Find out more »
Calm Waters is an exclusive event for guests with disabilities and Veterans to explore Shedd Aquarium’s exhibits and experiences in a comfortable and accepting environment. Modifications for this event will include limited capacity and streamlined entry with advance registration. Family members and companions are welcome.Find out more »
Schedule and location Select Sundays, May through October 2020 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. Children’s Garden Section A: May 17 Section B: June 21 Section C: July 19 Section D: August 16 Section E: September 13 Section F: October 18 Sensory Friendly Sundays offer the opportunity for families with sensory needs, to experience a less crowded Children’s Garden with minimal noise. Participants are welcome to stay once the Children’s Garden opens to the public at 9:30 a.m. Note: Limit 75. Recommended…Find out more »
Our strength as a community is powered by love and built on the commitment of individuals like you. Start a team, join a team or come on your own. Walk and fundraise together to enhance the lives of people living with autism.Find out more »
Friday, June 5th 2020 Family Fun Event - 5:45 pm One Lap Event, ribbons awarded 6:00 pm Wheelchair/Special Needs Race in Partnership with LADSE, medal awarded 6:15 pm Kids 1 mile race, 11 and under, ribbon and gift card to 1st boy and girl and then medals to top 3 boys and top 3 girls in age group 7 and under, 8&9 and 10&11 7:00 pm 5K Walk Run, kids bands line the route and play for runners/walker - prize…Find out more »
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