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September 2019

Rising Readers

September 24, 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until November 26, 2019

Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Hwy
Homewood, IL 60430 United States
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Free

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for baby to 6 years old. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No registration is required for this program.

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Alsip Farmers Market

September 24, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 8, 2019

Apollo Recreation Center, 12521 S Kostner Avenue
Alsip, IL 60803 United States
Free

Alsip Farmers Market moves to Tuesday at Apollo Park Fresh produce, prepared foods, family fun, entertainment, kid’s activities, bounce house, craft items, homemade goods & much more!  

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Fall Jamboree Kid Rock Event

September 24, 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road
Wheaton, IL 60189 United States
$10 – $12

Parent/Child Program 1-5 years (with adult) Visitor’s Center Medill Room Grab your partner and come on down for Kid Rock’s Fall Jamboree! To celebrate this exciting season, this one-day musical event will be about apple picking, colorful leaves, hayrides, campfires and much more! We will use our imaginations, some upbeat songs, and a variety of musical instruments and movement props for some good old fashioned fun! Don’t “leaf” us hanging; sign up today and “fall” into Kid Rock! Kid Rock…

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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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Palos Heights Farmers Market

September 25, 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Municipal Parking Lot (Palos Heights), 12217 S Harlem Avenue
Palos Heights, IL 60463 United States
Free

Farmers' Market The City of Palos Heights Farmer's Market will be every Wednesday; 7am-1pm in the Municipal Parking Lot located at 122nd & Harlem Avenue. Vendors for the 2019 Farmer's Market include: Zeldenhurst Farms Lyons Fruit Farm Windy Hill Farm Harvest Table Farm Hiemenz Nursery Parmesans Stamper Cheese Salad Bowl Creations Olivaceto Theresa's Selections Aracely's Tamales Eating Well Sitka Salmon Shares Pampered Chef Etalaya's Biscotti Bettina's Artisan Tea Oberweis Taste of Martha's Kitchen Elise Mae's Bakery & Cannery Orland Park…

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Storytime

September 25, 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Barnes & Noble (most locations), (Check your local store)
Free

Children's Event, Storytime with a different theme each day. Activities to follow.

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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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Picky Eater’s Workshop

September 25, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wonder Works Children’s Museum, 6445 West North Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302 United States
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Free

Do worry about your child's nutrition? Do you have a picky eater? Join us for a workshop on Picky Eating given by Karen Dilfer, OT. Karen is an occupational therapist and feeding specialist trained to help children with motor, sensory and other challenges surrounding mealtimes. To sign up, call or email: Oak Park Pediatrics at 708-383-2900: infor@oakparkpeds.com. Wonder Works Children's Museum at 708-383-4815: info@wonder-works.org.

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