Family-Friendly Weekend Events in the Western Suburbs: April 20-22

We have the scoop on what is going on in your area! Read the weekend highlights, then peruse this amazing list of family-friendly weekend events in the western suburbs of Chicago, get the details on those that interest you, and plan some fun days with your kids this weekend.

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We love local businesses, libraries, park districts, villages, and organizations- they plan great events for all of us to enjoy. If you are hosting an event or know of an event that should be on our list, click here to submit it to the Kidlist calendar!


It’s Earth Day this weekend! I took the photo above at one of our favorite places… Garfield Park Conservatory. There are tons of Earth Day events below, but don’t overlook conservatories and nature centers this weekend!

Family-Friendly Weekend Events

All of the event titles, dates, times, and towns are listed. If you would like more information, simply click on the the event title. Please note that the weekend events list does not show events in the past.


Barbaras Bookstore (Burr Ridge)
April 20, 2018, 10:30am - 11:00am
Arbor Reading Adventures (Lisle)
April 20, 2018, 11:00am - 11:45am
S.T.E.A.M. Fridays (Oak Park)
April 20, 2018, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
S.T.E.A.M. Works (Oak Park)
April 20, 2018, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Park Clean Up Day Earth Day (Hinsdale)
April 20, 2018, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Family Night: Fly a Kite (Wheaton)
April 20, 2018, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Tween Night (Batavia)
April 20, 2018, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mother Son Dance (Elmhurst)
April 20, 2018, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Night at the Museum (Wheaton)
April 20, 2018, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Family Movie Night (Western springs)
April 20, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:30pm


Batavia Indoor Farmers Market (Batavia)
April 21, 2018, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fox River Arts Ramble (Aurora)
April 21, 2018, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Earth Day Celebration (Clarendon Hills)
April 21, 2018, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Party for the Planet (Wheaton)
April 21, 2018, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Life on the Farm House Tour (West Chicago)
April 21, 2018, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Earth Day at Wonder Works (Oak Park)
April 21, 2018, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Earth Day Celebration (Geneva)
April 21, 2018, 11:00am - 3:00pm
Earth Celebration Family Concert (Berwyn)
April 21, 2018, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mom and Son Reptile Night (Lombard)
April 21, 2018, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Springtime Tea with Mommy and Me (Lombard)
April 21, 2018, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Go Green An Earth Day Celebration (Westmont)
April 21, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Blacksmithing Demonstrations (West Chicago)
April 21, 2018, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Story Time (Oak Park)
April 21, 2018, 2:30pm - 3:00pm


Womens Half Marathon and 5k (Naperville)
April 22, 2018, 7:00am - 12:00pm
Walk the Walk for Austim (Hinsdale)
April 22, 2018, 8:30am - 11:00am
Earth Day Fair (Naperville)
April 22, 2018, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Earth Day (Glen Ellyn)
April 22, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Earth Day (Glen Ellyn)
April 22, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrate Lake Ellyn on Earth Day (Glen Ellyn)
April 22, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Science Sunday STEM Activities (Berwyn)
April 22, 2018, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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About the Author

Annie Tandy
Annie loves making great memories with her kids and started Kidlist so she can help others do the same! Besides finding fun and exciting things to do, Annie, her husband, and their kids enjoy caring for their chickens and hanging out with them in the backyard. Click here to read about Annie's chickens and see pictures! She also finds joy in gardening, home improvement projects, knitting, soap making, and painting along with being active in her community, church, and as a board member of the Western Springs Business Association. Click here to follow Annie on Instagram.

1 Comment on "Family-Friendly Weekend Events in the Western Suburbs: April 20-22"

  1. Great Information for my child care families. Thank YOU

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