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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.
Firefighters are everyday heroes! Create a cool painting of a fire truck. Grandma or Grandpa will create right alongside their grandchild. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.Find out more »
Hunt for eggs under the moonlight at Coyote Crossing. Lots of candy and prizes to find! Bring a flashlight, basket to collect your eggs and a camera to snap a photo with the Bunny and Cody Coyote. Hunters should check in 15 minutes prior to scheduled hunt time. Register by April 1 and save. Registration will close when the time slot is filled. Pre-registration by April 6 required. Fee is per child.Find out more »
Come join the Bunny for fun, games, entertainment, bounce house, crafts, snacks and an egg hunt. Don't forget to bring your basket for the egg hunt. Fee is per child. Pre-register by April 6 and save.Find out more »
Learn proper classroom, table, and even public manners and proper ways to speak to our parents and teachers. Also, work on table etiquette and receive a place setting to take home to practice. This is a much needed skill in our community today. Adult attends with participant.Find out more »
Amaze family and friends with quick-to-learn and easy-to-perform tricks that involve cards, ropes, coins, mindreading and more. Materials and magic kit included. New tricks each session.Find out more »
Get pampered with a spring make-over complete with hair flower, make-up and pretty nails. Decorate a ceramic "tea pot" flower planter with paints, jewels and embellishments. Decorate a bracelet with spring charms.Find out more »
An Instructor-led course, will use a combination of video, workbooks, lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice to teach CPR/AED certification. No prerequisites for this class.Find out more »
A must for beginning babysitters! Safety, child-tending skills and basic first aid are covered. A workbook is also given to take home. Receive a certificate upon completion of class. Participants should bring a doll to class.Find out more »
Travel back in time with us as we dig for dinosaur bones and hunt for dinosaur eggs. Children must be accompanied by a nonpaying adult.Find out more »
Incredi-Moms will enjoy a super (hero) evening with their son(s). The evening includes music, dancing, entertainment, and refreshments. Mom's receive a commemorative gift. Pre-registration by April 28 is required. Fee is per person, both Mom & Son must register.Find out more »
Follow easy step-by-step instructions to create matching collages with a garden theme. Each parent and child will create their own masterpiece on a real canvas board.Find out more »
Paddle and explore the scenic Northside Park Lagoon. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Maximum of 3 people per canoe.Find out more »
Want your preschooler to become more engaged with STEAM activities? In this class they will have access to a variety of STEAM stations where they can play with light tables practice patterning, use the sensory table, and much more!Find out more »
Come out to Lincoln Marsh to hear a symphony of songs by one of nature's finest musicians-the frog! Many frogs are calling this time of year. Find out why and learn more about this special wetland critter as we hike the marsh to see if we can find them. Program concludes with a campfire and roasting marshmallows. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.Find out more »
Make delicious poolside dip, ice cream cone cupcakes and summer sandwiches.Find out more »
Join us to make the cutest bear you have ever seen, think of a unique name to place on their birth certificate. Design a special t-shirt and blanket to carry your new friend home in. Price is per couple: parent to attend with their child.Find out more »
Join us this Spring for a leisurely bike tour through Carol Stream's scenic & playful parks This event is open to all ages and offers family friendly ?pit stops? along the way of a self-guided mapped cycling tour. Participants start and end at Ross Ferraro Town Center. Map & Souvenir item included in registration fee. Registration Fees are donated to the Carol Stream Parks Foundation. Registration deadline May 1. Children under 4yrs. are freeFind out more »
Does your preschooler like to get messy? In this class they can get messy with friends and we will clean up their mess! Messy crafts and activities will be available for participants.Find out more »
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