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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.
Enjoy a brisk walk through the woods and warm up around the campfire with s’mores and hot cocoa.Find out more »
Little ones are invited to a puppet show and nature discovery program.Find out more »
Try ice fishing, geocaching, snowshoeing and other winter fun, and then warm up inside Mayslake Hall with activities and info on plants, animals and more from rangers, naturalists and volunteers. All ages. Free admission; fees for some activities. No registration. Questions? Call 630-933-7248.Find out more »
Complete canine crafts and take a mammal march on our trails to search for signs of coyote. Ages 4-10 w/adult. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.Find out more »
Hear how this animal got its own holiday, do special activities and make your own groundhog weather predictor. All ages.Find out more »
Explore nature and nature play with your tot. We’ll go outdoors in nice weather. Ages 2-5 w/adult.Find out more »
Children ages 3-5 years old and their favorite adult will learn about nature through exploration and outdoor activities. Dec 4- Cardinals Jan 8-Woodpeckers Feb 5- SnowFind out more »
Enjoy nature-inspired stories followed by a craft. Ages 3-6 w/adult.Find out more »
Enjoy playing music and exploring with natural materials in a new nature play space.Find out more »
Put your muscles to work as you help restore habitat by removing invasive plants. Gloves and tools available for loan.Find out more »
Come play along or just listen at our indoor jam. Make a simple musical instrument or bring your own. All are welcome to these free events!Find out more »
Preschoolers with an adult will learn about local plants and animals while enjoying story time and artmaking.Find out more »
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We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.