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Stike Out ALS 5k & 1 Mile – July 13 at Guaranteed Rate Field

Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll Offers Participants an Opportunity to Compete for Those Who Can’t What: Strike Out ALS 5k and 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll When: Saturday, July 13, 2019 Time: 5k begins at 8:00am, 1 Mile Run, Walk & Roll starts at 9:15am Where: Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago Registration/More Info: www.strikeoutals5k.org…


The Sesame Street Road Trip

On Saturday, June 29 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, the Sesame Street Road Trip will be at MSI Park on the Museum of Science and Industry campus! The groundbreaking children’s series turns 50 in 2019, and Sesame Street is celebrating this special milestone birthday with a free, fun, family festival on the lawn of the Museum, which will include eight stage shows featuring the…


The Best Water Parks and Beaches in Chicagoland!

For those extra toasty summer days, we have an awesome list of the best outdoor water parks and beaches in Chicagoland! You don’t have to go far to feel like you are on vacation at one of these fun, family-friendly spots. Be sure to check the website before going for all the details on hours, pricing and more. Outdoor Water…


Global Slime Convention

  ENJOY THIS FAMILY FRIENDLY SLIMEY DAY OF FUN!!  ATTEND GOLBAL SLIME CONVENTION TO MEET SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE SLIMERS AND  PARTICIPATE IN SLIME ACTIVITIES.   VISIT WWW.GLOBALSLIMECON.COM OR EVENTBRITE.COM TO PURCHASE TICKETS. JUNE 8th – 9AM-4PM – RENAISSANCE SCHAUMBURG CONVENTION CENTER HOTEL • MEET, GREET AND BUY SLIME FROM YOUR FAVORITE SLIMERS • Q&A WITH VIP’S • SLIME COMPETITIONS •…


Our 2019 Summer Bucket Lists are HERE! Soak in the Sun All Summer Long

The whole Kidlist team gets really excited about our annual summer bucket list. We start talking about it when there’s still snow on the ground (and that’s not even counting April snowstorms this year). The summer bucket list represents everything we’re about: giving local families ideas and tips for making amazing memories with their kids. This year, we decided to…


2019 4th of July Fireworks and Parades in the Western Suburbs

Nothing feels more like summer than 4th of July fireworks and parades. Each town celebrates in their own family-friendly way, whether walking the streets in a patriotic parade or enjoying a colorful fireworks show at dusk. Grab a blanket, some lawn chairs, and your best patriotic gear to check out one of these awesome Independence Day celebrations with your family!…


$1 Summer Movies for Kids in the Chicagoland Area

Calling all movie buffs: $1 summer movies for kids are back in action! When the summer heat becomes all too much, cool off at your local participating movie theater for some really (really!) cheap children’s flicks. These movies discounts generally don’t come alone; bring some extra cash for heavily discount popcorn, candy, and soda combos. It’s hard to think of…


Classic Car Shows for Summer 2019

Classic car shows are the perfect reason to be outside on a beautiful summer night. You don’t have to be a car enthusiast to appreciate the detail and design of vintage or specialty cars. Mingle with the owners, and talk to your child about your (or your parents’!) first car. Bring the whole family to check out all the classic…


Jane of the Jungle

book and lyrics by Karen Zacarías music by Deborah Wicks La Puma directed by Michelle Lopez-Rios​ Middle school may seem like a jungle…and it might just be one in Jane of the Jungle! When Jane is invited to the Too-Cool-Almost-Middle-School-All-Girl-Party, she has to learn to navigate tricky situations with her spunky little brother, herds of friends, and bestie Kayla. Come experience the wild side…


2019 Free Summer Fun in the Western Suburbs

The only thing better than summer fun is FREE summer fun! Having a blast doesn’t have to break the bank. With classic car shows, outdoor movies, splash pads, nature centers, and more, there’s something for every family. Check out these great free summer activities all around the western suburbs. 2019 Free Summer Fun in the Western Suburbs Here are a…


Striking Pop-Up Photography Sessions by Jacqueline Barkley

Jacqueline Barkley is offering two different pop-up photography session opportunities this summer with two amazing Chicago locations to choose from! Jacqueline is an expert on gorgeous locations and has an amazing eye when it comes to composition and striking photographs, which is why I was excited to hear that she is booking sessions at both Garfield Park Conservatory and Montrose…


Summer 2019 Outdoor Movies in the West Suburbs

Pack some popcorn and your lawn chair to enjoy a beautiful summer evening with outdoor movies in the western suburbs. All of these free events feature family-friendly movies, and some may sell concessions or have pre-show entertainment. Click on the listing to see more information such as the specific location and suggestions on what you should bring. Oh, and don’t…