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Art Fair 2019

Marwen announces Art Fair 2019, its 13th Annual exhibition and art auction. The event will be held on Friday, November 1, 2019, from 7-10 pm at Marwen, 833 N. Orleans Street in Chicago. Individual tickets to Art Fair are $40 in advance ($50 at the door) and include an open bar and heavy hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are on sale now…


Family Flow Jam

The Frankfort Circus Center presents our first all ages Family Flow Jam! This will be a night of fun with hula hoops, games, a bounce house, face painting and more! This first week is FREE!


Double J Riding Club Open House

Join us for an end of summer Open House event! As summer camps come to an end and we prepare for the fall, we’ve got new pre-school classes, birthday party packages, and exciting clinics and special events we’ll be hosting! When? Thursday September 5th 9:00-11:30 AM & 4:00-7:00 PM We’re offering a morning and afternoon time slot so everyone can…


Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta

Participants will race their handmade cardboard boats on beautiful Lake Ellyn. Winners are determined by the fastest race times! Awards will also be presented for most creative, team spirit, and best sink! Whether you are building a boat or just out to watch the fun, this family-friendly community event is a popular Glen Ellyn tradition. Food trucks, arranged by the…


AquaHero Splash Bash

April is Autism Awareness month! Join us for our Autism & Special Abilities friendly AquaHero Event. Featuring our popular H2OoooH! Playground, an in-water, inflatable playground, and filled with fun, games, water safety info, FREE Learn to Swim Lessons (pre-register online) and MORE!   Guardians get in FREE! $10 per participant includes giveaways.


Halloween Celebration ft. The Music of Phish for Kids with The Helping Phriendly Orchestra

The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at First Avenue, Brooklyn Bowl, The Capitol Theatre, Industry City, Ardmore Music Hall, The Sinclair, Boulder Theater, and Thalia Music Hall, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Using the songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history,…


National S’Mores Day Celebration

Did you know that the earliest known recipe for S’mores can be found in a Girl Scout camping guide from 1927? Let’s celebrate this awesome tradition! Join us to celebrate the season of S’mores, and to see what Girl Scouts is all about!    Choose the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and NW Indiana location that’s closest to you! Camp…


Miles for Smiles 5k Fundraiser

This event raises money for Celebrate Differences, working every day to make certain that children and adults with disabilities through the state of Illinois get the support they need to live full lives in the community. Registration is $35 for the 5K and 1 mile. The kid’s fun run is $10.00 (untimed). Registration increases by $5 on race day. Register…


College of DuPage STEM-CON

STEM-CON is a FREE public outreach event designed to inspire and educate middle and high school students in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This family-friendly event encourages scientific discovery through hands-on activities, workshops, and demonstrations while providing the opportunity to learn about careers from researchers, industry representatives, and STEM educators. More information can be found at our…


17th International Childeren’s Day

Musical performances, traditional costumes, folk dancing, internaional prade, nation’s exhibits, ethinic food, face painting & more A FUN day for the whole family!