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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…


Preschool Easter Egg Hunt & Open Gym

Join us on Friday, April 12th from 11:00am-Noon for an Egg-citing Annual Preschool Easter Egg Hunt & Open Gym!!!  This egg hunt is for ages 5 and under and is $10.00 per child.  Don’t forget to bring a basket to collect your eggs in!  After the egg hunt, stay and play in the gym for open gym time!


Friday Art Markets at Daley Plaza

The Friday Art Markets return to Chicago’s Daley Plaza on four Fridays beginning on Friday, May 11th. Set under the world famous 50-foot tall Picasso sculpture in the heart of Chicago’s Loop, the Friday Art Markets provide a wonderful opportunity for the public to view and purchase art in a beautiful and bustling outdoor setting. Produced by Amdur Productions, close…


Movie Under the Stars The Lego Batman Movie

Are you looking for a fun, free family activity?  Join us under the stars in Central Park for an Outdoor Movie Night!  Bring the family and a blanket or chairs, kick back and relax. WHEN:  Shortly after dusk WHERE:  Central Park directly behind the Kroehler YMCA.


Movie in the Park

Come join the Western Springs Park District for a movie in the park! All movies will begin at dusk. Concessions will be available for purchase. “The Legend of Tarzan”


Mother Son Date Night Hayride

Enjoy a special evening with your child as we enjoy a dinner of hot dogs and chips, make a memorable craft, take a hayride around town and roast marshmallows by the campfire for dessert. This program take place outdoors, so please dress accordingly. Pre registration is required.


Rock the Block Party

Send the summer off in style at a two day party with the whole neighborhood! Elmhurst City Centre’s Rock the Block Party is set for Friday and Saturday, September 8th and 9th. The party starts at 4 pm on Friday with 4 great bands. Saturday starts at 11:00 am with a family fun area and continues later in the day…


Gamers Paradise

Bring your laptop and gaming savvy to our Gamers’ Paradise program. Check out all our gaming systems, our board game collection, & enjoy LOTS of snacks!


Recess at the Library

Did you know you could play hopscotch, hula hoop, or even walk the balance beam here in the Kids Room?


Summer Carnival

We are excited to announce the return of the Alpine Amusement Co. for our Summer Carnival. This four day festival is a great opportunity to enjoy that last bit of summer fun with games, rides, and carnival fare. This year’s schedule is as follows: Friday, September1st:               Day 1: 6 – 11 pm Saturday,…


Last Fling and Labor Day Parade

Last Fling & Labor Day Parade! 2017 Last Fling! Friday, September 1- Monday, September 4! The Last Fling is the largest annual fundraiser hosted by the Naperville Jaycees. It is a premier event in Naperville that lasts the four days of Labor Day Weekend. The group organizes and staffs the Last Fling in close cooperation with the City of Naperville,…


Movies in the Park The Secret Life of Pets

ALL MOVIES BEGIN AT DUSK Grab the kids and some snacks and join the Alsip Park District for three outdoor movies. What better way to enjoy a summer evening than to spread out a blanket and see an outdoor movie. Bring a snack to share and be prepared to laugh like a kid again as we enjoy these new favorites!…