glen ellyn

Flashlight Egg Hunt

Kids, ages 7 to 10, join the Glen Ellyn Park District on Thursday, April 9 from 8:30pm-9pm for the Flashlight Egg Hunt. Bring a flashlight and basket and head out to look for eggs filled with candy and toys. Find one of the special eggs and redeem it for one of the grand prize baskets! Check-in starts at 8:15pm. Be…


Schools Out Indoor Archery

Looking for a fun activity while school is out for Martin Luther King Day? Learn the basics of Archery at Main Street Recreation Center! This 1-hour clinic will give you the chance to shoot a recurve bow in a fun, safe, and educational environment. USA Certified instructors Jim and Kandy Craig will get you hitting the bullseye in no time!


Bubble Bash: A Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve

Ring in the New Year with a countdown to Noon celebration! Families can spend time together creating lasting memories, taking part in special activities, grooving to live music, exploring the Museum’s hands-on exhibits, and counting down to Noon! This annual year-end celebration, now in its 18th year, has become a holiday tradition for families. EARLY BIRD SAVINGS THROUGH MONDAY, DECEMBER…


Sports and Fun with Santa

Bring kids, ages 5 -12, to Sports and Fun with Santa at Ackerman SFC. Play sports, games, and spend time with friends. Participants should have their Christmas lists ready because Santa and his elves will be stopping by for a special visit!



Princesses & Friends Holiday Party with Santa

The princesses are so excited! The holiday season is almost here. They hope you and your family will join us for our Princesses and Friends Holiday Party – Saturday, November 30th from 9 am – 12 pm. Meet several of your favorite princesses: The Snow Queen and Anna, Beauty, Island Princess and Cinderella. Santa will be there too (don’t forget…


Top (Santa-Free!) Things to Do With Kids in December 2019

Although December gets swallowed up by the holiday season, there are plenty of things to do in Chicagoland that don’t involve Christmas or Santa. December is a great time to get out with the family and close up 2019 strong! There are plenty of things on this list to keep your kiddies happy (and busy) all month long, even if…


Adult/Tot Open Climb Drop-In

Bring little ones, ages 2-5, to the indoor rock wall at Ackerman SFC every Monday from 9:30-11am! Climbing is low impact and fun for tots. There will also be other age appropriate activities to keep kids engaged. This drop-in series is free for Ackerman SFC members and $5 for nonmembers; no pre-registration required. Children must be accompanied and supervised by…


2019 Guide to Holiday Theater and Nutcracker Performances for Kids!

Make magical memories this holiday season with a kid-friendly holiday theater performance! There are so many options to take advantage of during Christmastime in the Chicagoland area. Why not start a special new tradition with your family? We live in such a wonderful area that offers holiday classics, old favorites, and new productions. Check out all these great options, including…



Breakfast Book Club with Pete the Cat

Storybook characters come to life during this fun literary experience at the Museum. Enjoy a hot breakfast provided by Bean Sprouts Cafe, a photo op with Pete the Cat, a special story time, and exclusive time in Museum exhibits. Stay and continue to play after the Museum opens; each ticket includes Museum admission. $15 | DCM Member (age 1+) $25…