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Easter Party and Enormous Egg Hunt

Southminster Presbyterian Church welcomes the community for a fun, family Easter Party. Activities include crafts; an interactive, walk-through Easter story, Easter photo opportunities and breakfast for the whole family. The party ends with an ENORMOUS Easter Egg hunt for kids 5th grade and under with over 4,500 eggs.   This is a FREE event. No reservations needed. All children must…


Flashlight Egg Hunt

Hey kids, there’s no school on Friday! Join us Thursday night for the Flashlight Egg Hunt! The Easter Bunny has left some special treats for us around the park and it’s your job to find them. Grab your flashlight and basket and head out to look for eggs filled with candy and toys. Find one of the “100 YEAR SPECIAL…


MasterMoms: Interior Design Tips

Learn “Designer Secrets” to making your home more beautiful and comfortable with Interior Designer, Sarah Coe. Sarah will teach you practical applications you can implement immediately in your own home, even if you have children or pets. As a certified member of the American Society of Interior Designers, creating order and beauty is her main goal. She loves mixing “one-of-a…


Tween Night

Tweens will enjoy an evening of playing games and interacting with friends at Ackerman SFC! Sports will include dodgeball and whiffleball, and everyone will get the opportunity to climb the rock wall. Each participant will receive a piece of pizza and water bottle to end the night. Parents must accompany their child(ren) for check-in and check-out.


Free Moonlit Hike

Bundle up for a moonlit walk in nature and search for nocturnal animals, tracks, and discuss adaptations for winter conditions. Stay for hot cocoa after.


MasterMoms: Sleep for Children

Join Glen Ellyn’s own Pediatric Neuropsychologist, Dr. Kymberly Larson of Marvelous Minds, Inc, as she educates moms about proper sleep for children and adolescents. Dr. Larson has penned chapters on pediatric parasomnias and the impact sleep has on attention. Learn ahow to navigate a smooth bedtime routine, ensure the best night’s sleep for your child, and about the ramifications of…



Family-Friendly Destinations: Fun Restaurants for Kids

Dining out with the family has never been so fun! We have so many ideas for fantastic destination restaurants with your kids! Whether you’re celebrating a milestone or just looking for someplace that’s extra entertaining and kid-friendly, these restaurants are guaranteed for family dining fun! Some are specifically designed for kids, while others are just good spots recommended for the whole…


Frosty 3v3 Soccer Tournament

Join us for the 6th Annual Frosty 3v3 soccer tournament. Games will be played outdoors – rain, snow, or shine. Team are comprised of 3-6 players. Age groups may be combined depending on how many teams are registered. Individual registrations will be placed on age-appropriate teams, if space allows.


Free Moonlit Hike

Bundle up for a moonlit walk in nature and search for nocturnal animals, tracks, and discuss adaptations for winter conditions. Stay for hot cocoa after.


The Winners are Here! 9 Best Free Nature Centers in Chicagoland

According to Kidlist readers (thanks, everyone!) these are the nine BEST free nature centers in Chicagoland! Nature centers are amazing destinations for kids to learn more about animals, native plants, geography, and more. Check them out, then let us know how many you’ve visited! 9 Best Nature Centers with Free Admission in Chicagoland 1. Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center 9800 Willow Springs…


Fun and Exciting Summer Camps for Kids in the Western Suburbs

It’s time to register for summer camps! In this guide you will find camps for all ages – toddler through teen – and activities, including dance, gymnastics, STEAM, cooking, theater, soccer, volleyball, baking, cake decorating, engineering, science, nature, art, crafts, reading, voice, music, games, field trips, and outdoor adventures. Choose from the best summer camps for kids in the western suburbs! There…