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…


Flashlight Egg Hunt

The Easter Bunny has left some special treats around the park and it’s your job to find them! Bring your 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! Be sure to dress for the weather. Limited to…


100+ Places for the Best Kids Birthday Party + Party Entertainment

Looking for kids birthday party places? Need to hire entertainment? We have all the options so you can plan a memorable party. What’s even better is that we have descriptions and contact information so you have everything in one place! Your one-stop-shop for kids party planning. You will find four sections below: kids birthday party places, kid-friendly entertainers (which includes…


Daddy Daughter Dances (and Valentine’s Events) in the West Suburbs

Nothing beats quality one-on-one time with your child, and these Daddy-Daughter dances provide girls with the perfect opportunity for a fun-filled night with the men in their lives. Dads, stepdads, grandpas, uncles, older cousins, or even close family friends can come bust a move on the dance floor. These events include dancing (of course), refreshments, crafts, keepsake photos, flowers, and…


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!




New Year’s Eve Family Party at Enchanted Castle

Ring in 2020 at Chicago’s Greatest Family New Year’s Eve Bash on Tuesday, December 31st with 2 seatings to choose from – our 3 PM “Early Bird” seating and the “Grand Gala” seating from 8 pm to Midnight! Guests will enjoy our famous New Year’s Buffet including soft drinks and dessert plus each paid guest receives $10 in Game Play,…


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…


Start 2020 Right with Free January Fun

After all the pomp and excess of the holidays, January helps my family settle back down to earth. Free, local events around town are just the right speed for us — especially since we overdid it on the big events in December! Here, we’ve rounded up all the free event on our calendar for January, as well as other tips…


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!


Grab Your Sled and Find the Best Place to Go Sledding in the Western Suburbs

The first snowfall of the season (on Halloween!) got us excited for winter fun, and what’s more exciting than sledding? My 6- and 4-year-olds have never been sledding, and they’re excited to give it a try this year. Grab your snow gear and head to one of these local sledding hills. Most locations will be open with at least two…