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Make Your Next Party a Smash with These Bounce House and Party Rentals!

Having a party? Look no further! A bounce house, water slide, or inflatable obstacle course at a party really pumps up the fun. Many of these companies offer rentals of tables, chairs, and tents to make party day easier. Some even have concessions, games, and other outdoor fun! Check out one of these rentals for your next birthday party, graduation…


Check Out a Museum Adventure Pass from Your Library

Here in Chicagoland, we’re pretty lucky. (Yes, I’ve been outside… but hear me out!) We’ve got an abundance of awesome museums and educational attractions just minutes away. But these visits can also be pretty expensive. Did you know that you can get free admission and discounts from your library when you check out the Museum Adventure Pass? Libraries have individual…


Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, We Found Heart-Shaped Pizza for You!

Who doesn’t love eating heart-shaped food on Valentine’s Day?! Check out our awesome list for all the best places to eat everything heart-shaped… pizzas, donuts, bagels, pretzels and more! (If you are looking for some adorable and yummy treats to make at home, I love this great collection of Valentine’s Day recipes to share with your sweeties.) Heart-Shaped Food in…


Santa Sighting Alert! Where to See Santa in the Western Suburbs 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town! Kidlist is here to help you get ready to celebrate the season and spend time with Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elves at many family-friendly events. You’ll find tree-lighting ceremonies, parades, story times, holiday train rides, photo opportunities, and more. So grab your wish list, come meet Santa, and make it a holiday tradition!…



2018 Fall Festivals and Oktoberfests in the Western Suburbs

As summer heat turns to crisp autumn air, fall festivals and Oktoberfests spring up across Chicago’s western suburbs! These family-friendly events usually feature seasonal fun (think hayrides, pumpkin patches, and cups of steaming cider) as well as fest favorites such as rides, live music, and food trucks. Oktoberfests add a German twist with traditional food, music, and the chance to…


Indoor Soccer for Kids in the Western Suburbs

This list of indoor soccer options is sponsored by Glen Ellyn Park District and some of the soccer clubs have upgraded their listings in order to give you more information as well! Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center in Glen Ellyn is offering Bubble Soccer for ages 6-11 on Friday, December 1 from 6pm-7pm. Kids will have a blast as they…


Kid-Friendly Bowling Alleys

There are many kid-friendly bowling alleys in our neck of the woods that offer great options. Bumper rails and rolling ramps are awesome ways to build confidence in young bowlers until their skills grow. Most of the options locally are very kid friendly, offering birthday parties as well as specials on select days of the week. Explore one near you…


Get Your Kids Out on the Soccer Field with Celtics Juniors

This year in addition to their winter sessions, the Celtics Juniors are also having a free day, offering kids the opportunity to learn from Coach Chris in January. Both their Juniors Program sessions and Free Day details are below. If your child is interested in soccer, you’ll want to find out about Celtics Juniors! The La Grange Celtics Juniors Program is…


Martial Arts Classes for Kids

Find local martial arts classes for kids on this list, sponsored by Pathway’s Tae Kwon-Do on Geneva Road at Pleasant Hill in Wheaton. Pathway’s Tae Kwon-Do is a not-for-profit, family oriented organization, established by Dr. Jim Langlas in 1996. Reduced cost options are available so everyone can afford to participate. There are no contracts or cancellation fees. Tae Kwon Do training is…


Art Classes for Kids and Other Locations For Creativity

  Having a daughter who LOVES art, we’ve scoured many of the local offerings for the creative spirit!  We are fortunate to be surrounded by many art enthusiasts in our area, who also see the need for building that important creative side of budding brains! Whether it is a class or workshop, or maybe an art-inspired party you seek, this is…