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Kids Obstacle Challenge

Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course race for kids ages 4-14, with 15+ fun and challenging obstacles and mud. Our mission is to inspire and challenge kids, and forge family bonds, through obstacles and adventure. We are the largest touring adventure and obstacle course race series for kids in the nation! And the best part is, it’s…


Writing Club for Kids

Create a different story each month based on a fun writing prompt in this low stress club that stresses creativity. Club meets on the last Thursday of each month. Registration not required. Grades 4 through 6.


Groovin’ in the Grove 5K, 10K, and kids races

Family-friendly race, walk, and fun Mother’s Day weekend activities helping neighbors transiting out of homelessness. USATF Certified Course • Flowers for all Moms • Raffles/Giveaways • Moon Jump • Clown • Medals for all Kids • Post Race Refreshments • Pre & Post Race Massage • Gear Check • Supervised Kids Activities • DJ • Coffee • Indoor Restrooms &…


Free Earth Day Fair

Join SCARCE and the Glen Ellyn Park District on Sunday, April 26th at Lake Ellyn Park for a FREE, fun, and family-friendly celebration of our Earth! Event features: – environmental groups – sustainable shopping – guided hikes and historical tours – eco-info sessions – canoe rentals – kids’ activities – live music Would you like to participate as a vendor…


Writing Club for Kids

Create a different story each month based on a fun writing prompt in this low stress club that stresses creativity. Club meets on the last Thursday of each month. Registration not required. Grades 4 through 6.


Love your Letters

Crafts for small hands with a focus on letter recognition and fun! Join us each week for a different letter and activities!


Young Artist Night at the Pet Rescue & Resource Center

Calling all young artists: Young Artist Night at the PRRC sponsored by the Hinsdale Humane Society’s Junior Board is a night to celebrate young artists and the animals they love. Come see their creations and support their hard work – appropriately themed “We Love Animals.” Attendees will vote on their favorite pieces and prizes will be awarded that night. Tickets…


Love Bug Dance

Celebrate an evening of love, friendship, and family with your little “Love Bugs” at DuPage Children’s Museum during our family Valentine’s Dance. Groove out with Bach to Rock’s family-friendly DJ, indulge in tasty treats from Fiammé, remember the evening with special photo ops, explore a variety of fun activities, and play in the Museum’s exhibits. $10 | DCM Member (age…


Free Open Gym Time

St. John’s Christian Preschool Mokena is sponsoring a FREE open gym! Bring your littles ages 0-5 yrs old to run around and play in our gym. We will have a few balls and things to play with but feel free to bring a favorite toy to share. This is a drop in event, but a parent or guardian must stay…


Free Tinkergarten Class

Join us for a free Tinkergarten class! At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. Leader Amanda Knittel Herman will facilitate and expertly designed play scenario allowing children of all ages to communicate, collaborate, and create together. Please register here: Tinkergarten.com/winter


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…


Santa is Coming to FireZone

Join us for our favorite event of the year!!!! We will have: *Fire fighter Gear demo *Pictures with Firefighting Santa *Holiday Treats *Craft *Free Christmas fire helmet *Please bring a toy to donate to our Toy Drive PLEASE READ BEFORE PURCHASING TICKETS *Santa Drop In is on 12/14/19, from 10am-1pm *If tickets were not purchased prior to event, tickets at…