saturday

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…


Onceuponascrapers: Architecture for All Ages

Onceuponascrapers: Architecture for All Ages is an afternoon of family storytime and hands-on architectural activities. SOILED Magazine presents authors who will read aloud newly-commissioned illustrated children’s stories. The authors will also facilitate a series of drop-in activity stations where you can make your own pop-up illustrations, dioramas, and architectural models, among other craft activities. Take home a copy of a…


Parent’s Night Out at BIG Gymnastics

Announcing…BIG’s FIRST EVER Parent’s Night Out on Saturday, September 28th!!! Drop the kids (ages 5-12 yrs) off for an evening of fun at BIG and enjoy a night to yourself!! 6:30-8:00pm – Open Gym 🤸‍♀️🤸‍♂️ 8:00-8:30pm – Pizza Party (pizza and juice included) 🍕 8:30-9:00pm – Games 😁 Registration required. Sibling Discounts available. Register online at www.biggymnastics.com or by calling…


Code Ninjas Grand Opening

IT’S TIME TO PARTY AT CODE NINJAS ORLAND HILLS / TINLEY PARK! After months of planning and anticipation, we’ll be celebrating the official opening of our center – and we want YOU to be there. Bring your family and friends for a fun-filled day of game-building sessions, robotics, STEM activities, treats, prizes, airbrush tattoos (ninja style!), and more! Stop by…


Singo N Bingo

Singo N Bingo is a time of socializing and fun! The evening will start with our Saturday evening song service followed by a night of Bingo. We know you’re wondering if there will be prizes. Of course there will be! This event is open to everyone. ****There is a $5 fee for Bingo which covers a drink, a hot dog, a bag of…


Free Intro to Curling

Windy City Curling Club will teach you how to throw a stone, sweep the ice, and basic strategy to get you started on your Olympic run! Fifteen minutes to learn but a lifetime to master, curling is fun for all ages and no experience or skates required! This event is weather dependent, please check the Glen Ellyn Park District’s Rainout…


Microbiology for Mini Scientists: A Little Science Makes a Big Difference

Your child will explore microbiology with an award-winning University of Chicago cancer researcher and a biologist from Northwestern University. Admission Includes: A copy of Paige & Paxton Discover a Small World signed by the authors. A hands-on microbiology experiment for your little learner led by real scientists.The kit includes materials to continue the learning at home. Parent workshop with practical…



Fabulous Fall

Discover the science behind fall leaf color, play leaf bingo and more.


Mariachis in the Park

Bring out all your family and friends as we celebrate our community’s Hispanic heritage with our Annual Mariachis in the Park. This year’s event will feature dance performances, fun activities for children, tacos and other Mexican dishes available for purchase and most importantly, a traditional Mariachi performance!  Grab your blanket or lawn chair and mark your calendars to join us for…



Teen Murder Mystery Clue

Who killed Mr. Body? Uncover this classic mystery question by solving a series of puzzles, trivia and a scavenger hunt.