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Museum Adventure Pass: Free Admission and Discounts 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 other educational attractions just minutes away. Exploring a new museum—or an old favorite—is the perfect way to keep the kids entertained on these cold, dreary days.  But it can also be pretty expensive. Did you know that you…


WWECC Family Day of Play

Family Day of Play is an opportunity to recognize the importance of early learning and play as a vital component in the growth and development of children. Join other families for a fun morning of activities for young children. This FREE event will feature activities for children & resources for their parents. Children, parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and community members…


Spring Resale Guide 2018

Spring resale season is approaching! It’s a great time to not only clean out your closets to sell or donate, but also shop all the great sales. Here are some of the best sales, along with sales listed by date. Some have admission fees and pre-sales for volunteers, members, or an extra fee, so check their websites for more information….


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…


Places to Go with a Baby or Toddler

Getting out the door with a baby or toddler in tow is not always an easy task. But it feels good to venture out and explore new places, interact with other parents and have fun as a family. This is a round-up of spots that are fun for babies or toddlers and parents alike—and are either free or worth the price….



Open Houses at Bright Horizons

It’s preschool registration season and there’s no better way to figure out which early education location is perfect for your child than attending an open house! Bright Horizons will be offering times from the end of January through the beginning of March when you can drop by to explore their classrooms, learn about their curriculum, and meet the teachers. No…


Daddy Daughter Dances and Other Valentine’s Events

The daddy daughter dances and other Valentine’s events go through March and then the mother son events usually start in April, so those will be announced in the coming months. Most of the daddy daughter dances have registration deadlines, so I suggest checking all the events that you might be interested in! Keep scrolling down to see the complete list of Valentine’s…


Meal Prep at Entrée Kitchen: Our Review

We recently had the pleasure of going to Entrée Kitchen in Carol Stream for meal prep with our kids and had a wonderful time! We found the entire process to be easy from their online ordering, meal assembly, and cooking the dinner at home. Entrée Kitchen does all the shopping, chopping, and cleanup so you can have delicious dinners in your…


Dance Classes for Kids in the Western Suburbs

Looking for dance classes for your kids in the west suburbs of Chicago? Or maybe considering going to an adult dance class? There are great dance studios in the area, teaching everything from ballet and tap to Irish dance, jazz and hip hop. And dance classes are not only for girls! All of these studios welcome boys as well as…


Fun (Santa-Free!) Things to Do With Kids in December 2017

Between Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve, there’s a lot going on this month—but there are plenty of non-holiday things to do with kids in December, too! Check out our list of family-friendly events (without a Santa in sight). December 2017 Non-Holiday Events for Kids in the West Suburbs Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park…


Webelos- First Responder

Learn safety and basics of first aid. Please note that scouts do not learn CPR. Age: All Ages Time: 9-10:30am and 11-12:30pm Registration Code: 410419 Limit: 15 Pre-registration is required, register online at www.wheatonparkdistrict.com. For Lincoln Marsh program information, please call 630-871-2810. The Wheaton Park District reserves the right to cancel a program due to insufficient registration.