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Everyone is welcome to add events to the Kidlist calendar, given that they are drop-in and/or free special events (no ongoing classes or camps that require registration) and are local to the west and/or southwest suburbs of Chicago. Click on the blue “Submit an Event” button and fill out the form.
Bring your flashlight and your sense of adventure as you head into the wild to find what the Easter Bunny has left behind. Gather some treats and trade in your empty eggs for a roasting stick and marshmallow. Preregistration required.Find out more »
Ages: All ages Take a Child Outside Week runs September 24-30 and we are ready to play outside! Stop over to our new nature play area for ongoing activities.Find out more »
Pack your baskets and blankets and come and enjoy a fall picnic dinner. You might be wondering who is an herbivore, omnivore or carnivore while you eat. Meet the critters as you crunch and munch your dinner delights. Don't worry about dessert- we have popsicles!Find out more »
Advance Registration Required 3 age ranges. Bring your flashlight and your sense of adventure as you head into the wild to find what the Easter Bunny has left behind. This session is geared for kids who can take a small hike on uneven ground to find their treats- ages 5-8. Gather some candy and trade in your empty eggs for a roasting stick and marshmallow. Preregistration required. Child must be accompanied by a paying adult.Find out more »
He lives. He Breathes. Can you find Bigfoot?? Spend an evening searching for this mysterious creature in the Hickory Knolls Natural Area. Lots more too, including a Prairie Maze, Campfire, Games and Obstacle Course. Presale admission ends on Friday, October 18, 2019. Advance sales - $8 per person. Gate admission - $10 per person Ages 3 and under are free. Special groups rates available for Scouts and Youth Groups. Call 630-513-4399Find out more »
Help preserve and restore natural areas in St. Charles by joining our Ecological Restoration crew at the Hickory Knolls Natural Area. We will be collecting native plant seed for use in future restoration efforts. Ages: 5+Find out more »
Here comes Santa Claus- with his team of sled dogs! Watch Santa arrive pulled by his dashing huskies, and then spend some time helping him get ready for his Big Day. - Write a letter to Santa - Make an ornament - Have your picture taken with the Big Guy himself! Breakfast snacks included. Advance registration required. Participants must be accompanied by a registered adult.Find out more »
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We do our best to provide comprehensive, accurate and useful information about events and activities. This information (such as times and locations) is gathered from press releases, websites, signs around town and word of mouth. However, details change and people make mistakes, so please confirm the details before you go. Kidlist is not responsible for any problems that occur while participating in activities listed on this site.