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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.
Schedule and location Sunday, May 10, 2020 Ginkgo Restaurant Seatings 9:00 a.m, 12:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Celebrate Mom with a fabulous brunch against the blooming backdrop of Meadow Lake. Adults 21+ will also receive a complimentary glass of champagne or a mimosa. After brunch, walk our scenic, paved, half-mile path around Meadow Lake. Enjoy the unfurling of leaves of awakening trees and the visits of migrating birds. Attire: Casual, Business Casual, Sunday’s Best Mother's Day Menu Chilled Buffet Jumbo…Find out more »
Schedule and location Sunday May 10, 2020 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children's Garden All Children's Garden activities are weather permitting. How do animal moms care for their young? From creating a home to finding a meal, discover how parents in nature care for our forests’ newest residents. Fees and admission FREE with Arboretum admission. Registration information BY PHONE: 630-725-2066, Monday-Friday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours. ONLINE: BUY TICKETS NOWFind out more »
Schedule and location Select Sundays, May through October 2020 8:45 to 9:30 a.m. Children’s Garden Section A: May 17 Section B: June 21 Section C: July 19 Section D: August 16 Section E: September 13 Section F: October 18 Sensory Friendly Sundays offer the opportunity for families with sensory needs, to experience a less crowded Children’s Garden with minimal noise. Participants are welcome to stay once the Children’s Garden opens to the public at 9:30 a.m. Note: Limit 75. Recommended…Find out more »
Schedule and location *New this year: Arbor Evenings moving to Thursday's. Thursday's May 28 through August 27, 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, doors open at 5:00 pm The Concert Lawn 2020 Performance Schedule May 28 - Hillbilly Rockstarz June 4 - Rosie & the Rivets June 11 - NO EVENT June 18 - ARRA June 25 - Cadillac Groove July 2 - The Beaux July 9 - Semple July 16 - The Boy Band Night July 23 - Spoken…Find out more »
Schedule and location Tuesdays June 16 through August 11, 2020 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. The Children's Garden Bring the family for kid-friendly after-hours entertainment with music and more. Be sure to explore the Children’s Garden and the Maze Garden. Concessions will be available at the Ginkgo Cafe in the Visitor Center until 7:30 p.m. during this event. 2020 Performer Schedule June 16 - Little Miss Ann June 23 - Miss Jamie's Farm June 30 - Miss Mim & Friends July…Find out more »
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