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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.
See live owls, falcons, and hawks up-close and personal! Learn about the lives of these amazing creatures, how human activity can unknowingly harm them, what checks and balances are in place to protect them, and what you can do to support these beautiful birds. Presented by Peck Farm Park and Northern Illinois Raptor Rehab and Education Center. Fun for all ages! Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.Find out more »
Learn sewing machine basics as you create a simple project using newly acquired knowledge of sewing machines, seams, and finishing techniques. A new project will be introduced each class.Find out more »
Develop your skills in the kitchen as you create healthy (and some not so healthy) snacks! Young chefs will learn how to follow simple recipes, measure ingredients, mix everything together and have a blast concocting these delicious treats. Note: Please let us know of any allergies at registration. (JK)Find out more »
This awesome new class is perfect for the younger child ages 2-8. Come and enjoy this special class with the younger children. Join us in making the cutest bear you have ever seen. First, we will stuff your new friend, wish upon a star, and think of a unique name to place on his/her birth certificate. After our new bear comes to life you will be designing a special T-shirt and soft cuddly blanket to carry your best friend home…Find out more »
Let your child experience the joy and gratification of creating something with their own bare hands in these fun parent/child woodworking projects. Together you'll sand, stain, hammer, and glue your project together and watch their eyes light up as they put together their own creative touches on their works. If time allows, decorate with us or take them home to decorate on your own.Find out more »
Come to this unique Valentines class and bring your American Girl Doll or any other similar sized doll. Enjoy decorating a special two piece holiday outfit, adorable pink, red and white jewelry. Then take a trip to the beauty shop where we will add colorful clips and ribbons to your dolls hair.Find out more »
Class content teaches future babysitters the skills needed to have a successful and fulfilling time taking care of children. Fun activities, group discussions, role-playing and teacher lead discussions allow the students to actively participate in every aspect of class. A student reference book, along with other resource materials, is included in the class fee. Bring a snack and a doll to class.Find out more »
Mom bring your daughter to this amazing class and learn the skills in order to create a variety of simple up do’s and braids. Forget going to the beauty shop every time she needs her hair done for dance, cheer, gymnastics or other school activities. A variety of styles will be taught to accommodate different age groups. Each girl will choose from a colorful collection of clips and hairbands to polish off their new look. Goodie bags are included.Find out more »
All events will be reviewed before publishing to the calendar. Event approval usually occurs on Wednesdays; if you need your event to be reviewed before then, please email Annie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.