Labor Day Weekend Events 2016

Let’s celebrate the unofficial end of summer with a family fun filled Labor Day Weekend events. Enjoy Carnivals, Festivals, Car Shows, Fireworks, Labor Day Parades, and make some wonderful memories. September … Continue Reading →

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Fall Resale and Consignment Events 2016

The season for fall/winter resale and consignment events has started. You can get gently used, as well as new with tags children’s clothing, maternity clothing, toys, seasonal gear, and much more … Continue Reading →



  Kids Kustom Parties is a new, family run business in Palatine. You have to check this place out. A 3,000 sq ft of fun, lots of toys, unique 3D interactive High Definition … Continue Reading →


Kids Kustom Parties in Palatine

Kids Kustom Parties in Palatine is a big indoor play place with a 3,000 sq ft of fun. This family run business specializes in custom parties, but they also offer preschool-playtime, … Continue Reading →

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Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine

  The Illinois Railway Museum is pleased to announce the Day Out With Thomas 2016 event. Saturday, August 13th, 2016 Sunday, August 14th, 2016 Saturday, August 20th, 2016 Sunday, August … Continue Reading →


Skateboard Pencil Box Workshops at Home Depot

Free Kids Workshops are on the first Saturday of each month. Start a project with the kids, and teach them the basics of working with tools, while letting them take pride in … Continue Reading →

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National Night Out 2016

  National Night Out is a free nation-wide community event designed to heighten crime and drug abuse prevention and strengthen neighborhood spirit and community relations. August 2, 2016 Arlington Heights, 5:30-8:30 pm Bloomingdale, … Continue Reading →

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Dragon Boat Races in Arlington Heights

  Lake Arlington will be the site for Dragon Boat Races sponsored by Great White North. Dragon boating is the world’s fastest growing water sport. Twenty paddlers move in unison, … Continue Reading →


Fireflies light show at Spring Valley in Schaumburg

Families are invited to take a twilight wagon ride to view an incredible light show as the sun sets on Spring Valley. Other activities include a short discussion on fireflies … Continue Reading →

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Bristol Renaissance Faire 2016

Bristol Renaissance Faire in Bristol, WI. Every Faire day recreates a time when knights were noble, maids were merry and turkey legs were titanic. Once you enter the portal gates, … Continue Reading →


2016 Independence Day parades

2016 Independence Day parades around northwest suburbs of Chicago   Arlington Heights Monday, July 4, 10:00 am parade steps off from Dunton and Oakton. Website Barrington Monday, July 4, 10:00 … Continue Reading →

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Wednesday Morning $1 movies at Classic Cinemas

The Wednesday Morning Movie Series will return for the summer on June 8th!  This year the Series will be 10 weeks and will run every Wednesday starting June 8th – August 10th.  The Series will show … Continue Reading →

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Family Day Sundays at Arlington International Race Track

Pack up the kids and visit Arlington International Race Track for some fun in the sun!  Every Family Day features the Junior Jockey Zone – an area packed with family … Continue Reading →

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Friday Fundays in Hoffman Estates

Come to Vogelei Park in Hoffman Estates for free children’s entertainment. Bring a blanket, and a picnic lunch if you wish! Make a day of it by enjoying the playground … Continue Reading →

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Summer Time FREE movies at the Bensenville Theatre

Join the library every Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for Monday Morning Matinees. Each week we will feature a classic film your kids may have missed seeing … Continue Reading →

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