Free Workshops/Crafts Events for Kids at Chain Retailers

Do you know that many retail stores offer special programs for children? Free or discounted workshops, craft classes and other activities are offered year round.   Free Kids Workshops at … Continue Reading →

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Chicago Museum Week – October 13-23

October 13-23, 2016 For eleven days in October, the city’s top museums are joining together to celebrate Museum Week. Take advantage of discounted admissions, special exhibits, giveaways and more at … Continue Reading →


Cosley Zoo in Wheaton

Cosley Zoo is a small zoo located on 5 acres in the west suburbs of Chicago in Wheaton. Home to farm animals and native Illinois wildlife, like cows, sheep, pigs, raccoons, … Continue Reading →


Halloween Events Guide 2016

“Halloween is almost here, and I can hardly wait…” Do you know that song? My daughter is asking me about the Halloween from the beginning of September, or maybe even … Continue Reading →


Free Family Movies at the Bensenville Theatre

Join the Bensenville Library the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Bensenville Theatre for a showing of our favorite family films. Admission to the show is free!  … Continue Reading →


Pumpkin Patches & Farms

GOEBBERT’S PUMPKIN PATCH in South Barrington Goebbert’s Fall Festival starts September 24th, 2016 and runs through Halloween. They have plenty of fun attractions for the whole family! Attractions: Animal Land … Continue Reading →


Weekend events around NW Suburbs, September 23-25

Fall festivals, Oktoberfest, Apple festivals, and much more going on this weekend. Have fun!   Friday, September 23 Oktoberfest in Elk Grove Village September 23 & 24, 6:00-11:00 pm Enjoy … Continue Reading →


Toddler Tuesday program is back at the Legoland

Legoland Discovery Center in Schaumburg is back with our favorite Toddler Tuesday program. Activities are different every week, and they include scavenger hunt, gymnastic fun, Halloween costume contest, and much more! … Continue Reading →


Art in Nature – Free event in Barrington Hills

  Crabtree Nature Center invites everyone to the 6th annual “Art in Nature” celebration to watch as up to forty artists display their painting skills while creating artworks that reflect the … Continue Reading →


Santa on the Polar Express Train 2016

  Santa on the Polar Express Train events are very popular. Last year the registration for most of them started in September. This year some of the Park District’s have opened … Continue Reading →


U-pick Raspberry Farms

Fresh raspberries anyone? If your family loves raspberry season, as much as . Here’s a list of farms, where u-pick is available. Most of them also sell already pre-picked fruits. Always remember … Continue Reading →


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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