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Splash Pads, Spraygrounds, and Spray Fountains in Chicago’s NW Suburbs

Are you ready for summer fun? Check out this guide with over 20 splash pads, spraygrounds, and spray fountains around northwest suburbs of Chicago. Your toddler will love playing with … Continue Reading →

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Spring Fling Carnival in Schaumburg

North American Midway Entertainment is the largest traveling amusement park in the world! We are coming to the Woodfield Mall on May 26-30 and will bring about 15 rides and … Continue Reading →

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Summer Festival Guide 2016

The summer festival season has started. Here’s your guide, listed by the date, with festivals mostly around Northwest Suburbs of Chicago. Summer festivals feature music, carnival rides, family fun, art, … Continue Reading →

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Head to the Hills Family Golf Fest in Palatine – May 14

Plan to Head to the Hills for a free golf event for the entire family! The fun will include golf instruction, lawn advice, course tours, FootGolf, contests, raffles, giveaways, special sales and … Continue Reading →

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Princess & Superhero Party in Niles – May 14

“Kids Club: Princess & Superhero Party” will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in center court.  Children are encouraged to wear their favorite … Continue Reading →

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Touch-a-Truck events in Chicago’s NW Suburbs 2016

  Are your kids (and you) fascinated with trucks and large equipment? Then Touch-A-Truck is the perfect event for your family. Children can climb, sit, and explore a variety of … Continue Reading →

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Touch-a-Truck in Palatine – May 7

May 7, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm See all sorts of trucks – up close! Don’t miss this free event perfect for families of all ages. Kids will have the … Continue Reading →


Free Family Movie Night at the Bensenville Theatre

Join 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! May … Continue Reading →


May is Water Safety Month – Chicago Swim School

  We’ve all been dreaming of sunny summer day where we can finally take our kids for a dip at the pool or have a day at the beach. With that fun, however, it’s … Continue Reading →

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Weekend Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides at the Spring Valley Farm

Relax and enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride through Heritage Farm as staff relates information about the farm, animals and the history of Schaumburg’s farm families. Dress for the weather. • Saturdays … Continue Reading →

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Mother’s Day 2016

Looking for a great way to spend some creative time with Mom? Here are some ideas.   Mount Prospect Library – Create-a-Craft: Masterpiece for Mom Friday, April 29, 11:30 am – … Continue Reading →

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Mount Prospect Irish Fest – April 29-30

Come to Mount Prospect Irish Fest and celebrate in a huge heated tent with awesome Irish Music from some of Chicago’s hottest Celtic musicians, Irish Food and of course Irish Beer. … Continue Reading →

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Walpurgis Night Bonfire and Wagon Ride in Schaumburg – April 29

April 29, 2016 · 6 to 8 PM · Heritage Farm Witches in April? An old German spring celebration says yes! Walpurgis Night is believed to be a magical time when … Continue Reading →

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The Winners of the KD Market Giveaway

  I am happy to announce the WINNERS of the KD Market Giveaway. Five winners won a $25 gift certificate to shop at KD Market.   Congratulations to: – Alinda Perde, … Continue Reading →


Earth Day Celebration 2016

  Earth Day is celebrated on April 22. There are many events, and activities in Chicago and suburbs, as well as clean up programs in the Parks and Forest Preserves. … Continue Reading →

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