Mother’s Day Ideas 2017


On Sunday, May 14 is Mother’s Day! Here are some ideas to spend a great time with Mom.

Free Crafts at Lakeshore Learning Store

Saturday, May 6, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Children will make a May Flowers! Flowerpots. Great gift for a Mom.

On Saturday, May 13 kids can make a Mom’s Favorite Recipes Box.

Location: Lakeshore Learning Store, 1403 N. Rand Road, Palatine, IL 60074


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Build a Flower Pot at Home Depot

Saturday, May 6, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join our FREE hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a flower pot to hold spring flowers to keep or give to Mom. Once the project is complete, your child can paint their project to personalize it. All kids get to keep their project, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. Registration recommended.


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Mother Daughter Tea at Chick-fil-A in Schaumburg

Saturday, May 13, 8:30-10:30 am

Moms, cherish time with your daughter at Chick-fil-A Schaumburg!
Join for breakfast and a special morning of tea and fun activities! FREE event RSVP

Location: 935 East Golf Road, Schaumburg, Il 60173


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Painting for Mom at Pinot’s Palette in South Barrington

Saturday, May 13,and Sunday, May 14

“Mommy & Me” Mother’s Day Fun with treats for all. On May 13, you have seven paintings to choose from throughout the day with prices from $15 per painter to $38 per painter.

  • 9:30-10:30am – A little elephant, that loves splashing around with mom! Cost is $15 per painter.
  • 11:30am-1:00pm – Whimsical branch, colorful leaves, and two very cute birds! Cost is $15 per painter.
  • 12:30-2:30pm – Family Bouquet. Cost is $29 per painter.

On May 14 you can pick one or more from five different painting. Visit Pinot’s Palette for more details.

All of the Events have the following Age Policy:

  • Ages 5 and up for all events
  • Under 13 must be supervised at all times

Location: 100 W Higgins Road, Suite H-80, South Barrington, IL 60010


Photo Credit: Pinot’s Palette

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Capannari Ice Cream – Mother’s Day FREE Flower in a Cone!

Sunday, May 14, 12:00-9:00 pm

Bring your Mom to Capannari Ice Cream for a free flower cone – a pretty petunia planted in an ice cream cone.

Location: 10 South Pine Street, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056


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Photo Credit: Capannari Ice Cream

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Mother’s Day Celebration at Spring Valley in Schaumburg

Sunday, May 14, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

FREE event

Heritage Farm will be open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Mother’s Day. Children are welcome from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to make a Mother’s Day craft.

Location: 201 S. Plum Grove Road, Schaumburg


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Mother’s Day at Arlington International Race Course

Sunday, May 14, start at 1:15 pm

Live DJ (1:25 pm-Last Race): Live DJ taking all of Mom’s requests from the Miller Lite Band Stage in The Park

Junior Jockey Zone Activities: Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Bounce House, Roaming Entertainment,  Mother’s Day craft (1:00-5:00 pm)

Giveaway: Red Rose to the first 5,000 Moms through the Admission Gates.

And much more attractions.


Gates open at 11:00 am.

Tickets: $18/Adult,  $4/Child

All-inclusive ticketed options available.


Location: Arlington Park, 2200 West Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60006

For more information, and to buy tickets click here.

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Mother’s Day Skate in Hoffman Estates

Sunday, May 14, 3:00-4:30 pm

Give Mom the gift she really wants this year – time spent with her family! Moms get in free with a paid child. Moms can get a free photo taken with their families.

Child — Res $6 / $7 Non res
Adult — Res $8 / $9 Non res

Skate Rental — $5 per pair

Location: Triphahn Center & Ice Arena, 1685 W. Higgins Road , Hoffman Estates, IL 60172



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