All posts by Bob Cushman

Chicago’s Air and Water Show

Article provided by the Daily Herald. “There is no sport equal to that which aviators enjoy while being carried through the air on great white wings.” The weather is expected to be warm, but there may be a lot of “goose bumps” on beachgoers’ arms when the 59th Annual Chicago... Read More

Where to See the Solar Eclipse on Monday

Article provided by the Daily Herald. The celebration of the summer will honor a rare celestial event. On Monday, Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible in parts of the United States for the first time since 1979. In celebration, the Adler Planetarium in Chicago is throwing a... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 11, 2017

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Lumen Optical to Provide Free Eye Exams to... Read More

130th Annual Sandwich Fair

The 130th annual Sandwich Fair takes place at the beautiful Sandwich Fairgrounds starting Wednesday September 6th thru Sunday September 10th. Loads of fun, food and entertainment all 5 days of the fair. Harness racing, lumberjack shows, livestock judging, culinary competitions, commercial exhibits and even melodramas just to name a... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 4, 2017

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Space Day – Pirates Cove Theme Park August... Read More

Chicagoland Water Parks Summer 2017

We’ve put together a list of Chicago’s suburban pools and water parks for you. All you have to do is add the swimsuits and sunscreen, and you’re good to go make memories! Elk Grove Park District* Rainbow Falls Waterpark COUPON 200 Rev. Morrison Blvd., Elk Grove Village Hours: Sat, Sun... Read More

What is school readiness?

All parents are aware of the importance of school readiness. But, what exactly is it? And, how can you prepare your child? Teacher Perspectives on School Readiness In a recent study conducted by Bright Horizons, elementary school teachers shared their views on what they believe to be the most... Read More