All posts by Bob Cushman

Friday Fun Five September 28, 2018

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!           Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites... Read More

How to Carve a Pumpkin

Think you know the latest tricks for carving a creepy pumpkin? The pros continue to push the barriers. A handful of people become professional pumpkin carvers each fall, specializing in fantastical designs. Among them are Alex Wer, self-styled “Pumpkin Geek,” who lives near Sacramento, Calif.; Scott Cummins, a Perryton,... Read More

Friday Fun Five September 14, 2018

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!         Fall Fest – Des Plaines Parks District... Read More

Friday Fun Five September 7, 2018

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!         Downtown Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival Sept... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 30, 2018

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!         List of Apple Orchards – Oaklee’s Family... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 24, 2018

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!         Family Night Golf – Glenview Prairie Club... Read More

Top 5 Back-to-School Bus Safety Tips

It’s back-to-school season, which means yellow buses are back on the roads. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are 23 times safer than passenger cars and 10 times safer than walking. First Student , a leading school transportation provider, offers the following back-to-school safety tips to... Read More

Fox Lake Cardboard Boat Race Aug. 19

The village of Fox Lake’s 21st Annual Cardboard Boat Race will be held on Sunday, Aug. 19, at Lakefront Park, 71 Nippersink Blvd., Fox Lake. Registration for the event is $30, which includes a boat building kit (those who already have a suitable boat do not need to buy... Read More