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4th of July Fireworks 2017

Fireworks are our favorite part of the 4th of July, along with barbecues, bike parades, and waving the flag. There are so many festivals and activities to choose from on the holiday weekend. June 30 Cary Dusk Friday, June 30, at Cary Summer Celebration, Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 16, 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!       Taste of Des Plaines June 16 – 17... Read More

Lake Michigan Beaches

Photo ©IL Dept of Natural Resources  Lake Michigan has miles of beautiful shoreline with family-friendly beaches. Here are some of our favorites starting north in Wisconsin and going south to Indiana, all within an easy drive of Chicago and the suburbs. See these links for more summer water fun:... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 9, 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!       Dairy Breakfast and Stock Show – Historic Wagner... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 2, 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!       Frontier Kite Fly – Naperville Park District June... Read More

June Fairs & Festivals

            Sponsored by:  PrairieFest, Oswego’s 4-day community celebration on June 15-18, 2017.   Article provided by the Daily Herald.   Harvard Milk Days: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, June 2; 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 3; and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday, June... Read More

Have Some Fun on the Beach

Looking to spend some quality time outside this summer? Don your swimsuit, put on some sunscreen and head to a local beach. Along with giving you the chance to relax and splash around, these spots also offer a variety of activities so you can take advantage of a beautiful... Read More