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Best Fireworks Near Me – July 2018

Nothing says Fourth of July more than a patriotic fireworks display. But you don’t have to wait until Independence Day to enjoy one. Here’s a day-by-day list of where to catch fireworks in the suburbs through July 5 and beyond. Thursday, July 5 Rockin’ In The Park 2018: Parkway... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 29, 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!         Eyes to the Skies Festival June 29... Read More

6 Best Parks and Preserves to Picnic

1. Independence Grove, 16400 Buckley Road, Libertyville. Centered around a 115-acre lake, this Lake County Forest Preserve District property offers boat rentals, a swimming beach, dog park, cafe, visitors center, fishing, sand volleyball, and hiking and biking trails. Admission is free for Lake County residents with I.D.; nonresidents pay... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 22, 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!         Pirate & Princess Night – Elk Grove... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 15, 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!     Sponsored by: “Taste of Des Plaines” Free food and... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 8, 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!       Miss Jamie’s Farm – Cantigny Park June 10... Read More

Friday Fun Five June 1, 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!       Summer Reading Luau – West Chicago Public Library... Read More

Amazing Arachnids at Brookfield Zoo

Spotting spiders is all too easy in suburban backyards and basements, but you won’t see anything crawling across your patio like the 100 arachnids on display at Brookfield Zoo this summer. “Amazing Arachnids” opens Saturday, May 26, and runs through Sept. 3. It features spiders and scorpions, as well... Read More