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Have a great Birthday Party!

Here’s a look at some facilities and services to help you make the most of your special events. Many facilities and services book well in advance, so start booking your winter and spring parties now.   Des Plaines Park District Des Plaines: 847-391-5700, www.dpparks.org Party indoors and outdoors with... Read More

Friday Fun Five November 16, 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!           Autumn Festival, An Arts & Crafts... Read More

6 Best Places to Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree

Why cut your own tree? It’s a good way to experience the countryside and support a local family farm. The trees are recyclable and sustainable, rather than made from oil-based petroleum products. The smell of fresh pine instantly creates a holiday atmosphere in your home. Just be sure to... Read More

Friday Fun Five November 9, 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

Tree Lightings and Santa Sightings in 2018

Nov. 22, 8-11am McDonald’s® Thanksgiving Parade Chicago: www.chicagofestivals.org, State St. Nov. 23, 6:30-9pm Christmas Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting Antioch: www.antioch.il.gov/events.html, downtown to Village Hall. Nov. 23, 4-9pm Tree Lighting Arlington Heights: www.vah.com, Eastman St. & Arlington Heights Rd. Nov. 23, 7pm Festival of Lights Parade Crystal Lake: www.downtowncl.org,... Read More