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What You Need to Know About Children’s Product Recalls

Oaklee’s guest post by Carson Gaffney, Program Associate for Kids In Danger, a Chicago-based nonprofit dedicated to improving children’s product safety.  Recall FAQ: Everything you need to know about children’s product recalls Product recalls are one public safety tool used to get and keep dangerous products out of consumers’ homes. But what... Read More

Friday Fun Five September 8, 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!         Firezone Drop In September 8,11,15,18,22 in Schaumburg... Read More

Fall Fun & Pumpkin Patches

Fall is here and Halloween is on the way, so get out your carving tools and go find the perfect pumpkin. Here are some of our favorite pumpkin farms and fests for the season. Abbey Farms Aurora: (630) 966-7775, abbeyfarms.org 2855 Hart Road: Beyond a pumpkin patch, the farm’s Pumpkin... Read More

Corn Mazes and Fall Festivals

Article provided by the Daily Herald. Autumn brings a bounty of activities and attractions throughout the suburbs. But for the adventurous (and those with a good sense of direction), corn mazes offer a special type of fun. At 33 acres of elaborate detail, the granddaddy and self-described world’s largest is... Read More

Friday Fun Five September 1, 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!       Septemberfest September 2-4 in Schaumburg The festival features... Read More

Taylor Family YMCA offer the Adventure Guides

Article provided by the Daily Herald. For all dads out there who struggle to balance work and family time, spending quality time with their kids can become quite a challenge. Thankfully the Taylor Family YMCA offer the Adventure Guides and Adventure Princess programs to help connect dads with their children.... Read More

5 things to do this weekend

Article provided by the Daily Herald. From Wizard World in Rosemont to the Naperville Wine Festival to Venetian Night, it’s another busy weekend in the suburbs. Here are five ways to make the most of it. For other ideas, see dailyherald.com/calendar. Fan-tastic fun Meet up with celebrities like John Cusack,... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 25, 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!       Family Night Golf – Glenview Prairie Club August... Read More

Riverdance

The 20th Anniversary World Tour of “Riverdance” is wending its way back to the suburbs for a three-performance run at the Rosemont Theatre. The percussive Celtic dance revue plays 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m.... Read More

Find Family Fun: Apple Picking

Nothing says fall like fresh midwestern apples picked right off the tree and made into delicious apple pies. Here’s a list of apple orchards within an easy drive from Chicagoland.  All Seasons Orchard Woodstock: 815-338-5637   www.allseasonsorchard.com 14510 IL Route 176. All Seasons offers apple picking, pumpkin, pumpkin patch... Read More