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Friday Fun Five March 17, 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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Chicago Flower & Garden Show March 18... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 10, 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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Ag All Around Us – Discovery Center... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 3, 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 March/April Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       PaleoFest – Burpee Museum of Natural History... Read More

Spring Break Camps

Looking to keep the kids busy during spring break? Here’s a list of fabulous day camps for all kinds of activities. It’s not too late to sign up so register now!   Available from March 27-31 Elk Grove Park District Spring Break Camps Elk Grove: 847-437-9494 www.elkgroveparks.org For preschool... Read More

Spring 2017 Resale Events

Just like the the daffodils that will soon be poking through the snow, your kids have been growing all winter. Here are some resale events to help you replace their too-small clothes from last year and find great deals on toys and equipment. For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Spring issue,... Read More

Take Your Children to Live Theatre

Gillian Lynn, the choreographer for the famous Andrew Lloyd Weber musicals: Cats and Phantom of the Opera, was asked by author Sir Ken Robinson how she had become a dancer.  Gillian says that as a young child in school, she had become increasingly distracting because of her inability to sit still.  She went before the... Read More

Ozma of Oz

The Children’s Theatre of Western Springs is excited to present Ozma of Oz, Susan Zeder’s stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s third tale of the adventures in Oz. Featuring a cast and crew of amazingly talented local students direct from the CTWS theatre program, this contemporary adaptation explores the... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 24, 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 January/February Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Trolls Night – Cantigny Theater February 25... Read More

Upcycle & Recycle Garden Contest

Upcycle, recycle, repurpose and add personality to your landscape! To enter, submit a photo of an item that could use a new life – old cutlery, shoes, pots & pans, drawers, old garden tools, etc. with a description of how you’d like to recycle/upcycle the item. Need ideas? Check... Read More