Fun

Easter Events

                      Chicago families have so many ways to have fun this Easter! You can hunt for eggs in the dark and in the pool and even with your dog! Visit with the Easter Bunny at breakfast,... Read More

Outdoor Ice Skating

Bluett Park Mount Prospect: 847-391-5744, www.dpparks.org/parks-facilities/ice-skating-and-sledding 1408 Thayer St. Free. Central Park Oak Brook: 630-990-4233, www.obparks.org 1500 Forest Gate Road, Our Community Ice Rink is free and open to the public, weather permitting. Bring your own skates. Centennial Park Naperville: 630-883-4242, napervilleparks.org 500 W. Jackson Ave.,... Read More

Fall Festivals 2016

Here are some local Fall Festivals in October & November. Check Oaklee’s calendar of events for even more fall fun and our other posts for Halloween Fun. Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes Halloween Family Fun for all ages Haunted Houses for older kids Fall Festivals   Oct. 21... Read More

To Camp or Not To Camp?

To camp or not to camp? That is the question. The summer months can often create a lull in a child’s learning, which can prove detrimental to their skills. In fact, the National Summer Learning Association states that children experience learning losses when they do not... Read More

Friday Fun Five Feb. 12 2016

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!  Junie B. Jones The Musical  Saturdays at Northbrook Theater... Read More

Friday Fun Five Feb 5 2016

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! Frostival 2016 February 6 in Park Ridge Enjoy the... Read More

Friday Fun Five Jan 29 2016

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! The Morton Arboretum’s Husky Hereos Event January 30-31 in... Read More

Friday Fun Five Jan 22 2016

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! Chicago Children’s Theatre presents “Snowflake” Opens January 27 in... Read More

Friday Fun Five Jan 15 2016

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! Spring Valley Winter Fest January 16-17 in Schaumburg Enjoy snowshoe... Read More

Friday Fun Five Jan 8 2016

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! As We Grow Preschool Meet and Greet January 9... Read More

Holiday Fun Outdoors

              Christkindl Market in Chicago and Oak Brook   Looks like we’ll have a holiday season with no snow. Oh no! Despite that, there are plenty of things you can do to enjoy the season and our great outdoors.  ... Read More

Friday Fun Five Dec 18 2015

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 November/December Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events! Jingle Bell Jamboree December 19 at Naper Settlement in... Read More

Friday Fun Five Dec 11 2015

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 November/December Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events! Holiday Mansion Tours 2015 December 12-13 at the... Read More

Friday Fun Five Dec 4 2015

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 November/December Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events! Naperville Park District Santa House Open through December... Read More

Friday Fun Five Nov 27 2015

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 November/December Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events! Stroll on State Holiday Celebration November 28 in Rockford... Read More

Friday Fun Five Nov 20 2015

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 November/December Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events! Autumn Festival, An Arts and Crafts Affair November 19-22... Read More

Friday Fun Five Nov 13 2015

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 November/December Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events! Winter Sports Open House November 15 at Villa... Read More

Friday Fun Five Nov 6 2015

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 Fall issue, or search our calendar of events! Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day... Read More

Friday Fun Five Oct 30 2015

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 Fall issue, or search our calendar of events!   Halloween Family Magic Show October 31 in Park Ridge Looking... Read More

Friday Fun Five Oct 23 2015

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 Fall issue, or search our calendar of events! Monster Mash Bash October 24 in Oswego Spooky event where there... Read More

Friday Fun Five Oct 9 2015

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 Fall issue, or search our calendar of events! Didier Farms Pumpkinfest Runs through October 31 in Lincolnshire Hayrides,... Read More

Parties at Elk Grove Park District

              Make memories that will last a lifetime with a party at the Elk Grove Park District. Choose a party theme to fit your age group. We offer organized parties that are filled with excitement and surprise. We accept reservations for... Read More

Friday Fun Five Oct 2 2015

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 Fall issue, or search our calendar of events! Autumn Harvest Festival October 3 in Arlington Heights  There will... Read More

Friday Fun Five Sept 25 2015

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 Fall issue, or search our calendar of events! Platform Tennis Open House and Exhibition September 25 in Glen... Read More

Friday Fun Five Sept 18 2015

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! Sponsored by DUPAGE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Fall issue, or search our calendar of events! Fall Fest 2015 September 18-20 in Des... Read More

Friday Fun Five Sept 11 2015

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! Sponsored by DUPAGE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Fall issue, or search our calendar of events! Family Fun Fest and Classic Car... Read More

Friday Fun Five September 4 2015

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! Sponsored by MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Summer issue, or search our calendar of events! Last Fling 2015 September 4-7 in... Read More

Friday Fun Five August 28 2015

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! Sponsored by MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Summer issue, or search our calendar of events! Phillips Park Zoo’s 100th Birthday Celebration... Read More