Friday Fun Five August 10, 2018

Oaklee's Family Guide Friday Fun FiveHere are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories!

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Bartlett Summer Festival – Bartlett Park
August 10-11 in Bartlett

Loads of kids activities including pony rides, petting zoo and a craft tent. Don’t worry about packing your kids food either there will be plenty of options at the Kids Snack Shack!




Family Glow Walk – Des Plaines Parks District
August 10 in Des Plaines

Come and Glow in the Park! Family Glow Walk Kids, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, friends and neighbors will all enjoy a fun, informal 3 mile walk-or run if you prefer-around Lake Park. Price: $10.00 to $12.00.




Shrek The Musical – Performing Arts Center at Harper College
August 10-12 in Palatine

“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek …” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.




JourneyCare Duck Race and Pool Party
August 11 in Barrington

Join JourneyCare’s 25th Annual Duck Race and Pool Party will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Aqualusion Water Park, Langendorf Park, 235 Lions Drive, Barrington. Cheer on the ducks as they take off down the waterslide and race to the finish!




Special Kids Day Carnival – Elmhurst Carnival
August 11 in Elmhurst

Come join us for our annual FREE Carnival event. Special Kids Day is designed for children of ALL ages with special needs, their siblings and families in an environment planned for their unique needs.




Sponsored by: “Chicago Dogs”
Chicago Dogs Family Sunday – Arrive early 8/12, to receive a 2018 Team Photo, presented by Athletico. Get it signed by the entire team during a pre-game autograph session from Noon-12:30pm. Sunday means $3 bottomless popcorn or soda. Tix start-$9 at

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