Friday Fun Five August 11, 2017

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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Lumen Optical to Provide Free Eye Exams to Children for Back-to-School
August 11 – 13 in Bucktown, Evanston, Kildeer and Mount Prospect

Lumen Optical will offer free eye exams for any child, grades K-12, throughout the Chicagoland area.




The Great Midwest Train Show
August 13 in Wheaton

The Great Midwest Train Show began in 1972 and is the world’s largest monthly train show with an average of 180 exhibitors at each show. The show features trains of all scales and gauges. Discounted prices on over 550 table of trains.




Lincolnshire Art Festival Celebrates 20 Years
August 12 – 13 in Lincolnshire

Interactive art demonstrations, booth chats with the artists, live music, great food from neighboring restaurants, and fun activities for kids (including an art scavenger hunt, a graffiti wall, and spin art), makes this festival a wonderful experience for the entire family.




Close Encounters of the Chemical Kind! – Glen Ellyn Public Library
August 12 in Glen Ellyn

Chemical reactions will have kids enthralled as they learn about solids, liquids and gases. This event is for children in kindergarten and up.




School Supply Drive for St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Elgin
August 11 – 14 in Elgin

Here’s your OPPORTUNITY to help kids in need! We are doing a school supply drive for St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Elgin from 07/31-08/14. Stop by our office and drop off much needed supplies! Each item will get you one entry to win a $25 gift card.




This week’s Friday Fun Five is sponsored by “Summer Fun on Metra”.
Get ready to create a lifetime’s worth of memories this summer with Metra. Now through Labor Day, up to 3 children 11 and under ride free every day with each adult!



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