Friday Fun Five August 18, 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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Fridays on the Green
August 18 in Mount Prospect

Bring chairs and blankets. Free parking in the adjacent Emerson Street Garage at Village Hall. For more information, visit and click on the tab, Fridays on the Green.




Science + You – Kohl Children’s Museum
August 18-27 in Glenview

Young children become scientists in the new Science + You exhibit as they learn about human health and nutrition, scientific tools and scientists through problem solving, investigation and experimentation.





Solar Eclipse Viewing Party – Peck Farm Park
August 21 in Geneva

Experience the Great American Solar Eclipse with us at Peck Farm Park. Bring a picnic lunch. Viewing glasses will be available for purchase (while supplies last).




Chicago Air and Water Show
August 19-20 in Chicago

59th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show heads back to the city’s lakefront. Spectators can watch Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19 and 20, as military and civilian air teams slice through the sky at high speeds, then loop, dive and twist in aerial maneuvers.




Electronics Recycling Program
August 19 in Downers Grove

Saturday, August 19 Downers Grove Township Electronics Recycling Program 8 a.m to Noon at their Highway Department Facility at 318 E. Quincy Street in Westmont. The program will be held on the third Saturday of each month.




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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