Friday Fun Five May 4, 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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Shrek The Musical – TMC Youth Theater Ensemble
May 5 in Chicago

The Miracle Center’s Youth Theater & Dance Ensemble presents: Shrek the Musical, Jr. this Spring 2018 Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical.



Free Comic Book Day – Villa Park Public Library
May 5 in Villa Park

Visit the Villa Park Public Library for a free comic book and a comic book craft to make or take home! Registration is not required, but supplies are limited.



Celebrate Mom at Medieval Times This Mother’s Day
May 4-13 in Schaumburg

From May 1 until May 13, mom’s entry to Medieval Times is free with the purchase of one regular-priced adult ticket, using the code MOM18. For those who want to kick it up a notch, there is a $20 upgrade (per package) available and mom can enjoy a “Mom’s the Queen” sash, a well-deserved souvenir glass of champagne or mimosa and a framed photo.



Illinois Lupus Walk – Half Day Forest Preserve
May 6 in Vernon Hills

This fun, family-friendly, 1 mile/3 mile walk/run begins at Half Day Forest Preserve in Vernon Hills. Participants at Northern Suburbs Illinois Lupus Walk, will receive an official Illinois Lupus Walk t-shirt, post-event snack and more! Participants can walk as individuals or as part of a team.



Who Was Book Club – Schaumburg Township District Library
May 10 in Schaumburg

Kids ages 8-14 are welcome to participate in this non-fiction book club by checking out a book about a scientist or inventor from the library’s “Who Was” collection. Participants should read the book before the program and join in the activities and discussion based on the books they select. No fee, but registration is required.




This week’s Friday Fun Five is sponsored by “Daily Herald Media Group”.
Enter to win 4 Home Plate Box Tickets, guaranteed to be in the first 8 rows behind home plate. Chicago Dogs Opening Day on Friday, May 25 at 7:05 pm.

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