Friday Fun Five November 2, 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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Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites – Kohl Children’s Museum
Nov. 2 – Jan. 13 in Glenview

Children can build literacy skills through imaginative, interactive experiences and dramatic play with a focus on vocabulary, print motivation and awareness, narrative skills, letter knowledge and phonological awareness.




Gnome Globes – The Morton Arboretum
Nov. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 in Lisle

After taking a hike through the Children’s Garden to hunt for all of the hiding gnomes, create a keepsake, gnome globe of your own. This unique winter experience is fun for a pair or the whole family! Purchase tickets in Visitor Center.




The Art of Dr. Seuss Presents: 20th Anniversary Celebration
Nov. 2 – Dec. 30 in Chicago

Now in its 20th year, The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection continues to reveal fascinating and never-before-seen images from the entire breadth of Seuss’s career.




Model Railroad Showcase – Roselle Public Library District
Nov. 3-4 in Roselle

Enjoy an entire weekend of model railroading at our annual Model Railroad Showcase! Model railroading enthusiasts display collections, running layouts and railroad memorabilia for this popular family event.




Monster Jam Triple Threat Series – Allstate Arena
Nov 2 in Rosemont

These world-class Monster Jam vehicles and athletes deliver what fans want to see most: more trucks, more racing, more freestyle, more donuts, more wheelies, more action!




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Since 2003, we have been providing dads and kids with opportunities to have fun together and create lasting memories. With programs for boys and girls, you can go camping deep in the woods, ride a horse, go canoeing or sleep overnight at a museum!

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