Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five November 1, 2019

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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Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile – Lifeline Theatre
November 2,3,9-10,16-17,23-24 25 in Chicago

While the Primm family is busily moving into their new home on East 88th Street, they are shocked to discover a crocodile in their bathtub! His name is Lyle, he performs tricks, and, oh, he only eats Turkish caviar.



Elf The Musical – Bicentennial Park & Theatre
November 1-3 in Joliet

Please join PCHS Theatre in kicking off the holiday season with Elf The Musical! William “Buddy” Hobbs, a young orphan child, mistakenly crawls into Santa Claus’ bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole.




Model Railroad Showcase – Roselle Public Library District
November 2 in Roselle

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




Seussical the Musical Jr – Prairie Lakes Theater
November 1-3 in Des Plaines

CYT Chicago Northwest Cook County proudly presents “Seussical Jr.” Transporting audiences from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat narrates the story of Horton the Elephant, who discovers a speck of dust containing tiny people called the Whos.




Saturday Family Storytime Drop-in – Elmhurst Public Library
November 2,9,16,23 in Elmhurst

For all ages (best for ages 3-7). Enjoy a potpourri of terrific tales, rhymes, action verses and songs.




Sponsored by: “Des Plaines Park District”
School Day Off Programs feature all day fun at the Leisure Center! Staff supervised games, crafts, outdoor play and so much much.