Oaklee’s Fun Five August 9, 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!

For more great family events, see Oaklee’s Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!






Teacher Appreciation Month – LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago
August in Schaumburg

Teachers receive FREE admission to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago during August when they show their employee or school ID at the door. To sweeten this summer deal, teachers can bring up to 4 of their guests and receive a discounted admission of 50% off per person!



Oaklee’s Family Guide – Fall Edition 2019
August – October in Chicagoland Area

The August/September/October 2019 digital edition of Oaklee’s Family Guide is filled with family fun places, family resources, money saving coupons and tons of family fun activities and events for the whole family in the Chicagoland area.




Touch a Truck – Park Place Family Recreation Center
August 10 in Streamwood

Children & adults will have truckloads of fun during the Park District’s Touch A Truck event. Climb up on big rigs, sit in the fire truck or blow the horns !! FREE to all.




Summer Pool Event – End of the Season Party
August 9 in Glenview

Join us for an end of the season pool party for some great family fun. Enjoy food specials at the concession stand, games for kids of all ages and music. Regular admission rates apply.




Chicago Hot Dog Fest – Lincoln Park
August 9 -11 in Chicago

Take a bite out of Chicago history at Chicago Hot Dog Fest, presented by the Chicago History Museum. The fest returns to Lincoln Park this August to include a full lineup of bands, hot dog and city history speakers, and the star of the event: Vienna Beef hot dogs.




Sponsored by: “Metra”
With fun destinations, unlimited trips Saturday and Sunday for just $10, and free rides for up to three kids 11 and under with each adult through Labor Day, Metra is made for summer!