Oaklee’s Fun Five October 18, 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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Win Free Tickets to Lantern Festival at Racine Zoo
October 18 – December 31 in Racine, WI

Racine Zoo will be transformed into a world of illumination with custom-made lanterns. To top it off, an array of food and drink options will make the Lantern Festival a truly unforgettable event.



Trunk or Treat – SEASCAPE Family Aquatic Center
October 19 in Hoffman Estates

Children will enjoy a morning of Trick or Treating going from decorated car to car. Price: $3 per child. Accompanying adults do not pay. Register online or pay at event HEParks.org




Monster Mash – Bensenville Park District
October 19 in Bensenville

All ages can come dressed in your Halloween best for family fun and games such as our annual costume contests! The Deer Grove Leisure Center will be decorated and filled with fun frights. $5 for children 3-17, 2 and under free, 18+ free.




Family Movie Night: Pooh’s Heffalump Movie – Arlington Heights Memorial Library
October 18 in Arlington Heights

After hearing strange noises in the Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh and his friends begin a hunt for the dreaded Heffalump. Rated G, 68 minutes. Register at ahml.info.




Pumpkin Splash – Taylor Family YMCA
October 20 in Elgin

Come enjoy the YMCA’s annual Pumpkin Splash. Open to the Community, families can swim, pick a pumpkin, decorate it and then have lunch. Cost is only $10 per family.




Sponsored by: “Historic Wagner Farm”
Discover seasonal family fun at Historic Wagner Farm! See cows in the pasture, crops in the field, horses, chickens and pigs. Find pumpkins, gourds, gifts and more during our yearly Fall Sales. Bring home fresh produce for the Farmers Market, every Saturday morning from 8 am-noon. Join us for our new Harvest Festival celebration with family activities, food, music and local, seasonal brews, noon-9 pm.