All posts by Bob Cushman

Friday Fun Five January 25, 2019

Here 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!           Things To Do... Read More

Hansa Soccer Academy

At Hansa Summer Camp your children will have a blast all while building life skills, ball skills and new friendships. Our professional licensed coaches translate their experience and knowledge into age-appropriate instruction. Campers will play an internal World Cup in real jerseys of the best soccer... Read More

Blue Moose Sports Camp

Remember the days when you would wake up, run over to your friends house and not come home until dinner? That is what I remember most about growing up in Western Springs. I would be out all day playing different games with my friends. We never... Read More

Illinois Girls Lacrosse Association

The Illinois Girls Lacrosse Association is a non-profit organization that exists to promote and educate girls in the skill, knowledge, sportsmanship and love of the sport of lacrosse. The Illinois Girls Lacrosse Association was created to offer all girls the opportunity to learn and play the... Read More

St. Charles Park District Camps

St. Charles Park District offers a variety of camp programs and schedules to guarantee summer fun for everyone – DAY CAMPS, FARM CAMPS, NATURE CAMPS & SPORTS CAMPS! Ages 3+ will enjoy all sorts of activities: outdoor fun, swimming, crafts, minigolf, science experiments, hikes, field trips... Read More

Wishcraft Workshop

Grow your child’s creative voice with holistic, differentiated experiences in the arts, sciences and social-emotional skills, building the capability and compassion needed to create opportunity and solve problems big and small, globally and locally. Read More

Kindermusik Northwest Music Classes

In every Kindermusik class, you’re welcomed into a playful and nurturing environment where your child will experience music of varying styles, genres, and cultures.They’ll interact with other children and engage in movement, rhythm, and vocal activities that develop far more than just music skills.Our approach to... Read More

Flying High Gym

For 25 years Flying High Sports & Rec Center has kept kids at the heart of all we do. We are proud to offer a diverse line-up of kid-focused programming created to help them learn, play, & grow. Our talented & friendly team works to create... Read More

Dolphin Swim Club Crystal Lake

At Dolphin Swim Club of Crystal Lake, students as young as four months old learn much more than how to swim. In a positive and comfortable environment they can learn that THEY CAN DO ANYTHING. Swim lessons for infants through adults, summer swim camps, mermaid university,... Read More

Goldfish Swim School Classes

Goldfish Swim School is the premier learn-to-swim facility for kids ages 4 months to 12 years. We use our holistic philosophy, The Science of SwimPlay®, to build life skills both in and out of the water using play-based learning in a fun and safe environment. Why... Read More

Saint Viator Camps

Summer camps at Saint Viator High School provide enrichment, skill development, and a chance to meet new friends! You’ll find camps for kids and teens in sports, art, music, service, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). To register for camps, visit For the full... Read More

Ross Music Studio

Summer Music Camp is a camp for children ages 5-12 where students can take part in group activities, games, projects and performances to enrich their musical education. Anyone can join – no prior musical training is required! This summer, be creative and take part in the... Read More

Rock ‘n’ Kids

Tot Rock and Kid Rock Classes! Make is a musical day! Tot Rock and Kid Rock are music and movement classes designed to stimulate development through interactive play. Each session focuses on a new educational theme that incorporates a variety of songs, hand held instruments, play... Read More

Friday Fun Five January 18, 2019

Here 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!           Chicago Wolves Professional... Read More

Chicago Children’s Theater

Summer Camp CCT offers children an amazing opportunity to unleash their creativity and bring their imagination to life. Led by a staff of professional Chicago-based theatre artists, campers create an original musical production they present for family and friends on the last day of camp. During... Read More

The Marriott Theatre

The Marriott Theatre was founded 1975. Today the acclaimed theatre sells more than 400,000 tickets a year, and boasts the largest subscription base of any musical theatre! In all, The Marriott Theatre has presented more than 180 productions to an estimated 11 million people! The Marriott... Read More

Art Reach Educational Theater

Let your child have fun this summer swimming, exploring nature trails, engaging in sports activities while learning all aspects of the creative and performing arts! Our workshops are taught by Illinois Board of Education certified teachers and professional Chicago-area directors and choreographers. Structured learning activities will... Read More

Christian Youth Theater

CYT offers classes over the course of three sessions during the school year: Fall, Winter, and Spring. Weekly classes last for two hours and run for ten consecutive weeks. A variety of classes are offered in drama, voice, dance, and specialty classes that vary per session.... Read More

Old Town School of Folk Music

Our celebrated early childhood music program, Wiggleworms, welcomes young children and their families to the world of music. Children sing, dance, learn finger plays and story songs, and explore rhythm instruments especially designed for little hands. For children newborn through four years, it’s the perfect time... Read More

Tempel Lipizzans Public Performances

June through August A rare European classical tradition in the rural backdrop of Northern Illinois, the Tempel Lipizzans public performances provide a unique family experience. Following the performances, guests take a self-guided tour through the stallion stables. Advance Purchase tickets: Visit our website for performance dates... Read More