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Why shamrocks are a symbol for St. Patrick’s Day

There’s plenty of green to be seen these days as we head into St. Patrick’s Day. Green-clad leprechauns, minty milkshakes, and festive green streamers and garland are just some of the popular holiday traditions. But as 6-year-old Jana R. from Hanover Park helped her mom tape shamrocks and pots... Read More

Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five February 28, 2020

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  calendar of events!         Family Swim – Goldfish Swim School February 28 in Mundelein Come and... Read More

Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five February 14, 2020

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  calendar of events!         Family Day Chicago Auto Show – Daily Herald Media Group February 17... Read More

Family Day Chicago Auto Show

If you plan to take your children to the 2020 Chicago Auto Show to entertain them on the Presidents Day school holiday, be sure to get to the special events area adjacent to McCormick Place North Hall ticket lobby to take part in Family Day activities. Themed programs and... Read More

YMCA of Metro Chicago

Summer is a fun, magical time in childhood. It’s a time for kids to explore—and build lasting friendships and memories. It’s also a great opportunity to continue to nurture your children’s development and instill the skills, confidence and habits that will be of value to them for a lifetime.... Read More

Galileo Innovation Camp

Galileo Innovation Camps for Pre-K – 10th Graders Galileo engages every kid with hands-on projects that teach design-thinking and problem-solving skills, all wrapped in big summer fun. Energetic, inclusive staff and world-class curriculum make for a summer that kids love, from Camp Galileo (pre-K-5th grades) to Galileo Summer Quest... Read More

Lisle Park District

Discount when you register for all 10 weeks at once by May 2! Summer camps are offered for kids entering grades 1-9 from June 6 – August 12, with extended hours for parents with busy schedules. Camp Summer Quest is a camp for kids to enjoy the great outdoors... Read More

Topgolf

Topgolf is fun for the whole family! Player hit golf balls containing computer microchips that track each shot’s accuracy and distance while also awarding points for hitting targets on the outfield. The game is great for players of any skill level. Sign up now for kids half-day clinics. Topgolf... Read More

PRO Swim Academy

Whole child learning that develops happy, confident swimmers using a professional, progressive and personable team. Professional PRO Swim Academy is an active member in the US Swim School Association and an active supporter of the Safer 3’s water safety program. At PSA, you will only find dedicated and enthusiastic... Read More

Lombard Roller Rink

Limited Space Available-so call early to book. Seating is based on the number of children. ALL coats, shoes, and personal belongings must be placed into lockers-50¢ each. You may bring in your own cake or cupcakes. You will need to provide your own plates, napkins, forks, candles, matches and... Read More

Kids Kustom Parties

Nothing puts a smile on your little one’s face like an unforgettable day with friends. But finding the right place to celebrate birthdays and other events can be difficult, especially when you’re looking for something extra special. At Kids Kustom Parties, no two birthday parties are identical. No “cookie... Read More

Make a Wish Illinois

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Every year, nearly 1,200 children in Illinois are newly diagnosed with a critical illness. Make-A-Wish® believes that wishes are an important part of the overall care and treatment of... Read More