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Friday Fun Five April 5, 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!           Egg Hunt & Hayride – Randall... Read More

Kiddie Academy’s Summer Camp Program

Come for Summer. Stay for Fall. Kiddie Academy’s summer camp program, CampVentures, inspires imagination through exciting activities, various themes, and special visitors, while balancing the individual needs and interests of each child in our care. CampVentures awakens a summer of fun, learning, and friendships for your child.   A... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 29, 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!           Kirk Players Presents Fairy Tales and... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 22, 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!           Family Movie Night: Dumbo – Arlington... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 15, 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!           Kids Expo 2019 Schaumburg March 16th,... Read More

Friday Fun Five March 8, 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!           Kids Expo 2019 Schaumburg March 16th,... Read More

Shopping Cart Safety Tips

Every year, approximately 23,000 children go to the emergency room with injuries from shopping carts; most of which are caused by falls from the cart or by the cart tipping over. These incidents are caused by broken safety belts, unstable cart design, and often when children attempt to climb... Read More

(RE)Connecting with Your Teen on Spring Break

Oaklee’s guest post by Mary Jo Rapini, MEd, LPC Spring break is here and that means family trips. If you’re like many parents, you’ve been busy with your job, your kids’ activities, your partner and your aging parents. It’s easy to forget that you are raising teens, and taking... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 23, 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!           “The LEGO MOVIE” Days at LEGOLAND... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 15, 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!           Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 8, 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!           Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 1, 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!           Seussical the Musical – Overshadowed Theatrical... Read More

Valentine’s Day Memories

It’s not always easy for kids while we like to think of Valentine’s Day as all sweet, candy and roses, I’m sure we all remember days of heartbreaks as well. Remember when, before the politically correct days of every child giving a Valentine to everyone in the class, you... Read More

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 in Winter –... 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 Hockey Jan. 4-7... Read More

Impact Dance Studio

Impact Dance Studio has been offering quality dance training for the past 28 years. Our highly trained staff is passionate about teaching, and it shows. Since we opened our doors in 1987, thousands of students have taken dance classes at Impact Dance Studio. We have studios located in LaGrange & Countryside, Illinois. We... 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 their two weeks... 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 Theatre earns lavish... 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 be taught indoors... 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. Most of the... Read More

Let’s Clown Around

Interactive show of comedy, magic, fire eating & juggling clubs… The clubs are on fire too! For the highlight of my show one daring member of the audience will lay across the floor while I juggle 3 chrome-plated machetes over his body…ARE YOU FEELING LUCKY? 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 for these special... Read More

DuPage Children’s Museum

Visit the Museum RE-IMAGINED! Explore, create, build, wonder, discover, think, play, and more. DuPage Children’s Museum is serious fun! Why serious fun? Kids are playing and having a blast while parents know they are also learning important lessons about S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, math) and the world all... Read More

Magic Waters Waterpark

Visit one of the largest water parks in Illinois located off I-90 near Rockford. Experience the 75 ft Double Dare Drop Speed Slides, Tsunami Bay Wave Pool, Typhoon Terror Adventure Ride, The Abyss, Tropical Twisters, Paradise Pipelines Splash Magic River, Little Lagoon and Tiki Island-a water paradise for kids!... Read More

Lake Park Golf Course

Chicagoland’s #1 short game and beginner’s course. 18 holes ranging from 50-115 yards. Well-kept greens and strategically placed bunkers, all set around beautiful Lake Opeka. Youth play for $7 with an adult. Sticks for Kids program. Concessions. Read More

FootGolf at Fox Bend Golf Course – Oswegoland Park District

Get a kick out of FootGolf as you try this new and exciting sport! A regulation soccer ball is used in this combination of golf and soccer. FootGolf is easy to learn, fun to play, and a great opportunity for families, kids, and non-golfers to enjoy the beautiful surroundings... Read More

Jonamac Orchard

Bring your whole family out to our 105 acre orchard. Pick your own apples & pumpkins, visit our ”barnyard” kids activity area. On weekend’s only, visit our corn maze, apple train, hay rides, live music, petting zoo & more! Read More