Friday Fun Five December 29, 2017

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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New Year’s Eve Kiddy Bash – Orbit Skate Center
December 31 in Palatine

Ring in the New Year on roller skates! Orbit Skate Center has been celebrating with our New Year’s Eve Family Bash annually and the balloon drop is legendary! We drop 6,000 balloons every year on December 31st filled with coupons.



 alt=Ultimate New Year’s Eve Adventure! – Safari Land
December 31 in Villa Park

On Sunday 12/31 at Safari Land located at 701 W. North Avenue in Villa Park. An event for all ages, from 5-9pm, where your family can make fun memories.



 alt=Winter Carnival: New Year’s Freeze – Glenview Park District Ice Center
December 31 in Glenview

Winter Carnival: Ring in 2018 at the Glenview Ice Center. This family-friendly celebration includes skating, games, crafts, a balloon artist, and a balloon drop and Kiddie Toast at “Midnight” (7 p.m.). Admission $8. $4 skate rental.




Bubble Bash 2017: Walk On The Wild Side – DuPage Children’s Museum
December 31 in Naperville

Ring in the New Year with a WILD family adventure at DuPage Children’s Museum! Don a pith hat and make a vest to decorated with stickers as you travel through various stations.




Pre-New Years Eve Party 2017 – Little Beans Cafe
December 30 in Evanston

Come ring in the new year at our Pre New Years Eve Party. We’ll have a DJ spinning, a balloon drop, mocktails, pizza and fun! Price includes pizza for kids and up to 2 adults. Admission Fee $30 for one child, $50 for two children, $65 for three children.




This week’s Friday Fun Five is sponsored by “Chicago Wolves”.
Looking for something fun to do over break? The Chicago Wolves are the hottest team in the AHL, winning seven of their last eight games. If that’s not hot enough, the award-winning pregame fireworks show certainly is. See the Wolves take on their division rivals (including Rockford on Saturday). Tickets start at only $11.

Chicago Wolves