Friday Fun Five Jan 15 2016

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!

For more great family events, see Oaklee’s January/February Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!

Spring Valley Winter Fest, Schaumburg IL

Spring Valley Winter Fest

January 16-17 in Schaumburg

Enjoy snowshoe walks; horse-drawn wagon rides; dogsled demos, crafts and activities inside the Nature Center; and marshmallows roasted on a winter bonfire and more.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield IL

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Brookfield Zoo

January 18 in Brookfield

Zoo admission is FREE! See historical memorabilia on display, make a FREE craft, enjoy the festivities, including a ceremony by the color guard, and meet one of our ambassador animals.

Enchanted Railroad at The Morton Arboretum, Lisle IL

Enchanted Railroad at The Morton Arboretum

Opens January 15 in Lisle

The Morton Arboretum welcomes back its popular Enchanted Railroad this January with a theme that celebrates the seasons and a new LEGO® train car created by the artist behind this summer’s smash exhibit Nature Connects®.

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., Carol Stream IL

Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 18 in Carol Stream

This free event is held at Wheaton Christian Center.This year’s featured keynote speaker is Dr. Theon Hill, civil rights expert and assistant professor at Wheaton College.

Winter Wonderland, Kohl Children's Museum, Glenview, IL

Winter Wonderland at Kohl Children’s Museum

January 15 in Glenview

Take an amazing kiddie train ride through the holiday lights of Habitat Park, plus enjoy a musical concert, winter crafts, a special Frozen guest and more at our annual Winter Wonderland event.

Kohl Children's Museum Winter Wonderland, Rockford IL