Friday Fun Five May 10, 2019

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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World Record Opening Day – The Chicago Dogs
May 17th in Rosemont

Tickets now on sale for The Chicago Dogs. On Opening Day May 17th at 7:05PM all fans will receive an iconic hot dog costume and will set a world record for the largest gathering of hot dogs in one location. NHL Hall of Famer Chris Chelios will throw out the first pitch and acclaimed vocalist Wayne Messmer will perform the National Anthem. Post-game kids run the bases. Don’t miss this unforgettable night for the whole family. Buy tickets at




Kids Time: Tool Time – The Museums at Lisle Station Park
May 11 in Lisle

Visit the museum for a morning of free family fun! Suggested ages 3-10, co-sponsored by Lisle Library District. Come out to the museum’s barn and learn to swing a hammer, turn a wrench, and “drive a seven” like a professional craft worker! Free.




The Jungle Book – Tivoli Theatre
May 11 in Downers Grove

Join a young boy named Mowgli as he learns the importance of friendship, family and survival with the help of his new friends Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther. Filled with songs, dance and audience participation, you’ll have more fun than a barrel of monkeys!




Mother’s Day BBQ Brunch – Rack House Kitchen & Tavern
May 12 in Arlington Heights

Moms are invited to sit back and relax as her family serves themselves this year at Rack House’s BBQ Brunch Buffet! In honor of Mom’s big day and National BBQ Month.




Mothers Day Skate – Triphahn Center & Ice Arena
May 12 in Hoffman Estates

Mother’s skate free on Mother’s Day during this fun family event. Bring the entire family out to the ice rink for some afternoon fun. Skate rental available for children and adults for $3.00 per pair. Admission is $3.00 per child and $5.00 per adult.




Sponsored by: “Rock ‘n’ Kids, Inc.
Summer session of Tot Rock and Kid Rock starts June 10! Enroll now at your park district!