Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five January 10, 2020

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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Frosty Fest – Gurnee Park District
January 11 in Gurnee

On Saturday, Jan. 11, Bittersweet Golf Course will turn into a winter wonderland for Frosty Fest. Dress for the weather, as the event takes place outdoors starting at 10:30 a.m. and ending at 1 p.m.




Dinosaur Adventure – Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
January 10-12 in Chicago

Dinosaur Adventure is an all new, one of a kind exhibit featuring realistic, life-sized dinosaurs that come alive with their life-like movement and roars.




Family Yoga – Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
January 11 in Chicago

Join us for an energizing indoor family-friendly yoga class! Practice your turtle pose, then meet one of the Nature Museum’s box turtles during a special animal encounter.




Family Day Treasure Box – Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
January 11 in Chicago

What do you keep in the special box under your bed? Explore collecting and geometry with teen urban designers from Territory, Poems While You Wait, and more. Family Days are free monthly programs for kids and their grown-ups.




Christmas Tree Plundering – Swedish American Museum
January 12 in Chicago

Julgransplundring is a family event where Swedes celebrate the end of Christmas by “dancing the tree out” It is a party where you get to dance around the tree one last time before it is taken out and all the Christmas decorations come down.




Sponsored by: “Shedd Aquarium”
On select days throughout the year, Illinois residents with a valid ID receive free admission! Our Illinois Resident Free Days include access to all animals and permanent exhibits, the aquatic presentation (subject to availability) and seasonal Stingray Touch. Sponsored by Ford Motor Company Fund.