Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five January 7, 2022

Here are our top five things to do with you and your family this weekend! Make some memories!

For more great family events, see Oaklee’s  calendar of events!

Best Sledding Spots in the Suburbs


Outdoor recreation has kept us going through the COVID-19 pandemic, and it doesn’t have to stop now that the weather is cold and snowy.

Here are some of the best sledding spots in the suburbs.



Winter Wonderland – Robert Crown Branch Library

Friday, January 7
Visit the Robert Crown Branch Library during winter break and enjoy a diversity of programs and activities that your entire family will enjoy!



Pegasus Theatre Chicago’s 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Streams

January 8 – February 6
Pegasus Theatre Chicago is proud to announce its 35th Annual Young Playwrights Festival, streaming Jan. 6 – Feb. 6, 2022 with a virtual opening night ceremony, Sunday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. CST.



After Hours Film Society’s Anim8 Student Film Festival

January 8 – 31, 12:00 am – 11:30 pm
The After Hours Film Society celebrates the work of students from around the world in its 18th annual student film festival. This year, 81 students from 15 countries, ranging in age from 13 to 55, competed for top prizes and the winning entries are showcased in this special virtual program.



Disney’s Frozen (Chicago) – Cadillac Palace Theatre

January 8 – 22, 2:00 pm
Its Frozen – The Musical! Playing on Friday 24th December 2021 at Cadillac Palace Theatre in Chicago. A very long time ago in a magical kingdom two young sisters Princess Elsa, and Princess Anna, play in the enchanting land of Arendelle when the inconceivable happens… come on! Buy your tickets to Frozen.