Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five July 17, 2020

Oaklee's Family Guide Friday Fun FiveHere are our top five at home things to do for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Make some memories!

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





Summer Reading for All Ages – Northbrook Public Library

This summer, when you “dig deeper” into reading, you can earn a donation to the Northfield Township Food Pantry and have the chance to win great prizes from local businesses. We have a Summer Reading program for all ages (birth – adult)! Sign up and log your reading online.


Go Ape Chicago Grand Re-Opening

Go Ape Chicago is getting you back outside this summer. Go Ape Treetop Adventure and Journey courses offer an unparalleled outdoor experience, with over 40 suspended obstacles, thrilling ziplines, and an unbeatable view of the Bemis Woods Forest Preserves.


Kohl Kids Live: Friday Story Time and Wrap Up

Friday at 10:30 AM
Join us every Friday at 10:30 AM on Facebook Live for a story time from a beloved children’s book that supports one of our 17 interactive exhibits. Recap the past few days’ deep dive into that exhibit and get a sneak peek at what’s coming next week. Bring the Museum home to your living room with Kohl Kids Live!


Virtual Storytime with Lisa Katzenberger – The Book Stall

Saturday, July 18, 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Author Lisa Katzenberger joins us on Crowdcast for a storytime featuring her new picture book, National Regular Average Ordinary Day. We recommend this charming picture book (and this storytime) for ages 4 – 7, but anyone is welcome. Free, but registration required.


Chicka Chicka Baby on Zoom – Elmhurst Public Library

Join Kids’ Library staff and other families on Zoom for songs and rhymes perfect for infants. You’ll be able to view other families online as we sing and play. Register to get Zoom invitation link.



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