Oaklee’s Friday Fun Five June 4, 2021

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!


Water Parks in the Chicagoland Area

All Summer
We’ve put together a list of Chicago’s suburban pools and water parks for you. All you have to do is add the swimsuits and sunscreen, and you’re good to go make memories!


Everything Butterflies – Crystal Lake Park District

Saturday, June 05, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
We’re reopening the Butterfly House! Every summer from Memorial Day through Labor Day, the butterfly house at the Nature Center allows visitors the opportunity to learn about butterflies up close. Free.


Uncaged in the Zoo: JG’s Reptile Road Show

Saturday, June 05, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
JG’s Reptile Road Show opens the long-awaited outdoor summer season at Lords Park Zoo in Elgin! Get up close and personal with JG’s reptile pals, sponsored by Friends of Lords Park Zoo and presented by Elgin Public Museum of Natural History & Anthropology. Free.


Schaumburg Boomers Fireworks Night

Saturday, June 05, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Schaumburg Boomers vs. Evansville Otters. Post-Game Fireworks presented by Wintrust Community Banks. Price: $11.00 to $14.00 —$11 Lawn tickets, $14 Reserved.


Virtual Lecture—Mr. Gadget: An Overview of Brookfield Zoo’s Environmental Quality Program

Sunday, May 09, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
This year, as in years past, a ticket to the house walk will be a handsome book with scholarly essays that highlight the architecture and architects of these houses. House Walk-By patrons will receive an electronic version of the House Walk-By book through email by 11:00 am on Sunday, May 9, 2021. Price: $25.00 to $30.00 — Children age 12 and up require tickets.