Good Gifting – A Local Holiday Shopping Guide

by Melissa Haak in Gift Guides 0

Disclosure: This guide contains paid listings, LLC partners and affiliate links. The best gifts are thoughtful and well-chosen and when you shop local they have the added benefit of building your local community. We’ve curated [...]

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9:00 am Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Let your kids burn off that extra energy this winter at the Sullivan Community Center. You and your child will enjoy a variety of toys including balls, big wheels, scooters, hula hoops, push toys, and small basketball [...]
9:00 am Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Toddler Open Gym @ Hunt Club Community Center
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Toddler Open Gym Day Pass: $4 residents, $5 non-residents 10 punch card pass $35 residents, $44 non residents. Fee is per child, parents are free. Toddler Open Gym is specially designed for children ages 0-5 [...]
9:30 am Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran... @ Kohl Children's Museum
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran... @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Baby & Me Baby & Me is a networking group for parents and their children up to 12 months, to come and meet others in your position – not just first time parents, but all [...]
10:00 am Family story time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Family story time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Family Story Times are lively and fun caregiver/child-shared play-based education programs. Stories, songs, rhymes, and movement are intentionally chosen to strengthen language development during the First Five Years of life. We sing, read, play, talk, [...]
10:00 am Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All Ages | DROP IN Stories, songs, crafts, and fun! All ages will enjoy this special time reading about something new each week.
10:00 am Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Wake up, it’s morning! Start the week off right with rhymes, silly songs, and stories at Monday Morning Stories! The first and third program of each month will include a craft, while the second and [...]
11:00 am Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come for open play at the Community Center Gym. During this unstructured play, children can socialize through group and parallel play. This is the perfect time for you and your child to meet your friends [...]
11:00 am Preschool Story Time at Kohl Chi... @ Kohl Children's Museum
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Chi... @ Kohl Children's Museum
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time takes place every Monday at 11 a.m. Walk into the pages of a different book every two weeks with our interactive storytelling led by Museum professionals. Pre-school age stories on Mondays at 11 a.m. are chosen [...]
2:00 pm Coworking + Childcare at Dayhous... @ Dayhouse Coworking
Coworking + Childcare at Dayhous... @ Dayhouse Coworking
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
PARENTS! Dayhouse Coworking knows how hard it is to get things done with a little one orbiting you like a satellite. Their founder Jen once counted an interruption every 45 seconds. That is not an [...]
Dec
10
Tue
9:00 am Coworking + Childcare at Dayhous... @ Dayhouse Coworking
Coworking + Childcare at Dayhous... @ Dayhouse Coworking
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
PARENTS! Dayhouse Coworking knows how hard it is to get things done with a little one orbiting you like a satellite. Their founder Jen once counted an interruption every 45 seconds. That is not an [...]