We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event.

Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases, and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!!  Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please click the green +Post Your Event button on the calendar below.

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

{TR} = Ticket Required – this are free events that require a ticket, generally they are handed out just prior to the event.

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Irish Days
Irish Days @ Downtown Long Grove
Sep 1 all-day
Long Grove Irish Days Labor Day Weekend  
Nashwood
Nashwood @ Downtown Highwood
Sep 1 all-day
Perfectly setup with our estblishments door to door, Highwood will turn Nashville for an entire weekend. Always wanted to visit Nashville, but never could? Well, we are bringing Nashville to you. Every restaurant and bar [...]
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Bilingual Artsy Tots 11:00 am
Bilingual Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Sundays 11:00-11:45am Spanish and English Version How Much? $5/toddler or $50 punch card for 12 classes Ages: 18 Months – 4 Years ​ Students will discover ways to create art using watercolor, finger painting, clay, gel sticks, paint, [...]
Malott Japanese Garden Family Sundays 11:00 am
Malott Japanese Garden Family Sundays @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop by the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden for hands-on activities related to Japanese arts and culture. Practice using chopsticks, rake miniature dry gardens, make Japanese kites, and more. The free activities vary each time [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Bass Pro Shops Labor Day Festival 12:00 pm
Bass Pro Shops Labor Day Festival @ Bass Pro Shops - Gurnee
Sep 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for Labor Day celebrations! Don’t miss our ~Free hot dogs (1-4) ~Free Funnel Cake & Apple Cobbler Samples! (1-3) Free Kid’s activities inside and outside include: Free Face Painting! (1-4) Photo Download Duck [...]
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool 3:00 pm
Sunday Funday at Lake Bluff Pool @ Lake Bluff Pool
Sep 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tubes provided by the Lake Bluff Park District
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Irish Days
Irish Days @ Downtown Long Grove
Sep 2 all-day
Long Grove Irish Days Labor Day Weekend  
Family Drop-In Activities 10:00 am
Family Drop-In Activities @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Regenstein Learning Campus Learn about how plants grow and about the animals you might find at the Garden. Pollinate flowers, compost with worms, build a life-size bird nest, explore underwater life, and more. Activities vary [...]
Carillon Concerts 5:30 pm
Carillon Concerts @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Sep 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy an enchanting one-hour musical performance of carillon bells on a warm summer evening and watch lights illuminate Evening Island. Through a regularly scheduled series of concerts each summer, carillonneurs from around the world delight [...]
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Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Sep 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Preschool Tinkers 9:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
2.5-5 years with an adult. Drop in. Engage in active learning with your preschooler! Singing, dancing, reading, and more followed by a hands-on activity. Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for email reminders.
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Lights, Action, CRAFT 10:00 am
Lights, Action, CRAFT @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Parent/Child Open Gym 10:30 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2-6 years old, and offers a gymnastic practice session weekly for those enrolled in classes.  Open Gym [Parent/Child Ages 1 1/2-6] Tuesday 10:30 a.m. [...]
Preschool Tinkers 10:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
2.5-5 years with an adult. Drop in. Engage in active learning with your preschooler! Singing, dancing, reading, and more followed by a hands-on activity. Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for email reminders.
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Ozobot Class 3:00 pm
Ozobot Class @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ozobot class is a fun way to teach your children the basics of coding! Ozobots are a tiny robot toy that your children can “train” to move in basic patterns. Space is limited. For [...]
Fox Lake Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Fox Lake Farmers Market @ 17 E. School St. - Fox Lake, IL
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods, in an organic garden setting. The Fox Lake Farmers Market brings the Fox Lake and surrounding communities the very best and [...]
Special Needs Family Night 4:00 pm
Special Needs Family Night @ Rockin' Jump - Buffalo Grove
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
he FIRST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH is SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILY NIGHT! 4 PM – 8 PM Sensory Friendly Environment for our special guests! $15 Admission for Unlimited Jump Chaperones jump for FREE Click HERE to [...]
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 (Grades K-5) Come on in to the library to check out all our cool tinkering gear.
Crafternoons 4:15 pm
Crafternoons @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 3 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
All ages What could be better than a lazy crafternoon? Create your own crafts out of a wide variety of materials, ranging from the everyday to the entirely unexpected.
Family Drop-in Storytime 6:30 pm
Family Drop-in Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities. All ages welcome, no registration required!
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Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market 7:00 am
Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 4 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dean Avenue between St. Johns and Roger Williams. Fresh produce, flowers and other artisanal items are available for purchase.
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Sep 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in at this child led unstructured play for babies through 2 year old with a caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center. Meet other parents and caregivers for playtime and socializing. We have music, play mats, [...]
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
1-2 years with an adult. Drop in. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle, and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go! Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for [...]
Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
STEAM Storytime at Deerfield Library 10:00 am
STEAM Storytime at Deerfield Library @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Children ages 2-5 with a caregiver, Join the library for a STEAM storytime filled with hands-on experiments!
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
1-2 years with an adult. Drop in. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle, and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go! Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for [...]
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Sep 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
Parent/Child Open Gym 11:15 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 4 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1.5-5 years old with a parent.  Open Gym Times: Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 a.m.
The Club 2:00 pm
The Club @ Fox Lake Library
Sep 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Games, crafts, and more! Each meetup is different at this fun hangout for grades 4th-6th!
Game ON! – Teen 3:00 pm
Game ON! – Teen @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Looking for something to do after school on Wednesdays? Come to the library to play board games and video games!
Grayslake Farmers Market 3:00 pm
Grayslake Farmers Market @ Centennial Plaza
Sep 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Grayslake Farmers Market is a nonprofit organization that fosters a sense of community by operating a weekly three season outdoor shopping experience in the historic downtown center that offers farm fresh and prepared foods, [...]
Wadsworth Farmers Market 3:00 pm
Wadsworth Farmers Market @ Wadsworth Park
Sep 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wadsworth Farmer’s Market (WFM) is held on Wednesdays from 3-7 p.m. from July 10th through September 25th, 2019.  It is located in Wadsworth Park adjacent to Wadsworth Village Hall which is near the high traffic [...]
Sphero Ball Programming 4:00 pm
Sphero Ball Programming @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We’ve added Sphero Balls to our coding activities! Have your child learn coding by programming these small robotic balls to do simple tasks. For grades 4-8.
Winner Wednesday 4:00 pm
Winner Wednesday @ Antioch Public Library
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
(Grades K-5) Hop on over to the library to play some awesome games. We have all kinds of card games that you can try
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse 4:30 pm
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Sep 4 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Destination Discovery  –  Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families [...]
Zion’s Wednesday Night Cruise In at Illinois Beach Hotel 6:00 pm
Zion’s Wednesday Night Cruise In at Illinois Beach Hotel @ Illinois Beach Resort
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join BGV Motorsports for Zion’s 1st Wednesday Night Cruise In at Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center (1 Lake Front Drive in Zion), sponsored by Diego Mendez State Farm Agency. The event time is 6:00 [...]
GO GRAYSLAKE Dog Days of Summer Walk 7:30 pm
GO GRAYSLAKE Dog Days of Summer Walk @ Alleghany Park
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Presented by the Grayslake Park District, GO Grayslake encourages everyone who lives, works, and plays in Grayslake to walk for 30 minutes a day. Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer with a GO Grayslake walk [...]
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Libertyville Farmers Market 7:00 am
Libertyville Farmers Market @ Cook Park
Sep 5 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
In 2019, we are celebrating our 39th year in operation!  This year we have more vendors than ever, so you’ll be able to find more fresh food, flowers and so much more, and also have [...]
Artsy Tots 9:30 am
Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
When? Thursdays 9:30-10:15AMHow Much? $5/toddler or $50 punch card for 12 classesAges: 18 Months – 4 Years​ Students will discover ways to create art using watercolor, finger painting, clay, gel sticks, paint, collage and more! This is a messy [...]
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
More than just an open gym, this playtime will cover the use of many manipulative play items such as balls, building blocks, trucks, and trains, and small interactive games like bowling, magnetic fishing, etc.
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* 10:00 am
Bounce and Rhyme Tot Time *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:35 am
Stories, songs and playtime for accompanied children ages birth – 23 months. This is a ticketed event.* *Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Family Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 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, [...]
Stories and More 10:00 am
Stories and More @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Stories and more for 3-5 year old’s with their caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center at 10.  
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Ven Y Lee Conmigo – Come and Read with Me! 1:00 pm
Ven Y Lee Conmigo – Come and Read with Me! @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mama! Papa! te gustaría que tus hijos se diviertan y al mismo tiempo desarrollen su imaginación? Ven e introducelos al maravilloso mundo de las fábulas, narraciones y lecturas de cuentos infantiles, acompáñanos a vivir esta [...]
Antioch Farmers Market 2:00 pm
Antioch Farmers Market @ Downtown Antioch
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Antioch Farmer’s Market is open each Thursday afternoon from 2-6 pm.  *New Location for 2019*  900 Skidmore Drive, Antioch, IL 60002 in downtown Antioch. The Market features products from produce to flowers and many things [...]
Barrington Farmers Market 3:00 pm
Barrington Farmers Market @ Village Center
Sep 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Barrington Farmers Market returns to the Village Center at Park Avenue and Cook Streets. This popular market is held every Thursday from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. The market features fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, [...]
LEGO Mindstorms 3:00 pm
LEGO Mindstorms @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
What’s cooler than programming your own robot? Programming your own robot made of Legos! For grades 4-8.
LEGO Thursday 4:00 pm
LEGO Thursday @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 5 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
(Grades K-5) Roll up to the Library to come play with Lego! we have all the parts you could want and we also have a Lego friendly train table to take the play time further.
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays 4:30 pm
Ravinia District Food Truck Thursdays @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 5 @ 4:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Ravinia Food Truck Thursdays will be bigger and better this year, with the addition of a weekly Bags League. Food Truck Thursdays returns to the Ravinia District June 6 -September 12, 4:30 PM to Dusk. [...]
Family Storytime 6:00 pm
Family Storytime @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
All ages with an adult. Drop in. Dance, sing, play, and read together at this storytime for the whole family! Miss Rachael guides you through bounces for babies, silly songs for big kids, and everything in [...]
Family Story Times at Cook Park 6:30 pm
Family Story Times at Cook Park @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Sep 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
 Listen to stories, sing songs, and learn rhymes during this story time for families. Children can wear their pajamas so they are ready to be tucked into bed when they get home. For children ages [...]
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Garden Market at Elawa Farm 8:00 am
Garden Market at Elawa Farm @ Elawa Farm
Sep 6 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Garden Market begins mid-May and runs through October, featuring produce, herbs and flowers harvested directly from the Elawa Garden and from selected local visiting vendors. Our small-scale Market Garden provides a remarkable array of [...]
Friday Morning Stories and Wiggles at Cook Park Library 10:00 am
Friday Morning Stories and Wiggles at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and shaking your wiggles out in this fun storytime for children (ages 2-6) and their caregivers. Drop in
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Sensory Hour 10:00 am
Sensory Hour @ Raupp Museum
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ages 3 – 7 The Raupp Museum will be open with special activities suited to children with sensory processing issues, autism spectrum disorders, or who are differentlyabled. History is for everyone; and, our staff will [...]
Walk-in Family Storytime 10:00 am
Walk-in Family Storytime @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
(Ages newborn-5 with a caregiver) This is an interactive walk-in storytime for any child from newborn to five years old. This storytime features short picture books, songs, flannel boards, rhymes, and lots of movement!   [...]
Sensory Storytime 11:30 am
Sensory Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for an inclusive and interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, sensory play, and socialization! Children of all abilities with their siblings and caregivers are welcome. Please let us know if any accommodations are [...]
Walk-in Family Storytime 2:00 pm
Walk-in Family Storytime @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
 (Ages 0 to 5) A series of stories and songs for preschool-aged children on the subject of librarians, libraries, and starting school. September 6: Libraries and Back to School September 20: Fall Harvest October 4: Dinosaurs October [...]
Anime Club 3:30 pm
Anime Club @ Warren Newport Public Library
Sep 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us in The Vault for Anime Club
LEGO club 3:30 pm
LEGO club @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 Grades K-8 Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Program Room. Drop in.
First Friday on Mainstreet 6:00 pm
First Friday on Mainstreet @ Downtown Libertyville
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come downtown & see what’s happening on Main Street!  Perhaps a wine tasting, a book signing, fortune telling, definitely special discounts and most likely live music and refreshments while shopping! Our downtown shop owners are [...]
Concerts on the Green 6:30 pm
Concerts on the Green @ Community Garden Green
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Summer Art Series for Friday Night Concerts on the Community Garden Green: July 12 – Earth Mother, jam rock July 19 –  Kim Banis & Guests, folk-punk July 26 –  Grant Milliren, Indie rock August [...]
Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
BEGINNING JANUARY 19 FROM 6:30-8:30 PM, come out to Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville for Friday Family Ninja Nights. Your kids can jump, swing, and climb on our course, or join them for 1 or 2 hours [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Open Swim 7:00 pm
Open Swim @ Buffalo Grove High School
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pool Closures: The Buffalo Grove High School Natatorium closures will be posted at the pool and on the Aquatics page of our website at bgparks.org. Daily entry is $6 during public hours Aquatics Hotline: 847.235.6857 [...]
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Deerfield Farmers Market 7:00 am
Deerfield Farmers Market @ Metra Commuter Lot
Sep 7 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Deerfield Farmers Market is open for the season, and this year they are pulling out all the stops to celebrate their 25th anniversary! Located at the northwest corner of Deerfield Road and Robert York [...]
Garden Market at Elawa Farm 8:00 am
Garden Market at Elawa Farm @ Elawa Farm
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Garden Market begins mid-May and runs through October, featuring produce, herbs and flowers harvested directly from the Elawa Garden and from selected local visiting vendors. Our small-scale Market Garden provides a remarkable array of [...]
Glencoe French Market 8:00 am
Glencoe French Market @ Wyman Green
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Glencoe French Market returns to Wyman Green every Saturday this summer from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., starting on June 8. Be sure to make the Glencoe French Market your every-Saturday-stop for fresh farm produce, locally [...]
Deer Park Art Show 10:00 am
Deer Park Art Show @ Deer Park Town Center
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spend the weekend in the fresh air and sunshine enjoying art, local food fare, and live music! An entertaining weekend for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION! September 7 from 10 am – 5 pm September [...]
Family Time 10:00 am
Family Time @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come to the Youth Program Room for a drop-in storytime the whole family will enjoy!
GO Fox Lake 10:00 am
GO Fox Lake @ Lakefront Park Building
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join the Village of Fox Lake for a GO FOX LAKE 30 minute walk! We will start at Lakefront Park and walk the bike path in Fox Lake.  
Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Play chess on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department. This program is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
Saturday Morning Fun at Snicklefritz 10:30 am
Saturday Morning Fun at Snicklefritz @ Snickelfritz Toys
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Every Saturday (except Labor Day weekend) Until mid-November Snickelfritz Toys will have an activity from 10:30-11:30!  See below for activities and fees. PLEASE call or stop by to sign up so we know how many [...]
Saturday Storytime 10:30 am
Saturday Storytime @ The Book Stall
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
The Book Stall hosts a free storytime every Saturday at 10:30 AM. 6/23 – Our free Saturday Storytime features special guest star Jacob Grant, author/illustrator of the new picture book, Bear’s Scare! 6/30-Author Ruth Spiro will [...]
Saturday Storytime 11:00 am
Saturday Storytime @ Ela Area Publc Library
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Enjoy stories, songs & crafts every Saturday morning. This program is for accompanied children of all ages.
Storytime and Activities at Deer Park Town Center 11:00 am
Storytime and Activities at Deer Park Town Center @ Barnes & Noble Deer Park
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Storytime and Activities featuring different books. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only). September 7: Celebrate our one-millionth Storytime this weekend! [...]
Storytime and Activities at Deerfield Square 11:00 am
Storytime and Activities at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Storytime and Activities featuring different books. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only). September 7: Celebrate our one-millionth Storytime this weekend! [...]
Storytime and Activities Mellody Farms 11:00 am
Storytime and Activities Mellody Farms @ Barnes & Noble Mellody Farms
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Storytime and Activties featuring different books. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only). September 7: Celebrate our one-millionth Storytime this weekend! [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Open Swim 1:30 pm
Open Swim @ Buffalo Grove High School
Sep 7 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Pool Closures The Buffalo Grove High School Natatorium closures will be posted at the pool and on the Aquatics page of our website at bgparks.org. Daily entry is $6 during public hours Aquatics Hotline: 847.235.6857 [...]
K.O. Family Game Time 2:00 pm
K.O. Family Game Time @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bring in the family for some quality gaming experiences like eight-player Super Smash on the Nintendo Switch! Older systems will be available like the NES and SNES Classics! March 30th April 13th May 11th Saturdays [...]
Rock the Block 5:00 pm
Rock the Block @ Downtown Lake Zurich
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Village of Lake Zurich will host its 7th annual downtown event, Rock the Block, on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 5-11pm. Rock The Block is an outdoor festival where attendees can Dine, Dance and [...]
Family Neon Jump Night 8:00 pm
Family Neon Jump Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Neon Jump Night is our “All Ages” open jump night. Come play under the Rockin’ Jump bright neon Glow Lights! Hit our Glow Station on the way in and get your glow paint on from 8 [...]
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Deer Park Art Show 10:00 am
Deer Park Art Show @ Deer Park Town Center
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spend the weekend in the fresh air and sunshine enjoying art, local food fare, and live music! An entertaining weekend for the whole family. FREE ADMISSION! September 7 from 10 am – 5 pm September [...]
Bilingual Artsy Tots 11:00 am
Bilingual Artsy Tots @ Artist @Heart
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Sundays 11:00-11:45am Spanish and English Version How Much? $5/toddler or $50 punch card for 12 classes Ages: 18 Months – 4 Years ​ Students will discover ways to create art using watercolor, finger painting, clay, gel sticks, paint, [...]
Storytime and Activities at Deer Park Town Center 11:00 am
Storytime and Activities at Deer Park Town Center @ Barnes & Noble Deer Park
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Storytime and Activities featuring different books. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only). September 7: Celebrate our one-millionth Storytime this weekend! [...]
Storytime and Activities at Deerfield Square 11:00 am
Storytime and Activities at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Storytime and Activities featuring different books. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only). September 7: Celebrate our one-millionth Storytime this weekend! [...]
Storytime and Activities Mellody Farms 11:00 am
Storytime and Activities Mellody Farms @ Barnes & Noble Mellody Farms
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Storytime and Activties featuring different books. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only). September 7: Celebrate our one-millionth Storytime this weekend! [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Bannockburn Day 12:00 pm
Bannockburn Day @ Bannockburn Open Space Shelter
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
LOCATION: Village Hall Open Space (2245-2275 Telegraph Road) Please join your friends and neighbors for conversation, refreshments & entertainment at the Village’s Open Space.
Open Swim 1:30 pm
Open Swim @ Buffalo Grove High School
Sep 8 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Pool Closures The Buffalo Grove High School Natatorium closures will be posted at the pool and on the Aquatics page of our website at bgparks.org. Daily entry is $6 during public hours Aquatics Hotline: 847.235.6857 [...]
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 9 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Robotics at the Highwood Public Library 6:15 am
Robotics at the Highwood Public Library @ Highwood Public Library
Sep 9 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am
Build Robots! This program is for grades 1 to 12.
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital 9:30 am
Baby & Me with Advocate Lutheran General Hospital @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 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 [...]
Baby Bounce 9:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders. REGISTER
Baby Playtime 9:30 am
Baby Playtime @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Meet new friends and enjoy some unstructured playtime. Professional doulas Kirsten and Michelle will bring coffee and the answers to your questions about labor and delivery, the postpartum period and the changing needs of your [...]
Family story time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family story time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Sep 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, [...]
Family Storytme Drop-in 10:00 am
Family Storytme Drop-in @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Sep 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.
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 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 [...]
Rock and Read 10:00 am
Rock and Read @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 18 months-3 years with parent or caregiver Join Ms. Susan for Monday stories! Listen to books, move to the beat, and more at this active storytime. Older siblings are welcome.
Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs. Limit: 20.  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Baby Bounce 10:30 am
Baby Bounce @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth-one year with an adult. Drop in. Siblings welcome. Registration recommended for email reminders.  
Stay and Play 10:30 am
Stay and Play @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Birth – Age 3 Whether you come for Rock and Read or Book Babies, you’re welcome to socialize, play, and have fun between classes. We’ll have puppets, toys, music, and more for you to explore. [...]
Book Babies 11:00 am
Book Babies @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 0-18 months with parent or caregiver Introduce your baby to the library with stories, songs, and active play designed to teach infants and toddlers their first literacy skills. Older siblings are welcome.
Preschool Open Gym 11:00 am
Preschool Open Gym @ Wauconda Community Center
Sep 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 [...]
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Preschool Story Time at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 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 [...]
Preschool Storytime {TR} 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 3-5 attending on own. Join us for stories, songs and activities. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Maker Monday at Antioch Library 12:00 pm
Maker Monday at Antioch Library @ Antioch Public Library District,
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 (Grades K-5) Swing by the Library for an awesome drop-in craft.
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library 3:30 pm
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library @ Barrington Area Library,
Sep 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
All ages Stop by after school and learn how to make unique stickers to decorate your room, locker, phone, and devices. Drop in. Program Room.
Come and Learn Spanish with Me! ¡Ven y Aprende Español Conmigo! 5:00 pm
Come and Learn Spanish with Me! ¡Ven y Aprende Español Conmigo! @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
:  ¡Mamá! ¡Papá! ¿Te gustaría que tus hijos aprendan y practiquen su español? Ven e introdúcelos al maravilloso mundo del español haciendo juegos, conversando, y leyendo fábulas, narraciones, y lecturas de cuentos infantiles.  Mom! Dad! [...]
Children Weeknight Storytime 6:00 pm
Children Weeknight Storytime @ Highwood Public Library
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Monday and Thursday at 6:00 pm Ages 3 to 10.
DROP-IN Chess with the Chess Nuts 6:30 pm
DROP-IN Chess with the Chess Nuts @ Cook Park Library
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking for a casual, fun game of chess? DROP-IN and play with our amazing selection of unique chess boards, including 4 person chess, Stealth Chess, and 3D chess, to name a few! All skill and [...]
Parent Workshop- Tax Deductions & Credits 6:30 pm
Parent Workshop- Tax Deductions & Credits @ GiGi's Playhouse Deerfield
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join GiGi’s Deerfield to hear about some of the many income tax deductions and credits that families with special needs have available. Our parent workshops are created to be a safe environment for families to [...]
Astronomy Under the City Lights – Grayslake 7:00 pm
Astronomy Under the City Lights – Grayslake @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All Ages | DROP IN Explore the moon and stars above; telescopes provided. Presented by the Lake County Astronomical Society – weather permitting.
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 10 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Little Learners *TR* 9:30 am
Little Learners *TR*
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Stories, songs, and playtime for accompanied children 24-35 months. This is a ticketed event* *Tickets required. Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, first-served. [...]
Preschool Tinkers 9:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
2.5-5 years with an adult. Drop in. Engage in active learning with your preschooler! Singing, dancing, reading, and more followed by a hands-on activity. Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for email reminders.
Active Tots Time 10:00 am
Active Tots Time @ X-Factor Trampoline
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Come and enjoy 180 minutes of Tots Time
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Craft and Storytime 10:00 am
Craft and Storytime @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time and Craft. All ages
Lights, Action, CRAFT 10:00 am
Lights, Action, CRAFT @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Little Learners *TR* 10:30 am
Little Learners *TR*
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Stories, songs, and playtime for accompanied children 24-35 months. This is a ticketed event* *Tickets required. Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, first-served. [...]
Parent/Child Open Gym 10:30 am
Parent/Child Open Gym @ Centennial Ice Arena
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Centennial Gymnastics also offers open gym time weekly for ages 1 1/2-6 years old, and offers a gymnastic practice session weekly for those enrolled in classes.  Open Gym [Parent/Child Ages 1 1/2-6] Tuesday 10:30 a.m. [...]
Preschool Tinkers 10:30 am
Preschool Tinkers @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
2.5-5 years with an adult. Drop in. Engage in active learning with your preschooler! Singing, dancing, reading, and more followed by a hands-on activity. Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for email reminders.
Raising Readers 10:30 am
Raising Readers @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Help your child get ready to read with stories, finger plays, and music. Receive information on child development and early literacy skill building. These story times are geared toward ages 0-3 but all ages are [...]
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Reading to young children affects their brain activity and may just give them that boost they need to support and promote their early reading skills. Research shows that specific areas of the brain are affected [...]
Tales for Tots 10:30 am
Tales for Tots @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages with parent or caregiver Read, sing, talk, and play to build early literacy skills! Join us for stories, songs and more, followed by time for socialization and play.
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Baby Storytime 11:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Grayslake Area Public LIbrary,
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
0-18 MONTHS | DROP IN Get out of the house with baby! Bring your newborn to 18-month-old to the library for a fun storytime including songs, parachute play, bubbles, and more!
Saplings Kids Club – Outer Space 11:00 am
Saplings Kids Club – Outer Space @ Barbara's Book Store
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hawthorn Mall will host two fun-filled outer-space-themed kids craft events in September as part of its Saplings Kids Club fall lineup. During each event, children will learn about space while participating in a fun-filled craft [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Family Yoga 1:30 pm
Family Yoga @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Certified yoga instructor Magica Bottari combines unique kid-friendly yoga poses with playful stories and games to create an enriching experience for young children and their caregivers. Please bring yoga mats if possible. No prior yoga [...]
Kitchen Creations 2:30 pm
Kitchen Creations @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Calling all junior chefs! Join us at Kohl Children’s Museum for our Kitchen Creations program featuring farm-to-table food preparation and nutritious eating. Twice a month we will use a variety of ingredients and transform them [...]
Ozobot Class 3:00 pm
Ozobot Class @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ozobot class is a fun way to teach your children the basics of coding! Ozobots are a tiny robot toy that your children can “train” to move in basic patterns. Space is limited. For [...]
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library 3:30 pm
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library @ Barrington Area Library,
Sep 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
All ages Stop by after school and learn how to make unique stickers to decorate your room, locker, phone, and devices. Drop in. Program Room.
Fox Lake Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Fox Lake Farmers Market @ 17 E. School St. - Fox Lake, IL
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods, in an organic garden setting. The Fox Lake Farmers Market brings the Fox Lake and surrounding communities the very best and [...]
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 (Grades K-5) Come on in to the library to check out all our cool tinkering gear.
Crafternoons 4:15 pm
Crafternoons @ Glencoe Public Library
Sep 10 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
All ages What could be better than a lazy crafternoon? Create your own crafts out of a wide variety of materials, ranging from the everyday to the entirely unexpected.
Playhouse Pals & Kids Club 6:00 pm
Playhouse Pals & Kids Club @ GiGi's Playhouse Deerfield
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Playhouse Pals and Kids Club are two programs that support the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. These programs also support gross motor skills [...]
Family Drop-in Storytime 6:30 pm
Family Drop-in Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Come be part of the fun at storytime! It’s a half hour of books, songs, fingerplays and storytelling activities. All ages welcome, no registration required!
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 11 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market 7:00 am
Highland Park/Ravinia Farmers Market @ Jens Jensen Park
Sep 11 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Dean Avenue between St. Johns and Roger Williams. Fresh produce, flowers and other artisanal items are available for purchase.
Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 6-24 months – This is a special library time to share stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. There will also be time after storytime for play and to talk to each other.
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library 9:30 am
Baby Story Time at Cook Park Library @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Cook Park Library
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Babies’ brains are wired for learning. Because language acquisition starts at birth, Baby Story Time focuses on activities that will stimulate their brain development. The emphasis is on caregiver-child interaction as we guide you through [...]
Family Drop-In Storytime 9:30 am
Family Drop-In Storytime @ Lake Villa District Library
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Come be part of the fun at Family Drop-In Storytime! It’s a half-hour filled with books, music and more … all are welcome, no registration required!
Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in at this child led unstructured play for babies through 2 year old with a caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center. Meet other parents and caregivers for playtime and socializing. We have music, play mats, [...]
Toddler Time 9:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
1-2 years with an adult. Drop in. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle, and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go! Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for [...]
Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Stories in the Woods 10:00 am
Stories in the Woods @ Heller Nature Center
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Adult/Child, Ages 6 months-6 years Enjoy story time with a naturalist, then take a short hike and create a craft to take home. Fee is for one Adult and one Child, $3/additional child. No pre-registration [...]
Wacky Wednesday *TR* 10:00 am
Wacky Wednesday *TR* @ Ela Area Public Library
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Stories, songs and wackiness for accompanied children ages 3-5. This is a ticketed event* *Free tickets are available to Ela cardholders beginning at 9am the day of the program and are first-come, first-served. All others [...]
Drop-in Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Raising Readers 10:30 am
Raising Readers @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Help your child get ready to read with stories, finger plays, and music. Receive information on child development and early literacy skill building. These story times are geared toward ages 0-3 but all ages are [...]
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Fremont Public Library
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
1-2 years with an adult. Drop in. Get ready to jump, dance, wiggle, and stomp as we share stories, music and movement for toddlers on the go! Siblings welcome. Registration is not required, but recommended for [...]
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Art Play 10:45 am