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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Preschool Playdate 10:00 am
Preschool Playdate @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddlers! Come to the library for active play! Strengthen and develop your motor skills with hands-on exploration. Parents and caretakers can chat with each other.
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Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 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, [...]
Kids Cook! 5:00 pm
Kids Cook! @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join Miss Monica from the University of Illinois Extension as you make your own fun and healthy snacks! Then we will enjoy some interactive games together! Space is limited so arriving early or on time is [...]
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Anime Club 3:30 pm
Anime Club @ Warren Newport Public Library
Dec 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us in The Vault for Anime Club
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LEGO Free Build 2:00 pm
LEGO Free Build @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Drop in any time between 2:00 and 4:00 pm to construct your ideas using Legos. ZB Kids (Grades K-4), ZB Kids (Grades 3-6)
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Preschool Playdate 10:00 am
Preschool Playdate @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddlers! Come to the library for active play! Strengthen and develop your motor skills with hands-on exploration. Parents and caretakers can chat with each other.
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Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 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, [...]
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LGBTea Party 4:00 pm
LGBTea Party @ Waukegan Public Library
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come and find a comfortable space to hangout with LGBTQ peers and allies! Enjoy some good conversation with a warm beverage and snacks.
LEGO CLUB 6:00 pm
LEGO CLUB @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Open to builders of all ages! Enjoy a chance to free build with friends or take on Miss Courtney’s special Master Builder challenges in the Children’s Activity Center! Register for an email reminder so you don’t [...]
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Playdate @ the Library 9:30 am
Playdate @ the Library @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages birth to 4 with an adult. Free. Drop in. Chase away the wintertime blues here: Little ones can play with friends without all that stifling snow gear. We’ll set up a wide variety of [...]
Anime Club 3:30 pm
Anime Club @ Warren Newport Public Library
Dec 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us in The Vault for Anime Club
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Preschool Playdate 10:00 am
Preschool Playdate @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Toddlers! Come to the library for active play! Strengthen and develop your motor skills with hands-on exploration. Parents and caretakers can chat with each other.
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Playtime with Littles 9:30 am
Playtime with Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Dec 18 @ 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, [...]
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Playdate @ the Library 9:30 am
Playdate @ the Library @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Ages birth to 4 with an adult. Free. Drop in. Chase away the wintertime blues here: Little ones can play with friends without all that stifling snow gear. We’ll set up a wide variety of [...]
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Under Five Family Time 10:30 am
Under Five Family Time @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Dec 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ages 0-5 with an adult. Free. Ticket required. After a busy week, spend quality time together enjoying stories, rhymes, music, and themed crafts perfect for the pre-K crowd. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served [...]
Chess Club 1:00 pm
Chess Club @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Dec 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ages 13-Adult.  Do you love chess and need someone to play with? Stop by the library to join in a little friendly chess competition. Experienced and beginner players welcome!
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12 Comments

  1. The events seem to revolve in most part around children and families and although that is nice, there is not a lot for single adults. is there a separate web site for those events?

  2. Is there a way to print out the calendar of just the month of June in one page? A printer friendly version?
    When I try to print it, it is wanting to print 25 pages in strange columns.
    Thanks.

  3. Rockin Jump no longer has rockin tots on Saturdays in the summer if you want to make that change. They said it would return in the fall.

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