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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Sensory Sensitive Sundays at Chuck E. Cheese 9:00 am
Sensory Sensitive Sundays at Chuck E. Cheese @ Chuck E. Cheese - Vernon Hills
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Chuck E. Cheese is proud to support families who have children with autism and other special needs. We offer a sensory-friendly experience on the first Sunday of every month at participating locations, opening our stores [...]
Soothing Santa 10:30 am
Soothing Santa @ Hawthorn Mall
Dec 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Soothing Santa is a sensory-friendly opportunity for children with all spectrum’s of special needs to enjoy the time-honored tradition of the Santa Photo Experience with their family in a calming environment prior to public hours. [...]
Mellody Farm Tree Lighting Festival 6:00 pm
Mellody Farm Tree Lighting Festival @ Mellody Farm
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Celebrate the holiday season with a Tree Lighting Ceremony at Mellody Farm. There will be hot cocoa, live music, photo opportunities with Santa and more!
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Dec 2 @ 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 [...]
Family story time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family story time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 2 @ 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, [...]
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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
Dec 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 [...]
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 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 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Dec 5 @ 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 [...]
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Soothing Santa 10:30 am
Soothing Santa @ Hawthorn Mall
Dec 8 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Soothing Santa is a sensory-friendly opportunity for children with all spectrum’s of special needs to enjoy the time-honored tradition of the Santa Photo Experience with their family in a calming environment prior to public hours. [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
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 [...]
Family story time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
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, [...]
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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
Dec 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 [...]
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 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 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Dec 12 @ 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 [...]
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Hannukah Happenings 10:00 am
Hannukah Happenings @ Hawthorn Mall
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Please join the Northwest Suburban Jewish Connectors for this FREE Hanukkah celebration! Families will enjoy entertainment, activities, and fun! Co-sponsored by: Beth Am, Beth Judea, BJE, Camp Henry Horner, Interfaith Families, JCC, JUF Young Families, Or Shalom, Shir Hadash
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Dec 16 @ 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 [...]
Family story time at Aspen Drive 10:00 am
Family story time at Aspen Drive @ Cook Memorial Public Library District - Aspen Drive Library
Dec 16 @ 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, [...]
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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
Dec 17 @ 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 [...]
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 17 @ 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 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Dec 19 @ 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 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Dec 23 @ 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 [...]
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Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 24 @ 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 [...]
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Parent/Tot Gym 9:00 am
Parent/Tot Gym @ Sullivan Community Center Gym
Dec 30 @ 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 [...]
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Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” 10:30 am
Storytime Tuesdays with Sharon at “Wiggly Field” @ Barbara's Bookstore
Dec 31 @ 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 [...]

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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