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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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!
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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 [...]
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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.
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 [...]
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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Switch: New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe 3:00 pm
Switch: New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Sep 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ages 5 and Up – Come on in and have fun while playing switch games.
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Teen Movie Night- Films in the Vault 3:30 pm
Teen Movie Night- Films in the Vault @ Warren Newport Public Library,
Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Films in The Vault! Join us in The Vault for a film from 3:30-5:30! Enjoy watching a new film or a classic with friends or just use it as nice background noise as you work [...]
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Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Sep 13 @ 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 [...]
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Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 14 @ 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.
Chess Club 1:00 pm
Chess Club @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Sep 14 @ 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!
SeaPerch STEM Robotics Open House Event 1:00 pm
SeaPerch STEM Robotics Open House Event @ National Museum of the American Sailor
Sep 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Great Lakes, IL – Calling all future engineers! The National Museum of the American Sailor invites teachers and parents to learn more about the 2020 Regional Navy Great Lakes SeaPerch Competition by attending the “What [...]
Tween Gaming 2:00 pm
Tween Gaming @ Warren Newport Public Library
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Calling all video gamers in 3rd-5th grades!
Family Neon Jump Night 8:00 pm
Family Neon Jump Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Sep 14 @ 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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Teen Choice Movie Night 6:30 pm
Teen Choice Movie Night @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
September Movie: Detective Pikachu Based on the 2016 video game of the same name, Detective Pikachu follows the adventures of failed Pokemon trainer Tim Goodman as he helms a search for his acclaimed father, Detective Harry [...]
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Teen Movie Night- Films in the Vault 3:30 pm
Teen Movie Night- Films in the Vault @ Warren Newport Public Library,
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Films in The Vault! Join us in The Vault for a film from 3:30-5:30! Enjoy watching a new film or a classic with friends or just use it as nice background noise as you work [...]
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Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Sep 20 @ 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 [...]
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Batman Day at Jay’s Comics
Batman Day at Jay’s Comics @ Jay's Comics
Sep 21 all-day
Celebrate the day of the Bat this year at Jay’s Comics, featuring special guests Flashpoint Batman, the Arkham Batman and the BvS Batman!! We will have FREE comics as well as a 20% discount on [...]
Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 21 @ 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.
Tween Gaming 2:00 pm
Tween Gaming @ Warren Newport Public Library
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Calling all video gamers in 3rd-5th grades!
Family Neon Jump Night 8:00 pm
Family Neon Jump Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Sep 21 @ 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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Teen Art Club 4:30 pm
Teen Art Club @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Sep 25 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Art club is for artists of all levels: advanced or beginners. Each Month you will learn/do a different form of art.  October Drawing Magna November Digital Art December Acrylic Painting Locations: The Sandbox Age Group(s): High School Teens [...]
LGBTeens 6:30 pm
LGBTeens @ Round lake area public library
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Teens – The library is the place to meet and hang out with other LGBTQ+ teens. Play games, talk about books and movies, and enjoy some sweet treats. Everyone is welcome with open arms.
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Teen Movie Night- Films in the Vault 3:30 pm
Teen Movie Night- Films in the Vault @ Warren Newport Public Library,
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Films in The Vault! Join us in The Vault for a film from 3:30-5:30! Enjoy watching a new film or a classic with friends or just use it as nice background noise as you work [...]
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Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Sep 27 @ 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 [...]
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Drop-In Chess 10:30 am
Drop-In Chess @ Highland Park Public Library
Sep 28 @ 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.
Tween Gaming 2:00 pm
Tween Gaming @ Warren Newport Public Library
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Calling all video gamers in 3rd-5th grades!
Family Neon Jump Night 8:00 pm
Family Neon Jump Night @ Rockin' Jump Buffalo Grove
Sep 28 @ 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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Teen Drop-in Creativity Corner 6:00 pm
Teen Drop-in Creativity Corner @ Lake Forest Public Library
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Carve out a corner of your day to be creative. Drop in for a bit anytime between 6:00 and 8:00 pm and make a little something special. All supplies provided. September: The Art of Marbling [...]

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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