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
Oct 2 @ 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!
Magnetic Poetry Craft 3:00 pm
Magnetic Poetry Craft @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Make your own custom magnetic poetry to hang in your locker or at home. Use your favorite songs, poems or quotations as inspiration.
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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,
Oct 3 @ 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 [...]
Theater Thursday 4:00 pm
Theater Thursday @ Indian Trails Library District,
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Grades 6-8. Stop by the Middle Ground on the last Thursday of each month to watch a movie and and enjoy popcorn and drinks.  We’ll also vote for the next months movie selection. Movies will [...]
Teen Crafts 7:00 pm
Teen Crafts @ Lake Bluff Public Library
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for teen crafts this fall and put your own unique spin on these fun projects. All materials provided, just bring your creativity! September: Slime Laboratory October: Memory Boxes November: Button Bonanza.
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Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Oct 4 @ 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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Love Sugar Magic 12:00 pm
Love Sugar Magic @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ages 7-14 – Let’s get excited for el dia de los muertos, the Day of the Dead! Join us for this program and discover your inner bruja! Spaces limited. First come, first serve.
K.O. Family Game Time 2:00 pm
K.O. Family Game Time @ Fox Lake District Library
Oct 5 @ 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 [...]
Tween Gaming 2:00 pm
Tween Gaming @ Warren Newport Public Library
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 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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Make it Monday 1:00 pm
Make it Monday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Oct 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This program will take the full 2 hours. This program is geared toward grades 3-6.  Every week is  a new activity. Call library for details September 23: Shrinky Dinks October 7:  Wobblebots November 4: Paper [...]
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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,
Oct 10 @ 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 [...]
LGBTea Party 4:00 pm
LGBTea Party @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 10 @ 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.
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Friday Family Ninja Nights 6:30 pm
Friday Family Ninja Nights @ Ultimate Ninjas Libertyville
Oct 11 @ 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 [...]
Trick or Tween Halloween 7:00 pm
Trick or Tween Halloween @ Paulus Park Barn
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble! Join us at your own risk for this fabulous freaky Friday tweens ONLY event! Monsters will be mashing to the beats of The Great Boodini DJ, goblins will be feasting [...]
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Tween Gaming 2:00 pm
Tween Gaming @ Warren Newport Public Library
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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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Franken-Toy 4:30 pm
Franken-Toy @ Grayslake Area Public Library
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Grades 5-12 | DROP IN Become a mad scientist and design your own monstrous creation from different pieces of used toys.
Teen Choice Movie Night 6:30 pm
Teen Choice Movie Night @ Lake Forest Library
Oct 15 @ 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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DIY Patches 6:00 pm
DIY Patches @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Make your own fabric patch on our embroidery machine.
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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,
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 18 @ 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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Tween Gaming 2:00 pm
Tween Gaming @ Warren Newport Public Library
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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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LGBTeens 12:30 pm
LGBTeens @ Round lake area public library
Oct 20 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 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 Drop-in Creativity Corner 6:00 pm
Teen Drop-in Creativity Corner @ Lake Forest Public Library
Oct 21 @ 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 [...]
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Teen Art Club 4:30 pm
Teen Art Club @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Oct 23 @ 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 [...]
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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,
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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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LEGO Free Build 2:00 pm
LEGO Free Build @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Oct 26 @ 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)
Tween Gaming 2:00 pm
Tween Gaming @ Warren Newport Public Library
Oct 26 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 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 Movie Night- Films in the Vault 3:30 pm
Teen Movie Night- Films in the Vault @ Warren Newport Public Library,
Oct 31 @ 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 [...]

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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