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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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 2:00 pm
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 3 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
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Make it Monday 1:00 pm
Make it Monday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Nov 4 @ 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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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Invent like Edison, create like Kandinsky, and use your noodle like Newton.  Tinker Tuesday offers fun activities for kids and adults working together in our makerspace-The Sandbox.  You will have the chance to explore, experiment and [...]
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
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Mini Comic Con
Mini Comic Con @ Vernon Area Public Library District
Nov 9 all-day
All-ages event for pop culture fans includes an artist alley, cosplay photo ops, themed crafts, STEM stations, workshops, gaming lounge and more. All Day: Artist Alley Meet and browse the work of local artists who [...]
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 2:00 pm
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Invent like Edison, create like Kandinsky, and use your noodle like Newton.  Tinker Tuesday offers fun activities for kids and adults working together in our makerspace-The Sandbox.  You will have the chance to explore, experiment and [...]
Tinker Tech Tuesday 5:30 pm
Tinker Tech Tuesday @ Warren Newport Public Library
Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Stop by The Point to tinker with fun tech! Kids grades k-5 are invited. September: 3D Pen October: Kubo November:  Sphero
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
Toying with Tech at Kohl Children’s Museum 2:30 pm
Toying with Tech at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Nov 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Toying with Tech introduces children to the exciting world of technology in a developmentally appropriate way. Programming takes place approximately every other Thursday from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. September 19: Cause & Effect with Patterns Explore [...]
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Virtual Reality Dinosaurs & More 1:00 pm
Virtual Reality Dinosaurs & More @ Ela Area Public Library
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Drop in to take a short virtual reality trip with Google Expeditions. Take a 3D journey to see dinosaurs and fossils up close, or go all the way up into space! For ages 5 and [...]
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 2:00 pm
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
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Make it Monday 1:00 pm
Make it Monday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Nov 18 @ 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 [...]
STEAM Ahead 3:30 pm
STEAM Ahead @ Warren Newport Public Library
Nov 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grades K-5 Stop by The Point for drop-in STEAM activities. October 10: See the wonders of Fall through a magnifying glass! October 29: Halloween – create spooky fun November 18: Celebrate the movie “Frozen” with a [...]
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Invent like Edison, create like Kandinsky, and use your noodle like Newton.  Tinker Tuesday offers fun activities for kids and adults working together in our makerspace-The Sandbox.  You will have the chance to explore, experiment and [...]
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 21 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
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Exploration Kits Petting Zoo at Lake Forest Library 3:00 pm
Exploration Kits Petting Zoo at Lake Forest Library @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Test-drive our newest Exploration Kits and check one out to continue exploring at home!
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Drop-in STEAM Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in STEAM Storytime @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Ages 3–6 Energize the budding scientist, engineer, and artist in you! After a story, things get STEAMy with hands-on projects in technology, art, and math, perfect for building early literacy and inquiry skills.
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 2:00 pm
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Nov 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for Big Thinkers Storytime, then stay and enjoy a family‑friendly creative play space and discovery center. Stretch your imagination and explore STEAM topics with stations stocked with blocks and building materials!
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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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