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.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 1 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 1 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 3 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 3 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Oktoberfest Concert 11:30 am
Oktoberfest Concert @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the music of Die Musikmeisters! Weather permitting, we will be outside in the courtyard. If it is too cold, we’ll come indoors to Classroom AB. Join us for music, cider, sweet treats [...]
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Community Recycling Event 10:00 am
Community Recycling Event @ Bevier Park
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join the Waukegan Park District for it’s Community Recycling Event. The event is free to the public, the following items will be collected and recycled: selected electronics bicycles musical instruments eyeglasses hearing aids shoes clothing [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Waukegan Public Library’s Free Family Movie Series 1:30 pm
Waukegan Public Library’s Free Family Movie Series @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 6 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join the Waukegan Public Library for a family movie! September 15:  Atletico San Pancho September 22: The Kid Who Would Be King September 29: Wonder Park October 6: Selena October 13: Hotel Transylvania II October 20: Goosebumps II October [...]
Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 8 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 8 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 10 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 10 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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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Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Festival del Mole y Pozole en Waukegan 10:00 am
Festival del Mole y Pozole en Waukegan @ Belvidere Discount Mall
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Regresa a Waukegan uno de los festivales gastronómicos con mas sabor. Ven con toda la familia a disfrutar de una amplia variedad de Moles y Pozoles, ademas: -Brincolines para Ninos -Pintacaritas -Música en Vivo -Área [...]
Waukegan Public Library’s Free Family Movie Series 1:30 pm
Waukegan Public Library’s Free Family Movie Series @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 13 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join the Waukegan Public Library for a family movie! September 15:  Atletico San Pancho September 22: The Kid Who Would Be King September 29: Wonder Park October 6: Selena October 13: Hotel Transylvania II October 20: Goosebumps II October [...]
Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 15 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 15 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Poetry Workshop for Kids 4:30 pm
Poetry Workshop for Kids @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Let your inner poet blossom! This workshop is designed to educate, encourage and engage young writers in writing nature-themed poetry. All ages are welcome (K-12). This program is presented as part of the College of [...]
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 17 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Family Saturdays at the Field House 4:00 pm
Family Saturdays at the Field House @ Waukegan Field House Sports, Fitness & Aquatics Center
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
For more information call Cameron at 847-782-3621
ArtWauk 5:00 pm
ArtWauk @ Arts & Entertainment District Downtown Waukegan
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ArtWauk is the monthly celebration of all arts in downtown Waukegan. Each month is a unique experience as the art exhibits, musicians and featured performances vary from one month to the next. Come downtown, grab [...]
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Waukegan Public Library’s Free Family Movie Series 1:30 pm
Waukegan Public Library’s Free Family Movie Series @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 20 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join the Waukegan Public Library for a family movie! September 15:  Atletico San Pancho September 22: The Kid Who Would Be King September 29: Wonder Park October 6: Selena October 13: Hotel Transylvania II October 20: Goosebumps II October [...]
Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 22 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 22 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 24 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 24 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Waukegan Halloween Trick or Treat Trail 1:00 pm
Waukegan Halloween Trick or Treat Trail @ Bowen Park
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Come walk the Halloween Trick or Treat Trail, a two-hour new tradition for families with professionally costumed loved and feared characters to meet. Families will interact with characters, scenes, and sounds along a walking path. [...]
Preschool Storytime 3:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Waukegan Public Library’s Free Family Movie Series 1:30 pm
Waukegan Public Library’s Free Family Movie Series @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join the Waukegan Public Library for a family movie! September 15:  Atletico San Pancho September 22: The Kid Who Would Be King September 29: Wonder Park October 6: Selena October 13: Hotel Transylvania II October 20: Goosebumps II October [...]
Los Bilingüitos Storytime 3:30 pm
Los Bilingüitos Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Kids ages 4 to 7 will give their imaginations a workout, listening to stories, singing songs and creating craft projects in the art center. Niños de 4 a 7 años trabajarán con sus imaginaciones, escuchando [...]
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Two-Year-Old Storytime 10:15 am
Two-Year-Old Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 29 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Toddlers love to move, so we’ve designed a lively storytime just for them! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and rhythm activities.   For children ages 2 to 2 1/2 years-old. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 29 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
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Babies and Books 10:15 am
Babies and Books @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 31 @ 10:15 am – 10:30 am
Help your infant (6 to 23 months) develop new learning skills and sensory awareness by exploring books, singing songs and trying fun new activities together. Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)
Preschool Storytime 10:45 am
Preschool Storytime @ Waukegan Public Library
Oct 31 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Stop by with your preschooler for stories and songs.   For children ages 3, 4, and 5 Location: Early Learning Center (Lower Level)

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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