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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Ozobot Class 3:00 pm
Ozobot Class @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 3 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ozobot class is a fun way to teach your children the basics of coding! Ozobots are a tiny robot toy that your children can “train” to move in basic patterns. Space is limited. For [...]
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 (Grades K-5) Come on in to the library to check out all our cool tinkering gear.
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STEAM Storytime at Deerfield Library 10:00 am
STEAM Storytime at Deerfield Library @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Children ages 2-5 with a caregiver, Join the library for a STEAM storytime filled with hands-on experiments!
Sphero Ball Programming 4:00 pm
Sphero Ball Programming @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We’ve added Sphero Balls to our coding activities! Have your child learn coding by programming these small robotic balls to do simple tasks. For grades 4-8.
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Robotics at the Highwood Public Library 6:15 am
Robotics at the Highwood Public Library @ Highwood Public Library
Sep 9 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am
Build Robots! This program is for grades 1 to 12.
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Ozobot Class 3:00 pm
Ozobot Class @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ozobot class is a fun way to teach your children the basics of coding! Ozobots are a tiny robot toy that your children can “train” to move in basic patterns. Space is limited. For [...]
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 (Grades K-5) Come on in to the library to check out all our cool tinkering gear.
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Sphero Ball Programming 4:00 pm
Sphero Ball Programming @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We’ve added Sphero Balls to our coding activities! Have your child learn coding by programming these small robotic balls to do simple tasks. For grades 4-8.
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STEM: Little Learners (TR) 10:00 am
STEM: Little Learners (TR) @ Indian Trails Library District
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Discover science, technology, engineering and math through stories, songs and experiments. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
STEM: Little Learners 10:45 am
STEM: Little Learners @ Indian Trails Library District
Sep 13 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Discover science, technology, engineering and math through stories, songs and experiments. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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STEM for ages 0-5 11:00 am
STEM for ages 0-5 @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ages 0-5 with a caregiver – Discover science, technology, engineering and math through stories and experiments. Spaces limited. First come, first serve. September: Palentology October: Chemistry
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 [...]
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 2:00 pm
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 15 @ 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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Robotics at the Highwood Public Library 6:15 am
Robotics at the Highwood Public Library @ Highwood Public Library
Sep 16 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am
Build Robots! This program is for grades 1 to 12.
Make It Monday 3:30 pm
Make It Monday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Sep 16 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
This program is geared toward kids in grades 3-6. Every week has different themed craft. Call library for more information September 16: Shrinky Dinks September 30: Perler Beads October 14:  Wobblebots October 21: Special for K-6: [...]
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 17 @ 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!
Tinkering Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tinkering Tuesday @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Tinkering Tuesday The Museum’s Tinkering Tuesday program encourages children to do what they do best – let their curiosity take over! Explore the world of engineering by building machines and creating processes, and then explore what happens [...]
Ozobot Class 3:00 pm
Ozobot Class @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ozobot class is a fun way to teach your children the basics of coding! Ozobots are a tiny robot toy that your children can “train” to move in basic patterns. Space is limited. For [...]
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 (Grades K-5) Come on in to the library to check out all our cool tinkering gear.
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Sphero Ball Programming 4:00 pm
Sphero Ball Programming @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We’ve added Sphero Balls to our coding activities! Have your child learn coding by programming these small robotic balls to do simple tasks. For grades 4-8.
Drop-in STEM Challenge 4:30 pm
Drop-in STEM Challenge @ Deerfield Public Library
Sep 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Stop by the library to try your hand at a new STEM challenge each month!
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 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!
Toying with Tech at Kohl Children’s Museum 2:30 pm
Toying with Tech at Kohl Children’s Museum @ Kohl Children's Museum
Sep 19 @ 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 [...]
Maze Mayhem with Sphero 4:00 pm
Maze Mayhem with Sphero @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ages 8-14 – Time to put your skills to the test! Navigate a maze to escape as quickly as possible while completing the challenges along the way. Spaces limited. First come, first serve.
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Tech Open Lab 3:30 pm
Tech Open Lab @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
All ages Families play and create with LEGO robots, circuits, iPads, and more. Program Room. Drop in.
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 2:00 pm
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 22 @ 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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Robotics at the Highwood Public Library 6:15 am
Robotics at the Highwood Public Library @ Highwood Public Library
Sep 23 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am
Build Robots! This program is for grades 1 to 12.
Make it Monday 1:00 pm
Make it Monday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Sep 23 @ 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
Sep 24 @ 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!
Ozobot Class 3:00 pm
Ozobot Class @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Ozobot class is a fun way to teach your children the basics of coding! Ozobots are a tiny robot toy that your children can “train” to move in basic patterns. Space is limited. For [...]
Tinker Tuesday 4:00 pm
Tinker Tuesday @ Antioch Public Library District
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 (Grades K-5) Come on in to the library to check out all our cool tinkering gear.
Tinker Tech Tuesday 5:30 pm
Tinker Tech Tuesday @ Warren Newport Public Library
Sep 24 @ 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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Sphero Ball Programming 4:00 pm
Sphero Ball Programming @ North Chicago Public Library
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We’ve added Sphero Balls to our coding activities! Have your child learn coding by programming these small robotic balls to do simple tasks. For grades 4-8.
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BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play 9:30 am
BIG THINKERS! Storytime and Block Play @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 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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Drop-in STEAM Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in STEAM Storytime @ Lake Forest Library
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 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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Robotics at the Highwood Public Library 6:15 am
Robotics at the Highwood Public Library @ Highwood Public Library
Sep 30 @ 6:15 am – 7:15 am
Build Robots! This program is for grades 1 to 12.
Make It Monday 3:30 pm
Make It Monday @ Zion-Benton Public Library
Sep 30 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
This program is geared toward kids in grades 3-6. Every week has different themed craft. Call library for more information September 16: Shrinky Dinks September 30: Perler Beads October 14:  Wobblebots October 21: Special for K-6: [...]

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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