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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Drop-in Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Drop-in Storytime 1:00 pm
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse 4:30 pm
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Destination Discovery  –  Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families [...]
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LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Friday Fun Times 10:30 am
Friday Fun Times @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for an education and entertaining time at the Library, There’ll be stories, music, and fun!
Sensory Storytime 11:30 am
Sensory Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for an inclusive and interactive storytime filled with stories, songs, sensory play, and socialization! Children of all abilities with their siblings and caregivers are welcome. Please let us know if any accommodations are [...]
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Deerfield Farmers Market 7:00 am
Deerfield Farmers Market @ Metra Commuter Lot
Oct 5 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Deerfield Farmers Market is open for the season, and this year they are pulling out all the stops to celebrate their 25th anniversary! Located at the northwest corner of Deerfield Road and Robert York [...]
Family Time 10:00 am
Family Time @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come to the Youth Program Room for a drop-in storytime the whole family will enjoy!
Mad Hatters at Deerfield Library 11:00 am
Mad Hatters at Deerfield Library @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Join the library for a fun-filled program of books, poems, songs, and, of course, hats as we welcome back the Mad Hatters of Chicago.
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Parent Workshop- Retirement and Lifestyle Planning 6:30 pm
Parent Workshop- Retirement and Lifestyle Planning @ GiGi's Playhouse Deerfield
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join GiGi’s Deerfield to discuss retirement and lifestyle planning. We will go over how to balance your 401k’s, IRA’s, Long Term Care insurance, longevity and other retirement concerns as they relate to families with special [...]
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Playhouse Pals & Kids Club 6:00 pm
Playhouse Pals & Kids Club @ GiGi's Playhouse Deerfield
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Playhouse Pals and Kids Club are two programs that support the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. These programs also support gross motor skills [...]
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Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
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LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Friday Fun Times 10:30 am
Friday Fun Times @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for an education and entertaining time at the Library, There’ll be stories, music, and fun!
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Deerfield Farmers Market 7:00 am
Deerfield Farmers Market @ Metra Commuter Lot
Oct 12 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Deerfield Farmers Market is open for the season, and this year they are pulling out all the stops to celebrate their 25th anniversary! Located at the northwest corner of Deerfield Road and Robert York [...]
Family Time 10:00 am
Family Time @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come to the Youth Program Room for a drop-in storytime the whole family will enjoy!
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 14 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Fall Dance Jam 10:30 am
Fall Dance Jam @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
For children up to age 6, with a caregiver Shake your sillies out at this action-packed dance program. Children will find their rhythm with shakers and singing along to their favorite songs. No registration required!
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 15 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 16 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Drop-in Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Drop-in Storytime 1:00 pm
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse 4:30 pm
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Destination Discovery  –  Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families [...]
LEGO Club 4:30 pm
LEGO Club @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 16 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join the Deerfield Public Library for an hour of building and show off your creativity at LEGO® Club! Build your own design or follow the monthly challenge.
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 17 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 18 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Friday Fun Times 10:30 am
Friday Fun Times @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for an education and entertaining time at the Library, There’ll be stories, music, and fun!
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 19 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
Family Time 10:00 am
Family Time @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come to the Youth Program Room for a drop-in storytime the whole family will enjoy!
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Drop-in Craft
Drop-in Craft @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 20 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick-up a craft pack that you can either do in the Library or take home.
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Playhouse Pals & Kids Club 6:00 pm
Playhouse Pals & Kids Club @ GiGi's Playhouse Deerfield
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Playhouse Pals and Kids Club are two programs that support the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. These programs also support gross motor skills [...]
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Drop-in Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Drop-in Storytime 1:00 pm
Drop-in Storytime @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays in this drop-in storytime for all ages.
Drop-in STEM Challenge 4:30 pm
Drop-in STEM Challenge @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 23 @ 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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LMNOP (0-3) 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign language and through incorporating music and dance therapy into daily activities, to stimulate the child. Recommended for children newborn-36 months old.
Halloween Hoopla 7:00 pm
Halloween Hoopla @ Jewett Park/ Community center
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday 7-9pm – Jewett Park Shelter Disc Jockey Bonfire in the Park Pumpkin Patch & Pumpkin Decorating Scarecrow Building Pumpkin Carving performance by “The Pumpkin Butcher” Saturday 3-6 pm – Jewett Park Community Center Costumed [...]
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Family Time 10:00 am
Family Time @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come to the Youth Program Room for a drop-in storytime the whole family will enjoy!
Halloween Hoopla 3:00 pm
Halloween Hoopla @ Jewett Park/ Community center
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday 7-9pm – Jewett Park Shelter Disc Jockey Bonfire in the Park Pumpkin Patch & Pumpkin Decorating Scarecrow Building Pumpkin Carving performance by “The Pumpkin Butcher” Saturday 3-6 pm – Jewett Park Community Center Costumed Characters Games [...]
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Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square 10:30 am
Wednesday Storytime at Deerfield Square @ Barnes & Noble Deerfield
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join Barnes & Noble Deerfield Square every Wednesday at 10:30am in the Kids’ Department on the Hundred Acre Wood stage for Storytime. Fun for ages 2 through 8.
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse 4:30 pm
Destination Discovery at GiGi’s Playhouse @ Gigi's Playhouse at Bannockburn Green
Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Destination Discovery  –  Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families [...]
LEGO Club 4:30 pm
LEGO Club @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join the Deerfield Public Library for an hour of building and show off your creativity at LEGO® Club! Build your own design or follow the monthly challenge.
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Trick or Treat the Library
Trick or Treat the Library @ Deerfield Public Library
Oct 31 all-day
Stop by the Youth Services department anytime on Halloween to show off your costume and receive a special (non-food) treat!

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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