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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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Barrington Farmers Market 3:00 pm
Barrington Farmers Market @ Village Center
Sep 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Barrington Farmers Market returns to the Village Center at Park Avenue and Cook Streets. This popular market is held every Thursday from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. The market features fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, [...]
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LEGO club 3:30 pm
LEGO club @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 Grades K-8 Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Program Room. Drop in.
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Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 9 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library 3:30 pm
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library @ Barrington Area Library,
Sep 9 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
All ages Stop by after school and learn how to make unique stickers to decorate your room, locker, phone, and devices. Drop in. Program Room.
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library 3:30 pm
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library @ Barrington Area Library,
Sep 10 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
All ages Stop by after school and learn how to make unique stickers to decorate your room, locker, phone, and devices. Drop in. Program Room.
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 11 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Barrington Farmers Market 3:00 pm
Barrington Farmers Market @ Village Center
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Barrington Farmers Market returns to the Village Center at Park Avenue and Cook Streets. This popular market is held every Thursday from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. The market features fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, [...]
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library 3:30 pm
Sticker Making at the Barrington Area Library @ Barrington Area Library,
Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
All ages Stop by after school and learn how to make unique stickers to decorate your room, locker, phone, and devices. Drop in. Program Room.
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Art Studio 3:30 pm
Art Studio @ Barrington Area Library,
Sep 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Grades 1-8 We have the supplies, you have the ideas – let’s make art! Program Room. Drop in.
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AMC Sensory Friendly Films 10:00 am
AMC Sensory Friendly Films @ AMC Theatres in Northbrook Court and South Barrington
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! [...]
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Art in Nature: Color the Preserves 11:00 am
Art in Nature: Color the Preserves @ Crabtree Nature Center
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Everyone can try sculpting, painting, weaving and other art forms to capture and reflect the beauty of the preserves through art. Artwork will be available for sale. Concessions by Meatheads. Entertainment will include music and [...]
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Story Time in the Sun at Charles E. Brown Park 10:00 am
Story Time in the Sun at Charles E. Brown Park @ Charles E Brown Park
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Meet us at the park for stories and activities in nature! Weather permitting. Drop in. Charles E. Brown Park, W. Long Grove Rd, Deer Park.
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Wee Wanderer Wednesdays 10:00 am
Wee Wanderer Wednesdays @ Crabtree Nature Center
Sep 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for a special program for little naturalists. Children ages 2-6 w/adult. Tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 9:30 am. Limit 16 children. COST: FREE
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 18 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
*RR* Sensory Story Time 6:00 pm
*RR* Sensory Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
All ages w/ caregiver Children enjoy books, music, and movement activities designed to engage the senses and build language and literacy skills. For children of all abilities. Program Room. Register.
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Barrington Farmers Market 3:00 pm
Barrington Farmers Market @ Village Center
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Barrington Farmers Market returns to the Village Center at Park Avenue and Cook Streets. This popular market is held every Thursday from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. The market features fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, [...]
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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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Arboretum of South Barrington Art Festival
Arboretum of South Barrington Art Festival @ The Arboretum of South Barrington
Sep 21 all-day
The upscale Arboretum of South Barrington Plays host to the fest with its mix of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Live music and great food add to the experience of this outdoor festival. Fun art [...]
Art Play 10:00 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All ages w/ caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
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Art Play 10:30 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Up to 24 months w/ caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and play time.   Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Sky over Barrington 7:00 pm
Sky over Barrington @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 In collaboration with Northwest Suburban Astronomers See and learn about our galaxy, as local astronomers share their telescopes and knowledge. Program takes place outside, so please dress accordingly. Library campus.   Other Information:  All ages [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver (siblings welcome) Location: Story Room Other Information: Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Patrons from other library districts are admitted as space is available. No registration required. Story [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please [...]
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 Ages 0-3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play and explore hands-on activities, while you connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Description:  Ages 2-5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Barrington Farmers Market 3:00 pm
Barrington Farmers Market @ Village Center
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Barrington Farmers Market returns to the Village Center at Park Avenue and Cook Streets. This popular market is held every Thursday from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. The market features fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, [...]
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AMC Sensory Friendly Films 10:00 am
AMC Sensory Friendly Films @ AMC Theatres in Northbrook Court and South Barrington
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! [...]
Art in the Barn 10:00 am
Art in the Barn @ Good Shepard Hospital
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Held on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, visitors enjoy the 175 artists exhibiting in all art mediums. This beautiful fall festival continues to provide an ideal gathering place for a [...]
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Art in the Barn 10:00 am
Art in the Barn @ Good Shepard Hospital
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Held on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, visitors enjoy the 175 artists exhibiting in all art mediums. This beautiful fall festival continues to provide an ideal gathering place for a [...]
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Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2–5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. Customers from other library districts [...]

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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