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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Mini Makers Club {TR} 4:00 pm
Mini Makers Club {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grades 1-5. Each month we will explore a new topic of science, technology, and arts and crafts using a variety of supplies and techniques. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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Theater Thursday 4:00 pm
Theater Thursday @ Indian Trails Library District,
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Grades 6-8. Stop by the Middle Ground on the last Thursday of each month to watch a movie and and enjoy popcorn and drinks.  We’ll also vote for the next months movie selection. Movies will [...]
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Art Start 10:00 am
Art Start @ Indian Trails Library District,
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Introduce your child to art with this short storytime followed by a process oriented art project. Dress to get messy! Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Art Start 11:00 am
Art Start @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Introduce your child to art with this short storytime followed by a process oriented art project. Dress to get messy! Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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Family Open Gym 12:00 pm
Family Open Gym @ Wheeling Community Recreation Center Gym
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For families with children ages 10 and younger. Spend time with your family in the new Wheeling Park District gymnasium. Children must be accompanied by an adult. *Check the Park District calendar before heading out, [...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Indian Trails Library District - Temporary Location
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages infants & crawlers with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays and sign language followed by 15-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Wonderful Walkers {TR} 10:45 am
Wonderful Walkers {TR} @ Indian Trails Public Library District
Oct 7 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages walkers – 24 months with a caregiver. Stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 10-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Moon over Wheeling 7:00 pm
Moon over Wheeling @ Indian Trails Public LIbrary District
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All ages. Volunteers from the Lake County Astronomical Society will bring sophisticated telescopes to allow the public to view the moon and other celestial objects. Visitors are welcome to view at any time during the [...]
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Noisy Time! 10:00 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Explore the world around us with stories, rhymes and lots of music and movement. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Noisy Time! 10:45 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 11 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Explore the world around us with stories, rhymes and lots of music and movement. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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Family Open Gym 12:00 pm
Family Open Gym @ Wheeling Community Recreation Center Gym
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For families with children ages 10 and younger. Spend time with your family in the new Wheeling Park District gymnasium. Children must be accompanied by an adult. *Check the Park District calendar before heading out, [...]
Meet Me at the Park 1:00 pm
Meet Me at the Park @ Various Wheeling Parks - See Below
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wheeling Park District was selected to receive funding to continue it’s Unplug at the Park program and was one of only 25 Meet Me at the Park grant recipients nationwide in 2019. Meet Me at the [...]
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Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs. Limit: 20.  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Preschool Storytime {TR} 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 3-5 attending on own. Join us for stories, songs and activities. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs. Limit: 20.  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Preschool Storytime {TR} 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 3-5 attending on own. Join us for stories, songs and activities. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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Pumpkin Plunge 5:30 pm
Pumpkin Plunge @ Wheeling Park District Pool
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Bring the family to hunt for the haunted pumpkins and bob for apples at the Indoor Pool. Stay for open swim after the event. 5:30 ages 6 and younger 6:00 ages 7 and older.
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Super Saturday at ITPLD 11:00 am
Super Saturday at ITPLD @ Indian Trails Public Library District
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
September 21: Wildlife Discovery Center of Elawa Farm All ages. Experience close-up encounters in this show and tell presentation that includes snakes, lizards and crocodilians from Elawa Farm wildlife habitat in Lake Forest.   October [...]
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Family Open Gym 12:00 pm
Family Open Gym @ Wheeling Community Recreation Center Gym
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For families with children ages 10 and younger. Spend time with your family in the new Wheeling Park District gymnasium. Children must be accompanied by an adult. *Check the Park District calendar before heading out, [...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Indian Trails Library District - Temporary Location
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages infants & crawlers with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays and sign language followed by 15-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Wonderful Walkers {TR} 10:45 am
Wonderful Walkers {TR} @ Indian Trails Public Library District
Oct 21 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages walkers – 24 months with a caregiver. Stories, songs, and fingerplays, followed by 10-minute playtime. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Making Mondays Memorable 4:00 pm
Making Mondays Memorable @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grades K-3.  Let’s make Mondays special!  Each month we will have a different theme and get very creative.  Don’t miss out on all the fun!  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.  Limit 20.
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Noisy Time! 10:00 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Explore the world around us with stories, rhymes and lots of music and movement. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
Noisy Time! 10:45 am
Noisy Time! @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 22 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Explore the world around us with stories, rhymes and lots of music and movement. Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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Family LEGO Club {TR} 6:00 pm
Family LEGO Club {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District,
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ages 3 and older with a caregiver. Explore the creativity and excitement of building together. We’ll have Duplo and regular-sized Legos. Limit: 40. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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Night Owls 6:30 pm
Night Owls @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Ages 3-7 with a caregiver. Not quite ready for bed?  Relax with stories, songs and literacy activities for the perfect way to end your day! Limit: 25. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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Boo-nanza! 4:00 pm
Boo-nanza! @ Community Recreation Center
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Children, ages 10 years and younger , are welcome to spend a bewitching afternoon at the CRC (Creepy Reeky Castle) filled with spooky fun! Decorate your own pumpkin and create a craft. Enjoy spooky storytelling, [...]
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Family Open Gym 12:00 pm
Family Open Gym @ Wheeling Community Recreation Center Gym
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
For families with children ages 10 and younger. Spend time with your family in the new Wheeling Park District gymnasium. Children must be accompanied by an adult. *Check the Park District calendar before heading out, [...]
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Toddler Storytime {TR} 10:00 am
Toddler Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2-3 with a caregiver. Join us for stories, rhymes and songs. Limit: 20.  Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the event.
Preschool Storytime {TR} 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime {TR} @ Indian Trails Library District
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 3-5 attending on own. Join us for stories, songs and activities. Limit: 20. Free tickets distributed 30 minutes before the program.
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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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