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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American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Preschool Picasso 11:30 am
Preschool Picasso @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ages 3-5 – Bring your preschooler for a story and hands-on arts and crafts. Each session will have a different theme. Make sure to dress in clothes you don’t mind getting messy. Limited to 20. [...]
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo 6:00 pm
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a prescolar para la hora del cuento en español. Disfruta de cuentos, canciones, rimas y diversión. Tus niños podrán repasar las formas, los colores, y números [...]
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Toddler Storytime 9:30 am
Toddler Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
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Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
More than just an open gym, this playtime will cover the use of many manipulative play items such as balls, building blocks, trucks, and trains, and small interactive games like bowling, magnetic fishing, etc.
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Playdough Party 6:00 pm
Playdough Party @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ages 3-8 – We have playdough and other supplies for you to create anything you can imagine at this party! Limited to 20. First come, first serve.
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Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo 10:30 am
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve. Disfruta de cuentos, música, y Zumba. Tus niños podrán repasar temas prescolares en una forma activa y [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
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Love Sugar Magic 12:00 pm
Love Sugar Magic @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ages 7-14 – Let’s get excited for el dia de los muertos, the Day of the Dead! Join us for this program and discover your inner bruja! Spaces limited. First come, first serve.
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Oaktober Celebration 12:00 pm
Oaktober Celebration @ Round Lake Area Park District Prairie Grass Nature Museum
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Did you know that in Illinois the month of October is known as OAKtober? Join the Prairie Grass Nature Museum in a FREE event celebrating our state tree, the White Oak, and all Oaks, with [...]
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Family Storytime 5:30 pm
Family Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
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American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Toddler Art 11:30 am
Toddler Art @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Ages 1-2 – Bring your toddler to listen to a story and make crafts that will help them practice their fine motor skills. Each session will have a different theme. Make sure to dress in [...]
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo 6:00 pm
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a prescolar para la hora del cuento en español. Disfruta de cuentos, canciones, rimas y diversión. Tus niños podrán repasar las formas, los colores, y números [...]
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Toddler Storytime 9:30 am
Toddler Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
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Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Oct 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
More than just an open gym, this playtime will cover the use of many manipulative play items such as balls, building blocks, trucks, and trains, and small interactive games like bowling, magnetic fishing, etc.
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
DIY Family: Paint a Pumpkin 4:00 pm
DIY Family: Paint a Pumpkin @ Round lake area public library
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Ages 6 and up – Your family is invited to use their imagination, problem solving skills and creativity to explore different materials and tools as they learn new techniques to create something new! Materials will [...]
Hour of Code: Tynker Candy Quest 4:30 pm
Hour of Code: Tynker Candy Quest @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 10 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Ages 4-7 – Come in and learn the basics of coding by following step by step instructions. Spaces limited. First come, first serve.
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Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo 10:30 am
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve. Disfruta de cuentos, música, y Zumba. Tus niños podrán repasar temas prescolares en una forma activa y [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
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STEM for ages 0-5 11:00 am
STEM for ages 0-5 @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 12 @ 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
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Osmo: Masterpiece 1:00 pm
Osmo: Masterpiece @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 6-12 – Come and use our iPads as interactive drawing tools to create your masterpiece! We will be using the Osmo Masterpiece app; whatever image you pick, Masterpiece will transform it into an easy-to-follow [...]
Osmo: Masterpiece 2:00 pm
Osmo: Masterpiece @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ages 6-12 – Come and use our iPads as interactive drawing tools to create your masterpiece! We will be using the Osmo Masterpiece app; whatever image you pick, Masterpiece will transform it into an easy-to-follow [...]
Family Storytime 5:30 pm
Family Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
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American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Precious Prints 6:00 pm
Precious Prints @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ages 2-5 – Create a seasonal work of art with paint and your handprint! This keepsake is sure to be cherished. Child must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for mess. Space limited to the [...]
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo 6:00 pm
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a prescolar para la hora del cuento en español. Disfruta de cuentos, canciones, rimas y diversión. Tus niños podrán repasar las formas, los colores, y números [...]
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Toddler Storytime 9:30 am
Toddler Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
LOTERIA / Spanish Bingo 5:00 pm
LOTERIA / Spanish Bingo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
All Ages – Come and play the popular Loteria game. Prizes and fun for the whole family. Spaces limited. First come, first serve.   Todas las edades. Ven y Juega el popular juego de la [...]
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
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Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
More than just an open gym, this playtime will cover the use of many manipulative play items such as balls, building blocks, trucks, and trains, and small interactive games like bowling, magnetic fishing, etc.
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Ice Cream Science 4:00 pm
Ice Cream Science @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ages 7-14 – Let’s learn how to make ice cream and the science behind it! Spaces limited. First come, first serve.
Kids Movie Night 6:00 pm
Kids Movie Night @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monthly kids movie night. Contact the library for this months movie title.  
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Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo 10:30 am
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve. Disfruta de cuentos, música, y Zumba. Tus niños podrán repasar temas prescolares en una forma activa y [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
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DIY for Teens 10:00 am
DIY for Teens @ Round lake area public library
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Teens – Come and try a new craft! We’ll have a new project each month in the Teen Zone. September: Morse Code Bracelets October: Zentangle Magnets November: Personalized Earbuds Space and supplies are limited to a [...]
Nature Club 11:00 am
Nature Club @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ages 5-9 – Find out about one of the largest mammals on Earth, the elephant. Where do they live? Are they endangered? What can we do to help them? Get the answers and more as [...]
Great Pumpkin Celebration 2:00 pm
Great Pumpkin Celebration @ Robert W. Rolek Comunity Center
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join the RLAPD for an afternoon of free family fun. Approximately 20 area businesses will be on-site for safe, indoor trick-or-treating. In addition, there will be other activities including face painting, carnival games, bounce house [...]
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LGBTeens 12:30 pm
LGBTeens @ Round lake area public library
Oct 20 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Teens – The library is the place to meet and hang out with other LGBTQ+ teens. Play games, talk about books and movies, and enjoy some sweet treats. Everyone is welcome with open arms.
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Family Storytime 5:30 pm
Family Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Up, Up & Away 7:00 pm
Up, Up & Away @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Ages 5-9 – Come to your library for a bilingual storytime. We will also be making a fun balloon craft.  Please be advised: we will be handling balloons.  Spaces limited. First come, first serve.    Ven a tu biblioteca para [...]
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American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo 6:00 pm
Spanish Preschool Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Toda la familia están bienvenidos a venir con su niño/a prescolar para la hora del cuento en español. Disfruta de cuentos, canciones, rimas y diversión. Tus niños podrán repasar las formas, los colores, y números [...]
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Toddler Storytime 9:30 am
Toddler Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
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Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
More than just an open gym, this playtime will cover the use of many manipulative play items such as balls, building blocks, trucks, and trains, and small interactive games like bowling, magnetic fishing, etc.
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve.
Ahhh! Spiders! 1:00 pm
Ahhh! Spiders! @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 3-6 – Have your little ones join us for this Halloween program with stories and a spider craft. Spaces limited. First come, first serve.
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Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo 10:30 am
Spanish Toddler Storytime: Ven Bailalo @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Delight and stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music, movement and a craft. First come, first serve. Disfruta de cuentos, música, y Zumba. Tus niños podrán repasar temas prescolares en una forma activa y [...]
Howl With Holly 4:30 pm
Howl With Holly @ Round Lake Area Public LIbrary
Oct 25 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Ages 4-8 – Holly Collie, library dog, invites you to celebrate Halloween with her as we listen to howingly good seasonal stories, make a craft, listen to howls and music and have treats. Wear a [...]
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 7:00 pm
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
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Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Ages 6-24 months – This is a special library time to share stories, songs, rhymes and bounces. There will also be time after storytime for play and to talk to each other.
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 11:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Cine en Español 6:00 pm
Cine en Español @ Round Lake Area Public Library District
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kids/family movies presented in Spanish.  
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Sugar Skulls 5:00 pm
Sugar Skulls @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All Ages – Come learn about the history and traditions of Dia de los muertos and leave with a sugar skull of your own. Must attend the presentation at 5:00 p.m to reserve a sugar skull session. Times of sessions are 5:30, [...]
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Parent-Tot Playtime 9:30 am
Parent-Tot Playtime @ Round Lake Area Park District
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
More than just an open gym, this playtime will cover the use of many manipulative play items such as balls, building blocks, trucks, and trains, and small interactive games like bowling, magnetic fishing, etc.
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym 10:00 am
American Eagles Gymnastics Open Gym @ American Eagles Gymnastics
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Open Gym Schedule-  Cost is $5 per hour Tuesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm  Starting Aug 19th- Thursday from 10-11am Fridays Session 1 7:00pm – 8:00pm Starting Aug 23rd An adult must accompany children age 5 and under. [...]
Treat, Craft and Creepy Stories 11:00 am
Treat, Craft and Creepy Stories @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
All Ages – Wear a costume and join us for some friendly ghoulish fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Space limited to the first 20.
Skeleton Puppets / Marionetas Esqueleto 6:00 pm
Skeleton Puppets / Marionetas Esqueleto @ Round Lake Area Public Library
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Let’s make our own skeleton puppets and dance! Spaces limited. ¡Hagamos nuestras propias marionetas de esqueleto y bailemos! Espacios limitados. Se le sirve en orden de llegada. (Space is limited. First come, first serve.)

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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