Little Lake County Birthday Express Stop #3 – Brainstorm with Animal Quest

Little Lake County turns six years old in 2016–We’re big kids now!

In that time, we’ve learned a thing or two about throwing a birthday party…and we know it’s just no fun to celebrate alone.  So we’re inviting you to climb aboard The Little Lake County Birthday Express!  We’ll be making stops at five (5) locations in and around Lake County with our friends from Bright Horizons to celebrate with FREE birthday party playdates for our readers.

Birthday Express Stop #3 – Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
625 N. Bridgeport Terrace, Lindenhurst
(847) 265-0610 | Facebook

*This event is best suited for children ages 3 and older.

Brainstorm is a unique educational retail store located in Lindenhurst that is owned and operated by a local family. They boast a unique product selection of toys and gifts to educate, create and inspire with free gift wrapping year round!  On Tuesdays and Wednesdays through March 9th, drop in for their FREE Winter StorytimeBrainstorm was one of our 12 Shops of Christmas in 2014 as well as the proud sponsor of our Little Lake County Homeschool Resource Guide. 

But a birthday party just isn’t complete without some party animals!  Joining the fun will be our friends from Animal Quest.  They will be bringing their exciting and educational animal presentation.  Guests will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with live animals.  Have your cameras ready for some great photo opportunities!

Animal Birthdays in Lake County

Animal Quest brings their expertise and love of animals all over Chicagoland to birthday parties, schools, libraries, festivals and more.  Learn more about how Melissa’s son had an unforgettable birthday thanks to Animal Quest (see all the party photos.)

At each of our birthday party playdates, enjoy samples of Qwackers to fuel your fun! Qwackers are gluten free, GMO free, soy free, corn free and sugar free which means more of our little friends can enjoy them.

Photo Source Gluten Free Qwackers on Facebook

We can’t wait to celebrate with you at Birthday Express Stop #3 at Brainstorm in Lake Villa with Animal Quest! Admission is FREE but you’ll need a ticket for yourself and your kids to enter.

Animal Quest Brainstorm Birthday Express Collage



Tickets for Birthday Express at Brainstorm with Animal Quest:

  1. This event is most suitable for children ages 3 and older. If your child cannot sit in a circle separated from you please do NOT get tickets to this event. This is for the safety and enjoyment of all in attendance including the animals. Parents will be in the room and babies in arms are welcome but children will be gathered in a circle to experience Animal Quest.
  2. Every member of your party needs a ticket, this includes infants. Please register your ENTIRE party. If you are unable to register your entire party, please add your name to our wait list. Single tickets will be cancelled.
  3. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.  All adults must be accompanying a child. Due to the space and the nature of the program for everyone’s comfort we ask that you please limit attendance to one adult per child.
  4. The animal presentation will begin shortly at 10:15, there will be no admittance after the show has begun.
  5. If you secure a ticket and your plans change, please cancel your ticket through Eventbrite so another family on our our wait list may participate.
  6. Little Lake County reserves the right to photograph and/or videotape program participants. Photos and videos are for Little Lake County’s use and may be used in stories, Facebook posts, on our website, in promotional material and on any of our social sharing networks. By registering for this event you are agreeing to this and giving permission for your likeness to be used. If you do not wish to be photographed please contact the organizer before registering for the event.
  7. Your kind cooperation helps to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all participants and allows us to continue offering these types of events to our readers.

Tickets are ONLY available through Little Lake County by registering through Eventbrite.  Entrance is limited, tickets will be awarded first come, first served. Little Lake County reserves the right to cancel tickets for those who do not adhere to registration guidelines.

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Bright Horizons offers a number of locations in Chicagoland with programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and Kindergartners. Children flourish in state-of-the-art facilities that stand apart from other early education programs.  Flexible scheduling options cater to full and part-time schedules, and their centers are open most days of the year to accommodate your child care needs. Lake County Parents can find Bright Horizons Centers at the following locations:

Bright Horizons at NorthbrookBright Horizons at Northbrook **NOW OPEN**: Infant-Kindergarten Prep Programs

  • Bright Horizons at Lake Cook {Deerfield}: Infant-Kindergarten Prep Programs
  • Bright Horizons at Parkway North {Deerfield}: Infant-Private Kindergarten Programs
  • Bright Horizons at Kemper Lakes {Lake Zurich}: Infant-Private Kindergarten and School-Age Camps
  • CDW at Play Child Care Center {Vernon Hills}: Infant-Private Kindergarten and School-Age Camps
  • Dearhaven Child Care and Learning Center {Lake Forest}: Infant-Private Kindergarten Programs
  • Bright Horizons at Deer Park: Infant-Private Kindergarten and School-Age Camps

Enrollment is ongoing, contact your nearest Bright Horizons Center at anytime to arrange a visit.  Learn more about Bright Horizons.

Disclosure: Bright Horizons in the paid sponsor of  The Little Lake County Birthday Express Winter Playdate Series.  Promotional consideration has been provided to other co-sponsors in exchange for their goods and services.

About Loralie 133 Articles
When Loralie isn’t out exploring with her two pint-sized adventurers you’ll often find her in front of her computer plotting to take over the world (or at least Lake County.) She appreciates good friends, good food, expensive shoes and parents who make two lanes in the drop-off/pick-up line at school. Her spirit animal is The Hobbit. She invites you to join her on her quest for unique distractions, diversions and deliciousness in this county we call home. She is the Features Editor and Marketing Director at Little Lake County.

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