• Wineries in Illinois

    Northern Illinois Wine Trail

    Any time of the year is a perfect time to check out the wineries along the Northern Illinois Wine Trail!

  • Mini Abe enjoys everything that the Northern Illinois region of our state has to offer!

    Mini Abe in the Springtime!

    Mini Abe enjoys everything that the Northern Illinois region of our state has to offer!

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

  • There are many Lodging choices in Northern Illinois, including the Lincoln Way Inn B&B in Franklin Grove

    Lodging Lincoln Way Inn Franklin Grove

    There are many Lodging choices in Northern Illinois, including the Lincoln Way Inn B&B in Franklin Grove

  • Learn the history of the Illinois Lincoln Highway at the I-88 Oasis stop by DeKalb

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Traveling Exhibit

    Learn the history of the Illinois Lincoln Highway at the I-88 Oasis stop by DeKalb

  • A must see when in Chicago - the famous Chicago Skyline!

    Chicago Skyline

    A must see when in Chicago - the famous Chicago Skyline!

  • Now is the time to enjoy a good weather day and hit the road for a Road Trip!

    Road Trip Time

    Now is the time to enjoy a good weather day and hit the road for a Road Trip!

  • Spring Flowers

    Spring

    Enjoy the Beauty of Spring in Northern Illinois

  • Things in DeKalb – Vintage

    My Favorite Things in DeKalb

    Get out and do a little shopping for a few hours or a few days in the Chicago & Beyond Region!

  • Chicago Museums

    Joliet Historical Museum

    Engage your brain at one of the many different museums located in Northern Illinois!

  • Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford - Chicago Attractions

    Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford

    Want to feel like you are in the tropics! Then Nicholas Conservatory in Rockford is the place to be!

  • Spring is a beautiful time to plan a visit or two to the Chicago Botanical Gardens in Glencoe!

    Chicago Botanical Gardens

    Spring is a beautiful time to plan a visit or two to the Chicago Botanical Gardens in Glencoe!

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Freedom Hall Main Series
10/20/2017 12:00 AM - 05/01/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 10/20/2017 12:00 AM 05/01/2018 12:00 AM Freedom Hall Main Series Freedom Hall offers a diverse series accenting dance, music, theatre, popular attractions, children’s theatre and outreach activities. Join us in the intimate 280-seat Nathan Manilow Theatre. freedomhall.org Freedom Hall - Nathan Manilow Theatre, 410 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Freedom Hall offers a diverse series accenting dance, music, theatre, popular attractions, children’s theatre and outreach activities. Join us in the intimate 280-seat Nathan Manilow Theatre. freedomhall.org

Location: Freedom Hall - Nathan Manilow Theatre, 410 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 10/20/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/01/2018 12:00 AM

Special Exhibit: Curious George- Let's Get Curious!
01/31/2018 12:00 AM - 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 01/31/2018 12:00 AM 05/14/2018 12:00 AM Special Exhibit: Curious George- Let's Get Curious! Based on the familiar characters in H.A. and Margret Rey’s classicstories, the Curious George exhibit inspires young children’s natural curiosityas they explore early science, math and engineering through hands-oninteractive play. We are excited that the exhibit signage is in both Englishand Spanish. Take a trip to the neighborhood where CuriousGeorge lives with his friend, The Man in the Yellow Hat. You and your childrenwill recognize familiar characters and places featured in the classic storiesand the television series on PBS KIDS. The exhibit encourages children to operatewheels to help George climb a fire escape into his apartment building; sort andweigh fruits and vegetables at the produce stand; use science skills to putt ahole of mini golf; have their picture taken with the rocket from George’s spaceadventure (and email it home); build a whirligig and other yard art at thefarm; use machines to move materials at the construction site and visit theMuseum within the Museum. discoverycentermuseum.org Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

Based on the familiar characters in H.A. and Margret Rey’s classicstories, the Curious George exhibit inspires young children’s natural curiosityas they explore early science, math and engineering through hands-oninteractive play. We are excited that the exhibit signage is in both Englishand Spanish. Take a trip to the neighborhood where CuriousGeorge lives with his friend, The Man in the Yellow Hat. You and your childrenwill recognize familiar characters and places featured in the classic storiesand the television series on PBS KIDS. The exhibit encourages children to operatewheels to help George climb a fire escape into his apartment building; sort andweigh fruits and vegetables at the produce stand; use science skills to putt ahole of mini golf; have their picture taken with the rocket from George’s spaceadventure (and email it home); build a whirligig and other yard art at thefarm; use machines to move materials at the construction site and visit theMuseum within the Museum. discoverycentermuseum.org

Location: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

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Start Time: 01/31/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Step Back into a 1950's Easter
03/17/2018 12:00 AM - 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/17/2018 12:00 AM 04/29/2018 12:00 AM Step Back into a 1950's Easter Decorated in vintage Easter, including die cuts, honeycombs, and candles, with Vintage Baskets. Some Passover and history of Jewish citizens of Park Forest. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and times by appointment parkforesthistory.org 1950s Park Forest House Museum, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 227 Monee Road, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Decorated in vintage Easter, including die cuts, honeycombs, and candles, with Vintage Baskets. Some Passover and history of Jewish citizens of Park Forest. W & Sa 1-3:30PM; other days and times by appointment parkforesthistory.org

Location: 1950s Park Forest House Museum, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 227 Monee Road, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 03/17/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Big Day- Bird Hike Challenge
04/03/2018 12:00 AM - 08/18/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/03/2018 12:00 AM 08/18/2018 12:00 AM Big Day- Bird Hike Challenge Join our “Big Day – Bird Hike Challenge” and get rewarded for birding inthe preserves. A “Big Day” in birding is when birders challenge themselves tobird watch for a 24-hour period and try to find and count as many species asthey can within that time frame. Spring migration presents an outstandingopportunity for your own “Big Day,” or to set your own personal best number ofspecies found on a hike. For more information visit ReconnectWithNatue.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Join our “Big Day – Bird Hike Challenge” and get rewarded for birding inthe preserves. A “Big Day” in birding is when birders challenge themselves tobird watch for a 24-hour period and try to find and count as many species asthey can within that time frame. Spring migration presents an outstandingopportunity for your own “Big Day,” or to set your own personal best number ofspecies found on a hike. For more information visit ReconnectWithNatue.org

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Start Time: 04/03/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 08/18/2018 12:00 AM

Recycle Your Bicycle
04/17/2018 12:00 AM - 04/30/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/17/2018 12:00 AM 04/30/2018 12:00 AM Recycle Your Bicycle This program is designed to practice environmental stewardship whilehelping others! Monee Reservoir will collect bicycles to be given to localrecycling nonprofits that refurbish them for youth, individuals withdisabilities, and families in developing countries as a mode of transportation.The bikes are redistributed to people locally, regionally and globally. Bikescan be in any condition: new or beyond repair. Be green – reduce, reuse,recycle! reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

This program is designed to practice environmental stewardship whilehelping others! Monee Reservoir will collect bicycles to be given to localrecycling nonprofits that refurbish them for youth, individuals withdisabilities, and families in developing countries as a mode of transportation.The bikes are redistributed to people locally, regionally and globally. Bikescan be in any condition: new or beyond repair. Be green – reduce, reuse,recycle! reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Start Time: 04/17/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/30/2018 12:00 AM

Moraine Valley Symphony Orchestra
04/25/2018 12:00 AM - 04/26/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/25/2018 12:00 AM 04/26/2018 12:00 AM Moraine Valley Symphony Orchestra The orchestra is comprised of student and community players of string, wind and percussion instruments. The ensemble performs a variety of orchestral literature from Baroque to current times. morainevalley.edu/fpac Dorothy Menker Theater, 9000 Old 88th Ave, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

The orchestra is comprised of student and community players of string, wind and percussion instruments. The ensemble performs a variety of orchestral literature from Baroque to current times. morainevalley.edu/fpac

Location: Dorothy Menker Theater, 9000 Old 88th Ave, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

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Start Time: 04/25/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/26/2018 12:00 AM

Once the Musical- Live at the Paramount
04/25/2018 12:00 AM - 06/04/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/25/2018 12:00 AM 06/04/2018 12:00 AM Once the Musical- Live at the Paramount Once is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the Oscar-winning movie about the struggles of love and life. Once is both big and grand in its themes of love and longing, yet simple and subtle in its execution. In today’s world where we’re all struggling to connect, despite a million ways to do so, sometimes the simplest way is through song. Once is based on the Oscar-winning movie and is an eight-time Tony Award-winning musical, including Best Musical, Best Actor and Best Book. paramountaurora.com/events/once/ Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

Once is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the Oscar-winning movie about the struggles of love and life. Once is both big and grand in its themes of love and longing, yet simple and subtle in its execution. In today’s world where we’re all struggling to connect, despite a million ways to do so, sometimes the simplest way is through song. Once is based on the Oscar-winning movie and is an eight-time Tony Award-winning musical, including Best Musical, Best Actor and Best Book. paramountaurora.com/events/once/

Location: Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

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Start Time: 04/25/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 06/04/2018 12:00 AM

Musical Approach to Healthy Living: Music as Medicine/Freedom Home Care
04/25/2018 10:30 AM - 04/25/2018 11:30 AM

Add to Calendar 04/25/2018 10:30 AM 04/25/2018 11:30 AM Musical Approach to Healthy Living: Music as Medicine/Freedom Home Care In an effort to support the musical approach to healthy living. Freedom Home Care is proud to sponsor a free series of music appreciation events. The musical gatherings are held by composer and music researcher Jim Kendros at Dickinson Hall, the Lake Forest Lake Bluff Senior Center located at 100 E Old Mill Rd from 10:30 to 11:30am on Wednesday mornings each month with upcoming dates of March 28th, April 25th and May 23rd. freedomhomecare.net 100 W Old Mill Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA

In an effort to support the musical approach to healthy living. Freedom Home Care is proud to sponsor a free series of music appreciation events. The musical gatherings are held by composer and music researcher Jim Kendros at Dickinson Hall, the Lake Forest Lake Bluff Senior Center located at 100 E Old Mill Rd from 10:30 to 11:30am on Wednesday mornings each month with upcoming dates of March 28th, April 25th and May 23rd. freedomhomecare.net

Location: 100 W Old Mill Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA

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Start Time: 04/25/2018 10:30 AM
End Time: 04/25/2018 11:30 AM

USHL Development Series Phase 1 Combine
04/26/2018 12:00 AM - 04/30/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/26/2018 12:00 AM 04/30/2018 12:00 AM USHL Development Series Phase 1 Combine The USHL Combine is the final evaluation opportunity for elite hockeyplayers who aim to be selected in the USHL Draft 8a-9p ushl.com 10700 160th St, Orland Park, IL 60467, USA

The USHL Combine is the final evaluation opportunity for elite hockeyplayers who aim to be selected in the USHL Draft 8a-9p ushl.com

Location: 10700 160th St, Orland Park, IL 60467, USA

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Start Time: 04/26/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/30/2018 12:00 AM

Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame the Musical
04/27/2018 12:00 AM - 04/30/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/27/2018 12:00 AM 04/30/2018 12:00 AM Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame the Musical LWE presents the sweeping epic Disney musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Tickets are $10 at the door. April 27: 7pm April 28: 1pm and 7pm April 29: 3pm lwemusic.org Lincoln Way East High School, 201 Colorado Ave, Frankfort, IL 60423, USA

LWE presents the sweeping epic Disney musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Tickets are $10 at the door. April 27: 7pm April 28: 1pm and 7pm April 29: 3pm lwemusic.org

Location: Lincoln Way East High School, 201 Colorado Ave, Frankfort, IL 60423, USA

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Start Time: 04/27/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/30/2018 12:00 AM

Senior Spring Fling
04/27/2018 12:00 AM - 04/28/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/27/2018 12:00 AM 04/28/2018 12:00 AM Senior Spring Fling Call a friend or neighbor its time to shake off those Winter Blues atthe Palos Hills Senior Spring Fling. Food, Music, Dancing, Bingo, Pickle Ball. Cost:$9.99 paloshillsweb.org Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

Call a friend or neighbor its time to shake off those Winter Blues atthe Palos Hills Senior Spring Fling. Food, Music, Dancing, Bingo, Pickle Ball. Cost:$9.99 paloshillsweb.org

Location: Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

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Start Time: 04/27/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/28/2018 12:00 AM

History on a Fork
04/27/2018 05:30 PM - 04/27/2018 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/27/2018 05:30 PM 04/27/2018 09:00 PM History on a Fork The culinary traditions of the many ethnic groups which built Aurora from 1834 to the present will be celebrated at History on a Fork, an evening of diverse food and drink on Friday April 27, 2018 at One East Benton in Downtown Aurora. This event is a fundraiser for the Aurora Historical Society. An open bar will serve wines and beers from various countries. The event will run from 5:30-9:00pm and tickets are $50 per person, $45 for society members. There will be live music. Reservations are required and can be made online at aurora history.net or by calling 630-906-0650. Aurora, IL, USA

The culinary traditions of the many ethnic groups which built Aurora from 1834 to the present will be celebrated at History on a Fork, an evening of diverse food and drink on Friday April 27, 2018 at One East Benton in Downtown Aurora. This event is a fundraiser for the Aurora Historical Society. An open bar will serve wines and beers from various countries. The event will run from 5:30-9:00pm and tickets are $50 per person, $45 for society members. There will be live music. Reservations are required and can be made online at aurora history.net or by calling 630-906-0650.

Location: Aurora, IL, USA

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Start Time: 04/27/2018 05:30 PM
End Time: 04/27/2018 09:00 PM

The Gathering at Macktown
04/28/2018 12:00 AM - 04/30/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/28/2018 12:00 AM 04/30/2018 12:00 AM The Gathering at Macktown Take a step back in time to experience American frontier life throughout the 1840's. Meet traders and trappers, French voyagers and Native Americans. Enjoy food, demonstration and black powder shooting. Tour original buildings on a national historic site and meet Stephan Mach as he shares his home with you. macktownlivinghistory.com Macktown Living History Education Center, 2221 Freeport Rd, Rockton, IL 61072, USA

Take a step back in time to experience American frontier life throughout the 1840's. Meet traders and trappers, French voyagers and Native Americans. Enjoy food, demonstration and black powder shooting. Tour original buildings on a national historic site and meet Stephan Mach as he shares his home with you. macktownlivinghistory.com

Location: Macktown Living History Education Center, 2221 Freeport Rd, Rockton, IL 61072, USA

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Start Time: 04/28/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/30/2018 12:00 AM

Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebration 2018
04/28/2018 12:00 AM - 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/28/2018 12:00 AM 04/29/2018 12:00 AM Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebration 2018 Citizen science groups will educate participants about nature and conservation. Tree climb scavenger hunt, plant sale, tree planting demo, raffles, and more! olparks.com Oak View CENTER, 4625 W 110th St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

Citizen science groups will educate participants about nature and conservation. Tree climb scavenger hunt, plant sale, tree planting demo, raffles, and more! olparks.com

Location: Oak View CENTER, 4625 W 110th St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Start Time: 04/28/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Jamin' Family Kite Fly Festival
04/28/2018 12:00 AM - 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/28/2018 12:00 AM 04/29/2018 12:00 AM Jamin' Family Kite Fly Festival Synchronized kite dancing, 90-foot flying kites, and candy falling fromthe sky all set to music! Be sure to introduce your family to the sameexperience by participating in Plum Creek’s “Jammin’ Family Kite Fly Festival.”Members of the Illinois Kite Enthusiasts group will help to host a fun-filledday that will highlight the excitement of kite flying. Pack a cooler and comeout to enjoy nature, fly kites and listen to some music. Bring a kite orpurchase one from our kite vendor. Make sure to also visit the nature center toexperience our kite display and take home a kite craft. Then get up close andpersonal with some live raptors. reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Synchronized kite dancing, 90-foot flying kites, and candy falling fromthe sky all set to music! Be sure to introduce your family to the sameexperience by participating in Plum Creek’s “Jammin’ Family Kite Fly Festival.”Members of the Illinois Kite Enthusiasts group will help to host a fun-filledday that will highlight the excitement of kite flying. Pack a cooler and comeout to enjoy nature, fly kites and listen to some music. Bring a kite orpurchase one from our kite vendor. Make sure to also visit the nature center toexperience our kite display and take home a kite craft. Then get up close andpersonal with some live raptors. reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Start Time: 04/28/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Homewood's Indoor Farmers Market
04/28/2018 12:00 AM - 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/28/2018 12:00 AM 04/29/2018 12:00 AM Homewood's Indoor Farmers Market Enjoy a little bit of summer at Homewood’s indoor farmers market. Purchase microgreens, cheeses, baked goods, and prepared foods. Indoor Market is held the last Saturday of January, February, March and April. 8AM-12PM village.homewood.il.us/ 18120 Highland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

Enjoy a little bit of summer at Homewood’s indoor farmers market. Purchase microgreens, cheeses, baked goods, and prepared foods. Indoor Market is held the last Saturday of January, February, March and April. 8AM-12PM village.homewood.il.us/

Location: 18120 Highland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

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Start Time: 04/28/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Community Shred & Electronic Recycling Day
04/28/2018 12:00 AM - 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/28/2018 12:00 AM 04/29/2018 12:00 AM Community Shred & Electronic Recycling Day You will have the opportunity to have your sensitive documents professionally and securely recycled as well as electronics. ofparks.org 20712 Western Ave, Olympia Fields, IL 60461, USA

You will have the opportunity to have your sensitive documents professionally and securely recycled as well as electronics. ofparks.org

Location: 20712 Western Ave, Olympia Fields, IL 60461, USA

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Start Time: 04/28/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/29/2018 12:00 AM

The City of Highland Park Arbor Day Celebration
04/28/2018 09:00 AM - 04/28/2018 01:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/28/2018 09:00 AM 04/28/2018 01:00 PM The City of Highland Park Arbor Day Celebration The City of Highland Park, in partnership with the Ravinia District announces the Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday April 28th from 9am to 1pm at Jens Jensen Park. More than a dozen green-friendly organizations and local businesses will offer activities and projects focused on planting and caring for trees. This event is free. 486 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035, USA

The City of Highland Park, in partnership with the Ravinia District announces the Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday April 28th from 9am to 1pm at Jens Jensen Park. More than a dozen green-friendly organizations and local businesses will offer activities and projects focused on planting and caring for trees. This event is free.

Location: 486 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL 60035, USA

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Start Time: 04/28/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 04/28/2018 01:00 PM

Chicago Pet Show - Oak Lawn
04/28/2018 10:00 AM - 04/28/2018 05:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/28/2018 10:00 AM 04/28/2018 05:00 PM Chicago Pet Show - Oak Lawn Join the Chicago Pet Shows, for their 9th year in events at the Pavilion in Oak Lawn. Meet up with local rescues and help animals gain their voice. Find out about fostering those in need. While you’re there sit for educational talks, awesome demos and shows - with star acts like Magic Mike Didomenico and Jim Nesci’s Cold Blooded Creatures. Then before you leave check out fantastic pet related vendors for clothes, treats, toys, and health orientated services. Cost is $7 per adults ages 18-64; Kids free with parent; Seniors 65+ free with id. 10AM-5PM chicagopetshow.com Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

Join the Chicago Pet Shows, for their 9th year in events at the Pavilion in Oak Lawn. Meet up with local rescues and help animals gain their voice. Find out about fostering those in need. While you’re there sit for educational talks, awesome demos and shows - with star acts like Magic Mike Didomenico and Jim Nesci’s Cold Blooded Creatures. Then before you leave check out fantastic pet related vendors for clothes, treats, toys, and health orientated services. Cost is $7 per adults ages 18-64; Kids free with parent; Seniors 65+ free with id. 10AM-5PM chicagopetshow.com

Location: Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Start Time: 04/28/2018 10:00 AM
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Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo
04/28/2018 10:30 AM - 04/28/2018 04:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/28/2018 10:30 AM 04/28/2018 04:00 PM Women Thriving Fearlessly Expo An expo featuring women speakers from the Chicago Cubs, WGN-TV and more! Designed to help women thrive in business & personal affairs. $10 at the door. theunstoppablewomen.net/expo Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

An expo featuring women speakers from the Chicago Cubs, WGN-TV and more! Designed to help women thrive in business & personal affairs. $10 at the door. theunstoppablewomen.net/expo

Location: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 W College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

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Start Time: 04/28/2018 10:30 AM
End Time: 04/28/2018 04:00 PM

Prairie State College Spring Student Exhibit
04/30/2018 12:00 AM - 05/18/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/30/2018 12:00 AM 05/18/2018 12:00 AM Prairie State College Spring Student Exhibit This exhibition features our graduating students, as well as exceptionalwork by other art students from the past year. M-Th 9AM-3PM; W-Th 4PM-7PM prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/ Prairie State College, 202 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

This exhibition features our graduating students, as well as exceptionalwork by other art students from the past year. M-Th 9AM-3PM; W-Th 4PM-7PM prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/

Location: Prairie State College, 202 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

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Start Time: 04/30/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/18/2018 12:00 AM

Dolton Flea Market
05/02/2018 12:00 AM - 09/16/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/02/2018 12:00 AM 09/16/2018 12:00 AM Dolton Flea Market Come participate in Dolton's Flea Market and Community Bazaar featuring deals on everything! vodolton.org 14900 Greenwood Rd, Dolton, IL 60419, USA

Come participate in Dolton's Flea Market and Community Bazaar featuring deals on everything! vodolton.org

Location: 14900 Greenwood Rd, Dolton, IL 60419, USA

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Start Time: 05/02/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/16/2018 12:00 AM

The Art Center Highland Park's 58th Annual Spring Benefit
05/04/2018 07:00 PM - 05/04/2018 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 05/04/2018 07:00 PM 05/04/2018 08:00 PM The Art Center Highland Park's 58th Annual Spring Benefit The Art Center Highland Park (TAC) is a nonprofit community art center that has served the North Shore and Chicagoland area since 1960. Their 58th Annual Spring Benefit, Art Awakening: Making Art Available to all will be held on Friday May 4 at 7pm. TheArtCenterHP.org Art Center Highland Park, 1957 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035, USA

The Art Center Highland Park (TAC) is a nonprofit community art center that has served the North Shore and Chicagoland area since 1960. Their 58th Annual Spring Benefit, Art Awakening: Making Art Available to all will be held on Friday May 4 at 7pm. TheArtCenterHP.org

Location: Art Center Highland Park, 1957 Sheridan Rd, Highland Park, IL 60035, USA

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Start Time: 05/04/2018 07:00 PM
End Time: 05/04/2018 08:00 PM

Big Event Heroes Cook-off
05/05/2018 12:00 AM - 05/06/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 12:00 AM 05/06/2018 12:00 AM Big Event Heroes Cook-off Join Sertoma Centre for a spicy and fresh twist, as The BIG Event HeroesCook-Off launches on Cinco de Mayo! This is the agency’s biggest fundraisingevent of the year. We have heated up the competition this year to include ourHeroic First Responders and say thank you to those superheroes that show upeach day without fail and protect us and our communities. $15 for adults; $10for children 12 & under; 6 & under free sertomacentre.org 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W 115th St, Merrionette Park, IL 60803, USA

Join Sertoma Centre for a spicy and fresh twist, as The BIG Event HeroesCook-Off launches on Cinco de Mayo! This is the agency’s biggest fundraisingevent of the year. We have heated up the competition this year to include ourHeroic First Responders and say thank you to those superheroes that show upeach day without fail and protect us and our communities. $15 for adults; $10for children 12 & under; 6 & under free sertomacentre.org

Location: 115 Bourbon Street, 3359 W 115th St, Merrionette Park, IL 60803, USA

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Start Time: 05/05/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/06/2018 12:00 AM

Classics and Chrome Car Show
05/05/2018 12:00 AM - 05/07/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 12:00 AM 05/07/2018 12:00 AM Classics and Chrome Car Show Classics and Chromes, the Midwest's premier indoor car show, features more than 120 unique vehicles that span over 100 years. Saturday 9am-8pm, Sunday 9am-4pm classicsandchrome.com Machesney Park Mall, JC Penny Outlet, Machesney Park, IL 61115, USA

Classics and Chromes, the Midwest's premier indoor car show, features more than 120 unique vehicles that span over 100 years. Saturday 9am-8pm, Sunday 9am-4pm classicsandchrome.com

Location: Machesney Park Mall, JC Penny Outlet, Machesney Park, IL 61115, USA

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Start Time: 05/05/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/07/2018 12:00 AM

Twilight Golf
05/05/2018 12:00 AM - 05/06/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 12:00 AM 05/06/2018 12:00 AM Twilight Golf Bring your family and friends out for a round of golf with a glow in thedark golf ball. All golfers will receive a free popcorn! $4.50/adult; $4/child tinleyparkdistrict.org Tinley Junction Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, 16801 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Bring your family and friends out for a round of golf with a glow in thedark golf ball. All golfers will receive a free popcorn! $4.50/adult; $4/child tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Tinley Junction Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, 16801 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 05/05/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/06/2018 12:00 AM

35th Annual Free Southland Health Fair
05/05/2018 09:00 AM - 05/05/2018 01:00 PM

Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 09:00 AM 05/05/2018 01:00 PM 35th Annual Free Southland Health Fair More than 25 free screenings! No appointments needed. For more information call 915-CARE(2273). Register ahead at ingalls.org/healthfair. Matteson Community Center, 20642 Matteson Ave, Matteson, IL 60443, USA

More than 25 free screenings! No appointments needed. For more information call 915-CARE(2273). Register ahead at ingalls.org/healthfair.

Location: Matteson Community Center, 20642 Matteson Ave, Matteson, IL 60443, USA

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End Time: 05/05/2018 01:00 PM

Cinco De Mayo Fiesta
05/05/2018 08:00 PM - 05/06/2018 01:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/05/2018 08:00 PM 05/06/2018 01:00 AM Cinco De Mayo Fiesta $75 per ticket includes: fajita buffet, margarita & tequila bar, 5 hour premium open bar, mariachi band OR $225 for two tickets (includes everything plus standard hotel room). georigios.com 8800 W 159th St, Orland Park, IL 60462, USA

$75 per ticket includes: fajita buffet, margarita & tequila bar, 5 hour premium open bar, mariachi band OR $225 for two tickets (includes everything plus standard hotel room). georigios.com

Location: 8800 W 159th St, Orland Park, IL 60462, USA

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Start Time: 05/05/2018 08:00 PM
End Time: 05/06/2018 01:00 AM

Beekeeping: Meet a Beekeeper
05/06/2018 12:30 PM - 05/06/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 05/06/2018 12:30 PM 05/06/2018 03:00 PM Beekeeping: Meet a Beekeeper Meet local beekeeper Mike Rusnak to discuss the art of beekeeping. Feelfree to ask questions and chat with Rusnak and other beekeeping enthusiasts.Rusnak has more than 12 years of beekeeping experience to share. Pick upspecific beekeeping tips or simply learn more about the world of beekeeping.This program will take place indoors in an accessible facility. Ages 18 orolder.<br>12:30-3PM&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Freconnectwithnature.org&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFnQfWT2JWYrv52UIiXxRl44li6xg" target="_blank">reconnectwithnature.org</a> Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Meet local beekeeper Mike Rusnak to discuss the art of beekeeping. Feelfree to ask questions and chat with Rusnak and other beekeeping enthusiasts.Rusnak has more than 12 years of beekeeping experience to share. Pick upspecific beekeeping tips or simply learn more about the world of beekeeping.This program will take place indoors in an accessible facility. Ages 18 orolder.<br>12:30-3PM&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Freconnectwithnature.org&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFnQfWT2JWYrv52UIiXxRl44li6xg" target="_blank">reconnectwithnature.org</a>

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Start Time: 05/06/2018 12:30 PM
End Time: 05/06/2018 03:00 PM

Moscow Festival Ballet - Tchaikovaky's Sleeping Beauty
05/06/2018 03:00 PM - 05/06/2018 04:00 PM

Add to Calendar 05/06/2018 03:00 PM 05/06/2018 04:00 PM Moscow Festival Ballet - Tchaikovaky's Sleeping Beauty The fairy tale, a king and queen, magical fairies, a beautiful princess and dream prince, magical stage effects and courtly slender lend themselves perfectly to an afternoon ballet! rccaconcerts.org Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

The fairy tale, a king and queen, magical fairies, a beautiful princess and dream prince, magical stage effects and courtly slender lend themselves perfectly to an afternoon ballet! rccaconcerts.org

Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

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Start Time: 05/06/2018 03:00 PM
End Time: 05/06/2018 04:00 PM

Benches on the Avenue
05/09/2018 12:00 AM - 06/01/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 12:00 AM 06/01/2018 12:00 AM Benches on the Avenue This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase theunique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. This year’stheme is Treasured Family Musicals. tinleypark.org Tinley Park, IL, USA

This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase theunique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. This year’stheme is Treasured Family Musicals. tinleypark.org

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 05/09/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 06/01/2018 12:00 AM

Nature Play Day
05/09/2018 12:00 AM - 05/10/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/09/2018 12:00 AM 05/10/2018 12:00 AM Nature Play Day Children and their parent or guardian are invited to come out and play.A new nature theme is chosen every month with hands-on activities that mayinclude a story, games, dancing, art, a hike, other outdoor activities andmore. A variety of group and free play activities will be available. Weencourage experiencing all types of weather, rain or shine, so please dress accordingly. While activities are designed for ages 3-5, younger children arewelcome. Please dress for indoor and outdoor activities. Indoor facilities areaccessible. Outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneventerrain. <br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Freconnectwithnature.org&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFnQfWT2JWYrv52UIiXxRl44li6xg" target="_blank">reconnectwithnature.org</a> Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Children and their parent or guardian are invited to come out and play.A new nature theme is chosen every month with hands-on activities that mayinclude a story, games, dancing, art, a hike, other outdoor activities andmore. A variety of group and free play activities will be available. Weencourage experiencing all types of weather, rain or shine, so please dress accordingly. While activities are designed for ages 3-5, younger children arewelcome. Please dress for indoor and outdoor activities. Indoor facilities areaccessible. Outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneventerrain. <br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Freconnectwithnature.org&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFnQfWT2JWYrv52UIiXxRl44li6xg" target="_blank">reconnectwithnature.org</a>

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Start Time: 05/09/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/10/2018 12:00 AM

USHL Development Series Player Evaluation Camp
05/10/2018 12:00 AM - 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 12:00 AM 05/14/2018 12:00 AM USHL Development Series Player Evaluation Camp The USHL Player Evaluation Camp is a brand new event building off thesuccess of Phase I, II and III Combines. The Player Evaluation Camp is gearedtoward 2004-2005 birth year players who aspire to play in the USHL. ushl.com Arctic Ice Arena, 10700 West 160th St., Orland Park, IL 60467, USA

The USHL Player Evaluation Camp is a brand new event building off thesuccess of Phase I, II and III Combines. The Player Evaluation Camp is gearedtoward 2004-2005 birth year players who aspire to play in the USHL. ushl.com

Location: Arctic Ice Arena, 10700 West 160th St., Orland Park, IL 60467, USA

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Start Time: 05/10/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Windy City Thunderbolt Baseball
05/10/2018 12:00 AM - 09/03/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/10/2018 12:00 AM 09/03/2018 12:00 AM Windy City Thunderbolt Baseball The Windy City ThunderBoltsbaseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at StandardBank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today! May 10, 2018 -September 2, 2018. wcthunderbolts.com Standard Bank Stadium, 14011 Kenton Ave, Crestwood, IL 60445, USA

The Windy City ThunderBoltsbaseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at StandardBank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today! May 10, 2018 -September 2, 2018. wcthunderbolts.com

Location: Standard Bank Stadium, 14011 Kenton Ave, Crestwood, IL 60445, USA

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Start Time: 05/10/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/03/2018 12:00 AM

Country Club Hills Cares Day
05/11/2018 12:00 AM - 05/12/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/11/2018 12:00 AM 05/12/2018 12:00 AM Country Club Hills Cares Day A day to support and celebrate all children and adults in and around theSouth Suburban community with special needs. Games, prizes, face painting, horseback riding, music, free lunch and more! countryclubhills.org Country Club Hills, IL 60478, USA

A day to support and celebrate all children and adults in and around theSouth Suburban community with special needs. Games, prizes, face painting, horseback riding, music, free lunch and more! countryclubhills.org

Location: Country Club Hills, IL 60478, USA

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Start Time: 05/11/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/12/2018 12:00 AM

Mother's Day Luncheon
05/11/2018 11:00 AM - 05/11/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 05/11/2018 11:00 AM 05/11/2018 03:00 PM Mother's Day Luncheon Let’s celebrate and appreciate our Mothers. There will be food, games, prizes, fashion show, shopping and more. $10 fee 11AM-3PM markhamparkdistrict.org/ Roesner Park, 16053 Richmond Ave, Markham, IL 60428, USA

Let’s celebrate and appreciate our Mothers. There will be food, games, prizes, fashion show, shopping and more. $10 fee 11AM-3PM markhamparkdistrict.org/

Location: Roesner Park, 16053 Richmond Ave, Markham, IL 60428, USA

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Start Time: 05/11/2018 11:00 AM
End Time: 05/11/2018 03:00 PM

Second Hand Treasures Garage Sale
05/12/2018 12:00 AM - 05/13/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 12:00 AM 05/13/2018 12:00 AM Second Hand Treasures Garage Sale One man’s junk is another man’s treasure! Get the family together to doa little spring cleaning, get rid of those white elephants taking up room andgathering dust and sell those difficult-to-part-with “treasures” at the AnnualSecond Hand Treasures Garage Sale. It will take place in the White Water CanyonParking lot. Exhibits are open to the public at no charge. tinleyparkdistrict.org White Water Canyon Water Park, 8221 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

One man’s junk is another man’s treasure! Get the family together to doa little spring cleaning, get rid of those white elephants taking up room andgathering dust and sell those difficult-to-part-with “treasures” at the AnnualSecond Hand Treasures Garage Sale. It will take place in the White Water CanyonParking lot. Exhibits are open to the public at no charge. tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: White Water Canyon Water Park, 8221 W 171st St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 05/12/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/13/2018 12:00 AM

Birdfest 2018
05/12/2018 12:00 AM - 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 12:00 AM 05/14/2018 12:00 AM Birdfest 2018 Birdfest is a festival celebrating wild birds during the time when they migrate through our area. Get close to a wild bird and learn why birds are banded. Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday 8am-3pm. facebook.com/sandbluff Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, 10602 Haas Rd, Rockton, IL 61072, USA

Birdfest is a festival celebrating wild birds during the time when they migrate through our area. Get close to a wild bird and learn why birds are banded. Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday 8am-3pm. facebook.com/sandbluff

Location: Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, 10602 Haas Rd, Rockton, IL 61072, USA

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Start Time: 05/12/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Wonders of Wildflowers
05/12/2018 12:00 AM - 05/13/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 12:00 AM 05/13/2018 12:00 AM Wonders of Wildflowers For only a brief time, spring wildflowers fill our forest floor withblues, pinks, yellows, bright whites and more. Hike and explore with anaturalist through beautiful Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, which is famousfor its flower diversity, abundance and color in the springtime. Get all ofyour senses ready to learn how to ID the many wildflowers and what makes themspecial. Hiking may be as far as 1 mile and will be on natural surface trailsover uneven terrain. For ages 8 or older. Registration required by Thursday,May 10. reconnectwithnature.org Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, 13800 W Bruce Rd, Homer Glen, IL 60491, USA

For only a brief time, spring wildflowers fill our forest floor withblues, pinks, yellows, bright whites and more. Hike and explore with anaturalist through beautiful Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, which is famousfor its flower diversity, abundance and color in the springtime. Get all ofyour senses ready to learn how to ID the many wildflowers and what makes themspecial. Hiking may be as far as 1 mile and will be on natural surface trailsover uneven terrain. For ages 8 or older. Registration required by Thursday,May 10. reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, 13800 W Bruce Rd, Homer Glen, IL 60491, USA

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Start Time: 05/12/2018 12:00 AM
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Practice What You Preach
05/12/2018 12:00 AM - 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 12:00 AM 05/14/2018 12:00 AM Practice What You Preach A tribute to Barry White spaatheater.org SPAA Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 371 Artists Walk In GPS), 350 Victory Dr, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

A tribute to Barry White spaatheater.org

Location: SPAA Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 371 Artists Walk In GPS), 350 Victory Dr, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 05/12/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Spring Nature Photography Hike
05/12/2018 12:00 AM - 05/13/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 12:00 AM 05/13/2018 12:00 AM Spring Nature Photography Hike Meet at the back shelter of Messenger Woods Nature Preserve to brieflylearn what seasonal changes and other nature notes are happening in springtime.Then, enjoy a hike with a naturalist and take photos along the way. Thisprogram is recommended for any camera, smartphones through digital SLRs. Theprogram will focus on technique and composition, not camera operation.Activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneven terrain. The hikewill be approximately 1 mile. For ages 16 or older. Registration required by Thursday, May 10. reconnectwithnature.org Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, 13800 W Bruce Rd, Homer Glen, IL 60491, USA

Meet at the back shelter of Messenger Woods Nature Preserve to brieflylearn what seasonal changes and other nature notes are happening in springtime.Then, enjoy a hike with a naturalist and take photos along the way. Thisprogram is recommended for any camera, smartphones through digital SLRs. Theprogram will focus on technique and composition, not camera operation.Activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneven terrain. The hikewill be approximately 1 mile. For ages 16 or older. Registration required by Thursday, May 10. reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, 13800 W Bruce Rd, Homer Glen, IL 60491, USA

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Start Time: 05/12/2018 12:00 AM
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The Story of Your Life Improv Show
05/12/2018 12:00 AM - 05/13/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/12/2018 12:00 AM 05/13/2018 12:00 AM The Story of Your Life Improv Show Covered Bridge Productions presents The Story of Your Life Comedy ImprovTroupe to the adults and teens in our community. G4W, now in its 23rd year, isa professional improv company with over 900 performances under itsbelly-laughable belt. You’ll enjoy these comedic actors’ satiricalimprovisations and sketches as well as humorous parodies and hilariousmaterial. Every month will feature an all new comedy revue and, of course,improvisations from your suggestions. $9/person tinleyparkdistrict.org Tinley Park Performing Arts Center, 16801 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Covered Bridge Productions presents The Story of Your Life Comedy ImprovTroupe to the adults and teens in our community. G4W, now in its 23rd year, isa professional improv company with over 900 performances under itsbelly-laughable belt. You’ll enjoy these comedic actors’ satiricalimprovisations and sketches as well as humorous parodies and hilariousmaterial. Every month will feature an all new comedy revue and, of course,improvisations from your suggestions. $9/person tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Tinley Park Performing Arts Center, 16801 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 05/12/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/13/2018 12:00 AM

Mother's Day Appreciation
05/13/2018 12:00 AM - 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/13/2018 12:00 AM 05/14/2018 12:00 AM Mother's Day Appreciation For your continuous dedication all year, mom, this day is for you!Celebrate not having to do anything but enjoy the day at Plum Creek NatureCenter. Visit Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve to hike our paved or naturaltrails. Then, come inside the Nature Center to see all that it has to offer.Make sure to mention that you are a mother and receive a special gift. Allsidewalks are accessible for participants. Indoor facilities are alsoaccessible. Noon - 4pm reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

For your continuous dedication all year, mom, this day is for you!Celebrate not having to do anything but enjoy the day at Plum Creek NatureCenter. Visit Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve to hike our paved or naturaltrails. Then, come inside the Nature Center to see all that it has to offer.Make sure to mention that you are a mother and receive a special gift. Allsidewalks are accessible for participants. Indoor facilities are alsoaccessible. Noon - 4pm reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Mother's Day Appreciation
05/13/2018 12:00 AM - 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/13/2018 12:00 AM 05/14/2018 12:00 AM Mother's Day Appreciation For your continuous dedication all year, mom, this day is for you!Celebrate not having to do anything but enjoy the day at Monee Reservoir. Thereare all sorts of great outdoor activities to enjoy at Monee Reservoir: fish,hike, picnic, boat or just lounge in the sun. Make sure to mention that you area mother and receive a special gift. All sidewalks are accessible forparticipants. Indoor facilities are also accessible. 6a-7p reconnectwithnature.org Monee Reservoir Visitor Center, 27341 S Ridgeland Ave, Monee, IL 60449, USA

For your continuous dedication all year, mom, this day is for you!Celebrate not having to do anything but enjoy the day at Monee Reservoir. Thereare all sorts of great outdoor activities to enjoy at Monee Reservoir: fish,hike, picnic, boat or just lounge in the sun. Make sure to mention that you area mother and receive a special gift. All sidewalks are accessible forparticipants. Indoor facilities are also accessible. 6a-7p reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Monee Reservoir Visitor Center, 27341 S Ridgeland Ave, Monee, IL 60449, USA

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Start Time: 05/13/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/14/2018 12:00 AM

Broadway at the Coronado - Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella
05/15/2018 12:00 AM - 05/16/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 12:00 AM 05/16/2018 12:00 AM Broadway at the Coronado - Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Rodger & Hammersein's Cinderella is the Tony Award winning Broadway musical from creators of The South of Music and South Pacific. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love plus some surprising new twists! coroandopac.org Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

Rodger & Hammersein's Cinderella is the Tony Award winning Broadway musical from creators of The South of Music and South Pacific. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love plus some surprising new twists! coroandopac.org

Location: Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

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Start Time: 05/15/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/16/2018 12:00 AM

Fishing for Trash
05/15/2018 12:00 AM - 05/21/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/15/2018 12:00 AM 05/21/2018 12:00 AM Fishing for Trash Visit Monee Reservoir and help keep our preserve free of trash. Fishingline, as well as other debris, poses serious threats to wildlife when theybecome entangled in it, or swallow hooks or bits of plastic. To participate,stop by the concessions window, pick up a trash bag and gloves, and fill itwith any trash you collect. Bring it back to the window and receive a freegift. Sidewalks are easily accessible; trails are on natural, uneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org Monee Reservoir Visitor Center, 27341 S Ridgeland Ave, Monee, IL 60449, USA

Visit Monee Reservoir and help keep our preserve free of trash. Fishingline, as well as other debris, poses serious threats to wildlife when theybecome entangled in it, or swallow hooks or bits of plastic. To participate,stop by the concessions window, pick up a trash bag and gloves, and fill itwith any trash you collect. Bring it back to the window and receive a freegift. Sidewalks are easily accessible; trails are on natural, uneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Monee Reservoir Visitor Center, 27341 S Ridgeland Ave, Monee, IL 60449, USA

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Start Time: 05/15/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/21/2018 12:00 AM

Small Business Clinic
05/17/2018 12:00 AM - 05/18/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/17/2018 12:00 AM 05/18/2018 12:00 AM Small Business Clinic If you’re looking to add exposure to your business, the Small BusinessClinic is a great opportunity to do so! Please visit our website to findout how to become a sponsor, exhibitor, or register as an attendee. css-sbc.com Oak Lawn Community Pavilion, 9401 Oak Park Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

If you’re looking to add exposure to your business, the Small BusinessClinic is a great opportunity to do so! Please visit our website to findout how to become a sponsor, exhibitor, or register as an attendee. css-sbc.com

Location: Oak Lawn Community Pavilion, 9401 Oak Park Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Start Time: 05/17/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/18/2018 12:00 AM

You Can't Take it With You
05/18/2018 12:00 AM - 05/21/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/18/2018 12:00 AM 05/21/2018 12:00 AM You Can't Take it With You Come see our teen play! Have fun with the many eccentric behaviors, zanycharacters and along the way, we’ll discover an amazing truth about the humancondition. $8/person tinleyparkdistrict.org 16801 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Come see our teen play! Have fun with the many eccentric behaviors, zanycharacters and along the way, we’ll discover an amazing truth about the humancondition. $8/person tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: 16801 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 05/18/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/21/2018 12:00 AM

Fetching Market at the Hanger
05/18/2018 12:00 AM - 05/20/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/18/2018 12:00 AM 05/20/2018 12:00 AM Fetching Market at the Hanger Quality Vintage and HandmadeArtisan Market. 75 creatives from across the Midwest come together in anHistoric Hangar built by Henry Ford in 1927. Join us for gourmet foods, localbrews &amp; cocktails and live music. Advance tickets on our site $5. $6 atthe door. 12 and under free. F 5-9PM; Sa 10AM-5PM. fetchingmarket.com Historic Ford Hangar, 19507-19539 Burnham Ave, Lansing, IL 60438, USA

Quality Vintage and HandmadeArtisan Market. 75 creatives from across the Midwest come together in anHistoric Hangar built by Henry Ford in 1927. Join us for gourmet foods, localbrews &amp; cocktails and live music. Advance tickets on our site $5. $6 atthe door. 12 and under free. F 5-9PM; Sa 10AM-5PM. fetchingmarket.com

Location: Historic Ford Hangar, 19507-19539 Burnham Ave, Lansing, IL 60438, USA

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Start Time: 05/18/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/20/2018 12:00 AM

Rockford City Market
05/18/2018 12:00 AM - 09/29/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/18/2018 12:00 AM 09/29/2018 12:00 AM Rockford City Market Rockford City Market features local growers and venders who sell handmade products including vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, cheeses, flowers herbs, baked goods, wine and prepared food, as well as artisans and vendors with unique offerings. Relax and enjoy the evening. Sample local food and brews and listen to live music. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm rockfordcitymarket.com 100 N Water St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Rockford City Market features local growers and venders who sell handmade products including vegetables, fruit, eggs, meat, cheeses, flowers herbs, baked goods, wine and prepared food, as well as artisans and vendors with unique offerings. Relax and enjoy the evening. Sample local food and brews and listen to live music. Fridays: 3:30pm-8:30pm rockfordcitymarket.com

Location: 100 N Water St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Start Time: 05/18/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/29/2018 12:00 AM

Main Street Market by Urban Farm Girl
05/19/2018 09:00 AM - 05/19/2018 04:00 PM

Add to Calendar 05/19/2018 09:00 AM 05/19/2018 04:00 PM Main Street Market by Urban Farm Girl Main Street Market is an open-air market hosted by Urban Farmgirl - nestled on the beautiful grounds of Midway Village Museum in Rockford. Shop over 100 vendors from across the Midwest. urbanfarmgirl.com/mainstreetmarket Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Main Street Market is an open-air market hosted by Urban Farmgirl - nestled on the beautiful grounds of Midway Village Museum in Rockford. Shop over 100 vendors from across the Midwest. urbanfarmgirl.com/mainstreetmarket

Location: Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Start Time: 05/19/2018 09:00 AM
End Time: 05/19/2018 04:00 PM

"In The Outdoors" Free Nature Program
05/19/2018 01:00 PM - 05/19/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 05/19/2018 01:00 PM 05/19/2018 03:00 PM "In The Outdoors" Free Nature Program Prairies, Photos and Prose<br><br>Bring your camera and journal to be inspired by nature.<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fatwoodpark.org%2Fprograms&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNE2ObOw_Eu_5WJlpzxC4zx19Jm7Mw" target="_blank">atwoodpark.org/programs</a> Atwood Center, 2685 New Milford School Rd, Rockford, IL 61109, USA

Prairies, Photos and Prose<br><br>Bring your camera and journal to be inspired by nature.<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fatwoodpark.org%2Fprograms&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNE2ObOw_Eu_5WJlpzxC4zx19Jm7Mw" target="_blank">atwoodpark.org/programs</a>

Location: Atwood Center, 2685 New Milford School Rd, Rockford, IL 61109, USA

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Start Time: 05/19/2018 01:00 PM
End Time: 05/19/2018 03:00 PM

Rhubarb Fest
05/21/2018 12:00 AM - 05/22/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/21/2018 12:00 AM 05/22/2018 12:00 AM Rhubarb Fest All things rhubarb are on the menu during the Annual Rhubarb Fest, the signature fundraising event for the Rockton Township Historical Society. rocktontownshiphistoricalsociety.com 302 W Main St, Rockton, IL 61072, USA

All things rhubarb are on the menu during the Annual Rhubarb Fest, the signature fundraising event for the Rockton Township Historical Society. rocktontownshiphistoricalsociety.com

Location: 302 W Main St, Rockton, IL 61072, USA

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Start Time: 05/21/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/22/2018 12:00 AM

Nature is Accessible
05/23/2018 12:00 AM - 05/24/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/23/2018 12:00 AM 05/24/2018 12:00 AM Nature is Accessible Visitors of all abilities are invited to celebrate nature throughaccessible activities. fpdcc.com Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd, Willow Springs, IL 60480, USA

Visitors of all abilities are invited to celebrate nature throughaccessible activities. fpdcc.com

Location: Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center, 9800 Willow Springs Rd, Willow Springs, IL 60480, USA

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Start Time: 05/23/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/24/2018 12:00 AM

Musical Approach to Healthy Living: Music as Medicine/Freedom Home Care
05/23/2018 10:30 AM - 05/23/2018 11:30 AM

Add to Calendar 05/23/2018 10:30 AM 05/23/2018 11:30 AM Musical Approach to Healthy Living: Music as Medicine/Freedom Home Care In an effort to support the musical approach to healthy living. Freedom Home Care is proud to sponsor a free series of music appreciation events. The musical gatherings are held by composer and music researcher Jim Kendros at Dickinson Hall, the Lake Forest Lake Bluff Senior Center located at 100 E Old Mill Rd from 10:30 to 11:30am on Wednesday mornings each month with upcoming dates of March 28th, April 25th and May 23rd. freedomhomecare.net 100 W Old Mill Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA

In an effort to support the musical approach to healthy living. Freedom Home Care is proud to sponsor a free series of music appreciation events. The musical gatherings are held by composer and music researcher Jim Kendros at Dickinson Hall, the Lake Forest Lake Bluff Senior Center located at 100 E Old Mill Rd from 10:30 to 11:30am on Wednesday mornings each month with upcoming dates of March 28th, April 25th and May 23rd. freedomhomecare.net

Location: 100 W Old Mill Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045, USA

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Start Time: 05/23/2018 10:30 AM
End Time: 05/23/2018 11:30 AM

Gaelic Park Irish Fest
05/25/2018 12:00 AM - 05/29/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/25/2018 12:00 AM 05/29/2018 12:00 AM Gaelic Park Irish Fest A family friendly celebration with 6 stages of music, magic, drama, food vendors and specially import stores. Entry price includes free carnival and parking. chicagogaelicparkirishfest.org Gaelic Park, 6133 147th St, Oak Forest, IL 60452, USA

A family friendly celebration with 6 stages of music, magic, drama, food vendors and specially import stores. Entry price includes free carnival and parking. chicagogaelicparkirishfest.org

Location: Gaelic Park, 6133 147th St, Oak Forest, IL 60452, USA

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Start Time: 05/25/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/29/2018 12:00 AM

Farmer's Market - Homewood
05/26/2018 12:00 AM - 10/14/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/26/2018 12:00 AM 10/14/2018 12:00 AM Farmer's Market - Homewood Meet your family and friends at Homewood's farmers market, a true regional market. homesweethomewood.com Martin Avenue, Martin Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

Meet your family and friends at Homewood's farmers market, a true regional market. homesweethomewood.com

Location: Martin Avenue, Martin Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

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Start Time: 05/26/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 10/14/2018 12:00 AM

41st Annual Ridge Run
05/28/2018 12:00 AM - 05/29/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 05/28/2018 12:00 AM 05/29/2018 12:00 AM 41st Annual Ridge Run As park of the greater Oak Lawn community, attorneys at McCready Garcia & Leet are proud to partner with the Beverly Area Planning Association and support the 41st Annual Ridge Run this Memorial Day. mccreadylaw.com Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

As park of the greater Oak Lawn community, attorneys at McCready Garcia & Leet are proud to partner with the Beverly Area Planning Association and support the 41st Annual Ridge Run this Memorial Day. mccreadylaw.com

Location: Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA

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Start Time: 05/28/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 05/29/2018 12:00 AM

Chicago Southland Dragon Boat Festival
06/02/2018 12:00 AM - 06/03/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/02/2018 12:00 AM 06/03/2018 12:00 AM Chicago Southland Dragon Boat Festival The 3rd annual Chicago Southland Dragon Boat Festival will take place atthe MWRD SEPA Waterfall & Park along the Cal-Sag, June 2, 2018, and includes practices, dragon boat races, music,vendor village featuring the Southland’s best food, craft beer, awardsceremony, and after party. The festival is now open for team and individualregistration. Dragon Boating is an incredible way to build team unity, showcommunity pride, and compete against your friends, neighbors, and felloworganizations and companies for the ultimate bragging rights: Dragon BoatFestival Champions. Registration at 7am, races begin at 8am. Registeronline, $50 for individuals, $1,000 for entire boat (21 people), $800 earlybirdrate per team (Deal ends January 31st) chicagodragonboats.com Blue Island, IL, USA

The 3rd annual Chicago Southland Dragon Boat Festival will take place atthe MWRD SEPA Waterfall & Park along the Cal-Sag, June 2, 2018, and includes practices, dragon boat races, music,vendor village featuring the Southland’s best food, craft beer, awardsceremony, and after party. The festival is now open for team and individualregistration. Dragon Boating is an incredible way to build team unity, showcommunity pride, and compete against your friends, neighbors, and felloworganizations and companies for the ultimate bragging rights: Dragon BoatFestival Champions. Registration at 7am, races begin at 8am. Registeronline, $50 for individuals, $1,000 for entire boat (21 people), $800 earlybirdrate per team (Deal ends January 31st) chicagodragonboats.com

Location: Blue Island, IL, USA

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Start Time: 06/02/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 06/03/2018 12:00 AM

Beekeeping: Meet a Beekeeper
06/03/2018 12:30 PM - 06/03/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 06/03/2018 12:30 PM 06/03/2018 03:00 PM Beekeeping: Meet a Beekeeper Meet local beekeeper Mike Rusnak to discuss the art of beekeeping. Feelfree to ask questions and chat with Rusnak and other beekeeping enthusiasts.Rusnak has more than 12 years of beekeeping experience to share. Pick upspecific beekeeping tips or simply learn more about the world of beekeeping.This program will take place indoors in an accessible facility. Ages 18 orolder.<br>12:30-3PM&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Freconnectwithnature.org&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFnQfWT2JWYrv52UIiXxRl44li6xg" target="_blank">reconnectwithnature.org</a> Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Meet local beekeeper Mike Rusnak to discuss the art of beekeeping. Feelfree to ask questions and chat with Rusnak and other beekeeping enthusiasts.Rusnak has more than 12 years of beekeeping experience to share. Pick upspecific beekeeping tips or simply learn more about the world of beekeeping.This program will take place indoors in an accessible facility. Ages 18 orolder.<br>12:30-3PM&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Freconnectwithnature.org&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFnQfWT2JWYrv52UIiXxRl44li6xg" target="_blank">reconnectwithnature.org</a>

Location: Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Start Time: 06/03/2018 12:30 PM
End Time: 06/03/2018 03:00 PM

Beecher Garage Sale Days
06/08/2018 12:00 AM - 06/10/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/08/2018 12:00 AM 06/10/2018 12:00 AM Beecher Garage Sale Days Residents participate in Village-wide garage sales. Treasurers galore!Something for everyone! beecherchamber.com Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Residents participate in Village-wide garage sales. Treasurers galore!Something for everyone! beecherchamber.com

Location: Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Start Time: 06/08/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 06/10/2018 12:00 AM

"In The Outdoors" Free Nature Program
06/16/2018 01:00 PM - 06/16/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 06/16/2018 01:00 PM 06/16/2018 03:00 PM "In The Outdoors" Free Nature Program How to Train your Viking<br>Introduction to archery and tomahawk throwing; equipment and instruction provided.&nbsp;<br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fatwoodpark.org%2Fprograms&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNE2ObOw_Eu_5WJlpzxC4zx19Jm7Mw" target="_blank">atwoodpark.org/programs</a> Atwood Center, 2685 New Milford School Rd, Rockford, IL 61109, USA

How to Train your Viking<br>Introduction to archery and tomahawk throwing; equipment and instruction provided.&nbsp;<br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fatwoodpark.org%2Fprograms&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNE2ObOw_Eu_5WJlpzxC4zx19Jm7Mw" target="_blank">atwoodpark.org/programs</a>

Location: Atwood Center, 2685 New Milford School Rd, Rockford, IL 61109, USA

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Start Time: 06/16/2018 01:00 PM
End Time: 06/16/2018 03:00 PM

Kayak College (Beginner)
06/23/2018 12:00 AM - 06/24/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/23/2018 12:00 AM 06/24/2018 12:00 AM Kayak College (Beginner) This instructional workshop, led by the United States Canoe Association(USCA) certified instructors, introduces beginners to the sport of kayaking.Basic paddling instruction and safety is covered on shore, and then participantshead to the water and try out new skills. Topics covered include safetyequipment, weather, proper clothing and general kayak equipment. Participantswill learn basic paddling strokes and proper paddling technique. They will alsobecome familiar with the various types of recreational kayaks on the market.Wet exits will be demonstrated by instructors on the water. All necessaryequipment is provided. Be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet.Consider bringing sunscreen, sunglasses and bottled water. Group rates areavailable. Call for more information. Private one-on-one paddling instructionis also available by appointment For ages 12 or older. Participants youngerthan age 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult. Registration required two days before theprogram date. The launch area is accessible via a paved walkway from theparking lot. $50/person reconnectwithnature.org Monee Reservoir, Monee Township, IL 60449, USA

This instructional workshop, led by the United States Canoe Association(USCA) certified instructors, introduces beginners to the sport of kayaking.Basic paddling instruction and safety is covered on shore, and then participantshead to the water and try out new skills. Topics covered include safetyequipment, weather, proper clothing and general kayak equipment. Participantswill learn basic paddling strokes and proper paddling technique. They will alsobecome familiar with the various types of recreational kayaks on the market.Wet exits will be demonstrated by instructors on the water. All necessaryequipment is provided. Be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet.Consider bringing sunscreen, sunglasses and bottled water. Group rates areavailable. Call for more information. Private one-on-one paddling instructionis also available by appointment For ages 12 or older. Participants youngerthan age 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult. Registration required two days before theprogram date. The launch area is accessible via a paved walkway from theparking lot. $50/person reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Monee Reservoir, Monee Township, IL 60449, USA

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Start Time: 06/23/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 06/24/2018 12:00 AM

Lego Gone Wild
06/29/2018 12:00 AM - 06/30/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/29/2018 12:00 AM 06/30/2018 12:00 AM Lego Gone Wild The Forest Preserve is pairing your child’s favorite pastime activity,LEGO, with outdoor exploration. Travel to different forest preserve sites,explore hidden habitats with a naturalist, and then it’s time to get building.We will discover some hidden habitat gems using binoculars, bug boxes, insectnets and more. We will brainstorm the best way to recreate the habitat using LEGObricks and discover just how all the pieces fit together in nature. The STEM(science, technology, engineering and math) strong aspect will be our littlesecret. The program will take place outdoors on natural surfaces across uneventerrain. The hike will be less than 1 mile. For ages 6 or older. Registrationrequired two days before the program. $3/person reconnectwithnature.org Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, 13800 W Bruce Rd, Homer Glen, IL 60491, USA

The Forest Preserve is pairing your child’s favorite pastime activity,LEGO, with outdoor exploration. Travel to different forest preserve sites,explore hidden habitats with a naturalist, and then it’s time to get building.We will discover some hidden habitat gems using binoculars, bug boxes, insectnets and more. We will brainstorm the best way to recreate the habitat using LEGObricks and discover just how all the pieces fit together in nature. The STEM(science, technology, engineering and math) strong aspect will be our littlesecret. The program will take place outdoors on natural surfaces across uneventerrain. The hike will be less than 1 mile. For ages 6 or older. Registrationrequired two days before the program. $3/person reconnectwithnature.org

Location: Messenger Woods Nature Preserve, 13800 W Bruce Rd, Homer Glen, IL 60491, USA

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Start Time: 06/29/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 06/30/2018 12:00 AM

Beecher Fourth of July Celebration
06/30/2018 12:00 AM - 07/05/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 06/30/2018 12:00 AM 07/05/2018 12:00 AM Beecher Fourth of July Celebration Carnival, food, raffles, live music, beer tent, bingo. Parade andfireworks on July 4th. Something for everyone - bring the entire family!&nbsp;<br><br><a href="http://www.villageofbeecher.org/">villageofbeecher.org</a> 673 Penfield St, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Carnival, food, raffles, live music, beer tent, bingo. Parade andfireworks on July 4th. Something for everyone - bring the entire family!&nbsp;<br><br><a href="http://www.villageofbeecher.org/">villageofbeecher.org</a>

Location: 673 Penfield St, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

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Start Time: 06/30/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/05/2018 12:00 AM

Freedom's Eve
07/03/2018 05:00 PM - 07/03/2018 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 07/03/2018 05:00 PM 07/03/2018 10:00 PM Freedom's Eve Join us as we celebrate our nation’s liberty on the eve of Independence Day! The entire family will enjoy the live music, food and fireworks! 5-10PM 755 Pulaski Rd, Calumet City, IL 60409, USA

Join us as we celebrate our nation’s liberty on the eve of Independence Day! The entire family will enjoy the live music, food and fireworks! 5-10PM

Location: 755 Pulaski Rd, Calumet City, IL 60409, USA

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Start Time: 07/03/2018 05:00 PM
End Time: 07/03/2018 10:00 PM

Friendship Festival
07/12/2018 12:00 AM - 07/16/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/12/2018 12:00 AM 07/16/2018 12:00 AM Friendship Festival Come join us for a funfilled weekend filled with a carnival, kids entertainment, adult bands, andfireworks. paloshillsweb.org Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 College Pkwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

Come join us for a funfilled weekend filled with a carnival, kids entertainment, adult bands, andfireworks. paloshillsweb.org

Location: Moraine Valley Community College, 9000 College Pkwy, Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

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Start Time: 07/12/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/16/2018 12:00 AM

Frankfort Bluegrass Festival
07/14/2018 12:00 AM - 07/16/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/14/2018 12:00 AM 07/16/2018 12:00 AM Frankfort Bluegrass Festival Nonprofit Bluegrass Festival, IBMA nominator for event of the year,national and local acts. frankfortbluegrassfest.com/ Breidert Green Park, Frankfort, IL 60423, USA

Nonprofit Bluegrass Festival, IBMA nominator for event of the year,national and local acts. frankfortbluegrassfest.com/

Location: Breidert Green Park, Frankfort, IL 60423, USA

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Start Time: 07/14/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/16/2018 12:00 AM

20th Biking with Beanzie
07/15/2018 12:00 AM - 07/16/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/15/2018 12:00 AM 07/16/2018 12:00 AM 20th Biking with Beanzie The Kishwaukee Kwanis invites you to Dekalb, Illinois on Sunday July 15th 2018 for the 20th annual "Biking with Beanzie" bicycle ride. kishkiwanis.org DeKalb High School, 501 W Dresser Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

The Kishwaukee Kwanis invites you to Dekalb, Illinois on Sunday July 15th 2018 for the 20th annual "Biking with Beanzie" bicycle ride. kishkiwanis.org

Location: DeKalb High School, 501 W Dresser Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

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Start Time: 07/15/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/16/2018 12:00 AM

Ridge Fest
07/26/2018 12:00 AM - 07/30/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 07/26/2018 12:00 AM 07/30/2018 12:00 AM Ridge Fest Annual festival withnational bands/acts, diverse ethnic food vendors, huge carnival, arts andcrafts, special guest and children’s entertainment. Th 5:30-10:30PM; F5:30-11:30PM; Sa 3-11:30PM; Su 2-10:30PM chicagoridge.org Freedom Park, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415, USA

Annual festival withnational bands/acts, diverse ethnic food vendors, huge carnival, arts andcrafts, special guest and children’s entertainment. Th 5:30-10:30PM; F5:30-11:30PM; Sa 3-11:30PM; Su 2-10:30PM chicagoridge.org

Location: Freedom Park, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415, USA

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Start Time: 07/26/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 07/30/2018 12:00 AM

Fetching Market at the Hanger
09/07/2018 12:00 AM - 09/09/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 12:00 AM 09/09/2018 12:00 AM Fetching Market at the Hanger Quality Vintage and HandmadeArtisan Market. 75 creatives from across the Midwest come together in anHistoric Hangar built by Henry Ford in 1927. Join us for gourmet foods, localbrews &amp; cocktails and live music. Advance tickets on our site $5. $6 atthe door. 12 and under free. F 5-9PM; Sa 10AM-5PM. fetchingmarket.com Historic Ford Hangar, 19507-19539 Burnham Ave, Lansing, IL 60438, USA

Quality Vintage and HandmadeArtisan Market. 75 creatives from across the Midwest come together in anHistoric Hangar built by Henry Ford in 1927. Join us for gourmet foods, localbrews &amp; cocktails and live music. Advance tickets on our site $5. $6 atthe door. 12 and under free. F 5-9PM; Sa 10AM-5PM. fetchingmarket.com

Location: Historic Ford Hangar, 19507-19539 Burnham Ave, Lansing, IL 60438, USA

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Start Time: 09/07/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/09/2018 12:00 AM

Tinley Park Oktoberfest
09/21/2018 12:00 AM - 09/24/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 09/21/2018 12:00 AM 09/24/2018 12:00 AM Tinley Park Oktoberfest The Tinley Park Oktoberfest is one of the only festivals in the South Chicagoland area that most resembles the traditional Oktoberfest held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Attendees can expect authentic German Food, Bavarian dancing, music, carnival, and Oktoberfest beers from Tinley Park Brewers, and one of Germany’s featured Oktoberfest Brewers, Paulaner. F 5-10PM Sa 1-10PM Su 1-6PM tinleyparkoktoberfest.com/ 18001 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

The Tinley Park Oktoberfest is one of the only festivals in the South Chicagoland area that most resembles the traditional Oktoberfest held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Attendees can expect authentic German Food, Bavarian dancing, music, carnival, and Oktoberfest beers from Tinley Park Brewers, and one of Germany’s featured Oktoberfest Brewers, Paulaner. F 5-10PM Sa 1-10PM Su 1-6PM tinleyparkoktoberfest.com/

Location: 18001 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 09/21/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 09/24/2018 12:00 AM

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Explore Illinois! Countless festivals, farm tours, county fairs, orchards and our Northern Illinois Wine Trail, featuring over 30+ wineries for your tasting pleasure, are just some of the many ways that you can enjoy Illinois. Whatever you decide to do, these Chicago attractions are sure to please everyone. The possibilities are endless and will lead to countless memories.