• Get outdoors and enjoy the beauty and wonder of winter in northern Illinois.

    Winter Wonderland

    Get outdoors and enjoy the beauty and wonder of winter 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!

  • 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!

  • Rochelle Railroad Park - Illinois attractions

    Rochelle Railroad Park

    The Rochelle Railroad Park, located on the Illinois Lincoln Highway, is a fantastic photo opportunity for young and old alike!

  • 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!

  • What better way to enjoy freshly fallen snow than to hit the slopes by sledding, skiing, or snowboarding.

    Family Fun

    What better way to enjoy freshly fallen snow than to hit the slopes by sledding, skiing, or snowboarding.

  • Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

    Illinois Lincoln Highway Scenic Byway

    Check out the Illinois Lincoln Highway in Northern Illinois

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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

Exhibition - 1960's: The Generation of Love and War
12/22/2017 12:00 AM - 03/01/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 12/22/2017 12:00 AM 03/01/2018 12:00 AM Exhibition - 1960's: The Generation of Love and War Thetemporary exhibition 1960s: The Generation of Love and War invites visitors totake a journey back in time to examine some of the major topics and events thatoccurred during the 1960s and how it impacted the Rockford area. It was adecade of rapid societal change as the idyllic post-war 1950s ceded toconflicting values on war, race, wealth, and societal norms. The artifacts on display will provide visitors with the opportunity to learnmore about some of the influential events of the decade, view some of thegrooviest fashion trends, reminisce about favorite childhood games, and lookback on some old musical favorites. This exhibition will run from December 22, 2017- February 28, 2018 in theMuseum’s Special Exhibit Gallery. midwayvillage.com Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Thetemporary exhibition 1960s: The Generation of Love and War invites visitors totake a journey back in time to examine some of the major topics and events thatoccurred during the 1960s and how it impacted the Rockford area. It was adecade of rapid societal change as the idyllic post-war 1950s ceded toconflicting values on war, race, wealth, and societal norms. The artifacts on display will provide visitors with the opportunity to learnmore about some of the influential events of the decade, view some of thegrooviest fashion trends, reminisce about favorite childhood games, and lookback on some old musical favorites. This exhibition will run from December 22, 2017- February 28, 2018 in theMuseum’s Special Exhibit Gallery. midwayvillage.com

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

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Start Time: 12/22/2017 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/01/2018 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

Caberet- Live at the Paramount
02/07/2018 12:00 AM - 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/07/2018 12:00 AM 03/19/2018 12:00 AM Caberet- Live at the Paramount Cabaret is one of the most well-known Broadway musicals of all time. Enjoy extraordinary songs, universal appeal and a spellbinding story that still holds true in today’s world. Nominated for a total of 26 Tony Awards over three decades and winning a total of 12 including Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical, Cabaret is exactly what musical theatre should be: entertaining, enlightening, provocative, edgy and a continuing reflection of our own lives. This groundbreaking musical was unlike anything audiences had seen back when it first premiered, and you’ll feel the same way when it hits the Paramount stage. paramountaurora.com/events/cabaret/ Paramount Theatre, 23 E Galena Blvd, Aurora, IL 60506, USA

Cabaret is one of the most well-known Broadway musicals of all time. Enjoy extraordinary songs, universal appeal and a spellbinding story that still holds true in today’s world. Nominated for a total of 26 Tony Awards over three decades and winning a total of 12 including Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical, Cabaret is exactly what musical theatre should be: entertaining, enlightening, provocative, edgy and a continuing reflection of our own lives. This groundbreaking musical was unlike anything audiences had seen back when it first premiered, and you’ll feel the same way when it hits the Paramount stage. paramountaurora.com/events/cabaret/

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

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End Time: 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

Yamato- The Drummers of Japan
02/08/2018 12:00 AM - 03/09/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/08/2018 12:00 AM 03/09/2018 12:00 AM Yamato- The Drummers of Japan Yamato was founded in Japan’s Nara Prefecture in 1993. The troupe hasgiven over 2,500 performances in 51 countries. Every year, Yamato tours theworld, creating and presenting original Yamato compositions. As a result ofthis relentless schedule, pursued for more than 10 years, audiences around theworld await Yamato’s arrival every year in growing numbers, sustaining andencouraging the troupe’s efforts more than words can express. For the playersof Yamato, every encounter with their listeners is a unique and preciousexperience. rccaconcerts.org Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

Yamato was founded in Japan’s Nara Prefecture in 1993. The troupe hasgiven over 2,500 performances in 51 countries. Every year, Yamato tours theworld, creating and presenting original Yamato compositions. As a result ofthis relentless schedule, pursued for more than 10 years, audiences around theworld await Yamato’s arrival every year in growing numbers, sustaining andencouraging the troupe’s efforts more than words can express. For the playersof Yamato, every encounter with their listeners is a unique and preciousexperience. rccaconcerts.org

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

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Start Time: 02/08/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/09/2018 12:00 AM

Altered
02/12/2018 12:00 AM - 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/12/2018 12:00 AM 03/19/2018 12:00 AM Altered An exhibition of works by Rosemary Pritchett, Kate Ingold, Katsy Johnson and Javier Chavira. This exhibition of works in a wide range of media all include images from popular culture that are changed and altered by the artist to convey meaning and visual impact. M-Th 9AM-3PM & W-Th 5-7PM Artists’ Reception Feb. 15, 12-2:30PM prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/ 202 S Halsted St, Chicago Heights, IL 60411, USA

An exhibition of works by Rosemary Pritchett, Kate Ingold, Katsy Johnson and Javier Chavira. This exhibition of works in a wide range of media all include images from popular culture that are changed and altered by the artist to convey meaning and visual impact. M-Th 9AM-3PM & W-Th 5-7PM Artists’ Reception Feb. 15, 12-2:30PM prairiestate.edu/Christopher-Art-Gallery/

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

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End Time: 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

In Full Bloom: The Orchid Exhibit
02/16/2018 12:00 AM - 03/12/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/16/2018 12:00 AM 03/12/2018 12:00 AM In Full Bloom: The Orchid Exhibit It may be the depth of winter, but Nicholas Conservatory &amp; Gardens is teeming with color! Our annual orchid exhibit is sure to impress, with hundreds of tropical orchids creatively displayed in the warm tropical exhibition area.<br><br>Orchid sales and orchid vendors, presentations and workshops – there’s something for everyone!<br><br>Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday 10am-3pm; Closed Mondays&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fnicholasconservatory.com&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNEOb48TX5WQc5I0-_YMmjyuNk6wXA" target="_blank">nicholasconservatory.com</a> Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, 1354 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

It may be the depth of winter, but Nicholas Conservatory &amp; Gardens is teeming with color! Our annual orchid exhibit is sure to impress, with hundreds of tropical orchids creatively displayed in the warm tropical exhibition area.<br><br>Orchid sales and orchid vendors, presentations and workshops – there’s something for everyone!<br><br>Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday 10am-3pm; Closed Mondays&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fnicholasconservatory.com&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNEOb48TX5WQc5I0-_YMmjyuNk6wXA" target="_blank">nicholasconservatory.com</a>

Location: Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens, 1354 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Start Time: 02/16/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/12/2018 12:00 AM

Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day
02/21/2018 12:00 AM - 02/22/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/21/2018 12:00 AM 02/22/2018 12:00 AM Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 02/21/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 02/22/2018 12:00 AM

Boomer Toys and Dolls
02/21/2018 01:00 PM - 02/21/2018 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 02/21/2018 01:00 PM 02/21/2018 03:30 PM Boomer Toys and Dolls Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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End Time: 02/21/2018 03:30 PM

Nature Painting for Adults
02/23/2018 12:00 AM - 02/24/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/23/2018 12:00 AM 02/24/2018 12:00 AM Nature Painting for Adults This program provides step-by-step instructions and is perfect forbeginners. Give yourself a break, get creative and share the experience withothers. Participants may bring their own beer and wine to enjoy during theprogram. Light refreshments will be available. Canvases and paints will beprovided. reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

This program provides step-by-step instructions and is perfect forbeginners. Give yourself a break, get creative and share the experience withothers. Participants may bring their own beer and wine to enjoy during theprogram. Light refreshments will be available. Canvases and paints will beprovided. reconnectwithnature.org

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

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End Time: 02/24/2018 12:00 AM

Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day
02/24/2018 12:00 AM - 02/25/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/24/2018 12:00 AM 02/25/2018 12:00 AM Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 02/24/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 02/25/2018 12:00 AM

Homewood's Indoor Farmers Market
02/24/2018 12:00 AM - 02/25/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/24/2018 12:00 AM 02/25/2018 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: 02/24/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 02/25/2018 12:00 AM

Morning Birds Hikes
02/24/2018 08:00 AM - 02/24/2018 10:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/24/2018 08:00 AM 02/24/2018 10:00 AM Morning Birds Hikes Join fellow birders as we learn, explore and search for birds that livein woodlands. Bring your binoculars and favorite bird field guide. Participantswill enjoy a .50- to 1-mile hike on paved and natural surface trails acrossuneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Join fellow birders as we learn, explore and search for birds that livein woodlands. Bring your binoculars and favorite bird field guide. Participantswill enjoy a .50- to 1-mile hike on paved and natural surface trails acrossuneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org

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

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Start Time: 02/24/2018 08:00 AM
End Time: 02/24/2018 10:00 AM

Discover Engineering
02/24/2018 11:00 AM - 02/24/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 02/24/2018 11:00 AM 02/24/2018 03:00 PM Discover Engineering <p>Crank up your cranium and see how great itfeels to solve problems like an engineer! Dozens of engineering professionalsare setting up shop in Museum spaces and invite you to participate in hands-oninvestigations and brain-bending challenges that relate to the jobs they doright here in the Rockford area. Local high school teams are also on hand,showing off their romping robots. Don’t miss this eye-opening opportunity tosee what engineers achieve, as you make and take some amazing stuff. Thisperfect conclusion to National Engineers’ Week is included with Museumadmission. Sponsored by Huntington Learning Center of Rockford; Advanced Machine/Hennig;and TAC Rockford.</p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p> Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

<p>Crank up your cranium and see how great itfeels to solve problems like an engineer! Dozens of engineering professionalsare setting up shop in Museum spaces and invite you to participate in hands-oninvestigations and brain-bending challenges that relate to the jobs they doright here in the Rockford area. Local high school teams are also on hand,showing off their romping robots. Don’t miss this eye-opening opportunity tosee what engineers achieve, as you make and take some amazing stuff. Thisperfect conclusion to National Engineers’ Week is included with Museumadmission. Sponsored by Huntington Learning Center of Rockford; Advanced Machine/Hennig;and TAC Rockford.</p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p>

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

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Start Time: 02/24/2018 11:00 AM
End Time: 02/24/2018 03:00 PM

Boomer Toys and Dolls
02/24/2018 01:00 PM - 02/24/2018 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 02/24/2018 01:00 PM 02/24/2018 03:30 PM Boomer Toys and Dolls Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 02/24/2018 01:00 PM
End Time: 02/24/2018 03:30 PM

Black Authors Matter
02/24/2018 05:30 PM - 02/24/2018 06:30 PM

Add to Calendar 02/24/2018 05:30 PM 02/24/2018 06:30 PM Black Authors Matter An authors showcase of local and national authors. spaatheater.org SPAA Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 371 Artists Walk In GPS), 350 Victory Dr, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

An authors showcase of local and national authors. 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: 02/24/2018 05:30 PM
End Time: 02/24/2018 06:30 PM

Aurora 88's Annual FunD Skate
02/25/2018 05:00 PM - 02/25/2018 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 02/25/2018 05:00 PM 02/25/2018 08:00 PM Aurora 88's Annual FunD Skate <p>Come skate with your local roller derby league, Aurora 88s&nbsp;Sunday,February 25th, 5pm-8pm&nbsp;at the Aurora Skate Center (<a href="https://maps.google.com/?q=34W113+Montgomery+Rd,+Aurora,+IL+60504&amp;entry=gmail&amp;source=g">34W113 Montgomery Rd, Aurora, IL 60504</a>)</p><p>This is a family-friendly open skate to helpraise funds for our 2018 season. Other activities include a silent auction,face painting, derby name station, derby demo, games, information on how to getinvolved with the league, and information on our upcoming Season 7.</p><p>If you are a business who would like to donateto our fundraiser, via gift certificates, products, or even monetary, pleasesend an email to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:aurora88smarketing@gmail.com">aurora88smarketing@gmail.com</a>&nbsp;attention Brittany.&nbsp;In return you will be featured on our Facebook Page(Aurora 88s Roller Derby), Website (<a href="http://www.aurora88s.com/">http://www.aurora88s.com</a>), and will receivesome Aurora 88s swag.</p><p>Silent auction teasers:</p><p>· 4 FREE passes to AuroraRegional Fire Museum&nbsp;</p><p>· Wine &amp; Cheese baskets&nbsp;</p><p>· Lularoe basket&nbsp;</p><p>· Scentsy basket</p><p>· Tupperware basket&nbsp;</p><p>· Young Living EssentialOils basket&nbsp;</p><p>· Photography giftcertificate(s)</p><p>· Zen Loft Wellness Centerswag and gift certificates</p><p>· Workout basket (includesfree personal training session)</p> Aurora Skate Center, 34W113 Montgomery Rd, Aurora, IL 60504, USA

<p>Come skate with your local roller derby league, Aurora 88s&nbsp;Sunday,February 25th, 5pm-8pm&nbsp;at the Aurora Skate Center (<a href="https://maps.google.com/?q=34W113+Montgomery+Rd,+Aurora,+IL+60504&amp;entry=gmail&amp;source=g">34W113 Montgomery Rd, Aurora, IL 60504</a>)</p><p>This is a family-friendly open skate to helpraise funds for our 2018 season. Other activities include a silent auction,face painting, derby name station, derby demo, games, information on how to getinvolved with the league, and information on our upcoming Season 7.</p><p>If you are a business who would like to donateto our fundraiser, via gift certificates, products, or even monetary, pleasesend an email to&nbsp;<a href="mailto:aurora88smarketing@gmail.com">aurora88smarketing@gmail.com</a>&nbsp;attention Brittany.&nbsp;In return you will be featured on our Facebook Page(Aurora 88s Roller Derby), Website (<a href="http://www.aurora88s.com/">http://www.aurora88s.com</a>), and will receivesome Aurora 88s swag.</p><p>Silent auction teasers:</p><p>· 4 FREE passes to AuroraRegional Fire Museum&nbsp;</p><p>· Wine &amp; Cheese baskets&nbsp;</p><p>· Lularoe basket&nbsp;</p><p>· Scentsy basket</p><p>· Tupperware basket&nbsp;</p><p>· Young Living EssentialOils basket&nbsp;</p><p>· Photography giftcertificate(s)</p><p>· Zen Loft Wellness Centerswag and gift certificates</p><p>· Workout basket (includesfree personal training session)</p>

Location: Aurora Skate Center, 34W113 Montgomery Rd, Aurora, IL 60504, USA

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End Time: 02/25/2018 08:00 PM

Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day
02/28/2018 12:00 AM - 03/01/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 02/28/2018 12:00 AM 03/01/2018 12:00 AM Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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End Time: 03/01/2018 12:00 AM

Boomer Toys and Dolls
02/28/2018 01:00 PM - 02/28/2018 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 02/28/2018 01:00 PM 02/28/2018 03:30 PM Boomer Toys and Dolls Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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End Time: 02/28/2018 03:30 PM

9th Annual Indoor Triathlon
03/02/2018 12:00 AM - 03/04/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/02/2018 12:00 AM 03/04/2018 12:00 AM 9th Annual Indoor Triathlon Join us for our annual Indoor Triathlon at the H F Racquet & Fitness! Great for all levels of experience and fitness. The Indoor Triathlon is comprised of a 10-minute pool swim, 20 minute stationary bike and a 15 minute treadmill run/walk. Compete in Individual, Double Challenge or Relay available. Individual $30 Members/ $35 Non-member F 5PM & Sa 7AM hfracquetandfitness.com/Indoor-Triathlon/ H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 183rd St, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

Join us for our annual Indoor Triathlon at the H F Racquet & Fitness! Great for all levels of experience and fitness. The Indoor Triathlon is comprised of a 10-minute pool swim, 20 minute stationary bike and a 15 minute treadmill run/walk. Compete in Individual, Double Challenge or Relay available. Individual $30 Members/ $35 Non-member F 5PM & Sa 7AM hfracquetandfitness.com/Indoor-Triathlon/

Location: H-F Racquet & Fitness Club, 2920 183rd St, Homewood, IL 60430, USA

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Start Time: 03/02/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/04/2018 12:00 AM

Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day
03/03/2018 12:00 AM - 03/04/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/03/2018 12:00 AM 03/04/2018 12:00 AM Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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

Sock Monkey Madness Festival-Under the Sea!
03/03/2018 12:00 AM - 03/05/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/03/2018 12:00 AM 03/05/2018 12:00 AM Sock Monkey Madness Festival-Under the Sea! Bring your monkey back to where it all began at the Sock Monkey MadnessFestival in Rockford, Illinois! This year’s theme is “Under the Sea!”<br><br>Activities Include:<br>– Make-A-Monkey Workshop – see details below|<br>– Accessory kits to turn your monkey into aMermaid, Sailor, Sea Creature or a Pirate.<br>– Free patches and repairs for well-loved sockmonkeys at the Sockford General Hospital<br>– Take a photo with sock monkey mermaid Nelson,the world’s largest sock monkey at 7-feet-tall<br>– Several ocean-themed games and craftsthroughout the museum for children of all ages<br>– Sales vendors with all things Sock Monkey,including clothing and accessories for you and your monkey, toys, games,collectables, and more<br>– The Sockford Public Library will issue librarycards<br>– Affordable food, snacks, and beveragesavailable<br>– Rockford Dance Company will perform the Danceof the Sock Monkeys!<br>– Visitors can go on the Treasure Hunt for aprize!<br><br>Make A Monkey Workshop<br>Make your own Sock Monkey in pink, red, blue,green, yellow, or the traditional brown with the help of our talented museumstaff. Fee for the workshop is $25 per kit, which includes all supplies tocreate a Sock Monkey and assistance from experienced staff. Allow two hours tomake your monkey, and basic sewing skills are needed. Workshop will be openuntil 5pm.<br><br>Tickets can be purchased online, in the museumgift shop, or at the door the day of the event.<br><br>Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fmidwayvillage.com&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNGMEeru-W6HbC6JJnNPvJKOvzHdbw" target="_blank">midwayvillage.com</a> Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Rd, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

Bring your monkey back to where it all began at the Sock Monkey MadnessFestival in Rockford, Illinois! This year’s theme is “Under the Sea!”<br><br>Activities Include:<br>– Make-A-Monkey Workshop – see details below|<br>– Accessory kits to turn your monkey into aMermaid, Sailor, Sea Creature or a Pirate.<br>– Free patches and repairs for well-loved sockmonkeys at the Sockford General Hospital<br>– Take a photo with sock monkey mermaid Nelson,the world’s largest sock monkey at 7-feet-tall<br>– Several ocean-themed games and craftsthroughout the museum for children of all ages<br>– Sales vendors with all things Sock Monkey,including clothing and accessories for you and your monkey, toys, games,collectables, and more<br>– The Sockford Public Library will issue librarycards<br>– Affordable food, snacks, and beveragesavailable<br>– Rockford Dance Company will perform the Danceof the Sock Monkeys!<br>– Visitors can go on the Treasure Hunt for aprize!<br><br>Make A Monkey Workshop<br>Make your own Sock Monkey in pink, red, blue,green, yellow, or the traditional brown with the help of our talented museumstaff. Fee for the workshop is $25 per kit, which includes all supplies tocreate a Sock Monkey and assistance from experienced staff. Allow two hours tomake your monkey, and basic sewing skills are needed. Workshop will be openuntil 5pm.<br><br>Tickets can be purchased online, in the museumgift shop, or at the door the day of the event.<br><br>Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fmidwayvillage.com&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNGMEeru-W6HbC6JJnNPvJKOvzHdbw" target="_blank">midwayvillage.com</a>

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

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Boomer Toys and Dolls
03/03/2018 01:00 PM - 03/03/2018 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/03/2018 01:00 PM 03/03/2018 03:30 PM Boomer Toys and Dolls Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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2018 Jazz Thaw
03/03/2018 03:30 PM - 03/03/2018 10:00 PM

Add to Calendar 03/03/2018 03:30 PM 03/03/2018 10:00 PM 2018 Jazz Thaw Sip, sizzle and swing during Jazz Thaw! Presented by 90.9 WDCB-FM,“Chicago’s Home for Jazz” and Downtown Oak Park. Saturday, March 3rd from3-10pm. Enjoy free live music performances at any jazz tour location with theoption to order from the host restaurant’s menu. downtownoakpark.net Oak Park, IL, USA

Sip, sizzle and swing during Jazz Thaw! Presented by 90.9 WDCB-FM,“Chicago’s Home for Jazz” and Downtown Oak Park. Saturday, March 3rd from3-10pm. Enjoy free live music performances at any jazz tour location with theoption to order from the host restaurant’s menu. downtownoakpark.net

Location: Oak Park, IL, USA

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Vogt Art Reception - Open Photography
03/04/2018 12:00 AM - 03/05/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/04/2018 12:00 AM 03/05/2018 12:00 AM Vogt Art Reception - Open Photography VVAC Gallery Hours: Tu 7-9PM; W 4-7PM; Th 11AM-2PM ; 7-9PM; F 11AM-3PM;Sa 11AM-4PM tinleyparkdistrict.org Vogt Visual Arts Center, 17420 67th Ct, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

VVAC Gallery Hours: Tu 7-9PM; W 4-7PM; Th 11AM-2PM ; 7-9PM; F 11AM-3PM;Sa 11AM-4PM tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Vogt Visual Arts Center, 17420 67th Ct, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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WWE Live: Road to WrestleMania
03/04/2018 12:00 AM - 03/05/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/04/2018 12:00 AM 03/05/2018 12:00 AM WWE Live: Road to WrestleMania WWE returns to Rockford for the first time in 2018! See your favoriteRAW WWE superstars including: John Cena vs Roman Reigns for theIntercontinental Championship Seth Rollins & Finn Balor vs The Bar forthe RAW Tag Team Championship Plus: RAW Women’s Champion – Alexa Bliss Kane Braun Strowman Matt Hardy Sasha Banks And Many More! *CARD IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE thebmoharrisbankcenter.com BMO Harris Bank Center, 300 Elm St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

WWE returns to Rockford for the first time in 2018! See your favoriteRAW WWE superstars including: John Cena vs Roman Reigns for theIntercontinental Championship Seth Rollins & Finn Balor vs The Bar forthe RAW Tag Team Championship Plus: RAW Women’s Champion – Alexa Bliss Kane Braun Strowman Matt Hardy Sasha Banks And Many More! *CARD IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE thebmoharrisbankcenter.com

Location: BMO Harris Bank Center, 300 Elm St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

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Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up The Night!
03/06/2018 07:00 PM - 03/06/2018 09:00 PM

Add to Calendar 03/06/2018 07:00 PM 03/06/2018 09:00 PM Dancing with the Stars: Live! Light Up The Night! TV’s hottest show is going back on tour across America this winter inDancing with the Stars: Live! – Light Up the Night. Fans of the show have theopportunity to see the best ballroom dancers in the business perform live intheir hometowns. This all-new production showcases ballroom and contemporarydances from ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, including sizzling groupnumbers, steamy duets and over the top original pieces. coronadopac.org Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

TV’s hottest show is going back on tour across America this winter inDancing with the Stars: Live! – Light Up the Night. Fans of the show have theopportunity to see the best ballroom dancers in the business perform live intheir hometowns. This all-new production showcases ballroom and contemporarydances from ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, including sizzling groupnumbers, steamy duets and over the top original pieces. coronadopac.org

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

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Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day
03/07/2018 12:00 AM - 03/08/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/07/2018 12:00 AM 03/08/2018 12:00 AM Step Back Into a 1950's Valentine's Day The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

The museum is decorated in vintage Valentines Day decorations including die-cuts and Vintage Valentines. The classroom is decorated for a 1950s Valentines Day class party. Adults $5; 12 and under free. Wednesday & Saturday 1-3:30PM or by appointment. parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 03/07/2018 12:00 AM
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Boomer Toys and Dolls
03/07/2018 01:00 PM - 03/07/2018 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/07/2018 01:00 PM 03/07/2018 03:30 PM Boomer Toys and Dolls Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 03/07/2018 01:00 PM
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Rockford RV, Camping & Travel Show
03/09/2018 12:00 AM - 03/12/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/09/2018 12:00 AM 03/12/2018 12:00 AM Rockford RV, Camping & Travel Show The 2018 Rockford RV, Camping &amp; Travel Show offers the best brands, best deals and prices, and best place to buy. Come take a look at the new 2018 RV models and who knows, you may find the best fit for you and your family.<br><br>The show will have fifth wheels, travel trailers, class A, B &amp; C motorhomes, pop-ups, toy haulers, and even 4-wheelers. You can also have one on one time with campground and lodging representatives to help you plan your next exciting trip. Come alone or with your whole family and enjoy the show.<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Flandroproductions.com%2Frv-camping-travel-show%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNHQUceAQYAFPVo-RYMdifONYDgQWA" target="_blank">landroproductions.com/rv-camping-travel-show/</a> Mercyhealth Sportscore Two, 8800 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The 2018 Rockford RV, Camping &amp; Travel Show offers the best brands, best deals and prices, and best place to buy. Come take a look at the new 2018 RV models and who knows, you may find the best fit for you and your family.<br><br>The show will have fifth wheels, travel trailers, class A, B &amp; C motorhomes, pop-ups, toy haulers, and even 4-wheelers. You can also have one on one time with campground and lodging representatives to help you plan your next exciting trip. Come alone or with your whole family and enjoy the show.<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Flandroproductions.com%2Frv-camping-travel-show%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNHQUceAQYAFPVo-RYMdifONYDgQWA" target="_blank">landroproductions.com/rv-camping-travel-show/</a>

Location: Mercyhealth Sportscore Two, 8800 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Southland's Got Talent
03/10/2018 12:00 AM - 03/11/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/10/2018 12:00 AM 03/11/2018 12:00 AM Southland's Got Talent Join us and be prepared to have fun, laugh until you drop and especiallyshare your OWN TALENTS at our Comedy Improv and Open Mic Variety Show andContest. $9/person tinleyparkdistrict.org Tinley Park Performing Arts Center, 16801 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Join us and be prepared to have fun, laugh until you drop and especiallyshare your OWN TALENTS at our Comedy Improv and Open Mic Variety Show andContest. $9/person tinleyparkdistrict.org

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

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Boomer Toys and Dolls
03/10/2018 01:00 PM - 03/10/2018 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/10/2018 01:00 PM 03/10/2018 03:30 PM Boomer Toys and Dolls Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra-Watershed Works
03/10/2018 07:30 PM - 03/10/2018 09:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/10/2018 07:30 PM 03/10/2018 09:30 PM Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra-Watershed Works Maestro Kirov conducts one of his favorites, Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 Titan. The program opens with the popular Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein. 7:30PM ipomusic.org 6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463, USA

Maestro Kirov conducts one of his favorites, Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 Titan. The program opens with the popular Symphonic Dances from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein. 7:30PM ipomusic.org

Location: 6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463, USA

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Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue
03/14/2018 12:00 AM - 03/15/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/14/2018 12:00 AM 03/15/2018 12:00 AM Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” is based on hit preschool seriesPAW Patrol, which airs on Nickelodeon and is produced by Spin MasterEntertainment. PAW Patrol Live!, presented by Pedigree, brings everybody’sfavorite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musicaladventure. When Mayor Goodway goes missing during the day of The GreatAdventure Bay Race, the pups come to the rescue. Join Ryder, Chase, Marshall,Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest when they visit Rockford! Two performances - 10:00am and 6:00pm coronadopac.org Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

PAW Patrol Live! “Race to the Rescue” is based on hit preschool seriesPAW Patrol, which airs on Nickelodeon and is produced by Spin MasterEntertainment. PAW Patrol Live!, presented by Pedigree, brings everybody’sfavorite pups to the stage for an action-packed, high-energy, musicaladventure. When Mayor Goodway goes missing during the day of The GreatAdventure Bay Race, the pups come to the rescue. Join Ryder, Chase, Marshall,Rocky, Rubble, Zuma, Skye and Everest when they visit Rockford! Two performances - 10:00am and 6:00pm coronadopac.org

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

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Boomer Toys and Dolls
03/14/2018 01:00 PM - 03/14/2018 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/14/2018 01:00 PM 03/14/2018 03:30 PM Boomer Toys and Dolls Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Justin Moore - Hell on a Highway Tour
03/15/2018 06:00 PM - 03/15/2018 09:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/15/2018 06:00 PM 03/15/2018 09:30 PM Justin Moore - Hell on a Highway Tour “Hell On A Highway Tour” is Moore&#39;s fourth headlining tour, havingjust wrapped up his “American Made Tour” with Lee Brice back in April and willspan seven months, taking the Arkansas native from coast to coast. Justin Moore’s long-awaited fourth studio albumKINDA DON’T CARE earned the singer his third consecutive No. 1 album debut andfeatures his chart-topping singles “You Look Like I Need A Drink” and “SomebodyElse Will.” His next single, the title track from the album, impacts Countryradio on September 18. The project is chock-full of new music with 16 tracks onthe deluxe version and skyrocketed to No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart uponrelease. “Hell On A Highway Tour” is Moore&#39;s fourth headlining tour, havingjust wrapped up his “American Made Tour” with Lee Brice back in April and willspan seven months, taking the Arkansas native from coast to coast. A Louisiana native with a lifelong passion forCountry music, Dylan Scott is the total package – a powerful singer with adeep, resonating drawl; an old-soul songwriter with a young spirit; aheartthrob with an easy smile; and a dreamer who followed his father&#39;sfootsteps to Nashville. Prior to landing his record deal, Scott learned thebasics of singing and playing guitar from his dad – a former guitar player forCountry legends Freddy Fender and Freddy Hart. thebmoharrisbankcenter.com BMO Harris Bank Center, 300 Elm St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

“Hell On A Highway Tour” is Moore&#39;s fourth headlining tour, havingjust wrapped up his “American Made Tour” with Lee Brice back in April and willspan seven months, taking the Arkansas native from coast to coast. Justin Moore’s long-awaited fourth studio albumKINDA DON’T CARE earned the singer his third consecutive No. 1 album debut andfeatures his chart-topping singles “You Look Like I Need A Drink” and “SomebodyElse Will.” His next single, the title track from the album, impacts Countryradio on September 18. The project is chock-full of new music with 16 tracks onthe deluxe version and skyrocketed to No. 1 on the iTunes Country chart uponrelease. “Hell On A Highway Tour” is Moore&#39;s fourth headlining tour, havingjust wrapped up his “American Made Tour” with Lee Brice back in April and willspan seven months, taking the Arkansas native from coast to coast. A Louisiana native with a lifelong passion forCountry music, Dylan Scott is the total package – a powerful singer with adeep, resonating drawl; an old-soul songwriter with a young spirit; aheartthrob with an easy smile; and a dreamer who followed his father&#39;sfootsteps to Nashville. Prior to landing his record deal, Scott learned thebasics of singing and playing guitar from his dad – a former guitar player forCountry legends Freddy Fender and Freddy Hart. thebmoharrisbankcenter.com

Location: BMO Harris Bank Center, 300 Elm St, Rockford, IL 61101, USA

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Start Time: 03/15/2018 06:00 PM
End Time: 03/15/2018 09:30 PM

The Legends of Soul
03/17/2018 12:00 AM - 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/17/2018 12:00 AM 03/19/2018 12:00 AM The Legends of Soul Tribute to soul music. spaatheater.org SPAA Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 371 Artists Walk In GPS), 350 Victory Dr, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Tribute to soul music. 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: 03/17/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/19/2018 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

Morning Birds Hikes
03/17/2018 08:00 AM - 03/17/2018 10:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/17/2018 08:00 AM 03/17/2018 10:00 AM Morning Birds Hikes Join fellow birders as we learn, explore and search for birds that livenear lakes and marsh habitat. This is a great way to learn what to look forwhen birding in the preserves. Bring your binoculars and favorite bird fieldguide. Participants will enjoy a .50- to 1-mile hike on paved and natural surfacetrails across uneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org Monee Reservoir Visitor Center, 27341 S Ridgeland Ave, Monee, IL 60449, USA

Join fellow birders as we learn, explore and search for birds that livenear lakes and marsh habitat. This is a great way to learn what to look forwhen birding in the preserves. Bring your binoculars and favorite bird fieldguide. Participants will enjoy a .50- to 1-mile hike on paved and natural surfacetrails across uneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org

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

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Start Time: 03/17/2018 08:00 AM
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Easter Egg Hunt
03/17/2018 12:00 PM - 03/17/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 03/17/2018 12:00 PM 03/17/2018 03:00 PM Easter Egg Hunt Come hunt for eggs, bounce around, color & take pictures with our the Easter Bunny! $5 non-residents. 12-3pm markhamparkdistrict.org Roesner Park, 16053 Richmond Ave, Markham, IL 60428, USA

Come hunt for eggs, bounce around, color & take pictures with our the Easter Bunny! $5 non-residents. 12-3pm markhamparkdistrict.org

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

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Start Time: 03/17/2018 12:00 PM
End Time: 03/17/2018 03:00 PM

Boomer Toys and Dolls
03/17/2018 01:00 PM - 03/17/2018 03:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/17/2018 01:00 PM 03/17/2018 03:30 PM Boomer Toys and Dolls Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Toys and dolls, several on loan, played with from the late 1940s into the mid-1960s will be on display, along with books about them. W & Sa 1-3:30PM parkforesthistory.org

Location: 227 Monee Rd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

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Start Time: 03/17/2018 01:00 PM
End Time: 03/17/2018 03:30 PM

St. Patrick’s Day Parade and PaddyFest
03/17/2018 03:00 PM - 03/17/2018 08:00 PM

Add to Calendar 03/17/2018 03:00 PM 03/17/2018 08:00 PM St. Patrick’s Day Parade and PaddyFest The Irish Marching Society is a charitable organization whose main purpose is to promote Irish culture and preserve an American custom of Irish immigrants and descendants marching down their American city streets on St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate our heritage and contribution to this great nation.<br><br>The parade will begin at 3:00pm.<br><br>After the parade, come to the party at Prairie Street Brewhouse.<br><br>SCHEDULE<br>3:00 p.m. – Parade<br>4:00 p.m. – Food service starts<br>4:30 p.m. – Live entertainment starts<br>**limited pub menu available after festival**<br><br>PERFORMERS<br>Andreas Transø<br>The Tooles<br>áthas<br>Danny’s Gone Rogue<br>City of Rockford Pipe Band<br>The Dancers of McNulty School of Irish Dance<br><br>Visit the website for information about the parade route, ticketing, entertainment and parking.<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Firishmarchingsociety.com%2Finfomation&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFrOZ5csLRoVa3FHGu4kJ0SnPtryQ" target="_blank">irishmarchingsociety.com/infomation</a> Prairie Street Brewhouse, 200 Prairie St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

The Irish Marching Society is a charitable organization whose main purpose is to promote Irish culture and preserve an American custom of Irish immigrants and descendants marching down their American city streets on St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate our heritage and contribution to this great nation.<br><br>The parade will begin at 3:00pm.<br><br>After the parade, come to the party at Prairie Street Brewhouse.<br><br>SCHEDULE<br>3:00 p.m. – Parade<br>4:00 p.m. – Food service starts<br>4:30 p.m. – Live entertainment starts<br>**limited pub menu available after festival**<br><br>PERFORMERS<br>Andreas Transø<br>The Tooles<br>áthas<br>Danny’s Gone Rogue<br>City of Rockford Pipe Band<br>The Dancers of McNulty School of Irish Dance<br><br>Visit the website for information about the parade route, ticketing, entertainment and parking.<br><br><a href="https://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Firishmarchingsociety.com%2Finfomation&amp;sa=D&amp;usd=2&amp;usg=AFQjCNFrOZ5csLRoVa3FHGu4kJ0SnPtryQ" target="_blank">irishmarchingsociety.com/infomation</a>

Location: Prairie Street Brewhouse, 200 Prairie St, Rockford, IL 61107, USA

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Start Time: 03/17/2018 03:00 PM
End Time: 03/17/2018 08:00 PM

Downtown Tinley Irish Parade
03/18/2018 12:00 AM - 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/18/2018 12:00 AM 03/19/2018 12:00 AM Downtown Tinley Irish Parade The annual Downtown Tinley Irish Parade will step off at 2PM. The Parade proceeds along Oak Park Avenue. The family-friendly event features floats, community groups, local schools and businesses. 2PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

The annual Downtown Tinley Irish Parade will step off at 2PM. The Parade proceeds along Oak Park Avenue. The family-friendly event features floats, community groups, local schools and businesses. 2PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 03/18/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/19/2018 12:00 AM

Snow White & the 7 Dwarfs
03/18/2018 12:00 AM - 03/21/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/18/2018 12:00 AM 03/21/2018 12:00 AM Snow White & the 7 Dwarfs The wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm is brought to life in thisdelightful adaptation. This production will be cast with children ages 9-18 whohave never had a large or leading role in a play, anywhere, giving them aunique opportunity; no previous acting experience necessary. tinleypark.org 16801 S 80th Ave, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

The wonderful world of the Brothers Grimm is brought to life in thisdelightful adaptation. This production will be cast with children ages 9-18 whohave never had a large or leading role in a play, anywhere, giving them aunique opportunity; no previous acting experience necessary. tinleypark.org

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

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End Time: 03/21/2018 12:00 AM

Downtown Tinley Irish Parade
03/18/2018 02:00 PM - 03/18/2018 06:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/18/2018 02:00 PM 03/18/2018 06:30 PM Downtown Tinley Irish Parade The annual Downtown Tinley Irish Parade will step off at 2PM. The Parade proceeds along Oak Park Avenue. The family-friendly event features floats, community groups, local schools and businesses. 2PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

The annual Downtown Tinley Irish Parade will step off at 2PM. The Parade proceeds along Oak Park Avenue. The family-friendly event features floats, community groups, local schools and businesses. 2PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 03/18/2018 02:00 PM
End Time: 03/18/2018 06:30 PM

Downtown Tinley Irish Parade
03/18/2018 02:00 PM - 03/18/2018 06:30 PM

Add to Calendar 03/18/2018 02:00 PM 03/18/2018 06:30 PM Downtown Tinley Irish Parade The annual Downtown Tinley Irish Parade will step off at 2PM. The Parade proceeds along Oak Park Avenue. The family-friendly event features floats, community groups, local schools and businesses. 2PM downtowntinley.com Tinley Park, IL, USA

The annual Downtown Tinley Irish Parade will step off at 2PM. The Parade proceeds along Oak Park Avenue. The family-friendly event features floats, community groups, local schools and businesses. 2PM downtowntinley.com

Location: Tinley Park, IL, USA

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Start Time: 03/18/2018 02:00 PM
End Time: 03/18/2018 06:30 PM

Forest Preserves Welcome Event
03/22/2018 12:00 AM - 03/23/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/22/2018 12:00 AM 03/23/2018 12:00 AM Forest Preserves Welcome Event Join us for an introductionto Sand Ridge Nature Center and Camp Shabbona Woods. We’ll have ongoingexhibits, events and programs, hiking trails, pioneer cabins, and live animals.There will be opportunities to discover and share your interests. fpdcc.com Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

Join us for an introductionto Sand Ridge Nature Center and Camp Shabbona Woods. We’ll have ongoingexhibits, events and programs, hiking trails, pioneer cabins, and live animals.There will be opportunities to discover and share your interests. fpdcc.com

Location: Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

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Start Time: 03/22/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/23/2018 12:00 AM

38th Annual Rockford Home Show
03/23/2018 12:00 AM - 03/26/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/23/2018 12:00 AM 03/26/2018 12:00 AM 38th Annual Rockford Home Show The first sign of spring for thousands of home owners and families isthe 38th Annual Home Show where they see what’s new for the home and garden.The Home Show is the ideal place to shop for new products, services, ideas,concepts and expertise on interior and exterior design and take in a touch ofspring with the landscaped and water garden displays. Plus the show providesthe whole family with entertainment at no additional cost. Friday 3-8pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm showtimeproduction.net Mercyhealth Sportscore Two, 8800 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

The first sign of spring for thousands of home owners and families isthe 38th Annual Home Show where they see what’s new for the home and garden.The Home Show is the ideal place to shop for new products, services, ideas,concepts and expertise on interior and exterior design and take in a touch ofspring with the landscaped and water garden displays. Plus the show providesthe whole family with entertainment at no additional cost. Friday 3-8pm, Saturday 10am-7pm, Sunday 11am-5pm showtimeproduction.net

Location: Mercyhealth Sportscore Two, 8800 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111, USA

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Start Time: 03/23/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/26/2018 12:00 AM

Spring Fling
03/24/2018 12:00 AM - 03/25/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/24/2018 12:00 AM 03/25/2018 12:00 AM Spring Fling Old fashion Easter Egg Hunt, crafts, face painting a visit with theEaster Bunny and Give-a-ways. countryclubhills.org Country Club Hills, IL 60478, USA

Old fashion Easter Egg Hunt, crafts, face painting a visit with theEaster Bunny and Give-a-ways. countryclubhills.org

Location: Country Club Hills, IL 60478, USA

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Start Time: 03/24/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 03/25/2018 12:00 AM

Wookcock Walk
03/24/2018 12:00 AM - 03/25/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/24/2018 12:00 AM 03/25/2018 12:00 AM Wookcock Walk As the sun sets, the male woodcock makes hisway to the edge of a field and prepares for his extraordinary courtshipperformance. Normally timid and elusive, the woodcock is readily observedduring the early spring breeding season when he leaves the safety and cover ofthe forest to attract a mate. Spend the first part of the evening learningabout the American woodcock, and then hike to watch for the courtship flight ofthe male. A short .25-mile walk to the viewing area will be on both paved andnatural uneven surface trails. Please dress for the weather. reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

As the sun sets, the male woodcock makes hisway to the edge of a field and prepares for his extraordinary courtshipperformance. Normally timid and elusive, the woodcock is readily observedduring the early spring breeding season when he leaves the safety and cover ofthe forest to attract a mate. Spend the first part of the evening learningabout the American woodcock, and then hike to watch for the courtship flight ofthe male. A short .25-mile walk to the viewing area will be on both paved andnatural uneven surface trails. Please dress for the weather. reconnectwithnature.org

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

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End Time: 03/25/2018 12:00 AM

Nano Day
03/24/2018 11:00 AM - 03/24/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 03/24/2018 11:00 AM 03/24/2018 02:00 PM Nano Day <p>Discover the many devices in your possessionthat make use of nano science as you bump elbows with real scientists and takepart in hands-on activities and&nbsp;science demonstrations. Explore the manyshapes of carbon, mimic the&nbsp;iridescence of a butterfly’s wing, comparemanufactured materials, and understand how science that’s too small to see isshaping today’s technology! Included with Museum admission.&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p> Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

<p>Discover the many devices in your possessionthat make use of nano science as you bump elbows with real scientists and takepart in hands-on activities and&nbsp;science demonstrations. Explore the manyshapes of carbon, mimic the&nbsp;iridescence of a butterfly’s wing, comparemanufactured materials, and understand how science that’s too small to see isshaping today’s technology! Included with Museum admission.&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p>

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

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End Time: 03/24/2018 02:00 PM

Photos with the Bunny
03/25/2018 12:00 PM - 03/25/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 03/25/2018 12:00 PM 03/25/2018 03:00 PM Photos with the Bunny Bring the family out for Photos with the Bunny at the Oak Park Avenue Metra train station. Come out and have your photo taken with the big guy himself! Please bring your own camera. 12-3PM downtowntinley.com 6700 South St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

Bring the family out for Photos with the Bunny at the Oak Park Avenue Metra train station. Come out and have your photo taken with the big guy himself! Please bring your own camera. 12-3PM downtowntinley.com

Location: 6700 South St, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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End Time: 03/25/2018 03:00 PM

Spring into Science
03/26/2018 12:00 AM - 03/31/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/26/2018 12:00 AM 03/31/2018 12:00 AM Spring into Science <p>Hands on science, colorful math, engagingengineering, amazing art, and more!</p><p>Included with Museum admission.&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p> Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

<p>Hands on science, colorful math, engagingengineering, amazing art, and more!</p><p>Included with Museum admission.&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p>

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

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End Time: 03/31/2018 12:00 AM

Homewood's Indoor Farmers Market
03/31/2018 12:00 AM - 04/01/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 03/31/2018 12:00 AM 04/01/2018 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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End Time: 04/01/2018 12:00 AM

Spring Break Camp
04/02/2018 12:00 AM - 04/07/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/02/2018 12:00 AM 04/07/2018 12:00 AM Spring Break Camp Ages 4-12 will have fun on spring break by participating in field trips, arts & crafts, games, sports, cook offs & so much more. Call 708-596-3366 for more information. $75 residents; $100 non-residents. 9AM-3PM markhamparkdistrict.org/ Roesner Park, 16053 Richmond Ave, Markham, IL 60428, USA

Ages 4-12 will have fun on spring break by participating in field trips, arts & crafts, games, sports, cook offs & so much more. Call 708-596-3366 for more information. $75 residents; $100 non-residents. 9AM-3PM markhamparkdistrict.org/

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

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End Time: 04/07/2018 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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End Time: 08/18/2018 12:00 AM

Vlogt Art Reception - "Masks"
04/07/2018 12:00 AM - 04/08/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/07/2018 12:00 AM 04/08/2018 12:00 AM Vlogt Art Reception - "Masks" VVAC Gallery Hours: Tu 7-9PM; W 4-7PM; Th 11AM-2PM & 7-9PM; F11AM-3PM; Sa 11AM-4PM tinleyparkdistrict.org Vogt Visual Arts Center, 17420 67th Ct, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

VVAC Gallery Hours: Tu 7-9PM; W 4-7PM; Th 11AM-2PM & 7-9PM; F11AM-3PM; Sa 11AM-4PM tinleyparkdistrict.org

Location: Vogt Visual Arts Center, 17420 67th Ct, Tinley Park, IL 60477, USA

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Start Time: 04/07/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/08/2018 12:00 AM

Housewares Super Sale
04/07/2018 12:00 AM - 04/09/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/07/2018 12:00 AM 04/09/2018 12:00 AM Housewares Super Sale Shop, Save and Support Individuals with Disabilities. Housewares SuperSale items consist of brand name houseware merchandise received as donationsfrom the 2018 International Home + Housewares Show not yet seen in stores for50-90% off! All proceeds from the sale benefit individuals with disabilities atSertoma Centre. sertomacentre.org Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

Shop, Save and Support Individuals with Disabilities. Housewares SuperSale items consist of brand name houseware merchandise received as donationsfrom the 2018 International Home + Housewares Show not yet seen in stores for50-90% off! All proceeds from the sale benefit individuals with disabilities atSertoma Centre. sertomacentre.org

Location: Palos Hills, IL 60465, USA

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Start Time: 04/07/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/09/2018 12:00 AM

Morning Bird Hike
04/08/2018 12:00 AM - 04/09/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/08/2018 12:00 AM 04/09/2018 12:00 AM Morning Bird Hike Whether you are just beginning or are an experienced birder, you willwant to join along in these hikes as we search the preserves for springmigrants. We start with a quick presentation on what species we can expect tofind in our area at this time of year, and then head out on the trail to findthem with a naturalist as our guide. Bring along binoculars or your favoritefield guide and dress for the weather. The hike will be between 1 and 1.5 milesover uneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org Monee Reservoir Visitor Center, 27341 S Ridgeland Ave, Monee, IL 60449, USA

Whether you are just beginning or are an experienced birder, you willwant to join along in these hikes as we search the preserves for springmigrants. We start with a quick presentation on what species we can expect tofind in our area at this time of year, and then head out on the trail to findthem with a naturalist as our guide. Bring along binoculars or your favoritefield guide and dress for the weather. The hike will be between 1 and 1.5 milesover uneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org

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

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End Time: 04/09/2018 12:00 AM

Nature Play Day
04/11/2018 12:00 AM - 04/12/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/11/2018 12:00 AM 04/12/2018 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: 04/11/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/12/2018 12:00 AM

Salamander Safari
04/14/2018 12:00 AM - 04/15/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/14/2018 12:00 AM 04/15/2018 12:00 AM Salamander Safari The United States has more species of salamanders than any other placein the world. Salamanders are amphibians with smooth moist skin that looksimilar to lizards. Join us as we compare amphibians with reptiles by meeting afew of our live animal friends. Get down and dirty with these critters byjoining naturalists for an exclusive guided off-trail experience, searching forblue-spotted salamanders, frogs, toads and more. Please dress for the weather;part of the program will take place outdoors. Indoor facilities are accessible;outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneven terrain.Registration required. reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

The United States has more species of salamanders than any other placein the world. Salamanders are amphibians with smooth moist skin that looksimilar to lizards. Join us as we compare amphibians with reptiles by meeting afew of our live animal friends. Get down and dirty with these critters byjoining naturalists for an exclusive guided off-trail experience, searching forblue-spotted salamanders, frogs, toads and more. Please dress for the weather;part of the program will take place outdoors. Indoor facilities are accessible;outdoor activities may take place on natural surfaces across uneven terrain.Registration required. reconnectwithnature.org

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

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Start Time: 04/14/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/15/2018 12:00 AM

Morning Bird Hike
04/14/2018 12:00 AM - 04/15/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/14/2018 12:00 AM 04/15/2018 12:00 AM Morning Bird Hike Whether you are just beginning or are an experienced birder, you willwant to join along in these hikes as we search the preserves for springmigrants. We start with a quick presentation on what species we can expect tofind in our area at this time of year, and then head out on the trail to findthem with a naturalist as our guide. Bring along binoculars or your favoritefield guide and dress for the weather. The hike will be between 1 and 1.5 milesover uneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org Monee Reservoir Visitor Center, 27341 S Ridgeland Ave, Monee, IL 60449, USA

Whether you are just beginning or are an experienced birder, you willwant to join along in these hikes as we search the preserves for springmigrants. We start with a quick presentation on what species we can expect tofind in our area at this time of year, and then head out on the trail to findthem with a naturalist as our guide. Bring along binoculars or your favoritefield guide and dress for the weather. The hike will be between 1 and 1.5 milesover uneven terrain. reconnectwithnature.org

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

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Start Time: 04/14/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/15/2018 12:00 AM

Spring Fishing Derby
04/14/2018 08:30 AM - 04/14/2018 11:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/14/2018 08:30 AM 04/14/2018 11:00 AM Spring Fishing Derby With support from the Forest Preserves of Cook County the Palos Park Recreation and Parks Department is excited to bring you the Spring Fishing Derby. The contest begins with registration at 8AM and the horn blast for the start of the event at 8:30AM. Prizes will be awarded to the largest fish caught in different age groups. 8:30-11AM palospark.org Papoose Lake, Palos Park, IL 60464, USA

With support from the Forest Preserves of Cook County the Palos Park Recreation and Parks Department is excited to bring you the Spring Fishing Derby. The contest begins with registration at 8AM and the horn blast for the start of the event at 8:30AM. Prizes will be awarded to the largest fish caught in different age groups. 8:30-11AM palospark.org

Location: Papoose Lake, Palos Park, IL 60464, USA

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Start Time: 04/14/2018 08:30 AM
End Time: 04/14/2018 11:00 AM

Astronomy Day
04/14/2018 11:00 AM - 04/14/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/14/2018 11:00 AM 04/14/2018 03:00 PM Astronomy Day <p>Enjoy the wonder and beauty of the night sky,investigate planets, moon, and sun, and get inspired to learn more during afree planetarium show. Monkey around with gravity, put the solar system in yourpocket, navigate the constellations, and more! Included with Museum admission.Sponsored by Astro-Physics and Forest City Gear.</p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p> Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

<p>Enjoy the wonder and beauty of the night sky,investigate planets, moon, and sun, and get inspired to learn more during afree planetarium show. Monkey around with gravity, put the solar system in yourpocket, navigate the constellations, and more! Included with Museum admission.Sponsored by Astro-Physics and Forest City Gear.</p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p>

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

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Start Time: 04/14/2018 11:00 AM
End Time: 04/14/2018 03:00 PM

Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra-Heart and Soul
04/14/2018 07:30 PM - 04/14/2018 09:30 PM

Add to Calendar 04/14/2018 07:30 PM 04/14/2018 09:30 PM Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra-Heart and Soul The 40th Anniversary Season Finale features Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, along with new music by Gity Razaz and Dvorak’s Czech Suite. 7:30PM ipomusic.org 6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463, USA

The 40th Anniversary Season Finale features Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5, along with new music by Gity Razaz and Dvorak’s Czech Suite. 7:30PM ipomusic.org

Location: 6601 W College Dr, Palos Heights, IL 60463, USA

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Start Time: 04/14/2018 07:30 PM
End Time: 04/14/2018 09:30 PM

Worm Bin
04/15/2018 12:00 AM - 04/16/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/15/2018 12:00 AM 04/16/2018 12:00 AM Worm Bin Food scraps and old stuff around the house can make rich compostindoors. Attend a fun, interactive workshop to assemble a worm bin composter.We will supply the starter worms, bedding and building tools. A plastic,10-gallon rectangular storage container will also be provided. Visit and learnabout the new compost trail exhibit at Plum Creek Nature Center. The programwill be held indoors in an accessible facility. For ages 10 or older.Registration required by Wednesday, April 11. $3/Person reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Food scraps and old stuff around the house can make rich compostindoors. Attend a fun, interactive workshop to assemble a worm bin composter.We will supply the starter worms, bedding and building tools. A plastic,10-gallon rectangular storage container will also be provided. Visit and learnabout the new compost trail exhibit at Plum Creek Nature Center. The programwill be held indoors in an accessible facility. For ages 10 or older.Registration required by Wednesday, April 11. $3/Person reconnectwithnature.org

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

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End Time: 04/16/2018 12:00 AM

Park Forest Hall of Fame
04/15/2018 03:00 PM - 04/15/2018 05:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/15/2018 03:00 PM 04/15/2018 05:00 PM Park Forest Hall of Fame Park Forest Hall of Fame 25th Annual Induction Ceremony and Reception for those nominated by the public for substantial, long-term contributions to Park Forest, IL. 3-5PM parkforesthistory.org Freedom Hall - Nathan Manilow Theatre, 410 Lakewood Blvd, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

Park Forest Hall of Fame 25th Annual Induction Ceremony and Reception for those nominated by the public for substantial, long-term contributions to Park Forest, IL. 3-5PM parkforesthistory.org

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

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Start Time: 04/15/2018 03:00 PM
End Time: 04/15/2018 05:00 PM

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

Fishing for Trash
04/17/2018 12:00 AM - 04/23/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/17/2018 12:00 AM 04/23/2018 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: 04/17/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/23/2018 12:00 AM

Purple Passion
04/21/2018 12:00 AM - 04/22/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/21/2018 12:00 AM 04/22/2018 12:00 AM Purple Passion A tribute to Prince. SPAA Theatre & Performing Arts Center, 371 Artists Walk In GPS), 350 Victory Dr, Park Forest, IL 60466, USA

A tribute to Prince.

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: 04/21/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/22/2018 12:00 AM

Future Nurse Academy
04/21/2018 10:00 AM - 04/21/2018 02:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/21/2018 10:00 AM 04/21/2018 02:00 PM Future Nurse Academy <p>Discover what fun it would be to be a nurse asDiscovery Center turns into OSF’s College of Nursing for kids! Learn how tocheck X-Rays, take blood pressure, and make the rounds on this day of medicalfun. Talk to real nurses and get your hands on actual equipment as you explorea career in nursing! Included with Museum admission. Sponsored in part by OSFCollege of Nursing.</p><p><br></p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p> Discovery Center Museum, 711 N Main St, Rockford, IL 61103, USA

<p>Discover what fun it would be to be a nurse asDiscovery Center turns into OSF’s College of Nursing for kids! Learn how tocheck X-Rays, take blood pressure, and make the rounds on this day of medicalfun. Talk to real nurses and get your hands on actual equipment as you explorea career in nursing! Included with Museum admission. Sponsored in part by OSFCollege of Nursing.</p><p><br></p><p><a href="http://discoverycentermuseum.org">discoverycentermuseum.org</a></p>

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

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Earth Day Celebration
04/21/2018 10:00 AM - 04/21/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/21/2018 10:00 AM 04/21/2018 03:00 PM Earth Day Celebration Join us for a day set aside as a reminder to be good stewards of our planet every day. Activities include hikes, puppet shows, a craft and Earth Day Jeopardy! 10AM-3PM fpdcc.com/Nature-Centers/Sand-Ridge-Nature-Center Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

Join us for a day set aside as a reminder to be good stewards of our planet every day. Activities include hikes, puppet shows, a craft and Earth Day Jeopardy! 10AM-3PM fpdcc.com/Nature-Centers/Sand-Ridge-Nature-Center

Location: Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

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Start Time: 04/21/2018 10:00 AM
End Time: 04/21/2018 03:00 PM

Earth Day Celebration
04/21/2018 10:00 AM - 04/21/2018 03:00 PM

Add to Calendar 04/21/2018 10:00 AM 04/21/2018 03:00 PM Earth Day Celebration Join us for a day set aside as a reminder to be good stewards of our planet every day. Activities include hikes, puppet shows, a craft and Earth Day Jeopardy! 10AM-3PM fpdcc.com/Nature-Centers/Sand-Ridge-Nature-Center/ Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

Join us for a day set aside as a reminder to be good stewards of our planet every day. Activities include hikes, puppet shows, a craft and Earth Day Jeopardy! 10AM-3PM fpdcc.com/Nature-Centers/Sand-Ridge-Nature-Center/

Location: Sand Ridge Nature Center, 15891 Paxton Ave, South Holland, IL 60473, USA

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Start Time: 04/21/2018 10:00 AM
End Time: 04/21/2018 03:00 PM

Earth Day Restoration Celebration
04/22/2018 12:00 AM - 04/23/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/22/2018 12:00 AM 04/23/2018 12:00 AM Earth Day Restoration Celebration Join the Forest Preserve District in a natural restoration workday atGoodenow Grove Nature Preserve. Natural areas require a lot of work. Put somegloves on, grab some clippers and let’s make room for native plants. All of thenecessary safety equipment will be provided. Be a part of this important effortand witness the transformation before your eyes. Organized groups are welcome,but please call to register. The program will take place off-trail on uneventerrain. Snacks will be provided. Registration required by Friday, April 20. reconnectwithnature.org Plum Creek Nature Center, 27064 Dutton Rd, Beecher, IL 60401, USA

Join the Forest Preserve District in a natural restoration workday atGoodenow Grove Nature Preserve. Natural areas require a lot of work. Put somegloves on, grab some clippers and let’s make room for native plants. All of thenecessary safety equipment will be provided. Be a part of this important effortand witness the transformation before your eyes. Organized groups are welcome,but please call to register. The program will take place off-trail on uneventerrain. Snacks will be provided. Registration required by Friday, April 20. reconnectwithnature.org

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

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Start Time: 04/22/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/23/2018 12:00 AM

Lincoln-Way Half Marathon
04/22/2018 12:00 AM - 04/23/2018 12:00 AM

Add to Calendar 04/22/2018 12:00 AM 04/23/2018 12:00 AM Lincoln-Way Half Marathon The Lincoln-Way Foundation is proud to sponsor the chip-timed HalfMarathon, starting in downtown Frankfort &amp; winding through Mokena &amp; New Lenox, back to Frankfort. The race starts at&nbsp;7am, rain or shine with awards &amp; festivities.<br><br><br><br><a href="http://lincolnwayhalf.weebly.com/">lincolnwayhalf.weebly.com/</a>&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; 1801 E Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, IL 60451, USA

The Lincoln-Way Foundation is proud to sponsor the chip-timed HalfMarathon, starting in downtown Frankfort &amp; winding through Mokena &amp; New Lenox, back to Frankfort. The race starts at&nbsp;7am, rain or shine with awards &amp; festivities.<br><br><br><br><a href="http://lincolnwayhalf.weebly.com/">lincolnwayhalf.weebly.com/</a>&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;

Location: 1801 E Lincoln Hwy, New Lenox, IL 60451, USA

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Start Time: 04/22/2018 12:00 AM
End Time: 04/23/2018 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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End Time: 06/04/2018 12:00 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

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

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
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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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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

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

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
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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
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.