Tag: kids

DuPage Children’s Museum Groupon Deal

Get over to groupon.com by this Friday, November 2nd, and pick up a groupon to the DuPage County Children’s Museum in downtown Naperville.  For just $17 you get admission for four to the museum (a 55% savings off the regular admission price).  Pick up a couple of extras as gifts (makes a great stocking-stuffer).  You […]

October 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

Cheap Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

‘Tis the season to be jolly! It’s also the season that can drain your checkbook. We all know how expensive just about everything is now, but you don’t have to break-the-bank to get into the Christmas spirit. You don’t have to spend gobs of money bringing your kids to expensive breakfasts-with-Santa or Christmas plays… There are many free or inexpensive ways to enjoy the holiday season with your family and friends.

December 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Cantigny Fall Festival Saturday

Cantigny Fall Festival Saturday

This Saturday, October 8th, Cantigny in Wheaton will celebrate autumn with their annual Fall Festival. The event runs from 10AM to 4PM and will feature live music by The Salt Creek Boys in addition to stilt walkers, jugglers, and a live children’s show by the entertainer ScribbleMonster. Other family-friendly fun includes a hayrides, jumping inflatables, face painting, and a petting zoo. Snacks will be available via outdoor vendors.

October 6, 2011 | By | Reply More
Trout Season Begins October 15th at Blackwell Forest Preserve

Trout Season Begins October 15th at Blackwell Forest Preserve

Get your rod & reels ready! The Fall trout season starts October 15th at Blackwell Forest Preserve in Warrenville.

September 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Winfield Good Old Days 2011

Winfield Good Old Days 2011

Winfield Good Old Days festival begins tomorrow, Thursday, September 8th at 5PM. The family-friendly festival is one of my personal favorites of the DuPage County summer festival season, featuring a carnival, food, fun, and live entertainment.

September 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
2011 Veggie Fest in Naperville

2011 Veggie Fest in Naperville

Veggie Fest is one of the largest festivals in the Midwest highlighting the benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle. The festival is a great way to learn more about what it means to be a vegetarian. The festival features vegetarian cooking demonstrations, vendors, live music, and plenty of family and kid-friendly fun!

August 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
Infant & Preschool Fall Clothing Resale Event

Infant & Preschool Fall Clothing Resale Event

Highlands Elementary School in Naperville will be holding an infant and preschool fall clothing resale fundraiser on Thursday, September 15th and Friday, September 16th. Items for sale include infant through six year-old sized clothing, coats, shoes, and Halloween costumes. Hours: Thursday, Sep. 15 – 9:00AM-2:00PM and 6:30PM-8:30PM Friday, Sep 16 – 9:00AM-1:00PM (many items half […]

August 9, 2011 | By | Reply More
First Day of School Dates

First Day of School Dates

With the first day of school mere weeks away, the endless summer days, are in fact, coming to an end (and kids everywhere groan). Below is a list of school starting dates coming in the next few weeks. These are organized by school district. Please be sure to verify the dates and time details with […]

August 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
DuPage County Fair 2011 – Fun for Everyone

DuPage County Fair 2011 – Fun for Everyone

The DuPage County Fair 2011 begins tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27th and continues through Sunday, July 31st. Located in Wheaton, at County Farm Rd. and Manchester, the DuPage County Fairgrounds will play host to thousands of fun-seekers from in and around DuPage County.

July 26, 2011 | By | Reply More
Illinois Tollway Family Safety Fair

Illinois Tollway Family Safety Fair

The Illinois Tollway Family Safety Fair is scheduled Saturday, July 16 from 10AM – 2PM at the Illinois Tollway headquarters, 2700 Ogden Avenue in Downers Grove, IL.

June 24, 2011 | By | Reply More