The Village of Long Grove is transformed in to a chocolate
lover's paradise. Enjoy live music, food and wine pairings and
great children's activities, including rides for all ages, rock
climbing, obstacle courses, pony and kiddie rides.
A show of fine arts and crafts. Enjoy an array of other
activities including kids' art activities, School of Rock with
performances by local high school musicians, a food vendor court,
and gourmet food gift section. Microsoft will be offering a fun
kid's activity along with Mariano's giveaways. Wilder Mansion will
be open for coffee, pastries, and lunch provided by Café Amano on
A day-long event that combines the Community Kite Fly and Family
Nature Fest. Several organizations host outdoor educational
activities for all ages. Children can learn about nature while
having fun through activities such as constructing bird houses,
tree-climbing, exploring insect and animal habitats, and creating
nature note cards. Other activities include archery, slack-lining,
and lessons on bike safety.
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special
Events provides free kits for kids to design and create
their own kite. There will also be crafts and face painting.
Community celebration in the Little Village neighborhood
features food, live music, arts & crafts and activities for
kids and families.
Visit the frogs near their homes, view live tadpoles, learn to
recognize different frog calls and make some froggy music of your
own. A picnic lunch will be included, and picnic blankets are
Roast marshmallows and sing songs around a campfire, enjoy a
breakfast cooked outdoors, and participate in other fun activities.
A personal supply list will be e-mailed to you prior to the
campout. Tents, cooking equipment, and food provided. Adults are
required to register.
See the moon, Jupiter and Saturn through a telescope. Kids must
be accompanied by a participating adult. This program will be
cancelled if it is cloudy.
Kids experience the world of butterflies and moths through
activities and an art project. Review metamorphosis and learn how
these winged creatures use their senses to find food and avoid
predators. Dress for a nature hike.
Enjoy fairy flower walks, discover fairy food, make enchanted
crafts and be entertained by winged hostesses. Come dressed in
wings, make a wand, learn a few magic words and indulge your inner