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Wendy & DB

Brookfield Zoo | Brookfield, Ill.

Wendy & DB love to get kids singing, wiggling, jumping, dancing and just having a great time. Their original songs encourage children to use their imaginations, teach musical basics like melody and rhythm, and show kids how to have fun with words.

When: 6-7 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

World's Largest Swimming Lesson

KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort | Gurnee, Ill.

FREE  

Waterparks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe will host local WLSL lessons simultaneously in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record. Participants will be allowed to use the waterpark (10 a.m.-1 p.m.) at no cost.

When: 9 a.m. Registration; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Swim Lesson
Cost: Free

Goin’ Batty

The Grove | Glenview, Ill.

Learn the truth about bats, what they eat, where they live and how they use echolocation to maneuver around in the dark, then walk the Grove's trails to search for these mysterious creatures.

When: 7:30-9 p.m.
Cost: $10, $8 resident

Jim Gill

Discovery Center Museum | Rockford, Ill.

Kids, parents and friends will be singing, dancing and sneezing during this lively performance by nationally-known singer and musician, Jim Gill.

When: 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free with admission

Kids Nite Out

The Kids Table | Chicago, Ill.

Kids make their own dinner and enjoy a post-meal activity such as a food-themed craft, games, yoga or a movie. June 7, 13, 21 and 28.

When: 6-9 p.m.
Cost: $40

Lunch with a Lifeguard

Arlington Heights Park District | Arlington Heights, Ill.

Kids will get to watch a lifeguard training, eat a pizza lunch, hang out and talk with the lifeguards about their job and pool safety. They will also get an opportunity to sit the guard chair, and try out some simple lifeguard skills.

When: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Cost: $5

Adventure Sandwich

Pritzker Park | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

A visually exciting live action cartoon that combines music, art, and storytelling for children and families.

When: Noon-1 p.m.
Cost: Free

Peppa Pig Meet and Greet

Westfield Hawthorn Mall | Vernon Hills, Ill.

FREE  

Little ones can giggle along with Peppa, pose for a picture, grab a coloring page and enter to win a great Peppa Pig prize.

When: Noon-4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Tree House Tales

The Morton Arboretum | Lisle, Ill.

Enter a tree house village filled with adventure and imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees' ever-changing tale. The exhibition is comprised of six fun-filled, educational tree houses, aimed at kids 2-10.

When: 7 a.m.-sunset
Cost: Free with admission

Circus Zirkus

Chicago Children's Museum | Chicago, Ill.

Children can immerse themselves in backstage preparation, perform routines in center ring or manage the behind-the-scenes action of lights and sound. Plus, try making a circus balance toy or dress up like a clown.

Cost: Free with admission
 









 
 
 
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