Brookfield Zoo gives a live animal presentation featuring exotic
critters from around the world. Space is limited and registration
is required. Call (815) 895-9777 to register.
Community event has cupcake decorating, Color My Career, Fun
with Legos, a fire engine and fire fighter gear display and Maggie
the Cow, where kids learn to milk a plastic cow. At the baseball
field, kids can measure the speed of pitches during the
need-for-speed activity and learn about Beep Ball. Plus, a pumpkin
patch and straw maze.
Explore the life of a tree, discover what makes trees so special
and learn how they supply food and shelter for a variety of
wildlife, then plant another tree.
Giant Steps of Illinois hosts a USATF approved 5K run/walk
for autism awareness. Supporters are also encouraged to create
their own fundraising teams of at least five runner/walkers
with a fundraising goal, all of which will directly benefit Giant
Event includes pony rides, a petting zoo, horse drawn wagon
rides, make and take crafts, riding demonstrations, pumpkins for
sale, concessions, and arts and crafts vendors.
Features free hayrides, pumpkin sales, treats, entertainment and
games for the family. Whole Foods provides a cookie-making
demonstration, as well as free refreshments including cider,
cinnamon rolls and apples to Harvest attendees.
Join Todd, Matt, and D.M. from the White Dad Problems Comedy
Podcast as they dispense horrible parenting advice and let you
laugh at their misery. Tickets on sale now at
The contest consists of 6 weightlifting/strength elements:
Atlas Stones, Hummer Tire Deadlift, Fridge Carry, Log Press,
Farmers Walk and Harness Truck Pull.
Families go for a natural walk on the wild side as they hunt
among live butterflies, take a tour of a cartoon-world home, solve
the Mysteries of the Marsh by tracking black widow spiders, water
scorpions and snakes to their lairs, and much more.
A national event that celebrates reading and
Star Wars. Features games,
trivia, prizes, and more, and a select handful will have author
signings and/or visits from the costumed characters. Special guest
is author Jeffrey Brown, who wrote "Darth Vader and Son."