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Valentine’s Day Party

Oakbrook Terrace Park District | Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.

Make homemade Valentine's Day cards and other fun crafts. Plus, spend some time playing games and reading a special story.

When: 4 p.m.
Cost: $20, $15 resident (free adults)

The Brain Body Connection

Milestones-For Kids' Success | Downers Grove, Ill.


Presented by Dr. Todd Roach, D.C. and Occupational Therapist Francesca Knedlhans, MS, OTR/L. This symposium will focus on solid nutritional and therapeutic action families can take if they have a child who is experiencing any number of challenges including: being a picky eater, having a short temper, problems with bowel regulation, separation anxiety, social issues, headaches, lack of organization skills, difficulty with tactile feelings, poor sleeping habits and more.

When: 6-8 p.m.
Cost: Free

Winter Dinosaur Exhibit

Lake View Nature Center | Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.


This special exhibit features the Apatosaurus, one of the largest land animals that ever existed.  View an Apatosaurus skull and leg bones, see how you measure up to an Apatosaurus leg and footprint, touch a fossilized dinosaur bone and coprolite and more.

When: Closed the first Monday of the month
Cost: Free

The Bully Show

AlphaBet Soup Productions | Lombard, Ill.

Join Professor McBumble and his group of rag tag actors as they present three different fairy tales with an anti-bullying message. Updated adaptions of Little Red Ridinghood, The Ugly Duckling & Three Billy Goats Gruff are performed in this world premiere musical. "It's not cool to be cruel!" "It's so lame to call people names!" are just a few of the lesson taught in this important show. Performances are from Oct. 2-May 2 at locations throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Check website for venue dates and times.

When: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $7-$10, depending on venue

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