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Temple Secrets (for Families!)

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple | Oak Park, Ill.

A new interactive tour designed especially for families or kids interested in learning more about Frank Lloyd Wright and his first public building. The 90-minute journey explores Unity Temple's history and a few of its best kept secrets. Refreshments will be served after the tour.

When: 10-11:30 a.m.
Cost: $5

Animal Architecture

Living Land Farm | Cary, Ill.

Discover some industrious builders on an exploratory hike through forest and field, then try a natural construction project.

When: 1-2:30 p.m.
Cost: $5, free resident

Mother/Son Date Night

Glen Ellyn Park District | Glen Ellyn, Ill.

Head to Fox Bowl for an evening of pizza and bowling. A prize will be awarded to the team with best average score and the most creatively dressed team.

When: Noon-2 p.m.
Cost: $51 pair, $34 resident pair; $25 additional child, $17 additional resident child

Family Fun Fest

Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation | Lincolnwood, Ill.


Family-friendly afternoon of fun will consist of kite flying, dics golf, fishing, bike safety, tai chi, yoga, soccer, and rock 'n kids demonstrations and classes as well as kayak rides down the channel, family musical entertainment and stilt walking and interactive juggling.

When: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Highland Park Hustle

Park District of Highland Park | Highland Park, Ill.

Test your knowledge and skill and complete different activities and mental tasks as you gather prizes along the way. Assemble a team of up to four people.

When: 10 a.m.
Cost: $10

Baby Loves Disco featuring Kriz Baronia

Lincoln Hall | Chicago, Ill.

Afternoon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by DJs blending classic disco tunes from the 70s & 80s. There are also bubble machines, egg shakers, a chill-out room (with tents, books and puzzles), diaper changing stations, a full spread of healthy snacks and dancing. Tickets are available at

When: Call for time.
Cost: $15 for one, $50 for a four-ticket family pack, free for nonwalkers

Spanish Storytime at Morton Grove Public Library

Morton Grove Public Library | Morton Grove, Ill.


Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities conducted entirely in their native language.

When: 2-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Doctor Who Mini-WHOCON

River Forest Public Library | River Forest, Ill.


Watch an episode, show off Who trivia skills, enjoy Whotastic treats, and other Who-related activities.

When: 3-4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free

Mother/Daughter Tea

West Chicago Public Library District | West Chicago, Ill.


Come dressed up in beautiful dresses and accessories, play Victorian games, make a Victorian fan, learn the language of the fan and other Victorian customs.

When: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Music and Singing with Little Miss Ann

Room & Board Chicago | Chicago, Ill.


Join children's singer-songwriter Little Miss Ann as she performs some of her favorite songs, which feature upbeat tunes that kids love and positive messages that parents appreciate.

When: 11-11:45 a.m.
Cost: Free

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