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65th Annual Family Fest & Carnival

Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club | Chicago, Ill.


Includes entertainment, beer garden, rides, games, food, family activities and a raffle. Proceeds benefit the Neighborhood Boys and Girls Club.

When: 6-11 p.m. June 26-28; 2-11 p.m. June 29-30
Cost: Free

The Wimpy Kid Van Comes to Winnetka

The Book Stall at Chestnut Court | Winnetka, Ill.


Stop by to get free Wimpy Kid goodies, see Wimpy Kid book trailers, take photos with the van, preorder Book 8 (releases in November), and buy favorite backlist books.

When: 2-5 p.m.
Cost: Free

“Be A Tooth Sleuth”

Oak Park Conservatory | Oak Park, Ill.


The exhibit, organized by the Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center, teaches children that mammals are carnivores, herbivores or omnivores and that there are different types of teeth and feeding habits for each. Among its features are animal skulls, including a tiny weasel and a polar bear. Kids can look at their own teeth in the Tooth Sleuth mirror to determine their eating category.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free; $2 donation appreciated

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