65th Annual Family Fest & Carnival

Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club | Chicago, Ill.

FREE  

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.

FREE  

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.

FREE  

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

Kleinman Family Cove Family Drop-in Activities

Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe, Ill.

FREE  

Explore the plants and animals in aquatic habitats. Use scientific tools to look at tiny critters living under water, find out what makes water plants different from land plants, and more. Activities vary from week to week. Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free; $20 parking

Noonies Times

Schaumburg Park District | Schaumburg, Ill.

FREE  

Participants should bring a blanket and lunch. Food is available for an additional fee.  June 12: Jim Nesci's Cold Blood Creatures; June 19: ScribbleMonster; June 26: Little Miss Ann; July 3: Chris Fascione; July 10: Jeanie B!



When: Noon-1 p.m.
Cost: Free
 





 
 
 
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