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

Kleinman Family Cove Family Drop-in Activities

Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe, Ill.


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.


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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