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Professional Championship Bull Riders Tour: World Tour Finale X

Sears Centre Arena | Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Professional Championship Bull Riders return. More details coming soon. Parking Cost: $10 Ticket Prices: PL1 – $63 PL2 – $38 PL3 (General Admission) – $18 Youth - $10 *All Ticket Prices Increase $2 on the day of the event.Cost: PL1 – $63 PL2 – $38 PL3 (General Admission) – $18 Youth - $10 *All Ticket Prices Increase $2 on the day of the event.


Adler Planetarium | Chicago, Ill.

Kids ​can ​land ​on ​the ​Moon, ​explore ​the ​surface ​of ​Mars, ​and ​shoot ​past ​asteroids—all ​while ​in ​their ​pajamas! ​Features ​educator-led, ​hands-on ​science activities, ​shows ​​in ​the ​Grainger ​Sky ​Theater, ​and ​award-winning ​exhibitions. ​​Light ​snacks, ​continental ​breakfast, ​two ​sky ​shows, ​and​ telescope ​observing ​(weather ​permitting) ​are ​included. Feb. 5,           March 4 and 11, April 1, May 6, June 3.


When: 5 p.m.-8 a.m.; 6-10 p.m. evening only
Cost: $60, $30 evening only

First Fridays Hearts on Fire!

Aurora Regional Fire Museum | Aurora, Ill.


See an exhibit of vintage firefighting-themed Valentines cards and tour the historic Old Central Fire Station. Visitors can also create their own vintage valentines, either for themselves, or to be delivered to the brave firefighters in Aurora.

When: 6-9 p.m.
Cost: Free


The Wishcraft Workshop | Chicago, Ill.

Participants can make Valentine’s Day cards for patients and families of Lurie Children’s Hospital and for family and friends, too.

When: 10 a.m.–noon; 1-3 p.m.; 3–5 p.m.
Cost: $20

School Day Off Clay Camp

Kids Clay Room | Chicago, Ill.

Kids make and glaze clay projects and take a break for lunch. BYO nut-free lunch. Completed pieces will be ready for pick up in 3 weeks. Registration is required. Feb. 5, 15.

When: 9 a.m.-noon
Cost: $50

Day-Off Art Camp

One Strange Bird | Chicago, Ill.

Kids enjoy a full day of art lessons in lieu of CPS that day. Bring a nut-free lunch.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $100

CPS Day Off Play Times

Pump It Up Chicago | Chicago, Ill.


Come to play during these specially scheduled play hours, no reservations required.

Cost: $12

Daddy Daughter Dance "Sweet Memories"

Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation | Lincolnwood, Ill.

An unforgettable night of music and dancing at Monastero’s Ristorante. Dads and  daughters are invited to enjoy dinner, dessert and a candy buffet. Highlights of the evening also include music, dancing and DJ-led games, and the chance to capture the moment with a special Daddy-Daughter photo at our photo booth.

When: 6-9 p.m.
Cost: Check website

Annual Princess Ball

Glenview Park District Park Center | Glenview , Ill.

An annual royal ball for girls and their special dates. Lovely gowns, music, dancing and refreshments will enhance the magical atmosphere.

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 5; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 6
Cost: Check website

Kids' Craft: Victorian Valentines

Glessner House Museum | Chicago, Ill.

Make fancy scrap art and paper lace Valentines inspired by those Prairie Avenue residents exchanged during the Gilded Age. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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