Enjoy carnival rides, a petting zoo and pony rides, picnic games, live music and food at Highland Park's Fourth Fest. Fireworks will be held at dusk at Wolter's Field.
Explore the variety of melons, how they grow on a vine, and how they represent summer through stories, crafts and play.
Add bursts of color to a communal fireworks mural.
Make a fun puppet inspired by the Peanuts characters. Free, kid-friendly tours of the exhibits will take place during the program. Families are encouraged to bring a blanket and picnic lunch to enjoy on the lawn (11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.) during Summer Fun & Games programs, and juice boxes and a sweet treat will be provided.
Includes 12 games of Bingo, a snack provided at the start, pizza and a drink at the halfway point, prizes geared to both adults and children. Prize for all the children when the event is over.
Winnetka's celebration kicks off with a parade at 10 a.m. followed by family friendly events on the green at 11 a.m. including kids' games and races. The real Fourth Fest begins at 6 p.m. with face painting, bouncy houses, slides and fireworks. Fourth Fest will be located at Duke Childs Field. Events on the green will be located at the Villaga Green.
Istvan and His Imaginary Band will present a free, outdoor children’s concert.
Help us prepare our simulated mummy for the afterlife, meet our real mummies, and discover tomb treasures.
Thrifty Chicago families used scraps of wool to create pretty rugs for their homes. Make a mini version of a primitive hooked rug.
A morning of movin’ and groovin’ with a variety of fun musical activities.