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4th of July 2014 Suburb & Chicago Fireworks List

Looking for local chicago fireworks? Here is a list of communities that will be hosting fireworks displays in and around Chicago and Chicagoland for the 4th of July. There might be more communities than those listed, so if you don’t see your community on this list, you might want to call and check. Antioch Date:... Read more »

Free Fall & Halloween Family Activities This Weekend Around Chicago

It’s fall in Chicago and that means it is time for Halloween activities. However, the cost of pumpkin farms and other Halloween fun can add up quickly. Instead of shelling out big bucks at the pumpkin patch, you can enjoy these free events with your family this weekend. Keep in mind, these events are free... Read more »

Halloween Family Activities Tweens and Teens Will Actually Want To Do

As parents of tweens and teens know, it’s hard to find fall activities that your child will enjoy with the rest of the family, and Halloween can be especially tricky to navigate these days. With costumes that regularly begin with the words “bad” or “sexy,” it may feel like this holiday is just a lost... Read more »
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The Best Chicago Must-Do Fall Family Activities for Your Bucket List

The kids are back in school and stores are beginning to put up their Christmas displays, so this can mean only one thing: fall is upon us. Fall has officially started and its time to get into the harvest spirit. These fun Chicago activities will help you prepare for Halloween 2013 while enjoying the beautiful... Read more »

5 Fun Family Fall Activities This Weekend

Looking for a fun way to spend this warm weekend around Chicago? Well, here are five fun activities that can help you get out and enjoy the weather this weekend around Chicagoland. 1. Brookfield Zoo: While Boo at the Zoo does not start until October 19th, Brookfield Zoo is still a top pick for this... Read more »

Three Hot Outdoor Family Activities for the Cool Weekend

Three Hot Outdoor Family Activities for the Cool Weekend
This weekend is shaping up to be beautiful with cool temperatures and low humidity in Chicago, making it the perfect time to hit some Chicagoland must do’s for this summer. Here are the top three picks for summertime fun that are made even better by the wonderful weather:   1. Brookfield Zoo The zoo has... Read more »
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Take Mom Outdoors

Mother’s Day is May 12, 2013, and there is still time to plan a wonderful nature-filled afternoon with mom. Both Chicago and the Chicago suburbs have numerous events that focus on spending time outdoors with the special mom in your life.   River Forest: Woodland Walk on Mother’s Day From 1:00-2:00 pm the Trailside Museum... Read more »

Go Wild With These Free Earth Day 2013 Activities and Celebrations

Earth day 2013 is on Monday April 22, and do you have plans to show your appreciation for Mother Nature yet? If not, there is still plenty of time to find fun and meaningful ways to celebrate this natural holiday in Chicago and Chicagoland. Get outdoors and enjoy the spring weather with these five fun... Read more »

7 Free and Fun Outdoor Wild Chicago Activities This Weekend

Spring into fun this weekend with these free and fun activities at Chicago and Chicagoland forest preserves. These events promise family fun while helping kids learn about the world around them. 1.    Willowbrook Wildlife Center: Return of the Large Predators Learn about the return of large predators like wolves, bears and cougars to Illinois. After... Read more »
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Dinosaurs Alive! Returns to Brookfield Zoo with Feathered Family Fun

Check out some prehistoric fun as dinosaurs return to the Brookfield Zoo this weekend, at the Dinosaurs Alive! Exhibit. If you missed this exhibit a few years ago, don’t miss out again as it returns for the 2013 season. The exhibit is nestled in a wooded trail and provides up-close and personal views of life-sized... Read more »
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