While a number of public pools have closed for the season, there are still others that operate on limited hours through Labor Day. Here’s a guide to sneaking in a few more outdoor swim sessions before summer ends!
Lippold Park, located just north of the Red Oak Nature Center, is currently undergoing renovations to turn it into an “outdoor educational venue.” But with a nature-based playground and great access to the Fox River, it’s already worth a visit!
The Illinois State Fair is a good, old-fashioned state fair, offering something for everyone. So get in the car and head to Springfield!
Our guest contributor Stacia of Dried-on Milk shares her instructions for washable chalk paint — a perfect way to get the kids outside on a warm August day!
Here’s a bunch of easy, creative ideas for how during the month of August you can encourage an early love of reading in your child.