When my family returned from a spring weekend away a couple years back, we had a lovely surprise waiting on our door — a May Day basket! After a bit of surfing, I found directions and a free printable template for a paper basket and flowers. It was so easy even a non-crafter like me could handle it.
Haven’t gotten the kids registered for camp yet? The 2016 Go West Summer Camp Guide is here to help!
Free Comic Book Day, when participating stores and libraries around North American give away comic books for free, will be observed on May 7, 2016. Libraries and comic book stores around the western suburbs will be participating.
Let’s go fly a kite! Here’s a guide to kite events and kiting festivals in Chicago’s western suburbs, including Wheaton, St. Charles, Naperville, Aurora, Glen Ellyn and more.
Earth Day is officially being celebrated on Friday, April 22, this year, but a number of park districts, forest preserves and towns have ways you can encourage a love for nature and interest in environmental issues all month long.
A combination visit to the Knoch Knolls Nature Center and nature-themed playground at the adjacent Knoch Knolls Park makes for a fun, cheap “easy outing” in Naperville.
A guide to parks in Chicago’s western suburbs that have a rubber surface, allowing for mud-free play in the wet springtime.
Smithsonian Magazine’s “Museum Day Live” is an annual event in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live ticket for free.
Here’s your guide to Easter- and spring-themed crafts, storytimes and activities in Chicago’s far western suburbs.
Seven Gables Park in Wheaton offers a rubber cushion surface, great climbing opportunities for kids and more than 1.5 miles in paved walking/biking paths.