The Glow in the Dark Lantern Walk on Sunday, Sept. 17, in Glen Ellyn will feature paper lanterns lit by battery-operated LEDs and a parade around Lake Ellyn. This unique, family-friendly event will benefit the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Don’t put the swimsuits away just yet! Even with schools back in session, there are a number of public pools in Chicago’s suburbs open through Labor Day.
Blackberry Farm in Aurora makes for a wonderful outing for families, and I have two sets of four passes to give away to lucky Go West readers!
If your family would like to join others in looking toward the sky on Monday, here are a number of spots in Chicago’s far western suburbs where you can participate in events tied to the solar eclipse.
Creative Play Preschool, offered by the Fox Valley Park District at its Eola and Prisco community centers in Aurora, incorporates fun and the everyday wonder of childhood into learning. Classes get underway Sept. 5, and there are still openings available.
If you’ve considered heading into Chicago to see the popular “Jurassic World: The Exhibition” at the Field Museum, it gets two thumbs up from our contributor, who tells you what you can expect.
The Go West Guide to 31 Days of August Summer Fun in Chicago’s Far Western Suburbs features details on community festivals, touch-a-truck events, baseball games, musical concerts, heritage farms and more!
RomeoFest is a four-day-long celebration in Romeoville, filled with non-stop free entertainment for all ages to enjoy. The event is located at Deer Crossing Park and Village Park and runs this year from Thursday, Aug. 3 through Sunday, Aug. 6.
You and your family are invited to join Go West Young Mom and the St. Charles Park District for a FREE “Party on the Farm” on Thursday, Aug. 10, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Primrose Farm!
“Dinosaur Giants: An Exhibit From the Sereno Fossil Lab” is a new, free exhibit at the Gail Borden Public Library in Elgin that will allow your family to learn about giant dinosaurs who roamed what is now Africa 135 million years ago.