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.
You can save quite a bit of money by taking advantage of “twilight” rates at pools in Chicago’s western suburbs. Here are all the details on hours, locations and fees!
If you’ve never been to the annual Eyes to the Skies Festival in Lisle, here’s some insider knowledge on how to make the most of your trip — including where to park for a great fireworks show and how the “balloon glow” works.
Here’s the Go West 2017 Independence Day Guide to Fireworks, Parades, Festivals and More, starting June 29 and running through July 4.