If you’re deep in the midst of spring cleaning, you’ll want to consider consigning with Rhea Lana’s of Fox Valley at its May 7-12 sale in Naperville. Consignors make 70 percent on all items purchased during the week of the sale.
During the Week of the Young Child starting April 21, the Wheaton Park District is offering 39 special events, programs, and activities for kids 8 and under and their families—for free!
The Easter Eggstravaganza on April 8 at the First Baptist Church of Geneva is a free, indoor event for the family featuring a scavenger hunt, breakfast treats and an interactive experience showing the miracle of Easter.
Children in Chicago’s far western suburbs are encouraged to audition for Elevate’s spring production of “Peter Pan.” “Elevate” is the name of the performing arts ministry offered by First Baptist Church of Geneva. The program is open to children in 2nd grade through 12th grade and costs just $40 to participate.
Great Lakes Credit Union, which offers a special “Kirby Kids” account for children to help them learn smart financial lessons, offers tips for how to teach your child about the importance of saving money, even over the holidays.
Admission is free during Cosley Zoo’s annual Festival of Lights and Tree Sales, which makes for a special holiday tradition. For a small fee, kids can visit with Santa during “Santa’s Craft Corner” on select Saturdays.
A national marketing research company is inviting Go West readers to participate in focus groups at its Chicago and Oak Brook locations. Participants will be compensated for their time.
The lions, tigers and bears are about the only things that are scary at Boo! at the Zoo, being held at Brookfield Zoo on Oct. 29-30. It’s a family-friendly Halloween event included with your regular admission price.
Here’s all the info you need to know about the 1st ever Pumpkin Flotilla Fest being held on Sunday, Oct. 23, on beautiful Lake Ellyn in Glen Ellyn.
You are invited to join Bright Horizons Early Education and Preschool for a family volunteer activity at locations including Naperville. Come and create bookmarks and drawings to include in the backpacks and school supplies Bright Horizons has gathered to donate to local children.