Your family is invited to enjoy Pumpkin Fest, being held every day through October at Cosley Zoo in Wheaton.
The 4th annual Light the Torch 5K Night Run and Laser Light Show in downtown Wheaton on Friday, Sept. 29, is a family-friendly event that raises money for local, national and global charities.
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.
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!
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 your young dancer is looking for exceptional training, your family should consider the Elise Flagg Academy of Dance in West Chicago. Its founder and artistic director trained under the legendary George Balanchine, and she seeks to create a healthy, cheerful and serious atmosphere in her studio, dedicated to the principles that she learned from him.
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.
Kids Obstacle Challenge is an adventure and obstacle course event series for kids ages 5-16. The Illinois stop is in Crystal Lake on Saturday, June 24, and I have a code for you to save 20 percent off your child’s registration fee!
Maryknoll Park in Glen Ellyn features a splash park, two playgrounds, miniature golf course, bocce ball courts, picnic pavilion, a 9-hole disc golf course and more!
Rhea Lana’s of Fox Valley is hosting its bi-annual consignment event from May 7-12 in Naperville. Owner Christina DeGraf offers five easy tips to make the most of your shopping trip!