Annual Evanston Garden Fair

Evanston Garden Fair | Evanston, Ill.

FREE  

You'll find carefully selected veggies, annuals, perennials and hanging baskets at great prices, and you can seek advice from local Master Gardeners and browse area arts vendors. Proceeds benefit the continued beautification of Evanston. Call (847) 448-8256 for more information.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Bird Day

Crabtree Nature Center | Barrington, Ill.

FREE  

Experts help you spot them on our nature trails or see if you survive the Migration Obstacle Course. Kid's crafts, activities and live bird presentations.

When: Noon-4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Moms That Lay Eggs Campfire

Emily Oaks Nature Center | Skokie, Ill.

Spend an evening around a flickering campfire while celebrating Mother's Day by learning about local animals that lay eggs, and discover the variety of eggs laid in the water, soil and high above the ground. Campfire snacks are provided. Registration is requested. Kids must be accompanied by a registered adult.

When: 7-8 p.m.
Cost: $4

My Kingdom for an Orchestra

Pick-Staiger Concert Hall | Evanston, Ill.

Brass, woodwind, percussion and string musicians of the Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra present a variety of musical styles.

When: 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $6, $4 kids

Family Fun Fest

Lincolnwood Parks & Recreation | Lincolnwood, Ill.

FREE  

Family-friendly afternoon of fun will consist of kite flying, dics golf, fishing, bike safety, tai chi, yoga, soccer, and rock 'n kids demonstrations and classes as well as kayak rides down the channel, family musical entertainment and stilt walking and interactive juggling.

When: 1-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

Spanish Storytime at Morton Grove Public Library

Morton Grove Public Library | Morton Grove, Ill.

FREE  

Native speakers from Language Stars provide a 30-minute interactive FunImmersion program with books, songs and activities conducted entirely in their native language.

When: 2-3 p.m.
Cost: Free

bARTlett Fest

Bartlett, Ill.

FREE  

Showcases nearly 100 artisans, plus food, music, activities for kids and carnival rides.

When: 5-10 p.m. May 10; noon-10 p.m. May 11-12
Cost: Free; carnival rides extra

Alice In Wonderland

Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences | Lincolnshire, Ill.

The classic tale, live on stage. A special one-hour presentation for children of all ages. March 14-May 18.

Cost: $15

Beauty and the Beast Jr.

The Wilmette Theatre | Wilmette, Ill.

Performances are 10 a.m. April 27, May 4 and 11; 7 p.m. May 12.

 

 

 

Cost: $15
 



 
 
 
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