COVID-19 Statement

Experts have advised that the best thing for our community during the current Coronavirus pandemic is to reduce crowded gatherings. Some of the events listed on our website may occur while others have been canceled. Please check with the hosting venue, and exercise caution when selecting outings. Ultimately it is your decision if you choose to continue to go to public events and spaces.

For the best and most up to date information on the outbreak locally please visit the McHenry County Health Department COVID-19 status page.


We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event. Events are posted on Little McHenry County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little McHenry County cannot be held responsible.

Little McHenry County loves hearing about events!! Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins.  To submit your event for the calendar please click the green +Post Your Event button on the calendar below.

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

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All Ages (Virtual) Story Time
All Ages (Virtual) Story Time @ Barrington Area Library YouTube
Jun 1 all-day
Enjoy stories and rhymes with Librarians Mitch, Allison, and Demitra. A new Story Time will be posted every Monday. Feel free to watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work [...]
Online Story Times with Huntley Area Library 9:00 am
Online Story Times with Huntley Area Library @ Huntley Area Public Library Website
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am
While the library is closed, enjoy our Online Story Times with your kids on demand. These videos are available to watch online at any time. New ones are being added courtesy of Miss Michelle and [...]
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Online Story Times with Huntley Area Library 9:00 am
Online Story Times with Huntley Area Library @ Huntley Area Public Library Website
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am
While the library is closed, enjoy our Online Story Times with your kids on demand. These videos are available to watch online at any time. New ones are being added courtesy of Miss Michelle and [...]
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GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 4:30 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
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LMNOP (0-3) LIVE 2:00 pm
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE @ GoToMeeting
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Join us as Ms Jill from GiGi’s Playhouse Deerfield  engages is in LMNOP. LMNOP – LMNOP is an interactive and [...]
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Watch Live: Look Out Lunches! 12:00 pm
Watch Live: Look Out Lunches! @ Online
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Event Details Grab your lunch and join us for a new chapter each week, as BALibrary librarians read aloud from this year’s Book of the Summer, Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts. Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants [...]
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Railway Post Office (RPO) Weekend
Railway Post Office (RPO) Weekend @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jun 6 all-day
During Railway Post Office weekend, forty years after Railway Post Office (RPO) operations stopped, the Illinois Railway Museum will reenact “on the fly” mail pickup with a working RPO car on a restored train powered [...]
MIDSOMMAR Festival 11:00 am
MIDSOMMAR Festival @ Colonel Palmer House
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
RAIN OR SHINE Did you know Crystal Lake has a large Swedish population? Explore our Swedish roots at this fun and educational festival of folklore! Activities include maypole decorating and raising, crown crafts, Swedish traditions, [...]
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Railway Post Office (RPO) Weekend
Railway Post Office (RPO) Weekend @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jun 7 all-day
During Railway Post Office weekend, forty years after Railway Post Office (RPO) operations stopped, the Illinois Railway Museum will reenact “on the fly” mail pickup with a working RPO car on a restored train powered [...]
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All Ages (Virtual) Story Time
All Ages (Virtual) Story Time @ Barrington Area Library YouTube
Jun 8 all-day
Enjoy stories and rhymes with Librarians Mitch, Allison, and Demitra. A new Story Time will be posted every Monday. Feel free to watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work [...]
GiGi’s at home: Yoga for the Family 1:00 pm
GiGi’s at home: Yoga for the Family @ GoToMeeting
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Ms Erin from GiGi’s Playhouse Cleveland is excited to see you all! Although moderate physical activity is safe [...]
GiGis at Home: Destination Discovery 2:00 pm
GiGis at Home: Destination Discovery @ GoToMeeting
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Destination Discovery – Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play [...]
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 4:30 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
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LMNOP (0-3) LIVE 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE @ GoToMeeting
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Join us as Ms Jill from GiGi’s Playhouse Deerfield  engages is in LMNOP. LMNOP – LMNOP is an interactive and [...]
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE 2:00 pm
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE @ GoToMeeting
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Join us as Ms Jill from GiGi’s Playhouse Deerfield  engages is in LMNOP. LMNOP – LMNOP is an interactive and [...]
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 5:00 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
Watch Live: Pajama Story Time 7:00 pm
Watch Live: Pajama Story Time @ Online
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Event Details Put on your PJs and join us for relaxing stories and songs before bedtime. Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the virtual program. Programs can [...]
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GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 12:00 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
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Day Out with Thomas
Day Out with Thomas @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jun 11 all-day
The Illinois Railway Museum is pleased to announce our Day Out With Thomas™ 2020 event. The new dates of the event are: Saturday, July 11th, 2020 Sunday, July 12th, 2020 Saturday, July 18th, 2020 Sunday, July 19th, [...]
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE 2:00 pm
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE @ GoToMeeting
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Join us as Ms Jill from GiGi’s Playhouse Deerfield  engages is in LMNOP. LMNOP – LMNOP is an interactive and [...]
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GiGi’s at home: GiGiFit Kids Live 10:00 am
GiGi’s at home: GiGiFit Kids Live @ GoToMeeting
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details.  Today’s lesson has been moved to 1pmCDT, typically this program is held on Fridays and Saturdays at 10amCDT. [...]
Watch Live: Look Out Lunches! 12:00 pm
Watch Live: Look Out Lunches! @ Online
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Event Details Grab your lunch and join us for a new chapter each week, as BALibrary librarians read aloud from this year’s Book of the Summer, Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts. Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants [...]
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GiGi’s at home: GiGiFit Kids Live 10:00 am
GiGi’s at home: GiGiFit Kids Live @ GoToMeeting
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details.  Today’s lesson has been moved to 1pmCDT, typically this program is held on Fridays and Saturdays at 10amCDT. [...]
Reptiles & Amphibians with the Lake County Forest Preserve 11:00 am
Reptiles & Amphibians with the Lake County Forest Preserve @ Zoom
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Eeekk! It’s slimy and slithery—or is it? Compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians discover how specialized body parts help our local reptiles and amphibians grow and survive. This is a virtual program that will be [...]
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LGBTeaQ Rainbow Reads 1:00 pm
LGBTeaQ Rainbow Reads @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hang out with your rainbow fam at our monthly LGBTQ+ casual book club and support group. Sip some tea or coffee and tell us what you’ve been reading or watching, and whatever else might be [...]
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All Ages (Virtual) Story Time
All Ages (Virtual) Story Time @ Barrington Area Library YouTube
Jun 15 all-day
Enjoy stories and rhymes with Librarians Mitch, Allison, and Demitra. A new Story Time will be posted every Monday. Feel free to watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work [...]
BALibrary Fandom Fest: K-Pop Dance Tutorial 1:00 pm
BALibrary Fandom Fest: K-Pop Dance Tutorial @ Online
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Event Details Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to move to the beat as dance instructor Katie Moffitt will teach us the moves to a K-pop song! Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants will [...]
GiGi’s at home: Yoga for the Family 1:00 pm
GiGi’s at home: Yoga for the Family @ GoToMeeting
Jun 15 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Ms Erin from GiGi’s Playhouse Cleveland is excited to see you all! Although moderate physical activity is safe [...]
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 4:30 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 5:00 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
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LMNOP (0-3) LIVE 10:00 am
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE @ GoToMeeting
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Join us as Ms Jill from GiGi’s Playhouse Deerfield  engages is in LMNOP. LMNOP – LMNOP is an interactive and [...]
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE 2:00 pm
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE @ GoToMeeting
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Join us as Ms Jill from GiGi’s Playhouse Deerfield  engages is in LMNOP. LMNOP – LMNOP is an interactive and [...]
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BALibrary Fandom Fest: Quick Draw! 11:00 am
BALibrary Fandom Fest: Quick Draw! @ Online
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:15 am
Event Details Join artist Sarah E. Michaels of SEM Design and Illustration as she demonstrates her drawing style!  Sarah takes us through the sketch, editing and coloring of her drawings. Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants [...]
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 12:00 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
Watch Live: Knuckleball Comedy Improv Show 2:30 pm
Watch Live: Knuckleball Comedy Improv Show @ Online
Jun 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Event Details All ages Knuckleball Comedy will put on an interactive virtual improv show which will have kids and adults, laughing, acting, and wanting more. Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants will receive an email with [...]
BALibrary Fandom Fest: Boom! Pow! Smash! Cartooning Class 7:00 pm
BALibrary Fandom Fest: Boom! Pow! Smash! Cartooning Class @ Online
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Event Details Cartoonist Mark Anderson of Andertoons will be teaching us to draw awesome superheroes and terrible villains and then decide what happens next! Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants will receive an email with a [...]
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LMNOP (0-3) LIVE 2:00 pm
LMNOP (0-3) LIVE @ GoToMeeting
Jun 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Join us as Ms Jill from GiGi’s Playhouse Deerfield  engages is in LMNOP. LMNOP – LMNOP is an interactive and [...]
BALibrary Fandom Fest: DIY Pixel Art Project 2:30 pm
BALibrary Fandom Fest: DIY Pixel Art Project @ Online
Jun 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Event Details Follow along with a step by step tutorial to create a pixel art drawing of Nintendo’s Mario character. A printable template will be provided for coloring with pencils or markers. You can also [...]
BALibary Fandom Fest: Quidditch For Beginners 7:00 pm
BALibary Fandom Fest: Quidditch For Beginners @ Online
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Event Details Time to take out your house scarves and pennants! Join us for a live Q&A session as we talk to the Chicago United Quidditch Club about the ins and out of taking Quidditch [...]
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Drop-in Preschool Crafts, ages 2-6 with an adult 9:30 am
Drop-in Preschool Crafts, ages 2-6 with an adult @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Preschoolers love creating fun projects, especially with the help of the special adult that brings them. Come create a piece of artwork and make a memory with your child.
GiGi’s at home: GiGiFit Kids Live 10:00 am
GiGi’s at home: GiGiFit Kids Live @ GoToMeeting
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details.  Today’s lesson has been moved to 1pmCDT, typically this program is held on Fridays and Saturdays at 10amCDT. [...]
Watch Live: Look Out Lunches! 12:00 pm
Watch Live: Look Out Lunches! @ Online
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Event Details Grab your lunch and join us for a new chapter each week, as BALibrary librarians read aloud from this year’s Book of the Summer, Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts. Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants [...]
BALibrary Fandom Fest: K-Pop Dance Tutorial 7:00 pm
BALibrary Fandom Fest: K-Pop Dance Tutorial @ Online
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Event Details Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to move to the beat as dance instructor Katie Moffitt will teach us the moves to a K-pop song! Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants will [...]
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Chicago Day 10:00 am
Chicago Day @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Museum commemorates the 61st anniversary of the last day of streetcar operation in Chicago. The past lives on as you ride streetcars, ‘L’ trains, interurbans, and commuter trains that served Chicago. For hours, admission [...]
GiGi’s at home: GiGiFit Kids Live 10:00 am
GiGi’s at home: GiGiFit Kids Live @ GoToMeeting
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details.  Today’s lesson has been moved to 1pmCDT, typically this program is held on Fridays and Saturdays at 10amCDT. [...]
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Free Admission for Dads at Illinois Railway Museum
Free Admission for Dads at Illinois Railway Museum @ Illinois Railway Museum
Jun 21 all-day
Free admission for all dads when accompanied by at least one fare-paying child or adult.
Crystal Lake Park District Beach Bash 11:00 am
Crystal Lake Park District Beach Bash @ Crystal Lake Main Beach
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Head on down to the beach for a day of fun in the sun! We will have lots of activities and entertainment for all ages! ACTIVITIES 11 AM-3 PM ………. COME AND PLAY THE CAMP [...]
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All Ages (Virtual) Story Time
All Ages (Virtual) Story Time @ Barrington Area Library YouTube
Jun 22 all-day
Enjoy stories and rhymes with Librarians Mitch, Allison, and Demitra. A new Story Time will be posted every Monday. Feel free to watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work [...]
GiGi’s at home: Yoga for the Family 1:00 pm
GiGi’s at home: Yoga for the Family @ GoToMeeting
Jun 22 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Ms Erin from GiGi’s Playhouse Cleveland is excited to see you all! Although moderate physical activity is safe [...]
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 4:30 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music 5:00 pm
GiGis At Home – Gigi’s Music @ GoToMeeting
Jun 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RSVP below to receive an email to join the program. GiGi’s Playhouse San Diego and Resounding Joy Music Therapy are excited to see you all!  To help you prepare for today’s lesson please have the [...]
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Watch Live: Look Out Lunches! 12:00 pm
Watch Live: Look Out Lunches! @ Online
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Event Details Grab your lunch and join us for a new chapter each week, as BALibrary librarians read aloud from this year’s Book of the Summer, Look Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts. Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants [...]
Watch Live: Brainy Bunch Family Trivia Night 7:30 pm
Watch Live: Brainy Bunch Family Trivia Night @ Online
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Event Details Compete against other families, answering live questions designed for both kids and adults. May the brainiest bunch win! Disclaimer(s) Virtual Programs Registered participants will receive an email with a link to join the [...]
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Watch Live: Family Concert with Ralph Covert 10:00 am
Watch Live: Family Concert with Ralph Covert @ Online
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Event Details All ages Get ready for a high energy virtual experience with Ralph Covert of Ralph’s World! The kids and grownups alike will have fun dancing, singing, and hopping around like animals. Disclaimer(s) Virtual [...]
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All Ages (Virtual) Story Time
All Ages (Virtual) Story Time @ Barrington Area Library YouTube
Jun 29 all-day
Enjoy stories and rhymes with Librarians Mitch, Allison, and Demitra. A new Story Time will be posted every Monday. Feel free to watch every day to help your child build confidence, aid in comprehension, and work [...]
GiGi’s at home: Yoga for the Family 1:00 pm
GiGi’s at home: Yoga for the Family @ GoToMeeting
Jun 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
RSVP below to let us know you will be joining us, check your inbox for more details. Ms Erin from GiGi’s Playhouse Cleveland is excited to see you all! Although moderate physical activity is safe [...]
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