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 Lake 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 Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake 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 fill out this form:

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Home Depot Kids Workshop 9:00 am
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Your Local Home Depot
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Home Depot offers free workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all ages and experience levels. Review the schedule of upcoming workshops and choose a specific workshop to attend. You’ll see a variety of workshops scheduled – [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 2 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 3 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Drop-in Crafts, Grades K-3 3:45 pm
Drop-in Crafts, Grades K-3 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jun 3 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Making crafts builds self-confidence for children, increases their imagination and helps with a child’s problem solving abilities.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 4 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 5 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 5 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/ caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome!
Chalk the Walk 2:00 pm
Chalk the Walk @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Decorate the sidewalk outside the library with unique works of art while helping us promote Summer Reading! All ages – children 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 6 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Drop-In Craft Time 9:00 am
Drop-In Craft Time @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 Stop by our Creation Center and use our supplies and follow our directions to make a craft. A different craft will be out for each session.
Thursday Crafternoon, grades 4-8 3:45 pm
Thursday Crafternoon, grades 4-8 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jun 6 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Do you love crafting? Drop-in our new craft program for older kids, offered the first Thursday of the month. The Library will provide all the supplies you need. Learn new crafting techniques while creating a [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 7 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 8 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Jun 10 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Jun 11 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Jun 12 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/ caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome!
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Jun 13 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Jun 14 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 16 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 17 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 18 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
DIY Galaxy Gems – Grades 6-12 4:00 pm
DIY Galaxy Gems – Grades 6-12 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 Create Galaxy Gems! We will bring the supplies, you bring the creativity. Grades 6-12.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 19 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 19 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/ caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome!
Family Tie Dye 2:30 pm
Family Tie Dye @ Algonquin Library - Outdoor Patio
Jun 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Bring a white T-shirt, socks, a pillowcase or whatever you can think to tie dye and we’ll provide the dye and rubber bands. Families are invited to drop-in anytime between 2:30-3:30 pm. Parents will need [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 20 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Drop-In Craft Time 9:00 am
Drop-In Craft Time @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 Stop by our Creation Center and use our supplies and follow our directions to make a craft. A different craft will be out for each session.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 21 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
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 21 @ 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.
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 22 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
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Art Play 10:30 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Jun 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
All ages w/ caregiver Through process-oriented art, kids explore their imagination and develop creative thinking skills. Join us for an open-ended art project for all ages and abilities. Mess-makers welcome!
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Take-Home Craft Fridays
Take-Home Craft Fridays @ Huntley Area Public Library
Jun 28 all-day
Stop by the Children’s Room and pick up a take-home craft. Geared for ages 4-7 While supplies last.
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 30 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.