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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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy making feather arrow pencils . Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event. [...]
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Cuentos en Español 5:30 pm
Cuentos en Español @ Woodstock Public Library
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
¡Traiga a sus niños a pasar una tarde divertida! Invitamos a las familias que hablan o están aprendiendo español a que se acerquen a la Biblioteca para escuchar el relato de interesantes historias, realizar manualidades [...]
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Storytime at Historic Village Hall 10:30 am
Storytime at Historic Village Hall @ Historic Village Hall
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Join us at Algonquin’s Historic Village Hall for a storytime filled with songs, dancing, crafts and other fun activities. The Historic Village Hall is located at 2 S. Main Street, Algonquin.(intersection of Main Street and [...]
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Friday Fun Day
Friday Fun Day @ Woodstock Public Library
Apr 10 all-day
Every Friday there will be a do-it-yourself activity in the Children’s Department, this is a great way for children and their caregivers to get an early start to the weekend.
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CANCELLED Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop 9:00 am
CANCELLED Lowe’s DIY Kids Workshop @ Lowe's
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
LOWE’S WORKSHOP ARE CANCELLED FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. See Lowe’s statement. DIY Kids’ Workshops are free, monthly, in-store events designed to inspire the next generation of builders while growing their confidence and DIY skillset. Projects [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy making feather arrow pencils . Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event. [...]
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Cuentos en Español 5:30 pm
Cuentos en Español @ Woodstock Public Library
Apr 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
¡Traiga a sus niños a pasar una tarde divertida! Invitamos a las familias que hablan o están aprendiendo español a que se acerquen a la Biblioteca para escuchar el relato de interesantes historias, realizar manualidades [...]
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Craft Like a Pioneer 10:00 am
Craft Like a Pioneer @ Colonel Palmer House
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Have you ever wondered how it was to live like the pioneers? Learn how they handcrafted gifts and provisions of the early 1800’s This is a free drop in activity! No registration required! February:  Yarn [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy making feather arrow pencils . Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event. [...]
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Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy making feather arrow pencils . Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event. [...]
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