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:

Questions about the calendar? Please contact Melissa.

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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.
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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.
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 4 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
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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.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 6 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Summer Jazz Concerts 7:30 pm
Summer Jazz Concerts @ Veteran's Memorial Park
Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join the McHenry City Band next summer for free outdoor jazz concerts at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Pearl Street, one block north of Route 120 in McHenry, Illinois. Some seating is provided, but you [...]
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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.
Open Play 10:00 am
Open Play @ GiGi's Playhouse
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This program invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime!  Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
Teen Tastic 6:30 pm
Teen Tastic @ GiGi's Playhouse
Jun 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Focuses on building social skills with friends without Down syndrome by participating in team-based activities in a casual and fun setting.  Skill development includes understanding compromise, turn-taking and problem-solving abilities. Recommended for ages 13 -17 [...]
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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.
Kids Club 10:00 am
Kids Club @ GiGi's Playhouse
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Club – This program is designed to support the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting! Kids Club supports gross motor skills through active games, [...]
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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Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
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Stories in the Park 10:00 am
Stories in the Park @ Various McHenry Parks
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come join the Youth Services Staff at McHenry Parks where we will perform skits and songs. An enjoyable time will be had by all. Bring chairs, or blankets to sit on. If raining or if [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 13 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Summer Jazz Concerts 7:30 pm
Summer Jazz Concerts @ Veteran's Memorial Park
Jun 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join the McHenry City Band next summer for free outdoor jazz concerts at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Pearl Street, one block north of Route 120 in McHenry, Illinois. Some seating is provided, but you [...]
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Open Play 10:00 am
Open Play @ GiGi's Playhouse
Jun 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This program invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime!  Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Annual Kids Fishing Derby 7:00 am
Annual Kids Fishing Derby @ Whispering Oaks Park
Jun 15 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Experience the fun and excitement of fishing during this free event! Kids can bring their own fishing pole and tackle, worms will be provided! Prizes are awarded for smallest fish, largest fish, longest fish, etc. [...]
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.
Free Community Lunch 1:00 pm
Free Community Lunch @ Maranatha Assembly of God Church
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maranatha Assembly of God Church hosts free meal every third Sunday of the month at 1:30P.M. Doors open at 1:00P.M. Bring your family, friends or neighbors and enjoy a wonderful time together. This luncheon provides [...]
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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.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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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.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
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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.
Stories in the Park 10:00 am
Stories in the Park @ Various McHenry Parks
Jun 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come join the Youth Services Staff at McHenry Parks where we will perform skits and songs. An enjoyable time will be had by all. Bring chairs, or blankets to sit on. If raining or if [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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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.
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Summer Jazz Concerts 7:30 pm
Summer Jazz Concerts @ Veteran's Memorial Park
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join the McHenry City Band next summer for free outdoor jazz concerts at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Pearl Street, one block north of Route 120 in McHenry, Illinois. Some seating is provided, but you [...]
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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.
Open Play 10:00 am
Open Play @ GiGi's Playhouse
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This program invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime!  Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as [...]
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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! [...]
Outdoors is for Everyone 10:00 am
Outdoors is for Everyone @ Moraine Hills State Park
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Participants with disabilities are invited to experience nature-themed sensory stations and join leader-led activities. You can see if you can guess what’s in the Mystery Containers, make your own animal tracks, touch really soft fur [...]
LMNOP 6:00 pm
LMNOP @ GiGi's Playhouse
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LMNOP: Language Music N’ Our Peeps – LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and other forms of communication using music and language based [...]
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Fishing with Friends of Moraine Hills State Park 12:00 pm
Fishing with Friends of Moraine Hills State Park @ McHenry Dam
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Friends of Moraine Hills State Park provide everything but the license but kids 15 and younger don’t even need that.  Licenses are available at FishTales right at the Dam.  So stop on by and put [...]
LGBTeaQ Rainbow Reads 1:00 pm
LGBTeaQ Rainbow Reads @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 23 @ 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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Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 25 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
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Stories in the Park 10:00 am
Stories in the Park @ Various McHenry Parks
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Come join the Youth Services Staff at McHenry Parks where we will perform skits and songs. An enjoyable time will be had by all. Bring chairs, or blankets to sit on. If raining or if [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 27 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Summer Jazz Concerts 7:30 pm
Summer Jazz Concerts @ Veteran's Memorial Park
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Please join the McHenry City Band next summer for free outdoor jazz concerts at Veteran’s Memorial Park on Pearl Street, one block north of Route 120 in McHenry, Illinois. Some seating is provided, but you [...]
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Open Play 10:00 am
Open Play @ GiGi's Playhouse
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This program invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime!  Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as [...]
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program 12:00 pm
Kids’ Free Summer Lunch Program @ McHenry Public Library District
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
In partnership with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, we will be a host site for the free Summer Lunch Program for children age 18 and under every Monday-Friday during the summer (June 21, July 4 [...]
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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.