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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Art Play 10:30 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Feb 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Up to 24 months w/caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and playtime. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Feb 5 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages 0 – 3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play. Explore hands-on activities and connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Lego Club 3:30 pm
Lego Club @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Grades K-8 Make LEGO robots, create stories, and build amazing creations. Program Room. Drop in.
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AMC Sensory Friendly Films 10:00 am
AMC Sensory Friendly Films @ AMC Theatres in Lake n the Hills and South Barrington
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! [...]
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Close Encounters of the Slithery Kind 1:00 pm
Close Encounters of the Slithery Kind @ Crabtree Nature Center
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The whole family is invited for an indoor program to meet and learn about one of our resident snakes.
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Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Up to 24 months w/caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and playtime. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Feb 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages 0 – 3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play. Explore hands-on activities and connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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The Magic and Art Show 10:00 am
The Magic and Art Show @ Barrington Area Library
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Age Group: Children Event Details In a unique blend of magic, comedy, and art, Dan Laib makes artistic creation accessible for all. Be inspired!
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That Smells Like Rejection 1:00 pm
That Smells Like Rejection @ Crabtree Nature Center
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Smelling a lot of skunks lately? It’s probably a female letting a lovestruck male know that she’s just not into him. Even though it’s the middle of winter, things are heating up in the animal [...]
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Storytime Dance Party 10:30 am
Storytime Dance Party @ Barrington Area Library,
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Ages 2 – 6 w/caregiver Dance, wiggle, and shake at this groovin’ story time. Don’t forget your dancin’ shoes! Drop in. Meeting Room.
Species Spotlight 1:00 pm
Species Spotlight @ Crabtree Nature Center
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
We are never sure what nature will show us on a day to day basis. We will surprise you with a featured animal encounter!
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Up to 24 months w/caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and playtime. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Feb 19 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages 0 – 3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play. Explore hands-on activities and connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Sensory Story Time *RR* 6:00 pm
Sensory Story Time *RR* @ Barrington Area Library
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
All ages w/ caregiver Children enjoy books, music, and movement activities designed to engage the senses and build language and literacy skills. For children of all abilities. Program Room. Register.
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Art Studio 3:30 pm
Art Studio @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 21 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Grades 1-8 We have the supplies, you have the ideas – let’s make art! Program Room. Drop in.
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AMC Sensory Friendly Films 10:00 am
AMC Sensory Friendly Films @ AMC Theatres in Lake n the Hills and South Barrington
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! [...]
Saturday Story Time 10:00 am
Saturday Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Play and explore stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time. Dress for a mess! Drop in. Program Room.
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Frozen Alive 1:00 pm
Frozen Alive @ Crabtree Nature Center
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Learn how cold-blooded animals cheat death every winter when temps drop below freezing.
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Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Up to 24 months w/caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and playtime. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
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Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Feb 26 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
Tech Open Lab 3:30 pm
Tech Open Lab @ Barrington Area Library
Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
All ages Families play and create with LEGO robots, circuits, iPads, and more. Program Room. Drop in.
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Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages 0 – 3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play. Explore hands-on activities and connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
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