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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Drop-in Crafts, Grades K-3 3:45 pm
Drop-in Crafts, Grades K-3 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Mar 2 @ 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.
Polish Crafts for Casimir Pulaski Day 4:30 pm
Polish Crafts for Casimir Pulaski Day @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Mar 2 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Celebrate Casimir Pulaksi Day and local Polish heritage with some traditional crafts.
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Fun Friday Projects 3:00 pm
Fun Friday Projects @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Mar 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All are welcome to attend these weekly sensory-friendly programs. Projects are designed to be fun and accessible to people of all skill levels! During Fun Fridays loud equipment and tools will not be operational.  Ear [...]
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Holi Celebration 4:30 pm
Holi Celebration @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Mar 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Celebrate Holi with crafts, VR, and of course, colors! *Please wear a white t-shirt, as this program will be very messy*
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Drop-In Craft Time 9:00 am
Drop-In Craft Time @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Mar 12 @ 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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Fun Friday Projects 3:00 pm
Fun Friday Projects @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Mar 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All are welcome to attend these weekly sensory-friendly programs. Projects are designed to be fun and accessible to people of all skill levels! During Fun Fridays loud equipment and tools will not be operational.  Ear [...]
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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
Mar 20 @ 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.
Fun Friday Projects 3:00 pm
Fun Friday Projects @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Mar 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All are welcome to attend these weekly sensory-friendly programs. Projects are designed to be fun and accessible to people of all skill levels! During Fun Fridays loud equipment and tools will not be operational.  Ear [...]
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Drop-In Craft Time 9:00 am
Drop-In Craft Time @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Mar 26 @ 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 Fridays
Take-Home Craft Fridays @ Huntley Area Public Library
Mar 27 all-day
Stop by the Children’s Room and pick up a take-home craft. Geared for ages 4-7 While supplies last.
Fun Friday Projects 3:00 pm
Fun Friday Projects @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Mar 27 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
All are welcome to attend these weekly sensory-friendly programs. Projects are designed to be fun and accessible to people of all skill levels! During Fun Fridays loud equipment and tools will not be operational.  Ear [...]
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Drop-In Craft
Drop-In Craft @ Nippersink Library
Mar 28 all-day
  Drop-in and make a craft. No registration required.
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