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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Thursday Crafternoon, grades 4-8 3:45 pm
Thursday Crafternoon, grades 4-8 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Aug 1 @ 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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Creator Fair and Ice Cream Social 10:00 am
Creator Fair and Ice Cream Social @ Barrington Area Library
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Make summer last a little longer with a fun day of crafts and sweet treats! Make some fancy slime, try your hand at tie dye, and explore more than a dozen other projects designed for [...]
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Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Aug 6 @ 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 [...]
DIY Dragon Eggs – Grades 6-12 2:00 pm
DIY Dragon Eggs – Grades 6-12 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Create Dragon Eggs! We will bring the supplies, you bring the creativity. Grades 6-12.
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Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Aug 7 @ 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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Art Studio 3:30 pm
Art Studio @ Barrington Area Public Library
Aug 9 @ 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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Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Yoga and Art in the Park – 2 to 5 year olds 10:00 am
Yoga and Art in the Park – 2 to 5 year olds @ Depot Park
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Sweet Feet Yoga for a Yoga class in the park. After the class get creative with an art project from Marvin’s Toy Store. Yoga starts at 10am, art project to follow. Depot Park in [...]
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Art Play 10:30 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Aug 14 @ 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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Yoga and Art in the Park – 5 to 10 year olds 10:00 am
Yoga and Art in the Park – 5 to 10 year olds @ Depot Park
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Join Sweet Feet Yoga for a Yoga class in the park. After the class get creative with an art project from Marvin’s Toy Store. Yoga starts at 10am, art project to follow. Depot Park in [...]
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Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
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Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
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Take-Home Craft Fridays
Take-Home Craft Fridays @ Huntley Area Public Library
Aug 30 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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