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Take Your Children to Live Theatre

Gillian Lynn, the choreographer for the famous Andrew Lloyd Weber musicals: Cats and Phantom of the Opera, was asked by author Sir Ken Robinson how she had become a dancer.  Gillian says that as a young child in school, she had become increasingly distracting because of her inability to sit still.  She went before the... Read More

Ozma of Oz

The Children’s Theatre of Western Springs is excited to present Ozma of Oz, Susan Zeder’s stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s third tale of the adventures in Oz. Featuring a cast and crew of amazingly talented local students direct from the CTWS theatre program, this contemporary adaptation explores the... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 24, 2017

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s January/February Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Trolls Night – Cantigny Theater February 25... Read More

Upcycle & Recycle Garden Contest

Upcycle, recycle, repurpose and add personality to your landscape! To enter, submit a photo of an item that could use a new life – old cutlery, shoes, pots & pans, drawers, old garden tools, etc. with a description of how you’d like to recycle/upcycle the item. Need ideas? Check... Read More

Sign Up for 2017 Summer Camps Now!

Here’s a list of summer camp options throughout the Chicagoland area. See our links at the bottom of the post for more camps in your area. Don’t forget to ask about early bird savings if you sign up now. Actors Gymnasium Summer Camps 847-328-2795 www.actorsgymnasium.org Learn to Fly! Each day includes... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 17, 2017

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s January/February Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Monster Jam 2017 – Allstate Arena Through... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 10, 2017

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s January/February Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       STEM Saturday February 11 in Northbrook Join... Read More

Friday Fun Five February 3, 2017

Here are our top five favorite events for you and your family to enjoy this weekend! Get out there and make some memories! For more great family events, see Oaklee’s January/February Digital Edition, or search our calendar of events!       Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade January 28... Read More

Valentine Events 2017

February 4, 6-8 p.m. Daddy Daughter Hoedown Grand Oaks Rec Center, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake www.crystallakeparks.org Yeeehaw! Girls, grab your boots and favorite cowboy, and mosey on over to the Daddy Daughter Hoedown! February 10, 4-5:30 p.m. Cool Science: Let’s Do Some Valentine Science 2244 West 95th... Read More