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February 2019

Snack and Snoop

$16
February 15 · 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Colonel Palmer House 660 East Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Bring a snack and join us to unearth how chocolate has traveled from a cold drink in Mexico in the 1500's to the popular hot cocoa we enjoy today. Sample how cultures infused chocolate with different spices while discovering how chocolate was important to the American Revolution, industry and more. *Ages 8-14 ($16 per participant) Register now at crystallakeparks.org activity code: 221910-01

Kids and Teens Paint

February 16 · 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Grand Oaks 1401 Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Step by step instructions. Bring a snack and drink. Please register through the Crystal Lake Park District. Find more info here.

Pajama Night

February 16 · 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Color Me Mine 40 N Williams Street Ste J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Where comfy meets creative! $1 Studio Fees 5-9pm when you wear your pajamas! Grab a friend and join the fun! Walk-ins welcome! Find more info here.

Daddy Daughter Date Night

$20
February 17 · 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Color Me Mine 40 N Williams Street Ste J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Daddies and their daughters can enjoy a fun night out to paint! This is the best way to celebrate the holiday! Enjoy a festive atmosphere and top notch service while you spend time together! $20 covers each daddy daughter couple. $5 for each additional daughter. Covers studio fee and snack - just pay for piece on day of event! Find more info here.

Painting with Pride

February 18 · 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mixin Mingle Woodstock 124 Cass Street
Woodstock, IL United States

Get creative on a day off of school! Each ticket will give you an 8x10 canvas (not just a panel), optional instruction, and use of acrylic paint and tools to make your masterpiece. Concessions will be available for purchase. All proceeds from this event will go towards the Pride Festival we are planning for June 2019. FAQ Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? This is not a drop off event for children. A parent or…

Track and Field Clinics

$15 – $20
February 19 · 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Cary Grove High School 2208 Three Oaks Road
Cary, IL United States

Cary Park District’s track and field clinics are an outstanding way to enhance athletic performance in track and field events. Each clinic focuses on different components of track and field. They are perfect if your child is interested in participating and competing at the junior high or high school levels. All sessions are designed for athletes in grades 3-8 and are held from 5:30-7:30 pm at Cary Grove High School and meet in Hallway B. The Sprint, Relay, Hurdle and…

A Day at the Beach

February 22 · 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mixin Mingle Woodstock 124 Cass Street
Woodstock, IL United States

Join Dickinson's Little Vaudeville of Woodstock for a performance of "A Day At The Beach” a free show of local Vaudevillians benefiting the Woodstock Food Pantry. Please bring non perishable donations for the pantry. Find more info here.

March 2019

Mother Son Date Night

$20 – $25
March 8 · 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Grand Oaks 1401 Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Ages 4-10 Don't you forget about me! Grab your guitar and your favorite gal as the two of you transport back in time to the 80's. Enjoy a night of dinner, dancing, crafts and fun at this Mother Son Night of Rock! No on-site registration is allowed. Registration deadline March 1 $20 resident/$25 non-resident all participants will need to register individually, find more info here

Family Pinterest Party

$15 – $20
March 9 · 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Grand Oaks 1401 Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL United States

All Ages Who doesn't love Pinterest? And who doesn't pin crafts they'll probably never make? Well, here's a fun way to fix that! Join us each month as we feature a different Pinterest project that is great for the whole family! Fee is per family–one project per family. $15 resident/$20 non-resident

Mother Son Date Night

$20 – $25
March 9 · 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Grand Oaks 1401 Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Ages 4-10 Don't you forget about me! Grab your guitar and your favorite gal as the two of you transport back in time to the 80's. Enjoy a night of dinner, dancing, crafts and fun at this Mother Son Night of Rock! No on-site registration is allowed. Registration deadline March 1 $20 resident/$25 non-resident all participants will need to register individually, find more info here

Toddler Open Play

$2 – $3
March 14 · 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Community Center 255 Briargate Road
Cary, IL United States

Toddlers are invited to crawl, climb, tumble, roll and run in a room filled with mats and other foam objects during Toddler Open Play at Cary Park District. This self-led and parent supervised drop-in style open play is perfect for parents who want to introduce their child to interactive play with others without the commitment of a weekly program. Plan to meet with a friend for a playdate or make a new friend during your visit. Toddler Open Play is…

Track and Field Clinics

$15 – $20
March 14 · 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Cary Grove High School 2208 Three Oaks Road
Cary, IL United States

Cary Park District’s track and field clinics are an outstanding way to enhance athletic performance in track and field events. Each clinic focuses on different components of track and field. They are perfect if your child is interested in participating and competing at the junior high or high school levels. All sessions are designed for athletes in grades 3-8 and are held from 5:30-7:30 pm at Cary Grove High School and meet in Hallway B. The Jumps, Hurdles, and Plyometric…

History Mystery

$16
March 16 · 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Colonel Palmer House 660 East Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Visit the historical Colonel Palmer House and explore history through hands on activities to find clues and solve a history mystery! *Ages 8-14 ($16 per participant) Register now at crystallakeparks.org activity code: 221920-01

Forts on the Courts

$20
March 16 · 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Racket Club 9101 South Route 31
Algonquin, IL United States

https://www.facebook.com/mchenrycountyliving/videos/10155442452073366/   An epic cardboard fort building battle We supply sheets of cardboard and duct tape...you do the rest! Prizes will be awarded for MOST LIKELY TO SURVIVE AN EARTHQUAKE, BEST THEME and FAN FAVORITE. Families or teams of four (ages 4 & UP) are encouraged to participate. Teams should bring additional materials (fabric, cardboard tubes, colored duct tape, stickers, battery powered lights, etc.) to add to your masterpiece. No glue, glitter, paint or other liquids please. Find more info here.…

April 2019

Barrington Family Expo

April 7 · 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Barrington High School 616 W. Main Street
Barrington, IL United States

Toddler Open Play

$2 – $3
April 12 · 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Community Center 255 Briargate Road
Cary, IL United States

Toddlers are invited to crawl, climb, tumble, roll and run in a room filled with mats and other foam objects during Toddler Open Play at Cary Park District. This self-led and parent supervised drop-in style open play is perfect for parents who want to introduce their child to interactive play with others without the commitment of a weekly program. Plan to meet with a friend for a playdate or make a new friend during your visit. Toddler Open Play is…

After Dark Scavenger Hunt

April 12 · 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Nature Center 330 North Main Street
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Ages 3 & Up Tired of the old crowded egg hunt? Come out in the dark and have some fun being nocturnal and go on our Scavenger Hunt. Bring the family or bring some friends and have fun after hours in Veteran Acres. Gather around the fire to start the night and then when you’re done the fire will still be going to warm you up. Find more info here.

Family Pinterest Party

$15 – $20
April 13 · 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Recurring Event (See all)
Grand Oaks 1401 Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL United States

All Ages Who doesn't love Pinterest? And who doesn't pin crafts they'll probably never make? Well, here's a fun way to fix that! Join us each month as we feature a different Pinterest project that is great for the whole family! Fee is per family–one project per family. $15 resident/$20 non-resident

Doggy Egg Hunt

$5
April 13 · 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Crystal Lake Park District Rotary Building 431 N Walkup Road
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Help your dog sniff out treat filled eggs hidden at Veteran Acres. Please bring a basket or bag to collect eggs. Each dog will be able to collect up to 10 eggs. Arrive on time, as the hunt will start promptly at 1pm. After the hunt, dogs are invited visit with the bunny and participate in our Easter costume contest for a chance to win an Easter basket filled with all sorts of goodies for your furry friend. Families and all friendly dogs on leashes…

Mother Daughter Tea

$25
April 28 · 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Colonel Palmer House 660 East Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Ages 4 & up $25 per person Find more info here This popular spring time event for mothers, daughters and ladies of all ages. Celebrate and relax in the comfort of the Colonel Palmer House parlors while friendly staff serves a quaint luncheon tea. Barbara Peterson of Attic Window and Heirloom Doll Hospital in Walworth, WI shares her collection of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” doll sets made by Madame Alexander Doll Company. Girls are encouraged to bring their favorite doll to enjoy the fun.

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