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April 2019

Cookie Decorating Party

$30 – $35
April 13 · 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Grand Oaks 1401 Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Ages 21 & up Gather your friends for a night out with cookie decorating, partying and fun! Laugh, sip and decorate while your experienced and energetic artist guides you! Light refreshments provided, but feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks as well. Please bring a tray or container to transport your cookies home. $30/$35 cookies donated by Mariano's Find more info here.

Bunny Basket Buffet

April 17 · 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Marvin’s Toy Store 64 N Williams Street, Unit A
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Hippity, hoppity, Easter's on its way! Let us help you get ready with our Bunny Basket Buffet. Spend $40 or more on eligible items and receive a free Easter bag, jellybeans, and chocolate bunny courtesy Mellie's Chocolate & Co. Shop now until Sat. 4/20. Find more info here.

Laser Tag Teen Trip

$60 – $90
April 19 · 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cary Park District 255 Briargate Road
Cary, IL United States

Easter Brunch

April 21 · 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Stucky’s Bar & Grille 4000 N. Johnsburg Road
Johnsburg, IL 60051 United States

McQuadle: A Dragon’s Tale

April 27 · 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Loft at Holy Cross Church 2107 Three Oaks Road
Cary, IL United States

The Cary Park District’s Children’s Theater Company of Cary will host a performance of McQuadle: A Dragon’s Tale on Saturday, April 27. The play is written by Eddie McPherson. The performance will be held at The Loft (Holy Cross Church), 2107 Three Oaks Road, Cary beginning at 11:00 am. Fifteen actors in second to fifth grades have been developing confidence, creativity, and working on memorization and listening skills by being a part of the Children’s Theater Company of Cary. The…

Pajama Night

April 27 · 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.

Human Race

April 28 · 6:45 am - 10:00 am
McHenry County College 8900 US 14
Crystal Lake, IL 60012 United States

Be a HERO and join us for the 2019 Human Race! You are an important part of our team and there are several ways you can help. You can participate in the event by running or walking. Additionally, pledge sheets can be downloaded at You can directly donate to Dream Riders to help reach our goal of $1,500. Lastly, share this event and invite your friends and family. People are more apt to walk, run, or donate if…

Mother Daughter Tea

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.

Meet Me at the Park

April 30 · 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hillside Prairie Park 100 Hillhurst Drive
Cary, IL United States

The Cary Park District recreation department is coming to your neighborhood! Come out and enjoy the play equipment, special activities, meet Park District staff, and share your thoughts on the programs, events, and activities offered by your Park District. We hope you can join us! Find more info here.

May 2019

Mother’s Day Gift

May 1 · 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Studio 2015 11701 Catalpa Lane
Woodstock, IL United States

Gift Mom the Circle of Love birthstone pendant for Mother’s Day. The Circle of Love Pendant must be ordered by May 1st to guarantee delivery by Mother’s Day, May 12th. Studio 2015, Woodstock

Movie Trivia Night – May the Fourth

May 4 · 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Color Me Mine 40 N Williams Street Ste J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

It is May the Fourth and we are celebrating! Join us for a trivia night full of fun and creative painting! Plus exclusive pieces perfect for any hardcore movie fan! We are OPEN LATE for this special event, great for the whole family to enjoy! Call us today at 815-444-6780 to make your reservation today! Find more info here.

Safe Sitter Babysitting Training Course

$65 – $98
May 5 · 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cary Park District 255 Briargate Road
Cary, IL United States

Hey kids - learn valuable skills that can lead to your first money making job in the Safe Sitter Babysitting Training Course at the Cary Park District. The course provides the information and skills necessary for safe and responsible childcare in the absence of parents and guardians. Learn how to care for children, basic first aid, personal safety, injury and problem prevention, behavior management, and babysitting as a business. Participants should bring a baby-sized doll and lunch to class. Everyone…

Muffins with Mom

May 5 · 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Color Me Mine 40 N Williams Street Ste J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Join us for some treasured mother-daughter time! We are even open late for this special event! $9 Studio Fee for adults 13 and over or $6 for kids 12 and under plus the price of the piece. BYOB 4-6pm! Make some memories and some keepsakes! Call us today at 815-444-6780 to make your reservation! Find more info here.

Shedd Aquarium Teen Trip

$76 – $114
May 10 · 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cary Park District 255 Briargate Road
Cary, IL United States

Join us for a fun day in Chicago at the Shedd Aquarium. Interact with the exhibits, explore the sea creatures, and enjoy a view of the skyline while walking along Lake Michigan. Transportation leaves from and returns to the Community Center. Find more info here.

Spirit Riding Free Kids Night

May 10 · 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Color Me Mine 40 N Williams Street Ste J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Kids Night Out is a kids dream! Pizza, painting, friends, and fun! What more could a kid want! This month we're celebrating Spirit Riding Free on Netflix. Find more info here. Ages 6-10

Family Pinterest Party

$15 – $20
May 11 · 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

Mother’s Day at Sideouts

May 12 · 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sideouts 4018 Roberts Road
Island Lake, IL United States

Mother's Day Breakfast served from 9-noon. Complimentary MIMOSA or BLOODY MARY for all Moms with Breakfast Purchase. Mother's Day Dinner served after 4pm. Prime Rib & Shrimp Special Complimentary Dessert for all Moms with Dinner Purchase.

Mother’s Day at Color Me Mine

May 12 · 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Color Me Mine 40 N Williams Street Ste J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Celebrate Mother's Day at Color Me Mine! This is the perfect way to celebrate Mom with the family! Since this is one of our most popular days of the year, we've decided to extend our hours this year! We will be open 11am-6pm to celebrate Mother's Day with you - that's an extra two hours of paint time! Mom's studio fee is free as well, and we're BYOB! We'll see you on Mother's Day - first come first serve! Pieces…

Miss Cary-Grove Pageant

May 13 · 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cary Grove High School 2208 Three Oaks Road
Cary, IL United States

Fair Diddley Craft and Artist Show

May 19 · 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Woodstock Van Buren & Dean Street
Woodstock, IL 60098 United States

51st Annual Fair Diddley in Historic Downtown Woodstock. Come visit NAP Creations and over 300 other local crafters. This is the show that has something for everyone! The fair features hand-crafted, quality, original work including: folk art, wood carving, dried florals, pottery, painted and appliqued clothing, jewelry, fine art, Food vendors and much more. Find more info here.

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