April Events under $10

April is here and it brought us a whole list of awesome and affordable activities for the little ones! Below I have put together a list for you to check out ! 

  • Saturday April 08  Family Festival Colors and Shapes. *FREE* Explore Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticicia geometric paintings and interactive instillations. 10:30am-3:00pm @ Art Institute Chicago, 159 E. Monroe (312)443-3600.
  • Saturday April 08 Reptilefest Touch, see and hold hundreds of different reptiles.   *$10 adults $7 kids 3-11 kids under 3 are free* 10:00am-5:00pm @ Physical Education Complex of Northeastern Illinois University, 3600 W. Foster.  
  • Saturday April 08 Celebrate Chinese Culture Enjoy fun family activities, exciting performances and Chinese Fine Art on display. *FREE* 1:00pm-3:00pm @ The Garlands, 1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington. (224)633-3188 RSVP to linguateacademy@gmail.com. 
  • Sunday April 09  Second Sunday  Enjoy hands on art making workshop for kids and families. *FREE*  1:00pm-4:00pm Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave. (773)324-5520 
  • Friday April 14 Spring Wildflower Walk *FREE* Enjoy a hike through the woods looking at the beauty of spring Wildflowers. 9:00am-10:30am Coral Woods Conservation Area, 7400 Somerset Drive, Marengo. (815)338-6223 
  •  Friday April 21 Fly a Kite Chicago Kite does kite demonstrations and visitors can fly kites on the parade field. *Kites available for sale $3, $5 parking, food vendors on site.* 5:30pm-7:30pm @Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton. (630)668-5161 http://www.cantigny.org
  • Saturday April 22 Earth Day Celebration.   Live music, guided nature hikes, games, puppet show, crafts and environmental exhibits. *FREE* 11:00am-4:00pm @ Prairieview Educational​ Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake. (815)479-5779.
  •   Saturday April 22 Bison’s Bluff Grand Opening & Earth Day Celebration. Enjoy unique play opportunities, games and activities. *FREE* 10:00am-2:00pm @ Spring Valley Nature Center & Heritage Farm, 1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. (847)985-2100 
  • Saturday April 29 Northwest Celtic Fest. Scotch and beer tasting, live music, kids activities and more! *FREE* 11:00am-6:00pm @ Sears Center Arena, 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates

A.B.


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